FAQ About Inca Trail Tours
Top Questions about the Inca Trail Hiking
The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu hike is a fantastic once-in-a-lifetime experience. Understanding the Inca Trail and getting all of your questions answered about hiking it is critical. Whether you plan to hike the entire Classic Inca Trail in 4 or 5 days, or just a short Inca Trail hike in 2 days, these FAQs will answer all of your Inca Trail questions. Let’s get started!
The Inca Trail, also known as the Inka Trail in Quechua and the Camino Inca in Spanish, is a centuries-old hiking path that leads to Machu Picchu. The Inca Trail is divided into three distinct and overlapping sections: Mollepata, Classic, and One Day. The Classic Inca Trail is the section that tourists hike over the course of four or five days. The One Day section is the final section of the Inca Trail before Machu Picchu, and it is what tourists hike when they do the Two Day or Short Inca Trail Trek. The first day is a one-day hike to Machu Picchu’s Sun Gate, and the second day is a full day of sightseeing.