Machu Picchu Architecture and the buildings of the Incas

Private Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

4 Days / 3 Nights
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4,215 m / 13,829 ft Max. Altitude
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Moderate to Challenging Difficulty

Experience the trek of a lifetime to Machu Picchu!

Dead Woman’s Pass - Runkurakay - Sayacmarca - Phuyupatamarca - Wiñay Wayna - Sun Gate - Machu Picchu
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4,215 m / 13,829 ft Max. Altitude
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Moderate to Challenging Difficulty

The Inca Trail, a highlight of South America. Enjoy this exclusive private tour designed according to your requirements and have an amazing experience with our well-known "Private Inca Trail to Machu Picchu" . We will take you on an adventure through the Peruvian Andes on the steps of our ancestors, the Incas. You will encounter isolated reminders and legacies of the ancient cities, incredible architecture of the Inca baths, towering snow-capped peaks, lush rainforests dotted with bright flowers, and endless beauty only found deep in the mountains.

You’ll be challenged along the way, but will be rewarded when you enter through the Sun Gate on the last day to look over the mystical Machu Picchu for the first time.

  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Inclusions
  • Packing List
  • Faqs
  • Pricing
  • Enquire Now
  Overview

Trekking the legendary Inca Trail has always been considered a feat of endurance and an achievement. Now you can experience that same level of achievement and witness spectacular beauty with the added comfort of private facilities previously unavailable for this trek. After a day of inspiring mountain scenery, you can relax and enjoy exotic cuisine and wines, plus Peruvian pampering by a professional masseuse. Your troop of expert guides and porters take care of moving the equipment, which allows you to trek in comfort. The Inca Trail is also one of the most regulated treks in Peru and South America because, according to government regulations, there are only a limited number of permits available for trekkers.

Highlight of this Tour: Inca Trail hike, Llactapata, Dead Woman’s pass, Sun Gate and Machu Picchu
Hiking distance: 42Km/26miles
Considerations: Permit Required
Season: March through January

Itinerary at a Glance

  • Day01

    Cusco – Ollantaytambo - KM 82 - Llactapata - Huayllabamba - Ayapata

  • Day02

    Ayapata - Dead Woman’s Pass –Pacaymayu - Runkurakay Pass - Chaquiqocha

  • Day03

    Chaquiqocha - Phuyupatamarca Pass - Inti Pata - Wiñaywayna

  • Day04

    Wiñaywayna - Sun Gate - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes - Cusco

  Itinerary
Day 01

Cusco - Piskacucho Km 82 - Llactapata - Ayapata:

Walking distance: 8.1 miles/13 km (6-7 hours)
Campsite altitude: 3300 meters/10826 feet (high) above sea level
Considered: Moderate day (getting used to the Inca Trail)
Weather: Warm and windy

You will be picked up by the Vidal Expeditions team from your hotel in Cusco, Urubamba, or Ollantaytambo. You will be picked up at 5:30 AM from Cusco, at 6:30 AM from Urubamba, and at 7:30 AM from Ollantaytambo, giving you some extra time to get ready. At your briefing,These timings will be confirmed because, depending on where you are staying, they might change. After that, we'll travel to Km 82 and arrive there around 9:00AM. After we're prepared, we'll pass through the first checkpoint on the Inca Trail to start our journey (please make sure you have your original passport with you to enter the Inca Trail). The first 2 hours of the trek are relatively easy as we make our way to our first Inca site, Patallacta, which is an ancient Inca checkpoint for the approach to Machu Picchu. From Patallacta, it’s another 30 minutes hike to our lunch stop. After lunch, we will hike for another 2½ hours until we reach the first night’s campsite at Ayapata (3300 meters/10829 feet). On this last stretch, we pass through two small communities. If you want to buy any energy drinks or snacks, you can do so here. You can also buy any essential items, such as batteries, that you may have forgotten. We’ll arrive at our campsite by 5:00 p.m., and after settling in for a bit, you can relax and have a hot drink and snack with your team of porters, chefs, and guides. By 7:30 p.m., your dinner will be ready, and afterwards you can get some well-deserved rest.

