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The Inca Trail Day 3

Day 3: the lazy day. Different tour companies schedule differently and stay in different camp sites, but for us day 3 was the easy day. Only a half day hike, and almost all downhill. Over this side of the mountain, the landscape drastically changed. We were now in humid cloud forest, more or less tropical…

The Inca Trail Day 2

We are woken at 6am by Juan with a cup of coca tea. We pack our stuff and emerge for breakfast. Day 2 is the difficult day of the trek. From our camp we ascend to 4200m above sea level at Dead Woman’s Pass. Then, 600m down the other side, before ascending the second pass…

The Inca Trail Day 1

Inca Trail in the wet season: beautiful green scenery, fewer people, and just a bit of rain. First thing’s first, there is a train to Machu Picchu. It leaves from Ollantaytanbo and will have you there in just a few hours. Or, you can hike the famous Inca Trail. This four day hike takes you…