Cusco, center of the Inca culture

22Jun

Cusco, center of the Inca culture

Peru is one of the most privileged areas of the continent, then they converge in a variety of climates that give an exotic beauty to the landscape and nature. In it, the warm tropical and humid climates due to its proximity to the Andes, offering the view of an evergreen landscape come together. Peruvian flora and fauna, the large number of domesticated plants offering the world, including more than a thousand varieties of potatoes and nearly 1700 species of birds.

This country is also the birthplace of the famous Amazon River, natural icon of South America and vegetation in its basin covers almost half of the territory of Peru. The grandeur of this area is so great that just to tour the Peruvian Amazon trip would take months, is why the authorities have developed various tourist routes and tours, for tours.

Cusco also enjoys the natural diversity of the Peruvian territory, sharing the particularities of the tropics of the Amazon and the freshness of the winds of the Andes. In this city you can find two places dedicated to wildlife conservation and are considered by the UN as a World Heritage Site. If you want to visit these places, with the certainty of being able to visit them freely without having to worry about schedules or distances, it is best to stay in a hostel in Cuzco. Below you can read a brief description of each of these sanctuaries.

Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary. In 1983 it was declared by the UN Cultural and Natural Heritage Site and is located near the city of Cusco. You need to leave the city and then take a train that leads to the mystical city. It is believed that one of the capital cities of the Inca Empire and achieved great splendor. It is not very clear as it was decaying, until it was abandoned. It was again open to the public in 1911, when it began to be restored for the visit of the settlers.

Manu National Park. This park is located between the towns of Madre de Dios and Cusco. Its territory is 1,909,800 hectares, divided into three areas: The National Park Reserved Zone and Cultural Zone. In the first zone it is limited to anthropological and biological study, so that access is only reserved for specialists. In the Reserved Zone you can perform some tourist activities, monitored by specialists and also some research. The last area has a small population of native inhabitants engaged in agriculture and have the most basic services.

If you are planning to travel to Peru and visit these wonderful places, we are a group of hotels and hostel in Cuzco, where you will find the best price options, service and comfort. We invite you to consult on options of accommodations and rates.