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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.

ITINERARY

DAY 1: CUSCO – LLAQTAPATA – HUAYLLABAMBA

We will pick you up from your hotel around 5:00am 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 approximately to 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 approx. 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 and have our dinner.

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DAY 3: PACAYMAYO – PUYAPATAMARKA – WIÑAYHUAYNA

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. If there is no possibility to stay in Wiñayhuayna, we will camp in Puyapatamarka.

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DAY 4: WIÑAYHUAYNA – MACHU PICCHU – AGUAS CALIENTES – 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.

Note: If you want to climb Huayna Picchu or Montaña Machu Picchu, you need to book at least three month prior. This activity is optional (Price USD 70).

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The Inca Trail tour includes:

  • Entrance ticket to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu

  • Meals as indicated in the program: 3 lunches, 3 dinners, 3 breakfasts (vegetarian options available)

  • Transfer from Cusco to Km. 82 (the beginning of the trek)

  • Train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo

  • Transfer from Ollantaytambo to Cusco

  • Porters to carry our camping equipment

  • Chairs and dining tables

  • Tents for 2 and mattresses

  • Roomy dining tent

  • Private cook and assistants

  • First aid kit

  • A professional bilingual guide specialized in the Inca Trail

The Inca Trail tour does not include:

  • Sleeping Bags

  • Breakfast on the first day, lunch and dinner on the last day

  • Tips/gratuities for the porters and guide

  • Entrance ticket to Huayna Picchu, only if booked at least three months prior (USD $70)

RECOMMENDATIONS

Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.

We recommend you to bring:

  • 1 lightweight backpack per person

  • Sweater and thick jacket, long and short pants, long sleeve shirts

  • Binoculars

  • Personal care items

  • Sunblock with a UV minimum 40

  • Walking shoes or tennis Shoes

  • Insect repellent

  • Hat or cap

  • Rain coat

  • Bottle of water

  • Toilet paper

  • Lantern

  • Sunglasses

  • Camera with extra batteries and memory card

  • Cash (Soles)

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