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Huayna Picchu hike
Have you ever wondered if you’d be able to overcome a challenge hike Huayna Picchu? The mountain behind Machu Picchu is a challenge for those adventurers who decide to enjoy this dizzying climb, which offers breathtaking panoramic views of the mountainous landscape and the sacred city of Machu Picchu. Huayna Picchu in Quechua means “Pico...
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What to do in the Sacred Valley of the Incas in Peru
The Sacred Valley of Cusco or Sacred Valley of the Incas extends along the Urubamba River valley, 15 km north of Cusco, the “Imperial City”. Many travelers wonder what the main attractions of the Sacred Valley are. We would mainly highlight 3: The ruins of Pisac Chinchero Ollantaytambo. But the Sacred Valley is also an...
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Salkantay trek
Although not as well-publicized as other tourist attractions in the province of Cusco, Salkantay trekking is considered the ideal alternative to the Inca Trail due to its outstanding views and its environment that shows the gorgeous local flora and fauna. The Salkantay trek differs from the Inca Trail in that it is not required to...
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Machu Picchu Tickets
There is a saying which goes ‘All roads get you to Rome‘; when it comes to Peru we could also say “All roads lead you to Machu Picchu”. This wonder of the world was named in 1981 as Cultural and Historical Patrimony of the Humanity by the UNESCO. It’s also the main reason why the...
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Inca bridges
More than 5 centuries ago along the 23,000 km in which the Inca trail to Machu Picchu develops, an extensive network of Inca bridges, made with fibers and another type of braided materials, were built and erected, with target of  solving all the geographical features of the road. “The Incas were the only ancient American civilization...
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Inca Trail Permits
If you are considering making the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, you must take into account that in order to carry out it is mandatory and necessary to get a Inca Trail permits granted by the Peruvian government (Ministry of Culture). As we have already mentioned in previous posts, since 2004 due to a government regulation...
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Inca trail Playlist
When starting the Inca Trail, it’s a must to be in good shape and get accustomed to the height of the Andes. Here at Allicantrail.com, we would love to help you make this trekking more enjoyable by proposing an Inca Trail playlist with some of the best-known hits of Peruvian andean music. Although we know...
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Inca trail weather
One of the things that you must keep in mind before planning your trip is about how will be the Inca Trail weather during the dates of your trip. The climatic conditions that we can find along the Inca trail are widely variable, mountaineers will cross different places, environments and altitudes, which influence considerably into...
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The Best Treks in Peru
Peru is a paradise for walkers. Trekking in the Andean country is traversing mystical landscapes surrounded by snowy mountains, turquoise lagoons, or paths among the huge vegetation of the jungle. On this way, we have compilated a list with the 5 best hiking and trekking in Peru. Trekking in Peru is also to visit the Qhapaq...
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Inca Trail Packing List
Once you have decided to make one of the most famous and incredible routes in the world “The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu” now is the time to think about what things do you need to organize an Inca trail packing list. To this target we are pleased to provide you some tips so that...
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