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Great Inca Trail – Trekking the Royal Road

SA Expeditions invites you on an epic trekking journey along the most pristine – and least-traversed – sections of the Great Inca Trail, the world’s most spectacular pre-industrial road network. This legendary 20-day expedition takes you over high mountain passes and around Andean lagoons, through time-forgotten plains and tiny rural communities, from Incan outpost to Incan outpost, transforming trekkers into ambassadors for trail conservation with each passing step. Along the way, you’ll be accompanied by your expert team of local guides, porters, and llamas, shepherding you safely through one of the most invigorating trekking experiences of your life. Join our renowned expeditionary team to trek the Royal Inca Road!

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We'll blend your desires with expert, local knowledge to design a seamless, private tour.

Choose Your Adventure

Decide where, when and how you want to explore. Then contact us to start planning with a destination expert.

Embark on Your Journey

We'll greet you at the airport and be by your side every step of the way, making room for spontaneity as you go.


Starting from $19,900 per person

Pricing includes everything from your international arrival to your departure, with the exception of flights and a few lunches and dinners.


  • Trek for the better part of three weeks along the greatest pre-industrial road system of all time: the Qhapaq Ñan.
  • Relish the company of the only professional team of explorers to have explored the greater Great Inca Trail network throughout the Andes.
  • Become an ambassador for the conservation of a masterfully constructed ancient highway through some of the world’s most rugged and time-forgotten landscapes.
  • Take advantage of rest stops and strategic “no-hike” days to savor your time in this remote Andean region.
  • Spend a day in the high Andean mountain town of Huaraz to acclimate to the altitude before embarking on your trekking pilgrimage.

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