Kuélap, also known as “The Other Machu Picchu” is a place you should get to know. It consists of a fortress located in the Luya province in the Amazon and it has stone constructions that reach up to 20 meters high.
This place also offers archaeological constructions in the mountains shaped like animals, humans or geometrically. To get there you will need to take a cable car, five minutes away from Nuevo Tingo.
To get to Choquequirao you need to walk for about 4 or 5 days from the town of Cachora, which is 4 hours away from Cusco.
Rúpac is another destination you must visit. It is called the “Lima’s Machu Picchu” and it is one of the favorite places to go to for those that want to refresh with new energy. To get here you will need to travel first to Huaral.
“Keep in mind that the road to these tourist attractions is not easy and that every traveler should have a good physical resistance since long walks can play a trick on you during the journey”, said El Comercio, regarding these touristic adventures in Peru.
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