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2 Day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu – Private service

Short 2 Day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
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2 Day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu – Private service

$529

per person

Our 2 Day Inca trail itinerary is perfect for those who are short on time. Your 2 day hike to Machu Picchu includes a full day of trekking along the classic route, a guided tour of the citadel itself and accommodation in a hotel, rather than a tent! Your trek will take you through the cloud forest, past fascinating archaeological sites, and finishes at the Sun Gate for that much-anticipated first glimpse of Machu Picchu.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Your  private 2 day Inca trail will take you along the world-famous trekking route, through some of the most wonderful scenery the Sacred Valley has to offer.

See the exquisitely carved sacred site of Chachabamba.

Visit the beautiful ruin of Wiñaywinya, and admire its imposing architecture and spectacular setting.

Walk through the famous Sun Gate for that once in a lifetime first glimpse of Machu Picchu.

Marvel at magnificent Machu Picchu, one of the new seven wonders of the world.

2 Day Inca Trail Itinerary Overview:

*Click through to “Tour Plan” to see the full itinerary for the  Short 2 Day  Inca Trail

Day 1 | Cusco to  Km 104 – Aguas Calientes : 

Your 2 day Inca trail begins with a private transfer to  Ollantaytambo, followed by a nice train journey through the beautiful Sacred Valley to the starting point of your short Machu Picchu hike at Km 104.

From here, you truly begin your Inca trail to Machu Picchu! You will hike through the cloud forest and visit the fascinating Inca sites of  Chachabamba and Wiñaywayna. You will approach Machu Picchu through the Sun Gate for that classic first glimpse, and then continue to Aguas Calientes for dinner and a well-earned night’s rest!

Day 2 | Machu – Picchu – Ollantaytambo – Cusco:

You’ll begin the day bright and early so that you can beat the crowds to the city and enjoy the culminating point of your 2 day Inca trail: the majestic  Machu Picchu! Your expert guide will take you around the key points of the site and explain their history, before allowing you to spend some free time exploring the city at your own pace.

In the afternoon, you will travel by bus and train to Ollantaytambo and then by private transfer back to Cusco, full of the wonderful memories of your once in a lifetime tour!

 

*Click through to “Tour Plan” to see the full itinerary for the  Short 2 Day  Inca Trail

Important information:

  • We recommend you book this tour at least 3 weeks  in advance.If you have any extra question about this tour please contact us or chat with us via what’s app 00 51 974 944 016
  •  Are you looking to join a group ? Check out our  2 day Inca trail in group service

Why book with us ?

*In-depth local expertise

*No middleman commissions

*Friendly booking platform

*Secure payment  system

*Comprehensive customer support

*Sustainable Travel Operator

 

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You will receive an electronic voucher via e-mail once your booking is confirmed.

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  • Departure
    Cusco / Cusco
  • Departure Time
    4:30 am
  • Include
    Transport
    Entries
    Accommodation
    Tour guide
    Meals
    Activities described in the itinerary
  • Not Included
    Domestic flights
    Travel Insurance
    Tips
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Day One :CUSCO - KM 104 - INCA TRAIL - AGUAS CALIENTES

inca trail tours Your adventure will begin bright and early with a private transfer to the town of Ollantaytambo, the gateway to the Inca trail. From here, you will take the train to the trek starting point at Km 104. The train journey is quite a treat in itself: you will travel in a beautiful old-fashioned locomotive featuring panoramic windows, so that you can enjoy spectacular views of the snow-capped mountains and traditional Andean villages as the train winds its way though the Sacred Valley towards the “Ceja de Selva” (edge of the jungle) and the Urubamba river. Upon arriving at Km 104, you’ll check in at the trail control point and set off on your hike! Shortly after crossing the Urubamba river, you’ll arrive at your first archaeological site: the fascinating ruin of Chachabamba, located at 2050m above sea level. The fine architectural style of the site suggests that Chachabamba was once a sacred centre, possibly dedicated to water. Next, the you will climb slowly through the cloud forest for about three hours until you reach your next archaeological site (and lunch spot!): the beautiful ruin of Wiñaywayna, located at 2650m above sea level. This imposing site is structured around steep terraces laid out in graceful curves, and commands one of the most spectacular views in the Sacred Valley. After lunch, you will continue your hike to the Intipuku (Sun Gate), the official end to the Inca trail. Walking through the Sun Gate is the stuff of daydreams: it is from here that you will catch your first glimpse of the awe-inspiring citadel of Machu Picchu, one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world and a bucket-list destination for many travellers. Machu Picchu’s setting is no less breathtaking than the city itself: surrounded by forested mountains clothed in wispy clouds, the valley has a truly magical air. You’ll descend for another thirty minutes towards the city, at which point you’ll have the opportunity to take those all-important photos! You’ll then take the bus to the town of Aguas Calientes, where you can check into your hotel, have a hearty dinner and maybe even take a restorative dip in the town’s eponymous hot springs.  
  • Walking distance: 11 km.
  • Walking hours: 6 - 7 hours
  • Low point: 2'030 m./6'658 ft.
  • High point: 2'650 m./8'692 ft.
  • Accommodation altitude: 2'030 m./6'658 ft.
 
