Inca Trail

The Most Famous Hike in South America!!!

Short on time? We can work with your schedule to provide you the same experience in a shorter time! This is simply the second half of the four day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 2 DaysWe will take you by bus and train to the starting point of the trek and then make our way by foot to the town of Aguas Calientes at Machu Picchu’s base. The two-day tour is well worth it and far more rewarding than simply taking the train all the way there as you can pause to enjoy your beautiful surroundings before ascending to the ruins.

Chachabamba - Inca Trail

This is why we offer the trek a two-day option as well. We want to work with you to give you a hike that is personalized to your schedule and needs! This tour is for those looking for adventure, excitement, and a greater understanding of Peruvian history and culture. We welcome all individuals who are willing to adventure with us and have the experience of a lifetime!

Wiñay Wayna

In addition to this, you will spend the night at a hotel in Aguas Calientes instead of camping. On both, however, you will get to see the incredible natural beauty and unique historical infrastructure.

The world-famous Inca Trail is the most popular trek in Cusco and requires advanced booking to guarantee a spot, especially in the peak season from April to October. Along this geological trail, you’ll trace the same path as ancient Incan kings and arrive at Machu Picchu through the Sun Gate, an exclusive entrance for those hiking the Classic Inca Trail. You will also take in many majestic views of this ancient cloud city throughout your hike along with the natural, beautiful landscapes of the Andes Mountains.

Itinerary at a Glance

DAY 0 Pre-Departure Briefing

Cusco

DAY 1 Trek Ancient Trails and Go Back in Time at Historic Sites

Km 104 — Chachabamba — Inti Punku — Machu Picchu

In the morning we will pick you up from Your hotel around 5.00 am, drive to Ollantaytambo to take the train to Km 104, where you’ll begin hiking along the rail line.

You will first approach Chachabamba and then will gradually ascend for approximately three hours, towards the fascinating archaeological Wiñay Wayna.

After lunch, we will continue our hiking to Inti Punku, or Sun Gate. From this point, you will get your first glimpse of the spectacular city of Machu Picchu below you.

Spend the evening relaxing in your hotel, readying yourself for more extensive explorations the next day.

DAY 2 Tour of the Incredible Incan Fortress: Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

You will have a 2-hour guided tour through this incredible ancient city and visit temples, terraces, palaces, priest’s houses, the sundial, industrial, and the farming fields.

You will be amazed at the Incas’ engineering ingenuity, which was so far ahead of its time and still partially a mystery today!

You will have plenty of time to explore this truly magnificent World Wonder while enjoying the beautiful sunrise from this once-in-a-lifetime viewpoint.

Why Take the Inca Trail?

  • This package allows you to visit the most beautiful archaeological site on the route, Wiñaywayna while heading to the magical citadel of Machu Picchu.
  • The world-famous Inca Trail is considered one of the best five treks in the world.
  • Travel through the mystery of cloud forests, feel the power of majestic snow-capped mountains, and discover ancient archaeological sites.
  • Feel the powerful energy of one of the 7 Wonders of the World that is the historic sanctuary of Machu Picchu.
  • This route is designed for travelers who don’t have much time, but who want to enjoy the best of the traditional Inca Trail and a comfortable night’s rest in a hotel.
  • You’ll cover 16 km / 10 mi, so this route is suitable for travelers of all ages or to enjoy as a family.

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu has divided into two areas: the agricultural area which includes large Inca terraces, and the urban area which is the place where the Incas lived and organized their religious and civil activities.

Salkantay Trek

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