Grading: Moderate to challenge trekking-Need good shape
Duration: 7 days / 6 nights
Season: April to- November
Departures: Private Service every day.
Group fixed departures: Every Friday & Monday
Day 01: Cusco - Mollepata – Marcocasa.
Leave Cusco by Bus, drive over Tika-Tika pass
with the first view of the Salcantay and
Humantay peaks in the horizon. . Visit Inca
Ruins of Tarawasi (7,778.00 ft). Arrive early
afternoon to Mollepata (9,512 ft.) (1.00 pm).
Short trekking to the first camp. (2 hours of
trekking). Overnight camping at Marcoccasa
(10,496ft). (L, D).
Day 02: Marcocasa – Cruzpata - Soraypampa
The trail climbs for about one hour until
Cruzpata (10,660ft) where we get the first view
of the magnificent Mt. Humantay. We continue
past Oncopata, lunch at Checchicancha (11,808ft)
located in a flat with wonderful view of
Mt.Yannatay and Humantay. The trail goes up
until Soraypampa where we will set camp
(12,815ft). Campsite with the spectacular view
of the Mt. Salcantay and Humantay. 6 to 7 hours
of trekking (B, L, D).
Day 03: Soraypampa – Incachiriasca – Sysaypampa
After breakfast, an early start trek uphill to
Salcantaypampa below the terminal moraine of Mt.
Salcantay. The Salcantay peak (19,811ft)
dominate the views of the all this day. We
continue our hike up over Incachiriasca pass
(15,252ft). Beautiful view of two glacier lakes.
Now the trail is going down until our next camp
in Sisaypampa. (13,776 ft) (B,L,D). 7-8 hours of
Day 04: Sisaypampa - Pampacahua- Paucarcancha
The trek continues down until the end of the
valley where turns north and enters into the
Pampacahua valley, with an amazing Inca water
channel and some agriculture fields along its
edges. We continue walk down and then up to
cross a short pass until our next camp in
Paucarcancha our first Inca ruins in the way
(10,332 ft) (B;L;D).
5-6 hour trekking.
Day 05: Paucarcancha – Huallabamba –
After breakfast start the trek down trough an
Inca trail until the community of Huayllabamba,
from where we meet the classic Inca Trail to
Machu Picchu, we ascent close to Huayruro stream
until 3 Piedras blancas where we will have a
lunch. We will cross a native forest with many
native trees as Uncas and Chachacomos. Continue
to our campsite in Llulluchapampa (12,300ft).
View of the Mt. Huayanay. (B,L,D) Trekking 5-6
Day 06: Lluchapampa – Phuyupatamarca
Trek uphill until Warmiwa˝usca pass (13,776ft)
affords a magnificent view of the trail ahead of
us. We descent over the mountain down to
Pacaymayo valley to the ascent again to the
ruins of Runkurakay and the second pass
(13,284ft). From this pass we hike down to the
site of Sayacmarca through the elfin forest and
a magnificent stone made trail. A beautiful
overlooking of Aobamba valley , it afford a
leisure walk down with an amazing view of the Mt.
Pumasillo and Salcantay. Camp in Phuyupatamarca.
Trekking 7-8 hours.
Day 07: Machu Picchu – Cusco
After an exploration of Phuyupatamarca and its
sacred water fountains we hike down by steps
through the Amazon cloud forest until the Inca
site of Intipata and Wi˝ay Wayna where we have
lunch. Explore this Inca site and follow the
Inca trail until the entrance trough Inti Punku
sun gate with a magnificent view of Machu Picchu
(B;L). Trekking 5-7 hours. We highly recommend
to be one more night in Aguas Calientes and
visit the city the next day. Visit to the
ancient citadel. Train back to Cusco, arrive and
transfer to Hotel. (B;L). End of our services.
Private Service. Upon Request
Group Fixed Departure Price: $ 863.00. (Minimum
Entrance Fee To Inca Trail. $98.00
Single supplement: USD $ 60.00 per person.
Orientation meeting in Cusco (previous to
Transfer put in and put off.
All balance meals during the trekking (7
days/6 nights), including snacks.
All common camping gear: Two men mountain
tent, mattress, kitchen dishes, kitchen tent,
dinner tent, toilet tent , table, chairs.
Horse and mules for the whole equipment.
Porters for the whole camping equipment
including personal luggage (02 porters for
First aid kit with Oxygen.
Professional bilingual guide, 01 assistant
per each 11 clients.
Short wave radios.
Bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes
train station. 6th day).
Sanitation care (disinfect dishes, filtered
Environment care (all the garbage is going
back to Cusco, portable toilet treatment).
Backpacker train from Machu Picchu to Cusco.
Entrance fee to Inca trail $ 98.00
Meals in Aguas Calientes.
Hotels in Cusco and Aguas Calientes.
Extra services not mentioned in the program.
Lunch 7th day.
Tips and extra spends