- This trip allows a taste of the Short Inca Trail without days of hiking and camping. One of our shortest treks to the ancient city of Machu Picchu. The 2 day Inca Trail starts at train stop Kilometer 104 and takes you to the fantastic ruins of Wiñay Wayna before descending again for your first spectacular view of the famous lost city..
Day 1 : ARRIVE IN CUSCO (PERU)
After your arrival to Cusco, we will take you to the hotel and then join your guide for a briefing , remainder of the day at leisure
OPTION 1: HALF-DAY CITY TOUR (Additional Price: USD 30 per person).
We will pick you up at 1:00pm from your hotel to start the tour and visit the following places.
Day 2 : OPEN DAY FOR LEISURE OPTION 3: FULL DAY SACRED VALLEY TOUR (Additional Price: USD 45 per person).
- The Koricancha
- The Cathedral
- Puca Pucara
After breakfast at your hotel, we will pick you up at 5am to go the train station to leave for Machu Picchu. During the 4-hour train journey, you will have an amazing views of the landscapes the Sacred Valley, Urubamba and the Amazon rainforest have to offer while providing you with a small hint of what Peru has to show. When we arrive to Aguas Calientes, we have a short walk to the bus station and then a 20 minute bus journey up to Machu Picchu. Once inside, you will receive a two hour professional guided tour of the beautiful Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary followed by some free time to explore the area on your own. After enjoying a magic time in Machu Picchu, you will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes for lunch. Later we will board the train back to Ollantaytambo. Upon your arrival to the train station, we will pick you up and take you back to your hotel in Cusco. Day 3 : CUSCO - WIÑAY WAYNA - MACHU PICCHU
We pick you up from your hotel at 5:40am (depending on train time) and take you to the train station. We travel by train, we reach kilometer 104 , we have a walk up to the Incan site Wiñay Wayna ('Forever Young') .
Then, we will continue on to 'Inti Punku' ('Sun gate') from where will have panoramic view of Machu Picchu . Before reaching Machu Picchu, we will take a side path off the trail to go down to Aguas Calientes, leaving the visit to Machu Picchu for the next day. Day 4 : MACHU PICCHU TOUR – RETURN TRAIN TO CUSCO
Your guide will pick you up at 5:40am of your hotel . You will take the bus up to majestic Machu Picchu to catch the sunrise and begin your walking tour (two hours) with your guide. Please, leave enough time to take the train back to Ollantaytambo.P.S: If you booked Waynapicchu, we will climb up this mountain after guided tour in Machupicchu. This is usually at 8:00am.Day 5 : TRANSFER OUT, BYE CUSCO!
After breakfast, we will take you back to the airport according your flight itinerary.