Come with us for Ancascocha Trail with plan Ancascocha trek Machupicchu 4 days plus experienced tour guide, besides that Ancascocha Trail Peru is remarkable and amazing original Inca trail located at Cusco Peru on the way to Machu Picchu and organized with an expert tour guide then professional chef who cooks organic food along the hike.
Moreover, Ancascocha Peru trek is listed as one of the National Geographic’s 20 dream trek in the world and being the best hike list extremely and the hike goes through some local villages and then through some mountain passes, including the high point of the Huayñanay pass which is located at (4550 masl/14,925ft) with some nice views to snow-capped mountains like Salkantay and Veronica then Huaccawillca.
The Ancascocha Trail
This Ancascocha Trek Machupicchu 4 days plus experienced tour guide, so this trek start, from Socma little remote village located along the sacred valley of the Incas and, goes through some nice waterfall called Perolniyoc, then we explore Qori Marka Inca site, and consequently the last day, we see more Inca sites named, Paucarcancha and Llactapata.
In conclusion, this trek is hiking the real Inca trail, which was used as a connection from the sacred valley to Machupicchu and also to the beginning of the amazon jungle, from where the Incas obtained coca leaves.
Peru Trail To Machu Picchu
Peru is one of the countries in South America with the famous Andes mountains, with the famous hiking places and camping and watch some beautiful snow-capped mountains, and see some llamas and alpacas.
Also, the hiking trail mountains to Machupicchu is named Ancascocha, which is trekking through the Andes mountains and see some Inca sites, then by the end ride a train to Aguas Calientes town, and afterwards, the last day has a private tour at Machupicchu, at your own pace.
Description: For Ancascocha Trek To Machupicchu 4D/3N
This Trekking Ancascocha to Machu Picchu, also known as the best trail to hike and being better than the classical Inca trail, so this Ancascocha is trekking in Peru Cusco and ends up, with riding the train to Machu Picchu, and the way booking is easy, since this route no having the limit number of people, only we need to book the train tickets in advance and the road consists starting from the sacred valley from the small village named Soqma, located at 3,250 masl (10,662 ft)
The trail goes through amazing Andean mountains, and some high passes over 4,550 masl (14,599 ft) for the views and also along the road, there are some peasant villages, and also some Inca sites.
Therefore, this alternative hiking Inca trail has many Inca sites in day 3 on the way to kilometre 82, where is the end of this Ancascocha Trail and the small village called Pesccacucho located at 2600 masl and afterwards we ride our car to Ollantaytambo train station then train ride to Aguas Calientes town for 2 hours then the overnight in this village located at the beginning of Peru Amazon jungle situated at 2000 masl (6,5561 ft).
Then, day 4 Machu Picchu, and afterwards the way back to Ollantaytambo by train, then by car to Cusco city, with dropping you off at your place.
Day 1: Cusco Soqma Rayan Chancachuco Valley
We leave Cusco at 5: am in the morning by car and drive for an hour and 20 minutes to Soqma Place which is located 3,200 masl, (feet 10,512,) so this is the starting point of our Ancashccocha Trek to Machu Pichu where you meet up with our horseman team and then have some breakfast and afterwards we start the hike for an hour 15 minutes to the cascade, called Pirolniyoc and time to stop for views and then hike 40 minutes to the Inca site.
So now 45 minutes to lunch place called Rayan located at 3,700 masl/feet 9,350 and afterwards some lunch then we start 4 hours uphill hike to Huychiccasa pass located 4,450 mals/feet 14,596 and here some outstanding views of some valleys like Chancachuco and some part of Sacred Valley of the Incas and then some easy downhill for 45 minutes to our campsite then at night some views to the stars.
- Meals: Breakfast and lunch and then dinner
The distance an elevation:
- Lowest elevation: 3,205 masl/10,512 ft
- Highest elevation: 4,450 masl/14,596 ft
- Distance to walk 9 hours, 18km/10 miles
- Level to difficulty: Moderate
- Time to walk: Dry season, from May to November
Day 2: Huayanay Inca Racay And Muyu Community
We wake you up, with coca tea and then breakfast then hike for 45 minutes with up and down road and then 20 minutes and some view to snow-capped mountain the Veronica, located at 5900 masl/ 19,100 feet and afterwards we continue the hike for an hour uphill and enjoying some views like mountains and also some Inca site and then reach to the Ancasccocha lake and here is our lunch.
After lunch, we continue the uphill for 2 hours and arrive at the pass called Huayanay with altitude 4,650 masl/15,290 feet so this point is the highest in our entire trek and in this segment we find an original stone-paved Inca trail with some great views, so now we continue 3 hours and a half downhill hiking and arriving at the Inca site called Inca Raccay and then camp named Muyu community, located at 3850 masl/12,628 feet.
