Handpicked by a Peru Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Best tour trails in Machu Picchu, Peru'.

Machu Picchu, located in the heart of the Andes Mountains in Peru, is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world. The ancient Inca city is surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and offers a variety of tour trails for travelers to explore.

One of the best tour trails in Machu Picchu is the classic Inca Trail. This iconic trek takes you on a 4-day journey through stunning mountain scenery, cloud forests, and ancient Inca ruins. Along the way, you'll pass through the famous Sun Gate and finally arrive at the breathtaking Machu Picchu citadel.

For those looking for a shorter trek, the one-day hike to Huayna Picchu is a popular option. This challenging trail takes you to the summit of the iconic peak, offering stunning panoramic views of Machu Picchu and the surrounding mountains.

Another popular tour trail in Machu Picchu is the Salkantay Trek. This 5-day trek takes you through diverse landscapes, from snow-capped mountains to lush rainforests. Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to soak in natural hot springs and visit remote Andean villages.

For a unique experience, consider the Lares Trek. This 4-day trek takes you off the beaten path and into the heart of the Andes, where you'll have the chance to interact with local Quechua communities and learn about their traditional way of life.

Whether you're an experienced hiker or a casual adventurer, Machu Picchu offers a variety of tour trails to suit every level of fitness and interest. So lace up your hiking boots and get ready to explore the ancient ruins and stunning landscapes of this world-famous archaeological site.

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