ANCASCOCHA TREK 5 DAYS
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ANCASCOCHA TREK 5 DAYS

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DAY 1. CUSCO – SOCMA VILLAGE – PEROLNIYOC INCAN RUINS – CHANCACHUCO
We head out to Soqma Village, early in the morning, which is the trailhead to start our hiking. We’ll start hiking up following a small valley to Perolniyoq a small Incan site perched a top the mountain, but previously we’ll see a nice waterfall, you’ll have an explanation about the history of this site by our Tour Guide. After the lunch, we’ll continue hiking up for about 2 hours to reach the first pass Called Kuichicasa, at this point we’ll have stunning vistas of the Urubamba range where some snowcapped mountains are located, and the Sacred Valley of the Incas below us. 
DAY 2. CHANCACHUCO – ANCASCOCHA LAGOON
Today’s breakfast makes us ready for a great adventure day, after having our breakfast at 6:00 am, we’ll start hiking on a highland plain with great views around, after trekking for about 3 hours we’ll arrive at next lunch spot located in Ancascocha community. After lunch we’ll hike up for about 2 hours to reach the second camp site 14,432 ft, located close by to Ancascocha lagoon.
DAY 3. ANCASCOCHA LAGOON – PAUCARCANCHA
We start the day having a nutritious breakfast at 6:00 am, we then start our trek, following the switchback trail up to the highest point with amazing vistas in every direction, snow-capped mountains. After 2-hour hiking, we reach the highest pass on the whole trail, Wayanay pass 15,252 ft, with stunning views around. In the afternoon, once we enjoy our meals, we’ll continue with our trek trough the highland of Paucarcancha for 2 more hours, on this section of path we’ll walk on the ancient Inca trail which is connecting to Machu Picchu and Sacred Valley with stunning glacier peaks beyond.
DAY 4. PAUCARCANCHA – KM 82 – OLLANTAYTAMBO – AGUAS CALIENTES 
We take our breakfast early in the morning to hike down to km 82, this section of the trail is pretty much the section of the Classic Inca Trail, we’ll see Llaqtapata, a beautiful Incan ruins nestled in the Sacred Valley with amazing crop terracing around, and other small Inca ruins. After, 5 hours hiking, we’ll have arrived to km 82 where we’ll have our last lunch prepared by our chef, and a place to say goodbye to our horses, muleteers, and chefs. Then we’ll drive for 45 minutes to Ollantaytambo town, from this place we’ll have a train ride to Machu Picchu Town for about 1 hour and 45 minutes.
DAY 5. TOUR IN MACHU PICCHU – OLLANTAYTAMBO – CUSCO
We start the tour at 4:30 am, with our breakfast in the hotel, then we will do the line for the bus to Machupicchu, after 30 minutes ride. Into the ruins we will have a 2 hours tour guiding, all the most important places. After the tour you will have a 3 hours more for your own experience, at midday we have to leave the ruins and go down to the town of aguas calientes. Then you will came back by train to Ollantaytambo, and finally by bus to Cusco.
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Included
  • Professional english speaker tour guide
  • Expert mountain cook
  • Private transport from your hotel to the start of the trail.
  • Camping tent
  • Dining tent with table and chairs, and a kitchen tent, manned by a professional cooking staff.
  • Transport from the train station to Cusco.
  • First-Aid Kits, Oxygen tank.
  • Meals: Breakfast (5), lunch (4), dinner (4), with option for vegetarians, gluten free, lactose free.
  • Horses and muleteers to carry the equipment and 15lbs of the hikers
  • Sleeping pad
  • Outdoor toilet tent.
  • Emergency horse, that will be staying with us during the hike to upload our personal day gears or ride
Not included
  • Sleeping bags, you might get them rented from us US$ 20
  • Hiking poles,you might get them rented from us US$15
  • Last lunch on 5th day.
  • Extra expenditure during the trek, such as: soda, alcoholic drinks, extra snacks, tickets for the hot springs in Machu Picchu town (Aguas Calientes)
  • Huaynapicchu or Machu Picchu Mountain
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Tips for the staff ( voluntary of course)
Additional
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Features
Tourism
70%
Cultural
35%
Sport
35%
Original
20%
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