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Pumamarca Hike & Machu Picchu, 2 days

Pumamarca Hike to Machu Picchu

Pumamarca hike to Machu Picchu goes on a picturesque trail, rarely visited by travelers. The Pumamarca hike is a great day hike for people seeking for short treks in the magical Sacred Valley. Pumamarca is a beautiful Inca ruin located high above Ollantaytambo town,  perched on the hilltop. Pumamarca hike, links the Inca ruins of Pumamarca with some Inca farming terraces along the valley of Patacancha.

With Pumamarca hike travelers will experience little Quechua villages, great Inca aqueducts with breathtaking views of the mountains around. This short Pumamarca hike ends at Ollantaytambo, the only town with original Inca foundation.

To the end of Pumamarca hike we will have train ride from Ollantaytambo station and connect to Machu Picchu, we will spend one night at the hotel in Aguas Calientes. The best time to do the Pumamarca hike is from April to December

Pumamarca hike Highlights:

  • The spectacular Ruins of Pumamarca
  • Visiting the local villages
  • Beautiful mountain scenery
  • Pumamarca hike on the Inca Trail
  • Impressive Inca water channels
  • Amazing farming terraces of the Incas
  • Ollantaytambo remarkable Inca town
  • Machu Picchu the legendary lost city of the Incas

Overview

Pumamarca hike & Machu picchu – Overview

  • First day.- Cuzco – Ollantaytambo – Pumamarca– Aguas Calientes
  • Second day.- Aguas Calientes – Machu picchu – Ollantaytambo– Cusco.

Itinerary

Detailed itinerary for Pumamarca 

First day: Cusco – Ollanta – Pumamarca – Aguas Calientes

plato tipico CuscoThe Pumamarca trek starts with the pick-up from your hotel in Cusco at 6:00am. The drive to Ollantaytambo is almost 2 hours (optional to buy breakfast here). after the stop we will continue for another 20 minutes by car. we will travel along the Patacancha Valley to the trail-head of Pumamarca. A 30 minutes uphill hike will allow us to arrive to the beautiful ruins of Pumamarca. there will be plenty of time to explore and enjoy this wonderful Inca site.

After the guided tour at the ruins of Pumamarca. A beautiful Inca Trail will lead us down to Ollantaytambo town. After lunch we will have chance will time to explore the town. Ollantaytambo has water channels and beautiful stone doorways. At the scheduled time we walk to the train station and then continue to Aguas Calientes town.

Meals included: Lunch and dinner

Hotel in Aguas Calientes:

Second day: Machu Picchu – Cusco

 

Pumamarca-hike-machu-picchu.After an early breakfast at your hotel the guide will lead you to the bus station, we will have 30 minutes of bus drive to Machu Picchu. Where you will participate in a guided tour of the Citadel. The tour goes to the Main Plaza, the Sun Temple, the Sun Dial (Intihuatana), the Royal palace, the Temple of the Three Windows, the Main temple, Sacred Rock.

In the afternoon at the appropriate time you will return to Aguas Calientes. After  lunch we will catch the train back to Ollantaytambo station. The journey by train is approximately 1:40 Hours. Upon your arrival to the train station at Ollantaytambo you will a transfer back to the hotel in Cusco.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Inclusions

 Included for Pumamarca hike  & Machu Picchu:

  • Entrance fees for Pumamarca hike & Machu Picchu.
  • Private transportation to the beginning of Pumamarca trek
  • Fluent English speaking guide for the hike and Machu Picchu.
  • Meals: described on the itinerary.
  • One night acommodation in Aguas Calientes.
  • Train tickets round trip (expedition class).
  • Bus tickets to Machu Picchu.
  • Transfer Cusco/Ollantaytambo/ Cusco.

Not included for Pumamarca hike & Machupicchu:

  • Tip for the crew (guide and driver)
  • Meals not described on the itinerary of Pumamarca trek
  • Entrance fee to Wayna Picchu and Montaña
  • Entrance fee to the hot springs
  • Acommodation in Cusco
  • Extra drinks

Note: The tickets for Wayna Picchu are limited to 400 people per day, the same as the Machu Picchu Montaña.

Recommended things to bring for Pumamarca hike & Machupicchu

  • A small back pack with essential items
  • Water bottle, camera, sunblock, hat
  • Original passport or ISIC card for students
  • Rain coat or rain poncho
  •  Extra money for tips and souvenirs
  • Change of clothes
  • Insect repellent
  • Comfortable sturdy walking shoes or runners

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