Machu Picchu in June

Things to know

June is one of the most popular and busiest months to visit Machu Picchu, as it marks the beginning of the peak tourist season in the Cusco region. Here’s what you can expect when visiting Machu Picchu in June:

machu picchu in june

Weather

June falls within the dry season, offering excellent weather conditions with minimal rainfall. You can expect sunny days, clear skies, and comfortable temperatures during the day, making it an ideal time for exploration.

Crowds

June is one of the busiest months due to the favorable weather. You should anticipate large crowds at Machu Picchu and on the Inca Trail. To mitigate the crowds, consider arriving early in the morning or exploring the site in the late afternoon.

Best time of the day to climb Machu Picchu

The best time of day to visit Machu Picchu is in the morning starting at 8:00 am until 12:00 noon, at this time there is less queue to enter, the weather is good and you can walk around the place without many people and take the pictures you want.

Inca Trail

The classic Inca Trail is open and can be hiked during June. However, you must book your trekking permits well in advance, as they tend to sell out quickly during this peak season.

Lush Landscapes

The landscape around Machu Picchu is exceptionally vibrant in June, with lush greenery and blooming flora, creating a picturesque setting for your visit.

Photography

The clear skies and stunning weather in June provide the best conditions for photography, allowing you to capture breathtaking shots of Machu Picchu and the surrounding landscapes.

Acclimatization

Given the high altitude of Cusco and the region, it’s crucial to acclimatize for a day or two before engaging in strenuous activities.

Booking in Advance

Because June is so popular, it’s essential to book your Machu Picchu tickets, train tickets, and trekking permits well in advance to secure your visit.

In summary, June offers excellent weather and beautiful landscapes around Machu Picchu. However, be prepared for large crowds, and plan your trip well in advance to ensure you can secure all the necessary permits and tickets for your visit during this busy seaso

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