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greenBlue Inca Trail: Sun Gate to Machu Picchu

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1.0 mile 1.6 kilometer point to point
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 107' 33 m
Descent: -718' -219 m
High: 8,703' 2,653 m
Low: 8,092' 2,466 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 16% (9°)
Max Grade: 55% (29°)

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The last section of the Inca Trail.

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This requires either a guide to get you onto the Inca Trail or ticket entry into Machu Picchu.

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This is the descent from the Sun Gate to Machu Picchu. The trail is clearly marked via the Inca Create Stone Trail. No turns are available off the trail.

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Sep 28, 2018
A Hopkins
May 18, 2018
Jan More
We arrived at the Sun Gate before the sun rose. Machu Picchu was covered by clouds, which then burned away leaving an awesome view.

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