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INCA TRAIL 4 DAYS

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INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU: 4 DAYS – 3 NIGHTS

Completing the 4-day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is a world-famous trek that is sure to impress any hiker. Along the 45-kilometer or 28-mile trail, you’ll walk along the same path as ancient Incan kings had nearly 500 years ago, experiencing altitudes up to 4,200 meters, various landscapes, original cobbled trails and staircases built by the Incans, and the infamous constructions of Runcuracay, Phuyupatamarca, Wiñayhuayna, and Machu Picchu itself, located in an impossibly high and difficult place atop of the mountains.

With Machu Picchu Reservations, we take care of all of your Inca Trail needs, ensuring that you are completely prepared and that you have a positive, relaxing, and exciting experience during your trek. We provide experienced guides, professional chefs, porters, camping and cooking equipment, delicious meals, and more.

If you are planning to partake in this once-in-a-lifetime experience, trust in a company with experience and endless recommendations from other travelers.

Highlights

Highlights of the Inca Trail

  • Trek to Machu Picchu as the royal Incas did
  • Arrive at Machu Picchu through the Sun Gate
  • Enjoy the beauty of the ancient Incan remains along the trail
  • Hike with knowledgeable English and Spanish speaking tour guides
  • Enjoy personalized service from beginning to end
  • Explore the Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu
  • Hike one of the most famous treks in the world
  • Get a free Machu Picchu t-shirt or Machu Picchu beanie
  • Hike the original Inca trail to Machu Picchu
from $ 300.00
4 Days / 3 Nights
Trip Style:
Hiking
Dificulty Level:
Easy
Group Size:
Total Hiking Distance:
Meals:
B, D, L
Departures:
Trip Starts in:
Cusco
Places to Visit:

TRIP ITINERARY

We start the adventure of your lifetime picking you up from your hotel at between 6:00 to 6:30 am to start the trip by car to Ollantaytambo town. Two hours car ride where you have the chance to have breakfast. After we continue driving one more hour by the same car to the trailhead Km 82 / Piscacucho. While we are driving to the beginning of the Inca trail, you have the chance enjoy to see plenty of corn plantations, potato crops because the valley that we take to rich to km 82 is the sacred valley where most of the local people dedicated to the farming activities. Once in the trailhead, we get ready to pass the first control point of the whole Inca trail. After we got an Inca trail stamp on your passport, we hike 2 hours to reach to Mesccay where we take a break also you have the chance to enjoy the local corn beer called Chicha. Then we continue hiking to the viewpoint of Llactapata ruins to explore and also to listing the explanation from the guide. We hike for 30 more minutes to make to the lunch spot to enjoy our delicious energy lunch. After lunch 2.5 more hour hiking to the campsite located in Huayllapampa where our crew of porters and cooks set up your camp. Time to enjoy hot tea time and dinner at the camp. The camp located at 3000 m.

The cooks will wake you up with hot coca tea early in the morning to complete the hardest day of the whole Inca trail successfully. After a nutritious breakfast, We get ready to start the trek up to the to the highest point of the entire Inca Trail 4212m/13818ft. 4 hours uphill hiking 9km/5ml. The trail begins at 3000 m to 4212 m  through a beautiful path made of stones combining with nice Inka stairs which takes you to the pass of the Inca trail called – WARMICWAÑUSCAN. (dead woman’s pass). If we get nice weather, we have the chance to enjoy the overlooking views of the mountains that surround Machu Picchu and the sacred valley of the Incas. After a while, at the pass. We start descending to the lunch spot 2 hours downhill trekking on the Inca steps we reach to the lunch place Pacaymayo where we have lunch also is the campsite, in the afternoon we provide you tea time then dinner to sleep at the camp call Pacaymayo — located at 3700 m.

