Availability

Every day

Frequency

The whole year

Tour duration

3 Days / 2 Nights

Small groups

Small groups between 4 to 8 people as maximum (customized service)

Places to visit:
  • Day 01: Cusco - Tambomachay - Pumamarca.
  • Day 02: Huchuy Qosqo - Ollantaytambo - Train to Aguas Calientes town.
  • Day 03: Aguas Calientes - Machupicchu Tour - Cusco.
Detailed Itinerary

DAY 01: Cusco - Tambomachay - Pumamarca

Pick up from the Hotel at 06:00, transfer to the heading to the archeological site of Tambomachay; the hike will start at this point, and will continue through puna landscapes and over the Sicllaccasa pass (4020m/13186ft). We hike along a path that leads to the Ccauca ravine, where we encounter archaeological remains and wild crops, such as tarwi, and a large quantity of cactus. We continue on to the Queullococha pass (4185m/13727ft), surrounding the area in spectacular views stand the Veronica, Pitusiray and Chicon snow peaks. We hike past the Queullococha Lake, where we may see huallatas, ducks and small fish to then climb towards the Challu Challu pass (4220m/13842ft). From this point, we observe the Chinchero plains and the Piuray and Qoricocha lagoons. We then ascend towards the fourth pass at Rumicruz (4230m/13874ft). We then make our way to the Inca rock quarry (4220m/13842ft), which was the place from where the rocks were extracted to build Huchuy Qosqo. We descend towards the Pucamarca community (4010m/13153ft), where we arrive in the afternoon. Here we dine and camp through the night.

DAY 02: Huchuy Qosqo - Ollantaytambo - Train to Aguas Calientes Town.

After breakfast; we leave at 07:00 am our camping place to continue to Huchuy Qosqo. Walk downhill towards the Leon Punku ravine, where we find remains of an Inca bridge and trail. This canyon boasts geological formations surrounded by majestic rocks and boulders that direct the river to Huchuy Qosqo at (3600m/11808ft). Huchuy Qosqo is an Inca archaeological complex with imposing architecture that includes a large open ceremonial center, from which we enjoy a panoramic view of the Sacred Valley, the Vilcanota River. After explanation we start to walk around two hours to the next point (4200m/13776ft), going down around two hours until arrive to Taucca, where we have the lunch place, from here we take our private transport drives to Ollantaytambo train station where we catch the train to Aguas Calientes, spend the night in a nice Hotel in Aguas Calientes.

DAY 03: Aguas Calientes - Machupicchu Tour – Cusco

After an early breakfast (5:00 am. Approximately) begin the ascent by an hour hike up the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, in this way we can be one of the first groups within the city Inka allowing us to enjoy the majestic sunrise, then we will have a tour of the most important compounds Inca temples and palaces inside the citadel of Machu picchu, with his guide for approximately 02 hours, then you can explore the mysterious city on their own. (Optional climb the mountain I Huayna Picchu cost of $ 35 USD per person).
At an appropriate time we descend from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes to board the train back to Ollantaytambo and then the bus to Cusco. Our average time to arrive in Cusco will be 8:00 PM, then we will transfer you to your respective hotels.

End of the services.

It includes

  • Pick up from your hotel in dela morning hours.
  • Private transport from Cusco to Tambomachay (the starting point of the walk).
  • Private transport from Taucca to Ollantaytambo trains station.
  • Professional bilingual tour guide.
  • Food 2 breakfast / 2 lunches / 2 dinners
  • Cook and cooking equipment.
  • Horsemen and horses (to carry tents, food and cooking equipment).
  • Train ticket Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo.
  • Hotel in Aguas Calientes.
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu
  • Double tents for up to 3 people.
  • Tents (mattresses, chairs), dining tent, kitchen.
  • Oxygen bottle.
  • First aid kit.

Not Included

  • First breakfast and lust lunch.
  • Sleeping bag (can be rented in our office $ 15 for the entire trip).
  • Entrance to Huaynapicchu or Machu Picchu Mountain ($ 35 USD optional).

Recommendations to bring

  • Bring original passport "With expiration date not less than 7 months"
  • ISIC card or student card, if applicable (must be sent at the time of booking).
  • Carry a sleeping bag (can be rented at the agency)
  • Carry mountain boots and sandals (very important)
  • Carry trekking poles (can be rented at the agency)
  • Carry a headlight (very important).
  • Carry a camera and spare batteries.
  • Carry sunscreen / hat and sunglasses.
  • Carry personal medical kit.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Rain clothes: a good raincoat and rain pants and a plastic rain poncho.
  • Carry toilet paper.
  • Carry a small towel.
  • Extra money for drinks and tips, souvenirs, etc (soles or dollars).
  • Carry a bottle of water (1 liter recommended).

