- Category: Inca Trail
Hiking the Inca Trail in 5 days is an ideal trek for visitors with a little bit more time. On this 5 day hike, you can take in beautiful landscapes, exotic valleys, flora and fauna and archeological centers, all with one of our professional guides. The 5 day Inca Trail is the best option for families with kids, elderly people or couples on their honeymoon.
And you will see Machu Picchu TWICE! That means sunset and sunrise.
“GET UP. GO. EXPLORE.”
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BRIEFING: The day before the trek, you will meet with your guide and meet all the members of your group. Your guide will explain to you about the trek, route, and all necessary recommendations will be provided to you depending on the season you choose. The briefing will take approximately 40 minutes, where you will receive your duffel bags that will be carried by the porters along the trail.
Day 1: Cusco – Piscacucho km 82 – Llactapata – Hatunchaca
Pickup from your hotel in Cusco
Transfer to km 82 (2,720m/8,923ft), beginning of the trek - breakfast with Inca trail views
Hiking the Inca Trail
Archaeological site of Kanabamba, Llactapata (Quechua names)
Lunch at Tarachayoq village at approximately 1:30 pm
Camping in Hatunchaca (3,000m/10,829ft)
Walking distance 10 km.
Day 2: Hatunchaca – Dead Woman's Pass – Pacaymayo
Survive the highest mountains offering great views
Walking distance: 13 km.
Day 3: Pacaymayo – Sayacmarca – Phuyupatamarca
An easier day, we will get to visit Runcuracay, Sayacmarca and Phuyupatamarca ruins
Walking distance: 11km.
Day 4: Phuyupatamarca – Wiñay Wayna – Machu Picchu – Puente Ruinas
- Visit Intipata and Wiñay Wayna ruins
- Hike to Inti Punku the “Sun Gate”
Walking distance 11 km.
Day 5: Puente Ruinas – Machu Picchu – Cusco
- Guided tour in Machu Picchu
- Climb to Huayna Picchu (advanced booking required)
- Descend to Aguas Calientes for lunch
- Afternoon train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo /Poroy
- Transfer from train station to Cusco hotel
- Train times at 2:55pm, 4:45pm or 6:45pm depending on the availability at Peru Rail
- End of the service
WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND THAT RESERVATIONS BE MADE AT LEAST 3-6 MONTHS IN ADVANCE AS PERMITS ARE LIMITED PER DAY AND SELL OUT QUICKLY. IF YOU DON'T FIND SPACE FOR INCA TRAIL LOOK INTO OUR ALTERNATIVE TREKS...
Our Treks: Ancascocha Trek – Moonstone Trek – Huchuy Qosqo Trek – Salkantay Trek – Lares Llama Trek – Ausangate Trek – Choquequirao Trek
Optional Tours / Activities : City tour, Sacred Valley , Extreme Sports Cusco, Off the Beaten Track tours.