Classic Inca Trail 4 days

Description

The Inca Trail 4 days to Machu Picchu is an adventure once in your life takes you to discover the originality of Inca engineering, which led them to build an amazing Inca stone path that crosses mountains, rivers, Inca sites and Andean valleys until reaching the Sun Gate of Machu Picchu, from where you will appreciate a unique view of the lost city of the Incas. Take the challenge and venture to experience the amazing Inca trail to Machu Picchu once in a lifetime.

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  • STARTING POINT: Cusco in your hotel
  • ENDING POINT: Cusco in your hotel
  • DURATION: 4 days – 3 nights
  • DEPARTURE: Daily departures (check availability)
  • HIGH SEASON: From April to October
  • TYPE OF SERVICE: All-inclusive tour
  • PICK-UP & DROP-OFF: Available also in the Sacred Valley (Pisac, Calca, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo, etc.)
  • GROUP SIZE: Up to 16

Itinerary

Day 1: Cusco – Piscacucho (km 82) - Wayllabamba

We start the adventure of your lifetime by picking you up from your hotel between 6:00 to 6:30 am to start the trip by car to Ollantaytambo town. Two hours car ride where you have the chance to have breakfast. After we continue driving one more hour by the same car to the trailhead Km 82 / Piscacucho.

While we are driving to the beginning of the Inca trail 4 Days, you have the chance enjoy to see plenty of corn plantations, potato crops because the valley that we take to rich to km 82 is the sacred valley where most of the local people are dedicated to the farming activities. Once in the trailhead, we get ready to pass the first control point of the whole 4-Day Inca trail.

After we got an Inca Trail Hike 4 Days stamp on our passport, we will hike for 2 hours to reach Mesccay where we take a break also you have the chance to enjoy the local corn beer called Chicha. Then we continue hiking to the viewpoint of Llactapata ruins to explore and also to list the explanation from the guide.

We hike for 30 more minutes to make it to the lunch spot to enjoy our delicious energy lunch. After lunch 2.5 more hours hiking to the campsite located in Huayllapampa where our crew of porters and cooks set up your camp. Time to enjoy hot tea time and dinner at the camp. The camp is located at 3000 m.

Day 2: Huayllabamba - Inca Trail highest point (Warmiwañusca pass) - Pacaymayo

The cooks will wake you up with hot coca tea early in the morning to complete the hardest day of the whole Inca trail successfully.

After a nutritious breakfast, We get ready to start the trek up to the highest point of the entire Inca Trail 4212m/13818ft. 4 hours uphill hiking 9km/5ml.

The trail begins at 3000 m to 4212 m  through a beautiful path made of stones combined with nice Inka stairs which takes you to the pass of the Inca trail called – WARMICWAÑUSCAN. (dead woman’s pass).

If we get nice weather, we have the chance to enjoy the overlooking views of the mountains that surround Machu Picchu and the sacred valley of the Incas.

After a while, at the pass. We start descending to the lunch spot 2 hours downhill trekking on the Inca steps we reach to the lunch place Pacaymayo where we have lunch also is the campsite, in the afternoon we provide you tea time then dinner to sleep at the camp call Pacaymayo — located at 3700 m.

Day 3: Pacaymayo - Phuyupatamarka – Wiñaywayna

Today is the most beautiful day of the Inca trail 4 Days because you get the opportunity to see how the landscape changes from the Andean cloud forest to the jungle área.

Hiking on a beautiful well maintained original Inca trails and also we are going to visit. Phuyupatamarca (the town in the clouds). In the distance, you enjoy the view of the majestic Salkantay mountain and Wakaywillka mountain and of course the first views of Machu Picchu montaña and Huaynapicchu mountain.

After a delicious breakfast around 5:30 am we leave from the camp toward Phuyupatamarca 2 hours uphill hiking then two more hours downhill on the Inca flat trail.

Once in Puyupatamarca, you have time to enjoy the views, and also we explore the beautiful archeological site of Puyupatamarca.