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Lunch & Dinner Meals
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Moderate Difficulty
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12 km (7.4 miles) Walking Distance
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7 - 8 hours Walking Time
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2,729 m (8,953 ft) Starting Elevation
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2,990 m / 9,809 ft Highest Elevation
Day 02

Wayllabamba - Dead Woman´s Pass - Pacaymayu - Chaquiqocha:

Walking distance: 8.6 miles/14km (7-8 hours)
Campsite altitude: 3600 meters / 11811feet (high) above sea level (chilly weather)
Considered: Top day (you will have survived the two highest passes)
Area: Andes and Cloud Forest
Weather: Cold and rainy

To get you ready for the day, your porters will wake you up early with a nice cup of coca tea. We will get started early today because it will be the hardest day. To reach Dead Woman's Pass (4215 meters/13829 feet), the highest pass on the route, we'll hike for around five hours. On reaching the pass, we’ll stop for a short break to enjoy the views before setting off again to descend to the next valley (Pacaymayu Valley—Hidden River). It’s another hour and a half down the side of the valley to our lunch spot, and we have little time to rest here. Then we ascend for an hour to explore the first Inca site of the day, called Runkurakay. After we have explored this, we continue our hike towards the second pass at 3,990 m (13,123 ft). After the second pass, it’s another hour's downhill hike to reach the magnificent Inca site, Sayacmarca (an otherwise inaccessible village). where we will have outstanding views of the valley. Finally, we descend for half an hour more to reach Chaquiqocha, where we'll spend the night. We can do some stargazing, and we’ll point out the fascinating Inca constellations. In the magnificent Southern Hemisphere sky, away from all the artificial lighting, this sky is something to behold!

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Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Meals
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Challenging Difficulty
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9 km / 5.5 miles Walking Distance
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7- 8 hours Walking Time
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2,990 m / 9,809 ft Starting Elevation
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4,215 m / 13,828 ft Highest Elevation
Day 03

Chaquiqocha - Third Pass - Wiñaywayna:

Walking distance: 6.2 miles/10km (4-5 hours)
Campsite altitude: 2.600 meters / 8530 feet (high) above sea level (chilly weather)
Considered: easy day - all downhill!
Area: High Cloud Forest
Weather: Warm and very humid

Having finished Day 2 and started Day 3 is definitely deserving of praise! We get up early once more at 5:30 a.m. to start what is regarded as the most picturesque day of the entire Inca Trail. Returning to a steady ascent, we start heading up to the third pass of the journey. The journey to the pass takes two hours, and en route we'll stop at Puyupatamarca, a little Inca site, where we can get a glimpse of the illustrious Machu Picchu peak on the valley's other side. We’ll stop here for a rest and have a quick tour of the site and take all the pictures; then, we keep walking down and begin to enter the jungle, known as the Cloud Forest. As we walk down, we will have the opportunity to see the majesty of Wakaywillka Mountain, the highest snow-capped mountain in the Sacred Valley, and a fantastic panoramic view of the Vilcabamba mountain range. Towards the end of the Inca Flats, we begin to make our way down to another Inca side called Intipata (Terraces of the Sun), from where we’ll have great views overlooking the Urubamba River. Down the valley, we get our first views of Machu Picchu Mountain, but the site itself is still hidden from view. close to Wiñay Wayna (Forever Young). Wiñay Wayna is the most spectacular Inca site on the trail after Machu Picchu and the most popular campsite because of its proximity to Machu Picchu.

We stop at Phuyupatamarka (Town in the Clouds) and Intipata (Terraces of the Sun), two Inca sites on the way down. By 1:00 PM, we reach our campsite where we will eat lunch and spend the rest of the afternoon free. We can visit the Wiñay Wayna Inca site(Forever Young) if you still have the energy, or you can unwind and prepare for your last day at Machu Picchu. We like to spoil our guests as we enjoy our last feast with the porters and chefs. It’s an Inca Trail tradition to organize a ceremony in the evening to introduce the team to the tourists once again and to thank them for the great job done (if you wish to provide tips for them, then you can do so at this time). It is advisable to go to bed at a reasonable time in order to get up in the early hours of the morning to arrive at Machu Picchu at the crack of dawn in the hopes that the weather will give us a beautiful sunrise over the ruins at Machu Picchu.

