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    Inca Trail Packing List: 4 Day Hike to Machu Picchu

    One important thing to note before you start packing is whether you are going to get porters to carry your extra baggage. I highly recommend this, as the trail is hard enough without the extra weight on your back. I ended up getting a porter to carry my big bag with all my sleeping clothes and extra layers. This freed me up to only carry a small daypack with my water, some snacks, and an extra sweatshirt. Most people in our group ended up getting a porter for day 2 after struggling through the first day with their heavy bags. Also, if you are traveling around to other places in…