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the inca trail as cultural heritage

The Inca Trail or Qhapac Ñan, a system of Inca roads that extended through the territories of Ecuador, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Bolivia and Peru, these countries worked hard to submit their nomination for a cultural heritage site.

The declaration of the Inca Trail or Qhapac Ñan as cultural heritage means an international recognition of the great masterpiece in engineering, thanks to its universal value that favors its preservation, conservation, protection, revaluation together with its people, ancestral traditions and values.

On June 21, 2014 during the 38th session of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in Doha, it was inscribed as a Unesco World Heritage Site.

km 82 inicio del camino inca
The Inca Trail a Historic Sanctuary photo start of the world’s largest hike