PERU TRAVEL PLANNER
Royal Hidden Inca Trail
Royal Hidden Classic Trek 3 days
CLASSIC TREK ( 3 DAYS / 2 NIGHT )
Benefits of Royal Hidden Inca trail
1. The maximum height (2870 m) hardly causes altitude sickness.
2. Despite efforts to be undertaken, this only produces a little tired, enough
to exercise the body, stimulate appetite and promote restful sleep.
3. From the first day are archaeological sites (12 in total), and views that
span the entire valley.
5. If bad weather, the clouds are high and do not cover the landscape, in
addition, occasional fog often embellish the view.
6. As new circuit, there are almost no tourists, no congestion.
7. No problem of garbage and pollution is minimal.
8. There are comfortable toilets, and showers with hot water.
• Distance traveled: 1st day 9 Km. / 2nd. day, 12 Km.
• Maximum altitude: 2600 meters
• Temperature: maximum 26º C – minimum 8º C.
days / 2 nights.
SEASON: From January / to
December 2013 (Except February)
DEPARTURE: Daily from 2 people
PRICE PER PERSON: ADULT :
STUDENTS WITH ISIC AND CHILDREN UNDER 12 YEARS OLD:
GUIDE SERVICE: Private
RETURN : Back Packer Train
Please contact us
for more information and for pricing.
Upon request: Upgrade accommodation to First or Deluxe Class
We advise you to book early (at least 30 days in advance is
recommended) to secure your spot.
On the other hand, you must have the following information to reserve as in your
passport and from each participant in your group:
*Trek departure date:
*Prior arrival date in Cusco
*Name (as in your passport)
*Special Food Requirement
*Gender: Male / Female
*Student with ISIC card: No / Yes
*Accommodation in Cusco (Address and Phone Number)
DAY 1 CUSCO/PISCACUCHO
8:00hrs. We will travel up to PISCACUCHO (K.m.82 of the railroad that goes
towards Machu Picchu).
9:00hrs. Once In PISCACUCHO, we will initiate the first day of trek,
following the right way of the river Urubamba, in descending sense. The
first archaeological site(place) that we will visit is SALAPUNKU,
archaeological monuments constituted by walls similar to those of
Sacsayhuaman, place that works as a fort against assaults or possible
invasions, beside being the door of control of access to the valley
The following point of arrival is QANABAMBA (km 85,4 of the railroad), after
discovering its places , we will continue the way up to coming to
WAYRAQPUNKU's ruins, closely together of the river Vilcanota, continuing the
way will arrive to ÑUSTA HISPANAQ viewing-point, immediately afterwards we
will see an archaeological group called PINCHAUNUYUQ (altitude; 2605) (Km 87
of the railroad).
Continuing our voyage, we will come to QORIWAYRACHINA's archaeological
monument (Altitude; 2520) after to walk in this place and appreciate its
magnificent architecture ,we will cross the river for a suspension bridge
towards Sanctuary Garden's camp, where they will choose their tents, they
will leave their things also, we will rest and have lunch.
(In this first part of the trekking you should carry your whole baggage by
yourselves, the following tour only will take your day-pack, being able to
leave the rest in your respective tents).
To go on with the trekking we will cross the bridge following the right bank
of the Urubamba River and continue downstream to TORONTOY, archaeological
site, featuring for having unique carved buildings whose main attraction is
the presence of a huge stone with 54 angles that finely joined 28 other
stones make up a wall with windows. (Altitude: 2600 m).
After delighting in the beauty of the ruins and the view, return to the
Once in the camp we will rest with bonfire and board games, waiting for the
Dinner and rest. (L,D)
DAY 2 MACHUQ'ENTE / AGUAS CALIENTES
We will start the second day, following the the right side of river
Vilcanota , in order to arrive to MACHUQ'ENTE, extensive inka´s sidewalks
that draw the silhouette of a hummingbird. (Altitude: 2350 m).
