Trekking Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 2024

Blog, Inka Trail to Machu Picchu

Inka Trail.- It is one of the most important trekking routes in South America, in the route there are numerous streams and courses of waters of glacial origin. Among the twelve archaeological monuments that can be seen, Qoriwayrachina, Patallaqta, Runkuraqay, Sayaqmarca, Phuyupatamarca, Intipunku, Intipata and Wiñayhuayna stand out.
The most popular route starts at km 82 of the Cusco-Machu Picchu railway (40 km until you reach the citadel of Machu Picchu).
Inka Trail

Trek Details:
Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights
Difficulty: Moderate
Activity: Culture / Adventure
Season: All Year
Altitude Between: 3,400 / 4,200 m.
Starting Point: Chilca (Km. 82)
Book: 4 months before departure date
Day 1 Trek Inka Trail; Cusco / Km. 82 / Wayllabamba (3,300 m)
Pick up from the hotel with the Bus that will take us to Chilca 2,680 m (km 82) via Chinchero, we carry out the corresponding controls and join the whole team of professionals that will make our trip a success. Starting our walk on the banks of the Urubamba River until arriving at Llactapata important archaeological group, place where we will have lunch and then continue to our first camp in Wayllabamba 3,300 m after a restorative dinner we will spend the night. (D, A, C)
Elevation: + 620 m (duration 4/5 hours approx.)
Day 2 Wayllabamba / Warmiwañusca Pass (4,200 m) / Pacaymayu (3,500 m)
Fortifying breakfast to overcome the great challenge of the day. Starting the trek in a slow but fabulous ascent until you reach the first step (Warmiwañusca) that is 4,200 m from this place you can see an impressive view of two geographical panoramas of mountains and snowy mountains and the other no less beautiful than the semi tropical valley, With this wonderful view we will have lunch to continue the descent to Pacaymayu 3,500 m which is our second camp. (D, A, C)
Elevation: + 900 m / – 700 m (duration 6/7 hours approx. Up and down)
Day 3 Pacaymayu / Wiñaywayna (2,650 m)
We begin the walk and ascend to the archaeological zone of Runkuraqay and then at the second step 3,900 m we will find important vestiges of the Inca Culture, we continue our journey to Sayacmarca where we will have lunch to continue walking and observe how the geography is changing aspect, dry and mountainous to semi tropical green, jungle eyebrow. On this route is the archaeological group of Phuyupatamarca, then we will arrive at the last Wiñaywayna camp 2,650 m (D, A, C)
Elevation: + 400 m / – 1,250 m (duration 7/8 hours approx. Up and down)
Day 4 Wiñaywayna / Machu Picchu (2,400 m) / Cusco
We will get up very early and after breakfast we will begin our journey towards Intipunku, managing to observe the fabulous exit of the Astro Rey, while being able to appreciate a wonderful spectacle, the panoramic view of the Citadel of Machu Picchu, then we will descend and tour this magical place full of energy and culture, in a guided tour of the precincts, squares, sacred fountains, temples, towers, the Agricultural and Urban Sector. We will have some time for the free visit and be able to ascend to the huayna picchu 2,667 m in the afternoon we will go down to hot waters by bus (height 2,050 m) where we will have lunch, and then we will return to ollantaytambo with train then with bus to the city of Cusco. (D)
Elevation: – 250 m (duration 2 hours approx. Until the citadel)
What includes?
# Trekking Guide that speaks English
# Cook (1), Porters (8-12)
# Private tourist transport to the starting point for walking
# Food during the expedition (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
Breakfast: Tea, coffee, milk, serials, bread, cheese, butter, jam, pancake, fruit salad, etc.
Snack: Fresh fruit, chocolate, biscuit, frugues and candies.
Lunch: Vegetable salad, pasta, tuna, potato wing Huancaina, chili pepper, chicken salpicon, ham.
Tea Time: Coffee, infusions, cookies, fried huantan, popcorn, etc.
Dinner: variety of soups, quinoa, chaufa rice, rolled chicken, fried trout, pasta, sauteed loin.
# Optional vegetarian food
# Camping equipment (sleeping tent 2 people, dining tent, kitchen and bathroom tent)
# Logistic Kitchen Equipment (kitchen utensils, pots, plates, cutlery, chairs, tables, gas)
# Hot water in the morning to wash your hands and face every day
# Boiled water for your bottle every day
# Bus down to hot water
# Train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
# Entrance tickets Inca Trail Machu Picchu
# First aid kit
# Communication radio
# Personalized assistance
# Mat
What does not include?
# Personal clothing for Trekking
# Extra food and drinks in the cities
# Entrance tickets to the Machu Picchu National Park (S / 160.00)
# Travel, accident and evacuation insurance
# Breakfast (day 1)
# Dinner (last day)
# Sleeping bag
# Tips (driver, guide, cook, muleteer)
What do i need to bring?
# Wear appropriate clothing for the day (heat) and for the night (cold), sunscreen, sunglasses, repellent, bathing clothes, personal hygiene kit, walking boots, camera, waterproof jacket, water bottle, sleeping bag, small backpack, front (flashlight-light)
# Baggage (5 to 6 Kilos per person) for porters
Dear Trekkeros
Welcome to our Fixed Departures (join a group) programs to join a group
# The walks do not present considerable degrees of difficulty, nor restrictions on age, sex, or physical condition, they should only really want to do this activity.
# The group is made up of people of different nationalities and ages
# Our excursions begin and end in Cusco, add additional days for National and International flights, bus trips from Lima and the very important acclimatization days in Cusco.
# If you already have planned to travel to Cusco Peru and do this trekking we recommend you to be the first in the reservation to offer you our special discounts.
# To validate your reservation, you must deposit 30% of the total price, and 70% of the payment when you arrive in Huaraz.
# We are flexible with the departures programs; You can write us for more detailed information on services and programs.
We also offer:
# Hotels before / after the trek, hotels in Cusco (Andean House, El Libertador, the inn of the Inca), Hotel Machu Picchu Sanctuary lodge,
# Public and private transport bus (Cruz del Sur, Mobile tours, Oltursa)
#packages throughout the country in private service from Lima airport (1-2 People)
#Guide services, rental and sale of mountain equipment.

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