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Alternative Treks to Machu Picchu

Alternative Treks to Machu Picchu

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Best Alternative Treks to Machu Picchu–Are all the permits for the Classic Inca Trail sold out for the dates of your Peru adventure vacation? Do not worry!

We have other ideas for your hiking adventure to Machu Picchu. Because of the popularity of the Inca Trail, there are a number of other alternative treks to Machu Picchu which offer more solitude on the trail, breathtaking vistas, some Incan ruins, and include a visit to Machu Picchu. Peru Summit Adventures offers a variety of these hikes to reach to Machu Picchu, which are truly off the beaten path.

Cusco has many amazing trails most of them reach to Machu Picchu, these hiking trails take us on an adventure into the cultural heartbeat of the Andean people and lets us embrace its rich history at each ancient temples along the trail. Our hikes begin in Cusco, the original capital of the Inca civilization. Here we spend some time before our journey acclimating to the high altitude and immersing ourselves in the beauty of this red-roofed city.

From the tundra-alpine of Sacred Valley and Choquequirao to the highlands of Ausangate, our alternative treks to Machu Picchu are designed for those who prefer a hearty hike over a scenic drive. Our expert Trek Leaders/Guide bring you across ancient trails, pilgrim’s paths, and into the world’s most spectacular landscapes.

For those who want to be active, and enjoy the best sights and adventures in a region. We have expert Trek Leaders and private vehicles that get you right into the heart of the great outdoors. We cater to all levels from a beginning young hiker to an experienced mountain trekker, or a boomer with a life-long dream to hike through the Sacred Valley. Whatever the pursuit, our hikes are tailored just for you and yours. Hike past Incan temples along the unknown Inca Trails in the lush cloud forest, Choquequirao Trek, Salkantay Trek or tackle majestic Ausangate. Lace-up your boots and join us!–Best Alternative Treks to Machu Picchu.

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Peru Summit Adventures™ Advantages:

Since 2014 and since the very first day of our operation, Peru Summit Adventures has been blazing new ways of experiencing in Alternative Treks to Machu Picchu. Our trailblazing is just one reason we are a uniquely qualified local company to ensure you have a trip of a lifetime.

  • You spend nights underneath the starry sky in roomy & cozy tents, and tents are set up at scenic camping spots.
  • Fully supported trek, by private trek leader, private crew, mules, muleteers, emergency horse.
  • Fewer people on the trails, sometimes you are the only one group on the trail.
  • Spend the last day at Incomparable Machu Picchu, “Lost City of the Incas” with a private guide.
  • Want to reduce the use of plastic and help the planet a better place for everyone? then hike with us!
  • Professional, storytellers, and funny local trek leaders, they even speak Inca language “Quechua” learn some words from them.

Alternative Treks to Machu Picchu

Activity Type:
Hiking, Camping, Archaeology & Cultural Adventures
Physical Rating:
Strenuous
Service Level:
Upgraded Comfort
Activity Type:
Hiking, Camping, Archaeology & Cultural Adventures
Physical Rating:
Strenuous
Service Level:
Upgraded Comfort
Activity Type:
Hiking, Camping, Archaeology & Cultural Adventures
Physical Rating:
Strenuous
Service Level:
Upgraded Comfort

Birding Tour To Machu Picchu

5 Days from $ 1,800.00
Activity Type:
Wildlife, Natural History, Photography & Cultural Adventures
Physical Rating:
Moderate-Demanding
Service Level:
Upgraded Comfort

Lodge To Lodge Trek To Machu Picchu

6 Days from $ 2050.00
Activity Type:
Hiking, Archaeology & Cultural Adventures
Physical Rating:
Moderate
Service Level:
Upgraded Comfort
Activity Type:
Hiking, Archaeology & Cultural Adventures
Physical Rating:
Strenuous
Service Level:
Upgraded Comfort
Activity Type:
Hiking, Camping, Archaeology & Cultural Adventures
Physical Rating:
Strenuous
Service Level:
Upgraded Comfort
Activity Type:
Hiking, Archaeology & Cultural Adventures
Physical Rating:
Strenuous
Service Level:
Upgraded Comfort

