Hike The Inca Trail To The Lost City Of Machu Picchu

idden in the mountains of Peru lies the mystical ruins of Machu Picchu, built by the ancient Inca civilization 500 years ago. It is the grandest of many prehistoric cityscapes scattered across the valleys enveloped by the Andes mountains of South America. A highly advanced network of trails of almost 40,000 kilometres of trails were built by the Incas to connect the empire, but through the years only one particularly beautiful trail became popular among hikers. Starting from the Cusco, the epire’s capital, this 43-kilometer trail connects five important Incan archaeological sites: Runcuracay, Sayacmarca, Phuyupatamarca, WiƱay Wayna (Huinay Huayna), and finally, the magnificent lost city of Machu Picchu.

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