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Frequently asked questions about Machu Picchu, Salkantay, Inca Trail

Here we present the frequently asked questions that our clients usually ask us. Before making a general inquiry

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At your arrival to PERU, you are going to realize how amazing a multicultural country is with diverse history even from the beginning of humanity among the most amazing cultures to discover Inca culture within Machu Picchu. Do not let people tell you histories of Machu Picchu, discover by yourself. Yes, it is worth it visiting and discovering Machu Picchu the real treasure of the Incas.

When is the best time to visit Machu Picchu?

Along the year in the Peruvian Andes where Machu Picchu is located the are two important seasons the known as the wet and the dry season all together makes the four season of the year, during April to November high season of tourism enjoy the dry season amazing sunrises and sunshine pigmenting with an amazing color the Andean mountains, but from December to March low season tourism with Rain and sun coloring with rainbow experience the magical times during the wet season, Recommended any time of the year.

Best time to visit Machu Picchu and Galapagos?

November to March is the summertime in Peru and the wet season in the Peruvian Andes Machu Picchu nice time of the year low season tourism and enjoy the how green the mountain is changing at the same time December to May is the best time to visit Galapagos islands with nice weather, making pleasant conditions for hiking and wildlife spotting.

Best time of the day to visit Machu Picchu?

When you arrive at Machu Picchu town you are going to realize everyone is going to Machu Picchu early for many reasons to see the sunshine, to be first at Machu Picchu, or just to enjoy the early Machu Picchu, but everyone going early makes Machu Picchu to crowded too many people even with schedules, and the sunrise that early is not guaranteed that is why Machu Picchu Recommended any time of the day but if you have the chance to stay overnight at Machu Picchu town enjoy Machu Picchu at the late afternoon because everyone is leaving you can have Machu Picchu for yourself.

What is Machu Picchu weather by Month?

Machu Picchu weather by Month almost right to tell what the weather is going to be like but always make sure you carry all your gear even for rain when we are in the dry season, in conclusion, Machu Picchu is weather is unpredictable.

When can you visit Machu Picchu?

Visiting Machu Picchu any time of the year is perfect according to your vacation plans Enjoy Peru and Machu Picchu.

Is Machu Picchu worth it any time of the year?

Any time of the year is worth visiting Machu Picchu depending on your travel plans, we mostly recommend every visitor to be ready for any weather changes.

How to get to Machu Picchu from Lima

On your arrival to Lima anywhere from the world, you have many options according to the time and your travel plans. There are flights and buses to go anywhere in PERU ending at Machu Picchu. To flight from Lima into Cusco, 1 hour’s maximum and Flight schedule from 05:00 am until 10:00 pm every half an hour’s air traffic flight cost from Lima to Cusco 45 to 145 US dollars’ average. To Bus from Lima to Cusco and Machu Picchu rides for 1180 kilometers via Panamericana Sur Route, 20 hours in total with the morning and evening departure time schedules, Bus ticket cost from Lima to Cusco from 30 to 80 us dollars.

Is worth going to Machu Picchu by Car?

Not it’s not worth to spend long 7 hours by car and depending on the weather and landslides to risk the chances to visit Machu Picchu that is why we do not recommend to do Machu Picchu by car but it’s an option that people takes if you are very budget to visit Machu Picchu by car consider as the cheapest way to go to Machu Picchu.

What is the altitude of Machu Picchu Peru?

The Altitude is 7972 ft. 2430 m. known as the could forest surrounded by sacred mountain peaks.

The two day Inca Trail or the Short Inca Trail goes along the classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu after a 1-hour train from Ollantaytambo arriving at Km 105 the first checkpoint before you start hiking to the Inca Trail for the first day 11 Kilometers to arrive at the famous sun Machu Picchu Sun Gate, the first viewpoint of Machu Picchu after all day long hiking enjoy sunset at Machu Picchu, before returning the next day to explore and discover the Treasure of the Incas Machu Picchu.

