5D/4N GREAT INCA TRAIL TO PARIACACA

5D/4N Great Inca Trail to Pariacaca

Level: Moderate difficult hiking - No need experience
Duration: 5 days / 4 nights
Location: Nor Yauyos - Cochas National Reserve- Mala Valley
Season: April – October
Departures: Every day, upon request

 

Itinerary description

DAY 1: LIMA TO NOR-YAUYOS NATIONAL PARK.-
Today you will get to see Peru’s incredible geographic and cultural diversity from the comfort of a private vehicle. Departing Lima, you will drive North through the coastal desert for 100 kilometers before turning East into the Cañete valley. Here you will begin your dramatic and unforgettable climb into the Andes, passing through picturesque villages and stunning peaks, cliffs and ravines. After a full day’s drive, you will settle into your relaxing riverside hotel in the late afternoon.
(Lunch, dinner).
Overnight at Villa de Arma (Double room)

 

Day 2: HUANCAYA AND NOR-YAUYOS NATIONAL PARK.-
Continuing in your private vehicle, you will explore the majestic Nor-Yauyos National park visiting the traditional communities and picturesque valleys of Huancaya and Vica. A hearty picnic lunch will be served next to one of the reserve’s many magnificent waterfalls and lakes. By late afternoon, you will arrive at the community of Tanta, where you will camp for the night and get a chance to meet the llamera who will be trekking with you the following morning.
(Breakfast/ lunch/ dinner).

 

Day 3: THE GREAT INCA TRAIL –PORTACHUELO PASS TO TARHUAY.-
Your first day of trekking will start near the summit of the legendary 4800-meter Portachuelo Pass. Trekking West (that’s downhill!), for approximately five kilometers you will descend the grand and seldomvisited Inca staircase that has been watched over by the looming Apu (sacred peak) of Pariacaca for six centuries. After passing the caves at Cuchimachay, you will reach your picturesque camp overlooking Mullucocha Lake, for your first night on the Great Inca Trail.
(Breakfast/ lunch/ dinner).

 

Day 4: THE GREAT INCA TRAIL – TARHUAY TO TAMBO REAL.-
After enjoying a substantial breakfast and watching the spectacle of the llama train being readied, yo will continue West on the Inca road traversing the shore of Lake Mullucocha onward to Tambo Real (an ancient Inca way station) where you will have the afternoon to relax and take in the views. The day features approximately 10 kilometers of spectacular Inca road paved with giant rock slabs, not to mention awe-inspiring landscapes and fascinating cultural exchange.
(Breakfast/ lunch/ dinner).

 

Day 5: TAMBO REAL TO LIMA.-
Departing the trail by vehicle, you will head towards the village of San Juan de Tantaranche, before dropping back down 12,000 feet through the beautiful Mala Valley before arriving to the Pacific coast at Lima. Depending on the time of your onward flight, you may have time for a meal at one of Lima’s world-leading restaurants (we can assist with reservations).
(Breakfast)

 

Price includes:

  • Orientation phone call a day before to departure date.
  • Private Transportation: Lima – Nor-Yauyos Reserve- Villa de Arma
  • Private Transportation: Villa de Arma- Nor-Yauyos Reserve - Community of Tanta
  • Private Transportation: Community of Tanta - Portachuelo Pass
  • Private Transportation:: Tambo Real -Lima
  • Professional bilingual guide (English - Spanish).
  • 1 assistant guide for groups over 9 people.
  • All balanced meals during the trekking (from lunch on day 1 to Breakfast on day 5), preparing by our expert cooking team, using organic and Andean superfood products ( optional diets for vegans, vegetarians and so on upon request).
  • Filtered and boiled water recharges available every day at breakfast and lunchtime.
  • Nor Yauyos-Cochas Landscape Reserve entrance fee.
  • Llamas for the completely camping equipment including 7 kilograms for passenger’s personal luggage (duffle bag with clothes, sleeping bag and personal items).
  • Saddle horses.
  • All common camping gear: Two men mountain tent, inflatable mattress, kitchen dishes, kitchen tent, dinner tent, toilet tent, table, chairs.
  • First aid kit with oxygen bottle.
  • Short wave radios.
  • Sanitation care (disinfected dishes, filtered water, etc.).
  • Environmental care (all the garbage goes back to Cusco, portable toilet treatment).

Price does not include:

  • Hotel in lima
  • Meals or services in Lima
  • Extra services not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tips and extra expenses.
  • Single supplement
  • Extra Saddle horse
  • Sleeping bag
  • A pair of walking sticks

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Net rates per pax, non-commissionable and expressed in US dollars

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5D/4N GREAT INCA TRAIL TO PARIACACA 6689.40 4978.00 3665.40 3271.00 2831.30 2856.70 2834.60 2748.20 2906.60 3283.20