Introduction

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.


ITINERARY


Day 1: Cusco – Soraypampa

The group will be picked up at the hotel to travel by bus for 4 hours. Later we will reach Mollepata,where we will get together with our horsemen and horses that carry the camping equipment. In this area it is possible to see the beautiful snow-capped peak of Salkantay. Afterwards we will hike for 4 hours ascending the mountain Sayllapata where it’s time to have our lunch. After lunch we will walk until reaching our campsite Soraypampa, around 5:00pm where dinner will be set up.

salkantay trek tour

Group in the Salkantay ridge

Day 2: Soraypampa - Chaullay

Early in the morning we’ll have our breakfast and then will begin a 3 hour trek until reaching the highest point of our expedition, The Salkantay Pass (4.600 m.a.s.l.). From there, we walk down towards Wayracpunku, to have our next meal. Afterwards, the journey will continue going into the high jungle where we will observe large trees with their arms stretching out over the streams, all filled with bromeliads and orchids. This trek will last around 5 hours to reach our campsite in Chaullay where we’ll have dinner and rest.

salkantay trek

Day 3: Chaullay - Hidroélectrica - Aguas Calientes

The next morning, after a good breakfast we go by bus to Hidroélectrica. It is optional to book ziplining & hot springs in the morning. After this activity the bus will bring you to Hidroélectrica to the rest of the group where we will enjoy our lunch. We can relax here for a while, then we will continue walking along the train track that is leading through this great jungle that the Inca knew by heart to our final destination: Aguas Calientes. We walk for about 3 hours and along the way you will encounter beautiful waterfalls, different Eco farms and possibly wildlife curious of your arrival in the region at 5 p.m. Here the group will spend the night in a hostel. At night we all will get together in a local restaurant to enjoy a great dinner and have a briefing about our next excursion to Machu Picchu. Then you are free to visit the town which is wonderful after sunset.

salkantay trek - welcome to machu picchu

Machu Picchu pueblo - Aguas Calientes

Day 4: Aguas Calientes CHACHABAMBA – WIÑAYHUAYNA – AGUAS CALIENTES

We start our trek around 6:00 am for about 2 hours until we reach kilometre 104 where we start our trek. The guide will direct you on foot to the ruins of Chachabamba where the tour will begin. From there the journey will continue and we will pass a small and refreshing waterfall on the way to the ruins of Winay Wayna where the impressive platforms will demonstrate the skill of Andean engineering. After lunch we will continue the walk to Inti Punku (Puerta del Sol) from where we will have the first sight of Machu Picchu as a beautiful panoramic of the town on the hill. From here we will take the bus to Aguas Calientes where we will spend the night, have dinner and prepare for the following day up at Machu Picchu.

pacaymayo

Winaywayna

Day 5: MACHU PICCHU – AGUAS CALIENTES – OLLANTAYTAMBO – CUSCO

At 5:30 am, after breakfast, we begin the trek to Machu Picchu where we will have a guided tour of the different sectors of the archaeological complex tour, including the Intihuatana or sundial, used by ancient Peruvians settlers. To climb the mountain of Huayna Picchu (optional), you can choose the 2nd group 10:00 a.m. The walk takes only about an hour, and it’s absolutely worth it, the view is breath taking and the experience will be unforgettable. We will board the train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo at 18:20, make sure to be at the station at least half an hour in advance. In Ollantaytambo there will be a driver waiting outside the station to bring you back to Cusco.

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

  Included / Not included

Inca Trail 5 days includes:

  • Train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.
  • Transfer from Cusco to Mollepata.
  • Entrance fees to Machu Picchu.
  • Roomy dining tent and kitchen.
  • Chairs and dining tables.
  • First aid kit.
  • Transportation from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.
  • Professional bilingual guide, cook and assistants.
  • The following meals: 4 x lunch, 4 x dinner, 4 x breakfast (optional vegeterian).
  • 2 night of lodging in a hostel in Aguas Calientes.

  Inca Trail 5 Days not includes:

  • Sleeping bags.
  • Personal care items.
  • Additional horse.
  • Tips for the guide and the horsemen.
  • Breakfast on the first day, lunch and dinner on the last day.

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HIGHLIGHTS

All Necessary Equipment Included.
Includes Free Admission to Top Local Attractions.
All-Inclusive Tour.

RECOMMENDATIONS

Bring your passport or a copy.
Your full name, passport number, country and expiration date of your passport will be required upon booking.

We suggest bringing:

  • Strong Walking Shoes or Tennis Shoes.
  • Sweater and Thick Jacket.
  • One Bottle of Water.
  • Hat or Cap.
  • Rain Coat/Pancho.
  • Long Sleeve Shirt.
  • Long and Short Pants.
  • Insect Repellent.
  • Sunblock with a UV Factor of at Least 40.
  • Toilet Paper.
  • Lantern.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Plastic Bags.
  • Camera with Extra Batteries and Film.
  • Medical or Personal Items.
  • Lightweight Backpack.
  • Some Cash in Small Bills.

Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants.

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HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

We have several options based on the type of train and the guided, the options are suitable for all budgets and the price is per person.

Request our seasonal offers and promotions for reservations 3 months in advance. If you have doubts about the prices, destinations or tour, we will gladly assist you write to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and you can also contact us at the following phone numbers: Cellular - WhatsApp: +51 984 603305. Cellular - WhatsApp: +51 984 603305.
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Group tour

Inca Trail 5 Days:

595.00 USD


Tour in private

Inca Trail 5 Days:

630.00 USD

  Optional activities: 

This tour has all the optional rafting and zip line already included

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