Where is Palcoyo Mountain, a lesser-known but equally captivating alternative to Rainbow Mountain? If you’re checking out Peru for a vacation, you’ve obviously seen pictures of the Rainbow Mountain, or Vinicunca. It’s that otherworldly kaleidoscopic mountainside just a few hours outside Cusco.
The Inti Raymi Festival in Peru may be the closest one can come in the 21st century to experiencing the real culture of an ancient society.
It’s nearly impossible to visit without taking note of the 26-foot tall statue of Jesus Christ in Cusco that stands guard over the ancient city, imposing from its perch atop the nearby hill of Pukamoqo.
The new ticketing system for visitors to Machu Picchu will be implemented on July 1, with tourists entering the Inca sanctuary in two shifts, one in the morning and the other in the afternoon.