Our next stop is one of the Inca empire’s most important military complex, Sacsayhuamán. Strategically located overlooking the Cusco Valley, Pachacútec, the 9th Inca thought that this site would complete his vision of Cusco being the Puma City, being that this site resembles the head of this beast.
Cusco Peru | Mythical Lake Humantay
Located in the Vilcabamba range of the Andes, Lake Humantay is one of the most visited sites in the mountainous regions near Cusco Peru. Looming at a height of 13,779 feet, it won’t give you its breathtaking views so easily.