The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is one of the best hikes in the world because of the exquisite beauty of its natural surroundings. The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu path takes us through different ecosystems…From high Andean plains to the cloud forest this adventure allows us to explore mysterious archeological sites, half covered with jungle overgrowth as if we were discovering them for the first time. The trek highlights with the inspiring sight of the sunrise from the peaks of the majestic Machu Picchu.
- Pick up from your accommodation
- Bus Down Ticket 4th Day
- Transfer from Cusco to Km. 82 (the beginning of the trek)
- Train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
- Transfer from Ollantaytambo to Cusco
- Meals as indicated in the program: 3 lunches, 3 dinners, 3 breakfasts (vegetarian options available)
- Vegetarian options available. (it’s important mention any dietary restrictions)
- Entrance ticket to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu
- Service of porters to carry our camping equipment
- Dining tent, chairs and tables
- Tents for 2 and mattresses
- Private cook and assistants
- First aid kit
- A professional bilingual guide specialized in the Inca Trail
- Personal care ítems
- Sleeping Bags
- Services no mentioned before
- Breakfast on the first day, lunch and dinner on the last day
- Tips for the porters and guide
- Entrance ticket to Huayna Picchu, only if booked at least three months prior (USD $70)
What is Machu Picchu?
Machu Picchu is an archeological center that preserves the remains of an Inca city, built in a green environment of mountains and rivers, a mystical and mysterious place; in addition, it is a patrimony of humanity and one of the most desired destinations in the world.
It is located at 2,400 m. a. s. l. in a cloud forest between the Andes Mountains and the Amazon rainforest of Peru.
How to get to Machu Picchu from Lima?
To get from Lima to Machu Picchu you must travel to the city of Cusco by plane or bus.
When to go to Machu Picchu?
It is possible to go all the year, the minimum temperatures vary between 8 ºC and the maximum around 20 ºC.
There are 2 seasons in Machu Picchu: the dry season and the rainy season. The first one takes place between April and October, it is characterized by little rain and a sunny climate. The rainy season runs from November to March and is characterized by constant rains.
How much luggage can I take on the train?
On trains to Machu Picchu you can only take hand luggage that should not exceed 5 kilos (11 pounds).
Can Machu Picchu be visited by people of any age?
Yes, it can be visited by people of all ages. However, in order to ascend Huayna Picchu mountain, it can only be visited by people older than 12 years old.
From what time can I enter Machu Picchu?
Public access is from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
What to see in Machu Picchu?
Machu Picchu is home to almost 150 amazing constructions, these are some of the places that stand out:
- The Temple of the Sun.
- The Intihuatana.
- The Temple of the 3 Windows.
- The Temple of the Condor.
- The Hall of Mirrors.
- The Ladder of the Fountains.
- Huayna Picchu Mountain.
- The Temple of the Moon.
- The Door of the Sun (Intipunku).
- The Main Square.
- The Royal Tomb.
- The Sacred Rock.
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