An unforgettable experience in the remote Andes, providing insight into the local Quechua farming and weaving communities. Pass through amazing mountain scenery, glacier, lagoons, valley cloud-forest and herds of Alpacas and Llamas.
This trek is an unforgettable trekking experience in the remote Andes. The trek provides the opportunity for insight into the local Quechua farming and weaving communities who live in the stone houses much like our ancestors. The trail passes through the amazing mountain scenery, glacier, lagoons, valley cloud-forest, herds of Alpacas and Llamas. On the third day arriving to Yanahuara for our lunch and in the early afternoon we board the train from Ollantantaytambo to Aguas Calientes to spend a night in the hotel and the last day we go up to Machu Picchu for the sunrise and the guiding tour.
We will pick you up at the hotel in the early morning and travel by private transportation to Calca where we will stop for breakfast. Afterward, we will drive to the trailhead at Quishuarani community (3750m. /12,303ft) the trail ascends gradually through the valley until to reach one of the beautiful lake. From here, we will start the challenging part of the trail to the highest point for the day Hullquiqasa (4200m/13,779ft).After enjoying the spectacular views of the beautiful lakes, we will continue down to the waterfall where we will have lunch. After lunch we will reach the traditional Quechua community of Cuncani (3700m/12,139ft).After passing the village we will set up camp for the night by the beautiful lake Yanacocha.
Trekking distance: 13km/8.07miles
Campsite altitude: 3800m/12,467ft
It´s an early start this morning as we have quite a bit distance to cover. The trail will lead us to the highest point of the trek Wacahuasi pass (4600m/15,091ft). Passing through the Wacahuasi valley. Most of the houses that we will see in the area are built from stone as it was in the Inca time. Local people from the community make colorful textiles and we will be able to admire some of their high quality handmade blankets and scarfs. From here we will start to climb up until to reach the highest point of our trek Wacahuasi pass (4600m/15,091ft).We will decent toward the Auroray lake to have lunch, then continue our descent by the Yuraq lake to arrive at the Misky Uno(3680m/12,073) campsite in the late afternoon.
Trekking distance: 14km/8.69miles
Campsite altitude: 3680m/12,073ft
We will follow and easy trail in the Mantanay valley where we will enjoying beautiful vegetation and streams fed by the glacial waterfalls, arriving at Yanahuara(3050m/ 10,006ft) for early lunch and to drive to Ollantaytambo to board the train in the early afternoon to Aguas Calientes(2040m/6,692ft) to spend the night.
Trekking distance: 7km/4.34miles
Aguas Calientes altitude: 2040m/6,692ft
After an early breakfast at the hotel a half-hour bus ride to the entrance of Machu Picchu (2400m/7,874ft), we start our walking tour of the amazing Inca citadel. Then we will have free time to stay or to climb Wayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountains, which offers spectacular views from the top. Later we will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes for lunch and then take the train to Ollantaytambo. From there our private transportation will take us to the hotel in Cusco.
Private tours are available and priced by party size.
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Our guides are, personable, flexible, adaptable, extremely knowledgeable and passionate about sharing their world with you. Travel with us and you will have the pleasure of their company throughout your trip.
We can customize any trip or tours to suit your travel, fitness, budget, and time preferences. You can add or remove days, upgrade lodging. We directly coordinate all aspect of your trip before, during, and after your trip.
At Juve Travel Peru, we practice ethical, sustainable, responsible tourism. We are strong ties to various local communities and offer good jobs with fair salaries. We source food locally and support local owned businesses.
All our employees are passionate about what they do. We appreciate the hard work that our support staff provides and we are proud to offer our staff competitive wages in Peru.
Simple the best to travel, travel in a small group averaging only 12 guests and are mix couples and friends travelling together with different ages and nationalities. For private services you can decide how many people you will bring with you.
Our meals are prepared by our chefs with quality ingredients from local farmers and we can accommodate vegetarian, gluten free, vegan or allergy diets and more