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We know packing for traveling to Machu Picchu can be daunting. Many of you have asked if we have a checklist of important items to bring with you – so we finally created a printable Checklist for you to use as a guide. Let us know if you see anything missing and we will add it so as to aid future travelers!.

traveling to machu picchu packing list
When traveling to Machu Picchu, it’s important that you remember to bring:

PASSPORT (ISIC Card as well for students)

Day Pack (something that can hold water)

Good hiking shoes

Good hiking socks (few pairs)



Rain jacket and pants

Rain poncho (in addition to above)

Comfortable shoes to change into at night

Layers—a few t-shirts, long sleeves—wicking preferred

Warm jacket—very cold at night

Warm hat and gloves

Sun Hat

Sun Glasses


Insect Repellent

Water bottles

Basic first aid kid

Toiletries: toilet paper, toothbrush, toothpaste, wipes, hand sanitizer


If you bring all of this, then you will be totally prepared for your trip within Peru. We at Alpaca Expeditions are proud to be able to guide you deftly through the entire process, from beginning to end, as a result of our many years of experience! Allow us to help you and you will experience Peru as you only can with our talented guides and staff members.

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