The Inca Trail Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Peru

The Inca Trail

Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Peru

Hiking
7 days
Hard
Accomodation, Transfer, Meals
Friends, Individuals
⚡️ Only two seats left for this date.2019

Sat, Dec 21

Fri, Dec 27

€939

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Overview

  • We’ll admit it, no one does the Inca Trail quite like us, we combine the cultural highlights of the Sacred Valley with the challenge of one of the world’s best-known hikes.
  • The four-day Inca Trail trek passes through a stunning combination of the region’s ruins, mountainscapes, and cloud forests.
  • Once you catch your first glimpse of Machu Picchu in the early morning light, you’ll know it was all worthwhile.
  • Best of all, since we run our own treks, we can ensure the fair treatment of our porters and the quality of food and equipment so you can relax and enjoy the beauty of the region.
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Price Includes

Accommodation
  • Hotels (3 nts), camping (3 nts)
  • If you're travelling solo and would prefer to have your own private room throughout your trip, ask for the solo package from €149.
Meals

6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners

Tour Guide
  • G Adventures Representative in Cusco
  • Specialist Inca Trail CEO on hike
Transportation
  • Train, private van, hiking
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Included Activities
  • Sacred Valley guided tour
  • Pottery-making demonstration
  • Inca Trail guided hike with cooks and porters (4 days)
  • Guided tour of Machu Picchu


Further Meals
Travel Insurance

Map

Route

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Cusco

Ollantaytambo

+2 more

Cusco

Itinerary

Day 1Cusco
Arrive at any time. Arrive early and spend some time exploring the city. Meet the group at the welcome meeting, check for the start time on the welcome note at the hotel.
Day 2Cusco/Ollantaytambo
Enjoy a full-day guided tour of the Sacred Valley. Stop at the G Adventures-supported women's weaving co-op before visiting a local pottery making community. Break for lunch at the G Adventures-supported Parwa Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosco. After lunch, opt to head out on a hike to the Ollantaytambo storehouses and look out over the ruins. Or, wander around the cobblestone streets and visit a local Chicheria (corn beer bar).
Day 3Inca Trail
Depart Ollantaytambo by van to km 82 where the Inca Trail begins. Ease into the adventure with a straightforward day of hiking the meandering streams, stunning Andean scenery, and ancient Incan ruins. Trek through beautiful scenery, with a variety of flora that changes with the seasons, passing several smaller ruin sites like Llactapata.
Day 4Inca Trail
Start early to climb the long steep path to Warmiwañusca, better known as Dead Woman’s Pass. This is the highest point of the trek at 4,198m (13,769 ft). Most hikers reach camp by early afternoon, with ample time to rest and relax.
Day 5Inca Trail
Cross two more passes and ruins on today's trek. The first pass is Runquraqay at 3,950m (13,113 ft) where, on a clear day, hikers can catch a glimpse of the snow-capped Cordillera Vilcabamba. Hike through the cloud forest on a gentle climb to the second pass of the day, walking through original Incan constructions. The highest point of the pass is 3,700m (12,136 ft). On a clear day, enjoy the spectacular views of the Urubamba Valley. At 3,650m (11,972 ft), reach the ruins of Phuyupatamarca, the "town above the clouds." Camp here or go another 1.5 hrs to the Wiñay Wayna ruins ("forever young") located at 2,650m (8,694 ft).
Day 6Machu Picchu/Cusco
The final day of the hike starts pre-dawn to reach the Sun Gate before sunrise. Catch the first views of the breathtaking ruins of Machu Picchu on a clear day. Hike down for a guided tour of the site and enjoy free time to explore until noon as permitted by the tourist ticket. Opt to visit the Inca Bridge, if time allows. Catch the bus to Aguas Calientes to meet any non-hiking members of your group. Eat and relax before your train back to Cusco in the afternoon.
Day 7Cusco
Depart at any time.

What to Take

  • Most people automatically assume that the weather is hot in South America, but because of the higher altitude in the Andes, the temperature can feel quite cold, especially at night.
  • We recommend using a backpack for your convenience, or a medium-sized suitcase if you prefer.
  • A daypack is also essential for carrying everyday items.
  • Space is limited on transportation, so there is a limit of one main piece of luggage per person.
  • You will be responsible for carrying your own luggage.

Related Video

With this video, we would like to show you, how beautiful Machu Picchu is. This video may show locations that is not included in this trek.

