Overview of the Women’s Only Inca Trail Trek To Machu Picchu

Experience the full Inca Trail to Machu Picchu with an exclusive of female porters, chefs, and tour guides or called Women Only Inca Trail hike. Follow the ancient trail, considered one of the best hikes in the world, with an exclusive Trekking Local Expert.

The Women Only Inca Trail hike to Machu Picchu is an excellent way for women to experience this amazing trek. This trek is designed specifically for women and takes them through some of the most beautiful scenery in the area. This is an opportunity for women to bond with each other while enjoying the stunning views.

Trip details:

  • Duration: 4 days
  • Depart: Km 82
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Season: All year round, except in February
  • Destination: The Lost City of Machu Picchu
  • Total Distance: 43 km – 26 miles


  • Hike the Inca Trail with an exclusive women's team (guides, chefs, lead female porters)
  • Stay in the best and less crowded campsites
  • Arrive at Machu Picchu through the Sungate
  • Enjoy the best of Peruvian food (Veg, Vegan, GF available)
  • Empower local women (20% of the trekking team is women)

Price per person: 980.USD

To book the Classic Inca Trail hike to Machu Picchu, you must make an initial payment of 200.USD per person, the remaining balance can be paid online, in installments, or Cusco with any credit card or PayPal with no booking fees at all.

Student Discount:
All travelers under 17 will have a $40 discount. If you are 25 years old or under when traveling, you can get a 40$ discount with your student ID. Please advise by email to give you a code for the discount.


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 Group Departures of the Women’s Only Inca Trail Tours

For private tours or if you have a party of more than 2, contact us to see the most convenient date for your tour. New dates can open with a minimum of 2 participants per group.

Map of the Inca Trail

Full Itinerary of The Women’s Only Inca Trail To Machu Picchu

Day 1: Cusco – Km 82 – Wayllabamba

Early transfer to km 82, the beginning of the Inca Trail. Once you pass the checkpoint, hike along the Urubamba River for 4 hours to the first Inca Site of Llaqtapata, where your expert trekking chef serves a delicious lunch. After enjoying your fresh meals, hike upstream along the Cusichaca River to the village of Wayllabamba. Camping is near the local houses.

    • Total distance: 12 Km (7.4 miles)
    • Approximate time: 5 – 6 hours
    • Maximum altitude: 3000 m (9842 ft)
    • Considered: Moderate
    • Meals: B, L, D
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     Day 2: Wayllabamba – Dead Women’s Pass – Pacaymayo

    Wake up in your tent with freshly brewed coffee and prepare for the most challenging day. After breakfast, start with a 6-hour hike to the highest pass in the Inca Trail: Dead Woman’s Pass or Warmiwañusca (4200 m / 13,779 ft). Once you reach the top, you will have time to admire the Andes’ wonderful view and descend for 2 hours into the second campsite at Pacaymayo Valley (3600m / 11811 ft).

    Hiking distance: 11 Km / 6.84 miles
    Approximate time: 7 – 8 hours
    Maximum altitude: 4200 m / 13,779 ft
    Considered: Challenging
    Meals: B, L, D

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    Day 3: Chaquicocha – Intipata – Wiñaywayna

    After a delicious breakfast, start a 2-hour ascent to the second pass at Runcuracay (4000 m / 13123 ft). Then, continue for 2 hours into the cloud forest for lunch at Chaquicocha. Along the way, you will visit the impressive Inca sites of Runccuracay and Sayamarka. After Lunch, Hike for 4 hours down to the next campsite at Wiñaywayna (2600m – 8530ft); you’ll visit the Inca sites of Phuyupatarmaka, Intipata, and Wiñaywayna.

    Total distance: 16 Km / 9.9 miles
    Approximate time: 8 hours
    Campsite Altitude: 2600m – 8530ft
    Maximum Altitude Point: 4,000 (13,123 ft)

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    Day 4: Discover Machu Picchu

    You will start with a 1-hour early hike towards IntiPunku (2700m -8858ft), Also Called Sungate, where you will catch your first glimpse of the mysterious Lost Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu. After enjoying the sunrise, start descending to the archeological complex for another hour. Your tour guide will take you on a tour exploring the most beautiful and important places of Machu Picchu. Next is free time to explore by yourself or take the extra hike to Huayna Picchu (not included) before taking the Vistadome train back to Ollantaytambo and then a private van back to your hotel.

    Hiking hours: 2 hours
    Guided Tour in Machu Picchu: 3 hours
    Considered: Easy
    Meals: Breakfast

     Included on the Women’s Inca Trail 

    • Pick up and drop off from your hotel
    • Private transfer to the trailhead
    • Entrance tickets to Inca Trail and Machu Picchu
    • Personal Porter for up to 7 kilos of your stuff
    • 3 breakfast, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
    • 3 nights camping with comfortable equipment
    • 4-man Eureka tents for each 2 trekkers
    • Sleeping foam mattress, pillows
    • Duffle bags for 7 kilos of your stuff, carried by porters
    • Drinkable water, snacks
    • Portable toilets
    • Inca Trail souvenir t-shirt
    • Professional Tour guide
    • Second tour guide for groups 9+
    • All taxes and booking fees included

    Not Included 

    • Sleeping bags, air mattress
    • First breakfast and last day Lunch in Aguas Calientes
    • Huayna Picchu Mountain entrance tickets
    • Travel Insurance
    • Tips to staff

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