Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 2 days

Do you forget to book Classic Inca Trail in time? Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is the best option to doesn't miss the opportunity to see some of the most important inca remains.

2 Days
from USD 0.00

Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 2 days

This is the short version of the famous and amazing Classic Inca Trail, for those who have little time available, but in no way want to miss this unique walk and enjoy beautiful landscapes and diversity of plants such as the Orchid and variety of birds. This walk is 11 kilometers on the first day during this walk you will be able to observe and know one of the greatest cultures in South America the "Inca", "Quechua" or "Andina" culture. The capital of this culture was Q'osqo or Cusco and it spread to a large extent throughout South America (Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Bolivia, Argentina, Colombia). The Inca Trail is hidden among the Andean mountains with constructions high up in the mountains dominating the Andean Valley and part of the Peruvian Amazon. With the arrival of the conquerors this Culture was disappearing, but they left us some Signs and Relics intact as we will know during this walk.

Between the Andean mountains and the tropical forest is a great Inca Trail through the mountains and the Sacred Valley. The first archaeological site we will visit is Chachabamba (2,200 m / 7,218 ft) located on the side of the Urubamba River and Wiñaywayna (2650 m / 8.696 ft) is at the top. Then you will go to the Intipunku (2,720 m / 8,924 ft) where you will have a panoramic view of Machu Picchu (2,490 m / 8,169 ft), you can also find a variety of flora and fauna as well as a variety of birds. The walk lasts approximately 6 to 7 hours until you reach the Sun Gate known as Inti Punku, where you can get the first panoramic views of Machu Picchu. 

 

Quick Itinerary:

 

Day 1: Inti Punku -  Aguas Calientes

Day 2 : Machu Picchu

Day 1: Inti Punku . Aguas Calientes

Pick up from your hotel in Cusco and transfer to the train station. 2 hours Train journey to km 104, cross the Urubamba river, guided tour ofChachabamba archaeological site, then we climb gradual steep up with impressive view.  Later on, we go through neo-tropical cloud forest and on the way we can see orchids, birds and waterfall... After 3 hours hike we get to Wiñay Wayna Inca site, the most well preserved and beautiful sites in the area.  Guided tour and time to explore, lunch.  After Lunch we continue our hike for 2 more hours to reach the Sungate at Machu Picchu. Enjoy a beautiful sunset at the Sun gate where afterwards we will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes to spend the night in a hostel. Time to relax and enjoy the most impressive views of the oriental range. Overnight in a hostal in Aguas Calientes.

DAY 2: MACHU PICCHU TOUR

Early wake up at 5.30am for breakfast at 6 a.m. We take the first bus to Machu Picchu to enter the site early in the morning for the best photo opportunities (less tourists!) and then spend the rest of the morning visiting and exploring the actual site of Machu Picchu. Return to Ollantaytambo by train from Aguas Calientes (actual town of Machupicchu) and then a bus ride to Cusco.

THIS TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Transfer In/out
  • Entrance to Inca Trail and Machu Picchu
  • Tourist train tickets around trip
  • English speaking guide
  • Meals (one box lunch, one dinner, and one breakfast at the hostel in Aguas Calientes)
  • Hostal in Aguas Calientes

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Lunch of second day (recommended in Aguas Calientes)
  • Bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes 
  • Locker in Machu Picchu 
  • Tipping.
  • Huaynapicchu entrance fee ticket

Blog

Amazon deforestation and Destruction

31 August 2019
amazon-desforestation-and-destrution
The Amazon rainforest is a wondrous and beautiful place, full of mighty rivers and lush green trees. But, beneath its glossy green exterior, it’s working hard to provide the world with countless benefits. Without the Amazon the entire world’s climates would be thrown off, the atmosphere would be polluted with billions of tonnes of CO2, 10% of the world’s biodiversity would be lost, and we may never find cures ...
« read more »

Machu Picchu Tickets

30 August 2019
machu-picchu-tickets
Getting access to the Archaeological Park of Machu Picchu is not as simple as it seems, but it is definitely not very difficult. Regulated under the administration of the Regional Ministery of Culture (Cusco), if you want to get a ticket to Machu Picchu 2019, you must book it through its website. In addition, once you have made your reservation official, you will have a maximum of six hours to ...
« read more »

Salkantay Trek Devastation and Animal Exploitation

28 August 2019
salkantay-trek-destruction-and-animal-exploitation
Many travelers and bloggers describe the beauty of the Salkantay Trek route. However, this blog is to describe the bad influence of irresponsible tourism as well as to give some advices.   The Salkantay Trek used to have one of the loveliest natural routes worldwide. It also has been considered as an alternative trek to the Inca Trail. Its tour operators used to bring personal tents, dining tents and toilet tents ...
« read more »

Traveling to Machu Picchu with kids

16 March 2019
travelling-to-machu-picchu-with-kids
Machu Picchu is amazing, magical, mysterious, it is the ideal place to visit with children. It is hidden between the Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu mountains, and is located right in the middle of the Amazon jungle brow and the Andes mountain range. It was buried for 400 years until - the children love this story - Hiram Bingham came to the ancient Inca city of Machu Picchu, "guided ...
« read more »

Responsible Tourism Tips for your Inca Trail

24 January 2019
responsible-tourism-tips-for-your-inca-trail
Machu Picchu is a unique place in the world, not only is it a beautiful stone city, it is the perfect synchrony between what man and nature can do. Machu Picchu is the proof that the hand of man can do great things without this signifying a conflict with nature. All of this makes taking care of and preserving it a task not only of the authorities of Peru ...
« read more »
Home Destination & Holidays Our Projects How You Can Help Tour Operators About Us Contact Us

Av. Tupac Amaru PP-10B Santiago - Cusco - Peru
Phone: +51 84 217 551

Mail: ruth@responsiblepeople.org


neuro(drive).pro()