"We want to say our thanks to all the staff who catered for us over the 4 days. Chino!! for his excellent guide over the 4 days, he was professional, dedicated, provided, .... "
Terence O’Neill,
  "Quiero agradecerles profundamente por su valiosa colaboracion y asistencia por hacer posible un sueño que tenia ya hace mucho tiempo. Hace dos dias termine el camino inca ....."
Juan Mauricio LLano, Colombia

"Quiero darte las gracias por el tremendo viaje que tu compañia nos brindo el mes pasado. Fue verdaderamente mejor de lo que yo y mis panas nos esperabamos. El guia Harry y los que andaban con nosotros nos trataron demasiao de bien. ....."


Cusco & The Inca Trail
7 days / 6 nights

Starting point : Cusco
Ending point : Cusco
Activities : Archaeological, Cultural, Ecological, Camping, Hiking
Airfares : Domestic flights included
Feel free to ask for extra services, this tour is customizable.
(B)= breakfast / (L)= lunch / (D)= dinner

Day 1: Cusco - City tour and visit to nearby ruins
Arrival to Cusco, transfer to the hotel. We suggest some rest in the hotel in order to avoid altitude sickness and have lunch there. In the afternoon, we will know the city of Cusco on a guided tour visiting the Main Square, the Cathedral, the Temple of the Sun or Korikancha and the Cathedral. Then, we drive out of the city to visit the Inca sites of Kenko, Tambomachay, Puca Pucara and the impressive fortress of Sacsayhuamán. Sacsayhuaman is strategically built on a hill overlooking Cusco and it is famous for its enormous carved stones, some of them standing over 9m / 30ft high and weighing over 350 tons.Return to the hotel for overnight.

Day 2: Cusco - Sacred Valley of the Incas (L)
Excursion to the "Sacred Valley of the Incas", a succession of picturesque towns, agricultural terraces and archaeological sites. On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, we´ll have the opportunity to bargain with vendors or stroll at the Pisac's typical Indian market, with a catholic mass service on Sunday (celebrated in Quechua, the native language).
Lunch at a local restaurant in the Sacred Valley.

In the afternoon pass through Calca and Urubamba towns to arrive to the Inca Fortress and Citadel of Ollantaytambo, which was built to guard the entry of this part of the valley and protect it from enemies of the lower jungles; consisting in a series of superimposed terraces of carved stones accessed by long staircases. We will have the opportunity to walk through the quaint streets of the nearby town, religious and agricultural centre during the Inca Empire, and get a clear idea of the military strategy against possible invasions. On our way back to Cusco we will visit the picturesque Andean village of Chinchero where the remains of what was the royal hacienda of Tupac Inca Yupanqui lies. Admire its well preserved Inca Wall at the Main Square, visit the beautiful colonial temple built on Inca foundations, with interesting frescoes on the portico.
Back to Cusco in the afternoon.

Day 3: Cusco / Machu Picchu – Inca Trail (Chilca, Wayllabamba and Llactapata) (L) (D)
We will pick you up from your hotel very early in the morning. Then we will go to the bus station of Urubamba, one hour far from Cusco where we will have breakfast. Then we will go to Chilca where our journey by the Inca Trail leading to Machu Picchu will start. Next, after about 3 hours walking, we will stop in order to have lunch. We will continue towards our first camp in Wayllabamba. A guided visit by the Archaeological Complex of Llactapata. Dinner and overnight in the camp.

Day 4: Inca Trail (Warmiwañusca and Pacaymayo) (B) (L) (D)
Breakfast and we start walking to the highest point of the Inca Trail where we will be able to observe different microclimates before arriving at the valley of Warmiwañusca at 4.200 m.a.s.l. to have lunch. We continue walking as far as Pacaymayo where we will have dinner and camp.

Day 5: Inca Trail (Runkurakay, Sayacmarca, Puyupatamarca and Wiñaywayna) (B) (L) (D)
After breakfast, we start walking. After 45 minutes, we will arrive at the second more important valley of the Inca Trail (3.850 m.a.s.l.), previous visit to the Archaeological Complex of Runkurakay. Then, we will visit the citadel of Sayacmarca, then we will start walking again towards the ruins of Puyupatamarca. Lunch.
Start walking again to visit the beautiful Inca citadel of Wiñaywayna. Dinner and overnight in the camp.

Day 6: Machu Picchu – Inca Trail / CUSCO (B)
Breakfast. We start our last day walking in order to visit the famous Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu. Arrival in Inti Punko, from where we can appreciate the Citadel of Machu Picchu. We´ll enter to the Citadel and have our arrival registered at the control. Upon arrival, we will participate in a guided tour of the Citadel, visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Sun Dial (the most important preserved Intihuatana), the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and various burial grounds. After the tour we will have time to stroll around the archaeological site at yourleisure.
In the afternoon, back to Cusco by train and transfer to the selected hotel.
Free night.

Day 7: Cusco – Lima
Pick you up from the hotel and transfer to the airport in order to take your flight back to Lima. End of services

- 03 nights accommodation in Cusco + 3 nights camping (Inca Trail)
- All entrance tickets for the excursions mentioned above.
- English/spanish speaking guide for all tours
- All land transportation and transfers.
- All applicable taxes - except Airport taxes
Inca Trail 4 days:
- Transportation to head of trail (82 Km.)
- Entrance ticket to Inka Trail and Machu Picchu
- Bus ticket down to Aguas Calientes
- Train ticket back to Cusco
- Transfer train station / Hotel
- Porters service (to carry the tents and cooking equipment only)
- Cook
- Guided visit to Machu Picchu and the ruins along the trail.
- English/Spanish speaker professional guide during all Inca Trail
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
- Personal camping equipment such as tents, pad,
- Vegetarian food available on request with no extra charge.

Note: During the hike you will have to carry the sleeping bag, pad and your personal stuff (e.g. backpack). You can request availability for a personal porter.

** Custom made programs may be prepared for groups with special interests. Extra nights, optional starting and ending points, additional tours and extra flight reservations may be arranged upon request. All tours may be provided in private upon request as well.
Contact us directly to info@inka-trail.com for pricing details and further information.

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