Get a taste of the incredible Inca Trail without days of hiking and camping on this short, 2 day excursion!
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Walking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: For the travelers who don’t have much time for trekking, this is the best and most unique option available. The hike starts at the train stop at Kilometer 104 and follows the trail for six hours to the breathtaking views of Machu Picchu from Inti Punku (Sun Gate). From here. you’ll descend into the world famous Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu.
2 Days/1 Night
Day 1: Cusco to Aguas Calientes
You’ll be picked up from the hotel and taken to the nearby train station in Poroy. Then, you’ll embark on one of the most beautiful train rides in the world to Machu Picchu. You’ll get off the train at km 104 to start the hike.
You’ll visit the Chachabamba archaeological site before hiking uphill for 8km (4 hours) to another archaeological site called Wiñay Wayna. This impressive site contains an agricultural center with numerous terraces as well as religious and urban sectors. Later, you’ll climb up to the Sun Gate where you can soak up incredible views of the sacred citadel of Machu Picchu. Afterwards, you’ll take the bus down to Aguas Calientes to enjoy dinner in a nice restaurant.
Overnight at Aguas Calientes hotel
Meals Included: Box-lunch, Dinner
Day 2: Machu Picchu full day / Back to Cusco
You’ll have breakfast at the hotel before heading out on a full day excursion. After a short bus ride, you’ll arrive to Machu Picchu and immediately participate in a guided tour of the Citadel, the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Sun Dial, the Royal Quarters, and the Temple of the Three Windows as well as various houses, warehouses, and a large central square.
After the tour, you’ll have time to stroll around the archaeological site at your leisure. You’ll also have the opportunity to climb to the top of Wayna Picchu. In the afternoon, you’ll head back to Poroy train station and later your hotel in Cusco.
Meals Included: Breakfast
Price based on double accommodation with Tourist Class Hotel
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.