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 Peru Tours >> Cuzco Tours >> Following the Trail of the Incas
Inca Trail Tours - Cusco, Peru
Tour: Following the Trail of the Incas
(7 Days / 6 nigths)
Day 01 Cuzco
Arrival in Cuzco, reception and transfer to your hotel. Morning free to adjust to the altitude.
After lunch on your own, we’ll enjoy a guided tour of the nearby Inca ruins including Kenko, the ceremonial bath of Tambomachay and the amazing Sacsayhuaman, a huge fortress of massive stones. We will also take a tour of the city including the Koricancha, temple of the Sun, a nice example of the Inca architecture, the Main Plaza, the Cathedral and much more. Return to your hotel.
Day 02 Cuzco
Free day in Cuzco to explore the city on own or take a Full day tour, including visits to the colorful Pisac Indian Market and the Ollantaytambo Fortress. PLEASE NOTE THE MARKET ONLY TAKES PLACE ON TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS AND SUNDAYS. (B)

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Day 03 Cuzco / Piskacucho / Yuncachimpa
We will depart from Cuzco and drive to Urubamba where we have a brief stop, then on to Chillca to start the trek. We will have lunch in Miskay with a half-hour rest, after which we start our trek to the first campsite. Along the way we will visit the extensive Llactapata ruins, a testament to the engineering capabilities of the Incas, (B,L,D)
Day 04 Yuncachimpa / Warmiwañusca / Runcuracay
Enjoy an early breakfast and start trekking to the highest point of the Inca Trail, where we can see different ecological zones and climatic differences. We will experience the sun and wind of the high Andes as we hike in anticipation to the top. We cross the Warmiwañusca pass at 4200 meters above sea level (13,776’). After lunch, we descend into the valley on to the campsite at Pacaymayo and enjoy dinner and a well-deserved rest. (B,L,D)

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Day 05 Runcuracay / Chaq'icocha / Wiñay Wayna
Walk approximately 45 minutes up to reach the second pass at 3850 meters above sea level (12,628’), and visit Runcuracay, small circular ruins overlooking the Pacaymayo Valley below. We descend and proceed to the Sayacmarca archaeological site, reached by a stone staircase and surrounded on three sides by sheer cliff walls. With commanding views of surrounding snow-capped peaks, we make our way through an orchid and moss-draped cloud forest to the third pass and arrive at the impressive ruins of Phuyupatamarca (town in the clouds), passing by six Inca ritual baths and through an Inca tunnel. After lunch we head to Wiñay Wayna where we will spend our last night. (B,L,D)

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Day 06 Wiñay Wayna / Machu Picchu / Cuzco
After an early breakfast, we start on the final leg of the trek to Machu Picchu. We will arrive at Inti Punku, from which we will see the Machu Picchu citadel appear before our eyes. After a short hike down to Machu Picchu, we sign in and start on our 3 hour guided visit of the fascinating ruins complex, with its intricately carved steps, altars, walls, houses, portals and terraces. After experiencing the ruins in all their glory, we take the bus down to Aguas Calientes where we will have some free time before we board the return train to Cuzco, transfer to Hotel. Accomodation. (B, L)
Day 07 Cuzco
This morning we transfer to the airport for your domestic flight. (B)

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