MACHUPICCHU INCA TRAIL 2D/1N
The short Inca trail is a mixture of beautiful mountains landscapes, marvelous panoramic views, lush cloud forest, a subtropical jungle with the magnificent work of the Incas as an exceptional worked stone placed on the road, agriculture, terraces , water fountains, tunnels and astonishing archaeological sites such as the famous Sun Gate and as well the sunset over Machu Picchu. This hike is perfect for those who have limited time but want to have a taste of the famous longer Inca Trail.
DAY 1 CUSCO – KM 104 – WIÑAYHUANA – AGUAS CALIENTES
We begin with the pick up at your hotel at 04:00 am, to go in a tourist car to Ollantaytambo town, the drive will be for an hour and 30 minutes, here we will board our train all the way to km. 104 (Chachabamba) where we will start our trek, after we go through the respective controls, visit the archaeological site of Chachabamba (2100 masl/ 6900 ft) which is believed to have been a spiritual center dedicated to water deities. Now it is a 3 hour ascent, until we reach Wiñayhuayna (2600 masl/ 8530 ft), here we will have a break to have our lunch and after we explore for a bit, we`ll continue for 2 hours until we reach ¨Inti Punku¨ or ¨Sun Gate¨, this is the spectacular time where we will appreciate the first views of the Machupicchu citadel and Waynapicchu mountain, we`ll continue for 40 minutes in order to arrive to a viewpoint at Machupicchu where we will take the traditional photo. Then we will board the bus Aguas Calientes town, and go to our hotel and later have the dinner.
DAY 2 AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHUPICCHU – AGUAS CALIENTES – CUSCO
Very early in the morning, we will take the bus to go to Machupicchu, will take 25 minutes approx. The tour guide will accompany you as you explore and learn about the most important places, such us the Temple of the Sun, the Inca House and others, for almost 2 hours then you will have free time to explore by your own. After this we will go back to Aguas Calientes town, to board our train to Ollantaytambo and come back to Cusco.
Included / Not Included
- Train ticket from Ollantaytambo to Km 104
- Train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
- Entrance ticket to the Inka Trail
- Professional bilingual tour guide
- Hotel in Aguas Calientes
- Bus ticket Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes (round trip)
- Box Lunch and dinner on day 1, and breakfast on day 2
- Lunch on day 2
- Visit to the hot springs
DETAILS OF THE TOUR
- Days: 2D/ 1N
- Places: Cusco, Machupicchu
Detalles del Tour
- Dias: 2 Days and 1 Night
- Lugares: Cusco, Machupicchu