Peru exceeds expectations in a journey of discovery to Machu Picchu, Inca Trail and Amazon rainforest

The Lost City of the Incas was never truly forgotten. Local farmers knew about it all along, but as far as the rest of the planet is concerned, the day they showed Machu Picchu to Yale academic Hiram Bingham in 1911 was the day these spectacular ruins high in the Andes were discovered.