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Tips for Machu Picchu Hike

May 6, 2017 | Peru Travel Blogs | 0 comments

Tips for Machu Picchu Hiking Travel

Tips for Machu Picchu Hike. Adventure in Cusco and Sacred Valley of Machu Picchu, City Tour, Sacred Valley, Inka trail, Salkantay Trek

May 5th, 2020 Cesar Conde Tour Guide of  Tour Leaders Peru Adventure

In this article Tips for Machu Picchu hiking tour, you will know a list of tips about how to travel to Machu Picchu. also have a chance to organize the perfect trip to Peru; So pay attention and follow these responsible tips.

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“It is recommended to go out of your Hotel as early as possible take a train to Aguas Calientes and take advantage of the day and avoid crowds. ”

Whether in Peru From April to October

Time- From April to October is the dry season with clear skies. While from November the clouds and rains arrive from late December to March, producing landslides on the roads that can become a problem.

Hours and Tour in Machu Picchu. The tour to Machu Picchu lasts a whole day. It is recommended to get out as early as possible by train to Aguas Calientes to take advantage of the day and avoid crowds. Spending the night in an Aguas Calientes hotel and enjoying the hot springs before you go to Machu Picchu. The next day in the morning is a better option. Another alternative is to sleep in Ollantaytambo and leave the next day early.

Bus, Train, Machu Picchu Tickets

Tickets. Buy tickets in advance as they run out fast. It is first to come first serve. Consider that there are different types of tickets that include Huayna Picchu, Machu Picchu Mountain and another that only includes The Citadel.

Trains.-. There are different types of trains to travel to Machu Picchu with different prices, which leave from the stations of Cusco, Poroy, and Ollantaytambo. The companies are Peru Rail and Inca rail. There is also a local train with special prices only for Peruvians.

Bus. Take the buses that ride from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu to reach (30 minutes). However, you can also walk up. Buses depart from the 5:30 am.

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Trekking In Peru

Trekking. For those who want to walk, the routes to reach Machu Picchu are the Inca Trail, the Salkantay trek to Machupicchu or the coffee route and Lares trek You must always go with good guides and reserve a few months in advance.

Car-. Coordinate the journeys by car to the train station to not be late.

Clothing and accessories- Carry a few things, only what is necessary. A light cover to shelter, sunscreen, cap, mosquito repellent, a camera, a bottle of water and etc. here is complete info about Peru Travel Packing List super detailed.

Guide- To hire a good guide, preferably by recommendation, to guarantee a tour with valuable and accurate information by the Citadel. In the same Machu Picchu, it is also possible to obtain a guide, which usually charges between 30 and 60 dollars. All response programs include a very well-trained guide.

Lunch and drinks-. It is recommended to make purchases of food and beverages in the village of Aguas Calientes before going up to Machu Picchu. Because the prices above are much higher. There is a restaurant but it is expensive so we also recommend our lunch box if you are going with us. (It does not allow to eat food inside of Machupicchu)

How To Travel To Machu Picchu
Happy Customer in Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu tour Recommendation

In response, we recommend a break-in Cusco for those who just arrived. So you can acclimatize a bit to avoid altitude sickness. When you go to Machu Picchu (7875ft above sea level) on your own. You can manage your schedules and adjust the itinerary at any time. However, you must take care of the whole logistical issue. Coordination, transport from the hotel to the train station, purchase of train tickets, bus to Machu Picchu, purchase of entrance to Machu Picchu and the return.

In order to take advantage of traveling in Cusco. Tour Leaders Peru Adventure takes care of all that process. So that our traveling friends enjoy the destination before and after traveling to Machu Picchu, leaving the work to us. You just have to come here and write to We will gladly help you!

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Cesar Conde

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I’m Cesar Conde, Tour Leader In Peru and my other side job is Nomadic Digital. I share my own Hiking Tour Experiences, travel stories, guides, and itineraries for travelers like you and me!


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