¿WHAT WE EXPECT?
Inca Trail to Amazon Tour 11 Days .
It ended in February and thus strong rainy season pass, allowing and access to adventurous travelers to some of our famous routes Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.
The most conventional and recommended for the average traveler, is the one that lasts four days and is divided into three camps by the classic Inca Trail and the reserve, which is not transferable, has to be made in good time because space is limited.
There are a wide range of rates depending on whether the group is private or shared, the number of people, the food, the return train, among other factors. In Machu Picchu town can visit the gardens of mandor and appreciate orchids, cock of the rock and take a refreshing bath in the hot springs in Aguas Calientes.
Very early we will take the bus with direction to the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, where they have a guided tour for about two hours, then we will have free time to appreciate so majestic and impressive Inca citadel Machu Picchu,
returning in the afternoon by bus Aguas Calientes “town of Machu Picchu” to board the train according to the schedule set by passengers traveling to the city of Cusco; and finally traveling to visit manu manu nature, has become one of the most visited as chullpas Ninamarca,
Paucartambo, the three crosses or called cloud forest is doing the only place where Sunrise is appreciated. to make it necessary to contact the authorized operators, who are responsible for all necessary for your trip to Peru logistics.
DETAILED TOUR ITINERARY:
Inca Trail to Amazon Tour 11 Days .
TOUR DAY 01: CUSCO – INCA TRAIL – HUAYLLABAMBA
We’ll pick you up from your accommodation at 6:00 am. Then we’ll leave from Cusco by bus, in this route we’ll see a beautiful landscape because we’ll pass for a high part of Cusco,
it will be 1 and 1/2 hours to arrive at the first stop Ollantaytambo, this place is located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, in this place, you’ll have free time as 10 or 15 minutes to buy something maybe you forgot or simply some snacks,
after we’ll continue our route to the km. 82 Piscacuchu where we will start our adventure, after showing all our permissions and passports entrance tickets on the first control of the Inca trail we will cross the bridge, and we’ll start walking by the riverbank,
One hour later we’ll start to ascend to a nice viewpoint where we’ll find the first Inca site, this will be Llaqtapata, after the information of our guide we’ll continue walking to Wayllabamba our first camping site where we’ll rest this first day.
Walking Distance: 12 km (6.83 Miles) – 5 Hours.
Height at the start of the hiking: 2720 MSNM. (90945 PSNM)
Max. Altitude: 3000 MNSM (9843 PSNM)
Meals provided: Lunch and Dinner.
Accommodation: Tents (4-season tent).
TOUR DAY 02 : INCA TRAIL TO WAYLLABAMBA – WARMIHUAÑUSCA – PACAYMAYO
After breakfast, we’ll continue our route, this second day of our adventure, for many the most difficult day, because it will be as seven or eight hours walking where the first four hours will be all uphill,
in this part, we’ll find hundreds of steps mixed with typical flora, small trees, and bushes, before arriving at the highest point “the Warmiwañusca pass”, (4200 m.a.s.l), from this place we’ll find a beautiful landscape.
Here, you will have a tremendous feeling of achievement mixed with relief on reaching the top. After lunch, you will continue from this place you’ll see more marked the Inca Trail (the stoned route) to arrive in Pacaymayo where you will have dinner and rest this second night.
Walking Distance: 13 km (8.07 Miles) – 7 and 1/2 Hours.
Height at the start of the hiking: 3000 MSNM. (9843 PSNM)
Max. Altitude: 4200 MNSM (13779 PSNM)
Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Accommodation: Tents (4-season tent).
TOUR DAY 03 :
INCA TRAIL TO PACAYMAYO – WIÑAYHUYNA
This day we’ll find many Inca sites, we’ll remember the second day because the first part will be uphill (max. 2 hours), to arrive in the second pass of the trail at 3,850 m.a.s.l.
Going up we’ll find the archaeological site of Runkurakay from this place you’ll have a nice view of the Pacaymayu Valley,
crossing the second pass, we’ll continue walking down to the Inca site of Sayacmarka one of the biggest places of the route,
after hearing the guide’s information we’ll continue our trek always finding other small Inca sites on the way, we’ll pass by one tunnel, a natural formation that the Incas used because that is the only way to continue in the trail,
At half way, we’ll have lunch, and we’ll have time to rest, our final destination this day will be the camping site of Wiñaywayna where we’ll rest this third night, in the afternoon you can visit the Inca Site.
Walking Distance: 15 km (9.32 Miles) – 8 and 1/2 Hours.
Height at the start of the hiking: 3580 MSNM. (11745 PSNM)
Max. Altitude: 4000 MNSM (13123 PSNM)
Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Accommodation: Tents (4-season tent)
TOUR DAY 04 :
INCA TRAIL TO WIÑAYHUAYNA – INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU – RETURN TO CUSCO
After breakfast, we’ll have to start to walk very early to arrive in time for sunrise at Machu Picchu. After a one-hour walk through the forest towards the Inti Punku or the Sun Gate,
also known as the Entrance Gate to Machu Picchu, where you will have the most impressive panoramic view of the citadel.
Upon arrival at Machu Picchu, you will have a short free time to take the first pictures, then we will go down to the gate to leave all our stuff and use the restroom,
then we will have two hours guided tour around the citadel, visiting the main sites and temples, after this guiding tour you will have free time to walk around and explore Machu Picchu by your own,
then we’ll go down to Aguas Calientes town, this will be 50 minutes walking (you have the option to take a bus 25 minutes for US$ 12.00),
In Aguas Calientes you will have free time to have lunch, then In the afternoon we’ll take a train for one and a half hours to Ollantaytambo and there we will pick you up to bring you back by bus to Cusco.
