Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4d

Trekking the Classic Inca Trail is one of a lifetime experiences, hiking the passage that the Incas walked. People come from all over the world,not only to visit the spectacular Machu Picchu but to hike the renowned Inca Trail, the most famous trek in South America. Enjoy the wondrous, changing landscapes and scenery of the mountains, and cloud forest rich in flora and fauna. Be  thrilled every step of the way visiting archeological sites and much more on route to the acclaimed Sanctuary of Machu Picchu to finally bask in its beauty and magic.  Please, consider that you need to book at least 3-6 months in advance because the permits sell out quickly by the official system.

Additional Info

  • Duration: 4 days
  • Locations: Cusco Machu Picchu
  • Rating: 5
  • Category: Trekking
  • Difficulty: Moderate - Difficult
  • Minimun Required: 02 Passengers
  • Price From: 799
  • Price Deal: 650
  • Itinerary:
    Day 1: Cusco-Piscacucho (Km. 82)-Huayllabamba

    An early morning departure from Cusco (3,360m/11,00ft) to Piscacucho (2,663m/8,735ft.) by bus. Here, we meet with our porters and show our Inca trail permits at the checkpoint. Walk alongside the river with views of snow-capped peaks before passing over the ruins of Llaqtapata. Continue hiking to our first campsite at Huayllabamba (2,928m/9,606ft).
    Meals:  L, D

    Day 2: Huayllabamba-Warmihuañusca Pass-Pacaymayo

    Today will be the most strenuous part of the Inca trail to Machu Pichhu. You will climb up to Llulluchapampa where the hike becomes truly spectacular with scenery that more than compensates for the effort. Vegetation thins and the day warms on the approach to the highest point of the trail - Warmiwañusqa Pass (4,236m/13,894ft). Thereafter, we descend down to the Pacaymayo Valley (3,526m/11,566ft) our next campsite.
    Meals: B, L, D

    Day 3: Pacamayo-Runkuracay pass-Wiñaywayna

    After breakfast we will climb an Inca trail stairway to Runkurakay ruins from where the final push begins to the Runkurakay pass (3,962m/12,996ft).  Thereafter, climb down to the impressive ruins of Sayacmarca (3,657m/11,998ft) for a visit and continue on to the Phuyupatamarca Ruins (3521m/ 11,552ft). The inca trail becomes increasingly more dramatic as it leads down to the next campsite of Wiñaywayna ruins. Tonight we say goodbye to our Inca trail porters because we will depart our campsite early the next morning.
    Meals:  B, L, D

    Day 4: Wiñaywayna-Inti Punku-Machupicchu-Cusco

    This early morning we will walk to Intipunku (Sungate) for our first amazing views of Machu Picchu (2,400m/7,870ft).  Then walk down to the Sanctuary for a professional guided walking tour of Machu Picchu. Visit the many sacred temples and more. Afterwards, take the bus down to Machu Picchu town to eat lunch (on your own) before taking the train to Poroy and transfer to your hotel in Cusco.
    Meal: B Optional extra cost: Huayna Picchu climb for lovely views of Machu Picchu and the valley below (Today or next day).

    Extra day in Machu Picchu:  If you would like to spend an extra day in Machu Picchu, please advise us so we can change the date on your return train ticket to Cusco. Please be aware that you will have to pay for a second day entrance ticket to the Machu Picchu ruins and/or climb up to Huayna Picchu. We can book your hotel in Machu Picchu, provide a guide, and purchase your entrance tickets all at an additional cost.

  • Services Included:

    Services Included:

    • Inca trail trip briefing before departure.
    • Permits and entrance fees to the Inca Trail and Machupicchu.
    • Bilingual guide (English-Spanish) and assistant from 9 passengers and up.
    • A duffel bag when the extra porter is hired.
    • Standard trekking services include camp cook, assistant(s) and waiter.
    • Porters to carry the tents, food, cooking equipment, double high quality tents, sleeping pad(Thermarest), kitchen/dining tents, tables, stools, and all kitchen gear.
    • We provide the porters´meals, equipment and insurance in case of accidents.
    • All meals on the itinerary (B= Breakfast L= Lunch, D= Dinner). Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free meals on request at no extra cost.
    • Expedition class train from Machu Picchu town to Cusco and hotel transportation.
    • One way bus ticket: Machu Picchu ruins /Machu Picchu village.
    • Portable biodegradable chemical toilet with tent. There are basic toilet facilities at each campsite.
    • First-aid kit and oxygen.
    • Trekperu uses walkie-talkies on all treks.
    • All trash produced during the trek returns to Cusco.

    Services NOT Included:

    • Inca trail extra porters to carry personal items. (7k/15lbs per person) - extra cost US$70.00
    • Domestic flights. But we can find better prices and schedules. 
    • Hotel in Cusco.  We can book at a lower price rather than the hotel websites' price.
    • Travel and health insurance.
    • Entrance Ticket to Huayna Picchu ($65).
    • Sleeping bags can be hired for $25 for entire trek.
    • Satellite phone (On request for a fee).
    • Breakfast on first day and lunch on last day in Machu Picchu town.
    • Any unexpected situations occurred during the trek and which are beyond our control, including changes in scheduling trains or flights, delays, strikes, cancellations, missed connections, etc.. shall be covered by the passenger as a whole. If you cannot continue the trek  due to physical or health reasons and you would require emergency evacuation then all charges incurred such as transportation, hotel, ambulance, doctors, medication, hospitalization, etc.. will be at passenger's expense. You will be accompanied by one of our staff members back to Cusco or Machu Picchu. This is why we recommend purchasing travel and health insurance. This is money well invested! Trekperu will help you obtain all the necessary documents for you to file a claim with your insurance company.
    • Personal items like individual gear, room services, sleeping bag (Trekperu rents sleeping bags: $25 per person for entire trek**), medicines, laundry, telephone calls, airline excess luggage charges, visa fees, vaccinations, etc.
    • Gratuities.
  • Departures & Prices: 4
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