Qhapaq Nan (Inca)

Inca communications and cultural network

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Atlantic Forest South-East The Peabiru Trail passes through the reserve. It was not an integral part of the Qhapaq Nan but was used by the Inca.
Chan Chan
Chankillo Archaeoastronomical Complex (...) the presence of a section of Qhapaq Ñan (the Inka road) between the Casma Valley and the coastline, possibly constructed during the time of Chankillo, which would give this road a temporal extension of more than 1600 years. (Executive summary, p. 13)
Cuzco Starting point of the routes
El Fuerte de Samaipata
Machu Picchu
Nasca Lines
Qhapaq Ñan
Quebrada de Humahuaca
Santa Ana de los Rios de Cuenca


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