Experience the treasures and cultural highlights of Cusco, Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley

Machu Picchu & Cusco Trails

Hike through the historic Inca civilisation on a series of guided and independent walks in and around Cusco, the Sacred Valley and to the exquisitely preserved citadel of Machu Picchu.

Begin with a welcome orientation to South America’s largest empire and unlock the architectural majesty of Cusco before venturing on your own exploration of Inca trails and sacred archaeologic sites. Hike high above Cusco to the mighty 13th century stone fortress of Sacsayhuaman, Temple of the Monkey, Temple of the Moon and Inkilltambo. Trek to the fascinating agricultural terraces of Moray and enjoy friendly encounters with Peruvian farmers, en-route to the salt pans of Maras. Venture deep into the Sacred Valley ascend to strategic Inca outpost of Raqaypata that once protected the hidden city of Machu Picchu.

At Ollantaytambo, the gateway town to Machu Picchu, hike in the company of an expert guide the "Royal Inca Trail." Trek through Andean cloud forest to Inti Punkti (the Sun Gate) and soak up classic vistas of Machu Picchu, before descending to explore the world’s most famous "Lost City."

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Presentation
Hiking trail Arrive at the mighty walled complex of Sacsayhuaman and nearby ancient ruins
April 15, 2019
moderate
7.2 km
3:00 h
303 m
200 m
by Claire Peters,  Macs Adventure
Hiking trail · Peru

Hike to Moray & Maras

Hiking trail Hike from the fascinating agricultural rings of Moray to the ancestral salt mines of Maras
June 07, 2019
moderate
11.8 km
3:30 h
17 m
673 m
by Claire Peters,  Macs Adventure
Hiking trail · Peru

Incan Trails to Ollantaytambo

June 07, 2019
moderate
14.1 km
4:30 h
625 m
972 m
by Claire Peters,  Macs Adventure