The Inca Trail begins in Lima, the capital and largest city of Peru, and continues into the Amazonian jungle. Peru is packed with amazing cities to discover: Oroya, Ayacucho, Cusco, Machu Picchu, Alti Plano, and Shintuya, among others. They are sustaining the legends thanks to their history, their landscapes, and their culture.
About Mythical Roads:
Whether remote or packed with tourists, recent or old, famous or forgotten, certain routes are paved with legends. This series explores itineraries that have made history across five continents—some roads and rivers that separated countries, and others that formed links, creating pathways for traders, fortune-seekers, evangelists, conquerors, and travelers. As historical symbols, these routes now ignite the imaginations of millions of people in search of adventure and freedom.
The original and poetic approach of this series casts a new light on these mythical roads. Throughout the journey, the routes unfold through the eyes of the men and women who live and work along them, and who continue to sustain the legends.
Personal adventures alternate with extraordinary explorations, unforgettable encounters, and surprising developments.