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Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Meals
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Moderate - Challenging Difficulty
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10km / 6.2 miles Walking Distance
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9 - 10 hours Walking Time
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3,600 m / 11,811 ft Starting Elevation
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4,010 m / 13,156 ft Highest Elevation
Day 04

Sun Gate - Machu Picchu - The Lost City Of The Incas

Walking distance: 3.7 miles/6km (2-3 hours)
Considered: The most exciting and magical day (early wake up 3.30AM)
Area: High Cloud and Subtropical Forest
Weather: Hot and very humid (bring lots of water)

The wake-up time is 3:30 AM. We’ll eat breakfast at 4:00 AM and wait at the checkpoint to be one of the first to start trekking when they open the gates at 5:30 AM. We’ll wave goodbye to our team of porters and chefs, and then it’s "forward on" to the Sun Gate (Inti Punku). From here, we have spectacular views of the mountains and Machu Picchu in all its glory. We reach the Sun Gate by 6:30am, and then it’s just an hour's trek downstairs to reach the Lost City of the Incas. As we approach Machu Picchu, the views of the city just get better and better! At about 7:40 a.m., we’ll reach the final checkpoint and enter Machu Picchu to begin our 2-hour private guided tour. After the tour, you’ll be given your bus tickets to make your way down to Aguas Calientes, and you’ll have plenty of free time to explore on your own or climb one of the neighboring mountains, Huaynapicchu (which must be arranged ahead of time). Your guide will offer to meet you down in the village of Aguas Calientes to enjoy your last lunch in a local restaurant. This is optional and not included. At lunch, he will hand out train tickets, so if you choose to skip, please arrange to get these before leaving him at Machu Picchu. Unless you arrange for an upgraded train, we will book the Expedition-class train departing Aguas Calientes at 14:55 hrs. Please make sure you are on the platform at least 30 minutes ahead of time. This train will be 2 hours to Ollantaytambo, where our driver will meet you and drive you back to the city in our bus, then we will drop you off at your hotel.

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Breakfast Meals
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Moderate Difficulty
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6km / 3.7 miles Walking Distance
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3 - 4 hours Walking Time
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2,600 m / 8,530 ft Starting Elevation
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2,700 m / 8,858 ft Highest Elevation
  Inclusions

At Vidal Expeditions, we are transparent and provide specific details of what is included and excluded in the Inca Trail private trek. We know this is very important so that you know exactly what to bring and don’t miss anything. We provide this information to ensure that you have an incredible experience during your trek.

WE INCLUDE

Vidal Expeditions Team Provide

  • Pre-departure briefing

    Once you book the tour with us, you will get a notification about the pre-departure briefing, where you will meet with your trekking guide in our office the night before your Machu Picchu hike. During this briefing, you will receive important details about the Inca Trail trek. After this time, you will receive your duffle bag for your extra luggage, which will stay with our porter while you are hiking.

  • Private Adventure Guide

    All our tour guides have a great reputation for customer service and have years of experience leading groups through the Inca Trail. Our tour guides have graduated with a tourism career from the National University San Antonio Abad of Cusco. They have also studied English at a private language institute. Through their patience, responsibility, knowledge, passion for trekking, and pride in having been born in the land of the Incas, we ensure our tour guides provide an excellent experience for you when you explore the magical Machu Picchu.

  • Permits Inca Trail and Machu Picchu

    Once we receive your details and the deposit for the tour, we purchase all the necessary tickets for your trek (subject to availability). These permits will be for a specific date and will be in your name. Unfortunately, this information can’t be modified under any circumstance once confirmed. Only your passport number can be updated; however, for this change, you must bring both your old and new passports.

  • Porters Team

    At Vidal Expeditions, we include a personal porter who will be carrying your personal belongings in a duffle bag that we provide during this tour. This duffle bag cannot exceed 7 kg (14 lb). This weight includes the sleeping bag and mattress. You will be responsible for packing your duffle bag with your personal items (including your sleeping bag and mattress) that you will not be using during the day before breakfast. Items that are packed will not be accessible until we reach the final camp for the evening.

Transportations

  • Private Transport

    We include all the transportation during your trek. We will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco and take you to Piscacucho or the Km. 82 Trail head. At the end of the trek, the bus returning from Ollantaytambo to Cusco will drop you off at your hotel.

  • Train Ticket

    On the Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu, we include the return train ticket (Vistadome service) after you have explored Machu Picchu on the last day. The train ticket will be for one of the available trains scheduled for 14:20 hrs., 14:55 hrs., or 16:20 hrs.

  • Bus Ticket

    The bus ticket from Machu Picchu down to Aguas Calientes once you are done exploring Machu Picchu is also included.

Equipment

  • Camping equipment

    Vidal Expeditions leads Inca Trail tours to Machu Picchu with suitable camping equipment to make sure your trek is an experience of a lifetime. Our tents are Eureka or Doite pro Aconcagua for 4 people, which will be shared only with 2 people to ensure your comfort and enough space for your luggage. There will also be a spacious dining tent for you to enjoy each meal on this tour.

