South America’s third largest country, Peru offers a rich buffet of exquisite scenery, captivating cultures and activities to exhilarate you, whether physically or spiritually. The magnificent Andes mountain range is flanked by picturesque beaches along the Pacific Ocean on the West and majestic national parks and wild jungles along the East, lending an air of the unknown to the fascinating pre-Columbian archeological sites and cities that lie here.
Nestled in the Peruvian Andes, Cuzco, was a complex civilization with a rich religious, agricultural, artis an, industrial and administrative history under the Inca ruler Pachacutec. Conquered by the Spaniards in the 16th century, Baroque churches and palaces were built over the ruins of the Inca city. This mystical land, waits to embrace you.
In the Sacred Valley of the erstwhile Inca Empire.
Western South America
Fly domestic from Lima to Cuzco (overnight in Lima usually required)
1 hour 25 mins or 77 kms from Cuzco Airport
1 hour 45 minutes from Machu Picchu by rail
Best time to visit
The rainy season typically lasts from November to March, with the heaviest rains arriving in January and February. The best time to visit Cuzco and the Sacred Valley is during April to October.