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Inca Trail

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Address: Cusco, Peru
Activities: Hiking, City walk sightseeing
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Go to Machu Picchu the long way...

If you are going to Machu Picchu, make sure to go the long way via this 4-day, 3-night trek via the sacred Inca Trail, or Camino Inka. I went with Peru Treks and Adventures (a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

If you are going to Machu Picchu, make sure to go the long way via this 4-day, 3-night trek via the sacred Inca Trail, or Camino Inka. I went with Peru Treks and Adventures (a 100% recommendation) and we stopped at many other archaeological sites and learned a lot about Incan history, religion, and culture on our trek.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We did a 4day//3night Inca trail hike with these guys and it was fine. The guide seemed to be in a hurry on the final day though. Also, the guide does not completely and clearly go about explaining the Inca history as much as the other tour guides have done. I have seen other tour guides explain about Machu Pichu... More 

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Atllanta, GA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I have done multi-day hikes all over the world, and the Inca Trail was on my bucket list. Although there are a million things I could talk about, I'll try and focus my comments on the big questions I had prior to the hike, and my reflections after. #1 – Condition. This hike is NOT a cake walk, and although... More 

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Cobourg, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This was my big 40 birthday trip. My best friend and I booked the trip 4 months in advance ( which is a really good idea) and we trained for it not knowing what to expect and NOT wanting to fail ( a bit competitive) but also because this trip was about the journey for us. Planning and training is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I completed the Inca trail over the Christmas. It was an amazing experience and definitely unforgettable. It proved difficult but manageable especially the second day which was all up hill. It was all worth it though to finally reach Machu Picchu and take those final steps up to the sun gate and see the spectacular Inca treasure. The group we... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

make sure you hire the best trekkers to assist you with your hike. it was for me a once in a life time event one that I would like to relive but now my sights are towards other majestic mountains to climb. everyone has to visit this Inca trail once in their life.

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Parrearra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Nothing about the walk was easy for a 50+, but what lacked in fitness i made up for in determination. An amazing feeling seeing the Ruins at the end of the walk.

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Drumheller, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Loved every moment of this adventure, every step going up and down, every flower, every breath taking pit stop. It pushed me harder than I've ever been pushed. It's hard, so don't let anyone tell you otherwise, but it is so worth it!

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San Francisco, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

With my partner and two adult daughters after almost a year of planning there is no adequate way to describe this trip. Difficult yes but the effect ad experience trumps the difficulty. This is not something to do on the spur of the moment as all the plans really made an incredible difference. I chose ENIGMA Tours as the operator... More 

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Gallatin, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu changed my life. I'm not exaggerating. It's that kind of trip. "Trip of a lifetime" kind of trip, although that phrase can mean many things. I was a changed person when I got back. You'll see from my other reviews where to stay in Cusco to acclimate beforehand and to celebrate afterwards, where... More 

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