Short Inca Trail To Machu Picchu 2 Days - Cusco

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 2 Days
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  • Departure Time :
    4:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Wait at the lobby of your hotel at 4am
  • Return Details :
    All tours will finish in Cusco unless special request.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


This is a unique opportunity to Arrive to Machupicchu. This trek combines an original Inca trail with different archeological sites. We will able to see a megadiversity of flora and fauna along the way, as well as archaeological sites such as Chachabamba, Wiay Huayna, arriving to the Sun Gate, and having the opportunity to see Machupichu in the afternoon with few people and even better being among the last ones to exit, is an experience that last for a lifetime.
Highlight s
Live history shows, yoga & meditation sessions
Spiritual ceremonies, hot showers
Professional highly trained local tour guides
Hike the original Inca Trail lost for more than 400 years
Enjoy the different landscapes of the Peruvian Andes
Arrive to Machupicchu through the Sun Gate

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DAY 1: Cusco KM104 Machu picchu PUEBLO (AGUAS CALIENTES)

We will pick you up from your hotel early and drive until Ollantaytambo to take 1:30 minutes train ride along the Urubamba river from Ollantaytambo (highlands) to Chachabamba km 104 (cloud forest) here you will need to show your original passport at the checkpoint. After check point we find a beautiful archeological site with the same name. After visiting Chachabamba we will start our Trexperience! Using an ancient Inca trail that leads to Machupicchu, Abandoned in the 16TH century.  First part will be a 4-hour gradual uphill until we arrive to Wiñay Huayna ( the place that never gets old), we will take time to explore this stunning place enjoying spectacular views of the Andes  throughout an energizing yoga and meditation session.  You will be provided a packed lunch and some drinks to later continue this expedition to the Sungate from which we can finally see Perus greatest riddle, Machupicchu, after spending some quiet time admiring the beauty of the mountains. We will continue our journey to Machu picchu arriving in the afternoon, having the opportunity to take photos without people. We take the bus down to Aguas Calientes where we will spend the night in a hotel.

  • Campsite Altitude: 2000m 6561ft
  • Highest altitude: 2700m 8858ft
  • Distance: 15km 8 miles
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Meals: lunch, snacks & dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Difficulty: moderate


On our final day we have to get up very early to prepare for the highlight of your Trexperience; visiting Machu picchu the Lost City of the Incas. We will go straight to the line to wait for the first bus going up to Machupicchu at 5:30 am. Arriving at s the sky brightens, we will walk for an hour to the Sungate, taking in the stunning views along the way. On a clear day you can watch the spectacular sun rise over Machu picchu, which is truly an unforgettable sight. Your guide will take you on a 2 to 3-hour comprehensive tour of the city before leaving you in Machu picchu to explore on your own or climb either Huayna picchu or Machu picchu Mountain (must be booked as far in advance as possible). Your guide will explain how to take the bus from Machu picchu to Aguas Calientes for lunch and take the train and bus back to Cusco. Trexperience Perus will ensure you are returned back to your hotel.

  • Highest altitude: 2700m -8858ft
  • Distance: 6km 3 miles
  • Duration: 2 3 hours
  • Meals: breakfast (hotel)
  • Difficulty: easy


Pre-departure briefing the night before at 6.30pm

Pick up from your hotel

Bus ride to Ollantaytambo

Bus ride from Ollantaytambo to Cusco

Train from Ollantaytambo to Km104 to start the Trek

Snacks, Box lunch, water

Professional English speaking tour guides

Second guide for groups of 8+

Dinner at Aguas Calientes in a Local Restaurant

1 night Hotel Aguas Calientes/ Hot shower

Medical kit in all our tours

Drinkable water

Rain Ponchos

Expedition train Round trip (Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes)

All Taxes included



Bottled water

Coffee and/or Tea


Trekking poles (can be rent from us)

First breakfast, last day lunch.

Huayna Picchu Mountain (need to be booked in advance)

Machu Picchu Picchu Mountain (need to be booked in advance)

Tips for our staff: please note that our agency staff is well paid so please feel free to tip as you wish.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Infant seats available

Not wheelchair accessible

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers