SHORT INCA TRAIL 2 DAYS
EXCLUSIVE HIKE EXPERIENCE TO MACHU PICCHU
1 NIGHT HOTEL**
1 NIGHT HOTEL**
Discover the majestic wonder of the famed Machu Picchu through the enriching journey of the Inca Trail 2 days hike. Perfectly crafted for those limited by time or seeking a less strenuous journey, yet unwilling to compromise the awe-inspiring experience of treading the classic Inca paths. Every step unveils Peru’s enigmatic heritage, leading adventurers through ancient Inca remains like Chachabamba and Wiñay Wayna, exclusive gems reserved for those on this intimate journey.
As the trail unfolds, brace yourself for the climactic spectacle of Machu Picchu. Witness the iconic site as it’s kissed by the first light from Inti Punku, the famed Sun Gate, offering panoramas where the grandeur of the Andes meets the intricate tapestry of the Urubamba Canyon. The Short Inca Trail not only offers a condensed experience of its grand counterpart but is a masterpiece in its own right, beckoning travellers to relish in the eternal allure of the Incan civilization. Your gateway to an unmatched exploration of history, nature, and mystery awaits!
BRIEF INCA TRAIL 2 DAYS INFORMATION
We know how important this vacation is for you, so we do not want you to have any doubts or lack anything during your trip to this wonder of the world. Therefore, all of our tours have a briefing at your hotel 1 to 2 days prior to departure. Our guide or office staff will provide you with a detailed description of your trek including their professional recommendations to ensure your comfort and enjoyment. They will answer all of your questions and address any last-minute concerns you may have. You can trust their expert suggestions because they’ve made this trek many times, with many groups, and with many types of people!
Our briefing is held at 7:00 pm in your Hotel, however you may change it by coordinating with us a week prior to departure.
FIRST DAY: CUSCO - OLLANTAYTAMBO - KM 104 - MACHUPICCHU - AGUAS CALIENTES TOWN
We pick you up from your hotel very early and drive toward the train station of Ollantaytambo, where we will board the train until kilometer 104 of the railway (1:10 hours approx.), where we will start our short Inca trail trek. On the way we will visit the archaeological place of "Chachabamba" located between the vegetation of the jungle at a height of 2,170 meters / 7,120 feet. After visiting and exploring the place, we will ascend to the fascinating archaeological center of "Wiñaywayna" located at 2,650 meters / 8,700 feet. Then you will have a guided tour of this beauty of “Wiñaywayna"; as well as its residential, agricultural and religious zones that tell a story lived through its construction.
At the the camp site of the same name we will have our lunch boxed (each one carry it), here we will see the porters and hikers who started the classic Inca trail 3 days before. Then we continue walking through an easy path (Inca flat road) rounded by slush tropical forest to "Intipunku" (sun gate) 2,720 meters / 8,923 feet, from where we can appreciate the city of "Machupicchu" at a distance, and then we will reach the citadel. After enjoying the classic photographs, we will ride the bus down to Aguas Calientes town (2,040 meters / 6,700 feet), where we stay the night in a hotel **
SECOND DAY: AGUAS CALIENTES - MACHUPICCHU - CUSCO
Your guide will pick you up from your hotel after your breakfast to take the bus to the citadel of "Machupicchu” and delight the sunrise of this magical place before the arrival of other tourists who come from Cusco and enjoy the tranquility of the lost city of the Incas on a guided tour, where you will visit the most important places in approximately 02 hours. Then, you will have time off to explore and take more pictures, and also be able to climb the mountains of Huaynapicchu or Machupicchu mt. (only if you made the reservation in advance).
In the afternoon you will back to the town of Aguas Calientes by bus, where you will have free time to lunch and go to the station to board the return EXPEDITION train to Ollantaytambo station (time approx.1: 45 hrs.) according the train service and schedule, and then we will take you to the hotel in the city of Cusco. Weary but satisfy we will finish this Short Inca Trail!
