The Best Time to Hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

The Inca Trail in Peru is arguably one of the most well-known hikes in the world. That means that you need to plan in advance for this trek because it gets booked up fast considering how the Peruvian government has set daily limits on how many people can enter the Inca Trail. Planning in advance … Read more

The Best Time to Climb Machu Picchu

First off – can you climb Machu Picchu? Yes! Your unforgettable bucket list trip to Machu Picchu can include a short climb or hike from Aguas Calientes (a.k.a. Machupicchu Town) at the base of the mountain to the entrance of the Machu Picchu archeological site at the top of the mountain. This hour-long entirely uphill … Read more

Machu Picchu: Best Month to Visit

I know I’ve previously shared my opinion on the best month to visit Machu Picchu, but I recognize I cheated a bit by covering the advantages of visiting Machu Picchu pretty much any time of the year. So, here’s a much more specific follow-up post with expert opinion on the best time to visit Machu … Read more

Cristian on “When Is a Good Time to Visit Peru?”

I loved this answer from Cristian from Lima (the capital city of Peru) about the best time to visit Peru. People have such differing opinions, partially because the best time of year to visit Peru (at least in terms of weather) is completely different depending on which part of Peru you’re going to. We have … Read more

Martina on “When Is the Best Time to Visit Peru?”

Martina from the Slovak Republic says that “April or May” is the best time of year to visit Peru. Here’s her rationale, including some fantastic shots of the city of Cusco. Her passion for Cusco, Peru shines through in this video! Martina: Hola chicos. [Hi guys]. Sending greetings from Peru, actually from the beautiful Cusco. … Read more

When Is the Best Month to Visit Machu Picchu?

As the most well-known archeological site still left standing and dating back to the Incan civilization from the 15th and 16th centuries, tourists come to Cusco to visit Machu Picchu all year round. Getting from Lima to Cusco is only the first part of the adventure. You’ll visit Machu Picchu from Cusco, which itself is … Read more


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