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Address: Machu Picchu 08215, Peru
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The Inca Trail: 4-Day Trek to Machu Picchu
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4-Day Trek to Machu Picchu Through the Inca Trail

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It's Well Worth the Struggle

Firstly, hiking the Inca Trail was the hardest thing, both mentally and physically, I've ever done. Both my fiancée and I were in pretty good shape going in, but the trek made... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Firstly, hiking the Inca Trail was the hardest thing, both mentally and physically, I've ever done. Both my fiancée and I were in pretty good shape going in, but the trek made both of us question whether we'd ever really been physically fit; day two was excruciating, and it was compounded by the fact we went during rainy season and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the most challenging but rewarding trips! We went with Peru treks on 4D/3N. Absolutely amazing trekking through the Andes. Our guide was super passionate and very informative. The chef cooked awesome food and our Chasquis were incredible. Would highly recommend if you are up to the challenge!

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Beijing, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I hiked the Classic Inca Trail (4 days/3 nights) to Machu Picchu. The hike itself is a great experience as evidenced by almost any review you will read about it. This review therefore is dedicated more to the company (Tierras Vivas) that I booked it through. I had decided to book this trip in advance, in accordance with a great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's not for everyone. It's a challenging 4-day trek that requires sheer will power, determination, a decent stamina and a genuine appreciation of nature to really enjoy this. We went during the low season when it was summer in Peru and the rainy season. So that meant most days it was raining, the trail is slippery, and the temperature really... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did the 4D/3N inca trail tour and had such a great time. The walk itself is quite challenging at times but so worthwhile. Amazing sites along the way to Machu Picchu and it's truly humbling to see what the Incas achieved. Anyone with a good level of fitness is able to do this although be prepared for any kind... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The 6-8 hour walk from Km 104 to Machu Picchu was the highlight of a already fantastic trip. The views, the experience,and the other ruins along the way, are more than worth the walk, but the arrival at the "gate of the sun" and to take in Machu Picchu from there for the first time is literally breathing. Don't forget... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently booked a trip to Machu Picchu, scheduled to leave in June. We've had nothing but problems. First I indicated that we needed to update our passports prior to G Adventures securing our trekking permits. They indicated that as long as they had the passports prior to mid-to-end of January, everything would be fine. Then, out of the blue,... More 

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Peru, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

you have to do the inca trail it is another thing it is going to be very very hard but you are gonna feel very good with yourself.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a week in Peru touring all the magnificent cites, colors, and cuisine. Our guide Gonzalo Lima was absolutely AWESOME!!! There were 8 of us including one 8 year old and he was able to keep us all energized, excited, safe and amazed at the wonders of Peru. We booked him with Adventure Travel. Would highly recommend him!!!!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As others have wrote, there are many tour companies to choose from. We (m28/f27) went with Peru Treks, which we booked 8 months in advance. I'll try not to repeat what others have mentioned, but overall the company did a fantastic job. Highly recommend! Here are a few tips... 1) Pack LIGHT! Hire a 1/2 porter to carry your sleeping... More 

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