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Cusco

Cusco a contender for one of the New ‘7 Wonder Cities in the World’

Amazon Rainforest Receives Recognition Encompassing 1.7 billion acres and the greatest variety of plant and animal life in the world, the Amazon Rainforest has been recognised as one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World. A 120 kilo plaque, stating that the Amazon is officially one of the wonders of the world, can now […]

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Celebrating Cusco – 10 travel ideas for your next holiday

Congratulations to Cusco which recently received recognition as the Best Latin American City 2012 in Mexico, Central & South America by Travel & Leisure Magazine. To celebrate, we have compiled our top ten local attractions that you should visit on your next trip to this amazing city. 1. Take a tour of the Cathedral of Santo […]

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Explore Machu Picchu in 3D

  Surrounded by mountains, the Inca Citadel is one of the most beautiful places to visit. Maybe this ancient city of Andean civilizations is one of the reasons why Machu Picchu was recognised as one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. Have a look at this amazing 3D-Website created by the newspaper El […]

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Acrobatics in the Cusco Mountains of Machu Picchu

Watch Freerunner World Champion Ryan Doyle demonstrating some truly awesome acrobatics in the breathtaking Mountains of Peru. Ryan is travelling the world to discover the most amazing spots including the Seven World Wonders. His third stop found him at Machu Picchu, home of Inkaterra’s Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel and where he produced this incredible short […]

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Inti Raymi – the Festival of the Sun in Peru

Visitors from across South America and around the world travel to Cuzco in Peru for the annual Inti Raymi festival, the most important ceremony of the Inca Empire calendar. Each winter solstice, native residents honor the Sun God marking the beginning of a new year: the Festival of the Sun. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHDaozlDU6E&w=640&h=480] The 24th of June is […]

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Inkaterra Wins Tourism for Tomorrow Award in Conservation

Inkaterra has been presented with the prestigious Conservation Award by Tourism for Tomorrow. The Tourism for Tomorrow Awards are organized by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the winners were announced at the WTTC’s Global Summit in Tokyo, April 16-19, 2012. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNm-wsXx3pY&w=640&h=360] “It is an honor that Inkaterra has been recognized with such […]

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Machu Picchu Rediscovered at the Royal Geographical Society

Celebrations marking 100 years since the discovery of Machu Picchu took place throughout last year, but there’s justified reason to extend the centenary. Addressing a full audience of Royal Geographical Society members, author and explorer Hugh Thomson last night gave an illuminating talk about the complicated discovery of the ‘Lost City of the Incas’, and how the […]

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Inkaterra First Peruvian Hotel Chain to Win Green Choice Sustainable Tourism Award

Peterson Control Union Green Choice Sustainable Tourism Standard is the first Green certification approved by the Dutch Accreditation Council (RVA)   January 20th 2012. – With the presence of the Minister of Tourism and Commerce, José-Luis Silva, Inkaterra received the First International Certificate in Sustainable Tourism given by CU Green Choice Sustainable Tourism Standard. During […]

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Inkaterra Hacienda Concepcion

Jagger in the Jungle

This past October saw the opening of byInkaterra’s newest lodge, Hacienda Concepcion, set in 819 acres of natural rainforest. The lodge is reached by canoe, located eight kilometres down river from the town of Puerto Maldonado, providing a breathtaking and very secluded setting. One celebrity couldn’t wait to add some star-studded glamour to the lodge… […]

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