Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 2 Days & 1 Night

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The Short Inca to Trail Machu Picchu in 2 Days visits obscure Inca ruins, an exquisite mountainous landscape and lush rainforest vegetation. The Inca Trail enters Machu Picchu through the Sun Gate, where most of the famous and fun photos are taken, before heading downhill to the world famous Machu Picchu. Those who choose to hike the 2-Day Inca Trail get to visit Machu Picchu twice, once on the 1st day when they arrive to...
The Short Inca to Trail Machu Picchu in 2 Days visits obscure Inca ruins, an exquisite mountainous landscape and lush rainforest vegetation. The Inca Trail enters Machu Picchu through the Sun Gate, where most of the famous and fun photos are taken, before heading downhill to the world famous Machu Picchu. Those who choose to hike the 2-Day Inca Trail get to visit Machu Picchu twice, once on the 1st day when they arrive to Machu Picchu and again on the 2nd day when they take a private tour with our guide. The second day, we will head up to Machu Picchu by shuttle bus from Aguas Calientes early to catch the sunrise over the mountains and Machu Picchu (2,400m/7,907ft). We then begin our exploration of the natural and ancient culture in this Inca hideaway. Take your time exploring this site to discover all of the Inca secrets within.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary

Day 1: Short Inca trail to Machu Picchu 2 days

Stop At: Inca Trail, Machu Picchu Peru
The Short Inca to Trail Machu Picchu in 2 Days visits obscure Inca ruins, an exquisite mountainous landscape and lush rainforest vegetation. The Inca Trail enters Machu Picchu through the Sun Gate, where most of the famous and fun photos are taken, before heading downhill to the world famous Machu Picchu. Those who choose to hike the 2-Day Inca Trail get to visit Machu Picchu twice, once on the 1st day when they arrive to Machu Picchu and again on the 2nd day when they take a private tour with our guide. The second day, we will head up to Machu Picchu by shuttle bus from Aguas Calientes early to catch the sunrise over the mountains and Machu Picchu (2,400m/7,907ft). We then begin our exploration of the natural and ancient culture in...
Itinerary

Day 1: Short Inca trail to Machu Picchu 2 days

Stop At: Inca Trail, Machu Picchu Peru
The Short Inca to Trail Machu Picchu in 2 Days visits obscure Inca ruins, an exquisite mountainous landscape and lush rainforest vegetation. The Inca Trail enters Machu Picchu through the Sun Gate, where most of the famous and fun photos are taken, before heading downhill to the world famous Machu Picchu. Those who choose to hike the 2-Day Inca Trail get to visit Machu Picchu twice, once on the 1st day when they arrive to Machu Picchu and again on the 2nd day when they take a private tour with our guide. The second day, we will head up to Machu Picchu by shuttle bus from Aguas Calientes early to catch the sunrise over the mountains and Machu Picchu (2,400m/7,907ft). We then begin our exploration of the natural and ancient culture in this Inca hideaway. Take your time exploring this site to discover all of the Inca secrets within.
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: We include 1 night hotel a Aguas Calientes which is 3***

Day 2: Machu Picchu - Cusco

Stop At: Cusco 08007, Peru
On this early and very exciting morning, we will take the 5:30am shuttle bus back up the zig zagging hill to catch the sunrise over Machu Picchu. Our guide will give us a 2.5-hour private tour, teaching us the history and secrets hidden away by the Incas who once resided there. Then, you have plenty of time to explore on your own until 12 noon.

Here are some other activities you can do on your own:

Climb Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain and enjoy the amazing views of Machu Picchu from above. (Additional fee)

Walk to the Sun Gate, 2 hours round trip or the Inca Bridge, 1 hour round trip. (No additional fee)

Other optional activities in Aguas Calientes include a visit to the new local museum or to the hot springs. (Entrance fee to enter)

Around 12 noon, we will depart Machu Picchu and descend again back down the curvy road to Aguas Calientes. You can have a relaxing lunch and explore Aguas Calientes before boarding the Expedition train at 4:22pm (be there 1/2 earlier – 4pm at the latest), returning to Ollantaytambo Train Station.

Finally, we will drive approximately 90 minutes to drop you off on the doorstep of your hotel in Cusco, arriving around 8pm.

Meals: breakfast
***There are now 3 sessions to enter Machu Picchu and you can stay ONLY for 4 hours into Machu Picchu.

Duration: 5 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

Included
  • Private transportation
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • Entry/Admission - Inca Trail
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Cusco
Not Included
  • Extra upgrades
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
All the pick ups are from your selected hotel (Any hotel in Cusco)
Note: The night before there will be briefing at our ofice.

4:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.