Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4 days: Many tourists from all over the world come to Peru not only to see Machu Picchu but to walk the Inca Trail, perhaps the most famous trek in South America. These tourists are attracted not only by the challenge of the hike, but also for the beauty of its scenery, the impressive ruins along the same, and the mystery at the end of the road.
There are 3 ways to get to Machu Picchu via the Inca Trail. The first and hardest long 8-7 days which is quite difficult, also the height can exceed 4.500 meters. The second option is the most frequented, hard four days and three nights and has a distance of 42 kilometers. Finally, the last option and the shortest only take 2 days and 1 night, being quite simple route and little required. As the second choice of 4 days and 3 nights is the busiest, we will explain in detail the route, day by day, then.
- Driving time: 4 days / 3 nights
- Outputs travel dates: Every day from January to March (please check availability in our groups)
- Visited destinations: Tour Cusco – Km 82 – huayllabamba – Step Warmiwañusca – Pacaymayo – Wiñayhuayna – Intipunku “Sungate” – Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu
- Travel Styles Adventure, Archaeology, Cultural Landscape ecological, Machu Picchu Inca trail, camping
- Activities Travel: Travel along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes Overnight at the “pueblo of Machu Picchu”, Machu Picchu trek.
- Difficulty Level: Medium Difficulty.
- Price US $: 00.00
Detailed itinerary Tour Cusco Machu Picchu:
Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4 days / 3 nights
TOURS DAY 01:
TOUR CUSCO – KM 82 – HUAYLLABAMBA – INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU
Pick up from hotel early morning 05:30 am, transfer by bus to Km. 82 starting point of our walk, we pass through the villages of Chinchero, Urubamba and Ollantaytambo. The first section of this circuit will run along the Urubamba River with an excellent view of Nevado Veronica (5,900 meters), continue to the archaeological site of Llactapata and the Cusi chaca River Valley, arrive near the town of Wayllabamba (3,000 meters ) where we camp. This day he is walking about. 5 to 6 hours.
TOURS DAY 02:
HUAYLLABAMBA – STEP WARMIWAÑUSCA – PACAYMAYO – INCA TRAIL
After breakfast we start our trek along the Inca Trail at 7 am where ascend slowly to Warmiwañusca pass (4,050 m) through a beautiful forest of Queñua. We will have great views of the Andean natural landscape, get to Llulluchapampa (3,750 meters) at the foot of malaga typical open pampas. After tracing the passage of Warmiwañusca Pacaymayo we descend to Valley (3,620 meters), where we camp. Here and we can appreciate the extraordinary construction of the Inca Trail. Camp. On this day it is walking approximately 7-8 hours for the Inca Trail.
TOURS DAY 03:
PACAYMAYO – Runkurakay – SAYACMARCA – WIÑAYWAYNA – INCA TRAIL
We got up at 6 am, have breakfast and we will take our walk at 7 am This is a spectacular day hike along the Inca Trail. After visiting the Inca archaeological Runkurakay from which enjoy a spectacular view of the area, remount the passage of the same name (3,800 m), continue to the Inca archaeological sites in Sayacmarca, Phuyupatamarca and Wiñaywayna, which are joined together by a wonderful white granite path between the lush vegetation of the forest of the Inca trail. We observe the remarkable balance struck by the Incas and their environment. Our camp is located near the Inca archaeological complex of Wiñaywayna (2,700 m). This day trip is approximately 8 hours walking the Inca Trail.
