Trekking the Inca trailsHuayllabamba to YuncachimpaMachu Picchu from the Sun GateAncient Inca ruins along the Inca Trail in PeruSayacmarca Ruins, Inca Trail

Trekking the Inca trails

Huayllabamba to Yuncachimpa

Machu Picchu from the Sun Gate

Ancient Inca ruins along the Inca Trail in Peru

Sayacmarca Ruins, Inca Trail



Early in the morning you will head Km 82 from where you will continue along the Urubamba River to the first archaeological site "Llaqtapata". After lunch continue into the side valley starting to gain altitude until you get to the last village named Huayllabamba where you will camp for the night. (L,D) 

Distance Travelled: 12.00 km / 7.47 ml 
Approximate Walking Time: 5 -6 hours


After breakfast start climbing up to the first pass "Warmiwañusca" (4,200 Mt/14,200 Ft). The climb will take most of the morning. From here you will descend for about 2 hours into the valley to our next camp "Pacaymayo". (B,L,D) 

Distance Travelled: 11.00 km / 6.84 ml 
Approximate Walking Time: 6 - 7 hours


We start in the morning with the ascent of the second pass "Runcuracay" (3900 Mt/ 13'800 Ft) and descend on the other side for about 2 hours to the beautiful archaeological site "Sayacmarca". Continue on the original stone path of the Incas to "Phuyupatamarca" (3800 Mt/ 13'600 Ft). With good weather we have spectacular views of the surrounding snow peaks and the valley below. Then downhill to our camp at "Wiñaywayna". (B,L,D) 

Distance Travelled: 16.00 km / 9.94 ml 
Approximate Walking Time: 8 hours


Early morning, after a tasty breakfast, you will hike another 2 hours through cloud forest to the famous sun gate "Intipunku" from where you have breathtaking view of Machu Picchu. A short walk brings you down to the site. Enjoy a 2 tour of the citatel. Descend by bus to Aguas Calientes. Board the EXPEDITION train back to Ollantaytambo and transfer by bus to Cusco (B) 

Distance Travelled: 4.00 km / 2.49 ml 
Approximate Walking Time: 2 hours

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  • Accommodation for 3 nights
  • Daily breakfast, 3 wake up teas, 4 snacks, 3 lunches, 3 tea times and 3 dinners
  • Bilingual speaking guide
  • Entrance fee to the Inca trail
  • Transportation to Piscacucho
  • Transportation from Ollantaytambo to Sacred Valley or Cusco hotel
  • Bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes (one way)
  • One way Expedition train
  • Filtered and boiled water
  • Chef & supporting staff
  • Porters for passenger’s luggage and camping equipment
  • Camping gear: inflatable mattress, sleeping bag, personal duffle bag, dining & cooking tent, bathroom tent, kitchen dishes, first aid kit, oxygen, communication equipment & walkie talkies
  • Document holder and luggage tags
  • Hotel taxes and service charges


    All rates are per person, based on double occupancy. Rates are not valid during Certain Holidays and blackout periods.
    Program only runs from March 1 through Jan 31 on fixed departures. Private departures are available. Please call to inquire.
    Please call for special international airfares and domestic flights in Economy or Business Class.
    Hotel in Aguas Calientes, Local Departure taxes, local airport taxes, beverages, personal expenses, tips, and other items not mentioned above are not included.

Departures & Rates

VALID THRU JAN. 31, 2017 & MAR. 1, 2017 – JAN. 31, 2018

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