ANCASCOCHA TREK TO MACHU PICCHU
Ancascocha Trekking Tours
Hike the Ancascocha Trek to Machu Picchu and approach Machu Picchu on your own two feet Hiking In the Andes of Peru.
BEFORE YOU GO: The Classic Inca trail hike to Machu Pichcu has become so popular in recent years, the Inca trail Tours now need to be reserved 6 months in advance to limit damage to the trail.
Now, limited access to Inca Trail is only 500 persons per day and porters should be included. All these circumstances make it hard to reserve for the peak season.
Fortunately, the Incas were master road builders who constructed a network of Inca trails throughout the Andes, and the Ancascocha trek connection to the Inca trail to Machu Picchu from 4, 5, 6, and 7 days is considered one of the best NEW! alternative treks to the 4 Days classic Inca trail.
As it treks through the same terrain and region as the Inca trail Camping Tours this extraordinary route is definitely one of the most beautiful off-the-beaten-track treks in the south of the Peruvian Andes.
Our Recommendation! Ancascocha Trek and Original Inca Trail 7 Days
The Most Recommended Original Ancascocha Trek with Inca trail to Machu Picchu 7 days is ideal for those travelers who have a good level of fitness and are well acclimatized.
The route includes two high passes over 4450 meters and seek tranquility in nature with uncrowded trails, perfect for hiking you will visit local Andean villages and enjoy a variety of ecosystems as well as spectacular vistas of snow-capped mountains, tropical jungle, cloud forest wilderness, glacial lakes, and of course, Peru’s spectacular Inca ruins of Machu Picchu.
If you are short on Time Book The Ancascocha Trek 5 Days
The 5-day Ancascocha trek takes you through the spectacular Andean mountains to Machu Picchu visiting numerous Inca ruin sites all with the same incredible beauty as the classic Ancascocha Trek 4 Days however without the crowds on this NEW trek any of these Andean hiking Tours are wonderful hikes.
Hike Hidden Paths
You will hike through small villages inhabited by Quechua-speaking people who live by many of the same Inca traditions as thousands of years ago.
National Geographic recently named Ancascocha Trail as the spectacular trail that remains off the beaten path also known as the Hidden Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.
Best Hike Bucket List Ancascocha Trek + Original 2 Days Inca Trail 6D
What sets this new Ancascocha trek 6 Days to Machu Picchu apart from others? Is the ability to join it with a two-day Inca Trail and have one incredible journey through the sun gate.
This gives you an incomparable level of flexibility, especially if there are no permits. For the Machu Picchu Classic Inca Trail, You get both Ancascocha’s remoteness and all that comes along with a Short Inca Trail Tour, along with some absolutely breathtaking views!
What You’ll See in The Ancascocha Trek to Machu Picchu?
Hike along the Ancascocha trail offers spectacular sparkling glacial, Wildlife, lakes, and well-preserved landscapes. Offering the opportunity to tour and learn about several lesser-visited ancient Inca ruins.
You will be surrounded by the vibrant wild flora and fauna of the Andes with views of the Salkantay mountain the second-highest mountain in the Cusco region towering at 6 271m the Ancascocha trek to Machu Picchu also known as the hidden Inca trail or the super Inca trail is strenuous and lesser-traveled because is new!
If you’re looking for off-the-beaten-path trails pristine wilderness and a challenging trek this trek to Ancascocha is for you one of the sacred valley’s best-kept trekking to Machu Picchu.
Permission must be purchased from the locals which is why it is important to trek with a reputed local Tour operator like Tour Leaders Peru Adventure.
Book any of the Ancascocha treks to Machu Picchu with Tour Leaders Peru here for an out-of-this-world trekking experience.
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- Take the extraordinary journey through the highlands of Peru’s Sacred Valley to experience some of the most exciting new hiking trails leading up to Machu Picchu.
- Sample our top-notch ‘Novo Andean Food’, crafted by skilled Chefs with a creative touch.
- Make your Peru journey one to remember with experienced expert tour guides who have hiked the Inca Trail over 500 times, the Salkantay Trek more than 250 times, Choquequirao Trek over 300 times, the Ausangate Trek 50+ occasions, Ancascocha Trek on 70 journeys and Machu Picchu trekking experiences in excess of 500.
- Experience the spectacular beauty of Quechua culture, witness fragile ecosystems, and explore ancient Inca ruins. Keep an eye out for wildlife like the majestic condor – it’s perfect for stunning landscape photography!
