Sunday, February 20, 2011

The Inca Trail marathon 26.2 mile Race to Machu Picchu!

Inca Trail marathon Race! Cusco, Peru

Announcing The Inca Trail Marathon Marathon 26.2 mile Race.

Complete tour: June 29th to July 8th, 2012 Trip overview: This multi-sport trip to Peru offers a wide range of different outdoor activities, cultural programs, and adventures. The highlight of the program will be a 26.2 mile marathon run along the Classic Inca Trail- the footpath the Incas used to travel between their capital in Cusco and the world famous citadel of Machu Picchu. This very demanding course takes the typical hiker 3 days, and ascends multiple mountain passes, reaching a maximum elevation of 13,800 feet. You will be treated to: breathtaking views of the Andes mountains, fascinating Inca ruins, thousands of feet of vertical change, and a photo finish in front of Machu Picchu- which is included in the New 7 Wonders of the World. Are you up to the challenge that the Inca trail Marathon presents!

Also well-suited for race spectators, this special hosted trip not only includes visits to Cusco and Machu Picchu, but also several famous locations nestled in the famous Sacred Valley of the Incas. Among other activities, you will have a chance to: interact with the local culture, try Peruvian cuisine, explore ancient ruins, pursue outdoor activities, explore glaciers, jungles, and other fantastic scenery in the Andes mountains, sample the fun nightlife, and visit local markets. This is a fully guided tour and our experienced guides will take you to the famous sites of Peru as well as to lesser known destinations, making this trip a truly memorable experience!