Incas Golden Packages 15 Days
In a mystical equilibrium with the environment, Lake Titicaca shows its vast natural wealth. Tour its blue colored waters that surround the city of Puno and show fantastic places thatkeep its history and tradition intact. Walk the Inca Trail to Machupicchu, the biggest trekking adventure in South America, and classified as one of the three best treks in the world. Finally, visit the Manu National Park, a fascinating destination, surrounded by beautiful landscapes and exotic animals in the Peruvian Amazon. Becoming an ideal place for those who nature lovers and like an experiential tourism.
- Package / Tour: Inca Golden Packages 15D/14N
- Price 2021: USD$ 2100.00
- Locations Visited: Inca Golden Packages 15D/14N
- Frequency: 3 Times of week
- Physical Grading: 1-2-3-4-5
- 2 People: 2350.00USD$ (Per Person)
- 3 People: 2200.00 USD$ (Per Person)
- 4 People: 2100.00 USD$ (Per Person)
Day 1 – Arrival to Lima:
Lima – We pick you up from the airport and will take you to your hotel.
Day 2 – Lima – Flight to Juliaca – Puno:
Lima – Juliaca – Flight to Juliaca (1 and a half hours).Free afternoon to acclimatize to the altitude and explore. And hotel.
Day 3 – Puno – Titicaca Lake:
Puno – Islands – We will take a boat to the amazing floating islands of Uros where we will enjoy with the magnificent scenery and stay the night with a native family on Amantani Island.
Day 4 – Titicaca Lake:
Islands – Puno – We will visit the lovely and colorful island of Taquile and arrive back in Puno at approximately 16:00pm.
Day 5 – Puno – bus to – Cusco:
Puno – Cusco – A 9-hour bus ride will take us to the Arqueological Capital of the Incas. On the way we will make 6 stops in order to view the fascinating mountain range of the Andes, Pre-Inca and Inca archeological sites. There will be time to walk around the lovely Main Square in Cusco when you arrive. At 19:30 pm, you will have a short meeting with your Tour Guide about the Inca Trail.
Day 6 – Cusco – km 82 – Wayllabamba- (Inca Trail):
We started our journey early by the morning, after collecting all our passengers we head towards Ollantaytambo, where those who wish can have breakfast, then we will continue to the Km 82 Piscacucho ( 2,700 m. ), Where is located the first control center, then begins the trek to Machu Picchu , after about 2 hours of trekking we will arrive to Llaqtapata ( 2,750 m. ) archaeological site of Inca edification which will be explained by our guide , after our visit to this interesting place, we will take a lunch prepared by our experienced cook and his team which insurance will leave you impressed with the food, after lunch we will continue our walk towards our 1st camp called Wayllabamba (3,000 m.). Where after a short break we will take a lunch, then a dinner and stay overnight.
Day 7 – Wayllabamba – Warmiwañusca Pass – Pacaymayo:
By the Morning after breakfast we continue the trek, this time we will begin to ascend slightly 9 Km on direction to the passage of Warmiwañusca (4,200 m.) The highest point of the Inca Trail, which is a section with small stairs or terraces which makes it heavier and hard on the legs, we recommended an unhurried pace of each one, without concern that the group abandons us. Once all team members are gathered we will continue, but this time also we will descend by stony stairs; in this section you will appreciate variety of flora endemic of the zone, then we will arrive at our second place to camping called Pacaymayo (3,600 m.), we will have a good dinner and then we will spend the night there.
Day 8 – Pacaymayo – Wiñaywayna:
After breakfast we will continue our hike, this stretch is 15 km. full of greenery and quantity of Inca archaeological sites of different functions. The first archaeological site that we will visit will be Runkurakay (3,970 m.) Which is another Inca archaeological complex of towers that has a strategic site, to observe the whole valley, then continue to Chaquicocha where we will take a lunch, then continue to Phuyupatamarka (meaning town or place above the clouds), the route will pass within a carved rock tunnel and continue towards Wiñaywayna, another wonderful complex where we will stay, the tour is 6 hours full of beautiful landscapes and vegetation in Wiñaywayna.
Day 9 – Wiñaywayna – Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu – Cusco:
Earlier than usual, after breakfast we continue trekking to Machu Picchu, we will pass the last control and continue to the Inti Punku (Sun Gate ) and then to Machu Picchu , we will have a panoramic view of the Inca city of Machu Picchu, then we will have our guided tour, full of history, along with the tour guide, the most important and prominent sites of the sectors of the old Inca City ( Agricultural and Religious Sector ), then you will have time to take more photos, and explore Archaeological site by your own interest; then we will return to Aguas Calientes town where you can take a lunch, and finally go to the train station to return to the village of Ollantaytambo and from there by bus tour to the city of Cusco.
Day 10 – Free day in Cusco:
Free day in Cusco – A day to visit museums, shop or simply rest and get ready for the jungle trip next day.
Day 11 – Cusco – Pilcopata – Paradise Lodge (Manu National Park):
Cusco – Manu Jungle Trip (4 days, 3 night’s cultural zone). Early in the morning we will pick you up from you hotel, and take a private bus ride will conduce us from the heights point passing colonial towns, after we will travel into the Cloud Forest where Eventually we will arrive at the home of the exotic Peruvian National Bird, the “Cock of the Rocks” and different Amazonian birds. This night we will stay at Paradise Lodge.
