Ancascocha Trek + Short Inca Trail & Machu Picchu – 6 Days

Price from: $ 835.00 USD

Between the Andes of the Sacred Valley and the Huayanay mountain range, we have the Socma trek. In this adventure, we access beautiful views that explore the Perolniyoc waterfalls, the Socma lagoon.

Ancascocha Expedition

Ancascocha Expedition  6d- Almost a week of hiking through the Andes of the Sacred Valley and part of the Inca Trail is one of the best holidays designed for groups of friends and families. This walk of Ancascocha is step by step with short walks to enjoy the outdoors.

Overview

Overview

  • Day 01: Cusco – Socma – Rayan camp
  • Day 02: Rayan – Puccaqasa Pass – Ancascocha
  • Day 03: Ancascocha – Huayanay Pass – Incaraqay
  • Day 04: Incaraqay – Qesqa – Paucarcancha camp
  • Day 05: Paucarcancha – Inca Trail – Km 82 / PM Train to Aguas Calientes village.
  • Day 06: Machu Picchu Tour – PM return to Cusco

Highlights:

  • Ancascocha ancient Inca trail.
  • Trek off-the-beaten-path Inca route to Machu Picchu
  • One of Nat Geo’s 25 “World’s Best Hikes” Peru
  • Soaring mountains between Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu
  • Charming Quechua farming villages
  • Having the Andes all to yourself! full adventures
  • Premier camping accommodations and local cuisine
  • The top elevation of nearly 15,000 feet!

Itinerary

Day 01: Cusco – Socma – Rayan camp

  • Early morning pick up from your hotel at 6:00 am.
  • Private transfer to the trailhead “Soqma 3,205 meters / 10,512 feet.
  • Today is a leisurely day hike
  • Lunch at Perolniyoc Inca site
  • Walking distance: 8 km / 5 miles
  • Estimated duration: 4 hours trek
  • Highest point: Rayan 3,700 meters/12,136 ft.
  • Campsite elevation: 3,700 meters/12,136 ft.
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Meals: Lunch+Dinner

Day 2: Rayan – Puccaqasa Pass – Ancascocha

After packing all our adventure equipment, we start trekking along the ancient Inca trail. The fauna of the place is Andean High Mountain, with its miniature shrubs and extensive grasslands. You will get a stunning panoramic view of the sacred valley of the Incas and glacier mountains from this place.

  • A challenging day and the most gratifying hike day
  • First Pass of Puccaqasa 4,370 m/ 14,333 ft.
  • Second, Pass Kuychicassa 4,457 m/ 14,619 ft.
  • Lunch at Chancachuco or around.
  • Walking Distance: 18 km/ 11.2 miles
  • Estimated duration trek: 9 – 10 hours
  • Highest point: Kuychicassa 4,457 m/ 14,619 ft.
  • Campsite elevation: Ancascocha community 3,700 m/12,136 ft.
  • Difficulty: Challenging Hike
  • Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner

Day 3: Ancascocha – Huayanay Pass – Incaraqay

Lagoon of Ancascocha; from this lagoon, we will climb up to reach the top of the whole trip. Wayanay Mountains Pass 4650 m / 15,300 ft. Here there are traces of Inca road that reached the top of Wayanay; the other side of the pass has an archaeological group called Incaraqay 4000 m. The trekking of the day is nine kilometers, and it is 6 hours of trek approximately.

  • A challenging second hike day, “On Andes and traces of Inca Trail.”
  • Hike-up to the third pass called Huayanay 4650 m/ 15,300 ft.
  • Lunch at Camino Inca or around
  • Walking Distance: 9 km
  • Estimated duration: 6 hours
  • Highest point: Huayanay Pass 4650 m/ 15,300 ft.
  • Campsite elevation: Incaraqay 4000 m
  • Difficulty: Challenging hike on Andes heights
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Incaraqay – Qesqa – Paucarcancha camp

Hiking through the Andean forest to reach Paucarcancha “Half-day hike downhill.”

  • Excellent downhill trek into Andean Forest to base camp and around explore Paucarcancha Inca site!
  • Lunch at Camino Inca or around
  • Walking Distance: 13 km
  • Estimated duration: 5 hours.
  • Campsite elevation: Paucarcancha 3100 meters
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Paucarcancha – Inca Trail – Km 82 / PM Train to Aguas Calientes village.

