The Andean slope traced by the Incas thousands of years ago and remained in oblivion for centuries, is actually an unforgettable experience, offering traces of history and breathtaking views and remains one of the most attractive treks in the world.
Departure from your hotel between 6.30am and 7.30am with our bus and transfer to Km 82, entry point to the Camino Inka.
Here the breakfast will be served, the guide will give all the information and will indicate the daily activities.
You must bring your passport for identification at the first checkpoint.
We will start the trek accompanied by our Quechuas porters advancing through the fertile valleys that line the Rio Urubamba with a magnificent view of the Veronica glacier, we will continue to Llactapata an ancient Inka city that was to protect the entrance to the two valleys Antigua Morada Inka, we will walk again 1.30 hr up to the camp of Wayllabamba after a small ascent up to 3000 meters.
Here we will camp, tea will be served and at 7.30 pm dinner.
Wake up at 6.00 and after 30 minutes breakfast will be served in the Comedor tent.
We set off for the trek and the first part will include a grueling climb that will take us to the Althea Inka of Wayllabamba up to the Warmihuanusca Pass (The Dead Woman's Pass) at 4200 meters.
This is the highest part of the trek, about 5 hours of walking (stop and coffee break), from here you can admire a panoramic view of singular beauty.
We will continue the walk, this time downhill, for 1.30 hr up to the Pacaymayu camp.
Lunch and rest, tea will be served at 17.30 while dinner will be served at 19.30.
Wake up at 6.00 and departure after breakfast.
This day we will walk for a stretch of Camino Inka remarkably well preserved passing through ancient archaeological remains covered by a dense tropical forest, we will visit Runkuraquay, Sayacmarka, and after a 15 minute walk we will stop for lunch.
We will continue the walk to Phuyupatamarka (city above the clouds) with a spectacular view of the snow-capped peaks of the Andean Cordillera, we will descend for about 2 hours and arrive at the Winay Wayna camp, probably the most spectacular archaeological complex of the trek, for its exuberant woods of clouds and covered with flowers and mysterious history.
At this point there is a hot water showers service which can be accessed by paying US 1.50, then we will serve Tea.
For the night an abundant buffet dinner and as a tradition the group will carry out a collection for the porter's tip.
The alarm will be at 4am and breakfast will be served at 4.30am.
Around 5 we will leave heading towards the tropical jungle passing through Intipuncu (the gate of the sol) where we will arrive in 1.20 hr.
Approximately we will arrive at Machu Picchu around 8.00 where the group will leave their backpacks in a deposit and after 20 minutes we will enter the city of the Incas where we will do the complete tour for the ruins for about 2 hours.
After we will give the group the chance to freely explore the citadel, an hour will be set in the afternoon as a meeting point for the en el Pueblo group of Aguas Calientes where in the afternoon the train will be taken to return to Cusco.
KM.104 - CHACHABAMBA - WIÑAYHUAYNA - AGUAS CALIENTES
Departure from CUSCO or OLLANTAYTAMBO by train and arrival at km 104
Starting point of the Inka Trail.
After the check point, start walking.
After about 3 hours I arrive at the ruins of Winayhuayna where there will be a stop for lunch. In the afternoon the walk continues up to the citadel of macchu picchu where you will arrive after about 3/4 hours of walking.
We will descend to the Pueblo of Aguas Calientes and stay overnight in the hostal.
AGUAS CALIENTES - MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO
Breakfast and ascent to Macchu Picchu, the first few hours will be with a guided tour, to then leave you a free visit, until a set time when you will go down to Aguas Calientes to take the train to Ollantaytambo and continue by Tourist Bus to Cusco.
From 15 July 2011 the Ministry of Culture has decided to charge and limit access to the peak of Wayna picchu (the mountain in front of Macchu picchu) to 400 people per day.
Both the 2-day and 4-day trecks include the entrance to Macchu picchu and we remind you that the visit to Wayna Picchu is optional depending on the choices of each person because from that date onwards to go up to Wayna Picchu you have to buy at part of the entry in advance to secure the spaces.
The additional cost to go up to Wayna Picchu is $ 75