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Custom Family Machu Picchu Adventure

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Whether you're preparing for your upcoming adventure to Machu Picchu or just want to learn more about the "Lost City of the Incas," we've got you covered. We've rounded up an array of useful resources, from weather info and packing tips to compelling first-hand accounts written by Nat Hab travelers and staff.

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Machu Picchu Weather & Climate

Machu Picchu Weather & Climate

Discover the typical weather conditions in Machu Picchu in this month by month breakdown of average temperatures and rainfall.
Machu Picchu Packing List

Machu Picchu Packing List

Peruse our useful packing guidelines containing gear and clothing recommendations for a life-changing trek to see Machu Picchu. 
Travel Stories & Articles
Why the Whole Family Will Love a Peru Adventure

Why the Whole Family Will Love a Peru Adventure

—By Explorandes Peru
Shrouded in mystery and myth, the Peruvian Andes is a place where stories live and traditions live even longer. It’s a land dotted with ancient ruins, where history is still being unearthed...
10 Interesting Facts about Machu Picchu

10 Interesting Facts about Machu Picchu

—By Johanna Murphy
More than 7,000 feet above sea level in the Andes Mountains, Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru. A symbol of the Incan Empire and built around 1450 CE, Machu Picchu was...
Machu Picchu's Best-Kept Secrets

Machu Picchu's Best-Kept Secrets

—By Peter Davis Krahenbuhl
Sitting proudly at the top of the bucket list of anyone who loves to travel, Machu Picchu—the “Lost City of the Incas”—is one of the most spectacular ancient ruins in all the Americas...
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