What Happens if You Book an Inca Trail Hike to Machu Picchu and You Can't do it?

What Happens if You Book an Inca Trail Hike to Machu Picchu and You Can't do it?

After months of planning and organizing your Inca Trail Hiking adventure, you arrive in Cusco, then calamity strikes. Maybe you get a sudden gastro-intestinal bug or slip in the shower and break your arm. (it's happened!) Or you…

There are 3 Routes to Hike to Rainbow Mountain

There are 3 Routes to Hike to Rainbow Mountain

There are 3 routes to get to Vinicunca Mountain (Rainbow Mountain) Follow this link to get an update on the status of Rainbow Mountain hike after covid1-9 pandemic. 1. Original route via Chekacupe through Pitumarca community.…

How to Travel to Machu Picchu and the Pan American Games in Lima in 2019

How to Travel to Machu Picchu and the Pan American Games in Lima in 2019

Get ready everyone! One of the busiest travel destinations in the world is about to share the summer spotlight in 2019 with The Pan American Games XIV. If you were to combine a tsunami sporting event with a hurricane travel season,…

Machu Picchu - Print Kid's Games for the Car Ride

Machu Picchu - Print Kid's Games for the Car Ride

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Adventures in Flying to Machu Picchu: Avoid These Mistakes

Adventures in Flying to Machu Picchu: Avoid These Mistakes

Which airlines are the best? When is the best time to fly? Can you get direct flights to Machu Picchu? Are there alternative modes of transport? Can you get flights to Machu Picchu from Lima? And possibly one of the most important…

5 Pro Tips for Organizing the Perfect Trip to Machu Picchu

5 Pro Tips for Organizing the Perfect Trip to Machu Picchu

Don't let tight connections and poor planning ruin your trip to Machu Picchu. We're Machu Picchu travel experts and here's our list of top tips to help you make the most of your trip to the famous Inca citadel.  #1 - Be Flexible.  About…

Machu Picchu Update:  One Ticket One Entry

Machu Picchu Update: One Ticket One Entry

"One and done." That's one of the biggest changes at Machu Picchu in 2019. Each general entry ticket entitles the holder to enter one time.   And now there are new options for buying entry tickets after covid-19 in July 2020. The…

My Machu Picchu Reading List for Travelers

My Machu Picchu Reading List for Travelers

Whether you're anticipating a trip to Machu Picchu, or fueling your armchair wanderlust, these books are my favorites. I'm attracted to adventure mixed with a little science and historical facts. For ten years I've been traveling,…

The Truth About Overcrowding and the New Rules for Machu Picchu Entry Tickets

The Truth About Overcrowding and the New Rules for Machu Picchu Entry Tickets

For news about how corona virus and the pandemic is affecting the reopening and travel to Machu Picchu, follow this link to the news page. On December 10, 2018, the Peruvian government launched a new website with yet again a…

What You Need to Know About Travel to High-Altitude Destinations

What You Need to Know About Travel to High-Altitude Destinations

Eventually, everyone who plans a trip to Machu Picchu finds out just how much their genetic pre-disposition to adjust to high altitude affects the amount of suffering they may have to endure on their vacation. Everyone reacts…