Machu Picchu Marriage Proposal: How To Propose at the Lost City of the Incas

The Lost City of the Incas attracts millions of visitors every year, as it’s one of the most awe-inspiring places in the world to visit. However, if you’re in search intimate spot where you can have your marriage proposal, Machu Picchu might not be the best idea. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t other ways to propose at this majestic sight! Here are some photoshoot samples on how to propose at Machu Picchu

Here’s what this couple had to say about their shoot:

We initially met on a dating app right before the pandemic hit… and honestly it was a silver lining to how awful the pandemic has been. We basically spent every day with each other since and realized that we were perfect for each other! I got Marco in touch with our private tour guide to set up a surprise proposal shoot at the terrace overlooking Machu Picchu. Marco was amazingly stealthy, passing ahead and behind us but never giving away that he was there. We booked an earlier tour and when we got to the terrace, clouds were covering pretty much all of Machu Picchu. But Marco and our tour guide calmed me down (secretly) and we waited almost 2 hours for the clouds to expose Machu Picchu. Once the clouds moved, our tour guide told us he wanted to say an ancient prayer to the Incan god, “Pacha Mama,” and had us close our eyes and hold hands. Once her eyes were closed, I knelt down and asked her! And Marco went straight to work! He was so cool and collected as he took pictures as there were 200+ people waiting for Machu Picchu to be uncovered and watching our proposal!

Captured by Marco
Machu Picchu Photo Spot: Machu Picchu

With every Local Lens photography package, you’ll get high-resolution photos that are professionally edited and delivered by email in a private online gallery within 5 business days. In your gallery, you will be able to see all the photos from your Machu Picchu photoshoot and get to download a certain number of your favorites, depending on your package. It also includes:

  • one-on-one planning with your photographer
  • a private online gallery
  • high-resolution photos that are professionally edited
  • photos delivered within 5 days

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