Moonstone Trek + Inca Trail 7 Days

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Moonstone Inca Trail Hike

Moonstone Inca Trail Hike Join us for awesome alternative hike in the Cusco state. The Moonstone Trek Inca Trail Hike is one off the beaten track and Kondor Path Tours is specialized on alternative treks to reach Machu Picchu. During The Hike, We Explore Quillarumiyoc “Moon Inca Temple”, Chillipawa Trail Chancachuco Summit. Ancascocha Settlement, Wayanay Pass, Paucarcancha Inca Site, And The Famous Classic Inca Trail To Machu Picchu; All This Hiking is the Ancient Inca Trail that lead towards Machu Picchu From Cusco city.

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Trip Overview

  • Day 1. Cusco – Molinuyoc to Chillipahua camp
  • Day 2. Chillipahua – Puccaqasa Pass to Ancascocha Lake
  • Day 3. Ancascocha Lake – Huayanay Pass to Paucarcancha camp
  • Day 4. Paucarcancha to Llulluchapampa camp
  • Day 5. Llulluchapampa – Warmiwañusca Pass to Chaquicocha camp
  • Day 6. Chaquicocha to Wiñaywayna camp
  • Day 7. Wiñaywayna to Machu Picchu

Day 1. Cusco – Molinuyoc to Chillipahua camp

At 6 am, we set out from Cusco to Quillarumiyoc. There are many archaeological sites unknown for most Cusco people. QUILLARUMIYOC is fascinating to know how the Inca wisdom carved the stone in the way they wanted. After exploring this sacred place we will head towards Molinuyoc 3,256 m / 10, 682 ft. “the trekking starts here” Three hours up the hill we reach the second Inca site called WATA; WATA was an Inca control of the valleys of ANTA, POMATALES and CHANCACHUCO. The objective is to arrive CHILLIPAHUA camp the whole group of adventurers will cover 10 kilometers / 6 miles in 7 to 8 hours of trekking through the Andes of ANTA.

Moonstone Inca Trail Hike Summary trek:

Walking distance: 10 km / 6 miles.
Hiking time: 7 to 8 hours.
Elevation of camp: Chillipawa 3,750 m / 12,300 ft.
Highest point: Huata 3,924 m / 12, 870 ft.
Level of difficulty of hiking: Moderate.
Meals: Lunch, Afternoon tea, Dinner.

Day 2. Chillipahua – Puccaqasa Pass to Ancascocha Lake

In Chillipahua there is a quiet sunrise, the sound of nature is unique. The Andes of Peru, there are many mountains and the mountains are like a crumpled paper that is why Machu Picchu outdoor activities is great. After breakfast, the group has a challenge to conquer the first pass of the trip; PUCACCASA 4500 m / 14,763 ft. and takes 4 hours to summit “on top we have the best group picture”. The rest of hiking is to arrive to ANCASCOCHA lagoon. Today is the tallest camp at 4090 m / 13,100 ft., which we have throughout the trip to Machu Picchu, and will be a grandiose experience for camping near the heights of Wayanay Mt.

Note: Recommended to have a very good coat, thermal clothes and an excellent sleeping bag preferably 4 seasons.

Moonstone Inca Trail Hike Summary trek:

  • Walking distance: 13 km / 8.6 miles.
  • Hiking time: 7 to 8 hours.
  • Elevation of camp: Ancascocha Lake 4,090 m/ 13,100 ft.
  • Highest point: Puccaqasa Pass 4,500 m / 14,763 ft.
  • Level of difficulty of hiking: Challenging!
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon tea, Dinner.

Day 3. Ancascocha Lake – Huayanay Pass to Paucarcancha camp

The Inca trail that starts in MOLINUYOC was part of the great Inca trail that went from Cusco to Machu Picchu, after 500 years the quality of the Inca trail has deteriorated. Today we will find parts of Incan road that join the classic Inca road. Also among all the pass of mountains that we have in the whole trip! Today is the highest pass “Huayanay Pass 4650m/ 15,300 ft.” We covers a distance of 14 km / 9.3 miles to PAUCARCANCHA.

Moonstone Inca Trail Hike Summary trek:

  • Walking distance: 14 km / 9.3 miles.
  • Hiking time: 7 hours.
  • Elevation of camp: Paucarcancha 3,133 m/10,276 ft.
  • Highest point: Huayanay Pass 4650m/ 15,300 ft.
  • Level of difficulty of hiking: Challenging!
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon tea, Dinner.