Today is going be the most beautiful day of the trek because you get the opportunity to see how the landscape changes from the Andean cloud forest to the jungle área. Hiking on beautiful well maintained original Inca trails and also we are going to visit. Phuyupatamarca (the town in the clouds). In the distance, you enjoy the view of the majestic Salkantay mountain and Wakaywillka mountain and of course the first views of Machu Picchu montaña and Huaynapicchu mountain. After a delicious breakfast around 5:30 am we leave from the camp toward Phuyupatamarca 2 hours uphill hiking then two more hours downhill on the Inca flat trail. Once in Puyupatamarca, you have time to enjoy the views, and also we explore the beautiful archeological site of Puyupatamarca. After that we hike down on the curved Inca stairs to Intipata after 2 hours of the trek we reach to Intipata to explore the farming terraces and enjoying the magnificent views of the Urubamba river and its valleys then we go to the lunch spot at wiñayhuayna campsite to eat a delicious lunch. Siesta time after we got time for a siesta we go to explore Wiñaywayna Inka ruins. Then we go back to the camp to enjoy tea time and the last supper made by the camping chefs.

Today you will experience the magical moment to see Machupicchu. Early in the morning Wake up with hot coca tea served to your tent by the chefs to enjoy a delicious breakfast to be the first ones passing the last Inca trail checkpoint. Trekking to the sun gate through the amazing Trails built on the cliffside of the steep rocky mountains covers on dense vegetations. Once we make to INTIPUNKU (door of the sun), We have time to enjoy the magnificent view of the Inca cathedral MACHUPICCHU to your eyes to enjoy it. Enjoy incredible views of a town made of stone built by ancient civilizations of the Peruvian Andes after we continue our trek to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu through the enclosures that used to function as access controls and ritual enclosures that the Incas used to use before arriving at Machu Picchu itself. Once at Machupicchu we get time for the classic and panoramic pictures. Once in Machupicchu, we get into the ruins to have the guided tour for 2.5 hours approx. Afterward, the guide will let you go by yourselves to explore the vast Inca city such as the Inca bridge, Huaynapicchu mountain or Machu Picchu montaña if you book it in advance. After 6 – 7 hours in Machupicchu we take the bus down to Aguas Calientes town where we have time for lunch. Then you take a train at 18:20 for 1.5 hours to Ollantaytambo train station where our transfer will wait to transfer you to Cusco for two more hours by car. You will be back in Cusco around 10 pm.

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PRICE FROM 469 USA dollars

INCA TRAIL TOUR 4 DAYS

PRICES: INCA TRAIL TOUR  4D-3N. Group service-Season 2019

  • Student: 470 USA Dollars per person
  • Adult: 499 USA Dollars per person

STUDENT DISCOUNT:  30 USA dollars

If you are student, you need to send us a copy/picture of both side of your student card to verify, to get 30 dollars discount

The student card must be an original student ID given from the university in PVC material and it must have the next requirements: University informationpersonal student Informationstudent Picture, and Expiration date valid only for one year, it year must coincide with the year that student visit Machu Picchu, the discount until 25 years old.

Inclusions

Included

WHAT INCLUDES?

  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
  • Inca Trail permission
  • Pre-departure Inca Trail briefing, presented by the tour guides at 6:00 pm at the office a day before
  • English/Spanish speaker professional guide.
  • Guided visit to Machu Picchu.
  • Transportation to the trailhead of Inca Trail.
  • 3-night camping
  • Three breakfast
  • Three lunches
  • Three dinners
  • Bus ticket from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes town
  • Train Ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo – Expedition 18:20 or Similar
  • Transfer service from Ollantaytambo to Cusco after the train.
  • Personal sleeping pad
  • Cooks and cooking equipment.
  • Vegetarian food is available on request with no extra charge.
  • First Aid equipment.
  • Oxygen bottle for emergencies.

Not Included

What not Included: 
  • Day one breakfast. You can go after, if not we stop in Ollantaytambo to buy (12 – 18 SOLES)
  • Day four lunch. You stay in Aguas Calientes After Machu Picchu Which is the base town. Touristic town. meal (15 – 40 soles)
  • Sleeping Bags, If you do not have one, You can rent from us.
  • Portering service. You need to carry all your personal belongings including the sleeping bag, If you want to hire a porter service is 70 dollars for 7 kilos for the four days
  • Extra expenses, Tips, and gratitude

Optional add-ons:

  • Huayna Picchu entrance ticket. USD 60
  • Montaña Machu Picchu entrance ticket. USD 60
  • Sleeping bag USD 10 for the whole trek
  • Walking pole USD 10  For one pair
  • Poter service USD 70 for 7 kilos
  • UP-GRADE train to Vistadome – Panoramic train.  USD 25 – train at 16:22 (Check availability)

