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Cachicata Trek to Machu Picchu 4D/3N

Type Tours



34 km



Best Time

April - May

Group Size

Max - 12 People



Trip Summary

Inca Cantera trek is the perfect alternative trek for those who like to explore much less crowded routes off the beaten track. This ancient Inca trail was built by the Incas 500 years ago and is still used by the locals today.

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The Inca Quarry Trek takes hikers to beautiful, secluded waterfalls, traditional Andean communities, and the largest quarry in the Inca Empire. You will learn about life in these isolated villages, the Inca culture and enjoy the different landscapes, from the Sacred Valley to the high Andean mountains, and spend an unforgettable day exploring Machu Picchu, one of the most incredible places on the planet.

Highlights of the Inca Quarry Trail

  • Book with confidence and flexibility
  • Visit the Perrolniyoq waterfall, the most beautiful in Cusco.
  • Explore the largest Inca quarry and spectacular Inca ruins
  • Visit the Sungate in Ollantaytambo
  • Partake in an underground Pachamanca hot stone barbecue.
  • Panoramic train back to Cusco.
  • Visit our social projects in Cachiccata.

Price per person

To reserve the Inca Quarry Trail to Machu Picchu, you must make an initial payment of 50 USD per person, the remaining balance can be paid online, in installments or in Cusco with any credit card without any reservation fee.
Student discount:
All travelers under the age of 17 will get $35. If you are 25 or younger at the time of travel, you can get the $35 discount with your student ID. Please notify us by email to give you a code for the discount.

Summary day by day Cachicata Trek

Day 1: Cusco – Racca – Soqma Falls – Korimarca:

After being picked up from your hotel in Cusco at 7:00 am, drive to the town of Racca to begin
the Inca Quarry Trek to Machu Picchu. The trek lasts 6 hours, visiting Ñaupa Iglesia (2967m /
9734ft), the village of Soqma, the waterfalls of Perolniyoc and the Inca site of Rayanpata. We
camp in the town of Korimarca (3,611 m / 11,847 ft).

Day 2: Korimarca – Inti Punku – Choquetacarpus:

Wake up with a cup of coffee or coca tea in your tent, have breakfast and begin the 4-hour
ascent to the Charkahuaylla pass (4450 m / 14599 ft). After lunch, visit the Inca site
Intipunku (gate of the sun) and enjoy the incredible views of the snow-capped mountains.
Camp at Choquetacarpo (3600m / 11811ft).

Day 3: Choquetacarpo – Inca Quarry – Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes:

After enjoying a delicious breakfast, descend for 3 hours to the Inca Cachiccata Quarry,
considered one of the largest Inca quarries in Cusco. Lunch is a particular barbecue
“Pachamanca”. Then continue to Ollantaytambo and I took the train to Aguas Calientes.
Spend the night in a hotel.

Day 4: Explore Machu Picchu – Return to Cusco:

On the last day, get up early and take the first buses to Machu Picchu. The guided
tour begins with a short visit to Intipunku or Puente Inca. Then, explore the Inca
stone temples and grand palaces. You will have time to explore on your own and
then take the panoramic Vistadome train back to Cusco. Arrival around 7:30 pm.

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