  • Included
    • Pre departure briefing on the day before the trek. You will receive all pertinent information for your trek and our staff will answer all of your questions
    • Private transfer from Cusco to Ollantaytambo
    • Train from Ollantaytambo to km. 104
    • Private bilingual professional guide (English and Spanish)
    • Gourmet Box lunch :Meals prepared for this trek comply with all nutritional standards so our passengers can recover the energy used during the trekking.
    • Bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes
    • Delicious dinner in a gourmet restaurant in Aguas Calienes
    • Cozy accommodation in Aguas Calientes : Tierra viva Hotel  *** or similar
    • First Aid Kit that includes alcohol, bandages, pads for height, hydrogen peroxide, bandages, cotton balls, etc.
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Day Two : MACHU PICCHU – OLLANTAYTAMBO – CUSCO

Inca trail in 2 days

Tourist photographing Machu Picchu illuminated by the last sunlight from above with smartphone. Scenic sky with clouds and sun rays.

You’ll begin the day with an early breakfast, so that you can catch the first bus to Machu Picchu and beat the crowds to enjoy the mysterious, ruined city at its best. Wander through the magnificently-preserved ruins, and discover the city with your expert guide: how it was lost for centuries, only to be rediscovered by Hiram Bingham; how the buildings were constructed in perfect harmony with the surrounding mountains; how the beautiful architecture blends aesthetic and utility. After your tour, you’ll have some time to visit the city at your own pace, contemplating the magnificent, ruined buildings and admiring the breathtaking views of the Sacred Valley. In the afternoon, you'll take the bus back to Aguas Calientes and catch the train to Ollantaytambo, with your head and camera full of lifelong memories of the awe-inspiring wonder of the world, Machu Picchu. From Ollantaytambo, your private transportation will take you back to your hotel in Cusco.  
  • Included
    • Breakfast
    • Bus to and from Machu Picchu and Aguas Calientes
    • Entrance to Machu Picchu
    • Private bilingual professional guide (English and Spanish)
    • Train Peru Rail Executive at 14.30 (2.30 pm.) from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo according to availability
    • Private transfer from Ollantaytambo to your hotel in Cusco
  • Not Included
    • Lunch in Aguas Calientes
    • Tips

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  • Alan Brown
    April 8, 2018 at 3:50 pm

    I would highly recommend using Pie Experiences if you are planning to visit Peru. From the planning phase through to the holiday itself, everything was done in a quick and professional manner. We were a group of 6 ranging from 70 years old down to 7 years old and everybody thoroughly enjoyed the experience with ‘Pie’. Logistically, organizing a trip to Machu Pichu and other sites is challenging and Pie experiences removed all of the stress and everything went like clockwork. Our tour guide in the sacred valley, the 1 day Inka trail and Machu Pichu was Henry and he was excellent. He is very knowledgeable on a range of topics, and kept both the adults and children entertained throughout.
    Peru is a spectacular country and using Pie Experiences to see the incredible Machu Pichu is something we will remember for the rest of our lives.

  • Kathryn Linenger
    April 23, 2018 at 3:28 pm

    We had a wonderful 2 day trek along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu! The logistics were seamless – thank you so much for the excellent communication. Juan was an excellent tour guide – and our lunch along the trail was both delicious and plentiful!
    We hope to return to Peru for the 4 day trek. We will certainly keep PIE experiences in mind.
    Thank you again!

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