Small Group: Inca Quarry Trek to Machu Picchu

- Trek through amazing scenery with waterfalls and ruins - Enjoy stunning panoramic views of breathtaking valleys - Experience the unique Inca Sun Gate and Machu Picchu - Add an extra day and experience the amazing Inca Canyon

Latin America
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: CUSINC/158895
  • Starts: Cusco, Peru
  • Finishes: Cusco, Peru
You will Visit
  • Cusco



Day 1

Cusco - Huarocondo - Socma - Perolniyoc (L/D)
We will pick you up at your hotel and then travel by private bus to the community of Huarocondo, where we will visit the village`s beautiful colonial church. Then, we will descend to the community of Socma, where we will start our trek up to the archaeological site of Perolniyoc. Perolniyoc is located above a waterfall, and from there we will trek up to the small community of the same name, and make camp for the night.


Day 2

Perolniyoc Inca canal (B/L/D)
In the morning we will climb up to the first pass at 4,500 meters/14,764 feet above sea level. From that point, we will descend again to the Mama Cona lagoon. We will hike through another beautiful mountain pass where there is an ancient Incan canal that still transports water to the Cachicataquarry. The canal is 17 km/10.5 miles long and is considered one of the most important engineering achievements in the region. We will also be able to admire the Urubamba and Vilcabamba mountain ranges.


Day 3

Inca canyon - Cachicata / Ollantaytambo / Aguas Calientes (B/L/D)
We start our trek for the day by following a little creek, which will take us to the Inca Canyon. we will enjoy a spectacular view of the Sacred Valley and the Urubamba River. Continuing our trek, we will make our way to the Inca quarry of Cachicata. There, we can see how the Incas cut and transported the huge stones that were used to build the archaeological complex of Ollantaytambo.(Lunch) then we will go to the Ollantaytambo station and take the train to the town of Aguas Calientes, (Overnight in Hotel)


Day 4

Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes / Cusco (B)
Early in the morning, From Aguas Calientes, we take a bus up to the sanctuary-city of Machu Picchu and enjoy a professional-guided tour (2 hours). In the afternoon, we will take the bus back down to Aguas Calientes. Feel free to walk around Aguascalientes and have lunch on your own. Board the train for your return trip to Ollantaytambo and take a bus transfer back to Cuzco. You will be dropped off at the Plaza San Francisco where you can make your own way to the accommodation of your choice.

    • Pre-departure briefing
    • Cuzco Accommodation Pickup
    • Camping accommodation during trek (including basic sleeping mattress & tent for 2 people)
    • 1 night 3* hotel accommodation in Aguas Calientes
    • Bus Transfer from Cuzco to Huarocondo/Socma
    • Train Transfer from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes
    • Entrance Ticket to Machu Picchu Archaeological Site
    • Bus Tickets from Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes
    • Train Transfer from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
    • Bus Transfer from Ollantaytambo to Cuzco
    • Professional English Speaking Guide
    • Meals: 3B/3L/3D
    • Cook: In charge of meal preparation
    • Horsemen and Horses to carry tents, food, cooking and camping equipment
    • Horses can carry a maximum of 5 kg of your personal gear
    • Equipment: Tents (2 people will share a 3-person-capacity tent), Basic sleeping pad, Shared camping equipment, Dinner tent, Kitchen tent, tables and chairs, table settings
    • First aid kit & Emergency Oxygen Bottle

      3 nights hostel-style accommodation

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