Style: Active, Bucket List, Culture & History
Private luxury tour – perfect add-on to your South America adventure
Departs daily (subject to Inca Trail Permit) from March until December.
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 luxury facilities previously unavailable for this trek. After a day of inspiring mountain scenery you can relax in comfort 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.
This is your chance to engage in a once in a lifetime journey along the famous Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in comfort. Become immersed in the Andean world and hike through different archaeological zones and a wide range of ecosystems. Discover exotic and delicious Peruvian cuisine and enjoy therapeutic and soothing massages at the end of each day.
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An early morning bus transfer to Piscacucho delivers you to the trail’s starting point. You will be following the Urubamba River at a pace allowing you to acclimatise, with the first stop being the Llaqtapata archaeological complex. A delicious lunch is served at the complex. Continue up the valley to the village of Wayllabamba to camp and enjoy your first relaxing and soothing massage. (L)(D) Total distance: 12km
After a healthy breakfast, it’s back on the road, ascending to the first pass along the Inca Trail, Warmiwanusca (4,200m). It will take the better part of the morning to climb. For the rest of the day you will be descending into a valley to your next campsite, Pacaymayo. The day’s end promises a therapeutic massage to help recharge your batteries for the continuation of your adventure. (B)(L)(D) Total distance: 11 km
Today, you will enjoy a trek through completely different countryside, beginning with a morning ascent to the Inca Trail’s second pass at Runcuracay (3,900m). Descend for another two hours to the extraordinary Sayacmarca archaeological site. After exploring this remarkable site, it’s off once again along an original, stone paved Inca path to Phuyupatamarca (3,800m), a location that will captivate you with its spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and valley. The last part of this day’s journey is the descent to the mysteriously beautiful Winaywayna archaeological site and final campsite. Before going to bed, the masseuses await to provide your soothing massage. (B)(L)(D) Total distance: 16 km
Start your hike towards the Punku sector, also called the Doorway of the Sun, a place from where you will catch your first sighting of the impressive lost city of Machu Picchu. The journey along this trail, used by the ancient dwellers of these lands, will be an unforgettable adventure. Following a short hike arrive at the archaeological complex. After a refreshing break, begin your guided excursion that will last approximately two hours. Experience this awe-inspiring historic sanctuary of Machu Picchu, believed to be one of the most important archaeological finds in history. Splendours await as you scale the summit of this amazing site and unlock its secrets. Transfer to Aguas Calientes to experience a magical night in a luxury boutique hotel. (B)(L)(D) Total distance: 4 km
After breakfast you may choose from a number of optional activities to enjoy at the hotel or you can make your own way back to the citadel to continue exploring on your own. You will then be taken to the train station to board the train for your return journey to Cuzco where the services end. (B)
Travel Validity Dates & Pricing
- 3 Nights luxury tent accommodation
- 1 Night hotel accommodation
- Meals as per itinerary, alcoholic beverages
- All transportation and camping equipment including tents, sleeping bags, sleeping stretchers and portable bathroom facilities, hot showers
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