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, 678km

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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2016
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Maps

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De Zwerver
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