Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Trek 4 Days
The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is considered one of the most interesting adventure programs in the world, because of its great variety of landscapes and ecological biodiversity and also for the impressive Inca monuments visited during the trek.
The route runs through an impressive variety of altitudes, where the climate and ecosystems range from the high Andean plain to the cloud forest. The forests abound in hundreds of species of orchids, brightly coloured birds and dream-like landscapes which are the ideal complement to this amazing hikers route.
Peru Agency is proud to offer you a unique style trek through this spectacular landscape, decorated with imposing mountains, rivers and great wildlife. Add some fascinating Inca buildings to these natural wonders and you have a unique chance to appreciate architectural art in perfect harmony with the natural environment.
Come with us on this adventure, hiking to Machu Picchu.
|Altitude:||2050 – 4200 m.a.s.l.|
|High Season:||May to September|
|Path:||closed month of February|
We will leave early from Cusco by bus and drive to Km 82, the starting point for the Inca Trail. Here we´ll meet the porters and cooks who will take all the necessary equipment for the trip. We will begin the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu (Machu Pichu) crossing the Piscacucho bridge, then climbing to Patallaqta, where we will have lunch. We continue our journey crossing the Valley of Huayllabamba until we reach our campsite, where we will have a pleasant dinner.
Early breakfast. Our trek takes us up to Warmihuañusca at 4,200 m.a.s.l., where we will have a panoramic view of the mountains and high snowy peaks surrounding us.
We will descend to our next campsite, Pacaymayu where we will have dinner and overnight.
Early breakfast, then we will begin trekking, ascending toward Runcuracay, an archaeological site at 3,700 m.a.s.l. Then we will continue toward Sayacmarka, another archaeological area, where we will have lunch. After lunch, we will continue to Puyupatamarca (in Quechua, City above the clouds), an impressive Inca City. Finally, we will reach Wiñaywayna at 2,690 m.a.s.l where we will have dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, we continue hiking until we reach Inti Punku or the Sun Gate, the entrance to the wonderful Machupicchu citadel. Here, we will have a guided tour of this impressive site. After our tour we’ll take the bus down to the small town of Aguas Calientes, then after lunch (not included), we will take the train back to Cusco.
INCA TRAIL 4 DAYS
|Sharing Service||686||Rate applies for 2 passengers mínimum (Sharing service – Group Service)|
Single Occupancy Supplement US$ 43.00
Rates include payment by credit/debit card
According to the Resolution #002-2004-UGM-CD, published in official newspaper El Peruano on Nov 12, 2004, modifying chapter III of the Inca Trail Regulation, which refers to Inca Trail space bookings. Bookings will be guaranteed by the government institutions when providing full names; nationalities and passport numbers of passengers; and when having paid the full amount of passengers and staff (cook and team of porters) entrance fees. (NON REFUNDABLE)
**Since the Inca Trail has a maximum allowance of 500 people per day (including passengers and agency staff), we strongly recommend making your bookings, as much in advance as possible to make sure you will find spaces on the desired departure date. We are already receiving bookings for departures scheduled as far as one year prior to the trek departure date, so if you wish to travel with us to the Inca Trail, please make sure to confirm your booking as soon as possible. Otherwise, we have also available alternative routes of equally awesome beauty and interest to offer to you.
**VERY IMPORTANT: The following client information is mandatory for any Inca Trail booking:
The exact information provided by you will be submitted to the governmental institution in charge of regulating the access to the Inca Trail and will be included in the official permit to enter the Inca Trail on the requested date. Should there be any change in the above-mentioned data (ie. New passport number), we kindly request you to inform us via email as soon as possible. The government reserves the right not to allow entry to any visitor whose data are not the exact ones as those in the official permit. PERU AGENCY excludes any responsibility for no entry in case the passenger information has changed without prior notice to us.
Travel Policies Update 2021 – 2022
The Peruvian Government has taken these measures to fight against COVID-19:
Peru Agency applies more flexible booking policies.
This gives you more time to make decisions about your future trip, and the security of knowing that if for any reason you need to rearrange your trip, we are here to help you! In addition, We have a very attractive group’s policy, for groups of 8 or more people, the ninth passenger goes free.
Lima, April 1 2022