Option 1

$470

(Groups of 4 - 8 maximum)

SHARED SERVICE

Option 2

$570

(Minimum 2 persons)

PRIVATE SERVICE


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ESSENTIALS:

  • Passport
  • Valid, STUDENT CARD (if you booked as a student)
  • Immigration Card (given on the plane as you enter Peru)
  • Good daypack (the smaller, the better)
  • Water storage or water canteen: Water reservoir like Camelbaks are encouraged - but enough for at least 1-2 liters.
  • Comfortable shoes (lightweight with good soles), "goretex waterproof for rainy seasons".
  • Sleeping bag.

FOR YOUR DUFFEL:

Porters will carry up to 7 kg of your personal items. This must include your sleeping bag and mattress (these two items weigh around 3.5 kg.)

  • 2-3 wicking t-shirts
  • 2 pants
  • 3 sets of undergarments.
  • 3 sets of socks
  • 1 Fleece
  • 1 Rain jacket and pants "only for rain seasons"
  • 1 sun hat
  • Sandals "In case you want to visit the hot spring in Machu Picchu town"
  • Small Quick Dry towel.
  • Batteries Charger for your phone and cameras.

TOILETRIES:

  • Sunscreen
  • Face moisturizer
  • Bug spray
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Wet wipes
  • Toothbrush and paste
  • Toiletpaper
  • Personal medication
  • First aid kit: band aids, moleskin, etc.

INSIDE YOUR DAYPACK FOR THE VISIT OF MACHU PICCHU:

Daypacks can be any size, but we always recommend the smallest ones, Because Inside Machu Picchu, no bag larger than 25L will be allowed in. If larger, you will need to store outside citadel gates.

  • Water canteen:
  • Sun hat
  • Rain gear
  • Camera or Phone Camera
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Toilet paper and small plastic bag for waste
  • Extra Money for Souvenirs, Drinks & Tips


NUMBER OF TRAVELERS

Important information:

  • Departure dates: We have groups for the this trek every day of the year. But it is more advisable to make this trek between the months of April to December, since the months of January, February and March are the rainy season in Cusco.

WHY CHOOSE MACHU PICCHU VIAJES PERU?

  • We are a local tour operator based in Cusco with 15 years experienced as Tour operator 100% Cusquenian Company.
  • We have all the Authorizations and licenseds by the Peruvian government as a proof that we are an official tour operator.
  • We have the Best Tour guides (Fluent English and Spanish): We are so proud of our guides! They are highly professional, licensed and degrees by the Peruvian government and speak fluent English and Spanish. They are very knowledgeable and passionate for Incan heritage and history.  Our guides are dedicated to continuous personal and provessional development. They do research to ensure that you receive accurate and recognized theories in Incan and Andean culture.
  • Small groups & Personalized and High quality service (Groups between 4 to 8 people as maximum), This fact alone sets us apart from other companies that operate departures with bigger groups.
  • No hidden prices or Surprises/ We Never Pass you onto another operator as most travel agencies do here. We will depart even if you are a group of 02 persons (Departure of tours are 100% guaranted).
  • We never share service with other companies as most travel travel agencies do here to Minimize cost
  • We are Sustainable and eco-friendly tour company, Machu Picchu Viajes Peru has always believed that we should “give back” to the communities we pass through on our treks. Therefore, as part of our commitment in responsible tourism, we socially support and employee from these communities.
  • We are Committed to social projects and improving living conditions for the children of Peru.
  • Our dream as a locally based company is to create small personalized tours & treks strictly and only operated by local professional staff catering in Personalized and High quality service.
  • We treat to our team of porters the best with a HOUSE for them to sleep and proper equipment, wages and health insurance for everyone
  • Master Cheffs The best in the Cusco region
  • The food provided on our treks is the best( buffet Style and plenty of food)
  • The best Camping Equipment for the inca trail and alternative treks (spacious tents 4 season aluminum poles tents, Eating & Cooking tents, Portable table & chairs, comfortable mattresses and more…)
  • Our tourist transports and cars are exclusively for our services which are completely reliable, comfortable, safe and with all autorizations that are in order.

"Machu Picchu Viajes Peru" knows how important it is to trust in a reliable honest operator to create your adventure of a lifetime while in Peru. Check out our reviews and certificates of excellence on, (Tripadvisor) by your self!

Discounts

  • Foreign tourists or Peruvians with a student card and current date, get a discount.
  • We also offer special discounts for groups of more "05 people" For more information write to the email machupicchuviajes@hotmail.com

Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu mountain

  • To climb to huaynapicchu or Machu Picchu Mountain, there is a limit of spaces per day, it is recommended to make the reservation in advance.
  • Once the quotas for Huaynapicchu or Montaña are exhausted, there is no option to obtain income.
  • The cost to climb the Huaynapicchu or Mountain Machu Picchu is $ 35.00 USD, must be increased to the total cost of the package.
  • People who make the Inca Trail and wish to climb the Huaynapicchu or Machu Picchu Mountain, have to make an extra payment of $ 75.00 USD.
  • IMPORTANT: Before requesting the ticket for the Huaynapicchu or the Machu Picchu mountain, check availability of spaces by writing to us at machupicchuviajes@hotmail.com