The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is highly popular and recommended among the adventure lovers. Hiking along the Inca Trail requires advance booking through the tour operators as they form a group of individuals for the trek. Traveling alone along these trails is risky and dangerous and is highly discouraged. The Salkantay Trek and the Inca Jungle Trek are other popular options. These treks offer several opportunities to experience the traditional lifestyle of the South American people. You will have a brush with their culture and tradition as you chance upon thatched roof houses, colourful ponchos, Llamas etc.