Inka trail to machupicchu 2 days

Inka trail to machupicchu 2 days

INTRODUCTION

The short Inca trail just for two days is the best choice for visitors whose takes regular exercise and of course also limited time this trek offers a wonderful day walking over a single path designed by our ancestors. It starts at 2100 meters above sea level (6890 feet) km 104 the lower altitude until 2700 meters above sea level (8829 feet) sun gate the highest point on the walking trail ending at 2400 meters above sea level (7874 feet) so there is no reason to scare about the acclimatization and altitude sickness.

  • Duration of the trek: 02 Days /01 Night
  • Distance of the trek: 12 kilometers
  • Season: From January to December (not available on February)
  • Maximum height: 2,650 m.a.s.l (8690 feet) ( Wiñaywuayna)

ITINERARY

DAY 01: CUSCO /KM 104/ AGUAS CALIENTES

We will pick you up at the hotel to take a train so after 02 hours train ride we get off at Km 104 station where is the place to start the walking on the Inca trail to Machu Picchu. Crossing the Urubamba River we reach Chachabamba a small archeological site worth visiting. After trekking uphill during two hours we reach a large archaeological site located in a beautiful natural mountain setting called Wiñaywayna (2,650 m.a.s.l) (8,690 ft). Afterward we will arrive to the Intipunku, (Sun Gate) (2,700 m.a.s.l) (8,829 ft) where we get our first views of Machu Picchu. Then we continue walking down until Aguas Calientes (2,040 m.a.s.l) (6,692 ft) where we will enjoy the hot spring spending the night in a comfortable hotel.

inca trail to machupicchu

DAY 02: AGUAS CALIENTES/ MACHU PICCHU/ CUSCO

We wake up early to have a breakfast at the hotel afterward we return by bus to Machupicchu citadel (2,430 m.a.s.l) (7,970 ft) getting an extensive guided tour. Then you will have free time to explore the old city by yourself and of course you can climb until Huaynapicchu also (2750 m.a.s.l) (9,022 ft). On afternoon we take an exciting train ride along the Urubamba valley arriving to Cusco after 04 hours.

Inka trail to machupicchu 2 days

Inka trail to machupicchu 2 days

THE SERVICE INCLUDES:

  • Collection from your hotel and transfer to the train station
  • Train ticket to km 104 and Aguas Calientes to Cusco (round trip)
  • Hotel in Aguas Calientes
  • Professional Bilingual tour leader (two leaders for group over 08 people)
  • Meals (01 breakfast, 01 lunch, 01 dinner)
  • Entrance fee to Inca Trail and Machu Picchu Sanctuary
  • First aid kit and oxygen balloon
  • 02 bus tickets from Aguas Calintes to Machupicchu 8round trip)

THE SERVICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Breakfast on first day and lunch on last day in Machupicchu
  • Tips for crew (tour leader and porters)
  • Entrance ticket to visit the hot spring in Aguas Calientes town (10 soles)
  • Porter to carry your personal items 12 kilos ($ 70)
  • Vistadome train service (U$ 50 plus)

RECOMMENDATIONS THINGS TO BRING:

  • Backpack
  • Hiking shoes or boots
  • Rain coat or poncho
  • Warm clothes
  • Insect repellent
  • Sun block, sun glasses and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Water purifying tables
  • Flash light and knife
  • Towel and toilet paper
  • Snacks (chocolates, candies, cookies, etc)
  • Personal Medical Kit
  • Extra national currency (soles)
  • Original passport
  • Student card for students (ISIC Card)

Price for shared service: US$ 340 per person (adult)

US$ 30 Discount for students with INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CARD (ISIC)