Among the tourist destinations in South America we find the citadel of Machu Picchu. Despite the distance can be exciting and above all a great pleasure that travelers can have. Machu Picchu is definitely a dream city for introspection and live for a few days with nature and the high Andean forest.
To travel from the U.S. capital, documentation and anticipation in the passages is required. To get an idea of the distance and how to undertake the journey to the imperial city Cusco (city that is home to the wonder), consult a travel agency, you can contract it from the city of Washington or the reservation may also be online with Peruvian agencies.
Book your tickets in advance so you have enough time to spend on other needs for the trip. At the start of the adventure you should keep in mind that Cusco is a city that is located more than 3,500 meters above sea level and have acclimatization will be in deed the tip to avoid problems in the very citadel of Machu Picchu.
The airlines that are available to travel to Lima capital of Peru are: United Airlines, Copa Airlines among others. Likewise having a schedule for the trip will be your great ally to avoid inconveniences.
Upon arrival in Lima you can take a tour inside the tourist circuit that Lima also offers Viceroys, but time might not be affordable. From Lima you can choose two ways to travel to Cusco, the first by bus and the second by plane, both options have benefits, the flight from Lima will facilitate quick access to Cusco, but needs to be a trip from Washington to Lima due to Cusco airport does not have the ability to receive international flights.
The other option is to travel by bus or car, within this alternative you can choose from traveling through either Abancay or Arequipa, both routes contain a rich culture, but with large differences, Arequipa has more coastal territory while Abancay has a beautiful view across the Peruvian highlands.
This way once you arrive in the ancient city of Cusco you can choose packages or the way that suits you best. The Inca Trail is one of the alternatives to travel to Machu Picchu which lasts three nights and four days; this route is safe during the months of June, July, August and September. The railway will be another alternative that you will find in Cusco, by the trip on train to Machu Picchu town, the place that is the last stop to go up to the citadel. The trip on bus is the most popular and funny way to travel with friends or family, however there is a need to stop in Ollantaytambo and board the train to reach to Machupicchu or continue the journey with a walk .
Upon reaching Machupicchu you will realize that it’s not only a " town", just the opposite you will find numerous places for you to relax after knowing the wonder , Machupicchu is located aqt the top of the huge mountain that houses it . Machu Picchu is one of the wonders of the world which invites you to be your new stop dear traveler.