Machu Picchu Travel

For most travellers, Peru is the Trekking Capital of South America, recognized for being home to the most fascinating destinations you may ever know. There are different trails through the Peruvian Andes that lead to otherworldly sceneries ready to be discovered. Allow you to be inspired by the diversity of our country and venture to its wildness.

If you love nature as much as we do, then you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to know the Peruvian lands, where its famous biodiversity will leave you breathless. From the Huascaran National Park to the Salkantay Trail, we have gathered the most jaw-dropping locations for an authentic adventure through the Andes. Below you’ll find detailed information about the best treks in Peru!
 

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Camino Inca | Salkantay

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

This is one of the most in-demand ways to get to Machu Picchu and one of the World’s Most Famous Trails. Throughout Camino Inca, you’ll stand across mysterious lands and remote locations before arriving at the Inca Citadel, Machu Picchu. On the way, you’ll be captivated by the local flora and fauna, where orchids and exotic birds will be the highlight of the trek, as well as the outstanding scenery of this region.

Some historical sightings await to be rediscovered. Machu Picchu won’t be the only archeological site you’ll encounter in this adventure since the Incas had spread through this location where they kept riddles yet to be solved. This route is 48 kilometers long, and passes through downhill and uphill paths surrounded by snow-capped mountains.

A 4-day adventure awaits you before reaching the old mountain of Machu Picchu, a magical and incredible place that will surely pay off all that hard work. Are you up to this adventure? Get to know more about the Inca Trail while you’re here.
 

Camino Inca | Salkantay

Salkantay Trek

Another alternative to get to one of the Seven Wonders of the World is through the Salkantay Trek. A 5-day experience known for having a moderate to hard difficulty but totally worth it. The trail goes as far as 4,650 meters above sea level and has a length of 74 kilometers. This adventure is made for those who wish to know the wonders of the Peruvian Andes.

Valleys, rivers, waterfalls, forests, and imposing mountains will greet you on the way to Machu Picchu. This trek gathers the most visually striking scenery of the region, being the Salkantay mountain the highlight of the trail since this famous attraction has an altitude of 6,722 meters.

Get your camera ready to immortalize the biodiversity of this place and let yourself get carried away through this authentic experience where you’ll visit one of the most beautiful parts of the Andes mountain range. Learn all the details about the Salkantay Trek while you’re here.
 

Camino Inca | Salkantay

Trekking in Huaraz

An unforgettable destination awaits to be discovered, Huaraz will captivate you with its natural wonders and archeological sites! The Huascarán National Park was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985 to protect its extensive biodiversity since it gathers snow-capped mountains, outstanding water bodies, and the best trekking trails in South America.

In this part of Huaraz, you’ll find somewhat challenging treks where Peru’s highest peaks will inspire you to get to know more of this otherworldly region. Huaraz is known to many travelers as the Trekking Capital of Peru since many tourists come to this place to experience this adventure activity.

A few of the famous attractions of this region are its turquoise-water lagoons. Therefore, we highly recommend you visiting the Lagoon 69 and the Llanganuco Lake, two of the many water bodies located over 4,000 meters above sea level. For those looking to experience the Peruvian nature in true depth, we encourage you to add Huaraz to your itineraries.
 

Camino Inca | Salkantay

The Olleros Chavín Route

If you wish to travel off the beaten path, let us introduce you to an historical and impressive trail called the Olleros Chavin Route. This trail was used by the ancient Chavin culture to get through Cordillera Blanca. In this opportunity, you’ll be immersed on a 4 to 5-day adventure, where you’ll get to experience a moderate to hard trek towards the Archeological Site of Chavin.

Due to the high level of difficulty of this trek, some travelers rent llamas to get through these remote locations. On the way, you’ll come across some of the most important Pre-Inca archeological sites of the region, ancient places full of history and mysteries yet to be solved, as well as having the chance of getting to know the imposing snow-capped mountains within the Huascaran National Park.

Make the most of your adventure through the Peruvian highlands and don’t miss the chance of living a once-in-a-lifetime experience!