As every year, in compliance with the regulation of sustainable tourist use of the Inca trail network, from February 1 to February 28 this important pre-Hispanic network will be closed, to facilitate maintenance and conservation work on it.
Donato Amado Gonzales, Chief in charge of the National Archaeological Park of Machu Picchu, said that during the month of February, the trained personnel of the Ministry of Culture, will perform cleaning, cutting vegetation, maintenance of the track, wooden bridges and handrails, as well as water channels. Within these works is also included the conservation of camping areas.
The maintenance of the infrastructure of the basic services and the control and surveillance posts, go from Piscacucho to Intipunko.
The chief in charge of the Archaeological Park of Machu Picchu, invoked travel agencies and tourist guides to take the necessary measures to avoid setbacks with visitors who wish to make this tour.
The works will end on February 28, once again national and international tourists will be able to enter on March 1; In this way we will offer our visiting friends a quality service, guaranteeing integrity.