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Inca Trail 5 Days / 4 Nights

Trekking throught Inka Road!

5 Days / 4 Nights Short Hike

23 reviews
Inca Trail 5 Days / 4 Nights

Inca Trail 5 Days / 4 Nights

Trekking throught Inka Road!

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5 Days / 4 Nights Short Hike

23 reviews

Overview

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is the best known trekking route in Peru and worldwide. That is why, if you are a nature lover and you love walking through ancestral routes, this is one of them. In addition, you can sleep in the town of Aguas Calientes. Rest assured that you will not regret this fantastic hike!

Itinerary

DAY 1: CUSCO TO KM 82 (BY PRIVATE BUS) – KM 82 TO WAYLLABAMBA (12KM)

Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Wayllabamba

Firstly, I pick up from the hotel at 06:00 am to arrive at the Sacred Valley.

The starting point will be from km 82.

Then, we will visit the complexes of Willca Racay and Patallapta in the course of the tour.

Immediately, on the way we will find magnificent landscapes of the Urubamba mountain range, for example, the impressive snow-capped peak “La Verónica” (5750 masl).

As a result, we will arrive at Wayllabamba (3000 masl) where we will have dinner and it will be the campsite.

Accommodation: Camp in Wayllabamba

DAY 2: WAYLLABAMBA TO PACAYMAYU (11KM)

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Likewise, we start with a delicious and nutritious breakfast

Then, we begin to ascend to the place of “Tres Piedras” and then we rest for a brief moment.

Upon reaching Llulluchapampa (3750 masl) we will stop to enjoy our box lunch and replenish our energy.

Consequently, we will arrive at the Abra de Warmihuañusca or “The Passage of the Dead Woman” (4200 masl).

Immediately, we will see from the highest point the impressive landscapes of the Andes and the low jungle.

As a result, we will begin the descent to our camp in Pacaymayo (3600 masl).

Accommodation: Camp in Pacaymayo

DAY 3: PACAYMAYU TO PHUYUPATAMARCA (10KM)

Runkuraqay Archaeological Site Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

First of all, after breakfast we prepare for the third day of walking.

We will reach the top of the opening of Runkuraqay (3950 msnm).

Then, we will descend towards Sayacmarca (3500 msnm) in a tour of approximately 01 and a half hour.

We will observe a landscape full of orchids, ferns, native flowers and exotic species.

Immediately, upon reaching Chaquiccocha (3550 msnm) we will take our lunch.

It may be possible to visualize the snowy peaks of the Salkantay, La Veronica and the Pumasillu.

Finally, our camp will be located in Phuyupatamarca.

Accommodation: Camp in Phuyupatamarca

DAY 4: PHUYUPATAMARC TO MACHU PICCHU (10KM)

WINNING Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

After breakfast we will start the hike to Machu Picchu.

Then, in the descent we will arrive at Intipata, which was the largest agricultural sector found in the area.

From Wiñayhuayna we will walk for about 1 hour to arrive at Inti Punku, from here you can see Machu Picchu for the first time.

Immediately, we will arrive at the classic viewpoint of the famous cover images of Machu Picchu, where we will spend time viewing the spectacular landscapes.

Continuing, we will descend to the town of Aguas Calientes.

As a result, we will have dinner and spend the night in the village.

Accommodation in Aguas Calientes

DAY 5: MACHU PICCHU

First of all, after breakfast at the hotel we begin the most important day.

Next, we will take the bus that will take us to Machu Picchu.

We will certainly try to be one of the first to enter the citadel to enjoy the beautiful sunrise over Machu Picchu citadel.

Our guide will give you a 02-hour tour, showing you the most important places in the magical city.

Then, we will proceed with the ascent to the Waynapicchu mountain, it will take a couple of hours to visit it.

From the top we will be able to admire the magnificence of Machu Picchu and the sacred river.

Consequently, we return to Aguas Calientes for lunch.

Next, we will take the train to Ollantaytambo and then transport us to Cusco.

We end up leaving you at your hotel.

NOTE:

The Waynapicchu mountain is optional for people who do not wish to do it. However, if you choose not to do it, you will be able to visit all the corners of the Historical Sanctuary on your own.

Included

  • Professional bilingual guide.
  • Porters to carry cooking and camping equipment.
  • Pick up from your hotel.
  • Transportation by bus to km 82.
  • Transportation back to Cusco, by train and bus.
  • Water (excluding the first 4 hours in which you will need to carry it on your own).
  • 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 lunches (Happy hour) and 4 dinners. If you have any food preferences, such as vegetarian food, please let us know.
  • A dining tent with tables and chairs.
  • Brand name inflatable mattresses/matras: “Therm-A-Rest” or “Rei”.
  • Comfortable and spacious tent for 4 people EUREKA brand (A tent will be used only by 2 people).
  • Oxygen bottle.
  • First aid kit.
  • Entrance to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu.
  • Return bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes.
  • Accommodation in Aguas Calientes.

No Included

  • Sleeping bag (which you can rent from us)
  • Personal porter who carries 06 kg of your personal items.
  • Breakfast of the first day; and dinner on the fifth day.
  • Entrance to the Huayna Picchu mountain or Machupicchu mountain: US$85.00 per traveler.
  • Change to the train to Vistadome (Peru Rail company): additional US$ 40.00 (return only). Price per person.
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance – it is strongly recommended to take out travel insurance for the duration of the trip.

Recommendations

Packing List

What To Bring

  • Original passport.
  • ISIC card (if you are a student and want to qualify for a discount price).
  • Mountain/trekking boots.
  • Waterproof jacket / rain poncho.
  • Thick jacket that keeps you warm.
  • Hat and gloves.
  • Polos (quick drying).
  • Comfortable trekking pants.
  • Sun hat.
  • Sunscreen (SPF 35+).
  • Insect repellent (We highly recommend a NATURAL repellent).
  • Toiletries and hand sanitizer.
  • Personal medication.
  • Camera and video recorder.
  • Flashlight with spare batteries (or an environmentally friendly option).

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