Cusco & Inca Trail
Explore this trail tour.
Explore this trail tour.
Day 1: Arrive to Cusco and Transfer to the Hotel
Day 2: Archaeological City Tour Cusco
Day 3: Sacred Valley of the Incas
DAY 4: Cusco - KM 82 - Inca Trail
DAY 5: Inca Trail
DAY 6: Inca Trail
DAY 7: Inca Trail to Machu picchu - Cusco
Day 8: Transfert to the Airport
Cusco, Cusco Catedral, Saccsayhuaman, Scred Valley , The Classic Inca Trail with the archaeological places, Machu Picchu and more..
Departures:Our company has daily departures, since 2 to 16 participants maximum per group, we are a 100% direct trekking tour operator, sustainable and responsible with Nature.
Arrivel to Cusco in any time, reception at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day free for independent activities.
In the afternoon at 13pm, visit the city of Cusco, declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The tour begins at Plaza de Armas where you will visit the famous cathedral. After touring this sacred church. Then, walk through street until Koricancha temple, ancient Inca palace and the home of the Sun God, where a long years after, the order of Dominicans built a wonderful church that remains in place. From Qoricancha we will continue by bus outside of the city, to the Fortress of Sacsayhuaman, the Inca construction known by huge walls of hewn stone, located in a strategic place, on a hill, with a wide view of the city of Cusco. The visit ends after knowing the archaeological sites of Kenko, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay important religious centers and administrates.
Breakfast at the hotel. Output to tour the Sacred Valley of the Incas, on the way, we will stop in some places to see the beautiful sceneries and mountains. We will visit the archeological site called Pisac with biggest Inca terraces that people used for agriculture and we will continue to visit the traditional market, where you will have free time to walk and interact with a local people or to buy some gifts. Then we are continuing until Urubamba town for our Buffet lunch in a local restaurant, after this we will visit Ollantaytambo Inca town, which has spectacular water channels on the streets made by stone with Inca characteristic.Finally, on the way back to Cusco we stop in Chinchero town, where we visit the archeological site and the beautiful colonial church. You will admire the well-preserved Inca wall in the main square.
Today early morning, we pick up you from your hotel to ride in our private transport to KM 82 (2,350 m) called Piscacucho, the start point of the Inca Trail trek. There, we show our inca trail permit to the guardians, then you walk along the Urubamba River visiting the archaeological inca sites of Willca Raccay and Patallacta. Later, you continue by the Cusichaca River valley who offering magnificent views of the Veronica Mountain (5,850 m). After walking for about 3 hours till to Wayllabamba where you have lunch, later we hike in ascend until reach Llulluchapampa (3,850 m) where is our first campsite and dinner.
After breakfast, very early continue our hike ascending to the highest point of the Inca trail called Abra Warmiwañusqa (Dead Woman Pass) located at 4,200 metres, during the trail we pass through the cloud forests offering excellent views of snowcapped peaks. From Warmiwañusqa, we will descending to the Pacaymayo Valley (3,300 m), where we have lunch and time for rest. Then you continue climbing through the valley to the ruins of Runkuracay. Continuing the hike, we get over the second pass called Abra Runkurakay (3,860m), walking on this trail till to the next site Sayacmarca and Chaquicocha where is our second campsite.
Today we will passing through lovely subtropical vegetation and many important archaeological sites. Before we reach the first site, we need to pass the Phuyupatamarca Pass (3,670 m), behind it; we can see the Inka complex with the same name (3,600 m), who is one of the best-preserved and most completed sites of the Inca Trail. The name corresponds to the Quechuan language that means the Town over the Clouds; here we have lunch. Then, we start a steep descent by cloud forest offering beautiful orchids and different species of birds on the way till reach our last campsite at Wiñay Wayna (2,700 m) where we have dinner.
Today is the great day, is the last day of the hike so we get ready early to start climbing antique steps until Inti Punku (the Sun Gate) to see the sunrise above the Machu Picchu Inca citadel. Then start to descend to the Machu Picchu heart to enjoy a two and half hour guided tour of the lost City of the Incas. Afterwards you have a free time to climb the peak of Huayna Picchu on your own to take some panoramic pictures of Machu Picchu, or to explore more the citadel, This 4 day Inca Trail finish descending to the Aguas Calientes town where we board a train back to Ollantaytambo and transfer to Cusco.
Breakfast. In the programed time, transfer to airport for your flight back home. End of our services.
• Extra night in Aguas Calientes $ 50.
• Huaynapicchu entrance ticket $ 70 (depends on availability).
• Sleeping Bag rent for the all trek $ 20.
• A pair of sticks $ 15 for the all trail.
• Each porter load of 15 kg (33 lb) is available for USD 120.00
• • Each porter load of 7 kg (15 lb) is available for USD 60.00 .
• Vistadone train service $ 60.
• Bus From Machupicchu to Aguas Calientes $ 15 USD
• Original ID documents (Passport)
• A good backpack or day backpack to carry your personal things
• Sleeping bag recommended -5 as minimum, walking sticks are recommended.
• Waterproof trekking boots.
• Warm clothes ( you can experience the four seasons in one day).
• 4 T-shirts, sun hat, two pairs of pants for the trek, gloves, 4 pairs of socks, raincoat, 1 warm jacket, extra layers.
• Camera with extra battery.
• Sunblock, sunglasses, insect repellent.
• Essential toiletries, toothbrush, baby wipes, hand sanitizer, etc.
• Swimsuit for swim in thermal baths.
• Water bottle (no need to bring water pills).
• Personal first aid kit.
• Head lamp.
• Some plastic bags in the rainy season.
|without hotel||USD $ 605|
|Class||Sigle Room||Double Room||Triple Room|
|Tourist||USD $ 885||USD $ 785||USD $ 745|
|Superior||USD $ 965||USD $ 845|
Student Discounts apply to anyone who has a valid GREEN ISIC card at the time of the trek or is 16 years old or younger. For those using an ISIC card to receive the discount, we do need to see a copy of the card at booking. For those booking children 16 years old or younger, we need a copy of their passport at booking time. Please send all to firstname.lastname@example.org.