The expedition ends at km 82, starting place of the classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

  • Beautiful trek exploring Wayllabamba Inca site, The Viewpoint of Patallacta Inca site, and walk on Inca trail to Km 82.
  • Lunch at Km 82.
  • Walking Distance: 11 km
  • Estimated duration: 4 1/2. Hours.
  • Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
  • Train service: Pm we board the train that takes us to Aguas Calientes (1 hour and a half ride).
  • Aguas Calientes village elevation: Overnight Aguas Calientes 2000 m

Day 6: Machu Picchu Tour – PM return to Cusco

We have the best plan for you and your party. Machu Picchu guided tour takes 2 hours.

Inclusions

Ancascocha Expedition Inclusions

  • A Professional English speaking tour/Trek Guide
  • Entrance tickets to the attractions.
  • Transportation.
  • Four nights in a tent and one night in Hotel 3 star).
  • Camping Equipment.
  • Donkeys to carry all Mt. Equipment
  • Donkeys for personal items to carry 7 kg/15.4 lb.
  • Professional Kondor chef
  • Meals as indicated (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner).
  • All Meals and drinks along the hike, including daily Water
  • Five Lunches, four Dinners, Refreshment and Snacks for the trek
  • Foam Mattresses
  • Private Kondor toilet & bathroom tent
  • Comfortable igloo tents for two people.
  • Wake up to coca tea in your tent every day.
  • Biodegradable soap and hand cleansing gel
  • Kondor Path Tours uses walkie-talkies on all treks.
  • Medical Assistance: First Aid Kit and Oxygen Bottle available for the whole trip!
  • Round trip train to Machu Picchu (Inca Rail).
  • All Local Tax.

Ancascocha Expedition Does Not Include

  • $25. Per person Huayna Picchu Mountain, book 4 to 7-month advance.
  • Breakfast on Day 1, Dinner on Day 5, Lunch on Day 6
  • Sleeping Bags for the entire trail. Could you bring your own or rent from us?
  • $170. Extra mule to carry more belongings that are personal for five days.
  • Walking Sticks: Available for Renting $ 25. For the entire trail.
  • Tips.

Ancascocha Expeditionr – What to Take: Checklist

Cold Weather:

  • Long-sleeved shirts or sweaters.
  • Warm layers.
  • Scarf.
  • Warm gloves.
  • Warm hat.

Documents:

  • Insurance info.
  • Passport.

Essentials:

  • Binoculars to explore some Condors (optional).
  • Camera.
  • Cash, credit, and debit cards.
  • Day-pack.
  • Earplugs.
  • First-aid kit.
  • Flashlight / torch.
  • Fleece top/sweater.
  • Footwear.
  • Hat.
  • Locks for bags.
  • Long hiking pants / not jeans!
  • Money belt.
  • Outlet adapter.
  • Personal entertainment.
  • Reusable water bottle.
  • Shirts / t-shirts.
  • Sleepwear
  • Small travel towel.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Swimwear.
  • Toiletries.
  • Watch and alarm clock.
  • Waterproof backpack cover.
  • Windproof rain jacket.

Ancascocha Hike:

  • Hiking pants.
  • Pack liners to waterproof bags.
  • Rain gear.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Thermal base layer.
  • Travel Pillow.
  • Walking poles.
  • Waterproof hiking boots.

Warm Weather:

  • Sandals / flip-flops.
  • Shorts/skirts.
  • Sun hat/bandana.

Available for Rent:

  • Camping mattress/sleep mat.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Walking poles.

Travel Facts

Price

Ancascocha Expedition 6D/5N

PRICES PER PERSON [USD]

  • Yolo $1,900.
  • 02 clients $1,250.
  • 03 people $1,060.
  • 04 tourists $950.
  • 05 visitors $905.
  • 06 travelers $860.
  • 07 explorers + $835.

* Price based on 02 people sharing one tent.
** Personal Porter Included In the Price.
*** Student discounts $ 20 off per person.

RESPONSIBLE Ancascocha adventure OPERATOR, we are Specialists working with PERUVIAN LOCAL PEOPLE (Sensitive & Sustainable Machu Picchu Company).

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