The Inca city of Machu Picchu opens the first of July
The world-famous Inca city of Machu Picchu in Peru will be opened for tourists 1 July, but will need to comply with the new regulations, according to radio RPP.
The staff of the Park, as well as hotels and restaurants are located nearby, periodically pass tests for COVID-19. To visit the ruins of the ancient city, you will need to disinfect your shoes, wash your hands, wear a mask and keep your distance.
The trains that bring tourists to a nearby village, should be filled only halfway to avoid crowds. It is unclear how this will affect the tourist traffic and prices as earlier and the place the train had to be booked in advance.
Peruvian authorities earlier promised that from 1 July until the end of the year at Machu Picchu will be provided free access to government officials, children, adolescents and the elderly without regard to citizenship.
Machu Picchu is a city on the top of a ridge at an altitude of 2400 meters, is one of the new wonders of the world. The entrance to it is strictly regulated, to go without a guide, with special permission to work, will fail, there are limitations on time of stay and the number of tourists who can visit the city daily.