This trek is often known as “the two day Inca Trail”, “the Sacred Inca Trail” or the “Camino Real de los Incas”. The trek starts at Km104 (104 kilometres along the railway from Cusco) and involves a four hour walk uphill to Wiñay Wayna and a couple of hours further to Machu Picchu making it ideal for trekkers wanting to experience at least a part of the Inca Trail but haven’t got the time (or energy) to complete the full 4 day trek. As with the 4 day version of the Inca Trail.
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This trek is often known as "short day Inca Trail", The trek starts at Km104 (104 kilometres along the railway from Cusco) and involves a 2 hour walk uphill to Wiñay Wayna and a couple of hours further to Machu Picchu making it ideal for trekkers wanting to experience at least a part of the Inca Trail but haven't got the time (or energy) to complete the full 4 day trek. As with the 4 day version of the Inca Trail. people who are fairly fit and take regular exercise. The trek starts at 2100m (KM104) and climbs to 2700m (Wiñay Wayna) before descending to 2400m (Machu Picchu). although many people still find themselves short of breath when arriving at Wiñay Wayna so this trek should certainly not be considered an easy option.
Day 1 cusco - machupicchu–aguas calientes
Before dawn, you'll board the train to KM 104 on the Cuzco- Machu Picchu railroad. You'll begin with a tour of the Chachabamba site to introduce you to Inca ruins. You'll hike for 8KM - about 4 hours- to the impressive complex of Winaywayna and visit the archaeological, religious and urban centers. The hike offers magnificent views of the Urubamba River valley and a lovely waterfall. You'll finish the day with about an hour of easy walking to Intipunku, the Sun Gate, where you will have your first glimpse of Machu Picchu. You'll conclude your hike with a descent into Machu Picchu before transferring to your local hotel to relax for the evening.
Day 2 aguas calientes machupicchu
Awake early to enjoy your guided tour of this archaeological gem. After the tour, you can explore on your own, visit the temple of the Moon and the Inca Bridge. You'll spend the afternoon in the quaint town of Aguas Calientes, practicing your bargaining skills with local handicraft vendors. After purchasing souvenirs, you'll board the train back to Cuzco, where you will arrive after dark, having experienced one of the world's most unique sites.
Inca trail 2d/1n
IMPORTANT: Due to regulations brought in in 2002, the Inca Trail (5, 4 or 2 days) is limited to 500 people
per day (including Guides, porters and cooks). It is therefore necessary to book in advance to guarantee a place on the date you want to leave. For Inca Trail treks in the high season (June, July, August and September) it is advisable to book at least 4 months ahead
Luxury Private Classic Inca trail 2 Days 1 Nights All inclusive!
If you are short on time (or energy!!!) you can still enjoy part of the Inca Trail , visit the most beautiful inca site of the whole inca trail 'Wiñay Wayna`and arrive at MACHU PICCHU in only 2 days!
Please Note: Dificulty level depends very much on your fitness and aclimatization.
N.b. It is no longer possible to stay a night on the Inca Trail for the 2 day, 1 night trek. All people on this tour spend the night in Aguas Calientes, the town nearest Machu Picchu.
Professional, bilingual Tour Guide (accompanies you on tourist train to starting point)
Transfer from the airport round trip
Journey from hotel to train station and vice versa
train journey (1 way vista dome service)
The Hiram Bingham train is the most luxurious way to journey between Machu Picchu and cusco.
Entrance fee to Inca Trail and Machu Picchu 1 way
1 breakfast, 1box- lunch, and 1 dinner (breakfast
1 lunch at sanctuary lodge
1 Bus ticket from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes town
2 Bus ticket from Aguas Calientes town to Machu Picchu,aguascaliente
1 Waynapicchu or Machupicchu Mountain pass based on the availibility per person
1 Night Loxury Hotel INKA TERRA or SUMAG
First Aid kit
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What you need to take:
Original passport (and *International Student card (ISIC) if applicable)
Travel Insurance is essential
Walking stick (with rubber tip)
Waterproof jacket/rain poncho
Sun protection cream (factor 35 recommended)
Re-usable plastic or metal water container or camel bags.
Camera and films
*To qualify as a student, it is necessary to have a valid ISIC card
Optional items to take:
Plasters and bandages
Bathing suit (for hot springs in Aguas Calientes)
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