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Luxury Inca Trail - 6 Days

Luxury Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Luxury Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

The Luxury Inca Trail  service 6-day trek to Machu Picchu is one of our newest camping tours in Cusco region for those looking to combine the cultural highlights of the Sacred Valley Peru, connecting Inca Trail to The last capital of the Inkas and  with the challenge one of the world’s best known Inca Tours hike.

→ We are Specialist Luxury Inca Trail Operator and Luxury Peru Destination Management Company. Based in Cusco

Our high quality service is not about quantity, nor is it about cheap prices and large groups. We have a fair-rates while providing the best possible service and personalized attention in small or private groups. Our focus is to provide the best tour and trekking experience possible through our unique hiking paths and customized treks.

Happy Gringo Tours bring you travel experiences of the highest quality with professional team. We pride ourselves as a tour operator who you can trust, We offer a wide variety of excursions from cultural and economic, to luxury and Glamping- all brought to you by a select team of professionals.

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There are a lot of experiences that can be fully enjoyed with the people you love and those experiences will leave you a good memory. However, In Happy Gringo we have kept some exclusive experiences, which will not only make you remember but you won´t be able to forget what you just have enjoyed.

→ The 6 day Luxury Inca Trail cost to Machu Picchu, in order to open a private group we only require minimum 02 participants. When your group has more members the price goes down for the best inca trail tour of South America.

LUXURY INCA TRAIL IS THE BEST KNOWN AND MOST POPULAR HIKE IN THE AMERICAS. IT HAS EVERYTHING: IMPRESSIVE MOUNTAIN SCENERIES WITH LUSH SUB-TROPICAL VEGETATION, NUMEROUS SPECIES OF FLORA AND MORE THAN SIX SETS OF REMARKABLE INCA RUINS – WHICH CAN ONLY BE ACCESSED BY FOOT. THE VIEWS OF SNOW-CAPPED MOUNTAINS AND HIGH CLOUD FOREST CAN BE STUPENDOUS. Book with Specialists!

Overview on the 6 Day Inca Trail Luxury Service

Inca trail luxury tours is one of our most popular hikes in the region, Cusco. For those looking to combine the cultural highlights of the Sacred Valley Peru with the challenge of one of the world’s best known treks. The Six-day Inca trail to Machu Picchu will reward you with a stunning combination of the region’s ruins, mountainscapes, and cloud forests. Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu you only walk-eat-sleep that’s all. The rest of the service Gringo tours staff makes for you.

Gringo tours operates its own inca trail tours to machu picchu peru, where you are ensured with luxury inca trail trek holiday, an amazing camping tour on the classic Inca road, a great quality of organic food and the best trekking equipments. Therefore we guarantee you to enjoy this lifetime adventure trip only with us.

Reserve your Inca trail permits months in advance, in order to go hiking the inca trail and experience machu picchu elevation.

Helpful Information

Trip Type: Hiking, camping, adventure, history, culture

Hiking Distance: 45 km – 27 miles

Good For: Families with children or those who wish to take their time

Starting Altitude: 2720m – 8920 ft.

Highest Altitude: 4217 m – 13,780ft.

Longest Day: Day 2, approximately 16 km – 9.9 miles

Coldest Night: Day 2 and 3 around 0º celsius

Overall Difficulty: Moderate

Recommendation: Permit required.

Optional Extra:

→ Walking Pole US$15

→ Wayna Picchu ticket US$75

→ Machu Picchu Montaña US$75

→ Vistadome 40 USD Per Person (One way Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo)

Day 1
Day 1 Moray - Maras – Ollantaytambo. (L and D)

After the pick up in cusco you will start your tour in the Inca village of chinchero, which was one of the most important populations during the Inca empire.

Then you will visit the next archaeological remains of moray and maras. It is a freakish sight, it is located close to village and is an amazing complex of salt mining. On the other hand, the Inca ruins of Moray comprises of mysterious concentric circular terraces which for some scholars is an agricultural research center.

Lunch in ollantaytambo at the agreed restaurant and then you will explore the typical example of urban planning of the Incas still inhabited like in the Inkas epoch. You will find here a great archaeological complex called (Fortress) although it was a tambo, a lodging and resting spot for travellers of 15th century.

▬ Overnight in Ollantaytambo

Day 2
Day 2 Ollantaytambo – Km 82 – Ayapata (B, L and Dinner)

Your Inca trail Peru team will pick you up at 06:30 am from your hotel in Ollantaytambo to take you to the starting point of the hike Km 82. (The first checkpoint) Today you’ll trek around 3 hours along the Sacred Valley of the Incas, you will get to see Inca ruins Llactapata and small villages along the walk. After 5 hours of hiking you’ll get to the lunch spot Wayllabamba and after lunch we start the first of our climbs uphill for two hours to get to the base camp Ayapata.

