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Address: Machu Picchu 08008, Peru
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Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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$848*
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The Inca Trail: 4-Day Trek to Machu Picchu
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$905*
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5-Day Salkantay Trek and Machu Picchu Tour from Cusco
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8-Day Tour of Lima and Cusco Including the Inca Trail

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The trail is magnificent, the vegetation changes from the desert to forests. We had rain for three days out of four, however that did not make the hike any less exciting. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Parsippany, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The trail is magnificent, the vegetation changes from the desert to forests. We had rain for three days out of four, however that did not make the hike any less exciting. The trail is very hard, the view is breath taking and everyone on the trek is nice; this is something you do not want to miss if you enjoy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a once in a lifetime trek and it was very well organised. The meals were pretty amazing considering how far they had to be carried. The sleeping bags were super warm and got us through the night. We would recommend hiring a porter to carry your sleeping bag and mat if you are hiring them from the company,... More 

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Coventry, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We opted for the train, instead of the three day hike to visit Machu Picchu, and am glad we did!!! We encountered many hikers once we arrived.... some were held up at knifepoint and robbed, and all were dirty and exhausted. I know that it's a great challenge for some, but be careful. And I definitely would not go with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I was so apprehensive about the Trek - was I physically fit enough? Was I mentally fit enough? Was I too fat? Was I too old?.....so many worries! I genuinely thought I would have to endure the trek in order to be rewarded by the sight of Machu Picchu emerging from the clouds from the Sun Gate - but I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It's without a doubt an amazing pilgrimage but it will wear you down some. If you are in marginal shape or older I recommend looking at a 5 to 7 day trek, enjoy the scenery and the beauty without the long days!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Do the hike! The whole hike, for 4 days and 3 nights you'll be able to imagine what it must have been like to be an explorer and happen across incredible Incan ruins and gasp in awe at the brilliance of the structures. Phenomenal experience

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Amazon to the Andes and a Galapagos visit with G Adventures for our holiday, and the Inca Trail was a highlight. It was challenging at times, especially on the second day. And while I really had to push myself to get to the top, I would definitely do it again if I had the chance. As part... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I only had one they there, that is my only regret... It´s beautiful and impressive... the guides are very nice and proud of there history. But wear comfortable shoes, repellent and sun block. Be prepared to hike a little and if you are using the bus be there early because there is a long line. But in the end is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A real physical challenge, but so very rewarding all at the same token. The whole trek and not just Machu Picchu at the end was outstanding. We really need to give a big pat on the back to Uncover Latin America, the company we booked our trek with. Their level of service was top notch, from our initial phone call... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the 4 day classic and The trail was not easy but manageable for anyone with a moderate fitness level. The altitude did catch us off guard and we struggled but luckily we had factored in a few days in Cusco to acclimatize. We hired porters for our baggage and would highly recommend doing this if you are contemplating... More 

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