Inca Trail 2018, FAQ´S

Inca Trail 2018, FAQ´S


The entrance tickets has already been on sale for the Inca Trail 2018 and from March after the maintenance works in February you will be able already to visit it. In this blog we are going to answer some of the most frequent questions that we receive from our passengers before realizing the visit to the Marvel of the modern world Machu Picchu across the Inca Trail

Can I realize the alone Inca Way or for proper account?

The visit to the Inca Trail unfortunately cannot be realized only since for regulation of the this Department of Culture it is necessary to realize with an authorized agency that it is provided with the certification and with guides properly qualified.

The groups that afford inside the group are of maximum 40 persons, in which 16 are tourists, 2 guides and rest of sound the kitchen personnel and the porters who are in charge of taking themselves the tents.

How long does the Inca Way last and what the alternative routes are?

The duration time will depend of which of the options you take; the most famous is the tour of Classic Inca Trail that lasts 4 days and 3 nights beginning the tour from the Km 82 and reaching with the visit Machu Picchu.

Another alternative to the Inca Trail is that of 2 days and 1 night that initiates in the Km 104. If you do not manage to find quotas because they become exhausted very rapidly and it is necessary to reserve with many anticipation there exist other alternatives of tours as the Inca Jungle and the walk of the Salkantay to Machu Picchu.

Is the Inca Trail a very difficult or dangerous tour?

The Inca Trail is one of the most demanding and the difficulty level is from way to high place since mountains are covered and are raised and go down for stones bleachers that are in the whole route.

The tour is not dangerous nevertheless you will have to respect the pronounced routes and the one that the guide assigns not to suffer any accident, he remembers that first it is your safety and health.

Where does he fall asleep in the Inca Trail?

During 3 nights one spends the night in tents which are taken and armed by the personnel of the agency in the assigned camps.
You alone will have to take your rucksack (it is recommended between 6 to 8 kg by person) and your sleeping bag, if he wishes major serviceability you can take a matra.

How are the hygienic services in the trajectory of the Inca Trail?

In the last three years basic hygienic services have been enabled with watercourse in the different camps inside the route. Only in the third Wiñayhuayna camp you will be able to gain access to a shower with water to the time, which one has an extra cost and that is paid straight in the place.

How is the feeding, I must take meal?

Our passengers do not have to worry for the feeding since our qualified agency is provided with specializing cooks who prepare meal based on Peruvian gastronomy that is not very heavy. In whole we include to him 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 3 dinners.

We do not include the breakfast of the first day. Also we are provided with the vegetarian option which you can ask on having done your reservation.

When must I do my reservation for the Inca Trail?

We recommend to him to realize its reservation with at least 3 months of anticipation if you want to travel during the dead season (November to March) and at least 6 months earlier if you glide to travel during the high period (April to October).

This is due to the fact that the quota is limited and alone the revenue of 500 persons is allowed between tourists and the personnel (guides, cooks, porters between others).

If you do not find quota you can change your date of trip or take the short route of only 2 days.

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