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  • Machu Picchu: New Entrance Rules


    Split Entrance Times, entry with Official Guide Only, defined Circuits and no re-entrance. These new laws will affect all visitors to Machu Picchu that are visiting the Inca citadel from July 01, 2017 onward.

  • Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu will be closed in 2016


    “In April 2016 we will do comprehensive maintenance, for that we have ordered the suspension of visitors to the mountain Huayna Picchu from April 1-15, and the mountain of Machu Picchu from April 16-30 of the same year,” Astete told Andina news agency.

  • Trip Advisor: Top 6 museums in Peru


    Every year, with help from the commentary of users, Trip Advisor dedicates a list of recommended museums to visit. You don’t want to fall behind this time! Here we share six museums in Peru that you must visit.

  • Peru: The best beaches to surf


    To speak of surfing is to speak of Peru, and vice versa. Peru is one of the key figures of this sport.

  • Is Peru about to make big changes to visitor rules at Machu Picchu?


    Reports say that a number of significant changes are coming to the famous citadel, including new rules for visitors. Among the changes is a new requirement to hire an official guide to enter the park.

  • Human Sacrifices in Peru


    Archaeologists working at the site of an ancient town in Peru made a surprising discovery — a multichamber tomb from the much later Chimú culture that held the remains of at least four noble musicians and weavers.

  • Archaeologists discover 3,000-year-old religious center in northern Peru


    A religious center more than 3,000 years old from the pre-Incan Chavin culture has been discovered by Peruvian researchers in the Congona archaeological zone in northern Peru's Lambayeque region.

  • Ancient mummies found in Lima suburb


    Archaeologists in Peru have found two mummies more than 1,000 years old in a suburb of the capital, Lima.

  • Peru Government Declares Cold Wave Emergency


    The emergency declaration, which has a duration of 60 days, covers districts in the regions of Ancash, Apurimac, Arequipa, Ayacucho, Cusco, Huancavelica, Huanuco, Junin, Lima, Moquegua, Pasco, Puno and Tacna, which in recent days reached a temperature of -24 C (-11 F).

  • Tramway to Incan refuge of Choquequirao


    Bridging the deep canyon of the Apurimac river, it is expected to make Choquequirao reachable in 15 minutes from the nearest main road.

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