Short Inca Trail - 2 days / 1 night
Day 1: CUSCO - WIÑAYWAYÑA – AGUAS CALIENTES
On day one, you will be picked up from your place of stay very
early in the morning (exact time will be confirmed), and you will
be provided a ride to the train station. You will then take the
train to Kilometer 104, where the trek to Machupicchu begins.
The first archeological site to visit is Chachabamba, located at
1,050 masl. Despite the passing of time, this place remains
intact with its original architecture. After this stop, the group will
walk for approximately three hours taking in all the natural
beauty until we reach Wiñaywayña, located at 2,650 masl. This
place was used as an agricultural centre. Here we will enjoy a
fulfilling boxed lunch, and we will rest for approximately half an
hour. During the hike, you will be able to enjoy the beautiful
sites of the Urubamba River and the orchids found along the
way. Afterwards, we will descend towards Intipunku (Door of
the Sun) and from there it will take around a half an hour to
reach the entrance of Machupicchu. From this spot, you will be
able to view the fabulous sacred citadel. Then we will take the
bus down to the town of Aguas Calientes, and once you arrive
your guide will accompany you to your hotel.
Day 2: AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHUPICCHU - CUSCO
On day two, your guide will pick you up from your hotel, and you
will take the bus up to the Machupicchu archeological site. The
guided visit will last approximately two to two and a half hours.
After the tour, you will have time on our own in which you can
climb to the Huaynapicchu Mountain. If you choose to do this,
you must purchase your ticket in advance. You may also
choose to explore other areas. Afterwards, you will return to
Aguas Calientes by bus, where you can have dinner or visit
shops before taking the train back to Cusco or Ollantaytambo,
depending on your itinerary. Its important to consider that you
need to be at the train station at least 30 minutes before the
Description of hike:
- Train ride to Km 104 (where walk begins).
- Entrance fees to the Inca trail and to Machupicchu.
- Bilingual tour guide.
- Accommodation in Aguas Calientes.
- Meals: one boxed lunch
- Bus transportation from Machupicchu to Aguas Calientes
- Bus transportation: Aguas Calientes - Machupicchu - Aguas
Calientes (second day).
- Return train ticket from Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo or
- Transportation from train station to hotel.
- Discounts are offered to Peruvian
- Discounts are offered to students with an
- Discounts are offered to groups of three
Please be informed that because as soon as
you purchase this package, we purchase your
entrance to Machupicchu and return train
ticket, paid-for reservations for the Inka Trail
can not be modified and the deposit is non-
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