Cusco Circuit Connexion Machu Picchu Tour 3 Days / 2 Nights

DAY 01: WELCOME ANDTOUR IN CUSCO.- We’ll be waiting for you at the airport in Cusco on your arrival date, take you to the hotel where you will rest for an hour, you’ll have a cup of coca tea and we will pick you up from your Hotel in the afternoon (from 13:30 hrs to 18:30 hrs) to start with the tour around Cusco and outskirts.
Tour around Cusco and outskirts: We pick you up from your Hotel to start visiting the following attractives, with aprofessional guide: – The Koricancha Palace and Convent of Santo Domingo

Religious center known as “The Temple of the Sun” where you will admire the impressive engineering used in its construction.

The Cathedral: Colonial religious monument of extraordinary artistic value.
Sacsayhuaman: Located 3 km from the city of Cusco,impressive stone fortress monumental and magnificent architecture, famous for its enormous carved stones,some of which are at9 m/ 30 feettall and weigh of 350 tons. Here is where the Inty Raymi or Fiesta del Sol in June take place every year.

Qenqo: Ceremonial and ritual center, amphitheater where sacrifices were made.

Puca-Pucara: An old tambo (resting place), monitoring placethroughout the Inka Empire Routes.

Tambomachay: At 7 Km. From the city of Cusco,ceremonial center of worship of water, traditionally known as the place of water.Excursiontime: around 5 hours.

Frequency : everyday in the afternoons.

It includes :
■First Class Tourism Bus
■Tourism Official Guide
■Entrance Tickets to Koricancha■Entrance Tickets to the Cathedral
■Tourist Tickets.
Helpful tips:

■Recorder or /andphotographic camera
■Light clothes and comfortable shoes.

■Bus de turismo primera clase
■Guía oficial de turismo.
■Tickets de Ingreso al Koricancha.
■Tickets de Ingreso a la Catedral.
■Tickets Boleto Turístico.
Consejos útiles:
■Cámara filmadora y/o fotográfica
■Ropa ligera y zapatos cómodos.

DAY 02: MACHU-PICCHU TOUR IN ONE DAY

From 05:45 hrs to 06:00 hrs., we pick you up from your Hotel in Cusco (3400 m.a.s.l.) and drive you to the Train Station, located in Poroy, then we get aboard the train and the trip from Cusco starts heading to Aguas Calientes (2000 mosl). Our Guide Will be waiting there, he will lead us to the bus station, rising by a zigzag pathfor 30 minutes to the incredible Machu Picchu, known as the lost city of the Incas. Once we get to Machu-Picchu, We’ll pass throught the control, where we’ll hand in our entrance tickets and where our guided tour will start, visitingthe main square, the Circular tower, the sacred solar clock, the royal rooms, the temple of the three windows and the cementeries, it lasts around two hours. Afterwards you’ll be givenenoughtime to have a walk around the citadel and have your meals, at any restaurant in Aguas Calientes or if you wish atSantuary Lodge (this is not included).

In the afternoon, betwen 15:30 hrs and 17:00 hrs we’ll return on train to Cusco, we’ll be waiting for you at the train station and then we’ll take you back to your hotel.

This tour includes:
■Transfer from the Hotel to The Train Station and from the Train Station to the Hotel.
■Round trip train tickets Cusco-Aguas Calientes-Cusco.
■Profesional Guide for the tour (English-Spanish)
■Bus Service from “Aguas Calientes” to Machu-Picchu and from Machu-Picchu to “Aguas Calientes”.
■Entrance tickets to visit the citadel of Machu-picchu.
■Tickets reserves, Rooms and Agency services.
■Taxes.
Not Included:
■Meals
■Water or any other Drink
■Phone calls
■Snacks, tips.
WE RECOMMEND:
■Wear light shoes or snickers.
■Drink plenty of fluids during their excursions.
■Raincoatin the rainy season.
■Long sleeve T-shirts
■Long Pants
■Sunscreen and hats for the sunny days.
■Binoculares
■Sun glasses, plastic bags.
■Medicines and personal use items (contact glasses liquid)
■A light backpack per person
■Camera or camcorder.
■Have change in soles, dollars or euros.

DAY 03: Farewell

We’ll be at your hotel at least two hoursbefore your flightleaves to take you to the airport Where you should check your plane ticket and pay the airport tax, we’ll see you to the departure launge.

Include:

■Wear slippers or light shoes.
■Drink plenty of fluids during their excursions.
■Waterproof, indispensable in the rainy season.
■Long-sleeved shirts.
■Pants.
■Insect repellent.
■Sunscreen, wide-brimmed hat for sunny days.
■Binoculars.
■Sunglasses, plastic bags.
■Medicine and / or personal items (liquid for contact lenses).
■A light backpack per person
■Camera or camcorder and films.
■Carrying currency in small denominations dollars or soles.

Requirements to Reserve the tour:

■Departure Date
■Names (as shown in passport)
■Surnames.(as shown in passport)
■Nationality
■Passport number
■Date of birth
■Name of hotel
■Phone number to contact
■Payment of 50% as warranty. Complete information of a valid credit card.
■Own” tourism Visa” if you are from Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Honduras and Guatemala.
■The prices are in promotion to be paid cash, any payment with credit card will have a charge of 8% to the whole price of the choosen tour.

Note: For current availability and rates not included, contact us at reservas@machupicchuorellana.com. Price reductions are available for groups.

