Llactapata trek is similar to Short Inca Trail 2 days. This archaeological site is small Inca ruins. Llactapata by name in Quechua means "TOWN ON THE HILL SIDE" shows us Its incredible weather located 2.840 m/ 8532ft, this archaeological site was part of the ceques system called nowadays Inca Trail. Llactapata still preserves the mystery of many generations, but was fulfilled a religious and agricultural importance is reflected by its proximity to other resorts where Pulpituyoc ceremony as important as wealth and fertile lands which were very well used were made. The strategic location indicates its importance which expressed the Inca domination. Llactapata invites us to enjoy the view of the sacred landscape of Machupicchu and the cloud forest.
The last day, hiking to Machu Picchu and Guiding Tour in the "lost city of the Incas". Rest of the time free and train return to Ollantaytambo and bus to Cusco.
At 4:00 am, we pick you up from your hotel to take by private vehicle to Santa Maria). During this 5 hour ride, we can observe cloud forest and mountain landscapes, for example Abra Malaga (4,550 m/ 1455ft) Santa Maria is a little town where we are going to have our breakfast, then we will drive 15 min more in order to get the trail head of Santa Rosa, we get off the vehicle and start climbing to part of the Inca trail, along the way we are going to see break taking sceneries, coca plantation and most importantly see people farming. Later on, we continue our hike in order to get Quellomayu where our private van will wait for us and then drive for 1.30min to Lucmabamba. Here we are going to have a typical jungle lunch, small siesta. Because in the afternoon we will have a local experience with the coffee farmers, where you are going to harvest, roast, pound and taste areal organic coffee.
We overnight there in a nice hostel with a private bathroom.
Our second day is going to be with a beautiful hike, we are going to star at 6841ft along the ways we are going to feel how fast changes the vegetation and astonishing views on the way, after 3 hours hiking finally!!! We are going to see the most mysterious, sacred place of Machupicchu, and our Guide will share with you the mystery of this place. Later on we have to continue for almost 2.45 min but here is much easier just walking down in order to get Hydroelectric town, we are going to have lunch here and then we will walk another 3 hours to get Aguas Calientes town.
Dinner and hotel
Today, we wake up very early to hike for 2 hours up to Machu Picchu!! In this amazing Incan citadel, our Tour Guide explains us about its each part function and its history. (Optional) Then, we are given time off to hike Huayna Picchu (45 minutes up and the same time down) where we can take panoramic photos of Machu Picchu! Later, we can return to Machu Picchu and explore it on our own. In the evening, we return to Cusco by train and then by bus.
Please note! If Huayna Picchu is fully booked in the time of your booking, we might replace it with Machu Picchu Mountain (a place where all typical postcard photos of Machu Picchu are taken) hiking! This trek is similar time to the short Inca Trail 2 days