DAY 1: Cusco YANACOCHA
Early in the morning we will travel by bus until reaching the town of Calca, after a break we will continue for 3 hr. to Qiswarani (3 700 mt.), along the way we will see beautiful landscapes. At this point we will meet our horsemen and get our gear loaded on the mules and horses. Later we will start trekking going up the mountain to reach a beautiful lagoon (4 200 mt.), after a break we will hike for some more to get the pass of Hualcacassa; characterized by great views of some snow capes and lagoons. Afterwards well descend into a quiet area to have lunch. Later the group will go through the pass of Qolqecasa (4 200 mt.), until reaching Yanacocha to camp.
DAY 2: YANACOCHA MANTANAY
Before starting our trek well eat some breakfast. Later we will start our journey for 2 hrs. going through picturesque Andean villages, later we will start to ascend for 3 hours until reaching Auroracassa (4 600 mt), the highest point of the route, where we will rest, and later we head down to the campsite at Mantanay.
DAY 3: MANTANAY OLLANTAYTAMBO AGUAS CALIENTES
After breakfast, the group will start the trek going through amazing landscapes and different farms until arriving at Yanuara, where we will have our lunch, Afterwards we walk for two hours to Pumamarka and enjoy the Inca terraces from which we will be taken by bus towards Ollantaytambo. Here we will catch the train to Aguas Calientes and the group will spend the night in a hostel. *Depending on the weather, a possibleshow over traditional textile and weaving practices can take place.
DAY 4 : AGUAS CALIENTES Machu picchu CUSCO
We will wake up at around 4 am. to start our trek toward the archeological site of Machupicchu, once there our professional guide will lead the group through the citadel during 2 hours (after, you will have free time to exploreit by yourself). On the afternoon, according to the schedule of the train back to Ollantaytambo, travellers will goto Aguas Calientes to wait for the train. *** Remember to be there at least 30 min. before departure. Once in Ollantaytambo, our private bus will take you back to Cusco. The journey finishes on the main square.
- Mobile Voucher Accepted
- Hotel pickup Available
- Free Cancellation
- Instant Confirmation
- Lowest Price Guaranteed
- Duration: 4 Days
Departure Time :
6:00 AM Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time
Departure Details :
We pick you up from your palce in the Cusco area.
Return Details :
The tour ends at Plaza de Armas, the main square of Cusco
Cancellation Policy : For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
OverviewThis trek followsthewonderful valley, high mountain passesand rural villages under snow capes from the Andes. Herding communities have arise under these conditions and whose way of life has not essentially changed since the last hundreds of years. This journey is the perfect option if you are looking for something off the beatentrack!
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DAY 1: Cusco YANACOCHA
Guide and porters
Cook and kitchen service.
Meals: 3 breakfast, 3 lunch, 3 dinner.
Hostel in Aguas Clientes.
All camping equipments.
Tent for 3, only used for 2 people.
Horse men and mules.
First aid kit
First Breakfast and lasts lunch/Diner
Sleeping bags ($20)
Walking poles ($15)
Huayna Picchu or the Old Mountain ($30)
Bus Up/Down Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu ($12/way)
Personal day pack.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
We recommend to bring:
Strong walking shoes or tennis shoes
Sweater and thick jacket
Hat or cap
Just one bottle of water
A good rain coat
Long sleeve shirts
Long and short pants
A sunblock with a forty degrees UV
Protein snack bar
Sunglasses, plastic bags
Medical or personal items
A lightweight backpack per person
Camera and charger
Some cash in small denominations (preferably soles)
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate