Machu Picchu Inca Trail 4 Days - Machu Picchu Tours - Cusco Peru Trekking
This is the best trekking option in Peru, Machu Picchu Inca Trail has really good conditions to do this kind of tour, it is located in the middle of the highlands, in this group of Machu Picchu Tours you’ll be passing from different altitudes, weathers and beautiful contrasted landscapes with different kinds of species of animals and plants…, accompanied by Incas Archaeological sites in this Royal Inca Trail as part of our Cusco Peru Trekking programs.
Early in the morning, we’ll take our passengers at their hotels and travel by bus to the Km. 82 in the Urubamba Valley, there, we’ll meet with all the persona that will accompanied us in the tour(porters and cook).., the Km 82 is the start of the Inca Trail to Machupicchu, there, we’ll pass the control entrance fees, also porters and cook will be controlled with all their licenses and permits…, this is the lowest part in our tour, this day we’ll be walking until Huayllabamba, close an ancient Inca citadel.
Day 2: Pacamayo
After breakfast, we’ll will begin to climb the first pass, Warmiwausca (4,200 m. alt.), where there is a spectacular view of the valley below. At this pass we move from the dry puna ecology to elf forest, the highest of the tropical forest types where gnarled trees grow to two meters amid frog and low clouds, this is the habitat of orchids, Polilepis Incana(National Peruvian tree) and mammals like the Puma and Andean Beer(no worries, they’re far way from humans)…. On this night, we will camp along the river Pacamayo at the bottom of the pass.
Day 3: Wiñayhuayna
After breakfast, We will hike up towards Runku Rakay and traverse the second Higg pass of the same name (3,800 masl). Then, we will descend to Sayamarca, which is an important archaeological complex, there, we will have lunch. This day we’ll walk down in hundreds of steps…, we will spend the third and final night near the ruins of Wiñayhuayna, which means City above the Clouds.
We will rise very early so that we may watch the sunrise from Inti Punku(Sun Gate) and have our first breathtaking view of Machu Picchu. We will spend one to two hours in Machu Picchu, where the guide will explain the significance of important sites within the Lost City of the Incas, at this point will be on the finish of the famous Inca trail to Machu Picchu. In the afternoon, we will take the train from Aguas Calientes to Cusco, arriving at approximately 8:30 PM.
Note: There is the option of relaxing in the hot springs in Aguas Calientes.
Private transportation to Km 82 (Beginning of the Trail).
Porters to carry food, tents, and cooking gear, our porters not carry the personal belongings of the clients, if you want a personal porter, you’ve to pay US$ 125 additional per porter(each porter can carry 12 kilos), if you don't have experience walking, we hardly recommend you to hire a porter, because will be hard for you to carry all your personal belongings during 4 days(sleeping pads and sleeping bags too).
Coffee breaks in the afternoons
All meals (not including breakfast the 1st day, not including lunch on the 4th day)
Additional money for water during the trek, normally we’ll give you water all the mornings but if you get thirsty during the day, you will be able to buy water during the trail
Additional money to use bathrooms once you’ll get to Machupicchu
Additional money for tipping
Backpack and Daypack
Hiking shoes or boots
Raincoat or poncho
Water bottle, flashlight, hat, sun block, sunglasses
Warm clothes, light clothes, 4 pairs of socks
Chocolates, candies or other snacks
Camera + Film/Video camera (optional)
US$ 465 American Dollars Per Person in Shared Service(For our private groups price, please contact us by email)
If you don’t have a hotel in Cusco yet, we’ve really good options, feel free to ask us about it…
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The Inca Trail availabilities are regulated by law(only 500 places are allowed per day)…, some times is hard to find places, any ways, we offer these following alternative treks that also take you to Machupicchu….