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Destination Inca Trail

9D/8N

Prices from: USD 890.00 per person

The walking trip along the Inca Trail to the beautiful city of Machu Picchu is one of the most wonderful hiking experiences in South America. This trek takes us through charming Andean scenarios to reach the spectacular lost city of the Incas: Machu Picchu.

Overview
DURATION 9 days and 8 night  
SEASON From January to December except February for maintenance  
DEPARTURE Daily  
RETURN Private Car  
IMPORTANT VERY IMPORTANT BOOK EARLY YOUR INCA TRAIL PERMITS FOR 2018
The inca Trail permits are limited to just 500 persons per day, and this includes all the staff such as tour guides, porters, and cooks. The government have announced that trek permits for departures in 2018 (from March 2018 ) will go on sale from the beginning of October which is earlier than previous years. The months April, May, and June will sell out very quickly. Last year the entire month of May sold out in a couple of hours if you are thinking to hike the Inca trail you must need to book in advance
 
Itinerary

DAY 1: Lima

Welcome to Perú!!!
Upon your arrival in Lima, we will pick you up from the International airport of Lima, and we will take you to your hotel located in Miraflores - San Isidro.
You will have the remainder of the day to relax or walk around.
You will spend the night at the hotel of your choice selected from the list shown below.

DAY 2: Cusco - City Tour

Welcome to the belly button of the World!!
Upon arrival in Cuzco city. Reception at the airport and transfer to your selected hotel where you will have spare time for acclimatization and avoid future problems with altitude, In the afternoon, start the visit of the most important places of the city (city tour) As the first site we’ll visit is Koricancha Temple, the Main Square and the Cathedral and then continue by bus to visit the archeological centers: Like Sacsayhuaman, Q’enqo, Puca Pucara and finally Tambomachay. We’ll return to the hotel, and you’ll have a free evening.

DAY 3: Cusco - Sacred Valley

Our best day to acclimatize!!!
8:30 am: We will make a full-day excursion to Urubamba, the Sacred Valley of the Incas and the ancient Inca market town of Pisac. We will have lunch in Urubamba and then visit Ollantaytambo, the only Inca town that was not defeated by the Spanish. You will have a chance to explore the Ollantaytambo city over night.

DAY 4: Ollantaytambo - Wayllabamba

Lets start the Adventure!!!
Depart early in the morning from the hotel to rendezvous with our cook and Quechua porters. From Km. 82 (9,072 ft.), we hike along the bank of the Vilcanota River with views of the magnificent peaks of the Nevado Veronica (19,000 ft.). The overnight camp site is on a terrace at Wayllabamba (9679 ft.). This is a 9.9-mile hike (6 hours trek).
Note: All camp gear is carried by the porters. Plus your personal things that need to be 8 kg. per person. You only have to carry a light backpack with personal essentials.

DAY 5: Wayllabamba - Warmiwañuska (Dead woman pass - 13750 ft) -Pacaymayu

We can do it my friends!!!
We climb through the magical Polylepis forest to high camp at Pacaymayu (11,967 ft.). Today is one of the most demanding days of the trip as we climb to higher altitudes. The first pass at 13,750 ft., Warmiwañusca, offers views east to the Huayanay peaks and west into rugged Vilcabamba range. Camp at Pacaymayu after the 5.4-mile hike (6.5 hours).

DAY 6: Pacaymayu - Runkuraqay - Sayacmarca - Phuyupatamarca - Wiñayhuayna

Let's immerse to the andean life!!!
We cross the second pass at 13,100 ft., and follow a fine Inca highway to the restored town site of Sayaqmarka. The Inca trail in this section is made up of white granite, crossing through a thick mountainside forest. We will visit the ruins of Phuyupatamarka (12,460 ft.), then descend to Wiñayhuayna to our campsite. Estimated time of 7 hours to cover 6

DAY 7: Wiñayhuayna - Machu Picchu

Today is the our big day!!!
We will get up very early around 4:00 am - to get to Inti Punku (the Sun Gate), to view Machu Picchu whit the first rays of the sun. That will be a hike of 1-2 hours, with significant upward stretches in the last half. You will be walking in darkness, so a headlight is strongly recommended. The trail is marked and takes about 1½ hours.
The trail contours a mountainside and drops into cloud forest before coming to an almost vertical flight of 50 steps leading up to the final pass at Intipunku (Sun Gate). Suddenly the whole of Machu Picchu.
A final short hike will bring us to the entrance and into the heart of Machu Picchu itself, where we spend the rest of the morning with 2 hours guided tour and some more exploring on your own. The shuttle bus ticket from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes is included, departs every 15 minutes and will be available for you descend to Aguas Calientes town.

DAY 8: Free Day in Cusco

Let’s enjoyed in the capital of the Incas!!!
Cusco is one of the most important cities in the world, and there are lots of things to do, if you are interested in adventures sport we have the option to do biking to Maras Moray or ATV tours, or if you like the traditional tours, we have tours to Maras Moray, Tipón, pikillacta that we go by bus. Or you can walk around this beautiful city that is Cusco.
We have a lot of things to see, one of these interesting things that we have is the San Pedro Market, and if you want, one tour guide of the company can go whit you for free to give you some explanation about things that you see, and we recommend you that you go in the morning for you can try typical breakfast from Cusco. We know that visiting Cusco is important to you, and we want to give the best experience possible.

DAY 9: Cusco- Back Home

Time to say goodbye, my friends!!!
Today is our last day is this wonderful city and our farewell, and for this reason, our Manager is going to organize an impressive Peruvian lunch in one of the most beautiful restaurant in the city, by the afternoon we pick you up to take from your hotel to airport to back home.

