Best time to go to Machu Picchu and Cusco

Cusco Carnival 2019

For those who like crowded and chaotic places with music, dance and other interesting activities, the right time to visit Peru is during the Carnival

Cusco Carnival in Machu Picchu and Cusco - Best Time
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February is the month when carnivals and celebrations begin and this carnival is one of the best known in Peru and worldwide. It is also tied to a Catholic tradition, but it lasts a week, much longer than all the abovementioned festivals.

Cusco Carnival in Machu Picchu and Cusco - Best Season

Besides the parties in the streets, you can enjoy other traditions, like water and foam fights (kids love them!).

Cusco Carnival Map & Location

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