Alternative Inca Trail 4D/3N

Machu Picchu

About this trip


Alternative Inca Trail is a 4-day trek to Machu Picchu will take you on a hike across the Mountains nearby Cusco city, following an ancient Inca Trail that connects with the Sacred Valley, follows the Urubamba River, join the Last section of the Classic Inca Trail, and Arrive at Machu Picchu through the Sungate right before the sunset. Along the way, you will have a fantastic view of Cusco from the Mounatin, visit local communities, hiking with Llamas and alpacas, visit beautiful archaeological sites such as Huchuy Qosqo, Sacred Valley, Ollantaytambo, Wiñaywuayna, and Machu Picchu. This trail was used by the Last Inca King, who moved his rebel army in 1536 from Cusco to the Last Capital of Incas (Vilcabamba) during the XVI century.

Highlights of the Alternative Inca Trail 

  • Explore the mountains around Cusco
  • Follow the ancient Inca Trail from Cusco to Machu Picchu
  • Arrive hiking to the Sacred Valley from Cusco
  • Ride the panoramic trains on the way back (Vistadome or 360°)
  • Support social projects in the Andean Villages

What’s included

  • Transportation
    All Included from begining to end
  • Train
    Panoramic exclusive train
  • Meals
    All Meals except Last day lunch
  • Porters
    Persnal Porter for 7 kilos of pesonal stuff
  • Camping equipment
    We provide: personal tents, dining, kitchen, and portable toilet tents
  • Entrance fees
    Inca Trail, Machu Picchu
  • Showers
    Ecological portable Solar showers
  • Tour Guides
    Professional tour guides
  • Meals
    Organic, Local, typical Peruvian dishes
  • Extra Hikes
    Huayna picchu and Montaña
  • Items
    Sleeping bags, Poles, and air mats
  • Meals
    Last day lunch
  • Tips to:
    Porters, chef, and guides

Available options

Sleeping bags
Inflatable mattress
Trekking Poles
Huayna Picchu
Machu Picchu Montaña


Day 1
Cusco – Tambomachay – Pukamarca

 Depart form Cusco at 7:00 am and drive for 20 minutes towards the archaeological site of Tambomachay. The hike takes 7 hours to the campsite at Pukamarca Village (3800m/12,467ft), passing through local communities, beautiful mountain lakes, vast grassland where llamas and alpacas feed. 

Your Organizer

1 review
We are a responsible local tour operator based in the city of Cusco


Our guide was amazingly informative! This place is magic!


Our tour guide was amazing!!! i will cherish these memories forever!!!
By Gerardo Garcia on 24 Mar, 2020