Useful information

Make sure your experience is an unforgettable one


Useful information: What you should wear
What you should wear
  • Light clothing
  • Walking shoes
  • Trekking poles
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Cap
  • Sun-glasses

Useful information: What you should bring
What you should bring
  • Document
  • Machu Picchu entry tickets
  • Money for the bus fare
  • Insect repellent
  • Camera

Useful information: Plan your itinerary ahead of time
Plan your itinerary ahead of time
To visit the famous Inca Citadel you will need entrance tickets. Buy your Machu Picchu entrances before of hand at:

Please consider that after your journey with us you will arrive to the Aguas Calientes train station. Then you will need to take a bus that takes no longer then 20 minutes to climb the mountain to arrive to Machu Picchu. It is possible to buy the bus tickets in Aguas Calientes town or you can make it in advance at:


What you should know


Average minimum and maximum monthly temperatures
Average minimum and maximum monthly temperatures


Max. temperature     Min. temperature


Average monthly rainfall
Average monthly rainfall




Weather overview
  • January - February
    Very wet. Walking difficult.
  • March – April
    Wet. Favourable for walking.
  • May – September
    Dry; the busiest months are June, July, and August.
  • October – December
    Wet. Favourable for walking.
Luggage restrictions

INCA RAIL carriages do not have luggage racks on board. Each travel ticket entitles its bearer to board the train with only one piece of hand luggage (backpack, handbag, or briefcase) weighing no more than 08 kg./17 lbs. and with dimensions of no more 62 linear inches/157 linear cm (height + length + width).

Inca Rail will not be liable for any loss, theft or damage to valuables inside passenger‘s luggage.


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