Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

The Inca Trail is one of the most popular trekking routes in South America. It takes hikers through some of the most beautiful scenery on Earth.



The Inca Trail is a series of trails that connect Machu Picchu to Cusco, Peru. This route was used by the ancient Incas to travel between these two cities. Today, this path is still used for hiking and sightseeing.


This map will help you plan your trip with ease.

With this map, you can easily find out where to stay, what to see, and how to get there. You can also use this map to plan your itinerary before you go.


When to Go

If you plan to hike the Inca Trail during the dry season (May to November), you should start planning as soon as possible. This will allow you to avoid the crowds and enjoy more solitude.


Where to Start

If you’re planning to hike the Inca Trail, you should start by finding out more about the route. This map will help you do just that.


What to Bring

You’ll need to pack plenty of food and water while hiking the Inca Trail. Here’s what you’ll need to bring with you.


What to See

There are plenty of things to see and do along the Inca Trail. You can visit the ruins at Machu Picchu, explore the Sacred Valley, and even take a boat ride down the Urubamba River.


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  • star rating  Miguel was an excellent guide, he kept us motivated as well as providing fascinating info on local history and culture. The whole team of porters did an amazing job –… read more

    September 24, 2022

    star rating  We didn’t expect that the experience would be so good. Our guides JJ and Yoner really made our trip to Machu Picchu special. But what amazed us the most was… read more

    June 2, 2022

    star rating  This trip was fantastic! Would definitely recommend to anyone considering a less strenuous but still beautiful trek to Machu Picchu. Our tour guide Carlos was incredibly sincere and attentive throughout… read more

    Matt R
    July 7, 2022

    star rating  We had the most amazing time with the best tour guide, Charly. Charly is a man of multiple trades – he is so knowledgable about the history and culture of… read more

    May 29, 2022
  • star rating  Amazing amazing experience!!! We hiked with our teenage daughters. This being our first hike we were bit nervous about the enormity of project. I will not lie it was… read more

    June 23, 2022

    star rating  Amazing tour with this company and our guide Franklin. He was very knowledgeable about each location and it’s history.

    June 18, 2022

    star rating  I was on the fence about a trekking tour and had a hard time finding a company that had availablity a few weeks in advanced for someone traveling solo. TreXperience… read more

    September 14, 2022

    star rating  It was an amazing experience. Our guides William and Vincent were absolutely wonderful, provided us with great support and lots of useful information.Big thanks to William for always staying back… read more

    June 7, 2022
  • star rating  For most of peeps Inca Trail is once in a lifetime experience, why not to do it with folks that care?
    My girlfriend and I had an absolutely amazing… read more

    Jarek J
    June 6, 2022

    star rating  Me and my friend are so happy we chose to do this 4d/3n tour with TreXperience. It all felt really professionally and safe and the days were filled with fun… read more

    July 8, 2022

    star rating  Had an amazing time on the Inca trail! Our tour guides Felix and Maribel went above and beyond. Felix was a fountain of knowledge and had answers to every question,… read more

    Phoebe H
    May 10, 2022

    star rating  The Inca Trek was an incredible experience. From our guide to the porters to the cooks, the trip was seamless and well planned. All of our needs were met and… read more

    July 19, 2022
  • star rating  Most amazing thing I’ve ever done, hands down. The things you see are breathtaking the mountains, stars, glacier, animals and authentic Peruvian life. Our tour guide Bernabe was incredible –… read more

    June 7, 2022

    star rating  Fantastic! An amazing experience. Our guides Juan Jose and Sara could not have done more for us for the entire trip- looking after us, providing information of the Incas and… read more

    July 21, 2022

    star rating  We booked our 5 day Salkantay trek based on the reviews and we weren’t disappointed. Everything was great. Our guide Filio was very friendly as well as funny and made… read more

    September 16, 2022

    star rating  The Inca Trail with Trexperience was a great experience!! We expend 4 incredible days. The experience will be imposible to forget. The guides Maribel and Robinson were amazing. They teach… read more

    July 10, 2022
  • star rating  This was a once in a lifetime experience! I can’t recommend it enough. It was challenging but the support from the guide, chefs and porters made it possible and fun.… read more

    September 18, 2022

    star rating  We had an excellent trip with our guide Edwin and his team from TreXperience. I couldn’t wish for a better guide. He was always ready to help and had so… read more

    May 9, 2022

    star rating  We did the city tour and Sacred Valley Tour with Christian and Elvis who were fantastic. I would highly recommend a tour with them.

