How To Visit Machu Picchu After COVID-19?
How to travel to Machu Picchu After Coronavirus?
If you are thinking of traveling to Machu Picchu in 2020 or 2021 but you still don’t know how safe your visit will be after Covid-19? here we help you with updated information to plan your trip to Peru.
To reactivate tourist activity, which has been affected by the spread of COVID-19, we must adapt to new methods of tourism, here are some of the measures being considered for traveler visiting Perú during and after the coronavirus pandemic.
Peru’s top tourist destination will be capping daily visitor capacity at just 25 % of its former occupancy upon reopening after the Covid-19. Although it was believed that it would reopen on July 1, 2020, apparently because the virus is not yet under control, this option has been dropped.
Jean Paul Benavente, governor of the region of Cusco, told the outlet that only 675 tourists will be allowed to visit each day, in an attempt to promote social distancing and implement new health security measures. Guided tour groups will be limited to seven visitors, and masks will be mandatory. You should also take into account if you’re planning to travel to Peru next year you should buy your Machu Picchu tickets well in advance, as the number of tourists at Machu Picchu will be reduced.
To limit coronavirus risks on public transport buses headed for Machu Picchu will only be filled to no more than 50% capacity (one person per seat). On-board cameras will be used to enforce this rule, as well as floor markings that will provide a guide to minimum distances between passengers and encourage social distancing.
According to the governor of the region of Cusco, Jean Paul Benavente, the Inca citadel will only receive a total of 675 visitors per day, which means 75 per hour, including tourist guides.