Hello dear readers are going to talk about the Trek’s, Inca Trail to Machupicchu (Alternatives) from Cusco. Learn more reading our blog.
For those who do not know Peru have the best places for trekking around the world. Peru have unique and diverse natural beauties to mysterious archaeological sites and interesting local culture. Keep reading to see best hiking trails in Peru and know how to visit them.
Of all the walks leading to the world-famous Inca citadel of MachuPicchu, the Salkantay Trek is the most challenging – and the most beautiful. Located in the same region as the most popular Inca Trail, you will take an ancient path through the subtropical jungle and the high altitude mountains (including the namesake trekking of Salkantay, the highest peak in the region). Along the way, you will pass through an incredibly diverse wildlife and some lesser-known Inca ruins, finally arriving at the incomparable Machu Picchu after several days. Check out the Trek Salkantay for a list of quality tourism providers.
2. Choquequirao Trek:
Most people who come to Peru will pay to visit the world-famous Inca ruins of MachuPicchu, but many people will not have time to visit the «little sister» of Machu Picchu called Choquequirao. In many ways, Choquequirao is very similar to its most famous relative, with beautiful stone buildings hidden in the Andes with the jungle at its feet. The main difference is that the trek to Choquequirao trek requires three to four days to arrive, so it is much less likely that you will meet other tourists, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the experience of discovering a forgotten Inca citadel. Check out the Choquequirao Hiking to find out more details on how to hike and find a guide.
4. Ausangate Trek:
Cusco surrounds the sacred snow-covered Ausangate Mountain in the heart of the Andes. You will climb from lower valleys to a maximum altitude of 5,300 meters, passing beautiful glaciers, lakes and mountains along the way. This is a difficult hike due to the altitude and the distance from the area, but the whole hike is breathtaking and well worth the effort required.
5.Colca Canyon Trek in Arequipa:
More than twice as deep as the Grand Canyon, the famous Colca Canyon is the second deepest in the world and a must see for many visitors to Peru. This strenuous hike will reward you with beautiful waterfalls, colorful flowers, majestic birds and interesting pre-Inca ruins as you descend deep into the canyon.
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