OverviewTheinca trail to machu picchu, is one the most popular trek in the Andes, Peru and the the world. What makes inca trail trek so special is, its richness biodiversity, the stone made trail, the archaeological sites along the inca trail, unforgettable views, snowy mountains, cloud forests and the natural beauty of the inca trail to machu picchu. The trail has exotic vegetation including more than 300 varieties of Orchids. the inca trail presents extraordinary ecological variety, and machu picchu itself cannot be fully understood without the experience of the inca trail trek. Its principle sites are ceremonial in and multifunctional character, in ascending hierarchical order as you near the city.
The inca trail is essentially a work of spiritual art, like a gothic cathedral and walking the inca trail to machu picchu is an act of devotion to the incas memory. The four days inca trail trek covers about twenty-eight miles, starting at an elevation of 8,400 feet above sea level and ending at 7,800 feet. in the inca trail trek you must cross two high mountain passes with a maximum elevation of 13,700 feet. the trail conditions are generally good on this ancient inca trail to machu picchu. The guides are professional, knowledgeable, and English speaking. We use excellent equipment and serve savory nutritional meals. our inca trail trek porters required to carry our equipment for this trek are friendly, happy and helpful. Is the best trek in Peru we advice you to take the inca trail trek - inca trail to machu picchu.
ItineraryDay 01.- Cusco – Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes Hotel
Early in the morning we will pick you up from your hotel to take you to Poroy train station ( 25 minutes from Cusco) or to Ollantaytambo which is 2 hours from Cusco ( there are two options ). The train ride is breathtaking with very comfortable seats. During the trip, you will see many glaciers and snow-capped peaks, lush, green valleys and Incan farming terraces on both sites of the valley. You can also see the many Inca ruins along the way and Km 82, where the Classic 4-day Inca Trail begins. After a while, you will enter the subtropical areas with bromiliads and ferns growing and then arrive in Aguas Calientes (2000m/6000ft above sea level), the town for Machu Picchu . Our Guide will waiting you and take you to your hotel. You will have the afternoon free so you can organize some optional activities if you’d like, such as a visit to the hot springs, Mandor Gardens and waterfalls or visit the small Machu Picchu museum , ready for next day
Day 02.- Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco Hotel
Wake up at around 4.30 am and bus ride to machu picchu . For a tranquil morning hours in machu pichu, where a complete guided tour is waiting for, the visit to the Inca citadel will take approximately 2 hours. Note that we are the only one of the few companies who uses the same tour guide for machu micchu, while other companies for the salkantay hike – salkantay machu picchu they contact different tour guide coz their hiking guides are not authorized professional salkantay hike guides. After guiding, if you got the ticket for huayna picchu Mountain you can climb up, to experience an spectacular view of all of Machu Picchu, the valleys and mountains that surrounds it, visit the temple of the moon, or the fabulous Inca Bridge. In the afternoon, we meet in the town of Aguas Calientes from where we take the train back to Cusco.
InclusionsINCLUDE IN THE PRICE
• Pick up from your hotel
• Transportation to the train station
• Train to Aguas Calientes
• Hotel room for Double Accommodation (single room requires a supplement)
• Breakfast at the hotel
• Bus ticket from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
• Entrance fees to Machu Picchu
• English-speaking tour guide for your 2-hour tour of Machu Picchu ruins
• Bus ticket from Machu Picchu back down to Aguas Calientes
• Return train ticket to Ollantaytambo, then by bus to Cusco and your hotel
• Hotel in Aguas Calientes
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
• Meals in Aguas Calientes
• Entrance fee to the hot springs.
Date & PriceWe can organise this trek on a ‘tailor-made’ private basis for groups of friends, families, clubs, charities or any other group. Depending on your trekking experience, with the assistance of local guides.
The cost of going private can be surprisingly reasonable. Please contact us to discuss the itinerary and your preferred dates. We will then send you a quote, with no obligation.
PRICE: (Private Service)
» 2 Pax: USD $ 390 per person
» 3 Pax: USD $ 375 per person