The four-day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is already a classic of course (actually tickets are sold-out until August 30th, and half september too), but fortunately Cusco has other destinations with a common flavor to the Inca Trail, most of them are shorter in time. These are the best alternatives for this year 2018.

the best alternatives

Best alternatives “Classic” Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

1 Inca Trail 2d/1n

We will start with the Inca Trail “Short” of 2 days and 1 night, this tour begins at your hotel in Cusco, will be transferred to the train station and then travel to Km. 104. It will cover a walk that will take you to the highest point “Wiñayhuayna” at 8,700 feet which also has an impressive Inca architectural ensemble. to finally reach the impressive Inca citadel “Machu Picchu”. which will enjoy the next day for a full day. A valuable option to consider, there is also limited availability, so you have to hurry to make reservations if you want to enjoy this tour.

2 Lares Trek to Machu Picchu in 4d/3n

We will visit colorful Andean communities and meet their cordial and hospitable residents who live surrounded by impressive mountains. We will cross steps of more than 4000 meters. We will start with the visit of the relaxing thermo medicinal baths in Lares Trek and we will finish with the impressive visit of the Machu Picchu sanctuary.


3 Choquequirao Trek to Machu Picchu in 4d/3n

The recent discovery inca the last refuge of gold, the archaeological complex to Choquequirao is very interesting full of mystery and is one of the most popular hikes in the area of Cusco.

4 Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu in 5d/4n

Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu is an avant-garde experience for adventure, for travelers looking for a little more privacy and authenticity. In addition to having more spectacular views such as snow, mountains, rivers, valleys, forests and wildlife throughout the tour to reach the historic sanctuary of Machu Picchu.


5 Inti Raymi and Machu Picchu 5d

With this program you will have the opportunity to discover the famous annual Festival of the Sun “Inti Raymi” held on June 24th. We also give you an overnight in Machu Picchu village to appreciate the sunrise over Machu Picchu Inca City.

6 Inca Jungle trek to Machu Picchu 4d/3n

The Inca Jungle trail consists of riding a bicycle, and a trekking to the Inca City of Machu Picchu, which belongs to the Inca’s royal road to Machu Picchu, there are archaeological remains and beautiful landscapes on the route, we can even see the plantations of the Leaf Sacred of the Incas “the Coca Leaf” which are cultivated legally and with authorization from the Peruvian Government, this excursion is an unforgettable experience.


7 Maras, Moray and Machu Picchu 2d/1n

Visit two of the most interesting and unique Inca archaeological sites in Peru, the “green houses” of the Incas in Moray with an impressive deep amphitheater like terrace swirling around in agriculture beauty; and the Salt Mine of Maras, watch the salt streams naturally evaporate as they bask in the sunshine to be harvested by the local farmers as they have done for centuries.

8 Sacred valley and Machu Picchu 3d/2n

The essence alive of the capital of the Incas. For those wishing to spend the night and wake up in the lost city of the Incas Machu Picchu. This program is made for visitors who want to experience the beauty and secrets of the Sacred Valley of the Incas and immediately connect with the village of Machu Picchu. Village where anyone can relax in its hot springs, the main attraction of this package is receiving as a gift a beautiful sunrise in Machu Picchu.


9 Flight of the Condor 1d

The flight of the Condor in Cusco is located in the rural community of Chonta within Limatambo district, nestled between the mountains that shape a canyon, found in the ecological floor Puna where you can see a wonderful panoramic landscape, forests, lakes, rivers and see the flight of the condor who daily make their trip of the area attracting tourists visit. Currently, this site features a habitat of 200 condors.

10 Ausangate and Rainbow Mountain 4d/3n

You will explore the majesty of the Andes in Peru and learn about the traditions of the Andean people. The area is inhabited by traditional Inca animals, such as large herds of llamas and alpacas. In addition to seeing these impressive views of the peaks of the glaciers and the blue lakes. You will be among the first to enjoy the Rainbow Mountains (Vinicunca).