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SACRED INCA TRAIL TREK TO MACHUPICCHU 4 DAYS

This is a new alternate path that will take us to the most sacred totems by the Incas in the sacred valley. You will climb to one of the most famous lagoons for its healing and spiritual properties. During the trip you can also visit the forests of Kiswar, Chachacomo, Queuña. See up close the Chico mountain, and the astronomical observatories of Urubamba. In the town of Yucay you will also visit the huge network of Inca terraces, and the example of the moon. And to end the tour you will visit the wonder of the Machu Picchu world.

Basic Tour Information

Tour duration: 4 days

Travel Difficulty: challenging

Maximum altitude: 4500 m

Trek distance: 35 km

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Reservation from $595

SACRED INCA TRAIL TREK TO MACHU PICCHU 4 DAYS

DAY 1: CUSCO – SACRED VALLEY-HUAYOCCARI – YANACOCHA LAKE

  • Meals:  Lunch -Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping facilities
  • Distance: 8 km / 4.9 miles
  • Approximate Walking Time: 5-6 hours
  • Highest point: 3,900 meters / 12,795ft
  • Lowest elevation: 2,800 m/9,186 ft
  • Difficulty: Challenging
  • Weather Conditions: Sunny/Dry / Windy / Cold

DAY 2: SAN JUAN – PALACE OF SAYRITUPAC – OLLANTAYTAMBO

  • Meals: Breakfast – Lunch –Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Ollantaytambo
  • Distance: 10 km /6.2miles
  • Approximate Walking Time: 8 hours
  • Lowest Elevation: 2,700 m/ 8,858 ft
  • Highest elevation: 4,500 m / 14,763 ft
  • Difficulty: Challenging
  • Weather Conditions: Sunny/Dry / Windy / Cold/Snowy

DAY 3: HIKING THE SHORT INCA TRAIL – SUN GATE –  AGUAS CALIENTES

  • Meals: Breakfast – Box Lunch – Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Lodging or similars)
  • Distance: 11 km /6.8 miles
  • Estimated walking time: 5 – 6  hours
  • Highest Elevation:2,700 m / 8,858 ft
  • Lowest Elevation: 2,000 m/ 6,560 ft
  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate
  • Weather Conditions: Sunny  / Warm / Wet

DAY 4: TOUR IN MACHU PICCHU  – RETURN TO CUSCO

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Estimated walking time: 3  hours
  • Highest Elevation:2,700 m / 8,858 ft
  • Lowest Elevation: 2,000 m/ 6,560 ft
  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate
  • Weather Conditions: Sunny  / Warm / Wet

 

Day 1

CUSCO - HUAYOCCARI - YANACOCHA LAKE

Difficulty: challenging

Distance: 8 km

Altitude: 3900 m

The inca Trail classic hike : We will pick you up at 5:00 am from your hotel, this day we will visit the beautiful landscapes of
the sacred valley, we will also enter the market of Pisac to enjoy the typical bread ovens, and from there we will go to the town of URCO, where Visit the agricultural platforms and temples of water worship, after the visit we will have lunch in Huayoccari in the Sacred Valley. Here we meet the porters and start our hike up the hill towards Yanacocha, it takes about 3 and a half hours. During the walk we can see hummingbirds, ducks, gallaretas, eagles, condors, hawks, also walks through its typical Polylepis forest, which are the highest forests in the world. We arrive at the lagoon Yanacocha and spend the night in tents in the vicinity of it.

Day 2

SAN JUAN - PALACE OF SAYRITUPAC-OLLANTAYTAMBO

Difficulty: challenging

Distance: 10 km

Altitude: 4500 m

After breakfast we walk about 45 minutes to a viewpoint from which we can enjoy the view of the Sacred Valley. Wecan also see the mountains of Chicon, Pitusiray, Sawasiray, Veronica, Ausangate. After a short rest we begin the descent to the town of Yucay. On the way we can also see the Urubamba valley. At around noon we will have lunch in the town of San Juan, and after that it is lowered to the town of YUCAY. Our bus waits for us and will take us to Ollantaytambo old Inca city that still maintains its streets, squares and temples, that in 500 years has not changed, after two hours of guiding, we will go to dinner and sleep in a very comfortable hotel.

palacio sayri tupac
Day 3

SHORT INCA TRAIL HIKE TO MACHU PICCHU

Difficulty: moderate

Distance: 11 km

Altitude: 2700 m

The short inca Trail hike :The adventure continues, we will get up at 5.00 am for breakfast, and travel by train from
Ollantaytambo to Km 104, Chachabamba sector; Here we must go down to cross the river Vilcanota. At 8:00 am we will pass the tourist control, to start the trekking in the cloud forest for 6 hours. The first archaeological rest to explore is Chachabamba, which is dedicated to Mother Earth or Pachamama. From here you will start an ascent along the Inca trail to the Wiñayhuayna area. During the journey you will be able to enjoy beautiful orchids, views of the Vilcanota river, Verónica mountain. After a tour of the ruins of Wiñayhuayna, we will continue trekking to the door of the sun, from where it is possible to see the wonder of the Machu Picchu world. At dusk we will descend to Aguas Calientes where we will spend the night in a hotel and have dinner.