  • Personal Duffle bag

    We included a personal duffle bag for your four days on the Inca Trail. You will get this duffle bag at Vidal Expeditions office during your pre-departure briefing the night before your trek. This bag will be carried by our porters during the trek. You will find it in your tent every afternoon when you arrive at the campsite. It can be filled with your personal items, sleeping bag, and mattress, but the maximum allowable weight is 7 kg (17 lb). The duffle bag must be returned to our office no later than one day after your trek.

  • Medical First Aid Kit

    All tour guides at Vidal Expeditions are very well trained in first aid. They received training courses every six months on how to assist someone who is in an emergency situation. Also, they are trained on how to supply balloon oxygen if someone requires it.

Meals

  • Meals

    At Vidal Expeditions,we included a private chef, we know food is such an important part of any vacation and getting the right fuel on an active holiday is crucial. For your trek, we include 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 3 dinners. We cater to all dietary restrictions. Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and others—just let us know your dietary restrictions at the time of your booking. Our team is well-trained to prepare the best food you've ever had with local and organic ingredients.

  • Water

    Vidal Expeditions will provide you with water from the first lunch to the last breakfast. This water will be filtered, boiled, and cooled by our chef. You must bring your own water container, bottle, or camelback that can hold water for hiking for a few hours. We recommend a capacity of 2 liters.

  • Snacks

    Our team will provide a snack every morning before leaving each campsite, so you can enjoy it during your hike throughout the day. There will be many breaks where you can enjoy the delicious local fruits, biscuits, and caramels.

WE NOT INCLUDED

  • Sleeping bag

    Every trekker along the Inca Trail needs a proper sleeping bag, which has to be for -15°C or 5°F. We recommend you bring your own, but if you don’t want to bring your own or don’t have one, you can rent a sleeping bag from us.

  • Walking Sticks/Trekking Poles

    Hiking with trekking poles has its benefits—protect your knees while you are hiking downhill. Especially on the ancient Inca Trail, where there are many stairs up and down, trekking poles help you during the ascent and increase stability. If you don’t have a pair of trekking poles, you can rent them from our office.

  • Breakfast on the First day

    We do not provide breakfast on the day of your departure. However, most hotels offer breakfast during your stay. In case your hotel does not provide breakfast, we will stop at a restaurant near Ollantaytambo where you will be able to purchase breakfast.

  • Lunch in Aguas Calientes

    Lunch on the last day at Aguas Calientes is not included in the trek. However, you and the group can enjoy the last lunch together at a restaurant recommended by your tour guide.

  • Travel Insurance

    We recommend buying travel insurance before leaving your country in case something happens during your visit to Peru.

  • Tips for our team

    Tips are not included. Tipping the team is typical on any excursion to Machu Picchu. Although we pay good salaries to our entire team, tips are welcome as a token of your appreciation for the team's hard work.

  • Huayna Picchu

    Huayna Picchu is the mountain that stands next to Machu Picchu. It is a really famous hike that normally takes 45 minutes to hike up the narrow, steep steps to the top with a great view of Machu Picchu citadel. If you would like to hike Huayna Picchu after your tour to Machu Picchu, there is an extra cost of USD 75.00. Also, this booking must be done at least 3 months in advance due to its popularity.

  Packing List

INFO

At Vidal Expeditions, we focus on making your trip an unforgettable experience, and we want to provide all the details you need to know before leaving your country and starting your life experience in Peru.

Pre-Departure Briefing.

A briefing is essential before you start your private Inca Trail hike. A night before your trip, you need to meet with your trekking tour guide, who will provide you with all the details about this 4-day trek to Machu Picchu. All our briefings are at 6:30 p.m. It can be at your hotel or in our office, and if you are not available at this time, you should coordinate a new time with our office staff.

Duffle bags.

After your briefing, you will be available to receive a duffle bag, which you need to fill with your personal items. It has to be a maximum of 7 kg, including your sleeping bag and mattress; without those, you have an extra 4 kg, which is for your personal stuff.

This duffle bag will be carried by our porters during your trek; you should fill it with the items you are using during the day. You can return your duffle bag once you return to Cusco after your trek..

Pickup

All our pickups are from your hotel in Cusco, according to the time your tour guide will tell you during your briefing the night before your tour. In case you are staying in AirB&B you should explain and provide us the address of it.

We also pickup during our route driving to the trailhead, it can be in Chinchero, Urubamba, Ollontaytambo.

After your trek, our guide will drop you off at the same hotel where we picked you up before your tour. In case you change hotels, please let us know which one is your new hotel.

What you need to pack?