The program can be modified according to your requirements, for example: The duration of your tour, interests and activities, flight reservations, additional destinations and other contingencies.

The inca’s High Land 3 Days

This is a special expedition, in which we will walk between 4000 and 4500 meters above sea level through the highlands of Cusco city to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. We will visit archeological sites like Tipon and H´uchuy Qosqo and enjoy the nice panoramic view of the snow in the Valley’s peaks, ending in the archaeological group of H’uchuy Qosqo.

Itinerary: Cuzco – Tipon – Picol – Punas – Patabamba – Huchuy Qosqo – Lamay

DAY 1: CUZCO – TIPON – PICOL

Pick up from airport or from your hotel and transport to TIPON, where you will have a guided tour, and after this we will contact with the porters to start the hike. Walking about 6 to 7 hours, camping in the Punas or the highest part of the mountain. Lunch and dinner.

DAY 2: PUNAS – PATABAMBA

After an early breakfast, we will start the hike with destiny to Patabamba community; from there you can have a panoramic view of Ausangate snowed, and then descend to the Sacred Valley road to cross it. After that there is a climbing walk to the campsite near the village of Patabamba. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and camping.

DAY 3: PATABAMBA – H´UCHUY QOSQO – LAMAY – CUZCO

After breakfast, we will walk to the fascinating site of H´uchuy Qosqo, where the Inca chief Viracocha lived. The mummy that was found here is said to be from him.The ruins are part stone and part adobe; you will be surprised because of the extraordinary constructions of this place.

There is a great hall, 40 meters long, a great esplanade, where parades were used to realize, a lots of terraces. Some of the constructions are post-Inca but they have Inca-style influence.

After a guided tour in the ruins you will descend to the village of Lamay. Then we will return to Cusco.Breakfast, lunch, dinner and camping.

INCLUDED:

Roundtrip transport.
English and Spanish guide
Cook
Food: 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
Porters or lamas for equipment
Tents equipment and mattresses
Cooking equipments
First aid equipment.
Oxygen.

NOT INCLUDED:

Sleeping bag
Entrance to Tipon and H´uchuy Qosqo

Note: For current availability and rates not included, contact us at reservas@machupicchuorellana.com. Price reductions are available for groups.

The program can be modified according to your requirements, for example: The duration of your tour, interests and activities, flight reservations, additional destinations and other contingencies.

Quick Cusco Tour 4 Days – 3 Nights

This is the quickest tour and includes a city tour of Cusco, and also a guided tour to some of the main archaeological places like kenko, Puca-Pucara, Tambomachay, Sacsayhuaman and of course a guided tour of the new wonder world: Machupicchu.

ITINERARY: Lima – Cusco (City Tour + Machu Picchu by Train) – Lima

Day 1: Lima
Reception and transfer from the airport to your hotel.

Day 2: Lima – Cusco
Early drop off at Lima airport to board your flight from Lima to Cusco. Upon your arrival in Cusco you will be received and transported to your hotel. At 3pm you will begin an escorted city tour of Cusco and surrounding ruins: KENKO, PUCA-PUCARA and TAMBOMACHAY continuing on to the fortress of SACSAYHUAMAN. When finished you will be returned to your hotel.

Day 3: Cusco – Machupicchu – Cusco
Early departure from your hotel to the train station for a full day tour of the citadel of MACHUPICCHU, the “Lost City of the Incas”. This is one of the most renowned examples of Inca architecture, Machupicchu truly lives up to its status as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The citadel is located on a mist-shrouded mountaintop surrounded by lush forest. Lunch is included in AGUAS CALIENTES. Return to Cusco by train in the afternoon. Arrival and transfer to your hotel.

Day 4: Cusco – Lima – …
Early transfer to the airport to take your flight to Lima. At this point, you will connect with your international flight.

Included:
– All Transfers And Transport
– All meals mentioned
– Tours and Ticket Entrance to all attractions
– Hotel Accommodation

Not included:
– National and International flights
– Tips
– Drinks and snacks
– Calls

Cusco-Catedral

SACSAYHUAMAN

PUCA-PUCARA

TAMBOMACHAY

LA CIUDAD
PERDIDA DE
LOS INCAS

Note: For current availability and rates not included, contact us at reservas@machupicchuorellana.com. Price reductions are available for groups.

The program can be modified according to your requirements, for example: The duration of your tour, interests and activities, flight reservations, additional destinations and other contingencies.

Choquequirao to Machupicchu Trek 8 Days – 7 Nights

This is a hike for people with physical training, we have to cross 4 passes, and the highest one is at 4560 meters, a combination of steep climbing where we can appreciate beautiful snow covered picks and challenging downwards pats. The highlights of the tour are our visits to the ruins of Choquequirao city, that was thought to be the “lost Inca city”, since it was discovered on 1992 it has being restore by people that works in the ruins, it receives a very few visitors because of the remote area and difficult hike to reach it; before we will continue to the marble city of MachuPicchu that was discovered in 1912 by Hiram Bingham and now is the most important tourist attraction of Peru, you cannot lose it.

ITINERARY: Cuzco – Cachora – Chikisqa – Playa Rosalina – Santa Rosa – Choqueriao – Pinchu Unuyoc – Rio Blanco Maizal – Yanama – Lluzcamayo – Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu

DAY 1: CUZCO – CACHORA – CHIKISQA

Pick up from airport or from your hotel and go by private bus to Cachora and meet the mule-drivers there, start the hike with easy walking to the viewpoint Incahuasi (possibility to see condors and good views into the Apurimac valley) and walk down to CHIKISQA to camp there or a little further down to the Apurimac river.

