US CONNECTING VILCABAMBA AND MACHUPICCHU.- The
Vilcabamba region, bastion of the Inca resistance, after the
Spanish invasion show us a varied geography with a surrounding
landscape dominated by mountains covered with vegetation or snow
and they can be appreciated with all their beauty, the region
has succession of quechua valleys and as we are going way down
we find tropical valleys where the people that live in this
region do the agriculturist work.
In this region we can appreciate the archaeological groups of
Vitcus, also known as Rosaspata, Chuquipalta or Ñustahispanan,
SEASON: MAY – OCTOBER
MINIMUN GROUP: 02PAX.
THIS TRIP IS ARRANGED IN PRIVATE SERVICE
Minnimun group: 02 pax Prices per person: US$
DAY 1: CUSCO- CHAULLAY- WANKAKALLI.-
We depart Cusco in our private bus
towards Ollantaytambo town , then to Malaga mountain pass (4,200
m.s.n.m.), entering toward the valley of Huyro and Maranura.
Then from Chaullay we go to Wankakalli. We will start the hike
visiting the archaeological Inca Complex of Rosaspata or Vitcos,
where we can appreciate the Ñusta Hisp'anan stone (the White
DAY 2: WANCACALLI – RAQÁCHACA.-
After breakfast we have to walk 08
hrs. approx. along an ascending path that will lead us to Qäyñu
from this place we will enjoy awesome views of small glacier
lagoons. Along the hike, we will also have spectacular views of
the snow-capped mountains, sharped mountains, high Andean
plateau in the area. We will have lunch after the pass ,and
start descending 2 hrs. to Saqsara, (3700m.)then we go up to
DAY 3: RAQÁCHACA – ALLPACHACA.-
We will walk along an ascending
path towards Tullutacana pass (4300m). we will have lunch after
La Oqocha pass,(4200m) and then we go descending 2 hrs. to
Yanaqocha and then to Saqsara where we will camp.
DAY 4: ALLPACHACA - LUCMABAMBA.-
Our trail leads us down to the
eastern slope of the Andes into a sub-tropical valley, where the
temperature is warmer and we see a tropical forrest and birds.
After7 hrs. of downhill walking, we arrive to Yanatile village
for this place we´re going by bus to Lucmabamba our campsite.
DAY 5: LUCMABAMBA – LLACTAPATA – MACHUPICCHU.-
After the lunch we go up through
tropical farms of coffee and cacao, and we will continue to
Aobamba pass 2,800m ( where we have the view of Machupicchu and
the Salkantay mountain) and then we will visit the Llactapata
Inca Archeaological place.
DAY 6: MACHUPICCHU - CUSCO.-
We take one of the early buses up
to the ancient city of Machu Picchu. the guide will be leaded by
an official guide of approximately 2 hours. Then we have plenty
of time to explore the mysterious site on our own before
returning to Aguas Calientes to catch the afternoon train back
- Private bus transportation: Cusco-
- Professional, English-speaking guide
and camp staff
- Plentiful, nutritious meals 5B, 5L, 5D.
(Vegetarian option available)
- Double-occupancy tents and camping
equipment (includes dining tent, kitchen tent).
- Horses ( transportation of equipment
and passengers belongings)
- Emergency horses
- Muleteer: In charge of managing the horses
- Train ticket Hidreoelectrica-
- Entrance fee to Machu Picchu
- Bus to and from Machu Picchu
- Lodging in Aguas Calientes
- Train ticket back to Cusco
- Transfer train station to hotel.
DOES NOT INCLUDED.
Tips, and extra spends
WHAT PASANGER MUST BRING
•Basic clothes change
•First aid kit