- We provide a comprehensive camping experience REI CO-OP, complete with all the necessary gear and a cozy dining tent. Enjoy the best of nature’s trail with us!
- Marvel at the breathtaking beauty of nature’s panoramic scenes and capture them all in timeless photographs.
- Revel in the grandeur of Machu Picchu, otherwise known as the “Lost City of the Incas” for your final day with a personal guide.
- Let us take you on a journey to discover Peru’s hidden gems and unspoiled natural beauty. With an expert-led tour, our local Cusco-based operators will guide you off the beaten path for one-of-a-kind experiences that you won’t find anywhere else! We are proud to be managed by locals who know this land better than anyone else – book your trekking holiday now for memories that’ll last a lifetime!
- As an official and accredited tour operator based in Cusco, Peru, and approved by the Peruvian Ministry of Tourism, we are committed to providing our clients with exceptional service.
Ancascocha Hiking Tours to Machu Picchu
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ANCASCOCHA TREK 4D
Experience the spectacular beauty of Quechua culture, witness fragile ecosystems, and explore ancient Inca ruins. Keep an eye out for wildlife like the majestic condor – it’s perfect for stunning landscape photography!
ANCASCOCHA TREK 5D
Embark on an unforgettable journey to Machu Picchu by taking the Ancascocha trek and Part of the Inca Trail to KM 82, a lesser-known and less crowded 5 DAYS HIKE IN THE PERUVIAN ANDES.
ANCASCOCHA TREK 6D
Embark on an unforgettable journey to Machu Picchu by taking the Ancascocha Trek + Short Inca Trail 6 Days will Take the extraordinary journey through the highlands of Peru’s Sacred Valley to experience some of the most exciting NEW! hiking trails leading up to Machu Picchu.
ANCASCOCCHA TREK + INCA TRAIL 7 DAYS
INCA TRAIL 4 DAYS
Hikers ascend two mountain passes over 13,000 feet Dead Woman Pass (3,962 meters) and then drop down to where Machu Picchu sits at 7,982 feet (2,430 meters). There are other route options.
NoteWe strive to make your journey an unforgettable experience and will do our best to uphold the detailed itinerary above. However, it’s important that you remain flexible as we may need to modify things depending on life interruptions such as strikes, weather patterns, or terrain conditions beyond our control! Rest assured though – whatever happens along the way we’ll take care of finding alternative arrangements so hopefully this grand adventure still lives up its expectations!
INCLUDE In Each Tour
✅Private transport from your hotel to the start of the trail.
✅Entrance Fee to Machu Picchu.
✅One-night hotel in Aguas Calientes town.
✅Bus Shuttle round trip to Machupicchu.
✅Round trip train ticket.
✅Camping Equipment REI 3-season tent (04 people tent for 02 people).
✅Other camping equipment, a dining tent with table and chairs, and a kitchen tent, managed by a professional cooking staff.
✅Private transportation From each Hiking Trip.
✅escorted Tour Leader for the whole trip and Machu Picchu.
✅First-Aid Kits, Oxygen tank.
✅Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks, with options for vegetarians, gluten-free, lactose-free.
✅A professional Local chef who grew up in the countryside.
✅Horses to carry your individual gear. Where you’ll pack a max amount of 17 pounds.
✅Sleeping pad (Therma-Rest mattresses) and Pillow.
✅Duffle bag to pack up your personal belongings.
✅Biodegradable toilet tent.
❌Sleeping bags (available for renting)
❌Hiking poles (available for renting)
❌Last dinner of each Trip.
❌Last lunch after Machu Picchu Tour.
❌Extra expenses during the trek
❌Travel and health insurance (bring copies with you please), we highly recommend getting insurance for trip cancellation, and interruption; insurance to protect your travel investment, Included with your pre-departure package.
❌International or internal airfare, transfers for independent arrival or departure, any meals not specified after each itinerary day in the Detailed Itinerary, airport departure taxes, optional tipping or gratuities to leaders or staff.
BEFORE YOU GO
Our Team of Experts Can Help With Flights and Accommodation.
Not sure how to book your whole trip? Our team of experts can help with flights and accommodation. We’ll also take care of any international transit you might need on the way there or back!
We can help you plan your entire tour of Peru, including booking flights to and from Lima. We’ll also book a place for each day while trekking the Inca Trail!
