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Before your trek

We want you to be as prepared as possible before you visit Machu Picchu. Below we have put together a guide with links to detailed articles on what you need to know before you trek to Machu Picchu. If you can't find an answer to your question here please contact us, our team have many years of trekking experience in Peru and would love to help. No question is too small!

Kandoo supports the ‘Know Before You Go’ campaign from the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO). Here is the FCO Travel Advice for Peru that we recommend you read before travelling.

 
Number of Days
Number of Days

Find out how many days you need for a safe trek to Machu Picchu...

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Hotels
Hotels

Here is some information on the hotels we use pre, post and during your trek...

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Fitness and Training
Fitness and Training

Find out the fitness and training requirements for your Machu Picchu trek...

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Flights
Flights

Here is all the information you need to know about getting to Peru and Cuzco...

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Kit List
Kit List

Here is a full equipment packing list for your trek to Machu Picchu...

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Travel Insurance
Travel Insurance

Here is information on the type of travel insurance you need for your trek...

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Vaccinations
Vaccinations

Here are the vaccinations you need before travelling to Peru...

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Passport and Visa
Passport and Visa

Here are the passport and visa requirements for Peru...

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Acclimatisation
Acclimatisation

Important information on acclimatisation and altitude sickness...

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Rachael Bode

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Sharon King

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