The Inca Trail Remains One of the Best Hikes in the World

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is considered to be one of the best hikes in the world. There are variations of the trail so people can choose hikes that are moderate, difficult or challenging. These hikes take you through amazing ruins, beautiful mountains, rushing waterfalls and a luscious jungle.

Hike the Inca Trail with Alpaca Expeditions

Established in 2012, Alpaca Expeditions is a fully licensed tour company that provides high-quality tour experiences. We make it easy to book tours, and we are number one on Trip Advisor with 97.5% five-star reviews.

We are pleased to offer several options for hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. This famous hike never ceases to amaze; featuring incredible ruins, gorgeous mountains, and lush jungles. Our tours range from a quick 2-day trek to a challenging 7-day journey. Read on for more details.

Wide Range of Tours to Fit Every Traveler

Classic Inca Trail (Group): A 4-day, 26-mile tour, in a group, that includes hiking, camping, adventure, history, and culture. Your trip includes stops at Patallacta, Dead Woman’s Pass, Sayacmarca, Chaquiccocha, the Sun Gate, and Machu Picchu. Enjoy private campsites and delicious food along the way. Expert guides take their time to teach you about their homeland and the rich history of the Inca. We also offer this same tour as a private group.

Inca Trail Expedition: This is a 5-day tour that is ideal for families with children or travelers who want to take their time. A slightly slower schedule allows for more time at each stop and is perfect for less-experienced hikers. People of all ages will savor fantastic views of waterfalls and ancient ruins.

Inca Trail with Camping: For those who love to camp but are on a shorter timeframe, this 2-day tour is perfect. This hike only 9.3 miles and perfect for all fitness levels. Explore Inca sites and learn about the history of area from the best guides in the business. See amazing views of Machu Picchu from several places like Winay Wayna and the Sun Gate. Your tour concludes with your visit to Machu Picchu. Certainly, a trip that will be remembered long after you return home.

There are several more Inca Trail Treks available to suit your needs. Click here to explore them all.

Hiking the Inca Trail with Alpaca Expeditions

Did you know that a permit is required to hike the Inca Trail? The government has a restriction on the number of permits released per day. For example, the longer treks are only allowed 500 permits per day, inclusive of tour staff and workers. This means permits sell out quickly. Only licensed tour operators, like Alpaca Expeditions, can purchase permits on your behalf, so plan your trip soon.

At Alpaca Expeditions we strive to make sure each visitor has the time of their lives when they visit Peru. We are here to answer any questions that you have. We promise a safe and fun adventure on the Inca Trail. If you want more information, or are looking to book, contact us today.

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