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Journey To Machu Picchu Through The Inca Trail

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  • Trek the most popular & historical path in the world.
  • Pass through diverse wilderness, amazing scenery & numerous Inca ruins on the magnificent.
The Inca Trail is probably the best trek in Peru, and considered one of the world's best trekking destinations. You will be trekking on paths created by the inca people and pass by several fascination inca sites. The trail offers beautiful nature and scenery. In our humble opinion the Inca trail is a must-do during a life time. Whether you are young or old, in good shape or in less good shape, the Inca can be done by everyone as long as you have the determination to do so.

The entire journey through the tropical jungle with mountains looming in the background is amazing. The trip culminates when reaching Macchu Pichu, the famous old inca site. Here we will get a guided tour through the majestic inca ruins, all of which are still very well preserved.

This is a unique experience learning us about the ancient practices of the Inca People. The starting and ending point of this trip, Cusco, will also be giving us insights on textiles and weavings. We will also be visiting famous famous museums in Cusco to understand more about the Inka civilisation, before entering into their world, via the Inca trail.

We are looking very much forward to providing you with a unique experience on one of the world's best trekking trails.
Itinerary
DAY 1: ARRIVAL TO CUSCO, INKA MUSEUM AND KORICANCHA

Shuttle from the airport to hotel. The rest of the morning will be reserved for resting to adapt to the altitude, approximately 3400 meters (11,000 feet). In the afternoon we will visit the Inka Museum, home of thousands of years of Andean culture. Here we will become more familiar with the origens and beginnings of Andean civilizations.

Continuing with the tour we will move onto the temple of Koricancha, the famous Sun Temple of Qosqo, that was and still remains the pinaccle of organization, architecture, and religion of Inka civilization. During its construction they had already achieved the greatest advances of their time, and this temple may have been the exact representation of the center, or "Navel of the World" and therefore the center of the world, as dictated by the pre-hispanic Andean cosmovision.

Lodging: Cusco

DAY 2: CHINCHERO (TEXTILE INTERPRETATION CENTER) - OLLANTAYTAMBO

Chinchero, the rainbow village, home of the ruins of the royal palace of the Inka Túpac Inca Yupanqui, a picturesque community located on a high plateau overlooking the many snowcapped peaks of the Cusco region. Here we can admire the well-preserved Inka walls of the main square as well as the many altars.

We will also visit the beautiful colonial church, unique for its interior artwork and imagery. Moving on we will participate in a wonderful introduction and learning experience of the art of Andean textiles; throughout the afternoon we will become acquainted with the wisdom of Andean weavings as maintained since long before Inka times. Traditional food will be prepared for lunch here.

We will then continue to the Sacred Valley of the Inkas to the "living" Inka town of Ollantaytambo, which translated into Quechua denotes first "Ollanta," which is a personal name, and "Tambo," a spanish adaptation of the Quechua "tanpu", a term for villages that offered lodging, food, and other necessities for travelers. Ollanta was the name of a general from the Inka Pachakuteq's army, a history that has been preserved in tradition.

Lodging: Ollantaytambo.

DAYS 3 TO 6: 4 DAY INKA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU

The Inka trail to Machupicchu, the last dwelling of the Incas, is undoubtedly the most fascinating and spectacular route in the Peruvian Andes, especially in Cusco, the navel of the world in Inca times. This ancestral roadway is not only filled with unique archaelogical sites, but also combines an extense sacred geography home to a beautifully biodiverse flora and fauna. In Inca times this sacred road was reserved only for select and well-prepared individuals, on their way to the citadel of Machu Picchu. The 4 Days, 3 Nights 43Km Trail itinerary is as follows:
FIRST DAY: PISCACUCHO TO WAYLLABAMBA (12 KM)

After breakfast we will travel to the starting location of the trail, known as kilometer 82. This first day is relatively easy going and smooth as we move along visiting ruins such as the city of Patallacta. This ruin, constructed at the foot of a mountain, was a very important center that had administrative, economic, and religious functions. We will also visit Willkarakay, a military post located above the site of Patallacta.

