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Inca Trail 2 Days

Inca Trail 2 days; this trek is a fantastic option for those who don’t have the time or desire to hike the full length of the Inca Trail. No camping is required. With beautiful scenery, a wide variety of flora and fauna and a visit to the Inca Trail’s most beautiful site (Wiñay Wayna), you get to enjoy the best of the Inca Trail on a condensed schedule and still enter Machu Picchu through the awe-inspiring Sun Gate entrance. With one day of hiking and one day visiting the ruins of Machu Picchu, the 2-Day Inca Trail tour is perfect for families with children and those on a tight schedule.

Overview – Inca Trail 2 days

  • Day 1: Cusco – Kilometer 104 – Aguas Calientes
  • Day 2: Machu Picchu – Cusco

– Highest Point: 2730m / 8792ft
– Distance: 10km / 6.3mi
– Overall Difficulty: 1 2 3 4 5

Trek Itinerary:

Day 1: Cusco – Kilometer 104 – Aguas Calientes

We will pick you up at your hotel in Cusco  or in the sacred valley  in the early morning, drive to Ollantaytambo, and from there take the Machu Picchu train to kilometer 104. There our trek will begin and we will work our way up the most impressive stretch of the Inca Trail. As we pass through the lush and verdant cloud forest that covers the mountain we will see a variety of plants, flowers and birds. We will also visit beautiful Inca sites, including Wiñay Wayna, and enjoy fantastic panoramic views of the Andes mountains. After a full day of trekking we’ll arrive at the Sun Gate (Inti Punku) and get our first views of Machu Picchu spread out on the mountain below.

The light in late afternoon is great for photos, and with fewer tourists in the site later in the day, it’s a perfect time to take many pictures. After we’ve passed through the Sun Gate we’ll continue along the trail  to get to machupicchu  the lost city of the incas, on this day  we can only take pictures   and appreciate  the beauty of this city. after photos  we head out  of the city  to the bus station   for the bus  ride to Aguas Calientes in the valley below where we’ll check into our hotel.

Meals: L  (box lunch)
Maximum Altitude: 2,700m / 8,858ft
Minimum Altitude: 1,950m /6,398 ft
Distance: 10km / 6.3mi
Walking Time: 6-7 hrs

Day 2: Machu Picchu – Cusco or Sacred valley

Waking up early to have  beakfast  at the hotel, we’ll take the  bus back up to Machu Picchu to enter the site as it opens. We’ll have a 3-hour guided tour of the site during which you’ll learn about the Incas and visit the most important areas of the citadel. After your tour you’ll have free time to climb either Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu mountain, if you have the permits. In the afternoon you will take the train back to Ollantaytambo where you will be taken by private transport back to your hotel in Cusco or in the sacred valley.

Meals provided: B


  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Assistant Tour Guide for groups of 9+
  • pick- up from your hotel in our private transport to the train station
  • Train to Km 104 the beginning of the inca trail
  • Return transportation by train and private transport to Cusco or to sacred valley
  •  Boxed Lunch,  If you have a dietary request such as vegetarian food please let us know.
  •  Hotel in aguas calientes with breakfast included
  • Oxygen bottle for emergencies.
  • First aid kit for emergencies.
  • Entrance to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu ruins.
  • 2 Bus tickets for the second day (Aguas Calientes -Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes).

Does Not Include

  • Water
  • Breakfast and dinner on Day 1 and lunch and dinner on Day 2
  • Entrance to Huayna Picchu Mountain it has an extra cost
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance – you are strongly recommended to take out travel insurance for the duration of your trip.
  • 1 bus  ticket on the first day
  • snacks

What you need to take

  • Original Passport
  • student card (if you are a student and want to qualify for the discount)
  • Water
  • walking poles
  • Walking boots
  • Waterproof jacket / rain poncho
  • T-shirts
  • Comfortable Trousers
  • Sun hat
  • Sun cream (factor 35 or higher)
  • Insect repellant
  • Toiletries and hand sanitiser
  • Personal medication
  • Camera and film
  • DNI / Original  Passport

Aditionals/Extras Not Included (Need to book in Advance):

  • Machu Picchu+  Waynapicchu Mountain climbing:  USD 100.00
  • Huayna Picchu+ machupicchu  Mountain climbing: USD 100.00
  • Vistadome Train Aguas Calientes-Cusco: USD 90.00
  • Extra Night in Aguas Calientes: Depends on the type of Hotel desired.

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Inca Trail 4 Days

Inca Trail 4 days; for a more adventurous Inca Trail experience, we offer the famous inca trail 4 days to Picchu. This trail is much more demanding than our 2-Day option, and you will camp along the trail. The trail passes through the Andean cloud forest and over stunning mountain passes. You will discover ancient archaeological sites and a variety of flora and fauna along this original Inca Trail. You will be accompanied by a team of porters who will transport your gear and a master chef to prepare your meals as you trek and camp your way to the famous Machu Picchu ruins.

