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INCA TRAIL 3 Days

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INCA TRAIL TREK TO MACHU PICCHU

3 DAYS

Three-Day, Two-Night Inca Trail Adventure to Machu Picchu

Embark on a captivating three-day, two-night Inca Trail adventure covering a distance of 23 miles or 45 kilometers, leading to the majestic Machu Picchu. This trek demands excellent physical fitness but promises a rewarding experience away from the crowds, offering the ideal workout for your body.

The trail includes camps at Llulluchapampa, strategically positioned before the significant summit, Warmiwañusca at 4200 meters, and the scenic Phuyupatamarca Pass. The journey concludes at Machu Picchu, reached through the Sun Gate (Inti Punko). If time is limited in Peru and you desire an authentic Inca Trail experience, this three-day hike is your best option.

Three-Day Inca Trail Hike: Embark on a thrilling three-day trek along the Inca Trail, immersing yourself in lush landscapes, exploring ancient ruins, and traversing misty mountain passes. This unforgettable journey promises an experience that will stay with you long after the adventure concludes.

Tour Price

3-Day Inca Trail Trek

$ 960 USD
per person

Group Size:

Up to 18

Activity Level:

Medium

Trip Length:

3 Days

Overview of the 3-Day Inca Trail Trek

Embark on a unique and unforgettable journey across the Andes Mountains to explore the ancient wonders of Machu Picchu. This three-day trek along the Inca Trail promises to lead you through awe-inspiring scenery, past centuries-old Incan archaeological sites, culminating in a breathtaking view from the renowned Sun Gate, overlooking the majestic Machu Picchu.

Itinerary overview:

  • Day 1: Cusco (KM 82) to Llulluchapampa
  • Day 2: Warmiwañusca and Phuyupatamarca
  • Day 3: Machu Picchu and Cusco

Inca Trail Availability:

Permits and Guidelines: The Inca Trail Tour takes place within the confines of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where a restricted number of daily tickets are allocated. It is essential to plan in advance and acquire permits from the Tierra Biru Expeditions tour operator to guarantee your participation. Strict adherence to these guidelines is imperative to safeguard the integrity of this historical trail for the well-being of forthcoming generations.

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Choquequirao Trek 8-Day Itinerary 

The three-day Inca Trail presents an exceptional expedition, revealing the wonders of the ancient Inca civilization and concluding with the awe-inspiring grandeur of Machu Picchu. This transformative journey not only tests physical capabilities but also enriches the soul with cultural revelations and the allure of natural beauty.

Day 1: Commencing the Inca Trail Journey

Embark on the magnificent adventure at 4:30 am, as we head to the 82 km railway through the sacred valley of the Incas, a 2-hour and 20-minute ride from Cusco to Llulluchapampa. Enjoy a continental breakfast KONDOR PATH style before starting the trek through the Inca Trail. The first four hours of moderate hiking lead to Wayllabamba, allowing for a more immersive experience with Peruvian nature. In Llulluchapampa, indulge in afternoon tea with coca leaf and Andean corn popcorn. Covering a distance of 17 km (10.5 miles), the day's journey reaches a maximum altitude of 3,850 m (12,631 ft) with meals provided throughout.

Day 2: Ascending Peaks and Ancient Ruins

Commencing from Llulluchapampa, day two takes you through the challenging hike towards Warmiwañusca and Phuyupatamarca. Starting the day with coca tea, the trek progresses towards the summit of Warmiwañusca at 4,200 m. The easier part of the hike unfolds between Sayacmarca and Phuyupatamarca, covering a total distance of 15 km (9.3 miles). With a maximum altitude of 4,200 m (13,779 ft), the journey explores Warmiwañuka, Runkuracay Pass, Runkuracay, Sayacmarca, and Conchamarca ruins. Meals are provided throughout this challenging day.

Day 3: Machu Picchu Exploration and Return to Cusco

On the final day, the trek from Phuyupatamarca leads to the iconic Machu Picchu, with hikers arriving at 9 a.m. to commence an exploration tour through the Inca citadel. Covering a total distance of 11 km (6.8 miles), the day's trek concludes with a visit to Machu Picchu ruins. The maximum altitude reached is 3,600 m (11,811 ft), and the camp altitude is 2,400 m (7,874 ft). Meals provided include breakfast and lunch. After this remarkable experience, the journey concludes with a return to Cusco.

Included:

  • Experienced Guide
  • Experienced Cook
  • Porters for Camping Equipment
  • Extra Porter for Personal Belongings (max 7 kg)
  • Meals: 2 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 Dinners, 2 Snacks, and Coca Tea
  • Train to Cusco from Machupicchu
  • Bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes
  • Guided Tour of Machu Picchu
  • Entrance Fee for Inca Trail Hike (3 Days)
  • Emergency Oxygen Bottle
  • First-Day Kit
  • Radio Communication

Not Included:

  • Breakfast Day 1 and Dinner Day 3
  • Sleeping Bag Days 01 and 02
  • Tips to Staff
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Essentials for 3-Day Inca Trail:

  • Valid Official Passport.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Cold-Resistant Sleeping Bag.
  • Backpack (65 Liters).
  • Ankle-Support Hiking Boots.
  • Mountain Attire.
  • Rain Gear.
  • Sun Protection (Hat or Cap, Sunscreen).
  • Basic Toiletries.
  • Flashlight.
  • Basic First Aid Kit.
  • Insect Repellent.
  • Money Belt and Emergency Funds.
  • Water Bottle + Gatorade.
  • Water Purification Tablets.

INCA TRAIL GALLERY

Travel Highlights

Duration:3 Days
Type:Inca Trail, Trekking
Ideal group size:1 to 18  explorers
Physical Intensity:Medium
Departures:Available Daily
Recommended age for the tour:Participants must be at least 18 years old to embark on a solo Tierra Biru adventure. For minors accompanied by a guardian aged 21 or older, the minimum age is 6.

Why Choose Tierra Biru Expeditions?

Our Tripadvisor Reviews

  • star ratingTodo excelente – Todo excelente! Buenos servicios, buenas ubicaciones de los hoteles y personal muy amable y responsable.

    avatar thumb Iris R
    3 September, 2023
  • star ratingExperiencia inolvidable – Excelente agencia, se adecua a tu plan y presupuesto, la atención incomparable, una agradable experiencia.

    avatar thumb yireidio
    23 August, 2023
  • star ratingÓtima experiência – A tierra Biru me recepcionou muito bem no aeroporto. Em todos os momentos me tratou muito bem. Os guias falavam espanhol bem devagar, então era possível entender tudo, mesmo para… read more

    avatar thumb alineaH1979TT
    28 August, 2023
  • star ratingRecomendable. – Muy recomendable el servicio, el cual ya lo tomamos en cada visita al cusco y siempre ha cubierto y superado nuestras expectativas.

    avatar thumb osmardaga77
    4 December, 2023
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