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Machu Picchu Trip Planning for December

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Machu Picchu Trip Planning for December

Hi there-

I am currently planning a trip to Machu Picchu for this December and had a couple of questions-

1. Would you recommend the overnight trek up to Machu Picchu? Or is it better to take the bus up there? If you did manage the trek, do you have any recommendations on what company to use?

2. From your experience, would you recommend flying into Cusco? Or were other modes of transportation reliable as well?

Thank you!

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1. Re: Machu Picchu Trip Planning for December

1. It's up to you. Lots of people love hiking the Inca Trail but others either are not physically capable or don't have the time to do it. There's no wrong answer. Depends if you'd rather spend your time hiking or save the time for more sightseeing. There are lots of recommendations for companies on this forum. Also, December is rainy season if that affects your decision. Also, the alternative is not a bus. You take a train to Agua Calientes from Cusco and then a short bus ride from there to the entrance.

2. Don't really understand this one. If you're going to MP, the only way to get there is through Cusco so you don't really have any other options. If you are talking about how to get to Cusco, flying is most common but it would depend where you are coming from. You can take a bus or train to get there from some points in Peru.

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