All this day we will walk about 5 or 6 hours.

DAY 2: CHIKISQA – PLAYA ROSALINA – SANTA ROSA – CHOQUEQUIRAO

We continue our trek until Santa Rosa, place where we can take a rest to continue until the camp site, it takes about 6 hours, the ascend passage is about 4 hours. A beautiful view of la cordillera de Vilcabamba.

DAY 3: CHOQUEQUIRAO – PINCHU UNUYOC

After breakfast, we will have a guided tour of CHOQUEQUIRAO, and then we continue the trek to the ruins of Pinchu Unuyoc with lots of terraces and some baths.

Camp around here. Walk 2 hours up and 2 hours down. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and camping.

DAY 4: PINCHU UNUYOC -RIO BLANCO MAIZAL

We begin the trek to descend to Rio Blanco, place where we begin to ascend. In this route we are going to find just one family who we will contact with.

We can appreciate some panoramic views of the top of Choquequirao. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and camping.

DAY 5: MAIZAL – YANAMA

We continue the trek this day until Victoria, where we visit the mines, that worked until 60’s, and then the trek continues until Yanama Andean town. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and camping.

DAY 6: YANAMA – LLUZCAMAYO

After few hours of hiking up you will be on another pass, sometimes condors are around so maybe we can see them.

After that it is relaxing walking down, entering in a valley where some small communities still practice ´trueque´, or interchange of their products. Campsite in one of these communities. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and camping.

DAY 7: LLUZCAMAYO – AGUAS CALIENTES

This is a descend day to the Playa community this is a richness zone in flora because is a vegetation place; forest and rivers.

Then we transport to the Hydro-electric where we continues the trek until Aguas Calientes . breakfast, lunch, dinner and Overnight in hostal.

DAY 8: AGUAS CALIENTES – CUSCO

This is a special day because we visit the archaeological site of MACHU PICCHU. Guided tour, then free time to enjoy the site and take pictures.
In the evening return to Cusco.

INCLUDED:

– Transport to Cachora, return Aguas Calientes-Cusco
– bus up Aguas Calientes-Machu Picchu
– Guide in English
– Cook
– Tents and mattresses
– Cooking tent and equipments
– Food from lunch first day until lunch 7th day
– Porters or horses to carry the food and equipments
– Extra horse for emergency
– First aid equipment
– Oxygen

NOT INCLUDED:

– Sleeping bag
– Meals in Aguas Calientes
– Bus of ascend and slope from/to Machu Picchu-Aguas Calientes

THINGS THAT THE PASSENGERS NEED TO CARRY:

A medium backpack
– Trekking shoes
– A rain coat
– A coat for cold nights
– Shorts pants
– A lantern
– A bottle to the water
– Purifiers pills to the water
– Repulsive
– Sleeping bag
– Underclothes to 4 days
– Sunglasses
– Cap for the sun
– Camera
– Extra money in case of spends a night in a lodge
– Equipment of personal cleanliness
– Bath clothes

Note: For current availability and rates not included, contact us at reservas@machupicchuorellana.com. Price reductions are available for groups.

The program can be modified according to your requirements, for example: The duration of your tour, interests and activities, flight reservations, additional destinations and other contingencies

Expedition Vilcabamba Concevidayoc Tours 8 days

This is an 8 days walk; an expedition for good hikers, this tour takes place in the jungle and also in the highest parts of the Andes. You can visit a variety of Archaeological sites as LUGMA, ROSASPATA and ÑUSTA HISPANA as well as small Villages as YUPANCA, LUCCMA, CONSEVIDAYOC and VILCABAMBA the old. Highlight is the visit of Spirit Pampa, called “the last and lost city of the Incas”, where the last Inca Manco Inca was there.

ITINERARY: Cuzco – Huanca Calle – Vilcabamba – Concevidayoc – EspirituPampa – Chihuanquiri – Kiteni – Quillbamba

DAY 01: CUZCO – HUANCA CALLE

Pick up from the airport or from your hotel and translate by bus to La Convención province, breakfast.

After a rest we continue the trip to HUANCACALLE town, where the camping will settle, rest, Lunch, dinner, and camping. Alternative to stay in a lodge.

DAY 2: HUANCA CALLE – VILCABAMBA

This day we continue with a guide tour of the archaeological sites of ROSAS PATA, ÑUSTA HISPANA, appreciating the variety of “elcology floors” to contact our carries and continous our trip toVILCABAMBA. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and camping

DAY 3: VILCABAMBA – CONCEVIDAYOC

We begin the expedition until the pass of COLPAQASA with 3696 meters to descend until CEDROCASA. During the hike days, we will visit small towns of the zone, we will descend into the jungle; we can see birds and a lot of jungle flora. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and camping.

DAY 4: CONCEVIDAYOC – ESPIRITUPAMPA

This day we will hike to the archaeological site of ESPIRITUPAMPA “the last rufuge of the incas” here we stay to explore. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and camping. Guided tour of the archeological site.

DAY 5: ESPIRITUPAMPA – CHIHUANQUIRI

As soon as the tour finishes, we will continue our trek to the town of Chihuanquiri, here we set up the tents and camp nice view of the jungle; we can see coffee and fruits of the region.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner and camping.6 hours of hike approximately.

