Recommended tours Machupicchu and Titicaca LakeTOUR DESCRIPTION
This remarkable short inca trail is a short version of the famous Traditional Inca Trail, it is planned for those people who have an available little time, enjoying beautiful landscapes and diversity of plants such as the orchids and variety of birds. The first day of the hike is about 11 kilometers, you will be able to observe and get to know one of the greatest cultures in South America. The Short Inca Trail is hidden among the Andean mountains with constructions on top of the mountains dominating the Andean Valley and part of the Peruvian Amazon. With the arrival of the conquerors this culture disappeared, but they left us signs and relics some of them intact as we will see during this hike.
Day 1: Wiñayhuayna to Machu Picchu Pueblo (distance 10 km. about 06hrs.)
Day 2: Visit to Machu Picchu (about 02:30hrs)
DAY 1: CUSCO – KM. 104 – WIÑAYHUAYNA – MACHU PICCHU PUEBLO
You will be picked up from your hotel at 3:30 am and transferred (by bus) to the train station in Ollantaytambo to take the 7:00 am train to km 104 (2000 m.a.s.l./ 6560 ft) located along the Urubamba River where the hike (Camino Inca) will begin. Before heading to visit the Inca archaeological site, we will provide you with a packed lunch and drinks, as well as a briefing, which will be provided by our professional guide. Here you have the chance to take beautiful views of the snow-capped mountains and when you are ready start our hike towards the classic short Inca trail where we will visit: Machu Picchu, the Urubamba River and other Inca sites.
From km 104 to Wiñayhuayna (Quechua word “Forever Young”, 2600 m.a.s.l/8530 ft) will take us around 3 hours, this place has the ancient houses of the ancient priests of Machu Picchu. Continuing on this route we will arrive to Inti Punku (4 km) where we will have the first view of the historical sanctuary of Machu Picchu. From here the trail will start to descend towards Machu Picchu where we will have the opportunity to take some spectacular photos. We will take a bus to Machu Picchu Pueblo where the guide will take us to the hotel, followed later by dinner at a restaurant.
(16 KM/ 10 MI, 7 HOURS).
DAY 2: MACHU PICCHU PUEBLO – MACHU PICCHU – MACHU PICCHU PUEBLO – CUSCO
At 4:30 in the morning we head to Machu Picchu with our professional guide to visit the highlights for about 02 hour guided tour. After the tour, you will have time to visit Machu Picchu again or Inti Punku (the Sun Gate) on your own. In the afternoon we will return to Machu Picchu Pueblo, take a train to Ollantaytambo followed by bus back to Cusco.
• Cusco transfer to km 82 (bus and train)
• Train ticket from Ollantaytambo to Km. 104
• Entrance fee to the Inca Trail
• Entrance fee to Machu Picchu
• Professional guide
• 01 night accommodation (hostel) in Machu Picchu Pueblo
• 01 bus transfer (Machu Picchu to Machu Picchu Pueblo)
• Train ticket from Machu Picchu Pueblo to Ollantaytambo (18:45 or 21.30 depending of the availability)
• First Aid Kit
• Oxygen tank
• Transport from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.
• Breakfast on the first day, lunch and dinner on the last day.
• Tips (optional).
• Extra expenses.
What to bring.
• Passport(Required for entrance to Machu Picchu).
• A medium sized backpack.
• Light weight tops/shirts.
• Hiking shoes.
• Wind breaker.
• Swim suit.
• Water bottle.
• Snacks, (can be bought in Cusco).
• Personal items (camera, extra money etc.).
Group USD 550 per person
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To book the package tour
It’s required: Full names, date of birth, nationality and passport numbers.
About the payment:
To secure the package tour, we need 50% of the total payment, it can be wired by:
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The balance will be paid once you arrive in Cusco.
It is as follows:
For treks and day tours: no more than 48 hours before the first day of the trek. Payments may be made in cash in USD, Peruvian soles (using the daily exchange rate) or you can pay with any credit card.
For Peru itineraries: no less than two weeks before the start date of the trip,
If a trip is cancelled or a client wishes to leave a trip for any reason, the deposit and any balance paid will not be refundable, if the trip has been paid in full, there may be some services that the client can still be used, such as the Machu Picchu entrance ticket, train ticket and bus ticket only if there is availability.
Deposit is non refundable, non transferable to another date or person.
Refunds will be provided for day Tours (City Tour , Sacred Valley , Southern Valley , Maras Moray , River Rafting , Rainbow Mountain , Humantay Lake) as follows:
100% refund of the deposit if Top Machupicchu Tours receives notice of the cancellation at least 30 days before the date of the day Tour (City Tour , Sacred Valley , Southern Valley , Maras Moray , River Rafting , Rainbow Mountain , Humantay Lake) does not apply for hiking treks.
50% refund of the deposit if Top Machupicchu Tours receives notice of the cancellation between 15 days before the date of the Day Tour.
For day tours, no refund of the deposit will be provided if Top Machupicchu Tours receives notice of the cancellation less than 15 days before the date of the Day Tour. Book now