Early in the morning, we will pick you up at the hotel to drive you the trail head Tambo Machay Inca site, where we will have our breakfast made by our cook. After a good breakfast, we will begin our adventure following a slightly uphill to the lookout point, from where we will see the amazing landscape and valleys. After a brief break, we will continue surrounding the mountains getting into a particular valley, where will see lots of llamas and alpacas wandering around. From the beginning, it will take about 3.5 hours to reach our lunch place at 4,100m /13,450ft. After lunch and small siesta, we will continue uphill to another lookout point, from where we will see small lagoons, lake birds and llamas around it, further away we will perceive the highest point of our trek, Huchuy Qosqo pass at 4,550m/14,927ft. After a while and taking pictures, we will head downhill for 1.5 hours to Puma Marca Inca site, where we will spend the night in a small Andean community.
Along the way we will appreciate stunning views throughout the journey on an overwhelming grassland, mountain lagoons, lots of lake birds such as Andean Geese, Partridges, and Lapwings as well as a variety of migrating birds, depending on the season.
Meals: Snack, breakfast, lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Camping outdoors by Viajes LA
estimated walking time: 6 to 7 hours
Walkign distance: 16km/9.9Miles
After a delicious breakfast, we leave Puma Marca campsite to continue our journey, first we will reach a small cannon, which we will pass through wooden bridges attached to the steep mountains, suddenly we access to a clear with Incan terraces by the water stream, further down we will have the most spectacular views of the Urubamba Valley, mountains, small communities spread out in the valley; at the distance Huchuy Qosqo Inca site, where we will stop to explore with our tour guide. After a brief background information and tour in the site, we will head downhill the to La May village in the valley, where our cook and porters will be waiting to get our last lunch ready. After lunch, we will take our private transportation to Ollantaytambo, where we will board the train to Aguas Calientes town, where we will spend the night in a 3-star hotel room.
The last supper will be at a restaurant, where your guide will give you some instructions before visiting Machu Picchu
Meals: Snack, breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation: 3 star hotel in Aguas Calintes
Estimated walking time: About 3 hours to La May town
Walking distance: 9km/5.5Miles
Early in the morning after a good breakfast at the hotel, you and the guide will catch the bus up to Machu Picchu. For today make sure you are carrying your passport the one you have booked the tour with, you will show them at the entrance, once in the citadel, your guide will give you a background information about Machupicchu, then he will take you to explore the important enclosures and sectors in the citadel. After 2 hours guided tour, you will have plenty of time for further exploration on your own.
Note: If you purchased the admission tickets to climb Wayna Picchu Mt or Machu Picchu Mt, your guide will give you some instructions to know where and when you should leave, it could take 1.5 to 2 hours back and forth for Wayna Picchu and 3 hours for Machu Picchu mountain.
The guide will meet you at Aguas Calientes town for lunch. Afterward, we take the two hours train to Ollantaytambo from where we will be driven 2 hours back to Cusco.
Meals: Breakfast at the hotel
Accomodation: back to your Hotel in Cusco
Estimated walking time: Exploring Machu Picchu
Walking distance: km
Difficulty: Super easy