Explore this tour.
Explore this tour.
DAY 1: Cusco – Chinchero - Huchuy Qosqo Base Camp
DAY 2: Huchuy Qosco - Sacred Valley - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes
Day 3: Aguas Calientes Village - Machu picchu - Cusco
Lakes, andes, mountains, Huchuyqosco archaeological site, sagred valley and Machu picchu.
Departures:Our company has daily departures, since 2 to 10 participants maximum per group, we are a 100% direct trekking tour operator, sustainable and responsible with Nature.
Day 1: Cusco – Chinchero(Tauca Community) - Huchuy Qosqo
After the small breakfast on your hotel we’ll pick you up to transport you till the trail head, on the car drive we’ll appreciate the factory fertilizer in Cachimayo more further farming fields of potatoes close to Chincheros town, where we will have time to stop visit the church and spectacular views to snow capped mountains, typical market and the archeological site, then we’ll continue our journey to Tauqaq, village located in the border of Piuray Lagoon and appreciated the small villages and typical Andean life, here the group will begging the trek. After a short briefing about the route the trail is up around 3 hours until Tauqaq Pass (4,000 meters), from there we will see a mountain range to the south of Ausangate, Veronika, Pitusiray and Sahuasiray snowy peaks. Then we’ll descent to our campsite (located some minutes before to Huchuyqosqo) well mostly this day is short and kindly training time.
Max. altitude : 4000 masl.
Hiking Distance: 12 km
Hiking time : 5 hours
Weather : Sunny, windy and cold at night
Day 2: Huchuyqosqo - Lamay - Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes
Early breakfast to continued our adventure until HuchuyQosqo time to explore and visiting for around 3 hours, stopping on the mainly buildings and pointing the mainly Incas God, that is an imposing architecture that includes a large open ceremonial center, from which we will enjoy a panoramic view of the Sacred Valley, the Vilcanota River, and the snow capped mountain range of the same name. We recommended take your lunch on the top on the mountain by the impressive views and take a nap we’ll continue our way to Lamay at 3000 meters. In this point we take our private bus to Ollantaytambo where we will board the train to Aguas Calientes, where we will spend the night in a nice hotel.
Max. altitude : 3600 masl.
Hiking Distance: 13 km
Hiking time : 5 hours
Weather: Sunny, windy and moderate
Day 3: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu - Ollantaytambo – Cusco
The ancient day on the trek is start as early possible to go up by hike following the narrow steps for 1 ½ hour, on the clear sky days is able to see the sunrise even when is cloudy is mysteries and majestic, explore with the guide 2 hours after that explore by yourself or to do extra hike surround the city, optional hike to climbing to huayna picchu and Machupicchu mountains you need book in advance a ticket for those last ones, or walk up to the sun gate 2 hours, on the afternoon back down to Aguas Calientes to return by train until Ollantaytambo (18:35 pm) and transport by car to Cusco arrive hotel (10:00 pm approx.)
• Extra night in Aguas Calientes $ 50.
• Huaynapicchu entrance ticket $ 20 (depends on availability).
• Sleeping Bag rent for the all trek $ 20.
• A pair of sticks $ 15 for the all trail.
• Adicional horse for carry your personal bags $ 50 per 3 days.
• Vistadone train service $ 60.
• Bus From Machupicchu to Aguas Calientes $ 15 USD
• Original ID documents (Passport)
• A good backpack or day backpack to carry your personal things
• Sleeping bag recommended -5 as minimum, walking sticks are recommended.
• Waterproof trekking boots.
• Warm clothes ( you can experience the four seasons in one day).
• 4 T-shirts, sun hat, two pairs of pants for the trek, gloves, 4 pairs of socks, raincoat, 1 warm jacket, extra layers.
• Camera with extra battery.
• Sunblock, sunglasses, insect repellent.
• Essential toiletries, toothbrush, baby wipes, hand sanitizer, etc.
• Swimsuit for swim in thermal baths.
• Water bottle (no need to bring water pills).
• Personal first aid kit.
• Head lamp.
• Some plastic bags in the rainy season.
|Without Hotel||Every Day|
|with Hotel||Every Day|
Student Discounts apply to anyone who has a valid GREEN ISIC card at the time of the trek or is 16 years old or younger. For those using an ISIC card to receive the discount, we do need to see a copy of the card at booking. For those booking children 16 years old or younger, we need a copy of their passport at booking time. Please send all to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a 2 star hotel and is based on shared rooms - either double, matrimonial or triple. If you prefer a single room you have to add $30 US per person. All the rooms include private bathrooms with hot showers and wifi. We can also upgrade your hotel if you prefer something a little fancier or we can do the tour without hotel, if you prefer to book the hotel for Aguas Calientes for your own. Please remember that the service you receive in Aguas Calientes will not be quite as good as Cusco.