Machu Picchu Tours
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Our Expert Travel Consultants have curated a list of our top 9 Machu Picchu Tours to inspire your dream vacation. As one of the Seven Wonders of the World, a tour of Machu Picchu is one of the most popular things to do on any trip to Peru. Dating back to the 15th century, this ancient citadel provides travelers with an in-depth view of the Incan civilization and its surrounding regions. Include popular activities in your Machu Picchu tour such as trekking the renowned Inca Trail, or riding the luxury Hiram Bingham Peru train. You can also seamlessly combine a trip to the Galapagos Islands or the Amazon Rainforest with your Machu Picchu Travel Package. Our custom-designed tours include hotels, private excursions, transportation, and local guides; we can include everything that you need on your trip to Machu Picchu.
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Blending cultures steeped in tradition, epic historical ruins, breathtaking landscapes, and tantalizing cuisine, our Essence of Peru Tour combines all the best of Peru. Accompanied by local guides, travelers are guaranteed an insiders’ look at the wonders that Peru has to offer, including Machu Picchu. Why not add a trek along the celebrated Inca trail? Or relax in comfort on one of the many trains on the way to the citadel. Learn about Machu Picchu’s background and, of course, take the time to explore the ruin by yourself, taking in every detail. Find your favorite spots, whether in an ancient structure or alongside an alpaca overlooking the stunning Andean mountain views. For a comprehensive tour of South America, consider our From Machu Picchu to Rio de Janeiro Tour. Explore the great wonders of not only Peru but exotic Brazil and Paraguay. Visit the cultural epicenter Lima, mystical Lake Titicaca, epic Iguazu Falls, quaint Asuncion and, of course, the beach paradise, Rio de Janeiro.
South America is an incredibly varied continent, with each region claiming its own unique cultures, significant sites, and natural beauty. Consider combining a tour of Machu Picchu with an Amazon Rainforest tour to experience the epic scope of this continent. From the highest peaks of the Andean mountain range, surrounded in history at Machu Picchu, venture into the biodiverse Peruvian Amazon Rainforest. Along the shores of the Tambopata River, relax in an ecolodge surrounded by nature. Excursions are centered around the incredible flora and fauna of the rainforest, spotting various jungle species, like the macaw, caiman and even jaguars.
Custom Machu Picchu Vacations
Planning a vacation to Machu Picchu requires an understanding of the various train options as well as booking tickets for shuttle buses and entrance tickets to Machu Picchu for different times of day – we take care of all these details. Our Machu Picchu vacations include all this, but more too! Our custom-designed tours are completely customizable and include hotels, private excursions, transportation, and local guides. We can include everything that you need, whether you’re in search of a comfortable or luxurious trip to Machu Picchu.
Machu Picchu Travel FAQ’s
Thinking about a Machu Picchu trip? Here’s a list of frequently asked questions we often hear from our guests. Visit our Machu Picchu Vacation Planning page for in-depth Machu Picchu travel tips.
When is the best time to visit Machu Picchu?
Wondering when the best time to visit Machu Picchu is? It is accessible year-round. The Inca Trail is closed in February for maintenance, but the ruins themselves are still open and can be reached by train. Machu Picchu has two distinct seasons: the wet season from November to March and the dry season from April to November. During the dry season, the skies are clear and temperatures are cooler, particularly at night. This is also considered the busy season, with an influx of visitors from June to August. The wet season is during the summer in Peru. In addition to increased rain, travelers can expect higher temperatures and fewer tourists crowds at the famed site and Cusco.
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