The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is one of the best hikes in the world because of the exquisite beauty of its natural surroundings. The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu path takes us through different ecosystems...From high Andean plains to the cloud forest this adventure allows us to explore mysterious archaeological sites, half covered with jungle overgrowth as if we were discovering them for the first time. The trek highlights with the inspiring sight of the sunrise from the peaks of the magestic Machu Picchu.
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Day 1: Cusco – Huayllabamba
We will pick you up from your hotel around 7:00am to head towards the km 82 where we will begin our trek, ascending for 3 hours, or 10km until arriving at the archaeological site of Llactapata. We will enjoy lunch, and trek for 30 minutes or 1km toapproximately Huayllabamba, an isolated Andean community. In the afternoon we will get ready for camping and around 7:00pm dinner will be made, vegetarian options are available.
Day 2: Huayllabamba - Warmiwañusca - Pacaymayo
Early in the morning we will have breakfast and get ready to continue along the trail, ascending for aprox 4 hours(10km), to the peak of Warmiwañusca (4200mt). From here we will observe a variety of ecosystems ranging from dry puna (mountain grasslands) to the high jungle. After lunch, around 2:00pm, we will descend 3 hours(9km) into the Pacaymayo Valley. We will go over wooden bridges, through tunnels making our way up and down rocky steps. We will set up camp near the river.
Day 3: Pacaymayo - Puyapatamarka - Wiñay Huayna
Early in the morning we will have our breakfast and then descend 45 minutes exploring the archaeological complex of Runkurakay and the Inca citadel Sayacmarca. We then head towards Puya Patamarka where we will have lunch and continue walking for 2 hours until arriving at the archaeological site Wiñay Huayna. If booked a minimum 6 months prior, we will have a chance to set up our camp there and afterwards our dinner will be served around 7:00pm.
Day 4: Wiñayhuayna - Machu Picchu - Cusco
We get ready around 5:00am and after breakfast we will hike for 1 hour ascending through the high jungle to Inti Punku, "The Gate of the Sun". This is an alternative access to Machu Picchu, and you will have impressive views of the entire archaeological marvel. After the arrival to Machu Picchu, we have a 2 hour guided tour, visiting the main sites and afterwards you will have some free time to explore. Late in the afternoon we will walk down to Aguas Calientes where we all meet at the train station 30 minutes before departure to Ollantaytambo where our private bus will take us back to Cusco. Our journey ends in the Plaza de Armas..
Perfect for all Ages and Skill Levels
Enjoying Fantastic Aerial View
Ideal Choice for Families
Soak up the Atmosphere on a Walking Tour
Entrance Ticket to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu
The following meals: 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners, 3 Breakfasts (Vegetarian Option Available)
Train Ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
Transfer from Ollantaytambo to Cusco
Transfer from Cusco to Km. 82 (The Beginning of the Trek)
Porters to Carry Our Camping Equipment
Chairs and Dining Tables
Tents for 2 Person Occupancy and Mattresses
Roomy Dining Tent
Private Cook and Assistants
First Aid Kit
A Bilingual Professional Guide Specialized in the Inca Trail
Personal Care Items
First Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner During the Last Day
Tips/Gratuities for the Porters and Guide
Entrance Ticket to Huayna Picchu, Only if Booked at least one month prior (USD $60)
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Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.
We Recommend You Bring:
1 Lightweight Backpack per Person
Sweater and Thick Jacket, Long and Short Pants, Long Sleeve Shirts
Personal Care Items
Sunblock with a UV Minimum 40
Walking Shoes or Tennis Shoes
Hat or Cap
Bottle of Water
Camera with Extra Batteries and Film
Some Cash in Change (Soles)
Price of the 4 Day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu from Cusco Tour: