If you live in a country located above the equator, then you should be welcoming one of the best seasons of the year: summer.
That precious moment when studies ends or when you take a few days away from the office to enjoy a new adventure; one that will fill you with energy, that will allow you to meet wonderful people and indescribable landscapes, one that will give you the opportunity to know a new culture and try everything it has to offer.
And if you have not yet chosen the destination to live all those experiences, read on and find out the 5 reasons why you have to visit Cusco, and especially Machu Picchu, during your summer vacation.
Cradle of a new civilization
For starters, Peru is a country where a new civilization was created. Today the most recognized and mentioned is the Inca, however, long before there were others equally important that contributed to the origin and development of the latter, known for its contributions in engineering, architecture, astronomy, medicine and mathematics, to mention a few, that influenced other countries in the region.
In your visit to Cusco you can visit countless museums and ruins that will allow you to appreciate first hand the legacy of these different cultures. We recommend you visit: Koricancha, Sacsayhuaman, Moray and Tambomachay.
The most delicious food in the world
If you live to eat, then you can not miss coming to Peru. due to its innumerable microclimates, especially in the Andean region such as Cusco, make the gastronomic offer super rich and diverse. Dishes with ingredients such as quinoa, ají, choclo and the infallible cuy are some of the best known and tasty of the region.
Machu Picchu, one of the 7 Wonders of the Modern World
If you come to Cusco you must visit Machu Picchu. Without a doubt the Inca citadel will leave you breathless and fill you with the best vibes. This historic sanctuary located in a Protected Natural Area is the maximum representation of the Inca culture.
In addition, the experience you will live while you go to Machu Picchu will be an adventure itself, riding through the Sacred Valley and traveling by train from Ollantaytambo or Poroy to Aguas Calientes. For more information on this you can enter here: http://incarail.com/
The best thing about your trip to Cusco is that you will enjoy it to the fullest and your pocket will not suffer the consequences. There are many alternatives of lodging, transport and food that are quite accessible. You can, for example, stay in a hostel for $ 10 a night and eat a full lunch (entrance, second and dessert) for $ 3.
If what you are looking for is a place that allows you to escape from the routine, rethink your present and think about your future plans, there is no better place than the beautiful scenarios of Cusco for it. Enjoy a memorable time surrounded by a great variety of flora and fauna that will make you appreciate every day lived.
Do not wait any longer and book your trip to Cusco; Without a doubt will be the best summer vacation of your life.