This is a beautiful long walk along little Andean villages towards the Puma Orqo’s rock, where it is said took place the brothers Ayar’s legend, ( myth which explains the foundation of the Inca empire by Manco Capac). This mystic tour ends up in the Maucallaqta’s archeological pre-Inca center, where archeologists’ team has been working in during years on its restaration. The altitude along this route varies between 2900 M.A.S.L and 3350 M.A.S.L.
What you need to bring/carry on INCA TRAIL TO MAUKALLAQTA
Sleeping bag (can be hired from our office for US. $ 4 per day)
Sleeping mattress (we will provide you with this)
Rain jacket or poncho (plastic ponchos can be purchased in Cusco for a few dollars)
Strong, comfortable footwear
One complete change of clothing (you can afford to carry more changes of clothing if you hire a personal porters, see options below)
Sweater and jacket (something warm)
Water bottle and purification tablets (Micropur are recommended and can be bought in local pharmacies in Cusco)
Flashlight and batteries
Hat or cap to protect you from the sun
Sun block (sun protection cream
Toiletries, towel and toilet paper
Selection of small snacks, chocolate, dried fruit, biscuits etc,
Camera, plenty of film and spare batteries
Swimsuit (if you plan on visiting the hot springs at Aguas Calientes after the trek)
You also need to bring your original passport on the trail.
05:30 AM onwards
Approximately 10:30 PM
What is included on Inca Trail Maukallaqta:
Collection from your hotel in the morning.
Private Round trip bus
English speaking professional guide (two guides for groups over 10 persons)
Igloo tents – 2 persons in each 4-person capacity tent with plenty of space for your backpacks
Double thickness foam mattress
Cook and Cooking equipment
Meals (01B,01L,01D) – food includes pancakes, omelets, soups, fresh fruit, avocado, pasta, chicken, fish, meat, rice, all rich in carbohydrates and suitable for trekking, hot drinks including coca leaf tea which is excellent for the altitude.
Teatime everyday (tea, coffee, biscuits, popcorn)
Porters and horses for equipment (to carry the tents, food, and cooking equipment)
Dining tent with camp tables and chairs
Accommodation for our porters and cooks
First aid kit including emergency oxygen b
What is Not included on Inca Trail Maukallaqta:
Breakfast on the first morning.
Sleeping bags can be hired in our office for US. $ 8. for the 2 day trek.
Tips for the guide, cook and porters cy oxygen bottle
Day 1 on INCA TRAIL TO MAUCALLAQTA: Cusco Yaurisque Pallata Puma Orqo - Maucallacta Stretch
Transfer from Cusco to Yaurisque, starting point of the trek. Optional visit to the hot springs close to Yaurisque. From there we`ll begin this very mystic tour about which we can say it is a walking towards the origin of this great empire. We`ll walk around Andean landscapes on which we`ll visit the Pallata's archeological remains, going downwards to Puma Orqo, rock carved with pumas. Advancing an hour more, we arrive to Maucallaqta. We camp close to the archeological site
Day 2 on INCA TRAIL TO MAUCALLAQTA: Maucallacta - Cusco Stretch
After a restoring breakfast, we`ll begin a guided visit to the Maucallacta's archeological center. Lunch. Next we walk downwards to the Huaynacancha Hacienda to take the transportation back to the Cusco.