INCA TRAIL 3D/2N (CHALLENGE)

FIRST DAY: CUSCO – PISKACUCHO KM 82- LLULLUCHAPAMPA

We will come to pick you up in your hotel at 5:00 am. and travel throught sacred valley of the incas and after stoping at ollantatambo we keep going to Piskacucho( trailhead), where we will start hiking. we  will see Llactapata (first and biggest quechuan site of the inca trail), and then we keep going on to our first camping spot at Llulluchapampa( 3800m.as.l)
1ST DAY:Total distance: 18 km (aprox.)
Estimated walking time: 6-7 hours
Maximum altitude point: 3,650 m (aprox.)
Campsite altitude: 3,650 m (aprox.)

SECOND DAY: LLULLUCHAPAMPA – PHUYUPATAMARCA- WIÑAYWAYNA

early morning we start hiking up to the highest point of the Trail at 4,200 meters/13,780 feet above sea level. and we will explore many  incan sites as Runkurakay, Sayacmarca, Phuyupatamarca, and Finally  Wiñayhuayna.We will finish the day by hiking down to the Wiñaywayna (2600m.a.s.l) archeological site, where we will camp 2 hours close to Machupicchu.
2ND DAY:Total distance: 19 km (aprox.)
Estimated walking time: 8 – 9  hours
Maximum altitude point: 4,200 m (aprox.)
Campsite altitude: 2,650 m (aprox.)

THIRD DAY: WIÑAYWAYNA – MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO

we wake up early to have breakfast and the we go to the last control point where we registeradn then we startt walking 2 hours to get machuicchu.We will arrive at the Inca city of Machu Picchu by sungate , and  you will enjoy a 2.hours guided tour. After a 2 hours tour of Machu Picchu you will have free time to explore by yourself and then you must down to aguas calientes to take the train back to ollantaytambo and then bus back to cusco
3RD DAY:Total distance: 7 km (aprox.)
Estimated walking time: 3 – 4 hours
Maximum altitude point: 2,700 m (aprox.)

INCLUDES:

  • Private Tourist transportation Cusco – Km 82 (The Trailhead) (We never share Bus service with other companies as most agencies do here to minimize costs)
  • English – Spanish speaking guide for 3 days of the Inca Trail and Machupicchu.(All our Guides work for us only) All of them speak Fluent English.
  • Second Guide Over 08 people Group(Large Group Service)
  • Thermarest air-inflate Confortable sleeping Mattress (While others agencies are using foam mat) Thats why many of them run away from us. Because they dont want their passengers to see the Quality of our Camping equipment)
  • Cook and assistance of the Cook.(We have chosen the best cook/cheffs and all are trained by Amazon Garden Lodge every month)
  • Cooking equipment (We use New cooking equipment and change all every 3 months)
  • Snacks (Fruits, energy bars)
  • Daily tea service (Wake up Coca tea and afternoon tea time(Happy hour) with full of popcorn and special snacks made by our cooks)
  • Dining equipment including portable chairs and tables
  • Food service in the campsites (2 breakfast, 2 lunches, 2 dinners, 2 snacks) – nutritionally balanced menu: Buffet style Plenty of food you will never be hungry with us! as well as Guinea Pig for free because we want you to taste all from Peru.
  • Vegetarian and free Gluten menu at no extra cost (Please let us know at the time of booking)
  • Two person tents (3-people capacity tent used as doubles – Kayla Doite) 4 season tent Aluminium poles Tents
  • Porter Service. As detailed in the table authorised by the INC. (To carry our camping equipment and food) We Never overload our porters.
    Please, see a detailed page where you can see how we threat our porter Chaskis: And dont be fooled by some agencies who are offering free portering service. thats why many of our brother porters are forced to carry.
  • Inca Trail and Machupicchu entrance fees as well as all the Inca Trail permits, valid for 4 days
  • Inca Trail entrance fee/permits and insurance policy of life for porters and cooks.
  • Visit to Machu Picchu on the 3rd day (2 hours guide tour to explore the whole incan site)
  • Camping equipment and basic field equipment for our porters as well as adecuate clothing like: (Sleeping bag, Mat, Jacket, T-shirt, pant, rain poncho, shoes, hat, belts, proper backpack to carry the equipment and all of them are limited to carry 20kg only)
  • Return Tourist Expeditions train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo. Train time is at 6:20pm and this time will allow you to stay in machupicchu almost all day without rushing your Exploration. and if you upgrade to Vistadome the train will be at 3:48pm.
  • Private Transportation from the train station of Ollantaytambo to Cusco(2 hours drive) and drop off at the hotel.(we only use our Private Transportation. so you will never wait at the train station till the bus of 30 ppl gets full)
  • First-aid kit (Our Guide will carry while on the Inca Trail) Please, note all our Guides are trained every year in first-aid)
  • Emergency oxygen bottle (Our guide will carry while on the Inca Trail)
  • Rain waterproof cover for your day backpacks
  • Pre trek Orientation – briefing (Hotel or Office) Let us know once you are at the office or by email.
  • Single Tents upon request with no extra cost.
  • Water for Driking: we will supply with filtered and boiled water and your bottles will be filled at each meal time.
  • Free “I survived ” T-shirt and certificate (only for PEOPLE who successfully complete the trek!!!)

