Taking the Inca trail is a once in a lifetime opportunity which will undoubtedly remain in your memory for many years to come. At the time of the actual trail you will form part of Inca Trail groups which will include several travelers such as yourself. Surely they will be from different parts of the world. so you will not just learn about the local and Inca culture but foreign ones as well.
The Inca trail walk
in itself is of easy to moderate difficulty and can be done by people from the very fit to the average jogger or power walker. Taking this trail consists of hiking in the Andean wilderness and spending the night under the star filled Andean night.
The trail ends at the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu where you should have a guide waiting for you at the entrance ready to start your tour and answer questions. in some occasions you will stay with tour Inca Trail groups and visit Machu Picchu together.
Here is some useful Inca trail information: The Inca Trail
to Machu Picchu is part of an Inca roads system of more than 30.000 kilometers that combined the vast empire of Tahuantinsuyo from southern Colombia to central Chile passing through the cities of Quito. Ecuador; Cajamarca. Huanuco. Jauja. Huamanga. and Cusco in Peru; La Paz and Cochabamba in Bolivia; Salta and Tucuman in Argentina. There roads ran mainly along the coast and mountain regions and in some cases they also reached the tropical mountains in the Amazon forest as is he case with the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.
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