Inca Trail

Description

  1. Name Inca Trail
  2. Length of trail 46 km, 29 miles
  3. Length in days 3 days
  4. Traildino grading SW, Strenuous walk, mountain trail
  5. Hut tour grading T2, Mountain walk

The well known Inca Trail is a very popular trek in Peru, one of the most popular trekking trails in the world. The classic Inca Trail is not that long: 46 km mostly in cloud forests, between 3,000 and 4.200 meters in altitude. The path includes two high passes of 4,000 and 4,200 meters respectively.

Select some tracks
Takesi Inca Trail, 27km
Camino del Inka, 31km
Qhapaq Ñan, 671km

Opinions

Rate 9.5 | 2 votes | No 1. in Peru
  • dirkpieter November 2002
  • Rate 10
  • Positive Exceptional hike with beautiful cloud forest, great views and the famous inca ruins on this hiking trail. Endpoint Machu Picchu - were you arrive before the big crowd enters at nine o clock - this certainly makes it a 10!
  • Negative Sometimes crowded!
  • Jmulderg
  • Rate 9
  • Positive Mountains, good weather, be at 4000 meter, organisation
  • Negative Toilets
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Books

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  • The full-colour The Rough Guide to South America on a Budget is the ultimate guidebook for travelling the continent, from Colombia's Caribbean beaches to the ice-fields of Patagonia. Detailed colour maps and in-depth coverage of what to see, where to stay and how to get around will help you discover the best this dazzling continent has to... Read more
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  • The Inca Trail
  • This book is a well-written, interesting, entertaining, and informative narrative about an exciting hike through the Peruvian Andes. A sequel to PATAGONIA, this book is a must have for anyone planning to hike the Inca Trail or anyone who enjoys world class adventures. Its simple, reader-friendly style of writing makes this book a positive... Read more
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Belgium
  • The Inca Trail
  • This book is a well-written, interesting, entertaining, and informative narrative about an exciting hike through the Peruvian Andes. A sequel to PATAGONIA, this book is a must have for anyone planning to hike the Inca Trail or anyone who enjoys world class adventures. Its simple, reader-friendly style of writing makes this book a positive... Read more
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  • Inka Pilgrimage
  • A pilgrimage is all about experiencing the sacred world of the people and places that one travels through. Traveling through the Andean World of Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia opened up a vista of a sacred landscape known by the Quechua and Aymara people as Pachamama (Mother Earth). It was only after I had completed the Inka pilgrimage... Read more
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  • Inka Pilgrimage
  • A pilgrimage is all about experiencing the sacred world of the people and places that one travels through. Traveling through the Andean World of Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia opened up a vista of a sacred landscape known by the Quechua and Aymara people as Pachamama (Mother Earth). It was only after I had completed the Inka pilgrimage... Read more
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  • Footprint Cuzco & the Inca Heartland
  • Cuzco, ancient capital of the Incas, Footprint's acclaimed guide to the region, now in its 3rd edition, helps you get the most out of this fascinating corner of Peru, with insights into Inca culture and details of how to reach all the best ruins. The fully-updated new edition keeps you up-to-date with Cuzco's ever-changing nightlife, as well as... Read more
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  • Footprint Cuzco & the Inca Heartland
  • Cuzco, ancient capital of the Incas, Footprint's acclaimed guide to the region, now in its 3rd edition, helps you get the most out of this fascinating corner of Peru, with insights into Inca culture and details of how to reach all the best ruins. The fully-updated new edition keeps you up-to-date with Cuzco's ever-changing nightlife, as well as... Read more
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  • Peru
  • Congratulations! You've Found the Ultimate Guide to Peru Travel!You are super lucky to be going to Peru, and this guide will let you know all of the coolest things to do, see, and eat around the country, in places like Lima, Cusco, Trujillo, Iquitos, the Andes, and Machu Picchu.Why You Need 101 Coolest Things to Do in PeruThis Peru guide will... Read more
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  • Peru
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Netherlands
2017
  • The Inca Trail, Cusco & Machu Picchu
  • Lost to the jungle for centuries, Machu Picchu was rediscovered by Hiram Bingham 100 years ago. It's now probably the most famous sight in South America - and justifiably so. Perched high above the river on a knife-edge ridge, the ruins are truly spectacular. The best way to reach them is on foot, following parts of the original paved Inca... Read more
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2017
  • The Inca Trail, Cusco & Machu Picchu
  • Lost to the jungle for centuries, Machu Picchu was rediscovered by Hiram Bingham 100 years ago. It's now probably the most famous sight in South America - and justifiably so. Perched high above the river on a knife-edge ridge, the ruins are truly spectacular. The best way to reach them is on foot, following parts of the original paved Inca... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2017
  • Wandelgids The Inca Trail - Cusco & Machu Picchu | Trailblazer
  • Uitgebreide inleiding van de streek met veel aandacht voor geschiedenis, flora & fauna en tevens een stuk over Peru als geheel. Veel praktische informatie over de trekkings, een handleiding voor de ruïnes van Machu Picchu, uitgevoerd met veel schetskaarten. Engelstalig Fully revised 6th edition of this best-selling, all-in-one guide for hiking... Read more
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  • Walking Distance
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  • Just In Case You're Interested
