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Inca Trail (4 days)

Experience the Inca Trail in 4 days and 3 nights, all inclusive. Combine mountains, forest and a mix of ruins, tunnels and paving stone.


This is a high demand program and its spaces are limited, having dates in which we are running out of spaces with months in advance. Our recommendation is to plan your trip in advance as early as possible.


Price

  • Price of tour Inca Ttail (4 days): US$ 470 per person.

Included

  • Hotel pick up.
  • Transportation by vehicle from Cusco to Ollantaytambo (round trip).
  • Transportarions in Expedition train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo (one way).
  • Full camping equipment.
  • Meals
  • Briefing.
  • Inca Trail permits with entry ticket to Machu Picchu.
  • Porters for camping equipment, meals and luggage (5 kg per person).
  • First-aid kit.
  • Bilingual guide (Spanish and English).
  • Oxygen.

Not included

  • Breakfast the first day and lunch the last day.
  • Water.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Extra porter (US$ 100 for 4 days; 14 kg).
  • Entry ticket to the termal baths in Aguas Calientes.

Optional services

  • Train upgrade to Vistadome: US$ 35 per person.
  • Entry ticket to Machu Picchu Mountain: US$ 65 per person.
  • Entry ticket to Huayna Picchu Mountain: US$ 65 per person.
  • Bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes: US$ 12 per person.

*It is not possible to climb up the two mountaints, Machu Picchu Mountain and Huayna Picchu, in a single tour.


How to book

  1. Choose the departure date in the calendar.
  2. Choose the number of people.
  3. Select the mountain that you want to trek up as an optional service (Machu Picchu or Huayna Picchu). In case you don't want to trek up any mountain, just continue with the next step.
  4. Click in "Add to cart."
  5. Pay online the total price of the program.
  • Once payed, the booking is subjected to confirmation according to the availability. If you want to check the availability before paying, write us to reservas@denomades.com.

What you should bring

  • A 40 to 60 liter backpack for all the circuit.
  • Waterproof jacket and pants.
  • Warm clothes.
  • Short and long sleeved T-shirts.
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Enough batteries (there is no place where to charge electronic devices in the road).
  • Flip-flops (for showers, rest and river crossing, if it were necessary).
  • Bathing suit.
  • Flashlight.
  • Towel.
  • Winter hat.
  • Cap to protect yourself from the sun.
  • Sun block.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Water bottle (Nalgene or similar).
  • Insect repellent.
  • Personal hygiene objects and toilet paper.
  • Ziploc bags or similar (to store the garbage).
  • Camera.
  • Extra local money.
  • Original passport or identification card.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Sleeping pad.
  • Hiking poles.

Itinerary

This is one of the most famous treks in South America, and is considered within the top 5 of the best treks worldwide. It combines unique landscapes with high mountains, subtropical forest and a mixture of ruins, tunnels and paving stones in the Inca villages.

Day 1: Cusco – Ollantaytambo – Wayllabamba

  • Pick up in your hotel to go to Ollantaytambo.
  • From Piscacucha, the first control at 2,700 m high, we will begin the 2 hours trek that will take us to Patallacta, archaeological site at 2,750 m high.
  • Lunch and rest.
  • Then, we will go on to the Wayllabamba camp, at 3,000 meters above sea level.
  • Dinner and rest in tent.

Day 2: Wayllabamba – Warmiwañusca Pass – Pacaymayo

  • Breakfast very early in the morning.
  • We will begin the day with a light trek of 9 km to the Warmiwañusca Pass, at 4,200 m high.
  • When the group is gathered again, we will begin the descent by the stairs, seeing the vegetable diversity and the wonderful landscapes in the Inca Trail.
  • We will arrive at the Pacaymaya Camp, at 3,600 m high.
  • Dinner and rest in tent.

Day 3: Pacaymayo – Wiñay Wayna Camp

  • Breakfast at 6:00 am.
  • We will make a 2 hours hike with a great view of Vilcabamba and Salkantay mountains.
  • 3 hours trek to the camp.
  • Lunch and rest.
  • Visit to the ruins of Wiñay Wayna.
  • Dinner with ceremony and rest in tent.

Day 4: Machu Picchu (the Lost City of the Incas) – Return to Cusco

  • Earliest tan the previous days and after breakfast, we will begin the hike of the day to Machu Picchu.
  • Last control before continue to the Sun Gate.
  • Guided tour in Machu Picchu.
  • Free time to explore or climb up the Machu Picchu Mountain or the Huayna Picchu (not included).
  • Return to Aguas Calientes.
  • Lunch (not included).
  • Train back to Ollantaytambo.
  • Transportation to Cusco.

Cancellation policy

  • The tour can be cancelled up to 2 months in advance. The non-reimbursable cost for this is US$ 255, corresponding to the entry ticket to Machu Picchu and the train ticket.
  • Neither will be reimbursed the amount for the optional services bought, because the suppliers’ policies.
  • If you want to cancel the tour with less tan 2 months in advance, you must pay 85% of the program’s total.


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