Last update 09/20/2023

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 04 Days / 03 Nights

Itinerary

INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU
DAY 1:
CUSCO – KM 82 – WAYLLABAMBA (06 walking hours)

At night before our guide will be giving you a briefing about the trek. After breakfast, our guide will pick us up from the hotel to take the bus to the Km 82 for beginning the Inka Trail. After we pass the checkpoint we’ll walk until we arrive to Llactapata, which is one of the biggest Inca remains. Here we’ll get our lunch. In the afternoon we continue our walk towards the first campsite Wayllabamba. After enjoying an evening meal together, we will retire early in preparation for tomorrow’s trek. 

DAY 2: WAYLLABAMBA – PACAYMAYU (07 walking hours approx.)

After a delicious breakfast will start the hardest part of our journey towards the highest point in the Inca trail with a steep climb followed by a 3 hours walking until getting the first pass called Warmiwañusca (The dead woman), at 4200 masl. After getting our lunch with this beautiful background of mountains, we we’ll continue the way down to Pacaymayu which is our second campsite. 

DAY 3: PACAYMAYU – WIÑAYWAYNA (8 walking hours approx.)

After breakfast we’ll descend to the second pass, Runkurakay Pass (3850 masl) and then we will continue going down to the next Inca remain, Sayacmarca, where we’ll get our lunch. In the afternoon after a little rest we will continue our trekking until arriving to our last campsite Wiñaywayna (Always young) where we will have a guided tour to this spectacularly well ubicated complex. Dinner and camping.

DAY 4: WIÑAYWAYNA – MACHUPICCHU (02 walking hours)

Very early in the morning after breakfast, we’ll start walking towards the Intipunku (Sun Gate) and from this place we’ll have the first visual contact with Machupicchu. From this point we will start to descend until getting the citadel, having a guided tour to the ruins. After a free time to visit the citadel and we will take the bus back to Aguas Calientes to have lunch (Not included). Then we’ll take the train Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and will be transferred to Cusco by bus. Upon arrival, you will be taken to your selected hotel. Overnight in Cusco. (on your own).

END OF THE SERVICES

 

 

Details

PROGRAM INCLUDES – INKA TRAIL.

  • Briefing before the trek
  • Transfer hotel / train station/ hotel
  • Transportation by bus to beginning of trek (82km)
  • Entrance tickets to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu Sanctuary
  • Bus ticket from the Mountain to Aguas Calientes, after the trek
  • Train ticket back from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and bus to Cusco in Tourist service
  • Meals: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners (With fresh, high quality ingredients, high in energy value and prepared carefully to avoid altitude illness)
  • Daily snack bags
  • Boiled water daily
  • Vegetarian food on request
  • Free, safe storage in Cusco for your excess luggage & valuables
  • English/Spanish speaker professional guide
  • Porters (to carry tents, cooking equipment and toilet tents only)
  • Camping equipment such as tents and mattresses
  • Dinning tent, cook, cooking equipment
  • Oxygen and first aid kit
  • Entrance fees, bilingual guides Spanish – English.
  • Taxes

 

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