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Hundreds of foreigners barred from entering Machu Picchu

Peru's extravagant celebrations of the centenary of the rediscovery of Machu Picchu descended into farce this week, after a bureaucratic wrangle that saw hundreds of tourists from around the world bar

Tourists can win free travel to Machu Picchu

LIMA, Peru - Tourists all around the world will be able to return all-expenses paid to the Incan citadel by participating in the photography contest named "I was in Machu Picchu" until July 31.

Hoards of tourists threaten Machu Picchu’s very survival

As Hiram Bingham hacked his way through remote Andean cloudforests in search of a lost Inca citadel in 1911, little could the American adventurer have known of the tourism juggernaut that his archaeol

Yale returns Machu Picchu artifacts to Peru

After nearly 100 years, a large collection of artifacts from Machu Picchu will be returned to Peru.

Machu Picchu reopens for tourists

MACHU PICCHU, Peru — Tourists returned to the Machu Picchu temples in Peru which was closed for two months after deadly storms destroyed the main access to the site.

Machu Pichu to reopen to tourists in April

Finally, the Inca ruins site at Machu Picchu will reopen to international visitors as of April 1st. This reopening comes following a closure of two months caused by flooding.

Machu Picchu to reopen to tourists on April 1

Peru’s government plans to reopen the Machu Picchu citadel to tourists on April 1 as floodwaters recede from the 15th-century Inca ruins, the Andean country’s Trade and Tourism Minister Martin Per

With Machu Picchu closed to tourists Peru’s GDP suffers

Peru’s government will help repair the privately owned rail line that takes tourists to the Machu Picchu ruins in a bid to limit economic losses for the country that could reach $800 million.

Flood damage shuts Machu Picchu for at least three weeks

The fabled Inca site of Machu Picchu will be closed to tourists for at least three weeks – and shut off from all but the hardiest of visitors for almost two months – as Peruvian authorities assess

Trapped Machu Picchu tourists lack enough food, water and shelter

LIMA, Peru – Tourists visiting Peru's famed Machu Picchu citadel said Wednesday they lack enough food, water and shelter and are at the mercy of price-gougers three days after mudslides trapped them

2,000 tourists stranded at Machu Picchu due to heavy rains

LIMA, Peru – Heavy rains and mudslides in Peru blocked the train route to the ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu on Monday, keeping nearly 2,000 tourists stranded.

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Machu Picchu: Mysteries in the sky


The early morning mist dissipates in the landscape of palm trees and lush green forests framed by inhospitable snow-capped mountains.

Tourism this week in Latin America

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Inca city Machu Picchu said at risk from tourists

OSLO - The Inca city of Machu Picchu in the Peruvian Andes needs better protection from environmental threats including tourism and fast expansion of a nearby town, a leading conservation group said o