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4 days - Inca Trail to Machu Picchu - Group Service

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Day 1: The Start of the Adventure - Cusco - Wayllabamba

Stop At: Wayllabamba Camp, 08680, Peru
Today, begins your adventure of a lifetime with the Classic Inca Trail!! We will pick you up from your hotel in our private van around 5:00 am. From there, we travel to Piskacucho, which is known as kilometer 82, where the Classic Inca Trail begins. Along the way, we stop in Ollantaytambo here you can but some snacks, bottle of water or things that I could have forgotten.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping

Day 2: Wayllabamba - High Pass - Pacaymayo

Stop At: Inca Trail, Machu Picchu Peru
After waking up at 5 to 5:30am and enjoying a hot breakfast, we start a steep ascent towards the highest pass, Abra de Warrmihuañusca, also known as Dead Woman’s Pass at (4,200m/13,779ft). On this day, you will feel a real sense of achievement upon reaching the top! After a well-deserved rest, we begin the descent towards our lunch spot, which is located at Pacaymayu (3,550m/11,646ft).

On our way up towards the pass, we will be able to see an array of hummingbirds and a variety of other species of birds. There will be plenty of time to appreciate the incredible variety of native plants and the Polylepis, or Q’ueuña trees, which grow in the astonishing cloud forest located at (3,650m/11,972ft)!

After lunch, we begin the second two-hour steep climb towards Runkuraqay pass (almost 4,000m/13,123ft). We arrive at our campsite by 5 pm. Temperatures at this campsite are around 4ºC during the night.
Duration: 9 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: (Plus snack and afternoon tea)
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping

Day 3: Pacaymayo - Chaqicocha - Wiñay Wayna (short walk to camp).

Stop At: Winay Wayna, Calle Wiñaywayna, Aguas Calientes 08681, Peru
This is the most impressive day by far, so keep this in mind as you ascend on day three! We wake up for breakfast at 6am and start the day with a gentle climb towards the archaeological site of Phuyupatamarca, which means ‘Town in the Clouds’. Here, we reach the third highest point along the Inca trail (3,680m/12,073ft). The views of the mountains, canyons and surrounding areas are spectacular!

The Inca site of Phuyupatamarca, is located a few minutes’ walk from the third pass. After visiting this site, we continue walking down 3,000 stairs through the cloud forest to the impressive agricultural Incan site of Intipata. After taking some time to visit this site, we continue until we arrive at our third campsite Wiñay Wayna (2,680m/8,792ft). Today, we will only walk about 4 to 5 hours. We arrive at camp by lunchtime! Temperatures during the night are about 12º C.

A short walk from our campsite is the famous Incan site of ‘Wiñay Wayna’ which means `Forever Young` in Quechua. It is named after a special orchid which grows abundantly in the area.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: camping

Day 4: Wiñawayna - Inti Punku(Puerta del Sol) - Machu Picchu

Stop At: Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Cusco Region
At around 4:00am, it is time to wake up, have breakfast and start day 4 on the Inca Trail. This is the final part of your journey, and we arrive by 6:00am at the Sun Gate, also known as Inti Punku. At that point, the majestic Machu Picchu Citadel will be in front of us with its intense beauty – an incredible sight for all to see. Finally, we walk downhill towards Machu Picchu Citadel (2,400m/7,872 ft.). After walking about 40 minutes, we enter the citadel from the top through the “House of the Guardians”. From there, we proceed towards the control point, where we register and leave any large backpacks or walking poles. You are only allowed to take small bags into the citadel, such as camera bags. Walking poles are not allowed because they can damage the stones. Your professional guide will direct you throughout the astounding ruins and its most important areas. You can wander around the incredible architecture, as well as climb the intricately carved stone stairways. Machu Picchu is considered one of the world’s most important spiritual centers.
You will also have time to indulge in a few of the following activities on your own if you choose. These options require an additional fee.
Climb up Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain and appreciate the beauty and magnificence of Machu Picchu from there. These extra hikes must be requested at the time of booking.
Other optional activities in Aguas Calientes include a visit to the local museum or a relaxing soak in the hot springs.
You will descend to Aguas Calientes by bus (included) and will have plenty of time to have lunch on your own. We board the Expedition train which departs at 18:20pm to head towards the Ollantaytambo Train Station. This is where you will meet our private van and will be transferred to your hotel in Cusco, arriving around 10:00pm.

Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up from any hotel, hostel or airbnb.
Departure Time
5:00 PM
Duration
4 days
Inclusions
  • 3x Breakfast
  • 3x Dinner
  • 3x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
  • Briefing the day before of your tour in your hotel.
  • We pick you up from your hotel, hostel or airbnb
  • Private transportation from Cusco to Piscacucho
  • Thick, comfortable foam mattresses
  • Camping Accommodation during trek (including tent for 2 people & Basic sleeping pad)
  • Professional English speaking guides who are highly experienced in trekking
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary (optional: vegetarian or other dietary needs upon request)
  • First aid kit including emergency oxygen tank
  • Porters to carry tents, food and cooking equipment
  • Hot water for washing purposes
  • Boiled water to fill in your water bottles or Camelback
  • Train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
  • Bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco
  • Tickets for Classic Inca Trail
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu
  • Bus ticket from Machu Picchu down to Aguas Calientes
  • Entry/Admission - Wayllabamba Camp
  • Entry/Admission - Inca Trail
Exclusions
  • Breakfast on the first day and lunch on the last day
  • Sleeping bag (rental Price: 20 USD for 4 days)
  • Extra porter (130 USD for 4 days – maximum weight: 14 kilos)
  • Air Mattress – $20 USD per person per trek (Therm-a-rest mattresses)
  • Huayna Picchu or Mountain Machu Picchu – $75 USD per person (Please request when you book your Trek)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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By: Inca Machu Picchu Tours
7 reviews
anderbucali
Miami Beach, Florida
10
Amazing Experience in Machu Picchu
We had an amazing experience in Machu picchu with these guys.Our travel assistant Yang organize everything for us
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Neckbrand
London, United Kingdom
13
Absolutely stunning!!!
Very personal experience and well worth the money, the day before Yang our travel assistant came our hotel to give
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juvieck
United States
20
Awesome 4 days in Peru!!
We had a awesome experiences with Inca Machu Picchu Tours, My friend and I did the 4 days machu picchu tour with
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AnnaLc97
Australia
10
Excellent Agency!!
We did the Inca Jungle Trek 4days and rainbow Mountain tour with Paul as a guide, Paul has a great knowledge of
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emmanicoll25
Auckland Central, New Zealand
20
highly recommended
We booked 5 days Cusco deluxe package to Machu Pichu and loved every minute of it! It was the perfect, Yang and
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