Forward Travel - Machu Picchu Trip

Considering a South American trip next year? Planning to schedule Peru in your plans?

With this fascinating Latin American country offering so many breathtaking places to visit, it’s important to find a reputable and professional company to assist you in planning to enable you to maximise your experience.

But for now, we will focus on Machu Picchu.

What is Machu Picchu? Not only is Machu Picchu one of Peru’s’ most iconic sites, it is one of the most iconic sights anywhere in the world.


This 15th Century citadel from the long-lost Inca Civilisation, is situated in south Peru, atop a mountain ridge at an altitude of 2340m.

Forward Travel - How to Start in Machu Picchu

How to start...

If you are planning a trip to South America, and Peru, chances are you are not just visiting Peru alone, and given the size and many climates of South America, proper planning is needed so your trip doesn’t become a wash out.

Peru does have a wet season, so while you can visit Machu Picchu all year round, the best time is between March and October.

Forward Travel has been promoting Peru, and South America for many years now. We have travelled and researched endlessly to be able to say with confidence we are experts in South American travel. And that’s not all, we also take you to the many other treasures that Peru has to offer.

Again, only the best guide from an eminent tour company can make the trip a remarkable one for you and again, here at Forward Travel we pride ourselves on being true South American experts.

Forward Travel - What to expect in Machu Picchu Trip

What to expect in Machu Picchu?

Starting with a visit to Cusco and spend a few days exploring the Sacred Valley deep within Andes.

There are several highly renowned archaeological sites within proximity, along with the cobbled walkways and colonial buildings, Cusco allows you to experience the rich history of this fascinating corner of the world.

Then there are those ancient ruins to explore, as well as Machu Picchu. Peru is home to an extensive range of historical monuments, as you can appreciate, Peru has a long and interesting history, beginning well pre-Spanish conquest.

Ollantaytambo, in the Sacred Valley of the Incas is a great base to explore from. The Pisac and Chinchero markets, are the best places to purchase local art and handicrafts, and there are plenty of trekking options including long and short Inca Trail options.

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So, you see, Peru has so much more to offer than Machu Picchu. Talk to the experts and find out how you could be experiencing everything that Peru has to offer.

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