Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4 days

Inca Trail 4 Day

Hike the Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu with an authentic, tour expert. Along the way, you'll traverse through high mountain passes, lush cloud forests, and ancient Inca sites before entering Machu Picchu via the Sungate

  • Take in the breathtaking scenery as you admire Machu Picchu from the Sungate.
  • Learn what it means to be a TreKero by exploring the Inca Trail.
  • Return in the Panoramic Trains
Full Itinerary
Day 1: Cusco—Km 82—Llactapata—Ayapata—"The Training Day"

You will be picked up from your accommodation in Cusco at 4:30 a.m. and drive to Km 82 to begin one of the world's most stunning hikes. The first day is a relatively easy 6-hour hike to the first campsite, which will let you acclimate to the altitude. Along the route, there are breathtaking vistas of old Inca ruins like as Llactapata, snow-capped mountains, flowing stream rivers, and local vegetation and animals such as the torrent duck. The first campsite is located at Ayapata (3300m / 10829ft)

  • Hiking distance: 14 km (or 8.7 miles).
  • 3300 meters is the highest point.
  • Considered: Moderate
  • Meals: B, L, & D
Day 2: Ayapata - Dead Women’s Pass - Chaquicocha "The Challenge"

After a well-deserved breakfast, begin the 4-hour ascent to Dead Woman's Pass (4200m/13779ft), also known as Warmiwauska Pass, the highest point on the Inca Trail. Upon arrival to the top, you will take some time to emnjoy the amazing vistas. After Lunch, conquer the second mountain pass, Runkurakay pass (3956 m/129 feet). Throughout the day, you will get spectacular views of the Vilcanota and Vilcabamba mountain ranges, see the Inca ruins of Runcuraccay and Sayacmarca, and observe a great variety of indigenous flora and animals. Chaquicocha is the second campground (3600m, or 11,800ft). ideal locations for stargazing

  • Highest altitude: 4200m / 13779ft
  • Considered: Challenging
  • Meals: B, L, & D
Day 3: Chaquicocha - Intipata - Wiñaywayna

Prepare for the most magnificent a relaxing half-day hike along the iconic Inca Trail by awakening in your tent with a freshly prepared cup of coffee. The day begins with an easy hike through the cloud forest to the foggy Inca ruins of Phuyupatamarca (3,650 meters/11,976 feet). From this viewpoint, one can see the Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu Mountains. Explore Phuyupatamarca, Intipata, and Winaywayna sites. The last campsite is Winaywayna (2680m), which is about two hours from Machu Picchu.

  • The highest point is 3,650 meters/11,972 feet.
  • Considered: Moderate
  • Meals: B, L, & D
Day 4: Visit Machu Picchu

The most important day of the classic Inca Trail, wakeup early, say goodbye to the porters, and hike 1 hour to the Sungate to see Machu Picchu. The  sunrise is spectacular on a clear day. Your tour guide will show you Machu Picchu's stone palaces and temples and explain the Incas' history upon arrival.  Afternoon Panoramic train to Ollantaytambo, following bus to Cusco, the arrival time is around 7:30pm.

  • Hiking time: 2 hours.
  • Considered: Easy
  • Meals: Breakfast

What´s Included:

Exclusive professional tour guide

Modern transport with air conditioning

Not Included:

meals, water


Important information:

departure every day.

can be changed to a morning tour with a minimum of 2 participants

Tours in average group of 6 people

take passport

Rain clothes

Warm clothes


Water, snacks

Extra cash for souvenirs.


Additional hike after the guided tour in Machu Picchu:

Tips for porters, chefs, guides

Tips for porters, chefs, guides


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Travel Info
Travel Info