CLASSIC INCA TRAIL 4 DAYS AND 3 NIGHTS
The Classic Inca Trail is a network of an ancient Inca trail paved with stones that cross the mountains above the Urubamba River and reaches the city of Machu Picchu in Peru.
However, the Inca roads were not limited in this way. They linked Cusco in all directions of South America that form a communication network of over 30,000 km, Inca Trail.
This network of roads the Inca Trail that extends from the center of Ecuador to central Chile, south and the Pacific Ocean to the eastern slopes of the Andes.
The Inca Trail is the most famous trekking in South America and is rated by many as one of the top 5 ways of the world. A unique experience and every effort is worth it!
The Inca Trail has a total of 45 kilometers manages to combine the beautiful landscape of mountains, lush forests and subtropical forest. Of course, an impressive mix of buildings, Inca ruins and tunnels.
The final destination of Machu Picchu Inca Trail is the mysterious "Lost City of the Incas".
|DURATION:||4 DAYS AND 3 NIGHTS|
|TYPE OF TRAIL:||Archaeological Complex, Nature, roads, camping and mountains|
|PLACES TO VISIT:||Cusco, Inca Trail (Km 82), Inca Trail (Huayllabamba) (Pacaymayo) Inca Trail (Wiñayhuayna), Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes|
|TOTAL OF THE TRAIL||44 kilometers.|
|SIZE THE GROUP:||01-16 people.|
|DISCOUNT FOR STUDENTS.||Students who have an international student card ISIC CARD receive a discount of 40 dollars, but must send a copy of your student card in the act of booking.|
|Useful Information||DISTANCE AND TIME|
||DAY 01: 12 KM / 4 TO 5 HOURS
DAY 02: 11 KM / 6 TO 7 HOURS
DAY 03: 16 KM / 6 TO 7 HOURS
DAY 04: 6 KM / 2 TO 3 HOURS
Day 01: INCA TRAIL - CUSCO - KM 82 - HUAYLLABAMBA
We pick up for your hotel at 6:00 with our bus and headed to Piscakucho (2700) the city known as the Km 82 through which the train route from Cusco to Machu Picchu by train. Starting our walk from the Checkpoint Bridge and walk to the left side of the Urubamba River flows northwest of the Sacred Valley. After going through some flat terraces, reached Miskay (2800 ma.nm) to go up and finally see the Inca City Patallacta (2750 m), continue our journey on the path of valley created by the river go little Kusichaca little to reach the first camp Huayllabamba (3,000 m) where we the most spectacular views of the Vilcanota river corner on the opposite side of the Urubamba river you can see the snowy impressive Veronica (5832 m) and cannot even calculate the diversity of flora and fauna can be found on the site.
Day 02: INCA TRAIL - HUAYLLABAMBA - WARMIWAÑUSCA - PACAYMAYU
After a hearty breakfast, we are ready to continue our walk (considered the strongest of the trip), consists of a narrow and close to the cliffs (9 km) climb. Along this climb, the landscape changes the Puna Sierras (dry area with little vegetation and high). This is the time that we will reach the first pass of the mountain known as Open Warmihuañuska (Dead Woman's Pass) can see llamas and alpacas grazing by domestic Ichu (one of the few plants that grow at this altitude). Also cross through a forest area inhabited by different kinds of animals like sparrows, hummingbirds, quail and Andean bears. We recommend bringing lemon candies, chocolates and coca leaves, and thus maintain the high level of sugar and control your level of glycerin in altitude. Immediately after the pass descend to the valley Pacaymayu (3,600m) where we camp after 6 hours of walking.
