The Inca Trail is a famous trekking route in Peru that follows the ancient path used by the Inca people to access Machu Picchu. The trail begins in the Sacred Valley, near the town of Ollantaytambo, and winds through the Andes Mountains, passing through lush forests, remote villages and ancient ruins before reaching Machu Picchu.

The most popular tours are the 4-day Classic Inca Trail and the 2-day Short Inca Trail.

The trail covers a distance of approximately 42 kilometers and reaches an altitude of 4,200 meters at its highest point on the Inca Trail.

Travelers have the opportunity to explore ancient Inca ruins such as Wiñay Wayna and Intipata and its highest point called Dead Woman´s Pass, culminating the route in Machu Picchu.

The Inca Trail requires a moderate level of fitness and endurance.

Permits are required to hike the Inca Trail, the number of which is limited, so it is important to book in advance.

The Inca Trail closes in February of each year for maintenance.

Overall, the Inca Trail is a unique and unforgettable way to enjoy the natural beauty and cultural richness of Peru, while delving into the fascinating history of the Inca people.