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Cheap Inca Trail Tour

Cheap Inca Trail Tour

Cheap Inca Trail Tour is designed for those trekkers, who prefer to get to budget travel such as the Classic Inca Trail. This hike to Machu Picchu is one of the most famous and popular treks in Peru. Getting to Inca Trail is the highlight of many trekkers experience. Explore one of Machu Picchu's most important route and experience an Andean journey to the lost city of the Incas at a good price with our Cheap Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Tour. Hike through Warmi wañusca high pass (4200 m), highland meadows and tropical cloud forests to enter this Inca Sanctuary through the famous Sun's Gate ("Intipunku" in Quechua). Be one of the many adventurers from around the world to successfully hike this moderate to difficult trip.
Enjoy the many archeological ruins such as Llactapata, Runkuraqay, Sayacmarca, Puyupatamarca and Wiñaywayna along the way and journey alongside route of Capac Ñan revealing to you her surrounding snow-peaked mountains, the amazing diversity of flora and fauna.

Quick Itinerary

Day 1: The start of the Inca trail - Cusco to Llulluchapampa

Day 2: Hiking the Inca trail - Llulluchampa to Chaquicocha

Day 3: Continue the hike the Inca trail - Chaquicocha to Wiñay wayna

Day 4: Finish the Inca trail - Wiñay wayna to Machu Picchu


Included Highlights in Cheap Inca Trail Tour

  • 4 Day hike to the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu with professional guide, chef and porters
  • Explorer the famous Capacñan of the inkas
  • Guided tour of the Inca Trail
  • Discover the lost city of the Incas
  • Guided tour of Machu Picchu tours

Crew: A Tierras Vivas representative in Cusco, professional guide bilingual, a special chef, and porters for carry the camping equipment of the Inca Trail

Accomodation: 3X Campsite 

Meals: 3x breakfast, 3x lunch, 3x dinner, 3x afternoon tea

Transportation: Tourist transportation, EXPEDITION TRAIN.


IMPORTANT NOTE:The trekker will be responsible to carry their personal beloging, sleeping bag, mattress or any extra equipment rents


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Inca Trail Superior vs Cheap

What is the difference between them? Cheap and Superior Inca Trail


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If you would like the best Inca Trail tour all inclusive, choose the best option hike:

Cheap Inca Trail Advisor


Day 01: Cusco - Llulluchapampa

We pick you up from your hotel and transfer you by bus to the trailhead at km 82. Briefing at the trailhead (2350 m.), cross and hike along the Urubamba River visiting the collection of archeological sites of WILKARAKAY and the marvelous Inca Ruins of Llactapata. Continue up the CUSICHAKA River Canyon with magnificent views of the Cordillera Oriental, particularly, VERONICA Mountain (5850 m), lunch in Chamana, continue along the the inca trail and the Cusichaka river observing, several Inca agricultural terraces and irrigation channels. Visit the picturesque village of Huayllabamba. From this point we will start the ascent in different levels, where we will appreciate different Eco-systems along the way, in LLULLUCHAPAMPA we will set up our camp site (3700 m.), Dinner.

Day 02: LLulluchapampa - Chaquicocha

Wake up, We start up the trail toward the first pass WARMIWANUSCA (4200m) passing though the cloud forest of Yunkachimpa and the Corralpunku with an excellent view of snowcapped peaks. From the pass we descend to the Pacamayo valley (3300m). Lunch in PACASMAYO, continueto Hike through the PacasmayoValley to the Inka ruins of RUNKURACAY. We climb up and cross the second pass (3860m) and follow the Royal Inkas Highway down to the Inka Ruins of SAYACMARCA passing Lake YANACOCHA., Camp in CHAQUICOCHA

Day 03: Chaquicocha - Wi˝aywayna

We start up the trail, and pass through beautiful sup- tropical vegetation en route to the archaeological site of PHUYUPATAMARCA. Lunch at PHUYUPATAMARCA (3600 m.), Begin the steep descent through the cloud forest with opportunities to see beautiful orchids and different varieties of birds on the way to our camp site at WIÑAYWAYNA (2700 m.), guided tour of Wiñaywayna archeological site, camping in Wiñaywayna (2700 m.).

