Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

2 day

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Day Trip

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Group Tour

DAY 1: CUSCO – 104 kms  – WIÑAYHUAYNA – SUN GATE – MACHU PICCHU

With a compacted 2 days of excitement ahead, we will pick you up from your hotel at 4:00am and drive you to the train station. After an hour and ten minute scenic train ride to 104 kms point (elevation 2,100m/6,927ft) we arrive at the place where we begin our trek. At this point we begin a moderate climb for three hours...
DAY 1: CUSCO – 104 kms  – WIÑAYHUAYNA – SUN GATE – MACHU PICCHU

With a compacted 2 days of excitement ahead, we will pick you up from your hotel at 4:00am and drive you to the train station. After an hour and ten minute scenic train ride to 104 kms point (elevation 2,100m/6,927ft) we arrive at the place where we begin our trek. At this point we begin a moderate climb for three hours to the chiseled remnants and remote archaeological site of Wiñayhuana, (2,650m/8747 ft).  Enjoy the spectacular plunging views of the Urubamba Canyon, and the ethnic wonders of the ancient Inca sites, as you embrace them with an open mind and heart your connection with the ancient Inca Trail will begin.  After your being at one with this beautiful sight, we will continue onward towards the Sun Gate. (2,730mts/9,007ft) Following the ancient remote footpath we get our first spectacular view of Machu Picchu Citadel in all its brilliance and majesty. As we move closer to the citadel of Machu Picchu you will feel her mystical presence.  Then we will take our bus to Aguas Calientes,where we will spend the night in our hotel.
• Meals: Box Lunch & Dinner.
• Accommodation: Wiracocha Inn Hotel or Andean Terra Hotel
• Difficulty: Moderate.

DAY 2: AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO

Today you will get to enjoy exploring Machu Picchu and experience her magical presence by taking the first bus at 5:30AM to the Machu Picchu archeological site.  If you hurry you will get to see the sunrise over Machu Picchu. Take your time, making sure you tour every nook and cranny of this New 7 Wonder of the World and UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. It is an unforgettable experience.

Your guide will expertly direct you through the energetic ruins and its diverse main streets. Then on your own, wander around the town squares of the world’s spiritual center of esoteric wisdom as well as climb the intricately carved stairways made of stone. Or stay still and drink in the pure majesty of her presence, and enjoy the pure delight of the moment.

You will descend to Aguas Calientes when you are ready to eat lunch and later on board the Expedition train at 4:22pm for the return trip to Cusco stopping at the Ollantaytambo Train Station and you will be driven back to your hotel in Cusco from Ollantaytambo in our private van arriving at around 8pm.
• Meal: Breakfast
• Difficulty: Easy.
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If you find a better price, we'll match it - just send the details to hertz-support@placepass.com.

Important Details

Included
  • Breakfast
  • Local guide
  • Overnight accommodation
  • Bottled water
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Round-trip private transfer
Not Included
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Hotel pickup
  • Lunch
Departure Point
At your hotel in Cusco (booked by the clients)
4:00 am
Return Details
Cusco
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
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  • exotic side by side mountains, primitive lush vegetation and extraordinary ecological varieties. The trail goes through the
  • and enters through the
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  • through cloud pitted forest and finally into subtropical vegetation.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.