Day 1 Cuzco - Huayllabamba
Today the tour guide will pick up you from your hotel and transfer by bus to meet the team that will join you during the trek, such as the porters, camp assistants and cooks before we begin the walk. During the first kilometres we will have a beautiful view of the snow peaked Veronica Mountain, walking alongside the Vilcanota River until we arrive at the archaeological complex of Patallacta, where we will have a lunch. Afterwards we continue to the Huayllabamba, where we will set up our camp here.
Day 2 Huayllabamba - Pacaymayo
After breakfast, we will start the hardest part of the tour with a steep ascent, followed by 3 hours walking until reaching the Warmiwanusca up to 4.2km approximately. We will not only enjoy incredible panoramic views from here but also have the satisfaction to have reached the top. After lunch in Vizcachayoc, we will descend towards Pacaymayo for dinner and camp.
Day 3 Pacaymayo - Winayhuayna
After breakfast the ascent will begin until to around 3.9 km where we will visit to the archaeological complex Runkurakay and the Inca Citadel of Sayacmarca. Then we will have a lunch in Chaqquicocha. After that we will continue walking towards Phuya Patamarca. After a brief rest, we will go on walking until arriving at Winay Huayna for a visit to this spectacularly located Archaeological Complex. Then we will have a dinner and overnight in the camp.
Note: above camp sites are the regular and subject to the disposition levied by the Machu Picchu Management Unit without prior notice, meantime tour itinerary will not be affected.
Day 4 Winay Huayna - Waynapicchu - Machu Picchu - Cusco (77 km)
After breakfast, we start walking for 1 hour by the forest until the Inti Punku, known as the front door to Machu Picchu. Then we will climb 6km to Huayna Picchu. After that we go down to Machu Picchu ruins and visit the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the Royal Quarters and etc. Afterwards we could enjoy our free time to stroll around the Citadel and then meet the rest of the group to be transferred by bus to Aguas Calientes for lunch. In the afternoon we will return to Cusco by train. Upon arrival we will be transferred to the hotel.
Afternoon we will enjoy the town of Aguas Calientes and visit its Hot Springs. Then we will have time to perform some of the following activities: Visiting Mandor Waterfall. You just have to follow the railway line from Machu Picchu Pueblo for a 45 minute-hike and then reach a railway crossing, from which you could ask local dwellers how to reach Mandor Waterfall. At around 7:00pm we will take the train back to Ollantaytambo & Cusco. Upon arrival transfer to hotel for overnight.