Day 4. Paucarcancha to Llulluchapampa camp

Today is the best known day among hikers who walked the classic Inca trail, between PAUCARCANCHA and WAYLLABAMBA are 20 minutes of easy hiking, and from Wayllabamba to Llulluchapampa is difficult to moderate trail “difficult by the stone steps that we have to climb for two hours”

We do not use horses in this sector of the way; from this point, our porters carry the equipment mountain to finish the expedition.

Moonstone Inca Trail Hike Summary trek:

  • Walking distance: 9 km
  • Hiking time: 4 – 5 hours.
  • Elevation of camp: 3700m/12,136 ft.
  • Highest point: Llulluchapampa 3700m/12,136 ft.
  • Level of difficulty of hiking: Moderate to Challenging!
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon tea, Dinner.

Day 5. Llulluchapampa – Warmiwañusca Pass to Chaquicocha camp

The Inca trail is all cobbled stone from the Llulluchapampa to Chaquicocha. The Warmiwañusca pass 4,215 m/ 13,829 ft. takes 2 hours to hike, and from Warmiwañusca to Pacaymayo takes another 2 hours, the last part of hiking takes 3 hours to Chaquicocha camp. On Warmiwañusca summit, you can see the path of Ancascocha and the next Inca trail to walk. From the PACAYMAYO gorge, we join another Inca trail that comes from the Valley of the Incas.

Moonstone Inca Trail Hike Summary trek:

  • Walking distance: 16 km/ 10 miles.
  • Hiking time: 7 – 8 hours.
  • Elevation of camp: Chaquicocha 3,600 m/ 11,808 ft.
  • Highest point: Warmiwañusca Pass 4,215 m/ 13,829 ft.
  • Level of difficulty of hiking: Difficult to Challenging!
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon tea, Dinner.

Day 6. Chaquicocha to Wiñaywayna camp

The first two hours of hiking between CHAQUICOCHA towards PHUYUPATAMARCA is easy, the panoramic views at every moment are beautiful, and you can observe the valley of the AOBAMBA with the forest of high jungle. From PHUYUPATAMARCA towards WIÑAYWAYNA camp is descending thousand meters / three thousand feet down, from different viewpoints you can see the mountain behind Machu Picchu and the village of AGUAS CALIENTES. Today we explore the archeological groups of PHUYUPATAMARCA “village above the clouds”, INTIPATA “Inca terraces for agriculture” and WIÑAYWAYNA “Inca city forever young and place of worship”

Moonstone Inca Trail Hike Summary trek:

Walking distance: 10 km/ 6.2 miles.
Hiking time: 4 hours.
Elevation of camp: No elevation! Lower camp Wiñaywayna 2,680 m/8,792 ft.
Highest point: Phuyupata Marca 3600m/11,808 ft.
Level of difficulty of hiking: Moderate to Easy
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon tea, Dinner.

Day 7. Wiñaywayna to Machu Picchu

At 3am, we wake up to pack our mountain luggage, and at 3:15 am, we will serve a continental breakfast and then we start walking for about 5 minutes until we reach the WIÑAYWAYNA checkpoint and at 5:30 am, the doors are opening to enter the last section of hiking!

When arriving at the door of the sun (Inti Punko) if it is not cloudy you will observe Machu Picchu! In all its glory. From the Sun Gate only 40 minutes left to finish all the hiking, once we arrive at Machu Picchu we have a guided tour of two hours exploring the enigmatic city of Machu Picchu. During the evening is the return from AGUAS CALIENTES the train station to Cusco; first via train to Ollantaytambo and from then Ollantaytambo to Cusco via KONDOR van. We leave you at your hotel to each client.

Moonstone Inca Trail Hike Summary trek:

Walking distance: 5 km/ 3.73 miles.
Hiking time: 2 hours.
Highest point: Sun Gate “Inti Punko” 2,700 m/ 8,856 ft.
Level of difficulty of hiking: Moderate to Easy
Meals: Breakfast.

