Inca Trail or (CCAPACÑAN) trek to Machupicchu is considered the best trekking routes in the world due to the exquisite beauty of the place and its surroundings. It includes different ecological áreas from high mountains to the Andean subtropical cloud forest, following this amazing ancient path, you will be hiking past these beautiful and mysterious archaeological sites, many of these covered by the jungle overgrowth by the vegetation. And finally arriving the lost city of the Incas Machupicchu or the seven wonders of the world. Highly recommended for those people or families active outdoors who want to enjoy the pure nature of the región and hike the Inca trail that leads to Machu Picchu. Every trip is conducted by professional tour guides, that make your trip a life long experiences our service includes native Quechua speaking guides and porters to make your experience better than other companies. Our cook's experts will provide you delicious meals during your trip with balanced menus. We are 100% local Company. the five-day itinerary Inca trail trek offers you the most enjoyable in every expectation to absorb every moment the pure nature, trek short hours every day, in a spectacular environment to become life long experience in Peru.
DAY 1: CUSCO, OLLANTAYTAMBO, PISCACUCHU TO HUAYLLABAMBA CAMP
Today our trekking crew lead by our guide will pick you up from your Hotel and drive to Ollantaytambo to have a quiet optional breakfast after you will drive for 45 minutes to the starting point Piscacuchu or km 82. Where you will meet our field staff loading the gear, your guide in hand will introduce you to all team, including cooks, porters. And guests too. Then you will pass a checkpoint with park rangers, we will start our adventure hiking up and down through a gentle path along the Urubamba River with outstanding views of snow-capped mountains Apu Huacayhuillca. (Veronika mountain) plus the Urubamba mountain range. Until we arrive at LLactapata Inca remains, where you will stop to enjoy the views and our guide will explain to you about it. After you will continue hiking in Kusichaca river valley, until our first campsite Huayllabamba a small local community, today during your hike you will stop to have lunch.
Distance: 12 km, Time: 6 to 7 hrs. Altitude: from 2600m to 3000m.
DAY 2: HUAYLLABAMBA, WARMIHUAÑUSCA PASS TO PACAYMAYO ALTO
Today after a healthy breakfast. We will pass the second checkpoint. During our ascent, we will find different ecosystems such as a primary Andean forest and Andean grassland. This ascent will take us, for five hours approximately until we reach the highest pass. Warmihuañusca or dead woman passes 4200m. 14.000 ft. Here you will enjoy the view of 360 degrees. Of Huayllabamba valleys and Huayanay snowed capped mountain. After enjoying your free time and taking plenty of photos. Also, an overview of the other side of the way, down to Pacaymayo valley, You will descend for two hours until the camp Pacaymayo located at the bottom of the mountain.
Distance: 12 km. Altitude: from 300mtrs. 4200m. to 3600m, Time: 6 to 7 hrs.
DAY 3: PACAYMAYO ALTO TO PHUYUPATAMARCA
After breakfast, we will depart from Pacaymayo a while later from other trekkers. We will start our ascent by the original ancient pathway that takes us to the Runkurakay circular Inca remains, it is beginning of mixt Andean and amazon reach vegetation where our guide will explain about the place. We will continue our ascent to the second pass Runkurakay 3900mtrs. having enough time to absorb the pure nature and taking our photos we start our way down, to Sayacmarka Archeological site. where you will explore with our guide, from here the path goes up and down clearly notice that the Inca Trail is well preserved from this point with an amazing construction using the natural landscape and geography. The trail crosses the Chaquiccocha a dry lagoon and will cross the (túnel) adapted by the Incas this part of the Inca trail will see Outstanding views of Salkantay and Pumasillo snowed capped located in Vilcabamba mountain range. Until we reach our camp located above the clouds forest. Phuyupatamarka. Considered one of the most important ceremonial centers in the Incan time.
Distance: 09 km. Altitude: 3600m. to 3700m, Time. 6 to 7 hours.
DAY 4: PHUYUPATAMARCA TO AGUAS CALIENTES TOWN
Phuyupatamarca campsite located in the Inca trail is considered one of the most beautiful and unique places where you can observe the sunrise and sunset around you, with a 360° degree view of the Urubamba mountain range and Villacabamba you will also be able to observe the Machupicchu and Huayna Picchu mountains above it, highly recommended for those people or families who love photography. After enjoying the sunrise and Breackfast we will start going down to explore the Inca site Phuyupatamarca after we will descend for 3 hours to Wiñayhuayna at 2600m. this part of the Inca Trail shows us in all the way, the high engineering skills of the builders Inca. we will keep going down to Intipata the farming terraces with a magnificent view of Urubamba River, then we will get to the Wiñayhuayna Archeological site. after our free time on the site, we will go to have our last lunch, after lunch, we will have a thankful meeting with our trekking crew. From here we will continue our hike towards Inti Punku 2700mtrs. or the sun gate from where we will have the first spectacular view of Machu Picchu, we will continue our hike to the citadel of the new Seven Wonder of the world where we will have enough time to enjoy and take photos. Then we will head down to Aguas Calientes town where you will spend the night. In the Hotel.
Distance: 10km. Altitude: 3700m. to 2400m. Aguas Calientes town 2000m, Time: 6 to 7 hrs.
DAY 5: EXPLORE MACHUPICCHU AFTERNON BACK TO CUSCO
After Breakfast, your guide will pick you from your hotel for a short bus journey to the entrance of Machu Picchu, today you will explore this magical Inca city and enjoy learning about it was built and discovered. for 3 hours. You will then have free time to wander around and if you got a Ticket for Wayna Picchu you can climb. Note. There are just 400 visitors allowed per day. You have to book in advance the entrance with us to ensure your permit In the afternoon we meet in the town of Aguas Calientes. From here we take the train back to Ollantaytambo or Poroy depending on the space and private transportation back to your Hotel Cusco.