We departure from Cusco by bus and travel to Ollantaytambo where you can buy the last minute stuffs, then we move on Km. 82, the starting point of the this amazing trek, and begin the hike through the mountains, appreciating agricultural terraces, valleys, the flora and fauna of the region, reaching the first camp of Wayllabamba, accommodation in tents, we are going to have dinner here.
After breakfast, we continue our hike to the highest point of our route called Warmihuañuska (the Dead Women’s pass) at 4200 m or 13780ft above the sea level, observing different ecological zones and microclimates, beautiful views of its mountains, descending to 3600 masl, to the second camp called Pacaimayo. We are going to have a delicious dinner and a well-deserved rest in tents.
After breakfast, we will continue our journey, along the way you can see small archaeological groups such as Runrukay, Sayacmarca, and Phuyupatamarca, descending to our third camp located at the forest called Wiñayhuayna at 2 660 masl. This will be our last night on the Inca Trail.
After an early breakfast around 05.00 hrs. We continue the walk to enjoy the sunrise at Inti Punku or “Sun-gate”, the privileged entrance to the citadel of Machu Picchu. We will have the guided tour for around 2 hours; Machu Picchu is preserved in its integrity for not having been discovered yet for the Spanish conquerors. At opportune hour we descend towards the station of Aguas Calientes to catch the train that take us to Ollantaytambo and then we have the bus to Cusco. Transfer to the hotel.