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, 702km

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

The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2011
  • Explore the Inca Trail
  • Uitgevoerd in de vorm van een klapper, met ringband geeft deze gids een goede beschrijving van de lange afstands route. De kaarten zijn schetsmatig maar wel duidelijk. This edition of our popular guidebook contains everything you need to plan and enjoy hiking a choice of three Inca Trails to Machu Picchu in Peru. Step-by-step sections cover the... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2011
  • Explore the Inca Trail
  • The third edition of this popular guidebook contains everything the walker needs to plan and enjoy hiking the Inca trail to Machu Picchu in Peru, with three routes taking from 2-7 days. It includes advice on how to prevent and manage altitude sickness; background on Inca culture and the ruins; and advice on planning in the light of new Trail... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
2011
  • Explore the Inca Trail
  • The third edition of this popular guidebook contains everything the walker needs to plan and enjoy hiking the Inca trail to Machu Picchu in Peru, with three routes taking from 2-7 days. It includes advice on how to prevent and manage altitude sickness; background on Inca culture and the ruins; and advice on planning in the light of new Trail... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2011
  • Wandelgids The Inca Trail | Rucksack Readers
  • Uitgevoerd in de vorm van een klapper, met ringband geeft deze gids een goede beschrijving van de lange afstands route. De kaarten zijn schetsmatig maar wel duidelijk. This edition of our popular guidebook contains everything you need to plan and enjoy hiking a choice of three Inca Trails to Machu Picchu in Peru. Step-by-step sections cover the... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Moon Peru (4th ed)
  • This full-color guide to Peru includes vibrant photos and helpful planning maps.Lima resident Ryan Dubé (along with helpful Machu Picchu expert Ben Westwood) offers an insider's view of Peru, from exploring the churches and artisan neighborhoods of Cusco to avoiding the crowds at Machu Picchu and picnicking on the wilderness beach of Reserva... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Moon Peru (4th ed)
  • This full-color guide to Peru includes vibrant photos and helpful planning maps.Lima resident Ryan Dubé (along with helpful Machu Picchu expert Ben Westwood) offers an insider's view of Peru, from exploring the churches and artisan neighborhoods of Cusco to avoiding the crowds at Machu Picchu and picnicking on the wilderness beach of Reserva... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Machu Picchu & Amazon River
  • Visiting Machu Picchu and traveling the Amazon River in Peru is the dream of millions of people from around the world and this eco-book shows you how to accomplish this historic journey safely, easier and more affordable than you could ever imagine. Right now, you can conveniently catch a flight from anywhere in the world and spend a couple of... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Machu Picchu & Amazon River
  • Visiting Machu Picchu and traveling the Amazon River in Peru is the dream of millions of people from around the world and this eco-book shows you how to accomplish this historic journey safely, easier and more affordable than you could ever imagine. Right now, you can conveniently catch a flight from anywhere in the world and spend a couple of... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • The Bradt Travel Guide Peru Highlights
  • In 1973, Hilary and George Bradt were told about an old Inca road leading from Cusco s Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu. They hiked it, explored the wayside Inca ruins, and published the first-ever description of the Inca Trail in 1974. Forty years later, this ground-breaking guide has been updated to include classic treks through all the great... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • The Bradt Travel Guide Peru Highlights
  • In 1973, Hilary and George Bradt were told about an old Inca road leading from Cusco s Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu. They hiked it, explored the wayside Inca ruins, and published the first-ever description of the Inca Trail in 1974. Forty years later, this ground-breaking guide has been updated to include classic treks through all the great... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • 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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Bol.com
Belgium
  • 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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Bol.com
Netherlands
2011
  • Peru: Inka Trail und Region Cusco
