In the last decade, Machu Picchu has become an increasingly popular vacation spot. This beautiful location is breathtaking to visit, and the amazing history and cultural aspects of the visit will never be forgotten by those who make the journey.
With the increase in tourism in the heart of what was the Inca Empire, there has also been an increase in companies offering vacation packages. Not all of these packages are the same, and it is important to choose a tour company with local guides, expertise in the history and culture of the area as well as full licensure by the government to provide tours.
Each of the Machu Picchu vacation packages has a specific duration. This should be clearly indicated as to the number of days and nights. Most of the packages range between just one night and two days to up to nine-day packages.
Be sure to check where the tour is staying and if there are events planned or if there is free time for exploring and spending time on your own. It is also important to know the type of hotel or accommodation included with the package, and if there are any special events to attend and enjoy.
In most cases, Machu Picchu vacation packages either including trekking or tour sites. Trekking packages are typically designed for people of moderate fitness levels, but some of the more advanced treks may not be suitable for beginning hikers, smaller children or for more senior individuals.
It is well worth the time to review the Machu Picchu vacation packages offered on the various travel and tour websites. By comparing what different tour companies are offering, including comparing the treks and tour options, you can easily find the right vacation package.