inca trail

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, a World Heritage Site

The Inca Trail is one of the most famous treks in South America and is rated by many to be in the top 5 trek in the world. In just 26 miles (43 Km) it a manages to combine beautiful mountain scenery, lush cloud-forest, subtropical jungle and, of course, outstanding mix of Inca paving stones, ruins and tunnels. The final destination of the trail cannot be beaten: Machu Picchu, the mysterious “Lost City of the Incas.”

Is one the most popular trek in Peru, and the world?

What makes it so special is its rich biodiversity, the stone paved trail, the archaeological sites along the way, unforgettable views, snowy mountains, cloud forests and the natural beauty of the inca trail. The inca trail has exotic vegetation; it presents extraordinary ecological variety, including more than 450 varieties of Orchids, many species of birds and mammals. Machu Picchu itself cannot be fully understood without the experience of the inca trail trek. Its principle sites are ceremonial and multifunctional character, in ascending hierarchical order as you near the city. The Inca trail is essentially a work of spiritual art, like a gothic cathedral and walking the inca trail to machu picchu is an act of devotion to the incas memory. The four days inca trail trek covers about twenty-eight miles, starting at an elevation of 8,400 feet above sea level and ending at 7,800 feet. In the inca trail trek you must cross two high mountains passes with a maximum elevation of 13,700 feet. The trail conditions are generally good on this ancient inca trail to machu picchu. The guides are professional, knowledgeable, and English speaking. We use excellent equipment and serve savory nutritional meals. It’s the best trek in Peru. We advise you to take the inca trail trek – inca trail to machu picchu.

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