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Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Peru - 2 Days

Short Inca Trail to Machupicchu 2 day / 1 night

Tour Introduction:

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.

Day 1

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.

Country: Peru
Transfer: Included
Food: Included
Best Deal:
Registered Member of Tourism board of: Peru
Testimonials (Website,TripAdvisor, etc.): Yes
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Experience Level: Moderate
Tour operator name: Action Peru Treks
Min group size: 6
Max group size: 10
Duration: 2
Provided Accommodation: Hotel
Included in service: Train ticket round trip Cusco-Machupicchu (Km 104)-Cusco *Entrance Fees to the Inca Trail and Machupicchu *Bus Down- Up-Down From Machupicchu-Aguas Calientes town *Over Night in a hotel in Aguas Calientes town *01 breakfast, 01 Box Lunch *Transfer Service from Hotel - Train Station - Hotel *Professional private Guide service *Permits for doing the Inca Trail
Not included in Service: • Lunch the second Day after doing the tour in Machupicchu • Snacks, water, energy bars, chocolates • Hot springs 10 soles per person (optional) • Extra drinks
Equipment to bring: Basic things
Recommended Season:
Guaranteed departure dates: All the time
Terms and Conditions: None
Listing created Dec 2, 2015

Public discussion (2)

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3 years ago

I would like to go..when is the date of the trip ??

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3 years ago

Dear Irene,

The last week of January is available if you would lime to hike the Short Inca Trail.

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