DAY 6: CHIHUANQUIRI – KITENI

We will take a special bus to the town of KITENI, where we will see the sun set also the nice river of the Jungle “Camisea”. Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

DAY 7: KITENI – QUILLABAMBA

Transport by truck to the city of Quillabamba, visits of the city, spends the night in Lodge. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

DAY 8: QUILLABAMBA – CUSCO

Free day, in the evening we returned to the Cuzco city, arriving during the day. This program has the adventure level expedition and is flexible in the campings according to the physical state of the passengers.

INCLUDED:

– Transportation
– Guide in English
– Cook
– Horsemen
– Horses to carry the equipments
– Meals during the hike days
– Tents and mats
– Entrance tickets to the archaeological sites
– Cooking equipments
– Lodges in Kiteni and Quillabamba
– First aid equipment.

NOT INCLUDED:

– Meals during the bus tranpostations
– Melas in Quillabamba town
– Sleeping bag

Note: For current availability and rates not included, contact us at reservas@machupicchuorellana.com. Price reductions are available for groups.

The program can be modified according to your requirements, for example: The duration of your tour, interests and activities, flight reservations, additional destinations and other contingencies.

Flight of the Condor And Choquequirao Trek 5 days.

                                          FLIGHT OF THE CONDOR AND CHOQUEQUIRAO TREK 5 DAYS.

One of the most important hiking in the Cusco region is to sanctuary of CHOQUEQUIRAO (which means “golden cradle”). This place is currently highly preferred by visitors from all over the world and by people who want to discover new adventure in the Land of the Incas, This Inca city was discovered in the 18th century by a French explorer, Also was visited by Hiram Bingham before to discovery Machu Picchu.

The tour to Flight Condor with Choquequirao is a new alternative route for current visitors, where you can see the majestic flight of the Andean Condor in its natural habitat on the first day,  and then you will continue the trekking to the Choquequirao Sanctuary that has a similarity to Machu Picchu by Its geographical location and the type of architecture all built in stone, with the difference that to get to Choquequirao is by walking.

This tour is undoubtedly a challenging but incredible experience to hike to the Andean condor home in the depths of the Apurimac Canyon and then to the archaeological site of Choquequirao, located on a mountain in the cloud forest. Our travel agency ORELLANA EXPEDITIONS is direct tour operator of this trip to the Flight of the Condor and Choquequirao trek.

ITINERARY:

DAY 01: CUSCO / KILLARUMIYOC / FLIGHT OF THE CONDOR / HUAYCHAOU ANDEAN LODGE.

We will pick you up from your hotel at 8:00 am in the morning, then we will travel  for around 1 hour approximately until  KILLARUMIYOC (temple of the moon and of The fertility), continuing our journey along the paved route to Limatambo district from where we will take an unpaved road to our typical restaurant where we will enjoy our delicious lunch. After our lunch we will continue our journey by car for a 15 minutes more until we reach to Chonta village, from where we will begin our walk approximately 1 hour, along the hike to the viewpoint of the condor canyon 3350 meters, From this point we will have the opportunity to Witness the impressive Andean condor in its natural habitat, once we will arrive to the  viewpoint of the condor we have to wait the condors to arrive to this place after their daily activities, The wait to the condor will not be for long time the condors usually return in the afternoon to their nests, Here you will have Very good opportunity to see the condors very closely and for an average of 2 hours flying in front of you and sometimes you can see them fly 20 meters from the viewpoint and will be more than astonished. Later we will return walking to the town of Chonta and then in our car to the sector of Huaychaou where we will spend the night in our Andean lodge. night in the lodge.

 

DAY 02: HUAYCHAOU ANDEAN LODGE / CACHORA / PLAYA ROSALINAS.

We will have our breakfast early in the morning and continue our trip in our private car, We will travel for an average of 2 hours to the district of Cachora where you will have availability to make the last shopping for the trip, then we will prepare all our staff for the trekking and our tour guide will introduce the horseman  Who will be in charge of carrying our food and camping equipment, after preparing the luggage we start the expedition to the first camp called Playa Rosalina, along this hike we will have spectacular panoramic views of the mountains and snow. This day we will walk for approximately 5 hours all down.

Our first stop will be at the place called Coca Masana to enjoy our first lunch, continuing our walk of pure descent until we reach the camp, Playa Rosalinas 1550 meters above sea level. The campsite is near the bridge and Apurimac river.

 

 

 

DAY 03: PLAYA ROSALINAS / MARANPATA / CHOQUEQUIRAO.

After the breakfast early in the morning we will start our hike uphill until Maranpata, this hike will be hard but the views are spectacular, We will walk uphill to marampata for an average of 3 to 4 hours, here we will do a brief Stop for a rest and then continue in a straight line route for inside the cloud forest until Choquequirao where we will enjoy our delicious Peruvian lunch, prepared by our professional chef. In the afternoon after a break we will visit the main square of this Inca city of Choquequirao and learn step by step the great skill and intelligence that had the people who built this citadel that makes us see again the glorious era of the Inca empire, Later Before the night arrives we will return to our camp for dinner and enjoy the tranquility of the night in tents.

Breakfast up to your preferences. After crossing the bridge, you have to climb to the ruins; the first 3 hours will be very hard! But the views are spectacular! Arriving at noon approximately, have lunch.

 

 

DAY 04: CHOQUEQUIRAO / MARANPATA / PLAYA ROSALINAS.

