This adventure will leave you wanting more!
Minimum Age: 18 Year(s)
Our groups are prepared to be comfortable, and we ensure you have the best Inca Trail experience. Our new camping equipment, expert chefs, amazing food and professional bilingual guides will make this Inca trip the best experience of your South American trip.
In this Inca Trail service very well treated porters (ninja porters, red army, commando, as our tourists, often describe them ) carry cooking and camping equipment while visitors (unless an extra porter is hired) take personal belongings, including sleeping bag, sleeping mattress and clothes.
DAY 01. Cusco / Huayllabamba
Depart Cusco early morning by bus and drive through the Sacred Valley to the community of Piscaycucho (Railroad Km. 82 â€“ 2700m/8856ft), where we cross the Urubamba River by the bridge and begin the Inca Trail. Following a trail along the left-hand shore of the Urubamba River, we enjoy stunning views of the snow-capped Mount Veronica (5830m.) and the Inca archeological remains at Llactapata. Continuing through lush farmland and woodlands, we gradually climb for approximately 5 hours to our first campsite at Wayllabamba (3000m./9840ft.) Meals provided: Lunch, Dinner, Snacks, Tea Time Approximate walking time: 5-6 hours.
DAY 02. Wayllabamba / Pacymayo
After breakfast and an early start, we begin a steep climb through Andean cloud forest and highland puna to the highest point on our trek, Warminwanusca, or Dead Womanâ€™s Pass (4200m/13776ft). During our ascent, we can appreciate the great diversity of plant, flower, and bird species supported by this unique eco-climate. Once we reach the pass, our challenge is rewarded by an astonishing panoramic view of the Vilcanota and Vilcabamba mountain ranges. From here, we descend into the Pacaymayo River Valley and on to our second campsite. Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks, Tea. Time Approximate walking time: 6-7 hours.machupicchu
DAY 03. Pacaymayo / Winaywayna
On this day, we follow ancient stone paths and steps to the well-preserved Inca remains of Runkurakay Sayacmarca and Phuyupatamarca. Along our visit to the sites, we can appreciate the Incasâ€™ sophisticated architectural style and reverence of natural geography and beauty. Heading down the sub-tropical Andean slope, we reach another strategic and aesthetically-situated site at Winay Wayna, where we camp for the night. Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks, Tea Time. Approximate walking time: 8 hours.
DAY 04. Winaywayna / Machupicchu
Leaving Winay Wayna, we descend gradually further through the highland jungle to our destination: Intupunku or the Sun Gate to Machupicchu. Arriving at daybreak, we catch our first breathtaking view of this historical wonder. We have the rest of the day to learn about and explore the main compound of the Machu Picchu Sanctuary before taking the train back to Cusco in the afternoon.