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Classic Inca Trail to Machupicchu with Hotel 4D/3N

$900

Unique classic Inca Trail to Machu picchu with Hotel 4D/3N

Our Unique Classic Inca Trail with hotel is exclusively designed to delight Machupicchu twice, rest very well in a hotel on the last night and take a comfortable and relaxing shower. In my vast experience as a tour guide on the classic Inca Trail. I realized that having the opportunity to see machupicchu with the sunset and with the sunrise is the best way to connect with the place and make it memorable within our hearts, besides there is nothing better than to arrive to a hotel after three days of hiking, to take a refreshing shower, to rest properly and have full energies to return on the fourth day to Machu Picchu by bus to explore all the details of this fantastic place with your tour guide who will explain you interesnting details about Machu Picchu and to have also another chance to take much more pictures with different angles of masterpiece of our ancestors .

Highlights of our 4 days Inca Trail with Hotel

In order to give you the best experience and try avoiding the crowds on this Inca Trail trek with hotel our schedule and campsites it is different from the other companies; hike with us and let us provide you with the best of the classic Inca Trail, with guides, cooks and porters with enormous quality of service, passion for what they do and excellent human beings within the technical and professional, all this with camping equipment of the highest quality, resistance and very spacious tents, in addition to selecting the camps with the best views. We are the only classic Inca Trail specialist that includes a hotel night at Aguas Calientes which is the closes town to Machu Picchu, with the hotel option We provide you the chance to delight Machu Picchu twice,take a shower and rest properly. In addition to everything mentioned We are the only Classic Inca Trail specialist that prepares food for our hikers and staff using 100 % organic vegetables purchased from local producers.

Trip Overview of our Classic Inca Trail with hotel

  • Trek Type:hiking on inca trail paved 500 years ago, landscape beauty, experiential, cultural and adventurous
  • Good forthose in moderate shape or better
  • Difficulty:Challenging
  • Season:From March 1st to Januray 31th
  • Consideration:Inca Trail permits required

Day 1. Cusco-Inca Trail-Llactapata-Ayapata

Hiking distance: 8.8 miles/14 km (6-7 hours)
Campsite altitude: 3300 meters above sea level
Considered: Moderate day (acclimatization day at the height and the Inca trail)
Weather: Warm and windy

We pick you up at 4:30 am from your hotels to drive from Cusco to Piscacucho or Km 82 which is the beginning of the classic Inca Trail, upon to our arrival our expert chef will cook a delicious breakfast, while you get ready for your first day of hiking, right after breakfast we start hiking on the Inca Trail for 3 hours to llactapata on a slow and steady pace through a path without that much incline and full of many useful and psycodelic plants, awesome views and nice clay and stone houses. Once at Llactapata which is a pretty Incan place, your guide will show you the best positions and places to you take breathtking pictures  an also you will have a lesson about the place,the Incan empire and interesting details about the classic Inca Trail .

Following We continue hiking 30 minutes in order to reach our lunch spot, lunch will be an exquisite buffet prepared by our expert Incas Path chef, after our meal and 30 minutes of digest time We keep hiking 3 more hours getting little by little on a well preserved original Inca Trail stretch to finally to reach our first campsite, along the way we enjoy observing surreal landscapes of rocky and colorful mountains decorated by the impressive Veronica snowcapped mountain. Upon arrival to our campsite our tent and duffle will be already pitched, We give you warm water in buckets to you wash up, change into some clean clothes and  rest after a moderate and beautiful hike within the classic Inca trail then get ready for happy hour with hot chocolate, cookies, popcorn and finally our yummy dinner.

