Machu Picchu is one of the places in Peru that annually receives the most tourists, and every day new people arrive from different parts of the world to visit this world wonder.

Climate plays a key role in getting the most out of this experience, as it depends on it for a clear view of landscapes, and for taking the best photographs. So here we will tell you when is the best time to travel to Machu Picchu. 

The Rainiest Season in Machu Picchu Is Between February and March

If you are planning to travel to Machu Picchu, keep in mind that February and March are the wettest months. So it’s possible that your visit would be affected by the rain.

Also, if you are planning to follow the Inca Trail, the route is restricted during these months. Especialists recommend that to prevent any accident, because there are narrow roads and there is a risk of slipping.

However, these months are considered low season, which makes tourist packages and hotels less expensive. Between November and January there are also some rains, but they are fewer and after them the sun shines again.

From April to October, the Climate in Machu Picchu is Drier 

These months there is no rain, so many people choose to travel at this season. Besides, these days are sunny from very early in the morning so tourists can visit the Inca citadel earlier.

These months are also perfect to do Inca Trail and the landscapes view is clear; this allows to to take beautiful photographs and to enjoy the experience of the tour to the maximum.

The high season is in June and July, given the large number of people arriving. Therefore, if you want to travel to Machu Picchu in these months, you must separate your travel packages well in advance, because hotels book up fast.  

If you are planning your next trip to Machu Picchu, get in touch with a travel agency in Peru specialized in these tourist packages in order to schedule your visit to this famous Inca citadel in time. Contact us for planing your next trip.

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