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How Long is the Inca Trail?

The Inca Trail is possibly the most famous hike in the world and definitely one of the most sought after. It is a four-day, three-night hike that starts in Kilometer 82 (a small town between Ollantaytambo and Aguas Calientes) and ends at Inti Punku or the Sun Gate at Machu Picchu.

The Inca Trail Packing List: Top 10 Items

We get asked all the time, “What should I pack or plan on bringing with me on the Inca Trail?”

We’ve created a comprehensive list in order of importance on what you should be bringing below. Note that this is all based on opinion and experience except for things marked with an asterisk, those are 100% required. Let’s dig in.

The Inca Trail Map & Elevation (Updated 2019)

The best Inca Trail map and Inca Trail elevation profile on the internet! Plan your trip of the Inca trail with confidence!

Your Complete Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Guide (Updated 2019)

Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is a bucket-list item and rite of passage for countless people across the world. The Classic Inca Trail is a 4-day, 3-night trek through the Andes that starts near Ollantaytambo and ends at the Sun Gate (Inti Punku), which is an exclusive entrance to Machu Picchu only available to those trekking the Inca Trail.

Hiking Huayna Picchu: The Complete Guide (Updated 2019)

Huayna Picchu Mountain, also known as Wayna Picchu Mountain, is the slightly less famous mountain that soaks up the background in everyone’s picture of Machu Picchu. Huayna Picchu in Quechua means “Young Peak.”

What Does the Inca Trail Cost?

We consistently hear, “Why is Cachi Life so expensive to do the Inca Trail?” So we wanted to break down some numbers on what it actually costs to do the Inca Trail. Many companies have add-ons including a porter which we can almost guarantee that you are going to pay for by the second day of your Inca Trail hike (as you can hire them along the trail day-by-day). Doing so is going to make your hike price significantly more expensive than doing it through Cachi Life. Take a listen and check it out as we break down what many different companies REALLY charging to hike the Inca Trail

Why We Started Cachi Life

Welcome to the Peru Travel Podcast.
It’s 2019 and we are talking about the reason that we decide to start Cachi Life. We get into how we met David our manager in Peru.

Be sure to be on the lookout for the latest including an awesome Machu Picchu guidebook in the coming months.

Finally we were able to deliver over 70 children Christmas gifts in the Rayan Community and we talk about how why are trying to give back to them and how we hope we can send more people up to the community and help more in the future.

What is the Machu Picchu Weather Like?

The Machu Picchu weather is an essential factor for anyone traveling to Machu Picchu. Depending on the time of the season, rain, sun, wind, fog, and clouds can all play a role in your trip to Machu Picchu. Because Machu Picchu is in the mountains, the weather can change drastically depending on the time of year and even the time of day.

Where is Machu Picchu?

Not quite sure where Machu Picchu is? The easy answer is Peru. But there is so much more to that answer.

What Does the Inca Trail Cost?

We consistently hear, “Why is Cachi Life so expensive to do the Inca Trail?” So we wanted to break down some numbers on what it actually costs to do the Inca Trail. Many companies have add-ons including a porter which we can almost guarantee that you are going to pay for by the second day of your Inca Trail hike (as you can hire them along the trail day-by-day). Doing so is going to make your hike price significantly more expensive than doing it through Cachi Life. Take a listen and check it out as we break down what many different companies REALLY charging to hike the Inca Trail

Why We Started Cachi Life

Welcome to the Peru Travel Podcast.
It’s 2019 and we are talking about the reason that we decide to start Cachi Life. We get into how we met David our manager in Peru.

Be sure to be on the lookout for the latest including an awesome Machu Picchu guidebook in the coming months.

Finally we were able to deliver over 70 children Christmas gifts in the Rayan Community and we talk about how why are trying to give back to them and how we hope we can send more people up to the community and help more in the future.

What is the Machu Picchu Weather Like?

The Machu Picchu weather is an essential factor for anyone traveling to Machu Picchu. Depending on the time of the season, rain, sun, wind, fog, and clouds can all play a role in your trip to Machu Picchu. Because Machu Picchu is in the mountains, the weather can change drastically depending on the time of year and even the time of day.

Everything about the Machu Picchu Airport

Looking at flights to Machu Picchu, the UNESCO World Heritage site built in the 16th century is on the bucket list of many people. Unfortunately, there’s no easy path to Machu Picchu. If you plan to travel to Peru and visit Machu Picchu, there is only one way to fly to get to Machu Picchu.

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