Day 1: SANTIAGO
Reception at the airport and transfer to Regal Hotel 4* or similar.
Day 2: SANTIAGO
City Tour of Santiago including: the “Civic Headquarters” in the
downtown area, the historical “La Moneda”, the Presidential Palace, the
main square and Santiago’s cathedral. A colorful display of flowers,
fruits and fish is showed at the Central Market. Rest of the day is at
leisure. Overnight (B)
Day 3: SANTIAGO - VIÑA DEL MAR
Full day excursion to Valparaíso and Viña del Mar. The excursion
includes comprehensive visists to the most important and historical
sites of Valparaiso, Chile’s main port and the traditional Viña del Mar,
Chile’s number one beach and summer city. Overnight at Gala Hotel 3* or
Day 4: VIÑA DEL MAR
Free day. Suggestions: Depending on the season, for summer, a sunny day
at “Reñaca Beach” one of the fashionable spots in Viña del Mar while for
winter an optional excursion to the northern beaches of Zapallar and
Cachagua. For the evening, a visit to the international Casino is also
Overnight at the NH Santiago Hotel or similar. (B).
Day 5: VIÑA DEL MAR - SANTIAGO / LIMA
Transfer to airport on time to board the departure flight to Lima (airfare
not included). Upon arrival transfer to Boulevard Hotel 4* or similar.
Depending on the arrival time of your international flight we may have
the opportunity to visit the Peruvian Gold Museum (not included in the
Day 6: LIMA / CUSCO
Pick up and transfer to the Lima airport for the flight to Cusco (airfare
included). Upon arrival, you will be met and driven to Picoaga Hotel 4*
or similar, followed by a few cups of mate de coca, whilst you iron out
any questions you may have with us. At 1:45 pm Cusco city tour. This
tour includes the major sites of historical interest in Cusco, including
the ruins of Sacsahuaman, Kenko and Tambomachay and the temple of the
Sun. Also included in this is a tourist card, giving you access to all
the sites in the Cusco area as a whole (i.e., including outside of the
City itself). This tour finishes at 18:00 hrs. Overnight. (B)
Day 7: PISAC & OLLANTAYTAMBO
(Note: This Tour is available just on Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday).
You will be picked up at 8,45A.M. Full day excursion to the Urubamba
visiting: the village of Pisac, a picturesque town of creole and
colonial aspect and its lndian market and craftfair. Lunch provided. In
the afternoon you'll visit to the fortress of Ollantaytambo, an
architectural group that in the days of the Tahuantinsuyo empire was a
gigantic agricultural, administrative, social, religious and military
complex, then the Chincero market. At the end Return to Cusco and
INCA TRAIL TO MACHUPICCHU (4 days - 3 nights)
KIDS under 12 years old or Students up to 25 years old -Discount $25.-usd
We requires a reservation of minimum 2 month working days in advance to
confirm the trip.
Note: To apply to this discount It is necessary to send us your scancopy
ISC (Internationational Student Card). Without this copy we will not be
able to make the discount . The group is form by 16 persons
IMPORTANT NOTE OF INCA TRAIL
*Remember to take your original passport and isic card on the inca trail
because without them you are not going to be able to do the hiking and
take only the necessary items for the 2/1 days trek,the rest of your
luggages you can leave it at your hotel in Cusco (most of hotels and
hostals has an storage where to keep until your return)
* Participants need to be in good physical health and condition to be
able to enjoy the Inka Trail. The trekking will be difficult if you have
not exercised regularly before your trip. To fully enjoy an Inka Trail
adventure, we advise passengers to get into an exercise program for
their own safety and enjoyment. If a passenger suffers from any medical
condition, we advise him/her to consult a physician about joining an
Inka Trail Expedition.
