Machu Picchu is the most familiar icon of Inca civilization and it is most important tourist attraction of Cusco and Peru. Every year, there are 3000 travelers visiting the lost city of the Incas, either by foot, by train or by car. While most visitors focus on the ruins of Machu Picchu, the landscapes enveloping it prove just as stunning as the stone ruins themselves. if your travelling to Machu Picchu with kids, we recommend to keep your eyes open for exceptional views extending across the Sacred Valley and along the Urubamba River below. The Machu Picchu citadel sits cradled between the impressive Andes Mountains and sub-tropical zone (Jungle) that dominate the scenery. Machu Picchu is ubicated at 2300 m/ 7546 ft.
"Machu Picchu is open every years and it was never closed until to 2020"
This year showed up the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Peruvian government declared the emergency of Peru and the all tourist attraction of Peru were closed. No, The travelers couldn´t visit Machu Picchu and today the traveler are waiting the Machu Picchu refund.
May 11th 2020. The Peruvian government declared the follow:
Machu Picchu will open on 1st July 2020 and the all travellers can visit again the lost city of the Incas. This information was publicated in the Peruvian newspaper. This news gladed to the all travelers, tour operator and travel agency. Machu Picchu re-open again.
Yes. it is not lie! Machu Picchu tickets is free during the 1st July to 31 December 2020. The peruvian government declared the free pass to the lost ciy of the Incas.
Yes, Machu Picchu is cheaper for this year and we recommend, you don´t lose this oportunite to visit the citadel. The Perurail and Inca Trail train company will help to get the cheap ticket train to machu Picchu.
The Aguas Calientes town will wait for the all travelers with the special price and discount in the restaurants
The Inca Trail is closing on February month-. The all Inca Trail routes are closing for the maintenance and cleaning of the trails. During this closing the rainforest is recovers and the fauna back to the trail.
On the 2020: The Inca Trail was closed two times. Between 1st February and 15th March 2020. Because the rain season maked collapsed the all routes of the Inca Trail. There were a dead in this season and the Peruvian government declared the temporary closed.
On March 16th: the Inca Trail closed again. The Coronavirus arrived to Peru and the government order the temporary closure of the Inca trail and all tourist attraction of the Peru. The peruvian people complied the quarentine.
The Peruvian governmend declared. On July 1st: The Inca Trail re-open and the all traveler can walk in the most beautiful trail to Machu Picchu.
Yes. The Inca Trail is free, you can enter to Inca trail without Inca trail tickets. but its very important to book in advance with a Local Tour Operator. It is free the pass to Inca trail, but you will need to get the service of the tour operator, you can´t enter the Inca trail by yourself.
If no, no worries, if the Inca Trail is closed as you can still hike one of so called Alternative Treks to Machu Picchu!
Although the famous Inca Trail gets all of the attention, there are a handful of hiking options when it comes to reaching Machu Picchu. The name is alternative trail to the Inca Trail. These trails involves the most beautiful natural trails to Machu Picchu. These Alternative Treks are the following:
Inca Quarry Trail departing from Ollantaytambo, another ancient Inca city and gateway to Machu Picchu.
Salkantay trek departing from Mollepata and finishing in Aguas Calientes, the last day you will wake up early to visit the lost city of the Incas,
Lares Trek departure from the hot spring of Lares and finishing in Ollantaytambo (Inca small town), then take the train to Aguas Calientes.
If you want to the adrenaline trip, we recommend the Inca Jungle Trek departing in Abra Malaga and finishing in Aguas Calientes. During this trail, you will add the adrenaline activities like to biking, zipline, rafing. In case you have a long holidays.
Choquequirao to Machu Picchu involve the 9 day hike to Machu Picchu and this trail is most complete of the Inca Trail. Explore two lost cities of the Incas, small original Inca Trails, beautiful landscapes. Along the way, you’ll visit many local villages and significant, yet lesser known, archaeological ruins. The Choquequirao to Machu Picchu proves challenging and is not suited for younger children. What’s more, the Peruvian government has now made it mandatory for visitors to have guided tours. Fortunately, a great private guide is the best way to ensure your best experience at your own pace.