Important

  • Passport
  • Valid, STUDENT CARD (if you booked as a student)
  • Immigration Card (given on the plane as you enter Peru)
  • Good daypack (the smaller, the better)
  • Water storage: Water reservoir like Camelbaks are encouraged - but enough for at least 2-3 liters.
  • Comfortable hiking boots (lightweight with good soles)

FOR YOUR DUFFEL:

Porters will carry up to 7 kg of your personal items. This must include your sleeping bag and air mat (if you bring or rent one). From us, these two items weigh 3.5 kg.

  • 2-3 wicking t-shirts
  • 2-3 hiking pants
  • 4 sets of undergarments.
  • 1 Fleece
  • 1 Warm, down jacket: gets very cold at night
  • 1 Rain jacket and pants
  • 1 sun hat
  • 1 wool hat
  • Headlamp: essential
  • Waterproof gloves
  • Comfortable shoes for camp or flip flops
  • Walking boots
  • Waterproof jacket/rain poncho

Battery Charger: There is no place to plug in while trekking!

Large plastic bags: to help organize and keep clean from dirty.

Sleeping bag: Recommend down bags for -10C at least

TOILETRIES:

  • Sunscreen
  • Face moisturizer
  • Bug spray
  • Handsanitizer
  • Wet wipes
  • Toothbrush and paste
  • Toiletpaper
  • Personal medication
  • First aid kit: band aids, moleskin, etc.

INSIDE YOUR DAYPACKS:

A daypack can be any size for hiking, but we always say the smaller, the better. Inside Machu Picchu, bags larger than 25 liters will not be allowed in. If it is larger, you will need to store it outside the citadel gates. But don´t worry, they have a secure storage facility.

Water: we supply clean water at each meal. You are responsible for your first morning of water only as we won't have time to filter water until your first lunch.

  • Sunhat
  • Rain gear
  • Fleece
  • Camera
  • Music (IPhone)
  • Handsanitizer
  • Toilet paper and small plastic bag for waste
  • Extra Money for Souvenirs, Drinks & Tips
  • Earplugs

  Faqs

PREPARING FOR YOUR INCA TRAIL PRIVATE TREK

Here some frequently asked question about the Inca trail to Machu Picchu

At Vidal Expeditions, we try to make the booking system as easy as possible for you. Once you decide to do the Inca Trail, we will send you a booking form where you need to complete all the required details, which can’t be changed once confirmed. We also need a previous deposit of $200 USD per person. As soon as you pay it, we immediately book a spot for the Inca Trail. Once we are done with it, we will send you your invoice and confirmation that all the booking processes have been set up satisfactorily.

To book the Inca Trail permit, you should do it in advance because there are limitations on how many people can hike this trail every day; the capacity is 230 tourists per day. Once your permit is confirmed, the start dates and your name cannot be changed under any circumstance. According to government rules, the only information we can change is the passport number, which you should take care of before confirming the booking form.

The government will only allow us to change passport numbers if we have a copy of the new and old passports. If you no longer have your old passport, any government-issued ID will be accepted, as long as the name is the same. Also, make sure your passport does not expire six months or less after your trip.

The Inca Trail Private Trek is an exclusive four-day hiking tour to Machu Picchu through the acient path, and it is only for the people you want to involve in your group. This trek will be accompanied by our private trekking team, such as a private guide, a private staff of porters, and a private chef. The perfect tour for those who want to enjoy in private all the wonders of the Classic Inca Trail.

Yes. It is possible, if you are ok with taking the same train out of Aguas Calientes that is part of your original itinerary, which is typically at 14:30 or 14:55 that afternoon, that there is no additional charge to move the train back a day. If you need us to secure your hotel or another visit to Machu Picchu, this will be an additional cost. If you do choose to spend one more night in Aguas Calientes, make sure you tell the Vidal Expeditions office at least one month in advance so your train ticket is purchased for the right day

Yes, it can be a hike for beginners, but with previous training, you must be well prepared, especially with the altitude and good hiking gear. If you are a beginner, we recommend joining a small group or private tour where you can take your time along the trek.

Yes, it is. The Inca Trail 4-Day Trek qualifies as a moderately challenging hike in Peru, so it needs good preparation and good physical condition. After day two, you will be hiking on steps up and down until you get to Machu Picchu, so we recommend training for some hikes before starting this trek.

The hardest part of the Inca Trail is the second day, where you will reach the Dead Woman's Pass at 4,215 meters (13,828 feet). The hike will depend on your first camp, which usually takes about 4 to 5 hours hiking up and 2 more hours down to the Pacaymayo camp. If you have Chaquiqocha as your second camp, you need to climb the two passes in one day.

