Short Inca Trail (2 days / 1 night)

Short Inca Trail 2 days Tour Package

The well-preserved final stretch of the Inca Trail starting at Chachabamba (Kilometer 104) on the railroad, takes you up to Wiñay Wayna and a stunning descent to Machu Picchu, first day hiking into the citadel through Inti Punku, the Sun gate. Second day early guided visit of Machu Picchu and train back to Cuzco after lunch. Overnight in Machu Picchu Town.

Level: Moderate trek. Good physical condition required
Duration: 2 Days. 1 day hike and 1 day guided visit at Machu Picchu
Location: Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu
Season: Recommended between March to November.

Outdoor Tours in Cuzco - The tour package includes:

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Transfers hotel / train station / hotel in Cuzco city

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1 night lodging with breakfast included in Machu Picchu Town

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Train tickets Cuzco to Kilometer 104 and Machu Picchu Town to Cuzco - Expedition Class

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Entrance tickets to Inca Trail and Machu Picchu Inca City

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Trek in Inca Trail

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Guided excursion in Machu Picchu Inca City

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Professional guides and tourist buses or minivan during the tours.

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Taxes and hotel services

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English speaking guide.

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Optional flight tickets or bus tickets

AXA Travel Assistant

Optional AXA Travel Assistant

Itinerary - Short Inca Trail (2 days / 1 night)

Daily departures (March to December)


Day 1: Cuzco / Kilometer 104 / Wiñay Wayna / Machu Picchu

  • You will be transferred from your hotel to train station.

  • Train departure to Kilometer 104 (Chachabamba)

  • At this point after checking our entrances and passports with Machu Picchu Park rangers, we will start trekking for approximately 3 hours, up to the well-preserved remains of Wiñay Wayna (2900 m.a.s.l.). On the way, we will see beautiful waterfalls, native flora and mountain birds.

  • After box lunch, we will have time to rest and enjoy exploring the site with its houses, terraces, towers, as well as visiting the Inti Punku, the Inca Gate of the Sun, where we will get our first sight of Machu Picchu Inca City.

  • We finally cross the ridge that leads to our destination, and the full sight of the greatest archaeological discovery of modern times is reveled. After an overview and orientation about the Machu Picchu Inca City, you will take the shuttle bus that will take you down to Machu Picchu Town (Aguas Calientes).

  • Arrival to Machu Picchu Town and transfer to your selected hotel

  • Lodging in Machu Picchu


Day 2: Machu Picchu / Cuzco (B)

  • Breakfast.

  • After an early breakfast, passengers will be met by their guide at the hotel’s lobby to start our visit to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu and have a day of guided exploring.

  • After this awesome visit, passengers will return to Machu Picchu Town.

  • Free time for lunch

  • Transfer to the train station for your trip back to Cuzco City.

  • Upon arrival to Cuzco, transfer to your hotel.

The program does not includes

  • Flight Tickets and airport taxes

  • Tips for guides and staff members.

  • Services not mentioned in the program

  • Entrance to Huayna Picchu $ 65 (We recommend book this hike in advance)

Rates 2019 - Rates per person in US Dollar (March to December)

Short Inca Trail

2 - 9 passengers

1 passenger

Budget Class - Lodging in 2* Hotel
Inca House / Inca Wonder / Hostal El Puma

$ 518

$ 543

Tourist Class - Lodging in 3* Hotel
Hotel Pachacuteq / Inka Wayna / Wiracocha

$ 570

$ 591


Reservations for the Inca Trail is recommended to be performed at 3 months in advance


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