Inca Trail To Machu Picchu 4Days 3Nights - Cusco

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Departure Time :
    5:30am Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Start point: Cusco hotel Finish point: Cusco hotel
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

The Inca trail Machu picchu runs 45km of distance through the Peruvian Andes and the cloud forest which is an extraordinary habitat for thousands of wild animals some of them in dangerous of extinction. The last day we will explore the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu.

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Breakfast included
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Dinner included
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Lunch included

Know More about this tour

DAY 1: Cusco KM 82 WAYLLABAMBA YUNCACHIMPA.
We will leave Cusco at 5:30am by a tourist bus heading for the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Before we reach our starting point of walk, km 82, we will make a short break in Ollantaytambo for having the option to get breakfast. The official beginning of the Inca Trail is called km 82. Here we will meet the rest of the group and take care of the registration facilities. We will start the legendary Inca Trail. The first day the trail is easy to walk and a good warm up for the following days. In Miskay well have lunch at a small river bank while getting some information about the archeological complex of Llactapata. After that, we will continue our hike to Wayllabamba and ascend to Yuncachimpa, the camping site we will spend the night in.

DAY 2: YUNCACHIMPA LLULLUCHAPAMPA WARMIHUAUSCA PASS PACAYMAYU RUNKURAKAY PASS CHAQUICOCHA.
This day everybody should walk in his/her own pace; of course you will meet during the small breaks or see each other while beating the stairs. Early in the morning the trail first leads through the Valley of Llulluchapampa. The first 3km are step enjoy the humid woodland and the water sounds. From Llulluchapampa follow the way for 2-3 hours until you reach the highest point of this section, the Warmihuausca Pass. This climb is known as the most difficult part of the Inca Trail. After a short break at the summit, you continue your hike down with a long and steep descent to the river Pacaymayo towards the Runkurakay pass until you reach our camping site called Chaquicocha.

DAY 3: CHAQUICOCHA PHUYUPATAMARCA WIAYHUAYNA.
We will pass two small lakes at the top of the second pass. Its a gentle climb through beautiful cloud forest and a small Inca tunnel before the third pass offers a grand view over the Rio Urubamba Valley. The nearest settlement is named Phuyupatamarca. A well preserved site with long chain Inca baths where one can enjoy impressive ancient engineering. We pass another Inca Tunnel before visiting the ruins of Wiaywayna. The Inca stairs change into a zigzag trail until you reach a red-roofed white building, our last camping site.

DAY 4: WIAYHUAYNA MACHU PICCHU AGUAS CALIENTES CUSCO.
Before sunrise, about 4:30am, after our breakfast, we will head equipped with our flashlights to the Inti Punku (Sun Gate) to get the first glimpse of Machu Picchu and watch the sunrise over Machu Picchu. The last triumphal descent will take you almost one hour before we visit the citadel of Machu Picchu around 8am. You can enjoy its spiritual charm during a guided tour (about two hours). After this tour a bus takes you down to Aguas Calientes. We will leave Aguas Calientes in the afternoon.

Inclusions

  • Transfer arrival or departure in Cusco.
  • Private Transportation from your hotel in Cusco to Km 82.
  • Transfer from the train station in Cusco to your hotel.
  • Entrance fees to the Inca Trail.
  • Entrance fees at the Machu Picchu citadel.
  • Tourist train from Aguas Calientes to Cusco (Poroy) or Ollantaytambo and bus to Cusco.
  • 3 Breakfasts / 3 Lunches / 3 Dinners.
  • Professional bilingual Guide (English Spanish).
  • Bus ticket going downhill from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes where the train station is situated.
  • Cook, cooking equipment, meals (3 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 3 dinners). Food includes, hot drinks including. Porters (carry only Camping equipment Cook, cooking, meals.
  • Camping equipment (professional two-persons tents: Doite, model Cima 4, extra light/4kg, Doite, model Kailas 3, extra light/4.5kg and Doite, model Himalaya, extra light/4.5kg; sleeping mats, dining tent equipped with a table and chairs, a sanitary tent).
  • Tea and snack time every day (tea, coffee, wantan, popcorn, and cracker).
  • Porters to carry the main luggage (all the equipment and cooking stock).
  • First aid kit.
  • Oxygen bottle.

Exclusions

  • Breakfast on the first day / lunch and last dinner in Aguas Calientes town.
  • Tips for porters, cookers and guides.
  • Sleeping bag (if you dont have a sleeping bag there is the possibility of renting one for US$ 25.00 for 4 days).

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

A maximum of 15 people per booking

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking

All passenger heights MUST be advised at time of booking

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Not recommended for pregnant women

Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Minimum age is 10 years

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