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THE BEST HIKE TOURS TO MACHU PICCHU

THE BEST HIKE TOURS TO MACHU PICCHU

hike tours to machu picchu

Machu Picchu, the most outstanding architectural sample of Inca civilization, located on top of a great mountain attracts adventurers to its mysteries through ancient paths and breathtaking landscapes. And before kicking off the road, this blog shows the best 10 hike tours to Machu Picchu.

So, lace up your boots, breathe in the mountain air, and join us on a virtual exploration of the trails that lead to this ancient wonder!

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1. Inca Trail: back to the Inca time

There is no more popular trail throughout Peru than the Inca Trail, the most iconic and genuine way to reach Machu Picchu. This four-day trek runs among unbelievable landscapes, ancient Inca buildings, and diverse ecosystems, finishing at the breathtaking Sun Gate.

Additionally, there are other options to enjoy this ancient trail, such as the short Inca trail which takes only 2 days and is suitable for passengers who have a brief time in Cusco. Although, if you are able to spend more time to live unforgettable days, you must ask for the five-day Inca trail, the next level for hike tours to Machu Picchu.

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2. Salkantay Trek: the Majesty of Natural Transition

For passengers who are looking for a diverse and challenging route, the Salkantay Trek promises high-altitude majesty and unique landscapes.

This five-day trek takes you through glacial landscapes, cloudy forests, and traditional Andean towns.Furthermore, Natourandes has an exclusive journey named “Salkantay Glacier to the Phenomenal Jungle”.

Nine days within stunning snowcapped mountains and the lush rainforest to make a change in your life that might last forever.

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3. Incas Weaver’s Route: A new hike tour to Machu Picchu

You will not find this tour in any other travel company throughout the world, because we have created it for all our passengers who love the Andean style of weaving and dying the textiles.

Incas Weaver’s Route features non common experience such as interaction with local people to learn about their traditions, visit to beautiful lagoons, free time in a natural hot spring and the mandatory journey to Machu Picchu.

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4. Choquequirao Trek: Hidden Citadel Discovery

This might be one of the most difficult hike tours to machu picchu, therefore Choquequirao Trek is optimum to intrepid explorers.

This challenging trek features rugged pathway, intense cloudy forests and surprising landscapes. Meanwhile its gorgeous buildings, serve as a prelude to the outstanding Machu Picchu citadel, offering a sense of discovery and solitude.

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5. Huchuy Qosqo Hike: Quick but Picturesque Trail

There is no other trail such as the ancient Inca trail towards Huchuy Qosqo, which offers a short yet scenic way to Machu Picchu.

This two-day Huchuy Qosqo trek introduces hikers to the picturesque landscapes of the Sacred Valley, hiking through local towns and Inca ruins. The journey finishes with a spectacular stroll around Machu Picchu citadel.

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6. Inca Journey to Machu Picchu: Colorful Inca trails

Just four days are enough to witness handmade buildings and natural paradises on the way to the worldwide wonder. Moreover, this Inca Journey to Machu Picchu boasts the short inca trail and the hike to Rainbow Mountain.

Thus, the sense of solitude and untouched beauty makes this trip plan a true unforgettable experience.

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7. Inca Quarry Trail: Hiking Through History

Follow the Inca Quarry Trail to Machu Picchu, an alternative route that bring light on the historical significance of these spots.

This seven-day trek passes through the sun gate of Ollantaytambo, Perolniyoc waterfall and ancient quarries where the Incas sourced the stones for settlements along the sacred valley.

Gain insights into the building techniques while enjoying panoramic views of the Andean Mountain ranges.

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8. Peru’s most outstanding places: Exploring Cusco

Embark on this six-day journey that blend culture and adventure through a visit to the salt ponds of Maras, the rounded farming terraces of Moray and the inca town of Ollantaytambo; while the adventurer side of the tour includes hike to rainbow mountain and inca trail hike to machu picchu. 

Without a doubt this tour to Peru’s most outstanding places suits all preferences!

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9. The Andean Trail to the Jungle: Pathways that Connect

12 days full of adventure in Lima, Cusco and Tambopata to get a wide understanding of the different plantations, animals, believes and societies that embellish each city. From classic sacred valley to traditional inca trail and 3 days in Tambopata rainforest.

The Andean Trail to the Jungle is a unique tour in Peru, come and enjoy it!

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10. One-Day Tour: Express Route to Machu Picchu

Although this is not a peru hike tour to machu picchu, it is an excellent choice for those short on time.

The One-Day tour to Machu Picchu allows to make the most of the journey to enjoy the most popular sectors in the archaeological site.

The perfect experience to ensure a memorable trio!

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Our Hike Tours to Machu Picchu will be set, whenever you’re ready.

The best hike tours to Machu Picchu are ancient pathways that lead to this wonder.

Whether you choose the classic Inca Trail, the challenger Choquequirao Trek, or the scenic Salkantay route, each journey is a transformative experience towards Machu Picchu which is the ultimate reward for your adventurous spirit.

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