INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU 5 days

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INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU 5 days

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Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 5 days 4 nights, is rated among the best trekking trips for more prolonged in the Inca route without many people

The royal Inca trail to Machu picchu 5 days is a particular trek in the world. This Inca trail to Machu picchu sets out from Chilca, and takes about four to five days of tough hiking. The route runs through an impressing range of altitudes, where climates and eco-systems range from the high Andean plain, down to the cloud forests. The trail climbs up through two highland passes (the higher of the two, Warmiwañuska, lies at 4,200 m.a.s.l.) before reaching Machu Picchu through the Inti Punku or Gateway of the Sun. One of the attractions of the trail is that it winds carved granite Inca settlements (Wiñay Wayna, Phuyupatamarca), all of these surrounded by a breathtaking natural scenery. The forests abound in hundreds of species of orchids, brightly-colored birds and dream-like landscapes, the ideal complement to this indispensable hikers’ route. Machu Picchu was connected with the city of Cusco and the rest of the Inca empire by amazing trails, specifically designed for the use of the Incas, in perfect harmony with the flora and fauna of the area. It has to be said that they had an absolutely wonderful knowledge of architecture and construction. Throughout the whole trail you can locate some shelters surrounded by gorgeous country sites and great views. Some of the trails lead you to a few archeological remains. The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is known as the most famous and tough hiking circuit all over South America, because of the conjunction of different elements that it offers to its visitors.

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    INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU 5 days / 4 nights

    INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU 5 days / 4 nights INTRODUCTION:

    The royal Inca trail to Machu picchu is a particular trek in the world. This Inca trail to Machu picchu sets out from Chilca, and takes about four to five days of tough hiking. The route runs through an impressing range of altitudes, where climates and eco-systems range from the high Andean plain, down to the cloud forests. The trail climbs up through two highland passes (the higher of the two, Warmiwañuska, lies at 4,200 m.a.s.l.) before reaching Machu Picchu through the Inti Punku or Gateway of the Sun. One of the attractions of the trail is that it winds carved granite Inca settlements (Wiñay Wayna, Phuyupatamarca), all of these surrounded by a breathtaking natural scenery. The forests abound in hundreds of species of orchids, brightly-colored birds and dream-like landscapes, the ideal complement to this indispensable hikers’ route. Machu Picchu was connected with the city of Cusco and the rest of the Inca empire by amazing trails, specifically designed for the use of the Incas, in perfect harmony with the flora and fauna of the area. It has to be said that they had an absolutely wonderful knowledge of architecture and construction. Throughout the whole trail you can locate some shelters surrounded by gorgeous country sites and great views. Some of the trails lead you to a few archeological remains. The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is known as the most famous and tough hiking circuit all over South America, because of the conjunction of different elements that it offers to its visitors.

    INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU 5 days / 4 nights ITINERARY:

    First Day on Inca Trail: Cusco – Llactapata
    This Inca trail to Machu Picchu starts with the picking up from your hotel, getting through the Sacred Valley of the Incas, heading for Chilca. At this point we meet with our supporting staff (porters) for the whole Inca path. From here we start the Inca Trail itself. At night we`ll set up our camp at Llactapata, an important fort along the Vilcanota River, which in part of its course is called Wilcamayu (Sacred River).

    Second Day on Inca Trail: Llactapata – Llullucha
    This day we`ll do a stretch of the Inca Trail which comprehends from Llactapata to Llullucha. After a refreshing breakfast we`ll walk as if going to the Salkantay, but heading for Wayllabamba towards the North West in order to get at Lllullucha, where we`ll have our second camping, in the lower place of the Warmihuañusca Passage, the highest point along the whole Inca Trail.

    Third Day on Inca Trail: Llullucha – Phuyupatamarca
    Very early we start an ascending trek getting through the Warmihuañusca Pass, which is at a height of 4,200 M.A.S.L. (13,700 Feet). From this site we can appreciate very well preserved stretches of the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, and spectacular views from the Andes just to descend heading for Phuyupatamarca, as we watch the archaeological sites Runcuracay and Sayacvmarca, remains which offer an anticipation in architectural beauty to the finish of the Inca Trail, and the majestic Machu Picchu.

    Fourth Day on Inca Trail: Phuyupatamarca – Machu-Picchu
    Very early on this day we`ll go to Machu Picchu, having previously visited and greeted the archaeological site of Wiñayhuayna and the Intipata. Two hours later, in the final stretch of the Inca Trail to Machu picchu, we`ll get in by the Inti Punku (the Sun`s Gate), our first contact with Machu Picchu. Then we`ll descend to Aguas Calientes, better known as the Machu Picchu`s town. We`ll camp next to the river (1 night hotel is optional). You`ll have enough time to relax in the Thermal Baths of the Machu Picchu town.