We will arrive to WAYNAQ'ÈNTE one of the most beautiful archaeological sites
wich offer the Sanctuary Garden trail. (Altitude: 2550 m).
After the visit and tour of the place, we will go to MEDIA LUNA where we
will get lunch.
After the lunch, we will go to LLAQTAPATA, known also with Qentemarka's
name, majestic archaeological site with more of 100 unique buildings
Later we will go to PULPITUTYOQ, an archaeological group that works as
ceremonial center Inca located in Llaqtapata's oriental band (altitude 2500)
then we will go to Piscacucho.
When the bus will pick us up and take us to Ollanta.
21.00 hs. We will depart to Aguas Calientes where we will spend the night.
Overnight at selected accommodation (B,L)
DAY 3 WAYNA PICCHU / INTIPUNKU & MACHU PICCHU / CUSCO
Around five in the morning we are going to ascent with direction to the
Historic sanctuary MACHU PICCHU; and immediately we start to explore the
giant Inca’s citadel in a average time of two and two and a half hours
approximately; we are going to visit with our guide: The Main square,
INTIHUATANA, THE MORTERO'S ROOM, THE THREE WINDOWS TEMPLE, THE CONDOR'S
TEMPLE and many important points in Machu Picchu; after we go to:
WAYNAPICCHU: The picturesque mountain backdrop shown in the classic
photographs, the full path will take us an average of four hours the same
order to explore constructions located on the top of Wayna Picchu and follow
the path towards a place called Temple of the Moon AND / OR GREAT CAVE,
which at the sacrifice of walking we will be well rewarded. When we return
if we have physical strength necessary to continue our walk we will go to:
INTIPUNKU: Known like Sun’s door that taking the opposite direction
of arrival of the Inca Trail can climb an average of one hour to explore the
qualities of the place and finally back in the direction of Aguas Calientes.
Then according to our scheduled train return to Cusco, in the station will
be waiting for us our transport to return to Hotel or lodging. (B,L)
1 night camping
Feeding (2 breakfast 3 lunchs ,1 dinner)
Foam mattress with 14 cm of thickness
Tickets for the entrance to Machupicchu Sanctuary
Transfer Piscacucho - Ollantaytambo
First -aid kit
Train ticket Backpacker: Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Cusco.
One night of lodging in Aguas Calientes.
Entrance fee to Machu Picchu
Food: 01 Breakfast and 02 lunchs.
Bus ticket: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu Aguas Calientes.
ON BOARD LUGGAGE POLICY
01 bag or backpack must not exceed 05kg/11pounds and/or 62 inches/157cm
(length + height + width).
NOTE: You will need to leave your luggage in your Cusco lodging, all
the accommodations in Cusco provide a secure luggage deposit. Put any
valuables in their safe.
Breakfast first day (you can order an early breakfast at your hotel)
Dinner in Aguas Calientes
Bagagge transfer from Piscacucho to the camping(1 day)
Bagagge transfer from the camping to train station(3 day)
Sleeping bag : You can hire sleeping bags in our office. All sleeping bags
are synthetic or feather (easy to wash). They are washed after every use and
are guaranteed to be clean.
Cost: US$25 per person for the 3 days/2 nights trek. Weight 2.5 kg and are
rated to 12 degrees below freezing (nice and warm even during the coldest of
nights experienced on the Inca Trail).
Hot springs pool visit.
Tips to the crew
YOU NEED TO BRING AT THE SANCTUARY GARDEN
A couple of hiking boots
Cotton clothes for night
T-shirt and light clothing for the day
Hut, sun cream and insect repellent
Note: To apply to this discount It is necessary to send us your scan copy
ISIC (International Student Identity Card) with your other information.
Without this copy we will not be able to make the discount.
This is the ONLY
Student card to apply the
Park authorities may occasionally designate different campsites than those
indicate The Inca Trail is part of the Machu Picchu Sanctuary, a protected
area of 32,592 hectares. 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).