Hike to Machu Picchu by Short Inca Trail 2 Days
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 travellers who likes 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 where is located your hotel. Before starting this hike we suggest choose one of our Cusco Day Tours to have better perspective of where the Trail was originally born.
Day 1 – Day 1 – Inca Trail 2 Days: 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 drop 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 enjoy 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
Overnight in Aguas Calientes Hotel
Meals Included: Box-Lunch, Dinner
Day 2 – 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 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
This Tour Includes:
- 01 Hotel night in Aguas Calientes
- Excursions: Short Inca Trail and Machu Picchu
- Entrance fees to cultural sights: Inca Trail and Machu Picchu
- Transfers:Hotel pickup and drop-off, all transfers are assisted by English-speaking staff.
- Train ticket: Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo
- Transport: Van, Train, Bus and walk
- Meals: According mentioned in the itinerary
- Local top quality English-speaking guide for 2 days Inca Trail
This Tour does not include:
- Travel Insurance
- Domestic flights
- Pre & post tour hotel accommodation
- Snacks, drinks, limited souvenirs, laundry, tips and any extras
- Entrance fee to Huayna Picchu Mountain
Optional Service for this Short Inca Trail 2 Days
- Entrance fee to Huayna Picchu mountain; US$ 80 per person
- Round trip upgrade train to Vistadome Class; US$ 40 per person
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