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The Machu Picchu Inca trail tour, is approximately 39 km/24 miles distance. The trail starts at 8,700 ft. – 2,650 m. and ends at 7,860 ft. – 2,395 m. above sea level. Trail conditions are good and the ancient Incan paving stones on the pathways help the hiker greatly. You will be literally walking in the footsteps of the Incas and you will feel as if you are going back in time. No other vacation can offer anything like our trek. Machu Picchu Inca trail 5 day tour will allow you to experience Machu Picchu twice, plus you will have the whole last day to see Machu Picchu with your guide.
Day 1: Cusco – Huayllabamba
Day 2: Huayllabamba – Pacaymayu
Day 3: Pacaymayu – Phuyupatamarka
Day 4: Phuyopatamarka – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes
Day 5: Machu Picchu- Cuzco
Note About Trekking Permits: Plan Ahead
The government of Peru has restrictions on the numbers of hikers on the trail, the limit is 500 per day. To avoid disappointment please check with us some 6 – months before.
Most of our Inca trail hikers request a hotel accommodation on the fourth day after hiking the Inca Trail for a U$80 per person.
We charge rental of $48, for a mummy-style, insulated sleeping bags, with inner sheet liners. After each trek we launder the liners. If you want to avail of a rental sleeping bag let us know in advance and before we depart. If you are tall (above 6 feet) you need to book an extra-long bag.
If traveling alone you have the option of sharing a tent, we will pair you with another trekker of the same sex and you will not be charged. If you want a tent to yourself, the surcharge is US$98.
Departures are fully flexible. Our minimum number of participants per group are 2 and maximum 16
Note: If you can’t make a group tour, we can book the Inca Trail trek for you on any date or day, if permits are available. Please contact us for prices and details. We will be happy to help you.
2018: $1110 per person
Optional single tent $98
Optional winter-weight sleeping bag rental $48
Internal Air Lima/Cuzco/Lima $300 – $375 (rate depends on the rate at the time of booking)
Hotels in Lima or Cuzco are priced at $70 per night for a double, and $60 for a single, this includes taxes and breakfast. There are many hotel options available. We can book you into a hotel. Please contact our Trip Consultant at Andean Treks to learn more about our options and how we can help you to have an experience of a lifetime.
Rates can vary.
*INSURANCE: It is highly recommended that you obtain comprehensive Travel Insurance, including Medical Problems, and cover for baggage loss or damage.
Our guides speak good English and are friendly and very informative. Our cooks are experts and can provide you with local dishes that are the same quality as those in hotels. Porters carry everything for you and this means that you can enjoy your trek and enjoy the spectacular views. Our porters are famous, and they are known as the ´Green Machine´ on the Inca Trail. All out staff work as a team so that your experience on the trail is one that you will never forget.