Machu Picchu Bound! My Peru Itinerary

Just as this article gets posted, I will be hopping on a plane bound to Peru. Well actually, that is not entirely true as I have two stops in the USA. I haven’t been in US soil for almost three years, so I am really looking forward to it. My major layover is in Miami, Florida, a part of the country I have always wanted to visit, but never got around to it. Here is a rundown of my Peru itinerary, in the hopes of inspiring others to plan ahead, get out, and explore.

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June 22

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[ANNOUNCEMENT: This post was ORIGINALLY published with research and not first hand experience. I have since visited Machu Picchu and am now updating this post to reflect a more accurate guide.]

[Updated 8/18/2013]

A friend of mine recently asked me how I booked our upcoming trip to Machu Picchu and I thought it would be an excellent topic for a bonus post (aside from the ones I post every three days). I am going on the assumption that you already know what Machu Picchu is, but if you don’t, go here. Here is a guide on how to get to Machu Picchu.

Considering that it is one of the most famous sites in the world, it is surprisingly not as straight forward as you would assume. Here are the steps that you should follow:

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Step 1. Getting into Peru:
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