INCA TRAIL VIA LLACTAPATA TREK 2D/1N (NEW)

Itinerary

 FIRST INCA TRAIL VIA LLACTAPATA DAY: CUSCO-URUBAMBA-OLLANTAYTAMBO-SANTA MARIA-SANTA TERESA-LUCMABAMBA-LLACTAPATA

Your guide will come to pick you up from your hotel in cusco and take the bus or van *depends on group size .to drive four and half hours towards santa maria and then we keep going 2 more hours to get first santa teresa and then Lucmabamba 2085 m.a.s.l where we stop to have lunch and after a nap we start hiking from Lucmabamba to Llactapata 2740 this a nice part of the trail because you will walk on an original inka trail that goes to one of the most famous quechuan site of Llactapata where you will have a nice view of Machupicchu city and huayna picchu mountain and many more sacred mountain far away then after exploring this site we continue to hydroelectric for 2 hours and 2 more to Aguas Calientes town.

SECOND INCA TRAIL VIA LLACTAPATA DAY :LLACTAPATA-HIDROELECTRIC POWER STATION-AGUAS CALIENTES-MACHU PICCHU-CUSCO

Important day ,We wake up early morning about 4 am to then to 4:30 to have the breakfast and leave to walk up to Machupicchu which takes one and half hours up to machupicchu but there is another option to catch the first bus which leaves 5:30 to Machupicchu (25-minutes long) in order to appreciate the magnificent city as the sun is rising.
A walking tour (approximately 2 hours) is given by your Guide and after this you can explore the mysterious city by yourselves. If you still have energy you can also climb Huaynapicchu (2720m/8890ft)!!! It takes 45 minutes to reach the top.and after enjoying machupicchu you have to go down to aguas calientes to take the train back to ollantaytambo and then bus back cusco.

Inclusions

 INCA TRAIL VIA LLACTAPATA INCLUDES:

  • Pre-departure inca trail via llactapata briefing at Hotel or Office *Give us details of the place you are going to stay in cusco please.
  • Professional Quechua Spanish and English speaking inca trail llactapata tour guide
  • Collection from your hotel (we pick you up where you are staying from) from 4:00 to 4:30 am
  • Private Transportation Van to SAHUAYACO OR LA PLAYA ( trailhead)
  • Tourist train (cerrojo-backpacker ) back from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo (2 hours aprox.) and then bus back to Cusco(1 and half hours aprox. )
  • Entrance fee to the Inca Trail via llactapata and Machu picchu
  • Food: *1 breakfasts,1 lunches, 1 afternoon snacks (hot drinks, biscuits and popcorn) and 1 dinners
  • Health Insurance for our porters, cooks,guides, field crew and Amazon Garden Lodge staff
  • Wake up coca tea each morning in your tent for a gentle start
  • Amazon Garden Lodge Free duffel bag for your personal stuff
  • Oxygen balloon for any emergency
  • Two-hours guided tour upon your arrival in Machu Picchu( to explore every important temple of the Santuary).
  •  Single Tents and vegetarian meals available upon request with no extra cost
  • Free “I survived ” T-shirt and certificate (only for PEOPLE who successfully complete the trek!!)
  • Transfer train or bus station-hotel in Cusco
  • First Aid kit for Emergencies.
  • Free Luggage storage. When you go on the trek it is best to leave any luggage that you are not going to need behind in Cusco.
    Nearly all the hotels in Cusco provide a secure luggage deposit. Put any valuables in their safe. Very rarely do hotels charge for this service especially if you are returning to the same hotel after the trek. If there are any problems with your hotel we can arrange to store your luggage at our Amazon Garden Lodge office.

Amazon Garden Lodge Additional Things Include From March 2013 – January 2014

Amazon Garden Lodge Bottle for free. Get one for free at the office.

Please help us to reduce or eliminate the generation of plastic waste by refilling this bottle in any of the water stations located throughout on the treks. This is part of our efforts towards a cleaner and healthier environment. Sponsored by Amazon Garden Lodge (The Best Local Tour Operator)

Get one of this Bottle for Fee at our Office!!!
Amazon Garden Lodge Water Bottles (Get one for Free)

NOTE: Train included in all tours is the Cerrojo-backpacker (Aguas calientes to Ollantaytambo) Train times will only be confirmed once full amount of tour is paid. The earliest train you could take is the 14:00 and being the 9:00 pm the last train. Amazon Garden Lodge will organize the transport back to Cusco (by taxi or by bus).

Please Note: train times are subject to change depending on Peru rail click here to see timestable and availability.If organized in advance, the train can be upgraded to Vistadome (larger windows than the backpaker cerrojo train to ollantaytambo ) for an increased price.of US$ 40 let us know please.

INCA TRAIL VIA LLACTAPATA DOESN’T INCLUDE:

  • Breakfast on the first morning (ask at your hotel)
  • Entrance to the hot spring in Aguas Calientes 10 soleslick here to see hot springs)
  • Last Lunch in aguas calientes town
  • Bus down tickets from Machupicchu to Aguas Calientes town US$ 8 one way
  • 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 ON INCA TRAIL VIA LLACTAPATA:

  • • 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
    • Warm jacket
    • Sun hat and gloves
    • T-shirts / shirts
    • Comfortable hiking zip off trousers
    • Rain pants
    • Bathing suit (for hot springs in Santa Teresa and Aguas Calientes)
    • Sun protection cream ( factor 35 recommended ) sun is strong
    • 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 horseman, cook and guide. and for any emergency.

OPTIONAL ITEMS TO BRING ON INCA TRAIL VIA LLACTAPATA:

  • Short pants , Plaster and bandages
  • Walking poles (with rubber tips) they can also be hired from us
    NOTE walking poles are not allowed into machu picchu city.

Prices & Availability

Why Quechuas

WHY Amazon Garden Lodge We have Extra Things that other companies wont provide you.

  • We have Our Medical Emergency Equipped Rescue Mountain Car(This car will be available for all our passenger) and this will ready for any Emergency you need.
  • Local 100% Peruvian 13 years experienced Tour operator(Based in Cusco)
  • We treat our team of porters the best with a HOUSE for them to sleep and proper equipment, wages and health insurance for everyone
  • Best Tour guides(Fluent English)
  • Master Cheffs The best in the Cusco region
  • The food provided on our treks is the best( buffet and plenty of food)
  • The best Camping Equipment (spacious tents 4 season aluminum poles tents, Eating & Cooking tents, Portable table & chairs, comfortable air Thermarest mattresses and more…)
  • 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.
    We never share service with other companies as most travel travel agencies do here to Minimize cost.(that’s why porters are overloaded because they are forced to carry for 2 or 3 different companies)
  • Small groups & personalized services we also Cater Large groups
  • Sustainable and eco-friendly tour company
  • Committed to social projects and improving living conditions for the children of Peru. Lots of facilities to book any expedition in Peru.

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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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