Tour to Machupicchu + Climbing Ishinca and Tocllaraju – 9 Days
Day 1: Lima – flight to Cusco and City tours in the afternoon
After breakfast in the Hotel in Lima, passengers will be transferred to the Airport in Lima, around 7am, to take the morning flight to Cusco, then after one hour flight we will arrive to Cusco around 11am, then the group will be transferred to the selected hotel for the accommodation then, the group will have lunch and in the afternoon they will start the city tour visiting Cusco around. Cusco is located in the Andean area in the south side of Peru at (3399m/11148ft).
During the tour we will visit the Temple of the Sun Coricancha, The Cathedral, The Main Square, the ruins of Sacsayhuaman, the ruins of Kenko, the ruins of Pucapucara and the ruins of Tambomachay, then at appropriate time dinner and overnight at hotel in Cusco.
Day 2: Cusco – Tours to Machupicchu – back to Cusco
After the breakfast in Cusco the Guide will go to pick up you, then you will be transferred to the Train Station to travel to the Aguas Calientes for about 4 hours, after that we hava to take bus to Archeological Complex of Machupicchu; then we will visit around the ruins with the Guide for about 2 hours approximately, after that we will have free hour to climb up to Waynapicchu for about 40 minutes, where we can enjoy the nice panoramic our around, then we will descend to Machupicchu to take the bus to Aguas calientes.
After arrive to Aguas Calientes we will enjoy the Hot Springs and lunch, the will take the train to back Cusco. Arriving to Cusco at 8:00pm and transfer to your Hotel.
Day 3: Cusco – flight back to Lima
This day you will flight back to Lima in the afternoon, our private transport will picks up you 2 hours before from your hotel and then transport to the airport in Cusco, you have to be there 1 hour and half before minimum for your checking, the flight takes 1 hours and 10 minutes to Lima, arriving to Lima our private transport will be waiting for you to then transport to the hotel.
Day 4: Lima – early flight to Huaraz and free day
This day very early our private transport will picks up you from the hotel and then transport to the airport in Lima, the flight will leave very early around 05:20hours, 1 hour flight to Huaraz, arriving to the airport you will be transferred to Huaraz and you hotel, it will takes 40 minutes driving.
Then you will have free day for your acclimatization, walking around the city or to make some purchases, also preparation day for the next day trekking.
Day 5: Huaraz – Pashpa – Base Camp Ishinca (4300m/14104ft)
Transfer to the trail head Pashpa (3670m/15317ft) in private bus, where we will meet the donkey drivers, then we will hiking up along the Ishinca Valley, where there is the National Park’s control, then after to check in we will have lunch, then we will continue walking arriving to the base camp of Ishinca about 5 hours approximetaly. Then we will check our climbing equipment for the next day, overnight Camping at (4300m/14104ft).
Day 6: Base Camp – summit day to Ishinca (5550m/18204ft)
We will wake up very early and have breakfast around 03:00hours, after that we will start hiking at 03:30hours to the glacier, arriving to the glacier after 2 hours half hike, then we will put and use our climbing gears and start climb up to the summit for about 3 hours, getting the summit over (5550m/18204ft) we will enjoy the nice view for some minutes to take pictures around the valley, there we will see the amazing mountains and nice lakes, then we will start to descend for about 2 hours to the Moraine camp and continue to the Base Camp, arriving around 18:30hours, overnight camping in the Base Camp at (4300m/14104ft).
Day 7: Base Camp – Camp 1 (5200m/17056ft)
We will start going up at 10:00am to the Camp 1 for Tocllaraju, after 2 hours half climb up will be arriving to the Glacier where we will put our climbing gears to continue climbing up over the glacier to the Camp 1 for about 1 hours more and overnight over the glacier at (5200m/17056ft).
Day 8: Camp 1 – Summit Tocllaraju (6035m/19794ft) – Base Camp
After the breakfast in the Camp 1 at 3:00am will be starting to climb up to the Summit for about 5 hours to get the summit, where we will enjoy the splendid views of different peaks our around like: Huascaran, Santa Cruz, Ranrapalca, etc. after that immediately will return to the Camp 1, then we will pick up our equipments ant continue go down to Base Camp, arriving at 4:00pm approximately and overnight in the Base Camp.
Day 9: Base Camp – Pashpa – Huaraz
This day we will back to Huaraz after the breakfast around 08:00hours, down hill to Pashpa, before you will register in the Huascaran National Park your return, it will takes 3 hours half to Pashpa where our private transfer will be waiting to transport to Huaraz and then transfer to your hotel, lunch on the way, arriving to Huaraz around 14:00hours.