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Our Inca Trail Imperial 5 Days will allow you to enjoy with greater calm the wonderful majesty of Machu Picchu, and takes you to live the history of the Incas while crossing different ecological zones of the Andes in the route to the Amazon jungle, where you will walk a part of the Inca trail and you will see many archaeological sites before arriving at Machu Picchu
In the upper area close to the Skies, the Incas built one of their best-preserved cities, now recognized as one of the 7 wonders of the modern world. Many travelers and adventurers come to explore the fantastic nature, beautiful landscapes and archaeological sites around the Inca trail, to finally get dazzled by the majesty of the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu.
Starting Altitude – 2720m / 8920ft.
Highest Altitude – 4217m / 13,780ft.
Walking Distance – 45km / 26 miles
Longest Day – Day 2, approximately 16km / 9.9 miles
Coldest Night – Day 2 around 0º celsius
Overall Difficulty – Moderate
STARTING POINT: - Cusco at your hotel
The Qhapaq Ñan or Inca Trail is an extensive network of roads perfected by the Incas, which aimed to unite the diverse peoples of Tawantinsuyu for an efficient management of existing resources throughout the Andean territory.
The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is considered by experts as one of the most spectacular trekking routes in the world.
The Inca Trail is among the 10 best treks in the world according to various investigations of various companies and webpages specialized in travel.
Machu Picchu was built by the Inca Pachacutec around the year 1460.
Machu Picchu is one of the 7 Wonders of the Modern World, Heritage of Humanity, Historical Sanctuary of Peru and probably the most important archaeological site in Latin America.
Machu Picchu is the most important symbol of the Inca Empire, once called the "Lost City of the Incas".
- DAY 1: CUSCO - OLLANTAYTAMBO – WAYLLABAMBA
- DAY 2: WAYLLABAMBA - WARMIWAÑUSCA PASS – PACAYMAYO
- DAY 3: PACAYMAYO - SAYACMARCA - PHUYUPATAMARCA
- DAY 4: PHUYUPATAMARCA - WIÑAYWAYNA - MACHU PICCHU - AGUAS CALIENTES
- DAY 5: MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO
At 06:00 am. we’ll pick you up from your hotel to go to the town of Ollantaytambo, then we continue all the way to the Km. 82 until the Piscacucho community where the Inca trail starts. From this point we will hike for approx. 2 hours to reach the place called Llaqtapata, an archaeological site built by the Incas which will be explained by our guide, after our visit to this interesting place we have lunch prepared by our experienced chef and his team, which for sure will leave you impressed with the variety of dishes, after lunch we will continue our trek towards our 1st. campsite in Wayllabamba. There, after a short break we will have dinner. We’ll set up the campsite in this place.
In the morning we will continue the trek after breakfast, this time we’ll climb slightly to the Pass of Warmiwañusca (at 4,200 m.) the highest point of the Inca Trail. During our ascent, we appreciate the great diversity of plants, flowers and birds in this unusual micro-climate. From the top you will have a breathtaking panoramic view of the Andes and its surroundings, and then we’ll continue with the descent for about 1 hour until we reach the area for lunch. After lunch we continue the journey to reach Pacaymayo, where we’ll have free time to relax, we’ll spend the night in this place.
After breakfast we continue our walk, this stretch is full of vegetation and various Inca archaeological sites used for different purposes. Starting from Pacasmayo we’ll go past the Runkuracay archaeological site, where we will have a short break, then continue the route to reach Sayaqmarca after appreciating the Inca constructions of this place, From Sayacmarca we continue on down to our lunch spot at Chaquicocha (dry lake) where you can see some of the fantastic flora and fauna the Inca Trail has to offer. From Chaquicocha onwards we walk along Inca flat (gradual inclines) as we make our way towards our final campsite Phuyupatamarca (3680 meters). This area of the Inca Trail is stunning with beautiful views of the Vilcabamba mountain range in the distance and abundant flora and fauna all around. It´s about 2 hours walk to our campsite and on arrival we´ll get our first view of Machu Picchu mountain and the Urubamba river far below us. We´ll settle in to our campsite and have the chance to explore the Inca site and as the sun goes down we can enjoy the beautiful sunset over the snow-capped peaks.
After breakfast, we will descend for approximately 3 hours and we will arrive at the Inca site known as Intipata, huge farming terraces, where you will have a gorgeous view of the valley. Then, we will descend to the fascinating Wiñaywayna “eternally young” at (8,700 feet 2,650 meters), where we will have lunch before continuing to the Inti Punku "Sun gate". After an hour of walking, we will arrive to the Sun gate where we will have our first view of Machu Picchu. After a short break, we will head down to the citadel of Machu Picchu to take the bus to Aguas Calientes. Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes you will check in a nice and confortable hotel. The natural hot springs in town are an unbeatable way to spend a late afternoon early evening if time is available before dinner.
After an early breakfast at the hotel, we will take the bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu, upon arrival at the Citadel we can appreciate the enigmatic beauty and the incomparable example of architectural perfection and hydraulics of one of the 7 Wonders of the Modern World, we will have a guided tour of about 2 hours, where we can appreciate the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, Intihuatana, The Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and the Cemetery, you are then given free time to stroll around the citadel . You will have all morning in Machu Picchu to take pictures, maybe to climb the Wayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain, enjoy this mystical place. Then we´ll descend by bus to Aguas Calientes for lunch and then calmly return by train to Ollantaytambo where our tourist transport to the city of Cusco will be expecting us, and will later transfer you to your hotel.
Activity: Climb up "Huayna Picchu" or "Machu Picchu Mountain".
- Meals: Breakfast
- Tour: 2 hour guided tour of Machu Picchu
Remember that!!! This walk is only available from March to January
“This trek to Machu Picchu is available from March to January provided we have a minimum of 2 hikers”
We know that time is very important for you and you want to make the most of it. That is why punctuality is one of our most important values.
From the moment you have contact with us, we will try to provide a personalized service according to your travel requirements.
It is our priority to have the very best guides with a wide knowledge of the history and culture of our destinations and of the wild activities we offer.
The food is one of the most important things on the trek, we bring balance and nutritive food along the trail, all our presentations are buffet.
Our transportation is private for all our treks and tours, and our camps are strategically located so you can enjoy your hikes.
we bet on an offer nature tourism and cultural, based on a commitment to social and environmental responsibility.