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classic inca trail to machu picchu group service

Unique wonder. classic inca trail to machu picchu is one of the most important treks that Cusco Peru has to show to the world, in the Peruvian Andes, it is recognized as the iconic trail of South America. Perfect for mountain lovers, in this picturesque hike you will walk along the original Inca Trail that has been built by our ancestors and you will enjoy the breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountains of Urubamba and Vilcabamba. For this journey you first to know the availability they give from the government for it you have to know the availability of Inca Trail availability Inca Trail

DAY 1: CUSCO – PISKACUCHO KM 82 – LLACTAPATA – WAYLLABAMBA

Pick up from the hotel at 5:00 a.m. Transfer to km 82 (2720m / 8923 Ft). Touring the Inca Trail, archaeological sites of Kanabamba, Llaqtapata (Quechua names). Lunch in the town of Taray at approximately 1:30 pm. Camp in Wayllabamba (3300m / 10829 Ft.) Approximate route of 12 km.

DAY 2: WAYLLABAMBA – WARMI WAÑUSQA (ABRA DE LA MUJER MUERTA) – PACAYMAYU

Get up early and have breakfast, survive the highest mountain (Warmi Wañusqa, Abra of the Dead Woman), great views, lunch time, happy hour, tea for height. Distance traveled: 9 km.

DAY 3: PACAYMAYU – CHAQUIKOCHA – WIÑAYHUAYNA

Get up early and have breakfast, Inca cities and an original Inca trail. First view of the Machu Picchu mountain, we will visit the archaeological zone of Winayhuayna. Distance traveled: 16km.

DAY 4: WIÑAY WAYNA – MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO

Visit to Inti Punku, the “Puerta del Sol”, guided tour to Machu Picchu, ascent to Huayna Picchu (previously booked), descent to Aguas Calientes for lunch, train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo, transfer from Ollantaytambo to Cusco. Distance traveled: 6km

Itinerary

DAY 1: CUSCO – PISKACUCHO – KM 82 – WAYLLABAMBA

We will leave Cusco at 06:00 a.m. to start the Inca Trail. We will drive for about an hour and a half to Ollaytaytambo, where we will stop briefly to buy last minute equipment, that needs it and breakfast, which is not included, and we will continue driving. to Piskacuchu (Km 82) Inca Trail Control point. Once past the checkpoint we start our trek from the classic Inca Trail to Wayllabamba (first camp site). On the way We will have lunch at Miskay which is a Quechua village and take a nap before walking to our first archaeological site of Patallacta or Llactapata (the largest site of Inca) after an explanation of your guide on Llactapata, you will keep walking for 2 more hours to get to Wayllabamba (first place to camp on the Inca Trail 2900m / 9.5144 ft)

DAY 2: WAYLLABAMBA – WARMIWAÑUSCA – PACAYMAYO

We will start our Inca Trail Day, early in the morning, just to take advantage of the shadow of the mountains, it is much better to walk to the first step of the Inca Trail (Warmihuañusca, which means the highest point of the dead woman at 4200 masl) Inca. Here, we can literally see the various ecological zones and microclimates of the Inca Trail, which make up the area, drawn in front of us. We will cross the Warmiwañusca Pass and once we are at the top. We will see many snow-capped mountains and after taking a group from our group we continue going to Pacaymayo (the second place to camp on the Inca Trail at 3600 masl) where we have our lunch and then we will have a free afternoon to explore by ourselves .

DAY 3: PACAYMAYO – CHAQUICOCHA – WIÑAYWAYNA

The Inca Trail begins with a nutritious breakfast and then a 45-minute walk to the Runcurakay Pass (the second highest step on the Camino 3,850 m.a.l), and on the way we will visit the archaeological site of Runcuracay. During the walk of the day, we will also visit the Quechua archaeological sites of Sayacmarca and Phuyupatamarca of the Inca Trail. After lunch we will go to the Wiñaywayna site, where we will spend our last night on the Inca Trail and then we will have a celebration dinner to then say goodbye to our porters of the Inca Trail.

DAY 4: WIÑAYWAYNA – MACHUPICCHU – CUSCO

Inca Trail Important Day 4 After an early breakfast, we begin the last stage of the Inca Trail to the lost city of Machu Picchu. First, we will walk to Inti Punku (“Puerta del Sol”), Puerta del Camino Inca, where we will enjoy an inspiring and panoramic view of the citadel of Machu Picchu. After a short hike to Machu Picchu, we will register and then enjoy a guided tour of 2 hours to the sanctuary city. After the tour of Machupicchu, we will take the bus or walk part of the Inca Trail to Aguas Calientes where we will enjoy a lunch and free time to enjoy the city before returning to ollantaytambo by train and then take the bus back to Cusco.

OPTIONAL

If you wish, we can organize an extra night in Aguas Calientes. This option is very popular because it gives you more time to explore Machu Picchu. You can also go to the hot springs in the same town – a real pleasure after having finished the Inca Trail.

Include

IT INCLUDES:

  • Professional guide
  • Tourist Guide Assistant for groups of more than 9 people.
  • Chef.
  • Porters to carry the kitchen and camping equipment.
  • A personal carrier to carry 05kg / 11.02 pounds (The price includes the personal porter who will carry your things, a maximum of up to 6 kilos, including the sleeping bag: 2kgs), for this we will provide you a duffle bag (canvas bag), In which you can accommodate your things.
  • Pick up from your respective hotel.
  • Transportation to km 82.
  • Return transportation to Cusco.
  • Water (excluding the first day of the walk when you need to take it on your own).
  • 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 lunches (Happy Hour) and 3 dinners. If you have a dietary request, such as a vegetarian meal, let us know.
  • A dining tent with tables and chairs.
  • Oxigen bottles.
  • Inflatable / matras mats, brand: “Therm-A-Rest” or “Rei”
  • Comfortable and spacious tent of 4 people EUREKA brand (One tent will be used only by 2 people)
  • First aid kit.
  • Entrances to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu.
  • Bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes.

IT DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Sleeping bag (you can rent it from us).
  • Breakfast on the first day and lunch and dinner on the fourth day.
  • Entrance to “Huayna Picchu” or “Machu Picchu Mountain”. Extra of US $ 80.
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance – it is strongly recommended to take out travel insurance for the duration of the trip.

Recommendations

THINGS TO TAKE:

  • Original passport
  • Current University Student Card (if you are a student and want to qualify for a discount price)
  • Hiking / trekking boots
  • Waterproof jacket / rain poncho
  • Warm jacket
  • Hat and gloves
  • Poles (fast drying)
  • Comfortable trekking pants
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen (SPF 35+)
  • Insect repellent (We highly recommend a NATURAL repellent)
  • Toiletries and hand sanitizer.
  • Personal medication
  • Camera and video camera.
  • Flashlight with spare batteries (or an environmentally friendly option)

Extra Services

$680.00 dollars per person

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