How to Get to The Inca Trail

Inca Trail to Machupicchu

How to get?

The regular 4 Days Inca Trail / 2-Days Inca Trail begins at kilometer 82, Piscacucho town, to where you arrive in a car from the city of Cusco. The journey up to the Machupicchu Archaeological Park is 34.45 kilometers, during this trek you will be able to observe numerous ravines and water courses of glacier origin, as well as different archaeological monuments, among which are: Qoriwachayrachina, Patallaqta, Runkuraqay, Sayacmarca, Phuyupatamarca , Intipunku, Intipata and Wiñayhuayna.

Another possibility, which takes less time, is the so-called Sacred Trail which lasts for 2D / 1N, which starts at km 104 of the Chachabamba railway. In this tour the overnight will be held in Machupicchu village. It should be noted that both options are made with a travel agency

What to see in Inca Trail to Machupicchu?

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

It is part of the Qhapaq Ñan network. To trek  the Inca Trail is to observe the seasons of the year in a few days: from moderate to extreme cold, from a temperate temperature to an intense heat. The route that departs from Cusco challenges the adventurers. The prize for its effort is to arrive at Machu Picchu in a magical sunrise, when the solar rays descend from the mountains to show the harmony between man and nature.

The Inca Trail to Machupicchu is one of the most important trekking routes in South America. In the route there are numerous ravines and water courses of glacial origin. Among the twelve archaeological monuments that can be appreciated include: km 82, Patallaqta, Runkuraqay, Sayacmarca, Phuyupatamarca, Intipunku, Intipata and Wiñayhuayna.

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It is closed during the month of February for maintenance.
Those who wish to do this tour must be in good physical condition and hire an agency necessarily.

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