After visiting these two sites we will enter the valley of Wayllabamba, walking along the banks of the Cusichaca ("happy bridge") River, also observing the Inca terraces that belong to the previous archaelogical sites. Continuing our gradual walk upward we will arrive to our first campsite in Wayllabamba.
SECOND DAY: WAYLLABAMBA TO PACAYMAYU (11 KM)

We will begin our day very early to reach at the end of the day the highest point on the Inca trail, the mountain pass of Warmihuañusca (dead woman's pass).

The trek in the morning is rather physically intense, more so for those who are not accostumed to hikes in this altitude, yet it is alsoone of the most spectacular. The first part of the trail we will walk approximately 1 hour and a half through the cover of a densely vegetated Andean forest until arriving to the campsite of Three Stones, where we will take a short rest.

Continuing on our ascent, the habitat will begin to change as we enter the inter-andean forest full of Unca trees, unique to this area. Two hours later we will arrive to another campsite, Llulluchapampa, where we will take an extended rest with snacks and hot drinks. From here begins the final ascent to the pass of Warmihuañusca at 4,215 meters (13,829 ft), the highest point of the trek, a great opportunity for fantastic panoramic views of the surrounding valleys below, before descending a few hours to our next campsite in Pacaymayu for the night.
THIRD DAY: PACAYMAYU TO WIÑAYHUAYNA (15 KM)

We will begin ascending about 45 minutes to the arhcaelogical site of Runkurakay, located mid-mountain, that was in ancient times a tambo, or resting place. Another 45 minute ascent will take us to the second highest pass of the Inca trail, Runkurakay (3950 m, 12,959 ft), after which we will descend to the beautiful archaeological site of Sayacmarca, constructed in a strategic location. After a thorough visit we will continue down the beautifully paved road to our lunch site at Chaquicocha.

From here onward to Phuyupatamarca we will enter the high Andean cloud forest, a maravillous display of Nature's beauty. Here the trail continues a narrow ridge until arriving to the pass of Phuyupatamarka, a natural viewing area where it is possible to see the Sacred Valley and numerous mountain peaks, as well as our final destination of Machu Picchu. From here we will descend to our last campsite, passing a very important archaeological site and temple designated for offerings to the sacred mountain spirits of the area, as well as a large terraced area for agriculture. Slightly beyond is our campsite for the night, Wiñayhuayna.
FOURTH DAY: WIÑAYHUAYNA TO MACHU PICCHU (5 KM)

We will rise very early to complete the final stretch of the Inca Trail, which brings us to Inti Punku or the Sun Gate, the principal entrance of the crystal city of Machu Picchu. The trail here is fairly easy going and after about an hour we will arrive to Inti Punku, an awesome location to observe the citadel of Machu Picchu and, weather permitting, sunrise in the Andes.

Afterwards, a 45 minute descent will take us into the higher area of Machu Picchu, a natural lookout point for the "famous" classic picture and an opportunity for a group picture. Here we will enter as a group to the main entrance for registration before returning to the site for the main tour to learn more about this magical place of beauty and culture left by our ancestors. The tour will last approximately 2 hours, then you will have time to explore the citadel by yourselves and you can also climb the Huayna Picchu moutain (at an extra cost and have to be booked in advance). In the afternoon we will descend by bus to the town of Aguas Calientes for lunch, then return to Cusco by train.

Lodging: Cusco
DAY 7: WALKING TOUR AND CITY TOUR.

At morning we are going to have a walking tour.
The walking tour will visit the following places:
-Plaza de Armas / Main Plaza, which is home to the main cathedral and colonial houses
-Plaza Nazarenas
-San Blas neighborhood
-The twelve angle stone
-San Pedro local market

At the afternoon City tour. You will visit four main inka sites located on the city limits.
-Sacsayhuaman
-Quenqo
-Puca Pu
customer reviews
5.0 - Excellent Based on 7 reviews
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Paul Healy From USA At
5 - Excellent
“My wife and I visited Peru on our honeymoon and I highly recommend Inkayni Peru Tours and Alex as a guide for trips made in this beautiful country. First He took us on a full day long tour of some of the most amazing sights we've ever seen, truly incredible! Alex was extremely professional and knowledgeable and about the many amazing historical sites we visited, stopping off at local markets and sites not on the map for that truly authentic experience.