    Fifth Day on Inca Trail: Machu-Picchu – Cusco
    We will wake up very early in the morning . After breakfast we will take a bus up to visit the new wonder of the ancient world : Machu Picchu. You`ll have a two hours guidance inside Machu Picchu (the old mountain). If you wish you`ll can go upwards to the Wayna Picchu (the young mountain). The only available times to ascend to this mountain are the next: 07 and 10 A.M. The ascending groups are comprised by 200 persons. After your visit we`ll take the returning train from Aguas Calientes to the Cusco city.

    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.
    • Transport to Km. 82 (where the Inca trail starts)
    • Entrance fee to the Inca Trail
    • Professional guide
    • Sleeping mat, large tent (Quadruple – only for 2 pax)
    • Cook and kitchen equipment
    • Table and chairs
    • Meals (03 breakfasts – 03 lunches – 03 dinners)
    • Porters to carry camping equipment and food. DOES NOT INCLUDE
    • EXTRA BAGS
    • First Aid Kit
    • Oxygen bottle
    • Return ticket by train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo at 18.45 or
    • 21:30 pm depending on availability.
    • Bust transfer from Ollantaytambo to Cusco
    Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
    • Breakfast on the first day and lunch on the last day
    • Sleeping bag (rental Price: USD 15 for 4 days)
    • Extra porter ($ 100.00 USD for 4 days – maximum weight: 14 kilos
    • Bus CONCETUR from Machupicchu to Aguas Calientes
    • Entrance fee to the termal baths in Aguas Calientes.
    • Tips.
    • Visit to Huaynapicchu includes an extra cost of S/. 200.00 per person.
    1. Moderate INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU 5 days / 4 nights INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU 5 days / 4 nights INTRODUCTION: The royal Inca trail to Machu picchu is a particular trek in the world. This Inca trail to Machu picchu sets out from Chilca, and takes about four to five days of tough hiking. The route runs through an impressing range of altitudes, where climates and eco-systems range from the high Andean plain, down to the cloud forests. The trail climbs up through two highland passes (the higher of the two, Warmiwañuska, lies at 4,200 m.a.s.l.) before reaching Machu Picchu through the Inti Punku or Gateway of the Sun. One of the attractions of the trail is that it winds carved granite Inca settlements (Wiñay Wayna, Phuyupatamarca), all of these surrounded by a breathtaking natural scenery. The forests abound in hundreds of species of orchids, brightly-colored birds and dream-like landscapes, the ideal complement to this indispensable hikers' route. Machu Picchu was connected with the city of Cusco and the rest of the Inca empire by amazing trails, specifically designed for the use of the Incas, in perfect harmony with the flora and fauna of the area. It has to be said that they had an absolutely wonderful knowledge of architecture and construction. Throughout the whole trail you can locate some shelters surrounded by gorgeous country sites and great views. Some of the trails lead you to a few archeological remains. The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is known as the most famous and tough hiking circuit all over South America, because of the conjunction of different elements that it offers to its visitors.

      First Day on Inca Trail: Cusco – Llactapata
      This Inca trail to Machu Picchu starts with the picking up from your hotel, getting through the Sacred Valley of the Incas, heading for Chilca. At this point we meet with our supporting staff (porters) for the whole Inca path. From here we start the Inca Trail itself. At night we`ll set up our camp at Llactapata, an important fort along the Vilcanota River, which in part of its course is called Wilcamayu (Sacred River).

    2. Moderate Second Day on Inca Trail: Llactapata - Llullucha

      Second Day on Inca Trail: Llactapata – Llullucha
      This day we`ll do a stretch of the Inca Trail which comprehends from Llactapata to Llullucha. After a refreshing breakfast we`ll walk as if going to the Salkantay, but heading for Wayllabamba towards the North West in order to get at Lllullucha, where we`ll have our second camping, in the lower place of the Warmihuañusca Passage, the highest point along the whole Inca Trail.

    3. Moderate Third Day on Inca Trail: Llullucha - Phuyupatamarca

      Third Day on Inca Trail: Llullucha – Phuyupatamarca
      Very early we start an ascending trek getting through the Warmihuañusca Pass, which is at a height of 4,200 M.A.S.L. (13,700 Feet). From this site we can appreciate very well preserved stretches of the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, and spectacular views from the Andes just to descend heading for Phuyupatamarca, as we watch the archaeological sites Runcuracay and Sayacvmarca, remains which offer an anticipation in architectural beauty to the finish of the Inca Trail, and the majestic Machu Picchu.

