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6 Days Machu Picchu Trail Running Adventure - Andean Expedition

1350 USD
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6 Days Machu Picchu Trail Running Adventure - Andean Expedition
1350 USD


Experience an exhilarating 6-day trail running adventure through the heart of the Andes. Start in Cusco, where you'll explore its rich history and vibrant culture. Tackle the challenging Salkantay Pass, surrounded by breathtaking mountain scenery, and run through lush valleys and remote villages.

The adventure culminates with a guided tour of the iconic Machu Picchu, where you'll marvel at the ancient Incan architecture and stunning vistas. Perfect for running enthusiasts and nature lovers, this trek offers a unique blend of physical challenge, cultural immersion, and natural beauty.

Check the itinerary for more details and start planning your ultimate Andean expedition today!

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6 Day Machu Picchu Trail Running Adventure

Tour Details

Day 1: Arrival in Cusco, City Tour, and Sacsayhuaman

Meals: Not Included Upon arrival in Cusco, you'll be transferred to your hotel, where our staff will provide brief and informative details about your activities. Around 11:00 AM, we'll begin our running excursion from the hotel to Sacsayhuaman, located at an altitude of 3,700 meters above sea level. It's approximately 2.5 kilometers. Sacsayhuaman showcases some of the finest examples of Inca masonry and construction, including meticulously cut stones forming impressive walls. After exploring Sacsayhuaman, we'll ascend the hill to the Qenqo Archaeological Complex, an Inca labyrinth featuring a ritualistic altar. We'll then run to Cusco's main square, where you can relax and enjoy your afternoon.

Included Services: Airport Transfer to Hotel (20 minutes), Tour: Sacsayhuaman & Qenqo, Entrance Fees Overnight: Hostal Saphi Cusco - Standard Room Accommodation

Day 2: Humantay Lake Trek/Run

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner We depart Cusco at 5 AM and head to Soraypampa, where our arrieros (muleteers) await. After breakfast prepared by our chefs, we'll begin our journey to Humantay Lake. We'll run for about 1 hour, capturing stunning photographs before running for another 1.5 hours to Salkantaypampa, our first campsite. This day's trail covers 7 to 8 kilometers, totaling approximately 2 to 2.5 hours of running.

Included Services: Humantay Lake Trek/Run, Not Included: Special Contribution for Non-Traditional Activities ($30), Overnight: Camp Salkantaypampa 

Day 3: Soraypampa to Paucarcancha

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks, and Drinks en route Early morning, after breakfast, your guide will lead you on a run to Paucarcancha, covering 25 kilometers in 4 to 6 hours. We'll pass through Inca canals and ascend the Inca Chiriasca pass at 5,000 meters, enjoying breathtaking mountain views. Descend through lush green valleys and streams to reach the Paucarcancha campsite.

Included Services: Guided Running, Inclusive of Horsemen and Mules (carrying kitchen and camping equipment), Overnight: Camp Paucarcancha

Day 4: Paucarcancha to Aguas Calientes

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks, and Drinks en route Enjoy breakfast and explore famous Inca ruins. Run until KM 82 (14km = 2.5 hours), where transportation awaits to transfer you to Ollantaytambo for lunch and an afternoon train to Aguas Calientes. After arriving in Aguas Calientes, rest at your hotel.

Included Services: Transportation: KM 82 – Ollantaytambo, Train Tickets: Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes (The Voyager Train 45 at 16:36), Overnight: Hotel Susana Posada - Standard Room Accommodation.

Day 5: Aguas Calientes – Cusco, Machu Picchu Visit

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Wake up early for a guided trek to Machu Picchu, exploring its famous archaeological sites. Return to Aguas Calientes for lunch and board the train back to Ollantaytambo, then return to Cusco.

Included Services: Guided Running, Bus Tickets: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes (approx. 25 minutes each way), Entrance to Machu Picchu, Train Tickets: Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo (The Voyager Train 44 at 14:30), Private Transportation: Ollantaytambo Train Station – Hotel in Cusco (approx. 2 hours), Overnight: Hostal Saphi Cusco - Standard Room Accommodation. 

Day 6: Farewell Cusco

Meals: Breakfast Enjoy your last day at leisure before heading to the airport for your return flight home via Lima.

Min. 4 People


1350 USD


Visiting "Machu Pichu"

Visiting "Cusco" and its Cathedral

Hiking and Running through unique landscapes

Visiting "Soraypampa"


Airport transfers

2 nights accommodation in Cusco and 1 night in Aguas Calientes in Standard Rooms

2 nights camping

Private transportation from Cusco to Soraypampa

Professional certified guide

Equipment (tents, meals)

Basic round-trip train service

Entrance to Machu Picchu

Round-trip bus tickets from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu

Private transportation from Poroy train station to your hotel in Cusco

First aid kit

24/7 support and emergency line throughout the itinerary

What'sNot Included

Evacuation (in case of serious medical injury)

Personal trekking equipment: Sleeping bags, inflatable mattresses, poles, extra horse for personal belongings or horse for riding.

Personal items and expenses (e.g., insurance, flight details, cash)

Weather-appropriate clothing, running gear, sandals, personal hygiene items

Sunscreen, sunglasses, headlamp, camelback, insect repellent, antibacterial gel, small first aid kit

Reusable water bottle, waterproof backpack

Travel Insurance


Running poles (can be rented at our office)


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