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Cusco - Inca Trail 6 days / 5 nights

 

 

TINERARY

 

Day 1: arrive to cusco city

 

Welcome at the airport or bus station, and then transfer to hotel. Free time to have a rest   and acclimatize

 

By afternoon we will begin the guided city tour, visiting qoricancha, “sun temple” the main square, sacsaywaman, q´enqo, puka pùkara and tambomachay (overnight)

 

(B)= breakfast (L) =lunch    (D) = dinner

 

Day 2: Cusco -  Wayllabamba (L)(D)

Our guide will pick up you from your hotel in Cusco very early in the morning, to take bus to the city of Chilca to begin your trek along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. After approximately three hours walking you will stop for lunch Then you will continue walking towards your first camp at Wayllabamba, on the way you will have a guided tour of the archaeological complex of Llactapata. Dinner and overnight in tents at the campsite

 

Day 3: Wayllabamba - Pacaymayo (B)(L)(D)

After breakfast, the toughest part of the trail begin, walking towards the highest point in the Inca Trail where you will have an unbelievable panoramic view of the whole area and will observe different types of microclimates. After a 3 hours walk you will reach the first pass, named Warmiwañusca or Dead Woman`s Pass, at approximately 4,200 m.a.s.l. Here, you will have a tremendous feeling of achievement mixed with relief on reaching the top. After lunch you will continue your walking down to Pacaymayo where you will pass the second night

 

Day 4: Pacaymayo - Wiñay Huayna (B)(L)(D)

After breakfast start the descent towards the second most important pass of the trail at 3,850 m.a.s.l. having a guided visit at the archaeological complex of Runkurakay and the Inca citadel of Sayacmarca. Continue your trekking towards Puya Patamarka (Cloud-level town), another important archaeological monument, where lunch will be served. After a short break you will continue walking to Wiñay Huayna (Forever Young) for a guided visit of this impressive archaeological complex with a spectacular setting. Dinner and overnight at the camp

 

Day 5: Wiñay Huayna - Machu Picchu - Cusco (B)(L)

After breakfast, have a very early start to arrive in time for sunrise at Machu Picchu. After a one hour walk through the forest towards the Inti Punku or the Gate of the Sun, also known as the Entrance Gate to Machu Picchu, where you will have the most impressive panoramic view of the citadel. Upon arrival at Machu Picchu, three-hours guided tour around the citadel, visiting the main sites and monuments. After the tour you will have free time to wander around, and then you will meet with the rest of the group to drive by bus down to Aguas Calientes. In the afternoon transfer by train to Cusco Upon arrival in Cusco transfer to your hotel

 

Day 6: cusco airport

Breakfast, transfer to airport or bus station

 

 

 

 

TRAVEL PICTURES

 

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

 

AVAILABILITY: All Year

DURATION: 1 Full Day

 

 

 

INCLUDES

 

Pick up from the airport

Entrances BTG

Transport and guide

Hotel

Pick up from the hotel

 

-      Transportation to head of trail (82 Km.)

-      Entrance ticket to Inka Trail and Machu Picchu

-     Train ticket back to Cusco

-     Cook and cooking equipment

-     sleeping mats

-     Porters service (to carry the tents and cooking equipment only)

-     Guided visit to Machu Picchu and the ruins along the trail.

-     English/Spanish speaker professional guide during all Inca Trail

-     Meals as mentioned in the itinerary

-     Personal camping equipment such as tents, pad

-     Vegetarian food available on request with no extra charge

-     Firs aid kids

-     Bus ticket machupicchu/agues calientes

 

 

 

NO INCLUDED

 

-         lunch 4º day

-         tips

-         sleeping bag

 

PRICE PER PERSON: 435 US dollars

 

 

 

 

WHAT TO BRING

 

- A backpack with a change of clothes for the whole period of the trek

- Rain gear (jacket and pants if available) or rain poncho.

- Strong footwear, waterproof trekking boots recommended

- Warm clothes, including jacket, fleeces. Thermal clothing is also recommended, especially for sleeping.

- Sleeping bag (it can be hired at our agency for US$ 4.00 / day)

- Mattress: will be provided by the agency but is to be carried by you

- Flashlight and batteries

- Camera, films and batteries (batteries consume more quickly under cold conditions)

- Hat or cap to protect you from the sun, rain and cold

- Sun block

- After-sun cream or hydrating cream for face and body

- Insect repellent – minimum recommended 20% DEET – no malaria risk has been reported

- Handkerchiefs

- Toilet paper

- Snacks: biscuits, energy bars, chocolate, raw fruits, muesli, etc. Please beware that we do provide a daily morning snack and our meal service is very complete and well supplied. This recommendation applies for all clients being used to a specific snack, as it may happen that it is not included in our selection.

- Non-disposable canteen (Nalgene type) and water for the first morning. Optionally: water sterilizing tablets in case you pick up water from streams or rivers along the route. Otherwise, we provide filtered boiled water, which is safe to drink and has not reported any health problem so far.

- Small towel

- Swimsuit (if you intend to go to the hot springs in Aguas Calientes)

- Cash in soles and/or US$ (no ATM machines in Aguas Calientes)

- Optional: walking sticks or poles (rubber covers required in order not to damage the Inca Trail).Original --passport

 

trip

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MACHU PICCHU BY TRAIN

Machu Picchu full day

Machu Picchu 2 days

Wonderful Cusco 7 days

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CLASSIC INCA TRAILS

Inca Trail 4 days

Inca Trail 2 days

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PUNO

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Uros and Taquile full day

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AREQUIPA

Colca Canyon 2 days

Colca Canyon Trek 2 days

Colca Canyon Trek 3 days

LIMA

City tour

City Night

Pachacamac

ICA

Paracas National reserve full day

Huacachica - Sandboarding full day

Paracas - Ica and Nazca 2 days

PUERTO MALDONADO

Ecomagic 3 days

Ecoadventure 4 days

Ecoparadise 5 days

MANU NATIONAL PARK

Manu Cultural Zone 4 days

CUSCO OFFICE

Calle San Juan 264-near to Main Square,Cusco- Peru

 

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MOBILE PHONES

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INFORMATION

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