This is a shortened version of the classic Inca Trail, perfect for those who have less time and don’t want to miss the opportunity to visit this famous trail. We will visit two of the most important archaeological sites of the Inca Trail, Chachabamba and Huñayhuayna, beautiful Inca constructions so that then we arrive to the architectural masterpiece of the historic sanctuary of Machu Picchu.
Summary travel plan
- Day 1: Cusco - KM 104 - Chachabamba - Wiñayhuayna - Aguas Calientes
- Day 2: Visit to the archaeological site of Machu Picchu
Itinerary Inca Trail 2 days / 1night
Day 1: Cusco - KM 104 - Chachabamba - Wiñayhuayna - Aguas Calientes
This day we will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco very early between 03:30 a.m. and 04:00 am, to take you to Ollantaytambo (02 hours trip aprox), there we will board the train that goes to Machu Picchu, but we will only arrive at Kilometer 104 (approx. 1:30 hrs), from where we will begin our walk, after passing the control, we will visit the archaeological site of Chachabamba, that was possibly built for religious purposes. Continuing with the walk we will have our first break to taste some snacks while we observe the beautiful landscape.
We will continue until we arrive at the archeological group of Wiñayhuayna, beautiful Inca construction that had different functions. After this impressive visit we will recover energies delighting us with a delicious box lunch and in the surroundings we will appreciate beautiful views of mountains full of vegetation. We will continue the trek until Machu Picchu, where we will have a spectacular view of the citadel from the Intipunku (gate of the sun).
Next we will board the bus that will take us to the town of Machu Picchu, to the hotel reserved to rest.
Day 2: Visit to the archaeological site of Machu Picchu
Early after breakfast at the hotel, we’ll head to the bus station to climb to the citadel of Machu Picchu (30 minutes). Being there our experienced guide will give us a tour of 2 hours, explaining the history of this marvel that is believed to have been the resting place of Pachacutec, ruler of the Inca empire. Later we will have free time to explore the citadel on our own and take the photos that we want.
Later on and depending on the train schedule we will take the bus back to the village to have lunch and take the train to Ollantaytambo, where our transportation will be waiting to take us to the city of Cusco. (The time of arrival to Cusco will depend on the train ticket).
This tour includes
Pick up at your hotel
One way train stopping in Km. 104 Ollantaytambo/ Aguas Calientes.
01 Box Lunch
Entrance to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu
Specialized professional guide
01 bus ticket from Aguas Calientes - Machupicchu or viceversa.
Returning train (18:45hs).: Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo
- Touristic bus Ollantaytambo - Cusco
This tour does NOT include
Lodging in Aguas Calientes with private bathroom
Expenses originated for abandoning the program voluntarily
Important tour information "Inca Trail 2 days / 1night"
The experience that you will live on this trip
Our passengers experienced the best tours in Peru
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