The Inca trail is one of the most popular places in the world for hiking and trekking which leads to the citadel of Machu Picchu. You can witness the spectacular archeological ruins along the trail.
In your Luxury Inca Trail Hike, you can experience the rugged peaks of the Vilcabamba Mountains with Incan deities, the misty Peruvian cloud forest where you can find bloomed orchids and tropical fruits. Going down the lush coffee plantations of the Santa Teresa Valley, Machu Picchu the final destination is a short train ride.
The luxury quotient
You will be treated with luxurious camping or glamping experience. The camps of the best guide like Photo Tours Peru are designed to provide all the comfort of a high-end hotel while being amidst nature during Luxury Inca Trail Hike. The meals that are served during the tour ranges from simple to elaborate giving you a taste of fresh and diverse flavors Peruvian cuisine. The local guides are a wealth of knowledge and trained experts in geography, flora and fauna and very much up to date about local culture and history of the place. In addition, their technical skills help them to ensure safety and comfort to the travelers throughout the trip.
Setting out for the journey
After you reach the hotel, you will be joined by porters and cooks with their equipments and then start hiking going by the right margin of Urubamba River and then reach the bridge taking you to Q’ente. After lunch break, visit the Machu Q’ente Patallacta ruins and Patallacta Inca site. At last crossing Cusichaka River and arriving at the Patallacta camp, to spend the night while enjoying the landscape.
Another easy day
The Dead Woman’s Pass is the highest peak, a place with one of the hardest and longest climbs. So, they break this stretch over two days making the climb stress free. You will reach a campsite near the Llulluchapampa pass and visit the Incan fort of Paucarcancha, go through various biozones including the low sierra, cloud forest, the high puna and variety of plant life and bird life.
The longest day crossing two high passes
Today you get some of the best views including visits to Runcuraccay and Sayacmarca with visually stunning high snow-capped peaks and cloud forest. From tonight’s campsite at Phuyupatamarca you get distant views of Machu Picchu Mountain and the sunset.
The first breathtaking view
You are to rise very early today to catch the sunrise at Intipunku and as you enter you get first view of Machu Pichhu which is breathtaking. Also find rock structures and temples with the guide explaining the history and the myths.
Finally exploring the city
Again today you wake up early to get views of the Urubamba river and get two days to explore Machu Pichhu or hike up Huayna Pichhu, the wonders of the world.
So buy your trip well in advance, as there is limit of visitors per day and hike Inca Trail with luxury and comfort!
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