Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 2d/1n

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Day 1

Cusco - Km. 104 - Wiñayhuayna - Aguas Calientes

Our journey begins early in the morning. After our arrival at km 104 by train, the Royal Inca Trail begins with a hike to Chachabamba (2,270 m / 7448 ft), where our guide will inform us about the previous function of this archaeological site.

Later, we will arrive at Wiñayhuayna (2,650 m / 8694ft), the most important archaeological site besides Machu Picchu. After that, our way continues to Puerta del Sol “Inti Punku”, a beautiful viewpoint from which we can enjoy the dusk in Machu Picchu (2,400 m / 7,874 f). As we have to continue our walk to our hotel in Aguas Calientes, we will only spend a little time in Machu Picchu on the first day.

Walking time: 06 hours.

Total distance: 12 km.

Difficulty level: Moderate Strenuous

Day 2

Aguas Calientes - Santuario de Machu Picchu - Cusco

We will leave our hotel towards Machu Picchu after breakfast at 5:30 AM by bus. We leave early because at this time the stage is less crowded and the morning is a good time to enjoy the tranquility and the ancient spirit of the best known archaeological site on the continent.

After our arrival at the citadel around 6:00 AM, our guide will give us detailed information about Machu Picchu and the history and culture of the Incas. Thereafter, you will have enough free time to enjoy and explore the site on your own (for example, go to the Inka Bridge, explore the variety of buildings, or climb Waynapicchu to get an amazing panoramic image). Afterwards, a bus will take you to Aguas Calientes .

Here you have the possibility to join the hot springs of the city (optional). We will leave Aguas Calientes in the late afternoon, where we will take the train back to the Ollantaytambo (or Poroy) train station and then we will transfer you to your hotel in Cusco. We will arrive around 10 PM in Cusco.

Climate: Warm with mosquitoes.

Walking time: 02 hours.

Total distance: 4 km.

Difficulty level: Moderate

Included services

  • Transfer between hotel and train station in Cusco.
  • Tourist train at km. 104.
  • Tourist train from the town of Aguas Calientes to Cusco (Poroy) / to Ollantaytambo and bus to Cusco.
  • Bus Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes - Day 1.
  • Bus Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu - Day 2.
  • Tickets to the Inca Trail and the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu.
  • Professional bilingual guide (Spanish and English).
  • Meals during the excursion (1 breakfast, 1 box lunch, 1 dinner / optional vegetarian).
  • Hotel with private room in the town of Aguas Calientes.
  • First aid kit and oxygen bottle.

Not included services

  • Last lunch in Aguas Calientes.
  • Bus Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes - Day 2.

What you need to know

  • The tour is provided in shared base.
  • Children up to 3 years old do not pay, they share complete services with parents.
  • This tour is recommended for travelers from 10 years old and older.
  • Insurance taken at the time of booking is highly recommended.
  • Wear comfortable clothes, trekking shoes, sunscreen, sunglasses.
  • Rates are not valid for high season and National holidays. (Ask for the price if that is the case).
  • The service is subject to change without prior notice due to weather conditions rain, bad weather, strikes, etc.), as well as any other event that does not allow the normal development of the service. Any cancellation for the indicated reasons above, does not apply any refund. If you need to finish before the end of the tour does not apply any refund either.
  • If you do not attend the day of the service, it will be considered a “No Show” with no refund.

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