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145 reviews
Starts
Cuzco
+8 Destinations
Andes Mountains
Ends
Cuzco
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Highlights

  • Explore Cuzco in full detail
  • Follow the Inca Trail
  • Visit the breathtaking Machu Picchu
  • Camp under Peru's starry night sky
Age range
16 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
16
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking, Mountain Hikes, Attraction-Based Hikes, Historical
Start and end in Cuzco! With the hiking & trekking tour The Inca Trail, you have a 9 day tour package taking you through Cuzco, Peru and 8 other destinations in Peru. The Inca Trail is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  • The Inca Trail reviewer 1
    Written on August 9, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    The level of patience and motivation Marcia showed everyone during the tour was amazing. The horsemen and the chef and spud chef prepared unbelievable meals throughout.

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  • The Inca Trail reviewer 2
    Written on November 13, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

     An excellently run trip with lots of time to acclimatise.  Be under no illusions day 2 climbing up the steps to the top of Dead Womans pass is a killer, but so worth it when you get a glimpse of Machu Picchu from the Sun GateWhat was the most inspirational... Read more

  • The Inca Trail reviewer 3
    Written on October 23, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    When you look at the fantastic views that can take your breath away , then you walk round a corner and there is one even better ;) time after time corner after corner .What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Meeting the Sherpas , getting to know... Read more

  • The Inca Trail reviewer 4
    Written on October 10, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Quite simply the best holiday I’ve ever been on.  Being a solo first time exodus traveller I was nervous before I left, but that feeling quickly disappeared on arrival at Cusco.   The group were fantastic and we bonded together quickly. What was the most... Read more

  • The Inca Trail reviewer 5
    Written on October 10, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Quite simply the best holiday I

  • The Inca Trail reviewer 6
    Written on October 7, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    A well rounded trek needing an average fitness. Breaks where well spaced out and the pace can be to your own time. Spectacular scenery, and very interesting ruins.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The Sun Gate, brought tears to my... Read more

  • The Inca Trail reviewer 7
    Written on September 30, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Easy to write, but probably the best trip I have ever done.  A great travelling adventure, combining the culture of Cusco, the Inca Trail and Macchu Picchu, the trekking and camping in the cloud forest and rain forest, with the sociability of the group.What... Read more

  • The Inca Trail reviewer 8
    Written on September 19, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Amazing experience taking every ounce of energy and determination. The porters and support staff were inspiring. A real sense of achievement when reaching the Sun Gate and the view over Machupicchu unforgetable.What was the most inspirational moment of your... Read more

  • The Inca Trail reviewer 9
    Written on September 4, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    I was quite nervous in the days leading up to the trip as it was a complete change in holiday experience for me. The organisation of the holiday and the support given by Exodus certainly helped as did reading comments from others going on the same trip in... Read more

  • The Inca Trail reviewer 10
    Written on September 4, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    I loved this trip and so did my family - I travelled with my husband and two sons aged 17 and 19. We all enjoy walking and are pretty fit but still found oursleves huffing on the uphills so felt like we had really achieved something special.  What was the... Read more

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Cuzco (3400m); free time to explore the Inca capital.
  2. Day 2: Free day; optional Sacred Valley excursion.
  3. Day 3: The Classic Inca Trail: Start Inca Trail trek from km82; walk along Urubamba River, climb to Huayllabamba.
  4. Day 4: The Classic Inca Trail: Cross Dead Woman's Pass (4215m), then descend to Pacaymayu.
  5. Day 5: The Classic Inca Trail: Over Runquracay Pass (3800m) to ruins of Sayajmarca and Phuyupatamarca.
  6. Day 6: The Classic Inca Trail: Walk down Inca steps to Wiñay Wayna and Machu Picchu via the Sun Gate.
  7. Day 7: Guided tour of Machu Picchu; free time to explore further; return to Cuzco by train and road.
  8. Day 8: Free day in Cuzco; optional activities available.
  9. Day 9: End Cuzco.

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
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    Website was very straight forward and easy to use, I was able to tick exactly where I wanted to go which I was unable to do with other websites. very reasonably priced trips.

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Vaccinations

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Typhoid
Recommended for Peru. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Peru. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Peru. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Peru. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Peru. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Yellow fever
Recommended for Peru. Ideally 10 days before travel.

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Location
Start and end in Cuzco.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Exodus Travels to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
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 15 January 2019 the full payment of $1,397 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1397 for The Inca Trail, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 256 km.
  • Cuzco (Peru)
  • 13 km
  • Pisac (Peru)
  • 65 km
  • Llactapata (Peru)
  • 41 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)
  • 44 km
  • Cuzco (Peru)

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