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Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

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Tour Details

Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu (Group Service)

The Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is a spectacular hike with beautiful scenery, a wide variety of flora and fauna with fantastic panoramas of the Andes mountains on the way to the lost citadel of the Incas. See our 2 day Inca trail reviews on TripAdvisor, ask for Inka tours permits and check the best inca trail tours itinerary below.

Short Inca Trail

→ Let’s take a great 2 Day Inka Trail adventure before arriving Machu Picchu; with our group service and enjoying at the same time a light hike through many archaeological sites. Arrive to Sun’s Gate (Inti Punku), prepare yourself to be amazed with the best panoramic view of the city.

Important Note: The Inca Trail 2 days starts in Cusco and finishes in Cusco.

Watch The Video Of The Great Inca Trail


Departure & Return Location

Cusco Hotel Transfer

Departure Time

0500 AM

Price Includes

  • Breakfast x 1
  • Lunch x 1
  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide.
  • Assistant Tour Guide for groups of 9+.
  • Pick-up from your Hotel.
  • Train to Km-104
  • Return transportation by train and bus to Cusco.1 Breakfast, 1 Boxed Lunch
  • Hotel in Machu Picchu Pueblo
  • Entrance fee to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu
  • Round Trip Bus journeys between Machu Picchu and Machu Picchu Pueblo
  • Oxygen bottle and First aid kit.

Price Excludes

  • Entrance to Huayna Picchu Mountain and Machu Picchu Montaña
  • Breakfast on Day 1, lunch and dinner on Day 2
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Tips for your Inca Trail Guide

Recommended To Carry

  • Original Passport
  • Walking Stick
  • A Day Pack with your personal items
  • Peruvian Soles in Cash
Why Hike 2-Day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu?

Cusco has a lot of hiking routes which lead us to Inca Citadel MachuPicchu; but only in this route you will have the chance to visit Machu Picchu for 2 consecutive days! Therefore, it is ideal for those whom do not have much time. During the short inca trail tour our clients will enjoy a short ride in a comfortable touristic train with service on board crossing the Sacred Valley which offers impressive flora and fauna and also unrealistic views of the Andes, arriving to tropical jungle of the Natural Reserve of Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu.

2-Day Inca Trail starts on kilometer 104 of the train route from Cusco to Machu Picchu. This inca trail to Machupicchu has a total of 16 kilometers of cobbled and authentic road, through all of this adventure we will visit some archaeological sites as Chachabamba, Wiñay Wayna, Intipata and Inti Punku. We will also connect with the classic Inca Trail and finally with Machu Picchu ruins. Upon our arrival our hikers is going to have the opportunity to have a visit to the Citadel on day one in the afternoon. Upon completion of the hike, our service includes a 3 stars hotel.

The Short Inca Trail Map at Machu Picchu

On day two – Coordinating previously with your guide, you will have the chance to appreciate the impressive Sunrise at Machu Picchu, and also our walking tour included the inca bridge at Machu Picchu. If you made your booking of Machu Picchu Mountain and Huayna Picchu Montaña entrance tickets then you will have time to make these extra hikes from. In fact, you get to see the best panoramic views (Please ask about Huayna Picchu & Machu Picchu Mountain tickets at the moment of booking).

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The short Inca Trail permit is sell very quickly, therefore you have to book inka trek 2 days months in advance. The legendary short inca trail is the best way to experience “The Wonder of the World”.


Day 1Cusco - Ollantaytambo - Km 104 - Aguas Calientes Pueblo

We start very early in the morning by bus from your hotel to Ollantaytambo, then we take the train at 07:45 am from Ollanta to Km-104, where you start hiking. We visit amazing Inca sites, see a variety of flora, fauna and get to see fantastic views. Covering 16 km of the trail, our journey starts off in the Sacred Valley and works its way up along an original Inca trail to the Inca site of Wiñay Wayna and the Sun Gate (Inti Punku), the first viewpoint of Machu Picchu ruins. Along the way we’ll hike through the lush greenery of the cloud forest which is covering the mountain and variety of birds.

Day 2Aguas Calientes Pueblo - Machu Picchu - Cusco

We will pick you up early in the morning from your Hotel to take one of the first buses up to Machu Picchu, so that we can see the sunrise. Once we get to the Citadel you’ll have a 2 hour guided tour with your private English speaking guide. After the walking tour, you will have a lot of time to explore, take pictures and enjoy Machu Picchu by yourself. Those who have Huayna Picchu tickets will have time to climb the mountain, which takes approximately 2 hours round-trip. When done exploring, you will take a bus or walk down to Machu Picchu Pueblo for lunch (not included). Finally in the afternoon you will take the train back to Ollantaytambo from where you will carry on by bus back to Cusco.

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