The Inca Trail hike to Machu Picchu is one of the best outdoor experiences in South America. Andean Great Treks offers you the 4 Day Classic Inca Trail in small groups wit the best travel services. This route offers you the best experience, from the first day you will make your tour you will witness the best natural and best preserved archaeological wonder of the powerful empire of the Incas. Andean Great Treks has been working on the Inca Trail Trek Machu Picchu for more than 15 years.
The great Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is a civil engineering work of the Incas that is still in use. One of the best tours of the Inca Trail is the 5-day Inca Trail, since during this excursion you will definitely enjoy the greatest archaeological attractions very calmly.
If your greatest desire is to do the 4-day Classic Inca Trail, it is recommended that you make a reservation at least a year in advance, since these tickets tend to sell out very quickly. An alternative option is the short Inca trail of 2 days, with this tour you will visit the most fabulous ruins of Wiñaywayna, considered one of the most beautiful in Peru.
The most famous and visited tours are the Inca Trail of 4 days, and the short Inca Trail of 2 days. Our company works with the best Inca Trail guides, many of them have worked since they were very young, either as cooks or as porters. Andean Great Treks is a 100% local operator from Cusco, our guides and support staff have a unique passion to promote adventure tourism on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.
Andean Great Treks is a trekking operator in the city of Cusco. We organize high mountain tours and treks to the best mountain destinations, where you can enjoy the best landscapes surrounded by beautiful lakes, turquoise color, and an intense blue sky. Our mission is to make you know the greatest natural paradises such as the great Ausangate circuit, where we offer you the best trekking experience, lakes of glacial origin, of different colors, likewise you will visit the mountain of colors before any traveler manages to arrive and contemplate a sunrise just for you. Another highly recommended destination is the Lares Trek circuit, where you will directly appreciate the craft and textile traditions of the people of Lares, Wacawasi, and Cancha Cancha, they are considered the last descendants of the Incas, due to their wide wisdom in all fields of Andean science, such as natural medicine, organic agriculture, and constructive technology of agricultural terraces. The Inca Quarry tour is very special for its attractive landscape, in this trek you will enjoy varied landscapes such as the Veronica snow-capped mountain, and the Sacred Valley of the Incas, and a direct contact with mother earth, highly respected by the Incas. .
And finally we cannot miss the other major archaeological attraction of Cusco, the fabulous Choquequirao, this jewel of the Incas, is considered one of the best trekking circuits by the National Geografic magazine, which you must visit at least once in your life. This is due to the incredible landscape where this ancient Inca city has been built. Precisely you reach Choquequirao going down the canyon of the Apurimac river, and then an ascent to the cloud forest, and once there you will enjoy the best experience, since this adventure will be worth it, there is no other similar place like this Inca palace. To all these tourist attractions, our company organizes expeditions, in small groups, and an assistance service with the best quality standards, with the best route guides, highly experienced cooks, and the best trekking equipment for your maximum enjoyment. Decide your next adventure today, and get to know these unique and mysterious beautiful places.
If you visit Latin America, you should put it on your wish list, get to know the beautiful jungle of the great Amazon. Because in its vast habitats there is the greatest biodiversity on the planet. Peru is part of this great ecosystem, in which you can develop exploration activities and spend the night in the most eco-friendly and luxurious lodges in the world. Andean Great Treks organizes excursions to the mythical Amazonian landscape of Manu, this environment is a national park whose characteristics are incomparable since three habitats are concentrated in its territory, the first is the Subtropical Montane, which is made up of the mountains from where the mountains descend waterfalls, to later form the great rivers of the Amazon, as you go down you will find the cloud forest, the preferred habitat of high mountain monkeys, the cock of the rocks, the quetzal, the Andean bear, etc. . It is also a habitat for orchids and amphibians; many of them are considered endemic. Already reaching the lower part is the typical Amazon jungle, with its immense plains full of tropical forests, and mighty rivers. When you visit the Manu jungle, the best experience is to visit an authentic Amazon natural reserve. Where you go to know all its flora and fauna, in its wild state. This land is home to 1,025 species of birds, about 10% of the world's bird species; 221 species of mammals (5% of the world total); more than 1,300 species of butterflies (15% of the total of the globe), 136 of dragonflies, 650 of coleopterans and more than 300 species of ants; 210 species of fish in rivers and lakes, 155 amphibians, 132 reptiles; species that were recorded by the different expeditions of naturalists, becoming the most biodiverse protected area in the world with respect to these animals. It is also the natural space of many Amazonian tribes who still preserve their culture and identity, some have not yet been contacted and live in a state of voluntary isolation. Come and visit the Manu National Park, in Cusco. Feel the purest air on the planet, explore the Amazon forest sailing in boats with the best guides and biologists specialized in ornithology, entomology, botany.
Located on top of a mountain in the middle of a tropical forest, it is considered the best tourist attraction in Peru. The historical sanctuary of Machu Picchu is a place that captivates tourists not only because of its dazzling architectural beauty, but also because of its important historical-cultural legacy, which has led it to be recognized and admired throughout the world.
This ancient Inca city is one of Peru's most precious treasures. It was built in the mid-15th century and it is believed that it was one of the residences of the ninth Inca of Tahuantinsuyo, Pachacútec, although there are also the remains of a sanctuary. Its name means old mountain, and refers to the place where it is located, at about 2,453 meters above sea level, on a rocky premonitory between Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu.
Currently, this Inca jewel is one of the tourist centers of the country. Travelers go to Aguas Calientes to start the Inca route that Hiram Bingham, of Yale professor, popularized at the beginning of the 20th century. The Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu is considered one of the seven new wonders of the modern world and was declared a World Heritage Site in 1983. It is probably the most amazing architectural construction of the Inca Empire. This citadel is made up of temples, palaces, terraces, monuments, ensembles and walls; In addition to water channels, built with large blocks of stone, without any type of amalgam, proof of the great wisdom of the Inca civilization.
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