  • DAY 1. Cusco – Wayllabamba
  • DAY 2: Wayllabamba – Pacaymayo
  • DAY 3: Pacaymayo – Wiñay Wayna
  • DAY 4: Wiñay Wayna – Machu Picchu – Cusco

Highest Point: 4200m/13780ft
Distance: 44km / 27mi
Overall Difficulty: 1 2 3 4 5

DAY 1: Cusco – Wayllabamba

Depart Cusco at 6:00 in the morning by our private transport to ollantaytambo where you can have your breakfast then  drive 30 more minutes to the community of Piscaycucho where we cross the Urubamba River by bridge and begin the Inca Trail. We will follow a trail along the Urubamba River, enjoying stunning views of the snow-capped Mount Veronica (5830m) and reach the Inca archeological remains at Llactapata by mid-day. lunch with amazing views  then we Continue through lush farmland and woodlands, we climb gradually to our first campsite at Wayllabamba.

Meals: L, D
Maximum Altitude: 2,950m / 9,678ft
Minimum Altitude: 2,250m / 7,382ft
Distance: 12km / 7.5mi
Walking Time: 5-6 hrs

DAY 2: Wayllabamba – Pacaymayo

After breakfast and an early start, we begin a steep climb through the Andean cloud forest and highland puna to the highest point on our trek, Warminwañuscca, or Dead Woman’s Pass. During our ascent, we will enjoy the wide variety of plant, flower, and bird species supported by this unique eco-climate. Once we reach the pass, our challenge is rewarded by an astonishing panoramic view of the Vilcanota and Vilcabamba mountain ranges. From here, we descend into the Pacaymayo river valley and on to our second campsite at Pacaymayo.

Meals: B, L, D
Maximum Altitude: 4,200m / 13,780ft
Minimum Altitude: 2,950m / 9,678ft
Distance: 11km / 6.8mi
Walking Time: 6-7 hrs

DAY 3: Pacaymayo – Wiñay Wayna

This day we follow ancient stone paths and steps over Runkuracay Pass to the well-preserved Inca remains of Runkurakay, Sayacmarca, and Phuyupatamarca. We will view the Incas’ complex architectural style and reverence for natural geography and beauty. rigth after visiting Sayacmarca you will have a delicious lunch with amazing views. then we go back on the trail to head down the sub-tropical Andean slope we reach another strategic and aesthetically-situated site at Wiñay Wayna, where we camp for the night.

Meals: B, L, D
Maximum Altitude: 3,975m / 13,041ft
Minimum Altitude: 2,550m / 8,366ft
Distance: 16km / 9.9mi
Walking Time: 8 hrs

DAY 4: Wiñay Wayna – Machu Picchu – Cusco

Leaving Wiñay Wayna, we continue through the highland jungle to our destination: Intupunku, or the Sun Gate to Machu Picchu. Arriving at daybreak, we catch our first breathtaking view of this historical wonder. We have the rest of the day to learn about and explore the main complex of the Machu Picchu Sanctuary before taking the train back to Cusco in the afternoon.

Meals: B
Maximum Altitude: 2,700m / 8,858ft
Minimum Altitude: 2,000m / 6,562ft
Distance: 5km / 3.1mi
Walking Time: 2 hrs


  • Hotel transfers and private bus to trailheah
  • Entrance fees for Inca Trail and Machu Picchu
  • Guided tour of Machu Picchu
  • High quality double-occupancy tents and camping equipment
  • Sleeping mattress
  • Hot water in the morning for washing
  • Drinking water during the trek
  • Dining tent, kitchen tent, and latrine tent
  • Oxygen bottle and first aid kit equipped for wilderness trekking
  • Professional, English-speaking guide and camp staff
  • Plentiful, nutritious meals (Vegetarian option available) 03B, 03L, 03D
  • Bus ticket from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes
  • Train ticket back to Cusco, Expeditions train service
  • Transfer from ollantaytambo train station to hotel in cusco
  • Master chef
  • Porters to carry our food and camping equipment


  • Sleeping bag
  • walking poles
  • Breakfast on the Day 1 and Lunch and Dinner on Day 4
  • Tips for guide and trek staff ( Not compulsory, tips are at your discretion)
  • Climb Huayna Picchu
  • Porters – to carry your own stuff

NOTE: If you need to rent any equipment such as a sleeping bag, water-proof poncho, hiking poles etc, please let us know in advance, we will secure them for you, without any deposit (most of the rent camping shops in town will ask 100 dollars deposit plus rental fee.)


  • Sleeping bag (-10 C°)
  • Water- resistant trekking shoes and sandals
  • Warm clothing ( termal, underwear, fleece, hat, gloves, socks)
  • Waterproof clothing ( poncho)
  • Synthetic or cotton clothing (socks, trousers, shorts, t-shirts)
  • Sunhat and sunglasses
  • Sun cream
  • Insect repellent
  • Water bottles
  • Basic medications
  • Walking poles
  • Swim suit and towel
  • Personal ítems
  • Personal snacks
  • DNI/ original Passport
  • Head lanp or flash light
  • PRICE: 980 USD$ per person when booking 2-3 people
  • PRICE: 890 USD$ per person when booking 4-5 people
  • PRICE: 780 USD$ per person when booking 6- 7people
  • PRICE: 720 USD$ per person when booking 8- 12 people

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