The Inca Trail is the most awe-inspiring trek in the Americas. Along its 44km length of Inca road, you’ll come across different archaeological sites, breathtaking views of towering glaciated mountains, inter Andean valleys, and semi-tropical forests. Microclimates ranging from cold mountain passes to temperate high jungle await you with all their flora and fauna.
This is a fantastic opportunity to connect with the vestiges of an ancient society, much of which still survives intact in archaeological sites, trails, bridges and the rural population of Peru. Discovering its mystique and ancestral culture along this trail is a great accomplishment.
When you hike the Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, you will see impressive Inca ruins, expansive mountain views, lush subtropical vegetation and extraordinary ecological varieties. The Ancient Inca Road goes through the National Park and takes you through the Sun Gate with unforgettable views of Machu Picchu! We will pass through cloud forests and finally into subtropical vegetation. People hiking the short Inca Trail Trek will have the privilege of seeing the famous Machu Picchu Citadel in the afternoon on the first day and also visiting it the next morning! This trek was designed for those with little travel time who would like to experience a part of the Historic Inca Trail and walk to the New 7 Wonder of the World: Machu Picchu!
Peru’s best-known hike, visited by thousands of tourists every year, this 5 day Classic Inca Trail of 43-km trek combines the visit of mysterious and religious Inca cities, amazing mountain scenery and lush cloud forests rich in Andean flora and fauna, and culminates in the Sacred Inca City of Machu Picchu! The 5-day program is an excellent alternative to avoid most of the crowds found on the 4-day classical route and to reach quieter, more beautiful campsites. It is also recommended for families with children and mature adults, as it allows a better acclimatization to altitude and the daily walking distance is shorter than in the 4-day version.
What is the CLASSIC INCA TRAIL? It is an experience you don’t want to miss. It should inspire some excitement and stir a little sense of wonder in your soul. It is one of the