Is it your dream to hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in 2023? If you answered yes, then you have to book as early as possible because almost everyone has it on their bucket lists!
This guide will let you know everything about hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in 2023. We have included the types of routes to Machu Picchu, the ticket availability, and other tips that will help you a lot.
Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is one of the most popular hikes in the world. However, it does not mean you can go there any time you want! This is because only 500 people can enter the Inca trail daily, including tourists, tour guides, and porters.
The Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is for 2 days/1-night. It is perfect for those who have a short time to spend in Peru. You will start the hike from the 104 KM and hike for about 10 km to reach Machu Picchu. On the first day afternoon, you will get reach the Sun Gate of Machu Picchu.
The next day early morning you can go to see the sunrise of Machu Picchu. The Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu tickets was released on October 10th, 2022 but they don’t sell very fast.
The Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is for 4 days/3 nights. This makes it the perfect choice for those who have plenty of time to spend in Peru. The hike is moderately challenging; one is because you will be covering a distance of 40 km in total, and higher altitudes of over 4200 meters, particularly at the Dead Women’s Pass when you are hiking to Machu Picchu.
The Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu tickets for 2023 was released on October 10th, 2022, so you need to book them in soon and in advance at least 4-5 months before your desired date. Another thing to remember is that the Inca Trail is closed for maintenance during February.