Recommendations to hike the Short Inca Trail

Published on: 2 de January de 2022 -

We congratulate you for having decided to make the Short Inca Trail. Here we present you a list of the 07 best travel tips to make this excursion without any problem because this hike involves adventure, nature, and fun, and information, tips, and much more, so let’s get started.

Best time to hike the Short Inca Trail

You should know what the best time of the year is. We tell you that Peru is one of those diverse countries with different geographies and climates, so determine an ideal travel time. But if we focus on this trek, the best time of the year to hike the Short Inca Trail is from April to October, the dry season in this region, without rain. It is more pleasant to trek on sunny and cold days than persistent rainy days.

In February, we should also note that this route is closed for maintenance work, but if we talk about Machu Picchu, it is open every month of the year.

Make your reservation for the Short Inca Trail well in advance.

If you decide to do this trek, it is advisable to book several months in advance, from 6 to 10 months in the high season (May to September) and from 2 to 4 months in the low season (later months), because there is a limit of spaces per day.

We also tell you that Kondor Path Tours has the authorization to hike the Inca Trail. We provide quality service and service, which will allow you to complete your trip to the fullest and without any setback, so make the decision and hire our services.

Conditions of the route

The Short Inca Trail is one of the best alternatives to the Traditional Inca Trail. Nowadays, thousands of tourists try to do it because it is the ancient Incas’ route to Mach Picchu.

5. Acclimatization for the Short Inca Trail

The issue of acclimatization is essential to conclude this tour satisfactorily. The acclimatization time is two days in the city of Cusco; in addition to resting properly, eating bland food, and drinking plenty of water, this tour will take you to reach heights above 4000 meters above sea level then avoid altitude sickness. Follow our tips.

Sacred Valley & Two Day Inca Trail
3 Days & 2 Night from: US 588.00
Tour Style Tours, Trekking, Cultural and Ecological.

The Sacred Valley has several archaeological sites; we have Inca Roads interconnected in each location. On the expedition, explore the Inca Trail of Pisac, Ollantaytambo,

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Short Inca Trail + Rainbow Mountain Trek – 3 Days
3 Days & 2 Night from: US 545.00
Tour Style Adventure (hiking), Archeological, Cultural and Ecological.

Expedition for adventure lovers does catalog between moderate and strenuous. Explore the premium Inka trail that goes to Machu Picchu. The lost city of the Incas is the p

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Tour Lares, Short Inca Trail, Machupicchu & Rainbow Mountain
4 Days & 3 Night from: US 684.00
Tour Style Adventure (hiking - trekking), Archeological, Cultural and Ecological.

Full walk to Lares, Ollantaytambo, Inka Express trail, Machu-Picchu, Rainbow-Mountain, and the Red-Valley. Four unique & unforgettable places in the region of Cusco. We r

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Salkantay Trek + Classic Inca Trail – 6 Days
06 Days & 05 Night from: US 750.00
Tour Style Adventure (hiking), Archeological, Camping, Cultural and Ecological.

High Inca Trail – Often referred to as the High Inca Trail, follow the same route up to the base of Salkantay before turning east across the Inca Chiriasca Pass at appr

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Inca Trail 4 Days Trek to Machu Picchu
04 Days & 03 Night from: US 689.00
Tour Style Adventure

The hike of the 4-day begins at Km 82. Each group of explorers has our best support team to enjoy each day of your adventure exploring the Inca ruins on the side of the r

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Short Inca Trail Hike to Machu Picchu
2 Days & 1 Night from: US 444.00
Tour Style Adventure (hiking), Archeological, Cultural and Ecological

The two-day Inca Trail is one of the recommended trek options to Machu Picchu to explore the famous Inca Trail of Peru; We invite you to book in advance, guaranteeing you

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6. What to bring for the Short Inca Trail

We recommend you take just what is necessary to avoid weight and fatigue during the trek. Remember that you will have to walk several kilometers to reach Machu Picchu, and therefore here is a list of items to consider taking on your journey along the Inca Trail.

  • Passport
  • Cash
  • Camera or cell phone
  • Backpack cover
  • Windproof, waterproof jacket
  • Small towel and bathing suit
  • 04 shirts / t-shirts
  • Sun hat
  • 01 pair of shorts
  • 02 pairs of long pants
  • Hiking boots / strong and comfortable shoes
  • Sport sandals
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Toiletries (biodegradable)
  • Bottle of water
  • Flashlight
  • First aid kit.

7. Enjoy the Inca Trail Short Route

Enjoy the tour to the fullest, do not take it as a race of who gets to Machu Picchu first, but take your time and live i. Because this hike guarantees, besides a lot of adrenaline and fun, lots of nature, amazing landscapes, archaeological sites, and new experiences, a combination that other tours will not give you.

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