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In pictures: The Inca Trail

The Inca Trail on GlobalGrasshopperPhoto

The Inca Trail is one of the most popular hikes in the world and also a top traveller’s destination. Visitors to Peru brave the often gruelling high alpine four day trek through cloud forests, jungle and stone mountain paths for the unparalleled views, scenery and the mystical Inca Ruins. The ‘trail’ is approximately 43km but at its height the Inca Road system covered over 20,000 km and stretched from Ecuador to Chile.

The Inca Trail on GlobalGrasshopperPhoto

The Inca Trail on GlobalGrasshopperPhoto

The Inca Trail on GlobalGrasshopperPhoto

The Inca Trail on GlobalGrasshopperPhoto

The Inca Trail on GlobalGrasshopperPhoto

The Inca Trail on GlobalGrasshopperPhoto

The Inca Trail on GlobalGrasshopperPhoto

The Inca Trail on GlobalGrasshopperPhoto

The Inca Trail on GlobalGrasshopperPhoto

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