If you are a lover of adventure then the Machu Picchu region of the world is where you need to go. Machu Picchu is found at 7,875 feet above sea level and is known as “The Lost City of the Incas.” It is located on a mountain ridge which is probably the most known image of the ancient Inca Empire. The Urubamba River flows through this mountain ridge.
Ancient Inca architects
Evident in the ruins that are left is the genius of the Inca architects. The terrain at Machu Picchu is so jagged that only about 35% of this territory has ever been explored. These surroundings that are rough but are strategic to travel to Machu Pichu, lending this refuge a combination of harmony and beauty with nature. This ancient sanctuary has mountain-top views that are a dream for anyone who is a photographer.
The capital of this dynasty of the Incas is Cusco, which once was a holy city. Because of this, many magnificent types of architecture are here. Modern Cusco is surrounded by sculpted agricultural terraces from long ago. If you are on Machu Picchu adventure tours your guides will tell you of the wonders of this ancient civilization as well as the influence in contemporary life.
Various tour packages
There are many various tours that you can take in this area of Peru, including:
- Tours off the beaten path
- Cultural tours from Cusco to Machu Picchu
- Multi-adventure tour – 3 days of biking, hiking, and rafting
- Inca Jungle Tour
- Many other packages
There are many tour companies in this area. River Explorers mostly organize adventure tours in Cusco and the Machu Picchu area. They are one of only a few that offers tour packages that take you off the beaten paths to destinations that will amaze most people with their rareness.