Restricted Access to Machu Picchu Historical Landmarks

Restricted Access to Machu Picchu Historical Landmarks

In the last 4 years, Peru authorities have made several significant changes that affect all visitors going to Machu Picchu. Tickets are now sold by the hour. circuits are one-way, and there is a dedicated exit gate, which some…

New Machu Picchu Airport Scheduled to Open in October 2024

New Machu Picchu Airport Scheduled to Open in October 2024

"Not so fast," say activists who have filed court documents to protect Chinchero, the ancient qechua village in the center of a political clash between regional authorities,whose mission is to increase access to Machu Picchu,…

Hydroelectric Train & Inca Trail Closed Temporarily March 2020

Hydroelectric Train & Inca Trail Closed Temporarily March 2020

March 2020. The rainy season in the Andes is known for its unpredictability. Beginning every year in December (ish), you never know where the precipitation will hit the hardest and what region will be affected the most. Coastal…

Looking for a Travel Companion to South America?

Looking for a Travel Companion to South America?

It's not only cheaper to travel with a buddy, it can be safer too. You're not alone. There are thousands of buddies out there searching for people like you. How can travel companions find each other? And now we have the extra…

Experience Insider Access on Your Trip to Peru

Experience Insider Access on Your Trip to Peru

What do you value most when you travel? Affordability or unique hands-on experiences? I've always known that the trips we arrange in South America are similar if not the same as the trips offered by well-known companies like Road…

What You Need to Know About Changing Your Inca Trail Permits

What You Need to Know About Changing Your Inca Trail Permits

Most people who book their Inca Trail permits in advance are set for their hike into Machu Picchu. But. What happens if you need to change your plans? We have had groups with various situations and real-life scenarios affect their…

Say Cheese! For the Cameras at Machu Picchu

Say Cheese! For the Cameras at Machu Picchu

Jose Bastante, head of the Machu Picchu archaeological park has confirmed that due to recent damage caused by 6 foreigners in a restricted area, the Peruvian government is planning to install high-tech cameras around the park. The…

6 Tourists Arrested in Machu Picchu January 2020

6 Tourists Arrested in Machu Picchu January 2020

Six tourists were arrested in Machu Picchu on Sunday January 14, 2020 for allegedly damaging the stonework in the Temple of the Sun and suspicion of defecating. One person from France, one from Chile, 2 from Brazil and 2 from…

How to Train for Machu Picchu Treks

How to Train for Machu Picchu Treks

As a leading provider of Machu Picchu small group tours and treks, the staff at Adios Adventure Travel understands that while having the proper clothing, equipment and hiking accessories is important for hiking the Inca Trail,…

Best Time to Avoid Crowds at Machu Picchu

Best Time to Avoid Crowds at Machu Picchu

I've traveled to Machu Picchu just about every month of the year over the course of more than 10 years. Not to say that travel trends don't change, but I have a pretty good idea how to avoid the crowds at Machu Picchu. My focus…