Short Inca Trail 2 Days

TRIP OVERVIEW

The 2 day Inca Trail is a fantastic option for those who don’t have the time or desire to hike the full length of the Inca Trail. With beautiful scenery, a wide variety of flora and fauna on display, and a visit to the Inca Trail’s most beautiful site (Wiñay Wayna), you get to enjoy all the best bits of the Inca Trail condensed into a one day walk. Covering a distance of 16 km / 10 miles the 2 days Inca Trail is not too challenging which makes it perfect for families with children and those on a tight schedule.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Enjoy the simplicity of a comfortable, pre-booked trip.
  • Travel surrounded by amazing landscapes on the way to Machu Picchu.
  • Finish the program with an unforgettable visit to the Inca citadel, Machu Picchu.
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the Urubamba River from twice the height of Huayna Picchu.

DESTINATIONS

ITINERARY

DAY 1

Day 1: Cusco – Km104 – Aguas Calientes

Our trek today takes us along the most impressive stretch of the Inca Trail. We’ll visit beautiful Inca sites, see a variety of flora and fauna and get to take in the fantastic panoramas of the Andes mountains. Covering 16km of the trail our journey begins in the Sacred Valley and works it”s way up along an original Inca Trail to the Inca site of Winay Wayna before continuing on to Machu Picchu via the Sun Gate (Inti Punku). As we make our way to Machu Picchu we’ll pass through the lush and verdant cloud forest that covers the mountain and get to see a variety of plants, flowers, and birds along the way. We may also see some larger mammals such as Viscachas (rabbit-like Chinchillas) and Spectacled Bears (if we are very lucky). After a full day’s trekking we”ll arrive to the Sun Gate (Inti Punku) in the late afternoon and get our first views of Machu Picchu spread out on the mountain below. The light at this time of day is great for photos and with fewer tourists in the site it”s a perfect time to take some pictures of the site. After we”ve passed through the Sun Gate we”ll carry on along the trail a little way before taking a side trail that leads us to Aguas Calientes in the valley below where we”ll check in to our hotel.

DAY 2:

Day 2: Machu Picchu Santuary

Waking up early (04:00 am) we’ll take one of the first buses back up to Machu Picchu to enter the site as soon as it opens (06:00 am) We”ll have a 2 hour guided tour of the site during which you’ll learn about the Incas and visit all the most important areas of the citadel. After your tour you’ll have free time to explore the site by yourself and if you have permits to climb either Huayna Picchu (2 hours round trip) or Machu Picchu mountain (3 hours round trip). In the afternoon you will take the train back to Ollantaytambo (2 hours) from where you will carry on by bus back to Cusco (2 more hours).

INCLUYED

  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Assistant Tour Guide for groups of 9
  • Pick-up in your 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.
  • 3 Star Hotel
  • Oxygen bottle for emergencies.
  • First aid kit for emergencies.
  • Entrance to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu ruins.
  • 2 Bus tickets for the second day (Aguas Calientes -Machu Picchu – Aguas Caliente).

NOT INCLUDE

  • Water
  • Breakfast on Day 1 and lunch and dinner on Day 2
  • Entrance to Huayna Picchu Mountain
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance – you are strongly recommended to take out travel insurance for the duration of your trip.

RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Original passport and migration card.
  • Wear shoes or light shoes or tennis shoes.
  • Waterproof (long poncho) in rainy season (November to March)
  • Long sleeve shirts.
  • Long pants.
  • Bottle of water “canteen”.
  • Sunscreen, wide-brimmed hat for sunny days.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Medicine and / or articles for personal use.
  • A small backpack.
  • Camera or video camera.
  • Have checks and coins on hand in small denominations soles or dollars.

OTHERS

To visit the attractions it is necessary to purchase a Tourist Ticket, there are two types of tourist tickets.

