The Inca Trail Tour to Machu Picchu is one of the best and most famous trekking tour in the world, offering a fascinating natural and cultural beauty.
Around 43 km (26 miles) of paths will guide you through different ecosystems ranging from the Andes Mountains to the forests of the high jungle, and will give you possibility to explore mysterious archaeological sites, some still covered with vegetation.
By choosing the Inca Trail Tour you will not only see how looked like the system of roads in Inca Empire, but also you will go directly through these roads to the famous “Lost City of the Incas”.
The whole trek ends with the stunning view of sunrise at the entrance to Machu Picchu.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Pickup from your hotel in Lima
DEPARTURE TIME Time of collection will be discussed the day before in your briefing
INCLUDED
Transfer from Cusco to start point of Inka Trail
Train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
Transfer from Ollantaytambo to Cusco
Entrance ticket to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu
Camping equipment: tents (2 persons), mattresses, roomy dining tent, dining tables and chairs
Porters to carry camping equipment
3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners (optional: vegetarian)
Bilingual professional guide specialized in the Inca trail
Private cook and assistants
First aid kit
NOT INCLUDED
Sleeping bags
Breakfast on Day 1. Lunch and dinner on Day 4
Tips for the porters and the guide
Entrance ticket to Huayna Picchu (+ $60)

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DAY 1: Cusco - Huayllabamba

We will pick you up from the hotel around 7.00am to the starting point of Inka Trail named  Km. 82. From here we will begin the trek to the archaeological complex of Llactapata. Along the way we will see different archaeological sites and also interesting fauna and flora. You will also have possibility to admire the beautiful snowy peak of Veronica as we arrive to the base camp around 5.30 pm.
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Day 2: Huayllabamba - Pacaymayo

This day you will start with the sounds of birds and surrounded by lush nature. First part you will go uphill about 4 hours until the highest point (Warmiwañusca 4,200 m.). Here you can admire spectacular views and have the opportunity to observe different ecosystems. Later the Inca Trail changes and passes through ancient stone roads, tunnels and wooden bridges. Your camping will be near the river.
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Day 3: Pacaymayo - Wiñayhuayna

After breakfast you will start the descent towards the second most important pass of the trail at 3,950 m.a.s.l. Today you will explore the archaeological complex of Runkurakay and the Inca city of Sayacmarca. Later we will stop in the village of Puya Patamarka for typical lunch and after a break you will continue walking for around 2 hours more to reach the impressive archaeological complex of Wiñay Huayna. Close to this place, we will have a camp. After dinner you can enjoy an evening full of stars.
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DAY 4: Wiñayhuayna - Machupicchu - Cusco

After breakfast around 5.00 am we will walk around 1-2 hours till the Inti Punku (Sun Gate), from where you will have the most impressive view of Machu Picchu.
After passing the entrance to Machu Picchu you will have a guided tour for around 2 hours. You will feel like in the times of Incas. You will see the most important places in the archeological complex, as well as you will get plenty of information about history and culture of Inca Empire.
After this part you will have enough time to discover Machu Picchu and also additional mountain Huayna Picchu (entrance ticket to Huayna Picchu is not included).
You will come back to Cusco after midnight.

The tour is prepared for groups, without restriction of nationality and age, organized daily and is aimed at people in good physical and mental condition.
The prices of the tour are described in our page and include the tickets for access to Machu Picchu, Huayna Picchu (or alternative mountain called montana vieja), accommodation, meals, transportation, bilingual guide. It is important to book the tour in advance to ensure the access to Machu Picchu, Huayna Picchu as well as return train ticket.
We have bilingual guides with extensive knowledge of the history and geography of the Peru and the areas where they are working. The lodging or accommodations can be done in private or shared rooms depending on the purchased package. We also have vegetarian meals for travelers who request previously for this option.
To make the final reservation of tour first we have to confirm the availability of the tour for a specific date, we need to receive an advance payment (50%) or full payment according to current prices and also we need to have your full details (no errors) because such information are necessary to book the entrance tickets on your behalf, and the exact beginning date of the tour. All the details you need to provide on our BOOKING FORM.
It is noteworthy that the train ticket is subject to last minute changes (high season). Therefore we recommend booking the tour in advance to avoid unnecessary risks.
Important note:
Some details of the tour may change depends on the weather conditions, physical condition of the participants and other unpredictable things, like for example strikes.

DISCOUNTS AND REQUIREMENTS

There is a discount of USD $ 20 for college students with the ISIC card. To get the discount we need to receive the scan of ISIC card on email, during booking process and you have to bring the original, valid ISIC card with you for the trip. Without valid ISIC card, which you will have to show in the entrance gate to Machu Picchu, you will not get permission to entrance for this archaeological complex and you will lose the possibility to explore the ruins.
There is also a discount of USD $ 20 for Peruvians and another $ 10 for Peruvian university students. Peruvian citizens have to indicate DNI number in the booking form and have to bring valid DNI for the tour. Peruvian students have to send scan of student card during booking process and bring valid document with them for the tour. In both above mentioned situation, if they do not show the valid DNI and student card in the entrance gate to Machu Picchu, will not get permission to entrance for this archaeological complex and will lose the possibility to explore the ruins.
Please read our terms and conditions of service.

VACCINATIONS & INSURANCE

We recommend that you consult your doctor in advance of your departure to ensure you have all the recommended vaccinations. We also recommend purchasing travel insurance for any emergency. Before buying the insurance always check the regulations of the insurance company, especially if trekking in the high mountains or other adventures are not excluded.
Upon completion of the booking, we take care of the tickets to Machupicchu, Huaynapicchu (or alternating mountain).

RATES, RESERVATIONS & PAYMENT

The prices of our tour may vary during low season (December to March) and during high season (April-November) when the rates can increase.
To make the final reservation of tour first we have to confirm the availability of the tour for a specific date, we need to receive an advance payment (50%) or full payment according to current prices and also we need to have your full details (no errors) because such information are necessary to book the entrance tickets on your behalf, and the exact beginning date of the tour. All the details you need to provide on our BOOKING FORM. Please remember to be in Cusco at least one day before the deadline.
After receiving booking form we will send every person details about payment (Western Union or pay pal request). It is possible to pay for the tour full amount in advance or 50% of the costs. If there is a group it is possibly to do a payment separately or together. You can view on the page of PAYMENT.

WHAT TO BRING

The below items are recommendations to remind you of items that may be needed on the tour.

A lightweight backpack per person
Sweater and thick jacket
Long and short pants
Long sleeve shirts
Personal items
Binoculars
A sunblock with a UV factor of minimum 40
Hat or cap
Rain coat
Walking shoes or tennis shoes
Bottle of water
Insect repellent
Toilet paper
Protein snack bar
Lantern
Lipstick
Sunglasses and plastic bags
Camera with charger
Some cash in change (soles)