Consider to Arrive 1-2 days Before to Hike Ancascocha Trek
The Ancascocha Trek to Machu Picchu is a demanding trek, so don’t arrive at night and expect to be properly acclimatized in time. Make sure you’ve allowed enough preparation before the hike starts by following these simple guidelines:
This means that if your arrival date will fall on Day 1 or later then allow up until noon (12 PM) for registration procedures upon arriving in Cusco; this also applies when booking hotels near Cusco Center or Sacred Valley due to its proximity to the Airport terminal which may cause traffic issues during rush hour if coming straight from the airport without having had much sleep since landing overseas.
Inca Trail Acclimatization
The Inca Trail is a tough hike, so it’s important to take time beforehand and prepare your body for the added stress of altitude. Our full four-day tour allows you plenty of opportunities throughout Cusco City (and other areas) where we can help get acclimatized while immersed among local communities at their ruins!
The key to Tour Leaders Peru Safety Policy
We occupy the top position for a reason. Safety underpins everything we do. We are widely regarded as the safest and best- Inca Trail equipped team on any Peru Hiking Tours & expedition.
We carry an extensive emergency first aid kit on all trips plus satellite phones on all remote expeditions.
The key to Tour Leaders Peru Safety Policy is our highly trained and superbly motivated staff. Our guides consistently make decisions that put safety above all else. These decisions include walking around rapids, waiting out for better weather, route changes, and limiting trip participation if the client may have issues continuing.
We expect clients to abide by these decisions. After all, it is for your own safety.
Have a question about booking your whole trip?
We can book flights from Lima to and back as well as any other international journeys. You’ll also be able to find accommodations before or after hiking the Ancascotra Trail!
Best Hiking Equipment
Top Of The Line REI - EQUIPMENT
Hiking in Peru is a great way to take advantage of the country's natural beauty. The right camping equip can make your trip more enjoyable and comfortable, like what REI has on offer with their Tents S, Pats S, Bags, etc!. From our store, you know where else these products might come into play when traveling abroad
Porters Weltfare INCA TRAIL PORTERS
Have you ever wondered how the Inca Trail was made? The answer might be found in its most important part: Porters, they'll take you to your destination.
PORTER isn't just about carrying your gear for hiking – it's also a job that requires strength, agility.
Bathroom Situation ON THE INCA TRAIL
If you're planning to hike the Inca Trail Hike, there are a few things you need to know about the bathroom situation. Unlike many other trails, there are no bathrooms along the way, so it's important to plan ahead. Here are a few tips to help make your journey as comfortable as possible.
DAY TOURS ADD-ONS
Are you looking for some interesting day trips to take while in Cusco? If so, you’re in good hands. There are many great options available, and we’ve compiled a list of our favorites just for you.
So whether you’re interested in Day hiking tours, camping, or exploring ancient ruins, we have something for everyone. So what are you waiting for? Get out there and start planning your Cusco Day Tour adventures!
1 Day Trip From Cusco RAINBOW MOUNTAIN
This Rainbow Tour Itinerary provides information about how to visit Rainbow Mountain Peru as a day trip from Cusco. For more information about trekking the Inca Trail, please visit Link Bellow.
1 Day Tour From Cusco Sacred Valley
If you're looking to explore the Sacred Valley without spending a lot of time, a 1-day tour is a great option. Our professional guides will take you to some of the most important Inka sites including Pisaq, Ollantaytambo, and Chinchero Village.
Half Day Cusco Circuit CUSCO CITY TOUR
The tour includes visits to some of the most important attractions, including Sacsayhuaman, Quenqo, Puka Pukara, and Tambomachay. You'll also have free time to explore Cusco on your own. If you're interested in learning more about the Incas, this is a great tour for you!
1D Umantay Lake FULL DAY
The Humantay Lake is a hidden treasure in the Inca Trail and this full-day guided tour will show you everything there is to see. The hike alone can be challenging but with all of your travel included on arrival, plus breakfast and lunch as well—it's impossible not to have an amazing time!
1D Train Tour MACHU PICCHU
Machu Picchu is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that's been attracting visitors since it was first discovered by the Spanish over 500 years ago. If you want an authentic experience, book your Train ticket in advance and choose between economical trains or modern coaches; either way, there will be nothing else like this train journey again!
1 Day Palcoyo Rainbow Mountain
Palcoyo is an easier hike than the original rainbow mountain. Instead of one colored mountain in Vinicunca, you will see up to 5 different colors when on Palcoyo tour! You don't have to wake up at 3 am for this attraction like most other tourists do; instead, we go during off-peak times so it's less crowded too 🙂
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