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5 Days
Availability : Jan - Dec
Inca Trail
Machu Picchu

Tour Details

The best combination of Rainbow Mountain packages, Inca Corto Trail and Machu Picchu is our most popular package, it is a 3 day trip to walk the short Inca Trail, Machu Picchu and a day trip to the Rainbow Mountain either walking or on horseback Take a step back in time and explore the mysterious citadel of Machu Picchu in an exciting trekking adventure in Peru. Declared one of the New Seven Wonders of the World and full of fascinating legends and history, Machu Picchu is undoubtedly the highlight of any traveler’s trip to Peru – but reaching the famous citadel on foot along the original Inca Trail adds a special perspective to this mystical experience.

Duration

5 Days and 4 Nights

Service Level

Comfortable tourist-class accommodationsm. Small group

What to Expect

This program was established for the adventurous tourist who likes the challenges where he will meet the most important archaeological centers of the city, he will also undertake the 2 day Inca Trail, created especially for the adventurous tourist, offers the possibility of combining a traditional walk with one of adventure, tour the famous and the Inca Trail Short course towards one of the seven wonders of the modern world Machu Picchu will also have a great adventure towards the Mountain of the Seven Colors.

  • 2 day Inca Trail hike on the cloud forest of the lost city of the Incas,
  • Enjoy the landscapes flora and fauna of the Inca Path
  • 2 days enjoying explanations of a professional Tour Guide,
  • Visit of Wiñay Wayna citadel,
  • Explore the Chachabamaba ruins
  • Walk through the Inti Punko (Sun Gate),
  • Visit the Rainbow Mountain Cusco,
  • Exploration of the mystical Machu Picchu.
Itinerary

Day 1:Cusco

At the right time, a representative of Mundo Mapi will pick you up at the airport to transfer you to your hotel in the city of Cusco. You will have a welcome with coca tea, you will have the afternoon free to acclimatize to the height of Cusco. Overnight in hotel in Cusco.

Day 2:Short The Inca trail Hike

After breakfast, we will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco and transfer you to the train station. You will take the train through the breathtaking landscapes of the Sacred Valley to the station at kilometer 104. Here you will start your hike following the original Inca trail through the beautiful Andean mountains.

The first Inca ruins you will find are those of Chachabamba, a small archaeological complex that is believed to have once been a watchtower in Machu Picchu. From here the path climbs a gradual slope for three hours until it reaches 2,650 meters (8,690 feet). You will visit the site of Wiñay Wayna, which means “Eternal Youth” in the indigenous Quechua language. The name comes from the perennial orchids that dot the landscape, making Wiñay Wayna perhaps the most beautiful place of the Inca Trail. It is also the last urban center before arriving at Machu Picchu.

Wiñay Wayna consists of 4 main sectors: the urban sector, located in the lower part and containing more than 20 buildings; the ritual sector; the sector of terraced crops; and the sector of the towers, which has the best architecture of the place and that was probably a place of religious or social importance.

After touring the site and lunch, we will continue to the Inti Punku or the “Puerta del Sol”, from where you can see Machu Picchu in all its majesty and grandeur. From Inti Punku you will walk downhill for approximately 30 minutes towards the main ruins of the citadel, enjoying magnificent panoramic views along the way. Then we will take a bus to the mountain town of Aguas Calientes, where we will have dinner and spend the night in a comfortable hotel in Machu Picchu.

Day 3:Hike To Machu Picchu

At the agreed time in the morning, your guide will go to your hotel, to continue to the bus station. Where to board the bus to reach the incredible wonder of the world “The Sanctuary of Machu Picchu”, known as “The Lost City of the Incas”.

When you arrive at the citadel of Machu Picchu, enter the entrance tickets and start the tour, visiting the main places such as the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the royal rooms, the Temple of the Three Windows, approximately 2 hours.

Once the guide is over they will have free time to take pictures and walk around the citadel. Then we will return to Aguas Calientes where you will have the lunch of the day (lunch not included). After an opportune time, he will return by train to Ollantaytambo, where the transfer driver will be waiting for him to take him to his hotel in Cusco. Overnight at Hotel in Cusco

Day 4:Rainbow Mountain Trek

Early, at agreed time (04:30 am approx.) You will be picked up from your hotel in Cusco, to make our beautiful trip to the South Valley of Cusco, located in the southern part of the ancient capital of the Inkas (Cusco), the trip will take a duration of 3 hours approximately.

Our first stop will be in the beautiful village of Cusipata where we will have a short break to enjoy our breakfast and after a brief explanation, we will start our trek towards the mountain Vinicunca or mountain of seven colors. We will start with our walk at the foot of the Ausangate, an approximately 2 hour climb, during this trip we will have the opportunity to see the different varieties of South American camelids and the beautiful reflection of the landscape is impressive. When we get to the mountain of colors we will have enough time to take pictures of this enigmatic and amazing place, later we will return walking until arriving to Pampachiri, where we will take our transport to go to Cusipata and enjoy the delicious lunch. Upon return we will make a stop to visit the beautiful colonial bridge of Checacupe. Finally, between 17:00 hours we will be in the imperial city.

Overnight at hotel in Cusco.