  • ** Perfect itinerary to have plenty of time to hike in a slow and steady pace, take pictures and to be pleased by the Andes mountain range, the Inca Trail and its landscapes avoiding the crowds

** Hike in a moderate pace, connecting with the colors and sounds of the trail and mother earth

Day 2. Ayapata-dead woma´s pass-Pacaymayu-Chaquicocha

Hiking distance: 10 miles/16 km (8-9 hours)
Campsite altitude: 3600 meters above sea level (chilly weather)
Considered: Challenging day (you will have conquered the two highest mountain passes)
Area: Andes and Cloud Forest
Weather: Cold and windy

We go to your tents at 4:30 am with a hot coca tea to wake you up, after 2 minutes we bring you warm water in buckets to you wash up your face and wake up in a better way. then you have between to 30 to 40 minutes to pack your essentials and then have breakfast for another 30 minutes to then start hiking over an original Inca Trail stone steps made 500 years ago by the incas in a slow and steady pace for 4 hours to  the dead woman’s pass observing in the first half a special microclimate of the andes known as “the tiny forest of the highlands” which will make you feel that you are in the amazon for a bit besides of incredible endemic hummingbirds of the area.

In the second half of the Inca Trail way up to dead woman´s pass we will be surrounded by a huge mantle of alpine andean grass and beautiful sharp mountains, once at dead woman’s pass We take pictures and celebrate our target giving thanks to Pachamama ( mother earth) and Apus (mountain gods) so we will perform an Andean ritual to show respect. Following We hike 2 hours downhill over stone steps to our lunch spot, along the Inca Trail way We enjoy a fantastic Andean scenery decorated by a 50 meters waterfall. Our lunch will be a delicious and nutritious buffet prepared by our expert hiking chef, after lunch We digest for 30 minutes and following We hike 2 hours uphill to the second mountain pass (Runcuracay), along this way up we are able to see deer, spectacled bear and a small Incan site just next to the Inca Trail where your guide will share information about the place.

Upon arrival to the second mountain pass we are able to see by first time the outskirts of the amazon forest decorated on the left by the Vilcabamba snowcapped mountain range and on the right the Vilcanota snowcapped mountain range with snowy mountains bewteen 5500 y 6240 m.a.s.l. then we continue hiking 2 more hours downhill to our third campsite getting little by little into the cloud forest, along the way we see one more Incan site which has one of the most outstanding sunsets of the Classic Inca trail, also on this big inca hamlet your guide will share information about the place with you. Upon arrival to our campsite our tent and duffle will be already pitched, we give you warm water in buckets to you wash up, change into some clean clothes and  rest after a challenging and impresive hike within the classic Inca trail then get ready for happy hour with hot chocolate, cookies, popcorn and finally our yummy dinner.

  • ** Although the second in the classic Inca trail will be challenging, remember that of the 3 million tourists annulled in Machu Picchu, only 66,000 have the opportunity and courage to experience the classic Inca trail.

Day 3. Chaquicoca-Puyupatamarca-Wiñaywayna

  • Hiking distance: 6 miles/10km (5.5-6 hours)
  • Campsite altitude: 2.650 meters above sea level (chilly weather)
  • Considered: ¡Easy day – almost all downhill!
  • Area:  Cloud Forest
  • Weather: Warm and very humid

We go to your tents at 5:00 am with a hot coca tea to wake you up, after 2 minutes We bring you warm water in buckets to you wash up the face and then you have bewteen 30 to 40 minutes to pack your essentials and then to have breakfast for 30 minutes and following start hiking on the classic Inca Trail for 1 hour and 30 minutes to the last mountain pass  called Puyupatamarca, along the way we may see many types of ferns, moss, orquids and an amazing panorama of the cloud forest and on the left side the imponent Salkantay snowy mountain ( a very famous mountain due to the Salkantay Trek) with its 6240 m.a.s.l. as the guard and also the Vilcabamba snowcapped mountain range, all together making a magical and unique view.

Once at the last mountain pass we can see Machu Picchu mountain by first time and also the impressive and surreal landscape of the vast amazonian andes, over the mountain pass We will take our team picture; with our porters, chef and guides too. Following we will hike downhill for 10 minutes to the first Incan site of the day just next to the inca Trail, We stop here to be pleased by such amazing views of the dramatical bunch of mountains in front of us also your guide will share information about this incan place too. then We continue hiking downhill for 2 hours on the most well preserved Inca Trail stretch with direction to Intipata which was a massive terraced farming spot of the incas, this 2 hours stretch hike will be in the cloud forest which has for us a fantastic wildife such as birds as the cock of the rock ( the national bird of Peru) the Andean motmot , Chachalacas, the great Andean toucan, the blue faced masked trogon, tanagers, etc.

