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Ancascocha Trek To Machu Picchu 5D/4N

Ancascocha Trek To  Machu picchu

Embark on an epic 5-day/4-night odyssey, navigating the formidable Ancascocha Trek that culminates in the mystical embrace of Machu Picchu. This trail, dubbed the Hidden Inca Trail or the Super Inca Trail, isn’t just a trek; it’s a relentless saga of challenges and triumphs, set against the backdrop of awe-inspiring landscapes.
  • Conquering the Peaks: Be prepared for a relentless challenge as Ancascocha unveils its true character. The journey demands not just physical endurance but mental fortitude, with a rapid ascent, high altitudes, conquering seven steep summits, and covering an ambitious distance of 56 km (34.8 miles). Elevating your adventure to the breathtaking altitude of 4,959m (16,270ft), this is a trek that separates the ordinary from the extraordinary.
  • Off the Beaten Trail: For those who crave an escape from the commonplace, Ancascocha beckons as a trail less traveled. Immerse yourself in pristine wilderness, discovering hidden alcoves where few have ventured. This is the trek for those who seek not just a journey but an expedition into unexplored realms.
  • National Geographic’s Endorsement: The Ancascocha Trail has earned its stripes on the global stage, securing a coveted spot on National Geographic’s list of the World’s 20 Best Hikes. This isn’t just a trail; it’s a testament to the untamed beauty, raw challenges, and unparalleled magnificence that defines a world-class trek.
  • Why Ancascocha?
  1. Remote Grandeur: Revel in the untouched beauty of landscapes unmarred by the masses.
  2. Thrill Seeker’s Delight: For those hungry for adventure, Ancascocha is the ultimate challenge.
  3. Inca Enigma: Traverse a path rich in Inca heritage, revealing hidden treasures with every step.
  4. Global Acclaim: Join the league of avid trekkers who have embraced the challenge of one of the world’s most esteemed hikes.
In Conclusion: The Ancascocha Trek is not merely a journey; it’s an exhilarating symphony of challenges, an expedition through hidden wonders, and a rite of passage to Machu Picchu like no other. If you crave a trek that marries challenge with solitude and unfolds against the mesmerizing canvas of the Andes, Ancascocha stands ready to etch its indelible mark on the canvas of your adventurous spirit. Are you prepared to conquer the pinnacle of adventure?
  • How much is the  price of Ancascochca Trek? our cost is  $ 650 per person, but this is in a group hiking travel, as you know this  depends what type of service you want along travel adventure to get to machu picchu incan site.

Ancascocha Trek And Inca Trail

Our lesser know hiking ancascocha trail, this hiking is an Adventure lifetime in your trip to peru, the road is amazing  with beautiful view to the andean mountain peru. Ancascocha Trek.  This begin is from ollantaytambo cachiccata, 4 hours  walking up to see Sun Gate and the first peak which is chillipahua valley after  that ancascocha  and inca racay, muyumuyo community, paucarcancha inca site in machupicchu valley. Ancascocha Inca Trail.  Our inca trail is in our fourth day going to km 82, why km 82, this is the begin of inca trail 4 days hiking to  machu picchu is for people his first day but, for us will be our day 4 we are going  to see the important  incan site  as  llacta pata inca building,  and other small inca site named chachabamaba, after that we are going to have  lunch and  out of inca trail after that train to go to Machu picchu Town

Briefing To Our Lesser Known Trek

you will be provided with extensive information. because you will meet with your guide, who will give you detailed information about the activities, You will be engaging in and will clarify any existing concerns you may have just be part of our team.

Itinerary

DAY 1: Cusco – Ollantaytambo – Cachiccata Mountain

In the morning, at approximately 5:00 am, we will depart towards the town of Ollantaytambo (2,929 masl), and soon after to the town of Cachiccata(2,890 masl). Here we will begin our walk and head in the direction of the Inca Quarries (3,630 masl) where we will have an extensive tour and then follow our path for approximately 45 minutes. We will stop to enjoy a delicious lunch and a short nap. We will continue on towards to Inti Punku (3,885 masl) or Sun Gate, and then head for the pass of Cachiccata (4,430 masl) through the cañon of black mountain with direction to our camp located in Chancachuco (4,100 msnm). This will take us approximately 2 hours to climb and approximately 1 hour to descend.
  • Meals: Lunch |Tea-time |Dinner & Snacks
  • Lowest Elevation: 2,890 meters
  • Highest Altitude: 4,430 meters
  • Approximate Walking Time: 10 hours
  • Walking Distance: 11 km
  • Level of Difficulty: Challenging

DAY 2: CHANCACHUCO – ANCASCOCHA MOUNTAIN

Today, we will start our day after a delicious breakfast. First we will ascend for approximately 30 minutes, and then descend towards Ancasccocha Valley (3,825 masl) for a period of 4 hours, where we will stop for lunch and rest. Following this, we will begin a gradual climb for approximately 2 hours in order to reach our campsite which is near the Laguna of same name (4,035 masl). You will find that the scenery here beautiful and ideal for taking pictures with animals, valleys, rivers and waterfalls.
  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch,Tea-time, Dinner
  • Lowest Height: 3,825 meters
  • Highest Height: 4,035 meters
  • Estimated Excursion: 7 hours
  • Walking Distance: 9 km
  • Level of Difficulty: Challenging

