places where you can Travel in the 2021
Lost City – Sacred City – Cradle of the Inca Empire, Machupicchu Located 2,430 meters high in a place of great beauty, in the middle of a tropical mountain forest, the sanctuary of Machu Picchu was probably the most amazing architectural achievement of the Inca Empire in its heyday. Its gigantic walls, terraces and ramps give the impression of having been carved out of the rock crags, as if they were part of it. The natural setting, located on the eastern slope of the Andes, is part of the upper Amazon basin, which has a very varied flora and fauna.
PALLAY PUNCHU DEL APU T’ACLLO
It is a new tourist attraction in the Cusco region, a Peruvian region characterized by its natural wonders, unique landscapes of beauty in the world, places that move you in time and space, giving you a feeling of mystical and spiritual tranquility.
Named for being the main food provider of the Inca empire, The Sacred Valley sits on the banks of the Urubamba River. This river in its beginnings has the name of Vilcanota, which comes from the Quechua word Wilcamayu or Río Sagrado. The Incas built archaeological centers, along its banks, that replicated the constellations that they knew of the Andean sky, so this contributes even more to the beauty of this charming valley.
MOUNTAIN OF COLORS
Cusco, is one of the most splendid places in the world that everyone should know, the historical capital of Cusco, has a lot to offer and get tangled up in the magic that comes from its people, its customs, streets, history and its excellent gastronomy; Really, visiting this beautiful city is one of the best investments you will make if you are a lover of adventure and contact with nature.
Cusco has extraordinary tourist places, such as Vinicunca or Winikunka, Mountain of Seven Colors, Rainbow Mountain, Mountain of Colors, or whatever you prefer to call this privilege of nature.
The Humantay Lagoon is formed as a thaw product of the Nevado Humantay, which in turn is part of a chain of mountains called the Vilcabamba mountain range.
What differentiates the Humantay Lagoon from other lagoons, is the natural color that it has, since it does not have much marine flora in its waters, it has an indescribable color in words, but understandable to the eyes, forming a unique landscape, when travelers seek to capture the ideal moment with their cameras captures a wonderful and magical landscape at the same time. All this and more makes the Humantay Lagoon a very visited place by all the tourists who visit Cusco.
PUKUNAQ TIANA OR THE DWELLING OF THE GODS IN CUSCO
Just 30 minutes from the city of Cusco, one can find a temple dedicated to the deities of ancient Peru. It is a giant artistic work molded on a mountain and which took the name of Apukunaq tianan (abode of the gods). They are six sculptures carved in calypso rocks located in the community of Senk’a, in the Poroy district. Each figure can measure from 15 to 17 meters.
This stone dwelling consists of a short route, which begins with a huge face that seems to emerge from the bowels of the mountain. It represents the Pachamama or Mother Earth and is the one that welcomes the hundreds of visitors to the beautiful place.
Queswachaca better known as “the last Inca bridge” made of vegetable fiber (ichu) located on the Apurímac river in the Quehue district, Canas province in the department of Cuzco in southern Peru. The existence of this bridge dates back to Inca times and its maintenance and renovation is carried out through a rite performed by the communities of Winch’iri, Chaupibanda, Ccollana Quehue and Perccaro.
The Salinas de Maras have more than 3,000 pools, of different sizes and dimensions, which are fed by salt water that springs from the Qaqawiñay mountain subsoil. The intense sun causes the water to evaporate, leaving salt crystals that are then “harvested” with a piece of wood with which the salt is scraped, which is placed in small baskets, to eliminate the excess water. After a few days, the water passage is reopened and the process is repeated.
The Moray platforms are terraces or agricultural platforms built in depressions or gigantic natural holes. These terraces are concentrically overlapping, taking the shape of a gigantic amphitheater. The largest hole has a depth of 150 m and the average height of the platforms is 1.80 m.
According to historians, these buildings constituted an important agricultural laboratory for the Incas. Since its platforms are built with their respective irrigation channels and each one constitutes a microclimate. What is most striking is the large annual average temperature difference between the top and bottom of the depressions, a difference that can be as high as 15 ° C.[social4i size="small" align="align-left"]