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Information on trekking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

Information on trekking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

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  • Tucan Travel presents:
    The Inca Trail & Machu Picchu
  • 3 nights / 4 days
  • Only 500 permits per day means you must book as far in advance as possible.
    You must provide passport details and a deposit to secure your permit.
    Buy walking stick and hire sleeping bags locally.
  • A moderate level of fitness is required... It should be remembered, the Inca Trail is not a race and there are several breaks.
  • We only use the best guides, with years of experience and expert knowledge.
  • Regular breaks with your guide for information on a series of ruins,
    fauna, flora, drinks (which can be bought on the trail) and for lunch.
  • Peak season on the Inca Trail is June, July & August.
    The rainy season is from December to early April but it is warmer at night and you will trek through the cloud forest! The trail closes completely in February.
  • The cloud forest
  • Awake to stunning scenery! Camp Sites have basic toilets & facilities. Some have showers and smalls shops where snacks & drinks (including alcoholic) can be bought.
  • Porters carry and assemble your tents.
  • Amazing variety of quality food.
  • Ever-changing scenery and terrain...
  • Dead Woman’s Pass!
  • Porters carry up to 5kgs for each person.
  • Altitude can have an effect on some people. It can cause breathlessness and mild headaches but these can be easily remedied. Stop for a rest and take deep breaths.
    It is also essential to drink lots of water & apply sun-protection cream regularly.
    Porters also carry a supply of oxygen for emergencies.
  • View of Machu Picchu from The Sun Gate.
  • Machu Picchu
  • The Group photo!
  • Up close and personal...
  • View of Machu Picchu ruins from Huayna Picchu
  • Return to Cuzco by train from Machu Picchu Town (AguasCalientes)
  • Machu Picchu Town (AguasCalientes)