Inca Trail to Machu Picchu - Inca Trail Hike (4 Days)

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu - Inca Trail Hike (4 Days)

4 Days

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu - Inca Trail Hike (4 Days)

4 Days Starting in Your Hotel in Cusco and ending in Cusco City Center

Visiting:

Machu Picchu Pueblo, Peru

,

Aguas Calientes

Tour operator:

Kantu Peru Tours

Physical rating:

Medium

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians, Vegans

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

KPT-CIT4D

Group size:

2 - 18

Age range:

16-99

Tour operated in:

English

,Spanish

Interests:

Recommended For:

This tour is no longer available

Tour Overview

DAY 1: CUSCO – KM 82 – WAYLLABAMBA This adventure will begin traveling to KM82 in Piscacucho community, where the tour will begin. This day you will visit Patallaqta archaeological center, after a walk you will reach Huayllabamba where will be the camp. DAY 2: WAYLLABAMBA – WARMIWAÑUSKA – PACAYMAYO This is the hardest day. It will pass through Warmiwañusca at 4200 masl from where you will have stunning views of the mountains, glaciers, clouds, etc. After a descent of approximately 1hour you will arrive at the Pacaymayo camp. DAY 3: PACAYMAYO – PHUYUPATAMARKA – WINAYWAYNA This day will pass through Runkurakay (3850 masl), in addition to visiting its archaeological center. You will also visit Sayacmarca and later Phuyupatamarca. Finally spend the night in Wiñaywayna. DAY 4: WINAYWAYNA – INTI PUNKU – MACHUPICCHU After waking up very early, you will hike to Inti Punku where you can see the sunrise. After descent to Machu Picchu you will have a guided tour. Approximately 2 hours through the Machu Picchu main places. When leaving MachuPicchu you will go to Aguas Calientes for lunch and then board the train back to Ollantaytambo, from there our representative will take you back to your hotel in Cusco.

Highlights

  • Walk the most famous hike in South America.

  • Transport yourself to the past, to the time of the Incas.

  • Live this unique experience, through the mystical Classic Inca Trail.

  • Enjoy the most beautiful Andean landscapes.

  • Visit Machu Picchu in a unique way.

Places You'll See

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu - Inca Trail Hike (4 Days)

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu - Inca Trail Hike (4 Days)

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu - Inca Trail Hike (4 Days)

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu - Inca Trail Hike (4 Days)

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu - Inca Trail Hike (4 Days)

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu - Inca Trail Hike (4 Days)

Itinerary

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icon DAY 1: CUSCO – KM 82 – WAYLLABAMBA (INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU)
Location:

  Machu Picchu Pueblo, Peru


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Lunch, Dinner


The Classic Inca trail 4 days to Machupicchu starts in the morning. we will pick you up from your accommodation at 05:00 AM approximately, to drive until Piscacucho km 82. here you will meet with the rest of our staff (chef and porters). Once everyone is ready, you will pass the controls (Important to take your original and updated passport). The 03 first hours hiking will be gentle until you will arrive at the first view of an amazing Inca site called Patallaqta.
After another hour you will get a lunch stop. After lunch, we have another two hours hike to Wayllabamba campsite (3000 m). We have a nice welcome from our workforce. we will have dinner and the first night there.

Overnight at the Wayllabamba camp

Difficulty: Moderate
Duration: 6-7 hrs
Distance: 12 km / 7.45 miles
Highest Elevation: 3000 m. / 9842 ft.
Elevation of the Camp: 3000 m. / 9842 ft.

icon DAY 2: WAYLLABAMBA – WARMIWAÑUSKA – PACAYMAYO
Location:

  Aguas Calientes


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


In the morning we start with hot Coca tea at 05 am. in the morning. As soon as you enlist your belongings, you will have a tasty breakfast prepared by our chef. The second day of the Inca trail to Machu Picchu is considered the hardest day because we start ascending 1200 meters to reach the dead woman’s pass; on the way we are going to pass through a little part of the rain forest; It will take 05 hours more and less to get the highest elevation. There will be an amazing view of the Andes, glaciers, and part of the high jungle. After this panoramic view, we start downhill for about 02 hours until we arrive second campsite Pacaymayu, where finally will be our lunch after 07 hours more and less. We have a nice siesta until our tea time and the diner as well.

Overnight at the Pacaymayo camp

Difficulty: Difficult
Duration: 8-9 hrs
Distance: 12 km / 7.45 miles
Highest Elevation: 4200 m. / 13779 ft.
Elevation of the Camp: 3580 m. / 11700 ft.

icon DAY 3: PACAYMAYO – PHUYUPATAMARKA – WINAYWAYNA
Location:

  Aguas Calientes


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


We star in the morning at 05 am. in the morning our excursion with hot Coca tea and nutritious breakfast. Once everybody in the group is ready you start hiking toward the second-highest pass called Runcuracay (3850 m.), two hours uphill. Along the way, you can enjoy the magic and history of the archaeological sites called Runcuracay fortress and Sayacmarka. Also, you will realize that vegetation and weather will change because it is already a high jungle.
The lunch will be in Puyupatamarca pass; where is located the first view of Machu Picchu Mountain, important glaciers and Urubamba river. Inca Trail to Machu Picchu will continue through the next archeological site called Puyupatamarca as well, an important astronomical site. The next two hours will be downhill until we arrived at the next campsite called Winaywayna. as soon as possible we arrived to our campsite you will have the chance to visit this magic and amazing Inca Site of Winaywayna, which also is called the little Machu Picchu.
There will be some cold showers just in case you need it. you will have the last dinner with all the team that already will be part of your family. If you want you may leave a gift to the Super porters to say thank you. You may find more information in the tab include.

