- Distance: 16 km / 9,94 miles
- Elevation: over 2,000meter / 6,561 feet
- High altitude hiking: 2,650 meter / 8,694 feet
- Low altitude hiking: 2,250 meter / 7,381 feet MACHUPICCHU
- Considered: moderate short hike
We’ll pick you up at 4:00 am from your hotel and take you in our private van to Ollantaytambo train station, you will take the train around 6:10 am until km 104 train ride is between 1 hour and half will arrive to CHACHABAMBA around 7:30 am, from there we are starting our hike, most of the time will be gradually, but in some short sectors uphill, where you will enjoy the original Inca step trail, along the way you can feel nice ecosystems and facing the Vilcanota rage mountain and MACHUPICCHU MOUNTAIN. Afterwards 3 hours hiking will arrive to WIÑAYHUAYANA, (forever young) here will educate your tour guide will explain about the Inca history, right after the explanation will go to eat our box lunch, around 12:30 pm after lunch will continue for 1 hour to the sun gate, this short hike from lunch to sun gate is one of those beauty hike, where you see a lot of orchids, begonias, bromeliads and more.
INTI PUNKU (sun gate) a great place, from here we’ll see MACHUPICCHU (2,400 meter/ 7,874 feet) and will take a lot picture and then once we finish we continue going down to the sanctuary Machupicchu around 3:00 pm where will take our official photos, the classic . Once we finish with picture we’ll take a bus from MACHUPICCHU to AGUAS CALIENTES there will take you to your hotel Inti Punku hotel, in Aguas Caliente your tour guide will organize your dinner INDIO FELIZ around 6:30 pm. Our guide will give you the briefing for the next day where you will back to MACHUPICCHU one again.
Starting with a delicious breakfast at the hotel, around from 4:30 am and right after breakfast will take the bus from Aguas Caliente to MACHUPICCHU for about 25 min so we will like to be one of those first groups at MACHUPICCHU here your tour guide will educate you with a lot information about Machupicchu the guiding tour is between 3 hours where you are going to walk though many important temples Incas and important sectors. We know that it is ones in your lifetime so we will take our time in this walking tour. After this tour will take the bus back to AGUAS CALIENTES around 12:30 pm enough time for your lunch, the train leave around 3:20 pm or 4:20 pm to Ollantaytambo and back to Cusco by our private van to tour hotel right in Cusco.