Tour overview

2-DAY INCA TRAIL

Embark on a journey through time and nature, following the ancient footsteps of the Incas on the iconic Inca Trail. This 2-day adventure is not just a trek; it’s a profound encounter with history, culture, and the breathtaking beauty of the Peruvian Andes. As you walk these sacred paths, surrounded by misty mountains and lush forests, you’ll feel a profound connection to the past, to those who once called these rugged landscapes home. Every step is a testament to human resilience and ingenuity, as the trail reveals its secrets: ancient ruins, panoramic vistas, and the quiet whisper of a civilization long gone. Join us on this unforgettable expedition, where every moment is a tribute to the enduring spirit of the Incas and the stunning legacy they left behind.

THE TOUR INCLUDES​

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DAY 01: CUSCO KM 104 MACHUPICCHU aGUA

We`ll pick you up from your Hotel early to transfer you for a 2 hour journey by private car to the Train Station in Ollantaytambo then we`ll board a Tourist Expedition Train and after 1 hour and 45 minutes aprox. You’ll arrive to the kilometer 104 start of the hike.There will be your guide waiting for you. As soon as you arrive to this point and meet your guide you’ll cross a bridge to the check out point and show your passports then we will start walk into the other side of the Vilcanota river the trail heads off to the right towards the ruins of Chachabamba, see the stone altar to the sun and the mountains a sacred rock for locals. After a visit in Chachabamba, you’ll continue the trail heads south and begin climbing the mountain, before entering the cloud forest. Then the trail leaves the forest and goes west while continuing the uphill hike in open grassland. After hiking in the sun for about three hours, the trail descends into a shaded forest. This is where trekkers can enjoy a beautiful waterfall. After leaving the waterfall and forest, trekkers will arrive at the lower part of the incredible ruins of Wiñaywayna.

After lunch in Wiñaywayna you continue through a cloud forest full of bromelias, orchids and fern trees. You will walk the last part of the original trail with amazing features stone steps and tambos “resting places” and climb the 60 steps before arriving to the Inti Punku or “Sun`s Gate”. From this point you will be able to contemplate and observe this marvelous place, last 45 minutes to be on front of this wonder, where you can feel an inner peace. Spend a short time for pictures and views, with luck you can observe a magnificent sunset, then we prepare our mind for the next early morning, time to take a bus for 30 minutes to Aguas Calientes town. Hot springs pools are optional (bring your bathing suit and 10 soles) or just free time to chill out at this small village.

Overnight.
Meals: L D
Maximum Altitude: 2680m/8792ft
Minimum Altitude: 2100m/6888ft
Distance Travelled: 12 Km aprox.
Approximate Walking Time: 5 – 6 Hours

DAY 02: AGUAS CALIENTES MACHUPICHU – OLLANTAYTAMBO- CUSCO