How many days does the Inca Trail take?

the worlds famous Inca Trail to Machu Picchu takes a four-day tree night tour going along from the Andes to the could forest for over 46 miles heading from the Sacred Valley of the Incas up to the dead woman pass over 13,828 ft. descending to the cloud forest to finally arrive at Machu Picchu the early morning on the four-day the first viewpoint of Machu Picchu is the Sun Gate.

Is the Inca Trail difficult?

No, if you are preparing for the hike with a few days of acclimation, the level of difficulty on the Inca Trail is according to the plans on adaptions to the altitude at your arrival to Cusco at list few days before the hike there is a daily activity you can do before the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. If you never hike before all of the authorized Inca Trail Tour Operators had expert tour guides to train you physically and mentally.

Has anyone died on the 2 days Inca Trail?

No one died on the 2 day Inca Trail the main reason is that only authorize tour companies are allowed to work with the visitors having all the safety regulations established by the Peruvian Minister of Culture.

How Much does it cost to do the Inca Trail? 

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu the famous trail in the world that every traveler wants to hike is always fully booked with time in advance according to the time of the year the Inca Trail cost changes especially with authorized tour companies that offer group tours four day Inca Trail from 600 US dollars up to 1,200 depending what they offer into the package usually is all-inclusive.

How much does it cost to hike the Inca Trail? 

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu the famous trail in the world that every traveler wants to hike is always fully booked with time in advance according to the time of the year the Inca Trail cost changes especially with authorize tour companies that offer group tours four day Inca Trail from 600 US dollars up to 1,200 depending what they offer into the package usually is all-inclusive.

How far in advance should I book the Inca Trail? 

At list four months in advance to book the Inca Trail Tickets only by authorized tour companies,

Can you hike to Machu Picchu in one day? 

There is a tour called the short Inca Trail or the two-day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu the first-day hike for 11 kilometers on the Inca Trail arrives at the sun gate and Machu Picchu with a chance to return the second day and enjoy more of Machu Picchu.

Are Inca trail tours to Machu Picchu available in 2020? 

With the latest news from COVID – 19 in Peru, there are chances to Open the Inca Trail in early June 2021 means that 2020 is going to be fully available for anyone coming to adventure the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu we are still waiting for further notices from the Minister of Culture or Peruvian government.

The main reason that Machu Picchu was built is to keep the track of astronomy with the moving Earth and find out the timelines to work the land and worship their mountain gods and Pacha Mama, Mother Earth. That is why Machu Picchu is so special even more to discover shortly.

What are some good reasons to visit Machu Picchu? 

The main good reason to visit Machu Picchu is not only its people, food and beautiful country. The main good reason to visit Machu Picchu is the life-changing connection you are going to experience, don’t let people tell you the history, discover by yourself and live the experience.

Why Machu Picchu is a wonder of the world? 

Why not would Machu Picchu be a Wonder of the world? Its located on the top of the Mountain surrounded by the Vilcanota River and very well protected by the mountain gods and the only privileged place of the ancient royalty.

4 hours’ train from Cusco to Machu Picchu or 3-hour Bus and Train from Cusco to Machu Picchu and train from Ollantaytambo 112 km. or 69.6 miles, there are several options to get to Machu Picchu on your own or hire a recommended authorize tour company however enjoy the Wonder of the world.

How long does it take to get to Machu Picchu from Cusco?

Once you arrive at Cusco there are different options to get from Cusco to Machu Picchu, the train ride from Cusco train station takes 4 hours depending on the type of train you get service on board and restrooms to Machu Picchu town, the other most common option is to get a taxi from Cusco to Ollantaytambo Train station 1 hour and a half driving, aboard the train a 2 hours’ train ride to macho Picchu town however those options are available every day.

Can you do Machu Picchu in one day from Cusco? 

Of course, there are different several services from Cusco to Machu Picchu in one-day round trip tours mainly departures early morning to catch the first train within four hours after arrival to the wonder of the world Machu Picchu, with time enough for a guided tour and explore part of the city by yourself, late afternoon to come back to Cusco.

