Peru Treks

Inka Trail to Machu Picchu & Cusco

Inka Trail & Cusco

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8 Days, 7 Nights

from $ 1278

itinerary

  • Day 1 . Arrival to Cusco

    Upon your arrival in Cusco, you’ll be met by an Inka Experience representative and transferred to your comfortable hotel.

    Take the day to acclimatize to the altitude in Cusco.

  • Day 2. Sacred Valley tour & overnight in...

    Your full-day Sacred Valley tour begins with a scenic drive to Pisac, where you will visit its famous, lively market. Hundreds of traditionally-dressed artisans and sellers journey from surrounding villages to sell their crafts and produce at this market. Ceramics, carvings, weavings, and jewelry are popular items.

    You will stop in Urubamba where you will have some free time to explore the town and have lunch (included).

    Continue to the ancient and serene town of Ollantaytambo, which has been continuously inhabited since the 13th century, and visit its impressive hillside fortress ruins.

    At the end you will be transferred to your hotel in the sacred valley.

  • Day 3. Inka Trail, Cusco - KM. 82    Wayllabamba.

    You’ll have an early morning pick up and transfer to the Sacred Valley area where you’ll begin the spectacular hike crossing the Piscacucho Bridge, which leads to the Inca Trail.

    Our first leg of the trail leads us to the Patallacta Lookout where we can admire the Impressive Inca town of Patallacta ( 2700 m.a.s.l.).

    From Patallacta, we’ll continue to the Kusichaca Valley, passing the communities of Tarayoq, Hatunchaca, and Wayllabamba, where we’ll set up our campsite at (3000 m.a.s.l).

    Today’s hike will consist of 7 km – 5 hrs.

    Meals: snack, lunch, tea time and dinner.

  • Day 4. Inka trail, Wayllabamba – Warmihuañusca –...

    Day 2 will be one of the more challenging days as we ascend from 3000 meters to 4 200 meters above sea level.

    On the way you will be astonished by a cloud Forest, Beautiful Queuñales ( Queuña trees, Indigenous tree ), likens, Bromeliads, Orchids, Birds and also The Huayanay Glacier, which is a part of the Vilcabamba Range.

    Today’s hike will be total approximately 7hrs and will be more of a steep climb.

    The campsite will be at 3600 m.a.s.l.

  • Day 5. Inka Trail, Pacaymayo – Runkuraqay –...

    Early wake up to begin the ascension from 3600 to 3900 m.a.s.l

    Today’s hike will pass by various archeological sites including Sayacmarka and Chaquicocha ( Dry Lagoon, 3 600 meters ).

    We’ll pass through the first Inca Tunnel reaching Phuyupatamarka or the Cloudy Place on our descent towards Wiñayhuayna which is the last campsite on the trail.

    Today’s walking time will be 9 hours.

    Meals: snack, lunch, tea time and dinner with desert.

  • Day 6. Inka Trail, Wiñayhuayna – Sun gate...

    You’ll have a very early wake up call today on our way to the ruins of Machu Picchu.

    It will take us 1 hour and 10 minutes from Wiñayhuayna to reach the Sun Gate “Inti Punku”. You’ll have time to take in the beautiful scenery and enjoy the panoramic views of the ruins.

    Upon arrival inside the ruins, we’ll have a guided tour of Machu Picchu and plenty of time to explore on your own.

    At the end you will be transfer to the town of Aguas Calientes to take your train back to the city of Cusco.

    In Cusco you will be transfer to your hotel.

  • Day 7. City Tour

    In the afternoon, after lunch, you’ll take a guided tour of the city and surrounding area. You’ll visit the cathedral, main plaza, ruins of Sachsayhuaman, Koricancha, Puca Pucara, Qenko, and Tambomachay.

    You’ll also get a taste of the mixture between the Inca architecture and Spanish colonial architecture dominated by the city.

    You’ll have the evening to yourselves.

    Overnight in your comfortable Cusco hotel.

  • Day 8. Transfer to the Airport

    After breakfast, you’ll be transferred to the  Cusco airport for your flight to Lima.

