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Posted on 15 Jul 2013

Useful Tips guide: the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Useful Tips guide: the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

What is the Inca Trail? It is a route that takes you along the most mysterious flora and fauna of the Sacred Inca’s mountains in Cusco. A 2 to 4 days experience that allows you to see the most magical landscapes in the world.

Inca Trail is a network of paths and roads that were built during de Inca period. This network connected all the Empire and goes through key archaeological places, ending in Machu Picchu. Along these roads, and depending on the trail you choose, you can visit the sacred places of Llaqtapata, Sayacmarca, Chachabamba, Wiñaywayna, Intipunku, and of course, the trail ends is Machu Picchu, while you walk through pristine forests and water falls.

Here are some useful tips that will help you to enjoy the Inca Trail:

  • Hiking boots
  • Long pants
  • Impermeable jacket
  • Thermal underwear for the 4 day route
  • Water bottle
  • Insect repellent and sunscreen
  • Sunglasses and hat
  • Snacks for each day
  • Medicines (in case you have any special requirement)

The Inca Trail is one of the best trekking routes that go to Machu Picchu because you can enjoy the Peruvian marvelous wild flora and fauna, you can visit and learn about the stunning archaeological Inca ruins, and you will have the personal satisfaction of walking through the same roads the ancient civilizations built and walk themselves.

Inca Trail reservations, availability and prices may vary if you choose the 2 day Inca Trail hike or the 4 day Inca Trail hike. So, what are you waiting for?! Look for the Inca Trail tours that most suite your needs; if not, we will customize them especially for you.

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