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Inca Trail to machupicchu 4 days

Locations Visited : Machupicchu, Inca Trail
Type of Activity : Trekking , Hikking
Time of Tour : 4 Days
Price : USD$ 450.00
Physical Grading :
Tranportation : Bus

4DAYS INKA TRAIL DESCRIPTION AND PROGRAM

The permits for Inca Trail trek are so limited, only 200 permits available per day FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. You must book and pay a booking deposit well in advance. For high season (May to October, 6-4 months in advance.) Low season (November to April, 4-3 months in advance.)

 So in case  you  don’t get spaces for  these tour

So we recommend you to hike the 5day 0r 4Day Salkantay and Machupicchu trek, 4 Day Lares and Machupicchu trek or the 4 Day inka jungle  to Machupicchu trek, and  if  you like  the  adrenaline you  can do  the   zip-line & rappel   during  your 4 day inka  jungle  trail  or  5 day salkantay trek

  We recommend you these tours are still great options if you expect a lot of walks

 For the  reservation  of the  inka trail pay deposit $200 usd p/person with: Western Union to Mr. DAVID MANCILLA MUCHARI (Peru) OR Pay a booking deposit ONLINE Visa card US$ 215.00 p/person.

 FAST COUPLES or GROUPS BOOKING: Please sellect the tour and departure date required, then fill out your personal details ,finalized you will get a Reservation Code. For any assistance Call or Skype us and we can confirm your permits in only few minutes with our english/french speaking staff.

  WHAT WE HAVE FOR YOU: The best itinerary and campsites for each night, including Wiñaywayna camp on the third night. Pick up from your hotel in the morning on Day 1. Tour with the best Inca Trail guides, extraordinaire chefs (Gourmet Peruvian meals) and well respected and better paid porters (The Blue Label Team). Treated drinkable water provided on route. Packed snacks in Machupicchu and snack lunch with Pisco Sour in Aguas Calientes, before your train to Cusco. Confirmed and Guaranteed Daily departures on any date you wish. Welcome group of friends, couples or solo travellers. New and decent tents and equipment. 100% FACILITIES  by MACAW ADVENTURE. Free Luggage Storage in Cusco at the  office . Limited spaces, 8 person group with 1 guide, 9 to 12 or 16 with 2 tour guides.

adventure for your senses ! Quality tours with an special personal touch !!!

 The Inca Trail to Machupicchu ... there is only one Inca Trail, the one that is connecting to Machupicchu the Inca`s "Royal Sacred Highway" The Capac Ñan (in Quechua 'the road of the Inca king') or Inca Trail is the name given to the extensive trail system of 25 to 30 thousand kilometers linked and connected to the main axis of the road network Tahuantinsuyo (the Inca Empire.) All roads of the empire were linked to Cusco, the imperial capital, from which emerge a series of roads connecting the various peoples of the Inca Empire. During the Inca Empire was a means of integration for the Inca imperial expansion in the political-administrative, socio-economic, social, cultural and environmental. 

Machupicchu was discovered by Hiram Bingham in 1911, found the trail in 1915. The highway was traced and explored in more details in 1942 by the Viking Expedition with Paul Fejos 1941.
There is nothing like the feeling of discovery you get when, after 4 days of hiking stone-paved Inca pathways, you finally ascend the last trail, walk to the arch of Intipunku ("Gate of the Sun"), and see spread before you Machupicchu, the beautiful, enigmatic, "lost city" of the Incas. To arrive on foot, as the Incas did, is to step back in time and feel a real link with Inca history. The Inca Trail to Machupicchu is a classic hike. There are few short hikes anywhere in the world that can offer such a mix of jungle and sierra, so many secluded ruins to explore en route, and such stunning mountain views- plus the thrill of culminating at the most famous archaeological site on the continent... MachuPicchu.
Walking the Inca Trail with MACAW ADVENTURE Fully portered trek where your comfort is our prime responsibility, we make sure that you get the best experience of your holiday while you interact with the locals, explore and rediscover remote ancient Inca buildings, learning some Quechua words and history, take in the stunning landscape surrounding you and simply feel one with mother nature, while we carry your gear, prepare your meals, set up your tents avoiding crowded campsites and take care of all your requirements. At MACAW ADVENTURE we want you to worry about nothing but getting the maximum out of your trip... just exceeding your expectations !! Tours designed with passion by experts and great value for money !