Walking Distance: 5 km (3.11 Miles) – 2 Hours.
Height at the start of the hiking: 2680 MSNM. (8793 PSNM)
Max. Altitude: 2730 MNSM (8957 PSNM)
Meals provided: Breakfast.
Tour Day 05:
Cusco – Ninamarca – Cloud Forest to Paraiso Lodge Inn.
We leave Cusco early in the morning to start our adventurous trip! First, we are taken by private transport to the place called Ninamarca to observe pre-Incan “chullpas” (tombs) of the Lupaca’s culture.
Then, we continue to Paucartambo, a colonial town with narrow streets and beautiful church, where people still keep their old customs.Then, we ascend to the viewpoint Tres Cruces (3,900 masl) to observe one of the best sunrises of the world!
From there, we start descending to the Manu National Park, a place of presence of cock of the rock (a Peruvian national bird), hummingbirds, strikingly coloured quetzals, trogons, spotted flycatcher and woolly monkey.
From flora, we can view a variety of orchids, mosses, ferns, etc. Finally, we get to Pilcopata (700 masl) where we overnight in Tikari Lodge after enjoying dinner and shower.
Tour Day 06:
Paraiso Inn lodge to Boca Manu .
After breakfast, we get on our private vehicle to ride for one and half an hour to the main port of the Manu National Park – Atalaya (500 masl). There, we board a motorized boat to continue for about 7 hours navigating on the Madre de Dios River
. Along the river, we have a great opportunity to observe various species such as herons, vultures, kingfishers, turtles and some of 13 monkey species living in Manu! In the afternoon, we reach our next lodge situated in Boca
Manu where we spend the night.
Optional: A night walk in the amazon Manu Tour
Tour Day 07:
Boca Manu to Manu reserved Zone .
Today, we say good-bye to the Madre de Dios River to change for a navigation on the Manu River offering us other amazing views of a great variety of species living in and around it such as groups
of turtles, white caimans, capybaras, jaguar (Panthera onca) resting on a log and watching its territory. In the afternoon, we reach a next jungle lodge called Otorongo that offers us basic rooms with bathrooms.
Later on, our Tour Guide takes us to the Otorongo Lake where an observation tower is placed allowing us to watch giant otters living there. During that, the Guide teaches us functions and secrets of the jungle.
After that, we return to the lodge to have dinner and spend the night. Optional: A night walkm in our trips Manu Tour
Tour Day 08:
Exploring -Cocha salvador and Cocha Otorongo .
Today, we visit the Salvador Lake in our silent rowing boat that allows us observing a family of playful giant river otters, black caimans as well as many rare bird species including a prehistoric bird called shansho!
You can be sure that animals here in wild Amazon Manu have never suffered from hunting by people! In the afternoon, we return to our lodge near Otorongo Lake to have a rest and sleep. Optional: A night walk in the Manu Tour
Tour Day 09:
Manu Reserve to Pakitza .
In the morning, our group starts the travel on boat from Otorongo Lake towards Pakitza offering us to see more wildlife. In Pakitza, we follow some Amazon paths while watching other mammal’s species. In the afternoon, we return to our lodge to rest inthe Reserve center Manu Tour
TOURS DAY 10:
Manu Reserve to Rainforest lodge .
Today surely starts with a howler monkey scream that wake us up. After breakfast, we navigate on the Manu River to Boca Manu. We change there for the Madre de Dios River and continue navigating until reaching Rainforest Lodge, a place of our next overnight in wildlife Manu Tour
Tour Day 11:
Reurn Rainforest Lodge to Cusco .
We wake up very early today to go by boat to see a 10 minute far away parrot clay-lick! After that, we get back to the lodge where we are served breakfast adding us energy for our
last travel so that we board a motorized boat and start navigating towards the Atalaya Port. Our private vehicle awaits us there to take us back to Cusco. We arrive there approximately between 6 and 6:30 pm.
You need to be vaccinated against Yellow Fever as well as to bring some anti-malaria tablets with you!!
WHAT TOUR SERVICES:
Included in the Tour
Inca Trail To Machupicchu:
- Tourism Official Guide English / Spanish
- Assistant Guide ( when the group exceeds more than 10 people )
- Pick up from your hotel
- Join the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu
- Private transportation from Cusco to km 82
- Return train tickets from Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo
- 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 3 dinners
- Duffle 5kg . To put your personal belongings including his sleeping bag
- Dining tent with tables , chairs
- Kitchen Chef who prepares the food for the Inca Trail
- Boil the purified water to fill their canteens every morning
- A professional naturalist Tour Guide;
- Motorboat transportation;
- Private vehicle land transportation;
- Entrance to the Reserved Zone of the Manu National Park;
- A professional Cook,
- Meals: 6x breakfast, 6x lunch, 6x dinner and drinking water (Please note: vegetarian option upon request for no extra cost!);
- Accommodation: 6 nights in lodges;
- First aid kit, including a poison extractor, mosquito bite treatment and an antidote for a snake bite;
- Radio communications;
- Rubber boots.
Not included in the Tour.
- Any flight nor airport departure taxes;
- Travel insurance;
- Breakfast on the first day and dinner on the last day;
- Tips to local staff.
NOT INCLUDED TO INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU:
- Rental sleeping bag $ 20.00 (minus 15 degrees) .
- Walking sticks $ 8
- Personal Supplement $ 25.00
- Unless you hire an extra porter you have to carry your personal luggage , sleeping bag and mat. You have to indicate whether you want an extra carrier at the time of booking because they also need to reserve your spot for the 4 days as a regular tourist .
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