In the morning after breakfast we will visit one more time for 5 to 6 hours more the fantastic Inca citadel of Choquequirao, we will visit the sectors of agricultural, Incas terraces where we will see Lamas in the walls worked in stone, Usno rest of the condor, the ceremonial temple, Temple of the water, etc. Then we will return to our campsite for enjoy our delicious lunch. After lunch we will prepare our staff to return to our campsite at Playa Rosalinas. This return will be easier than we did in the first way all uphill and on the way back will be pure descent for approximately 4 hours until the beach of Apurimac river. Night in our teens and enjoy the view of blue sky with full of stars.

 

 

 

 

DAY 05: PLAYA ROSALINAS / CACHORA / CUSCO.

After the breakfast we will start our trek uphill for an average of 4 hours approximately to the Mirador Capuliyoq where we will make a stop to rest and enjoy the tranquility with view of the snow and the canyon of the Apurimac River, continuing our trek By straight line route to the town of Cachora, where our private car waiting for us to bring back to Cusco, arriving at the city of Cusco between 5:00 pm. Approximately.

This day we translate to Cachora town, place where we finish our trek.

After the last climb our private buses are waiting for you to bring you back to Cusco, arriving approximately 6 or 7 in the evening.Breakfast and lunch.

INCLUDED:

  • Transport to Cachora and back to Cusco.
  • Professional tour guide in English and spanish.
  • Professional Cook.
  • Tents and mattresses.
  • Cooking tent and equipments.
  • Food during the trek.
  • Porters or horses to carry the food and equipments
  • Entrance ticket to the condor flight.
  • Entrance ticket to Choquequirao.
  • First aid kit.

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Breakfast on the first day.
  • Mineral water.
  • Sleeping bag.

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING.

  • A backpack to hold 5 kilos to be carried by horse.
  • A backpack for you to carry each day.
  • Rain gear, walking shoes, warm jacket and a hat for the sun.
  • Flashlight with batteries, camera.
  • Sunscreen, insect repellent.
  • Water Purification pills (optional).
  • Walking sticks (optional).
  • Original passport.
  • Extra money in soles for additional purchases.

Note: For current availability and rates not included, contact us at reservas@machupicchuorellana.com. Price reductions are available for groups.

Ausangate Trek 5 days. Cusco – Perú.

 AUSANGATE TREK 5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS.

The route of Apu Ausangate is one of the most important and most amazing of the routes that exist on the Cordillera of the Andes in the region of Cusco. Without a doubt it is the most difficult route in the high mountains above 4500 meters above sea level reaching three high points and mountain passes at 5500 m (17,000 feet altitude).

This hike to the Ausangate is without a doubt an exciting experience where one can enjoy a beautiful journey with many large crystal blue lakes and majestic snow-capped mountains.  Along the way ou will also see a great variety of native animals like llamas, alpacas and wild vicuñas and many species of birds. During the trek along the route Apu Ausangate you will get a chance to see different indigenous villages, guardians of the Incan culture. These people are perhaps the last Incans who live in the original culture using the techniques of agriculture and herding llamas and alpacas passed down through generations.

Our travel agency ORELLANA EXPEDITIONS will arrange trips for 2 to 10 travelers per group, working with 100% local people, porters, cooks and professional local guides.  We offer you a service of the highest quality on your trip to Apu Ausangate.

TRIP ITINERARY.

DAY 01: CUSCO – TINKI – UPIS.

We will pick you up at your hotel early in the morning as we begin our trip to the town of Tinki.  This part of the trip will take about 3 to 4 hours with a few stops at points of interest where we can appreciate the spectacular views of the cordillera of Vilcanota with the majestic majestuoso Apu Ausangate. Once we have arrived at Tinki we will prepare for the most important trek in the Andes of Peru.

The first day we will begin walking about 4 hours.  This will be a short day of walking but it will be very important for you to get acclimatized to the altitude and to learn a bit about the different villages in the area. These villages have maintained original customs throughout generations.

Tonight we will sleep at the foot of Apu Ausangate at an altitude of 4200 metros above sea level in nice, comfortable tents.

DAY 02: UPIS – ABRA ARAPA – AUSANGATE COCHA.

Waking up at about 6:00 am with a nice cup of coca that will help us breathe the cold air at this altitude, we will enjoy our delicious breakfast.

7:00 am – We begin our walk up to the mountain pass of Arapa (4900 msnm)  from where we will have a breathtaking view of the impressive Apu Ausangate.  Continuing our walk we will descend into  Valle de Puqa Qocha where we will see two beautiful crystal lakes, Puqa Qocha y Jatun  Puqa Qocha. Here we will make a stop for our lunch beside the lakes where we will be able to see different types of geese and ducks.

After our lunch we will continue up to the second highest point, the mountain pass of Apuchata (5000 msnm), from where we can see the stunning turquoise blue Lake Ausangate beside the snow-capped Ausangate. From here we will descend about 30 minutes to our second night’s camp.

DAY 03: AUSANGATE COCHA – ABRA PALOMANI – COCHA QAMPA.

Another day and our cook will greet us with a cup of coca and a great Peruvian breakfast.

After our breakfast we will prepare for the most difficult part of our journey, climbing to the top of Palomani (5400 m s n m), the highest point of the route of Ausangate. At this altitude we will practically be at snow level and we will have the opportunity to take the best photos of Apu Ausangate. (Guardian God of Incas).

We will then descend towards the valley of Qampa where we will enjoy our lunch with a beautiful view of Punta Puca and Tres Picos.

Continuing on after lunch we head towards the valley of Qampa where we will see many  groups of llamas and alpacas domesticated by local, indigenous families.

