|Conditions: Minimum 02 Passenger.
Type: Adventure, Archeological and
Places to be visited: Wayllabamba,
Puyapatamarca, Wiñay Wayna Intipunku and Machu Picchu.
The Departures: All Days
the hike you will have to carry the sleeping bag, pad and your personal
stuff (e.g. backpack). You can request availability for a personal
Tourist and Tourist
Superior Programs the train service is Backpacker coach. Superior and
Luxury Programs the Train service is Vistadome coach.
- Transfer train station / Hotel.
- Transportation to head of trail (82 Km.).
- Entrance ticket to Inka Trail and Machu Picchu.
- Bus ticket down to Aguas Calientes.
- Train ticket back to Cusco.
- Cook and cooking equipment.
- Porters service (to carry the tents and cooking equipment only).
- Guided visit to Machu Picchu and the ruins along the trail.
- English/Spanish speaker professional guide during all Inca Trail.
- Meals as mentioned in the program.
- Personal camping equipment such as tents, pad -
Vegetarian food available on request with no extra charge.
1: CUSCO - Chilca - Wayllabamba (L)(D)
Our guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco very early in the
morning, to take bus to the city of Chilca to begin your trek along the
Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. After approximately three hours walking you
will stop for lunch. Then you will continue walking towards your first
camp at Wayllabamba, on the way you will have a guided tour of the
archaeological complex of Llactapata. Dinner and overnight in tents at
Day 2: Wayllabamba - Warmiwañusca - Pacaymayo (B)(L)(D)
breakfast, the toughest part of the trail begin, walking towards the
highest point in the Inca Trail where you will have an unbelievable
panoramic view of the whole area and will observe different types of
microclimates. After a 3 hours walk you will reach the first pass, named
Warmiwañiusca or Dead Woman's Pass, at approximately 4,200 m.a.s.l. Here,
you will have a tremendous feeling of achievement mixed with relief on
reaching the top. After lunch you will continue your walking down to
Pacaymayo where you will camp and have dinner.
Day 3: Pacaymayo - Puya Patamarka - Wiñay Huayna (B)(L)(D)
breakfast start the descent towards the second most important pass of
the trail at 3,850 m.a.s.l. having a guided visit at the archeological
complex of Runkurakay and the Inca citadel of Sayacmarca. Continue your
trekking towards Puya Patamarka (Cloud-level town), another important
archaeological monument, where lunch will be served. After a short break
you will continue walking to Wiñay Huayna (Forever Young) for a guided
visit of this impressive archaeological complex with a spectacular
setting. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
Day 4: Wiñay Huayna - Machu Picchu - CUSCO (B)
breakfast, have a very early start to arrive in time for sunrise at
Machu Picchu. After a one hour walk through the forest towards the Inti
Punku or the Gate of the Sun, also known as the Entrance Gate to Machu
Picchu, where you will have the most impressive panoramic view of the
citadel. Upon arrival at Machu Picchu, three-hours guided tour around
the citadel, visiting the main sites and monuments. After the tour you
will have free time to wander around, then you will meet with the rest
of the group to drive by bus down to Aguas Calientes. In the afternoon,
transfer by train to Cusco. Upon arrival in Cusco transfer to your
hotel. End of services.