During the last years, Cusco is becoming more famous because is considered such as a heaven for hiking lovers. The Inca Trail is the most famous route and, they are 45 kilometers that you can finish in 4 days.
However, just some people know that the Inca Trail during the Inca’s time was composed of more than 50,000 kilometers, some of these kilometers arrive at the base of Machu Picchu where the modern town of Aguas Calientes is located.
The alternative hikes to Machu Picchu are routes that in the past were connected to different towns and cities including Machu Picchu. Nowadays are still used by local people to cross the Andes and also used by Kaypi Peru Tour Operator to provide to our customers’ different options to arrive at Machu Picchu.
The services in our Alternatives Hikes to Machu Picchu are the same as the tours in the Inca Trail, professional bilingual tour guides, our professional chefs, instead of porters we use local mules and horses directed of course by a local horseman.
Salkantay Trek: This route has different versions: The 5 days and 4 nights – walking until Aguas Calientes The 4 days and 3 nights – Walking until Aguas Calientes The 7 days and 6 nights – Walking until Machu Picchu – Inca Trail included.