Inca Trail 4D/ 3N

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  • 4 Days
  • Availability May 12

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Inca Trail Trek is one ten best hikes in the world, the Classic Inca Trail is unparalleled for its ecological diversity and wealth of archaeological treasures. The Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary covers 32,952 acres and it is home to a network of Inca highways, scores of archaeological sites, 10 ecological zones (from glacial peaks to tropical forests), over 450 species of birds and 200 species of orchids, as well as the legendary city of Machu Picchu.

Included

  • Transfer from the airport to your hotel (Cusco only)
  • Briefing at our office; It will be done the night before your trek at 6:00pm
  • Private transportation from Cusco to Piscacucho (company van
  • Extra porter for your belongings (you will need only a day backpack to carry what you will need during day)!
  • Thick Comfortable Foam Mattresses
  • Professional English speaking guides experienced in trekking
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary (optional: vegetarian or other dietary needs upon request)
  • First-aid kit including emergency oxygen tank
  • Porter to carry tents, food and cooking equipment
  • Boiled water to fill in your bottles
  • Train Expedition from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and private transportation to Cusco(company van)
  • Permit to the Classic Inca trail & Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu Archaeological Complex
  • Private Toilet Tent With a Seat on the Toilet – Only For Our Group
  • Bus ticket from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes
  • Dining and cooking tents with tables and chairs
  • Day pack rain covers
  • Hot water for washing purposes

Not Included

  • Wayna Picchu: $75 USD and Machu Picchu Mountain$70 USD – needs to be booked in advance, if you would like to add an extra hike. Please let us know at the time of booking.
  • First breakfast and last lunch – We will stop at Ollantaytambo for the first breakfast and have the last lunch at Aguas Calientes after the tour of Machu Picchu.
  • VISTADOME Train -$57 USD per person extra.(RETURN ONLY)
  • Tips for the crew, guide, cook and porters of our team

Tour Rules

Day 1CUSCO – KM 82 – WAYLLABAMBA – AYAPATA

Nowadays, begins your adventure of a lifetime with the Classic Inca Trail. We will pick you up from your hotel in our private van at 4:30am. We will drive until Piskacucho, which is known as kilometer 82, it is the beggining of Classic Inca Trail. Along the way, we stop for breakfast in Ollantaytambo at 6:30-7am to load up on energy for our start of the trail. (Breakfast is not included) Once to arrive to kilometer 82 (8:30am), we will have some time to organize ourselves by using the restrooms, applying sunscreen, insect repellent, etc. Once at the Inca Trail checkpoint, be ready to show your entrance tickets, passports and (if paying a student rate) your student card. We will cross the Vilcanota River and follow its route towards the right. The first day is relatively easy, a warm-up along the Inca flat terrain. There are great views of the Inca Fortress (Huillca Raccay), the vast and incredible Inca site of Llactapata, (officially called Patallacta), the Urubamba mountain range that divides the jungle, the Andes Mountains, and the beautiful snow-capped peak Veronica(5,860m/19,225ft). Our first campsite is in Ayapata, an hour and a half up towards the small local village called Wayllabamba (3,000m/9,842ft) located in the temperate green valley of the same name. Temperatures at night are around 5ºC depending on the month. During the day, we will enjoy spectacular views of the snow-capped mountains Veronica, (5,860m/19,337ft), the lush green valley around us and a myriad of flora and fauna. Meals: Lunch, snacks, afternoon tea and dinner Accommodation: Camping facilities Distance: 12kms/7.5mls (6 hours more or less of hiking) Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

Day 2AYAPATA – PASS – PAQAYMAYU – CHAQUICOCCHA

After waking up at 5 to 5:30am and enjoying a hot breakfast, we start a steep ascent towards the highest pass, Abra de Warrmihuañusca or Dead Woman’s Pass at (4,200m/13,779ft). On this day, you will feel a real sense of achievement upon reaching the top! After a well-deserved rest, we begin the descent towards our lunch spot, which is located at Pacaymayu (3,550m/11,646ft). On our way up towards the pass, we will be able to see and a many species of birds. There will be plenty of time to appreciate the incredible variety of native plants and the Qeuña trees, which grow in the astonishing cloud forest located at (3,650m/11,972ft)! After lunch, begins the second two-hour steep climb towards Runkuraqay pass (almost 4,000m/13,123ft). We arrive at our campsite by 5 pm. Temperatures at this campsite are around 4ºC during the night. Meals: Breakfast, water, lunch, snacks, afternoon tea and dinner Accommodation: Camping facilities Distance: 16kms/10mls (9 hours more or less of hiking time) Difficulty: Moderate/challenge

Day 3CHAQICOCHA – PHUYUPATAMARCA – WIÑAY WAYNA

This is a really important day as well, by far so keep this in mind as you ascend on day three! We wake up for breakfast at 6am and start the day with a gentle climb towards the archaeological site of ‘Phuyupatamarca’ (meaning ‘Town in the Clouds’). Here, we reach the third highest point along the Inca trail (3,680m/12,073ft). The views of the mountains, canyons and surrounding areas are spectacular! The Inca site of Phuyupatamarca, is located a few minutes’ walk from the third pass. After visiting this site, we continue walking down 3,000 stairs through the cloud forest to the impressive agricultural Incan site of Intipata. After taking some time to visit this site, we continue until we arrive at our third campsite Wiñay Wayna (2,680m/8,792ft). Today, we will only walk just round 4 to 5 hours to our lunch spot, it will be our campsite as well. Temperatures at night is about 12º C. A short walk from our campsite is the famous Incan site of ‘Wiñay Wayna’ (‘Forever Young’). Even if you are feeling tired after your day’s trek, it is a moment you cannot miss! Meals: Breakfast, water, lunch, snacks, afternoon tea and dinner Accommodation: Camping facilities and hot showers Distance: 10kms/6.2mls (5 hours more or less of hiking) Difficulty: Moderate

Day 4WIÑAY WAYNA – MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO

The wake up time will be around 3:30am and have breakfast and start day 4 on the Inca trail to get to Machu Picchu on time. This is the final part of your journey, arriving by 6:00am to reach the Sun Gate (also known as Inti Punku). At that point, the majestic Machu Picchu Citadel will be in front of us with its intense beauty – an incredible sight for all to see. At this point, we walk downhill towards Machu Picchu Citadel (2,400m/7,872 ft.). After walking 40 minutes, we enter the citadel from the top through the “Guardian´s House”. From there, we proceed towards the control point, where we register and leave our belongings. Your professional guide will direct you throughout the astounding archeological site and its main streets. You can wander around the town squares as well as climb the intricately carved stone stairways. Machu Picchu is considered as the world’s spiritual center by esoteric wisdom. Once the guided tour is over you can climb Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain and appreciate the beauty and magnificence of Machu Picchu from there. Other optional activities in Aguas Calientes include a visit to the in the hot springs. You will descend to Aguas Calientes by bus (included) andboard the Expedition train by 4:22pm to head towards the Ollantaytambo Train Station. This is where you will meet our private van and be transferred to your hotel in Cusco arriving around 8:30pm. Meals: Breakfast Distance: 6kms/3.7mls Difficulty: Easy
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