Cuál es la mejor época para visitar Machu Picchu

A pesar de que América del Sur es conocida por sus cálidas playas y selvas tropicales húmedas, las montañas de gran altitud de los Andes -donde se encuentra Machu Picchu- tienen climas mucho más agradables de lo que podría imaginar. Pese a que en esta zona hay estaciones, no se nota tanto el cambio de temperatura como en otros lugares: Hay una estación de lluvias anuales y una estación seca, por…

Todo lo que debes saber sobre el ingreso a Machu Picchu: 14 preguntas más frecuentes

Si estás planeando una visita a Machu Picchu pronto, te recomiendo leer este artículo antes de reservar cualquier tipo de servicio para que luego no te arrepientas. 7 años atrás, cuando visité la primera vez la ciudadela, todo era mucho más sencillo y práctico para visitar Machu Picchu. No existían los turnos, HuaynaPicchu era gratis si llegabas entre los primeros 400, como dicen, todo tiempo…

Machu Picchu Tickets: Top 10 FAQ’s Answered

Between trying to translate the official government's website to deep-diving into travel forums for hours on end, figuring out how to buy tickets to Machu Picchu can be as exhausting as the trek up. Let's make life a little easier for you...        How Can I Buy Machu Picchu Tickets? You can get your Machu Picchu tickets online (#3), at the ticket offices in Cusco…

Mi mochila para Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu es es lugar donde actualmente todo el mundo quiere estar, sí, todo el mundo. Así de claro. Ha sido mi rompe-hielo durante todos mis viajes: "Eh, peruano, me muero por estar ahí, se ve increíble" "ya fuiste a Machu Picchu, es mi sueño loco". Por este motivo y otros más -que entenderás una vez que llegues al santuario-, es importante planear este viaje con mucha anticipación, te guste…

Where to Go in Peru (Hint: It’s not only Machu Picchu…)

Yes, Peru is home to Machu Picchu. Bucket list topper, profile picture backdrop, Wonder of the World. We get it, it's a dream, and there's no shame in admitting you know Peru as "the place where Machu Picchu is". But Machu Picchu is only one of about a hundred incredible destinations in this Andean country, and we're here to show you just a handful of them that warrant as much (if not more)…

The Ultimate Machu Picchu Packing List

Machu Picchu is one of those highly-anticipated trips that everyone wants to plan perfectly for, and packing is a huge part of that. In a dream world, someone would just tell you exactly what to bring and that would be the end of it...Based on our experiences traveling by train and trekking, we offer you our resulting Machu Picchu Packing List so there can be less stress and more selfies with…

A Beginner’s Guide to Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is the number one place people want to visit in South America, but it can be difficult to know where to begin with planning your trip to see this Wonder of the World. Sometimes the sheer volume of information you can find on it is actually more confusing than helpful, so to make planning your trip easier we have made a super simple guide, and from our experience it's everything you…

Video: Inca Jungle To Machu Picchu

Video: Inca Jungle To Machu Picchu     Want to travel to Machu Picchu in less than five minutes? Don't worry,we got you. Follow us on three days of trekking the Inca Jungle trail and our final day of arriving at the ruins and exploring Machu Picchu.   -The Borderless Project Team (Cusco, Santa Maria, Santa Teresa, Hidroelectrica, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu- October…

Why Didn’t Anyone Tell Me: Cusco and Machu Picchu Tips

Before you head to Cusco and Machu Picchu, make sure you're in on the travel hacks that will make your Peruvian vacation the best it can possibly be. After our recent trip, we decided to lay it out for other travelers and save a few headaches. Here are some of the things that we were either very thankful people had told us before we went to Machu Picchu, as well as all the things that nobody told…

Day 4: Machu Picchu!

  Before the sun had risen over Machu Picchu, we had. Up before 4am for the first time in a long time, we were awake and dressed to go to watch the sunrise over the ruins at Machu Picchu. Making it for sunrise means one of two things- either you're climbing the stone stairs up the mountainside for an hour beginning at 4am, or you're in line for the bus by the same time and hoping you make it on…

My Experience Trekking to Machu Picchu: Day 3

  DAY 3 The most intense of it was behind us after day two and from there it was all downhill. Well, flat. We had made it to the base of Machu Picchu and now had to walk all the way around the mountain to the other side, and then there would be nothing left between us and the ruins at Machu Picchu.  Another day beginning with optional activity, some people went ziplining and the rest of…

My Experience Trekking to Machu Picchu: Day 2

Day two, again, started early. By 6am we were out, ready to tackle the jungle bit of the Inca Jungle Trek to Machu Picchu, layered in multiple coats of bugspray and sunscreen. The group split between those who had opted for rafting and those who "weren't on the list" (we weren't on the list) and would be doing additional trekking. The rafters headed out downstream while we began our journey…

My Experience Trekking to Machu Picchu: Day 1

When I've dreamed of visiting Machu Picchu, I've always known how I planned to get there: trekking like an Inca for days and feeling like I've earned it when I arrive. Until recently, I didn't know you could get to Machu Picchu any other way, I thought getting to Machu Picchu mandated trekking. Which maybe is a bit too discriminatory against lazy people for this day and age, but I thought that…