Inca Trail to Machu Picchu and the surrounding mountains are famous for their abundance of endemic species of birds, plants and other organisms. One explanation lies in the unique features of the landscape of this South American zone.
Day 1: Cusco – km 88 - Wayllabamba
Begin to pick up tourists from their respective hotel at 5:30 am. to move towards the km. 88 (Qoriwayrachina) passing control of the road ready to begin the walk search of orchids
that will see the group before arriving archaeological Llactapata, and continued to pass these archaeological 5 life zones in which separate flora and fauna in each area of life then we will continue our walk to Wayllabamba that is a small Indian village
located at the foot of a mountain and surrounded by crops of corn, potatoes, etc.. Here is our campsite for the night.
Day 2: Wayllabamba – Pacaymayu
After an energy breakfast Andean begin our trek, this day have no orchids but over this rise will change the landscape of the valley
bottom to pajonal puna where is the open Warmihuañusca (4200 m) is the top of difficult access and the road, then start a descent by steps towards the camp Wayllabamba of this course will see llamas and alpacas
grazing the domestic Ichu, and if there is the possibility to observe Andean deer. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Pacaymayu – Chaquicocha
Start your day with a substantial breakfast, and left the beautiful valley
Pacasmayo continue with a new promotion on a zigzag but less hard costs of up to open Runkurakay. Crossed the second fall begins a new opening that leads to an impressive place, outside of human presence, as evidenced by a change in vegetation, we arrive to Sayacmarca (3600 m) site that recalls an archeological Inca village
, continue until you reach that Chaquicocha will be our 3rd camp.
Day 4: Chaquicocha - Wiñaywayna
After breakfast, we began a quiet walk and continuing into the tunnel which crossed Inca
, which leads to Puyupatamarca, construction Inca
higher in all the way to stop the explanation in place. From this point the road goes down a stunning landscape where you can find different colors of butterflies, flora typical
of the tropics, and the beautiful birds that we can only find in this part of the world, continuing the decline to reach Wiñay Wayna site beauty and enigmatic archaeological camp on our last tour. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Wiñaywayna – Machu Picchu
In this fifth and final day we will wake up very early at 4:30 am for breakfast and go towards bullying Punku - Puerta del Sol, a place where for the first time appreciate Machupicchu
with a supernatural beauty and captivating on this route with some hopefully we will see the Cock of the Rock (Rupicola peruviana), Peru's national bird
, the quetzal (Pharomacrus auriceps), the Monte Guan
(Penelope montagnii), the condor (Vultur gryphus), the face-face, hummingbirds , the torrent duck (Merganetta armata) and a bird of very restricted distribution: the Inca Cucarachero (Thryothorus eisenmanni), there are also smaller parrots and other birds of various colors.
Finally, after a short descent we came to this beautiful city, we have an interesting tour of 2 ½ hours. Then we moved to the town of Aguas Calientes for lunch, rest or visit the medicinal thermal mineral baths
, afternoon return to Cusco. End of our service.