How much is the train from Cusco to Machu Picchu? 

The train services are priced according to the services you get onboard from budget midrange and luxury services, pricing starts from 75 us dollars up to 850 us dollars round trip.

How to get the train from Cusco to Machu Picchu?

On your arrival to Cusco, there are signs and tourism information to get to the train station even in our www.qosqoexpeditions.com find the travel map to Machu Picchu easy and safe to get to the train station in Cusco and Ollantaytambo train station.

Is there a Bus from Cusco to Machu Picchu? 

Yes, there is a bus from Cusco to Machu Picchu known as the longest trip to Machu Picchu and the cheapest called Machu Picchu by Car not recommended even by the Peruvian government especially in the rain season the route drives northwest from Cusco driving over the Andes for 6 hours’ highway and dirt route over the Amazon jungle, once you arrive the bus stop 2-hour hike gets you into Machu Picchu.

No, it’s not difficult especially when you have the options of horse riding on the way especially on the most difficult part, or even having a luxury hotel for every night provided by mountain lodges of Peru,

Is the Salkantay trek worth it?

The amazing Salkantay Trekking to Machu Picchu consider by National Geographic as the best 25 hikes in the world, that makes Salkantay Trek the most attractive for every visitor coming to Peru, the Salkantay Trek starts in the Andes of Peru Cusco going through different land escapes to the Amazon and finally, cloud forest five days’ hike into Machu Picchu creates memorable experiences high recommended by the worlds travel advisor.

Which is better Inca Trail or Salkantay Trek? 

Both are amazing hikes with the difference that Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is more traditional plus the trail was sacred made for ancient Inca royalty and feels the power of the mountain gods on your adventure to Machu Picchu, and Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu has more of biodiversity same landscapes with more liberty to explore non-regulated limits to explore more of nature same feeling when you get over the highest pass the feeling of the mountain spirits empowers your adventure to Machu Picchu.

How much does the Salkantay Trek cost?

The pricing is according to the service you get on the tour with options of several tour companies offering prices from 250 us dollars up to 800 us dollars, optional set tour groups are with every day departures and the private tours with Salkantay glamping tour that offers great food and comfortable camping with all different services every day.

How long is the Salkantay Trail? 

The amazing Salkantay trekking takes five days’ tour including Machu Picchu of course that can manage to even four days Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu according to your preference, but always remember to book with a very certificate tour companies to avoid bad experiences on the way.

Is the Salkantay Trail worth it? 

Salkantay Trekking considered one of the best 25 hikes in the world by National Geographic in 2019, it is the most recommended alternative Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu, over the years the type of tours had been developed according to the demand of tourism from basic camping tours, glass domes, luxury Hotel Mountain Lodge of Peru, Salkantay Glamping Tours luxury private service camping tours to Machu Picchu, etc. Yes, it is worth it to visit Machu Picchu by Salkantay Trek.

How far do you have to hike to get to Machu Picchu? 

Once you get a bus from Machu Picchu town nine kilometers zigzag drive over the could forest arrive at the bus station once you the off the bus you are going to see the checkpoint which is flat walking mainly after the Machu Picchu Entrance Ticket Checking you are going to walk for 5 minutes there is the wonder of the world Machu Picchu once you are there are many options how to explore, from walking around of just sitting and enjoy the view.

Can you do the Salkantay trek without a guide? 

The best way to experience Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu is to hire an authorized tour operator that includes the tour guide, entrance tickets, food, etc. that way you avoid all the logistic issues and more time to enjoy, but if you still adventure to Salkantay Trek without a tour guide is possible but before you start hiking the Salkantay Trek make sure you have all the information and is safe to do it.

What is the Salkantay trek elevation? 

