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INCA TRAIL TREK TO MACHU PICCHU

 

 

LIMA - CUZCO- INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU - AMAZON JUNGLE - LAKE TITICACA - ANDES/HUARAZ - NAZCA LINES

 

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Itinerary

 

Day 1. LIMA
Arrival in Lima, reception and transfer to your hotel.

 

Day 2. LIMA-CUZCO

Free day for personal exploration.

 

Day 3.  CUZCO

Free morning. Afternoon guided visit of the four ruins nearby; the Sacsayhuaman Fortress, Kenko, the red Fortress of Puca-Pucara and Tambomachay,, followed by a city tour of  Cuzco; the Main Square, the Cathedral and the Koricancha or Temple of the Sun. 

 

Day 4. SACRED VALLEY- OLLANTAYTAMBO 

Full-day excursion to the beautiful Urubamba, the Sacred Valley of the Inca situated between Pisac and Ollantaytambo and then  a visit to Ollantaytambo, the only Inca town which was not defeated by the Spanish. 

 

INCA TRAIL

Day 5. CUZCO - WAYLLABAMBA 

After an early breakfast, you will be transferred to Chilca by bus,. At Km82 we cross over the  Vilcanota River then up past the Llactapata and Patallacta ruins, and trek towards camp arriving around 17h00. 

 

Day 6. WAYLLABAMBA - PACAYMAYU
Today we climb up the first pass at 4,200 m/13,750 feet at Warmiwanusqa. Passing 3 ecological areas  we will climb 1000 metres in 5 hours. Today camp and dinner near Pacaymayu. Overnight on the trail.


Day 7. PACAYMAYU - WINAYHUAYNA

Today is a easier and shorter day. After breakfast, we will trek up the second pass to the archaeological sites of Runquraqay and then down to  the site of Sayaqmarka. We will then head along the original granite Inca Trails to the archeological Phuyupatamarka ("Cloud Level Town ") and have lunch. We will then begin the decent to Winaywayna where a visit of the ruins and have dinner will conclude the day.


Day 8. WINAYHUAYNA -  MACHU PICCHU  -CUZCO (Breakfast)
Early morning wake up at 4:30 a.m.for breakfast and to begin the trek to be the first at the archaeological site of Macchu Picchu for the sunrise. Orchids and hummingbirds are commonly seen along this spectacular section of the trail high above the river. We will arrive at Intipunko "Gate of the Sun" to observe the sunrise over Macchu Picchu. A guided tour of the marvelous citadel, visiting the Main  Plaza, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of Three Windows, the  Circular Tower and the Sacred Sun Dial and Burial Grounds. After the guided tour, transfer to Aguas Calientes onto the train station for your return train to Cuzco. 

 

Day 9. CUZCO-LIMA  (Breakfast) 

Transfer to the airport for the flight to Cuzco and back to Lima

 

Day 10. LIMA (Breakfast)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight home

 

End of our services.

 

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Inca Trail Machu Picchu Peru

Location: Peru

Duration: 11 Days

Trekking: 4 Days

Accommodation: Hotels and Tents

Departures: All Year

Best March to September

Maximum Altitude: 4200m

 

Trip Notes

The Inca Trail can be trekked by any fit person but there are a large number of stairs on the second last day f the trail. Effects of altitude can be felt at 4200m

 

 

Inca Trail Machu Picchu Peru

 

PERU

 

Alpamayo Trekking
Sacred Ayahuasca Ceremony
Gems of Peru Tour
Highlands of Peru
Pearls of Peru Tour
Inca Trail and Amazon
Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

 

Difficulty Indicator: 

A combination of long days with steep paths. The route follows reasonable paths through thick vegetation, up hillsides and along old Incan road systems. 

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