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Address: Machu Picchu 08008, Peru
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The Inca Trail: 4-Day Trek to Machu Picchu
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8-Day Tour of Lima and Cusco Including the Inca Trail

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Incan history and beauty with exercise

We did the one day hike, which involves getting off of the train from the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu at mile 104 and hiking the last about 6 miles. It involves a total... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Annapolis, Maryland
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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We did the one day hike, which involves getting off of the train from the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu at mile 104 and hiking the last about 6 miles. It involves a total elevation climb of about 2000 feet of gradual uphill climb (from 7,183 to 8,954 feet) and takes about 6.5 hrs with numerous short stops. Several fascinating... More 

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Rocky River, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is such an amazing experience. I was not necessarily truly in shape when I trekked this and it was doable, but definitely not easy on my knees. Gorgeous views. Pack suncreen, mosquito repellent, and plenty of water!

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Kyushu-Okinawa, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Physically one of the hardest things I have done due to altitude, the appreciation of Machu Picchu City after a hard slog is so much more when you arrive.Inca Trail to Machu Picchu consists of two main routes: the longer trek climbs to a heady 4,215m above sea level, is around 45km long and takes 4 days to complete; the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and I decided to hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu rather than taking the train. We would not have changed our trip at all. The hike itself allowed us to interact with the less visited ancient sites, see tremendous wildlife and vegetation, and learn so much from our guide throughout the trek about Peru in general. Although... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveled with Andean Treks to Machu Picchu this summer. What a great experience! We worked with Heather in their Massachusetts office to set everything up. She was fantastic (truly the model of what customer service should be)! We did their "Short Inca Trail" tour with an add-on Machu Picchu Mountain hike (led by tour guide Ketty) and had a blast.... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fortunately we only did a small portion of the trail not the 4 day trek up to Machu Picchu. A tough climb with stone steps and rocky walkways.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hike is the most amazing thing that I have ever done. If you are going to Peru on the other hand do not skip this part! and definitely hike the inca trail. Best experience ever. I went with G adventures the tour guide was Edid (or something like that).

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Vail, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Please find my full review of Alpaca Expedition's 4-day/3-night Inca trail Trek to Machu Picchu. They are based out of Cusco and are absolute pros! Alpaca Expeditions is who you should use for your hiking adventure. We have other tips for success on the Inca Trail posted at Alpaca Expedition's Tripadvisor recommendation site...please look there and enjoy this extraordinary experience.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family of five hiked the Inca Trail with Peru Treks & Adventure trekking company. They did an exceptional job of making sure we all had plenty of delicious food and supported us along the way. My middle child (13 years old) had difficulty with altitude sickness on the 3rd day of the trek. Our guide, Darwin, helped encourage him... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well what can I say about the trail! I am Partially lost for words but here goes.... There is no part of the trail that doesn't offer amazing views, the history of the trail was bought to life at each archeological site we passed through by our guide. The trail was extremely hard going at times - even for the... More 

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