Best Time to Hike Machu Picchu

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Best Time to Hike Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is one of the many wonders of the world. Thousands of people around the world visit this beautiful place, full of mysterious mountains. However, as with all tourist places, there are good times and bad times to go. Many people face problems if they have the misfortune to go at the wrong time, resulting in unsatisfactory trips. Let us have a look at which times are the best for visiting Macho Picchu.

January

Temp: 27˚C/80˚F – 17˚C/63˚F

There is a lot of rain this month, resulting in land sliding. You can go by train, but the weather may not be advisable for hiking.

Risk warning: There is a risk of land sliding and falling rock. The trails are considerably slippery.

January
February

Temp: 28˚C/82˚F – 18˚C/65˚F 

The weather in February is unbearable at cloud forest where the Machu Picchu is located. Inca trail is closed in February constant rain block the views. Trails, bridges, and ladders become muddy and slippery.

Risk warning: The risk of getting stuck due to landsliding Urubamba river is over flooded these days.

February
March

Temp: 27˚C/81˚F – 17˚C/64˚F

Weather is pretty good in the last two weeks of March. You should book your trail in these two weeks. The beautiful views are arising in the mountains.

March
April

Temp: 22˚C/77˚F – 14˚C/61˚F

The weather in April is almost warm and cloudy. April is the best month to go on Machu Picchu for hiking the Inca trail and other treks.

April
May

Temp: 20˚s/70˚F – 13˚C/55˚F

Its arrival of the summer season and dry season. The snow covered the Andean mountains. The sceneries look ready to capture the photos which make it the best time to hike Machu Picchu

Reward: Its alternatively a reward for visitors because there are several traditional festivals in May. That the visitor must enjoy with their tour.

May
June

Temp: 20°C/58°F – 5°C/23°F

June is also celebrating the month. This month is the anniversary of Cusco and other festivals dancer you may found in streets.

June
July

Temp: 19°C/66°F – 10°C/50°F

July is full of breathtaking views and landscape. In July the mountains are overcrowded and the train schedule is too busy.

July
August

Temp: 20°C/68°F – 12°C/54°F

The weather is pretty cold and it is recommended to come with winter clothing. The views are superb at this time of the year for hiking and climbing Machu Picchu.

August
September

Temp: 21°C/70°F – 12°C/54°F

September is the best month to visit Machu Picchu. It’s the end of summer and the start of the rainy season. The rain in September surprise you and you see a lot of photo capture sceneries.

September
October

Temp: 22°C/72°F – 12°C/54°F

Weather is also good and a little rainy. October is also a good month for hiking and climbing the mountains. Fewer crowed and a feeling of silence around you.

October
November

Temp: 24°C/75°F – 13°C/54°F

November is the start of rainy weather with the fewer crew. You may have some rainy days this month. You must climb up Huayna Picchu Mountain and get nice views.

November
December

Temp: 26°C/79°F – 16°C/61°F

The weather of Machu Picchu in December is not too much safe. You found fewer Sunny days.

December
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