Huayanay Mountain 5 days / 4 nights
Detailed Travel Itinerary
This is an isolated trail where we will be the only hikers besides the peasants that live around the area. Here you will have the chance to explore many Inca remains along the way, surrounded by beautiful waterfalls, ponds and many snow covered mountains, this trail is located at the north of the Cusco Region on the Vilcabamba mountain range a really good alternative Inca trail, we highly recommended this trail for people that enjoy being in the real country side of Peru. At the end of the trek our tour will take you to by train to Machu Picchu on a two days.
Detailed Travel Itinerary with Amazing Andean Adventures.
Huayanay Mountain 5 days / 4 nights
Day 1: Cusco – Socma Beginning of the Hike- Rayanpata Campsite
Today is the beginning of our adventures From Cusco towards the sacred Valley of the Incas with a 3 hours and thirty minute drive in a private van to the village of Socma. Before starting the day’s trek, you’ll stop to visit a small school, meet the children and donate school supplies. The trek begins with a gradual climb offering fantastic views of the valley below. After two hours of hiking, you’ll arrive at the spectacular Perochayoc waterfalls (10,745 ft) where you’ll stop to gaze at the view. Thirty minutes further along the trail are the Rayanpata ruins. Here you’ll have lunch in scenic splendor and explore the ruins before hiking a final two miles to today’s campsite, Rayanpata (11,795 ft). You’ll arrive in time to relax and enjoy the sun setting behind the Andes before dinner
Day 2: Rayanpata – Ancascocha
After a healthy breakfast, you’ll hike a winding ascending trail to reach 13,910 ft. Charcahuylla pass, surrounded by the Vilcabamba and Urubamba Mountain ranges with Mt. Veronica rising above the peaks. The hike to the pass is a step back in time, seeing Peruvians working in fields of potatoes and other local crops. After about an hour, you’ll stop for lunch. Continuing the walk, you’ll pass through a small village before dropping into a beautiful valley where the camp side will be.
Day 3: Ancascocha – Paucarcancha
Today’s trek will connect you with an ancient Inca road that gains altitude and eventually affords views of the stunning Ancascocha alpine lake. Here you’ll stop for a quick energy-boosting snack before continuing the ascent to the second and final high alpine pass, 14,875-ft. Huallanay, with views of the mountains and lake . From here you’ll hike down into a small village Quesqa where we will stop for lunch, then we will continue our descent until we arrive to Paucarcancha our camp side for the night
Day 4: Paucarcancha – Aguas Calientes Town
After a visit to the Inca ruins of Paucarcancha. The next stop is the town of Huayllabamba where you’ll join the throngs of visitors on Peru’s most popular path, the classic Inca Trail. You’ll hike along the beautiful Urubamba River, stopping at the Archeological side of Patallacta for lunch after which well have a three hour walk to the KM82 where our card will pick us up to take us to the Ollantaytambo train station, where you’ll take the train to Aguas Calientes town, once here we will take a half hour bus ride that will bring you to the mountain citadel of Machu Picchu (8,040 ft.). Once here, your Guide will give you an afternoon guided tour at the Citadel, This is the best time to visit Machu Picchu, return to Aguas Calientes town by bus at time of your choice. Stay overnight in the town of Aguas Calientes, where we will take the train that will bring us back to the town of Ollantaytambo and them drive back to Cusco.
End of this Amazing Andean Adventure.
INCLUDED ON THE TOUR PRICE:
- Accommodations in 3 stars hotels.
- All tours stated in the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides.
- Private transportation to the begging of the trail.
- Camping equipment for the Trek (air mattresses, 2 people tent, Toilet tent, kitchen and dining tent).
- Duffel bag for your personal belongings(extra 22lb. per person, carried by horses during the trek).
- Chef, and horseman’s, cargo horses as well as Riding horses for the passengers.to carry all the camping gear During the Trek.
- All meals during the Trek, accommodate to specific dietary needs.
- Entrance fees to the Archeological sites & Machu Picchu.
- Round trip bus rides from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu.
- Round trip train rides from the Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu (Vistadome trains from Peru Rail or Similar).
NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR PRICE
- Sleeping bags for the trek
- Tips for Guides, Transfers, Drivers, Chef and horseman’s, personal at the Hotels.
- Lunch and Diners.
Prices may vary according to the season, availability, and client preferences. Please contact us for more information.
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