Alternative Routes Don't Actually Go TO Machu Picchu

Alternative Routes Don't Actually Go TO Machu Picchu

This is perhaps one of the most misunderstood concepts about the alternative hikes and treks in Peru. Do these hikes let you walk in to Machu Picchu? No. But they all include a visit of Machu Picchu. It's important to understand…

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

After years of wrangling over property rights and other legal mumbo-jumbo, the struggle to re-activate the construction of an airport in the farmlands surrounding Chinchero has ended, and actual work is about to resume. As of…

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,…