2017 Royal Inka Trail Trek - Private TourOne of our shortest Inca Trail tours of Peru, visit the ancient Inca capital city of Cuzco and trek the 1 day trail to Machu Picchu, the ancient lost city of the Incas.
7 days / 6 nights.
As you arrive into Lima airport and exit customs and baggage, you will be warmly welcomed and assisted with your luggage before escorted to your hotel in a private vehicle. Free evening.Day 2. LIMA - CUZCO (Breakfast)
After breakfast, with boarding passes in hand, you will be driven to the airport for your quick-check-in and brief one hour flight to Cuzco, the ancient Inca capital of the Incas. In Cuzco, you will be warmly welcomed and assisted with your luggage before your short private drive to your hotel.
In the early afternoon, you will be met by our leading tour guide of Cuzco, Jaime Vasquez who with over 20 years of experience will guide you on an incredible tour of Cuzco including the Qoricancha temple or temple of the Sun, the Inca fortress of Sacsayhuaman overlooking Cuzco city, Qenko, Tambomachay and Puka Pukara. Return to the hotel in the evening.
Meals: BDay 3. SACRED VALLEY - PISAC - OLLANTAYTAMBO (Breakfast & lunch)
After breakfast at your hotel, Jaime your guide will again meet with you for the start of a full-day's excursion to the beautiful Urubamba, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, situated between Pisac and Ollantaytambo. It is an exceptionally fertile valley that was and remains the larder of Cuzco. You will visit the village of Pisac, founded during colonial times, and set at the foot of a hill crowned by the remains of an ancient Inca city. On Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, you will witness Indians bartering their products in the main square. Lunch before continuing your trip to Ollantaytambo, the only Inca town that was not defeated by the Spanish with an opportunity to explore the ruins which tower above. You will then return to Cuzco after this full day with wonderful memories of the heart of the Inca land. Arrival to your hotel.
Meals:B & LDay 4. CUZCO - ROYAL INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU (All meals)
Today you will have an early start and enjoy breakfast before your private chauffeur will take you to Poroy Railway Station in time for the boarding of the Vistadome train, taking in stunning views of the mountains all around, with snowcapped peaks in the distance as we slowly lose elevation and head into high altitude cloud forest. Our destination, the Machu Picchu gateway town of Aguas Calientes. Start of the Royal Inca trail, for which we will depart the train before reaching Aguas Calientes. We will commence our hike by crossing a hanging bridge over the Urubamba River to approach the small but interesting Inca archaeological complex of Cachabamba. After a brief visit of this site we will begin a four hour ascent to the ruins of Wiñay Wayna 2700m/8829 ft; an important Inca spiritual site, and one of the finest of all Inca ruins. At this point the trail joins with the main Inca Trail. From here we will be walking on Inca pavement which winds downhill (45 minutes) into the lost citadel of Machu Picchu, at 2400m/7872. Arrival to Machu Picchu and overnight accommodation. Dinner.
Meals:B, L & DDay 5. MACHU PICCHU (All meals)
Today you will enjoy a guided tour of Machu Picchu, the most spectacular ancient city in the world. Built by the Inca Pachacutec, and comprising stone blocks fitted with masterful precision, Machu Picchu harmoniously blends into the mountain landscape. There are many theories as to the origins behind Machu Picchu but three of the most popular ideas include a temple to the sun, a fortress against the jungle inhabitants or a sanctuary for the Incas. This fabulous city has houses, temples, warehouses, a large central square, all connected by narrow roads and steps, and is surrounded by terraces cut into the mountain side which were used for agriculture. Lunch & dinner is included.
Meals:B, L & DDay 6. MACHU PICCHU - CUZCO (Breakfast & lunch)
Free day to return to Machu Picchu at sunrise. Lunch included. Return to Cuzco in the evening and transfer to your hotel
Meals:B & LDay 7. CUZCO - LIMA (Breakfast)
After early breakfast, we bid farewell to Cuzco and take a short drive in a private car to the airport in time for your return flight home.
Meals:BEnd of our services.
2017 Royal Inka Trail Trek - Private Tour
Lima - Cuzco - Sacred Valley - Pisac - Ollantaytambo - Royal Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
7 days / 6 nights.
7 day Luxury 5 star
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