Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 2D/1N (With Camping) Cod: 360
From March to January
2 Days / 1 Night
02 people as minimum and 07 people as maximum (customized service)
Places to visit:
- 5:00 A.M. Pick up from your hotel
- 5:15 A.M. Departure by car from Cusco - Train station (Ollantaytambo)
- 7:20 A.M. Train trip to Km 104
- 8:20 A.M. Km 104 walk - Wiñayhuayna
- 11:45 A.M. Break, Visit and Lunch
- 2:00 P.M. Walk to Machu Picchu
- 4:30 P.M. Descent by bus to the camp 1 hour.
- 6:30 P.M. Dinner and overnight at Puente Ruinas camp.
- 5:00 A.M. Breakfast
- 5:30 A.M. Hike to Machu Picchu 30 minutes approx.
- 6:00 A,M.Sunrise at Machu Picchu.
- 7:00 A.M. Guided tour in Machu Picchu 2 hrs. approx.
- Free time to visit on your own.
- 1:30 P.M. Return by bus to Aguas Calientes.
- 4:12 P.M. Return by train to Ollantaytambo
- 5:50 P.M. Transfer by car, Ollantaytambo - Cusco
- 8:00 P.M. Arrival in Cusco and transfer to the hotel
DAY 01: Cusco – Chachabamba – Wiñay Wayna – Machu Picchu – Puente Ruina (camp site)
Early in the morning, we will pick you up from the hotel lobby for transferring you to the train station in Ollantaytambo for about 1 hour and 30 minutes, during the driving, you might see the Sacred Valley of the Incas, farmlands, majestic snow-capped mountains; Ollantaytambo and board the train that will take you to the km. 104 the journey is approximately 1 hour. It is here at Km 104 (2,200 masl / 7,217 ft.) where we will begin the walk, pass the bridge that is on the Urubamba river or Willkamayuc which translated from Quechua means "Sacred River" which was very important for incas. Upon reaching the checkpoint, you'll have to show identification documents either Passport. 2-minutes walking there is the first archaeological center Chachabamba that is hidden in the semi-tropical forest, after this visit, we will begin the walk through stands in ascending up to the next place, on the way, we will observe the Sacred Valley , waterfalls and different types of orchids semi-tropical forest, after 4 hours walking, we'll reach Wiñaywayna (2,650 masl / 8,694 ft.) which shows a perfect example of what was farming at the time of the Incas, as along its slopes lie a large number of farming terraces, where the Incas cultivated different agricultural crops. The name "Wiñaywayna" comes from a beautiful orchid that abounds in the area and whose meaning in Spanish "Forever Young" and has more than 20 buildings, one of them the "Temple of the Iris Rainbow" also called Temple of Fertility, the visit will be 1 hour on average, then you will enjoy the lunchbox to refuel and continue until we reach Wiñaywayna control.
In this second part of the tour we will walk for 2 hours through an Andean plan, stone stairs and tambos ("resting places") until we reach the Inti Punku - Puerta del Sol (2,720 m / 8,923 ft) that during the Incas functioned as control of entry to the Citadel of Machu Picchu; From here you have an impressive panoramic view of Machu Picchu and the entire surrounding valley, then descend for approximately 30 minutes to the wonder of Machu Picchu world (2,490 m / 8,169 ft) and finally we take the bus to our campsite (2,160 m / 7,086 ft) the bus drive 20 minutes, here we will spend the night in our "Puente Ruinas" camp, located next to the Urubamba River. In the afternoon we will have tea time with hot drinks and some snacks, and then have a delicious dinner that will be prepared by our specialized cook.
Night camp "Puente Ruinas".
DAY 02: Puente Ruinas - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes - Cusco
We will get up early and have a delicious breakfast, prepared by our chef.
Then we will realize a hike for about 1 hour approximately, to arrive at the Citadel of Machu Picchu at 06:30 am and to be able to appreciate the majestic sunrise. We will have a guided tour of 2 hours and 30 minutes to know the most important places of Machupicchu, you can visit the most amazing places like the Royal Mausoleum, the Temple of the 3 Windows, the Main Temple, the Sacred Plaza, the famous Intihuatana where the wise Incas tied the sun on the winter solstice in June, steps, squares, fountains, etc. After the tour you will have free time to visit Machu Picchu on your own.
At opportune time we will board the bus from Machu Picchu to the town of "Aguas Calientes" to board the train back to Cusco, the next arrival time to Cusco will be 08:00 PM, the tour ends with the transfer to their respective hotels.
End of our service.
- Pick up from your hotel in Cusco.
- Transfers from hotel to the train station.
- Train ticket Ollanta to Km. 104
- Professional bilingual tour guide (English-Spanish)
- Entrance to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu.
- Food (1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner).
- Bus ticket Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes (outward / return).
- First aid kit, oxygen bottle
- Train ticket from Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo.
- Transportation Ollantaytambo - Cusco.
- Transfer to the hotel.
- Porters and chef in charge of prepare the food.
- Camping Equipment (Personal tents, dining tent, tables, chairs, Mattress)
- Sleeping bags.
- Hiking Poles.
- Lunch on the second day and breakfast on the first day.
Recommendations to bring
- Bring original passport "With expiration date not less than 7 months"
- Student card with current date.
- Carry hiking boots and sandals (very important).
- (Very important) Headlamp.
- Carry a camera and extra batteries.
- Carry sunscreen / hat and sunglasses.
- Carry personal medical kit.
- Carry insect repellent.
- Carry rain gear: a good raincoat and rain pants and a rain poncho plastic.
- Carry a toilet paper.
- Carry a small towel.
- Extra money for drinks and gratuities, souvenirs, etc. (soles or dollars).
- Carry swimwear for the hot springs (optional).
- Carry a water Bottle (recommended 1 liter).
(Groups of 4 - 7 maximum)
(Minimum 2 persons)
PACKING LIST FOR MACHU PICCHU.
- 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".
IN YOUR LUGGAGE:
In the train there is a limit of 7 to 8 kilograms as maximum, we recommend to bring only important things.
- 2-3 long sleeve 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.
- Face moisturizer
- Bug spray
- Hand sanitizer
- Wet wipes
- Toothbrush and paste
- Toilet paper
- 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 medium 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