tambopata reserve



  • Tour Type: Hiking,
  • Camping, History and Culture
  • Difficulty: Moderate/Challenging
  • Distance: 43km/26mi
  • Considerations: Permit Required (We’ll obtain it after you book with us)
  • Elevation: 2050 – 4200m / 6730 – 13,780ft
  • Duration: 4 days/3 days
  • Meals: All Inclusive



The famous Inca Trail, or Camino Inca,is recognized world-wide as one of the top 10 treks. This trek moves through the Andes mountain range in Southern Peru passing through clouds forests and alpine tundras with picture perfect views at every turn. The trail is scattered with beautiful ruins open for exploring, before ultimately terminating at the Sun Gate at Machu Picchu, a sacred citadel for the Inca civilization. Machu Picchu is a World Heritage site, one of the most important archaeological sites in the world, and also one of the new seven ancient wonders of the world.




We pick you up at your hotel early in the morning in our private van to begin our travels to Ollantaytambo. Ollantaytambo is our first stop before continuing on to the Inca Trail checkpoint, at Km 82, where our porters will join us for the remainder of the journey. We set off on our trek from  Km 82, following the Urubamba River, while we gaze at the snow-capped peak of  Mount Veronica (5,900m/19,000ft) until reaching our next stop at the Q’oriwayrachina checkpoint. After crossing the Urubamba River, you will have the option to visit the gorgeous Llactapata archaeological sites. Once we have arrived at the next archeological site of Patallacta, we will have a delicious lunch, and have an opportunity to explore the area, known for it’s incredible Inca terraces. Afterwards, we will return to our campsite in the middle of Patallacta, where we will eat dinner and spend the night enjoying the incredible vistas. 
Facts and Figures:

  • Hiking Distance: 5.5 Hours/ 9 km (Approximately 5.6 Mi)
  • Elevation Gain: 120 km (394ft)
  • Highest Elevation Point: 3,000 M (9,842 ft)
  • Considered: Moderate & Relaxing day
  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner, Snacks, Coffee


After breakfast, we will begin slowly hiking toward Llulluchapampa, our final  destination for the evening. We will stop at Wayllabamba for lunch, an area known for it’s spectacular views. On the way to Llulluchapampa, we stop at one of the most exclusive sites on the Inca Trail; the Inca fort of Paucarcancha, which has well-preserved ruins and a sacred temple. Finally, we will arrive at Llulluchapampa for dinner and camping (3,800m/12,460ft). Our campsite here is sparsely populated and very scenic.uninhabited and incredibly scenic. 

Facts and Figures:

  • Hiking Distance: 8 Hours (18 km /approximately 11.1847 Miles)
  • Highest altitude: 3,900m (12,795 ft.)
  • Considered: Moderately Challenging day
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks, Coffee

DAY 02



Today is our longest hiking day, crossing two high mountain passes. We will steadily ascend to Warmiwañusqa, which is the hardest and longest climb on the Inca Trail at 4,200m (13,692ft). At the top, we stop to revel in our accomplishment, before enjoying our descent to the Pacaymayo River. We then  ascend up the second pass (4,050 M/13, 200 ft) to the ruins of Runkuraqay. From here, we walk down to the ruins at Sayacmarca (3,850m/12,551ft), passing a dry lake and the first glimpses of the cloud forest, overlooking the Aobamba Valley. Lunch will be at Chaquicocha, a beautiful mountain within the cloud forest. We continue hiking along the mountain ridge, with beautiful views of Mt. Salkantay and Mt. Pumasillo., until we reach Phuyupatamarca, where we camp for the night.

Facts and Figures:

  • Hiking Distance: 9 Hours (18 km /approximately 11.1847 Miles)
  • Highest altitude: 3,900m (12,795 ft.)
  • Considered: Moderately Challenging day
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks, Coffee




All of our guides are native to the region and have a true passion for teaching others about their culture and heritage. They have all studied English; as well as several other languages to ensure that communication is clear on your adventures with us. All our guides are experienced with the Inca Trail, and our other high-altitude treks. They will support you and ensure that you are safe and happy throughout your trip.



We are one of the few tour operators authorized to both book your permits and operate on the Inca Trail. Permits are registered in your name with a specific date and cannot be modified after confirmation. Your tickets will be purchased by us, and looked after by your guide until the time they are needed. These include:



Our highly trained chefs cook delectable, nutrient-rich meals, that honor your food restrictions while surprising you with International and Peruvian flavors. Prepare for a superb culinary experience to accompany this unforgettable expedition. Food is typically served family-style, three times a day in our dining tent.



Included with your trek is a team of porters who, along with our horses, carry all equipment and materials necessary for the trek. They usually walk ahead and set up your camp, so everything such as your tent, the kitchen and food is ready upon your arrival. Your duffel bag is also carried by the porters, so that you can take in the most that each sight has to offer.



During your briefing, you will receive a personal duffel bag to pack all of your necessary belongings in; and will be carried by our porters. The duffle should not exceed more than 6kgs /15.4 lbs, including your sleeping bag. All other personal items needed, should be packed in a personal day pack.



We consistently maintain 4-season tents in order to ensure peak performance on our treks. In order to ensure maximum comfort, we provide you with a four-person tent to sleep yourself and one other hiker. If you wish to have your own personal tent to yourself, you can request our first class experience option. 



We always ensure you have plenty of clean drinking water for mealtimes, as well as enough for you to refill your bottle whenever needed. We use fresh spring water running down from the mountains. We require that you bring your own personal water bottle/s or Camelbak. To care for our spectacular environment, we humbly request that you use a reusable non-single-use plastic bottle.



Your transportation from Cusco to and from this trek is included. You will be picked up directly from your hotel in Cusco and taken to the start of your trek in Ollantaytambo. After your return riverside journey on the train, you will reach the train station, where you will be picked up by a van to take you back to your hotel in Cusco.



Every guide is first aid trained, and carries a first-aid kit and oxygen for basic medical problems (traveler’s diarrhea, elevation sickness, cuts, scrapes, etc.). In case of emergencies, every guide is equipped with a satellite phone which will allow for a quick exit off the trail to get you directly to a clinic for treatment, if needed.



You will either receive our North Face or Therm-a-rest down alpine mummy bag, which has an impressive temperature limit of -10C. Boasting quilted blanket interior, foot warmer pocket and a cinchible fitted design. Best of all, these sleeping bags are certified for responsible, sustainable down manufacturing. We  also carry extra blankets, pillows and sleeping bags for your comfort.



The night before your Machu Picchu hike, you can either come to our office or we can come to your hotel lobby for your briefing. During the briefing, you can also meet some of your fellow travelers that you will be with for the next couple of days. Your guides will explain the itinerary in detail, and will give you your duffel bag for you to pack your personal belongings that will be carried by our porters.



We believe it´s the attention to small details that separates us from our competitors. Every hiker receives a small pillow to sleep with, a foam mattress for insulation, a day pack cover to protect their things while hiking, and a rain poncho. We will work hard to create your best experience to remember for a lifetime!

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