Choosing a Trek to Machu Picchu

Choosing a Trek to Machu Picchu

Alpaca Expeditions
CONTACT: Nancy Harrison
TEL: 307.421.4473

Which Route to Choose for Machu Picchu
Tips for making the right choice

Cusco, Peru - Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is on the life list for many people This 45km/26 mile trail that leads to Machu Picchu one of the 7 Wonders of the World is one of the most popular hikes in the world. It may seem overwhelming to plan a trip to Peru to visit Machu Picchu with so many choices. Alpaca Expeditions is ready to assist in making the best decisions for travel and to providing the most memorable experience possible.
The first decision that has to be made is choosing the route to take. There are many routes that lead to Machu Picchu – literally something for everyone! These include classic multi-day treks with camping all the way to one-day or overnight train trips from Cusco to Machu Picchu with no hiking at all. Alpaca Expeditions will help choose the best fit for each guest.
The Classic Inca Trail offers many choices – everything from a 2-day trek with hotel accommodations to the Inca Trail Expedition that takes 5 days and 4 nights miles. Alternative routes to Machu Picchu are the Lares Trek which offers hiking, camping, history, adventure and culture and the Salkantay Trek which is 46.7 miles over 7 days. Alpaca Expeditions also offers several treks which do not go to Machu Picchu and trek through the Andes Mountains to spectacular destinations.
There are choices of camping or hotel accommodations. Alpaca Expeditions outlines the various trips on their website along with packing lists, weather reports, recommendations for dealing with high altitudes and more. Their trip planners are always available to provide additional information to help in decision making. Their commitment to safety, comfort and great experiences assure guests have a memorable time.
Alpaca Expeditions is the highest rated operator in Peru offering treks to Machu Picchu. Their services to guests include everything from applying for permits, guiding groups on all trails, providing for all needs along the way. Using superior equipment, gear and well-trained and experienced guides, Alpaca Expeditions guests are well taken care of and safe on the trail.
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About Alpaca Expeditions
Alpaca Expeditions, 100 % Peruvian company, is a pioneer adventure operator diligently working to provide the best services in available. Although they offer daily departures, it’s important to check with a member of their sales team to plan a trek. Please email them at,. They stand ready to help answer questions and help prepare for this amazing journey.

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