  • Handzaam boekje met de routebeschrijving inclusief een heleboel praktische informatie. De beschrijving is uitstekend, maar kaarten zijn beperkt en schetsmatig . Duits. Der Inka Trail ist der beliebteste und am häufigsten begangene Trail Südamerikas und einer der bekanntesten der Welt. Vor einigen Jahren noch durch Überfälle und einen nie... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
2011
  • Peru: Inka Trail und Region Cusco
  • Handzaam boekje met de routebeschrijving inclusief een heleboel praktische informatie. De beschrijving is uitstekend, maar kaarten zijn beperkt en schetsmatig . Duits. Der Inka Trail ist der beliebteste und am häufigsten begangene Trail Südamerikas und einer der bekanntesten der Welt. Vor einigen Jahren noch durch Überfälle und einen nie... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2011
  • Wandelgids Peru: Inka Trail - Inca pad | Conrad Stein Verlag
  • Handzaam boekje met de routebeschrijving inclusief een heleboel praktische informatie. De beschrijving is uitstekend, maar kaarten zijn beperkt en schetsmatig . Duits. Der Inka Trail ist der beliebteste und am häufigsten begangene Trail Südamerikas und einer der bekanntesten der Welt. Vor einigen Jahren noch durch Überfälle und einen nie... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Adventure Guide To Peru
  • Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca, the Amazon Basin - these are just a few of the exciting adventures that Peru has to offer the intrepid tourist. Adventure Guide to Peru offers everything you'll ever need to know for planning a trip to this fantastic holiday destination, from places to stay and eat, travel advice, to what to pack and when to go.... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Adventure Guide To Peru
  • Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca, the Amazon Basin - these are just a few of the exciting adventures that Peru has to offer the intrepid tourist. Adventure Guide to Peru offers everything you'll ever need to know for planning a trip to this fantastic holiday destination, from places to stay and eat, travel advice, to what to pack and when to go.... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2013
  • Hiking and Biking Peru's Inca Trails
  • Guidebook to hiking and mountain biking in the Sacred Valley of Peru, including the Inca Trail. 40 routes (7 to Machu Picchu) visiting all major Incan sites discovered from Cusco, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo, Vilcabamba and in the remote region around Mount Ausangate. The routes are graded for difficulty, and most routes can be done on foot or by... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
2013
  • Hiking and Biking Peru's Inca Trails
  • Guidebook to hiking and mountain biking in the Sacred Valley of Peru, including the Inca Trail. 40 routes (7 to Machu Picchu) visiting all major Incan sites discovered from Cusco, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo, Vilcabamba and in the remote region around Mount Ausangate. The routes are graded for difficulty, and most routes can be done on foot or by... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2013
  • Wandelgids Peru - Hiking and Biking Peru's Inca Trails | Cicerone
  • The eastern slope of the Peruvian Andes is one of the most dramatic and diverse places on the planet, dropping from over 6000m (20,000ft) to just 200m above sea level. This dramatic drop in elevation produces a wide range of constantly changing climactic and vegetative zones – it is often possible to hike from the base of a glacier down to the... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • The Inca Trail Cusco And Machu Picchu
  • This title includes: historical background on the Incas; plans of all the main archaeological sites and comprehensive guides to Lima, Cusco and Machu Picchu; routes from Cusco to Machu Picchu and hikes in the Urubamba Valley, on walking maps with walking times; points of interest; and details of where to stay and where to eat. Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • The Inca Trail Cusco And Machu Picchu
  • This title includes: historical background on the Incas; plans of all the main archaeological sites and comprehensive guides to Lima, Cusco and Machu Picchu; routes from Cusco to Machu Picchu and hikes in the Urubamba Valley, on walking maps with walking times; points of interest; and details of where to stay and where to eat. Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Peru
  • The DK Eyewitness Peru travel guide will lead you straight to the best attractions the country has to offer. Whether you're trekking the ancient Inca Trail or getting to know the locals on a homestay in Cusco, this guide provides all the insider tips every visitor needs, with comprehensive listings of the best hotels, restaurants and shops for... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Peru
