Moonstone Trek 5 day offers alternate hike to Machu Picchu. This trek passes by local communities which offer great opportunities to grasp a better understanding of the harshness of living in the Andes. All our travelers love the Moonstone Trek to Machu Picchu Trek, a superb alternative to the traditional Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Trek.
On this remote route you see few if any other trekkers moon stone trek is off the beaten path of peru, so you have this spectacular eastern extension of the Inca Trail all to yourself. No permits are necessary. You follow the footsteps of the Incas who built a high route from their capital city Cusco westward through the rugged cordillera and filled their empire with amazing temples and royal residences.You also explore amazing Inca stonework in an enormous 15th-century quarry site of Cachiqata. This is an isolated route with unexplored ruins, discovery at every turn and great mountain views – an excellent introduction to high wild andes.
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BRIEFING: The day before the trek, you will meet with your trekking guide at our EXPLORE ADVENTURES office and meet all the members of your group. Your guide will explain to you about the trek, route and all the necessary recommendations will be provided to you. This will take approximately 40 minutes, where you will receive your duffel bags that will be carried by horses along the trail.
Day 1: CUSCO,KILLARUMUYOQ ,CHILLIPAWA camp at 3,750m/12,300’
Day 2: CHANCACHUCO camp at 4,350 m/14,268’
Day 3: HUAYRAPUNKU/CACHIQATA QUARRY camp at 3,525m/11,562’
Day 4: OLLANTAYTAMBO/MACHU PICCHU hotel at aguas calientes tonw
Day 5: MACHU PICCHU afternoon back to Cusco
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