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Inca Trail Trek Experience 9D/8N (Lima to Lima)

A spectacularly rich experience in the Andean Mountains awaits you! Travel from Lima to Cuzco and prepare to immerse yourself in the Inca culture as you hike 43 kilometres through the heart of the beautiful Andes, to the Inca Capital of Machu Picchu. Afterwards, you’ll fly back to Lima where you started your journey.

Tour Highlights

  • Fly from Lima to Cuzco with time to acclimatize, and back
  • Enjoy trekking the original Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
  • Experience hidden archaeological sites in the Andes
  • Learn about Inca history in Machu Picchu with a guide
Price from

$1,519.00

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Tour Information

Inclusions:

  • 8N in budget accommodation and camps
  • Transport as per itinerary
  • 7 Breakfast(s), 3 Lunch(es), 3 Dinner(s),
  • Trek to Machu Picchu
  • Professional guide on trek and Machu Picchu tour
  • Entrance fees and support during trek

Departures:

Every Tuesday

Itinerary

Day 1: Lima, Peru

Today, we’ll pick you up from Lima airport to transfer you to your hotel. Settle in and explore this exciting city for the rest of the day.

Day 2: Lima - Cusco, Peru

After a free morning, we’ll transfer you to the airport to take your flight to Cusco. Settle in and explore the fascinating streets of this former capital of the Incan Empire.

Day 3: Cusco, Peru

Enjoy a free day in Cusco to explore the city on your own. In the afternoon, there’s a mandatory briefing for your upcoming trek where you’ll get detailed information to get you prepared!

Day 4: Cusco - Wayllabamba Camp, Peru

We’ll pick you up early and transfer you to Ollantaytambo where you can grab breakfast. Then you’ll start the Inca Trail trek, trekking for 10km before you reaching Wayllabamba camp (2,980m).

Day 5: Wayllabamba Camp - Pacaymayo Camp, Peru

Today is the most challenging day along the trail, with a vertical hike of 6 km (approx. 5 hours) to reach Dead Woman’s Pass, enjoying views of nearby snow-capped mountain peaks and roaring waterfalls. Tonight you’ll stay in Pacaymayo Camp (3,600m) to enjoy the scenery.

Day 6: Pacaymayo Camp - Wiñayhuayna Camp, Peru

Visit the Pacaymayo archaeological site then continue to Runquracay Pass (3,950m). Visit 2 more archaeological sites called Sayacmarca and Phuyupatamarca. You’ll then reach Wiñayhuayna High Jungle camp (2,650m) for the night.

Day 7: Wiñayhuayna Camp - Cusco, Peru

Today, you’ll hike up to the Sun Gate to catch the first glimpses of light over the breathtaking ruins of Machu Picchu. You’ll then take a 2-hour guided tour of Machu Picchu then begin your journey back to Cusco.

Day 8: Cusco - Lima, Peru

Ourdriver will pick you up at the hotel’s foyer and will transfer you to the airport to catch your flight back to Lima. You’ll then be transferred to your Lima hotel.

Day 9: Lima, Peru

At the appropriate time, our driver will pick you up at the hotel’s foyer and will transfer you to the airport to catch your flight home. Safe travels onwards!