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Day 4

TOUR IN MACHUPIUCHU- RETURN TO CUSCO

Difficulty: moderate

Distance: 6 km

Altitude: 2400 m

We left our hotel at 4:30 am, after breakfast and took the bus to Machu Picchu (30 minutes), to enjoy the
unforgettable view with the rising sun on the site. Then we will do the check in of the tickets and passport. We will have 2 hours guided tour, our guide explains how was life in the citadel, cults and ceremonies made by the Incas in many temples and shrines. After 2 guided hours you can enjoy the magic of Machu Picchu on your own. If you have a reservation for any mountain, you can do so until 13:00 pm. In the afternoon you will return to Aguas Calientes, so you can have lunch and take your train at 14:30 pm, which goes to Ollantaytambo. Once you reach the train station in Ollantaytambo, at the train station you will pick up our transport, to bring you back to the square of Cusco.

Tour Machu picchu photo

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE SACRED INCA TRAIL TREK:

  • Transportation Cusco-Huayoccari
  • Transportation Yucay-Ollantaytambo
  • Camping tent
  • Sleeping mats
  • 3 lunches, 3 dinners, 3 breakfast
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance to Sacred Valley
  • Entry ticket to Inca Trail
  • Entry ticket to Machu Picchu
  • Train ticket Ollantaytambo – Km 104
  • Aguas Calientes Train Ticket – Ollantaytambo
  • 1 night hotel in Ollantaytambo
  • 1 night hotel in Aguas Calientes
  • Transportation Ollantaytambo – Cusco
  • First aid kit

NOT INCLUDED:

  • First breakfast
  • Last lunch
  • Extra drinks such as coffee, beer, pisco sour
  • Mountain Huaynapicchu
  • Personal Porter
  • Sleeping bag
  • Trekking poles

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING TO THE SACRED INCA TRAIL TREK

  • The original passport
  • For students: ISIC card
  • Hiking Shoes
  • Waterproof jacket or rain poncho
  • Warm jacket
  • Hat and Gloves
  • 2-4 t-shirts
  • 2 pants (1 for hiking, 1 sleeping)
  • Long Underwear sleeping / thermal underwear
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Hat or cap
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Water tablets and / or water purification
  • Toiletries / toilet paper
  • Personal medication
  • Camera and batteries
  • Headlamp or flashlight
  • Peruvian Money in cash ( 400 Soles recomed)

ALTERNATIVE TREKS IN CUSCO

Inca Trail Expeditions has developed a great diversity of Treks in the city of Cusco. This is how we offer the alternative treks to Machupicchu, if in case you could not get a space for the classic Inca trail of 2020. In the same way we organize the best treks in the Vilcanota mountain range like the Lares trek. Hiking to the Ausangate mountain, Choquequirao. All our activities are guaranteed, because we work with small groups and guides well trained in safety, and quality of service. Our chefs prepare the best gourmet food in Peru, with the freshest ingredients in the region. And the camping equipment are of the best outdoor brands.

CUSCO DAY TOURS

The Cusco has the best options in 1 day tours. We present the adventure tours as the hill of colors, lagoon humantay. And also the traditional tours of the Sacred Valley.

INCA TRAIL TO MACHUPICCHU

The Inca trail tours one of the most famous worldwide. Come and enjoy its scenic and cultural beauty. Our company works with this trek for more than 10 years. Our services are highly specialized in the quality of services. That is why we work with small groups. All the camping equipment we use has the best quality standard. All our chefs are very well trained to provide you with the best gourmet service on the Inca Trail 2020. This year we are taking reservations for the 2020 Inca Trail. Book early and do not miss this great adventure, in the land of the Incas. The Inca trail tours to Machu Picchu is one of the best walks in the world. Our company is highly recommended by all our hikers who made the Inca trail to Machu Picchu. All our staff is very well trained on the Inca trail hike.

MANU JUNGLE TOURS

Manu Jungle Tours: The majesty of the biosphere of the Manu National Park has no comparison with another. This beautiful wildlife refuge is very close to the City of Cusco. Inca Trail Expeditions offers you the best experience of visits to the Amazon jungle. We work with the best local guides, who teach them all the secrets of this jungle, so we work with small groups. Our accommodations have private rooms with all basic services. They are built inside the jungle. During the different walks in the jungle you can learn medicinal plants workers, observe some species of mammals, such as monkeys, jaguars, capybaras and a variety of butterflies and reptiles. Our company works sustainably with the environment, leaving no trace of pollution.  

TOURS TO MACHU PICCHU

Machu Pichu Tours: You plan to visit the wonderful citadel of Machu Picchu. We offer the best service and attention on your trip to Machu Picchu, our company works with the best staff to create an unforgettable experience. We work in small groups and in the best hotels in Aguas Calientes. Come and discover Peru's past. For two days you can discover two of the most magical places on the planet, the Sacred Valley of the Incas and Machu Picchu. You will visit the incredible archaeological park of Ollantaytambo and take the train to Aguas Calientes, which crosses a unique landscape. The next day, you can see the sunrise in Machu Picchu, which is considered one of the most fascinating scenes in Peru, and then we will take a guided tour of the citadel. Machu Picchu Tours Inca trail expeditions Peru.

Why book with us

TOTAL QUALITY

Inca Trail Expeditions strives in the best service to all our clients. You will take the Best memories of our city of Cusco.

GOURMET

The food is one of the most important things on the trek, we bring balance, and nutritive food along the trail, most of our meals are buffet with.

ENVIRONMENTAL CARE

We are proud to contribute to the care and protection of the environment, in all our trails, we leave the environment without waste.

PROFESSIONAL STAFF

Our staff are very committed to their work, we are passionate about working with you and show you the rich history and tradition of the Incas.

EXCELLENT EQUIPMENT

In all the tours and walks offered by our company, we always think in your comfort, we work do best camping equipment.

EASY RESERVATIONS

Ease to make your reservation with our sales department you can, secure your tour, design your trip to your suit whit the best budget.