Urquillos Trail MAchupicchu 3D/2N

Explore this new trail to Machu Picchu

Max Height

3,800 m

Trip Days

03 Days

Type

Trekking

Difficulty

Moderate-Hard-Easy

OVERVIEW

Why Urquillos Trail?

Explore this new trail with their beautiful attractions, looking mountains, lakes, valleys and more finally visiting Machu picchu. Sleep one night on local house of the weaver’s village of Chinchero. Yu have to be one of the first trekkers on this new path just operated for our company.

Day-by-Day Summary

  • Day 1
    Cusco - Qoricocha Lake - Piuray Lake - Chinchero Village (3,700 m)
  • Day 2
    Chinchero - Urquillos Valley - Urubamba - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes (2,050 m)
  • Day 3
    Visit Machu Picchu and way back to Cusco
Starting From
400 USD
  • Duration:
    3 Days and 2 Nights
  • Tour Style:
    Walking, Cultural, Historical, Traditional, Narutal.
  • Hotel
    1 Night (Shared Room) , 1 night local house
  • Camping
    0 Nigths
  • Difficulty
    Moderate-High-Easy(depends of your fitness level).
  • Transportation
    Bus, Train, Van, local car
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FULL ITINERARY

DAY 1: CUSCO - LAGUNA CORICOCHA - CHINCHERO

Before start our hike, we will drive until Sacsayhuman archaeological park, close to Tambomachay where we will start our hike uphill for the Antisuyo path, until the first pass (4,100 meters) where we will have spectaculars views of the Cusco Valley and the Sacred Valley. After that, we are continuing for a 40 minutes more until our lunch point close to the Qori Cocha Lake (gold lake). Then is plus 30 minutes uphill hike until the second pass  ( 4,300 meters aprox), from this pass we can see farmlands, some snow caped mountains like the Salkantay, Ausangate, Chincon, Veroninca and mountains covered with grass called Ichu. After that, we are descending for 2 hours approximately until the Umasbamba village to visit theirs ancestral chard plus the Lake, and then from here we are continuing by local transportation until Chinchero a weaver’s village to overnight in a local house plus a traditional dinner.

Day 2: CHINCHERO - URQULLOS - OLLANTAYTAMBO - AGUAS CALIENTES:

After our breakfast in a local house and the weaving process demonstrations of the textiles that are used as clothes by the local villager. After that, we begin hiking by the Inca Trail Urquillos, There are beautiful landscape of mountains and farmlands, cloud forest, waterfalls. In the middle of the trek we stop for rest and box lunch before to continue to the Urquillos village, from here we will continue by local car to Ollantaytambo town, then by train to Aguas Calientes. We will get set up in our hotel, be able to rest and we will have dinner in a local restauraunt. Hot showers are available.

Day 3: MACHUPICCHU + RETURN TO CUSCO

After an early breakfast we will take one of the first buses up to Machu Picchu (they are first come, first serve-more like a shuttle) in order to enjoy the sunrise (weather permitting). You will then begin your 2-hour guided tour and once finished you will have free time to explore on your own and soak in the magical energies of this mystical place. If you have pre-arranged permits to climb Huayna Picchu (must be arranged ahead of time and is $20 per person), this would be your next adventure. Once you are finished with exploring the Machu Picchu complex you will take the bus back down to the town of Aguas Calientes on your own. Time to grab a quick bite of lunch and then walk over to the train station to take the afternoon Expedition train to Ollantaytambo. Our representatives will meet you just outside the train station in Ollantaytambo to take you back by private transportation to your hotel in Cusco.


  • Pre- Departure Briefing
  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Transport from your hotel to Tambomachay(walking star point)
  • Local Van from Urquillos to Ollantaytambo
  • Entrance to Machupicchu
  • Accommodation (1 night in hostel Aguas Calientes & 1 night in a local house)
  • Meals: 2 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 dinners and Snacks
  • Train tickets: From Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo (expedition service)
  • Transport from Ollantaytambo Train Station to hotel in Cusco (Day 3)
  • Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu (one way)
  • Basic touristic Hotel in Aguas Calientes double or triple rooms, private bathrooms, hot showers, wifi, and storage while you visit Machu Picchu.
  • 24-h guest service

Our Differences:

We include in our price these additional things, which normally are not included by companies.

  • bus ticket (Aguas Calientes to Machupicchu)
  • New trail just operated for our company.
  • Sleep in a Local House.
  • Waynapicchu Mountain:This is done for your own after the Machu Picchu tour and the admision is $20 USD per person. This is extremely popular and needs to be arranged at least 3 months prior to your trek. Please understand that we can not control weather and cloudy days will prevent perfect pictures.
  • Bus Machupicchu to Aguas Calientes: is just included one way (aguas Calientes - Machupicchu) ($ 15 USD) .
  • Walking Sticks: You can hire a set($10 USD).
  • Meals Like: Day 1: Breakfast --/-- Last Day: Dinner.
  • Travel Insurance, clothing and gear
  • Tips for our staff: Please note that our agency staff is well paid so please feel free to tip or not as you wish.
  • Additional costs or delays out of control of the management (landscape, bad weather condition, itinerary modification due to a safety concern, illness, change of government policy, political instability/strike, etc.)

• Original ID documents (Passport)
• A good backpack or day backpack to carry your personal things
• Waterproof trekking boots.
• Warm clothes ( you can experience the four seasons in one day).
• 2 T-shirts, sun hat, two pairs of pants for the trek, gloves, 2 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.
• Water bottle (no need to bring water pills).
• Personal first aid kit.
• Head lamp.
• Some plastic bags in the rainy season.

DATES & PRICE

Shared Tour

Estudent Adult
$ 420 USD $ 400 $ 450 USD $ 430

Departure Dates:

Every Day

Private Tour

Private tours are available and priced by party size, write us for a private tour.

STUDENT DISCOUNT

Student Discounts ($20 off per person) 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 info@doadventures.com.

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HOTEL INCLUDED:

This is a 2 star hotel and is based on shared rooms - either double, matrimonial or triple. If you prefer a single room you have to add $30 US per person. All the rooms include private bathrooms with hot showers and wifi. We can also upgrade your hotel if you prefer something a little fancier or we can do the tour without hotel, if you prefer to book the hotel for Aguas Calientes for your own. Please remember that the service you receive in Aguas Calientes will not be quite as good as Cusco.

HOW TO BOOK ?

How to Book

In order to make a booking With Do Adventures, you need to follow the next steps:

Step 1: ENTER IN A CONTACT.

It is always a good idea to contact us directly and confirm with our team before your booking. Once you are ready, follow the next steps.

Step 2: ACCEPT TERMS & CONDITIONS.

Is very important to read our Terms and Conditions, because when you book a tour with Do Adventures, means that you are accepting automatically.

Step 3: SEND US YOUR FULL DETAILS.

Please send us to our e-mail the required details like: name, last name, passport number, nationality, birth date, those details has to be same of your passport or send us your passport photo. In addition, you have to send us your arrival date, hotel name in Cusco, departure of Cusco and date for a trip.

Step 4: MAKE THE DEPOSIT.

You have to pay the first deposit required according each tour to guarantee your journey, this can be made by one of our Payment Methods . After to complete the payment write us to our e-mail about that.
The Final Payment: Is due at least with 2 days or 1 day before to depart, normally is due on the briefing time.

Step 5: CONFIRMATION.

Finally, after to obtain your full details and the deposit, our office staff will email you back a tour confirmation to guarantee your journey. We always send confirmations, so if you do not hear from us, check your spam folder or contact us and we will resend you. We are so excited to take you on the Trip and thank you for your trust in us.

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