Special Inca Trail 5D/4N
Why not help yourself acclimatise for the Inca Trail by taking this special
itinerary. We will spend a day exploring the sights of the Sacred Valley with a
gentle introduction to walking at altitude. We then spend the night in
Ollantaytambo which will allow us a good rest before starting off on the Inca
IMPORTANT NOTE: PERU ADVENTURES PARADISE “PAP
adventures” is really sorry to inform you that Inca Trail is fully booked for
all tour operators for May , 2012 and April is almos fully booked also there are
few days available but the permits are running out very fast and even if there
were any cancellations the Goverment office (INC) does not allow anybody to re-sell
spots.However you still have the chance to visit Machupicchu and enjoy Sunrise
if the weather is good of course by taking an optional hike.
we would definitely recommend any of these treks
4 Days Lares Valley trek to Machupicchu : Available
/ 5 Days Salkantay trek to Machupicchu : Available
Whether you want to visit Machu Picchu, hike one of the many trails or simply
appreciate the beauty and history of Peru from the comfort of a coach; booking
with Pap Adventures to guarantee a safe, fun, experience of a lifetime. Let us
be your guides for your adventure in paradise. I recommend you to book it ASAP
in order to get the Machupicchu entrance fees and train ticket which are very
important on both hikes.
DAY 1 –Cusco-Pisac-Ollantaytambo
We pick you up from your hotel in Cusco and proceed to the charming town of Pisac to explore its Inca archaeological site and famous market. We then continue to Ollantaytambo where we check into our hostel before exploring this charming village with its fortress and Inca streets.
Day 2: Ollantaytambo- Huayllabamba
A 45 min transfer by private bus takes us to KM82, the start of the Inca Trail. We will hike 5 or 6 hours to the village of Huayllabamba where we camp for the night. Includes: breakfast, lunch, dinner and camping. (3,000 m .s .n .m.) (9 840 ft)
Total distance: 12 km (7.5 miles)
Estimated walking time: 5-6 hours
Maximum altitude point: 3,000 m (9,840 ft)
Campsite altitude: 3,000 m (9,840 ft)
Day 3: Huayllabamba-Pacamayo
A steep climb takes us through cloud forest and up to Llulluchapampa where we will stop for a break. We continue to the Warmiwañusca pass (4 200 m) (13 770 ft.), the highest point of our trek some 5 hours from camp. After the pass we descend for two hours to Pacamayo where we camp.
Total distance: 12 km (7.5 miles)
Estimated walking time: 6-7 hours
Maximum altitude: 4,200 m (13,770 ft)
Campsite altitude: 3,500 m (11,480 ft)
Day 4: Pacamayo-Wiñay Wayna
At 7:00a.m.we begin to climb once again to the second pass at (3,800m.s.n.m.)(12,470ft.) from where should have fantastic views of Pumasillo mountain. Half way up our climb we stop for a tour of Runcuracay archaeological complex. Descending from the pass we notice the vegetation becoming more tropical. Our descent takes us to the Inca town of Sayacmarca set in a stunning location between two valleys. The trail then climbs gently passing though high jungle laced with orchids and paradise flowers. If we are lucky we may see some of the many colourful species of birds to be found here. Our trail takes us through the Inca tunnel before arriving at our third pass (3,600m.s.n.m.)(11,800ft.) on a clear day we have good views of Salkantay mountain. From this our last pass, we visit the site of Phuyupatamarca before beginning our long descent down the famous Inca steps and onto our campsite at Wiñay Wayna. If we arrive in sufficient time we can visit the spectacular Inca terraces here before treating ourselves to a well earned cold beer.
Total distance: 16 km (10miles)
Estimated walking time: 8 hours
Maximum altitude point: 3,800 m (12,470 ft)
Campsite altitude: 2,650 m (8,700 ft)
Day 5: Wiñay Wayna-Machu Picchu
Rising early we walk a final hour to arrive at the Sun Gate and our first view of Machu Picchu We will arrive well to allow us to explore this magnificent site before the majority of tourists. After a guided tour of the site we take the bus down to Aguas Calientes in time to take the afternoon train to Cusco.
Total distance: 5 km (3miles)
Estimated walking time: 2 hours
Maximum altitude point: 2,700 m (8,860 ft)
Campsite altitude: 2,400 m (7,870 ft)
- Pre- trek briefing with guide on eve of departure
- Guided tour in the Sacred Valley
- Hotel/hostel in the sacred Valley
- Professional bilingual tour guide
- Assistant guide for more than 9 people for the Inca Trail.
- Entrance fees to Inca Trail and Machu Picchu
- Pick up from hotel at start of trip and from Machu Picchu back to Cusco
- Cook, dining tent, table, chairs and latrine tent
- Porters to carry supplies camping equipment and clients duffel bags
- Drinking water on trail
- 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 afternoon teas 3 dinners and trail snacks( on trail)
- Good quality two man tents
- First aid kit and emergency oxygen
- Foam sleeping mat ( more comfortable inflatable ones can be hired for U$15)
- Breakfast , lunch & dinner on Day 1 and lunch on Day 5.
- Tips for the guide, cook and porters.
- Optional shower on Day 4 ( 5 soles)
- Entrance fees for Sacred Valley you need the tourist ticket
What you need to bring/carry:
- Original passport (everyone-
the one you booked with) and your ISIC card (students claiming discount).
- Backpack or daypack
- Rain jacket or poncho (plastic ponchos can be purchased in Cusco for a few dollars)
- Strong, comfortable footwear
- One complete change of clothing (you can afford to carry more changes of clothing if you hire a personal porters, see options below)
- Sweater and jacket (something warm)
- Water bottle
- Flashlight and batteries
- Sun hat or cap Sun block Insect repellent
- Toiletries, towel and toilet paper
- Selection of small snacks, chocolate, dried fruit, biscuits etc,
- Camera, and spare batteries
- Swimsuit (if you plan on visiting the hot springs at Aguas Calientes after the trek – entrance not included in price)
- Sleeping bag hire: If required these can be hired for U$20 per person. Please let us know at time of booking
- Sleeping mattress hire: we include a basic foam mattress but many find an inflatable mattress much more comfortable. These can be at hired for U$15. Please let us know at time of booking
- Special dietary requirements: Special dietary requirements: We are happy to cater for any special dietary needs. Please let us know at time of booking.
- We suggest you arrive in Cusco at least two days before your trek to allow yourself time to acclimatize. The more acclimatized you are the more you will enjoy the trek.
- Please let us know the name and telephone number of your hotel in Cusco so we can locate you if needed
Group Service (2014)
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Prices for a Person in US Dollars
How to make a reservation:
Please follow these steps:
Step 1. – Click in Book Now and fill in the form with all the information required.
Step 2- We will require a non-refundable trek deposit of US$200 per person confirming your trek booking.
Step 3 – Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with the code of the payment that you made.
Step 4-You will get a confirmation e-mail from us with the conformity of your reservation.