Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

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Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

2 days
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This route of two days to Machu Picchu is considered as one of the best treks in the world, because, it include one of the greatest adventure places in the world, who it  Inca Trail. Which has an exquiste natural beauty of  incomparable andean and selvatic landscapes andm some manuy times is beyond a doubt one of the most beautiful trails in the Americas and therefore an unforgettable experience not to be missed.

 

The Inca trail leads through the protected wild nature of the Peruvian jungle and forest steppe, passes several archeological Inca sights and offers impressive views. The Incas used this itinerary for the pilgrimage to the sacred citadel Machu Picchu.

 

 

 

 

Overview
Itinerary
Prices

Day 01: Cusco - Km 104 – Wiñayhuayna – Aguas Calientes (06 hours of trekking)

Day 02: Aguas Calientes - Sanctuary of Machu Picchu - Cusco (02 hours of trekking)

 

Included:

  • Transport
  • Transfer between hotel and train station in Cusco
  • Tourist train to km 104
  • Tourist train from the village of Aguas Calientes to Cusco (Poroy)/to Ollantaytambo and bus to Cusco
  • Tourist bus Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes (3 ways)
  • Entrance fees 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 village of Aguas Calientes
  • First-aid kit and oxygen bottle.

Not included:

  • Last lunch in Aguas Calientes
  • Entrance to the hot springs in Aguas Calientes town (it costs $ 4.00)

Notes:

  1. Visit to Huayna Picchu: For Huayna Picchu mountain requires to be booked long time in advance however we charge additional $ 65.00  and then we’ll guarantee your entrance for Huayna Picchu as well (This new State law  began since the 18th of July, 2011).
  2. Extra porter: According to the law (26702) and supervised by the Ministry of Employment, the collaboration of an extra porter is given under the conditions the customer requires. However, the customer’ luggage musn’t exceed 12 kg, since the porter is only allowed to carry 15 kg. The Service costs $ 100.00 and includes transport, entrance fee to the Inca Trail, food and camping equipment.
  3. Tips for porters, cooks and guides are always welcome. The porters are also very grateful for a small donation, for example clothes or school equipment for their children.
  4. Stay: we work together with Machu Picchu hotel, Continental hotel or something similar

 

Day 01: Cusco - Km 104 - Wi˝ayhuayna - Aguas Calientes

Our journey starts early in the morning. After our arrival at km 104 by train, the Royal Inca Trail begins with a hike to Chachabamba, where our guide will inform us about the previous function of this archeological site. Thereafter, we will reach Wiñayhuayna, the most important archeological site besides Machu Picchu. After that, our trail continues towards the Sun Gate “Inti Punku”, a nice viewpoint from which we can enjoy the nightfall on Machu Picchu. Since we have to continue our walk to our hotel in Aguas Calientes, we will only spend little time in the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu on the first day.

Day 02: Aguas Calientes - Sanctuary of Machu Picchu - Cusco

We will leave our hotel tMachu Picchuowards Machu Picchu after breakfast at about 5:30 am by bus. We are leaving that early because at this time the setting is less crowded and the morning is a good time to enjoy the calmness 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 Inca. Thereafter, you will have enough free time to enjoy and explore the site on your own (f.ex. go to the Inka Bridge, explore the variety of buildings or climb Waynapicchu for an amazing panorama picture). A bus takes you down to Aguas Calientes. Here you have the possibility to join the town’s hot springs (S/ 10.00 Nuevos soles). We will leave Aguas Calientes in the afternoon.

What do I need to bring?

  • Small backpack with rain shelter (30 or 40 litters is well enough).
  • Clothing for warm and cold climate like a waterproof jacket.
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Slippers or sandals (for showers and hot springs).
  • Woolen or synthetic socks and a sweater.
  • Long- and short-sleeved polo’s/T-Shirts.
  • Rainponcho and a hat.
  • Bathing suit (for the hot springs in Aguas Calientes).
  • Sunscreen, insect repellent, disinfecting alcohol and gel and toilet paper.
  • Camera (wrapped in plastic bag), a flash light and batteries.
  • Some snacks like chocolate bars and dry fruit.
  • Original passport, original ISIC student card (In case you are student) and extra money in soles.

Prices

N. persons Shared 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
USD per person 435 558 500 470 450 430 423 422 422 415

 

IMPORTANT
You must bring your original passport during the walk, in the case of students must bring their original student card ISIC CARD (USD 10.00 OFF).


NOTE: Does not include entry to Huayna Picchu, add: $ 56.00

 

 

BOOK AT LEAST 6 months in advance.

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