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The Rewards Of Trekking On The Inca Trail

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					You will be amazed finding out some facts about the famous world trail known as the
Inca. Because of the numerous historical events, there are some restrictions that need
to be followed when traveling to Machu Picchu. One is that the trail maintains a fixed
number of people travelling to keep balance in nature. The Inca paths is the same trail
that the Chasqui runners took when they delivered messages to the Inca communities.
In the 1500 鈥檚, Manco and his soldiers used this trek to flee from Spanish
conquistadors.
  The inca trails will require four days and three nights of trekking before reaching the
Machu Picchu. Along the way you will see lots of breathtaking views, including some
tunnels. On the first day, you will be amazed with the views of the ruins of Patallacta.
It is the site of farming terraces cut into the hillside at the junction of three valleys.
Patallacta's purpose was for religious activities and ceremonies.
  During the next two days, you will see Sayacmarca, dubbed the 'inaccessible town 鈥?
You'll hike a steep decline consisting of 98 Incan stone steps which leads to an
entrance to the fortress with a view of the Andean countryside. After that you 鈥檒 l
come upon the Phuyupatamarca which is surrounded by Inca terraces.
  鈥楩 orever young 鈥?Wi 帽 aywayna is not far from there. You will see its great
structure which joins the upper and lower part with a long string of fountains and
baths. Next, you will reach the east slope of the Manch Picchu Mountain. A steep
stairs will bring you to the sun gate which reveals the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu.
Hiking a little bit further, you will realize that you have arrived at the actual place of
Machu Picchu.
  For more info about peru treks and other Peru destinations, visit
http://hubpages.com/hub/Peru-Vacation-Info-Machu-Picchu-Facts.

				
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