Inca Trail 4D-3N

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Inca Trail

Inca Trail 4D-3N

Day 01, Cusco – Huayllabamba

Early in the morning we will go to the community of Piscaycucho, also known as the Kilometer 82, located at 2.700 meters above sea level. (8.856 Ft.), here we will meet the whole team that will be with during the trek, porters, cooks, assistants, etc.

Begin our adventure by this important Inca road. The first journey is not very difficult since we will walk by a flat ground near the Urubamba river with beautiful panoramic views as is the Nevado Veronica and the colorful Andean landscape of the area, after a period of walking we will arrive at the first archaeological site known as Chilca where we will have lunch. After a short break we will continue our trek until arrive to Huayllabamba located at 3.000 meters above sea level. (9.840 Ft.), place where it will be our first camp.

  1. Approximate walk time: 5-6 hours.
  2. Travel distance: 12 km (7.5 miles).
  3. Meals included: Lunch, dinner, coca tea.

Day 02, Huayllabamba – Pacaymayo

After an energetic breakfast, very early, we continue with our second day trek, this journey can be considered as one of the most difficult of the Inca Trail, since we have to walk in ascending order by the mountain until reach the open Abra Warmihuañusca, at an altitude of 4.200 m.a.s.l. (1.377 Ft.), we will appreciate the variety of wild plants and beautiful flowers. Once arriving to the top we can admire the impressive panoramic view of “La Cordillera de los Andes” and we will have lunch. After a short break begins our descent to the Pacaymayo valley where we will have our second camp.

  1. Approximate walk time: 6-7 hours.
  2. Travel distance: 11 km (6.8 miles).
  3. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner, coca tea.

Day 03, Pacaymayo - Wiñayhuayna

Early in the morning after breakfast, we will continue our trek to get up to the archaeological site of Runcaracay, the way is totally paved, we can appreciate the beautiful harmony that exists between the Inca constructions and nature. Our next visit will be Sayacmarka, beautiful archaeological complex that shows the impressive quality of Inca architecture, and then we will go to the archaeological site at Phuyupatamarka.

We will continue our trek, by beautiful landscapes in the midst of abundant vegetation until arrive to Wiñayhuayna, place of our third camp.

  1. Approximate walk time: 7-8 hours.
  2. Travel distance: 16 km (10 miles)
  3. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner, coca tea.

Day 04, Wiñayhuayna – Machu Picchu - Cusco

Very early in the morning we can appreciate the Sun output at Inti Punku (sun gate), the place from where we can see the enigmatic Inca city of Machu Picchu. We will begin our descent to the Inca City. . Here we will have a guided tour of the most important areas of this great Inca city, such as the urban area and agricultural as well as the turrets, ceremonial plazas, sacred source, the Intihuatana or solar clock and terraces from where we can contemplate the domains of the Inca.

After a guided tour of two hours, you will have time to visit freely Machu Picchu and take all the pictures you want. At the time indicated by our guide we will descend toward the village of Aguas Calientes in order to have lunch. In the afternoon we will board the train of return to the city of Cusco.

  1. Approximate walk time until to Inti Punku: 2 hours,
  2. Travel distance: 4 km (2.5 miles).
  3. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch (optional).


  1. Private transportation: Cusco – Inca trail.
  2. Entrance fee: Inca trail and Machu Picchu.
  3. Camping Equipment: dining tent, shops double, dining room (chairs, tables) shop kitchen.
  4. Meals during the trek.
  5. Mule and Muleteers to move camping equipment, food and the luggage of the passenger.
  6. First aid kit and oxygen.
  7. Professional Guide.
  8. Train ticket: Aguas Calientes - Cusco.
  9. Transfer train station - hotel Cusco.

Not Include

  1. Sleeping bag.

We Recommend Bringing

  1. Backpacks for personal things.
  2. Personal documents (passport).
  3. Flashlight.
  4. Insect repellent.
  5. Sunscreen.
  6. Toilet paper.
  7. Bottle and tablets to purify water.
  8. Waterproof clothing.
  9. long pants.
  10. trekking shoes.
  11. Short pants.
  12. Rain clothing.
  13. Slippers or sandals to relax the feet in the camp.
  14. A cap or hat.
  15. Personal medications.
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