Inca Trail 2 days

Inca Trail 2 days

Inca Trail to MachuPicchu – 2 days

This is Peru’s best-known hike visited by thousands of tourists every year. This 2-day program covers a 13-km Inca Trail, joining the classical 4-day route at the impressive archaeological site of Wiñaywayna, continuing through the famous Inti Punku or Sun Gate, and finally devoting the second day to a full day visit of the world-famous Inca citadel of Machupicchu. This program is recommended for those having less time or those looking to hike a shorter version of the Inca Trail without camping.

Difficulty: Medium / Moderate
Group Size: Maximum 16 persons. (2 Trekking Guides when Group is larger then 8 persons)
Start Point: Cusco. /  Arrive Point: Cusco.

*Due to the restrictions imposed by the Peruvian government over the maximum daily amount of people allowed on the Inca Trail, we strongly recommend you place your reservations at least 4 months in advance (for the May-September high season). This way, you will ensure you can visit the Inca Trail.


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DAY 1: Cusco / Machupicchu Pueblo (ex Aguas Calientes town).

We will pick you up at the hotel between 5:45 and 6:00 am. Afterwards, we will go to the train station to Machu Picchu and board a train to Kilometer 104, the entry control point where we will start our trek. From here, we will hike to the Chachabamba archeological complex, located 2,250 meters above sea level. Here, our tour guide will take us on a visit of the complex until we reach the Wiñay Wayna agricultural center.
Throughout our trek, we will get to appreciate the breathtaking views of the Urubamba River, as well as a variety of orchid species. After witnessing the spectacular landscapes on the Inca Trail, we will take a brief lunch break before continuing our trek to Machu Picchu and watching a beautiful sunset over Inti Punku (Sun Gate). After this experience, we will take a bus to Machu Picchu pueblo (ex- Aguas Calientes town), where we will spend the night in a hotel.

Food: Lunch / Dinner
Traveled distance: 12 Km (7.47 miles)
Duration of the trek: 5-6 hours
Maximum altitude point: 3,000 m (9,840 ft)

DAY 2: Day 2: Visit Machu Picchu / Return Cusco.

After breakfast, we will take the bus to the Inca city of Machu Picchu. Here, we will take a 3-hour-long guided tour of the citadel, during which we will visit its most important sites. Our tour includes a visit to MachuPicchu’s enclosures, squares and sacred fountains, as well as agricultural and urban temples.
Afterwards, we will take the bus back to Machu Picchu Pueblo.
We will return to Cusco in the afternoon train. Arrive in Cusco and Transfer to your hotel.
Food: Breakfast.

End of Services.

¡More than a trip, we create unforgettable experiences!

Program includes:
  • Pre-departure briefing.
  • Inca Trail and Machupicchu entrance fee.
  • Pick up from your hotel and transfer to the train station in Cusco or to the Sacred Valley.
  • Tourist economic Train ticket (Expedition) from Cusco to km.104 (starting point of the trail) (*)
  • English speaking professional and official tourist guide (2 guides for groups of over 8 people)
  • Accommodation in Aguas Calientes town (Machu Picchu Pueblo) – Hotel Tourist class 3*.
  • Meals 1 box-lunch + 1 Dinner + 1 Breakfast. Vegetarian or special menus available at no extra cost.
  • First-aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle.
  • Bus ticket from Machupicchu Inca citadel down to the village of Aguas Calientes – 1st day.
  • Round trip bus ticket Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu – Aguas Calientes – 2nd day.
  • Train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Cusco Tourist economic class(*).
  • Transfer train station – hotel in Cusco.

(*) Should there be no train tickets available in the direct route Cusco – km.104 and / or Aguas Calientes – Cusco, a train ticket from Sacred Valley to km.104 and / or Aguas Calientes to Sacred Valley will be provided. Service starts in Cusco and finishes in Cusco.

Program does not include.
  • Breakfast first day and lunch on the second day or other extras not mentioned.
  • Visit to the hot springs in Aguas Calientes.
  • Tips to personal (Please note that our agency staff is well paid so please feel free to tip or not as you wish).

¡More than a trip, we create unforgettable experiences!

What we recommend that you bring.
  • A backpack with a change of clothes.
  • Rain jacket or poncho (plastic ponchos can be purchased in Cusco).
  • Strong footwear, ideally trekking or sport shoes.
  • Hat or cap to protect you from the sun, rain and cold.
  • Insect repellent – minimum recommended 20% DEET – no malaria risk has been reported.
  • Snacks: biscuits, energy bars, chocolate, raw fruits, muesli, etc.
  • Water. Important notice: plastic water bottles are no allowed into the Inca Trail.
    • Cash in soles and/or US$
  • Original passport – Original International Student Identity Card (in case you have a discount).

Optional services to be hired:

• Other type of hotel in Aguas Calientes or Machupicchu ruins (Santuary Lodge): please let us know if you have an extra preference for hotel or extra nights are wished.
• Vistadome Service train (First Class) instead of expedition one (Tourist class) – additional cost.

It’s not just about the places you go, it’s also about the people you go with, the experiences you share, the memories you create; because you deserve quality!

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