Day 03: INCA TRAIL - PACAYMAYU - CHAQICOCHA - WIÑAHUAYNA
This day is memorable for its number of archaeological sites that we visit and receive more information from our guide. Pacaymayu continue to the second step of the open Runcurakay (3970 m), mid-morning visit the archaeological complex of the same name, this site is located at 3800 masl, consists of a small oval structure that is incorporated place surveillance (Tower surveillance). After going through the pass, we descend to Yanacocha (Black Lagoon) and enter the cloud forest and finally reach Sayacmarca (3624 m). This is a beautiful complex consisting of a semicircular building with different levels, narrow streets, liturgical fountains, patios and irrigation canals. We will follow the path an easy road, we reached the third stage Word of Phuyupamarca (3700 m). Throughout our journey we can appreciate the magnitude of the ancient art of the Incas and seeing rocks that were placed in perfect order. We will continue our trek to just go through an Inca tunnel and reach the previous step, this is one of but complete and preserved archaeological complexes and is the highest point of the mountain. Phuyupamarca means "Cloud City", where we can observe a sophisticated complex made up of water sources with a solid foundation and with stunning views of the Urubamba River, after that walking we reach Wiñayhuayna (2700 m). On this site we will find a lodge with a restaurant, rooms with bathroom and hot shower. Five minutes from the campsite in Wiñaywayna archaeological complex consisting of an agricultural center with numerous terraces and religious city.
Day 04: INCA TRAIL - WIÑAYHUAYNA - MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO
This day we get up at 4:00 am in the morning to leave Wiñayhuayna on time, then we'll go to the Inti Punku (Sun Gate or sunrise). The tour will take us about an hour, and then we'll walk on flat stones found on the edge of the mountain, where we can see the sunrise over Machu Picchu. From Intipunku we descend to Machupicchu by an average of 40 minutes. Arriving at Machu Picchu we have a guided tour of approximately two hours. So then you have free time to walk outside the Citadel or climb the Huayna Picchu, where you can see spectacular views of valleys and mountains surrounding Machu Picchu or also visit the Temple of the Moon and the famous Inca Bridge. In the afternoon go down to Aguas Calientes, where you can visit the thermal baths to relax after 4 days of hiking. Here we will deliver the tickets train back to the city of Ollantaytambo, which lasts an average of 1hr 45mins, on arrival waiting for our bus to take you to the city of Cusco, arriving around 19:30 or 22:00.
|Shared Service Price US$ 450.00||:||per person Price US$ 450.00|
|Does Not Include|
To travel to Peru you needed to bring the Original passport or identification, with less than 10 years old and in good condition or passport (including children). The Embassy of Chile this demanding original with less than 05 years of use.
NOTE: Under no circumstances accept the following documents:
Birth certificate of the minor; Driver's license, military or other documents as document etc .;
DEPARTURE DATES OF THE INCA TRAIL.
We have groups for the Inca Trail every day of the year. Less month in February, which will be closed the entire month. In February you can visit Machu Picchu by train or making alternate paths that also end in Machupicchu.
AVAILABILITY OF SPACES (VER)
There is a limit of visitors to the Inca Trail. Only 500 people a day on the road are allowed. This includes tourists, porters, cooks and guides. The vacancies are for everyone. As for Inca Trail 4d / 3n and Inca trail 2d / 1n, is why reservations must be made in advance, more than all the months May, June, July and August are rapidly depleted by high demand.
The availability of vacancies on the Inca Trail is the same for all travel agents. So if there are no vacancies in the system of government, no agency will have spaces available.
According to the regulations of the National Institute of Culture of Cusco will be no change dates, change of name, change of number of passport or identification.
Applying trip cancellation for any reason and at any time, implies by the Contractor, charging an administrative fee of 15% (fifteen percent) of the total value of the Inca Trail and / or products and services purchased, besides the contractual suppliers / service providers fines up to 100% (one hundred percent) of the contract value, and is operated as follows:
Cancellation more than 30 days before departure, the penalty is 50% of the value of Inca trail;
Cancellation between 29 and 16 days before the start, the penalty shall be 70% of the value of Inca trail;
Cancellation between 15 days before departure at road, the penalty will be 100% of the value of Inca trail;
The deposit of 50% of the Inca trail, according to the regulations by the National Institute of Culture in Cusco no refunds if they wish to cancel the booking must notify necessarily according to the terms stated above, not to give rise to the payment of 100 %
To pay you have to contact us to send the instructions of payment, to payments can be made by credit card or debit card.
