Day 1: Cusco - Km-104 Chachabamba - Wiñay Huayna - Machu Picchu:
We will pick you up from your hotel at 06:30 am. Transfer you to the train station, and then we will take the train to go to km.104 of the rail road to Machu Picchu. Arriving to the km.104 we will get off of the train and star the hiking. We will cross the hanging bridge over the Urubamba river and passed the archaeological complex of Chachabamba, then we will ascend to another magnificence archaeological complex called Wiñay Wayna (2.700 m.a.s.l.) which is located between the impressive mountains which dominates the valley where the Urubamba river flows. In the passage we will enjoy the characteristic vegetation of the rainforest, arriving at Wiñay Wayna we will have lunch there, after the lunch the tour guide will explain you about the archeological complex of Wiñay Wayna, after explanation we will continue our hiking in the middle of the dense vegetation against toward "The sun gate" or "Inti Punku". Where you will be stunned by the impressive panoramic view over Machu Picchu village (2.475 m.a.s.l.) this and the view over the surrounding mountains will be our best compensation. Then we are going to descend to Machu Picchu Complex, and take the bus to down to Aguas Calientes town. There we will have dinner and then sleep at the hotel. Meals: Snack, lunch, and dinner.
Total distance: 12 km (7.50 miles)
Estimated walking time: 6-7 hours
Maximum altitude point: 2,700 M (8,229 ft)
Aguas calientes (hotel): 1,800 M (5,486 ft)
Day 2: Aguas Calientes- Machu Picchu-Cusco:
We will take the first bus (5:30 am) to go toward the archeological complex of Machu Picchu, where the guide will explain you about the archeological complex of Machu Picchu, after the guided tour, your tour guide will give you a free time in order to explore all the citadel by yourself. After visit we will again take the bus to descend to Aguas Calientes town. And we will take a tourist train to back to Cusco (5:00 pm) The train takes 4 hours and half until Cusco city. And someone will wait for you and transfer you to your hotel.
Total distance: 30 minutes
Estimated walking time: 2-3 hours for visit Machupicchu
Maximum altitude point: 2,475 M (7,543 ft)
Aguas calientes (hotel): 2,475M (7,543 ft)
END OF THE SERVICES
- Pick up from airport to hotel
- Briefing one day before
- Private bus from hotel to the start of the trek (Km-104)
- Entrance tickets to Inca trail
- Entrance tickets to Machupicchu
- English speaking Guide (guide assistant for groups of more than 8 people)
- Service of cook
- Porters for carry the tents and food
- Camping Equipment (tenst, mattresses, tables and seats, cooking tent, and eating tent)
- Two persons per tent
- Excellent meals, 3 breakfast, 4 snacks, 3 lunches, 3 tea breaks and 3 dinners (vegetarian option)
- Tents of accommodation for the porters and cooks
- First aid kit and oxygen balloon
- Bus from Machupicchu ruins down to Aguas Calientes
- Tourist train ticket, train expedition from Aguas Calientes to Cusco or Ollantaytambo
- Pick up from train station to hotel after of the inca trail
- Transfer from hotel to airport or bus station
STUDENT DISCOUNT: Note: To apply to this discount It is necessary to send us your scan copy ISIC (International Student Identity Card) with your other information. Without this copy we will not be able to make the discount..
NOT INCLUDED IN THE FEE:
International and domestic airfares, airport departure taxes or visa fees, excess baggage charges, additional nights during the trip due to flight cancellations, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages or bottled water, snacks, insurance of any kind, laundry, phone calls, radio calls or messages, reconfirmation of international flights and items of personal nature.
The Hiram Bingham:
is the most luxurious way to journey between Cusco and Machu Picchu. For many visitors a trip to Machu Picchu is a once in a lifetime experience, and the Hiram Bingham assures a magical journey, never to be forgotten.
The carriages are painted a distinctive blue and gold and the interiors are luxurious, warm and inviting with elegant decoration in the style of the 1920's Pullman trains.
Each of the carriages has been furnished in polished wood and brass with large chairs and plenty of space to stretch out. As you board, the tables are exquisitely laid, ready for your meal, with gleaming crystal and polished cutlery.
On board you will be served by a team of dedicated waiters who will attend to your every need and make sure your journey is as comfortable and luxurious as you imagined.
connect your senses through a sophisticated and sensory travel experience; is the ideal train for those who want to be in contact with the environment and appreciate the wonderful journey to Machu Picchu.
Surrounded entirely by glass and wagons with large panoramic windows offering incomparable scenic views and innumerous opportunities to capture amazing pictures, Vistadome travelers feel connected and part of the impressive landscape of Peru.
The Vistadome also has air conditioning and heating, leather seats that adjust the body to provide comfort and relaxation during the entire trip and has a different service, which allows the visitor to be immersed and feel the Andean culture through its landscapes, music, dance and even food carefully prepared with local ingredients.
is a travel experience with all the quality and benefits at a lower cost. Is a service designed for the traveler’s comfort, with four passenger seats located in front of each other, so you can share your experience, and for the faithful backpack that is always with you we offer racks placed above the seats. Also, this train has panoramic windows, air conditioning and heating, and Andean music that creates a cheerful atmosphere.