What is included?

  • Courtesy transfer from the airport to your hotel in Cusco (Please provide us your flight information)
  • 1 night in Lima
  • 3 nights hotel in Cusco.
  • 1 noght in Ollantaytambo
  • Visitor ticket, entrance ticket for the city tour and sacred valley.
  • City tour (transfer, tour guide, and transportation)
  • Sacred Valley (transfer, tour guide, transportation, and lunch)
  • Pre-departure Inca Trail trek briefing, presented by your tour guides at our downtown Cusco office.
  • Collection from your hotel in Cusco and transfer to Inca Trail at Piskacucho(Km. 82) (trek starting point).
  • Entrance ticket to Inca Trail & Machu Picchu.
  • Weight Allowance: 7kg per trekker (weight to be carried by porters).
  • Visit different Inca archaeological sites during the Inca Trail.
  • Bus ticket down Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes.
  • Expedition train ticket on Day 7 from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.
  • Pick up from the train station and transfer to your hotel.
  • Multilingual guide for Inca Trail.
  • Assistant Guide (for groups of 9 or more people).
  • Professional cooks and cooking equipment.
  • Well treated local porters.
  • Porters service (to carry tents, food and cooking equipment)
  • 3 Nutritious Breakfasts, 3 High-energy Lunches, 3 Delicious Dinners.
  • 3 Tea times.
  • Vegetarian food is available upon request with no extra charge.
  • Nutritious Snacks.
  • Hot tea kindly brought to your tent first thing in the morning.
  • One liter boiled water every day after breakfast to refill your bottles, from the second day.
  • Clean and spacious 4P-capacity Tents – only two people per tent.
  • Comfortable Personal foamy pad (double foam), given to you at the beginning of the trek.
  • • Oxygen assistance.
  • First aid equipment.
  • Biodegradable personal hand soaps.
  • Biodegradable detergents to dishwashing used by our kitchen staff
  • Accommodation, food, transport, permits for our porters and cooks.
  • Safe storage of your belongings at our office in Cusco while you are on the trek.
  • Inca Trail survivor certificate.
  • High-quality service and support.

What is not included?

  • Sleeping bag (If you don’t have a sleeping bag, you can rent with us).
  • Lunch and dinner on the last day: after the guided tour at Machupicchu, you can enjoy free time to further visit the ruins and choose to have lunch either in Machupicchu or in Aguas Calientes at your own expense.
  • Visit to the hot springs in Aguas Calientes: a relaxing way to end-up the 4-day trek while you’re awaiting the return train to Cusco, only 10 minutes from the village center.
  • Tips.

Recommendations

  • Original passport and (ISIC student card if applicable)
  • A Daypack (for your porter we provide a duffle bag)
  • Warm sleeping bag Minus 8ºC
  • Lighter style trekking boots with good ankle support
  • Trekking poles: metal tips are not allowed on the trail
  • Warm clothes, layers for variable temperature especially at night
  • Thermal underwear can be worn in the sleeping bag or cold conditions
  • Gloves or mittens, scarf, wool socks, woolen hat for cold nights
  • T-shirts and trekking pants that zip off to short pants for comfort
  • Flash light, head torch, and extra batteries
  • Camera and extra batteries
  • Binoculars
  • Wear a hat with a broad visor to keep the sun off your face
  • Sunscreen, and sunglasses
  • Personal medical kit, insect repellent
  • Rain Gear: a good rain jacket, rain poncho
  • Toiletries, toilet paper, small towel
  • 2-litre water bottle, disposable plastic bottles are forbidden in Machupicchu site
  • Water purifying tablets optional, since we provide boiled water
  • Bathing clothes for the hot springs for hikers with an extra night in Aguas Calientes
  • Extra money for drinks & tips, souvenirs, etc.
  • Emergency money at least 200-300 extra soles
  • If you don`t have sleeping bags, rain ponchos, trekking poles, water bottle, etc. you can rent/buy them at the office.

Prices per Person 100% inc. Tour + Hotel

Services  Private Service Price per Traveler USD$
Train 2 persons 3 persons 4 persons 5 persons 6 persons 7 persons 8 to more

Group Service

Expedition
1190.00
1150.00
1100.00
1045.00
1005.00
965.00
925.00

890.00

If the option chosen is sold out, we will book another one of the same category, price, and service previous customer's approval.

Optional services

  • USD 20 Sleeping bag rental(-18°C) for the whole trek
  • USD 20 single tent accommodation
  • USD 130 Personal porter (15 kl or 33 lb)
  • USD 30 Walking Poles (Pair)
  • USD 80 Huayna Picchu entrance ticket or Machu Picchu Mountain entrance ticket
  • Extra night in Aguas Calientes (check the details with your account executive)

Note

Camp site allocations are subject to change depending on availability provided by the National Institute of Culture (government OFFICE IN CHARGE OF THE INCA TRAIL).

Inca Trail Programs

4D
Classic Inca Trail
2D
Short Inca Trail
6D
Inca Trail & Salkantay
3D
Inca Trail Challenge
5D
Special Inca Trail
7D
Inca Trail & Cusco
8D
Inca Trail & River Rafting
12D
Titicaca Lake & Inca Trail
5D
Salkantay Trek To Machu Picchu
1D
Machu Picchu Full Day
We organize tours for small groups, including families, friends, students and volunteers. Our tour leaders speak English, Spanish & Quechua (Andean Language) and will dedicate themselves to giving you the best independent tours in Cusco as well as Machu Picchu.

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