Demonstrations in Cusco, Peru, and rail strike to include Machu Picchu

Demonstrations are scheduled in Cusco on October 21-22, 2015, involving civic and labour groups, including transportation unions. Roads may be blocked and public transportation will be limited. Trains to and from Machu Picchu will be suspended.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers can obtain local updates from iPeru: 01-574-8000

Some private transportation services may be available for tourists.

To minimize safety risk, avoid the areas where demonstrators gather since even peaceful rallies can quickly and unexpectedly escalate and become violent.