Vilcabamba Expeditions 2001, 2002

In 1999 Peter Frost led an expedition which located traces of an unknown Inca site in Peru’s mountainous Vilcabamba region. With support from the National Geographic Expeditions Council he returned in 2001-2002 to explore and investigate the Inca site of Qoriwayrachina. The story was published in National Geographic magazine, February, 2004, and featured in their 2002 documentary, Inca Mummies: Secrets of a Lost World. Watch a clip and read the article below.

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© Copyright National Geographic. Text by Peter Frost. Photographs by Gordon Wiltsie