The Classic Inca Trail is one of the famous trek in Southamerica this ancient Inca trail begins close the town of Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley and ends at Machu Picchu The trail is a total of 35.8 kilometers (22.24 miles) As we enter Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary, you’ll be able to see a stunning variety of orchids, butterflies and hummingbirds as we approach the enigmatic ruins. This journey steeped in history and natural beauty is without a doubt an unforgettable experience for our visitors.
- All Year except February
- 4 Days 3 Nights
- 16 people maximum
- Huayna Picchu US$75 (for day 5)
- 01 Extra Night´s lodging (for day 5)
ISIC CARD APLICABLE
- International Student Identity Card (We need to receive a scan of the ISIC card)
- Full porter US$110 – 14kg
- Half porter US$65 – 7kg
Day 01: Cusco – KM-82 – Wayllabamba
(total distance: 10.4km, 6.46 miles)
You’ll be picked up from your hotel at 06:00am and we’ll head by tourist-class bus to Km.82, the point at which the trail begins. The first day’s trek will last 5 to 6 hours, during which we’ll visit the Llactapata archeological group and admire its panoramic view. Throughout the day’s trek, we’ll be able to appreciate the region’s diverse flora and fauna. Lunch will be on the trail, while dinner will be at our first camp, at Wayllabamba, where we will spend the night.
Day 02: Wayllabamba – Warmiwañusca – Pacaymayo
(total distance: 9.7 km, 6.034 miles)
After a very early breakfast, we’ll begin our trek toward the steep Lullucha valley where we will observe the beautiful and amazing landscape, arriving at the first pass and our trek’s high point, Warmiwañusca (4050 meters above sea level). From this point, whose name in Quechua means Dead Woman’s Pass, we’ll have spectacular views of the high Andes before beginning the descent into Pacaymayo Valley (3600 meters above sea level). The descent is a 6 to 7 hour trek during which we’ll experience the depth and warmth of the valley. Our cooks will surprise us with a delicious lunch on the trail while we rest. Dinner will be at our camp for the night, at Pacaymayo.
Day 03: Pacaymayo – Puya Patamarca – Wiñayhuayna
(total distance: 12.2 km, 7.58 miles)
We’ll begin the day’s hike after breakfast. On this day we’ll be able to observe a variety of wild orchids, bromeliads, mosses and ferns. We’ll make stops at the small archeological sites of Runcurakay, Sayacmarca, Conchamarca, Puyupatamarca, and Wiñayhuayna, which are examples of original Inca architecture. The total hiking time will be approximately 6 to 7 hours, with lunch en route amidst a panoramic view of the region’s snow-capped peaks. Upon our arrival at Wiñayhuayna we’ll enjoy a delicious dinner and set up camp for the night.
Day 04: Wiñayhuayna – Machupicchu –Cusco
(total distance: 3.5km, 2.17 miles)
On this day, we’ll visit one of the world’s most evocative sites: Machu Picchu Archeological Complex. After a very early breakfast, we’ll tackle the final segment of our trek. Our journey will take us through a lush and humid cloud forest filled with ferns and plants. After two hours, we’ll arrive at the Intipunku Sun Gate and Machu Picchu in all its dawn splendor will come into view. Descending into the archeological complex, we’ll begin an unforgettable 2-hour guided visit during which our professional guide will recount history enveloping this mysterious and enchanting site. After the guided visit, you’ll have free time to explore independently or relax and soak up the site’s ambience. At the appropriate hour, we’ll descend by bus back or by walk to the town of Aguas Calientes, where you will have free time for lunch.
In the evening you’ll catch the train to Ollantaytambo station where your transfer will be waiting to take you back to Cusco.
Includes - No Included
Our trips include the indispensable items as part of your experience. We will provide the best services and equipment, all detail lines below.
- Admission: Inca Trail
- Admission: Machu Picchu
- Tourist-Class Transport: Cusco – Km 82
- Camping Equipment: Double-Occupancy Tents–Kitchen
- Tent –Dining Tent
- Cook and food
- Porters for camping equipment
- Professional English speaking guide
- First aid kit
- 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners and snacks (vegetarian
- options available with prior notice)
- Train ticket Aguas Calientes-Ollantaytambo at 9:30pm
- (early trains available 16:22 – 18:45)
- Bus transport Ollantaytambo – Cusco
- Breakfast day 1, lunch day 4
- Personal porters
- Entrance fee Huayna Picchu (US$ 75)
- Bus Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes (optional, US$ 12)
- Sleeping bag
- Walking sticks
- Tips for guide, porters and cook (optional)
- Water (boiled water available with meals)
- Travel insurance
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This checklist will help you pack for this tour.
- Hiking shoes
- Backpack (25 to 40 liters)
- Comfortable clothing for trekking
- Rain jacket
- Warm clothes,
- Sleeping bag
- Hiking sticks
- Flashlight + extra batteries
- Sun Hat
- Sun block
- Water bottle
- Insect repellent
- Toilet paper
- Discretionary spending (soles)
- Original passport
- SIC card (if applicable)
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- Quality and service during your visiting, we work in client’s satisfaction breaking expectation, improving processes, engaging staff and building confidence relations.
- Best mode to operate the trek sharing destination knowledge and experience always caring our internal and external clients.
- Peruvian team advisors with high sense of travel, professional guides experienced guiding this tour
- High quality and professional camping equipment, four season tents, size for 4 people, only used as double occupancy all for your comfort
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- Private transportation and we own all gear, tents, cooking material.
- Choose your best option to come back to Cusco with BeXplorer or find your own way, receive assistance.