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The Inca Trail in Comfort
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Dreamed of hiking the Inca Trail, but wish the experience weren't so rustic? Now it's not! This eight-day Inca Trail hike is the perfect answer for those looking for a few additional upgrades along the way. With a slower pace, more comfortable sleeping arrangements throughout, and a hotel stay on the final evening of the trek, there's never been a better, more comfortable way to follow in the steps of the Incas and discover your own personal triumph while doing so. Boot up for this hike and rest easy.

Latin America
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • For lovers of: Trekking, Hiking, History, Local Culture & Cuisine
  • Physical rating: Demanding
  • Accommodation standard:   Moderate%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Tour code: 155000
  • Starts: Cusco, Peru
  • Finishes: Cusco, Peru
You will Visit
  • Cusco
  • Cusco

Itinerary

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Day 1: Cusco

Arrive at any time.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

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Day 2: Cusco/Urubamba (1B, 1L)

Travel through the stunning Sacred Valley of the Incas, visiting a G Adventures-supported women's weaving co-op. Meet the women and learn about traditional weaving and dyeing. Opt to pick up some handmade souvenirs and textiles directly from the women who made them.

Take a guided tour of the impressive Pisac ruins, the colourful artisan market (on market days only), and the small indigenous village of Huchuy Qosco. Have lunch at the G Adventures-supported Parwa community restaurant. Learn about the G Adventures for Good project and eat a delicious buffet-style lunch. Proceeds of this meal go directly back to the remote community.

Continue on to the town of Ollantaytambo. Take a guided tour of the large ruin site adjacent to the town. Ollantaytambo is the first taste of what lies ahead in Machu Picchu.

Included Activities:
Ccaccaccollo Community and Women's Weaving Co-op visit
Pisac Ruins Guided Tour
Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley
Ollantaytambo Ruins Guided Tour

Transport:
Make stops along the way as you pass through this gorgeous valley – the elevation descends the whole way.
Private Vehicle (95km)

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Day 3: Ollantaytambo/Wayllabamba Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)

Trek through beautiful scenery, with a variety of flora that changes with the seasons, passing several smaller ruin sites like Llactapata.

Additional Notes:
A crew of local porters, cooks, and guides will take care of all the details for the duration of the hike. Porters carry the majority of the gear so you'll only need to carry a small daypack with water, rain gear, snacks, a camera, etc.

Included Activities:
Inca Trail Hike

Transport:
Private Vehicle (0.75 hour(s))

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Day 4: Wayllabamba Camp/Paqaymayo Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)

Start early to climb the long steep path to Warmiwañusca, better known as Dead Woman's Pass. This is the highest point of the trek at 4,198m (13,769 ft). Most hikers reach camp by early afternoon, with ample time to rest and relax.

Included Activities:
Inca Trail Hike

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Day 5: Paqaymayo Camp/Phuyupatamarca (1B, 1L, 1D)

Cross two more passes and ruins along the way. The first pass is Runquraqay at 3,950m (13,113 ft) where, on a clear day, hikers can catch a glimpse of the snow-capped Cordillera Vilcabamba. Hike through cloud forest on the gentle climb to the second pass of the day, walking through original Incan constructions. The highest point of the pass is 3,700m (12,136 ft). On a clear day, enjoy the spectacular views of the Urubamba Valley.
At 3,650m (11,972 ft), reach the ruins of Phuyupatamarca, the "Town Above the Clouds." Camp here or go 1.5 hrs further along, near the Wiñay Wayna ruins (Forever Young) located at 2,650m (8,694 ft).

Included Activities:
Inca Trail Hike

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Day 6: Phuyupatamarca/Aguas Calientes (1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy a leisurely morning at camp before visiting Machu Picchu in the afternoon. After head down to Aguas Calientes for a relaxing overnight.

Included Activities:
Inca Trail Hike

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Day 7: Aguas Calientes/Cusco (1B)

From Aguas Calientes, take the bus to Machu Picchu early the next morning for a guided tour of Machu Picchu.

After the tour, there will be free time to explore on your own or to visit the Inca Bridge nearby (about a 15 minute walk each way). Catch the bus down to Aguas Calientes and take the train back to Cusco.

Included Activities:
Machu Picchu Guided Tour

Transport:
Local bus (0.25 hour(s))
Local bus (0.25 hour(s))
Train (3.25 hour(s), 118km)

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Day 8: Cusco (1B)

Depart at any time.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Sacred Valley and Ollantaytambo ruins guided tour with visit to a G Adventures-supported women's weaving project (full-day)
    • Lunch at the G Adventures-supported Sacred Valley Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosco, an indigenous village
    • Inca Trail guided hike with cooks and porters (4 days)
    • Included sleeping bag, mattress and amenities kit for Inca Trail trek
    • 3 person tent for 2 people
    • G Adventures-supported handmade biodegradable soap products for use on the Inca Trail
    • 2 entrances to Machu Picchu
    • A guided tour of Machu Picchu
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hotel (4 nts), camping (3 nts)
    • 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
    Transport
    • Train, van, hiking
    Group Leader
    • G Representatives in Cusco, specialist Inca Trail CEO on hike
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Tour Highlights:
  • Explore ruins and haggle at local markets in the Sacred Valley
  • Conquer the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
  • Trek in comfort along the ancient trekking route
  • Learn ancient traditions at the G Adventures-supported Women's Weaving Co-op