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Address: Cusco, Peru
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Hiking
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$804*
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The Inca Trail: 4-Day Trek to Machu Picchu
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5-Day Salkantay Trek and Machu Picchu Tour from Cusco
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7-Night Tour of Lima and Cusco Including the Inca Trail

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The trail needs certain energy and endurance. Make sure you prepare well like we did. We reserved our trip 6 months in advance and we got the license in April. The train was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Bianca Z
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The trail needs certain energy and endurance. Make sure you prepare well like we did. We reserved our trip 6 months in advance and we got the license in April. The train was very scenic and it is so picturesque when we reached the main part of Inca.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We did our Inca Trail Trek with KB tours - our guide Eddy was awesome. Best 4 days ever. It was definitely 100% worth it!!!!

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Maitland, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Glad I hiked the trail but the 26.2 mile hike was incredibly difficult but well worth the pain since the scale of the Inca accomplishment can be experienced first hand. Would definitely recommend Andes Adventures to anyone looking to hike the trail.

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Rating the Inca Trail seems a little presumptuous. It is beautiful, well-maintained, challenging and inspiring. Anyone who can reach Machu Picchu from the trail should do so. The feeling upon reaching the Sun Gate is amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Some parts can be quite challenging for less-fit people but I reckon it really takes a special case not to be able to complete it. My wife did 5 knee surgeries, still has weak knees and she managed - although it was really tough for her.

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Wilson, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I'm 61 with bi-lateral hip replacements, but active and fit. The Classic Inka Trail is one of my top life experiences traveling, but it is hard. The altitude is a challenge and the hiking is also challenging on parts of the trail requiring hours of intense focus at the time. The days are long. Hiking poles should be listed as... More 

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Fontana, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Please make sure that you are fit and that you have trained for this undertaking. I'm sure that most people who will take this trail on will be fit and will have trained. But there are a select few who don't do enough research. Please do your research. This trail is gorgeous, but is dangerous, long and steep. Take knee... More 

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Park City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I have always dreamed of hiking to Machu Picchu in the Andes Mountains! You must have a government permit to hike it that you can get online or can get through your tour guide. A friend recommended a tour company to us that is in Cusco, Peru. We contacted them online and made all our reservations. It is called Lorenzo's... More 

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Mundelein, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We jumped off the train at km104 and hiked the last part of the Inka trail to arrive at the sun gate. The first view of Machu Picchu was amazing!!!!!!!!!!!

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Doing the inka trail was an extraordinary experience. The long walking was really worth it because of the breathtaking views, lamas, inka sites and tons of different environments. And once you get to the too from where you can see the Macchu Picchu (called the sungate), you finally understand why it is categorised as a world wonder.

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Address: Cusco, Peru
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