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EXPERIENCE THE INCA TRAIL

Inca Trail Treks

To hike this winding trail through the Andean mountains is to walk in the footsteps of the ancient Incas: to trek through history, from the Sacred Valley to the cliff-side ruins of Machu Picchu. It is a powerful, unforgettable experience.

How to Select an Inca Trail Hiking Tour

These 6 tour options are the most popular ways to hike the classic Inca Trail right through the Sun Gate to Machu Picchu.

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The Inca Trail gives you the chance to choose the number of days you want to hike. This is of course with some changes on the itinerary. You can choose the classic 4-days version, the 5-days Inca Trail which covers the same path but adds a hotel night in Aguas Calientes. The 2-days short version but which covers only the last portion or the 7-days which is a mix between the Salkantay and the Classic Inca Trail.

This goes more in the 2-days version since you will have the chance to choose between those 2 options. Spending the night at a hotel or at a campsite before your Machu Picchu visit. But also if you want to do the Classic version 4-days and all camping or the 5-days adding a hotel night.

This applies to all of our tours. You can choose to go with a group and make friends from all over the world or to do it in a private group with your close friends or family. Both will be taken care of in the same way and we guarantee that we will provide the best service.

The Classic version of the Inca Trail takes 3-days hiking and 3-night camping to get the Machu Picchu on the 4th day. Even in the 5-days version the trekking time is the same.
Only with the short version you can hike the last portion on the last day for a Machu Picchu visit on the second

This trek is definitely challenging. It goes for 3 days and gets to high altitudes during the first 2. We recommend this for people with experience hiking or to the ones in good physical condition since it is a physical challenge. Nonetheless. Our staff will be there to help you and make you get your goal of getting to Machu Picchu.

Trekker Resources

Are you ready to plan your Inca Trail journey to some of the most awe-inspiring sights of Peru?

We're taking the guesswork out of the process for you; start here to plan the best Inca Trail trek for you—including choosing your hike, information on permits & tickets, fitness & altitude sickness, and FAQs.

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