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Overview about Inca Trail

Inca Path is Located in the Andes and the green valleys of the Andes Mountains, a historic trek for adventurers from around the world.
This ancient Inca trail, once traversed by the powerful Inca Empire, offers modern hikers the opportunity to immerse themselves in the landscapes and rich Peruvian culture.
Inca trail Trekkers by Wayra Peru Travel
Inca trail Trekkers by Wayra Peru Travel

Inca Trail Itinerary.

Day 1 :Cusco – Piscacucho (KM 82) – Wayllabamba

Our first day's hike takes us through rugged valley terrain, which will allow us to acclimatize to the altitude and immerse ourselves in the Inca route,
Along the way, we pause to explore ancient Incan ruins like Llactapata, where moss-covered walls whisper stories of a bygone era.

Day 2 : Huayllabamba – Warmi wañusca Pass – Pacaymayo

We Begin our second day  on this Inca Trail we will venture deeper into this section of the Inca Trail characterized by the tropical jungle, This Inca Trail Trek traverses dense foliage accompanied by the chatter of Andean birds and the whisper of invisible creatures, amidst the vegetation that envelops us in its hug.

When  we ascend higher into the mountains, each step brings us closer to our ultimate destination of the legendary Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu. In the way, we encounter the infamous Dead Woman’s Pass, a formidable challenge that tests our endurance and determination. With the support of our fellow trekkers and the unwavering of our knowledgeable guides, we conquer the summit and are rewarded with panoramic vistas that take our breath away.


Day 3: Pacaymayo – Phuyupatamarka – Wiñaywayna

Unveiling Mysteries As dawn breaks over the Andes, we resume our trek with a sense of anticipation, knowing that today holds the promise of discovering ancient wonders hidden amidst the mist-shrouded peaks. The trail leads us to the mesmerizing archaeological site of Runkurakay, where stone walls perch precariously atop steep cliffs, offering a glimpse into the ingenuity of the Inca civilization.

Continuing on, we pass through lush valleys and quaint mountain villages, pausing to interact with local Quechua communities and learn about their traditional way of life. Each encounter leaves an indelible mark on our souls, deepening our appreciation for the enduring spirit of the Andean people.

As the day draws to a close, we arrive at our final campsite near the Inti Punku, or Sun Gate, where we catch our first glimpse of Machu Picchu bathed in the golden light of the setting sun. With hearts full of wonder and excitement, we eagerly anticipate the culmination of our epic journey.

Day 4: Machu Picchu – Cusco

The Grand Finale The moment we’ve all been waiting for has arrived—the opportunity to witness the awe-inspiring beauty of Machu Picchu in all its glory. With eager anticipation, we set out on the final stretch of the Inca Trail, our footsteps quickening with each passing moment.

As we ascend the stone steps of the Sun Gate, the iconic citadel of Machu Picchu unfolds before us like a scene from a dream. Its terraced gardens, intricately carved stone structures, and majestic temples stand as a testament to the ingenuity and architectural prowess of the Inca civilization.

Together, we explore every corner of this ancient marvel, from the enigmatic Temple of the Sun to the sprawling terraces of the Agricultural Sector. With each step, we feel a profound connection to the past, as if the echoes of ancient footsteps still reverberate through the cobblestone streets.

As the day draws to a close, we bid farewell to Machu Picchu, knowing that our adventure along the Inca Trail has forever changed us. With memories etched in our minds and hearts, we descend from the mountaintop, grateful for the opportunity to have experienced the magic of this extraordinary place.


The Inca Trail is more than just a trek—it’s a journey through time, a testament to the resilience of the human spirit, and a celebration of the natural and cultural wonders of the Andes. As we bid farewell to this legendary footpath, we carry with us not only memories of breathtaking landscapes and ancient ruins but also a deep appreciation for the indomitable spirit of exploration that unites us all. Until we meet again, may the spirit of the Andes guide our adventures and inspire us to continue seeking out the wonders of the world.

Inca Trail Tours

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