Region
Cusco 
Duration
2 days and 1 nights
Minimum of Passengers
2 passengers
Buy 72 hours
before departure date

Description

Level: Easy / Moderate. Climate: Warm and humid. Maximum altitude: 2,490 masl Minimum Altitude: 2,040 masl Walking distance: 15 km / 6 miles, 7-8 hours in total. Starting point of the walk: 2,000 meters above sea level Machu Picchu elevation: 2400 masl

Activities

  • Natural Areas Visits (Included)
  • Archaeological visits (Included)
  • Guided visits (Included)

Departure place

Cusco: Pick up from hotel. Whenever it is in the center of the city and prior coordination with the Operator. For places outside these limits, you must coordinate with the Operator the feasibility of your pick-up or Meeting Point or additional Cost.

Guide's language

  • Spanish
  • Itinerary


    Day 1
    Cusco - Km104 - Aguas Calientes
    The Inca trail tour 2 days 1 night, begins with the pick-up from the hotel in Cusco (04:00 Hrs) and then go in mobility to the train station in Ollantaytambo. We will board the tourist train bound for kilometer 104, from where the walk will begin crossing the bridge that is located on the Urubamba River or Willkamatuc (Sacred River) and the control point. Then we will arrive at the archaeological center of Chachabamba (dedicated to the water treaty) and Choquesuysuy (gold laundry is a site of pure waters). Continuing with the walk for 3 hours we will reach Wiñaywayna (Eternally Young), an archeological center that contains 20 buildings, a rainbow temple and fertility. After knowing winaywayna we will walk for 2 hours through Andean trails, stone stairs and drums (“resting places”) until we reach the Inti Punku - Puerta del Sol (2,720 m / 8,923 ft) that in the time of the Incas worked as entrance control to the Citadel of Machu Picchu From Inti Punku you have an impressive panoramic view of Machu Picchu and the entire valley that surrounds it, then we will descend for approximately 30 minutes to the wonder of the world Machu Picchu (2,490 m / 8,169 ft). Finally we will arrive at the town of Aguas Calientes where we will spend the night in a hotel. Here we will also have a delicious à la carte dinner in a very cozy restaurant in this town.

    Day 2
    CITY OF MACHU PICCHU
    This day we will wake up very early, we will take the first mobility to Machu Picchu where we will have a guided tour of 2 hours and 30 minutes where you will learn about the Incas and visit all the most important areas of the citadel. After your tour, you will have free time to explore the site yourself and, if you have permits, to climb the Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu mountain. In the afternoon, you will take the train back to Ollantaytambo from where you will continue on our mobility back to Cusco. End of service

    Include

    Breakfast at the hotel. 1 night accommodation in Aguas Calientes. Roundtrip transfers on the mentioned tours. Train Ollantaytambo-Aguas Calientes-Ollantaytambo. Bus up / down to Machu Picchu. Entrance to Machu Picchu. Guided and permanent assistance.

    Not included

    Lunches and dinner. Gifts, souvenirs. Tips for service (optional, voluntary).

    Notes

    CHILDREN: From 0 to 3 years old, they do not pay (except entrance fees, if applicable). They share a seat and service with parents and / or accompanying adults. From 4 years, they pay full rate. The tours and activities carried out by this Operator have a low level of risk and difficulty and provide the necessary security. Service is subject to variation without prior notice, due to weather conditions (rains, huaycos, overflows, etc.), strikes and / or demonstrations and any other event that does not allow the normal development of the itinerary. Any cancellation of the service for the reasons indicated, no refund applies. In this case, the Operator could carry out a contingency plan with an alternative tour and / or vary the itinerary at its discretion, always to guarantee the safety of the traveler and the best development of the service as a whole. If you decide to withdraw before the end of the service, no refund applies. If you take or buy snacks during the tours, preferably they are light (dried fruits, cookies and water). If you do not attend the day of the service, it will be considered as "Done" with no place for Claims, Postponements or Returns.

    Lodging

    Hotel 3 star Andino Hotel o similares
    These hotels offer accommodation and WiFi in their facilities. Its rooms have Cable TV and a private bathroom. Some even have city views. They have a 24-hour reception and room service. The accommodation is subject to the availability of rooms for the date of your trip. Otherwise, you will be accommodated in an establishment of similar category and service.

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