  • The DK Eyewitness Peru travel guide will lead you straight to the best attractions the country has to offer. Whether you're trekking the ancient Inca Trail or getting to know the locals on a homestay in Cusco, this guide provides all the insider tips every visitor needs, with comprehensive listings of the best hotels, restaurants and shops for... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2008
  • The Bradt Travel Guide Peruvian Wildlife
  • This full-colour guide to the wildlife of the High Andes in Peru will appeal to the ardent wildlife enthusiast, curious tourist and armchair traveller alike. Some of the hotspots covered are Machu Picchu, Cusco and the Sacred Valley of the Incas, the Inca Trail, the Avenue of the Volcanoes in Ecuador, and Lake Titicaca in Bolivia. With... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
2008
  • The Bradt Travel Guide Peruvian Wildlife
  • This full-colour guide to the wildlife of the High Andes in Peru will appeal to the ardent wildlife enthusiast, curious tourist and armchair traveller alike. Some of the hotspots covered are Machu Picchu, Cusco and the Sacred Valley of the Incas, the Inca Trail, the Avenue of the Volcanoes in Ecuador, and Lake Titicaca in Bolivia. With... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Moon Machu Picchu
  • This full-color guide to Machu Picchu includes vibrant photos and helpful planning maps.Dawn reveals ancient stonework backed by the towering Andesthe fusion of natural and manmade beauty, built in perfect harmony with the earth and skies. This is Machu Picchu, center of the lost Inca empire. And it s yours to explore.This is the trip of a... Read more
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  • Bol.com, Belgium
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Moon Machu Picchu
  • This full-color guide to Machu Picchu includes vibrant photos and helpful planning maps.Dawn reveals ancient stonework backed by the towering Andesthe fusion of natural and manmade beauty, built in perfect harmony with the earth and skies. This is Machu Picchu, center of the lost Inca empire. And it s yours to explore.This is the trip of a... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Fodor's Essential Peru
  • EXPANDED COVERAGE: Special emphasis has been placed on trending Lima's dining scene and alternate Inca Trail-type hiking routes. Focused coverage on Peru's essential, must-see destinations includes new restaurants and hotels. ILLUSTRATED FEATURES: The guide offers beautifully illustrated, in-depth coverage of Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail and... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Fodor's Essential Peru
  • EXPANDED COVERAGE: Special emphasis has been placed on trending Lima's dining scene and alternate Inca Trail-type hiking routes. Focused coverage on Peru's essential, must-see destinations includes new restaurants and hotels. ILLUSTRATED FEATURES: The guide offers beautifully illustrated, in-depth coverage of Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail and... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Just In Case You're Interested
  • 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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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Just In Case You're Interested
  • 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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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Viva Travel Guides Peru
  • At VIVA, we know Peru like no other guidebook company possibly can, as our headquarters are right up the road in Quito, Ecuador, where we frequently take trips to the "Southern Inca Empire." VIVA Travel Guides' on-the-ground authors bring you travel wisdom and street smarts. We live here, we understand the language, we understand the people,... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Viva Travel Guides Peru
  • At VIVA, we know Peru like no other guidebook company possibly can, as our headquarters are right up the road in Quito, Ecuador, where we frequently take trips to the "Southern Inca Empire." VIVA Travel Guides' on-the-ground authors bring you travel wisdom and street smarts. We live here, we understand the language, we understand the people,... Read more
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Maps

De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wegenkaart - landkaart Peru - Ecuador | Nelles Verlag
  • Nelles Map Peru Ecuador 1:2 500 000 ab 9.9 EURO Including Galapagos Islands. SPECIAL MAPS: Cusco/Machu Picchu - Inca Trail - Nasca Lines - Trekking Maps. CITY MAPS: Cusco - Central Lima - Arequipa - Ayacucho - Trujillo - Cuenca - Guayaquil - Otavalo - Quito Nelles Map. Ausgabe 2018 Read more
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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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wegenkaart - landkaart Cuzco Region - Cuzco & 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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