Short Inca Trail to Machupicchu 2 day / 1 night
Declared one of the New Seven Wonders of the World and teeming with fascinating legends and history, Machu Picchu is one of the most beautiful places in the world.
The two day Inca Trail hike offers a less demanding option than the regular four day hike, this hike is perfect for the visitors who wish to arrive to Machupicchu by walking, the same way the Incas did more than 500 hundred years ago.
While walking along the beautiful and preserved trail, you will see some arqueological sites like Chachabamba, Wiñayhuayna, Choquesuysuy, and Intipata. You can also enjoy some snow cappeds and the Andean mountains.
First day, transfer from the hotel to the train station to take the early train, which take us to Km. 104 the starting point of our hike, passing through the Sacred Valley. We visit the inca site of chachabamba then, we hike gradual up hill for about three hours to the inca site of Wiñaywayna, this site is well known as a ritual stopping before reaching Machupicchu. After that, we keep hiking until Intipunku (sun gate). From here, we will see Machupicchu city. then, we hike for half an hour down hill to Machupicchu. We will get to the most important place of our hike which, is Machupicchu city and we can also enjoy the sun set in the city; after that, we go out Machupicchu city to take the bus down to Aguas Calientes and spend the night in hotel.
After breakfast, we will go to take the bus up to Machupicchu, and we will be there early than other groups and see the sun rise. Then, we will have a guiding tour for about three hours at least. After that, you will have free time to explore the city by yourself or climb up to mount Waynapicchu which, appears in the classic pictures of Machupicchu. In the afternoon, we go to Aguas Calientes town to take the afternoon train to go back to Cusco. Finally, from the train station of Poroy, we drive for about 35 minutes to the hotel in cusco. Before booking this tour, we have to check out the available spots because the spots are regulated to a number of people per day. Ask the guide about it.