Moonstone Inca Trail Hike Inclusions

  • Moonstone Inca Trail Hike 7D/6N
    • Day 1. Cusco – Molinuyoc to Chillipahua camp
    • Day 2. Chillipahua – Puccaqasa Pass to Ancascocha Lake
    • Day 3. Ancascocha Lake – Huayanay Pass to Paucarcancha camp
    • Day 4. Paucarcancha to Llulluchapampa camp
    • Day 5. Llulluchapampa – Warmiwañusca Pass to Chaquicocha camp
    • Day 6. Chaquicocha to Wiñaywayna camp
    • Day 7. Wiñaywayna to Machu Picchu camp
  • A Professional English speaking tour/trek Guide
  • All site and attraction entrance tickets and permits.
  • All transfers and transportation with Kondor private van + a professional driver.
  • All Accommodation Based on Double Occupancy (6 night in tent).
  • All Camping Equipment for the hike, Including Tents, Tables, Mattress, Chairs, etc.
  • Donkeys for the Moonstone Trek and Porters for the Classic Inca Trail to carry all Mt. Equipment.
  • Donkeys and Porter for personal items to carry 7 kg/15.4 lb. (so you just need to carry your day backpack with everything you will need during the day).
  • Professional Kondor chef
  • Meals as indicated (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner).
  • All Meals and drinks along the hike including daily Water
  • All Breakfast during the trek Include: Pancakes, Cereals, Fruits, Coffee, Coca tea, Juices Etc.
  • Six Lunches, six Dinners, Refreshment and Snacks for the trek
  • Teatime before dinner (tea, coffee, coco, biscuits, popcorn).
  • Foam Mattresses
  • Private Kondor toilet & bathroom tent
  • Comfortable igloo tents for two People.
  • Private Group Dinner tent and kitchen tent.
  • Boiled water every day for personal hygiene (before breakfast, and when you arrive at each camp).
  • 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!
  • Train trip from Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo one way (Inca Rail).
  • All Local Tax.

Moonstone Inca Trail Hike Not Included

  • $75. Per person Huayna Picchu Mountain, book 4 to 7 month advance.
  • Breakfast on Day 1, Lunch on Day 7
  • Sleeping Bags for the entire trail. Bring your own or rent from us.
  • $150. Extra mule to carry more belongings that are personal for 3 days.
  • $170. Extra Porter to carry more belongings that are personal for 4 days on classic Inca Trail.
  • Walking Sticks: Available for Renting $ 35. For the entire trail.
  • Tips.

Moonstone Inca Trail Hike – What to Take: Checklist

Cold Weather:

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

Documents:

  • Flight info.
  • Insurance info.
  • Passport.
  • Required visas or vaccination certificates.
  • Vouchers and pre-departure information.

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.

Moon Stone Trek & Inca Trail Hike:

  • Hiking pants.
  • Pack liners to waterproof bags.
  • Rain gear.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Thermal base layer.
  • Travel pillow.
  • Walking poles, rubber-tipped.
  • Waterproof hiking boots.

Warm Weather:

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

Available for Rent:

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

Moonstone Inca Trail Tour 7D/6N

GROUP SERVICE: US$ 1,300. p/person.

* To open a new date of hike we need at least two trekkers!

** Personal Porter Included In the Price! to carry 6 kg/13.2 lb. for personal items (You just need to carry your day backpack with everything you will need during the day.)

*** Kondor Path Tours operates the Inca Trail route; our groups are not shared with third parties.

**** Student discounts applies to students holding a valid Green ISIC card. “$ 30 off per person”


PRIVATE SERVICE: US$ 1,350. p/person.

* To open a new date of hike we need at least two hikers!

Kondor Path Tours HOW TO BOOK

Moonstone Inca Trail Hike 7D WILL NOT BE CONFIRMED without a completed booking form and deposit sent to kondorpathtours@gmail.com. There is a $300 per person deposit needed. All deposits are fully non-refundable. We accept payments through PayPal which will incur a 6% merchant fee paid by the traveler, we will email you your booking invoice and confirmation once your information and deposit are received.







Wild Moon Stone Trail to Inca Trail 7d

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Wild Moon Stone Trail to Inca Trail 7d

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Wild Moonstone Trail 7 Day


Programed Departures


Depart. Date Group size Avail. Tour

Trip Details

Duration: 7 Day and 6 Night
Sites to visit: Original and Ancient Inca Trail along Ancascocha, Wayanay Pass, and the Classic Inca Trail
Tour Style: Adventure (hiking), Archeological, Camping, Cultural and Ecological.
Recommended group size: Minimum 02 Passenger, Maximum 12 Passengers
Highlight: Being on a remote trail, little visited route, and great Andes landscapes.
Location: Cusco - Peru (South America) | Trail begins in Molinuyoc via Izcuchaca
Physical Level: 7 Day and 6 Night
Total Travel Distance: 77 km / 47.8 miles
Departures: Any day with two people
Recommended age for the tour: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a Kondor Path Tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 14
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