Tonight we will camp in the valley of Qampa  very close to these local families’ homes.

DAY 04: HATUNPAMPA – ABRA JANCCA – PACCHANTA.

As we wake close to the local people, this will be a unique experience in your life. Very early in the morning the llamas and alpaca will be herded to the pastures in the mountains where they will graze on Andean grass. (This will be a great place to take pictures of llamas and alpacas.)

We will begin the walk from the community of Qampa and we will begin a climb to the highest point of Jancca (5000 m s n m). where we will stay at top of this snow. then will continue down to Pacchanta, along this hiking  down to pacchanta we will see 7 lakes of different color.

In pacchanta at  the nights you enjoy the hot spring.

DAY 05: PACCHANTA – TINKI – CUSCO.

After our breakfast we will walk down until Tinqui for approximately 3 hours, from where we will take our car for come back to Cusco for the same way that we did on the first day  (arrival at cusco at 5 pm).

INCLUDED:

  • Transport from cusco to Tinki/ Tinqui –  cusco.
  • Bilingual professional tour Guide.
  • Porters or horses to carry the food and equipments.
  • Profesional Cook.
  • Cooking tent and equipments.
  • Extra horse for emergency.
  • Food from first day lunch until last day lunch.
  • Camping equipment.
  • first aid kit.
  • Entrance ticket to Ausangate.

NOT INCLUDED:

  • First breakfast.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Mineral water.
  • Tips.
  • Calls.

Note: For current availability and rates not included, contact us at reservas@machupicchuorellana.com. Price reductions are available for groups.

The program can be modified according to your requirements, for example: The duration of your tour, interests and activities, flight reservations, additional destinations and other contingencies.

Vilcabamba Machu Picchu Qhapacñan 5 days

 
This is a hike that begins in the humid jungle and continuous with climbs into the magnificent Andes. There is not much tourism on this route but it offers a lot of interesting sites we can visit. There is a big richness of flora and fauna, snow peaks, impressive valleys, at the same time we will visit the last refuge of the Incas, VILCABAMBA, and its archaeological sites. We continue the trek trough an Inca trail and arrive at the archaeological group of MACHUPICCHU.

 

Vitcus Vilcabamba Qhapacñan Tour 5 Days
ITINERARY: Cuzco – HuancaCallle – Andes – Qhapaq Ñan – Valle – Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu

DAY 1: CUZCO – HUANCACALLE

After pick you up from airport or your hotel, we will travel by bus from Cusco to QUILLABAMBA town, tropical place, the temperature is about 25-30°C, arriving early in the morning.

From Quillabamba we take another bus to HUANCACALLE, where we will arrive in the afternoon. After lunch, we will have a guided visit of the archaeological sites of Vitcus-Rosaspata and Ñustahispana (or White Rock). Cold lunch, dinner and camping.

DAY 2: HUANCACALLE – ANDES

After an early breakfast we begin our expedition walking on an impressive Inca Trail that was part of theQhapaq Ñan (Network of Inca’s Trails that crossed the Inca’s Empire). We can observe a variety of snowed, and follow crystal clear rivers. It is a spectacular walk as you leave the high jungle and arrive in the Andes.
Breakfast, lunch, dinner and camping.

DAY 3: ANDES – VALLES

We will climb above altitudes more than 4000m, and pass over three consecutive passes that are often snow covered, especially in winter. We pass by high alpine lakes and appreciate deep cavernous valleys.

We begin to descend late in the afternoon and can appreciate the different levels of the mountains and admire the flora and fauna.

This is the most difficult day of the hike. We camp in an excellent canyon. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and camping.

DAY 4: VALLE – AGUAS CALIENTES

After breakfast, our trek is all going down, we enter once again to the high jungle, and the climate is still temperate. We pass by a canyon filled of water and continue through the coffee and fruit plantations, then arriving at the village of Yanatile. From here, we will take a bus to Santa Teresa.

After a short walk we cross the Vilcanota River and then take a truck to the Hydro-Electric station. We continue the hike to AGUAS CALIENTES town. You can go to the thermal baths in Aguas Calientes it’s open until 9 pm Overnight at AGUAS CALIENTES town, breakfast and lunch.

DAY 5: AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHUPICCHU

After breakfast we visit the archaeological site of Machupicchu, and then return by train to Cusco city.

INCLUDED:

– Transport to Huancacalle and train back to Cusco
– Guide in English and Spanish.
– Cook
– Tents and mattresses.
– Hostal in Aguas Calientes
– Cooking tent and equipments
– Food from first lunch day until last lunch day
– Porters or horses to carry the food and equipments
– First aid equipment.

NOT INCLUDED:

– Sleeping bag
– Hostal in Huancacalle if required
– Meals in Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu
– Bus Aguas Calientes-Machu Picchu (ascend and slope)
– Entrance to Machu Picchu

Inca Jungle Trail Machu Picchu 4 days

Inca Jungle Trek to Machu Picchu 4 days: This is one of the most amazing and exciting trip to Machu Picchu with bike and trek inca jungle trail, we can discover more adventures among the mountains, valleys, rivers and crossing small villages, coca plantations, coffee and lots of types of fruit… walking on the old real Inca trail which connects the city of the Incas. We will also take a relaxing bath which is good for rheumatism. This trip is definitely considered one of the adventure routes to Machu Picchu where we will observe local people (sacred valley of the incas), buy some fruits and mineral water. We will use the local restaurants and familiar hostels… as we already know they are grateful for our guests.

