Overview

This area is also known for the confection of hand made textiles, using techniques and tools inherited from ancestral times. A good example of living culture, The geography is spectacular and we will have the chance to see flora and fauna characteristic of each of the ecological levels mentioned above.

  • duration : 3 days/2 nights
  • distance  : 23 km
  • elevation :3,450 mts – 4,620 mts
  • difficulty : moderate

Itinerary

We leave from Cusco city early, taking the route which goes through Lares valley it’s about 4 hours to chanka chaka (3,450 mts / 11,380 ft), we begin our walk gradually up towards the Andean community huacahuasi (3,808mts /12,493 ft ) . After lunch and rest, we will continue our hike up to the huacahuasi pata (4,100 mts / 13,451ft), place where we will make our camp and will be able to see amazing view of the mountains.

  • Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Afternoon Tea Time – Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Distance: 8 km / 4.9  miles
  • Time: 6hrs approximately
  • Difficulty: Moderate

We leave our campsite and head towards the highest point Yana Orcco (4,620mts / 15,157ft) , which is characterized by the rearing of camelids and agriculture. Continuing our trek downhill through this narrow valley, we enjoy the path next to the mikiunuyuc River, a source of fish such as trout for the locals. We will walk towards the town of yanahuara ,Here we will take our private transport which will take to the town of Ollantaytambo, where we will board our train to Aguas calientes pueblo.

  • Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Afternoon Tea Time – Dinner
  • Accommodation:  Hotel
  • Distance: 15 km / 9.3miles
  • Time:8hrs approximately
  • Difficulty: challenge

After having an early breakfast at your hotel, you will meet your guide and take the 25-minute bus ride up to Machu Picchu. You will have a 2-hours tour with your guide where you will see and learn about the most important sites in Machupicchu. After your tour, you will have some free time to explore the ruins on your own and take more pictures of this amazing place. When you are ready you can take the bus back down to Aguas Calientes, and in the afternoon you will take the train back to Cusco where we will pick you up from the train station and drop you off at your hotel in Cusco.

* We need a minimum of 2 people to run the tour. We guarantee that your tour will be limited to a maximum of 8 people.

We are the only Travel Agency to Machu Picchu that works exclusively with specialists and experts.
Treks are our passion and customer satisfaction our success! “

Price

$550Tour

• Transportation from your hotel in Cusco to the start of the hike and back to your hotel at the end
• Tour guide fluent in English, Spanish and Quechua. Our guides are equipped and trained to practice First-Aid, administer oxygen if needed, and conduct radio communication.
• ( 2 guides for more than 8 people)
• Entrance tickets lares reserve zone
• Round trip train ticket from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes and from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and a transfer back to Cusco
• Bus ticket from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu.
• Entrance ticket to the Machu Picchu Archaeological Complex
• Private guided tour in Machu Picchu for 2 hours.
• Hotel with private bathroom, hot shower, wifi, storage and buffet breakfast included
• 4 person TENT and a THICK COMFORTABLE MATTRESS.
• Delicious meals during the trip .
• Chef and cooking equipment
• Horseman and mules, to carry all camping and personal equipment (7 kgs of your personal items such as extra clothes, sleeping bag will be carried by our mules)
• First-aid kit including emergency oxygen tank
• Boiled water to fill in your bottles
• Transfer back to Cusco only for our group
• Interaction with the local kids and community people

  • Original passport and student ISIC card (if applicable)
  • Sleeping bag (or you can rent one from us)
  • A small day backpack to carry your personal belongings (the horses will carry the items that you do not need during the day)
  • Bathing suit (if you would like to enjoy the hot springs in Aguas Calientes)
  • Good sneakers or light hiking boots, and one pair of flip-flops or light sandals
  • Camera and extra batteries
  • Flashlight
  • Rain gear (especially if traveling in the wet season, from October to March)
  • Comfortable hiking clothes
  • Bug repellent
  • Sunscreen and sunglasses
  • Cap for the sun
  • Warm clothes for the nighttime including thermals, warm hat, and gloves
  • Travel towel
  • Toilet paper
  • Water bottle and about 1 liter of water for the first day until lunch, and after that we will supply you with boiled water for the rest of the hike
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WHY BOOK TRIPS WITH US ?

Mamacoca Expeditions is a nature-loving travel agency with extensive experience in hike and long walks that will make your trip unforgettable.

SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE

We do not settle for existing routes, we continue creating new routes to Machupicchu. More info select the tab “Expeditions”

CAMPING EQUIPMENT

Mamacoca Expeditions, has highly qualified equipment for the mountains, when renting equipment with us, you will be renting quality.

EXPERT GUIDES

We count, not with workers; if not with “partners”; our guides have extensive experience in the world of tourism. There is no question that they can not answer.

DELICIOUS FOODS

Peru is characterized in having one of the best meals of the world, we take this gastronomy to the mountains.