TOURS DAY 04:
WIÑAYWAYNA – INTIPUNKU – TOURS MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO TOUR
This day we got up early at 4 am had breakfast and left at 5 am We said goodbye to the porters because they return to Cusco with the team. Visit the Inca archaeological site of Wiñaywayna, continue touring this beautiful stretch of our route, amidst dense vegetation typical of course rainforest to the Puerta del Sol or Intipunku this point we are reaching approximately two hours after starting the hike the Inca Trail, where we have a tremendous panoramic view of the Inca city of Machu Picchu. A Machu Picchu are reaching about 7 am for two hours where we will visit the Inca city of Machu Picchu, then take some time off to be more in Machu Picchu, if they wish can climb Huayna Picchu another beautiful place. In the afternoon we will go to Aguas Calientes “town of Machu Picchu”, where we take the train back to Cusco leaves at 17:00 pm The train reached the city of Cusco at 9:20 p.m. and then we will transfer you to your Hotel.
INCLUDED IN INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU 4 days:
- Transport by bus to Km 82 -. Inca Trail.
- Train ticket back to Cusco Tour.
- Entrance ticket to Inca Trail and Machu Picchu.
- Professional guide service for the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Spanish English.
- Food: from lunch on Day 1 to breakfast on the fourth day (optional vegetarian food)..
- Specialized chef for the Inca Trail.
- Equipment: double-insulated tents for the Inca trail is provided.
- Dining tent, kitchen chairs.
- Porters: responsible for carrying tents and food for the Inca trail group.
- Oxygen equipment and first aid kit for the Inca Trail.
- Airport pick – hotel
NOT INCLUDED IN INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU 4 days:
- Sleeping bag.
- Last lunch on the fourth day.
- Bus ticket down from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes “machupicchu people.” (Cost $ 10).
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU:
- Sleeping bag for Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
- Camera to the Inca Trail, Machu Picchu
- Rain poncho for travel trek
- Mosquito repellent for travel
- Sunscreen for the Inca Trail
- Swimwear for travel
- water purifier
- Coramina (glucose) for altitude sickness
- Chocolates, cookies, nuts, etc.
- Extra money
YOU NEED TO BRING THE INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU:
For starters, it is mandatory to do a tour with an authorized and formal agency for the Inca Trail. The guided tour include tents, mattresses or mats, and food, all you have to carry a backpack with clothes and personal items, as well as a sleeping bag and a flashlight. It is important to take a plastic poncho or rain jacket for the months of November to March.
As for water, it is possible to buy bottles of water during the first two days, but by the third day is necessary to purify water, so it is recommended to bring purification tablets or iodine drops for water.
As for clothing, hiking boots, long pants, shirts, jackets for cold, gloves and hat for the night is recommended. Finally, it is recommended to bring sunscreen and insect repellent, especially in the rainy season (November to March).
If You are satisfied and want us to do the booking for you, please send your personal data:
- Full names,
- Passport number,
- If they are students or not
- Exact date they want to do the Inca trail to Machu Picchu
The procedure followed for booking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is as follows:
- You should send the above information. Tourism Agency issues a voucher with all the data of the service that will be sent to you via email or fax.
- You receive the voucher and must send transfer via Western Union offices 50% of all the money and half the canceled to reach Cusco.
- You must send via fax or email copy of your passport and student card.
- The advance is necessary because the travel agency must buy entrance tickets to the Inca trail and return train tickets at the time of booking. You can verify this requirement lines below where we include part of the regulation of reserves, payments, etc. that standard revenues’s network of Inca roads.
Departure dates the Inca Trail: We have groups for the classic Inca Trail every day of the year. Less February because the Inca Trail is closed during this month. February you can visit the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu by train or car. More is not operable to the Inca Trail.
Availability for Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: They allow for the entry of 500 people per day to the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu only. This figure includes tourists, guides, porters and cooks. Quotas are for all people who want to do the Inca Trail. So to make the Inca Trail is essential book months in advance of your trip. The availability of quotas for the Inca Trail is the same for all tourist agencies. Therefore, if there is no space available travel agency you can make room for the Inca Trail.
Services Classic Inca Trail: The camps are outdoors in tents and not in shelters, but all have toilets. Only in the last camp no hot showers. As for safety, there are checkpoints in the camps with trained personnel to handle cases of accidents and medical emergencies.