The Inka Trail (Hiking) – 5d/4n

from $650.00
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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
      Adventure, Culture
    • Activity Level Easy
    • Group Size Small Group
      2-8
    All about the The Inka Trail (Hiking) – 5d/4n.

    The inka trail to Machupicchu is beyond a doubt one of the most beautiful trails in America and also it gives you an unforgettable experience, not to be missed. The Inka trail leads through the protected wild nature of the Peruvian jungle and forest, it passes several archeological places and offers impressive views. The inkas used this trail for their pilgrimage to the sacred citadel of Machupicchu.

    • Type of tour: Cultural and Adventure
    • Season: March to January
    • Group size: 2- 8 persons
    • PRICE : $ 650 per person
    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • Private transport from Cusco to km 82
    • Entrance ticket to the Inka trail and Machupicchu
    • Tourist train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and bus to Cusco
    • Hotel for the four night
    • Professional tour guide
    • Porters
    • Cook
    • Meals
    • Camping equipment
    • -Water from the second day
    • Snacks
    • Tea time everyday
    • Oxygen and first aid kit
    • Bus tickets Machupicchu- Aguascalientes and opposite way too.

     

    What you need to take

    • Original passport
    • Backpack with rain cover
    • Sleeping bag
    • Clothing for cold and warm weather
    • Rain jacket or poncho
    • Rain pants and lightweight pants
    • Hiking shoes
    • Personal medication
    • Hat
    • Sun cream
    • Sun glasses
    • Sandals
    • Repellent for Mosquitos
    • Sanitizing gel
    • Toilet paper
    • Snacks
    • Money in Peruvian soles
    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
    • Alcoholic drinks or soft drinks
    • Tips
    • Evacuation costs
    • Walking sticks
    • Sleeping bag

    NOTE

    We strongly recommend to check Inka Trail availability with us and book at least 4 months in advance

    1. Day 1 CUSCO- PISCACUCHO- WAYLLABAMBA

      We will leave early in the morning taking our private transportation heading to the sacred valley, on the way we will do a short stop for having breakfast, then we will arrive to km 82 the starting point of the inka trail, here we will meet our porters and then go the checking point to start our trek, after crossing the Urubamba river located at 2600m we will start the legendary inka trail. This first day is relatively easy perfect to get used to the altitude and good warm up for the next days. We will spend the night in a village called wayllabamba( 3000m). HIKING DISTANCE: 12km DIFFICULTY: Moderate HIKING TIME: 6 hours MEALS: lunch and dinner

    2. Day 2 WAYLLABAMBA-WARMYHUANUSCA ( DEATH WOMA’S PASS) PACAYMAYO.

      This day it will be our challenge day, reaching the highest point 4215m called the death woma’s pass, for most hikers this day is the most difficult one, after getting to the summit and having a good break on the top, we will continue down to our campsite pacaymayo (3600m) where we will spend the second night. HIKING DISTANCE: 8 km aprox. DIFFICULTY: CHALLENGE HIKING TIME: 5:30 Hours MEALS: Breakfast- Lunch- Dinner

    3. Day 3 PAQAMAYO- ABRA RUNKURAQAY- SAYAQMARQA- PHUYUPATAMARKA- WIÑAYWAYNA

      This day we will notice that climate and landscape are changing because we are into the cloud forest already, along the way we will visit impressive inka sites such as RUNKURAKAY, SAYACMARKA well preserved sites with spectacular engineering system, then we will arrive to PHUYUPATAMARKA(3600m) where will spend our third night. HIKING DISTANCE: 10km DIFFICULTY: Moderate HIKING TIME: 6 hours MEALS: Breakfast- Lunch-Dinner

    4. Day 4 PHUYUPATAMARKA-WINAYHUAYNA- SUNGATE- AGUAS CALIENTES.

      A longer hiking distance but relatively easy day, after having breakfast you will go down to Winayhuayna site, one of the most beautiful and well preserved inka sites then we will continue to the Sungate from where we will have a spectacular view of Machupicchu then we continue down to the inka citadel, after having those panoramic pictures we will take the bus to Aguas Calientes to spend the night in a hotel. HIKING DISTANCE: 12 km DIFFICULTY: Normal HIKING TIME: 5:30 hours MEALS: Breakfast- Lunch- Dinner

    5. Day 5 MACHUPICCHU

      The main day of our trek from Aguas Calientes we will take the buss to the inka citadel, where you will have a 2 hours guided tour, after that time you will have free time to enjoy and explore more of this magic place. Then you will return to Aguas Calientes to take the train back to Olantaytambo and then bus to Cusco. EXTRA OPTIONAL HIKINGS FOR THE FITH DAY: -WAYNAPICCHU MOUNTAIN ( 3 Hours round trip) -MACHUPICCHU MOUNTAIN( 4 hours round trip)

    Peru Sensations is a local travel agency based in Cusco, Peru, founded by two local tour guides (Jaime and Elias), together with over 30 years of experiences. We offer personalized and high quality one-stop shop service focusing on treks and adventure tours from Inka trail to Amazon jungle. The company is established with clear visions – to support the sustainability of local communities and the preservation of the nature.

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