INCA TRAIL 4 D / 3 N
04 Days - 03 Nights
USD 630.00 / person
Description: INCA TRAIL 4 D / 3 N
The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4 days is known as one of the best walks in the world, the Inca Trail has no parallel for its ecological diversity and richness of archaeological treasures. The Machupicchu National Park covers 37 thousand square kilometers is home to a network of Inca roads, dozens of archeological sites, 10 ecological zones (from glacial peaks to tropical forests), more than 450 species of birds and more than 300 species of orchids, as well as the legendary city of Machu Picchu. See our availability for 2020 - 2021.
DAY 1: CUSCO - PISKACUCHO KM 82 - LLACTAPATA - WAYLLABAMBA.
Start the most exciting adventure that is only experienced with our classic 4-day Inca trail. We will pick you up from your hotel in a private vehicle very early at 4:30 a.m. Then we will go to Piskacucho, also called kilometer 82, where the classic Inca Trail begins. On the way, we stop to have breakfast in Ollantaytambo at 6:30 - 7:00 am to charge energy for our start of the road. (Breakfast is not included). Arriving at kilometer 82 at 8:30 a.m. We will have time to organize, use the SS.HH, apply sunscreen, insect repellent, etc. At the first checkpoint of the Inca Trail, be ready to show your tickets, passports (if you pay a student fee for your student card).
At the beginning of our walk we crossed the Vilcanota River, this first day is relatively easy, a warm-up along the Inca flat terrain. There are excellent views of the Inca Fortress ('Huillca Raccay'), the vast and incredible Inca site of Llactapata, (officially called 'Patallacta'), the Urubamba mountain range that divides the jungle, the Andes Mountains, and the beautiful snow - the covered peak of 'W'akayWillca' (5860 masl) known as Veronica. Our first Wayllabamba camp (3000 m.s.n.m) in the temperate green valley of the same name. Temperatures at night are around 8ºC depending on the month.
During the day, we will enjoy spectacular views of the snowy mountain Veronica, (5,860m), the lush green valley that surrounds us and a lot of flora and fauna.
- Distance: 12kms.
- Difficulty: Easy - Moderate
DAY 2: WAYLLABAMBA - WARMIWAÑUSCA - PACASMAYU.
Very early in the morning from 5 to 5:30 a.m. We will enjoy a nutritious breakfast, to start a steep walk to the highest pass, Abra de WarmiWañusca or ‘Dead Woman Pass’ (altitude 4215 m.s.n.m). On this day, you will feel a true sense of accomplishment when you reach the top. Arriving at the pass we will have a short rest for After returning to the walk to Pacasmayo (altitude 3600 masl) on this route we can observe a great variety of hummingbirds in addition to massive species of birds, you will also have time to appreciate the incredible variety of native plants and trees 'Polylepis' or Q'ueuña that grow in the amazing cloud forest located at an altitude of 3600 meters above sea level After lunch, you will have the afternoon off and rest for day 3 since this day was a bit heavy. Pacasmayo will be our second day of Camp.
- Distance: 10kms.
- Difficulty: Moderate - Challenge
DAY 3: PACASMAYU - PHUYUPATAMARCA - WIÑAYWAYNA.
This is the longest day and it will be the most impressive of our entire journey, so with a lot of energy we get up for breakfast at 5.30am in the morning and start a gentle climb to visit the archaeological site of 'RUNKURAQAY' being the first archaeological center of the day since this day we will visit several of them such as: SAYAQMARCA, PHUYUPATAMARCA, INTIPATA AND WIÑAYWAYNA
The Inca site of 'SAYAQMARCA', is located one hour from the second pass of RUNKURAQAY, After visiting this site, we will descend some steps to the impressive site of CHAQUICOCHA, where we will have lunch in our 3 day After lunch again an hour's access to the third step PHUYUPATAMARCA place where you can see machupicchu mountain and some impressive valleys and visit the archaeological center of PHUYUPATAMARCA. A little rest and then descend to WIÑAYWAYNA, where it will be the last camp. The temperature during the night is approximately 12º C.
- Distance: 16kms (7 hours or so of walking).
- Difficulty: Moderate.
DAY 4: WIÑAYWAYNA - MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO.
