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Inka Trail Machu Picchu Cusco


Day 01: We leave Cusco by bus at about 6.30 am and drive to Urubamba where we will follow the Urubamba River as far as Chilca (km82) Here
we will start walking accompanied by a professional guide and porters.

After about 6 or 7 hours of mainly going uphill we will get to thesmall settlement of Huayllabamba where we will spend the first night.

Day 02: Today we will be walking for about 8 hours climbing up to the dead woman´s pass at 4200meters and than descending into the Pacumayo valley with its beautiful views of snow peaked mountains where we will
spend the second night at about 3600 meters.

Day 03: Today we walk for another 8 or 9 hours to the ruins of Winaywayna. On route we pass several minor inca sites like Sayacmarka and Phuyupatamarka. We spend this last night at Winaywayna the last
campsite before getting to Machu Picchu which is only 2 hours away.

Day 04: Early start for a 1 hour walk to Intipunku also known as the Sungate. From here we get the first views of Machu Picchu. After spending some time her and be able to take plenty of pictures we continue for another hour to the actual ruins of Machu Picchu where we will have a guided tour of about 2 hours.

The 4.00 PM Backpacker express will take us back to Cuzco where we arrive at about 8.00 PM.

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