  • Alimentation and drinks
  • Tips
  • Additional features

PRICE

StandardStandardLuxury
480$USD $USD $USD

HOTEL RECOMMEND

Category 3 Stars
Category 4 Stars
Category 5 Stars

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY

Griselda G
Griselda G
2024-05-16
Trip to Cusco 2024 I was in Cusco for 4 days, traveling with friends, we visited Pisaq, Ollantaytambo, the archaeological park of Machu Picchu with the company Peru top Expierence. From Paraguay, the organization of the trip was in charge of the guide William Silva, super attentive to doubts and with the necessary information for the tour. In Cusco he welcomed us again and then we stayed at Prisma Hotel, good service. Then to go to Pisaq, to the train station in Ollantaytambo and to Machu Picchu, another guide from the company, Mr. Carlos Alfredo, accompanied us. In Aguas Calientes we stayed at the Andino hotel. Good attention. Good gastronomy in general, except the place called El Maizal that includes the bus tour to Ollantaytambo, from there they either change places or include a personal lunch in that day's tour. Super recommended @perutopexpierience to discover the wonders of Cusco! The flight from Lima to Cusco was by Jetsmart. Regular care. Many requirements for foreigners regarding luggage but not so much for nationals. They should improve that.
Navigate45259110927
Navigate45259110927
2024-04-08
wonderful cusco We did several tours, Humatai lagoon, mountain of seven colors, Machupichu, sacred valley and the logistics were perfect, they met the pick-up times, the guides provide very interesting information about each site and the visits are spectacular, each one has a charm that fall in love
Majesus A
Majesus A
2023-11-05
Peru...... Fabulous and Unforgettable trip A magnificent trip, we visited Machu Picchu and Cuzco, and other cities like Lima, Puno or Arequipa. Phenomenal organization, great guides and good accommodations. A unique experience thanks to you!
Kiera C
Kiera C
2023-09-17
Highly Recommend This company and tour was incredible. They were there to help every part of the way! I really enjoyed my time at Machu Picchu with Eduardo :)
Carmen C
Carmen C
2023-07-30
Inolvidable!! Hicimos varios tours laguna de Humantay, Montaña de 7 colores, Valle Sagrado, Machupicchu y City Tour, la coordinación estuvo muy bien, no tuvimos problemas ni con traslado o reservas, los guias fueron muy amables y los almuerzos y desayunos que eran parte del tour eran diversos y abundantes. Excelente servicio. Como recomendación revisar bien los horarios de los tour ya que inician super temprano 4:00am y terminan tarde, así que considera hacer 2 tours laguna y montaña y dia 3 valle sagrado que es mas tarde 7:30am y regresando de Machupicchu haz el tour por la ciudad en la tarde para descansar la mañana. A nosotros nos funciono perfecto! ;)
Alejandra M
Alejandra M
2023-06-07
Vale 100% la pena ir Todo increíble! El guía daba información del lugar y detalles, pudimos probar también los diferentes chocolates y es un lugar que debes visitar si estás en Cusco. El guía siempre amable y nos tomó fotos a todos :)
Juan Sebastián O
Juan Sebastián O
2023-05-30
Excelente servicio Todo estuvo Perfecto, 100% recomendado!! El Guia fue muy amigable. Excelente servicio todo desde el principio hasta el final.
Christian S
Christian S
2022-11-03
A great adventurous journey! If you would love to explore the surroundings of Machu Picchu but you're worried the 4 day hike might be too hard for you, this is the perfect option. We had a great time, beginning with the convenient and comfortable communication with our guide Manuel who supported us to organize the transport to the start of the treck and the hike itself was a unique experience that we don't want to miss. The hike itself rewarded us with the perfect first view on Machu Picchu on day one and we had the whole second day to explore the whole side more in detail. Accomodation, Food, Transport and a great guide is included in the price. Thanks to Manuel it was an great adventureous journey - thanks for that.
Lupe R
Lupe R
2022-09-23
Fenomenal El Viaje fue excelente desde la llegada a Cusco hasta terminar en Lima. Nuestro Guia Hernan fue muy informativo, paciente y obeservativo y muy bien preparado para todos los viajes que tomamos con el. La Agencia preparo hasta la mas minima necesidad. No tengo mas palabras para calificar nuestro viaje solo que fue lo maximo. Todo fue Excelente!!
Maribel A
Maribel A
2022-09-18
Inolvidable Una experiencia inolvidable, divertida y buen trato. Buena opción para la próxima aventura cuento contigo.

Worldwide Partners

bg home