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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 April 28, 2015
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New tourist experience planned for Machu Picchu
A plan has been recently approved to give the tourist experience at Machu Picchu in Peru a revamp. The ambitious new plans have called for a “dramatic reconceptualization” of the tourist infrastructure of the site estimated to cost $14.6 million. ...
Friday April 17, 2015
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Cusco´s Plaza de Armas is now traffic free
A pilot program has been put in place since March making the Plaza de Armas a traffic free zone. Before around 1,500 vehicles would pass through the plaza every hour. ...
Interesting news for travelers in Cusco and in Peru. The OPECU, the Peruvian Agency for Consumers and Users, has informed that Peru has now one of the fastest mobile internet download speeds in South America ...
Tuesday April 7, 2015
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Peru’s oldest living woman died
Peru’s oldest living woman called Filomena Taipe Mendoza, died last month, after living for 117 years. Born in Huancavelica on December 20th in 1897, Filomena owed her longevity, according to herself, to a lifestyle abundant in natural food. ...
HigLast October Manú National Park in the Amazon of Peru was proclaimed the most bio-diverse area of the world by TEAM, Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring. UNESCO also recognizes this honor. Unsurprisingly, Manu is under threat of destruction on various fronts. ...
Wednesday February 18, 2015
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Don´t miss out the night life of Cusco during your stay!
Cusco is known for its archeological sites and amazing treks and train tours to Machu Picchu, which you definitely can´t miss out. After days of hiking in the incredible Inca ruins, you must be tired. ...






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