Upon our arrival to Intipata we will have personally for me one of best views of the whole Inca trail, We will see in front of us the silhouette of the short Inca Trail and on our left side will be standing Machu Picchu Mountain. After this awesome view, We hike 30 more minutes to Wiñaywayna site also known as mini Machu Picchu where your guide will share information about it, then we have our last  buffet lunch and also We will have a digest time for 30 minutes to then continue hiking 1 hour and 30 minutes to the sungate to see Machupicchu by first time,here you will be pleased by the amazing view of the inca citadel and Huayna Picchu next to it.

Then We hike 45 more minutes right to the lookouts at Machu Picchu, where we have plenty of time to take our long-awaited postcard photo to have more than 10,000 likes in instagram, and also be blessed by the sunset and connect with this masterpiece of our ancestors, then in the afternoon we catch our bus that goes down for 30 minutes to Aguas Calientes. Upon our arrival to Aguas Calientes your guide will Your guide will take you to your hotel so you have a well deserved rest and shower after having conquered our chalenging and beautiful classic Inca trail, then in the evening We will have a dinner at a lovely restaurant and We will plan everything for next day at Machu Picchu..

  • ** This day within the classic Inca trail will be personally the most beautiful due to the scenic beauty, snowy mountains, the Inca trail within the beginning of the Amazon rainforest, the view of the Machu Picchu mountain, the panorama from Intipata,the visit of Wiñaywayna: better known as mini Machu Picchu, the  Machupicchu view from the sungate, the Machu Picchu view from the lookouts, the hotel and the shower

Day 4. Aguas Calientes- Machupicchu- Cusco 

  • Considered: The cherry on the cake (early wake up 4.00 AM)
  • Area:  Cloud and Subtropical Forest
  • Weather: Hot and very humid 

In order to get well rested and have plenty of time to enjoy the views, pictures and lessons at Machu Picchu We suggest you to wake up by 5:00 am in the morning get ready, pack the essentials and take the bus  from Aguas Calientes town to Machu Picchu, this will a ride of 30 minutes untill reaching the inca citadel at 6:15 am more or less which will give you the chance to see the sunrise on this magnifecent location.

Your guide will give enough time to take pictures into the most beautiful spots of the Incan city, share lessons about this amazing Incan masterpiece and display you the most impressive details of Machu Picchu; then We take the bus back at more or less 12:00 pm down to Aguas Calientes to enjoy without rush our lunch. This lunch is optional and not included. At lunch, your guide will deliver out train tickets so if you opt to skip this, please arrange to get these train tickets before leaving him at Machu Picchu. Unless you requested for an upgraded train, We will book the Expedition class train departing Aguas Calientes at 3:20 p.m. or  4:22 p.m. This will be a 2 hour train to Ollantaytambo or Poroy (based on which train you get), where an Incas Path driver will meet you and drive you back to the city on our van, then we drop you off at the door of your hotel or the closest possible if the is not car access until your hotel.

** Our service is from the door of your hotel to the classic inca trail and Machu Picchu and then back to the door of your hotel again

 

Included on the Classic Inca Trail with hotel

Professional local english speaker Guides: all our super leaders grewp up in cusco region and studied tourism for five years at cusco’s university, they are friendly, funny charming, knowledgeable, professional and will care your safety into our short inca trail

Permits:  As soon as we get your details and deposit, we will purchase your permits for the 4 day Inca trail that also includes an entrance to Machu Picchu

Hotel: This short inca trail  includes one night in a three-star hotel in Aguas Calientes, the town at the foot of Machu Picchu. The hotel you book will be listed on your invoice, and upgrades are always available.

Briefing: The night before your trip, you will come to our office for your informative meeting. You will receive your duffle bag that will stay with your porters while you hike on the classic Inca Trail. This duffle bag should not exceed 7 kg / 14 pounds and should include your sleeping bag and air mattress.