Overnight at the Wiñayhuayna camp

Difficulty: Moderate
Duration: 5-6 hrs
Distance: 10 km / 6.21 miles
Highest Elevation: 4000 m. / 13123 ft.
Elevation of the Camp: 2680 m. / 8792 ft.

icon DAY 4: WINAYWAYNA – INTI PUNKU – MACHUPICCHU
Location:

  Aguas Calientes


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Highlight day. Today you will wake up at 03:30 AM. approximately and breakfast at 04 AM. You will head straight to the checkpoint to hike the last part of the Inca trail to Machu Picchu, that it will take 01 hour hiking. Finally, you arrive to the Intipuncu (sun gate) the first view of Machu Picchu.
After 45 minutes downhill, you will officially finish the Inca Trail hike. It is important to store your Inca Trail Backpack outside of Machupicchu (there some store places that you can hire). once you are ready you will pass Machupicchu control. it is important to carry the original passport and ISIC card if you have it. Our tour leader will guide you and show you the most important places of Machupicchu, for about two our approximately. After previous coordination, you will meet the rest of the group to take the bus that will take you to the town called Aguas Calientes. In this town, you will have the chance to get lunch (not included). The tour leader will recommend a good restaurant and also he will show you the location of the Train Station which is not far away.
At 16:22 will be your train to come until Ollantaytambo (Important to be 30 minutes before departure). A Transport will pick you up from Ollantaytambo and drop you off at your hotel in Cusco.

END OF OUR SERVICES

Difficulty: Moderate
Duration: 2 hrs of trekking and 2 hrs of guided tour
Distance: 5 km / 3.10 miles

What's Included

  • Briefing: The night before, we will meet with you to provide the necessary guidance for the tour.

    All the transportations are included (Pick up, drop off, EXPEDITION Train and CONSETTUR Bus).

  • Entrances to the Classic Inca Trail and Machu Picchu.

  • All the transportations are included (Pick up, drop off, EXPEDITION Train and CONSETTUR Bus).

  • Professional tour leader (Spanish or English, guided in Portuguese in private service).

  • Assistant guide (groups larger than 8 passengers), expert chef and porters.

  • Meals: 03 lunch, 03 dinner, 03 breakfast, tea time, snacks and water.

  • 03 nights camping (based on double occupancy).

  • Kitchen equipment, Eureka tent, duffle bag, sleeping mattress and first aid kit.

What's Not Included

  • Entrance ticket for Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain (75.00 USD, ask for availability).

  • International and Domestic Flights.

  • Airport transfers.

  • Breakfast Day 1, lunch and dinner Day 4.

  • Walking sticks (20.00 USD, you can rent it with us).

  • Sleeping bag (20.00 USD, you can rent it with us).

  • Any other service not mentioned.

  • Travel insurance.

Optional Extras

  • Ticket Entrance to Machu Picchu Mountain or Huayna Picchu Mountain (only one, please specify which one to make the booking)

    It is necessary to reserve it well in advance because the spaces usually run out quickly.

Check out our Q&As

Will passengers from another country be participating in the tour?

Passengers of different nationalities with the same language participate

What is the tipping policy?

Gratuities are not included in the price, they are voluntary.

What currencies are required for this tour?

The American dollar is accepted in most stores. We recommend that you bring a small amount of local currency (soles)

Is free Wi-Fi available in the accommodation used?

Not

Can you assist with pre or post tour accommodation?

Yes, of course, if the client will have extra days in our beautiful city, we can coordinate their extra nights. Extra nights are not included in the price.

    Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    No, our staff can carry a portion of your luggage and the rest can be carried by you or pay for an extra porter.

    What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?

    Camp

    Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    Yes

    Are all entrance fees included in the price?

    Yes

    Are vaccinations required for this tour?

    Not

    Is free Wi-Fi available in the accommodation used?

    Of course

    What is the maximum group size?

    18 people in normal situations. Due to COVID 19 the maximum group size of 10 people

    Are flights included in this tour?

    Not

    Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    Of course

    Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    Of course. In each place to visit you will have an explanation and then free time to photograph and explore the area on your own.

    Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Of course

    What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Intermediate

    Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Minimum 12 years

    Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Of course

    Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Of course

    What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?

    3 stars

Book with Confidence

  • Low Deposit

    Kantu Peru Tours requires a minimum deposit of 50% or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 15 days before departure.

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu - Inca Trail Hike (4 Days)

4 Days Starting in Your Hotel in Cusco and ending in Cusco City Center

Visiting:

Machu Picchu Pueblo, Peru

,

Aguas Calientes

Tour operator:

Kantu Peru Tours

Physical rating:

Medium

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians, Vegans

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

KPT-CIT4D

Group size:

2 - 18

Age range:

16-99

Tour operated in:

English

,Spanish

Interests:

Recommended For:

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