The Salkantay Trek length goes along the Andes starts from the on the west north of Cusco town name Soraypampa from 12,631ft. up to considered moderated that part the Andes area, the highest elevation on Salkantay Pass is 15,090 ft. considered difficult that part of the Andes Salkantay glacier, after the Salkantay Trekking highest pass is all downhill into the cloud forest then to the amazon, finally to Machu Picchu over 7,972 ft.

What is worth it Salkantay Trek vs Inca Trail  

Both are amazing hikes with the difference that Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is more traditional plus the trail was sacred made for ancient Inca royalty and feels the power of the mountain gods on your adventure to Machu Picchu, and Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu has more of biodiversity same landscapes with more liberty to explore non-regulated limits to explore more of nature same feeling when you get over the highest pass the feeling of the mountain spirits empowers your adventure to Machu Picchu.

what is Salkantay Trek’s level of difficulty? 

The part of the Andes at the highest pass is considered from a moderate hike to difficult but nothing impossible when you have a chance to acclimate and get ready a few days before you start the amazing Salkantay Trek.

Which is better Inca Trail or Salkantay trail?

Both are amazing hikes with the difference that Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is more traditional plus the trail was sacred made for ancient Inca royalty and feels the power of the mountain gods on your adventure to Machu Picchu, and Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu has more of biodiversity same landscapes with more liberty to explore non-regulated limits to explore more of nature same feeling when you get over the highest pass the feeling of the mountain spirits empowers your adventure to Machu Picchu.

Anywhere in the USA. Are always airport connections to get to the closes airport from your home town to fly to Lima Peru at the same time get a flight from Lima to Cusco for one hour then get a taxi from the airport of Cusco to Ollantaytambo Train station than two hours’ train to finally arrive at Machu Picchu.

Booking your Machu Picchu tickets in advance is always recommended to avoid any last-minute problems especially with your time to enjoy more of Cusco and Peru, we recommended to link the Peruvian web site www.Machupicchu.gob.pe or ask any of our travel advisors to help you book your dream vacations.

How do I get tickets to Machu Picchu in 2020?

Booking your Machu Picchu tickets in advance is always recommended to avoid any last-minute problems especially with your time to enjoy more of Cusco and Peru, we recommended to link the Peruvian web site www.Machupicchu.gob.pe or ask any of our travel advisors to help you book your dream vacation Tickets any of the regulations did not change even after the COVID – 19 2020

Very usual questions about how to get from Cusco to Machu Picchu, at your arrival to Cusco you are going to have many options, do by yourself or hire a recommended tour company deepens on your budget, get a Machu Picchu Map, once you find out the distance, first get a Bus or Taxi to the train station located in the heart of the Sacred Valley Ollantaytambo you can get a train ticket online with Peru Rail company or Inca Rail even get tickets at the train station, aboard the train for two hours arrive at Machu Picchu town, for overnight or short staying a cording to your time. But you can save all the time you want to by hiring a tour company is up to you.

Is there a bus from Cusco to Machu Picchu? 

Yes, there is a bus from Cusco to Machu Picchu known as the longest trip to Machu Picchu and the cheapest called Machu Picchu by Car not recommended even by the Peruvian government especially in the rain season the route drives northwest from Cusco driving over the Andes for 6 hours’ highway and dirt route over the Amazon jungle, once you arrive the bus stop 2-hour hike gets you into Machu Picchu.

Cusco to Machu Picchu distance 

4 hours’ train from Cusco to Machu Picchu or 3-hour Bus and Train from Cusco to Machu Picchu and train from Ollantaytambo 112 km. or 69.6 miles

How much is the entrance to Machu Picchu? 

The cost to get to Machu Picchu is 152 Soles 45 us dollars per person the price doesn’t change for any time of the year reasons.

However, is safe to visit Machu Picchu with the right information and check if your tour Operator is authorizing and regulated by Director Cusco.

What city do you fly into Machu Picchu? 

On your arrival to Lima Peru, there are many flights to get to Cusco city, Cusco is the main tourism and safe city to get to before you go to Machu Picchu.

How do tourists get to Machu Picchu? 

