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  Patabamba - Huchuyqosqo - Machupicchu

Duration: 4 Days
Departures: 5:00 am
Level: Medium
Service: In group.
Frequency: All Year
Reserves: We recommend booking the Patabamba – Huchuyqosqo - Machupicchu Tour at least 2 Months in advance.

Itinerary:

DAY 1: Cusco - Saqsayhuaman - Tambomachay – Patabamba.

At 7:00 am we'll pick you up from your selected hotel in our private bus. We'll pass through the Saksayhuaman and Tambomachay complex (3800 m.), where we'll have a guided tour for 2 hours. We'll continue to Corao for lunch and a short break, and then continue for 50 minutes to Patabamba. A scenic pass (4200 meters) gives a panoramic view of the Sacred Valley and Pisaq, and the group will stop for photos. We will arrive in Patabamba, where we'll have dinner and spend the night.

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DAY 2: Patabamba - Siwa - Pukamarka - Leon Punku – Huchuy Qosqo.

After breakfast we'll visit the community and artisan market in Patabamba. We will start our trek via a picturesque path, enjoying a quiet hike around the left side of the mountain. Continuing, we'll arrive at the community of Siwa and then ascend for 40 minutes to the second pass (4200 meters). During the trek, we will have a great, panoramic view of Pisac, Coya, Lamay, Calca and many mountains that surround the area.

After lunch we'll pass through the community of Pukamarca and enter the Leon Punku Canyon, where we will follow the vestiges of an Incan trail that leads to the archeological site of Huchuy Qosqo. Inside of the canyon we will also see the foundation of an Incan bridge. After a guided tour, we will enjoy dinner and spend the night in Huchuy Qosqo.

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DAY 3: Huchuy Qosqo – Chincheros – Machupicchu.

At 7:00 am we'll start to walk though Huchuy Qosqo, taking the Inca trail and ascend to Huallatas Pass (4200 meters) before arriving at Chinchero. After lunch we'll go by bus to Ollantaytambo, where the group will take a train to Aguas Calientes. We'll have dinner in a restaurant and spend the night in a hotel.

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DAY 4: Machupicchu - Cusco

Early in the morning the group will take the first bus to Machu Picchu, arriving there after 25 minutes. The group will have a guided tour for approximately 2 hours and then free time to enjoy the citadel. Around 1:00 pm, we'll take the bus to Aguas Calientes, where we'll have time for lunch. Afterwards, the train will take you back to Cusco, where our representative will be waiting for you at train station.

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The Service Includes:

  • Transportation to and from: Cusco - Patabamba / Poroy train station - Hotel
  • Private bus: Chincheros - Ollantaytambo
  • Vistadome Train service: Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes - Poroy train station
  • Hotel: Double accommodation in Aguas Calientes
  • Guide: Professional English and Spanish speaking guide; 2 guides for groups over 12 people
  • Horses and Horsmen: Carry tents and cooking equipment, backpacks, sleeping bag, sleeping pad (8 kilos / 17 lbs per person)
  • Cook: In charge of meal preparation
  • Meals: 3 Breakfasts / 4 Lunches / 3 Dinners / 3 Snacks and afternoon tea.
  • Equipment: tents (2 people in each, 3-person-capacity), Therm-a-rest sleeping pad, dinner tent, special biodegradable bathroom tent, kitchen tent, tables and chairs, table settings, first aid kit, including emergency oxygen

Doesn't Include:

  • Breakfast: 1st day.
  • Lunch: 4ht day
  • Sleeping bag
  • Tips

Optional:

  • Sleeping Bag (- 10 Cº): $ 10
  • Extra Mule (5 Kilos): $ 30
  • Walking Stick: $ 15
  • Personal Tent: $ 20

Recommended Items To Bring:

  • Oficial papers: Original passport.
  • Sleeping Gear: Sleeping bag (You can rent it in our office if you don't have one).
  • Clothing: Fleece pants or tights. // Mid weight thermal underwear tops and bottom, synthetic or wool. // Hiking pants. // Hiking shorts. // Long-sleeve shirts. // T-shirts. // Underwear and casual socks. // Hiking socks. // Liner socks, synthetic. // Swimminsuit. //Cap. // Fleece hat.
  • Footwear: Sturdy hiking boots, waterproof, lightweight, broken-in, aggressive tread. // Camp shoes such as tennis shoes or sandals or other comfortable footwear to use in our campsites.
  • Travel Accessories: Bottle of water or Camelback. // Flashlight. // 3 roll of toilet paper. // Sunglasses and retainer // strap. // Sun block and lip balm. // Toiletry kit. // Small Washcloth. // Personal first-aid kit. // Hand sanitizer gel. // Insect repellent. // Several Ziploc plastic bags.
  • Extra: Money for drinks // tips and souvenirs.

Important:

Briefing one day prior to departure at the agency.

Cost per person:

Ask about our prices.

Note: Minimum 02 People for reserve

Prices per person 2012 - 2013

We offer discount of a group of the passengers, the larger the group the lower the price per person.

Please contact us, specifying:

  • Trekking program.
  • Number of people in the trek.
  • Departure date.

Available discounts (these discounts are not cumulative):

Students: US$ 65.00 (students require a valid International Student Identity Card. Please note that Youth Travel Cards are not valid)