Machu Picchu

Altitude at Machu Picchu

Altitude at Machu Picchu

You may be wondering how the altitude at Machu Picchu will affect your visit.
The site itself is not considered a high-altitude destination. The saddle of the mountain, where most of the ruins are located, is roughly 7,900 feet above sea level—about 3,300 feet lower than Cusco and 1,600 feet below the Sacred Valley.

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Why Visit Machu Picchu?

Why Visit Machu Picchu?

When was the last time you felt awe?
How long has it been since you were amazed?
Are you ready to reclaim your sense of wonder?
Like no place else, Machu Picchu captivates.

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When to Visit Machu Picchu

When to Visit Machu Picchu

More than 1 million people visit Machu Picchu each year. Peru and UNESCO have jointly agreed to limit daily entrances to 2,500 visitors.
Peak visitation months are May, July, August, September, and December. The less crowed months (our favorite times to visit) include April, June, and early October.

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