AVAILABILITY FOR INKA TRAIL TO MACHUPICCHU - 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS
We organize tours to Machupicchu through the Inka Trail from March to January. Our fixed departure times recommended are from April to October, before and after those months is consider the heaviest rainy season. To realize The Inka Trail, we have a strict limit of visitors that we can take to this magnificent place, the number of people allowed to hike in the Inka Trail, is 500 people per day. Having in count that more than the half of this number are workers (guides, porters and cooks). Knowing all this, we recommended to book you with enough time (6 months in advance).
DAY 01 (CUSCO - HUAYLLABAMBA): Our hike to Machupicchu through the classical Inka trail starts at your hotel, from where we are going to pick you up between 6:00 – 6:30 am. From there and with the guide we will be transferred for around 2 or 2.5 hours to Piskakuchu (km 82) our starting point. In Piskakucho is also our first check point where we are going to present all our documents (Inka Trail permission and your original passport) to allow us get officially in the Inka Trail to Machupicchu.After the check point we are going to start our hike for 2 hours approximately to Miskay, where our team (porters and cooks)is waiting for us with a nice lunch. This part of the hikeis almost flat and with a beautiful landscape(enjoying the incredible flora). After Miskay, we are going to hike for another 2 hours to arrive o Wayllabamba (3000 masl.) which is also our camping site. We will arrive to our camp around 5:00 pm; and there we will enjoy a nice dinner. Enjoy the night…
DAY 02 (HUAYLLABAMBA - PACAYMAYU): This day we are going to be awake up at 5:30 with a warm coca tee, after this we need to get ready for our breakfast (6:00 am.).The first part of our hike begins at 6:30, and it will take us around 5 hours (7 km) to get to the highest point of our trip that is know as the Dead Woman Pass (4200 masl.), this part is consider as the most challenging part of our trip.
From this place we have 2 more hours hike down to our second camp (Pacamayu 3 600 masl.), enjoyingafter 7 hours of hiking our lunch. At the camp we will rest and around 6.30 we will enjoy a nice dinner. This place is a bit cold. Good night…
DAY 03 (PACAYMAYO – PHUYUPATAMARKA - WIÑAYHUAYNA): We get up at 6:00 am.And then we will enjoy the breakfast at 6:30. At 7:00 we will start with our hiking. This is an special and beautiful day where we are going to visit 3 Inkasites along the trail. The first one isone hourhike from our camp “Runkurakay” (3800 masl.), after this site we have to continuing going up and one hour of we arrive to the second high point, Runkurakay Pass (4000 masl.). After the the pass and going down for 45 minutes, we arrive to Sayacmarka (3580 masl.). After we visit Sayacmarkawe hike for 25 min. to Chakicoccha (3600 masl.) where we will enjoy our delicious lunch, enjoying the incredible landscape.
After one hour hike from Chakicocchawe are going to arrive to Phuyupatamarka (3600 masl.)Where we can find Inka buildings.From this place we will continue going down for two hour hike to Wiñayhuayna (2600 masl.),which is also the area of our last camp. Then will enjoy a nice buffet as dinner so we can say goodbye to part of our team (cooks and porters).If we still have energy, we can visit the archaeological site of Wiñayhuayna, only 5 minutes from our camp (we recommended this visit) an amusing Inka site wiht a lot of terraces and buildings. Good night…
DAY 04 (WIÑAYWAYNA – MACHUPICCHU - AGUAS CALIENTES): An early wake up 3:30am; then breakfast at 4:00.and after breakfast we hike to the checkpoint that opens at 5:30. After the checkpoint we will have hike for one hour to the Sun Gate, from the Sun we will have the chance to see Machu Picchu for first time and enjoy the surrounding mountains. After this we will continue going down, in this case to the citadel of Machu Picchu (30 min.). In Machupicchu is the last check point, in the checkpoint we can leave our bags,the cost is 3 soles per every back (necessary), and then enjoy this magnificent place. Congratulation, you made it…
In all the way you will need to show your passport, the ticket and the ISIC card if the case is. In Machupicchu the guide will guide you around two hours, and showyou the different areas of the place. After the tour, you will have the chance to explore Machupicchu by yourself. After that you have to take your bus (use your bus ticket) to get to Aguas Calientes town and then take the train back Ollantaytambo and then by car to Cusco. The train leaves at 6.30 pm. and arrives 2 hours after to Ollantaytambo. At Ollantaytambo there will be a bus waiting for you to take you back to Cusco. Arriving at 10:30 pm.
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DISCOUNTS: INKA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS
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