IMG Machu Picchu Itinerary
Our trip to Peru will be an amazing experience, designed to give trekkers adequate acclimatization time for all objectives. There are several opportunities in the schedule to allow for shopping, sightseeing and general non-guided touring.
This itinerary is subject to change, based on the needs of our group, weather and route conditions, and other foreseen and unforeseen circumstances. Alternative routes and/or schedule may be used as warranted.
|Classic Inca Trail Trek Itinerary|
|Day||2024 Team 1||2024 Team 2||Itinerary|
|Day 1||Tuesday, Aug 20||Thursday, Aug 29||Arrive Cusco by late morning/early afternoon. 11,000 feet!|
|Day 2||Wednesday, Aug 21||Friday, Aug 30||Easy day. Walk around town & tour local sites, do some packing|
|Day 3||Thursday, Aug 22||Saturday, Aug 31||Visit to the Sacred Valley, tour Pisac and Ollantaytambo. Overnight in Sagrado Valley (lower than Cusco)|
|Day 4||Friday, Aug 23||Sunday, Sep 1||Early breakfast, then bus to beginning of trek. 13 miles, camp at 11,500'.|
|Day 5||Saturday, Aug 24||Monday, Sep 2||Uphill trekking to the Abra de Huarmihuanusca ("Dead Woman's Pass") at 13,769' then drop down to Pacamayo|
|Day 6||Sunday, Aug 25||Tuesday, Sep 3||Pacamayo - Runkuracay - Sayacmarca - Phuyupatamarca|
|Day 7||Monday, Aug 26||Wednesday, Sep 4||Arrive to Machu Picchu, entering in the morning via the Sun Gate, in later afternoon descend by bus to Aguas Calientes|
|Day 8||Tuesday, Aug 27||Thursday, Sep 5||Climb Waynapicchu in morning, train to Cusco in afternoon, overnight in hotel|
|Day 9||Wednesday, Aug 28||Friday, Sep 6||Transfer to the Cusco airport in the morning for connecting flights back to home|