  INKA TRAIL  4DAYS/ 3 NIGHTS  PROGRAM

DAY 1 : TRANFER TO 82KM/ MISKAY / LLAQTAPATA/ WAYLLABAMBA

 We will leave Cusco (3350m/10990f) at 5:30 am by a tourist bus heading for the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Before we reach our starting point of walk, km 82, we will make a short break in Ollantaytambo for having the option to get breakfast. The official beginning of the Inka Trail is called km 82. Here we will meet the rest of the group and take care of the registration facilities. After crossing the Rio Urubamba (2200m) we will start the legendary Inca Trail. The first day the trail is easy to walk and a good warm up for the following days. In Miskay we'l have lunch at a small river bank while getting some information about the archeological complex of Llactapata. After that, we will continue our hike to Wayllabamba (3100m/10170f) and ascend to Yuncachimpa (3300m/10826f), the camping site we will spend the night in. From here, we have a great view of the mysterious Nevado de Veronica.

Level of difficulty: normal, unique (easy)
Hiking time: 7 hours
Total distance: 11 km approx.

DAY 02: Yuncachimpa - Llulluchapampa -Warmihuañusca pass - Pacaymayu - Runkurakay pass - Chaquicocha

The second day is the ‘Free-Hike-Day  that means, that everybody should walk in his/her own pace – of course you will meet during the small breaks or see each other while beating the stairs. Early in the morning the trail first leads through the Valley of Llulluchapampa (3850m/12631f). The first 3km are step - enjoy the humid woodland and the water sounds. From Llulluchapampa follow the way for 2-3 hours until you reach the highest point of this section, the Warmihuañusca Pass (Dead Woman Pass) (4200m/113780f). This climb is known as the most difficult part of the Inca Trail. After a short break at the summit, you continue your hike down with a long and steep descent to the river Pacaymayo (Sunrise River) towards the Runkurakay pass (3050m/10007f) until you reach our camping site called Chaquicocha at (3650m/11975f). Here you can relax your body from the tough day while enjoying an amazing view over the mountains.

 Level of difficulty: normal, unforgettable (easy)
Hiking time: 7-8 hours
Total distance: 10 km approx.

DAY 03: Chaquicocha - Phuyupatamarca - Wiñayhuayna

The third day is the most beautiful one. You can notice a change in the eco-system while walking to the tropical forest of Wiñaywayna. We will pass two small lakes at the top of the second pass (3950m). It’s a gentle climb through beautiful cloud forest and a small Inca tunnel before the third pass (3700m) offers a grand view over the Rio Urubamba Valley. The nearest settlement is named Phuyupatamarca/"Town above the clouds" (3600m/11811f). A well preserved site with long chain Inca baths where one can enjoy impressive ancient engineering. We pass another Inca Tunnel before visiting the ruins of Wiñaywayna/"Forever young" (2650m/8694f). The Inca stairs change into a zigzag trail until you reach a red-roofed white building, our last camping site, and also a location with hot water (S5) and bottled drinks.

Level of difficulty: normal, unforgettable (easy)
Hiking time: 5-6 hours
Total distance: 10 km approx.

DAY 04: Wiñayhuayna - MachuPicchu - Cusco

After our breakfast at 4:30 am, we will head - equipped with our flashlights - to the Inti Punku (Sun Gate) to get the first glimpse of Machu Picchu and watch the sunrise over Machu Picchu and Wayna Picchu. The last triumphal descent will take you almost one hour before we visit the citadel of Machu Picchu (2400m//7874f) around 8.00 am. You can enjoy its spiritual charm during a guided tour (about two hours) that helps you to understand the meaning and ancient use of the different buildings. After this tour you will have enough time to explore the archeological site on your own (f.ex. go to the Inca Bridge, explore the variety of buildings or climb Wayna Picchu for an amazing panorama picture). A bus takes you down to Aguas Calientes. Here you can soak away your aches and pain in the town’s hot springs (S10). We will leave Aguas Calientes in the afternoon.

Level of difficulty: normal, unique (easy)
Hiking time: 2-3 hours
Total distance: 7 km approx.

Tour Includes:

  • Transport.
  • Private transfer from your hotel in Cusco to km 82.
  • Tourist train from Aguas Calientes to Cusco (Poroy)/or Ollantaytambo and bus to Cusco.
  • Bus going downhill from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes where the train station is situated
  • Transfer from the train station in Cusco to your hotel in Cusco.
  • Entrance fees to the Inca trail and Machu Picchu.
  • Professional bilingual guide (Spanish and English).
  • Camping equipment (professional two-persons tents: Doite, model Cima 4, extra light/4kg, Doite, model Kailas 3, extra light/4.5kg and Doite, model Himalaya, extra light/4.5kg; sleeping mats, dining tent equipped with a table and chairs, a sanitary tent).
  • Cook, cooking equipment, meals (3 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 3 dinners). Food includes pancakes, omelettes, soups, fresh fruit and spaghetti, chicken, fish, meat and rice, all rich in carbohydrates and very suitable for trekking, hot drinks including coca leafs tea which is excellent for the altitude.
  • Tea and snack time everyday (tea, coffee, wantan, popcorn, cracker).
  • Porters to carry the main luggage (all the equipment and cooking stock).
First-aid kit and oxygen bottle.

