6 mentions in If money were no object, where would you go?
Anna A. said, "...EmpedocleSardiniaCorsica then BarcelonaMadridLisbon and back to Aosta and Alps and ViennaMunich, Paris, London, Wales, Edinburgh, Dublin, Stockholm and South America with Machu Picchu, Chile, Bolivia, Cape Horn . Well, I guess I would see New York City and go to Carlo's..." See More
Sara G. said, "...Valencia, Galicia). From there, head to France, Greek islands, Italy, Monaco... After Europe, I'd head down to South America. Starting at Machu Picchu, PeruPeru and visiting all the Incan and Mayan ruins I could, from there. Ending in Argentina and Brazil..." See More
Padraig L. said, "...Angel Falls. Mountain climb Cotopaxi then over to Galapagos Islands for more scuba diving and hiking. Watch the sun rise on Machu Picchu and and then bike down the Yungas Road. A day trip to Uyuni Salt Flat before heading to Santiago..." See More
Mike A. said, "...go to Peru, Machu Picchu, get my first ayahuasca session, then go to California San Francisco to meet with great thinkers and today's leaders and influencers like Tim Ferriss...." See More
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Michelle D. said, "...the list, more seem to crowd on - seeing the Northern Lights, maybe in Finland, maybe Canada, not sure. Going to Machu Picchu is up there, as well as Beijing with a side trip to the Great Wall. For the sheer wonder..." See More
Mark P. said, "...South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, and Panama Canal but that doesn't mean I'm finished :-) Places still left include: Machu Picchu, Victoria Falls, Serengeti, Angkor Wat, Luang Prabang, Ayers Rock, Florence, Skeleton Coast Park, Timbuktu, Patagonia (Argentina), Denali National..." See More
Janelle K. said, "...Evil Religion eradicates it. 3. Japan - one of the 6 annual sumo tournaments called "bashos" 4. Mauritius 5. Madagascar 6. Machu Picchu 7. Wrigley Field if the Cubs ever get to a World Series 8. Cuba before the lifting of the..." See More
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Lorraine M. said, "...Don't confine yourself to Lima and Machu Picchu -there is so much to see in Peru. Surfing-definitely make it up north to Mancora. The north is an archeological treasure trove. Tumbas Reales de Sipán (Museum of the Lords of Sipan) in Lambayeque..." See More
Patrick R. said, "...Obviously you can't miss Machu Picchu but my recommendation is to not take the Inca trail there. Go by train to Aguas Calientes and then do a trek on a less travelled trail like Ausungante or the pre-inca ruin of Choquequirao Archeological..." See More
Katherine G. said, "...There is so much to see when you visit Peru, but Machu Picchu is definitely the one. Remember that there is more than one way to visit Machu Picchu so don't assume you have to trek it if that's not your style...." See More
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Laura W. said, "...is a really big city, one of the biggest of the world. I also loved Salvador. Peru: I've been to Cusco, Machu Picchu and Puno. I haven't been to Lima but I know is beautiful as well as the north of Peru...." See More
nako n. said, "...two weeks in peru but still not cover all. we spend 4 days in Cusco (including a 1 day hike to Machu Picchu) then a day in Colca Canyon and two days in Lake Titicaca. then we go to arequipa to..." See More
Irene B. said, "...flew to Iquitos (Peruvian side of the Amazon) and then on to Lima. From Lima we flew to Cusco and did Machu Picchu (a must see and if you can do the hike). From there we travelled by bus to Bolivia. In..." See More
Romy L. said, "...Oh wow there are so many it's hard to choose.. Machu Picchu was definietly breath taking, and not only the buildings but all the surrouding view was amazing. The Iguazu Waterfalls are stunning and with all the rainbows and the huge amounts..." See More
Katy B. said, "...The most breathtaking and dramatically beautiful place I have been is Machu Picchu in Peru. I think the setting of the ancient Inca city is amazing, hidden among mountain peaks and with incredible views of the winding Urubamba River below. The city..." See More
2 mentions in Best way to get to Machu Picchu from San Francisco?
