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Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4Day/ 3Night Trek has been REOPENED. Special offers for 2021-2022. Daily Departures
Tourism authorities and the Health Ministry have announced the REOPENING of the 4 Day Inca Trail trek route from July 15 th, with a reduced capacity to 250 people per day -counting visitors, guides, porters and cooks, (50% of regular accepted capacity) therefore limits spots -we invite you to plan a trip to Peru and make this wonderful trek to Machu Picchu. The Trail has been reopened with limited hikers daily, with calm and quiet campsites. Daily Departures for private trips with 2 people minimum (US$ 890 per person), and our small group departures for our open groups (US$ 690 per person -6 Kg personal porter included). Make your booking on our website, 1 or 2 weeks before is required. We highly recommend you to book soon due to the reduced spots offered. This is our popular trip mostly requested: Cusco, Inca Trail, Rainbow Mountain 8 Day Tour or book on other options of ours tours.
The Machu Picchu`s citadel is reopened from March 1st, 2021, therefore 2 Day Short Inca Trail, a 4 Day Lares Trek with Short Inca Trail, and Tours to Machu Picchu by train are Available. Small group max with 8 participants. Daily Departures. Book on our website to confirm it.
Reschedule your trip without any extra cost.- To reschedule or postpone your trek or tour date, just send us an email to: [email protected] Permits and entrances for all our treks, tours are available. Also -All our tours, treks, and trips booked can be rescheduled for any other date until the end of 2024.
New Flexible Bookings.- We are taking new online bookings for Tours, Treks to Machu Picchu, and all other trips listed on our website. But -If COVID-19 still does not allow you to travel to Peru, then we are flexible to change for another date as many times as necessary. You are entitled to use the entire amount of your booking deposit paid for the new departure tour until 2024.
US$ 750.00 p/person
(Based on Double / Triple accommodation)
DAILY DEPARTURES !!! PERMITS AVAILABLE...!!!
2 person US$ 750 per person
3-4 Person US$ 650.00 p/person.
5-8 Person US$ 600.00 p/person.
($25 Discount for Student and Child.)
Huayna Picchu Ticket $85 pp (Optional)
Combining a days trek and visit to the stunning Winya Wayna site only accessible by foot. then your tour in Machupicchu will be spectacular on the second day. You will arrive very early just as the park opens and not yet crowded, you will have plenty of time after your guided tour to explore further on your own, there are signs and indications around, you will have a high chance to obtain tickets to climb the mountain Huayna-Picchu (2700m/8883ft) before of after your tour.
This hike is accessible for all ages, and doesn't require you to be in top physical shape. Since your one day hike takes you to the town of Aguas Calientes, you will not have to camp, or carry backpacks only your personal day-pack as we will stay in a Hotel. Private rooms, it is recommended for those having less time or those with less experience in altitude. For families, group of friends or couples.
To make even more special this short pilgrimage to Machu-Picchu, up-grade your accommodation, you can stay in the Sanctuary Hotel near Machupicchu or in Inkaterra hotel in Aguas Calientes near the hot springs pools.
This itinerary is rated moderate and should be undertaken by people who are fairly fit and take regular exercise.
BOOK a Tour with SAS Travel and GET a 10% DISCOUNT in our MARQUESES BOUTIQUE Hotel in Suite, Deluxe or Standard rooms plus a FREE pick up from airport at your arrival to Cusco. Payment of accommodation is required in $ USD cash or Soles cash directly in Reception. To reserve please contact Miguel at: [email protected] but you must also indicate your tour reservation code with SAS Travel
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2 DAY SHORT INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU with CAMPING: -AVAILABLE:
Inca Trail shorter`s version leaves from KM 104, located at 2100 masl (104 kilometers along the railway from Cusco to Aguas Calientes) and involves a 16 Km of walk in total. The hike start from the botton of the valley to Wiñaywayna Inca Complex located at 2700 masl (you carry a small day-pack with personal items, camera, water, box lunch etc; your clothes bag will be transported by train to the camping), approximately 4 hours of spectaculars views of cloud forest valley and Inca sites enroute connecting the Classic Inca Trail trek at at the impressive Wiñaywayna site. After lunch a couple of hours of easy walk to Machu Picchu, for many hikker the best part of the classic trek. Chachabamba, Choquesuysuy and Intipata are other very amazing Inca Complexes hiding in the middle of the beauty of the mountains. We walk to Machu Picchu at early afternoon in the middle of beautiful nature, sounds of hummingbirds, peacefully and uncrowded trail until “Inti Punku” the sun-gate, have unique views from this mountain top, after 40 minutes you will be on front of this wonder for sunset, then we continue another 30-40 minutes to our nice Camping near to Urubamba River. (Optional bus ride to the Camping extra). Next morning after breakfast we have the chance to walk for 45 minutes to Machu Picchu or (bus to Machu Picchu), guided tour with your expert guide for 2-3 hours, free time explore in your own. Lunch in Aguas Calientes and train return to Cusco (arrival time to Cusco 9 pm).
