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No increase on entrance fee for Machu Picchu in 2019
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Tuesday November 27, 2018
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In July and August this year it was announced that the entrance fee for Machu Picchu would be increased in 2019. The reason for this would be the rising of promotional fees paid by the Peruvian Tourism Board to promote the country, Cusco, and the world heritage site Machu Picchu. However, the Peruvian Ministry of Culture has now announced that this is not true...
Tuesday August 16, 2016
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Cusco Hosts The Chaski Challenge
For the second year in a row, Cusco will host an event called ´´The Chaski Challenge,´´ a well-known race through the Andes Mountains.

The Chaski Challenge is known as the most important mountain race of Peru. It will take place in the Sacred Valley of the Incas on August 20th. The race will offer three different distances: 80K, 80K Relay, and 30K. ...
Tuesday July 5, 2016
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A new luxury sleeper train in Peru
No more rough nights and bumpy roads with Belmond’s new luxury sleeper train.

Traveling is an adventure which includes long hikes, dirty hostels, bad food and bumpy roads. Roughing it out and experiencing the tougher side of life makes your travel experience unique, this way you get to know the country and make memories that last forever. ...
Thursday June 30, 2016
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Puerto Rico Show to be filmed in Cusco
After searching for the perfect destination to film the show ´´Check In,´´ producers of the show decided on Peru and, among others, Cusco, as a filming location.

The Puerto Rican show is in its second season and is produced by Sixto George. It is an online show on Primerahora.com, one of the most popular sites in Puerto Rico. ...
High school students in Cusco showed off their talents during their performance of typical dances from the Southern area’s at the festivities of the Jubilee Month in Cusco.

The several cultural activities got a lot of attention from both locals and domestic and foreign tourists. ...
Thousands of tourists and locals gathered in the centre of Cusco to join the procession of Corpus Christi. This is a traditional event that brings together the Catholic faith and the ancient Andean customs.

The event starts with the “entrance” of Saints and Virgins from different temples together with accompanied by priests, stewards and neighbours. ...
Cusco will most likely host the World Potato Congress in 2018. A ministerial resolution will be released in the next days to establish a working group to plan and organize the event.

Peru’s annual potato production has increased to 4, 7 tons, makingg Peru is number 12 in Latin-America among the largest producers in the world ...






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