Walking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Inca Trail Hikers


Walking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Every year, thousands of tourists and visitors are attracted to Peru’s wonderful land. Because of its landmark, warm weather, sunny beaches, and spectacular sites. One of the reasons that have brought fame, popularity, and tourists towards this region is the Inca Trail situated in the Cusco. Inca Trail is known to be among the top five hiking trails of the world and is a symbol of the great Inca civilization.

It was built by people of the ancient Inca civilization. They mainly used this trail for the purpose of their transportation and to remain connected to the rest of the world. The entire Inca Trail represents a mixed combination of high altitude mountains, natural waterfalls, dense forests, subtropical jungle, stone-paved pathways, tunnels, ancient ruins, and a stunning atmosphere covered in thick clouds.
In total, the entire Inca civilization and its network of roads consist of 23,000 kilometers (14,000 miles). But the route set ahead by the Peruvian government for the convenience of tourists is approximately 43 kilometers. Which is no doubt an unforgettable, extraordinary and thrilling adventure. For those who love to get out of their routine lives and explore new things. Not only this; but the best site to explore is the site of Machu Picchu which is the main attraction for adventure lovers. It comes in the last locality of the Inca Trail and holds the main position among all sites. Traveling through the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu allows the hikers to enjoy the sites, ruins, landscape, archaeology. And let them praise nature for what it has gifted to this region.

Total time needed to explore the Inca Trail

Is usually three to five days which depends on the choice of tourists. The Peruvian government welcomes all tourists warm-heartedly. But due to the damage brought to the nature and environment by the increasing number of tourists. The government has restricted the number of visitors to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu. So that these ruins and their archaeological history could be preserved as they were in the past. Now, only five hundred hikers are allowed to hike the Inca Trail per day depending on the availability of the passes and licenses issued by the Peruvian government. Licensed travel agencies have been given the authority to take a particular number of hikers responsibly daily. By reserving their licenses through the advanced booking of one month. Facebook