From $ 2195.00 /
£ 1425.00 per person
In summary: The best way to experience the Inca Trail is on this exclusive 5 Day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. With an extra day to enjoy this world - famous hike and much quieter camp grounds, this extended Inca Trail makes trekking to Machu Picchu a truly unforgettable experience.
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- Trek the Inca Trail at a relaxed pace and enjoy extra time to explore Machu Picchu
- Tours of colonial Cusco and the Sacred Valley
- Comfortable camping and expert, professional guides
- Hand picked hotels
Day 1. Lima
Arrive into the capital city of Lima, private transport to your hotel.
Day 2. Cusco
Fly to Cusco and transfer to your hotel. We suggest you take it easy today to get used to the high altitude. If you do feel like a stroll there are shops, restaurants and museums within a short walk of your hotel.
Day 3. Cusco City Tour
Half day tour of Cusco and the outlying Inca sites with the option of a gentle hike in the countryside. In the evening you will have a full Inca Trail briefing.
Day 4. Sacred Valley Tour
Full day tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas including Pisac Market and Ollantaytambo before returning to Cusco to spend the night.
Day 5. Begin Inca Trail
Transfer to the trailhead and begin hiking. Today's trek is mainly at a gentle gradient alongside the rushing Urubamba river. Tonight we camp alongside the impressive ruins of Llactapata.
Day 6. Trek to Llulluchapampa
Begin the ascent towards the infamous Dead Woman's pass passing through peaceful cloud forest with superb views across to the snow capped Wakay Wilka or Veronica Mountain. Camp at Llulluchapampa and enjoy stunning views into the valley below.
Day 7. Trek to Puyupatamarca
The most challenging day of the Inca Trail begins with a steady trek up to Dead Woman's Pass or Warmiwanusca (4200 meters above sea level). Descending again you can enjoy a rest before carrying on to the Runcuracay pass that leads into dense cloud forest. In the afternoon, enjoy a gently undulating trail through a huge array of vegetation and wildlife before arriving at your campsite, Puyupatamarca.
Day 8. Trek to Machu Picchu
From your vantage point high above the clouds, enjoy a spectactular sunrise over Salcantay mountain. Descend to the Inca site of Winay Wayna with opportunities to explore the site. We continue on around the mountain with stunning views of the Urubamba Valley to reach the Sun Gate and your first view of Machu Picchu. You will walk down through the site then take a bus to your hotel and enjoy a well earned shower!
Day 9. Machu Picchu Tour
Return to Machu Picchu for your tour of the site with our expert guide. You have plenty of free time to explore before returning to Cusco.
Day 10. Lima
Transfer to the airport for your flight back to Lima.
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- All transfers
- Tours as described
- Entrance fees
- Recommended accommodation with breakfast
- Fully supported 5 Day Inca Trail Trek with 3 meals a day, equipment and professional guide services.