There are other methods of trekking to machupicchu. One is an extended hike...
This route is one of the adventures becoming very famous, it is unknown for many people this trek is going around of Andes, and it is a remarkable trail that remains off the beaten path. The trek is bordering between two spectacular mountains, Salcantay Mountain over (6200m/20341ft), Veronica Mountain over (5800m/19028ft), and passing next Huayanay Mountain over (5750m/18864ft).
This route is perfect for cultural and natural lovers, along the way our costumers will see waterfall, lake, snowcapped, mountains, rivers, and local communities, as well as llamas, alpacas, archaeological sites. If you choose this option you’ll pass incredible experience of a lifetime.
Machulas journey will be proud to take and show you this wonderful route with purpose to involving the new routes, don’t thing anymore, join us we are ready for organize your journey.
We pick you up from your hotel at 5:00 am and start our travel for 1 and half hours until we reach our starting point called Soqma (3200m/10500ft). Here we will have our first healthy and energetic breakfast, we will also meet our master chef and horsemen who will accompany and help us on our journey.
After a two hours walk we will reach a waterfall called Perolniyoc. At this place we will take a break in order to take pictures and have a snack. Then we continue hiking for about 45 minutes until we arrive at Qorimarka where we will have our first organic buffet lunch. After lunch and a short 20 minutes’ rest to digest the food we will continue hiking for 1 more hours and then set up our campsite in Rayanniyoc (3700m/12136ft). In the afternoon we can enjoy the wilderness and the beautiful landscape surrounding us and then having a delicious dinner in the evening hours.
Today we have to get up at 5:30am, starting the day with a cup of coca tea in our tents. After a big breakfast at 6:00am we start with a 4 hours climb all the way up the mountain until we reach the pass of Cuychicassa (4450m/14599ft). This is the perfect point to take a break and enjoy the astonishing landscapes surrounding us. From here we can observe the Vilcanota mountain range and its mountains Veronica, Pumahuanca, Chicon, and others, as well as the sacred valley of the Incas and the valley of Chancachuco. We keep on hiking downwards for 1 hour until we reach our lunch spot, where our master chef will wait for us with an organic buffet lunch. After a refreshing siesta we will continue our journey descending a narrow path while enjoying the beautiful views of Mount Veronica (5800m/19028ft). After approximately 4 hours we will reach a small community called Ancascocha (3700m/12139ft), this community will be our campsite for tonight.
Today we will set off with a positive mind because this day is the highlight of our little adventure. Starting our journey with a cup of coca tea in your tents, we’ll enjoy our breakfast in order to get good energy. Then we start our 4 hours hike all the way up to the pass of Huayanay (4650m/15298ft). This is also the highest point of the Ancascocha trek. On the way up we follow an original stone paved Inca trail and we will also see a beautiful waterfall that leads into the Ancascocha lagoon. After 45 minutes walking we will arrive to a beautiful Inca site called Incaracay, where our professional tour guide will explain us all about it. Here we will enjoy our organic buffet lunch made it by our master chef. From this point on we will decent for 3 and a half hours until we reach our campsite. Along the way we pass beautiful sceneries and the classic Inca trail to Machupicchu appears in a distance. Also we will pass small communities such as Qhesqha and Muyumuyu. Once up on arrival at the campsite, our master chef will be waiting for us with a delicious dinner.
Today we will get up at 5:30am with a cup of coca tea in our tents and then we have an energy loaded healthy breakfast. Our today’s hike will go gradually down. After 2 hours we will arrive at the Inca site of Paucarcancha, where our tour guide will give us cool information about this site. 25 minute farther down we will pass the village of Huayllabamba. This community is the first official campsite for the hikers who are doing the classical Inca trail. After 3 more hours we will reach Kilometer 82, on the way down we will have amazing views and pass some local communities as well as the archaeological site of Patallqa. Of course, our tour guide will provide you with information about this site. Then we continue our hike until we reach our lunch spot named Misjhay. Once we have enjoyed an organic buffet lunch, we continue our hike for 45 more minutes to Kilometer 82. Here we say goodbye to our horsemen and to our master chef, because at this point they will finish their work. Then we will be taken by our private van to Ollantaytambo train station in order to catch up the train to Aguas Calientes. On arrival we will walk to our hotel and finally, the next day we will visit the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu.
Today is a very important day for every one of us. You will be picked up by our tour guide at around 5:00 am and taken by the first bus up to Machu Picchu to enjoy the sunrise above the Inca citadel. But first you will have breakfast at your hotel and then walk to the bus station, the first bus leaves at 5:30am and takes 25 minutes until the main control, where you will have to shown your original passport and entrance ticket. First we will visit the official place for the classic post card pictures of Machu Picchu. After this we will start our 2 hours guided tour, where you will be taken to the important places, such as temples, palaces, plazas, water aqueducts, etc. After the guided tour you will have free time to explore Machu Picchu by yourself.
If you have a ticket to climb either Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu mountain you will do that after the guided tour. In the afternoon we will return to Aguas Calientes to take the train back to Ollantaytambo, from where we will be carry on by bus back to Cusco
$750 per person.
Groups of 3-4 $730 per person.
Groups of 5-6 or more $700 per person.
$850 per person.
Groups of 3-4 $830 per person.
Groups of 5-6 or more $800 per person.