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INKA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU
Explore the legendary Inca Trail (43 km) in four days and get a unique chance to get closer to Machu Picchu. Go through the stunning landscapes around it. Participant’s quantity is restricted and permissions are generally sold 6 months in advance. Which is why you must book with time.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Challenging
Group Size Medium Group
You will go by its magical and natural paths just like the Incas did many centuries ago. Discover one of the most recommended trekkings in the world, choose our Inca Trail 4 day trip and you will avoid annoying aglomerations since your itinerary will be planned in order for you to enjoy this beautiful circuit.
This path has always been restricted, during the Inca period this was a holy route used only for Inca nobility. While you are walking, enjoy some diverse and beautiful landscapes.
Drop by bustling cities, lonely ruins, mountain pass whipped by the wind and exuberant rainforests.
Take a tiny look of what you would see in thsi adventure!
IMPORTANT INFORMATION INKA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU
In order to carry out your booking for the Inca Trail to Machupicchu and guarantee all of our travelers availability you must supply the following information:
1: Full legal name
2: Number of Passport
3: Nationality and birthdate
*This information must be provided by email firstname.lastname@example.org at least two days before your tour. We are direct tour operators.
*Enter dates may vary according to space availability, you will be notifying the moment you make the booking.
All guide team members are native from the region and have a genuine passion to teach other people about their inheritance. They keep respect to our clients and the environment.
By the moment you get your reservation, the procedure of your entry permission according to availability space. Once your personal data is confirmed, these cannot be changed. The only thing permitted is to update your passport number. The permission includes Machupicchu entry.
The night before your trip the guide will meet you to give you some instructions regarding your adventure. You will receive a duffel bag in order to pack your belongings, then you hand it out to the carrier team . This bag should not exceed 7 kg.
All transportation is included on this trip. You will be picked up from your hotel to start the trip. The return train from Aguas Calientes is included, in the Vista Dome class. Once you get to the train station, you will come back to your hotel in Cusco. Your Machu Picchu bus ticket to Aguas Calientes is included as well.
One of the The Peru Travel desires is our clients to feel comfortable while they are using our camping team, and you will since our camping team is wide and comfortable. We have a special tent where our clients will have their meals as well.
The Peru Travel chefs specialize in well-known Peru’s cuisine. They use only natural products, in case you have some restrictions with some meals, you must indicate the moment you make your booking. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included every day during the trip, along with tea and snacks. The first breakfast and the last day’s lunch are not included.
Since your first lunch until your last breakfast, the peru Travel will provide you all water you need. Water will be boiled, filtred and then chilled before its distribution. You have to give us your own water bottles. It’s recommended to take a canteen and avoid the use of plastic bottles.
Every The Peru Travel guide has been trained in first aid by the Red Cross. Your guide will always have a first aid kit for basic medical issues and oxygen. In case of extreme urgency, the company will be in charge of your transfer, immediate evacuation and coordination of your insurance in order for you to be treated as soon as possible.
We believe that paying attention to little details makes the difference between other companies. Each hiker receives a small pillow and trekking cane; these items will help you to improve your experience.
. It’s recommended to take with you your own one, however we can rent you one.
Sleeping bag: $ 25
Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain.
Huayna Picchu and Machupicchu are mountains around Machupicchu citadel; The extra price is, $ 75.00
Huayna Picchu is a mountain located around Machupicchu. Since its paths are quite steep, we recommend that you stay in Machupicchu and enjoy it. You will be there in a time where there are not many visitors, so you will be able to explore it in your own way.
OLLANTAYTAMBO – INKA TRAIL
On this day, explore the ancient Inca city, Ollantaytambo, from a very particular sightseeing. The adventure starts at Piscacucho (82km), where our cook and carrier team will be waiting for you, they will be extremely helpful during the Inca Trail to Machupicchu. You will be able to walk the path with any crowd ahead of you, then you will be getting to Patallaqta archeological center (2778m). Our team will be in charge of everything, your dinner will be ready on time and your belongings will be in good hands. The only thing you have to do is enjoy the tour and carry a bag.
