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5 Countries to Participate in Restoration of Inca Trail
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Wednesday October 18, 2017
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Technical teams from the Qhapaq Ñan Project in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador and Peru are participating today in an important practical workshop for the conservation of the Inca Trail. Restoration work will be carried out by the teams on the Chinchaysuyo road, particularly on the Hawkaypata-Izcuchaca section.

During the workshop, the teams will restore the stone walkways and walls...
EU Representative to Peru, Hans Allden, has assured Andina news agency that travellers and tourists from Europe are not concerned or put off by the recent potential kidnapping threat of US embassy workers in the Cusco area.
He asserted that this was because of the country’s known great histor ...
Tuesday February 26, 2013
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Tourism Coming to Machu Picchu Remains Stable and Safe
Mincetur, Peru’s Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism, has rubbished reports of lower levels of tourists arriving at Machu Picchu as a result of the threat on US tourists. The Shining Path’s threat does not seem to be deterring tourists, with Jose Luis Silva, the head of Mincetur, revealing that f ...
All tourism is currently operating as normal in Cusco and the surrounding area, such as Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley. The Shining Path’s threat so far has had no effect on trips and everything continues to function. There are an additional number of police deployed in the area in order to com ...
Tuesday February 19, 2013
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All Normal in Machu Picchu Despite Threats
Tourism in and around Cusco, as well as at Machu Picchu is operating normally, after the US State Department issued a security alert on 14 February for US travellers.
The alert advised of the potential threat of kidnapping in the Cusco area, since the criminal organization had said that it pl ...
According to Cusco’s regional office for Culture, young people (21-30 years of age) made up the majority of tourists visiting the ‘Lost City of the Incas’ in 2012.
The site drew 214,276 tourists in this age bracket, far surpassing the next, being between 31-40 years of age with 180,378 tou ...
The Sol and Luna hotel, located in Urubamba, in the Cusco province has been ranked 25th in the Traveler’s Choice 2013 ranking, carried out by travel review website TripAdvisor.
The review said the hotel was “a beautiful facility. The grounds were covered in color and flowers. The landscapi ...






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