Day 04: Wi˝aywayna - Machu Picchu - Cusco

Begin hike overlooking the Urubamba River to the sun Gate or INTIPUNKU to see the sunrise on Machu Picchu. We enter the site early in the morning for the best photo opportunities and then spend the rest of the morning visiting and exploring the Ruins, free time in Machu Picchu. Meeting for those interested in visiting Aguas Calientes for lunch or to visit the hot springs otherwise, in the afternoon return to Cusco by tourist train from Aguas Calientes (actual town of Machu Picchu) to Cusco


What is included

Pre - Trek briefing

Our guide will visit your hotel a day before the trek for your briefing. Our guide will provided the duffel bag for your personal belonging,

Note: It is very important let us know, where you will be staying in Cusco;


Professional Guides

Experienced bilingual Tour Guide. They all grew up in this region and have a true passion to teach others about their heritage. They are fun yet professional, and will ensure you are safe and happy.

Note: A group up to 8 participants has 1 Tour Guide, a groups over 8 participants receives 2 Tour Guides



Camping (3 Nights)

Our tents are of the brand Doite. We provide with 2 person capacity tents. In case of a single traveller, we provide with a 1 person capacity tent.


Sleeping Roll Mattress

It is syntetic mattress



Included the Inca Trail Permit and Machu Picchu.


A professional Cook + Meals

3x breakfast, 3x lunch, 3x dinner,

The Tierras Vivas chefs cook delicious meals that many previous trekkers have raved about. If you are a vegetarian or have any restrictions, our chef will prepare special food, please advise us in advance. A vegetarian meal option is for NO extra cost. Food is typically served.



Excluding the first 4 hours of the trek when you need to bring your own, Tierras Vivas will supply all the water needed. This water will be boiled, filtered and then cooled, before distributing. You must supply your own water bottles or camel back. We recommend carrying about 3L worth. We will refill our waters at each meal.



Our porter will carry the all camping equipement for your trek

You will need to carry your personal beloing by yourself, included sleeping and roll mattress

Tierras Vivas DOES NOT permit this exploitation!! We guarantee that our porters carry only an amount given by the Peruvian law!!


Tourist Train

From Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo, there are two companies train (Incarail and Perurail),

If you take the train return at 19:00, you will be in Cusco at 22:00


Cooking Equipment

Tables and chairs, cooking tent with cooking equipment, dining and toilet tents and bottled gas


First aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle

Our guide has received training in first aid from a physician. Your tour guide will always have a first-aid kit for basic medical problems (traveler’s diarrhea, cuts, scrapes, etc.) and oxygen.


Extra equipment for your hike included 

  • A T-shirt of the Classic Inca Trail Map;.

No Included

  • First breakfast and last lunch.
  • Sleeping bag
  • Thermarest mattress (inflatable mattress for more comfort in the trail
  • Extra porter for carry your personal beloging ( USD 130; the Extra Porter can be shared between 2 persons)
  • A shuttle bus down from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes Town.
  • Huayna Picchu Mountain ($80)
  • Tips and extra expenses to souvenir.

Packing List

  • Original passport
  • For students: original ISIC card
  • Insurance card/certificate
  • Hiking boots
  • Waterproof jacket or rain poncho
  • Warm jacket
  • Hat and gloves
  • T-shirts
  • 2 pairs of pants (1 for hiking, 1 for when you are relaxing)
  • Thermal underwear for sleeping
  • Sleeping bag
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Comfortable trousers
  • Sun hat or cap
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Water for the first day
  • Toiletries/ Toilet paper
  • Personal medication
  • Cameraand Batteries
  • Flashlight or headlamp
  • Cash (in Peruvian nuevos soles)

Inca Trail Alternative hikes

If you want to say that you’ve hiked the famous Machu Picchu, then the Cheap Inca Trail Tour is for you. but usually you will need to book in advance, in case it is fully booked, we recommend the Inca Trail alternative hikes:

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Map

From $ 500.00
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