"...Caminante, no hay camino, se hace camino al andar." Antonio Machado.**
We`ll pick you up from your Hotel at 4:00 am to transfer you for a 2 hour journey by private van to the Train Station in Ollantaytambo then we`ll board a Tourist Expedition Train with reserved seats for 1 hour and 45 minutes to the kilometer 104 start of the hike. (This is the best train service time and itinerary to start the hike by 08:00 am and have plenty of time to enjoy this fantastic trek) so please sleep early the night before) As soon as we arrive to this point we will cross a bridge to the check out point and show your passports then we will start a soft walk into the other side of the Vilcanota river the trail heads off to the right towards the ruins of Chachabamba. After a visit in Chachabamba, we`ll continue the trail heads south and begin climbing the mountain, before entering the cloud forest. Then the trail leaves the forest and goes west while continuing the uphill hike in open grassland. After hiking in the sun for about three hours, the trail descends into a shaded forest. This is where trekkers can enjoy a beautiful waterfall. After leaving the waterfall and forest, trekkers will arrive at the lower part of the incredible ruins of Wiñaywayna. It is recommended that you start the trek with at least 2 litres of water.
After lunch in Wiñaywayna we continue through a cloud forest full of bromelias, orchids and fern trees. You will walk the last part of the original trail with amazing features stone steps and tambos “resting places” and climb the 60 steps before arriving to the Inti Punku or "Sun`s Gate". From this point you will be able to contemplate and observe this marvelous place, last 45 minutes to be on front of this wonder, where you can feel an inner peace. Spend a short time for pictures and views, with luck you can observe a magnificent sunset on this wonder place. After this magnificent arrive to Machu Picchu we walk down for 30 -40 minutes to our camp located at 2,000 masl. Tents will be set and our staff will be waiting for us with a nice Dinner. Showers available here. At dinner time your guide will inform about plans for the next big day!! Buenas Noches . Sleep early too.
Meals: L D
Maximum Altitude: 2680m/8792ft
Minimum Altitude: 2100m/6888ft
Distance Travelled: 7 Km aprox.
Approximate Walking Time: 6 - 7 Hours
Early wake up at 04.30 am ... and after a good breakfast, re-live the history and the mysterious world of Machu Picchu and the Incas, fuse with the mystic of this fascinating and unique place, discover yourself the perfect symbiosis and harmony created by nature and the Incas people. We take the first bus up at approx 05.20 am (or walk for 45 minutes) and arrive at the Sanctuary control before 06.00 am when the Park is open. This time is still not so crowded yet so we take advantage of the tranquility of this sacred site ; Guided Tour of Machu Picchu. This enigmatic city is explored for Approx 2 hrs and their mysteries and archaeological information will be explained by your expert guide, ( you generally have approx 6 hrs extra free time but depends on train timetables in high season.)
Climbing to Huayna Picchu.-see additional info if you want to purchase a permit for this.
Around 3-4:00 pm bus down to Aguas Calientes for your Train return. ( $12 pp not included, most people like to walk this old inca trail down to Aguas Calientes )
The train departs Aguas Calientes late in the afternoon. ( 15.00 Hrs or 5:00 pm to Ollantaytambo then a 2 hours transport to Cusco arriving at 9:00 pm approx. )
Accommodation: 2 person tent.
Maximum Altitude: 2400m/7872ft
Minimum Altitude: 2100m/6888ft
Distance Travelled: 9 km approx
Approximate Walking Time: 3 - 4 Hours
The Peruvian Institute of Culture INC, announces the issue
of the PERMITS to enter the Inca Trail Trek 2022.
(Permits are limited so we recommend you take actions and book shortly).
The dates will be made under the following schedule:
For Treks on January 2022 on October 11th 2021
For Treks on March 2022 on October 12th 2021
For Treks on April 2022 on October 13th 2021
For Treks on May 2022 on October 14th 2021
For Treks on June 2022 on October 15th 2021
For Treks on July 2022 on October 18th 2021
For Treks on August 2022 on October 19th 2021
For Treks on September to December 2022 on October 20 th 2021
* Early bookings also guarantee camp on Huiñayhuayna the 3rd Night.