The journey along this Andean path is an unforgettable experience. It is paved with rocks blocks and stairs, tunnels and ancient wooden bridges over crystal clear rivers, temperate valleys, the warm cloud forests and the Andean cold highlands. The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, invites travelers to reflect upon the intellectual and spiritual greatness of the Andean people, Inca or Pre Inca civilization in this case.
The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is part of a system of more than 30.000 kilometers that integrated the vast Tahuantinsuyo, from southern Colombia to central Chile passing through Quito, Ecuador; Cajamarca, Huanuco, Jauja, Huamanga and Cusco in Peru; La Paz and Cochabamba in Bolivia to Salta and Tucuman in Argentina. These pathways are running mostly along the coast, the mountains and in some cases they reached the Amazonian Jungle such as the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.
To do the Inca Trail Trek you must hire an expert tour operator.
The experience begins in Cusco City, where the travelers take the Train Expedition until the kilometer 82. Where the famous path of the Inca trail begins.
The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is an adventure that includes 4 days and 3 nights. The travelers will walk through jungle trails, they will camp on the nature and they will discover a wide variety of birds, animals and vegetation that lives in this magical place.
As one goes further along the Inca Trail the freshness, the magic and the pure energy from the environment are more and more felt, reaching its pinnacle at the most stunning views of the Sacred City of Machu Picchu.
The experience of walking along the Inca Trail, will awaken all your senses, your emotions and it will become a milestone in your life.
We recommend to make the reservations 5 or 6 months in advance minimum. There are only 500 places per day including travelers, guides and carriers.
In this case the ticket access to Machu Picchu is included in the Inca Trail tour offered by the hired tourist operator.