Hike the Inca Trail to the Machu Picchu Amazing Experience
Among the world’s top hikes is the Inca Trail that leads you towards Machu Picchu. The Inca Trail is a mountainous forest hike leading to the holy Inca city of Machu Picchu. The massive 43km trek normally takes 4 days to complete, combining a remarkable mix of Inca remains, green cloud forest, mountain scenery and a vivid sub-tropical jungle. More than 250 orchid species have been discovered in the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu. Those who wish to conquer the challenging Inca Trail will require a certain degree of fitness. However age shouldn’t obstruct your path. It is very essential to be properly acclimatized to this altitude.
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Approximate walking distance: 10.5 km (6.52 miles)
Estimated time walking: 5-6 hours
Maximum altitude point: 2,970 m (9,744ft)
Campsite altitude: 2,970 m (9,744ft)
Approximate walking distance: 7.5 km (4, 66 miles)
Estimated time walking: 6-7 hours
Maximum altitude point: 4,210 m (13,812ft)
Campsite altitude: 3,600 m (11,811ft)
The journey along this legendary trail was nothing short of awe-inspiring. Our experienced guides shared captivating stories about the Inca civilization and the historical significance of each site we visited. We were treated to breathtaking vistas, lush landscapes, and ancient ruins that transported us back in time.