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short Inca trail trek to Machupicchu 2 days

short Inca trail trek to Machupicchu 2 days

Overview

Overview short Inca trail tour

The Short Inca Trail trek is the small versión of one of the most famous trekking routes in the world and at the same time, this hiking route is the best option for people who prefer a moderate hike to go to Machu Picchu.

Our short Inca Trail trek includes during the first day a bus ride from Cusco to Ollantaytambo, a train ride from Ollantaytambo town to Kilometer 104, a 6 hours hike through the original Inca Trail, until arriving at the Heritage of the World Machu Picchu.

Actually, the tour includes the visit of Machu Picchu in two different days, during the afternoon on the first day and during the morning on the second day, a hotel stay in Aguas Calientes Town and a train ride from Aguas Calientes to Cusco.

  • Day 1: Bus, Train, Hike up to Machupicchu and hotel night in Aguas Calientes.
  • Day 2: Tour in Machupicchu and train back to Cusco

Itinerary

Day 1: Cusco – Wiñay Wayna – Machupicchu.

We will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the train station. We will travel on a very picturesque route for 1 and 30 minutes until we reach kilometer 104 – so here will start the short Inca trail Trek for us.

From here, we have a walk of approximately 4 hours up to the Inca site of Wiñay Wayna (2680m/8792ft). You have joined the path in time to see the most impressive site on the whole Inca Trail!!

Consequently, After lunch, we will continue on to ‘Inti Punku’ (‘Sun gate’) (2730m/8792ft) from where we will have a panoramic view of Machu Picchu (2400m/7873ft). We will walk down the last part of the trail towards the ancient city itself.

Before reaching Machu Picchu, we will take a side path off the short Inca trail to go down to Aguas Calientes, leaving the visit to Machu Picchu for the next day.

Therefore In Aguas Calientes, you will spend the night in a 3-star hotel.

Day 2: Machupicchu Tour – Train back to Cusco.

After breakfast at your hotel, your tour guide will pick you up and take you to the bus station to take the bus up to Machupicchu. Once in Machupicchu, you will have your guided tour for more than 2 hours and then you will have time to explore the city by yourself.

You will meet your tour guide in Aguas Calientes, once there you will receive your train tickets after the train ride our representative will wait for you at the train station and take to you to your hotel in Cusco.

Includes / Not include

Our short Inca Trail includes

  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Assistant Tour Guide for groups of 9+
  • Pick-up from hotel
  • Train to Km104
  • Return transportation by train and bus to Cusco
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Boxed Lunch, 1 Dinner. If you have a dietary request such as vegetarian food please let us know.
  • One Hotel night
  • Oxygen bottle
  • First aid kit
  • Entrance to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu
  • 2 Bus journeys between Machu Picchu and Aguas Calientes

Not Included but you can get from us

  • Entrances to Huayna Picchu Mountain (need to book in advance)
  • Entrances to Machu Picchu Mountain (need to book in advance)
  • Walking sticks (can be rented from us)

Not Included

  • Breakfast on Day 1 and lunch and dinner on Day 2
  • Water, (during the first 4 hours, after that, our team will provided you)
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance – you are strongly recommended to take out travel insurance for the duration of your trip.
  • Laundry

Before booking our excursion, please do not forget to read our terms and conditions

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