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the inca trail road

The Inca Trail Peru has a length of 40 kilometers, the road that leads to Machupicchu from kilometer 82 of Huayllabamba and from kilometer 104 will take you through Inca trails through mountains, jungle eyebrow and reaching the citadel of Machupicchu.

The Inca Trail is an Inca road network built by the Incas more than 550 years ago with its own characteristics made of stones and perfectly adapted to the characteristics of the terrain.

Facts about the Inca Trail route:

The 4 days Inca Trail also called classic or traditional Inca Trail has the following route:

  • The route of the Inca Trail goes through archaeological sites such as Llactapata, Runkuraqay, Sayacmarca, Phuyupatamarca and Wiñayhuayna.
  • The end of the tour is at the entrance to Machupicchu by the entrance area of the Intipunku or Sun Gate, where we have an incredible view that only those who make the Inca Trail can have.
  • After going through the Inca Trail we usually return from Aguas Calientes to Cusco by train.
  • The realization of the Inca Trail is acquiring the tour through a tourist agency.
  • If the tourist wishes to take the Inca Trail tour, he/she cannot do it without authorization, therefore the entity in charge of the procedures is the tourism agency from which the tour purchase was made.

The 2 days Inca Trail has the following route:

  • The route of the Inca Trail goes through the archaeological site of Wiñayhuayna.
  • The end of the tour is at the entrance to Machupicchu by the entrance area of the Intipunku or sun gate, where we have an incredible view that only those who make the Inca Trail can have.
  • After going through the Inca Trail we usually return from Aguas Calientes to Cusco by train.
  • The realization of the Inca Trail is acquiring the tour through a tourist agency.
  • If the tourist wants to take the Inca Trail tour can not do it without authorization, so the entity responsible for carrying out the formalities is the tourist agency to which the purchase of the tour was made.
camino inca - the inca trail road
View of the Inca trail to Machupicchu

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