Day 3
Day 3 Ayapata – Dead Woman’s Pass – Chaquicocha (B, L and Dinner).

After the Organic breakfast we start the most difficult part of the hike, which comprises of an abrupt and steep ascent to Dead Woman’s pass or Warmihuañusca at 4215 m – 13, 790 ft. the highest point of the Inca trail expedition. Then we will cross the second highest peak Runkurakay pass at 4,000 m. After descending to Sayacmarka inca ruins, you are 3o minutes away of the second camping place Chaquicocha.

Day 4
Day 4 Chaquicocha - Phuyupatamarca Pass - Wiñay Wayna

After breakfast, we’ll hike for 2 hour to the last Summit Phuyupatamarca. The best area to enjoy the flora, fauna and landscapes. Phuyupatamarca means “City in the Clouds” and Intipata Sun above the terraces” ruins visited visited in the morning. Afterward lunch you get to visit Winay Wayña “Forever Young” amazing inca site. After you will go back to the campsite for dinner and small ceremony to tell thanks, give gratitude and say goodbye to your amazing porters team, your appreciation of some tips and will be the last time that you see the porters.

Day 5
Day 5 Wiñay Wayna - Machu Picchu - Cusco

This is the highlight of your trek, you head straight to the checkpoint to enter Machu Picchu. Once the site opens you hike on the way to the Sungate, where you’ll get your first spectacular view of the citadel. Arriving to the last capital of the Incas, you’ll have a 2 hour walking tour where you’ll visit the most important temples of the city. After the walking tour you’ll have free time to explore the ruins by yourself or the alternative climb up either Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain, but these require an additional ticket. In the afternoon you will take the train back to Ollantaytambo Inka town to carry on by bus back to Cusco.

Day 6
Day 6 San Pedro Market - Lunch - Massage

You will have breakfast in your hotel, then you will explore the Cusco streets and the native San Pedro Market – The oldest Peruvian market of South America. This antique Andean market will Keep you entertained for hours. After visiting the traditional market you’ll go for lunch at Happy Gringo Tours restaurant, where the same chef who was hiking with you the Inca Trail Peru will prepare a lunch for you. You have the option to choose one of the menús you ate and liked on the hike to Machu Picchu. After lunch you’ll have a massage in your hotel.

Inclusions on the 6 Day Inca Trail Luxury Service

  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Assistant Tour Guide for groups of 9+Chef
  • Porters to carry cooking and camping equipment
  • Personal Porter to carry 7kg of personal items
  • Pick-up from your hotel
  • Transportation by bus to Km 82
  • Return transportation by train and bus to Cusco
  • Water to drink
  • 4 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 4 Afternoon Snacks and 4 Dinners. If you have special dietary requirement let us know at the moment of booking.
  • Dining tent with tables and chairs
  • 4 man tent for every 2 trekkers
  • Sleeping foam mattress
  • Oxygen bottle
  • First aid kit
  • Entrance ticket to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu
  • Return bus from Machu Picchu to Machu Picchu Pueblo

Exclusions on the 6 Day Inca Trail Luxury Service

  • Sleeping Bag (Can be hired from us)
  • Breakfast on Day 1 and lunch and dinner on Day 5
  • Entrance to Huayna Picchu
  • Machu Picchu Mountain
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance – you are strongly recommended to take out travel insurance for the duration of your expedition.
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Luxury Inca Trail - Faqs

What you need to take for Inca Trail?

➤ Original Passport
Student card (if you are a student and want to qualify for the discount)
➤ Walking boots
➤Waterproof jacket / rain poncho
➤Warm jacket
➤Hat and gloves
➤T-shirts
➤ Comfortable Trousers
➤ Sun hat
➤ Sun cream (factor 35 or higher)
➤ Insect repellent
➤ Toiletries and hand sanitiser
➤ Personal medications
➤ Camera and film
➤ Torch with spare batteries

Inca Trail Map

The Inca Trail Map elevations and images, shows you the course of the classic four day – three night Inca trail treks. The hike follows all the way down the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

Normally the classic Inca trail tours starts in km 82. However some Inca trail hikes begin at Km 104 and Km 88 (Here is our detailed Inca trail itinerary day-by-day breakdown of the tour).

Map of the Inca Trail
Inca Trail Peru

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Price From USD 2,000 USD $ 1,850/person
1850
Total $ 1,850 USD