Also we did the inca trail to Machu Picchu....gorgeous!!! and the best team were in Inkayni Peru.Looking back on our seven day visit to Peru I would have to say that the highlight of our trip was the experiences we had with Inkayni and Alex as our guide. While you can buy tickets from various travel sites, you can't buy the wonderful personality and experience he possesses and it truly makes all the difference. Thanks Inkayni , for a memorable vacation experience!”
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Sol Mato From USA At
5 - Excellent
“Amazing Salkantay trek with Inkayni. We wanted to do the inca trail but our travel agents suggested this trek instead because there are less people the views are better and it's off the beaten path. Well they were right this trek was spectacular the views are incredible

first two days climbing of the Salkantay mountain pass. Then great trek through jungle, hot springs, a bonfire party, zip lining, the walk up to Aguas Calientes along the railway and, of course, Machu Picchu! This is the better trek for you!

Thanks Inkayni!!!”
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Slopes Bayona From Peru At
5 - Excellent
““Excellent Experience! 4 day/3 night Trek”

We thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated the excellent experience with Inkayni Peru Tours. Tour guides Percy and Alfredo demonstrated experience and professionalism. We found them to be knowledgeable and conscientious. They are well organized and well prepared, and they prepared us to be ready for experience on the day before the trek. The food was delicious and nourishing! All the staff, including the Chef and porters are attentive bringing us hot tea and bowls of warm water in the morning and hot water bottles to keep us warm at night. We appreciated the character of the staff, respectful, friendly, and genuinely warm, we felt the spirit and heart of their ancestors alive within them and they made us feel very comfortable. We could see that they really love doing what they do and they all care for each other as well. Walking the Inca trail is exhilarating and invigorating – it was the experience of a lifetime that we will never forget! Inkayni made the whole experience wonderful and we highly recommend them without any reservation.”
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Randall. J. Sundeen From USA At
5 - Excellent
“It's clear why Inkayni is above other tour companies when you are on the Inca trail, trust me. It is not even a close comparison when it comes to the overall fidelity of their services. They treat porters in a great way, they treat guides in a great way, and they all respect their hikers, whether beginner or advanced.

Edgar was our lead guide and was not only the most knowledgable in terms of history and ecology, but he is definitely the most tough. Seriously, you'll know what I'm talking about when you are on the trail w/ Edgar and Inkayni Peru Tours and you see other groups and observe their crews.”
what’s included
  • BEFORE THE INCA TRAIL
  • All transfers.
  • All transportation.
  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  • All entrances for those 2 days.
  • 4 nights accommodations in 3 stars hotels.(double occupations)
  • All breakfast included in the accommodations
  • DURING THE INCA TRAIL
  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Chef to cook food
  • Porters to carry cooking and camping equipment
  • Pick-up from your hotel
  • Transportation by bus to Km82
  • Return transportation by train and bus to Cusco
  • Water (excluding the first 4 hours of the trek when you need to bring your own)
  • 3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Afternoon Snacks (happy hour) and 3 Dinners. If you have a dietary request such as vegetarian food please let us know.
  • Dining tent with tables and chairs.
  • 4 man tent for every 2 trekkers.
  • Inflatable sleeping mattress (you need to carry this unless you hire a personal porter)
  • Oxygen bottle.
  • First aid kit.
  • Entrance to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu.
  • Bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes.
Optional Addons (Available during check-out)
  • Porter
what’s excluded
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Personal Porter.
  • Breakfast on Day 1 and lunch and dinner on Day 4 (On the Inca Trail).
  • Entrance to Huayna Picchu Mountain
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance
Tour details
Availability 22 Dec 2017
Duration 7 days
Tour Type Group Tour  
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English & Peruvian
Maximum altitude 4200 meters
Trek difficulty Medium
Starts/Ends Cusco, Peru/Cusco, Peru
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Good to know Payment

A deposit of 10% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

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CancellationFree cancellation up to 45 days prior departure. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.
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