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INCA TRAIL MACHU PICCHU TREK
 

4 days / 2 nights

INTRODUCTION

The real Inca Trail is a walking route that leads through the mountains above the Urubamba river, following (at least partly) the course of an old Inca roadway leading to the city of Machu Picchu.
The various ruins along the way serve to heighten the hiker's sense of anticipation as you approach the amazing Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu.
The Inca Trail, with Machu Picchu as it´s final destination, is the best known and most popular hike among tourists. The total hike is about 45 kms and it takes four days alltogether, including a one day visit to the ruins.

ITINERARY

Day 01: Cusco / Km82 / Yuncachimpa
In the morning we leave Cusco (3350m) with a tourist bus and go to the Sacred Valley of the Incas (Km 82), the place where we meet the whole group and will start the Inca Trail. Miskay community will be the place where we will stop for lunch and get an explanation of the archeological complex of Llactapata. The next place where we will stop for the night will be the camp of Yuncachimpa at a height of 3300m/ 10826ft.

Day 02: Yuncachimpa / Warmihuañusca pass / Pacaymayu / Runkurakay pass / Chaquicocha
An early morning start of our excursion is favorable for hiking uphill, always gradually, through the Valley of Llulluchapampa (3850m) to the highest point of this section which is called the pass of Warmihuañusca (4200m), the place where we will have great views of the mysterious Nevado de Verónica. After enjoyable time we will continue down and up hill to Runkurakay pass (3050m). From there, we will see our camp site named Chaquicocha at (3650m). During the day we visit the settlement of Runkurakay and Sayacramarca.

Day 03: Chaquicocha / Phuyupatamarca / Wiñayhuayna
We have a beautiful day walking through the challenge ecosystem towards the tropical forest of Wiñaywayna. The nearest settlement is named Phuyupatamarca (3600m), the place where we will enjoy across Inca engineering build. After that we visit the settlement of Wiñaywayna “Forever young” (2650m), and place for our last camp site.

Day 04: Wiñayhuayna / Machu Picchu / Cusco
Alter our breakfast at around 5:00am, we will be heading with our flashlight in the direction of the Sun Gate (Inti Punku, 2780m), where we will watch the sun rise over Machupicchu and Waynapicchu. At the archeological site of Machupicchu (2400m) it is the best moment to enjoy the breathtaking cultural charm. You will have some free time to spend on the archeological site before we will take the train to return back to Cusco.

NOT INCLUDED
First breakfast at the beginning of the trail and last lunch in Aguas Calientes.
Bus downhill from Machu Picchu ruins to Aguas Calientes where the train station is situated; additionally you can pay the cost of $7.00 for this service. Other possibility is a walk of an hour.

INCLUSIONS
Transportation from hotel to Km 82.
Camping equipment (4 seasons tents and sleeping mats.)
Cook, cooking equipment, dining tent, tables and chairs.
Males durina the excursion (3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners and 3 Snacks / optional vegetarian).
Tea time everyday (tea, coffee, wantan, popcorn, cracker.)
Professional bilingual guide.
Cook, assistant and carriers for the camping and food equipment.
Cooking tent and camping equipment for the contributors (Porters).
Entrance fees for the Inca Trail and the sanctuary of Machu Picchu.
Tourist train from Aguas Calientes to Cusco or Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and Cusco by bus.
First-aid kit, oxygen bottle and safety rope.


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