Information about the spots for Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 2020 – Updated
Find out all about the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 2020. As we know, to reach Machu Picchu there are 2 alternatives: use the different train services to Machu Picchu and through the Inca Trail with other treks like alternatives.
In this understanding we can affirm that the Inca Trail trek is one of the most spectacular and wonderful in the world. According to the specialists, it is the 10 best treks worldwide. A tour suitable for all those who love adventure and nature. Without a doubt, a reward for all those who are willing to reach Machu Picchu
INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU
The Inca Trail was part of roads which integrated the Tahuantinsuyo. Many of these roads still exist in Countries which were part of the great Inca Empire like: Ecuador, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Bolivia and Peru. The Inca Trail has been restored in Peru and is the same by which the ancient inhabitants of the Andes used to arrive in Machu Picchu.
There are 2 options of this hike in the Andes of Peru and these are the following:
CLASSIC INCA TRAIL OF 2 DAYS
This trek is easier than the first, but it shouldn’t be considered less spectacular. Mix the train journey with the hike along the last part of the 4-day Inca Trail, you have the option to see 2 days Machupicchu.
CLASSIC INCA TRAIL OF 4 DAYS
For this trek you need to have a good physical condition and if is possible acclimatize one or two days before. Beautiful landscapes surround this unique route, ideal for lovers of nature and adventure. The last part will be the spectacular view of Machu Picchu, the last day when they arrive at this magical place.
An important point to consider is the limited number of spaces of the Classic Inca Trail in its 2 modalities. For the 4-day Inca Trail 500 spaces are available per day. In the case of the 2-day Inca Trail, only 300 spaces are available per day.
To guarantee a spot in any of these two options it is necessary to make the reservation at least 3 or 4 months in advance of the scheduled travel date, otherwise you could be out of this wonderful trek
Is really important to know that the Inca Trail Policies are very strict. Everyone must enter with an authorized Travel Agency. No one can’t do it on their own, and in the case the visitor can’t do the Inca Trail for any reasons, their space is not transferable, not changes of name and dates are not accepted, simply the space is lost, it is not open to another person.
ALTERNATE ROUTES OF INKA TRAIL
In case you could not make your reservation for any of the Classic Inca Roads or you simply did not reach the spaces, there are other alternatives which can replace these routes and also take you to Machu Picchu. These are the called Alternative treks which have full availability during all the year and are the following:
INCA TRAIL WALKING OVER THE SALKANTAY TO MACHU PICCHU
This tour is maybe after the Classic Inca trail, the most popular alternative. During the hike you can see impressive landscapes of snowy mountains, rivers and nights full of stars. The tour normally is of 5 days, but there are also 4 days option.
In any of the options on the last day you will visit Machu Picchu.
INCA TRAIL THROUGH THE JUNGLE TO MACHU PICCHU
This trek is the second most popular option after the Inca Trail through Salkantay mountain u. It combines a part of the route with a descent by bicycle, impressive views accompany the daily tours and, just like the previous case, the visit to Machu Picchu takes place on the last day.0