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Availability : Closed in February
Min Age : 8+
Max People : 2 - 10

Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4 Days

This unique wonder Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4 days is one of the most significant Treks that Peru and the world have to show in the Peruvian Andes, it is recognized as the iconic Trail of South America. Perfect for mountain lovers, on this picturesque hike you will walk the original Inca path that has been built by our ancestors and take in stunning views of the snow-capped Urubamba and Vilcabamba Mountain ranges.

As you hike through the lush green tropical forest you will be surrounded by a variety of beautiful native Andean flora and fauna and at night you will be spoilt by the impressive star-lit skies of the Southern hemisphere. This Inca Trail Hike is one of the most important hikes from the Inca period because it was built for religious purposes as a road for pilgrims and Incan royalty, they followed this path to reach the sacred site of Machu Picchu. After you have enjoyed the beauty of the hike you will marvel at the wonders of the Machu Picchu Inca archaeological site. Entering through the Sun Gate you will experience the same panoramic views of the ancient Incan wonder.

Hiking the Classic Inca Trail will be an unforgettable and truly unique experience. Due to its unmatched beauty and historical significance, this trail is now considered one of the top 10 hikes in the world for Mountain lovers.

If you have a short time to hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4 days, do not stress because we have for you another epic hike as well know Short Inca Trail 2 days with the hotel, or if you want you can experience the 1-night camping in Puente Ruinas which 20 minutes away from  Aguas Calientes Town.

Why should you hike the Inca Trail 2-day trek with us?

  • We are a reliable Travel company providing excellent quality and tour services, welcoming individuals or groups. To see what our satisfied customers have to say about our exceptional service, please check out our reviews on Trip Advisor
  • Our guide will accompany you every step of the way, even on the train
  • Our guide service is door to door, from pick up in Cusco to your safe return back to Cusco at the end of the tour
  • To ensure our excellent service, we operate our tours personally from end to end and don’t use third-party providers as other tour companies do
  • We organize small groups of 2 to 10 people (max). This sets us apart from other travel companies that take bigger groups and offer less personal service
  • We are a 100% local owned Travel Company and a fully licensed Inca Trail operator
  • We exclusively work with the most knowledgable local staff to give customers the best local experience, in this way we also create opportunities to give back to the local communities

Classic Inca Trail – Highlight

  • Splendorous vistas of Veronica Mountain peak
  • Epic Mountain ranges of Urubamba
  • Unique cloud forest and lush vegetation
  • Amazing lakes and grassland
  • Stunning Inca Complex
  • History and Cultural Immersion of the indigenous and Incas
  • Beautiful streams and waterfalls
  • Delicious Peruvian food and  local Cuisine
  • Amazing 7 wonder of Machu Picchu ” llaqta”

Inca Trail 4 Days Pre-Briefing

Your Classic Inca Trail briefing will be organized 1 day or 2 days before your trek as well you will meet your professional tour guide at briefing time in your hotel and you can ask questions concerned with the 4 Days Inca Trail.

Classic Inca Trail – Summary:

  • Trip style : adventures, history & cultural immersion
  • Length : 4days/ 3nights
  • Frequency ; from March to January (February is closed every year)
  • Group : 2 persons min , max 10 persons
  • Fhysical grading : moderate , challenging
  • Total distance hiked : 45 km /28 miles
  • Beginning altitude : 3,800 m /9,512 ft
  • Maximun altitude: 4,215 m /13,910 ft


Classic Inca Trail Hike

  • Day 1: Cusco – km 82 – Huyallabamba (Meals: /L/D)
  • Day 2: Huyallabamba – Pacaymayo(Meals: B/L/D)
  • Day 3: Pacaymayo – Winayhuayna (Meals: B/L/D)
  • Day 4: Machu Picchu Wonder of Peru and the World – Cusco (Meals: B)
4 Days Inca Trail – Itinerary


Your Guide will pick you up from your hotel at approximately 5:30am and then drive by private bus for two hours to Ollantaytambo where we will stop for a quick breakfast. Then we continue driving for another hour until we reach the start point of the Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Once everyone has had the chance to prepare their belongings we will pass through a control point to enter the National Park. Then the real adventure begins, we follow a gently undulating path for one and a half hours, before we ascend gradually for another half an hour until we reach the Incan site of Llactapata. From here we will enjoy the amazing snow capped views of the Veronica mountain peak and begin our short descent to our lunch spot. After lunch we will continue hiking for another two and a half hours until we reach our camping site at Huayllabamba. After enjoying our afternoon tea we will have the opportunity to meet the incredible porters who will be helping us along our journey.

WALKING DISTANCE: 5 to 6 hours
STARTING ELEVATION: 2800 m /8765 ft
HIGHEST ELEVATION: 3000 m / 9840 ft
MEALS INCLUDED: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (including a snack and afternoon tea).


