To do the Inca Trail it is necessary to be prepared to be able to fully enjoy the trek to Machu Picchu. In this section you can see some useful recommendations and tips to do the Inca Trail. These tips will help you have a successful trip; It is necessary to know when to go? What to bring? How to buy? the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Here are the information you should know before embarking on your adventure.
The Inca Trail is definitely the best way to get to Machu Picchu, knowing and admiring the ancient roads used by the Incas; Path that houses history, tradition and respect for each of the elements that make up nature, the most appreciated by the Inca Culture are: the sun, the earth and the moon. Also on the route of the Inca Trail you can see several archaeological sites that still preserve the mystery of their construction.
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The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu offers two hiking alternatives: the 4-day Classic Inca Trail and the 2-day Short Inca Trail. Due to its high demand and the limited number of visitors who can access the Inca Trail, alternative routes to it have been included. For this reason we elaborate tours that allow you to take these alternative routes that are just as exciting and incredible, in addition to the fact that most of them also end in the Inca city of Machu Picchu.
Cusco has many other hiking routes to offer, which, although they do not end in Machu Picchu, they offer you the possibility of knowing other wonders. The walk to Choquequirao (the other Machu Picchu) or the Walk to Ausangate, where you can see the incredible Mountain of Seven Colors.
The tour from Lares to Machu Picchu, will take you along a path with valleys, rivers, lagoons with crystalline waters, waterfalls, queuñas forests and will allow you to know the way of life in the Andes. The walk ends entering the lost city of the Incas, Machu Picchu.
The Salkantay tour will take you on an ancient and remote trail. It has spectacular views and diverse ecological levels, crossing between rivers and lagoons, passing under the impressive Salkantay snow, and then descending to subtropical areas of abundant vegetation and fauna. Finally, the entrance to the wonder of the world, Machu Picchu.
The Inca Trail tour will take you along the path that connects the Sacred Valley of the Incas with Machu Picchu. It has two variants, the Classic Inca Trail of 4 days and the Short Inca Trail of 2 days.
Along the Inca Trail you can see magnificent Inca archaeological sites: enclosures, temples, bridges, platforms and roads, which are still preserved to this day, reminding us of the greatness of the Inca empire.
The availability of the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is quickly depleted is why we recommend make the reservation months in advance especially if you are planning to make your visit between the months of May to September; we must emphasize that the month of February the Inca Trail is closed for maintenance and security especially as it is one of the wettest months.
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