2 Day - Short Inca trail to Machu Picchu - Private Services

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  • Live Guide
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket

You have heard about the Inca Trail, which is one the most famous routes to get to royal grounds of Machu Picchu.  The Inca Trail crosses selected points of the beautiful Inca sacred valley that is unique for its amazing landscapes.  The   2 day trek, does not contemplate camping or hiking, instead you will travel by a   Expedition train and enjoy the superb scenario of the Inca Valleys until you get to a point to disembark and from a designated location you will walk the trail and get to the 'Sun gate'.  The views from this panoramic landscape will encourage you to finish, one in a lifetime experience, the  Machu Picchu trek.

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Day 1 Short Inca Trail

Stop At: Cusco

We pick you up from your hotel early (depending on train time) and take you to the train station. We travel by train, on a very scenic route for two and a half hours until we reach kilometer 104 – the start of the trail for us. From here, we have a walk of about 4 hours up to the Incan site Wiñay Wayna ('Forever Young') (2680m/8792ft). You have joined the path in time to see the most excellent site on the whole Inca Trail! Then, we will continue on to 'Inti Punku' ('Sun gate') (2730m/8792ft) from where you will have your first dramatic, panoramic view of Machu Picchu (2400m/7873ft). We will walk down the last part of the trail towards the ancient city itself. Before reaching Machu Picchu, we will take a side path off the trail to go down to Aguas Calientes, leaving the visit to Machu Picchu for the next day. In Aguas Calientes, we'll have dinner and a much-deserved rest so we're recharged and ready for Machu Picchu the next day.

Duration: 10 hour

Day 2 Machu Picchu in it´s Glory!

Stop At: Machu Picchu

Wake up early for breakfast before our guide will pick you up from your hotel at 5:40am to begin the short bus journey to the gates of Machu Picchu where you will watch the sunrise. After entering the Citadel begin a guided walking tour (approximately two hours) of the citadel complex. After this experience, enjoy some free time to explore the mysterious city as you please. Then, you will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes for lunch later we will board the train back to Poroy. Upon your arrival to the train station, we will pick you up and take you back to your hotel in Cusco.

Duration: 4 hour
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