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    Up for an Alternate Route to Machu Picchu?

    Here's a List of a Half Dozen Routes to the Inca Masterpiece

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Your Machu Picchu Photos

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    Submit Your Peru Photos

    Explore the well-preserved Inca ruins in this gallery of photos submitted by National Geographic fans. Then, submit your own photos from Machu Picchu and Peru to My Shot tagged #mp100.

National Geographic Magazine Features

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    Inca Empire

    Rising from obscurity to the heights of power, a succession of Andean rulers subdued kingdoms, sculpted mountains, and forged a mighty empire.

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    1913: Rediscovering Machu Picchu

    The work accomplished by the Peruvian Expedition of 1912, under the auspices of Yale University and the National Geographic Society.

Travel With Us

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    Peru: Land of the Inca

    Explore Machu Picchu with a National Geographic expert—delve into the world of the Inca on a nine-day expedition to Cusco, Lima, and the Urubamba Valley.

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    National Geographic Adventures: Machu Picchu Inn to Inn

    Wind your way from lodge to lodge through the forests and snowcapped peaks of Peru’s Cordillera Vilcabamba. Venture deep into the mysteries of the Inca as we explore Machu Picchu.

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