DAY 3: Ancascocha – Huayanay Pass – Muyu Muyu Community

This day will be a beautiful morning for a more challenging to walk. Before starting the day, we will have a hot breakfast and then ascend for approximately 2 and a half hours until reaching the Huayanay pass, located 4,535 masl. This is the highest point in our route, from this point you will be able to see the mountains, and in the distance the peasant community of Quesqua. We will descend for another hour or so until arriving at our lunch destination in Incarracay (construction Inca), then we will gradually descend for another 4 hours until we reach our campsite in the Muyu Muyu community.
  • Meals: Breakfast | Lunch | Tea-time | Dinner & Snack
  • Highest Elevation: 4,535 meters
  • Lowest Elevation: 3,860 meters
  • Walking Distance: 12 km
  • Approximate Walking Time: 7 hours
  • Level of Difficulty: Challenging

DAY 4: Muyu Muyu Community – Km 82 Piscacucho  – machupicchu town

On this morning we wake up very early, have breakfast, and begin our hike. Today, we descend towards the beautiful constructions of Paucarcancha inka city and Llaqtapata where we will have the opportunity to learn more on the history of ancient Peru. Later we continue our walk until arriving to the community of Piscacucho, better known as Km 82, where the famous Inca trail begins for four days to Machupicchu. In Piscacucho, we will stop for lunch, have a short rest, and then take a private bus to the train station located in the town of Ollantaytambo, followed by a bus to Machipicchu, better known as the town of Aguas Calientes town. This will take us roughly an hour and 30 minutes. Here we will settle in at a beautiful hotel.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner
  • Highest Elevation: 3,860 meters
  • Lowest Elevation: 2,025 meters
  • Walking Distance: 12 km
  • Approximate Walking Time : 7 hours
  • Level of Difficulty: Easy

DAY 5: Aguas Calientes Town – Machu picchu City – Cusco

Today is the big day where we visit the city of Machupicchu. We will take a bus for approximately half an hour and then have a guided tour of the city. We will visit different temples as well as other inka sites, and enjoy free time to continue exploring on our own. We will then descend back to the town of Aguas Calientes to take our train back to Ollantaytambo and finally take a bus to Cusco city, where we end our experience.
  • meals included: breakfast, not lunch, not dinner
  • walking time: 3 hours
  • difficult: easy

Included

INCLUDED IN ANCASCOCHA TREK

  • A bilingual guide who speaks Spanish, & English
  • Information/briefing about Ancascocha Trek at your hotel site
  • Pick-up/transportation from your hotel to the beginning of the trek
  • Transfer from airport to your hotel
  • Transfer from your hotel to airport after your trip
  • Comfortable tents for 02 people Matras or sleeping mats
  • Bathroom tent, kitchen tent, dining tent (incl. chairs and table)
  • Cooks
  • Muleteers
  • Horses carrying 8 kl for each passenger
  • Emergency Horses
  • Duffle Bag For Your Personal gear 8kls  and a horse that will carry your personal belonging
  • (4) Breakfast, (5) Lunch, (5) Dinner
  • Hot water (i.e. for showers & water provided every morning to hike with)
  • Oxygen tank and first aid kit
  • Train ticket from Ollantaytambo to Machupicchu
  • Ticket from Machupicchu to Ollantaytambo
  • Hotel for one night in the town of Aguas Calientes
  • Ticket to the city of Machupicchu
  • Round trip ticket to/from Machupicchu

Meals

Please let us know of any dietary restrictions. Hot meals are prepared fresh.

  • Three Breakfast on days
  • four Lunch
  • Dinner each day
  • Snacks between meals
  • Chef, assistants, and cooking equipment
  • Dining utensils, tent, tables, and chairs
  • Water for filling water bottles

Camping

  • Spacious tents
  • Sleeping pads
  • Toilet tent
  • Hot water for washing and/or filling your water bottle to put at the foot of your sleeping bag

Van/bus transportation

  • Transportation to and from your hotel at the beginning and end of your trek
  • Tranfer from airport to your hotel
  • Transfer from your hotel to airport after your trip
  • Transportation from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes Town and back
  • Hotel arrangements for one night in Aguas Calientes Town
  • Transportation from Aguas Calientes Town to Machu Picchu Sanctuary and back
  • Tickets to Machu Picchu Sanctuary and Wayna Picchu Mountain or Machu Picchu Mountain.

Not Include

NOT INCLUDED ON ANCASCOCHA TREK TO MACHUPICCHU

  • Sleeping bags (Available for rent through the company, please let us know if you require these ahead of time)
  • Breakfast on the first day
  • Lunch on the last day
  • Tips for the guide, cooks & muleteers

what to Bring to Ancascocha Trek?

  • Original passport, or if you have two, bring both so you can buy tickets
  • Sleeping bag
  • Good quality jacket/coat
  • Rain jacket/poncho
  • Camera with extra battery
  • Sunscreen
  • Hats (both for sun & cold)
  • Walking sticks
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Headlight
  • Hiking shoes, and pants (waterproof

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Price

  • Price on group$ 650 USD Per Person
  Students: discount of $20, but you have to supply us with a copy of your ISIC card when you make the booking. Children up to 15 years of age will be charged as students, under the condition that you supply us with a copy of the passport at the time of booking time. We are 100% indigenously owned and opereted, the fact that our compamy is completely local means all the money paid for treks goes right back into the local economy, We pay our taxes to peru,  which goes into funding local and national projects and infrastruture PERUVIAN QUECHUA Note: A minimum of  two people is required to run the trek, and there is a maximum of eight people per group.   Itinerario  

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