Day 01: Inca Trail to Machu Picchu – first day (L, D)
Cusco - Piskacucho – Wayllabamba
We will leave from Cusco and travel to Urubamba where we will stop briefly at Ollaytaytambo. Here you can buy last minute gear and personal needing, after we move on to Piskacucho (82 km.), the start of the Inca Trail. We will have lunch at Miskay and relax a bit before hiking to our first campsite, Huayllabamba. Along the way we will see the first and the biggest archeological site of the Inca Trail, Patallaqta.
Day 02: Inca Trail to Machu Picchu – second day (B, L, D)
Wayllabamba - Warmiwanusca – Paqaymayu
We'll start the day early in the morning to take advantage of the shade from the mountains. It’s much more comfortable when hiking up to the highest point of the Inca Trail. Here, we can literally see the various ecological zones and microclimates, which make up the area, mapped out in front of us. We will cross the Warmiwañusca pass at 4,200 meters/13,780 feet above sea level. After lunch we will continue on to the Pacaymayo campsite, where we will enjoy dinner and a well deserved rest.
Day 03: Inca Trail to Machu Picchu – third day (B, L, D)
Paqaymayu - Chaq`icocha – Wiñay Wayna
Begins with a nutritious breakfast and then a 45-minute hike up to the second highest pass on the Trail (3,850 meters/12,631 feet above sea level). Along the way we will visit the Runcuracay archeological site. During the day's hike, we will also visit the Sayacmarca and Phuyupatamarca Quechuan archeological sites. After lunch we will head to the Wiñaywayna site, where we will spend our last night on the Inca Trail.
Day 04: Inca Trail to Machu Picchu – last day (Machu Picchu) (B)
Wiñay Wayna – Machu Picchu – Cusco
Visit to the New 7 Wonders of the World
After an early breakfast, we begin the final leg of the trek to the lost city of Machu Picchu. First, we will hike to Inti Punku or Puerta del Sol ("Sun Gate"), where we will take in the inspiring and panoramic view of the Machu Picchu citadel. After a short hike down to Machu Picchu, we will register and then enjoy a 2-hour guided tour of the sanctuary city. After the tour of Machu Picchu, we will take the bus down, or walk to Aguas Calientes where we will enjoy some free time before returning to Cusco by train.
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