All Inclusive Trips & Vacation Packages
Although there are many reasons to visit Peru, one of the foremost is to travel along the ancient Inca Trail to majestic Machu Picchu. As one of the most popular tourist sites in the world, hundreds flock to the citadel and surrounding Urubamba Valley each year to get a glimpse into what life was like hundreds of years ago for the Incans. No matter what kind of all-inclusive Machu Picchu tour package you embark upon, you can be confident you’ll be witness to splendid landscapes, breathtaking vistas, as well as history and culture that will remain with you for a lifetime.
Since no two visitors to the ancient citadel are alike, there are a host of different all-inclusive tours that run year-round (except in February, when Machu Picchu is closed). The most popular season to visit Machu Picchu, however, is during the drier months from May-Aug. This is because there’s a clearer view of all the ruins and temples along the Inca Trail.
The most popular all-inclusive tour packages to the ancient citadel last anywhere from 2-5 days. For the shorter tours, you’ll be traveling by way of Peru Rail or Inca Rail, both which leave from Ollantaytambo station, located in the Sacred Valley. Longer tour packages consist of hiking along the Inca Trail or approaching Machu Picchu from one of the other trail alternatives, such as the Salkantay Trail. The Peruvian government limits the number of visitors to the historic site each year, so book your all-inclusive Machu Picchu tour at least six months in advance.
On your way to Machu Picchu, you’ll pass through a variety of landscapes and ecosystems, everything from steamy cloud forests to glacial villages. Your guide will be able to provide you with in-depth knowledge and insight into the history of the area, as well as the culture of those living in the villages along the way. Bone up on your Quechua, the local dialect spoken by many of the settlers in the area, who still dress in traditional garb and live much the same way as their ancient ancestors.
Upon your arrival at Machu Picchu, climb the stairs to the Temple of the Sun or explore the surrounding ruins of the once-flourishing royal estate. Often referred to as the “Lost City of the Incas,” it was actually constructed in 1450 for Incan Emperor Pachacuti. Now it’s considered one of the world’s “new” seven wonders. Don’t be surprised if you’re breathless when you arrive, as the ancient ruins can cause a wide range of emotions in travelers: some cry, some are simply left speechless, marveling at the beauty of the ruins and surrounding Urubamba Valley.
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Has the above inspired you to take an all-inclusive Machu Picchu tour? The team at Machu Picchu Peru would love to tell you more about the packages we offer, including our 5-Day Tour to Machu Picchu, which travels through Pisac, Ollantaytambo, and Chincheros on the way to the ancient citadel. Visitors looking for a less intensive package will appreciate our Machu Picchu Train Tour Package, providing travelers with a scenic train ride from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes.
To learn more about our all-inclusive Machu Picchu packages, contact our team today.