Machu Picchu What to Pack

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  • 1. Weather Protection

    Machu Picchu is a place of incomparable beauty. You will want to stay longer after your guided tour finished. Be prepared in case you got wet for rain or too much effort. An extra t-shirt and fresh...

  • 2. Hiking Stick / Shoes

    If you are hiking the Inca trail, definitely bring an emergency rain poncho. We hiked during the "dry season" and on day 3 it poured. My backpack and everything in it would've been soaked without the...

  • 3. Pack Light

    Unless you have come straight from the Inca Trail you won't need to bring a whole lot of stuff with you. There is a bag storage room (with security) that you can leave your bags at if you like -...

  • 4. Trail Supplies

    Definitely pack light, but dont leave out necessities! A smart tip would be to put all your clothes into sealable baggies it keeps bugs out and also moisture... at night it is a good idea espically if...

  • 5. Combined Suggestions

    Seasoned travelers will already have a good idea of the necessary items which need to be packed to help make any given trip a little more comfortable, to protect against the elements and pesky...

  • 6. Photo Equipment / Film

    Zoom is good for llama pics but you will have to carry it so remember weight. Bring lots of film, it's an amazing walk with varied scenery. Also, the llamas at Machu Picchu are very photogenic but you...

  • 7. engagement on Waina Pichu

    I also agree on Waina Pichu heights for your engagement proposal as you can get a dramatic scenery shot to go with your engagement.Make sure you pre book the...

  • 8. If you are trekking in....

    waterproof backpack cover.Dry bags.Passport - You will need your passport to enter this National Park.Pack as light as possible. A good waterproof poncho. It...

  • 9. Toys to share

    We brought toys and candy to let our kids share with the local peruvian kids. Kids make friends so easily. Sharing and giving some toys and candies seemed to...

  • 10. Food from home

    If you are with your kids, we recommend bringing some snacks and food that they like from home. It helped us a lot and saved time as we traveled on trains...

  • 11. Pack Light but be prepared

    Back Packs work best . we saw some people struggle with suitcases...not worth it. We were happy we brought rain ponchos started to pour rain when as we...

  • 12. Bring Your Lunch

    When going to Machu Picchu one of the essential things that you should pack is a lunch especially if you will be climbing Huyana Picchu too. There is a lot of...

  • 13. Bug Spray - A Must

    Most definitly a small backpack to carry into the site during the day If you are expected to stay late definitly bring a sweater as it does get windy and cold....

  • 14. Things to Bring to Machu Picchu

    *Large backpacks are not allowed inside the ruins, but there are two places to store luggage/backpacks before the entrance*Also, walking sticks are not...

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