Inca trail to Machu Picchu 4 Days and 3 nights - Book now!!!

Hike the Inca trail to Machu Picchu in 4 Days

This amazing trek to Machu Picchu can be done in 4 days and 3 nights!

We are a local tour operator and our groups are designed to be comfortable and are sure you are gonna have the best Inca Trail experience! Our camping equipment, efficient chefs, amazing food and professional bilingual guides will make this Inca pilgrimage the crowning experience of your trip to South America!

Go on reading below for more information and details on the Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu and book soon! 

Day 1 of the Inca trail from Cusco to Wayllabamba

We will pick you up from your hotel in Cuzco and drive you to Km. 82 in Urubamba valley. Here we start the first day of trekking to the Inca city of Patallacta which is a town in the heights of this Andean region. After a short visit to this archaeological group, we will continue our walk towards Wayllabamba (prairie – green place) where we will camp at 3000 m.

Day 2 of the Inca trail: Wayllabamba, Pacaymayu and Runkuraccay

This morning we will get to the highest pass of the Inca trail, the area of Warmihuañusca which means "Dead Women" at 4208 m. From there you will appreciate the snow-capped mountains of the Salcantay Range. Then we will continue our way down to Pacaymayo Valley. The next pass will be Runkuracay which are ruins which have the shape of an oval building and from where we will have a spectacular watch over at 3860 m. and appreciate the magnificent Inca trail and later camping night in the place.

Day 3 of the Inca trail: Runkuruccay, Phuyupatamarca and Wiñayhuayna

After having our breakfast we will begin our trek to Sayacmarca, a small archaeological group near the complex of Puyupatamarca also known as the Town above the Clouds at 3650 m. Here we will observe a fantastic sample of the Inca stone masonry. Later we will trek down to Wiñayhuayna, place which is also known as Young for ever; here we will appreciate the beautiful fountains and terraces at 2800 m. Camping night.

Day 4 of the Inca trail: Wiñayhuayna, Machupicchu and back to Cuzco

Early this morning we will hike towards Intipunku (the Gate of the Sun). At this point with the help of the sunrise and if weather permits, we will have the first and amazing view of the Citadel of Machu Picchu Sanctuary. Here you will have a guided tour of the world’s most famous archaeological group - the Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu.

You will meet your guide in Aguas Calientes (it can be reached by bus or on foot) for lunch and to be given your train tickets back to Cuzco. The train usually leaves between 2.30 pm and 6pm depending on Peru Rail allocations.

If desired, an extra night in Aguas Calientes can be arranged. This option is very popular as it allows more time to explore Machu Picchu. You can also go to the thermal springs in the town - a real treat after finishing the trail!

Fares of the Inka Trail: Fares for this 4-day Inca Trail depend on the number of people you are in your group (more people less pricy). From $ 460 dollars per person.

Before Booking: Make sure your preferred departure date and back up date are available.

Contact us to book or ask any other questions about this amazing hike.

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What you need to take:

  • Original passport (and *International Student card (ISIC card) if applicable).
  • Travel insurance is recommended.
  • Sleeping bag (not included and it is carried by the tourists if no extra porter is hired).
  • Walking boots, Waterproof jacket/rain poncho, Warm jacket, Hat and gloves.
  • T-shirts, Comfortable trousers, Sun hat.
  • Sun protection cream (factor 35 recommended), Insect repellent, Toiletries and hand sanitizer.
  • Water (only until lunch time on day 1), Personal medication.
  • Camera and films, Torch with spare batteries (headlamps are useful).
  • And some optional items to take include: Shorts, Plasters and bandages, Extra money, Bathing suit (for hot springs in Aguas Calientes).

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