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Machu Picchu and the Classic Inca Hiking Trail, Peru

Summary

The classic 4 day Inca Hiking Trail to Machu Picchu in Peru.

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First glimpse of Machu Picchu as the clouds cleared

First glimpse of Machu Picchu as the clouds cleared

Key Facts

Location Urubamab Valley, Peru
When it was walked September 2002
Walk type High hills and mountains
Difficulty Requires a resonably good level of fitness and strong footwear  
Distance approx 50 km approx
Time taken approx 4 days
Height climbed 4200m
Source of info on walk Local guides
Points of interest

Machu Pichu, hot springs at Aguis Callentes