Salkantay Travel Peru

US$ 650

- Description -

The great adventure of the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, is for those who live passionately for a new experience, a fascinating idea to fulfill, known as the ,most famous trek of South America, the beauty of the views and the archaeological sites that surround the Inca Trail. This tour is ideal for those who are filled with energy to hike all the way to Machu Picchu.

Day 1: Cusco - Km 84 – Wayllabamba.

We will start the tour picking you up at your hotel at 06:00 am; we will be driving from cusco to Ollantaytambo and then to km 84, place where we have to register to enter the Inca trail and place where we will meet all the staff members that will do this trip with us. From Km 82 we will start a simple hike for 2 hours until we arrive to our lunch spot known as miskay. After lunch we will take a short nap and we will continue with our adventure for 4 hours, until we arrive to Huayllabamba. In the way we will be able to see the archaeological site Patallacta. Finally in Huayllabamba we will prepare ourselves for dinner and sleeping in tents and in a camping site

Walking Distance – 12km / 7.45 miles
Starting Elevation – 3000 meters / 12477 feet
Campsite Elevation – 3000 meters / 12477 feet
Difficulty: Moderate
Meals: Lunch, Dinner (Snack and afternoon tea)
Accommodation: Camping
Adventure: Absolutely, completely satisfactory

Day 2: Wayllabamba - Pacaymayo

During the morning we will drink coca tea, recommended for the altitude; After we will have a brekfast prepared by our Chef. With energy, we will start our second day adventure. We will hike round 5 hours to get to the top of the mountain named Warmihuañusca; there we will have an amazing view of the Andes; after we rest we will start going down for about 1 hour until we arrive to our lunch spot. After lunch we will continue trekking until we arrive to Pacaymayo; where we will have the rest of the day to rest, relax and sleep in tents..

Walking Distance – 13 km
Starting Elevation – 3800 meters
Campsite Elevation – 3800 meters
Maximum Altitude: 4215 meters - Warmy Wañuska Pass
Difficulty: Moderate to Challenging
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (Snack and afternoon tea)
Accommodation: Camping
Adventure: Absolutely

Day 3: Pacaymayo - Wiñay Wayna

After having a nice coca tea and breakfast we will continue with the Inca Trail, we start at Pacaymayo, we pass by the archaeological site Sayaqmarca, where after visiting the beautiful inca structures we would be stopping for lunch. After lunch, we will continue walking until we arrive to WiñayWayna, where we will build tents and the camping site to have dinner and sleep.

Walking Distance – 15km
Starting Elevation – 3800 meters
Campsite Elevation – 3700 meters
Difficulty: Moderate
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping
Adventure: Absolutely

Day 4: The Most Important Day – Machu Picchu!

It will be a very important day and we will be waking up early since we have to hike 2 hours from Wiñay Wayna until we arrive to the sun gate or “Inti Punku”, here the inca trail officialy finishes; from this place we will be able to admire the great beauty of the inca city Machu Picchu. After taking a rest and relaxing, we will start the visit to the sanctuary of Machu Picchu; the guided tour lasts approximate 2 hours; we will go to the most important places of the city like the main plaza, the circular tower, the sun clock, the royal rooms, the temple of the 3 windows, the royal cementer and much more. ending the guided visit, you will have time to continue exploring, take pictures and enjoy 1 of the 7 wonders of the modern world. At a convenient time we will take a bus to Aguas Calientes where you will be able to have lunch, you will be abl to visit the hot springs or walk around town and the artisan market. At 18:30 hrs we will take a train back to Ollantaytambo and from there we will take a bus that will bring us back to Cusco. We will be finishing our adventure around 22:30 hrs


  • Transportation from your hotel to Km 82
  • Entry ticket to the Inca Trail
  • Professional guide English and Spanish
  • Cook: Specialized
  • Accommodation for the guides, cook and porters
  • Power 3 Breakfasts / 3 Lunches / 3 Dinners
  • Train ticket Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo Service (Expedition)
  • Bus Ollantaytambo - Cusco
  • Tents, tables, chairs, dining room, kitchen tent
  • Oxygen Balloon
  • First Aid Kit


  • Breakfast on the first day
  • Lunch and dinner on the last day
  • Entrance to the thermal baths of Aguas Calientes
  • Sleeping bag $20 usd the all Trek
  • Walking poles. $ 20 usd
  • Huaynapicchu. $ 60
  • A backpack
  • A beanie hat or ear warmer
  • Sun hat
  • Scarf
  • Gloves
  • A mid weight sweater
  • A longsleeve t-shirt
  • 1 – 2 t-shirts
  • A lightweight suater or vest
  • A pair of long pants
  • Hiking shoes
  • An extra pair of shoe
  • 2 – 3 pairs wool socks
  • A jacket
  • A small towel
  • Rain gear
  • 1 – 2 pair shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • A small headlamp
  • Waterbottle
  • A toothbrust and other personal toiletries
  • Toilet paiper
  • Sun cream
  • Insect repelent