How do you get to Machu Picchu from the US?

Machu Picchu stands as an enigmatic wonder, drawing travelers from across the globe. Especially from the United States, to explore its ancient mystique and breathtaking vistas. For US travelers, this UNESCO World Heritage Site represents the adventure of a lifetime. A pilgrimage to uncover the secrets of an ancient civilization nestled amidst Peru’s Andean peaks.

Amidst this fascination lies Alpaca Expeditions, a beacon guiding enthusiasts through this transformative journey. What sets us apart is its role as a tour operator and its unwavering dedication to preserving the essence of Peru.

As a 100% Peruvian company, we beat with the heartbeat of the Andes, rooted deeply in the region’s rich culture, traditions, and history.

For those seeking more than a mere visit, we pledge an authentic encounter with Machu Picchu. It’s more than just logistics; it’s about unveiling the soul of this ancient wonder. From the moment travelers set foot in Peru, we weaves an experience transcending ordinary tourism.

It’s a commitment to ethical practices, empowering local communities, and showcasing the wonders of Peru through a lens that only a native company like Alpaca Expeditions can provide.

Embarking on a Machu Picchu tour package with us is not just a journey; it’s a transformative odyssey, a communion with history, nature, and the vibrant spirit of Peru.

Flying to Peru

Travelers from the US embarking on a Machu Picchu adventure have several flight options to reach Peru. Major airports like JFK International Airport in New York, Los Angeles International Airport, Miami International Airport, and Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. It also offers direct or connecting flights to Lima or Cusco, providing convenient gateways for this South American journey.

Direct flights to Lima are available from these hubs while connecting flights to Cusco, the nearest city to Machu Picchu, can be arranged seamlessly.

Navigating these flight routes can be daunting, especially when planning a trip to a destination like Machu Picchu. This is where Alpaca Expeditions excels. As a seasoned Peruvian company, we specialize in assisting travelers from the US in coordinating their flights to Peru.

Our team guides optimal flight schedules, airline choices, and transit options, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free journey to Cusco. Where our unforgettable Machu Picchu tours begin.

Whether it’s recommending the most suitable flights or facilitating seamless transitions between airports. We stand as a reliable partner in crafting a remarkable travel experience to Machu Picchu for our US-based adventurers.

Arriving in Peru

Upon arriving in Peru, US travelers can anticipate a seamless transition guided by Alpaca Expeditions’ expert services. Typically, flights from major US cities connect to Lima or Cusco. Lima is the primary entry point, often involving a layover before connecting to Cusco. Alpaca Expeditions recognizes the potential complexities of international travel and aids travelers in navigating these routes. It also ensures a smooth transition between flights.

Upon landing in Cusco, travelers are greeted by the warm embrace of Alpaca Expeditions’ dedicated team. Our welcoming approach extends beyond a mere transfer service; it’s a firsthand introduction to the rich Peruvian hospitality awaiting adventurers. We orchestrate a seamless transition from the airport to accommodations, easing travel fatigue and setting the tone for an immersive experience.

Our guidance makes Navigating customs procedures hassle-free, ensuring a stress-free entry into Peru. We prioritize making travelers feel at home when they enter Peruvian soil. Our commitment to a smooth, welcoming arrival underscores our dedication to providing a journey to Machu Picchu. An immersive and comfortable Peruvian adventure from the outset.

Traveling from Cusco to Machu Picchu

When venturing from Cusco to the captivating wonder of Machu Picchu, a myriad of transportation avenues await, each offering its unique allure. Alpaca Expeditions, deeply rooted in Peruvian terrain, orchestrates an array of meticulously crafted tours to Machu Picchu from the USA.

The legendary Inca Trail is an iconic trek for brave souls seeking an authentic expedition, weaving through ancient ruins and breathtaking landscapes. We specialize in curating these immersive journeys, ensuring a trek and an odyssey through history and nature.

Alternatively, the convenience of train travel unveils itself, offering swift passage amidst awe-inspiring vistas. We adeptly orchestrate these train journeys, crafting experiences tailored to suit various preferences and timelines, granting access to Machu Picchu without compromising the awe-inspiring scenery.

Through their expertise in both Inca Trail treks and train expeditions, Alpaca Expeditions distinguishes itself as a trusted guide, navigating travelers seamlessly from Cusco to the magnificent citadel of Machu Picchu.

Their commitment to authenticity, ethical tourism, and local empowerment ensures that each journey transcends a mere visit, becoming an unforgettable exploration of history and culture.

Alpaca Expeditions: Your Local Partner

We stand as more than a travel company; it embodies the essence of Peru itself. Born and bred in the heart of this vibrant land, our roots run deep, entwined with the rich tapestry of Peruvian culture and heritage. As a 100% local company, our commitment to preserving the sanctity of this land is unwavering.

We take immense pride in our ethical approach to tourism, ensuring that every step taken toward Machu Picchu resonates with respect for the environment and the communities we traverse.

Our dedication extends to the backbone of our operations, the porters—remarkable men and women whose tireless efforts shape our travelers’ experiences. We stand firm against the industry norms, advocating for fair treatment, providing proper equipment, fair wages, and dignified living conditions for our porters.

Our commitment to empowering local communities is embedded in our DNA. We actively engage in social projects that uplift and enrich the lives of those who call this majestic landscape their home.

By choosing us, travelers embark on a journey of discovery and become an integral part of a sustainable, community-driven approach to exploration. In every expedition, we invite travelers to become part of a greater narrative that celebrates authenticity and preserves the magnificence of Machu Picchu and its surroundings.

Choosing the Right Tour Package:

We boast diverse tour packages tailored to varied preferences and durations. Whether seeking a challenging trek or a more leisurely exploration, our options cater to all. From the iconic Inca Trail trek to shorter expeditions like the Sacred Valley tour, each experience is crafted to immerse travelers in the region’s culture and history.

Our satisfied customers rave about seamless organization, knowledgeable guides, and genuine connection with local communities.


We stand as a trustworthy facilitator for US travelers aspiring to reach Machu Picchu. We streamline the journey, ensuring a smooth transition from the US to Cusco and Machu Picchu.

Our commitment to authenticity, local expertise, and ethical practices shines through in every aspect of our services. We urge travelers to consider the invaluable blend of experience, integrity, and cultural immersion. Alpaca Expeditions offers, promising an unforgettable Machu Picchu adventure backed by a company deeply rooted in Peruvian heritage.


Our goal at Alpaca Expeditions is to create the best experience for all of our clients. We create journeys that are to be remembered for a lifetime. Journeys you can be proud of and can share with everybody around you.

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