Day 5:Departure Day

According to the schedule of your flight, your hotel will be transferred to the airport. Once we finish the transfer, our services will end.

Included

Price Includes

  • Pre-trek briefing with your Tour Guide
  • Transfer Airport - Hotel Cusco - Airport;
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Cusco (3 night), Hotel in Machu Picchu (1 night);
  • Inca Trail Permit and entrance fee to Machu Picchu;
  • Meals: 4x breakfast, 1x Lunch in the Rainbow Mountain, 1x Box lunch on the Inca Trail, 1x dinner (please advice us in advance if you are a vegetarian; this option is for NO extra additional cost)
  • A train round trip (Expedition Service) between Ollantaytambo - Machu Picchu - Ollantaytambo);
  • A shuttle bus between Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes in the second day
  • Tourist transportation to the Rainbow Mountain (round trip).
  • Professional guide in the Peru Rainbow Mountain Tour, 2 day Inca Trail and Machu Picchu;
  • Tourist transportation from Ollantaytambo to Cusco;
  • First aid kit and small oxygen tank

Price Excludes

  • Pre & post tour accommodation,
  • International and local flights nor airport departure taxes,
  • Emergency horse in the Rainbow Mountain (U$ 30)
  • Entrance fee to Huayna Picchu
  • A shuttle bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu in the second day (U$ 12 one way)
  • Meals not mentioned,
  • Tips to local staff (please note: it is a custom to give tips in Peru, however, it is not obligatory)
  • Travel Insurance

Complementaries

2 day Inca Trail:

  • Backpack of 20 to 30 liters,
  • Trekking shoes,
  • Rain jacket and / or plastic poncho (you can buy in Cusco),
  • Warm jacket or fleece,
  • Shirts
  • Long pants,
  • Sun hat and wool hat,
  • Sun block, insect repellent,
  • Camera, extra camera memory and additional batteries,
  • Snacks, chocolates, energy bars, emergency money.

Peru Rainbow Mountain Tour:

  • A backpack of 20 or 30 liters,
  • Change clothes for trekking. The recommended is: sweaters, shorts and warm clothes, shoes or trekking shoes used (do not travel with new shoes or without too much time), warm jacket, coca leaves, cap, hat and glove,
  • Sunscreen
  • Toilet paper,
  • Sunglasses
  • Water bottle,
  • Personal medications (headache, anti-inflammatory medications),
  • Extra money (preferably in soles)

If very important your take best cover backpacker, because the weather on Inca Trail is change every date, we can’t predict it raining or no. If you don’t have, we recommended to putting your clothes, sleeping bag and other personal equipment inside the plastic bag.

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Additional Items

We would love to take everyone on the Inca Trail and guide you to Machu Picchu. We can leave any day of the week as long as permits remain with the government. Please remember, permits are only needed for your START DATE.

Group Price:

$550 per person

Private Tours are based on Group Size:

2 Trekkers: $1000 per person
3 Trekkers: $900 per person
4 Trekkers: $750 per person
5 Trekkers: $700 per person
6 Trekkers: $600 per person
7 Trekkers: $575 per person
8 or more Trekkers: $550 per person

Student Discount:

– $25 off per person

Student discounts apply to anyone who has a valid UNIVERSITY STUDENT CARD at the time of the trek or who is 17-years-old or younger. For those using a University Student Card our under 17-years-old, we need to see a copy of their card or passport at the time of booking to receive the discount.

Please send all to info@theincatrails.com.

As seen in our Additional Items under Trip Overview there are several optional upgrades. Below is a quick list of prices but be sure to check our Overview section for more details.

Huayna Picchu

Huayna Picchu: Huayna Picchu is the mountain that stands next to Machu Picchu. It’s a 45-minute hike to the top of Huayna Picchu. The views of Machu Picchu from the top are incredible. However, if you’re afraid of heights you need to be warned that coming back down the path is quite steep. If you decide to take this hike then you would it after your tour of Machu Picchu. While this hike is on your own your guide will direct you to where it starts. Arrangements need to be made at least one month in advance due to popularity.

  • The ticket is $75 per person.

Machu Picchu Mountain

Machu Picchu mountain is the mountain that stands above the Machu Picchu ruins. It offers even more stunning views than Huayna Picchu but takes an hour and a half to reach the top. You can book this with an additional entrance ticket that we can secure for you.

  • This ticket is $75 per person.

Vistadome Train

All our tours include the Expedition (Tourist) Train. This train is usually booked at 4:22 p.m. departing from Aguas Calientes. There is also the Vistadome train, which is an upgraded train that offers slightly larger seats, windows and some entertainment. Usually the Vistadome train is booked for 4:43 p.m. and travels to Poroy, a train station closer to Cusco. While this is an upgraded fee, we will still include your transportation back to your hotel.

  • This train is $75 per person.

Extra Day at Machu Picchu

You’ll have a full day at Machu Picchu arriving at the citadel around 6 AM and leaving no later than 2 PM to catch your 4:22 train. If you would like to tour Machu Picchu again on your own the next day that can be arranged for you.

  • The entrance ticket into Machu Picchu is $55 per person.
    The roundtrip bus ticket between Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu is $25 per person
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