INCA TRAIL MACHU PICCHU 4 DAYS
Trekking to Machu Picchu
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Experience 4-Day Inca Trail Machu Picchu with local tour Guide; where you comfort and enjoyment is our primary concern. It is suitable for everyone interested in nature and history.
The Inca Trail Machu Picchu is an ancient paved trail which runs 45km of distance through the Peruvian Andes and the beautiful cloud forest; along the trail, you’ll visit important Inca settlements like: Patallacta, Runkuraqhay, Sayacmarka, Phuyupatamarka, Intipata, Wiñayhuayna and Intipunku ; in addition, the last day of the tour, we will explore the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu.
Since the Inca Trail Machu Picchu is an extraordinary habitat for thousands of wild animals some of them in dangerous of extinction like the Andean bear. For most mountain walkers the world over, the trek to Machu Picchu is a lifetime experience; furthermore, this wonderful trekking adventure trough the national park of Machu Picchu deserves its reputation as a classic and is widely regarded as one of the challenges treks. Passing through delightful villages with Inca terraces of maize fields, awe-inspiring mountain panoramas unfold each day with the rising sun. During the trekking to Machu Picchu, our staff will transported the majority of the equipment for the camp.
All departures of 4-Day Inca Trail Machu Picchu, are guaranteed, so once you’ve booked you can be sure you’re going! This guarantee gives you the confidence to book all of your travel arrangements and simply look forward to your holiday.
All About Inca Trail Machu Picchu
At a glance:
- Availability: Throughout the year except February
- Style: Guided
- Grade: Moderate to challenge
- Maximum elevation: 4,200 meters
- Accommodation: Camping tents
- Transport: Bus, train and trekking
- Meals included: As mentioned in the itinerary
- Timing: 4 days and 3 nights
- Starting and Ending point: Cusco hotel.
DAY 1: HUAYLLABAMBA:
- The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu begins once we pick you up from your hotel in Cusco.
- Travel 3 hours in our tourist bus to km82. The starting point of the trek
- Trek for 6-7 hours from the starting point to Huayllabmaba camp
- Visit the Inca Ruins of Llactapata and Willkaraqhay.
DAY 2: PACAYMAYU
- Early breakfast in the camp
- Start very early the Inca Trail Machu Picchu before the sun makes very hot the expedition.
- Arrive to the highest pass for wonderful views (Dead woman pass 4,200 masl).
- Trek for 6-7 hours from Huayllabamba to Pacaymayo camp.
DAY 3: WIÑAYHUANA
- Trek over the second pass 4,000 masl.
- Explore the Inca ruins of Runkuraqhay, Sayacmarka, Phuyupatamarka and Wiñayhuayna.
- The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu runs through the Cloud forest.
DAY 4: MACHU PICCHU
- Start the day very early at 04:00 a.m.
- Trek 1 hour and half to the Sungate and see the sunrise over Machu Picchu.
- Arrive to Machu Picchu and enjoy 2-3 hours of guided tour.
- Free time to explore alone.
- Take bus down to the town of «Aguas Calientes».
- Enjoy your lunch and in the afternoon, we’ll return to Ollantaytambo train station.
- Transfer to your hotel in Cusco.
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Inca Trail information
This 4-day Inca Trail Machu picchu is Peru’s best known treks in the word combining a stunning mix of Inca ruins, mountain scenery, lush cloud-forest and rich subtropical jungle. It preserves different ecological zones and extraordinary habitats for thousands of wild animals some of them in dangerous of extinction; among them, the spectacled bear and the Andean Condor. Over 250 species of orchid have been counted in the Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary, as well as numerous birds such as hummingbirds, waterfowl and the majestic Andean Condor.
- The price of the tour does not include flights. You must buy your flight ticket.So, you’ll need to arrive to Cusco for the tour.
- The Confirmation for 4-Day Inca Trail Machu Picchu, will be received when the tour booking is made.
Passport name, number, date of birth, gender and country is required at time of booking for all participants.
- Valid passport required on day of travel. (Expiration dates older than 6 months are valid).
- Children must be accompanied by an adult.
- Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults.
- Not wheelchair accessible
Child seats or chairs available
- Most travelers can participate in the experience.
- Airport pickup and drop-off will be provided by arrangement with your flight information.
- There will be a maximum of 12 travelers on the tour or activity Operated by: SPT Travel & Tours.
If our scheduled departure dates don’t work for you, or you would prefer not to travel with a group, then we can also run this tour privately for you. Please contact us for more information and prices.
Departure and returning Times for the excursion differs; it will be coordinated with your guide at the briefing time. However, the excursions include from hotel to hotel.
Important note.- FOR AIRPORT TRANSFERS WE ARE FLEXIBLE, WE CAN PROVIDE THIS SERVICE AT ANY TIME.
