The Inca Trail to Machupicchu is listed as one of the best in the world due to the beauty of archaeological wealth, flora and fauna that exists throughout the route to Machu Picchu .
Among the tropical forests and deserts are the mysterious archaeological sites covered by the jungle. Finally we will arrive to the lost city of the Machupicchu Incas, our experienced guides will guide you through safe areas.
We will be going to pick you up from your respective hotels
between 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 a.m., leaving the city ??of Cusco at 7:30 a.m. in the direction of the Ollantaytambo district where we will stop for 45 minutes to have our breakfast, in this place you can also make some purchases such as: batteries for flashlights, rain ponchos, coca leaves, etc.Then we will continue our journey to the Km. 82 (Piscacucho), place of beginning of the walk, after hours we will arrive at the archaeological group of Llactapata, here the guide will explain the history of this place.Later we will continue with the trek through the Cusichacay valley, finally arriving at Huayllabamba (3,000 masl) where we will spend the first night in Camp.
WALK FROM 6 TO 7 HOURS.
Early, after breakfast, we will begin the most difficult and demanding part of the route, with an exhausting climb of three to four hours, to reach the first pass called Warmiwañusca ("dead woman"), with an altitude of 4,200 meters above sea level. At this point we can admire a breathtaking view of the whole valley of Huayllabamba and Pacaymayo where you will feel on top of the world, it is in this place where the guide will perform a small payment ceremony to the snow-capped Veronica and Wayanay, after the ritual with the leaves of coca we will be descending the mountain for a lapse of an hour and a half to reach pacaymayo (3,600 masl) where we will spend the second night in camp.
Walk from 7 to 8 hours.
After breakfast, we will begin to ascend to the second step of the Inca trail, after an hour's walk we will reach the archaeological group of Runcuracay, place that was discovered in 1915 by the American explorer Hiran Binghan, the same one we will visit, then we continue climbing the mountain and we will reach the second step, from this place we can appreciate the valley of Pacaymayo, Aobamba and the snow-capped mountains of Pumasillo (6,000msnm), Verónica (5700 masl) and some small lagoons, because of the location this place leads to recollection and at the same time meditation, then descend the mountain to reach the third archaeological group of the Sayacmarca road (3540 masl), which will be visited to continue the walk and after 30 minutes we will arrive at the Chaquicocha camp instead of lunch. After a nap we will continue towards the pass of Phuyu Patamarca (3650 masl), from this place we will see the impressive mountain of Machupicchu where we will be taking a short break and may take some pictures. After 10 minutes of descent we will arrive at the archaeological group of Phuyupatamarca, Intipatay Wiñayhuayna of this place we will descend the mountain approximately 1,000 meters, in the course of the tour we will be enjoying the best example of the Inca stone path as well of the diversity of flora and fauna for finally arrive at Wiñayhuayna camp, place where we will be spending the third night.
HIKE 3-4 HOURS.
Very early at 4:00 am we will have breakfast to start the trek to Machupicchu at 5:00 am. On the way we will see a diversity of flowers, begonias, orchids, ferns, etc., as well as a biodiversity of birds, after one hour and a half we will arrive at the Puerta del Sol (INTIPUNKU), it is the first point of view of the archaeological group of Machupicchu , from here we will take photographs and we will appreciate the sunrise. We will descend the mountain to later arrive at the control of Machu Picchu, where they will have a little free time so that they can use some services and they can leave your suitcases in the cloakroom, later they will visit with the guide the archaeological group of Machupicchu for a lapse of 2 hours with 30 Approximately minutes and finally have a free time to explore the place and take the bus back to the town of Aguas Calientes where they will be boarding the train back to Cusco.
COST OF THE INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU GROUP AND PRIVATE SERVICE
|Cost per person in group service||US $ 550 dollars.|
|Private Service 1 passenger||US $ 1300 dollars.|
|Private Service 2 passengers||US $ 800.|
|Private Service 3 passengers||US $ 755 dollars.|
|Private Service 4 passengers||US $ 670.|
|Private Service 5 passengers||US $ 610.|
|Private Service 6 passengers||US $ 580.|
Students require an identity card, international Isic Card valid for the student and must be under 25 years of age
The availability of the Inca Trail to Machupicchu is limited, with only 400 spaces per day, these spaces are distributed among guides, tourists, porters and cooks, it is advisable to reserve the spaces of the Inca Trail with a minimum of 3 months. anticipation, this in high season (from April to November) and in low season with 2 or 1 month in advance, it is important to always check the availability of spaces with your travel agency.
Only travel and tourism agencies can make reservations for the spaces to make the Inca Trail to Machupicchu, in case you can not get spaces for the Inca Trail there are other routes connecting to Machu Picchu as the Road through the Jungle to Machupicchu in 4 days and 3 nights and the Salcantay Machupicchu Trail in 5 days and 4 nights, these routes have a total availability of spaces and are held all year round.
The recommended time to make the Inca Trail to Machupicchu or the alternate routes to Machu Picchu is in high season (from April to November) as there is no presence of rain which implies safety.
The Inca Trail certainly requires a little physical effort. Considered as of "moderate" degree, this will depend more than anything on his physical condition. The height and the constant ascents and descents constitute the biggest difficulty in the walk. To reach the first step the trek ascends from 2000m to 4000m. Followed by a descent of approximately 1500m.After crossing the second step located at 3500m, the degree of difficulty of the walk will be reduced. Age does not play a primordial role, but its willpower and the desire to live an unforgettable experience.
Physical state that you must have before undertaking the Inca Trail
In fact, a good physical condition will help you to enjoy this walk even more. Try to do some physical activity before your trip, if you are not used to doing it regularly. The most important thing is to take the minimum time to acclimatize in Cusco.We recommend that you stay at least two or three days in Cusco before starting the Inca Trail.
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Cusco - Perú