Peru: Inca Trail Trek + Pisco Climb 5,752m

Cusco Trek and Cordillera Blanca Climb Peru

Difficulty: Regular

Peru: Inca Trail Trek + Pisco Climb 5,752m

Cusco Trek and Cordillera Blanca Climb Peru

The Inca Trail is by far the most famous trek in South America and is rated by many to be in the top 5 treks in the world.

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, is one the most popular trek in the Andes, Peru and the the world. What makes inca trail trek so special is, its richness biodiversity, the stone made trail, the archaeological sites along the inca trail, unforgettable views, snowy mountains, cloud forests and the natural beauty of the inca trail to machu picchu. The trail has exotic vegetation including more than 300 varieties of Orchids. the inca trail presents extraordinary ecological variety, and machu picchu itself cannot be fully understood without the experience of the inca trail trek. Its principle sites are ceremonial in and multifunctional character, in ascending hierarchical order as you near the city.

Note: It is recommended to book a tour for the Inca trail which includes the permit at least 5 to 6 months in advance

Pisco at 5,752m is an achievable climb for anyone who is well acclimatized and fit and is a suitable climb for novice climbers and also is a demanding climb for experienced climbers. Most of the way is not steep and not technical. There sometimes can be shortPisco Este (Eastern Pisco) is frequented, is a perfect peak to climb both for skilled mountaineers and novices.

In fact its Normal Route on South-West ridge is frequently climbed in reason of its moderate / easy and its beauty and it is also very popular amongst climbers to acclimatize for over 6000m or more technical ascents.Moreover, the 360 degree summit views over the Cordillera Blanca are a must: besides the Huandoys, the impressive Chacraraju to the East, Chopicalqui, Pirámide de Garcilaso, Artesonraju and Alpamayo to the North; Huascarán to the South. Just a curiosity: the peak took its name from the typical Peruvian liqueur, called “Pisco” from the homonymous town, consumed after the ascent to celebrate


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Itinerary

FIXED DEPARTURE MAY 2016

May 03 – Departure uk

May 04 – Arrive Lima – Connect flight to Cusco and  afternoon tours – Hotel It is depend your arrival time to Lima Airport, it can be morning flight or afternoon flight to Cusco, then after one hour flight we will arrive to Cusco then the group will be transferred to the selected hotel for the accommodation then, the group will have lunch and in the afternoon they will start the city tour visiting Cusco around.

May 05 – Tours to Sacred Valley  – Hotel Our local tour guide will tell us about the sacred valley along the way. We will spend the day exploring the towns, markets and ruins scattered about the valley. This is a very colorful way to start to learn about the history and local culture of the Incas and Peruvian lifestyle.

May 06 – Cusco – KM 82 – Huayllabamba (3000m/9840ft)Early in the morning at 6am the bus will pick the passengers up from their hotel, in a tourist Bus and then travel to the site of Km 88 (Piscacucho) passing through the sacred valley of the Incas and the cities of Urubamba and Ollanataytambo, Optional Breakfast in Urubamba.

May 07 – Huayllabamba – Pacaymayu (4200m/13776ft)After the breakfast in the camp site we will leave early in the morning at 7:00am aproximately, the passengers will start hiking up to the Warmiwañuska (dead woman) pass (4200m) aAfter the pass we will descent to Pacaymayu for to camp.

May 08 –  Pacaymayu –Wiñayhuayna (2650m/8692ft)Early in the morning after our typical breakfast we will start hiking, to Runkurakay. A beautiful view is the first that the clients will enjoy after to wake up, it will persuade to continue our enjoyable trekking to Machupicchu, this day passengers will walk the original Inka trail getting us to the beautiful forest, from here we will appreciate Mountains

May 09 – Wiñayhuayna – Machupicchu (2400m/7872ft) –Aguas Calientes – Cusco hotelTo get Machupicchu passengers will walk fro only 2 hours to arrive to Machupicchu. We will visit the Inca Empire city with a help of the guide during the morning, then after it the bus will take the passengers to the Aguas Calients (hot springs) after Lunch in this Village we will Aboard the Train to Cusco, arriving approx at 7 – 8 pm

May 10 – Cusco – flight back to Lima HotelThis day you will flight back to Lima in the afternoon, our private transport will picks up you 2 hours before from your hotel and then transport to the airport in Cusco, you have to be there 1 hour and half before minimum for your checking, the flight takes 1 hours and 10 minutes to Lima, arriving to Lima our private transport will be waiting for you to then transport to the hotel.

May 11 – Lima – Huaraz ( by bus or flight ) Hotel

May 12 – tour to churup lake return hotel

May 13 – Huaraz – Cebollapampa – Pisco Base Camp 4600m

May 14 – Pisco Base Camp – Moraine Camp 4,800m.

May 15 –  Moraine Camp – Summit Pisco 5,752m. – Base Camp

May 16 – Base Camp – Cebollapampa  – Huaraz Hotel

May 17 –  Huaraz – Lima connect to international flight

Location

PERU – SOUTH AMERICA

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu  –       Cusco Peru

Pisco Climbing 5,752m.  – Cordillera Blanca range Peru



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Expedition Checklist

Services Included

  • Transportation to the trail head (82 Km.)
  • Entrance ticket to Inka Trail and Machu Picchu
  • Train ticket back to Ollantaytambo.
  • Bus Ollantaytambo-Cusco.
  • Cook and cooking equipment
  • Porters service (to carry the tents and cooking equipment only)
  • English/Spanish speaker professional guide during all Inca Trail
  • Complete meals during inka trail trek, breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Personal camping equipment such as tents.
  • Hotel *** in Cuzco ( 3 nights)
  • Hotel *** in Lima ( 1 night)
  • Pick up from Cuzco Airport , transfer to Hotel
  • Acclimatization day tour to sacred valley
  • Vegetarian food available on request with no extra charge
  • Flight from Lima to Cuzco and Cuzco Lima

Pisco Climbing ( Cordillera Blanca Peru )

  • Professional certified Mountain Guide
  • Cook
  • Complete food during the trek , climb ( breakfast , lunch, dinner and snacks)
  • Donkey and donkey driver
  • 1 tent for 2 persons , dining tent with table and chairs, kitchen tent with utensilis, toilet tent
  • Private transfer to climb head
  • Porters
  • Entrance fees to Huascaran National Park
  • Tour to churup lake
  • Hotel *** ( 3 nights) double occupancy
  • Bus from Lima to Huaraz ( roundtrip ) Public bus
  • First aid kit
  • Taxi from bus station to hotel

Services Excluded

  • First breakfast in cuzco
  • Personal trekking gears for cuzco
  • Lunch in Aguas Calientes cuzco
  • Tips, and extra spends
  • Meal in town as Cuzco Huaraz Lima
  • Personal climbing gears Huaraz
  • Sleeping bag.

Prices, Booking and Terms & Conditions

The total cost for this expedition is £ and a deposit of £ is required to secure your place. For further information concerning our Terms and Conditions, bookings and cancellations, please refer to our Terms and Conditions page (Opens in new window).

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Participation & Accuracy Statement

Ascent Explorers recognises that climbing, hill walking and mountaineering are activities with a danger of personal injury or death. Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions and involvement. Although it is our intention to operate this itinerary as printed, it may be necessary to make some changes as a result of flight schedules, climatic conditions, limitations of infrastructure or other operational factors. As a consequence, the order or location of overnight stops and the duration of the day may vary from those outlined. You should be aware that some events are beyond our control and we would ask for your patience.

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