After that we hike down on the curved Inca stairs to Intipata after 2 hours of the trek we reach Intipata to explore the farming terraces and enjoying the magnificent views of the Urubamba River and its valleys then we go to the lunch spot at wiñayhuayna campsite to eat a delicious lunch.

After we got time for a siesta, we go to explore Wiñaywayna Inka ruins. Then we go back to the camp to enjoy tea time and the last supper made by the camping chefs.

Day 4: Sungate Intipunku - Machu Picchu – Cusco

Today you will experience the magical moment to see Machupicchu after 4-day Hike Machu Picchu. Early in the morning Wake up with hot coca tea served to your tent by the chefs to enjoy a delicious breakfast to be the first ones passing the last Inca trail checkpoint.

Trekking to the sun gate through the amazing Trails built on the cliffside of the steep Rocky Mountains covers on dense vegetations.

Once we make it to INTIPUNKU (the door of the sun), We have time to enjoy the magnificent view of the Inca cathedral MACHUPICCHU to your eyes to enjoy it.

Enjoy incredible views of a town made of stone built by ancient civilizations of the Peruvian Andes after we continue our trek to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu through the enclosures that used to function as access controls and ritual enclosures that the Incas used to use before arriving at Machu Picchu itself.

Once at Machu Picchu we get time for the classic and panoramic pictures. Once in Machupicchu, we get into the ruins to have the guided tour for 2.5 hours approx.

Afterward, the guide will let you go by yourselves to explore the vast Inca city such as the Inca bridge, Huaynapicchu mountain, or Machu Picchu mountain you book it in advance. After 6 – 7 hours in Machupicchu, we take the bus down to Aguas Calientes town where we have time for lunch.

Then you take a train at 14:55 / 16:22/ 18:20 for 1.5 hours to Ollantaytambo train station where our transfer will wait to transfer you to Cusco for two more hours by car. You will be back in Cusco around 10 pm.

Includes

  • Permits or access tickets for the Inca trail for 04 days for each group participant.
  • Machu Picchu entrance tickets
  • Briefing – to get all the trek details, duffle bags, printed tickets, etc. Presented by the tour guide in our office in Cusco located downtown at 6:00 pm a day before the trek.
  • Professional tour Guides with fluent English, Spanish and Quechua
  • Private transportation from your hotel in Cusco to the trailhead, km 82 – Piscacucho community
  • 03 breakfasts
  • 03 lunches
  • 03 dinners
  • 03 nights of camping
  • 01 Tent for every 02 people (Eureka Timberline 4-person tents shared by only 2
  • 01 Sleeping Mat for each participant: Our inflatable Thermarest mattresses guarantee a warm, comfortable night’s sleep on camps of the trail
  • Porters to carry all the food, cooking equipment, tents, sleeping bags, sleeping mats.
  • Machu Picchu guided tour
  • Bus ticket from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes town
  • Expedition or Voyager Train Ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo at 15:20 or 16:12
  • First Aid equipment
  • Oxygen bottle for emergencies
  • Private portable toilets
  • Vegetarian food is available on request with no extra charge

What's Not Included

Additional option that you can add to your Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
  • Waynapicchu Mountain: $80.00 pp
  • Machu Picchu Montaña: $80.00 pp
  • Sleeping bag (if you don’t have a sleeping bag there is the possibility of renting one $25.00)
  • Walking Sticks Pair (if you don’t have a walking stick there is the possibility of renting one $20.00)
  • Upgrade to Vistadome – Panoramic Train: Us 40 Dollars
  • Single Sleeping Tent: $45.00

Highlights

  • Trek to Machu Picchu as the Incas did
  • Arrive at Machu Picchu through the Sun Gate (IntiPunku)
  • Enjoy the beauty of the ancient Incan sites along the trail
  • Hike with knowledgeable English and Spanish-speaking tour guides
  • Enjoy personalized service from beginning to end
  • Get a free INCA TRAIL SURVIVOR t-shirt
  • All-inclusive tour
  • Enjoy our door-to-door service

Prices

Service Travelers Prices
Group 1 person US$
695.00

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