The Inca Trail in Peru is probably the most famous hike in all of South America and also one of the most important experiences in terms of world history and culture. This amazing hiking route crosses incredible Andean mountains and passes several ruins. Its total length is 82 kilometers and goes from Cuzco to Aguas Calientes, the base of Machu Picchu.
Find here below our top hiking trips across the Inca Trail.
Remember that the access to the citadel of Machu Picchu is limited. No more than 500 visitors are allowed per day. Therefore, it is important to contact and organize your trip in advance with your local guide.
The hike can be strenuous in some sections, especially due to the high altitude. It’s alway advisable to take a few days for acclimatization. Your guide will surely give you many tips to better deal with that.
Between May and September, during the driest season.
You can fly to Lima, Peru's capital, from where you have multiple connections to Cuzco.
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