ITINERARY: Inca Jungle Trail  Machu Picchu 4 days / 3 nights

DAY 01: Cusco – Abra de Malaga – Santa Teresa (biking 55 km).

Adventurers will be picked up early morning and driven through the stunning Sacred Valley; cradle of the Inca civilization and dropped Inca Jungle Conexión Machupicchu off at the 4,316m high Abra Malaga. Here bikers will change in to the kit provided by us (gloves, elbow pads, knee pads and helmets) following a 20 minute briefing by our experienced tour guide. Then the fun commences, freewheeling

down quiet but challenging roads, past changing landscapes and ice capped mountains, you will not want to catch your breath until the first pit stop. After a quick change and a dousing of insect repellant, it is onwards and downwards towards Huamanmarca, site of a recently discovered archaeological Inca finding.

Your tour guide will provide the historical background and the rest you can fill in for yourselves! Here you can enjoy your box lunch provided by us, while taking in the endless panoramas. Carry on descending to 1500 meters, while the jungle’s edge rears up and the small and cute town of Santa Maria looms on the horizon. In Santa Maria you can browse the Internet, buy provisions or just rest your legs and enjoy a cold beer before dinner- traditional Peruvian food, served hot. This night you can have a hot shower at a family run hostel and sleep in either single or DWB – bedroom. …… Inca Jungle Trail !

You can have the RAFTING OPTION. We can have the rafting tour with a 20 additional dollars. For a really adventurous people we recommend this trip, the weather is usually warm, the rapids and the nature will make out of this tour a nice day and gives to the tour a different way to see the Amazon jungle. Before the rafting there is a briefing about the rafting. We will be in the water running rapids class II, III and IV, finishing around 5 pm., there after we will back to Santa Maria to join the rest of the group for dinner. ….. Inca Jungle Trail !

DAY 02: Santa Maria – Quello Mayu – Santa Teresa (hike 27 km)

After a delicious breakfast we will prepare for our first walking. We will leave around 7:00 a.m. and the first two hours of our trip will be ascending by the original Inca Trail. Along the way we will make several stops to learn about the richness of the plants and animals in the zone we will be exploring.  One of our stops will be at the house of a local family where we will relax for about 20 minutes.  Here we can also stock up on water and rich tropical fruits grown locally.

Continuing on we will follow the ancient Inca Trail, originally constructed to connect the sacred city of the Incas, Machu Picchu, with the city of Vilcabamba.  Here our guide will explain you about the history of the Incas and about their system of communication in those times.  At this point we also have one of the most impressive views of the entire valley of vilcanota.

After this breathtaking, informative stop we will continue on, descending into the village of Quellomayo where we will have our lunch.  After enjoying a delicious lunch and a refreshing rest at our restaurant in Quellomayo we will take off again.  The next two hours of today’s walk will take us to cocalmayo hot spring. Here we will have time to relax and enjoy this very special place.

After the therapeutic relax at hot spring we will head for the final destination for the night, the village of Santa Teresa. We will spend our second night here in typical lodging. (house of the local family).

DAY 03: Santa Teresa – Hidroeléctrica – Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town).

Around 8:00 am, we will begin our trek to Aguas Calientes town, The first hiking will be from Santa Teresa to Hydroelectric for about 3 hours approximately by the Valley of Aobamba, Along the way we will pass several rivers and waterfalls that are coming from the snowy of

Veronica and Salkantay, Also we will visit some plantations where they grow coffee, cacao, bananas, pineapple, avocado and the most sacred leaves of the Incas (coca leaves). In these places our professional guide will explain the importance of the coca leaves for the Andean man. Once we will arrive to Hydroelectric we will have our lunch.

OPTIONAL ACTIVITY. After our powerful breakfast around 8:00 a.m. we will get in our van and head to our extreme adventure, Zip line! We will flying from mountain to mountain by 5 different metal cables at a height of 500-600 meters and a distance of 800-1000 meters. After enjoy the fantastic activity we will continue by our car until Hydroelectric where we will enjoy our lunch.

After our lunch in Hydroelectric we will continue our trip into Aguas Calientes.  Along this part of the trip we will begin to see many different plants that are native to the high jungle region. We will also have the opportunity to contemplate the majestic mountains of Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu. The sun dial, Intihuatana and other constructions in the Inca city of Machu Picchu are also visible from this vantage point.

This last walk will be 2- or 3 hours along the train tracks towards Aguas Calientes where we will spend our third night en a tourist hotel.Wake at 7am, have breakfast before taking private transport to Lucmabamba town, the entrance to another Inca Trail, wInca Jungle Conexión Machupicchuhich was discovered just a few years ago.

DAY 04: Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu pueblo) – Cusco.

Today is the most important day of our tour, the day when we will arrive at one of the 7 Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu. On this last day of our trip we will begin very early to be able to catch the sunrise in the sacred Incan City of Machu Picchu.

We will leave our hotel at 4:30 a.m. to begin our walk on the original Incan Trail bordering the mountain full of trees indigenous to the cloud forest (high jungle).  This walk will take about 1 hour and a half to arrive at the entrance of Incan city of Machu Picchu.

The travelers who don’t want to make the hike up to Machu Picchu, there is one option to take the bus to the top of Machu picchu.  The ticket for the bus will cost $12.00 USD. (The bus trip will take approximately 30 minutes.)

