Adventure Catalog

Peru is the ideal destination for the adventure seekers, since it holds a handful of trails and treks. With a vast number of climates, land formations, rivers and mountains, Peru has something to suit the taste of nearly everyone with a grand sense of adventure, according to the physical shape you’re in and the time of year you visit. Our experts have selected five amazing treks in Cusco area to experience adventurous Peru on its best! 

INCA TRAIL

Known as Qhapaq Ñan (the sovereign’s highway). The Inca Trail is one of the most famous and beautiful treks in the world. It follows the stone road which the Incas used to access Machu Picchu from their capital, Cusco.  The 38-kilometre (27-mile) trail is remarkable for its wonderful scenery, the diversity of the landscape and the ruins that you pass through.

Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4 Days / 3 Nights

SALKANTAY

Salkantay Trek, named among the 25 best Treks in the World by National Geographic connects the city of Mollepata, Cusco with Machu Picchu. It is an ancient and remote footpath located in the same region as the Inca Trail where massive snowcapped mountains collide with lush tropical rain forests.
Salcantay to Santa Teresa Trek & Machu Picchu 5 days / 4 Nights
Salcantay Trek Lodge to Lodge 7 days / 6 Nights

AUSANGATE

An amazing and less-known trek surrounding the snow-capped Sacred Mountain (“Apu”) of Ausangate (6.372m/20900ft) that takes you over mountain passes, awesome mountain scenery, remote Andean villages, hot springs and turquoise lakes.

Ausangate Peak Circuit on the Vilcanota Range 5 Days / 4 Nights

Apu Ausangate Peak Lodge to Lodge 5 Days / 4 Nights 

LARES

This is a very cultural trek – in the Lares region the red of the typical ponchos and skirts stand out from a distance as children herd flocks of sheep and llamas. Stone houses are covered with thatched roofs and its like you have stepped back into the middle ages, while great herds of Llamas roam the landscape as you hike. The traditional Lares Valley treks are blessed with plenty of high mountain scenery.

Lares Valley Trek & Machu Picchu 4 Days /3 Nights

Lares Valley Trek Lodge to Lodge 5 days / 4 Nights

CHOQUEQUIRAO
Choquequirao (3.103m/10178ft), considered to be a sister city of similar significance than Machu Picchu and built along similar lines,  was also presumed to have had about the same size and to have same religious, political and agricultural functions.

Choquequirao Trek 5 Days / 4 Nights
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