The Inca Trail or Inka Trail is one of the largest treks in South America and considered one of the best in the world, the reason is because these Inca trails were built hundreds of years ago creating a network of road communication between villages through different altitudinal floors, mountains, snowy and part of the jungle in perfectly constructed roads and that is the reason that dazzle every visitor who decides to make this walk, the Inca Trail is a very important connection to the wonder of the world Machu Picchu.
These royal roads connected not only Cusco with Machupicchu, it has been discovered that the Inca road had an extension of more than 30,000 kilometers covering countries such as Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina to where the expansion of the Inca empire reached through its governor Pachacutec.
The 2 tourist routes offered by the Inca Trail are:
Classic Inca Trail or Inca Trail, this tour is a 4 day tour that allows you and leads you through Inca trails to the citadel of Machu Picchu. This circuit is the most commercial and the most recommended for all tourists.
Short Inca Trail, this is a 2 day tour that allows you to know a section of the classic Inca Trail and takes you directly to Machupicchu and the next day to be in the llacta of Machupicchu. This circuit is not very used due to the minimum amount of available seats.
Where is the Inka Trail ?
The Inka Trail is located in Peru, in the city of Cusco and leads you to the wonder of the world Machupicchu.
It starts at kilometer 82 of the Piscacucho railroad line in the province of Urubamba, Cusco.
The Inca Trail has a distance of 40 kilometers.