    June 4, 2022

    star rating  We had a fantastic trip to Machu Piccu with Trexperience. It was incredibly well organised and the tour guides were able to accommodate all abilities.
    The porters were amazing… read more

    July 21, 2022
  • star rating  One of the best things I’ve ever done, the views were unbelievable, the porters and chef were incredible, food was so good and the guides were brilliant.

    July 11, 2022

    star rating  The experience was incredible and with a great organization. The trekking it self is haré bit totally worth it

    Enrique A
    July 22, 2022

    star rating  Yoner and Jose were an absolute delight to walk the Inca trail with. They were incredibly knowledgeable and well versed with ancient Inca history. I am looking forward to coming… read more

    September 17, 2022

    star rating  The trip was amazing! Day two was hard to be prepared for a tough hike at high elevation. The views and scenery were amazing the whole way.

    Willian… read more

    September 13, 2022
  • star rating  This was an amazing incan trail experience! Our guides (Eddy and Sara) and the porters took excellent care of us, every morning we woke up to an amazing breakfast, coca… read more

    July 17, 2022

    star rating  Edy and Ali took us through an amazing journey exploring their interesting and inspiring culture. They made the Inca trail more than just a visit to Machu Picchu. The whole… read more

    Yannick R
    September 28, 2022

    star rating  Oh my gosh! My sister and I wanted an adventure, and this DID NOT disappoint! Every day was packed full of fun and adventurous memories. Coming to Cusco,
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    June 30, 2022

    star rating  I highly recommend this experience. Nilo was our guide and he was super nice and informative. The rest of the crew was Celso, Juan and Victor and everyone… read more

    May 17, 2022
  • star rating  I did the two day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu excursion with Robinzon as our guide. I am 43 and in good shape (HIIT workouts 2-3 times per week… read more

    LE K
    June 28, 2022

    star rating  We just finished the 4D3N Inca Trek and TreXperience took the best care of us. Robbie and his team made sure the whole family finished the trek. They encouraged us… read more

    May 17, 2022

    star rating  Absolutely worth it. Pepe and Rosita were the best tour guides I’ve ever had, and the group of 11 people was really great. It was 4 couples (8 people) and… read more

    September 14, 2022

    star rating  Our guide William and the assistant guide johnner were both brilliant and made the trip fun and engaging for all 10 of us doing the trail. Their energy was infectious… read more

    June 19, 2022
  • star rating  Great landscapes, great guides, lot of knowledge and history. This is an must have in any Peru trip.

    May 23, 2022

    star rating  Had an excellent time with trexperiance from start to finish thanks to Eddie Rosa chef Celso and the porters of course :)

    July 23, 2022

    star rating  Wonderful company that is lucky to have such amazing employees. Robinson was our guide and he always was making sure everyone was okay and was having a great time. He… read more

    July 19, 2022

    star rating  Our guide Adolfo was a steady and awsome man who moved the gruop in steady tempo and was used as the glue in the group. The scenery is amazing and… read more

    June 9, 2022
  • star rating  This was an incredible tour with a really professional company and awesome guides. Robinzon and Mirabel were so informative, helpful and made it such a fun experience. The trek itself… read more

    Neil R
    July 11, 2022

    star rating  The trip was amazing! Anything- from the organization and transportation, through the DELICIOUS food to the guidance through the sites was impeccable. Way exceeding expectations! Edy poured his heart into… read more

    Gergana G
    June 14, 2022

    star rating  It was great, well organized, enjoyed it a lot! Big thanks to our awesome guides yoner and jose for their enthausiasm, knowledge, help and great explanations and stories on all… read more

    September 17, 2022

    star rating  Unbelievable experience only made possible by the team at Trexperience. The tour guides (Eddie and Jonah) were great at guiding us the way around the Inca Trail and the story… read more

    June 27, 2022
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