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This option path to the classic Inca Trail needs you on a trip through amazing surroundings decorated with gorgeous flora and fauna endemic of the unique area. The trek involves crossing valleys and scaling mountians before arriving to Machu Picchu, the lost city of Incas.
- Altitude: 1950 – 4600m. / 6398 – 15092 f.
- Departure Dates: Everyday during 2016
- Tall Season: April – November
- Length: 5 times / 4 nights
- Standard Of Difficulty: Moderate – Difficult
- Seeing: Cuzco – Mollepata – Salkantay – Santa Teresa – Machupicchu – Cusco
first Day: Cusco – Mollepata (Marcoccasa) – Soraypampa (L, D)
At 5:30am our team leaves Cusco, moving the village of Mollepata (3000m/9843ft) before going towards Marcoccasa (3400m/11154ft). In Marcoccasa, we're going to meet the horsemen additionally the remainder of our group to begin the trek. Our trip begins hiking through an outstanding valley enclosed by amazing snow-capped mountains eg Humantay (5217m/17116ft) and Salkantay (6264m/20551ft). Our campsite will likely be within scenic Soraypampa (3700m/12139ft).
- Climate: cool
- Transport time: 4 hours
- Hiking time: 6 hours
2nd Day: Sorayapampa – Salkantay pass – Challway (B, L, D)
After an earlier break fast, our 2nd day should be hiking towards Salkantay Pass (4600m/15092ft). This challenging hike provides an excellent view associated with looming, snow-capped Salkantay (6264m/2055ft). We're going to continue on to descend, which will present time and energy to benefit from the progressively diverse and various vegetation in this lush environment. Our camp will likely to be in Challway (3000m/9842ft), into the comfortingly warm exotic forest climate, amidst wealthy greenery, and an abundance of mosquitoes as organization – make sure to keep in mind defense!
3rd Day: Challway – Wiñaypoco – Los Angeles Playa (B, L, D)
The next day about this alternative Inca trail showcases the region’s gorgeous flora and sprawling plantations. We'll descend to a dense forest to enjoy its great diversity of orchids, bromelains, as well as other other colorful unique flowers. From here will will stay onto view expansive coffee, cacao and fresh fruit plantations with this fertile, secluded land. Your trek will travel through the villages of Wiñaypoco (2650m/8694ft) and Los Angeles Playa (2100m/6890ft) where you may have the chance to satisfy regional households. Our camping site is in the cozy village of Los Angeles Playa.
- Climate: Warm through the day with bugs
- Note: In the event the team would like, you're able to change the schedule so that you can visit the hot springs in Santa Teresa (1830m/6004ft) today.
4th Day: Los Angeles Playa – Llactapata – Aguas Calientes Town (B, L)
Our somewhat uphill morning trek leads united states to your archeological web site of Llactapata (2650m/8694ft), which can be located within a diverse woodland of greenery and colorful flora. Using this website we a fantastic view associated with the remote hill of Machu Picchu. After ingesting this breathtaking view, our path will stay down seriously to the hydroelectric station (1950m/6398ft) where train to Aguas Calientes stops. Right here you're going to have to alternative of using the train (additional repayment) or continuing to go aided by the group to Aguas Calientes (2050m/6726ft), in which we will spend the night within the resort.
- Climate: Warm with some bugs
5th Day: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco (B)
We will keep your resort at 5:30am, after break fast and visit the famed destination of Machu Picchu (2400m/7874ft) by tourist coach to reach within website around 6:00am. You'll get an informative led trip across the archeological website, including information about the life and culture of the Inas, and also the need for the particular frameworks you will notice. After your trip, you'll have spare time to explore the ruins yourself, in addition to hike Wayna Picchu (2750m/9022ft) where you gets the most effective view of Machu Picchu while the surrounding areas. We're going to keep Aguas Calientes regarding mid-day train train. While looking forward to the train you'll have meal at one of the numerous great restaurants in Aguas Calientes, or look at the hot springs in the city to ease your hurting human anatomy from your own trek.
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HOW LONG IS THE TREK?
5 times, 50 KM
WHAT WEBSITES ARE VISITED?
Marcoccasa, Soraypampa, Limatambo, Salkantay Pass, Santa Teresa, Challway, Wiñaypoco, La Playa, Llactapata, Sahuayaco Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu
10 (Standard) – 20 (backpacker) folks
- 3 evenings Camping (fundamental facilities included, except sleeping bag)
- 1 evening resort in Aguas Calientes
Inca Trail 5 times Elevation
Just what must you bring?
Backpack with rainfall shelter, resting right back, clothes for hot and cold environment like a waterproof jacket, rain pants and lightweight jeans, trekking shoes, slippers or sandals (for baths and hot springs), woolen or synthetic clothes, a sweater, long- and short-sleeved polo/t-shirts, a rain poncho, a cap, swimwear (the hot springs in Aguas Calientes), sunscreen, insect repellent, disinfecting alcohol and serum, water container and sterilizing pills, toiletries and rest room paper, digital camera (covered with synthetic bag), a flash light and battery packs, some treats like chocolate pubs and dry fruit, original passport, original ISIC student card and additional profit soles.