Inca Trail, Machu Picchu
Many of us prefer to be sporty, active and achieve as much as posible. That also reflects the way of travels. This program is designed for those, who don´t have much time, but want to see most important sights of Peru and prefer the trekking way of exploring it.
Arrive to Lima, reception and transfer to the hotel.
After breakfast you get transfer to the airport and flight to Imperial Cusco. After arrival transfer to the hotel. It depends on the time of arrival you can use our optional Cusco City tour with ‘Qorichancha plus 4 ruinas’ in the afternoon or walking and enjoying XVI centuary architecture of Cusco. Transfer to the hotel.
After breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel and start your journey to Sacred Valley of Incas, where you will
admire ruins of Pisaq, second after Machu Picchu biggest complex of ruins of Inca´s Empire. On the way down we will have
a time for small shopping in local artisan market, where you will be able to purchase some souvenirs. After we will continue
to Ollantaytambo, but before stop in picturesque place in Sacred Valley for lunch. In the early afternoon you will have a
chance to visit the biggest Inka´s fortress Ollantaytambo. We will spend there around one hour and after exploring we will
transfer you to the hotel, where you will spend the night.
incredible sunset. Transfer to the hotel.
Early morning we will start our trek by going by car to km82 where we start walking. First day of Camino Inka is pleasent as we walk around 11 km and with the altitude going up from 2750m till 3000 m. Most of the time we walk next to the river Urubamba with picturesque view. Meantime we will see from the distance some of the first ruins of Inka´s Empire. We spend the night in Wyllabamba.
After early morning we will continue our journey for the 2nd day and the most difficult one. As we need to reach the altitude of 4200m. on ´Dead Woman Pass´. But of course it is very slow and achievable process. Meantime we will stop to enjoy the views. After reaching the hightest part of our trip we will continue around two more hours to Paccaymayu 3600 m. where we reach early afternoon. So we will have a chance to relax a little and spend the night.
Day 3rd of the trek is the longest one, as its about 18 km, but is pleasent slowly way down with many Inka´s ruins on the way to explore. After long day we will spend the night at Wiñayhuayna. This night will start for us very early as we need to wake up the next day around 3am to continue our journey.
After very early waking up we will continue to Intipunku where we will be able to see for the first time majestatic Machu Picchu. After around 2 more hours of walk we finally arrive to the famous ruins, where we will have first 2 hours guide explaining all the parts of Machu Picchu and after as much free time to enjoy this incredible complex as we will need. Our train back to Ollantaytambo from the Aguas Calientes, village next to Machu Picchu, leaves around 6:30pm and then from Ollantaytambo will will have a transportation to Cusco. Night at the hotel.
After breakfast transfer to the airport and flight back to Lima. After arrival transfer to the hotel in Lima where you will have a chance to visit monumental centre of Lima with Cathedral, Church of Santa Rosa, San Francisco Monastery with Catacumbs, Palace of Government and many of its incredible places by yourself or using our city tour option. After day long trip return to the hotel.
Transfer to the airport. End of trip.
Salkantay trek to magnificent Machu Picchu and Amazon Jungle
How about having all the interesting sights to visit in Peru on the way plus a little bit of left out north of Peru with incredible remains of pre-incas Moche Culture.
That is why within 8 days you can find busy and always exiting Lima, historical Cusco and surroundings with its enormous amount of monuments and magnificent Machu Picchu.