INCA TRAIL 4 DAYS
Inca Trail 4 Days
The famous Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is Peru’s number one hike and one of the most well-known and popular hikes in the world. Offering 4 days of hiking along original paved Inca pathways, a variety of fascinating Inca archeological sites and the stunning scenery of the Machu Picchu national park the classic Inca Trail is one of those things that everybody should do once in their life.
INCA TRAIL 4 DAYS ITINERARY
Day 1: Cusco – Piskacucho – Km 82 – Wayllabamba
We will leave Cusco at 06:00 am to start the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu .we drive for about an hour and a half to Ollantaytambo where we will stop briefly to buy last-minute gear, personal needing and eat breakfast which is not included, then we keep driving to Piskacuchu (Km 82) Inca Trail check Point .once passing the checkpoint we start our trek of classic Inca Trail to Wayllabamba(first camping site). along on the way, we are going to have lunch at Miskay which is a Quechuan village and have a siesta before walking to our first Archaeological site of Patallacta or Llactapata (biggest Inca Site) after an explanation of your guide about Llactapata , you will keep walking for 2 more hours to get Wayllabamba (first Inca Trail Camping spot 2900m/9.5144 feet).
Day 2: Wayllabamba – Warmiwañusca – Pacaymayo
We’ll start our Inca Trail day, early in the morning, just to take advantage of the shade of the mountains. It is much better to hike up to the first Inca Trail pass (Warmihuañusca which means dead woman pass 4200 m.a.s.l) the highest point of the Inca Trail. Here, we can literally see the various Inca Trail ecological zones and microclimates, which make up the area, mapped out in front of us. We will cross the Warmiwañusca pass and once we are on the top. we are going to see many snow-capped Mountains around and, after we take our group picture, we keep going down to Pacaymayo (second Inca Trail Camping spot 3600 m.a.s.l) where we have our lunch and then we will have a free afternoon to explore by ourselves.
Day 3: Pacaymayo – Chaquicocha – Wiñaywayna
Inca Trail begins with a nutritious breakfast and then a 45-minute hike up to Runcurakay Pass (second highest pass on the Trail 3,850 m.a.s.l), and along the way, we will visit the Runcuracay archeological site. During the day’s hike, we will also visit the Sayacmarca and Phuyupatamarca Quechuan archeological sites of the Inca Trail. After lunch, we will head to the Wiñaywayna site, where we will spend our last night on the Inca Trail, and then we will have a celebratory dinner to then say goodbye to our Inca Trail porters.
Day 4: Wiñaywayna – Machupicchu – Cusco
After an early breakfast, we begin the final leg of the Inca Trail to the lost city of Machu Picchu. First, we will hike to Inti Punku (“Sun Gate”), Gate of the Inca Trail where we will take in an inspiring and panoramic view of the Machu Picchu citadel. After a short hike down to Machu Picchu, we will register and then enjoy a 2-hour guided tour of the sanctuary-city. After the tour of Machupicchu, we will take the bus down or walk part of the Short Inca Trail to Aguas Calientes where we will enjoy a lunch and free time to enjoy the town before returning to Ollantaytambo by train and then bus back to Cusco.