Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, the best adventure for many travelers who have already received its energy. The surroundings are impressive and the balance achieved between nature and Inca architecture is amazing. The mountains of Vilcabamba have wide and high peaks that reach up to 6,000 meters as well as Salkantay and Humantay among others. The mixture of mountains, jungles and valleys create a fantastic world where dawn and sunset are shrouded in mystery. Are you ready to discover it?
The network of Inca roads (Qhapaq Ñan or inca Trail ) is considered one of the best engineering works that exist; helped turn a small family caste into the largest empire in the Western Hemisphere. The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu combines history with its new purpose, being one of the best walks in the world. So join us and know the most interesting facts about Inca Trail:
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The climate is relatively mild around the whole year, with heavy rains from November to March, dry and hot weather from April to October, which is a recommended time to visit. The minimum annual temperature ranges from 8° to 11°C. In the months of June, July and August the temperature can often fall below zero.
The annual maximum temperature varies from 20 ° to 26 °. The terrain is quite irregular, with several ravines and streams fed by the glaciers that eventually pour into the Urubamba River, which crosses the area forming a deep valley that crosses the granite base of Vilcabamba for more than 40 km through a variety of ecosystems.
Cusco is characterized by having 2 very marked seasons. The dry season and the rainy season. It is highly recommended to visit this Inca Trail Hike during the dry season (April – October) but really the best months to visit it is in June, July and August. Thats why it is also recommended to book your entrance tickets in advance and remember that Inca Trail closes in the month of February.
Some of the most interesting inca remains are along the Inca Trail Hike here the list of this ones that will captive your attention by its unique landscapes and you would wonder how Incas can built this perfects arqueological remains in the Deep heart of the jungle?
The cultural heritage of the Incas, The Inca Trail, which was well built, crosses the dense forests and deep canyons shows you 18 archaeological complexes along the way which can be seen in all their splendor. These are composed of houses, irrigation canals, agricultural terraces, walls and sanctuaries, which are an irrefutable proof of the existence of important human settlements. Here the list of the most important archeological complexes along the Inca Trail:
So now is in your hands the decision to explore this incredible path in your next vacations.
Cusco, Huayllabamba, Warmiwañusca, Wiñayhuayna & Machu Picchu
Hiking the Classic Inca Trail in 4 days 3 nights is one of the lifetime experiences to the most famous trek in South America. Enjoy hiking through this unique inca road:
Cusco, Km 104, wiñayhuayna, Machu Picchu
Without much time for your trip? Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is the best alternative for you! Check our interesting info and know more about this incredible alternative trek:
Cusco, Km 82, Huayllabamba, Warmiwañusca, Wiñayhuayna, Machu Picchu & Huayna picchu
The Special Inca Trail is the unique tour that gives you the option to visit for a second time on the 5th day Machu Picchu!!, and Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu mountain:
Cusco, Soraypampa, Salkantay Mountain, Warmi Wañusca, Wiñayhuayna & Machu Picchu
This incredible trek takes place under the sacred mountain of Salkantay Trek (6,271m), one of the highest and most incredible of the Peruvian Andes. More info:
Cusco City tour, Sacred Valley, Km 82, Warmiwañusca, Wiñayhuayna & Machu Picchu
Bea at the principal door of contact with the Inca culture, the wonderful city of Cusco "Cultural Patrimony of Humanity," and visit the main historical attractions:
Cusco City tour, Sacred Valley, Km 82, Warmiwañusca, Wiñayhuayna, Machu Picchu & River Rafting
Explore Machu Picchu, along the ancient Inca Trail. Discover its peculiar architectural features, feel the adventure and life the best experience at river rafting!!!