This incredible city of ancient ruins is fascinating and breathtaking. As one of the new 7 Wonders of the World – Machu Picchu is a symbol of a triumphant ancient civilization and human innovation.
The way you pack for this trip can make a big difference in your comfort, especially if you’ll be hiking or walking a lot. It can be cold or hot depending on when you visit, and reaching this UNESCO World Heritage Site is a bit tricky since it’s nestled 7,000+ feet above sea level in the Andes Mountains.
I’ve put together a guide to help you decide what to wear to Machu Picchu, what NOT to bring, and other important FAQs. Enjoy the jaw-dropping scenery and amazing remnants from over 500 years ago!