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INCA TRAIL 5D / 4N

This options covers the same distance than the 4 days inca trail, but give you more time to appreciate the nature and archeology along the way.

ITINERARY:

DAY 1 - CUSCO - PISKACUCHO- PATALLACTA

inca trail 5 daysWe will pick you up from your hotel and travel to Piskacucho (Km 82) by private bus, where we will begin our trek. We will walk along the left side of the Urubamba River and enjoy a great view of the Veronica snow cap. In the afternoon, we will visit the Patallacta archeological, where we will have our first campsit

L/D
Distance: 5 Km (3.1 miles)
Estimate walking hours: 4
Highest point: 2650 meters (8694 feet)


 

DAY 2 - PATALLACTA - LLULLUCHAPAMPA

inka trail machupichuWe will enjoy the flora and fauna along the Trail, as we hike slowly to the community of Wayllabamba. From this point the road ascends up to Llulluchapampa, the first pass on the Trail (3,600 meters/11,811 feet above sea level), where we will make camp for the night and visit Mt. Huayanay.

B/L/D
Distance: 14 Km (8.69 miles)
Estimate walking hours: 6
Highest point: 3800 meters (12467 feet)

DAY 3 - LLULLUCHAPAMPA - PHUYUPATAMARKA

inka trail machupichuWe will make a leisurely 2-hour journey up to Warmiwañusca (4,200 meters/13,780 feet above sea level) and then descend into the Pacaymayo Valley. From Pacaymayo, we then ascend to the second pass with a view of the Vilcabamba mountain range and finally descend to Chakicocha, where we will camp for the night. Along the way, we will visit the Runkuracay and Sayacmarca ruins.

B/L/D
Distance: 15 Km ( 9.31 miles)
Estimate walking hours: 7
Highest point: 4215 meters (13828 feet)

DAY 4 - PHUYUPATAMARKA - WIÑAYWAYNA - MACHUPICCHU - AGUAS CALIENTES

machupichuOur stroll along the Trail leads us to the cloud forest, where we will visit the Phuyupatamarca and Wiñaywayna ruins. Approximately two hours later we will arrive at Inti Punku ("Sun Gate"), where we will have a fantastic view of the magnificent Incan citadel of Machu Picchu, after which we will head to the town of Aguas Calientes and settle into our hostel for the evening.

B/L/D
Distance: 8 Km (4.97 miles)
Estimate walking hours: 5
Highest point: 3650 meters (11975 feet)

DAY 5 - AGUAS CALIENTES - MACHU PICCHU - AGUAS CALIENTES - CUSCO

inka trailIt's the most incredible day of the trek. Our 2.5-hour guided visit of Machu Picchu will include sacred churches, ancient houses, Incan terraces and hanging gardens. The beauty and mystery of this magical sanctuary-city simply cannot be described.

B/L
Distance: 8 Km (5 miles) by bus
Estimate walking hours: 3
Highest point: 2400 meters (7874 feet)

 

PRIVATE SERVICE

Group Size: It depends on the client
Fixed departures: It depends on the client

SERVICES INCLUDED:

  • Transportation: Hotel- km.82(Piscacucho) – Poroy Train station.
  • Entrance fee: Inca Trail & Machu Picchu.
  • Guide : Bilingual (English & Spanish), 2 guides over 8 people
  • Cook: In charge of meal preparation.
  • Porters: Carry tents and cooking equipment.
  • Personal porter: Carry 8 kilograms per person (backpack, sleeping bag, clothes, sleeping pads)
  • Meals: 4 Breakfasts/ 5 Lunches/4 Dinners/ Snacks and afternoon tea.
  • Bus Ticket : Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes
  • Hotel Accommodation: based in double occupancy (day 4)
  • Vistadome train Service: Aguas Calientes - Poroy Train Station.
  • Equipment: tents (2 people in each, 3-person-capacity), air mattresses, dinning tent, kitchen tent, tables and chairs, table settings, first aid kit, including emergency oxygen bottle.
  • Daily morning boiled and cold water to refill water bottles

DOESN’T INCLUDE :

  • Breakfast (day1, hotels and hostels offer this service)
  • Sleeping bag (you can rent it in our office)

ADDITIONALS:

  • US$15 Synthetic sleeping bag rental (-10°C) for the whole trek
  • US$18 Metal trekking poles rental for the whole trek
  • US$ 20 single accommodation
  • Over night in Aguas Calientes, from US$60 (contact for details).
  • Tips ( Optional)

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