Every tourist going to Machu Picchu had many options the main and the most classic options are getting a train from Cusco to Machu Picchu or doing an alternative hike however is very safe and easy to get all the information once you are in Cusco or contact our travel experts before you come to Peru and Machu Picchu

What is the fastest way to get to Machu Picchu?

The fastest way to go to Machu Picchu is by Taxi from Cusco airport to Ollantaytambo one hour and a half, and Train from Ollantaytambo then two-hour train to Machu Picchu town.

Is hard to get to Machu Picchu?

It is very easy having all the information and most people are English spoken and very helpful if you need information how to get to Machu Picchu.

Is Machu Picchu worth?

Yes, very Worth you are going to have a lifetime experience by visiting Machu Picchu and the surrounding within enjoys every place you stay food and traditions and the most important is very safe.

What’s so great about Machu Picchu? 

Is the history and the amazing ancient Inca culture architecture design located on the top of the mounting surrounded by mounting gods, and the spectacular feeling when you are at the site gives you a lifetime experience.

How long should I spend in Machu Picchu? 

Within the new Peruvian government regulations, the last couple of years, you can only visit Machu Picchu for 2 hours but with and options on hiking in the surrounding optional trails you can spend at least 4 hours or more but most people had 3 hours’ tour experience on discovering Machu Picchu.

What is the best month to visit Machu Picchu?

Every month of the year is especial to visit Machu Picchu, but the most important times on the Inca religion was on June 21st for the winter solstice everyone at Machu Picchu is going to experience the importance of the Andean new year the sun gets lined with the temple of the sun creating a sign of a new era for agriculture and predictions to the Inca culture.

What is the best Machu Picchu Tour?

The best Tour to Machu Picchu is when you Tailor-make your vacation with the best hotel, train, and food options according to your preference.

What is Machu Picchu best Known for?

Machu Picchu was best known for the lost city of the Incas, a place that the Spanish Conquistadores never arrive and when they found was cover and safe by Mother Nature. Nowadays Machu Picchu is one of the seven wonders of the world.

It is not expensive. Depending on your budget there are many options for how to visit Machu Picchu you can tour from 160 us dollars up to the unlimited budget, travel budget to Machu Picchu, travel Expedition to Machu Picchu, travel midrange to Machu Picchu, and travel Luxury to Machu Picchu.

Has anyone died at Machu Picchu? 

Since Machu Picchu was opened to the world in 1925 we had few accidents but nothing was caused by Machu Picchu conditions, it was all because some people never fallow the rules like not jumping for photos or not using the signs, other than mentioned details is very safe to visit especially if you have a tour guide and an authorize tour Operator.

Are there any luxury vacation planners? 

Yes, there are many Luxury tours to Machu Picchu once you look at the web sites you can find many options but the most recommended Luxury travel planners are the ones that tailor makes, putting all your ideas to create unusual travel programs and also the ones that are recommending the best hotels and the best timing to visit every archeological site, at Qosqo Expeditions our travel advisors are ready to show you more than one option to do make your vacation into a lifetime experience.

How Much does it cost to go to Machu Picchu? 

The entrance fee to Machu Picchu is 152 in Peruvian soles in dollars is 47 us dollars valid only for one entrance if you return the next day you need a new ticket.

What are the best Machu Picchu Tours? 

The best Machu Picchu tour we recommended is to enjoy Cusco tours and Sacred Valley that involves gastronomy maybe with a cooking class in Urubamba main town of the Sacred Valley, also enjoy the hotels with best locations with outstanding views, all of those activities before you visit Machu Picchu with a nice train ride with service on board like the Vista dome Train or Hiram Bingham luxury train. But of course is up to you the best tours are always when you bring your ideas to tailor-make a program that fits with your budget and travel style.

How many days do you need in Machu Picchu? 

