[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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