Choquequirao Trek in Peru

Alternative Treks to Machupicchu

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Alternative Treks to Discover the Magic of Machu Picchu

There’s no arguing when it comes to which is the most popular trek to Machu Picchu—the Inca Trail. However, this trip requires booking well ahead of time and is often sold out. This is one of the reasons you may decide to opt for one of the alternative treks to the Inca citadel.

From treks to other ancient sites, some off the beaten path, or even one that includes cycling, there’s something for everyone. You don’t need to worry about finding your way to Machu Picchu. We’re here to help!

Have a look at our best alternative trek tours in Cusco.

Choquequirao Trek 4 Days

  • Accommodation Peru Tours
    Hotel Accommodation
  • Trek Highest Altitude
    3,033 m / 9,950 ft Max. altitude
  • Hiking Level Peru
    Moderate Difficulty

The Choquequirao Trek is very remote and offers true off-the-beaten-path hiking and camping with incredible views of canyons.

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Lares Trek 4 Days to Machu Picchu

  • Accommodation Peru Tours
    Camp & Hotel Accommodation
  • Trek Highest Altitude
    4,680 m / 15,354 ft Max. altitude
  • Hiking Level Peru
    Moderate Difficulty

The Lares Trek to Machu Picchu combines the beauty of the mountains with a cultural and natural experience through the Vilcanota mountain range of the Andes.

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Huchuy Qosqo Trek 3 Days

  • Accommodation Peru Tours
    Camp & Hotel Accommodation
  • Trek Highest Altitude
    4,200 m / 13,779 ft Max. altitude
  • Hiking Level Peru
    Moderate Difficulty

Join us on this incredibly adventurous hike between outstanding views through the hills to the lesser-known Inca site of Huchuy Qosqo.

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2 Day Raimbow Mountain Trek

  • Accommodation Peru Tours
    Camp Accommodation
  • Trek Highest Altitude
    5,036 m / 16,522 ft Max. altitude
  • Hiking Level Peru
    Moderate Difficulty

Wanna explore the famous Rainbow Mountain while avoiding the crowds? The 2-day trek with overnight camping is one of the best options to visit this iconic Seven Colors mountain in Cusco.

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Salkantay Trek 5 Days to Machu Picchu

  • Accommodation Peru Tours
    Camp & Hotel Accommodation
  • Trek Highest Altitude
    4,630 m / 15,190 ft Max. altitude
  • Hiking Level Peru
    Moderate Difficulty

If you like exploring the Andes and rainforest of Peru, The Salkantay Trek is what you're looking for. Stunning views and picturesque landscapes make this trek one of the best in the world..

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EXPLORE THE MOST FASCINATING ALTERNATIVE DAY TOURS IN CUSCO

What a best way to discover Cusco through the incredible alternative day tours that you can join before or after your multi-day trek.

Wonderful Seven Lakes Tour in Cusco

Ausangate Seven Lakes Tour

The Seven Lakes Tour in Ausangate is without a doubt one of the most incredible day trip in Cusco.

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Salt Mines Tour in Cusco

Maras Moray & Salt Mines Full Day

The Maras, Moray, and Salt Mines Tour of Cusco is an unreal place located near the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

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Hiking to Machu Picchu through the Inca Trail 1 Day

One Day Inca Trail

The One-Day Inca Trail is the best way to explore Machu Picchu on a day trek from km 104, arriving at this mystical place through the Sun Gate.

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Sacred Valley Tour with Machu Picchu connection

Machupicchu Tour 2 Days

This Machu Picchu 2 Day tour package combines the famous Sacred Valley tour with the classic Machu Picchu tour by train.

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