Trek Glacier Halancoma Short Inca Trail Machupicchu 5 Days 4 Nights

This trek route is the less-frequented for hikkers. This 3 days trek up to the startling glacial lakes of Halancoma and Tastyuc, with a stretch walking along a glacier. Llama shepherds help with the toughest stages of this challenging, often barren hike, mostly in the 4000m-4200m contours, You’ll finish by descending to old inca ruins then to the Inca town of Ollantaytambo, We continue the hike of the original short inca trail to Machupichu.



Day 1: Cusco - Tastayuc – Tastayuc lagoon

We depart from Cusco in the morning at 06:00 and drive 2 ½ hours. to the Commnunity of Tastayuc (3,400 m / 12,522 ft) located in the route to Quillabamba this is the starting point of our Trek and is the place where we meet the porters who will go with us to this hike.

We will begin the hike of 3 hour approx. going up to lagoon of Huaqratanca were we have the lunch,after that we continuo for 2 hrs. to Qosqoqawarina camp site, in the afternoon we can explore the Halancoma glacier.

Day 2: Qosqoqawarina - Yanaorcco pass – Choquechaca

After the breakfast we will beging the hike going up 3 hrs. to reach the mountain pass of Yanaorcco, from this point we can appreciate the snowcapped peak la Veronica and Chicon. Then we go down for 1 hrs. to our lunch place near a small lagoon in the afternoon we continue for 2 hrs. to the Andean community of Choquecancha the camp site  

Day 3: Choquechaca – Pumamarca ruins- Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes

From Choquecancha we will descend for 2 ½ hours to the inca ruins of Pumamarca We visit and explore this place then we continue for 2 more hrs. to the next Inca ruins Muscapuquio, Media luna and Muyumarca

We continue with the hike to 1 hr. to Ollantaytambo (2,792 m/9,158 ft) where we will have the lunch and for the afternoon We visit this Inca town the most original and preserved Inca town, We spende the night in a hostel.

Day 4: Ollantaytambo - KM.104 - Machupicchu

We will pick up you from your hotel at 07:00 and go walking 15 minutes to train station of Ollantaytambo, by train 1/12 hrs. to Km 104 where we begin our hike. From the archeological site of Chachabamba (2250 masl) after the visit of the ruins We climb up for about 3 hours towards the fascinating archeological site of Wiñaywayna (2650 masl) where we will enjoy a pick nick in a unique surrounding. In the afternoon we continue through cloud forest towards the famous Sun gate from where we have our first panoramic view onto marvelous Machupicchu at the sunset, a short descent brings us to our final destination from where we drive down to the village Aguas Calientes, overnight in a hotel.

Day 4: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco

After the breakfast in the hotel, we go ½ hr. by bus to Machu Picchu, for a walking tour in the site (2 ½ hrs. approximately) visiting the temples, palaces and interesting places, then you will have time to explore the Inca bridge of the Sungate of Machupicchu that overlooks the ruins. Return to Aguas Calientes at about 16: 20 we take the train back to Cusco.


  • Pick up from hotel
  • Transportation by bus to Tastayuc.  
  • Tour Guide English / Spanish
  • Admission fee to Machu Picchu
  • 04 Breakfasts, 04 lunches, 04 dinners
  • Camping equipment: 2 person large
  • matrass and tent, cooking tent,
  • dinning tent, tables, chairs
  • first aid kit.
  • porters to carry camping equipment,
  • cooking stuff
  • Bus to Machupicchu ruins  and return to  Aguas Calientes
  • Overnight accommodation in hostal at Aguas Calientes
  • Expedition train back to Ollantaytambo then by bus to Cusco.


  • Lunch in Aguas Calientes
  • Tips, and extra Spends

Pasanger MUST BRING:

  • Original passport
  • Sleeping bag
  • Bottle water
  • Sun block
  • Sun glasses
  • Hat
  • Basic clothes change
  • Flash light
  • Personal medications
  • T - Shirts


In order to get the discount US $ 30 it is necessary to send us via email the scanned copy of your ISIC (International Student Card)

Without this copy, we will not be reliable to offer you the student discount.

Price per person US$ 590



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