MachuPicchuTrek.net is the leading online resource for trekkers and visitors to Machu Picchu. The site is maintained by a number of trekking experts in the region and is provided as a Free and Independent information resource.
There is a wealth of information on the site. To help you navigate quickly and effectively to key sections of the site we have written this site map.
For a complete overview on treks to Machu Picchu, including the Classic Inca Trail and alternative trails, please see:
Alternatively, you can navigate to individual and detailed trail guides:
Your can also find a detailed overview on all alternative treks to Machu Picchu here.
Once you arrive at Machu Picchu we highly recommend getting a birds-eye view of the site. You can do this by climbing Huayna Picchu (aka Wayna Picchu or Wayna Pikchu), Machu Picchu Mountain (aka Cerro Machu Picchu), Putukusi Mountain (or Happy Mountain), or indeed, walking to Inti Punku (the Sun Gate). Here is a detailed article on all these options:
There are literally 100s of Machu Picchu trekking companies. Finding a reliable on-the-ground operator who is not an agent or local guiding company of questionable repute, can be challenging. We work with a number of leading on-the-ground operators who offer brilliant value services and have impeccable reputations. If you would like to get a tour operator recommendation please complete this form.
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