Huchuy Qosqo Trek 3 days

3 Days from $ 520.00
Activity Type:
Hiking, Camping, Archaeology & Cultural Adventures
Physical Rating:
Moderate-Demanding
Service Level:
Upgraded Comfort
Activity Type:
Hiking, Camping, Archaeology & Cultural Adventures
Physical Rating:
Very Strenuous-Challenging
Service Level:
Upgraded Comfort
Activity Type:
Hiking, Camping, Archaeology & Cultural Adventures
Physical Rating:
Very Strenuous-Challenging
Service Level:
Upgraded Comfort

Lares Trek 4 Days to Machu Picchu

4 Days from $ 795.00
Activity Type:
Hiking, Camping, Archaeology & Cultural Adventures
Physical Rating:
Strenuous
Service Level:
Upgraded Comfort
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So you have decided to trek in Peru but the Inka trail seems a bit crowded for you? You are keen to do an alternative trek but you’re not sure which trek suits best your interests and physical conditions? or which trek is more scenic or can you even combine this trek with a day hike, a day tour in Cusco, or in the Sacred Valley? Take a moment to share your travel goals and interests, one of our travel designers will be in touch shortly!

 

WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT

We Focus on Details

We are the experts when it comes to customizing tours and treks and our incredible private signature series itinerary.

Our Safety Record is Flawless

Safety is at the core of everything we do at Peru Summit Adventures. There is nothing that we take more seriously.

Knowledge and Expertise

Our Guides with a deep knowledge of destination, route, and a focus on customer service makes all difference en route

Responsible Travel

Let’s make this world a better place for everyone and for everyone that lives in it! All is done in a responsible manner

Additional Information

Here we introduce our best and top hikes to get to Machu Picchu which are not Classic Inca Trail, These trails go through the remote places of the Andes, trails connecting the highlands with the cloud forest, and trails which link the ancient Lost Incan Citadels, like Choquequirao (last residence of the Inca Emperor) with Machu Picchu, or trails going around the skirts of the highest peak in Cusco which is Ausangate where life is still intact as used to be years ago. At the heart of the Andes, Peru has some of the best hiking on the continent – the variety of trails is downright staggering. Each exhilarating day of hiking will end at our exclusive camps, where we can enjoy peaceful nights beneath a starry sky. Our fitting finale is a visit to the extraordinary Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. Any of the alternative treks are a true trek into the heart of the Inca Empire. Join us!

Get Inspired with Video From Our Alternative Treks to Machu Picchu

Cusco has many amazing trails, most of them reaching Machu Picchu. These hiking trails take us on an adventure into the cultural heartbeat of the Andean people and let us embrace its rich history at each ancient temples along the trail. Our hikes begin in Cusco, the original capital of the Inca civilization. Here we spend some time before our journey acclimating to the high altitude and immersing ourselves in the beauty of this red-roofed city.

TRIP REVIEWS

Experience of a lifetime
We had the most wonderful adventure celebrating our anniversary by hiking the Inca trail for four da
Amanda R from EEUU
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Best trip of my life!
My experience, is an experience that i will cherish for the rest of my life for various reason. The
Michael P from EEUU
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Trekking Machu Picchu
This was one of the most incredible experiences of my life. Carlos was our guide and made our experi
Sam E from EEUU
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Custom Salkantay Trek for 13 Plus Wedding!
I cannot even begin to put into words what an amazing experience my group had with Peru Summit Adven
Meridith Craven from EEUU
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Ausengate Trek – Best 5 Days so far!
I did the 5 day Ausengate Trek (including the rainbow Mountain) with a friend, these 5 days were the
Stefanie from EEUU
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Salkantay Walk with Peru Summit
Recently along with some friends we walked the Salkantay Trek organised and guided by Peru Summit. P
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