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Inca Trail to Machu Picchu


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Peru is interconnected by thousands of miles of Inca roads, however, the section that reaches the citadel of Machu Picchu is among the most popular trekking routes of the world, by the natural beauty of its surroundings and for being one of the main routes used at the time of the Incas.

The less brave or those in a hurry can visit starting from Cuzco Machu Picchu by train or bus. Some, like us, think that you can only fully appreciate Machu Picchu in the footsteps of the Incas who took the same path for 5 centuries. However, the pleasure is not limited to get there, because throughout the tour, is the history of Peru and the Incas that emerges gradually, as they go the miles. That is the way to discover ancient citadels. Have they been resting places for the Inca or points of concentration? Nobody knows, but despite this, admiration is present.

This journey of 43 kilometers, ideal for adventure and history lovers, is a perfectly preserved section, combining different ecological zones, from high-altitude deserts to the rainforests, passing through important archaeological centers and experiencing incredible wildlife observation. Your tour ends, when we crossed the threshold of “Intipunku” (Gate of the Sun) to reach the magnificent citadel of Machu Picchu masterpiece of architecture and engineering Inca, considered a world heritage site and one of the seven wonders of the world.