Enjoy a 7-day trek along the Inca Trail, the most famous trail to get to Machu Picchu. Explore the wonderful citadel of Machu Picchu and discover the magic and beauty of the Andes.
Day 1 Flight to the Imperial city of the Incas
After you arrive in Cusco, you will be picked up and taken you to your hotel, where you will spend the night. You will have a whole day to relax.
Optional: Cusco City tour (Not Included)
Day 2 Open (Extra activities to do)
Option 1 – Half-day city tour
Option 2 - Full-day Sacred Valley
Day 3 The Start of the Adventure – "Inca flat"
Pickup from your hotel around 4 or 4:30am and travel by bus to Piskacucho, where the trail begins. Upon arrival at kilometer 82, this is the trail's first control point, you will have to show your entrance tickets, passports and your student card. The first day is relatively easy you will have great views of an Incan Fortress, the vast and incredible Incan site of Llactapata, known in books as Veronica. Your first campsite called Ayapata.
Day 4 The Trail Trial
Upon waking up at 5am and having breakfast, you will start a steep ascent towards the highest pass along the Inca Trail called the Abra de Warrmihuañusca . After lunch, you shall begin your second 2-hour steep climb towards Runkuraqay pass. Arrive to your campsite.
Day 5 Back in the past
Wake up for breakfast around 6am to start the day with a gentle climb and visit the archaeological site of Phuyupatamarca. Arrive at your third campsite, Wiñay Wayna.
Day 6 Machu Picchu in its glory
Leave our last campsite at about 5:30am. It’s an early start in order to get to Inti Punku otherwise known as the Sun gate before sunrise. Finally, you will visit Machu Picchu! Your tour guide will give you a walking tour (2 hours) and after this, you can explore the mysterious citadel by yourself. You can reach this town by bus or foot have lunch and be given your train tickets back to Cusco.
Day 7 Bye Bye Cusco!
After having breakfast in the hotel, you will be picked up and taken to the airport in order to catch your plane.