Useful information

Make sure your experience is an unforgettable one


What you should wear
Light clothing
Walking shoes
Trekking poles
Waterproof jacket

What you should bring
Machu Picchu entry tickets
Money for the bus fare
Insect repellent

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


Max. temperature     Min. temperature


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/11 lb 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.



Portal de Panes St. 105
Plaza de Armas
(5184) 58-1860


Ferrocarril Avenue S/N


Carretera Ferro. Sur Oriente, Km. 18
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