The Inca Trail

Cusco / Machu Picchu
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the inca trail peruThe Inca civilization, were great builders with the ability to integrate the most astonishing network in the old World, almost 22,000 kilometers Inca roads, many of which are still in use today Our adventure will take us into the mountains and valleys past villages untill we reach Machu Picchu.


Pick up from your hotel at 6.00 a.m. and transfer to the Sacred Valley and onto Ollantaytambo, where we will stop approximately 45 minutes, to collect porters and equipment. We will have time to visit the surroundings area of the town called Ollantaytambo, before making our way to kilometer 82, where we will begin our Trail, our pace will be an acclimatization rhythm and very soon we will stop at our first archaeological complex Llactapata at kilometer 88 2,550m above sea level, 30 minutes to visit this archaeological complex, before continuing our walk to Wayllbamba where we will camp.

Total walking time 4:30 at 5:00 hours
Total number of kilometers 12 km
Initial altitude 2750 M.T Final 3,000 M.T.


After breakfast we will begin our walk through the Valley of Huayllabamba on our journey we will be able to observe the nature and the ecological change of the area until we arrive to (Yunaca Chipana) Huayllabmba from where we will climb to Llulluchapampa at 3,750 m.s.n.m., from this point we will be able to appreciate the valley of Huayanay and the first step located at 4,200 (m.s.n.m) Warmiwaסusca, called dead woman and camp in the sector of Pacaymayo.

Total walking hours 7:30 / 8:00 hrs
Total of number of kilometers 13 km
Initial altitude 3,000 M.T. Final 3,800 M.T.


Breakfast and on this day we will ascend to Runkurakay at 3,860 m.s.n.m., contrary to the previous days our walk will be two hours more we will be able to visit another small complex, Sayacmarca and appreciate the valleys and snow capped mountains, further on we will stop to visit the complex of Phuyupatamarca, and then descend 3 kilometers until we arrive to a place called Winawayna where we will visit its complex, finally at Intipata we will camp.

Total walking hours 10:00hrs
Total number of kilometers 15 km
Initial altitude 3800 M.T Final 2,650 M.T.


Early morning breakfast, after we will walk to Intipuncu called Door of Sun where we will be able to observe the impressive Lost City of Machu Picchu, walk to the Sanctuary and guided tour.

At a suitable hour we will walk down to the station and take the return train to Cusco, reception and transfer to hotel.

Total walking hours 2:15hrs
Total number of kilometers 6 km
Initial altitude 2650 M.T Final 2,400 M.T.


OUR SERVICES INCLUDE (But not limited to):

  • An Expert Guide with expert knowledge of the area and its customs.
  • Hot meals
  • Camping Equipment including bathroom, cook and dining tents,
  • Tables
  • Porter
  • Kitchen personnel
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
  • Transfer to start Trail
  • Transfer train to hotel upon arrival ( Transport tourist class )
  • Transfer personnel
  • First-aid kit
  • Oxygen (duffel bag)
  • Bus Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes
  • Duffel bag
  • Matras air thermarest or Hack American country
  • Train back to Cusco class : Backpacker
  • Transfer station tren – Hotel Cusco
  • Coordinator depending on the numbers of passengers greater than 8 passengers. Pick up from hotel in Cusco.


  • Sleeping bag
  • Rain Coat (plastic)
  • Thick Jumper
  • Coat (parka)
  • Cream protector against the sun
  • Cap or hat
  • Glasses for the sun
  • You bounce or slipper for walk
  • T Shirts
  • Wool stockings or sport
  • Canteen or bottle of water
  • Lantern
  • Photographic camera
  • Personal medications suggested by their doctor.


  • 1 Lunch 4st day
  • 1 dinner 4st day
  • Personal porter (please add US$110 per porter. Porters can carry up to 15 kg.)
  • Sleeping bag (can be rented for US$25)
  • Tips
  • Insurance

Trip Cancellation UP TO US$500 PER PERSON (additional coverage available at low cost)
Trip Interruption UP TO US$500 PER PERSON (additional coverage available at low cost)
Emergency Medical/Dental Coverage $10,000
Emergency Medical Transportation $50,000
Baggage Coverage $500
Baggage Delay $100
Travel Delay $150
24-Hour Hotline Assistance Included

(*) Available Basic trip cancellation/ interruption insurance up to US$500 per person. Approximate cost of policy US$50 per person unless additional trip cancellation/interruption coverage is requested. Insurance provided by Allianz Travel Insurance under their rules and regulations. Valid for US citizens and legal residents only. International flights, individual tours and/or treks are excluded. Peru Travel and Tours, LLC is not obligated to purchase an insurance policy nor liable if a policy is not purchased or declined by client. Peru Travel and Tours, LLC is not obligated to compensate in any way or form if a policy is not purchased or can not be purchased.

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