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Hike The Inca Trail
to Machu Picchu

Registration Deadline: 
October 1, 2017

2018 Dates

Must Register by October 2017

April 7-14, 2018
May 12-19, 2018
May 26 - June 2, 2018
June 17-24, 2018
June 30 - July 7, 2018
July 7-14, 2018
July 28 - August 4, 2018
August 11-18, 2018
August 25 - September 1, 2018
September 29 - October 6, 2018
October 13-20, 2018
November 3-10, 2018

Inca Trail, Peru

8 days / 7 nights for $1,795
Early signup price: $1,595

Day 1: Cusco, Peru

Arrive in Cusco (CUZ) before 8:00 am and be shuttled to our hotel in Historical center of Cusco.

Begin to acclimate at 11,200 feet andtake a warm up hike to Cristo Blanco and the Pre-Incan citadel of Saksaywaman.

See Cusco's incredible Plaza de Armas at night and feel like you've gone back in time.

Day 2: Sacred Valley
Cultural Day

Drive through the Sacred Valley and see the Urubamba River on our way to visit a small indigenous community in Chinchero.

Learn how the Quechua people live on a sustainable reserve in the Andes and what their spiritual connection to the earth means to them during our community outreach project.

Have the option to try traditional Peruvian style delicacies such as alpaca, guinea pig, or ceviche before our hike.

Day 3: Begin the Inca Trail

Be shuttled to Ollantaytambo and begin the Inca Trail at the famous kilometer 82 marker.

Meet your porters, cooks, and guides and begin your trek as you get a taste of the journey ahead.

Follow in the footsteps of the legendary explorer Hiram Bingham and settle into your campsite on the first night.

Day 4: Dead Woman's Pass

Begin your second day of hiking at 7:00 am with incredible views of the snow-capped Veronica Mountain.

Ascend to the top of WarmiwaƱusca or "Dead Woman's Pass" at 13,779 feet on the journey's most challenging stretch of trail.

Settle into your tent, set up for you ahead of time, and enjoy a well-earned Peruvian meal.

Day 5: Pacaymayo Valley

Continue along the Inca Trail, picturing the Incas making pilgrimages to Machu Picchu hundreds of years before you.

Today you will pass the glaciers of the Cordillera Vilcabamba mountain range and see the ruins of Phuyupatamarca, "The Town Above the Clouds."

Two hours downhill at the Winay Wayna Archeological Site, you will find your third and final campground.

Day 6: Arrive at Machu Picchu

Breakfast on your final day will begin early to arrive Intipunku through the famous Sun Gate.

As you stand to overlook Machu Picchu, soak in the journey you've worked so hard to complete.

Descend upon this breathtaking piece of history as you wind through the paths at this amazing protected site.  

That evening take the train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and reflect on the beauty of what you just experienced.

Day 7: Relax & Departure

Enjoy your final breakfast and say goodbye to the amazing new hiking buddies you've made.

As our Under30Experiences trip comes to a close, we hope you keep in touch with our awesome community and your new friends.

 Camping not your thing? 
See our other Machu Picchu trip and arrive by train!

What else do I need to know?

What's Included at $1495 Early Signup?
7 days / 6 nights with Under30Experiences
-3 nights boutique hotel stay in double accommodations
-3 nights camping along the Inca Trail
-Pickup at Cusco (CUZ) Airport 
-Train from Machu Picchu to Ollayntaytambo 
-Inca Trail Permits, booked 6 months in advance
-6 Breakfasts 3 Lunches and 5 dinners
-Guides, porters, and cooks along the Inca Trail
-Tents and camping equipment setup by professional guides
-Under30Experiences staff members
-The chance to meet kick-ass people!

Must sign up by October 1, 2017
(Attendees are responsible for own airfare) 

When should I book my flight?
Plan to arrive Day 1 before 8:00 AM and to depart Day 7 after 9:00 AM local time 
*Please wait to book your flight until you receive an email from us with more details.