Today we reach the final part of this impressive tour Around 4:00 a.m. We start with delicious breakfast, then we start our walk to reach the sanctuary of Machu Picchu, we will arrive at approximately 6:00 a.m. At Inti Punku (Puerta de Sol), this place is the first point to observe the majestic citadel of Machu Picchu showing its spectacular beauty, with incredible views for everyone. Continuing our way downhill to the citadel of Machu Picchu. (2400 m.s.n.m.) After walking 40 minutes, we enter the citadel from the top through the "House of the Guardians." From there we go to the checkpoint where we register and leave our belongings.
After securing our luggage, your professional guide will direct you to a strategic location so you can start a small orientation and then drive it through the amazing ruins and its main streets. You can walk through the city squares and climb the intricate stairs carved in stone. Machu Picchu is considered as the spiritual center of the world by esoteric wisdom. Once the guided tour ends, After the tour You. You will have free time to explore and take photos
Next you will have to approach the town of Aguas Calientes where you will have time for lunch (on your own). At 4:22 we will take the train back to Ollantaytambo, where our staff will be waiting for you, to transport you by bus to the city of Cusco and take you to your hotel.
- Meals: Breakfast.
- Distance: 6kms.
- Difficulty: Easy.
* Our passengers make exclusive use of the Inca Adventours company.
|Number of People||Price per Person|
|02 - 05||USD 650.00|
|06 - 10||USD 630.00|
Huayna Picchu: USD 75.00 / per person
Mountaint Machu Picchu: USD 75.00 / per person
Vistadome (one way): USD 75.00 / per person
You can leave any day of the week.
I NEED MY ORIGINAL PASSPORT FOR INCA ROAD AND ALTERNATE TREKS ?.
OF course !!
You must bring your original passport and it is very important that it be the same number you sent us for the reservation. The park guards verify the passports of the walkers every day and also to enter Machu Picchu. The train company will verify your passport before you board the train. If you have changed your passport after the reservation, please ask us to communicate immediately./ or bring both passports.
CAN I CHANGE THE DEPARTURE DATE AFTER I HAVE PURCHASED THE TICKETS ?.
Unfortunately NO. !!The Ministry of Culture does not allow any changes. In addition, tickets are not transferable or refundable. If you cancel the Tour, you will lose your deposit.
WHERE CAN I LEAVE MY BAGGAGE ?.
During the Tour INCA ROAD; ALTERNA TREK OR TOURS TO MACHUPICCHU , your luggage can be left in the luggage store of your hotel in Cusco.
HOW MANY PARTICIPANTS NEED TO EXPLORE ?.
At least 2 participants and the date does not matter. Inca Adventours is a direct tour operator and we do personalized service with small groups.
CAN I JOIN AS A SINGLE TRAVELER ?.
Yes, as long as we have a trip that leaves that day. We have travelers traveling alone and they join our walks all the time. I would share accommodation with someone of the same sex and if you want to have only one hotel room, you can arrange it for an additional $ 25.00
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE MOUNTAIN HUAYNA PICCHU AND MACHUPICCHU MONTAÑA ?.
HUAYNA PICCHU: The hike to the top is approximately 45 minutes, along the narrow and steep Inca stairs. Once at the top, you can see the citadel of Machu Picchu and its surroundings. This is the famous peak at the bottom of every iconic photo of Machu Picchu. At the summit, Huayna Picchu is always a main topic in most of the Machu Picchu visitor lists, which means that you generally need to book months in advance. Only a certain number of people can walk this mountain every day. Along this hike, you will see stunning views of the Machu Picchu ruins. The limited amount of tickets is a limit established by the Ministry of Culture in Cusco, not by INCA ADVENTOURS. This is completely out of our hands unfortunately. Tickets for this mountain are not transferable.
If for a / or be suffering from vertigo or fear of height it is preferable not booked is quite steep.
MACHUPICCHU MONTAÑA: The walk to its top is approximately 1.30 hours. Once at the top, you get a much higher point of view, so you have an incredible view of the Machu Picchu Citadel and its surroundings. This hike is a great alternative to Huayna Picchu. Ideal for those who do not want the trouble to fight for a ticket, or who could not get one. Technically, the spaces for MOUNTAIN Machu Picchu are also limited to 400 per day, but they are rarely sold out. We simply need to reserve a space when we buy your entrance tickets.
This hike is great because it will also take you high like Huayna Picchu, which offers great views. This hike has an easier inclination (it also makes it accessible to those who fear the heights of Huayna Picchu), but the road is much longer, which makes it equally challenging in its own way.