Most people stay one day to tour at Machu Picchu and the surroundings but we always had the experience that Machu Picchu in two days is better, the best recommendation is to visit Machu Picchu the first day with a tour guide and full of history enjoy every corner of the Machu Picchu Tour, next day explore in your way to relax enjoy jus the view with photographs, or even hike to the optional tours, Wayna Picchu mounting, Machu Picchu Mounting or Sun gate any of those options has an impressive view to Machu Picchu.

 Is worth 1 day Machu Picchu Tour? 

Yes, it is worth visiting Machu Picchu only in one day but very exhausted as well because to tour Machu Picchu in one day you need to leave Cusco very early to arrive at Machu Picchu at least 10 am but if you don’t have a chance to stay longer is a great option you are not missing anything, just the overnight hotel stays at Machu Picchu town.

How long does it take Machu Picchu Tours from Cusco? 

Cusco to Machu Picchu is a 4 hours’ train ride from Cusco or bus to Ollantaytambo train station from Cusco one-hour bus and train for Two hours to Machu Picchu Town.

Why Machu Picchu is a wonder of the world? 

On July 7 2007 Machu Picchu was chosen as one of the new seven wonders of the modern world, chosen by 100 million people around the world. The main reason why Machu Picchu is chosen the new seven wonders of the world is because of the amazing ancient built on the top of the mountain with the incredible engineering nowadays we are still working to discover more how they did it.

Why is Machu Picchu so especial? 

The main reason to be special is the history of Machu Picchu and why the built without any technology in ancient times with such organize cultural times that ancient royalty made Machu Picchu was to worship and developed more astronomy skills, that why it’s even more special when you are at Machu Picchu and fell been close to the gods.

What is the importance of Machu Picchu for it to be part of the 7 new wonders of the world?

On July 7 2007 Machu Picchu was chosen as one of the new seven wonders of the modern world, chosen by 100 million people around the world. The main reason why Machu Picchu is chosen the new seven wonders of the world is because of the amazing ancient built on the top of the mountain with the incredible engineering nowadays we are still working to discover more how they did it.

How far in advance can you buy Machu Picchu tickets? 

To get Machu Picchu tickets booking at least one month ahead before you come to Peru to not risk your vacation on visiting Machu Picchu, the early the better, for your travel plans.

The entrance fee to Machu Picchu is 152 in Peruvian soles in dollars is 47 us dollars valid only for one entrance if you return the next day you need a new ticket.

Where can I buy Machu Picchu Tickets?

Booking your Machu Picchu tickets in advance is always recommended to avoid any last-minute problems especially with your time to enjoy more of Cusco and Peru, we recommended to link the Peruvian web site www.Machupicchu.gob.pe or ask any of our travel advisors to help you book your dream vacation Tickets any of the regulations did not change even after the COVID – 19 2020

What is the cheapest way to get to Machu Picchu? 

The is always an option to get to Machu Picchu according to your budget, the cheapest way is by having to book all by yourself, like entrance fee to Machu Picchu, train tickets to get to Machu Picchu, hotels at your leisure for different prices located downtown Cusco. But more important is the get the right information before you come here, at Qosqo expeditions we have our travel advisors to help you and give you the right options when coming to Peru to stay safe and comfortable.

Do you have to pay to get into Machu Picchu? 

Yes, you have to Pay 47 us dollars as entrance fee only one entrance available on the Machu Picchu tickets explains only one person can use it and schedule entrance time for only 3 hours maximum to explore de Machu Picchu.

Where can I buy tickets for Machu Picchu? 

Booking your Machu Picchu tickets in advance is always recommended to avoid any last-minute problems especially with your time to enjoy more of Cusco and Peru, we recommended linking the Peruvian web site www.Machupicchu.gob.pe or ask any of our travel advisors to help you book your dream vacation Tickets any of the regulations did not change even after the COVID – 19 2020

Is Machu Picchu entrance available for 2020? 

Yes, it is according to the new government notices is available to travel at any time of the year having to follow the Covid – 19 protocols and your travel vaccine card from covid – 19.

When will Peru reopen? 