The Inca Trail Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Peru #cb647708-d107-4360-87cb-518a76cefe8f
The Inca Trail Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Peru #cb647708-d107-4360-87cb-518a76cefe8f
The Inca Trail Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Peru #cb647708-d107-4360-87cb-518a76cefe8f
The Inca Trail Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Peru #cb647708-d107-4360-87cb-518a76cefe8f
The Inca Trail Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Peru #cb647708-d107-4360-87cb-518a76cefe8f
The Inca Trail Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Peru #cb647708-d107-4360-87cb-518a76cefe8f

Price Includes

Accommodation
  • Hotels (3 nts), camping (3 nts)
  • If you're travelling solo and would prefer to have your own private room throughout your trip, ask for the solo package from €149.
Meals

6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners

Tour Guide
  • G Adventures Representative in Cusco
  • Specialist Inca Trail CEO on hike
Transportation
  • Train, private van, hiking
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Included Activities
  • Sacred Valley guided tour
  • Pottery-making demonstration
  • Inca Trail guided hike with cooks and porters (4 days)
  • Guided tour of Machu Picchu


Further Meals
Travel Insurance

Map

Route

The Inca Trail Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Peru #mapImageWidget

Cusco

Ollantaytambo

+2 more

Cusco

Itinerary

Day 1Cusco
Arrive at any time. Arrive early and spend some time exploring the city. Meet the group at the welcome meeting, check for the start time on the welcome note at the hotel.
Day 2Cusco/Ollantaytambo
Enjoy a full-day guided tour of the Sacred Valley. Stop at the G Adventures-supported women's weaving co-op before visiting a local pottery making community. Break for lunch at the G Adventures-supported Parwa Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosco. After lunch, opt to head out on a hike to the Ollantaytambo storehouses and look out over the ruins. Or, wander around the cobblestone streets and visit a local Chicheria (corn beer bar).
Day 3Inca Trail
Depart Ollantaytambo by van to km 82 where the Inca Trail begins. Ease into the adventure with a straightforward day of hiking the meandering streams, stunning Andean scenery, and ancient Incan ruins. Trek through beautiful scenery, with a variety of flora that changes with the seasons, passing several smaller ruin sites like Llactapata.
Day 4Inca Trail
Start early to climb the long steep path to Warmiwañusca, better known as Dead Woman’s Pass. This is the highest point of the trek at 4,198m (13,769 ft). Most hikers reach camp by early afternoon, with ample time to rest and relax.
Day 5Inca Trail
Cross two more passes and ruins on today's trek. The first pass is Runquraqay at 3,950m (13,113 ft) where, on a clear day, hikers can catch a glimpse of the snow-capped Cordillera Vilcabamba. Hike through the cloud forest on a gentle climb to the second pass of the day, walking through original Incan constructions. The highest point of the pass is 3,700m (12,136 ft). On a clear day, enjoy the spectacular views of the Urubamba Valley. At 3,650m (11,972 ft), reach the ruins of Phuyupatamarca, the "town above the clouds." Camp here or go another 1.5 hrs to the Wiñay Wayna ruins ("forever young") located at 2,650m (8,694 ft).
Day 6Machu Picchu/Cusco
The final day of the hike starts pre-dawn to reach the Sun Gate before sunrise. Catch the first views of the breathtaking ruins of Machu Picchu on a clear day. Hike down for a guided tour of the site and enjoy free time to explore until noon as permitted by the tourist ticket. Opt to visit the Inca Bridge, if time allows. Catch the bus to Aguas Calientes to meet any non-hiking members of your group. Eat and relax before your train back to Cusco in the afternoon.
Day 7Cusco
Depart at any time.

What to Take

  • Most people automatically assume that the weather is hot in South America, but because of the higher altitude in the Andes, the temperature can feel quite cold, especially at night.
  • We recommend using a backpack for your convenience, or a medium-sized suitcase if you prefer.
  • A daypack is also essential for carrying everyday items.
  • Space is limited on transportation, so there is a limit of one main piece of luggage per person.
  • You will be responsible for carrying your own luggage.

Related Video

With this video, we would like to show you, how beautiful Machu Picchu is. This video may show locations that is not included in this trek.

All prices are indicative only and subject to availability and changes without obligation.

Time until next start
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32
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Price

€764

Duration

7 days
⚡️ Only two seats left for this date.2019

Sat, Dec 21

Fri, Dec 27

€939

Two more seats

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