Inca trail 2 days map
PACKING LIST OF SHORT INCA TRAIL 2 DAYS
We recommend that you take the necessary and lightweight in a backpack of 25 liters or more, so you can take your things and the boxed lunch, and thus, enjoy the trip better. Carrier service is not included.
short inca trail 2 days price
Group size: 08 People
- Students: $ 20.00 US
Applied for people who have valid UNIVERSITY STUDENT CARD.
- Under 10 years old: $ 25.00 US
Please send all the information to email@example.com
Upgrade VISTADOME Train service
- Walking sticks (1 pair) = $ 10.00 USD
HOW TO MAKE THE BOOKING THE SHORT INCA TRAIL 2 DAYS?
In order to book the short Inca Trail 2 days with Allyn Pacha Cusco, click on the BOOK NOW button, then fill out the booking form selecting your prefer departure date, then, do the payment of your deposit of $200 per person. Once we get your deposit, sed us a copy or a good photo of the passports of each participant (required to purchase the ticket and get the permit) and the last step we will send you a 100% confirmation of your trip.
MAY I CHANGE THE DEPARTURE DATE AFTER THE PERMITS HAVE BEEN BOUGHT?
it’s a shame to tell that is not possible. Once is made the confirmation; the short Inca trail trek permits have been bough. Peruvian government is strict in the limitation of ticket permits and regulations, where does not allow any changes. So that, permits are not transferable and refundable.Therefore, if you cancel your Short Inca Trail tour, the deposit done is not refundable at all!
DO I NEED TO BRING MY PASSPORT?
Yes! Its mandatory to have the original passport to be checked at the Inca trail and Machu Picchu and is very important that it has to be the same passport you sent us to book your Short Inca Trail and Machu Picchu permit. In case, you are renewing your passport, please send us ASAP the copy of your old passport and bring both of them with you to secure your permit.
CAN I STORE MY LUGGAGE AT YOUR OFFICE?
Of course, will be a pleasure to put away your luggage at our company storage or at your hotel that is free for customers, whichever is more convenient for you. After your return of your trip short Inca trail, we give you back.
Please, make sure to bring only need things during your Short Inca Trail.
WHAT ABOUT THE REST OF THE PAYMENT BALANCE?
The outstanding balance can be made one day earlier your trip in cash USD or soles, and the Cash payment must be paid 1 day prior to your trip Short Inca trail. If you prefer Pay on line Visa or Pay Pal at least one week prior to your trip (plus a 7% service fee).
INCA TRAIL 2 DAYS
Let’s Rock and Roll !
In fact, the short inca trail hike to Machu picchu is done in 1 day, and the next day is the guided tour of Machu Picchu. The length of the short Inca trail from the starting (km 104) to Machu Picchu is 12 km / 7.4 miles, that takes 6-7 hours approximate of hike.
Visit twice machu Picchu! If you are a lover of the natural landscape, adventurous and you are shorten of time to do the classic Inca trail to Machu Picchu. This short Inca trail 2 days 1 night is the best option that synthesizes the classic Inca trail through the most important Inca sites Chachabamba, Wiñaywayna and the Sun gate, and finally arrive to Machu Picchu in the afternoon in its quietest time to enjoy the sunset. Stay a night in a nice town of Aguas calientes with an accommodation hotel and rest enough to go back again on the next day for Machu Picchu tour guided.
The shortest hike to Machu Picchu is done in one-day Inca Trail journey, perfect for those looking to fit a touch of adventure into their travels. Get ready for some serious physical preparation and plenty of excitement as you conquer this iconic trek in a full day trip! Enjoy spectacular panoramic views, learn about ancient civilizations from your local guide, and marvel at Machu Picchu—all before sundown with the “Inca Trail 1-Day Hike” itinerary.
For an unforgettable experience, travelers should consider embarking on the short Inca Trail 2 day with an authorized tour guide and tour company. Allyn Pacha Cusco is officially registered and licensed to provide permits that guarantee safe passage along this extraordinary journey of the two-day short Inca trail.
Check here which travel companies are authorized.
If you’re planning to complete the Inca Trail during your travels, be aware that permits are limited and only available via licensed tour companies. This popular trek can easily run out of room due to its high season (May-September), With only 200 permits issued daily including tourists, porters and guides.
Before you set off on an adventure, make sure your travel company is authorized. Check the list HERE.