INCA TRAIL MACHU PICCHU
The Inca Trail leading to Machu Picchu is one of the most sought after trails to hike in the world. It involves being in close contact with nature in a very secluded part of the world. enormous Andes Mountains.
Inca trail tours consists of spending various nights camping out under the stars. The scenic routes your guide takes you on hold a majestic view of the landscape which this area is known for. The local flora and fauna are a treat all on their own. this region houses some species which are only know to live here.
The way along this Andean path is a fascinating and unforgettable experience. The Inca Trail is paved with blocks of stone and has stone stairways. tunnels and wooden bridges and paths across rivers. streams. beautiful valleys. warm cloud forests and cold highlands.
The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is part of an Inca roads system of more than 30.000 kilometers that integrated the vast empire of Tahuantinsuyo from southern Colombia to central Chile passing through the cities of Quito. Ecuador; Cajamarca. Huanuco. Jauja. Huamanga. and Cusco in Peru; La Paz and Cochabamba in Bolivia; Salta and Tucuman in Argentina. There roads ran mainly along the coast and mountain regions and in some cases they also reached the tropical mountains in the Amazon forest as is he case with the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.
The Inca Trail is by far the most famous trek in South America and is rated by many to be in the top 5 treks in the world. In just 26 miles (43km) it manages to combine beautiful mountain scenery, lush cloud-forest, subtropical jungle and, of course, a stunning mix of Inca paving stones, ruins and tunnels.
It’s the most famous hike in South America – perhaps the world – and a must-do, life-changing experience. Hiking the Inca Trail through the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu is both arduous and awe-inspiring. Four days of cold, pain and exhaustion dissipate as the mist lifts to reveal the emerald peaks and terraced ruins of the mystical ancient city.