Many roads lead to Machu Picchu, but none like the Inca Trail. The most popular among travelers and the most famous pedestrian trail of the American continent. There are 43 kilometers of a path between forests and dense fogs, stone steps, and majestic views from Cusco. In the end are the reward of the famous Intipunku and its impressive views of the ruins of Machu Picchu.
Making the Inca Trail is an initiatory rite for the traveler and a unique adventure, but planning well before getting on the road is necessary.
A guided route with a stop at the road’s highlights consists of a steep climb of three to four hours from kilometer 104 to Wiñay Wayna and then another two hours on more or less flat land to Machu Picchu. Overnight in Aguas Calientes and visit Machu Picchu the next day.