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Machu Picchu Walking Tour- Top Things to Know about the Incan Citadel
Machu Picchu is located more than 7,000 feet above the sea level in the Andes Mountains, which is considered as one of the most visited Peru’s tourist destination. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983, the Machu Picchu is considered as the symbol of the Incan Empire that was built around 1450AD. If you want to explore the Incan ruins and learn about the Incan heritage and culture, then booking a guided Machu Picchu walking tour will prove to be a good move. With experienced and knowledgeable local guides, you will get a chance to enjoy a less intense and leisurely paced walking tour to visit the world famous Macchu Picchu.

Here are a few things to know before you start your walking tour to visit the ancient Incan city- Macchu Picchu, please have a look!

1. Weather and time to visit :

You must know that the Peruvian summer (December to March) is the wettest season, which experiences frequent heavy showers. If you are planning to visit the Cusco area or enjoy a walking tour to explore the Inca trail and visit Machu Picchu, then it plans your trip during the Peruvian winter (May to September). The Peruvian winter is the driest season and considered to be the best time of the year to travel and explore the top attractions and places like Machu Picchu, Cusco city, and the Sacred Valley. Every day more than 2000 people visit Machu Picchu daily, for which it is recommended to visit the site between 10 am and 2 pm to have the utmost fun by avoiding the crowd.

2. Carry your Passport:

At the entrance of the Machu Pichu, you will be asked to show your entrance ticket (previously booked by your tour operator) and passport. For which, bring your passport to show the guards and get in and see the wonderful sights of Incan ruins. While leaving the Macchu Picchu site, the guards will stamp your passport, which will prove to be a cool souvenir of your walking tour.

3. Food:

With a reliable tour operator, you will get a chance to enjoy healthy food that keeps you energized throughout the walking tour to Machu Pichu. You will get a chance of enjoying the authentic local cuisine, energy boosting snacks and more. For your walking tour, you can pack some energy drinks or carry enough bottled water.

4. Great Delight for a Visitor:

The Machu Picchu boasts of majestic mountains, beautiful rivers, ancient cities and lush green surroundings, which makes it an explorer’s delight. Whether you are a history lover, nature lover or adventure enthusiasts, your walking tour to Macchu Picchu will provide some adrenaline pumping moments, breathtaking views and great chances to indulge in exploring the sights, sounds, the heritage of Cusco city and the Sacred Valley.

Do you want to book a well planned and guided Machu Picchu walking tour? Then trust a reputable Peru tour company- Guiding Peru! We are a licensed and highly professional tour company in Peru that offers exclusive tours and travel packages at reasonable prices. To visit Macchu Picchu, you can book our walking tour package that will ensure a leisurely paced tour and enjoy a multi-day adventure trip.
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