Inca Trail 4 Days Hike
Inca Trail 4 Days Hike
Inca Trail 4 Days Hike
Inca Trail 4 Days Hike
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Inca Trail 4 Days Hike

Cusco - Cusco

Discover Peru’s number one hike and one of the world’s most popular Hikes. In the Inca Trail 4 Days you will enjoy days of hiking along original Inca pathways, explore a variety of fascinating Inca archeological sites and bask in the stunning scenery of the Machu Picchu national park. The classic Inca Trail is an experience that everyone must have at least once in their lifetime.


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Tour Details

  • Duration4 Day
  • Type TripHiking/Trekking
  • Group SizeMax 8 people
  • LanguagesEng, Esp,
  • SeasonYear Around (February Closed)
  • DifficultyChallenging


Why us

  • Reliable tour operator, certified guides, and drivers. Guaranteed Quality!
  • Personalized assistance before, during, and after the trip
  • Explore the hidden spots to take that epic photos.


    Travel Route

    Day 1: Cusco/ Piskacucho/Km 82/ Wayllabamba

    Day 2: Wayllabamba/ Warmiwañusca/ Pacaymayo

    Day 3: Pacaymayo/ Chaquicocha/ Wiñaywayna

    Day 4: Wiñaywayna/ Machupicchu /Cusco


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    Technical Details

    Starts at: Cusco
    Ends in: Cusco
    Name: Inca Trail 4 Days Tour
    Total Hiking: 42 km/26.098 miles
    Altitude: highest point 5000m (16.440 ft) / lowest point 3600m (11.800 ft)


    Tour Destinations

    Km 82


    Day 1 Cusco/ Piskacucho/Km 82/ Wayllabamba

    Start your journey at 6 am by leaving Cusco for Ollantaytambo village. Make a quick stop for any last-minute gear, personal necessities and stuff for trekking the Inca trail. Enjoy your breakfast and continue driving to Piskacuchu (Km 82), the official starting point of the Inca Trail. Then, start your easy stroll along the 4 day trek to Machu Picchu where you will pass through Quechua Hamlets and local people. Stop at Miskay for lunch and a siesta before heading straight to Patallacta or Llactapata, the biggest archaeological site. Finally, finish up with a two-hour walk to Wayllabamba, the first camping spot at 2 900m / 9 5144 feet.

    Meals Included: 1 Breakfasts, 1 lunches, 1 dinners, 1 snacks

    Day 2 Wayllabamba/ Warmiwañusca/ Pacaymayo

    Begin your journey early in the morning to take advantage of the fresh air and shade of the mountains. Climb up to Warmihuañusca (Dead Woman’s Pass 4200 m.a.s.l.), the highest point of the Inca Trail hike to Machu Picchu, taking in all kinds of beautiful scenery along the way, such as snow-capped mountains, Andean Alpines, and jagged darkened lofty mountains. After resting and taking some photos, you will march downhill to Pacaymayo Campground at 3600 m / 11 800 ft for lunch followed by a free afternoon for rest.

    Meals Included: 1 Breakfasts, 1 lunches, 1 dinners, 1 snacks

    Day 3 Pacaymayo/ Chaquicocha/ Wiñaywayna

    Start off your day with a nutritious breakfast to fuel up for the adventure. Begin the challenge from Pacaymayo campground through Runcuracay archaeological site, then onto El Paso (Pass) Runcuracay at 3,850 m (second highest of Inca trail passes). Follow the stepped stone ancient Inca path, passing Sayacmarca Inca site for a little rest and visit. On your way to lunch spot at Phuyupatamarca, you will pass through a tunnel and see foundations of the path placed ten meters down on a mountainside. After lunch, ascend a zigzagging path to Wiñaywayna camp (2 560 m / 8 700 ft ) for your last overnight stay. To end off this remarkable experience, there will be a traditional farewell ceremony thanking all team crew who worked on this 4-day hike.

    Meals Included: 1 Breakfasts, 1 lunches, 1 dinners, 1 snacks

    Day 4 Wiñaywayna/ Machupicchu /Cusco

    Start with an early breakfast and begin the final leg of your journey to Machu Picchu. Check in at the control stall and hike to Inti Punku (Sun Gate), The Gate of the Inca Trail, where you can overlook the marvelous citadel. Hike west down to Machu Picchu park to register and enjoy a two-hour guided tour of this sacred city followed by some free time to explore less-frequented sections. After that, take the bus or walk part of the Short Inca Trail down to Aguas Calientes for lunch. Enjoy some rest exploring before returning to Ollantaytambo by train, then back to Cusco by bus as agreed in your booking.

