Short Inka Trail

Inka Trail

02 Days / 01 Night   From January to December except February for maintenance   Moderate

The Short Inca trail to Machu Picchu is the most amazing two day hike desing thinking on those adventurers who doesn't have many time for a trip but want to see the incredible Inca Trail trek and its inca remains that can be only seen by this path and also for those who want to explore more incredible routes in Cusco. Despite the shorter trek time you will nonetheless experience all of the main highlights of the real Inca Trail Peru.

Travel Program


Day 1: Cusco - Km 104 - Wiñayhuayna - Machu Picchu - Aguas calientes
Day 2: Aguas calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco

Detailed Program

Detailed Program

Day 1: Cusco - Km 104 - Wiñayhuayna - Machu Picchu - Aguas calientes
To start our Short Inca Trail Trip,we will pick up from the hotel at 05:30 am, transfering you to Ollantaytambo train Station. You will enjoy a beauty and comfort trip until km 104 of the railway line Cusco – Machu Picchu, this is our start point of our trek, where we will be arriving at 10.00am approx.

What will I Enjoy on this day?
We will visit the archaeological complex of Chachabamba (2150 masl), located just next to the control post (please don't forget your documents there are so important to entry in the inca road) and will initiate a long walk of the ascent of 8 km during 4h, towards the archaeological complex of Wiñay Wayna (2700 masl), that is an impressive archaeological set composed of an agricultural sector with numerous platforms, a religious sector, and an urban sector.

Also in the way, we will have the opportunity to enjoy magnificent views of the valley of the Urubamba River and the archaeological complex of Choquesuysuy, located in the left margin of the river, and the best? A beautiful waterfall located to few minutes of Wiñay Wayna. Then, we will continue towards the Inti Punku or Sun Gate, after approximately 1 hour of a long walk on the brink of madness precipices in a landscape of forest eyebrow we will see for the first time the wonder of world, sacred city of Machu Picchu!!. But wait you will enjoy everything of this majestic wonder on the next day. After the incredible entry through the Sun Gate, and see for first time Machu Picchu, we will descend in approximately 40 minutes, arriving by the superior part to the "House of the Guardians." Then we will get the bus down to Aguas Calientes (25 minutes), where we will stay over.

Day 2: Aguas calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco
On this second day, we will leave our hotel towards Machu Picchu after an exquisite breakfast at about 5:30 am. by bus. We will start ecry early because at this time the setting is less crowded and you will enjoy more the Machu Picchu Tour, so we will take an advantage of the tranquility of this sacred site; Then you will have a guided Tour of Machupicchu exploring it for about 3 hrs, know their mysteries and archaeological information that will be explained by your TOUR guide; you have approx. 6 hrs. extra free time but please it depends on train time availability. The train departs from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo in the afternoon, then 2-hour you will be transport in a tourist bus to Cusco arriving between 8- 9:00 pm. approx.

What’s included

What's included

Services included in the prices:
  • Courtesy transfer from the airport to your hotel in Cusco (Please provide us your flight information)
  • Bilingual and professional tour guide
  • Pre-departure Inca Trail briefing, presented by your tour guides at our downtown Cusco office
  • Expedition train tickets from Ollantaytambo to the Km. 104
  • Entrance ticket to the Inca Trail
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
  • Two-hour guided tour upon your arrival in Machu Picchu
  • Bus ticket from Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes.
  • Expedition train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
  • Transfer from the train station to your hotel in Cusco
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (1B, 1L, 1D).
  • Vegetarian food available upon request for no extra charge
  • Accommodations in Aguas Calientes the first night
  • Emergency oxygen bottle First aid equipment
  • Airfare and hotel advice upon request as well as booking

Not Included:
  • Breakfast on the first morning.
  • Last lunch
  • Tips
  • Personal equipment

» Original passport and (ISIC student card if applicable)
» A Daypack
» Sun block
» Sun Glasses
» Insect Repellent
» Extra money

Prices & Dates

Tour Information:

Season: From January to December except February for maintenance
Difficulty: Moderate

Dates & Prices:

From USD $530

More information about dates and prices upon request.


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