Huayanay Mountain 11 days / 10 nights
Day 1: Arrival to Lima
After the International flight from Home you will arrive in Lima, where our representative will be waiting for you and transfer you to your hotel.
Stay overnight at Hotel Casa Andina Miraflores, or Similar.
Day 2: Lima – Cusco – Free Day
Morning flight to Cusco, at 11,023 ft. Capital of the Inca Empire. Here you’ll meet your guide for your Cusco tour at the Cusco airport pickup and be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to relax, and get use to the altitude, feel free to enjoy the charming city of Cusco and visit the suggested Museums.
Overnight at the Hotel Casa Andina Private Collection, or similar.
After breakfast at the Hotel, you will have a morning guided tour to visit the historic sites of Cusco, the colonial Cathedral and the impressive Santo Domingo Church. We will then transfer you to the nearby Archeological sites of Sacsayhuaman with its megalithic stone Walls; Qenqo, with its carved stone surfaces and subterranean altars; and the water temple Tambo Machay. Drive back to your hotel in Cusco.
Stay overnight at the Hotel Casa Andina Private Collection, or similar.
Day 4: Cusco – Sacred Valley of the Incas
This will be a long guided excursion journeying through the magnificent Sacred Valley of the Incas. Our first stop will be at the llama farm, here you will have the chance to admire the different species of South American Camelot Such us Llamas, Alpacas, and Vicuñas. After which we will make a short stop at the Taray view point from where we will take pictures of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Along the way, your tour guide will take you past Inca terracing that climbs steep valleys into Pisaq another amazing Inca City. After our visit to the archeological site, we will have time to explorer the traditional and colorful Market of Pisaq, one of the best textile markets in the Andes. There, you’ll be able to look for souvenirs and learn about the local culture, lunch here and then we have a beautiful ride along the Sacred Valley. The next stop is Ollantaytambo at 9,200 ft. This is a small town with impressive Inca remains.
Stay overnight at the Hotel Pakaritampu, or similar.
Today is the beginning of our adventures From the sacred Valley of the Incas From Ollantaytambo, today’s travels begin with a 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 6: 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 7: 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
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.
Overnight stay at El Mapi Hotel or Similar.
Day 9: Machu Picchu
This Day 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, at El Mapi Hotel or similar.
Optional Early in the mourning Visit to the Hot Springs.
On our second day at Machu Picchu we will have the opportunity to climb to the famous Wayna Picchu peak or the Sacred Machu Picchu peak for a perfect view of the entire Inca City, Lunch at the town of Aguas Calientes before the train ride back to the Sacred Valley and Cusco. Overnight stay at Casa Andina, Private Collection or Similar.
Day 11: Cusco – Lima – Home
After a Delicious breakfast you will be transferred to the Airport in Cusco where you will take your flight to Lima, and Home.
End of this Amazing Andean Adventure.