Inca Trail Luxury Adventure (11 DAYS)

Our private, luxury travel “Inca Trail Adventure” will allow you to follow in the footsteps of the Incas along the famous Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

You will experience a wonderful tour of Lima the day after your arrival. We will explore the unique blend of traditional and modern mixes of the downtown areas around the Cathedral of Lima, San Francisco Monastery and the modern districts of Miraflores and San Isidro.

The following day we will take a short flight to Cusco and enjoy a luxury tour of the Sacred Valley. Like its name suggests, the Sacred Valley is a historical place full of Incan palaces, productive lands and culture from ancient times.

After a couple of days exploring Cusco and getting acclimated, we will begin the spectacular 4-day luxury Inca Trail Trek. This hike will be packed with impressive archaeological sites and spectacular scenery ending at the world famous and revered site of Machu Picchu.

Be prepared for the most unforgettable and exciting experience of your life. It will be a unique trip, ideal for those who want to be connected with an incredible, beautiful and natural landscape.

Trekking and Sightseeing
TRIP ROUTE Cusco to Wayllabamba (12km)
Wayllabamba to Pacamayo (12km)
Pacamayo to Wiñay Wayna (15km)
Wiñay Wayna to Machu Picchu (8km)
Return to Cusco

City Tours
Private bus to the start of the trail
10 nights lodging at 4-star hotels based on a double occupancy.
All excursions and tours.
All transfers and transportation with private van.
Professional driver.
All entrance tickets to all attractions mentioned in the program.
Round trip bus ticket.
Meals as indicted on the itinerary.
A professional English speaking tour guide.
Domestic flight from Lima to Cusco and return flight from Cusco to Lima.

Inca Trail
Professional English/Spanish speaking guide.
Private transportation from Cusco to KM82 (Beginning of the trail).
Entrance tickets to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu.
Double or triple occupancy tents.
Camping equipment: Kitchen tent, dinning tent, chairs, tables and comfortable mattress, sleeping bag.
Cooking services.
Porters to carry food, tents and cooking gear.
Coffee breaks in the afternoon.
All meals with exception to breakfast on the first day and dinner on the 4th day.
Hot water every morning and evening for washing purposes / boiled water to fill your water bottle in the mornings and evenings.
First aid kit.
One way Vistadome Train Ticket.

NOT INCLUDED International flights.
Entrance tickets to Wayna Picchu Mountain (optional USD $20.00 per person)
Gratuities for the staff.

Backpack and or day pack.
Hiking shoes or boots.
Rain coat or poncho.
Flash light, hat, sun block, sunglasses.
Lightweight hiking pants and shirts.
Warm clothing (Layering system is best), smart wool base layer top and bottom, 4 sock liners, 4 pair of smart wool trekking or mountaineering socks.
Insect repellent.
Water bottle or two (water purification tablets).
Personal first aid items.
Carry your passport with you throughout this adventure.
Trekking Poles!!


The number of persons permitted on the trail is limited to 500. This figure includes trekkers, guides, assistant guides, cooks an, porters. It is estimated that only about 220 persons are actually trekkers.

It is very important to reserve your space as soon as possible. Once your ticket for the Inca Trail has been purchased there can be no refunds.


May 25th – May June 5th (Must join this tour by June 5th, 2018)
June 15th – June 25th (Must join this tour by June 25th, 2018)
June 29th – July 9th (Must join this tour by July 9th, 2018)
July 20th – July 30th (Must join this tour by July 30th, 2018)
August 3rd – August 13th (Must join this tour by August 13th, 2018)
August 17th – August 27th (Must join this tour by August 27th, 2018)
August 31st – September 10th (Must join the tour by September 2018)

Day 1


Welcome to Peru! Upon your arrival, a representative from the staff of A.T. Adventures International will pick you up from Lima International Airport and will transport you to your hotel in the Miraflores or San Isidro neighborhoods. You will have the chance to explore the city at your leisure during the first day.

Included Accommodations: Overnight in Lima
Included Meals: None

Day 2


Today our local guide will pick you up from your hotel to start the luxury tour of Lima in private transporttion.

Called “Ciudad de los Reyes” (The City of Kings), Lima was founded by the Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizzaro on the 18th of January 1535 in Rimac Valley. Several pre-Incan cultures had previously developed in this area, before being dominated by the Incan Empire.

We will go to Plaza San Martin, where we will walk along the busy and fascinating Jiron de la Union (Union Street), which leads to Plaza de Armas.
In Lima, you will find imposing colonial monuments and fascinating museums for a complete image of Peru’s past through its archaeology, history and art.

