Inca trails on the mountains, in a scenic road Andean indescribable beauty that runs along the days of this adventure, archaeological sites which can only be reached by it, that's the Inca Trail. With a capacity controlled visitors per month and per year, no unwanted visitor traverse.
Machu Picchu was connected with the city of Cusco and with the rest of the Inka Empire through the paths that were built with excellent structure, this paths that were built with anatomic form were in touch with its surroundings, they posses a great aesthetic in its construction. Lots of the trails are built right next to the abyss and their surrounded by the beautiful landscape with very dense vegetation, in some parts the trail is carved into the rock. The Inka Trail to Machu Picchu is considering one of the best trails for trekking in the entire world, and the most well-known of all the Inka Trails.


The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, has been divided into several sections and several routes, most of them start from: Km 82 Km 88 and Km 104 of the rail route Cusco - Ollantaytambo - Machu Picchu Pueblo.
The most important sections of the Inca trail, walking slopes, summits and banks of the Vilcanota River basin.

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Important Data


Seasons Climate Min. T. Max T. Humidity
Rayny Season (December - March) Rainy 7 21 80%
Dry Season (April - November) Dry 5 20 56%

Altitudes along the Inca trail:

Place Altitude
Qorihuayrachina (Km 82) 2658 masl
Patallaqta 2595 masl
Llaqtapata 2738 masl
Wayllabamba 2922 masl
Runkuraqay 3848 masl
Phuyupatamarca 3506 masl
Wiñayhuayna 2419 masl
Intipata 2863 masl
Intipunku 2691 masl

The above table shows the altitude of the most important places of the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.The heights shown in the above table are in meters above sea level (m.a.s.l.).

Important Routs:

Hikers can only enter through an agency authorized to operate this route and accompanied by guides authorized by the authority.
CuscoPeru has varied deals mentioned below.

Route Length Difficulty
Inca trail to Machu Picchu 2 days / 1 night Easy - Moderate
Camino Inca a Machu Picchu 3 days / 2 nights Moderate
Camino Inca a Machu Picchu 4 days / 3 nights Moderate

The difficulty level was made considering the rugged territory, walking time and altitude reaching some parts of the road.

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Archaeological Centers

Archaeological Centers

Information of the principal centers archaeological observed during the course of the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

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Information of different routes to reach Machu Picchu, including the well-known Inca Trail, Salkantay way from among others.

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