More Machu Picchu Travel Information

Following you can find some great external links to other websites with some great information on Machu Picchu.

Complementary routes in Machu Picchu

Here you can find more details on the complementary visitors circuits at Machu Picchu.

https://www.howtotraveltomachupicchu.com/travel-tips/alternatives-climbing-huayna-picchu

The Temples of Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is home to several temples and special constructions; here we will tell you more about the ones you should not miss during your visit.

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Best time of the year to visit Machu Picchu

Timing is everything and this is also true for your visit to Machu Picchu; find out what is the best time of the year and best time of the day. https://www.howtotraveltomachupicchu.com/travel-tips/machu-picchu-weather-best-time-year-visit-machu-picchu

Classic 4 Day Inca Trail

Details on the classic 4 day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. How to get your tickets, distances, altitudes and insider tips.

https://www.howtotraveltomachupicchu.com/treks/4-day-classic-inca-trail

Short 2 Day Inca Trail

For those who want to see Machu Picchu arriving through the Sun Gate but are not too fond of the idea of having to camp. The two day version may be right up your alley. Here you can find the details.

https://www.howtotraveltomachupicchu.com/treks/two-day-inca-trail-machu-picchu

5 Day Salkantay Hike to Machu Picchu

The most popular alternative to the Inca Trail hike to Machu Picchu. Trek from the breathtaking highlands to the humid cloudforest during these magical 5 day ending at Machu Picchu.

https://www.howtotraveltomachupicchu.com/search/node/salkantay

Traveling to Machu Picchu by road

It is not possible to get to Machu Picchu by road but you can get close. It is quite the undertaking and requires some good drivers but can save you some bucks if you are up for the adventure.

https://www.howtotraveltomachupicchu.com/getting-machu-picchu-road

Flights to Machu Picchu

You won’t be able to fly to Machu Picchu but what is the closest I can fly into? Also, what about the new Cusco airport people keep talking about?

https://www.perutravelsonline.com/node/152

Machu Picchu Restaurants

Find out some of our favorite restaurants in Machu Picchu and surroundings. Here you can find some amazing food, guaranteed to give you the energy to discover this Lost City in the Andes.

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Machu Picchu Visitor Tips Machu Picchu is a unique and adventurous destination but is perhaps not as easy to get to as some of the other bucket list destinations that often get listed. For the Colosseum you fly to Rome and the rest is all pretty straight forward. For Christ the Redeemer you fly to Rio and can even take a taxi there. For Machu Picchu this is not that simple making that one would need at least two (preferably more) days in Peru to see Machu Picchu.

Machu Picchu Altitude

Machu Picchu is located on 7,350ft, much lower than Cusco Most visitors have little or no issues with the altitude in Machu Picchu The lower altitude and proximity to the jungle makes the Machu Picchu climate warmer and more humid The lower altitude is the reason some visitors prefer first to visit machu Picchu and then Cusco Machu Picchu is located about 100km (3 hours) from Cusco Cusco is infamous for its high altitude (almost 12,000ft (3,500m) and the chances of getting altitude sickness.

LATEST UPDATE; Train services to Machu Picchu reinstated

Train services to Machu Picchu have been reinstated according the normal schedule All visitors can complete their Machu Picchu visit as planned Water levels of the Vilcanota River have returned to normal levels The train companies remain vigilant of the situation January and February are the months with most rain in the Machu Picchu region January 6, 2020 This morning Ferrocarril Transandino S.A, the company that runs the train tracks to Machu Picchu, informed the train companies Peru Rail and Inca Rail they can resume train services to and from Machu Picchu according to the normal schedule and frequencies.

Latest Update - Machu Picchu inaccessible by train

TRAIN SERVICES TO MACHU PICCHU HAVE RESUMED Related Content : TRAIN SERVICES TO MACHU PICCHU HAVE RESUMED January 6, 2020 - Yesterday a press release was emitted by Ferrocarril Transandino S.A, the company that runs the train tracks to Machu Picchu, that till further notice there would not be any trains allowed to travel to Machu Picchu. This is because the rising waters of the Vilcanota (Urubamba) River are threatening the train tracks that run besides them.

Latest News; Machu Picchu Temporarily Not accessible

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