Deluxe Inca Trail to Machu Picchu follows a similar itinerary as the Classic Inca Trail but with an upgraded Exclusive Private tour for five days. Explore and spend more time at each Inca Site, enjoy our special Inca massage at each campsite, delight yourself with the best of gourmet food, finest camping equipment, and panoramic train back to Cusco.
Day 1: Cusco – KM 82 – Wayllabamba
Start in your hotel at 6.30 am, drive to Km 82, and begin the Inca Trail hiking along the Urubamba and Cusichaca river banks. You will visit local villages and important archeological sites such as Willkaraykay, Patallacta, and Wayllabamba.
Day 2: Wayllabamba – Dead Woman’s Pass – Pacaymayo
Wake up with a coffee in your tent and get ready to hike to the highest point on the Inca trail, Warmiwañusca or Dead Woman’s Pass, at 4215 m.a.s.l; the hike is challenging and yet very enjoyable with spectacular views of the mountains.
Day 3: Pacaymayo – Runcu Raccay – Phuyupatamarca
Start the day conquering the second and last mountain of Runkurakay at 4000 m.a.s.l while visiting the archeological sites of Runkurakay, Sayacmarca, Conchamarka, and enter into the cloud forest. Camp with the best view of the Andes mountain ranges.
Day 4: Phuyupatamarca – Sungate – Machu Picchu
Wake up with the sunrise over the Andes; this is the most beautiful day of the trek, visiting several archaeological sites: Phuyupatamarka, Intipata, Wiñaywayna, Sungate, and finally arrive at Machu Picchu in the afternoon and see the great citadel almost empty. Spend the night in Machu Picchu hotel.
Day 5: Machu Picchu (The Lost City of The Incas) – Cusco
After breakfast in your hotel, you will board the early buses to enter Machu Picchu and visit the most important places. Enjoy lunch in Machu Picchu (Tinkuy Restaurant). After lunch, board the Vistadome train back to Ollantaytambo and then a private van back to Cusco.