Are All the Circuits at Machu Picchu Different?

Are All the Circuits at Machu Picchu Different?

Here's what you need to understand about the 10 circuits at Machu Picchu. There are people buying entry tickets to different circuits thinking they will see something different on each one. The old Machu Picchu website still has…

How We Got to Machu Picchu On

How We Got to Machu Picchu On "The Wings Of A Condor"

Fortunately, it's not often that something goes horribly wrong on a trip. Issues with hotel reservations, tardy flights, missed trains or buses are one thing, but getting stranded in a far-flung location during a mudslide on the…

Flights to Huaraz, Peru Resume in 2024

Flights to Huaraz, Peru Resume in 2024

After waiting 6 long years, adventure travelers can now fly between Lima and Huaraz starting July 1, 2024. In case you don't know, Huaraz is a small town in the heart of the Peruvian Cordillera Blanca, and the hub to some of the…

Are Circuits Changing at Machu Picchu?

Are Circuits Changing at Machu Picchu?

Yes. It's true. It was officially announced less than two weeks from the date that it took effect on June 1, 2024. The Machu Picchu national park has been divided into 10 new routes, or circuits. All 10 routes are showing on the…

We Swear This is the Final NEW Machu PIcchu Ticket Sales Website

We Swear This is the Final NEW Machu PIcchu Ticket Sales Website

After several months of lots of computer coding, and then more coding, the final NEW Machu Picchu ticketing website is almost ready. But this time, before they launch, the Ministry of Culture is hosting the first round of meetings…

What to Know About Buying Machu Picchu Tickets Online

What to Know About Buying Machu Picchu Tickets Online

Let me explain to you about booking your trip to Machu Picchu. We're hearing from people who bought entry tickets from a ticket distributer or tour operator, only to encounter poor customer service. and slow, or no response to…

Is It Necessary For Everyone To Hike To Machu Picchu Ruins?

Is It Necessary For Everyone To Hike To Machu Picchu Ruins?

Are you confused about the hiking situation at the ancient city of Machu Picchu? Does everyone have to "hike" to enjoy the Inca citadel? I'm going to describe the various elements of traditional tours on the circuits inside the…

What's the Difference Between Machu Picchu Upper and Lower Circuits?

What's the Difference Between Machu Picchu Upper and Lower Circuits?

Many travelers heading off to explore the celebrated Machu Picchu ruins, are under the impression that their trip can be enhanced by buying entry tickets for more than one circuit. With 10 new one-way circuits to choose from,…

English Translation For Terms and Conditions For Buying Machu Picchu Tickets

English Translation For Terms and Conditions For Buying Machu Picchu Tickets

In case you don't speak Spanish, or you just can't find that little box with the link to see the official Terms & Conditions for buying Machu Picchu entry tickets, here it is translated into English. Everyone who buys an entry…

Should You Set Up a 1 Day Trip to Machu Picchu?

Should You Set Up a 1 Day Trip to Machu Picchu?

The latest trend is for travelers to organize their own trips from Cusco to Machu Picchu and back in one day. But this was not always the case. And there's a good reason. I'm getting emails from people who are struggling with…