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The Inca Trail - Exodus Travels
9 days

The Inca Trail

From Cuzco to Cuzco
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Places You’ll See

  • Cuzco
  • Pisac
  • Llactapata
  • Machu Picchu
    Machu Picchu
  • Ollantaytambo



  • Explore Cuzco in full detail
  • Follow the Inca Trail
  • Visit the breathtaking Machu Picchu
  • Camp under Peru's starry night sky


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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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    Customer Reviews

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    • RC
      May 22, 2019
      this tour was excellent and we could not fault any part of the tour. The tour guide, his assistant where terrific (along with all the support staff as well). They were all so responsive and attentive to all the groups needs both during, pre and post... Show more
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      Trip date: April 2019
    • The Inca Trail reviewer 2
      August 09, 2018
      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.
      Trip date: July 2018
    • A
      November 13, 2013
       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... Show more
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    • A
      October 23, 2013
      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... Show more
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    • A
      October 10, 2013
      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... Show more
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    • A
      October 10, 2013
      Quite simply the best holiday I
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    • A
      October 07, 2013
      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... Show more
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    • A
      September 30, 2013
      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... Show more
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    • A
      September 19, 2013
      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... Show more
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    • A
      September 04, 2013
      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... Show more
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