The wake up will be approximately 5:30am and then following a lovely breakfast we start the hike up to Dead Woman’s Pass at 4,215m, the highest point of the Inca trail to Machu Picchu. Along the way we will explore the amazing forest with its native trees and hanging mosses and we will enjoy the other beautiful natural scenery. After reaching the pass, we will take some time to enjoy the stunning snowy mountains surrounding us. We then begin our descent to the camping site at Pacaymallo where we will have lunch and enjoy a relaxing free afternoon.

STARTING ELEVATION: 3000 m / 9840 ft
HIGHEST ELEVATION: 4215 m / / 13,828 ft
DIFFICULTY: Challenging
MEALS INCLUDED: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (including a snack and afternoon tea)


Like every day We wake up early again and following a hearty breakfast we hike for two hours up towards the second mountain pass of the Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. From there we can take in stunning views of the snow-capped Pumacillo peak. We then drop down from the second pass to visit and explore the beautiful Incan site of Sayacmarka after which we hike gently back up to the third mountain pass, which we cross before we take a break for lunch.

This is the most beautiful day of the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu as we will enjoy views of the Veronica mountain peak, Vilcabamba mountain ranges and the magical Cloud forest. Along the way we will also stop to visit and explore the Incan sites of Phuyupatamarka and Intipata. We will hike for another three hours before we complete our descent to the campsite at Winayhuayna.

STARTING ELEVATION: 3600 m / 11,896 ft
HIGHEST ELEVATION: 3600 m / 12,465 ft
MEALS INCLUDED: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (including snack and afternoon tea)


This is the earliest start of the trek as we wake up at 3:30am in order to catch a spectacular view of the sunrise at Machu Picchu ruins. We will enter the Incan site of Machu Picchu as the ancient Incas did, through the Sun gate entrance. Once we have taken in the unique panoramic views we will descend into the main part of the site of this archaeological wonder. We will enjoy a two hour guided tour with the best local guide after which you will have to time to explore the beauty of this vast site yourself. Following this we will get down to Aguas Calientes Town and then catch the train back to Ollantaytambo and return to Cusco by private bus.

WALKING DISTANCE: 3 hrs / 6 km
STARTING ELEVATION: 2600 m / 7956 ft
HIGHEST ELEVATION: 2700 m / 8233 ft

  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Assistant Tour Guide for groups of 9+
  • Chef and Assistant Chef
  • Porters for trekking
  • 6 kg of your personal items
  • Pick-up from your hotel
  • Private bus from your hotel to km 82
  • Train back to Ollantaytambo
  • Private bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco
  • Water (excluding the first 4 hours of the trek when you need to bring your own)
  • 4 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Afternoon Snacks and 3 Dinners. If you have a dietary request such as vegetarian food please let us know.
  • Kitchen tent and Dining tent with tables and chairs
  • 4 man tent for every 2 trekkers
  • Sleeping mattress
  • Oxygen bottle
  • First aid kit
  • Entrance fee to Machu Picchu ruins
  • Bus from Machu Picchu ruins to Aguas Calientes
Doesn`t Includes
  • Sleeping Bag (Can be rented from us : US$20.00)
  • Hiking poles (Can be rented from us : US$15.00)
  • Air mattress (Can be rented from us : US$ 20.00)
  • Lunch and Dinner on Day 4
  • Entrance to Huayna Picchu Mountain or Machu Picchu Mountain
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance – you are strongly recommended to take out travel insurance for the duration of your Classic Inca Trail.
What do I need to bring?
  • Original Passport
  • ISIC card (if you are a student and want to qualify for the discount)
  • Walking boots
  • Waterproof jacket / rain poncho
  • Warm jacket
  • Hat and gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Comfortable Trousers
  • Sun hat
  • Sun cream (factor 35 or higher)
  • Insect repellant
  • Toiletries and hand sanitizer
  • Personal medication
  • Camera and film with extra batteries
  • Torch with spare batteries
  • Daypack 24 lts
  • Extra pawer bank
  • toilet trees
  • Price per person  US$685.00 (adults)

Private Group Service Price

  • Price per person US$750.00 ( adults)

Important: Price includes up to 6 kilos of your personal belongings to be carried by the porters (NO need of extra Porter hire!)

Optional upgrade:

  • Sleeping Bag US$20
  • Walking Pole US$15
  • Inflatable Mattress US$20
  • Single Tent Supplement US$35
Optional Extras

Optional upgrade (Need to book in advance):

  • Machu Picchu Mts climbing:  USD 75.00 (Need to book in advance)
  • Huayna Picchu Mts climbing: USD 75.00 (Need to book in advance)
  • Vistadome Train Aguas Calientes-Cusco: USD60.00 (Need to book in advance)
  • Extra Night in Aguas Calientes: Depends on the type of Hotel desired (Need to book in advance)

How to book (Group or Private Service):

You can either book by emailing us or by using the Booking form provided on this site.

By e-mail: andeanpathtravel@gmail.com

Send us your Personal Details for Booking: 

  • Full name
  • Gender
  • Nationality
  • Passport number
  • Date of Birth

Student rate: In order to obtain this discount you must have a valid ISIC card.