Inca Trail 4 days Trekking

Inca Trail 4 days Trekking

Inca Trail excursion to MachuPicchu – 4 days

*Due to the restrictions imposed by the Peruvian government over the maximum daily amount of people allowed on the Inca Trail, we strongly recommend you to make reservations at least 7 months in advance (for the May-September high season). This way, you will ensure you can visit the traditional Inca Trail excursion.

  • Difficulty: Challenging
  • Group Size: Maximum 16 persons. (2 professional Guides for group larger then 8 persons)
  • Season: From April – December.
  • Start Point: Cusco.
  • Arrive Point: Cusco.

ITINERARY:

DAY 1: CUSCO – PISKACHUCHO – WAYLLABAMBA (L) (D).

We will get on a private bus and travel from our hotel to Piskacucho, at Km. 82 of the Cusco – Machu Picchu railroad. On our way to Piskacucho we will cross the towns of Chinchero, Urubamba, and Ollantaytambo, emblematic communities of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Once we arrive at our destination, we will begin our trek. We will stop at Hatunchaca for lunch and a short break before resuming our journey to Wayllabamba, where we will have dinner and set camp upon our arrival. Food: Lunch / Dinner. Traveled distance: 12 Km (7.47 mi.). Duration of the trek: 5-6 hours. Maximum altitude: 3,000 m. (9,840 ft). Camp altitude: 3,000 m. (9,840 ft).

DAY 2: WAYLLABAMBA – WARMIWAÑUSCA – PACAYMAYO (B) (L) (D).

After a hearty breakfast, we will climb to the highest point of the Inca Trail. We will come across several micro-climates and diverse vegetation, going from the Yuncachimpa rainforest to the puna at the Warmiwañusca mountain pass (4,200 meters above sea level). We will take a break after crossing this pass. Afterwards, we will continue our journey to the Paqaymayo region, where we will have lunch and set our second camp. Food: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner. Traveled distance: 11 Km. (6.84 mi.). Duration of the trek: 6-7 hours. Maximum altitude: 4,200 m. (13,776 ft.). Camp altitude: 3,500 m. (11,480 ft.).

DAY 3: PACAYMAYO – CHAQUICOCHA – WIÑAY HUAYNA (B) (L) (D):

After breakfast, we will visit the Runkurakay archeological complex, after which we will hike for approximately 45 minutes to the second mountain pass (3,850 meters above sea level). Next, we will descend to the Sayacmarca archeological complex before heading to Phuyupatamarca. Here, we will stop for lunch and a brief break before hiking to Wiñay Wayna. Upon our arrival, we will visit the eponymous archeological site and enjoy some free time before dinner and turning in for the night. Food: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner. Traveled distance: 16 Km. (9.94 mi.). Duration of the trek: 8 hours. Maximum altitude: 3,900 m. (12,792 ft). Camp altitude: 2,650 m. (8,692 ft).

DAY 4: WIÑAWAYNA – MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO (B):

We will enjoy an early breakfast before trekking to Inti Punku, from where we will have an outstanding view of the majestic citadel of Machu Picchu. Following our trek, we will enter the citadel and register at the access control point. Next, we will go on a guided tour of the most important sites of Machu Picchu, which will take us approximately 2 hours. Afterwards, we will ride the bus from Machu Picchu to the town of Aguas Calientes, where we will board the train to Cusco. We will be waiting for you at the Cusco station to take you to your hotel.

Food: Breakfast. Traveled distance: 4 Km. (2.49 mi.). Duration of the trek: 2 hours. Maximum altitude: 2,700 m. (8,829 ft.). Altitude – Machu Picchu : 2,400 m (7,872 ft).

*Departure and arrival times are approximated. *Campsites are subject to change according to the designation of the governmental institution regulating the use of the Inca Trail, as well as to our guide’s criteria and the group progress.

End of Tour.

¡More than a trip, we create unforgettable experiences!

What is included:

  • Briefing of the trip prior to the departure.
  • Pick-up at the hotel in Cusco.
  • Bus ride to kilometer 82, which is the starting point of the trek.
  • Bus ticket from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes.
  • Tourist train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.
  • Transportation from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.
  • Tent (triple tent for every two people), insulating mats.
  • Carriers (for the tents, food, and camping equipment).
  • First aid kit and oxygen tank.
  • Vegetarian option (with no additional charge).
  • Meals: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinnersTransfer to your hotel.

What is not included:

  • Breakfast on the first day, lunch on the last day: After the guided tour at Machupicchu, you can choose to have lunch either in Machupicchu or in Aguas Calientes at your own expense.
  • Arrival in Cusco is estimated after nightfall, dinner being at your own expense too.
  • Tips to personal (Please note that our agency staff is well paid so please feel free to tip or not as you wish)

 

¡More than a trip, we create unforgettable experiences!

What we recommend that you bring:

  • A backpack with a change of clothes.
  • Rain jacket or poncho (plastic ponchos can be purchased in Cusco).
  • Strong footwear, ideally trekking or sport shoes.
  • Hat or cap to protect you from the sun, rain and cold.
  • Insect repellent – minimum recommended 20% DEET – no malaria risk has been reported.
  • Snacks: biscuits, energy bars, chocolate, raw fruits, muesli, etc.
  • Water first day. Important notice: plastic water bottles are no longer allowed into the Inca Trail.
  • Cash in soles and/or US$
  • Original passport – Original International Student Identity Card (in case you have a discount).

Optional services to be hired:

  • An extra porter to carry your personal items: A porter can carry up to 15kg, which should be enough for 2 people.
  • An extra hotel night in Aguas Calientes can be booked for you at an additional cost depending on the hotel you choose. Please note that if you wish to visit Machupicchu again the following day, the additional cost of the entrance fee is not included.
  • Vistadome Service train (First Class) instead of expedition one (Tourist class) – additional cost .
  • Sleeping bag rent: Our sleeping bags are –10ºC-comfort (0ºF). They are cleaned after every use and have a maximum usage of 30 trips.

 

¡More than a trip, we create unforgettable experiences!

It’s not just about the places you go, it’s also about the people you go with, the experiences you share, the memories you create; because you deserve quality!

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