Premium Inca Trail plus Rainbow Mountain 03 days – Expedition for adventure lovers catalogs between moderate and strenuous; exploring the lost city of the Incas is the perfect combination with the rainbow mountain of Peru – South America.
A quick version of the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is one of the iconic routes of Peru and South America. We present one of the best combinations of outdoor adventures in the Andes of Cusco. See you on this extraordinary adventure of hikers. We visit the Short Inca Trail + Rainbow Mountain Trek 3 Days expedition, Machu Picchu, the famous rainbow mountain with the red valley.
Live unexpected EXPERIENCES in the Andes that will never be repeated! Explore unique TOURS & HIKES with deep spiritual meaning. Connect with nature and awaken your senses to a new world, “Including meditation and ritual to Mother Nature with Coca leaves.”
DETAILS OF THE TRAIL TO THE PUERTA DEL SOL
We leave the city of Cusco at approximately 05:10 to board the train service from the Ollantaytambo train station. The train ride lasts 1 hour and 45 minutes; We get off the train with our tour guide at kilometer 104. We cross the suspension bridge to reach the control of the Historic Sanctuary of the Inca Trail Network, and we present the original passports with the permits and tickets to start the trek. Guided visits to the Inca archaeological complexes of Chachabamba, Wiñaywayna, and Intipunku
There are three hours of ascent and two hours of the semi-undulating path until reaching the viewpoints of Machupicchu. The entrance to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu is masterful of the quality of the paved trail.
Train Company: INCA RAIL
Route: Ollantaytambo to KM 104
Service: The Voyager 41
Train departure: At 06:40
At the train station: At 06:10
KM 104 Arrival: 07:50
Machu Picchu is an enigmatic and mysterious city.
Description of activities: Buffet breakfast at the Hotel, then board the shared bus service of the Consettur company “30 minutes of travel”.
We arrive at Machu Picchu; We present the entrance ticket with the respective passport and begin the guided exploration of Machu Picchu (02 hours is enough time to visit all the important sites of the citadel). At the end of the guided tour, we leave the Inca citadel to go to Aguas Calientes. In the afternoon, we board the train to return to Cusco via OLLANTAYTAMBO. In Ollantaytambo, the private vehicle awaits us for the transfer service to reach the Hotel.
We start the trip from Cusco around 06:00, “not too early and too late,” which we believe suits the entire group of adventurers since the service is private. We arrive at the end of the Cusipata carriage trail to walk along the walkers’ path. We reached the top of the Mountain of Colors and continued to the red valley. The two routes are two beautiful sites with impressive panoramic views of the Andes Mountains and unique scenic landscapes in the south of Cusco; Altogether, the visit completes with the sighting of alpacas along the route in their natural habitat.
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Warm clothes for the low temperatures of the Andes; the weather is changeable; bring an excellent warm jacket, gloves, and scarf. Also, bring full rain gear; it is better to be cautious.
INTRODUCTION TO THE ADVENTURE
The Inca Trail is considered one of the best engineering works of the Inca Empire that remains today. This network of roads has a length of 30 thousand kilometers covering countries such as Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Ecuador, and Colombia. Many sections were the basis for the construction of modern roads. Others are considered protected heritage by the states. One of the most famous stretches is the 39 kilometers route that leads to Machu Picchu.
In the citadel of Machu Picchu, the weather is warm and humid during the day and cool at night. Hiking is enjoyable for all travelers as this allows them to walk a little more uncovered during their trip.
Temperature. – The temperature ranges between 12 and 24 degrees Celsius; although the whole area is rainy (about 1,955 mm per year), especially between November and March, the intensity of the rains alternates rapidly.
Rainy Season. – From December to March or April is the rainy season in Machu Picchu. April to November or December is the dry and sunny season, with a particular nuance in the spring month of September, with a spectacular subtropical forest landscape.
The rainy months concentrate approximately 80% of the annual rainfall volume, ranging from 1,600 to 2,300 millimeters. The average humidity is 77% during the dry months and 91% during the rainy months.
In the rainy season, from September to April, showers and drizzles are almost daily, followed by clear blue skies and intense sunshine, given its location in the Amazon jungle. Rains are latent in any month, from March to December, even in the dry season.
You can find archeological sites and monuments of high historical value in Machu Picchu, the Intihuatana, the Intipunku, the Temple of the 3 Windows, the Sacred Plaza, the Temple of the Condor, etc.
From the air, Machu Picchu Inca city of Machu Picchu shapes like the condor, the sacred bird of the Incas.
Machu Picchu has crossed two mountain ranges: the Urubamba and Vilcanota.
The Inca City does build on the ‘Vilcabamba batholith.’ The prominent mountains that surround it are Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu.
The Vinicunca Mountain, better known as the Mountain of the 07 colors or simply (Rainbow), is one of the new attractions of Cusco.
It is located more than 90 kilometers from the city of Cusco, on a summit altitude situated 5,200 meters above sea level (m.a.s.l.).
It has a mountain formation, naturally dyed in various shades of a complex combination of minerals.
The Mountain and the summit of Vinicunca are dyed in various shades, including red, purple, green, yellow, pink, and other variations.
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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 – 3-Star Hotel
+$25. DBL/MATRIMONIAL | +$43 Suite
Inti Punku Machupicchu – 3-Star Hotel
+$25. Standard | +$33. Superior | +$39. Junior Suite | +$63. Senior Suite
Casa Andina Standard Machu Picchu – 3-Star Hotel
+$29. Traditional | +$35. Superior | +$45. Suite
Taypikala Boutique Machupicchu – 3-Star Hotel
+$35. Standard SGL/DBL | +$80 Suite
Jaya Suite Machupicchu – 3-Star Hotel
El MaPi ByInkaterra – 4-Star Hotel
+$69. Superior Deluxe SGL or DBL | +$91. Suite SGL o DBL
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel – 5-Star 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
+$75 Huayna Picchu
+$60 RE-ENTRY TO MACHU PICCHU
This applies to the following services
Machu Picchu Fee
Student discounts of $ 30 off.
Short Inca Trail & Rainbow Mountain 3 Days
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