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Local tour operator in Cusco-Peru

TOURS 2021

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Cusco City Tour & Archeologicl Ruins + Inca Trail 7D/6N

Exploring the great Inca capital of Cusco which is still holding its treasures of temples, fortresses, shrines and many other important foundations of what was one of the most important ancient civilizations in world history, then to hike over the original and official Inca trail paved road heading to Machu Picchu.

Itinerary

1t day

Arrival in the morning at Cusco airport, where our representative will assit you there and transfer to your hotel.

In the afternoon the Cusco city and ruins: Sacsayhuaman fortress, the cathedral of Cusco, Koricancha sun temple, Qenqo and Puca pucara ruins, from 1.30 to 6pm

Hotel in Cusco

2nd day

A free day to explore by yourself more of Cusco, its museums and other several attractions and acclimatizing before your trek of tomorrow.

Hotel in Cusco

3rd day: INCA TRAIL. CUSCO TO WAYLLABAMBA

Distance: 12 Kilometers / 7.5 Miles
We´ll pick you up from your hotel in Cusco at 6am approximately to start this exciting 4 day machu picchu tour; then we´ll drive through the Sacred Valley to the community of Piscaycucho (Railroad K82 – 2700m/8856ft), where the security check is located, you need to show your Passport to the authorities and after this you will be ready to begin the Inca Trail.
Following the trail along the left-hand shore of the Urubamba River, we´ll enjoy stunning views of the snow-capped mountain Veronica (5830m.) and some archeological sites along the way such way stations, observation towers, the Inca city of Llactapata; after that a nice spot for lunch.
Finally a progressive climb through forest to our first base camp at Wayllabamba (3000m./9840ft.).

Meals provided: Snacks, lunch, tea time and Dinner.
Hiking time: 5-6 hours approx.

4th day: WAYLLABAMBA TO PACAYMAYO

Distance: 11 Kilometers / 6.8 Miles
Our team will wake you up with a nice and warm cup of tea and after breakfast we´ll be begin the climb which is around 5 hours in average to the highest point called the “Abra de la Mujer Muerta” (Dead Woman Pass) (4200m/13776ft), going through Andean cloud forest and highland puna, during our ascent, we´ll appreciate the wide variety of plants, flowers, and bird species supported by this unique eco-climate.
Once we reach the pass, our challenge will be rewarded by an astonishing panoramic view of the Vilcanota and Vilcabamba mountain ranges.
Thenceforth, we´ll descend into the Valley of Pacaymayo river and there we´ll set up our second base camp.
Meals provided: Breakfast, Snacks, lunch, tea time and Dinner.

Hiking time: 6-7 hours approx.

5th day: PACAYMAYO TO WINAY WAYNA

Distance: 16 Kilometers / 10 Miles
This would be a unique day where, after the 2 hours climb up to the second pass (3,900 mts, 12,600 ft) and later with gradual climbs of some ups and downs, we´ll follow ancient stone paths and steps to the well-preserved Inca remains of Runkurakay, Sayacmarca, and Phuyupatamarca.
Along with our visit to the sites, we´ll appreciate the Incas’ complex architectural style and reverence of natural geography and beauty.
Heading down the sub-tropical forest until we will reach one of the most beautiful Inca ruins of Wiñay Wayna, (another pilgrimage site) where we´ll camp for the 3rd night.

Meals provided: Breakfast, snacks,Lunch, tea time and Dinner.
Time Approximate walking time: 8-9 hours approx.

6th day: WINAY WAYNA TO MACHU PICCHU

Distance: 5 Kilometers / 3 Miles
Early in the morning, we´ll depart saying goodbye to our Cookers and porters, and later on we´ll go through some progressive and small ups and downs through the highland jungle to our destination:
Intupunku, or the Sun Gate to Machu Picchu.
There we catch our first breathtaking view of this historical wonder.
We´ll then have the day to learn about and explore the main complex of the Machu Picchu Sanctuary before taking the train back to Cusco in the afternoon.

7th day

During the day a transfer to Cusco airport for your domestic flight back to Lima, then later your international flight back home.

Meals provided: Breakfast, Snacks
Approximate walking time: 2 ½ hours

NOTE: You must bring the SAME PASSPORT that you used for the booking of this trek.

fixed departures: Every tuesday, thursday and saturdays.

WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND TO MAKE THE RESERVATIONS AT LEAST 3-6 MONTHS IN ADVANCE; PERMITS ARE LIMITED TO ONLY 400 PEOPLE PER DAY (INCLUDING PORTERS) AND ARE SOLD OUT QUICKLY.

Included / Not included

Included:

  • 3 nights’ hotel in Cusco and 3 nights in tent
  • Comfortable and spacy tents
  • Hotel transfers and private bus to trailhead
  • Entrance fees for Inca Trail and Machu Picchu
  • High quality double-occupancy tents and camping equipment
  • Sleeping foam mattress (optional to hire Therma-rest inflatable matrasse)
  • Hot water in the morning for washing
  • Drinking water throughout the trek
  • Dining tent, kitchen tent, and latrine tent
  • Oxygen bottle and first aid kit equipped for wilderness trekking
  • Professional, English-speaking guide and camp staff
  • Porters to carry camping equipment (passengers must carry their own bags with pooled service)
  • Plentiful, nutritious meals (Vegetarian option available) 03B, 03L, 03D
  • Bus ticket from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes
  • Train ticket back to Cusco, Backpacker service
  • Transfer from Poroy train station to hotel (pooled service Cusco train station to hotel)

Not included:

  • International and Domestic flights (Lima / Cusco / Lima)
  • Meals not mentioned above
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips to tour guide and staff.
  • International or National personal telephone calls
  • Extra expenses due to delays, strikes, sickness contracted during this trip,
  • Sleeping bag
  • Breakfast on the first morning and last lunch and dinner for the last day of the trek.
  • Tips for guide and camp staff
  • Sleeping Bag: $20
  • Inflatable Air Matt therma-rest: $20
  • Walking Sticks (Pair): $15

Extras:

  • Porter to carry passenger bags $70 for trip  – one porter can usually carry for two people – 7 Kilos max each person)
  • Sleeping bag: $20 for whole trip.

Price

US$695.00 Adults (group service) 2021

US$ 665.00 Students with a valid ISIC card.

Recommendations

WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND TO MAKE THE RESERVATIONS AT LEAST 3-6 MONTHS IN ADVANCE; PERMITS ARE LIMITED TO ONLY 400 PEOPLE PER DAY (INCLUDING PORTERS) AND ARE SOLD OUT QUICKLY.
Departures: Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday

What you should bring:

  • Passport, the same Passport number that you used for booking this trip
  • ISIC card (Students)
  • Backpack or duffle bag
  • Sleeping bag
  • Warm clothing/thermals
  • Insect repellent
  • Trekking shoes/wool socks
  • Water bottle
  • Rain gear  (Nov-Mar)
  • Day pack
  • Sunscreen and hat
  • Personal medical kit
  • Flashlight
  • Light and warm clothing

About tiping:

Of course tipping is a voluntary action according to the performance of our staff, however here is an idea about the average money to tip in this hike:

  • INCA TRAIL Tour guide…$5.00 – $10.00 each. per day
  • INCA TRAIL Porters…$3.00 – $5.00 each per day (1-2 porters per person)
  • INCA TRAIL Cook…$4.00- $7.00 each. per day

Why Choose us?

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  • Qualified Guides
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Quality Service
  • Unforgetable Experiences
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