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4-Day Trek to Machu Picchu Through the Inca Trail

  • Guarantee a spot on the often sold-out Inca Trail
  • Opt for a seamless experience that includes food, transfers, and camping 
  • Be one of the first to enter Machu Picchu on the final morning 
4-Day Trek to Machu Picchu Through the Inca Trail
From US$757,00
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Inca Trail Basic Service
The BASIC option EXCLUDES a Thermal Sleeping Bag, Porter & Duffel Bag for personal gear.
From US$757,00
Inca Trail Complete Service
The COMPLETE option INCLUDES a Thermal Sleeping Bag, Porter & Duffel Bag to carry a total of 7kgs of personal gear for each trekker (3kgs for your sleeping bag & mattress plus 4kgs of personal items).
From US$849,00

The Inca Trail is the most popular way to discover Machu Picchu, and often books up months in advance. Guarantee your spot by pre-booking a 4-day trek from Cusco, which includes all meals, entrance fees, and transfers. On this tour, you’ll be one of the first to see the ancient world wonder in the morning, before the site becomes overrun by crowds.

What to Expect
Day 1: Cusco to Ollantaytambo to KM 82 and Trek to Wayllabamba Camp (7 miles/11 kilometers; L, D)
Your 4-day trek begins with pickup from your Cusco hotel. Travel to Ollantaytambo for breakfast before you head to Piscacucho, the official start of the Inca Trail. Pass several archaeological sites as you hike through Vilcanota River Valley, then have lunch and relax at Wayllabamba camp.

Day 2: Trek to Pacaymayo Camp (6 m/10 kms; B, L, D)
After breakfast, you’ll embark on a challenging uphill hike to Dead Woman’s Pass followed by a downhill trek to Pacaymayo Camp. On arrival at the camp, you’ll have the rest of the day to eat and rest.

Day 3: Trek to Winayhuayna High Jungle Camp (9 m/15 kms; B, L, D)
Spend the day ascending and descending ancient Inca stairways during the journey to Winayhuayna High Jungle Camp. Explore the archaeological sites of Sayacmarca, Pacaymayo, and Phuyupatamarca. At the end of the day, you’ll reach a camp overlooking a river valley.

Day 4: Machu Picchu and Return to Cusco (4 m/7 kms; B)
Following an early morning, you’ll hike to the gate of Machu Picchu and be one of the first to enter the UNESCO-listed archaeological site. Enjoy both a guided tour and free time to explore independently before heading to Aguas Calientes to browse the shops.
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Reviewed 5 days ago
Spot on and worth the wait

Short version: The Inca Trail with Bamba Experience and our guide Vidal (aka Chino) was perfect, and I highly recommend it. First of all, the hike is amazing, and worth the long wait (we booked a year in advance). The views are stunning – a...More

2  Thank Amalie T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Machu Picchu

Wilfredo “willoq” Torres was an excellent guide! We learned so much history, culture, and had so much fun with him. Find him with Amazonas Explorer

1  Thank heidi m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Once in a lifetime experience!

The 4 day Inca Trail Hike to Macchu Picchu was absolutely amazing. The hike may have been even more wonderful than seeing Macchu Picchu itself! The views were incredible! Every detail was planned extensively by the staff and our tour guide Vidal (Chino) was informative,...More

1  Thank dancesonhertoes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing trek, experience of a life time

With my husband and his father we did this trek and had such a great time!!it was perfect! Our guides chino (vidal) and his assistant renaldo were really perfect guide who explained us lot of stuff about the nature, the story of the Inca...they took...More

3  Thank pouriaj2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Inca Trail

We did the original inca trail (4d / 3nights) with bamba experience. Chino and his assistant Rinaldo did a really great job and they were the perfect guides for this trip. The explanation about the inkas and the sites we visited were very profound and...More

1  Thank Marc F
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29 May 2018|
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Response from Lori-7225 | Reviewed this property |
We rented an apartment for the whole time (we stayed for 2 weeks in total) and left our things there while on the trek. I think some apartments will store your things for you but to be honest we were completely exhausted... More
9 May 2018|
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Response from 61Waldo | Reviewed this property |
P.S. - The cook we had on our expedition created fabulous meals. For some reason (possibly altitude), everyone in our group found we had lesser appetites than normal. Do NOT arrive in Cusco just to start the hike the next... More
Jean M
8 April 2018|
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Response from TheNorwegianFrida | Reviewed this property |
I did the hike by the end of January and I liked the temperatures while hiking. Still a lot of sun, but not to hot! You can do the hike every month except for February!
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