The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is the most famous and best preserved of all the routes of the empire of the Incas. With its cobblestone paths and bridges over important archaeological remains as Huayllabamba, Runcuracay, Sayacmarca, Puyupatamarca, Huíñayhuayna and Intipuncu and all built with finely polished stones up to the great citadel of Machu Picchu.
INCA TRAIL (4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS)
DAY 1: CUSCO - KM 82 - WAYLLABAMBA
Pick up from hotel at 6:00 am on the bus that will transport us to km 82 where we will arrive at 11:00 am. About to meet with the entire team of professionals that will allow your trip a success. Then begin the hike. We will have a beautiful view of Mount Veronica and also walked around the Vilcanota River until you reach the archaeological complex of Llactapata, where we have lunch before continuing to our first camp in Wayllabamba where we spend the evening with a delicious dinner.
DAY 2: WAYLLABAMBA-WARMIWAÑUSCA - PACAYMAYU
After breakfast we begin the most difficult part of the walk, walking towards the highest point along the Inca Trail where we will have a panoramic view of the whole area and we can see the different types of microclimates in the area. After 3 hours walk you will open called the Warmiwañiusca or Dead Woman is approx. to 4.200 m.s.n.m. Here we have a huge satisfaction at having reached the highest point of all the Inca Trail. After this wonderful experience we had lunch and then continue descending down to Pacaymayo where we will take dinner and overnight.
DAY 3: PACAYMAYO - WIÑAYWAYNA
After breakfast we start walking to ascend to the second most important pass of the trail which is at 3,850 m to reach the archaeological complex of Runkarakay where we will have a guided tour around the complex and also the citadel of Sayacmarca. After the tour we continued walking until you reach the archaeological complex of Puyupatamarca another important monument, where we had lunch, after a short break we continue with the walk up to the last camp Wiñay Huayna (Forever Young) where we have a guided tour of the impressive complex archeology. After the tour we will have dinner and spend the last night.
DAY 4: WIÑAYWAYNA – INTIPUNKU - MACHUPICCHU
After breakfast, we continued to walk early to arrive on time and to see the sunrise at Machu Picchu. After an hour's walk pass the Intipunku or Puerta del Sol also known as the gateway to Machu Picchu, where you will see the most impressive panoramic view of the whole citadel after this experience visit for about 3 hours all around of the Inca citadel, visiting the major sites as the sites, squares, fountains Holy, Temple and urban agriculture. After our tour you have free time to take pictures. Then we take the bus to take us to the village of Aguas Calientes. In the afternoon return to Cusco by train. End of our services.
• Pick up from hotel in Cusco.
• Bus up to 82 km of trail.
• Entrance ticket to Inca Trail and Machu Picchu.
• Tourist Train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.
• Transfer from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.
• Tent or tents (tent quad for two people), mats or mattresses.
• Porters (only for shopping, food and camping equipment).
• First aid kit, oxygen bottle.
• Vegetarian option (no extra charge).
• Food 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 3 dinners.
• The first breakfast (first day).
• The last lunch (fourth day).
Note: Students with ISIC card and people older than 15 years will not have discount USD 20 (for students should send your card (ISIC at the time of booking and in case of minors passport scan).
Due to the restrictions issued by the Peruvian government on the number of people allowed per day Inca Trail, we recommend that you book at least four months before(six months or more for the months of April to September is the peak season).
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