Porters: We include a personal porter who is responsible for carrying your duffle bag and also our camping equipment and food to our basecamp. There is no additional cost for this. You will not have access to your duffle bag until you arrive at your camp in the afternoon.

Transportation: Incas Path will be providing all transportation for this inca trail 4 days. You will be picked up from your hotel bewteen 4-4:30 am, (unless you are staying in the sacred valley ) and brought to KM 82 to begin your classic Inca Trail. The train back from Aguas Calientes will be on the train called Expedition Class and will be included in your trip. You also have the option to upgrade to the Vistadome class train for $75 per person. Once you arrive at the train station, our van will take you back to your hotel in Cusco. In addition included is your  bus ticket to go down from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes and the round trip bus ticket from Aguas calientes to Machu Picchu.

Food: Our 4 day Inca Trail includes expert hiking chefs who will will cook delicious meals that many previous trekkers have loved. We honor all food restrictions, so be sure to add any that you have on your booking form and let us know . Food is typically all served as buffet.

Water: Starting from your first lunch until your last breakfast We will provide you boiled, filtered, and then cooled water before distributing. You must bring personal water bottles and or a camelback. We advice you to bring a bottle or camelback of 1.5 litters , as being well hydrated is the key to feeling great in the mountains.

Details: we profess that it is the attention to small details that separates us from other travel agencies. Each hiker receives a small sleeping pillow, a foam mattress to insulate, a backpack cover to protect their belongings while hiking and a rain poncho. We will work hard to create your best holiday.

Satellite phones: our priority will always be the safety of our customers and our crew. While all our guides are prepared and trained to deal with most basic problems that occur in the mountains; Very rarely serious problems may occur that will require the assistance of a specialist doctor and that is when our satellite phones are very useful and necessary, also if you want to call a friend who is anywhere in the world, from the dead woman´s pass on your 4 day Inca trail or from the Salkantay Trek mountain pass or in case you need to verify the puppy that you left at home with the grandmother. While satellite phones are not cheap, We believe they are very important for your security and to give you the best possible experiencie.

First Aid: Every guide has got training in first aid from a clinic and firemen. We elaborate mandatory training sessions every February on the Inca Trail, which every Incas Path tour guide must attend. Your tour leader is going to have always a first-aid kit for basic medical problems.

Not Included on the classic Inca Trail with hotel

Rentals: Due there We are hiking the Classic Inca Trail with hotel , each trekker needs a sleeping bag when camping. Inflatable air mattresses and trekking poles (with rubber tips). They are optional but encouraged for a better comfort. If you don’t want to bring any of the above, they are all available for rent:

  • Sleeping Bag: $20
  • Inflatable Air Mattress: $15
  • Trekking Poles  (Pair): $15

Additional options

Huayna Picchu is the mountain that stands next to Machu Picchu. It is a 1 hour hike to the top. While this hike is on your own, your guide will show you the entry. Huayna Picchu is an additional entrance ticket that we must secure for you with advance. The ticket is $75 per person.

Machu Picchu Mountain is the other mountain that stands above the Machu Picchu site. as Huayna Picchu it offers also spectacular views, this extra hike takes 3 hours round trip. This is an additional entrance ticket that we must secure for you in advance. This ticket is $75 per person.

Vistadome Train  Our 4 day Inca Trail includes the ExpeditionTrain class. This train is always booked at 3:20 or 4:22 pm. departing from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo or Poroy. There is also the vistadome train class, which is an upgraded train that offers slightly larger seats and windows, some entertainment and snack. Usually, the Vistadome train is booked for 4:43 p.m. and goes to Poroy, a train station 30 minutes close to Cusco. As this is an upgraded fee, we will still include your transportation back to your hotel. The ticket is $75 per person.

Extra day at Machu Picchu

You will have from 6 am to 12 pm to enjoy Machu Picchu (it is not possible to be all day in Machu Picchu due to the new protection regulations developed by the Peruvian state), arriving at the citadel around 6 a.m. and leaving no later than 12 p.m. to take your train at 3:20 or 4:22 pm. If you also want to have a guided tour again the next day in Machu Picchu, we can also organize it.