Then, we will travel to the modern districts of the capital, San Isidro and Miraflores, where we will enjoy the famous Peruvian cuisine.

Finally, you will have a leisure afternoon to go shopping.

Included Accommodations: Overnight in Lima
Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3


The day will begin with a warm welcome at the Cusco Airport.

The journey to Cusco only takes one hour and fifteen minutes and, upon your arrival to Cusco, also known as “The Archaeological Capital of America”, you will greeted and welcomed by a representative from A.T. Adventures International.

Today, we will take a tour through the Sacred Valley of the Incas. We will have a guided tour of the exceptional project of Awanakancha (Meaning big place where people weave), where we will watch as local people produce beautiful textiles using the same techniques as their ancestors.

We will then visit the archaeological site of Pisaq, which includes magnificent palaces and temples, and where you can walk close to the cliff edges to see the incredible views.

Next, we will be delighted with a delicious lunch in the heart of the Sacred Valley. Finally, we will arrive to an area of stunning natural beauty where your hotel for the night is located.

Included Accommodations: Overnight in the Sacred Valley
Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4


After a delicious breakfast at your hotel, your tour guide and private transportation will pick you up from your hotel to start our private tour to Ollantaytambo.

Among the stunning pastoral scenery rises Ollantaytambo Fortress, a town that was the cradle in Incan civilization for centuries.

We will then visit the Ninos del Arco Iris social project where we will enjoy a delicious lunch, bon appetite!

After lunch we will have a mystical experience at the enigmatic circled terraces of Moray. This is an ingenious system of climatology technology which was used as an Incan laboratory to acclimatize crops.

Behold the wonderful treasures of the Andes. You will be surprised by one of earth’s most surreal sights, the Maras Salt Mines. Located northwest of the town of Maras, here we will find around 2000 small wells that local people still use today to provide themselves with salt.

Finally, we will travel to your hotel which is surrounded by the spectacular scenery of the Sacred Valley.

Included Accommodations: Overnight in Sacred Valley
Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5


Today, very early in the morning, we will start our hike on the mighty Inca Trail. Your guide and private transportation will pick you up from your hotel to take you to KM82 Piscaccucho, 20 minutes from Ollantaytambo.

Here, we will meet our chef and support staff who will accompany us for the entire Luxury Inca Trail Trek. From KM82 (2,700m, 8,850ft), we will make our way to Wayllabamba Campsite.

The first two hours of the trek is a lightly paced climb until we reach Miskay, a beautiful area where our chef and porters will have lunch ready and waiting for us. After lunch, we will have 3-4 hours (depending upon pace) of steady uphill climbing.

Along the way, we will have stunning views of the first Incan ruin on the Inca Trail named Llactapata, a site that was primarily used for agricultural production.

Here, you will have a great opportunity to stop and take photos and learn about the history of the area.

At the end of the day, we will arrive to the village of Wayllabamba where the chef and porters will reward you by having your tent set up and your dinner ready and waiting for you.

Finally, you will have time to relax and wait for nightfall.

Maximum Altitude: 3,000m/10,824ft
Minimum Altitude: 2,680m/8,790ft
Distance Traveled: 12 km/7.5 m approximately
Approximate Hiking Time: 6-7 hours

Included Accomodations: Overnight at Wayllabamba Campsite
Included Meals: Lunch and Dinner

Day 6


Early in the morning, you will wake to find hot water in front of your tent. Then you will enjoy a tasty breakfast to get ready for the challenge ahead.

Today, we will start from an altitude of 3,000m or 9,850ft and climb for over five hours to reach an altitude of 4,200m or 13,800ft at Dead Woman’s Pass.This is the highest point of the Inca Trail and is a place where we will have stunning panoramic views of the Andean Mountains and their surroundings.

After completing the toughest part of the Inca Trail, we will descend for one hour before reaching the next stop where our chef and porters will have prepared lunch. After lunch, we will descend for another hour before reaching Pacaymayo Campsite where you will have the rest of the day to relax.

In the evening, we will enjoy another delicious dinner cooked by our chef.

Maximum Altitude: 4,200m/13,776ft
Minimum Altitude: 3,000m/9,840ft
Distance Traveled: 12 km/7.5 m approximately
Approximate Hiking Time: 7-8 hours

Included Accommodations: Overnight at Pacaymayo Campsite
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7


First, we will have breakfast before we continue hiking the Inca Trail.

Today, we will encounter several archaeological sites along the trail. First we will reach the Runkuracay Pass (3,900m or 12,800ft) where you can enter a beautiful, circular, walled ruin. This place has been a stable resting place for couriers and their animals as they travel the Inca Trail.

