This walk through is similar to Llactapata Short Inca Trail 2 days. Llactapata by name in Quechua means "High City" shows us her incredible condition located 2.840 meters above the sea, this archaeological site is in the classic Inca Trail.
Llactapata fulfilled a religious and agricultural importance is reflected by its proximity to other resorts where Pulpituyoc ceremony as important as wealth and fertile lands which were very well used were made. The strategic location indicates its importance which expressed the Inca domination. Llactapata invites us to enjoy the view of the landscape of the cloud forest.
Day 1: Hike to Llactapata
Day 2: Hike to Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu
At 6:30 am, we pick you up from your hotel to take by private vehicle to Hidrolectrica (hydroelectric plant). During this 5 hour ride, we can observe cloud forest and mountain landscapes, for example Abra Malaga (4,550 m). When in Hidrolectrica, we get off the vehicle and start climbing to Llactapata Incan complex where we receive a guided tour. Later on, we return to Hidrolectrica and from there, we walk for 3 hours along trails until Aguas Calientes (a small town just below Machu Picchu). We overnight there in a nice hostel with a private bathroom.
Today, we wake up very early to hike for 2 hours up to Machu Picchu!! In this amazing Incan citadel, our Tour Guide explains us about its each part function and its history. Then, we are given time off to hike Huayna Picchu (45 minutes up and the same time down) where we can take panoramic photos of Machu Picchu! Later, we can return to Machu Picchu and explore it on our own. In the evening, we return to Cusco by train and then by bus.
Please note! If Huayna Picchu is fully booked in the time of your booking, we might replace it with Machu Picchu Mountain (a place where all typical postcard photos of Machu Picchu are taken) hiking!
Meal budget: Please allow USD 20-30 for meals not included.
Single room: If you like a single room for this trek, please choose the "Single room" option during your booking.
Local flights: No local flight is included in the trek´s price!