Traditional Inka Trail 4 Days
The Tour includes
- Transport Cusco-82km ( Piscacucho community) starting point of the Inka Trail
- Entrance to the Inka Trail and the Inka city of Machupicchu
- Profesional tour guide in adventure tourism, assistant tour guide for the group if is larger than 09 passengers
- Porters (for camping equipment)
- Food (optional vegetarian), 03 breakfasts, 03 snacks, 03 lunchs, 03 tea times (cookies, popcorn, milk, coffee, tea, mates, chocolate. etc), 03 dinners
- Camping equipment, bedroom tents, bathroom tent, kitchen tent, dining tent
- Hot water in lavatories for personal use, boiled water on the 3th day and last day to refill the canteen
- Tables, benches
- Bus up (Aguas Calientes town – Machupicchu), bus down (Machupicchu – Aguas Calientes town)
- First aid kit & oxygen, radio communication
- Therma rest air matras
- Train ticket (Aguas Calientes town – Cusco), transfer from the train station to the hotel
The tour does not include
- 4th day lunch
- Sleeping bag (you can rent in Cusco)
- Walking stick (you can rent it in Cusco)
- Extra porter (to carry your personal luggage)
Machupicchu 4 Days & 3 Nights
This traditional Inca trail is very popular and famous internationally and it’s considered one of the best 10 trekkings worldwide in adventure, as well as the Inca city of Machupicchu which is one of the 7 wonders of the world.
This tour goes through different landscape and altitudinal floors that pass from Puna, highlands, to the jungle or beginning of the Amazon is unique and has a diversity of native flora, fauna, birds, marsupials, insects since it is located within the historical sanctuary of machupicchu that is protected by the peruvian government and international authorities such as unesco, since it is the only inka road that never was discovered by the Spaniards.
Cusco – Ollantaytambo – km82 – Meskay – Huayllabamba
Pick up from the hotel at 5.30 in the morning to go for approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes to the town of Ollantaytambo where you can buy some things that you will need in the Inca Trail, and you can use the toilet and cafeteria and then continue our trip by bus to the community of Piscacucho or 82kilometer which is at 2,700m.a.s.l starting point of the Inka Trail, where we meet wiht the rest of the team (porters, cooks).
Heading to the control point where you have to show your original passports to enter to the Inca Trail, from this point we make a walk for approximately 3 hours to the small community of Tarayoq where we have lunch and then continue the walk for 2 and a half hours to get our campsite in Huayllabamba which is at 3,000 meters above sea level.
Huayllabamba – Llulluchapampa – Warmiwañuska pass – Pacaymayu
We get up at 5.00 in the morning for breakfast and then we start ascending for 1 hour to Ayapata place where you can buy water, cookies etc. and make use of the toilet.
Then continue ascending for approximately 1 hour and half to Llulluchapampa which is the last place to shop, and continue with the ascent for 1 hour and half to the highest point of the route Warmiwañusca pass (dead woman pass) that is located at 4,215m.a.s.l from where you can see the Huayanay snow mountain and the valleys of Huayllabamba and Pacaymayu and from that point we begin to descend for approximately 1 hour and a half to get our campsite in Pacaymayu at 3,650m.a.s.l
Pacaymayu – Chaquicocha – Phuyupatamarka – Wiñaywayna
This is the most beautiful day ,since along the way we will visit many archeological groups, starting to ascend for approximately 45 minutes to the archaeological group of Runkuracay and we have the historical information by the guide and then continue climbing up 50 minutes to the Runcuracay pass which is located at 3,970m.a.s.l from where you can see the snow mountain of Pumacsillu and the Vilcabamba range and the transition área whic is the begining of the jungle and ended the puna or highlands , from this point we begin to descend for 1 hour to the archaeological group of Sayacmarka which we visit with the corresponding explanation and from there to Chaquicocha (lunch place) approximately half an hour and after we begin to climb for half an hour to the viewpoint where you can see the highest snowmountain of the historical sanctuary of Machupicchu which is the Salkantay whose top is 6,768m.a.s.l and continue the walk for approximately 45 minutes to Phuyupatamarka which is a magnificent place since you can see all the mountains around in 360 degrees, the Machupichu mountain and the Aguas Calientes town.
Descend to the archaeological group of Phuyupatamarka to visit and have the corresponding explanation and continue the walk down for approximately 2 hours and visit the archaeological group of Intipata where you have a magnificent view of the Urubamba river and the entire Urubamba valley and continue the walk for 25 minutes till reach the Wiñaywayna campsite at 2700m.a.s.l.
Wiñaywayna – Intipunku – Machupicchu – Aguas Calientes town – Cusco
This is the most astounding day we get up very early at 3.30 in the morning to have the breakfast and heading to the checkpoint that opens at 5.30 in the morning and from that point we ,go hiking for 1 and half hour approximately to the Inti Punku (Sun Gate) from where you can see the Inca city of Machu Picchu in all its splendor and start going down enjoying this wonderfull and beautifull Inca city and finally arriving at 8.00am in the morning, to have the tour for approximately 2 hours and have free time to stay in the Inka city and in the afternoon, go down by bus to the town of Aguas Calientes to have the lunch and return by train to Cusco city.
We recommend to bring
- Original Passport
- Sleeping bag minus 10 degrees below zero
- Rain coat (plastic)
- Sun protection cream
- Insect repellent
- Waterproof trekking boots
- Flips flops
- Short or long sleeve t shirts
- Wool socks
- Water bottle or canteen
- Photographic camera
- Personal medications suggested by your doctor
- Walking stick
- Extra money (personal expenses and tips for the staff. Porters-cooks-guides)