From here, we will also have stunning views of the surrounding mountains, such as Salkantay and Veronica and their snowy peaks.

After reaching the pass, the rest of the day is mostly a downhill hike along the original path which was constructed during the Incan period. We will also pass through many of the original tunnels.

We will then be able to visit Sayaqmarca, considered and inaccessible old Incan town that sits on top of a steep cliff.

After Sayaqmarca, we will follow the Inca Trail to the beautiful ruin of Phuyupatamarka, believed to have been an important religious site containing sacred baths for ceremonial purposes.

We will have a delicious lunch at this site.

The we will travel down a set of stairs to Winaywayna, the location of our campsite for the night and where you will have the rest of the evening to relax.

The chef will prepare and exquisite dinner for you before you go to bed.

Maximum Altitude: 3,750m/12,300ft
Minimum Altitude: 2,700m/8,856ft
Distance Traveled: 16 km/9.10 m
Approximate Hiking Time: 7-8 hours

Included Accommodations: Overnight in Aguas Calientes
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8


Today, we will have to wake up early in the morning before continuing along the Inca Trail. We will walk uphill for an hour and a half before reaching the Sun Gate, “Intipunku”, the entrance to Machu Picchu.

Congratulations, you will have officially completed the Inca Trail and will be rewarded with a majestic view of Machu Picchu, “The Lost City of The Incas”.

Here, we will be overlooking the entire site of Machu Picchu and the beautiful mountain of Huayna Picchu.

Nest, we will have a short, downhill walk to Machu Picchu. At this sacred Incan site, you will learn the history of the city and visit its truly remarkable temples.

We will also see the aqueducts and houses while learning some interesting facts about the sacred Incan terraces. After our guided tour of Machu Picchu, you will have plenty of time to explore this truly magnificent site on your own.

You could even visit the Incan Bridge, a secret entrance used only by the Incan Army. Optionally you may climb up to Huayna Picchu Mountain; there are only 400 spaces available each day so you must book it in advance with us.

In the afternoon, you will return to Aguas Calientes where you will spend a well earned night in a hotel.

Maximum Altitude: 2,700m/8,856ft
Minimum Altitude: 2,400m/7,872ft (Machu Picchu)
Distance Traveled: 8km/4.9 m
Approximate Hiking Time: 6-7 hours

Included Accommodations: Overnight in Aguas Calientes
Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 9


Today, you will have the chance to visit and explore Machu Picchu again on your own.

In the afternoon we will have lunch in a restaurant near the train station.

After lunch, you will board the train back to Ollantaytambo where our staff will be waiting to escort you to your hotel in the city of Cusco.

Included Accommodations: Overnight in Cusco
Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 10


Today will be your last full day in Cusco. After breakfast at your hotel, our tour guide and private transportation will pick you up to start our private city tour of Cusco.

The first place we will visit will be the Cathedral of Cusco, a colonial building located on the main square. Then we will continue our tour by visiting the Qorichancha Temple, also a colonial building. This building, however, does boast impressive Incan walls which are just amazing. Both of these places are located in downtown Cusco.

Following our tour, we will leave the city to visit the amazing archaeological site of Sacsaywaman which was a very important religious ad ceremonial site for the Incan culture.

You will be amazed by the grand architectural achievements of the Incan civilization and impressed when imagining how their stones were moved and fitted. Some uniquely shaped stones have a weight of approximately 70 tons. Nevertheless, they are perfectly fitted together and without the use of modern technology.

Finally, you will be escorted to your hotel and you will have the rest of the day to spend at your leisure.

Included Accommodations: Overnight in Cusco
Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 11


Depending on the departure time of your flight back to Lima, our staff will pick you up and escort you to the airport by private transportation. Once at the airport, we will say farewell to new friends and our program will conclude.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Binoculars, Flashlights/Headlamps, Insect Repellent, Swim Wear, Sun Hat, Sun Glasses, Sun Screen, Casual and Comfortable Clothing which are light in color, Quality Socks, Boots and Shoes.
The trek is suitable for all kinds of people, there is no specific physical condition required.
At least 3 months in advance is a good time frame for booking your space.


May 25th – May June 5th (Must join this tour by June 5th, 2018)
June 15th – June 25th (Must join this tour by June 25th, 2018)
June 29th – July 9th (Must join this tour by July 9th, 2018)
July 20th – July 30th (Must join this tour by July 30th, 2018)
August 3rd – August 13th (Must join this tour by August 13th, 2018)
August 17th – August 27th (Must join this tour by August 27th, 2018)
August 31st – September 10th (Must join the tour by September 2018)

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