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5-Day Sacred Valley Trek and Inca Trail Express to Machu Picchu

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This trek in the mountains above the Sacred Valley provides beautiful mountain views and insights into the traditional way of life for the local Inca-ancestral people. Three days of trekking in the Sacred Valley are capped by the 2-day Inca Trail Express.

On the slopes of Antapampa, north of Cusco lies the intriguing terracing complexes of Zurite, located near the village of Huarocondo. From here the trail winds slowly onto the high plateau with fantastic views of Mt. Salkantay and Veronica, to Ancascocha and down the Silgue Valley, ending at Camicancha. The fourth day includes taking the train to km 104 and hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, arriving through the sun gate. Shuttle to Aguas Calientes and overnight in a hotel. The fifth day includes shuttle, entrance and a guided tour of Machu Picchu. You will return to Cusco on the train at the end of the day.

We can offer this now as a set departure trek, starting on Mondays. Ask us for prices.

Itinerary in Brief

  • DAY 1: Private car to trailhead, hike to Chilipahua, camp overnight
  • DAY 2: Hike to Ancascocha, camp overnight
  • DAY 3: Hike to Camicancha, camp overnight
  • DAY 4: Hike the Inca Trail, starting at km 104, overnight.
  • DAY 5: Guided tour of Machu Picchu, climb Huayna Picchu, return to Cusco


  • Be immersed in the amazing scenery of the Andes
  • Trek the highlands above the Sacred Valley
  • This is a great trek for culture - meet the locals
  • Hike the Inca Trail from km 104 into Machu Picchu!
  • Experience Machu Picchu

LOCATIONS: Cusco, Sacred Vallley, Ollantaytambo, Machu Picchu

ACTIVITIES: Mountain Trekking

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