Visit Machu Picchu doing the short Inka Trail
This is the short version of the traditional "Inca Trail" for those who have less time available but wish to participate in this spectacular journey. This trek starts at km. 104, the route passes through magnificent Inca archaeological sites Chachabamba, the complex of Wiñahuayna with its stunning panorama, liturgical bathrooms and agricultural terraces, Inti Punku (Sun Gate) to 2. 650 meters above sea level, from where we will see a stunning sunset in Machu Picchu and then continue to the town of Aguas Calientes where we spend the night. The next day started early to visit the city of Machu Picchu.
"NOTE: If you have a specific itinerary in mind send me a message and I'll customize the tour for you"
DAY 1: 05:00 AM You will be picked up at your hotel in Cusco to take you to Ollantaytambo train station where you will take the train to the Km 104, starting point of our trek. From the archaeological site of "Chachabamba" (2250 masl) we climb in about two and a half hours into the fascinating archaeological site of "Wiñaywayna" (2650 masl) where we will enjoy our tasty box lunch. In the afternoon we follow the semi-tropical forest to the "Intipunku" (the Sun Gate) where we can enjoy the first panoramic view of the majestic "Machu Picchu"From here we descend to Machu Picchu citadel and then take the bus to Machu Picchu town where you will spend the night
DAY 2: This day You will visit Machu Picchu site, with the most important places like the Inti Watana, the Temple of the Condor, the main square, the sacred rock and others, At an appropriate time we descend from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes to board the train back to Ollantaytambo, and the bus back to Cusco. Aprox. The tour ends in Cusco around 8:00 PM
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 2 days
The schedules of the tours can vary according to the traffic, climatic problems or by request of the client.
For the tours I wil provided you van with all licences 10 seats, Peru Rail or Inca Rail train tickets, Consettur buses tickets (Train and Conssetur bus tickets is not private. we share this with other tourists, Train with 60 passengers in the carrige, bus with 30 passengers in the bus)
The first day of the tour is mostly of the time by walking.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
- Public Transportation Tickets
- Admission Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
450 PEN - You need to carry extra money for the meals that are not incledud in the tour, also the hotel night in Machu Picchu is not included
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
I won't be driver in the tour.
I will organize a transport with an adequate and certified driver. Thus the excursion will be more organized and assisted