Inca Trail, Trek to Machu Picchu through a less trekked route

Dates : 7 Days trek – Classic Adventure  – Flexible dates

This journey to Machu Picchu is an invitation to the past glory of the Incan Empire. Thousands of stone steps, 600 terraces fields and the multiple days of trek at high altitude sounded like an attractive challenge. Perched on the eastern slopes of the Vilcanota mountain range in the Andes Mountains, this exclusive tour to the ancient Inca city promise to be an amazing journey to one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Day 01 : Arrive in Cuzco
Acclimatisation day in Cuzco

Day 02 : Cuzco to Piscacucho
We will leave Cuzco and head for Piscacucho where we meet our porters. The journey follows parallel to the Urubamba River and we trek towards the town of Miskay.

Day 03 : Trek to Pacaymayo
We start the day by ascending to Llulluchapampa through a forest containing myriad trees native to the Andes. We reach the starting point of the Inca Trail at Huarmi Huañusca (4,200 m).

Day 04 : Trek to Phuyupatamarca
We wake up early to get the opportunity to see one of the most spectacular sunrises in the Andes, and a 360° view of the surrounding mountain ranges.
The day continues to some of the most important archaeological sites and reach to Aguas Calientes for the night.

Day 05 : Trek to Machu Picchu. Overnight in Aguas Calientes
The day’s trekking will be filled with archaeological wonders, including Intipata, an ancient agricultural centre, and Huyñay Huayna, arguably the most important site on the trek.
We will get incredible views of the Machu Picchu site before descending to the town of Aguas Calientes for dinner and some rest.

Day 06 : Transfer back to Cuzco
Today we reach the site of Machu Picchu followed by a guided tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. We will enjoy some free time to explore the ruins. In the afternoon, we take a bus to the town of Aguas Calientes to board the train back to Cusco.

Day 07 : Transfer to the airport
On your final day in Peru, we will head back to the airport and catch your International flight.

More details

8 places available from £3,110
Cost Per Person – runs from 4 pers.
excl. flights

Come with a group of 4 pers. or more and book the trip exclusively for you & your friends, colleagues or family.
Excl. flights

– Private in/out transfers
– Train fare from Aguas Calientes to Cusco
– Inca Trail and Machu Picchu admission fee
– English-Speaking Mountain Guide

Camping :
– Camping gear with Pillow and blankets
– Thermarest 2 inches
– Sleeping bags

Logistics :
– Porters for transport of all camping and commissary equipment and personal gear up to 8kg. per pack
– Premium Menu *
– All meals on trek * + daily snack and tea service (except on last the day)
– Stainless cutlery & crockery
– First aid support and oxygen
– Machu Picchu tour
– Bus ticket from Machu Picchu ruins down to the town of Aguas Calientes
– Separate accommodations and tents for guides, cooking staff and muleteers

Accommodation :
– Day 5 : Overnight in hotel 5* at Aguas Calientes, dinner included.

– Wake-up tea + Hot washing water every morning and every evening, water boiled to purification point for filling flasks and water bottles every morning and evening.

* Please contact the travel company for further details as they will be able to give full information upon reservation.

All services not mentioned above.*

* Please contact the travel company for further details as they will be able to give full information upon reservation.

Contact the travel agency

For full information, contact Rare Adventures, the Agency in charge of the trip, or call +44-(0)20 3475 5009