2-Day: Short Inca Trail to Machupicchu || All Included || Private Service
  • 2-Day: Short Inca Trail to Machupicchu || All Included || Private Service

    Meals: Breakfast

    Considered: Easy

    Weather: Warm and humid

    Maximum altitude: 2,490 m.a.s.l.

    Minimum altitude: 2,040 m.a.s.l.

    Get pictures of Machu Picchu without crowds

    Bus to Aguas Calientes

    Night in a hotel with hot shower included

    Meals: packed lunch, Dinner

    Walking distance: 15 km / 6 miles, 7-8 hours total

    Weather: Hot and humid

    Trek starting point: 2000 m.a.s.l.

    Highest point is Sun Gate: 2720 m.a.s.l.

    Machu Picchu elevation: 2400 m.a.s.l.

    Considered: Moderate

    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Cusco Cathedral, Portal Belen Plaza de Armas, Cusco 08002 Peru

    refferential point

    Pass By: Inca Trail, Machu Picchu Peru

    DAY 1: 

    CUSCO – KM 104  – WIÑAYHUAYNA – SUN GATE – MACHU PICCHU – AGUAS CALIENTES:You will be picked up from your hotel at 4:00am. We will then go to the train station and leave on the train at 6:10am from Ollantaytambo. Along the way the train follows the Urubamba River until we reach Km104 where we´ll begin our trek. Along the way you will be able to see spectacular views of farmlands and snow-capped mountains and the mighty Urubamba River, one of the sources of the Amazon River. At 104km (2000m) we begin our trek, once we´ve made sure you have everything you need. We provide you your packed lunch, energy drinks and take a group photo before visiting our first Inca site here.If we have clear weather we´ll have tremendous views of Machu Picchu, the Urubamba River and other surrounding Inca Sites.After hiking for 3 hours, we will reach the most beautiful Incan site on the Inca Trail – Wiñay Wayna (Forever Young) at 2600m/8500ft. This is a wonderful Incan site that not many people get to see. There is an elaborate water fountain, temples and some agricultural terraces which provide a perfect opportunity to learn more about the way of the Incans and their history. The backdrop of this site truly has to be seen to be believed, seemingly dropping off a cliff face with dramatic and beautiful mountains surrounding you, it really gives a picture of the importance of location to the Incas. From Wiñay Wayna we walk to the Sun Gate from where we see the picturesque landscape of Machu Picchu below. After taking in the once-in-a-lifetime views and getting your photos we begin our descent to Machu Picchu for sunset.One of the biggest advantages of this hike is that by the time we reach Machu Picchu later in the afternoon, most of the day travellers will have returned home and you will have it almost to yourself. After taking photos we take the bus down to Aguas Calientes, where we will spend the night in a hotel.

    DAY 2: MACHU PICCHU (THE LOST CITY OF THE INKAS) & RETURN TO CUSCO:After an early breakfast we leave our hotel to take the bus for the journey up to the Machu Picchu ruins. Once there we will visit one of the most important mystic centers of the world: Machu Picchu. A 2 hour guided tour will take us into the history around this mysterious and charming ruins. At the end of the tour you will have free time to explore the ruins on your own. If you have booked a permit to climb Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain from where you can get panoramic views of the entire Inca city of Machu Picchu. That will be your next adventure. Also you can opt to visit The Sun Gate is a 1 hour climb (and is free and available to all) which is also great to get those postcard pictures of the ruins from way above. More later you can take your lunch at the Sanctuary Lodge, Another option is return to Aguas Calientes for take your lunch at one of the local restaurants. (Lunch is on your own).

    Stop At: Machu Picchu, 08680, Peru

    guided visit

    Duration: 4 hours

    Informacion Adicional
    "Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
    "A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
    "Not wheelchair accessible"
    "A minimum of 2 people per booking is required"
    "STUDENTS: If you booked your tour with your Student Identity Card you must have this card and it must be valid for you to enter Machu Picchu. If you purchased a permit with the student discount and you do not bring your Student card or it is not valid at the time of your entrance, they will not allow you in this is National Park rules. HUAYNA PICCHU: Only 400 people are allowed to climb this mountain per day. It needs to be booked in advanced and the price is $25 per person. It is about a 90 minute round-trip climb. It is recommended that you climb Huayna Picchu in the 10-11am time slot as otherwise you miss your guided tour. We recommend booking about 2 months in advance to secure your permit as it is very popular and they do sell out well in advance. MACHU PICCHU + MONTAIN: You may also opt to climb Machu Picchu Mountain which is more difficult than Huayna Picchu and is 3-3½ hours round trip. The cost is $25 and also requires a permit in advance. Just let us know if you want to book this option. EXTRA NIGHT: If you want to stay longer at Machu Picchu then you can book an extra night at Aguas Calientes village. Just let us know that you plan to stay an extra night and we will organize your return train for the next day. You can either organize your accommodation by yourself or we can assist with making bookings. If you were thinking of going back to Machu Picchu the next day, then you will need to purchase a new entrance ticket to get into Machu Picchu as well as the round-trip bus tickets to Aguas Calientes for around $75. RETURN TRAIN TO CUSCO: The return train is the Expedition train or the Executive or Economy class train which departs either at 2:55, 4:12, 4:42 or 6:20 PM. The train that is booked depends on availability and is confirmed at your briefing. There is an option to upgrade your train to the Vistadome train which is an extra $50 per person round-trip. Please tell us of your preference at the time of booking. None of the trains go straight to Cusco, they only run either to Ollantaytambo or Poroy but in either case we will transfer you back by bus to your hotel (2 hours from Ollantaytambo and 25 minutes from Poroy)."
    "This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"

    • Start Time4:00 AM
    • Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
      we will pick up in your hotel

    • Duration: 2 days
    • Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
  • Included

    • Pick up from your hotel in Cusco
    • English-speaking tour guide
    • 1 Breakfast, 1 Boxed Lunch and 1 Dinner – Energy snacks
    • Expedition tourist class train to Km 104
    • Inca Trail hike with your guide
    • Machu Picchu visit
    • Guided tour in Machupicchu
    • Expedition tourist class train to Ollantaytambo
    • Van to your hotel
    • First aid kit
    • First-aid kit including emergency oxygen tank
    • One night accommodation in Aguas Calientes (hot shower, private room and bath and breakfast included)
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Entry/Admission - Machu Picchu

    Not Included

    • Admission Tickets Wayna Picchu Mountain (+$45) or Machu Picchu Mountain (+$45)

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