Be part of an unique experience of 6 hour hiking to Machu Picchu by Short Inca Trail
This trail is the best short hiking option for travelers who like to combine some hours of adventure with Machu Picchu. This Short Inca Trail 2 days connects with the original Classic Inca Trail in Wiñayhuayna.
This great experience you can commence from Cusco or from the Sacred Valley, depending on where is located your hotel.
This short Inca Trail is a much more exciting hike, much better than taking 4-days hiking, because you will be able to see Machu Picchu 2 times in 2 different versions, sunset and sunrise
Witness the glory of ancient Peru in Machu Picchu in the company of your expert local Guide
Day1 - Short Inca Trail: Cusco – Ollantaytambo – KM 104 – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes
Early pick up from your hotel at 05:30 am; depart from Cusco by van to Ollantaytambo train station to board the train at 07:45 am that will take you to Km. 104 or Chachabamba where the Short Inca Trail begins after the train drops us here we will go to the Inca Trail checkpoint. From here will begin our hike three hours hike with spectacular overlooks above the great valley, we will reach Wiñayhuayna Inca site, you will participate in the guided tour the guide will explain to you about the importance and the function that this place had in the Incan time. Time to relax and enjoy a delicious box-lunch that we will provide to you, after a short break we will continue our hike, here we will join with the Classic Inca Trail, following the Inca Trail we will reach Gate of the Sun here we will catch the first breathtaking view of Machu Picchu. After enjoying the landscape around Machu Picchu and taking some pictures we walk 50 more minutes to reach Machu Picchu Inca Site, this day not guided tour in this impressive Inca Site, just we will pass to catch the bus down to Aguas Calientes town where we will spend the night in a Hotel.
- Hotel: In Aguas Calientes - Flowers House or similar
- Meals Included: Box-Lunch
Day2 - Machu Picchu Tour – Back to Cusco
Excursion to Machu Picchu from Aguas Calientes: In the morning at the scheduled time the guide will be in your hotel to pick you up and escort you to the bus station, short ride 30 minutes up to reach the citadel of Machu Picchu. After the pass the control you will participate in a guided tour at your leisurely pace, visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the most important preserved Intihuatana, the Royal Quarters, the room of the Three Windows and the temple of the Condor.
Optional climb to Huayna Picchu Mountain: From where you can appreciate the immensity of Machu Picchu, even more, amazing being high and distant (not included in the price): In the afternoon you will take the train back to Ollantaytambo, where you will be assisted by our staff and transfer to your Hotel in Cusco.
- Meals Included: Breakfast in the hotel
Short Inca Trail
Machu Picchu guided Tour
Tickets and Transportations
Entrance ticket to Inca Trail
Entrance Ticket to Machu Picchu
Bus ticket from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes day 1
Bus ticket Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes day 2 (round trip)
Trans ticket from Ollantaytambo to KM 104
Transfer from Cusco to Ollantaytambo day 1
Transfer from Ollantaytambo to Cusco day 2
Meals according to mentioned in the itinerary
Local top quality English-speaking mountain guide
24-hour support by our local staff
Pre-departure briefing one day before trek departure
First-aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle
Ticket to Huayna Picchu mountain
Ticket to Machu Picchu Mountain
Insurance and Others
No cover Travel Insurance during this tour
Personal items, pre & post-tour accommodation, snacks, drinks, limited souvenirs, laundry, tips, and any extras
First-day Breakfast and Dinner