Organizing a trip to a foreign country can be a little overwhelming at times; language barriers, cultural differences and the little prior knowledge mean that organizing a trip most of the time starts with research. Nowadays it is no longer about finding the information, it is about selecting the correct and up-to-date details.

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El Niño - Peru’s most impacting weather phenomenon

For those living close to the Pacific Ocean in South America, el Niño does not only mean “the little boy” in Spanish. El Niño is the spanish given name to a powerful weather phenomenon that occurs around the Pacific Ocean affecting several South American countries such as Peru and Ecuador and to a lesser extend Colombia, Chile and Argentina. In short El Niño Southern Oscillation ENSO occurs because of the warming of the ocean temperature or above-average sea surface temperatures in the Pacific Ocean.

Domestic Airlines in Peru

Being a large country, traveling in Peru means using several domestic flights to get from one side of the country to the other. With over 20 domestic airports and airfields all over the country, it is no surprise that there are a lot of domestic flights and hence airlines. These airlines all decide for themselves which routes are the more interesting (read profitable) ones which ones aren’t. This means that routes constantly change as well as the airlines serving them. Following we will give a quick overview of the airlines available in Peru.



New Machu Picchu Entrance Rules

The INC (the governing body for Machu Picchu) therefore looked for solutions and found a possible one in coordinating entrance times with a maximum allowed permanence and coordinate this with the bus departures. The new entrance times are every hour from 6.00am till 2.00pm and you are allowed to spend maximum 4 hours onsite. There are approximately 600 spaces available for all time slots. Prices are the same but there are voices saying that next year prices for the afternoon tickets may become cheaper to stimulate afternoon visits.