PATALLAQTA – LLULLUCHA PAMPA
After having a refreshing breakfast, explore Cusichaca and Huayllabamba Valley. Discover an exuberant blurry forest before arriving at Lluluchapampa (3680m). Explore this beautiful area by watching the stunning mountains from its top. You will be able to see Andean deers that approach near the camp in order to feed themselves.
LLULLUCHAPAMPA – PHUYOPATAMARCA
On this day get through the challenging way to Warmi Wañusca (quechua Word that means “dead woman” 4.212m). This is the highest point in the whole tour before entering the Pacaymayo Valley. Explore Runkuracay Sayamarca Inca constructions and discover the Phuyupatamarca amazing camp, or “The Place Over the clouds” (3650m).
MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO
On this day you will discover Machupicchu. At sunset, you will have breathtaking views from Salkantay snowcapped mountain, (6200m) and Veronica (5800m). In case the clouds are low, these will fill valleys where Wiñay Wayna, a vast union of Inca terraces, is located. Explore Inti Punku, the Sun’s gate, from which you will have Machupiccchu before your eyes. You will be able to enter in a very unique and privileged time. By the afternoon you take the bus, then after 20 minutes you will be getting to Machupicchu village where you will take the train returning to Cusco.
You will camp at Patallaqta.
You will camp at Lluluchapampa.
You will camp at Phuyupatamarca.
We will go to the train station to go back to Cusco.
- Valid student card ( If you have booked as student)
- Immigration card (given to you the moment you arrive Peru.)
- A good bag (The smaller, the better.)
- Water store: Canteens or bottles.
- Comfortable trekking shoes.
For your duffel:
- 2-3 trekking pants
- 4 pairs of trekking socks
- 1 jacket, gets cold at night.
- rain poncho, waterproof clothes
- 1 sun hat
- 1 wool hat
- Lantern: essential
- Comfortable sandals
- Trekking boots
- Fast drying towel. We offer small ones, but you can have one bigger.
- Small soap bottle; we will provide you lukewarm water every day for your personal cleaning
- Camera bateries
- Sleeping bag (at least10C )
Personal Care products:
- Humid towels
- Thoothpaste and toothbrush
- Personal medication
- First aid kit: Band aids, alcohol,bandages,etc.
There is no official size for trekking bags, but we recommend the smaller ones. Inside Machupicchu, the entrance of bags up to 25 kg is forbidden. If it’s bigger, you should put it in the warehouse by entering the sanctuary.
- Sun hat
- Waterproof clothes
- Music (iPhone)
- Hand sanitizer
- Hygienic paper and a small plastic bag for wastes. If it is biodegradable, it would be better.
- Cash for souvenirs, drinks and tips.
The confirmation will be sent via email. You can print it and show it to your guide before the tour starts. You will have as well, your travel assessor email, who will assist you on every question or doubt you could have.
You are able to buy online through Master Card, Visa and American Express cards. We accept debit cards too, and we work using trustworthy systems such as CULQUI and PAYPAL.
For every tour we use only modern vehicles including enough space and capacity in order for you to feel cozy and comfortable during the trip. Each vehicle is equipped with air-conditioning, reclining seats and a high-quality audio system.
No, because we handle exclusive groups. The cost may vary according to the language, Spanish, Portuguese or English. In case you wish the guidance service in any other language, please contact us.
We recommend you to carry sunglasses, comfortable shoes and a camera as the most important items.
Of course, please send us an email with your address, zip code and city and we will send it to you right away.
We recommend that you book your preferred tour dates as soon as possible to assure departure dates. Note that we have limited vacancies.
That’s no problem at all! All you need is to show your passport or your ID to the guide before the trip starts. You can request it by email and we will be glad to send it to you back.
THE PERU TRAVEL has been running top-quality private trips to Machu Picchu since 2005. In 2010 we decided to run Peru and Bolivia.
Note that THE PERU TRAVEL won’t take any responsibility for any object that is inside its vehicles. Any item we find will be taken to our Cusco office. You can contact us in our office to ask for the lost item.
That won’t happen since our groups are maximum of 08 people, we are not used to taking large quantity of people, in case the group exceeds what we thought, those will be divided into groups of 08 people led by a guide, which in case happens, you can let the office know by contacting us.