Day 1: Cusco – Km82 – Ayapata.
Start time: Between 04:30 am. and 05:00 am.
Two hours by bus from Cusco to Piskacucho or the famous 82 Km.
We will get across the Urubamba river, one of the most important tributaries of the Amazon river in Peru. View the Inca Fortress of Huillca Raccay and the Inca city of Llactapata (patallacta). Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Urubamba mountain range and the snow capped peak Veronica, which stands at 5860m / 1922ft.
Moderate. The trail starts at 2720m/8923ft climbing to 3000m / 8984 ft, this is a gentle day on Inca Trail.
Breakfast on way to Piskacucho. Lunch during hike and dinner at campsite. Vegetarian options are available in the Meal. Please advise us if you require this option, Please.
Camping in tents at a campsite in the small village of Wayllabamba. The temperature at night is usually around 10°C / 50°F.
Entrance tickets, passports and student ID’s will need to be shown at the start of the trail.