Classic Inca Trail 4 days to Machu Picchu

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The Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4 days 3 nights is considered one of the world’s oldest pilgrimages and is consistently ranked among the ten best hikes on the planet. Over 4 days you will be hiking an ancient trail that was lost and reminded untouched together with Machu Picchu for hundreds of years. Why book with TreXperience? • Travel with an authentic Local Tour Operator • Authentic camping experience with tents & showers • Support social projects that help the education of children • Fare wages & proper treatment to porters and staff • Arrive at the archeological sites at exclusive hours • Return on Panoramic trains (Vistadome or 360°)

Itinerary Details

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Day 1 Cusco - Km 82 - Hatunchaca - Ayapata

Stop At: Inca Trail

Pick up from your hotel in Cusco is at 4:30 am and drive to KM. 82. After a delicious breakfast, you will head straight to the checkpoint to begin the trek. The first part it’s a relatively easy 2-hour hike to Patallacta; the first Inca site along the trail. From a unique, secluded location we will enjoy the breathtaking views. It’s then another 2-hour walk to Hatunchaca – where lunch will be waiting. We will walk for another two hours to the first campsite located in Ayapata, your tent, a snack, and a hot drink will be waiting for you. • All meals included • Personal porters for up to 7 kilos (we provide duffle bags) • All entry fees included • Visit the Llaqtapta, Willkarakay sites • Camping

Duration: 6 hour

Day 2 Ayapata – Warmiwañuska – Runcuraccay – Chaquicocha

Stop At: Inca Trail

Wake you up bright and early with a hot cup of coffee or tea. Today is the most challenging day, and after breakfast, it’s a 4-hour trek uphill to Dead Woman’s Pass, 4215m / 13829ft., this is the highest point along the Inca trail. At the summit, we will take time to appreciate the serenity of this location while your guide completes a traditional offering ceremony to the Apus (local Gods). After a 2-hour downhill trek to Pacaymayu Valley, we will enjoy a well-earned lunch. The second pass is an easier 2-hours hike, and we will take time to explore two Inca sites along the way; Runqurakay and Sayacmarca. It’s then a 20-minute walk to the second campsite at Chaquicocha, and this is the perfect place to stargaze! • All meals included • Visit Runqurakay, Sayaqmarca, Conchamarca sites • Camping

Duration: 10 hour

Day 3 Chaquiccocha – Phuyupatamarca – Wiñaywayna

Stop At: Inca Trail

Today’s route is extremely varied, and it is only a 5-hour hike to the final campsite. We will visit two Inca sites; Phuyupatamarka (City in the Clouds) and Intipata (Terraces of the Sun). At Intipata, there will be time to rest and take in your magical surroundings. We will reach the campsite at approximately 1:00 pm to have lunch and you can then enjoy some free time to relax and unwind. Later in the afternoon, we will visit another impressive Inca site – Wiñay Wayna – where your guide will explain the history of this remarkable location. We will then return to the campsite for tea and dinner and a special surprise! • All meals included • Visit Phuyupatamarca, Intipata, Wiñaywayna • Camping

Duration: 6 hour

Day 4 Wiñaywayna – Machu Picchu -Cusco

Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu

On our final day, we have to get up very early to visit Machu Picchu – the Lost City of the Incas. We will walk for an hour to the Sungate, taking in the stunning views along the way. On a clear day, you can watch the spectacular sunrise over Machu Picchu from the Sungate, We will then start our one-hour descent towards Macchu Picchu. Your guide will take you on a two-hour comprehensive tour of the city before leaving you in Machu Picchu to explore on your own or climb either Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain (must be booked as far in advance as possible). Your guide will explain how to take the bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes for lunch and take the Panoramic train and bus back to Cusco. • Only breakfast Included • Visit Sungate, Machu Picchu • Panoramic Train back to Cusco ( Vistadome or 360°)

Duration: 6 hour
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