The highest point on the Classic Inca Trail is Dead Woman's Pass, located at 4,215 meters (13,828 feet). Hikers usually get there on the second day of the four-day itinerary.

Well, if you get sick or injured along the Inca Trail before reaching the Dead Womans Pass, your guide will assist you and take you way back to reach Ollantaytambo town. This can be done by a local porter or riding a horse. However, if you get sick or injured after the pass, they will carry on their back towards Machu Picchu or km 106 of the railway, where you can take the train to reach one of the closest towns. Keep in mind there is not any abulance access during this trek.

The scariest part along the Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is the climb to the Dead Woman's Past. It is the steepest section, and a few people give up climbing these stairs. We recommend having a previous train and acclimating to the altitude, which will help you a lot to complete this famous trek.

Actually, yes, you can. There are a few public toilets along the trail, especially on the first day, but keep with you a roll of toilet paper and some Peruvian coins. After the second day, the toilets are more basic; more of the tour operators bring their own portable toilets and set them up at different campsites and lunch spots.

Walking sticks are always helpful to trekkers, but particularly on this trek. There are so many stairs that you will walk down, all made by the Incas 600 years ago. They vary in height and are not all straight. Using walking sticks can help take the pressure off your knees while doing this portion of the trail. Plus, they will help you get up the mountain as well. For those who are bringing their own, make sure you have rubber tips, or the rangers will not allow you to use them. Rubber tips can be purchased in Cusco if you forget before you leave, as well as at the beginning of the trail.

All hotels in Cusco offer free storage where you can leave your extra luggage. If you change hotels after the trek, they can also store your luggage. At the Vidal Expeditions office, we also have free luggage in case you need it. Get more information from our office team.

The weather in Cusco and parts of the Andes is unpredictable, even if the weather forecast says it’s sunny. We can’t trust it. It is an impossible question for us to answer. Historically, April through September is the dry season; November through February is the rainy season; and March and October are bridge months—a mixture of both. But the clouds have not followed these rules in the last few years. Prepare for sun and rain, no matter when you come. As far as temperatures go, that is consistent throughout the year. Mornings and evenings are always cold. Make sure to bring a fleece jacket for the mornings and a down jacket for the evenings. Once the sun is up, you should be comfortable hiking and touring Machu Picchu in short sleeves. Long pants (for yoga or hiking) are encouraged to protect against the mosquitoes, which can be a nuisance in Aguas Calientes.

  Pricing

From: Two Trekkers USD $1250.00 per person

From: Three Trekkers USD $1200.00 per person

From: Four Trekkers USD $1050.00 per person

From: Five Trekkers to more USD $820.00 per person

Additional Items
* Adicional single tents $30USD
*Upgrade the returning train to Vistadome service( with larger windows and more confortable seats $60US per person

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WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT?


At Vidal Expeditions we offer the best service for all our customers and here is what makes us different than others.

  • Small groups: Along our excursion group size is a capped at 8 people. This guarantees that you will enjoy every step of our excursion

  • Hotel: During our excursion to Machu Picchu, we offer a 3 stars hotel stay for the last night. This ensures you are well rested and ready to explore Machu Picchu.

  • Bus to Machu Picchu: To enjoy Machu Picchu, we provide a round trip ticket on the bus from Aguas Calientes to the main entrance of the archaeological site.

  • Local Tour guides: Our team consists of 100% local tour guides, who have expert knowledge in our ancient culture.

  • Best Camping Equipment: We have the state-of-the-art camping equipment for our excursion. The equipment is thoroughly cleaned and sanitized before and after every excursion.

  • Best Trekking team: At Vidal Expeditions we focus to create the best experience during our excursions. Our team that consists of tour guides, cooks, porters, horse drivers are handpicked. We train our team to offer you the best service. We take care of our team by providing them with good equipment and paying them fairly.

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Inca Trail Peru

Inca Trail one Day

Hike to Machu Picchu through the Inca Trail on a one-day tour.

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Machu Picchu from the Sun Gate

Inca Trail 2 Days

Explore the most incredible Inca site of Machu Picchu by hiking on the best section of the Inca Trail.

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Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Inca Trail 4 Days

Join this fantastic four-day adventure to the enigmatic Machu Picchu.

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Private Inca Trail 4 Day

Inca Trail Private Tour

Customize your Inca Trail tour to Machu Picchu with a private team.

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