The Inca Trail
In the popular 4 day Classic Inca Trail trek you journey from the Andean forest to high jungle, through cloud forest to the alpine tundra. Throughout, you learn about the history and culture of the Incas exploring settlements, tunnels, sacred sites, and numerous Incan Ruins. On this trek there is a strong focus on the spiritual and historical significance of each sacred site/ ruin, providing a framework in integrating your experience in such powerful places.
4 days 3 nights
Price per person
in a double room
Transportation to Km. 82 (starting point of the Inca Trail).
Entrance ticket to the Inca Trail and Machupicchu.
01 bus ticket to Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes (executive service).
Professional guide of bilingual tourism (Spanish and English).
Food (03 Breakfasts - 03 Lunches - 03 Dinners).
Porters who will carry camping equipment, food.
First aid kit.
Expedition train return from Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo.
Tourist bus from Ollantaytambo - Cusco.
Cook, kitchen equipment, meals (3 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 3 dinners).
DAY 1 - CUSCO - WAYLLABAMBA - YUNCACHIMPA
We start our trip early in the morning, leaving Cusco at 5:30 a.m. by bus
Tourist with direction to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Before reaching our point of
Departure, we will have a short break in Ollantaytambo, where you will have the option to have breakfast on your own. The official start of the Inca Trail is called KM 82, there we will meet the rest of the group and we will complete the registration process. After crossing the Urubamba River (2200 meters) we will start the legendary Camino del Inca. The first day the trail is easy to walk and a good warm-up for the following days. In Miskay we will have a lunch by the river, where the guide will give us information about the archaeological complex of Llactapata. After that, we will continue our trek to Wayllabamba (3100 meters) and ascend to Yuncachimpa (3300 meters), where we will spend the night in tents. Here, we will have a great view of the mysterious snow of La VerÃ³nica.
Degree of difficulty: moderate
Walking time: 6-7 hours
Total distance: 11 kilometers approx.
DAY 2 - YUNCACHIMPA - WARMIHUAÃ‘USCA - PACAYMAYU - RUNKURAKAY PASAR - CHAQUICOCHA
The second day is the 'Free-Hike-Day', this means that everyone should walk at their own pace, of course they will meet the group during short breaks. Early in the morning, the trail takes us first through from the Llulluchapampa Valley (3850 meters), from Llulluchapampa we will follow the path for 2 to 3 hours until we reach the highest point of this section, the WarmihuaÃ±usca (passage of the woman - 4200 meters); This climb is known as the most difficult part of the Inca Trail. After a short rest at the summit, we will continue the walk downhill with a long and steep descent towards the Pacaymayu river towards the Runkurakay pass (3050 meters) until we reach our camp called Chaquicocha at (3650 meters), here you can relax while enjoying a breathtaking view of the mountains.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Degree of difficulty: challenge
Hiking time: 8-9 hours
Total distance: 15 km approx.
DAY 3 - CHAQUICOCHA - PHUYUPATAMARCA - WIÃ‘AYWAYNA
The third day is the most beautiful. You may notice a change in the ecosystem when walking in the tropical forest of WiÃ±ayhuayna. It is a gentle climb through a beautiful cloud forest and a small Inca tunnel before the third step (3700 meters) offers a magnificent view over the Urubamba Valley. The nearest town is named Phuyupatamarka "City on the clouds" (3600 meters); a well-preserved site with Inca baths, where you can enjoy the impressive ancient engineering. We will pass the other Inca tunnel before visiting the ruins of WiÃ±aywayna "always young" (2650 meters). The Inca stairs transform into a zigzag path until you reach a building with a red-white roof. Our last camp will be with hot water and bottled drinks.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Degree of difficulty: Normal, unforgettable (Easy)
Walking time: 5-6 hours
Total distance: 10 km approx.
DAY 4 - WIÃ‘AYHUAYNA - MACHUPICHU - CUSCO
After our breakfast at 4:30 a.m. we will go, equipped with our lanterns, to the Inti Punku (Puerta del Sol) to get the first glimpse of Machupicchu and see the sunrise on the mountain. The last triumphal descent will take almost an hour before visiting the citadel of Machupicchu (2400 meters) around 8 a.m. You can enjoy its spiritual charm during a guided tour (about two hours) that will help you understand the meaning and ancient use of different buildings. After this tour you will have enough time to explore the archaeological site on your own (for example go out to the Inca Bridge, explore the variety of buildings or climb the Huayna Picchu for an incredible panoramic image). Then, a bus will take you to the town of Aguas Calientes where you can have lunch. We will leave Aguas Calientes in the afternoon, returning by train to Ollantaytambo, and then by bus to Cusco.
Breakfast - snack
Degree of difficulty: Normal, unique (Easy)
Walking time: 2-3 hours
Total distance: 7 km approx.
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|HOTEL||FEED||01 PERSON||02 TO 09 PEOPLE|
|Standard Service||Full||USD 645||USD 556|
|Executive Service||Full||USD 667||USD 580|
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