Ancascocha Trek 4 Days Overview Is this hiking right for me? AT A GLANCE Day 1: Cusco – Camicancha – Ancascocha – Qesqa Day 2: Qesqa – Paucarcancha – km 82 – Ollantaytambo Day 3: Sacred Inca trail to Inti Punku – Aguas Calientes Day 4: Machu Picchu – Cusco Why you will love this […]
Ancascocha Trek 4 Days is an active circuit for energetic groups seeking new tourist circuits through the buffer zone of the Machupicchu Sanctuary in the Cusco Region, Peru. We ride a horse around the Ancascocha trail, walk to the top of Huayanay, descend towards Paucarcancha, and enter the short Inca Trail at kilometer 104 of the railway to reach Machu-Picchu via Intipunku.
In the lovely tourist circuit of Ancascocha Trek 4 Days, we camp in spectacular areas with unique views and spend the night in hotels to continue our expedition through the Andes and the northwest jungle of the Cusco region. On the last day of Ancascocha Trek 4 Days, we have the guided tour in Machu Picchu and then return to Cusco by train.
Is this hiking right for me? AT A GLANCE
You will have a complete briefing with your adventure guide 01 or 02 days before your Ancascocha Trek 4 Days 3 Nights at the reception of the clients’ hotel. The meeting time with the tour guide and hikers is at 06:30 pm, and you can use this opportunity to ask questions and make final preparations.
We leave at 05:30 from Cusco in our tourist vehicle to CAMICANCHA (CHILCA 3024m/9,921 ft.). Camicancha is the start of the 4-day Ancascocha trek. We ride on horseback for 03 hours and 20 minutes, bordering the Ancascocha river along a bush path reaching the Puna “cold zone” to get to the community of Ancascocha and finish the ride in the vicinity of the Ancascocha lagoon in our first leg. Horseback riding through the Andes of Ancascocha is exciting due to the panoramic views of nature with its rugged mountains and snow-capped peaks, such as HUAYANAY.
WE CONTINUE the adventure on a hike from Laguna Ancascocha to conquer Huayanay Pass; it takes about 40 minutes. It is cold in the Huayanay Pass, so we recommend wearing low-temperature clothing. From the Huayanay Pass, we descend for 1 hour and a half through the slopes of the mountains until we reach our base camp. We camp in Qesqa with an incredible view of the Wayllabamba valley with its endless mountains.
After a spectacular starry night with panoramic views of different mountains and a fantastic sunrise over the Andes, we begin our second day of adventure. Every time we approach the archaeological ruins of Paucarcancha, our Ancascocha trail turns green. We descend the mountain walking for an average of 1 hour and a half to enter the Wayllabamba valley, where we find the ruins of Paucarcancha and Patawasi.
From Wayllabamba, we have about 04 hours of walking along with a sector of the Inca Trail exploring the ruins of Tarayoc, Llactapata, and Kanamarca until we reach kilometer 82 of the railway to leave the Ancascocha circuit. The last section is a vehicular trip between km 82 to Ollantaytambo. We spend the night in Ollantaytambo at our tourist hotel.
Early in the morning, we travel by train from Ollantaytambo to kilometer 104 of the railway line to start the Inca Trail trek. At the beginning of the hike, we cross the suspension bridge to reach the Inca trail control point to present the tickets and documentation of authorization to enter the sanctuary of Machu Picchu to enter the circuit that goes to Machupicchu through Inti Punku.
During the first three hours of hiking, we do not have the presence of natural shade, for which it is essential to bring excellent sunscreen and at least 02 liters of water per hiker. During the last two hours, we entered the nature of the jungle; great to walk through a natural garden. We reach the top of Inti Punku, where we will have spectacular views of the entire Inca citadel of Machu Picchu and the Huayna Picchu mountain with its surrounding mountains. The last section is to descend the Inti Punku until you leave the tourist circuit. We board the bus service to go to Aguas Calientes Pueblo and spend the night in our tourist hotel in the afternoon.
Train Service Details, [Outbound Journey]
The Ancascocha Trek 4 Days experience concludes with a guided visit to the magnificent Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. We board one of the buses of the Consettur company to transport us and head towards the Inca citadel. Today we have our guided visit to Machu Picchu for an average of 02 hours to visit the most outstanding sites of the Inca citadel. We have to walk for two hours between paths and steps of ups and downs to cover the guided tour and have the best panoramic views of the area. IN THE AFTERNOON, WE BOARD the train service that takes us to the POROY train station to return to Cusco.
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Machu Picchu Trip Summary
Train service information: [Inbound journey]
When you get to the POROY train station, be met at the train arrivals area. Just look for a KONDOR PATH TOURS sign with your name.” Group name: Ancascocha Trek 4 Days 🙂
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Prices for the Ancascocha Trek 4 Days 03 nights
PRICES PER PERSON [USD] 2023. We carry out this trekking circuit through Ancascocha Trek 4 Days to Machu Picchu only as a private service.
* Price based on 02 people sharing one tent.
In Ollantaytambo’s Inca and Colonial population, we have several hotels to spend the night pleasantly within the Sacred Valley and then continue the trip to the jungle or the Andes of Cusco. Here we show you the hotel alternatives in Ollantaytambo to improve the service at the request of travelers.
Sol Natura Hotel
+$20. Suite MWB/ DWD Comfort Superior
+$36. Doble | +$47. Superior
El Albergue de Ollantaytambo Hotel “The hotel is inside the train station.”
+$26. Estándar | +$75 Superior Jardín | +$85 Superior Balcón or Casita
The most suitable hotels in Aguas Calientes, Peru; there are options to upgrade to a premium hotel! At Kondor Path Tours, we try to make it easier by searching and focusing on our experience and travelers’ experiences.
Gringo Bill’s Machupicchu
+$25. DBL/MATRIMONIAL | +$43 Suite
Inti Punku Machupicchu
+$25. Standard | +$33. Superior | +$39. Junior Suite | +$63. Senior Suite
Casa Andina Standard Machu Picchu
+$29. Traditional | +$35. Superior | +$45. Suite
Taypikala Boutique Machupicchu
+$35. Standard SGL/DBL | +$80 Suite
Jaya Suite Machupicchu
El MaPi ByInkaterra
+$69. Superior Deluxe SGL or DBL | +$91. Suite SGL o DBL
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel
+$244. Superior | +$271. Superior Deluxe |+$298. Junior Suite | +$389. Junior Suite Deluxe | +$488. Suite | +$555. Inkaterra Suite
By PeruRail / PER PERSON
+ $35 Vistadome train (one way: OLLANTAYTAMBO – MACHUPICCHU) Outbound Journey
+ $55.00 Vistadome train (round trip: OLLANTAYTAMBO – MACHUPICCHU – POROY)
+ $65.00 Vistadome train (back and forth: OLLANTAYTAMBO – MACHUPICCHU – OLLANTAYTAMBO) + Transfer to Cusco from Ollantaytambo
+ $445.00 Hiram Bingham train (Train MACHUPICCHU – POROY) Inbound Journey
+$60 RE-ENTRY TO MACHU PICCHU
This applies to the following services
Machu Picchu Fee
College students$20 off
** Kondor Path Tours operates the Ancascocha Hiking Trail 4 days and 03 nights 😊
Ancascocha Trek 4 Days 3 Nights
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