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  • Ben always knew he wanted to go travelling since hearing the stories and exploits that his uncle experienced from his time travelling. However, he never thought about teaching English to get there. So with money for a plane ticket he moved to China to teach. When he started writing, it was only a way to communicate with family and friends to... Read more
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2016
  • Lonely Planet Peru
  • # 1 best-selling guide to Peru Lonely Planet Peru is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Trek the ancient Inca trail, puzzle over the mystery of the Nasca lines, wander the stone temples of Machu Picchu or indulge in local delicacies in Lima; all with your trusted... Read more
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  • Lonely Planet Peru
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2016
  • Reisgids Peru | Lonely Planet
  • De perfecte reisgids voor zowel de georganiseerde als de zelfstandige reiziger. Naast een algemene inleiding van het land / streek vol met praktische informatie over hoe je er het beste kunt reizen: slapen, eten, vervoer, excursies ... alles kun je er in vinden. Lonely Planet Peru is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what... Read more
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  • Cadogan the Amazon
  • This illustrated guide encompasses the entire Amazon region tracing the Inca trail exploring the magnificent ruins of Machu Piccu in Peru, hiking in the national parks of Bolivia, dancing in Brazil and sport-fishing in the Guianas. Read more
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  • Cadogan the Amazon
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  • Big Earth
  • As the producer and director of some of TV's most successful travel series - The Long Way Down , The Long Way Round , Race to Dakar and By Any Means - Russ Malkin is an expert in adventure travel. Here, in Big Earth - 101 Amazing Adventures , which has a foreword by Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, Russ talks us through his favourite... Read more
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  • Big Earth
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  • The Rough Guide to Peru
  • The Rough Guide to Peru is the ultimate travel guide with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions Peru has to offer. Discover the varied and exciting country of Peru whether exploring the breathtaking Machu Picchu, traversing a rainforest canopy walkway in one of the world's richest jungles or hiking the Inca Trail, the... Read more
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  • Frommer's Peru
  • Insider advice on navigating Peru s stunning natural and cultural attractions, like witnessing giant condors soar through the Colca Canyon, trekking through the Amazon jungle, exploring Cusco s lively Mercado Central, and, of course, hiking the Inca trail to the gates of Machu Picchu.Where to find the most charming villages of the Sacred... Read more
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  • Frommer's Peru
  • Insider advice on navigating Peru s stunning natural and cultural attractions, like witnessing giant condors soar through the Colca Canyon, trekking through the Amazon jungle, exploring Cusco s lively Mercado Central, and, of course, hiking the Inca trail to the gates of Machu Picchu.Where to find the most charming villages of the Sacred... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2013
  • Trailblazer Inca Trail
  • Fully revised 5th edition of this best-selling, all-in-one guide for hiking the Inca Trail. Includes Lima and Cusco city guides, route guide and maps for Inca Trail, Choquequirao, Santa Teresa and link routes and full Machu Picchu guide.Lost to the jungle for centuries, Machu Picchu was rediscovered by Hiram Bingham 100 years ago. It's now... Read more
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Belgium
2013
  • Trailblazer Inca Trail
  • Fully revised 5th edition of this best-selling, all-in-one guide for hiking the Inca Trail. Includes Lima and Cusco city guides, route guide and maps for Inca Trail, Choquequirao, Santa Teresa and link routes and full Machu Picchu guide.Lost to the jungle for centuries, Machu Picchu was rediscovered by Hiram Bingham 100 years ago. It's now... Read more
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  • Sweet Smoking Marlboro Film
  • As a teenager Eleonora Paauwe goes looking for adventure in South America. At the turn of the millennium she travels through a continent of cute llama bottoms and practically-minded guerrilla fighters. She walks the Inca Trail without straining a muscle and is happy to take a look around the mines of Potosí in South America’s Auschwitz.... Read more
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  • Sweet Smoking Marlboro Film
  • As a teenager Eleonora Paauwe goes looking for adventure in South America. At the turn of the millennium she travels through a continent of cute llama bottoms and practically-minded guerrilla fighters. She walks the Inca Trail without straining a muscle and is happy to take a look around the mines of Potosí in South America’s Auschwitz.... Read more
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Cusco & Peru South ITMB
  • Cusco region at 1:110,000 on a double-sided map from ITMB with street plans of Cusco and Aguas Calientes, an enlargement for the Inca Trail and a plan of the ruins at Machu Picchu, plus on the reverse a road map of southern Peru and a street plan of central Lima.On one side is a detailed map at 1:110,000 of the Cusco region, with altitude... Read more
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Walking holidays

Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Peru - Andes en Amazone
  • Spectaculair en zeer gevarieerd fietsavontuur in Peru door de prachtige Heilige Vallei naar het ongelooflijke Amazone-regenwoud. We zitten niet alleen op de mountainbike, maar trekken ook te voet over de legendarische Inca Trail naar Machu Picchu, spectaculair werelderfgoedlocatie hoog in de Andes. Een reis voor liefhebbers die op zoek zijn... Read more
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