Cusco, Peru

Hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

4 Days | Trekking, Historical Sites and Camping

Trek the historic Inca Trail, commonly referred to as one of the best hiking trails the world has to offer. You'll climb two mountain peaks and stop by numerous ruins along the way, staying at sceninc camp sites and enjoying meals with your local guides, porters and fellow travelers. This is the only hike that allows you to go directly through the Sun Gate into Machu Picchu - seeing the incredible ruins from above for the first time before descending down to see them up close. It's a once-in-a-lifetime journey and your guides at Quechuas Expeditions are experts in making sure you experience it fully. As a 100% Cusco-based company with all local staff and strong dedication to the communities of the Sacred Valley, they'll make your trek all the more special.

Right for You?

Duration

4 Days / 3 Nights

Travel Style

Active Adventure, Cultural Immersion, Connect with Nature and Off the Beaten Path

Languages

English and Spanish
You will have a bilingual english-speaking guide for the entire trip

Physical Activity

Challenging workout

Location

Mountains

Connect

Wifi: None
Cell: Limited

Quechuas Expeditions

Locally Owned Tour Operator
Starts at:

$599/person

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Speaks: English and Spanish

Highlights

  • Hike the famous Inca Trail to the Sun Gate and the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu
  • Visit several unique Inca ruins along your route, learning about their history and culture from your local guide
  • Enjoy nights camping out and enjoying delicious meals with your fellow travelers and the Quechuas Expeditions crew!

Details

Schedule

Available year-round, except February. Book well in advance before permits sell out!

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
March-January

What's Included

Lodging

3 Nights Camping

Activities

Trekking, Archeological Expedition and Historical Sites
Price includes your Inca Trail permit and Machu Picchu entrance, as well as all the food and guiding service noted! Tents and most camping gear also included (poles and upgraded sleeping bag are extra). Price does not include entrance to Huayna Picchu.

Guide

Bilingual guide

Food

All meals included
You'll have delicious buffet style meals prepared each night with packed trail lunches along the route.

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Quechuas Expeditions

Locally Owned Tour Operator

Explore the Sacred Valley, Machu Pichhu and beyond with this 100% Cusco-based company whose first objective is to conserve the Inca culture and to assist in the effort of preserving the planet. With an entire team of native and local staff they provide unique insight into the history of the places you'll vist and each guide shares their personal passion for connecting you to their hertiage. Whether it's the classic Inca Trail, an alternative trek like the Lares or Salkantay routes or a journey by train - their expert team will help you have a truly memorable experience. They can also help you arrange day trips to many of the Inca sites around Cusco or 1-day hikes to places like the Rainbow Mountain.

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Getting There

You'll start the journey from Cusco and make it to the famous km 82 to start your 4-day trek and then return by train to Cusco at the end of your journey.