Distance And Difficulty
- Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
- Highest Elevation: 4,650 m/ 15,298
- Campsite elevation: 3,850 m/12,628 ft
- Distance to walk: 18 km/ 10 miles
- Approximate walking time: 10 hours
- Level of Difficulty: Challenging
- Meals: Breakfast and lunch and then dinner
- The distance an elevation:
- Campsite elevation: 3850 masl/12,628 feet
Day 3: See Some Inca Sites And Then Aguas Calientes Town
We wake you up with coca teá and then breakfast then hike downhill for 2 hours until some nice Inca site named Paucarcancha and talk about it and afterwards we hike 5 hours through the classical Inca trail the way to kilometres 82, so the trail is gentle and arriving at Huayllabamba and Tarabamba and then Pactallacta then Salapunku and afterwards lunch place and then say goodbye to our working team.
Then we ride our private car from kilometre 82 to Ollantaytambo train station for an hour then train ride to Aguas Calientes town for an hour and 45 minutes, through the valley of Machupicchu and tunnels and finally arriving at the beginning of the amazon jungle, where is located Aguas Calientes town at 2000 masl and then some dinner in your own.
Distance Of Hike
- Meals: Breakfast, lunch
- The distance an elevation:
- Highest elevation: 3850 masl/ 12,629 feet
- Lowest elevation: 2,750 mals/9,158 feet
- Distance to walk: 7 hours/ 14 km
- Level of difficulty: easy
- Time to walk: From May to April
Day 4: Machupicchu -Ollantaytambo -Cusco
Time to wake you up at 4:30 am and then breakfast included and afterwards time for lining up for the buses leaving since 5:30 am the way up to Machupicchu city to one of the new seventh wanders in the world and as soon as we get off from the bus.
We take you to the viewpoint and then tour at Machupicchu city for 3 hours and afterwards, we line up for the buses way down from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes town for your optional lunch which is not included and afterwards the train the way back to Ollantaytambo for two hours and then by bus for another 2 hours the way back to Cusco then we drop you off at your place.
Overview About Ancascocha Trek Machu Picchu 4 Days
• First: Cusco- Soqma –Rayan
• Second: Rayan-Ancasccocha
• Third: Ancasccocha-Huayanay pass-Muyu community and Inca sites
• Fourth: Aguas Calientes Machupicchu Cusco
Distance hike Of Ancascocha Trek Machupicchu 4 Days plus Experienced Tour Guide
• Total distance hiked: 49 km/30 ½ miles
• Beginning altitude: 3,205 m / 10,512 ft
• Maximum altitude: 4,650 m/ 15,298 ft
• Overall trek difficulty: Challenging
Included: For Ancascocha Trek Machupicchu 4 Days Plus Experienced Tour Guide
- Private van to take you to the beginning of the road
- Experienced plus paramedic local tour guide
- All the entrances to the archaeological sites
- Plenty of Peruvian food
- Oxygen tank with a finger pulse oximeter
- Some first kit aid
- Hiking sticks
- Some drinking water along the trail
Price: For Ancascocha Trek Machupicchu 4 Days Plus Experienced Tour Guide
- US $665 per person, based on 4 people and this price is in the private group, which is much better than a shared group and extra porter included and we give a duffle bag to put your personal belongings and then you just carry your daypack for the hike.
Discount: For Ancascocha Trek Machupicchu 4 Days Plus Experienced Tour Guide
We do some discount, all year round, just write to us please, for some special discount
- Students discount with working green ISIC card: US$20
- Children under 15 year will pay as student: US$20
Weather For Ancascocha Trek Machupicchu 4 Days Plus Experienced Tour Guide
The weather is changeable mainly from October to April is rainy season then is dry season, but nowadays since the weather is changing, with the global warming anytime can be dry and rainy, so that means, we need to be lucky with the weather sometimes and just in case always bring some rain jacket and any season going to this place is good.
This trek is located at high altitude in the Andes mountains, mainly we start from Cusco city at 3300 masl then along the route we arrive up to 4600 masl. So to be okay with the high altitude is just drinking plenty of water and eat some easy digest food like bland food and no alcohol, meet. Also just in case, the tour guide carries the oxygen tank for the route in case you will be affected by high altitude problem
Food For Ancascocha Trek Machupicchu 4 Days Plus Experienced Tour Guide
The food we carry is organic, so for the route, there will be a professional chef to cook the organic food and also he will cook vegetarian and vegan food, according to the type food is required by customers in the safe way to prevent the stomach infection
What is the highlight of the tour along the route?
We see along the trek some nice waterfall and then Inca sites and also some sheep herders