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Inca Trail to Machu Picchu - Peru, WW

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HAZ reminds you to respect the ruins. Please read the Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 & Ruins Etiquette
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Difficulty 1 of 5
Distance One Way 25 miles
Trailhead Elevation 9,000 feet
Elevation Gain -1,200 feet
Accumulated Gain 10 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 25.03
Interest Ruins, Historic, Seasonal Waterfall, Perennial Waterfall, Seasonal Creek & Peak
Dogs not allowed
Photos Viewed All Mine Following
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Inaugural Calculation next Tap
67  2016-06-23 ddgrunning
30  2016-06-08 Uncharted
30  2016-06-07 Uncharted
30  2016-06-06 Uncharted
30  2016-06-05 Uncharted
117  2015-05-13 jochal
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Preferred   Apr, May, Jun, Jul
Sun  3:12am - 3:56pm
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Inca Trail to Machu Picchu - Peru is a 25 mile one way hike with 10 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 19 miles west-northwest of Urubamba. Trailhead access is via a dirt road which is typically car accessible when dry.


Overview: The appeal of this particular hike is the stunning combination of Inca ruins, magnificent mountains, exotic vegetation and extraordinary ecological variety. The trail goes over high passes with unforgettable views, through cloud forests, and finally into subtropical vegetation. Over 250 species of orchid have been counted here, as well as numerous rare birds, animals and reptiles.

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    One-Way Notice
    This hike is listed as One-Way.

    When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    Directions
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    FR / Dirt Road / Gravel - Car Okay

    To hike
    From Cusco....
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