The Ministry of Culture of Cusco who determines which groups will be in Winaywayna camp. Generally those who stay in this camp are the groups whose entries were made former to that date. As the camp will thronging the Ministry of Culture determines what other groups are doing overnight in Puyupatamarka camp which is a few hours before. There are choosing it.
Waynapicchu is the mountain that is "behind" of Machu Picchu and where it rises to have the bird's eye view of the city. May only 400 people per day in two groups of 200. Machu Picchu receives over 2000 visitors a day and generally lack vacancies to rise to Waynapicchu. Admission to Waynapicchu automatically includes a new entry in Machu Picchu. Therefore you can climb the Waynapicchu the same day of arrival in Machu Picchu or you can leave up to Waynapicchu the next day. If you go up on the fifth day you need a daily hotel in Aguas Calientes.
You can come down from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes town to walk the path that Bingham went up when he discovered Machu Picchu or by the road where they circulate the minibus that make the journey to the village. It is a quiet walk about 40 min.
The support team plays hard work to make that happen while walking. Especially the porters who do the dirty work and earn less. It is customary to tip for the team on the last day of the trail. It is not mandatory, but it is common sense. In the end the guide track passes collecting tips. Usually every traveler offers 7-10 dollars. That equals 20-30 soles in the Peruvian currency.
By default is included the Aguas Calientes train ticket to Ollantaytambo station and then a shuttle van in the Ollantaytambo station to Cusco. This makes the package cheaper Inca trail to the traveler as well as being faster return to Cusco. If you want we can include direct train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Cusco station. This option is a bit more expensive, but it prevents the traveler has to make the exchange of means of transport when arriving at Ollantaytambo station.
Aguas Calientes is a small town with restaurants and hotels that is at the foot of Machu Picchu mountain. It often occurs to the traveler stay in Aguas Calientes and then regret it and you think you should have gone to Cusco in the back of the Inca trail. Also common is the traveler does not stay and when the train is leaving he thinks should have stayed there. Generally those who stay a night in Aguas Calientes is because is resting walk the Inca trail or because you want to visit Machu Picchu again. If the traveler wishes to visit Machu Picchu again have to buy a new U entry ticket $ 50.00 to enter the city. The hot water spa that give the name to the village are a bit hot and not recommended for swimming.
The Inca Trail is not a tour like any other. It's an adventure always above 2,300m. The first two days can be exhausting for some people. Moreover, it has the problem of altitude. The most common complaints are tiredness, headaches, dizziness, changes in heart rate, shortness of breath and even vomiting.
If you have any medical condition that requires specialized care we recommend not to walk the Inca Trail because for at least two days you will be away from any medical help.
If you have any dependence on medication we recommend that you take it with a stock sufficient for a week's trail for over wishing to stay only four days.
We recommend that you do a medical check-up, including the dentist, regardless of their age, before leaving country. Tell your doctor that you will leave the sea level and will above 3000 meters in a matter of a few days.
Do not leave country without travel insurance. The insurance should cover personal accident, death, drugs, medical evacuation, legal aid, loss or damage to property.
to travel turkey does not need any vaccination certificate. to return to country either. if you are traveling by Bolivia is required to take the international certificate of vaccination against yellow fever.
The MMR vaccine (measles, mumps and rubella), DT (diphtheria and tetanus) and hepatitis B are indicated as prevention to any destination. These vaccines are NOT mandatory or pro Peru nor to Bolivia. It is only a recommendation. Seek medical advice before taking any medicine.
After selected, the start date of the Inca trail can not be changed. Also can not be changed your name or passport number. The amount corresponding to the registration fee will not be returned because the Peruvian government does not return the value of the performed registration. So be sure before ordering.
To travel to Peru is not mandatory passport, but we recommend you travel with him or RG.
You should carry with you the identification document with which you are making the reservation of the Inca trail and also the international student card (green ISIC) if applicable. Will be given the name and number Paper on the Inca trail checkpoints. You can not walk the Inca trail if not in possession of identification with which carry the inscription on the Inca trail. If you registration with ISIC should also take the original during the trail.
