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The Inca Trail Cusco Machu Picchu

The realization of the Inca Trail from Cusco to Machupicchu on roads of the Inca road network called the Qapacñan route or Inca Trail presents 2 circuits:

1.- Tour camino inca 4 dias

Dia 1: Cusco – Huayllabamba (13km)

  • The Inca trail starts at kilometer 82 of the railroad that leads to Machupicchu, to begin the ascent to Llactapata at 2840 meters above sea level.

Day 2: Huayllabamba – Pacaymayo (11km)

  • This day is the hardest and most physically demanding trek, where we will head to Warmiwañuska, the highest point at 4215 masl, and from there we will see the archaeological site of Runkurakay.

Day 3: Pacaymayo – Wiñay Huayna (16km)

  • The day begins with the descent to Pacaymayo over a slope of more than 1500 meters to reach Sayacmarca at 3625 meters above sea level.

Day 4: Wiñay Huayna – Machu Picchu (3km)

  • The last day will begin the route from Wiñayhuayna in a gradual descent to reach the sun gate Intipunku and from there walk for 30 minutes to the citadel of Machupicchu.

Tour Camino Inca 2 dias

Dia 1: Cusco – km 104 – Aguas Calientes (11km)

  • The short section of the Inca Trail starts at kilometer 104 of the railway that will take us to Wiñayhuayna and continue to the citadel of Machupicchu without entering the archaeological park and rest in Aguas Calientes.

Day 2: Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu

  • This day is the official entrance to Machupicchu.

How is the Inca Trail from Cusco to Machu Picchu?

Camino Inca 4 days:

  • Day 1: Cusco – Huayllabamba (13km), hike uphill on Inca trail section, medium difficulty level, campsites and high elevation point 2840 masl.
  • Day 2: Huayllabamba – Pacaymayo (11km), hike uphill on Inca trail section, difficult difficulty level, campsites and high elevation point 4215 masl.
  • Day 3: Pacaymayo – Wiñay Huayna (16km), downhill hike on Inca trails, medium difficulty level, campsites and high elevation 3625 masl.
  • Day 4: Wiñay Huayna – Machu Picchu (3km), descent and ascent on a stretch of Inca trail, medium difficulty, easy, high point of elevation 2745 masl and return to Cusco by train.
  • Camino Inca 2 dias
  • Day 1: Cusco – km 104 – Aguas Calientes (11km), hike up and down over a stretch of Inca trail, medium difficulty level, lodging and high elevation point 3625 masl.
  • Day 2: Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu, hike uphill on marked trails, easy difficulty grade and high elevation point 2430 masl and return to Cusco by train.

From what age can I go to the Inca Trail Cusco Machu Picchu?

The Inca Trail has no minimum age and is ideal for all ages, however, it is recommended for parents to consider the trip for children over 8 years old and for adults to consider the physical condition that this tour requires.

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View of the Inca chimney at Machupicchu

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