Machu Picchu, a 15th-century Inca citadel stands at 2,430m above sea-level, in the middle of a tropical mountain forest. Machu Pichu was built with polished dry-stone walls in classical Inca styles. The citadel is segregated into several distinct sectors, namely a farming zone, residential neighborhood and a worship area. The most prominent structures in Machu Pichu is the Temple of the Sun and the Intihuatana stone, where the granite rock is believed to be sculpted to function as a astronomy clock to accurately indicates the two equinoxes.
Machu Picchu is embedded at the meeting point between the Peruvian Andes and the Amazon Basin where many tourists and explorers describe the climb through the Inca Trail as magical. The massive yet refined architecture of Machu Picchu, takes you through the ancient Inca itself making it a must-travel for anyone who visit Peru.
The best time to visit Machu Picchu to experience the clear blue skies, is during the dry season between May and October.