  1. The entrance ticket to Machu Picchu is $ 55 per person.
  2. The round trip bus ticket between Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu is $ 25 per person.

We would love to tour the 4 day Inca trail with hotel with you and your loved ones and take care of immortalizing your visit to Machu Picchu. We can leave any day from March to January while Inca Trail permits are still available in the Inca Trail government booking system. 

Group Price (2020):

  1. $760 per person

Private Tours are based on Group Size (2020):

  1. Priced per person
  • Two trekkers: $1250 per person
  • Three trekkers: $1200
  • Four trekkers: $1100
  • Five trekkers: $950
  • Six trekkers: $775
  • Seven trekkers: $725
  • Eight, or more, trekkers: $690

Hotel:

We include a three (3) star hotel and We utilize, Retama Machu Picchu, Inti Punku Machu Picchu Hotel & Suites, or Waman Hotel Machu Picchu (based on availability at booking). Rooms are based on double or triple occupation, and there is a single room surcharge of $50 US per person if you book lonely. Rooms all include private bathrooms with hot showers,breakfast and wifi. We could also upgrade your hotel if you like better something more luxurious. Please remind the service in Aguas Calientes is not as good as in Cusco. Below there is a list of  potential upgrade choices, If you want any other hotel, just let us know

  1. El Mapi:  +$80 US pp shared (+$160 for a single)
  2. Sumaq : +$220 US pp shared (+$380 for a single)

Solo travelers:

+ $ 50 US per person

For those who want a single room or travel alone, there is a $ 50 room charge to cover the total cost of the room. We do not join hikers alone in a double room. This covers three star hotels and will be more expensive for improved hotels.

  • Student Discount:

– $ 35 discount per person

Student discounts apply to anyone who has a valid International Student Card (ISIC) at the beginning of the hike or who is 17 years old or younger. For those who use an international student card or for children under 17, we need to see a copy of their card or passport at the time of booking to receive the discount of the Inca Trail of the government.

Please send everything to incaspath@hotmail.com

This classic Inca Trail includes porters who will carry all your duffle bag while you hike on the Inca Trail. We suggest you to carry lightweight backpack that the is key to feeling good during the Inca trail and at the lost city of the Incas; the great Machu Picchu.

Essentials:

  1. Original Passport ,
  2. STUDENT CARD (if you booked as a student)
  3. Immigration Card (given on the plane as you enter Peru)
  4. Good daypack (the smaller, the better)
  5. Water storage: Water reservoir like Camelbaks are encouraged – but enough for at least 2-3 liters.
  6. Comfortable hiking boots (lightweight with good soles) remember that the classic Inca Trail hike is entirely made of stones

For Your Duffel: Our porters will carry up to 7 kg of your personal items. This must include your sleeping bag and air mattress.

  • 4 wicking t-shirts
  • 2-3 hiking pants
  • 4 sets of undergarments.
  • 4 sets of hiking socks
  • 1 Fleece and 1 down jacket; it gets cold at night
  • 1 Rain jacket and rain pants /rain poncho
  • 1 sun hat
  • 1 wool hat
  • Headlamp: essential
  • Hiking boots
  • Comfortable shoes for camp
  • Quickdry towel. We provide small ones, you might bring a towel a little larger.
  • Battery Charger: There is no place to plug, on the classic Inca Trail!
  • Large plastic bags: to help organize and keep away clean clothes from dirty clothes.
  • Earplugs in case someone from the group snores
  • Sleeping bag: Recommend down bags for -10C at least

Toiletries:

  • Sunscreen
  • Face moisturizer
  • Bug spray
  • Handsanitizer
  • Wet wipes
  • Toothbrush and paste
  • Toiletpaper
  • Personal medication
  • First aid kit: band aids, moleskin, etc.