You should be in Cusco at least two days before the Inca trail start date. Not only to confirm their presence but also to make a basic acclimatization before starting the walk.
Do not select the output Cusco on the same date of return of the Inca trail. There may be delays in the return of Machu Picchu.
During the trip the program may be modified if weather events, commercial, technical or political so obliging, he will follow the central proposal in the script idea.
We are a duly registered travel agency in the Ministry of Peruvian tourism, Released in the city of Cusco and registration on the ministry of Culture.
The itineraries of our website are only indicative and can be fully tailored to meet your expectations. See our privacy outputs.
The values express a quote and fixed at the time of confirmation of reservations. They are thus subject to change without notice, in this case, also due to currency fluctuations between currencies.
- To enter Peru in the country will need RG original, undamaged and with less than 10 years of broadcast or passport valid for at least six months.
- Note: documents are not accepted as CRM, OAB, driver's license, birth certificate or any other document.
- Children under 18, the child must be in the company of a parent or an authorization issued by the Federal Police of each country. The vaccine against yellow fever is not required, but is suggested by the Peruvian government.
TRAVEL / TOURS REGULAR :
- All our trips / tours are conducted in the regular system, which will be shared with others. Usually, this group consists of a maximum of 15 people, but there may be cases where it is up to 30 people.
- Because of the new baggage handling standards in Peru Rail, Route To: Cusco / Aguas Calientes / Cusco, only allowed to carry a purse or backpack.
- The large bags should stay in the hotel luggage storage * All our hotels offer this service free of charge.
- Hand luggage allowed in transport by rail, per person: 1 bag or backpack of 5 kg / 11 pounds and 62 linear inches / 157 cm (length + height + width).
TRAVEL AND PRIVATE TOURS :
They are ideal for individuals or groups wanting a private and personalized service.
- Tour schedules are more flexible.
- The circuits may be appropriate according to the choice of the passenger.
Hotels are reported from those anticipated in the itinerary, and be remedied at the time, if it was not confirmed at the time of booking.
Note that according to the Department of Culture Cusco, which aims to improve the security, control and maintenance of Huayna Picchu, passengers wishing to visit this attraction, must be confirmed in advance, because the ticket can not be purchased on site. This entry must be requested along with the entrance to Machu Picchu. However, you can only join two groups up to 200 people each group. The first group will enter from 7:00 to 8:00 and the second group of 10:00 to 11:00.
The same agency reports that visits to Machu Picchu begin to have a limit number of tourists per day. Maximum number of people is 2,500 tourists a day.
DATE CHANGE :
In case of change by the passenger an administration fee of 15% relative to the value of the elect, subject to availability and supplier policy package will be charged.
The request for cancellation of travel and / or refund for any reason and at any time, will result from the Contractor, in the payment of an administrative fee of 15% (fifteen percent) of the total value of the trip and / or product and services purchased, plus fines providers / contractual services suppliers and could reach 100% (one hundred percent) of the contract value, and operate as follows:
- Cancellation more than 30 days prior to departure, the loss of 30% of the value of the trip.
- Cancellation between 29-20 days prior to departure, the loss of 50% of the value of the trip.
- Cancellation between 19-11 days prior to departure, the loss of 70% of the value of the trip.
- The cancellation of 10 days or less, before or during the trip, the loss of 100% of the value of the trip.
For reservations must transfer the value of 50% of the package for each person. After the deposit must send the voucher number or scanning the proof of payment and data:
The value must be deposited by WESTERN UNION, PAYPAL CREDIT CARD, OR BANK TRANSFER and the rest is paid in Cusco, and may be in soles or dollars.
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- PASSPORT NUMBER:
- DATE OF BIRTH:
- DATE OF TRIP:
- HOTEL WHERE YOU WILL STAY IN CUSCO:
- ADDRESS AND TELEPHONE IN YOUR COUNTRY FOR ANY EMERGENCY:
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3.- TRANSFER TO THE BANK IN PERU.
Banco de Credito del Peru (BCP) in this case, we ask you to pay an additional 6% of the deposit to cover the transfer costs.
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