In Machu Picchu we will tour the most important constructions and temples with our professional guide for about 3 hours.  After this time you will have free time to explore the various areas of Machu Picchu on your own.  If you would like to climb Huayna Picchu or Mach Picchu Mountain you will need to make these arrangements and prepay the additional $15.00 at least two months in advance. (There are only 400 spaces available per day.)

Later on the day we will return to Aguas Calientes Village for lunch and to wait for our train to return to Ollantatambo. By train we will travel for aprossimately 1 hour and 45 minutes until Ollantaytambo stations, then we will continue by bus until cusco city. (by bus is 2 hours aprox.)

INCLUDED IN INCA JUNGLE TREK TO MACHU PICCHU 4 days:

  • Pick up from your Hotel.
  • Private transportations from cusco to Abra Malaga and Santa Maria.
  • Front suspension bikes, helmets and gloves.
  • 3 lunches, 3 dinners, 3 breakfasts.
  • 2 nights in a shelter house with basic service.
  • 1 night accommodation (with private bathrooms and hot water), the last night.
  • Entrance ticket to Machupicchu.
  • Professional bilingual guide service for 3 days. (Last day in Machu picchu 2:30 hrs.)
  • Professional adventure tour guide (rafting – zipline).
  • Return train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo-  and tourist bus to Cusco.
  • First Aid equipment.
  • vegetarian option without additional group contained

NO INCLUYE IN INKA JUNGLE TREK TO MACHU PICCHU 4 days:

  • Bus Ticket to Machupicchu (U.S. $ 12.00).
  • First breakfast and lunch the last day.
  • Entrance ticket to tot spring.
  • Entrance ticket to Huaynapicchu or Machu picchu montaña $ 18.00
  • Snacks and side dishes.
  • Mineral water during the trip.

YOU MUST TO BRING:

  • Worm clothes.
  • Waterproof clothes (november to april).
  • swimming suit.
  • Dry extra clothes.
  • Insect repellent.
  • sunblock.
  • Original passport.
  • Extra money in soles.
  • Hiking shoes.
  • Hat or cap.

Note: Daily departures, For current availability and rates not included, contact us at orellana_peru1@hotmail.com – orellanaexpeditions@outlook.com. wasap: +51 984566205 Price reductions are available for groups.

The program can be modified according to your requirements, for example: The duration of your tour, interests and activities, flight reservations, additional destinations and other contingencies.

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5 days

Expedition: Salkantay Tour : 5 Days

This is one of the most complete expeditions. You will pass at 4510m and then it’s a relaxing walking down. You will pass trough some remote villages, and enjoy fabulous views of the Veronica, SALKANTAY and other snow peaks, green valleys and the river Urubamba, maybe you can see condors and surely you’ll meet very friendly people. When we enter in the jungle part of this region you will be able to see different kind of birds and lots of flowers like orchids.We can try a variety of fruit and we can appreciate the coffee plantations. The temperature change from -5°C to 30°C. The altitude also goes from 2400 to 4000 meters above sea level.The last day, very early we are going to visit the archaeological place of MACHUPICCHU and then we will return to Cusco city.
ITINERARY: Cuzco – Mollepata – Soraypampa – Challway – Colpapampa – Santa Teresa – Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu

DAY 01: CUZCO – MOLLEPATA

Pick up from airport or from your hotel and transfer by bus from Cusco to MOLLEPATA( 4hours).Start the trek outside this village at 2850m.

You will walk through a nice valley slowly going up until you reach the campsite in Soraypampa at 3850m. On your way, if the weather is clear, you can see parts of the mountains Humantay and SALKANTAY (six hours of walk approximately.Lunch, dinner and camping

DAY 02: SORAYPAMPA – CHALLWAY

Hard walk day from Soraypampa within 1 hour. You start the climb to the first pass of 4000 meters, where we can appreciate Salkantay snowed, which takes about 4 hours.

If you’re lucky, you’ll see the snow and ice very close. Then walking down to the possible camp inSarampata at 3360m, or a little more down where you find already tropical vegetation. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and camping.

DAY 03: CHAULLAY – COLPAPAMMPA

After breakfast we will walk down to Colpapampa village that will takes about 2 hours, depending on where was the campsite. We can also visit the thermal baths.

This is a small village where most people work in coffee plantation and others of the tropical region.Breakfast, lunch, dinner and camping

DAY 04: SANTA TERESA – AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHUPICCHU

Transport to Santa Teresa village; in the route we can see tropical vegetation, long walk of 3 hours untilAGUAS CALIENTES.

Overnight in a hostel. Breakfast, lunch and lodge.

DAY 05: AGUAS CLIENTES – MACHUPICCHU
After breakfast we will visit the archaeological site of MACHUPICCHU in a guided tour to the principal parts like the temple of the three windows, the Intihuatana, etc.

You are going to have free time there and in the afternoon return to Cusco by train.

INCLUDED:

– Transport to Mollepata and train back to Cusco
– Guide in English.
– Cook
– Tents and mattresses
– Hostal in Aguas Calientes
– Cooking tent and equipments
– Food from first lunch day until last breakfast day
– Porters or horses to carry the food and equipments
– Entrance to Machu Picchu

NOT INCLUDED:

– Sleeping bag.
– Bus up and down from Machu Picchu.

Note: For current availability and rates not included, contact us at reservas@machupicchuorellana.com. Price reductions are available for groups.

The program can be modified according to your requirements, for example: The duration of your tour, interests and activities, flight reservations, additional destinations and other contingencies.