Inside Your Daypacks:

Daypacks can be any size for hiking, but we always recommend the smaller, the better. Inside Machu Picchu, no bag larger than 25 litters will be allowed in. If larger, you will need to store outside in the Machupicchu check point. Some items are listed below

  • Sunhat
  • Rain gear
  • Fleece
  • Camera
  • Music (IPhone)
  • Handsanitizer
  • Toilet paper and small plastic bag for waste
  • Extra Money for Souvenirs, Drinks & Tips

Where do we pick up the hikers for the 4 day Inca trail with hotel ?

Pick up will be from your hotel bewteen 4:00 to 4:30 a.m. Please provide clear contact information of your place of accommodation when approaching our office in Cusco.

Where to pay the remaining amount for classic Inca trail with hotel?

Most hikers arrive in Cusco 2 or 3 days before the short Inca trail hike for proper acclimatization. Once you are in Cusco it is imperative that you come to our office to review the last details of your excursion and also pay the remaining amount of your 4 day Inca Trail .

Reserve for the classic Inca Trail with hotel?

We try to make the booking as easy as possible in Incas Path. We prepare a reservation form where you will complete and include all the details for the excursion, and then a deposit of $ 200 per person. Once we have all the deposits and details, we will reserve your permits. Once the classic Inca trail permits are in our hands, we will send you your invoice and confirmation that everything is 100% organized. All excursions once confirmed, are guaranteed.

Permissions for the classic Inca Trail with hotel?

Only tour operators licensed by the Inca Trail, such as Incas Path, can obtain the corresponding permits from the government. Once we have obtained your Inca Trail permits, the name and start date cannot be changed under any circumstances. The only information that the government allows us to change are passport numbers.

Passport Number Update?

The government will only allow us to change passport numbers if we have a copy of the new passport and the old passport. If you no longer have your old passport, any identification document that you have in your hands will be accepted while the name is the same as in your passport.

Where to stay in Cusco?

You can stay in a hotel that you consider convenient, however you must have the account of the location of the hotel because the traffic within the city has become stressful in the last 5 years. Many roads are up to 100 years old; Especially near the main square the roads are only for pedestrians. We will notify you if it is not possible to pick you up by car from your hotel and coordinate another nearby pick-up point. For a list of recommended hotels, consult your Incas Path sales representative.

Can I stay in the sacred valley?

The second most convenient place to stay after Cusco will be Ollantaytambo. When you stay in Ollantaytambo, you will have the chance to sleep for longer because we will pick you up at 5:30 am from your hotel.

Can I stay an additional night in Machu Picchu town or Aguas Calientes?

Of course, if you agree to take the same train from Aguas Calientes that is part of your original itinerary, which is usually at 3.20 or 4:22 pm, then there is no additional charge for the train to be booked one day. after. If you need us to insure your hotel or another visit to Machu Picchu, Huaynapicchu or Machu Picchu Mountain this will have an additional cost. If you decide to spend another night in Aguas Calientes, be sure to inform the Incas Path office at least one month in advance, so that your train ticket is purchased for the correct day.

Can I book my hotel on my own in Aguas Calientes?

You can choose any hotel to stay in Aguas Calientes. It is a small and very safe town. If you decide to book your hotel, be sure to tell us where you plan to stay so we can take you there safely.

During the trip, how challenging is the classic Inca trail with hotel?

Remember that this classic Inca trail, it is challenging  because you will climb two very high mountain passes, if rains the stone steps could be a little slipery ( don´t worry if you have good hiking boots) also on the last two day the inca trail is a bit humid and hot all the time, so it will be exhausting but it will be worth it when you arrive at to the sungate from where you will observe Machu Picchu for the first time and then once you arrive to Machu Picchu itself you will enjoy of the place in all its splendor where you will take your so awaited posdcard pictures and will learn all the mos interesting details about Machu Picchu

Will I need extra money on the 4 day Inca Trail trek ?

Of course, if you want to buy some type of drinks, snacks, reminders in the citadel of Machu Picchu or go to the thermal baths in Aguas Calientes, take about 200 soles or if you do not want to take cash with you there are ATMs in Aguas Calientes and You can also make almost any payment using your credit or debit card.

How many people will be in my group on the 4 day Inca trail with hotel ?

