The Inca Trail is a system of roads built during the great Inca Empire, all roads of South America led to Cusco (in Quechua Navel of the world), one of the most important cities of America.
The Incas made these roads to integrate the entire Inca empire, now territory of Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina and Peru.
Communications between the two parts of the empire were in charge of couriers called chasquis. For a system of posts, transmitting orders from one to another baton with great speed, a story that originated in Quito (Ecuador) could come to Cuzco (2,000 kilometers) in less than 10 days.
The Inca that was at Machu Picchu or Cusco Capital could eat fresh fish that brought it within 24 hours using these roads.
Along the way 2 days surrounded by beautiful flora and fauna and impressive ruins, among cloud forests you will find in good condition the Chachabamba Sanctuary, Wiñaywayna (as beautiful as Machu Picchu) and the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu. On this walk you will take a trip to the past, exactly where they were walking the Inca and observe its buildings in good condition.
Description of walk:
Day 1: Cusco - Km 104 - Aguas Calientes
Day 2: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco