When canceling at least 30 days before the scheduled visit, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 29 and 08 days before the scheduled visit, there is a 50% cancellation fee.
And if within 7 days of the scheduled visit your request is granted, there is a cancellation fee of 100%.
Highlights and Recommendations
- Entry tickets sell out early for Machu Picchu, especially in the Peruvian winter (May–September). Book this tour well ahead of time.
- All travelers have to visit with a licensed guide.
- Selfie sticks, tripods, and strollers are not allowed at Machu Picchu.
- One of the most iconic views of Machu Picchu is seen from the top of Huayna Picchu mountain.
- It has to be reserved ahead of time so please call us (862) 371 – 6161 to coordinate it.
- All this tour requires a fair amount of physical fitness, particularly given the high altitude in the Andes mountains.
- Give yourself at least one day in Cusco city to acclimatize.
- Carry on your passport to present it in your hotel register, ride on trains and tours.
- Drinking coca tea (coca leaves infusion) is recommended upon arrival at your lodging.
- If necessary, it is advisable to take a pill for “altitude sickness”.
- During your stay in Cusco it is not advisable to eat heavy or fatty foods.
- Wear a cotton shirt (if you like long sleeves to avoid getting burned in the sun).
- Jeans pants, rain jacket. The Inca ruins offer little shade, so remember to bring sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat.
Sneakers for hiking or trekking.
- If there is rain, you can buy disposable rain poncho in the City of Cusco (Our staff in Cusco city will guide you in the purchase).
- Lightweight bag or backpack to carry your essential things when you visit the citadel of Machu Picchu.
Repellent and lip moisturizer.
- Camera and battery charger.
- Secure your luggage with padlocks.
- Bottle of water to drink.
- Extra money to buy souvenirs or others. Preferably in soles (Peruvian currency).
- It is a tradition to give tip to tourist guides. However, consider it as a voluntary act.
- Pick up a pair of walking sticks—you’ll be glad you did.