The Inca Trail is by far the most famous trek in South America and is rated by many to be in the top 5 treks in the world. In just 26 miles (43km) it manages to combine beautiful mountain scenery, lush cloud-forest, subtropical jungle and, of course, a stunning mix of Inca paving stones, ruins and tunnels. The final destination of the trail just cannot be beaten: Machu Picchu, the mysterious "Lost City of the Incas".
www.americanfoxperu.com is an independent guide to the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu aimed at helping visitors to decide whether the Inca Trail is the trek for them. Although there are literally thousands of kilometres of "Inca Trails" throughout Peru this website concentrates on the Classic 4-day Inca Trail trek that starts at km82 (82 kilometres along the railway from Cusco to Aguas Calientes) and treks high up into the mountains passing the Inca ruins of Llactapata, Runkurakay, Sayacmarca, Phuyupatamarca and Wiñay Wayna before finally arriving at Machu Picchu for sunrise on the 4th day of the trek. We have include information about when is the best time to do the trek, how best to prepare for it, and advice on how to choose a tour operator best suited to your interests and budget. The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu really is an beautiful trek and we hope that with a little advice and planning it turns out to be an incredible and unforgettable experience. Good luck and happy trekking!
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HIKES TO MACHU PICCHU• Classic Inca Trail 4D/3N • Short Inca Trail 2D/1N • Salkantay Trail 5D/4N • Lares Valley 4D/3N • Inca Jungle 4D/3N • Choquequirao Trek to Machu Picchu 8D/7N
TRAIL ALTERNATIVE• Hiking Choquequirao 4D/3N • Hiking Choquequirao 5D/4N • Hiking Choquequirao 8D/7N • Hiking Lares Valley 3D/2N • Ausangate Mountain 4D/3N • Ausangate Mountain 5D/4N • Ausangate Mountain 7D/6N
TRADITIONAL TOUR IN CUSCO• City Tour Cusco Half Day • Sacred Valley Full Day • Maras Moray Salineras Full Day • South Valley Full Day • Machu Picchu by Train Full 1 Day • Machu Picchu+Huayna Picchu by Train 2D/1N
ADVENTURE TOURS IN CUSCO• Rafting Apurimac River 3D/2N • Rafting Urubamba River Full Day • Horse Riding Cusco Half Day • Bungee Jumping Half Day • Paragliding Chinchero Full Day • Mystic Tours Chinchero
NEW HIKING TO MACHU PICCHUInca Trail Antisuyo Trek 3D/2N Inca Trail Antisuyo Trek 2D/1N • Huchoy Qosco Without Machu Picchu 2D/1N • Huchoy Qosco to Machu Picchu 3D/2N
|TESTIMONIALS AMERICAN FOX PERU||ANTISUYO TREK|
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS IN AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER
OFFERING TO THE EARTH.
(01 of August) Is a ritual performed in the whole Andean region, offerings are made (called "payment") to the mother earth as a sign of retribution and reverence for food crops and providing its people and animals. The "payment" can be with coca leaves and chicha, huayruros seeds (seeds mystical jungle). This ritual marks the beginning of the Andean New Year.
CORPUS OF SAN CRISTOBAL. (01 of August) - Religious holiday celebrated in the chapel of San Cristobal. We present dances accompanied by "qaperos" (musicians), on the eve and during the procession. The reason is a tribute to the patron saint of Carriers. On the feast dishes are offered varied but the main one is the famous "Chiri Uchu".
PERFORMANCE OF WARACHIKUY.
(August and / or September) - Sacsayhuaman Inca festival. Staging of Warachikuy in Sacsayhuaman. It is in.
(30 of August) Concentration of farmers to celebrate local music playing.
FEAST TO THE LORD OF HUANCA:
(14 of September) Presents the pilgrimage city of Cusco as well as gender and cattle fair in the town of San Salvador.
LORD OF HUANCA
The Lord of Huanca history begins in 1675 when Jesus allegedly appeared in a cave to the Indian Diego Quispe, his live story inspired one of the best painters of the time to represent the image on the rock. The worship (recognized in 1779) has its main day on 14 September and there, devotees come from remote areas of Peru and Bolivia.
FEAST OF SAINT JEROME.
(30 of September) - Made in the district of San Geronimo. It offers tourist a week, With Different Sports and Cultural CORPUS OF ALMUDENA. - A religious festivity celebrated in the chapel or church of Almudena, where a procession and presentation of dances from Cusco and the highlands. The "Chiriuchu" is also the main course
- CORPUS OF SAINT JEROME.
(30 of September)- A religious festivity celebrated in the district of San Geronimo. He held religious services, holiday Mass, procession, submitting various dances. This saint is the patron of the tour guides, and lawyers.