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Cahuide B-5 Sta. Ursula, Wanchaq - Cusco

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E-mail: tours@cuscoyah.com

Inca Trail 4D/3N

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The Inca Trail is considered as the most famous hike in South America and is rated by many travelers as one of the five best treks in the world. Enjoy the beautiful scenery, mountains and rich forests in flora and fauna, visit archaeological sites and much more in route to reach the sanctuary of Machu Picchu.

Please note that you need to book at least 3-6 months in advance and that the permits are sold quickly by the official system.

Duration: 4d / 3n

ITINERARY

Day 1: Cusco – Piscacucho

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We leave Cusco to start our journey to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, to the village of Ollantaytambo. Then we continue until km 82 of the railway leading to Machu Picchu. It is in this area, called Piscacucho, where we meet our porters and where we register with the authorities. We start our trek by this section of the famous Inca Qapaq Ñam or Great Way.

Day 2: Huayllabamba – Open Warmi Wañusqa – Pacaymayo

This day will be hard on our way, prepared to face our first challenge of height, Warmi Wañuska. To achieve our goal, on the road we appreciate different ecological zones that makes the Incas to build this wonderful way.

We can see the magnificent geography of the southern Andes, begin by a beautiful way, our descent to camp Pacaymayo, where we take our meals and overnight.

Day 3: Paqaymayo – Open Runkuraqay – Phuyupatamarca – Wiñaywayna

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After breakfast, tall second challenge, climb the steps of the open Runkurakay. But first we pass the archaeological site of the same name. We will leave surprised by its beauty. Then the road get us through a beautiful landscape, small lakes adorn our trek.

We will descend, observing ecological environment. Arriving at Phuyupatamarka we have the opportunity to visit the viewpoint, where we will be witness a powerful landscape, being surrounded by sacred mountains and the back of the mountain Machu Picchu. Also visit the small but complex archaeological site Phuyu, then start our way of stone stairs to the camp Wiñaywayna. Already established in our camp we enjoy a good rest, dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Wiñaywayna – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes – Cusco

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We leave in the morning to Inti Punku, the entrance door to the sacred city of Machu Picchu.

Tour the sanctuary, led by a professional guide, temples, fountains, astronomical observatories, filling with energy and spiritual vibe.

After this adventure you return to Machu Picchu village for lunch on your own. For our way back to Cusco, you will take the train from Aguas Calientes to Poroy Station and be transfer to your hotel in Cusco.

INCLUDED

What is included?

  • Private tourist transportation Cusco – Km 82
  • Professional guide service
  • Cook and assistant
  • Kitchen equipment and menajer
  • Snacks
  • Food service in camp (3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners, 3 snacks) – nutritionally balanced menu
  • Tents (sleeps 3 used as doubles)
  • Inca Trail valid entry pass 4 days
  • Buses drop passengers -4th day
  • Train back to Poroy – Vistadome / depending on availability opt for the same category to Ollantaytambo
  • Transport Train station – Cusco
  • A kit with 100% biodegradable products (toiletries)
  • First aid kit
  • Briefing before departure

Services not included

  • Hotel in Aguas Calientes
  • Sleeping bag per person, our bags are cleaned after every use. Weight: 2 kg
  • Linens for sleeping bags
  • Self-inflatable mats
  • Breakfast – Dinner Day 1 – Day 4

What to bring?

  • Sturdy walking shoes and sandals water
  • Outerwear (thermal interior, polar, feathers, gloves, hat, socks)
  • Waterproof clothing (poncho)
  • Synthetic or cotton clothing (socks, pants, shorts, polo shirts)
  • Hat, sunglasses
  • Cream or sunscreen, insect repellent cream
  • Water containers
    Basic medicine kit
  • Walking sticks with rubber tips
  • Grooming tools
  • Personal Snacks
  • Acclimatization in Cusco at least two days
  • DNI / Original Passport