- Visit remote rural communities preserved in rich Incan culture.
- Your own private guide, muleteers, horses, delicious camp cuisine prepared by your personal cook.
- Hike at elevations between 10,000′ and 15,000′ with several passes around 15,700′.
- Spend the last day at Incomparable Machu Picchu, “Lost City of the Incas” with a private guide.
- Trek in a high Andean realm close by to herd of llamas, and alpacas. Stay in a mountain 4 season roomy tents (Black Diamond tents).
- Direct & official local tour operator based in Cusco, managed by locals.
- Starting Altitude – 2800m / 9186ft.
- Highest Altitude – 4780m / 15,682ft.
- Walking Distance – 34km / 21 miles
- Longest Day – Day 1, approximately 14km / 8.7 miles
- Coldest Night – Day 1 around 0º celsius
- Overall Difficulty – Moderate difficult (depends on your level of fitness).
- Acclimatization is Recommended***
This trek is an excellent alternative for those who want to get off the ‘beaten track’ and have an insight into authentic communities whilst being surrounded by stunning mountain, lake and valley landscapes. It begins from a small village in the Sacred Valley and ascends to 2 passes over 4000 metres (13123 feet) passing through traditional, colourful villages to finish in the relaxing hot springs in Lares.
- Transport to trail head at Kiswarani
- English speaking tour guide
- Entrance fee to Machupicchu
- One night hostal in Aguas Calientes
- A chef
- Two person tent and sleeping roll mattress
- Mules to carry 7 kilos belongings per person plus heavy gear
- An emergency riding horse
- 3 lunches, 3 breakfasts, 3 dinners and afternoon teas.
- Return train and bus to Cusco
- Oxygen tank
- First breakfast
- Bus up and down to Machu Picchu (12USD)
- Last lunch
- Drinking water
- Sleeping bag (30 USD)
- Huayna Picchu ticket (15USD)
- Backpack with rain shelter.
- Sleeping back.
- Clothing for warm and cold climate like a waterproof jacket.
- Rain pants and lightweight pants.
- Trekking shoes.
- Slippers or sandals (for showers).
- Woolen or synthetic socks and a sweater.
- Long- and short-sleeved polars/T-Shirts.
- Rain poncho, cold and sun hat.
- Bathing suit (for the hot springs in Aguas Calientes).
- Flash light, Sunscreen, insect repellent, disinfecting alcohol and gel, water bottle and sterilizing tablets, toiletries and toilet paper.
- Camera (wrapped in plastic bag), a flash light and batteries.
- Some snacks like chocolate bars and dry fruit.
- Original passport, original ISIC student card
- Extra money in soles (s/300.00 soles). Emergency money and tips
- Since the weather can be very cold and moistly, your clothes – once gotten wet – won dry at night. So take some clothes to change.