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 Teresa). During this 5 hour ride, we can observe cloud forest and mountain landscapes, for example Abra Malaga (4,550 m/ 1455ft) Santa Teresa where we are going to have our breakfast, then we will drive 45 min more in order to get the trail head of Lucmabamba, we get off the vehicle and start climbing to Llactapata Incan complex where we receive a guided tour. Later on, we return to Hydroelectric and from there, we walk for 3 hours along the trail until Aguas Calientes (a small town just below Machu Picchu). We overnight there in a nice hostel with a private bathroom.
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