IT DOESNT INCLUDE:

  • Extra expenses
  • Breakfast – Day 1
  • Lunch and dinner – Day 4
  • Pillows
  • Entrance to the hot springs in Aguas Calientes town(US$5)
  • Tips (optional)
  • Travel and health insurance.(bring copies with you please):Amazon Garden Lodge highly recommend to get an insurance of trip cancellation/interruption insurance to protect your travel investment. Included with your pre-departure package, bring your travel insurance to cover trip cancellation, interruption, baggage loss and delay, emergency medical evacuation insurance and emergency medical expense insurance.

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:

  • Original passport and copies (and Student card (ISIC) green card if you are student ). Note ( you have to bring your student card to machu picchu because you are going to be required to show at the Machupicchu control point
  • Travel Insurance card is essential
  • Sleeping bag (not included)
  • hiking water proof boots (with ankle protectors )
  • Waterproof jacket or rain poncho
  • Sun hat and gloves
  • T-shirts / shirts
  • Comfortable hiking zip off trousers
  • Rain pants
  • Bathing suit (for hot springs in Aguas Calientes)
  • Sun protection cream ( factor 25 recommended )
  • Insect Repellent ( for mosquitos )15 % of deet at least
  • Water bottle.
  • Water purifying tablets (Micropur recommended)
  • Toilet paper and wet wipes
  • Personal medication
  • Camera and films
  • Torch with spare batteries (flashlight) we recommend headlights
  • Extra contribution suggested in soles money for tipping porters, cook and guide. and for any emergency.
  • Previous acclimatization in Cuzco city, for at least 2 days and general good health. Amazon Garden Lodge offers easy one day and half day routes which can be completed before the main trek

UPGRADES AND ADDITIONAL THINGS TO HIRE & RENT:

  • Extra Personal Portering Service of /12kg- US$150 for entire trip (We wil provide you duffel bag to put all your personal stuff)
  • Extra Personal Portering Service of /6kg- US$75 for entire trip (We wil provide you duffel bag to put all your personal stuff)
  • Extra Personal Portering Service of /4kg- US$50 for entire trip (We wil provide you duffel bag to put all your personal stuff)
  • Huaynapicchu Mountain Entrance ticket US$80 (2 hours round trip) based on availability and book in advance
  • Extra Night Hotel in Aguas Calientes US$30 per person based on twin bed room with private bathroom
  • Walking sticks(Black Diamond) : it can be rented from us. (02 poles – Black Diamond  US$20 for the entire trip)
  • Sleeping bags: it can be rented from us.(US$30 for the entire trip)
  • Upgrade to first class Vistadome Train (And inclues and Private Transfer From Ollantaytambo to  Cusco as well)US$60
  • Sleeping liners: it can be bought from us.(US$15)
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Why Amazon Garden Lodge?

  • Local 100% Peruvian Tour operator (Based in Tambopata Natural Reserve).
  • No hidden prices or Surprises/ We Never Pass you onto another operator as most travel agencies do here. We will depart even if you are a group of 02 persons.
  • Committed to social projects and improving living conditions for the children of Peru. Lots of facilities to book any expedition in Peru.
  • Our Amazon Garden Lodge is located in one of the most privileged locations in the area, since we are situated between the Lake Sandoval and Monkey island in the Natural Reserve of Tambopata Protected Rainforest; the lodge is a strategic point for flora and fauna sightings.
  • We are the closest lodge, located 30 minutes from the Lake Sandoval and Monkey island into the Tambopata Natural Reserve Zone.
  • Our itineraries can be modified according to the interests of our guests in order to make it an unforgettable and enriching experience.
  • The Amazon Garden Lodge offers accommodation for all kinds of passengers, from those who prefer the rustic and simple to those who like to travel in full comfort.
  • Being an Ecolodge, we try to minimize as much as possible our waste by not using canned goods. Everything that we serve in our restaurant is natural and fresh.
  • Our suites have privileged views of the Nature, a 100% natural Forest and one of the biggest in the Peruvian Amazon. Lake Sandoval is often visited by troops of different kinds of primates, offering great wildlife observation opportunities right from your suite's balcony.
  • We have some of the best national guides in the area with more than ten years of experience working in the tropical rainforest. We are located in what is considered one of the best areas in the Peruvian Amazon for birdwatching. Since the lodge's access from the Madre de Dios River is by foot and in a paddle canoe, we offer the opportunity for flora and fauna sightings from the very beginning of the tour.
  • We are the only lodge in the Tambopata Reserve and Madre de Dios River area that offers the option of a 'self-guided trail' for those passengers who want to do an activity without a guide.

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