We require a minimum of 2 people for our tour, and if you are traveling alone, we invite you to join our groups that start each day. We can have up to 8 hikers with a guide and if our groups are between 9 and 16 people, we have 2 accredited guides with a lot of experience in the classic Inca trail. During the low season it is most likely that the groups are small and during the high season the groups are probably much larger.

Do you need hiking boots for the classic Inca Trail with hotel?

We always recommend hiking boots, since if it rains a little the 4 day Inca trail can become a bit slippery. Please make sure they have good soles.

Are trekking poles really necessary on the 4 day Inca trail with hotel?

For the classic Inca trail We recommend the use of trekking poles for everyone, especially for those passengers with knee problems or older people. There are several sections during the tour where you will need to use the walking sticks, either climbing or descending the stone steps made by the Incas 500 years ago. the park rangers of the Inca trail and Machu Picchu only allow the use of hiking sticks with rubber tips so as not to damage the paved stone section many years ago.

Are there any toilets along the classic Inca Trail with hotel?

Along the classic inca  trail there are 3 places that has toilet. Firstly at the hiking start, then at lunch spot and at basecamp. Please carry a roll of toilet paper in your daypack.

Can I use plastic botles during the classic Inca Trail ?

Due to New goverment regulations for the Inca Trail it will be 100% BANNED to BRING PLASTIC WATER  BOTTLES. We kindly suggest you getting your aluminum plastic bottles to avoid any dissapointment at the check points along the Inca Trail and in the Machu Picchu citadel.

Aluminum water bottles can be bought in many different shops around the main square. 

If you are still at home and ready to fly to Peru for your Inca trail we recommend you bringing aluminum water bottles or camel bags.

Where do I store my luggage?

All luggage not necessary for the hike must remain in Cusco. All hotels are very helpful and are quite accustomed to storing luggage of their guests, or if you wish you can store it safely with our customer service team in our office storage

What should I expect from the weather on the 4 day Inca trail with hotel?

Please understand that this is a very difficult question to answer. Historically, from April to October it is the dry season, from November to March it is the rainy season, but in recent years our weather has been affected by climate change and today it is very difficult to predict. Remember that in the mountains the radiation and heat are very high during the day and the evenings and nights always cold. We always recommend a short sleeve shirt for the classic Inca trail and Machu Picchu, long pants to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes, rain jacket and a fleece jacket and for the night a down jacket.

Can Incas Path please my dietary needs? What kind of food will there be?

For us it is an honor to please all kinds of dietary needs, just let us know at the time of booking. If you are vegetarian, vegan, lactose intolerant, gluten intolerant or any type of allergies, we have a team of chefs with a lot of experience in the preparation of all types of diets on the 4 day Inca Trail trek. Also remember that we want to pamper you during your trip to Machu Picchu and for that reason we use 100% organic vegetables for the elaboration of our buffets.

What type of outlet is used in Cusco and Machupicchu?

Most hotels and even homes in Peru now have the standard US output. UU. And also that of South America.

What is the standard procedure when it comes to tip?

Tipping is part of the tradition of any trip to Machu Picchu and, although we pay good salaries to our entire team, We always appreciate any extra appreciation. Keep in mind that this is not mandatory and that you should never feel pressured for this reason.

In general, participants in a group show their appreciation as a group for their porters and chef and a personal appreciation towards their tour guide, which will be according to their degree of satisfaction with the service provided.

Is there a possibility to cancel my 4 day Inca Trail with hotel?

There is no possibility to cancel the classic Inca Trail trek. Even in extreme weather conditions or even in case of a strike there will be no cancellation. The Peruvian government does not have any type of refund or change of date, because if there is any weather problem or strike that prevents us from entering the Inca Trail; We will do our best to provide you with an alternate hike or take you to Machu Picchu in some way. We will keep you very informed in case there is a strike or weather inconvenience in Peru, Cusco or Machupicchu. In the event that a passenger decides to cancel their trip to Peru, they will lose the total amount deposited because the entrance tickets to the 4 day Inca trail, Machu Picchu, train and bus tickets have already been purchased.