When you visit Cusco, you will probably spend most of your time exploring the profound history, architecture, and culture of the city and surrounding region. But you’ll also want to find a nice market to buy any last-minute supplies (for example, a poncho for the Inca Trail) or souvenirs for your friends and family back home. So we’ve put together a handy guide to shopping in Cusco.
There are several ways to travel to Machu Picchu. Some prefer to hike the Inca Trail, and a few take the roundabout journey from Santa Teresa. But hands down the most luxurious mode of travel to the sacred citadel is the Hiram Bingham Train to Machu Picchu.