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10 Steps to creating the ideal Machu Picchu trip

Step by Step guide to creating your own Machu Picchu Trip Visiting Machu Picchu with the mandatory times, train times, bus departures etc…did not become easier but not everyone wants to pay a travel agent to make sure you visit Machu Picchu in the best way possible. For the intrepid travelers among us, following a 10 step guide to follow to make sure you make the most out of your time at Machu Picchu.

Problems with paying for Machu Picchu tickets online?

As every year the official government website ( is running behind on the sale of Machu Picchu tickets for 2020. At this time (December 2019) the only tickets available online are till January 5, 2020. All other Machu Picchu tickets for 2020 will not be available online till January 2. It seems prices will remain the same as in 2019. Related Content : Details on Machu Picchu entrance tickets for 2020

Overall cost Of traveling to Peru & MP?

As with many of the new world wonders, traveling to Machu Picchu comes at a cost. The actual costs can of course be influenced by the choices of the individual traveler but for most people the basic costs will include; entrance tickets (around US$60pp), train tickets (from US$120pp for the return trip) and buses to and from the entrance (US$24pp). Apart from this you need to get to and from the train station, spend the night in a hotel somewhere and of course need some food and water.

New rules for Machu Picchu in 2017, are some being enforced in 2020?

In 2017 the INC, governing body for Machu Picchu started implementing new rules and regulations for visitors to Machu Picchu. The aim for these are to better manage the number of visitors, waiting times and general management. These rules took some time to implement and many of these are only being enforced from 2020 onward. Related Content : Details on Machu Picchu entrance tickets for 2020