INCA TRAIL – MACHU PICCHU
The permits for the Inca Trail trek are so limited, that only 200 permits are available each day FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. You need to book and pay the deposit well in advance. For high season (May to October, 6-4 months in advance.) Low season (November to April, 3-2 months in advance.) For trek departures in March, April, May, June and July we strongly advise that you make a trek booking BEFORE the middle of January.
1st day: LIMA – HOTEL.
Arrival to the city of Lima. Transfer from the airport to the Hotel. Contact with the Guide.
2nd day: LIMA – CUSCO – CITY TOURS 4 NEARBY RUINS.
Breakfast in the hotel. Flight to Cusco, Transfer to Hotel. In the afternoon city tour Visiting to the most attractive places in the city and naturally the four most important nearby ruins: Qenqo, one of the finest examples of a rock artfully carved on site showing complex patterns of steps, seats, geometric relief and a puma design. Puca Pukara, situated on a hill with superb views over the surrounding countryside Puca Pucara was more likely a tambo. Tambomachay, commonly referred to as the ‘Baños del Inca’ or Inca baths, Tambomachay was a site for ritual bathing and Sacsayhuaman, Inca fortress, which visitors cannot fail to be impressed by the beauty and monumental scale of this important Inca construction. Return to the hotel and lodgment.
3rd Day: CUZCO- KM 82- HUAYLLABAMBA
Pickup from your hotel, transport to KM 82,start walking about 5-6 hours.You first see the inca terraces of Patallaqta, then end up in Huayllabamba for the first camp.
4th Day: HUAYLLABAMBA- PACAYMAYU
The hardest part of the trail starts this morning when you walk from 3000m to the Warmiwañusca pass at 4200m. Then descend to the camp in Pacaymayu. Total walking time 6-7 hours.
5th Day: PACAYMAYU- WIÑAYWAYNA
Start of a beautiful day with visits of the archaeological sites of Runkurakay, Sayacmarca, Conchamarca and Puyupatamarca before entering the complex of Wiñaywayna. If lucky, you have beautiful panoramic views of snow-capped mountains in the area. Campsite near the ruins.
6th Day: WIÑAYWAYNA – MACHU PICCHU
An early start to walk to the Sungate, to try to see the sun entering Machu Picchu. Guided visit of the most important parts of the ruins. If you like you can climb the Wayna Picchu Mountain. Return to Cusco in the afternoon.
7th Day: CUSCO – LIMA.
Breakfast in the hotel. Flight to Lima, Transfer to Hotel. In the early afternoon we will visit the museum of the gold. End the services.