THE SHORT INCA TRAIL, AN EASY AND AMAZING TREK!
This tour program in Machu Picchu area gives you the opportunity of integrating the nature with the Inca archaeological complexes located in Cusco, Machu Picchu and Sacred Valley with beautiful scenery with lots of mountains, gliding Condors and Colca Canyon in the White city of Arequipa and Puno “the Folkloric Capital of Peru” with a visit to the Sacred Lake Titicaca with the UROS floating islands.
DAY 1: WIÑAY WAYNA – MACHU PICCHU
Take the train from Ollantaytambo to km 104 the starting point of the trail.
From there, we have to walk approximately 4 hours up to the Inca site Wiñay Wayna (‘Forever Young’) (2680m/8792ft). We will have joined the path in time to see the most impressive site on the whole Inca Trail!!
We will continue on to ‘Inti Punku” (‘Sun gate’-2730m/8792 ft)from there you will have your first dramatic, panoramic view of Machu Picchu (2400m/7873 ft.). We will hike down the last part of the Inca trail toward the ancient city itself. Then we will walk through Machu Picchu and get a preview of the next day formal guided tour.
We will finish the day descending by bus to Aguas Calientes, the nearest town, where we will check into our hotel and enjoy yhe dinner.
Overnight in Aguas Calientes.
DAY 2: MACHU PICCHU TOUR
After breakfast we will ascend to Machu Picchu on a bus around (06 a.m.). Your guide will give you a walking tour for (approx. 3 hours). Then you are free to explore this mysterious city on your own. We recommend that you return to Aguas Calientes for lunch and then catch your train back to Ollantaytambo or Poroy and transfer to your hotel in Cusco.
Recommended items to bring:
- Professional tour guide (the guide will wait for you at the starting point)
- Round trip train tickets (Inca Rail)
- Entrance tickets to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu
- Box lunch (on day 1).
- 03 Bus tickets (on day 1, day 2).
- Warm clothes for the night
- Waterproof clothes
- Insect replant
- Plastic poncho for the rain
- Water purification tablets
- First Aid Kit
- Water bottle
- Passport (original)
- Student ID card (ISIC) if applicable.
- Extra money in soles and dollars
- Walking sticks
- Extra money
- In Aguas Calientes: Tierra Viva Machupicchu, Presidente, la Cabaña.
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY:
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To book the package tour, it’s required: Full names, ages, nationality and passport numbers.
About the payment:
To secure the package tour, we need 50% of the total payment, it can be wired by: bank to bank or Western Union(we will give you more details once we settle and finalize about our services), the balance will be paid once you arrive in Cusco.