Machu Picchu News

Machu Picchu set to reopen in April

Machu Picchu set to reopen in April

The Inca ruins site at Machu Picchu is set to reopen to international visitors on April 1st, following a closure of two months following flooding. Speaking at ITB Berlin, officials from PromPeru confirmed the reopening following repairs to rail links to the site which were damaged earlier this year.

Hundreds of tourists stranded by Machu Picchu mudslide

Hundreds of tourists stranded by Machu Picchu mudslide

28th Jan 2010 Tourism News

Hundreds of tourists are to spend a fourth day stranded without food or shelter on Peru’s Inca trail to Machu Picchu following mudslides in which a tourist and a local guide were killed. The only way out of the ancient citadel is via a railway, which has been blocked by the mudslides and could take three days to repair.