For 4-Day Inca Trail Machu Picchur, is Included «Expedition calss Train». The traveler in the Expedition class train, will be comfortable and relaxed, and will also be informed about the most important points that we pass along the route. The Expedition has wagons completely covered by wide windows so that the traveler immerses himself in the beauty of the natural landscape, and makes his experience to Machu Picchu begin on the train.
The tour includes a 24-hour airport meet & assists service in Cusco airport, your arrival and departure airport-hotel transfers and all other transfers.
Private vehicles are used for all sightseeing tours and most of the journeys throughout the tour. A variety of transport including vans, bus and train is used when you visit Machu Picchu.
We are committed to being a small group operator, as we feel this gives everyone in the group the best chance to get to know their fellow travellers and to hear and make the most of their guide. There’s no point in us providing great guides if you’ve got to peer over 30-40 shoulders to see them! So, we won’t ever put you in a 50-seater coach with 49 other people and just one guide. Instead, we set this Inca Trail Machu Picchu group departure to have a maximum of 10 travellers. Average group sizes are around 6 people, lower during the low season (December- March.
Fully trained English-speaking Local guides are provided for Inca Trail Machu Picchu and many of our travellers consider them a highlight of their tour. We also provide a fully trained English-speaking guide for any sightseeing tours.
It is important when considering and preparing to travel anywhere in the world that you have a good understanding of the country you are visiting, its laws and customs, and the possible risks and situations that may occur. This includes specific risks related to your itinerary (eg. does it involve water & can you swim, are you fit enough for the activities included), as well as more general risks such as natural disasters.
General details and links to more information about health risks, visa requirements, money, and travel insurance are given in these tour notes. We recommend that you re-read all these before your departure as well as the small print of your travel insurance policy so you know exactly what is covered and what is not.
You should take copies of your important travel documents with you and ideally also store them online securely as a backup. Make sure that you have given us your emergency contact details and told that person where and when you are travelling. Ensure you take enough money with you and that you have access to emergency funds.
While an accepted part of the culture and customs in Peru, tipping is always optional, and any amounts paid should reflect excellent service.
It is normal and accepted for people to tip differently, and you should not feel under any pressure to tip any particular amount. We are often asked for advice on common amounts however, and suggest that you consider around US$ 5-10 per person per day for guides, US$ 3-7 p/p/day for assistant guides or tour leaders, and US$ 2-5 p/p/day for porters and drivers.
4-Day Inca Trail Machu Picchuexperience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel it or request a modification, the amount paid will not be refunded. More information see at term & Condition.
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Yes! You must bring your original passport and it is very important that it is the same passport that you sent us to reserve your Machu Picchu Permits. Your passport will be checked at the Machu Picchu checkpoint and when you board the train.
UPDATE PASSPORT NUMBERS:
If you are renewing your passport, feel free to email us a copy of your old passport to reserve your Machu Picchu Permits. If you no longer have your old passport, any government-issued ID will be accepted, as long as the name is the same. Once you have received your new passport. Email us a copy of your new passport as soon as possible to change your ticket information.
This will depend on the availability of trains. Our reservations are generally from 5:05 p.m. from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes on day 1 and the return train ticket is at 2:55 p.m., you will arrive in Cusco at 6:30 p.m.
According to Peruvian law, you must be under 18 years of age at the time of your visit to Machu Picchu (if you are 18 years of age or older, you need a valid student ID). Below is an example of a valid student card
- All students ages 11-17 receive a $20 discount.
- For children from 2 to 11 years old, the reduction is 30 USD.
All students must submit a copy of their passport and student card at the time of booking to qualify for the student discount. Send us a copy to: email@example.com
To book 4-Day Inca Trail Machu Picchu, we will require a deposit of $150 per person. Upon receipt the pre-payment, we will send you an email with the confirmation of your trip. Here are all the details you need to send us.
- Personal information: (your full name, exactly as in your passport):
- Passport number
- Date of birthday (dd/mm/yyyy)
***We need copies of each participant’s passport, as they are required when purchasing The permits and Tickets.
You can make the pre-payment by clicking on the PAYPAL symbols on our page or you need to log in to your PayPal account and send the money to firstname.lastname@example.org
About remining balance?
The remining balance you’ll pay in cash once you arrive to Cusco in USD or soles (Peruvian currency), to the change of the day; or if you prefer PayPal (7% service charge applies) for the bank commission. Also, you can pay us by Visa credit card only (5% service charge applies). Please let us know which one you prefer.
Our 4-Day Inca Trail Machu Picchu packages is designed for travelers who wish to experience Peru to the fullest, in comfort and style. Individual travellers, groups of friends, families and seniors have been our main clients over the years, and we are proud to say that our experiences are suitable for all ages and tastes.
Our guides are professionals specialized in tourism. This group of local experts includes Spanish, Portuguese and English-speaking guides, eager to provide you with a great experience during your trip.
Yes, As travelers, we know how important it is to spend quality time with family. For this reason, we want to offer a unique experience in Peru where even the little ones will be amazed by the incredible beauty of our country. If you want more information, do not hesitate to contact our team.
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