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4 day vs 2 day Inca Trail Hikes

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The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu (also known as Inka Trail or Camino Inca) is a top hiking trail in Peru, you can do 2 day or 4 day hike,  the Inca Trails is starting on Km 82 (Qorihuarachina) or Km 104 and finishing to Machu Picchu

 

Peru have different towns have mountain ranges with beautiful scenery, Rainforest forest,   history, cultures traditionals and Peru itself is richly blessed in this respect with many other areas for hiking. However the scenery is only one of the elements responsible for the magic of the Classic Inca Trail. This is classic route involve to walk with such a combination of natural beauty, history  sheer mystery and with such an awe-inspiring destination. The various ruins along the way serve to heighten the hiker's sense of anticipation as he or she approaches what would surely find a place in any new list of archaeological wonders of the world - Machu Picchu.

 

Inca Trail Holidays 4 Days

It is starting on the km 82 or Qoriwayrachina. It consists 4 day hike to Classic route before crossing Warmiwañusqa ("dead woman"). Located in the Andes mountain range, the trail passes through several types of Andean environments including cloud forest and alpine tundra. Settlements, tunnels, and many Incan ruins are located along the trail before ending the terminus at the Sun Gate on Machu Picchu mountain. 

 

Inca Trail Day 2

It is starting on the Km 104 or Patacancha, you wil need to take the train from Ollantaytambo to the head trail, this hike is short trail of the Classic Inca Trail, you will visit the Patacancha and Wiñwaywayna archeological, Inti Punko (sun door), and it is cloud forest.

 

Inca Trail Regulations

Concern about overuse leading to erosion has led the Peruvian government to place a limit on the number of people who may hike this trail per season, and to sharply limit the companies that can provide guides. As a result, advance booking is mandatory. A maximum of 500 people are allowed on the trail each day, of which only 200 are trekkers, the rest being guides and porters.[citation needed] As a result, the high season books out very quickly.

 

Inca Trail Closed

The trail is closed every February for cleaning. This was originally done informally by organizations such as South American Explorers [1] but is now managed officially.

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