Walking Peru

Published in Luxury Latin America | By Ellen Barone

It was our second day of exploring Machu Picchu. Each step presented a new vista more impressive than the last as we ascended the narrow granite staircase and steep sixteen hundred foot climb up Mount Machu Picchu (Old Mountain) – the southern sister to the iconic Huayna Picchu (New Mountain) –for a bird’s eye view of the ancient metropolis.

The sacred Lost City of the Incas is a bucket-list destination for travelers and one I’d dreamed of visiting for decades. But not all Machu Picchu visits are created equally. As part of Butterfield & Robinson’s Peru Walk, of the 2,500 visitor passes issued each day, we were among the exclusive few to stay at the 29-room Orient-Express Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge, the only lodging located at the ancient Inca citadel.

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We Go Slow. Inca Trail Passes Go Fast.

We don’t make exceptions to the whole “Slow Down to See the World” thing lightly, so believe us when we say: this one’s worth it. Inca Trail passes are limited, so book our Peru Walking trip early in order to commune with this ancient and fascinating culture in person.

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