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We’ve figured out the ideal time to visit one of the world’s most amazing locations by considering all the necessary factors.
May to August.
Like here in Australia, it’s winter from May to August in Peru and the chances of rain are much lower, making it a much more pleasant time to trek the trail. However, if you’re camping along the trail be aware that overnight lows can dip below freezing.
The months on either side of the dry season, May and October, are the best time to trek the Inca Trail as there are less crowds than during peak season, but drier conditions than those during the low season.
The Festival of the Sun takes places towards the end of June and Inca cities always get busier around this time. Peru’s national holiday at the end of July is also a peak time for locals to tackle the Inca Trail, so try and steer clear of this period.
The best time to do the Inca Trail, weatherwise: Anytime during the drier seasons, as it makes the trail less muddy and easier to hike.
The cheapest time to do the Inca Trail: Early February is the cheapest time to trek the Inca Trail, however the rainfall is much higher at this time. The cheapest time to trek during the drier months is late August.
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