Inca trail to Machu Picchu 4 days|
4 days / 3 nights Difficulty: 2/3
Cusco Wayllabamba Wiñaywayna Machu Picchu
INCA TRAIL MACHU PICCHU
The Inca trail is a stunning network still intact, in the course of this Trek there are about 40 km . It is combined The Inca trail is a stunning network still intact, in the course of this Trek there are about 40 km. It is combined with nature, magic, religious buildings and human experience.
It took 4 days to do this trek, both complicated and wonderful. You have to go through tropical zone, follow the mountain, and reach a pass at 4200 m. But the culmination point is when you arrive in Machu Picchu in the morning with an impressive view on the Mountain form the Sun Gate (la Puerta del Sol). You have to “deserve your Machu Picchu”.
To do this trek, you have to go with a travel agency, because you can’t do it alone anymore. Furthermore, the access is limited to 500 persons a day, so you have to reserve it with anticipation.
FIRST DAY: Cusco km. 82 Wayllabamba
Very early we will leave Cusco by bus. At the Km.82, we will start our trek travel time. It will be approximately 5 - 6 hours for the first day. On the way we will see the Archaeological remains of Llactapata. Then go up to Wayllabamba, our first camp, fter visiting the archaeological site of the same name.
The meals included are the lunch and the dinner.
SECOND DAY: Wayllabamba - Pacaymayu
During the second day of treeking: start walking very early, always in the company of our guide. We will begin the ascent toward the passage of approximately 4200 m: Warmi Huañusca. Something difficult but not impossible; after 6-7 hours of walking we reach our camp Chaquicocha where we will spend the night.
The meals included are the breakfast, lunch and dinner.
THIRD DAY: Pacaymayu - Winaywayna
After taking our breakfast we will start the tour. We will have panoramic views of the mountains, animals, flora and wildlife. On the way, We will visit the Archaeological site of Runkuracay, Sayacmarca and Phuyupatamarca. Then we will have the opportunity to observe the other Archaeological site called Wiñaywayna, where our last camp will be located.
FOURTH DAY: Winaywayna Machu Picchu
We get up early after our breakfast, and after saying good bye to our porters, We begin the descent to the citadel of Machu Picchu on the way visit Intipuncu continuing the journey we arrive at our destination MACHU PICCHU, visit the lost city of the inkas with your guide for approximately two hours, then you will have a free time to explore the sacred city on your own.. Before going down to Aguas Calientes (optional bus) and then take the train back to Ollantaytambo and transfer to Cusco by bus.
(hiking to the mountain of Huayna Picchu optional, limited number of people are allowed).
THE TOUR INCLUDES: