Take pleasure in a tour of the Inca city of Cusco and then the Sacred Valley of the Incas. The express Inca Trail is for people with little time and that don`t want to camp out in the wilderness but still enjoy a hike of 5-6 hours to Machu Picchu. Take pleasure in visiting the archaeological sites of Wiñaywayna, and enter Intipunku Sungate, the gateway into Machu Picchu. Visit the astounding Machu Picchu where you will feel the energy of the supernatural at the complex while enjoying an informative exciting tour of the sanctuary.
Please consider purchasing the inca permits at least 2 to 3 months in advance.
Hike the exciting Lares Trek that will take you through traditional Andean weaving communities, pristine lakes and breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountains. On this trek we will use llamas and horses. Experience the traditional cultural life of the Andean people living at high altitudes. Familiarize yourself with their farming skills and colorful weaving techniques. Take pleasure in dipping into the Lares hot springs at the end of the trek. Continue by train to Machu Picchu town to spend the night. The next day enjoy a professional guided walking tour of the wonderful Machu Picchu and savor every minute in the grandeur of this archeological site.
This unique trek features two of the finest examples of Inca architecture: Choquequirao and Machu Picchu. Choquequirao is larger than Machu Picchu and there is not much known. It is more reclusive and you will feel as you are the first to discover it. Due to its remote location, Choquequirao (“cradle of gold”) receives fewer visitors. Nestled on a prominent ridge overlooking the chasm created by the Apurímac River, this mythical city must have rivaled Machu Picchu in terms of beauty. It was explored briefly by Hiram Bingham in his search for Vilcabamba. After a fantastic time continue to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu. This is a perfect alternative to the Inca Trail but a tough one. If, you are an experienced hiker in fit condition, then this is the trek for you.
We start off by acclimatizing to the altitude by doing the Cusco city tour and then visiting the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Then we start the extraordinary hike combining the Salkantay trek + Inca Trail, trekking through the high Andes is a remarkable way to experience both worlds at once. Get a taste of the Sacred Apu Salkantay and then connect to the infamous Inca Trail. Revel in the scenery changes and ruins in route to the long awaited eye-opening magical Machu Picchu. Stroll through the complex known to the local people but hidden from the world until it was rediscovered in the early 20th century.
Horses are used for the Salcantay trek portion and human porters for the Inca Trail.
Please, consider purchasing the Inca Trail permits at least 6 months in advance because they sell out quickly by the official system.
We will enjoy a tour of the Inca city of Cusco and the Sacred Valley of the Incas so we can be ready to take on our hike. Glamping (glamorous camping) during the Inca Trail is for people who want to hike the rugged terrain in nature but still want to be pampered along the way. Two clients will be accompanied by 17 staff members. Trekking the Andes in luxury and comfort while still enjoying the rigorous hike and sweating it. All tents are full size standing tents. You will have two toilet tents for your use at each campsite. After an arduous day walking, enjoy a hot shower with natural products and a massage by a proffesional, to ease your aching muscles. Toast the night with a Pisco Sour, Wine, Beer or Champagne while the Chef prepares a delectable plate of your choice. Recline in a stylish chair while the chef grills your choice of fish, alpaca meat, chicken and or just vegetables. You will eat a delicious meal at the dining table with a tablecloth, napkins, flatware, local style dishes and glassware while sitting out in nature with amazing views. Enjoy sleeping in comfort in an elavated cot from the ground with a 3-4 inch thick inflatable mattress, sleeping bag, sheets and pillow. At the end recieve a small gift as a token of our appreciation. Don´t miss out on this wonderful experience!
Tour the fabulous city of Cusco and the Sacred Valley of the Incas to get a feel of the ancient Incas. Then hiike the famous Classic Inca Trail to the one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu. On this exciting trek you will see the wondrous, changing landscapes and scenery like mountains, cloud forest rich in flora and fauna. Be in awe and thrilled every step of the way visiting archeological sites such as Wiñaywayna and more on route to the amazing Machu Picchu. Bask in its beauty and magic.
Note: The Inca Trail permits must be purchased at least 6 months in advance as they sell out quickly by the Ministerio De Cultara, the official system, to all licensed travel agencies like us.
Classic Inca Trail 4D OFFER
Special Price with a minimum of 4 people: US$625.00 per person -
This special offer runs from November 2016 to January 2017 (February the Inca Trail is closed for maintenance). -
If the Inca Trail is sold out why not do the alternative treks link below.
A specially designed tour for the people who love adventure and action. Walk around the fabulous Inca City of Cusco that has a blend of Inca and Colonial architecture. Enjoy a thrilling day, river rafting in Cusipata with high rapids and zipling down the river feeling an adrenaline rush. The following day enjoy the thrill of canyoning down the Limatambo waterfalls. Experience a day of culture by watching a colorful weaving demonstration at a local´s home in Chinchero and then horseback riding on the Peruvian Paso horse for a smooth ride to the Moray Agricultural terraces and down to the Maras Inca Salt mines. Finally, tour one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu.
We are combining the Salkantay trek with the city of Cusco and the Amazon. Explore Cusco the city of the Incas visiting the Cathedral, Qoricancha and the ruins of Sacsayhuaman, Qenko, Pucapucara and Tambomachay. We continue to the Sacred Valley where we will visit Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Chinchero. Then we will hike the Salkantay Sacred mountain to Machu Picchu with amazing views. Finally we will relax in the Amazon surrounded by natureand wildlife.
A magnificent cultural and adventurel experience visiting the Ancient and Colonial Inca City of Cusco, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, hiking the famous Inca Trail to the grand Machu Picchu, and finally visiting the highest navigating lake in the world, Lake Titicaca. Be dazzled by the blend of Spanish and Inca architecture in Cusco and its surrounding archeological sites with its layout resembling the Puma. Drive through the serene Sacred Valley with its entrancing mountains and stunning landscape, breathing in crisp fresh air. Hike the Inca Trail through beautiful scenery, archeological sites and walk into Sungate and down to Machu Picchu to admire the grandeur of this Sanctuary. Then off to Lake Titicaca to navigate on its still waters for a visit of the Uros and Taquile cultures.
Note: For the Inca Trail portion you must book at least 5 to 6 months in advance. If at the time of booking this tour the Inca Trail is sold out you can substitute it with the Lares Llama Trek.