Category: Machu Picchu

PeruRail train to Machu Picchu in the Sacred Valley of Peru.

Train to Machu Picchu: Everything You Need to Know

All the latest info about Machu Picchu train tickets, how to get from Cusco to Machu Picchu, luggage policies, route options, planning tips, and more.

The hilltop Inca city of Machu Picchu surrounded by green mountains and white cloudy mist.

How to Get to Machu Picchu: The Complete Guide

Get answers to your questions about the best way to get to Machu Picchu. Travel to Machu Picchu by train or do a trek. There are perks to choosing either option.

Hotels and stores in Aguas Calientes lining the river and street through town.

Aguas Calientes: Visiting Machu Picchu Pueblo

This detailed travel guide for Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Pueblo) contains everything you need to know about when to visit, what to do, buses to Machu Picchu and more.

Aerial view of Machu Picchu stone ruins surrounded by green mountains and clouds.

Machu Picchu Hikes: Short Trails and Multi-day Treks

Travelers can hike one of four short trails within the Machu Picchu citadel or take a multi-day trek to the site itself. Pick from these Machu Picchu hikes to enhance your visit!

A tourist in a hat takes a photo of Huayna Picchu Mountain in the glowing light.

Machu Picchu Photography: How to Take the Best Photos

Master your Machu Picchu photography before you go! Learn how to select the best viewpoints, find the perfect light, avoid the crowds and so much more.

A girl sits atop the Huayna Picchu viewpoint with arms outstretched, while she looks at the ruins below.

Huayna Picchu: Hiking to Machu Picchu’s Best Viewpoint

The ultimate guide to successfully hiking Huayna Picchu with all you need to know including when to go to, what to bring and what the hike is really like!

A child in a winter hat looks over the ruins of Machu Picchu.

Machu Picchu for Kids: Fun Facts & More

Learn about history, architecture, and culture with these fun facts about Machu Picchu for kids!

Aerial view of Machu Picchu from Machu Picchu Mountain hike.

The Best Time to Visit Machu Picchu

Learn about the best time to visit Machu Picchu before you plan your trip with our comprehensive guide.

An aerial view of the Machu Picchu ruins on a bright, sunny day.

20 Machu Picchu Facts You Should Know

Discover these fascinating Machu Picchu facts to learn more about the famous Inca citadel, from the mystery surrounding its construction to info about modern-day tourist visits.