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Inca Trail Machu Picchu 05 Days

Inca Trail Machu Picchu 05 Days

  • Duration

    05 Days /

  • Price Per Person

    $790USD

3,762m.

Max Altitud 3,762m.

2-8

Group Size 2-8

1

Level Fácil

Places to visit: Inca Trail – Town of Aguas Clientes – Machu Picchu

There are different networks of Inca roads with connection to Machu Picchu, but currently the best known is the one used as a tourist circuit, properly called the traditional Inca Trail, this corresponds to a route of approximately 45 kilometers, passing through high mountains and extraordinary landscapes; passing through diverse ecological floors with abundant variety of Flora and Wild Fauna; in some sections it presents cobblestones and original steps and ends in the imposing Citadel of Machu Picchu.

ITINERARY

Itinerary of the Inca Trail 05 Days

Day 01: Cusco – Ollantaytambo – Piscacucho – Wayllabamba

At approximately 5:00 am, we pick you up with our private van from the hotel to go to the town of Ollantaytambo, then we go to the starting point at Km. 82, we cross the Urubamba river by the bridge and we begin the walk along the river up to Patallacta (2650msnm) for approximately 3 hours, after lunch we visit the incredible ruins surrounded by snowy mountains.

We enjoy lunch admiring the sunset over the mountains, first night of camping.

  • Meals: Lunch – Lunch – Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Low point of the walk: 2300 masl
  • High point of the walk: 2650 masl
  • Length of the walk: 6 km
  • Time: 3h
  • Difficulty: Easy

Day 02: Wayllabamba – Llulluchapampa – Pacaymayo

At approximately 7:00 am after breakfast, we start the walk to the Kusichaca valley where we can admire the great diversity of flora and fauna, we arrive at Wayllabamba for lunch and then we resume our walk through a gentle climb to the Llullucha valley and we arrive to our second camp in Llulluchapampa (3800msnm), it is time to take advantage of a lunch and a delicious dinner before going to sleep.

  • Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Lunch – Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Low point of the walk: 2650 masl
  • High point of the walk: 3800 masl
  • Length of the walk: 11 km
  • Time: 6h
  • Difficulty: moderate

Day 03: Pacaymayo – Phuyupatamarca – Wiñaywayna

The greatest challenge: 15 kilometers ascending to cross 2 very high passes, including Warmiwañusca located at 4,200 meters above sea level, this is the highest point of the walk that we crossed breathing with difficulty and being surprised by the impressive panoramic views of the mountains, snowy mountains, and the beautiful semi-tropical valley, then we went down to the Pacaymayu river and climbed again to the second pass called Runcuracay (3900msnm); we pay a visit to the nearby ruins.

From there we can admire the Vilcabamba and Urubamba mountains as well as some lagoons, after a brief pause, we go down a paved Inca trail to the archaeological site of Sayacmarca, we resume our walk penetrating the cloud forest where we can observe the great biodiversity of the flora . We continue descending to a stone staircase that takes us to the ruins of Phuyupatamarca (3700msnm), from there we can take advantage of the wonderful views over the Machu Picchu mountain, the citadel and the Urubamba canyon. After the visit we set up the camp for the night.

  • Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Lunch – Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Low point of the walk: 3600 masl
  • High point of the walk: 4200 masl
  • Length of the hike: 15 km
  • Time: 8h
  • Difficulty: moderate

Day 04: Phuyupatamarca – Wiñaywayna – Inti Puncu

This is a calmer day; We will walk only 10 kilometers and most of the route is flat and with many descending slopes, we observe how the geography changes, from dry and mountainous, to green and semi-tropical (jungle eyebrow), we pass through the archaeological site of Intipata and continue towards the amazing ruins of Wiñaywayna (2650msnm) where we have lunch, then we resume our walk towards Puerta del Sol (2700msnm) from which we take advantage of our first view of Machu Picchu, we go down for 1h to the citadel and take the bus that takes us to Aguas Calientes .

We spend the night in a hotel in Aguas Calientes with a hot shower!

  • Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Low point of the walk: 2400 masl
  • High point of the hike: 3700 masl
  • Length of the hike: 10 km
  • Time: 5h
  • Difficulty: moderate

Day 05: Guided Visit to Machu Picchu

After breakfast we will take the bus to Machu Picchu (2400 masl), very early to enjoy the sunrise in this sacred place and before the arrival of other tourists, the guided tour takes approximately 2 hours followed by free time to better explore the citadel , climb the Wayna Picchu (optional) or the Machu Picchu Mountain, in the afternoon we will go down by bus to the town of Aguas Calientes where we will take the train to return to Cusco.

Afterwards you will be transferred to your hotel.

Food: Breakfast

WHAT´S INCLUDED

Inca Trail Machu Picchu Includes:

  • Briefing one night before the hike
  • Pick up from the hotel in Cusco.
  • Bus to kilometer 82, start of the walk.
  • Bus ticket down from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes.
  • Entrance tickets to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu.
  • Guided visit of 2h to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu.
  • Expedition tourist train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.
  • Transfer from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.
  • Tent or tents (quad tents for two people), mats or mats.
  • Porters (only for tents, lunch and camping equipment).
  • Food as indicated in the itinerary, vegetarian option without extra charge.
  • Cold boiled water to drink
  • Professional guide
  • Porters, cook and helpers.
  • Kitchen and dining tent.
  • Bathroom tent with chemical toilets.
  • Rain poncho, provided for the Trek.
  • All kitchen equipment, tables and chairs.
  • First aid box.
  • Oxygen balloon.

Inca Trail Machu Picchu Does Not Include:

  • Breakfast on the first day, lunch and dinner on the last day.
  • Sleeping bag US $ 20
  • Pair of poles US $ 15
  • Huayna Picchu Mountain: US $ 75 per person
  • Machu Picchu Mountain: US $ 70 per person
  • Tips

Recommendations:

  • Bring original passport “With an expiration date of no less than 7 months”
  • Sleeping bag (can be rented at the agency).
  • Hiking boots and sandals (very important).
  • Trekking poles (can be rented at the agency).
  • Warm clothing: layers of variable temperature, especially at night. Thermals / Gloves / Scarves:
  • wool socks / wool hat for cold nights, t-shirts for the whole hike.
  • Headlamp (very important).
  • Replacement camera and batteries.
  • Sunscreen / hat and sunglasses.
  • Personal medical kit.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Rain gear: a good raincoat and rain pants and a plastic rain poncho.
  • Toilet paper.
  • Small towel.
  • Extra money for drinks and tips, souvenirs, etc (soles or dollars).
  • Bathing suit for the hot springs (optional).
  • Bottle of water (canteen).

PRICES


Price $ 790.00 USD per Person

Methods of Payment

We require a deposit of 50% to confirm your reservation.

Western Union

There are additional fees associated with this method of payment, which will be paid by the client.
Name: EDWIN EDUARDO
Surname: MALDONADO CHALLCO
Address: MANAHUAÑUNCA F-1
City: CUSCO
Country: PERU
Receiver’s ID: 70487755
After sending payment, please send us an e-mail with the following information: Transaction numbers: Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN), a ten-digit number.

PayPal

If you’d like to pay via PayPal or a direct bank deposit, please note that a 10% fee applies.
Please add this amount to the tour cost to cover the transaction costs. Our PayPal email address is: machupicchuviajescuzco@gmail.com



For all methods of payment, please include the following information in your reservation email:

  • Copies of all passport(s).
  • Start date for your trip.

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