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Recommendations to Travel to Cusco

Peru is a mega-diverse country, rich, and full of nature and contrasts, and if you are looking for advice travel to Cusco, where we will give you all the information you need.
Cusco is one of the most visited regions in Peru and in South America. This is the perfect combination for those looking for mountains, history, beaches, trails, and adventure this is the perfect place to visit so fasten your seatbelts and off we go with some tips.


1.- Safety First and Travel Insurance

Sanitary conditions in Peru are not the best for which you must take into account take many precautions and more if you have any discomfort since the city of Cusco is located at more than 3300 meters above sea level and the height is a great factor to take into account. bill. Having travel insurance could be of great help in an eventuality that takes care of us is not an excuse to take certain precautions.
Peru is part of MERCOSUR, so if you are a citizen of another member state, you will only need your DNI to visit. However, if you are traveling from Spain, you will need a passport valid for at least 6 months at the time of entry.
The maximum stay in Peru is 90 days. While it may seem like three months, keep in mind that months can be longer or shorter than 30 days, so it’s best to count your stay in days.

2.- Choose the best time to visit Cusco

Although it may not seem so important, choosing a good travel date to Cusco can be useful. Since Cusco has two well-defined seasons. The best time to visit the city of Cusco is from the end of April to the beginning of November, which would be the dry season. The busiest month is undoubtedly the best season to visit Cusco is in June, when the city of Cusco holds parties, so it is possible to see the typical dances of the city, the famous Inti Raymi.
If you do not plan to travel during any of these months, do not worry, Cusco is a city where you can see beautiful landscapes.

3.- Reserve your entrance tickets

For the entrance to the Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu, it is convenient that you book your entrance tickets in advance and more if you are thinking of traveling in the month of June since it is the month in which there is more influx of tourists. It is also essential that you book your train tickets if you are thinking of climbing Huayna Picchu Mountain and Machu Picchu Mountain. If you need help with your entrance tickets, do not hesitate to write to us.

4.- Take the necessary luggage

Packing for a travel to Peru can vary depending on the route you take, as the country includes everything from beach destinations, desert regions, and Andean towns to the Amazon.
However, there are some basic classics that cannot be failed in an adventure:

  • Comfortable walking shoes.
  • Hiking pants or comfortable pants for hiking trails to keep you cool and prevent mosquito bites.
  • Sun hat.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Strong repellant.
  • Swimsuit and flip flops.
  • Microfiber towels and scarves can be used as beach towels, skirts, shawls, or as protection from the sun.
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