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173 mi 278 km of trail 4 Runs

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gem Favorite Money shot!  The ruins photographed from a common viewing point.  The taller peak in the background is Wayna Picchu (or Huayna Picchu), and it is possible to climb to the top for a different view of the ruins.  You need a special permit to do this - check it out before you go.

Machu Picchu

(11) Santa T…, PE
gem Favorite Lake 69, Pisco 5752m, Chacaraju 6112m

Lake 69

(2) Yanama, PE

Runs in Peru - 4

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Favorite The landscape becomes more stark but no less beautiful along this section of the Salkantay Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Salkantay Trek

37.8 mi 60.9 km • Point to Point • 6,974 ft Ascent 2125.55 m Ascent

(11) Limatambo, PE
Favorite Approaching the Llactapata ruins
Intermediate/Difficult

Inca Trail - Trek to Machu Picchu

19.4 mi 31.2 km • Point to Point • 6,822 ft Ascent 2079.24 m Ascent

(10) Ollanta…, PE
Favorite View of Laguna Quilotoa from the Crater Rim
Difficult

Quilotoa Loop: Sigchos-Quilotoa

23.3 mi 37.6 km • Point to Point • 7,269 ft Ascent 2215.69 m Ascent

(1) Saquisilí, EC
Favorite No Photos
Difficult

Antenas del Pichincha

20.1 mi 32.4 km • Out and Back • 4,296 ft Ascent 1309.54 m Ascent

(1) Tutaman…, EC

Trails in Peru - 29

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7.8 mi 12.5 km #1Portal Andino - Mechahuasca Refuge
Intermediate/Difficult
Quero, EC
Intermediate/Difficult
7.8 mi 12.5 km Quero, EC
26.6 mi 42.9 km #2Choquequirao Trail
Difficult
Cachora, PE
Difficult
26.6 mi 42.9 km Cachora, PE
2.4 mi 3.9 km #3Soraypampa Trek to Humantay Lake
Intermediate/Difficult
Limatambo, PE
Intermediate/Difficult
2.4 mi 3.9 km Limatambo, PE
3.5 mi 5.6 km #4Rumiñahui Central Summit Trail
Difficult
Machachi, EC
Difficult
3.5 mi 5.6 km Machachi, EC
3.4 mi 5.4 km #5Rainbow and Red Mountain Loop Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Pitumarca, PE
Easy/Intermediate
3.4 mi 5.4 km Pitumarca, PE
3.3 mi 5.3 km #6Lake and Ruins of Keushu
Easy
Yungay, PE
Easy
3.3 mi 5.3 km Yungay, PE
4.3 mi 6.9 km #7Lake 69 Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yanama, PE
Intermediate/Difficult
4.3 mi 6.9 km Yanama, PE
9.3 mi 15.0 km #8El Tambo Singletrack
Intermediate/Difficult
Machachi, EC
Intermediate/Difficult
9.3 mi 15.0 km Machachi, EC
2.8 mi 4.5 km #9Portachuelo Pass - Inca trail
Easy/Intermediate
Yanama, PE
Easy/Intermediate
2.8 mi 4.5 km Yanama, PE
8.9 mi 14.4 km #10El Infiernillo Trail
Difficult
Calacali, EC
Difficult
8.9 mi 14.4 km Calacali, EC
2.0 mi 3.2 km #11Maria Josefa
Intermediate
Yungay, PE
Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.2 km Yungay, PE
4.9 mi 7.9 km #12Cara de Perro: Ulba - Baños de Agua Santa
Intermediate
Baños, EC
Intermediate
4.9 mi 7.9 km Baños, EC
2.5 mi 4.1 km #13Churup Lake
Difficult
Huaraz, PE
Difficult
2.5 mi 4.1 km Huaraz, PE
5.8 mi 9.3 km #14Laguna Shallap
Intermediate
Huaraz, PE
Intermediate
5.8 mi 9.3 km Huaraz, PE
3.9 mi 6.3 km #15Laguna Parón
Intermediate
Carás, PE
Intermediate
3.9 mi 6.3 km Carás, PE
2.1 mi 3.3 km #16Laguna Wilcacocha
Difficult
Olleros, PE
Difficult
2.1 mi 3.3 km Olleros, PE
3.0 mi 4.8 km #17Cocachimba-Gocta Waterfall Trail
Intermediate
Paclas, PE
Intermediate
3.0 mi 4.8 km Paclas, PE
1.0 mi 1.6 km #18Inca Trail: Sun Gate to Machu Picchu
Easy/Intermediate
Santa Teresa, PE
Easy/Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.6 km Santa Teresa, PE
13.7 mi 22.1 km #19Huchuy Qosqo
Intermediate/Difficult
Cusco, PE
Intermediate/Difficult
13.7 mi 22.1 km Cusco, PE
6.2 mi 9.9 km #20Salkantay Trail: Marcocasa to Salkantay Lodge
Intermediate
Limatambo, PE
Intermediate
6.2 mi 9.9 km Limatambo, PE
7.6 mi 12.2 km #21Salkantay Trail: Salkantay Lodge to Wayna Lodge
Intermediate/Difficult
Limatambo, PE
Intermediate/Difficult
7.6 mi 12.2 km Limatambo, PE
2.5 mi 4.1 km #22Cebollapampa to Pisco Basecamp
Intermediate
Yanama, PE
Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.1 km Yanama, PE
3.6 mi 5.9 km #23507
Intermediate
Santa Lucía, EC
Intermediate
3.6 mi 5.9 km Santa Lucía, EC
8.1 mi 13.1 km #24Laguna Palcacocha Trail
Intermediate
Huaraz, PE
Intermediate
8.1 mi 13.1 km Huaraz, PE
6.7 mi 10.8 km #25Salkantay Trail: Lucma Lodge to Machu Picchu
Intermediate
Santa Teresa, PE
Intermediate
6.7 mi 10.8 km Santa Teresa, PE
11.7 mi 18.8 km #26Salkantay Trail: Collpa Lodge to Lucma Lodge
Intermediate
Curahuasi, PE
Intermediate
11.7 mi 18.8 km Curahuasi, PE
5.7 mi 9.1 km #27Salkantay Trail: Wayna Lodge to Collpa Lodge
Intermediate
Santa Teresa, PE
Intermediate
5.7 mi 9.1 km Santa Teresa, PE
6.5 mi 10.5 km #28Gualel to Guarahuma
Intermediate
Catamayo, EC
Intermediate
6.5 mi 10.5 km Catamayo, EC
2.8 mi 4.6 km #29Lake 69 to Pisco Basecamp
Yanama, PE
2.8 mi 4.6 km Yanama, PE

Photos of Peru - 154

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Money shot!  The ruins photographed from a common viewing point.  The taller peak in the background is Wayna Picchu (or Huayna Picchu), and it is possible to climb to the top for a different view of the ruins.  You need a special permit to do this - check it out before you go.
Feb 9, 2016 near Santa T…, PE
Another view of the ruins from a slightly different angle.
Feb 11, 2016 near Santa T…, PE
The landscape becomes more stark but no less beautiful along this section of the Salkantay Trail.
Nov 18, 2015 near Limatambo, PE
Another view of the ruins.
Feb 12, 2016 near Santa T…, PE
The Salkantay Trek is a photographer's paradise.
Nov 18, 2015 near Limatambo, PE
Climbing Piso Mountain 5752m
Feb 1, 2020 near Yanama, PE
Classic view from base of Humantay Lake.
Sep 6, 2019 near Limatambo, PE
This photo was taken from a bit higher than the pass. You can see the trail we were on as well as a small rest area.
Mar 21, 2018 near Cachora, PE

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