I NEED TO BRING EXTRA MONEY TO TOUR OR TREK THAT MAKES ?.
YES. This is very important !! We recommend that you bring 300 to 400 Peruvian soles. You may not need any of this money, but in case of an emergency, you should make sure you have enough cash. If you are participating in the Sacred Valley tour there are many places to buy gifts.
WE WILL INCLUDE WATER DURING THE TREK ?.
YES. Please bring your own water container. In case of an excursion our team will provide boiled water in lunch places and camps.
IF I DECIDE TO CANCEL THE TOUR WILL I BE REFUNDED?
NO. Our company has a no refund policy. All 50% deposits are not refundable or transferable. We understand that unexpected things happen that are beyond your control, but we cannot make exceptions. Since tickets are purchased and the group is already organized food and transportation paid.
HOW DO I BOOK FOR THE TOUR OR TREK ?.
Please fill in the form located in RESERVATIONS on the home page and you need to send a 50% deposit per person of the tour or trek you are going to make, through WESTER UNION , VISB or Paypal interbank transfers and send us to: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. You will have to add the 8% commission, At the time of making the deposit, Once the information has been received, we will make the reservation and send you a confirmation email of the amount deposited and the invoice as well as including the balance due. Balance that will have to be canceled at the end of the briefing.
IT IS IMPORTANT TO ATTEND BRIEFING BEFORE DOING THE TREK ?.
Very important is the time where you will meet with our trek guide who will specify in detail every problem you have about trek, weather, departure time and etc.HAVE DISCOUNTS FOR STUDENTS OR MINORS ?.
Only in entrance ticket to machupicchu:
- Students with a Student card: From 18 to 25 years old: US $ 30 Information required on the student card: name of the university, name of the student, photo of the student, expiration date, etc. A copy of the card is required at the time of reservation and government approval for the discount.
- Children under 18: US $ 30 Please send us a copy of your passport at the time of booking.
- Children under 11 years old: US $ 40 Please send us a copy of your passport at the time of booking.
if you do not cancel 50% of the balance you will not be able to make the tour or trek that I request.
Includes in the Tour
- Pick up from the hotel.
- Bus until kilometer 82, start of the walk.
- Professional Bilingual Guide.
- 2h guided tour of the citadel
- Bus tickets down from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes ..
- Entrance tickets to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu.
- Camping equipment.
- 03 breakfasts.
- 03 Mondays.
- 03 dinners.
- Cold boiled water to drink
- Carrier for your trip.
- Expedition tourist train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.
- Transfer from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.
- First aid kit.
- Lodging in Aguas Calientes.
- Duffle bag for its 7 kilos.
Does not include
- First breakfast, Last lunch and last dinner.
- Expenses during the tour.
- Bottle of water.
- Canes, (you can rent with us).
- Sleeping Bag, (you can rent with us).
- Air mattress, (you can rent with us).
- Tips for the route staff.
- Huayna Picchu Mountain: US $ 75 per person.
- Machu Picchu Mountain: US $ 75 per person.
- Add US $ 57 for the Vistadome.
- Extra Porter: $ 60 (up to 10 kilos).
We are a Guaranteed Agency
INCA ADVENTOURS is a 100% Cusco agency, (PERU) we are direct tour operators without intermediaries. INCA ADVENTOURS is a friendly agency and a tour operator based in the city of Cusco whose owners are from Cusco (Peru).
- All our tours and walks are strictly organized by INCA ADVENTOURS and its professional team, our purpose is to provide a high quality service.
- We are proud of our team because thanks to them, we are growing in a responsible way.
- We only require a minimum of 2 travelers to start an excursion.
- We have highly trained guides who have degrees in the area of tourism and speak fluent English.
INCA ADVENTOURS. It is a company that cares for orphaned children and parents of low income. Therefore book a trek or tour with INCA ADVENTOURS.
What to bring?
- Identification document. Original passport (the passport I use to book the tour).
- A lightweight backpack of 25 - 40 liters. It will be easy to use throughout the trip. (The smaller the better, why? In Machupicchu you can use a backpack of maximum 30 liters).
- Jacket or waterproof clothing, a rain poncho. (Waterproof equipment is very important in the Andes, the weather is constantly changing.
- Extra Money in soles (For any type of emergency).
- Repellent for mosquitoes.
- Trekking shoe.
- Cap and sunglasses.
- Bottle of water.
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