    Meals Included: 1 Breakfasts

    What’s included

    • A personal porter to carry your 7 kg personal belongings
    • Pick up and drop off at your hotel.
    • Private tourist transport Cusco - Km 82 (the starting point of the walk).
    • English guide with conduct radio communication.
    • Foam mattresses.
    • Professional Chef
    • Kitchen equipment.
    • Dining tent with chairs and tables.
    • Portable environmental biodegradable toilet (The Pett).
    • Meal Included (4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners, 3 snacks). W have Options for vegetarians, gluten-free, lactose Intolerance, and any food allergy.
    • 4 season Tents for two people (tent with capacity for 3 people used as doubles - Kayla Doite).
    • Porter service.
    • Inca Trail Permits & Machu Picchu Ticket.
    • Bus ticket from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes after the guided tour in Machu Picchu.
    • Expeditions train ticket back To Ollantaytambo.
    • Private transportation from Ollantaytambo train station to Cusco.
    • Bottle oxygen.
    • First Aid Kit.
    • Pre-departure Inca Trail Briefing.
    • Wake-up tea.
    • A duffle bag, where you put your 7 kg / 14 pounds of personal items per person.
    • We provide hot water bins each day to help our clients clean and feel good at night.
    • Rain Poncho to cover you from the rain.
    • Tour guided tour in Machu Picchu
    • Boiled water to fill in your water bottles or Camelback (your chef will provide clean water after each meal)
    • Day pack covers to keep you dry your belongings.
    • Fee Tips
    • Sleeping Bag: It is $20
    • Walking Sticks: It is $20
    • Lunch - Day 4.
    • Entrance to the hot springs in the town of Aguas Calientes (US $ 5).
    • Tips (optional).

    Not suitable for

    • Pregnant women
    • People with heart problems

    What to Bring

    • Headlamp with extra batteries
    • Passport: It should the same that you book your permits.
    • Valid student card
    • Immigration Card
    • Good daypack a 20 to 24-liter
    • Water reservoirs: like Camelbaks are highly recommended – but enough for at least 1.5-2 liters.
    • Trekking shoes and Comfortable shoes for camp.

    Important information

    Looking for more inspiration? Visit our gallery: Experience Peru. Before taking our 4 day Inca Trail Tour you should take into count the following information:


    Is it possible to keep my luggage at your office?

    Drop off your luggage at our office and make your journey lighter! We’ll store your belongings safely until you come back from the four day trek to Machu Picchu.

    Is it possible to modify the departure date after obtaining Inca Trail 4 Days permits?

    Unfortunately, the Inca Trail permits are not transferable or refundable but it is possible - you’ll have to buy a new permit for the new departure date. The only information that can be modified is passport numbers.

    Is it necessary to bring the original passport when taking part in the Inca Trail five days to Machu Picchu?

    It is absolutely essential to carry your original passport with you on the five day Inca Trail hike to Machu Picchu. The same passport which you used to request your permit must be presented at three Inca trail checkpoints, Machu Picchu, and when boarding the train.

    How can I update the passport numbers associated with my trip to Machu Picchu?

    If you are renewing your passport, we kindly ask that you send us a copy of your old passport to book any Inca Trail 5 Day permits. In the event that you no longer have your old passport, any official government-issued ID with the same name will be accepted. Once you receive your new passport, please email us a copy of this document as soon as possible in order to update the information on your permit.

    When is my train ticket scheduled to depart?

    We typically book return train tickets for 02:55 pm on the fourth day, so you will arrive in Cusco at 06:30 pm. This will give you plenty of time to rest and take in any tours for the following day, such as Rainbow Mountain.

    Is it possible to stay in the Sacred Valley for my Inca Trail 4 Days experience?

    Yes, it is possible to stay in either Urubamba or Ollantaytambo. By choosing the Sacred Valley for your accommodation, you will experience an extra hour of sleep before being picked up, compared to a pickup from Cusco.

    Will I receive a refund if I cancel my 4 day inca trail hike?

    In case of border closure, you will be refunded the full deposit. All other cancellations require a fee of $150, and all Inca Trail permits and train tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable per the Ministry of Culture of Peru and Peru Rail. We understand that changes can happen quickly, and will do our best to be fair while still charging for services already rendered.

    Frequent Questions

    Customize this tour

    This, and all the tours we offer online can always be customized, whether you are looking for upgrade alternatives, large groups, more flexible hours, have a special occasion (honeymoon, engagement), are a content creator, or are simply looking for something more private. We have all the alternatives to personalize your trip. Email us to, leave us a message at +1 949 299 8915

    How To Pay And Book?

    How do you make a reservation?

    1. Choose your departure date from the calendar
    2. Select the number of passengers
    4. Click on the BOOK NOW button
    5. Fill in the information requested on the form
    6. Complete the secure online payment

    What are your payment methods?

    Our online payment methods are PayPal, Stripe (credit card payment), and bank transfers in the U.S. or in Latin America. The options have a use tax of 2% to 4%

    How and when will I receive the reservation confirmation?

    Once the payment is made, we will send you a tour confirmation email. If the travel dates are very close, we will contact you as soon as possible, if they are extended dates we will keep in touch by email or WhatsApp contact 3 to 5 weeks before.

    What happens if my reservation cannot be confirmed?

    99% of the reservations are usually confirmed, however, if there is the availability of hotels, services, or others, we will offer an alternative of dates, lodging, or services. In the event that we are unable to help, full refund policies apply.

    Is it necessary to reconfirm my reservation before the trip?

    No, the confirmation email in your inbox is enough to validate the adventure.

    How do I modify, update, reschedule or cancel my reservation?

    Any modification, cancellation, or update of data must be done by email by mentioning the unique reservation # code generated to

    What happens if a booked service cannot be carried out due to weather conditions or reasons of force majeure?

    In case of force majeure such as natural disasters, bad weather, problems that put your safety at risk, or others, our team will contact you immediately to provide some alternatives.

    Booking & pricing

    100% money-back guarantee (see our totally flexible Terms & Conditions)

    Best price. Select # travelers w/ preferential discounts

    $ 745.00 /person


    Where you will be

    Inca Trail, Cusco, Peru
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