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This trek along well preserved stretches of the Inca road to Machu Picchu takes you high over mountain passes and down through jungle covered Inca ruins before reaching Machu Picchu, making this one of the world’s most beautiful treks.

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Land Only From: $ 000.00 From:$ 000.00
 Day 01 / Cusco – Llaqtapata

Transfer from Cusco to Chillca for the beginning of your trek at the Km 77. Five hour walk to the Llaqtapata ruins, (8,200 meters above sea level, 6.5 miles) with rest stops along the way. Exploration of the ruins and overnight. (L, D)

 Day 02 / Llaqtapata – Llulluchapampa

Following the Kusicacha River, the trail leads to Wayllabamba, a quiet village of Inca origin and the last main settlement on the Inca trail route before Machu Picchu. After lunch, commence the ascent up the Warmiwañusca pass to the campsite at Llulluchapampa at 3,200 meters above sea level (11,800 ft.) 12.20 km. in 5 hours (6.5 miles). (B, L, D)

 Day 03 / Llulluchapampa – Puyupatamarca

The longest day of the trek: 15.2 km. in 8-9 hours (9.5 miles). Continue up the Warmiwañusca pass to the valley of the Pacaymayo River with its tropical vegetation. After crossing the Runkurakay pass (3,987 m. – 13,000 ft.), the jungle becomes visible on the slopes of the mountains. The trail continues through high jungle with vines, exotic flowers, an Inca tunnel and across a bridge above the lovely Puyupatamarca ruins. The views of the Urubamba and the snow-capped peaks of the Veronica and Salkantay, make these ruins one of the most beautiful places on the trail. (B, L, D)

 Day 04 / Puyupatamarca – Machu Picchu

Descend to Wiñayhuayna ruins (2,599 m. – 8,500 ft.), a small Inca city which, like Machu Picchu, was abandoned for unknown reasons. Reach Intipunku, the gate of the Sun in time for lunch and enjoy the fantastic view of the lost city itself, Machu Picchu set in a grandiose landscape that amazes all spectators. Walk down to Aguas Calientes for overnight at a local hostel. 8.96 km. in 5-hour walk (5.6 miles). Option to visit the hot springs. (B, L, D)

 Day 05 / Machu Picchu – Cusco
Visit the fantastic stone edification of Machu Picchu, probably the most outstanding feat of engineering in all of ancient America. Temples, stairways, palaces and gabled stone dwellings are scattered everywhere, testifying to the energy and ingenuity of the builders. Afternoon return by train to Cusco and transfer to your hotel. (B)
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*Fixed departure programs also available with tour restrictions.