Linda M. said, "...morning flight. (All depends on your finances.) There are many agencies in Cusco to help you with transportation by train to Machu Picchu, so you don't have to necessarily book that in advance, but you must to get your Machu Picchu..." See More
Romy L. said, "...To get to the Machu Picchu you will need to get to Cusco, you can do that by bus/airplane from Lima. From Cusco you have a couple of choices to get to Aguas Calientes which is the closest town to the (from..." See More
Adderly B. said, "...To Machu Picchu, you have to get passes to enter the archaeological site , while for Lake Titicaca you dont, but by one is more temperate climate and the other is colder..." See More
nako n. said, "...need one two days to adjust to it. Cusco is such a beautiful town and it represents more traditional Peru and Machu Picchu is something that you should not miss if you are in peru. actually Cuzco is a bit higher than..." See More
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Emily M. said, "...Valle Sagrado, Ollantaytambo, Pisac (a personal favourite) and Chinchero. Obviously no trip would be complete without at least a day in Machu Picchu- I have heard a lot of people say it is too full of tourists etc etc, and quite..." See More
Lorraine M. said, "...do- lots to see in Sacred valley. You can do day tours or just hire a taxi to drive you around. Machu Picchu is a must - just be aware if you take the train, it goes from a different station than..." See More
Jenn O. said, "...I did the 4 day hike to Machu Picchu In December 2009 with Peru Treks and Adventures (perutreks.com). A friend of mine who did a ton of research picked them and we couldn't have been happier. One key thing - they grouped..." See More
2 mentions in Planning a big solo trip, where should I go?
Paulie L. said, "...guides who are locals with near-impeccable English skills. Moreover, the Sacred Valley of the Incas with Cusco as its base and Machu Picchu as the draw is a MUST for anyone! Macchu Picchu is truly everything it was cracked up to be,..." See More
Judi F. said, "...(they also do Asia which will have warmer weather than Europe that time of year) or Lindblad's Galapagos cruise followed by Machu Picchu or other South American destination. Companies will usually give a discount to returning travelers so if you combine cruises..." See More
2 mentions in Inca Trail tips?
Amy M. said, "...My biggest tip is to book as early as you possibly can. As the most popular hike to Machu Picchu, the Inca Trail can sell out several months in advance because it requires a permit; a maximum of 500 permits are..." See More
Geeta D. said, "...1. Check availability of permit; if not available, there are other routes to Machu Picchu that you can take 2. Be prepared for the altitude - do your research 3. Pack appropriate shoes and clothing 4. Try the local food, talk to..." See More
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Renee W. said, "...My sister recently backpacked through Peru's Sacred Valley of the Incas, starting from Cuscoand visiting ancient sites including Ollantaytombo and Machu Picchu She stayed in hostels and reported that food and drinks were both exotic and inexpensive - if you are willing..." See More
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Mark P. said, "...you are interested in iconic UNESCO World Heritage sites then Taj Mahal, Angkor Wat, Petra, Alhambra, Acropolis of Athens, Havana, and Machu Picchu. Natural beauty would include Ilulissat Isfjord, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, taking the Glacier Express train..." See More
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Andres C. said, "...many people like in Sacsaywaman, Kenco, Puca Pucara and Tombomachay circuit near to Cuzco. Another places is Moray, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo fortress; Machu Picchu Citadel, the universal emblematic sign of Perú. You could walk up hill of Machu Picchu from a small town..." See More
Crystal L. said, "...ElquiSan Pedro De Atacama via Nevado Tres Cruces National ParkSalar de Uyuni- Check out the salt flats!Potosi (Bolivia)Santa Cruz (Bolivia)Lake TiticacaCusco Machu Picchu Lima (Peru)Fly back to Santiago! That would leave you with between 2-3 days on average in each place I..." See More
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