Four Day Inca Trail

The classic trek to Machu Picchu

Tackle the legendary Inca Trail for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to approach Machu Picchu through breathtaking mountain scenery, as the Incas themselves did many centuries ago. The classic four-day Inca Trail trek involves visits to all the trail’s famous sites, including the ruins at Runkurakay, Sayacmarca, Phuyupatamarca and Wiñay Wayna. Your equipment will be carried by experienced porters and you will sleep in tented luxury as you make your way to your ultimate destination of Machu Picchu, which you will view at sunrise through the Sun Gate.

This is a suggested itinerary which can be adjusted to suit your preferences. Contact an SA Expeditions travel advisor now who will be happy to help.

Days

8

From only

$1,990 pp

  • Fully-guided Inca Trail trek
  • Top quality camping equipment included
  • Guided tours of Machu Picchu, Cusco and Lima
  • Flexible, year-round departures
  • High demand – advance booking essential!
  • 24/7 support and assistance
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Itinerary

What you'll do and see

Day 1

Arrival in Lima

Arriving in Lima you'll be met by a SA Expeditions representative and taken to a carefully selected airport hotel, in order to minimise transit times the following morning.

Lima to Cuzco

Day 2

Lima to Cuzco

A day to acclimatise to the altitude in Cuzco – with the opportunity to explore, eat and shop to your heart’s content.

Includes: breakfast
Private Cusco City Tour

Day 3

Private Cusco City Tour

Enjoy a guided tour of Cusco, with stops at the Incan sites of Sacsayhuaman and Koricancha, and Cusco Cathedral.

Includes: breakfast
Cusco to Wayllabamba

Day 4

Cusco to Wayllabamba

Depart early for Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley, then trek to the Llactapata ruins, and camp at Wayllabamba.

Includes: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Wayllabamba to Pacaymayo

Day 5

Wayllabamba to Pacaymayo

Ascend the challenging but rewarding Dead Woman’s Pass, take in breathtaking views, then camp at Pacamayo.

Includes: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Pacaymayo to Wiñay Wayna

Day 6

Pacaymayo to Wiñay Wayna

Descend to the Runkurakay Pass, enjoy a guided tour of the Runkurakay and Sayacmarca Ruins, then camp at Wiñay Wayna.

Includes: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Arrival to Machu Picchu

Day 7

Arrival to Machu Picchu

Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime sunrise over Machu Picchu, take a tour of the ruins, then catch a scenic train ride back to Cusco.

Includes: breakfast

Day 8

Departure

Head back to Lima, and, time allowing, take a guided tour of the capital city’s key sites.

Includes: breakfast

Four Day Inca Trail

What's included & what's not included

Included Accommodation

Four nights in preferred properties hand selected for comfort, convenience and quality

Thjre nights on guided small-group Inca Trail Trek with all camping gear and nutritious meals, snacks and water, upgraded thermarest sleeping mats & sleeping bags, private portable bathroom to supplement camp-site restrooms, porter assistance to carry your personal belongings.

Included Guide

Privately guided city tours with your own personal guide and driver.

Included Meals

All breakfasts in hotels and three freshly prepared meals per day, plus snacks and water, on the Inca Trail.

Included Transport

All private airport transfers with English speaking assistance.

Return Vistadome train to Machu Picchu Pueblo.

Not included Flights

Domestic flights are not included in the price but can be arranged on request.

Days

8

From only

$1,990 pp

  • Fully-guided Inca Trail trek
  • Top quality camping equipment included
  • Guided tours of Machu Picchu, Cusco and Lima
  • Flexible, year-round departures
  • High demand – advance booking essential!
  • 24/7 support and assistance
This tour is operated by