The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is an inseparable part of Top Ten lists of all trekkers since it is a unique path following perfectly preserved original Inca trail that ends with a visit of the stunning city of the Incas – Machu Picchu!!! After viewing it, you will not doubt anymore why it has been chosen as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World! The Inca Trail is regularly ranked among the best treks in the world!
If you like to hike the Inca Trail, you need first get acclimatized in Cusco (or other place with altitude above 3000 metres) for 2-3 days. You should also have some previous experience trekking or at least exercise regularly. During the trek, drink coca leaf tea (natural leaves helping against altitude sickness, this way have been used since Inca times) and plenty of soft drinks. You should also eat lots of sweets such as chocolate, bonbons, biscuits, fruits, etc. to beat any problem with altitude.