Bus service until km 82, entrance ticket to the Inca trail, professional
guide English and Spanish speaking guide during all the trekking, tents,
carriers, breakfasts lunches and dinners (as explained below), complete
Machu Picchu's ruins tour:
KILOMETERS OF WALKING DAY BY DAY
Day 01 - 12 Km (Km-82 to Huayllabmba) Cusco (3400) - Chillca (2720) -
Huayllabamba (2950) Day 02 - 12 Km (Huayllabamba to Pacaymayo)
Huayllabamba(2950) -Pakaymayu (3600) Day 03 - 16 Km (Pacaymayo to
Wiñayhuayna) Pakaymayo (3600) - Wiñaywayna (2700) Day 04 - 05 Km (Wiñayhuaina
to Machupicchu)Wiñayhuayna(2700)-Machupichu (2400)- Cusco(3400)
the high temperature`s 25ºC and the low temperature`s 5ºC.
the coldest month is June and down to -5ºC.
The Inca Trail is part of the Machu Picchu Sanctuary, a protected area
32,592 hectares, managed by the National Institute of Natural Resources,
INRENA. Every visitor must obey park regulations prohibiting littering,
cutting or damaging trees, removing or damaging stones of ruins and the
Trail, removing plants, killing animals, lighting open fires or camping
in the archeological sites (Only authorized campsites can be used).
Day 8: INCA TRAIL HIKE UP TO MACHU PICCHU Pick up at your Hotel .We
start our trek escorted by native “quechua”
porters going through semi-arid terrain along the Urubamba river with
magnificent views of snow capped mount Veronica, later going through
Llactapata, an ancient Inca citadel that protected the entry to two
Day 9: INCA TRAIL
Today the first part of the trek takes us to the Inca Hamlet of
Huayabamba, later going through Warmiwañuska pass (4200 mt), known as
“dead woman’s pass”. (B+L+D)
Day 10: INCA TRAIL
walking on a remarkably preserved Inca Trail passing ancient
archaeological sites covered by dense jungle overgrowth , later visiting
the Phuyupatamarca (city above clouds) with spectacular view of snow
covered Andean ranges, camping at Wyñaywayna, probably the most
spectacular archaeological complex during the trek. (B+L+D)
Day 11: INCA TRAIL
Passing through the Intipunku (Gate of the Sun), we arrive to Machu
Picchu, the Lost City of the Incas. Complete guided tour, then late in
the afternoon train back to Cusco. Overnight at Picoaga Hotel or
similar. (B) B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner
-Transportation to head of trail
-Entrance ticket to Inca Trail
-Tents, and camping equipment
-Meals as specified in the above itinerary -Porters and cook
-Professional bilingual guide -Train ticket back to Cusco (Backpacker) -Mattress
-Lunch at 4th day.
WE RECOMMEND YOU TO:
- Use boots during treks and sneakers during long walks.
- Drinking lots of liquids on long excursions, specially during the Inka
- Always taking an umbrella or rainwear.
YOU SHOULD BRING
-Personal sleeping bag
-Warm Jacket or Sweater
-RainGear (from nov to april)
-T-shirt , short, long pants.
-Back pack, trekking shoes, sandals
-Sun Hat , wool hat , sun glasses
-Water bottle,flash light, hat
-Personal clothing for trek
-Insect repellent – Suncream
-Water Purification Tablets.
-Extra US$50 changed in soles for any emergency and for tipping the
porters, use the hot shower on day 3 - 2 soles and for luch on day 4
Breakfast varies from day to day and can include:
- tea, coffee or hot chocolate
- pancakes or bread (with butter/jam)
- eggs (fried, omelet) or Fruit
Lunches (the last day lunch is not included) Lunch includes:
- Seconds (spaghetti or rice with veggies and meat)
- Tea or coffee 3 Dinners (the last day dinner is not included) Dinner
- Seconds (fish or chicken accompanied by potatoes en vegetables) -Tea
Include extra porters for your personal items up to 8 KG per person
Day 12: CUSCO / LIMA
Transfer from hotel to the airport for your return flight back to Lima
in time to get your international flight connection (B)
All hotel and ship accommodations based on double occupancy. All scheduled
transportation. All transfers. All scheduled excursions with English-speaking
guide services. Meals and domestic airfares as specified in the itinerary.
B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner.
Note: We can replace above Hotels with other one with the same characteristics
in the case that it becomes necessary for operative and other reasonable causes.
NOT INCLUDED IN THE FEE:
International airfares, airport departure taxes , Special equipment rentals,
excess baggage charges, alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages, insurance of any
kind, laundry, phone calls, tips and personal expenses.