Tour Not included:

  •  Breakfast on the first day and last lunch in Aguas Calientes Town.
  • Sleeping bag (if you don’t have a sleeping bag there is the possibility of renting one for $ 28.00, 4 days)
  • What do I need to bring?

    • Backpack with rain shelter.
    • Sleeping bag.
    • Clothing for warm and cold climate like a waterproof jacket.
    • Rain pants and lightweight pants.
    • Trekking shoes.
    • Slippers or sandals (for showers and hot springs).
    • Woolen or synthetic socks and a sweater.
    • Long- and short-sleeved polo’s/T-Shirts.
    • Rainponcho and a hat.
    • Bathing suit (for the hot springs in Aguas Calientes).
    • Sunscreen, insect repellent, disinfecting alcohol and gel, water bottle and sterilizing tablets, toiletries and toilet paper.
    • Camera (wrapped in plastic bag), a flash light and batteries.
    • Some snacks like chocolate bars and dry fruit.
    • Original passport, original ISIC student card and extra money in soles.
    • Since the weather can be very cold and moistly, your clothes - once gotten wet - won’t dry at night. So take some clothes to change.

    Notes:

    (1) Visit to Huayna Picchu: For Huayna Picchu mountain requires to be booked long time in advance however we charge additional $ 65.00,  and then we’ll guarantee your entrance for Huayna Picchu as well (This new State law  began since the 18th of July, 2011).

    (2) Extra porter: According to the law (26702) and supervised by the Ministry of Employment, the collaboration of an extra porter is given under the conditions the customer requires. However, the customer’ luggage mustn’t exceed 15 kg, since the porter is only allowed to carry 20 kg. The Service costs $ 140.00, and includes transport, entrance fee to the Inca Trail, food and camping equipment.


    (3) Tips for porters, cooks and guides are always welcome. The porters are also very grateful for a small donation, for example clothes or school equipment for their children.

    (4) Camping sites: the camping sites on the Inca Trail can be different from the ones described in our itinerary (Yuncachimpa, Chaquicocha and Wiñaywayna). This is due to a limitation of the places (Wiñaywayna is almost always fully booked). The camping sites (especially Wiñaywayna) are well known with the public. Therefore they will book their places well in advance (certainly when you want to go in the high season from May to September you have to book months in advance). If there isn’t any place anymore, the Ministry of Culture (entity of the government which supervises and controls the availability of the quotas for entering the Inca Trail) will assign other camping sites (Wayllabamba, Pacaymayu and Phuyupatamarca).

     

    Conditions & Terms:

    • Please note that the program deposit is non-refundable. The deposit is used to purchase the  ticket entrance to the Inca Trail, Machupicchu and also the entrance for the porters (they will carry just camping equipment and the food for the trek), and once a space is purchased it cannot be resold.
    • MACAW ADVENTURE will not give any refunds if a participant decides to cancel the trip prior to departure or during the trip (except from the entrances to the archaeological sites and the bus/train tickets)
    • If MACAW ADVENTURE confirm the reservation, your payment will be refunded totally.
    • All participants have to carry their own back packs, including sleeping bag and mattresses unless they booked an extra porter or the service includes porters, horsemen or mules.
    • A participant must declare if he/she has any sickness or medical disorder and must bring his/her own medicines.
    • All participants must bring their original passport and, if available, their original student card ´ISIC´.
    • It is compulsory that all clients have personal travel insurance. This insurance must cover personal accident, medical expenses, loss of effects and all other expenses which might arise as a result of loss, damage or injury occurring to the client. MACAW ADVENTURE cannot be accounted for any accident or loss of personal belongings the customer caused by his/her own.
    • In case force majeure occurs, like impossibility to operate the program or trek due to unusual or unforeseen circumstances outside MACAW ADVENTURE control like: extreme weather conditions, landslides, strikes not allowing operation or putting it at risk, sudden inaccessibility of route, etc. MACAW ADVENTURE will propose viable solutions to operate the program within the available dates, or if impossible, will then propose an alternative program. If the alternative program chosen by the client is of lower value than that originally booked then the client is entitled to a refund of the price difference. All costs derived will be at the expense of the client. In case none of these would be feasible MACAW ADVENTURE  would refund all the money paid except all the incurred expenses so 

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