Day 12 – Paradise Lodge – Palotoa Ecological Reserve:
This day we will continue for around 1 hour by bus and then we will arrive to Atalaya which is a small port from here we will take our motor boat. 60 HP we will go down river like 3 hours to arrive our Palotoa Amazon Lodge. On the way we will make a stop to visit a beautiful lagoon, which attracts many species of birds there we will explore 3 hours approximately, then continuing with the trips, we will arrive to the lodge. We will have a night walk in the dark best time to see many anthropoids, tarantulas, scorpions and snakes.
Day 13 – Palotoa Ecological Reserve (Exploring):
This day we will leave early to walk into the Jungle we will explore the jungle in the primary and secondary forest having many opportunities to search wildlife such monkeys, peccaries, anteater this day we will do a lot of bird watching for to see macaw, toucans, woodpeckers, parrots, oropendolas and other. This day you will learn a lot about nature your guide will teach you about medicinal plants. Later we will make a bonfire and BBQQ. And enjoy some drinks prepared by our cook.
Day 14 – Palotoa Ecological Reserve – Cusco:
This day we will return from Palotoa Lodge we will have an early morning departure with direction to the Port of Atalaya, which was the entrance point that led us into the jungle in the first place. Our private bus will already be waiting for us there to take us back to the Magical City, Cusco. We will pass through the beautiful Cloud Forest on the way, arriving in Cusco around 6:30pm. Approximately. Our bus will be drop at your hotel.
Day 15 – Cusco – Flight to Lima:
Cusco – Lima – A 1 hour 30 minute flight will bring us back to Lima, to connect your international flight or continue with your trip.
IMAGES INCAS GOLDEN PACKAGES
- All hostel accommodation (1 home-stay on the island trip and 3 nights tents on the Inca trail and 3 nights in jungle lodge accommodation on jungle trip)
- Pick-ups from airports/bus stations to hotels and vice versa.
- Breakfast is included in all accommodation (lunch and dinner are included only where stated)
- 2 flights: Lima – Puno, Cusco – Lima.
- Island Trip. Includes boat transport, Guide, basic family accommodation and food.
- First Class Coach to Cusco. Includes Guide, lunch and 6 stops along the way in order to see pre-Inca, Inca and Spanish sites.
- Inca Trail: Includes transport, guide, camping tent, and mattress, food, entrance fee to Inca Trail and Machupicchu, train back to Cusco.
- Jungle Trip. Includes transport , food, accommodation and Guide.
YOU SHOULD BRING
- Warm and waterproof jackets, gloves and hats. (Traditional gloves and hats can be bought in Puno, Arequipa and Cusco)
- Torch for the Island trip and Jungle Trip
- Insect repellent
Frequently asked questions
When is the best time to travel the Inca Trail?
The high season on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is from May to September, because this time coincides with vacations in the Western Hemisphere. These months probably offer the best trekking conditions with a dry and sunny climate.
The Inca Trail closes the month of February of each year, because it is the rainiest month.
Can children do the Inca Trail?
Children accustomed to walking can do the Inca Trail, although we recommend that they be over 12 years old.
Do I need a great physicist to travel the Inca Trail?
It is recommended that you have a good level of physical condition, however, you do not have to be a fan of exercise.
Will I be affected by altitude sickness?
Altitude is one of the biggest challenges about trekking in Peru. To help you acclimatize and avoid the symptoms of altitude sickness, we recommend the following:
– Avoid alcohol and smoking.
– Drink a lot of liquid. Coca tea is an ancient ancestral remedy.
– Avoid agitation and strenuous exercise upon arrival in Cusco.
– Avoid sleeping pills.
– Spend between 2 and 3 days to acclimatize before starting your walk.
What happens if I get sick and need to go back?
This does not happen very often; However, if it happens, our guides are very experienced and know how to act in case of any emergency or unexpected occurrence; They will do everything possible to help you complete your walk. In addition, first aid kits and oxygen tanks are carried for emergencies. However, if you become seriously ill and need to return to Cusco, you will be treated quickly and arrangements will be made for you.
Once I booked, can I change my departure date?
No, unfortunately, once your reservation is confirmed, we can not change your trekking date or reimburse your permit.
Are there many bathrooms on the Inca Trail?
There are several toilets along the way, some have toilets, but most of them do not. When you are in your camp, you will have a bathroom store that will be only for your group.
Manu jungle and inca trail adventures were amazing!
If you’re looking for a local tour company to trek with to Machu Picchu, I highly recommend Palotoa Amazon Travel, they’re amazing Not only was it the best price we could find, we also got the best service 🙂
Our guides was incredibly aware of each persons needs, was the best guide you could ask for. He always waited for the ones who walked more slowly, made sure we stopped for lunch at nice places, he made the history come alive and enriched our appreciation of the beautiful Quechua culture.
In the amazon the trip was absolutely amazing, the transport, food and accommodation were fantastic, I can’t fault it. One good thing about this company is that they always use local businesses, from accommodation to boat rentals.
The best part of my life!
Best guide I ever have. We have design a trial and our guide was able to setup the logistics. The trip was very enjoyable with every details’ been taken cared. It’s such wonderful trip which I will bring my family back again.
We spent a many days in Manu Park and had a great time. The wildlife both around the lodge and in the Manu Park was abundant and amazing. From our cabins, we saw monkeys, parrots, toucans and many many different types of birds. Meals were included and prepared by our expert chefs. This is one of my most favorite places that I’ve ever experienced.