The High Inca Trail

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The High Inca Trail - Exodus Travels
The High Inca Trail - Exodus Travels
29 reviews
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Andes Mountains


Start and end in Cuzco! With the hiking & trekking tour The High Inca Trail, you have a 14 day tour package taking you through Cuzco, Peru and 11 other destinations in Peru. The High Inca Trail is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
16 to 80 year olds
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Travel style
Hiking & Trekking, Adventure, In-depth Cultural

29 Reviews

  • The High Inca Trail reviewer 1
    Written on October 25, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    A challenging adventure. What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?As we performed a ritual thanking the mountains for a safe arrival at Chiriasqa pass at 5000m a condor appeared and flew just above us. Seeing Machu Picchu for the first time... Read more

  • The High Inca Trail reviewer 2
    Written on October 14, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Wonderful trek, highly recommended. Although the Inca Trail itself is well worth doing it's relatively busy, so to have four days trekking in the high mountains before that with hardly another tourist in sight added so much to the experience.What was the... Read more

  • The High Inca Trail reviewer 3
    Written on September 25, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Stunning scenery, a decent 'tough at times' trek, trip of a lifetime.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?I felt the whole trek was inspirational but the most inspirational moment was being camped beside & staring in awe of Mnt Salkantay... Read more

  • The High Inca Trail reviewer 4
    Written on September 5, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    A great itinerary in the High Incas, getting away from the crowds but into the heart of this amazing region. If you like your mountains and a trekking without the tourist (I know this is an irony!) then this is the Peru for you. I also took the Lake... Read more

  • The High Inca Trail reviewer 5
    Written on July 5, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    This trip is a great combination of remote high level altitude treking and culture with fantastic scenery, flora and fauna. What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Arriving at Sungate and viewing Machu PicchuThe remoteness of Salcantay region... Read more

  • The High Inca Trail reviewer 6
    Written on June 1, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    A challenging trek with some steep climbs. The 8 days saw us camping and trekking in rain, wind, snow and then beautiful clear blue skies.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Reaching the top of Dead Womens Pass and then a few days later... Read more

  • The High Inca Trail reviewer 7
    Written on January 2, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    This was my first trip with Exodus and I'm booking my next one soon! A fantastic experience, I especially enjoyed camping in the wild. The only people we saw for days were our group, our porters and a few locals. We had a great group, and I really enjoyed... Read more

  • The High Inca Trail reviewer 8
    Written on November 6, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    A fantastic holiday, we were lucky to such a great group. Macchu Pichu was breath taking but it wasn't the highlight of the holiday for me it had to many tourists and loud fat Americans booming about, I enjoyed trekking in the Andes over the high pass the... Read more

  • The High Inca Trail reviewer 9
    Written on October 31, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    Truly an amazing and unforgettable adventure. The diversity of Peru and its people is inspiring and made for a once in a life time experience. This was my third trip with Exodus and I continue to be impressed by their professionalism, organization and... Read more

  • The High Inca Trail reviewer 10
    Written on October 13, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    I spent much of my two weeks in Peru slapping myself to make sure I was awake and that it wasn’t all just a dream. High in the Andes I loved the absolutely breathtaking scenery, the incredible ruins of the ancient Inca settlements, the sincere warmth and... Read more


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Cuzco (3400m); afternoon city tour.
  2. Day 2: Full day walking tour of nearby ruins including Tambomachay and Sacsayhuaman.
  3. Day 3: Free day in Cuzco.
  4. Day 4:  Drive to Marcocasa; trek to camp at Soraypampa.
  5. Day 5: Optional walk to Humantay Lagoon and climb up to base of Salcantay.* *
  6. Day 6: Cross Inca Chiriasqa Pass and follow glaciated valley to Pampa Cahuana.
  7. Day 7: Follow river to camp at Huayllabamba.
  8. Day 8: Join Inca Trail and cross Dead Woman's Pass (4215m).
  9. Day 9: Over Runcuray Pass (3800m) to ruins of Sayajmarca and Phuyupatamarca.
  10. Day 10: Down Inca steps to Wiñay Wayna and Machu Picchu via the Sun Gate.
  11. Day 11: Guided tour of Machu Picchu; train to Sacred Valley.
  12. Day 12: Explore Ollantaytambo and Pisac; return to Cuzco.
  13. Day 13: Free day Cuzco.
  14. Day 14: End Cuzco.

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Start and end in Cuzco.
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TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Exodus Travels booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 11 February 2019 the full payment of $2,232 is necessary.
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Covering a total distance of approx 347 km.
  • Cuzco (Peru)
  • 65 km
  • Mollepata (Peru)
  • 56 km
  • Huayllabamba (Peru)
  • 45 km
  • Llulluchapampa (Peru)
  • 9 km
  • Winay Wayna (Peru)
  • 4 km
  • Aguas Calientes (Peru)
  • 8 km
  • Machu Picchu (Peru)
  • 26 km
  • Ollantaytambo (Peru)
  • 48 km
  • Pisac (Peru)
  • 13 km
  • Cuzco (Peru)
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