    In  Lima , take your  flight  back to home.

    Safe Journey home!

    End of our services

  • Additional Information

    Passport requirements

    • A passport valid for 6 months after the date of your arrival to Peru is necessary for all travels.

    Included

    IN CUSCO

    • Excellent quality hotels based on U.S. standards
    • 3 nights in Cusco, 1 night in the sacred valley
    • Program 4 days – 3 night Inka trail .
    • All breakfast
    • Machu Picchu expeditions train servicie to Ollantaytambo.
    • Multi-lingual, Professional tour guides
    • All transfers and entrance fees
    • Travel Insurance

     

    Not Included

    • Domestic flights

     

    Inka Trail Included

    • briefing one day before the trek
    • Professional Bilingual Guide.
    • Private bus from Cusco to km 82. (beginning of the trail)
    • Cook and porters to carry the tents
    • Camping equipment ( tents, mattresses, tables and seats, cooking tent and eating tent).
    • Excellent meals breakfasts , 4 snacks , 3 lunch , 3 tea breaks  and 3 dinners
    • First aid kit and Oxygen tank.
    • Bus  down to Aguas Calientes from Machu Picchu.
    • Entrance fees to Machu Picchu.
    • Expeditions Train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Cusco.
    • Pick Up train station Cusco / to your hotel

     

    Not Included

    • Sleeping bag

     

    Additional services

    • For rent: Sleeping bag $30 / Trekking poles $30 / personal porter $140
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OVERVIEW

This 8-Day Peru adventure includes the 4-Day Inka Trail to Machu Picchu – one of the top treks in the world! You’ll explore the Incan ruins, amazing Andean scenery along with a magical tour of Machu Picchu. This Peru tour also includes excursions of Cusco city and the surrounding ruins of Cusco along with a full day tour of the Sacred Valley of the Inkas.

Enjoy this dynamic Inka Trail adventure and that provides history, culture, nature and the challenge of trekking to Machu Picchu.

ROUTE:

  • Day 1. Arrival to Cusco
  • Day 2. Sacred Valley tour & overnight in the sacred valley
  • Day 3. Inka trail
  • Day 4. Inka trail
  • Day 5. Inka trail
  • Day 6. Arrival to Machu Picchu & Overnight in Cusco
  • Day 7. City tour
  • Day 8. Departure from Cusco

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EXTRA ACTIVITIES

RAFTING

The Cusco region offers exceptional opportunities for fans of river rafting. The rivers, both the Apurimac and the Urubamba river are good and the scenery fabulous.

Sky Lodge

Located in the Sacred Valley of Cuzco, Peru, the exclusive Skylodge  offers you the chance to sleep within a completely transparent hanging bedroom, that allows you to appreciate the impressive view of this magic and mystic valley.

To sleep at Skylodge, people must climb 400 mt. of Via Ferrata or hike an intrepid trail through ziplines. One night at this place will make your dreams come true.

MARAS

The Salineras de Maras are about 10km off the road to Maras on a clearly marked, rough, unpaved road. These are pools on the mountainside that are used to collect salt. The soil in the Maras region has large amounts of salt in it, and a saline underground stream runs to the salineras. Here, the water is diverted into hundreds of pools, which are then sealed off, and through evaporation salt is left in the pools. Each pool is owned by a separate family, who collects the salt to sell. The sight of the salineras is truly unique, with hundreds of white terraces against the green mountains and the blue skies, and creates some wonderful photo opportunities.

 

MORAY

Moray is a very different Inca site, about 7km beyond Maras, and was used as an agricultural experimentation centre. It consists of many levels of terraces in concentric circles at different elevations, and each different level was used to try out different crop strains. Due to the position of Moray, the temperature of the different terraces can vary significantly, creating very different climatic conditions in a very small area.

Zip Line

The ZIP-Line Sacred Valley offers the opportunity to people of all ages can fly this magnificent place. A safe and fun way, the zip-line It has 6 lines or cables 100 to 500 meters, for a total of 2000 mt.

It’s a unique experience where the emotion and the safety are guaranteed

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