Recomendations

WE RECOMMEND THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT POINTS:

What you need to pack for the Inca Trail:

  • Passport
  • Backpack to carry all your stuff and the sleeping bag. Should be a comfortable technical hiking backpack of 30 to 35 liters. If you have a bigger one works as well
  • Sleeping bag at least minus 5 cº. If you do NOT have one, you can rent from us for 10 dollars for the whole trek. The sleeping bag weighs 1.5 kilos approx
  • Trekking Poles – We recommend for people with problems of knees, ankle, or you used to use hiking poles. If you do NOT have one, you can rent a pair of trekking poles for 10 dollars from us.
  • Wool hat or beanie
  • Sun hat
  • Scarf
  • Gloves
  • 2 – 3 t-shirt, if you have long sleeve better
  • Two layers (sweater, fleece)
  • Two pairs of long pants if you have leggings, you can do on leggings
  • Hiking shoes
  • 2 – 3 pairs of wool socks
  • A jacket Rain gear (Pants, jacket, if you do not have you can buy rain poncho) it is crucial, especially for the wet season.
  • Small towel.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Small headlamp.
  • Waterbottle.
  • Toothbrush and other personal toiletries.
  • Toilet paper.
  • Sun cream.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Sandals / Flip flops.
  • If you have warm clothing, you can take them which not that important.
  • Some snacks such as chocolate, cereal bars, candies, nuts, energy bars, etc.
  • Extra Cash in Soles

IF YOU HIRE PORTER SERVICE, We provide you with a duffel bag. You can pack 7 kilos of your stuff which will Carry by the porters. You get the duffle bags night before of the trek, at the briefing day. DOCUMENTS TO CARRY WITH YOU

  • Original Passports
  • If you confirm your reservation as a student. Do not forget to take your student ID in physical to the trip. It will be so important to be able to prove that you are a student, at the checkpoint of Machu Picchu

Campsites

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Frequently Asked Questions INCA TRAIL 4 DAYS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

When is the best time to do?

It is a difficult question to answer as Peru has a variety of conditions. Best time is the dry season runs from May to November, and this is typically the time that we recommended. But the trail is open for 11 months. March, April, May, June, july, August, September, october, November, december. February closed for maintaining reason.

Do I need to bring my passport for this tour?

For the Inca Trail, you must take the original passport because you need to show it at the main gate of Machu Picchu also to board the train, to pass the Inca trail

What type of transportation do you use?

All the vehicles that we use for this type of tour are the Sprinter Mercedes Benz modern minibusses that have all the documentation required by the national authorities, all the cars are maintained daily to keep them in good conditions and clean, and each vehicle has a logo of Machu Picchu Reservations. • Will the altitude affect me? When traveling throughout the Andes in Peru, some people will suffer some effects of it. If you plan to hike the Salkantay trail, we recommend arriving 2 or 3 days before start the trek to acclimate and rest while you can do day tours in Cusco • What can I do to prevent the altitude sickness? We recommend to be in Cusco at least two days and drink as much water as you can and drink coca tea you can order at any restaurant, hotel. You can also prepare it yourself with boiled water and dried coca leaves. At least one day before the tour we recommend eating light food, and if you have any medication prescribed from a doctor you can take it, and the best thing that you can do is to keep in mind that you will be fine.

How do I reserve a space for the Inca trail?

Just click on the BOOK THIS TOUR button and fill out all the required information and one of our sales advisors will contact you immediately and if you want to talk by WhatsApp with a specialist, you can contact to this number. +51974217700.

Do you require a deposit?

Yes. We require a non-refundable deposit of 250 dollars per person for The Inca trail. The money of the deposit we use to purchase the Machu Picchu entrance tickets and the train tickets Permission for the Inca trail

What happens after I make my deposit?

Once we confirm the deposit, we are going to confirm your reservation through email sending you all the details about the tour.

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Type Persons Price per person Total US $
Adults 1 $ $ 8911.00
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Student (-20) x 0 $ 0.00
Vistadome Train (+25) x 0 $ 0.00
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