YES, with only 40% capacity and following the safety protocols. Wear always mask, wear facial protection, handy your alcohol all the time, keep a 6-foot distance from visitor and tour guides, Tour Groups are limited to 8 people, the temperature will be check before and entry every archeological site if the temperature is over 100 cannot enter to the archeological site, the circuits are opened to go one-way entry and one-way exit to avoid agglomeration and contagious, yes Peru is reopening now to the world.

How is Machu Picchu in Covid – 19 Times? 

with caution, the travel option to Peru is only with a negative antigen test done upon your arrival or after completing your 14 days’ quarantine the two options must be done in addition to the negative PCR test before your departure with the safety protocols. On October 13th, 2020 Peru has received the Safe Travels Stamp from the world travel and tourism council, after we had created the health measures and protocols that must be fallow by residents and visitors.

When will Peru open the borders? 

At Qosqo Expeditions we are concern about the Pandemic problem around the world has crashed with the economy and amounts of people dying every day since the Covid – 19 started in Peru the country was locked down from 14th March 2020, after 1 year Peru has gradually opened to the world with 40 % maximum capacity to avoid contagious at the same time to reactivate the economy on January 26, all airline passengers coming from the United States and 36 countries with people from 2 years old to older people must provide negative COVID – 19 viral test taken within 3 days before you travel to the country of Peru with documentation of a licensed health care provider if you had been recover from Covid – 19 you have to bring the information from the last 90 days preceding travel

Is Peru’s flight suspended?

All of the flights are already reopening to the world but still with limited capacity, by April 11 when the Peruvian President elections are over the notice of the new regulations, to keep opening the borders to get the economy back and help the tourism with more facilities.

Travel to Peru from the US after the Corona Virus 

No need 14-day quarantine when travel to Peru that was the last update from the Peruvian tourism minister, with people from 2 years old to older people must provide negative COVID – 19 viral test taken within 3 days before you travel to the country of Peru with documentation of a licensed health care provider if you had been recover from Covid – 19 you have to bring the information from the last 90 days preceding travel

Yes, it is working got more information efficiently we do recommend the Peruvian embassy website with the last updates about all the Covid – 19 issues before you travel to Peru www.usembassy.gov.

How is Peru with Covid – 19 restrictions? 

YES, with caution, the travel option to Peru is only with a negative antigen test done upon your arrival or after completing your 14 days’ quarantine the two options must be done in addition to the negative PCR test before your departure with the safety protocols. On October 13th, 2020 Peru has received the Safe Travels Stamp from the world travel and tourism council, after we had created the health measures and protocols that must be fallow by residents and visitors.

How long does it take to hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu? 

the worlds famous Inca Trail to Machu Picchu takes a four-day tree night tour going along from the Andes to the could forest for over 46 miles heading from the Sacred Valley of the Incas up to the dead woman pass over 13,828 ft. descending to the cloud forest to finally arrive in Machu Picchu the early morning on the four-day the first viewpoint of Machu Picchu is the Sun Gate.

How long does it take to hike to Machu Picchu? 

Once you are at Machu Picchu town it takes only 2 hours uphill from downtown, but if you are at Machu Picchu entrance already doesn’t take longer than 5 minutes to the impressive archeological site walking flat and easy to find the trail is all sign.

Is the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu hard?

No is not hard even if you are not fit there is always an option to get acclimate few days before you start hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, that why we only recommended authorize tour companies to book with they have all of the information before you hike the Inca Trail Machu Picchu at Qosqo expeditions we are ready to help you with all the questions about Inca Trail.

Is the Inca Trail dangerous? 

No is not because every authorized tour company is preparing to keep all the visitors safe and provide the safety equipment before you start hiking.

How to get a tour to Inca Trail to Machu Picchu? 

To book a tour on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu always in advance is very recommended to find out with Qosqo expeditions all the details how to book safe with our travel advisors.

Has anyone died on the Inca Trail? 

No one died because we are very regulated by the Peruvian minister of tourism to keep all the safety measures

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