The question hanging over all tourists is Machu Picchu is going to be closed to the public?

The answer is NO.

Only the Inca Trail is closed every year for the month of February for rainy season, conservation work etc, sometimes people turned this from a rumour to Machu Picchu is closing!!!

Dont fear, Im sure it will there for many years to come!

Information January 04,2024

The Dirección Desconccentrada de Cultura de Cusco (DDCC) and the Jefatura del Santuario Histórico de Machu Picchu  – Sernanp announced the closure of the network of Inca Trails of Machu Picchu, from 1 to 29 February 2024, due to the maintenance work that is performed annually on the ancestral Inca Trail and its infrastructure of basic services.

Therefore, both entities inform tour operators, travel agencies and tourist guides that, in application of the Sustainable Tourism Use Regulations of the Inca Trail route, all tourist activity in the area is suspended to facilitate rehabilitation work.

The entrance of visitors to the Inca Trail route will be resumed as of March 1 of this year.

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