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Do it properly! Accredited and Peruvian owned, Inca Trail operator with local, qualified tour guides who are with you every step of the way. Eat local Peruvian food, trek the original Inca steps and do it all with the people that know!
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Do more! We make it easy to add on extra experiences and tours to the Inca Trail Trek. Why not take a day trip to the Scared Valley to visit the living towns of the Incas? Or discover the infamous Rainbow Mountain and its awe inspiring colors?
We will depart early from Cusco by van and drive 1.5 hours to Urubamba, a large town in the Sacred Valley. From Urubamba, we will continue to the nearby valley of Pumahuanca where we will meet our team: the chefs and porters that will accompany us on our expedition. From the trailhead, we will gently ascend 14km /8.7m over the day to the small Andean village of Puyoc. Along the way, we’ll visit a small archaeological site, learn about the local flora and fauna and stop for lunch at a nearby waterfall. By late afternoon, we will arrive at our campsite in Puyoc, an area that typically has snow during the dry season. We recommend that you pack a hat and gloves for extra comfort.
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Today will be much easier than the first day as the majority of our hike will be downhill, except for our first two hours. We will be covering 13km/ 8.1mi from Puyoc to the traditional weaving village of Cuncani. We will start by climbing up two hours to the tallest point of our trek, the Sicllakasa pass, at 4830m/ 15,380ft. From there, we will begin our long descent towards Cuncani, passing the Yanacocha, Blackwater, Laguna where we will eat a hearty lunch. We will pass many locals, dressed in traditional bright red clothing. As we walk, we will teach you about the unique customs and culture specific to the Cuncani community and also teach you a few Quechua phrases you can use to converse with locals.
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Today you will receive an authentic peek into what life is like here in the Andes. Departing from Cuncani, we will walk for 6km/ 3.7mi to Lares, passing through communities that grow native crops such as Quinoa and Tarwi. Along our way, we will pass women weavers who will show us their handmade, naturally-dyed weavings called llicas, and you will have the opportunity to buy their work directly from them. Upon arriving at Lares, we will relax in the hot springs before being picked up by our vans who will drive us to the Sacred Valley. There, we will take a scenic 2.5-hour train ride to Aguas Calientes, the town that sits below Machu Picchu, to spend the night. Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes, you will have the opportunity to choose a restaurant among many options. (Dinner is not included) We will then check in to our three star accommodation for the evening, in preparation of a big following day.
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Slightly different for each of the Inca treks especially with different requests. However below is an overview of what is our basis for all Inca packages
These unforgettable experiences, designed just for you, along any of the available routes, with the possibility of being. So, if you plan to make this hike, take note of all our tips to fully enjoy it.
Embark on an Andean trekking adventure to Machu Picchu. Using all our information you need, illustrated Inca Trail map, discover the attractions and and packing list,etc:
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