Alternative Treks to Machu Picchu are treks that are not hiked on the Classic Inca Trail. Most alternative treks do arrive at Machu Picchu to allow the hiker to get the opportunity to visit Machu Picchu Citadel, however the trail does not lead to Machu Picchu through the Sun Gate.

2 Days

Huchuy Qosqo Trek to Machu Picchu

The Huchuy Qosqo Trek takes you to fascinating Inca ruins, picturesque rural villages, magnificent snow-capped mountains, exotic vegetation and extraordinary ecological variety. Huchuy Qosqo means Little Cusco, in Quechua, and you will see that some of the ancient architecture rivals that of important buildings in Cusco! This trail takes you off the beaten track, over high passes of the Andes and through the Sacred Valley of the Incas with unforgettable views of incredible scenery, ending at one of the New 7 Wonders of the World: Machu Picchu.

4 Days

Lares Trek To Machu Picchu

This is a more adventurous and mountainous route than the classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu and it also takes you to a higher altitude. We will take you through incredible landscapes and several micro-climates, each with its own exotic flora and fauna. This is a unique and specially designed 4-day Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu, with incomparable views of the snow-capped Humantay and Salkantay Mountains. Trek off the beaten path, following our unique route where you also visit two incredible crystal clear glacial lakes. Hike through the Andes Mountains and camp at our private sites which are more remote, less crowded and off the typical path. Follow the remote foot path up to the forgotten Inca Ruins of Llactapata where you have an extraordinary view of Machu Picchu. Your last morning, you visit the 7 New Wonder of the World and UNESCO World Heritage site: Machu Picchu!

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