    4. Moderate Fourth Day on Inca Trail: Phuyupatamarca - Machu-Picchu

      Fourth Day on Inca Trail: Phuyupatamarca – Machu-Picchu
      Very early on this day we`ll go to Machu Picchu, having previously visited and greeted the archaeological site of Wiñayhuayna and the Intipata. Two hours later, in the final stretch of the Inca Trail to Machu picchu, we`ll get in by the Inti Punku (the Sun`s Gate), our first contact with Machu Picchu. Then we`ll descend to Aguas Calientes, better known as the Machu Picchu`s town. We`ll camp next to the river (1 night hotel is optional). You`ll have enough time to relax in the Thermal Baths of the Machu Picchu town.

    5. Moderate Fifth Day on Inca Trail: Machu-Picchu - Cusco

      Fifth Day on Inca Trail: Machu-Picchu – Cusco
      We will wake up very early in the morning . After breakfast we will take a bus up to visit the new wonder of the ancient world : Machu Picchu. You`ll have a two hours guidance inside Machu Picchu (the old mountain). If you wish you`ll can go upwards to the Wayna Picchu (the young mountain). The only available times to ascend to this mountain are the next: 07 and 10 A.M. The ascending groups are comprised by 200 persons. After your visit we`ll take the returning train from Aguas Calientes to the Cusco city.

    INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU ACCOMMODATION

    Personal tents: 2 people in each 4-people-capacity tent, to allow for higher comfort and a safe keeping of backpacks. Our tents are 3-season, highly maintained to ensure an excellent performance in field.

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    Inca Trail Accommodation, camping equipment
    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
    INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU 4 Days / 3 Nights IncludesINCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU CLASSIC Includes

    Pre-departure briefing: You will meet your guide and group in our office, for an orientation trek and provide you the duffle bags which will be carried by our Porter. meeting at 6:00 PM the evening before the trip begins.
    Transport: Collection from your hotel in the morning and transfer in private transportation to KM.82 (PISCACUCHO).
    Experienced Guide: English speaking professional and official tour guide.
    Entrance fee Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.
    Personal tents: 2 people in each 4-people-capacity tent, to allow for higher comfort and a safe keeping of backpacks. Our tents are 3-season, highly maintained to ensure an excellent performance in field. Kailas, Pro aconcagua and Rei 4 Outfitter tents are employed when double accommodation is requested.
    Camping equipment: Dining and kitchen tents, tables, chairs.
    Foam mats or sleeping pads: to put under your sleeping bag (you carrier)
    Accommodation: 3 nights in tent
    1 Duffle Bag: Where you can put your personal belongings (7 kilograms = 15 lbs) which includes your sleeping bag.
    Porters: We include your personal porter who is responsible for carrying your duffel with your personal items. There is no additional fee for this. We will give you your duffel bag at your briefing the night before and this should be filled with the things you need for night and the next day. You will not have access to your duffel until your evening campsite.
    Trekking Cook: In charge to prepared all the meals along the journey, over people cook assistant
    Meals: 3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 dinners and Snacks (Vegetarian, vegan or special menus are available at no extra cost)
    Wake up tea: Every morning at the campsite we will wake you up with a cup of coca tea our support staff will bring the coca tea to your tent in order to wake you up.
    Tea time = Happy Hour: Every afternoon 1 hour before dinner the cooks will let on the dining table pop-corn, biscuits, coffee, chocolate, different type of teas, hot water, etc. this is because after a day of hiking many are hungry and it is a bit annoying to wait till dinner that why we provide tea time.
    Daily snacks – Days 1, 2, and 3: Our Snacks consist of local fruits, biscuits, chocolate, Caramels we will give this snack at the beginning of each day trek in a cloth bag to avoid environmental contamination.
    One textile snack bag per person: to avoid the usage of plastic bags that contaminate our environment
    Water grooming: Each morning warm water with towel
    1 Blanket or Liner
    1 Pillow per person
    Medical kit: Our crew bring the First-aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle
    Train tickets: From Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo (Expedition service at 18:20 hrs)
    Transport: Transfer from Ollantaytambo Train Station to hotel in Cusco(Day 4)
    24-h guest service: please ask for the emergency number available during your time of visit
    Light-Weight plastic rain poncho
    We will create a the trip of a Memorable Lifetime Experience for you.
    We are Direct operators & local owners with the best trekking team on the hike

    INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU 4 Days / 3 Nights Not IncludesINCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU CLASSIC Not Includes
    • Entrance fee to Huayna Picchu
    • Sleeping Bags: (you can hire from our company), our sleeping bags are -18ºC-comfort (0ºF), mummy form and include a sleeping liner. They are cleaned after every use and have a maximum usage of 30 trips.
    • Walking Sticks: you can hire from our company
    • Last Day: Lunch and Dinner in Aguas Calientes.
    • Personal clothing and gear.
    • Travel insurance.
    • Tips for our staff: please note that our agency staff is well paid so please feel free to tip or not as you wish.
    • Additional costs or delays caused by management out of control like landscape, bad weather condition, in case of itinerary modification with a view to safety concern, illness, change of government policy, political instability raises strike, moment etc.