The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is part of a system of more than 45,000 kilometers of roads that made up the vast network of Tahuantinsuyo, from southern Colombia to central Chile passing through Quito, Ecuador; Cajamarca, Huánuco, Jauja, Huamanga and Cusco in Peru; La Paz and Cochabamba in Bolivia to Salta and Tucuman in Argentina. These pathways running mostly along the coast and the mountains and in some cases reached the Amazon rainforest such as the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.
The landscapes change throughout the trek. Without doubt The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is one of the most popular trekking routes in the South America; making this trek you will have an unforgettable experience, because you will see almost all the most important Peruvian mountain range in few days, many lakes and rivers; feel near to the mountains when you have crossed dead woman pass at 4,200m, see the Andean vegetation and its fauna in special the birds and hummingbirds.
Day 1: Ayapata camp
Early pick up from your hotel and head to the starting point at Pisqhakucho or km 82; then, we’ll trek for 6-7 hours. Today, we cover a distance of 14 km.
Day 2: Dead woma’s pass
We’ll start the trek at 07:00 a.m. Head toward the Dead Woman’s Pass (4,200 masl) and decent to Pacaymayu Valley for lunch. In the afternoon, we’ll cross over the second pass (4,000 masl).
Day 3: Winaywayna camp
Have a day trek through the cloud forest and visiting the Inca ruins along the trail.
Day 4: Machu Picchu
Two-hour trek very early to see the sunrise at Machu Picchu. Full-day can be dedicated to explore the stunning Machu Picchu; in the afternoon, we will take the train to return to Cusco.