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Inca Trail

Address: Cusco, Peru
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5-Day Salkantay Trek and Machu Picchu Tour from...
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Ranked #5 of 88 Outdoor Activities in Cusco
Type: Other outdoor activities, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Hiking, City walk sightseeing
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Type: Other outdoor activities, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Hiking, City walk sightseeing
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We, a group of 7(including 2 young adults and a 14 year-old), hiked the Inca Trail (Jan 1-4, 2015) with Sun Gate Tours and had a wonderful trip. We selected them based on reviews found on Trip Advisor. We are a fairly easy going family group from the USA and UK who eat most things, don’t mind getting a little... More 

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Toronto
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Wow! We did the 4 day hike with G adventures (amazing tour company). It was the hardest thing we ever have done, we are moderately active/ In shape 30 year olds. This was our honeymoon and it was amazing. Each tour company does things differently, so keep that in mind while reading. G encourages you to pack as light as... More 

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Montevideo Department, Uruguay
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We did a 4 days/3nights inca trail and it was one of my greatest experiences ever! The trail has a magical effetc on each of the members of the group. At the begining we where focused on taking pictures so as to have good memories. After geting to the first ruin fredy our guide gave us a moment to observe... More 

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Chicago
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8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Hands down one of the best hiking experiences of my life. We used Peru Trecks, and they were amazing. The service they provided was top notch and made the hike that much more enjoyable. If you are a hiker and enjoy the outdoors, this trip is a must. Though there are parts that are a little rough, the hike is... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This trek was the best in my life...I highly recommend this trek, I did the trek with Inkayni Peru Tours.....They give good service and gorgeous experience!! If you want to get to know amazing nature and the most exciting landscapes from Peru, hike the inka trail to machu pichu!!!

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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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
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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