Lima. Mar. 24 (ANDINA)- The reopening of the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in Cusco on April 1 has generated a huge expectation all over the world. said Wednesday the Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism. Martin Perez.
He said that press media and specialized magazines from different countries are following the development of information and have said to be interested in sending special teams for the occasion.
'Machu Picchu is an international icon renowned by tourists throughout the world. In the upcoming years. many visitors from the five continents will come to visit this historical wonder. Foreign media. aware of it. aim to inform their citizens on the conditions of our sanctuary. which will reopen its doors to the public.'
According to the railroad concessionary. the problems caused by the rain are already overcome and the road is ready for the transport of tourists. which will start on March 29. although the entrance to the citadel will be only from April 1.
Perez explained that the route from Cusco to the provisional station of Piscacucho (10 kilometers away from Ollantaytambo) will be done on an unsurfaced road. followed by a transfer in train to the Town of Machu Picchu. also known as Aguas Calientes.