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Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 2 Days

Karin Sanchez

Karen Torres

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Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 2 Days

2 DAYS - 1 NIGHTS

Description

Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 2 Days Overview

Come and try this unforgettable experience travelling the original Inca Trail to Machupicchu, the magical lost city of the Incas, reaching Machu Picchu through the Inti Punku or Sun Gate. One of the attractions of the trail is the granite Inca settlement Wiñay Wayna, surrounded by breathtaking natural scenery. The forests abound in hundreds of species of orchids, brightly-colored birds and dream-like landscapes which are the ideal complement to this amazing hikers’ route.

If you do not have much time or do not feel physically prepared, this adventure is for you. 

Altitude: 2050 – 2650 m.a.s.l.
High Season: May to September
Duration: 02 days – 01 night
Path:   Close in February
Difficulty Level:  Normal

Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 2 Days Itinerary

Day 1: Cusco – Wiñaywayna – Aguas Calientes

Early morning transfer from your hotel to the train station. We take the train to km 104, the starting point of the Short Inca Trail. We will trek to the archaeological site of Wiñaywayna, where we will have a guided tour of the site and stop for lunch. Our adventure then continues as we trek to IntiPunku, the “Sun Gate”, the entrance to Machu Picchu, from where we get our first view of the site. We descend through the ruins of Machu Picchu to then catch a bus to Aguas Calientes town where we will have dinner and spend the night in a hostel.
Hiking Time: 06 hours.
Box-lunch and dinner included.

Day 2: Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu – Cusco

Today we have more time to enjoy the ruins. After an early breakfast at the hostel, we catch a bus up to Machu Picchu where we take a guided tour for approx. 2 hours. You will then have free time to discover the sanctuary by yourself. Later we take the bus back to Aguas Calientes to take the train back to Cusco. Transfer to your hotel in Cusco.

You Should Bring:

  • Small backpack.
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Water bottle, flashlight, hat, sunglasses, sun cream.
  • Personal clothing for trek.
  • Insect repellent.

Included

Includes:

  • All transfers
  • Train ticket Cusco – Km 104 (start of the trek) and Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo or Cusco
  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner. Vegetarian option available
  • Professional guide.
  • Entrance ticket for the Inca Trail and Machupicchu.
  • Basic hostel in Aguas Calientes
  • Round trip bus tickets Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu.
  • First aid kit, oxygen. 

Does not Include:

  • Lunch (second day).
  • Entrance tickets to the Hot Springs in Aguas Calientes town.
  • Entrance ticket to climb Huaynapicchu
  • Personal ítems. 

Important

  • This is a shared service.
  • Daily departures.

Rate per person

RATES PER PERSON IN US$ WITH ENGLISH/SPANISH GUIDE

ACT 101 INCA TRAIL 2 DAYS (Guided tour from Km. 104)
RATES PER PAX Nro PAXS 1 PAX 2 PAXS 3 PAXS 4 PXS 5 PAXS 6 PXS 7 PXS
PRIVATE 873 630 557 521 502 489 480
SIC 542 Rate applies for 2 passengers mínimum.
Single Occupancy Supplement US$ 29.00

 

ACT 101 INCA TRAIL 2 DAYS (Guided tour from/to Cusco hotel – Expedition train)
RATE PER PAX Nro PAXS 1 PAX 2 PAXS 3 PAXS 4PXS 5 PAXS 6 PXS 7 PXS
PRIVATE 1038 712 612 563 535 517 503
SIC 656 Rate applies for 2 passengers mínimum.
Single Occupancy Supplement US$ 29.00

SPECIAL RATE:

According to D.L. 1507, issued by the government of Peru, the entrance to tourist attractions administered by the Ministry of Culture and SERNANP to adults over 60 and under 18 years of age until December 2020 is exempt. Please apply net discount for:

a) Adult passenger over 60 years of age, discount the net fare US $ 69.40

b) Passenger under the age of 18, discount the net fare US $ 36.00.

Terms & Conditions

TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR INCA TRAIL POLICIES

According to the Resolution #002-2004-UGM-CD, published in official newspaper El Peruano on Nov 12, 2004, modifying chapter III of the Inca Trail Regulation, which refers to Inca Trail space bookings. Bookings will be guaranteed by the government institutions when providing full names; nationalities and passport numbers of passengers; and when having paid the full amount of passengers and staff (cook and team of porters) entrance fees. (NON REFUNDABLE)

  1. The booking has been first confirmed by our Reservation Department by e-mail, this meaning that spaces are available on the Inca Trail for the requested date at the moment of the booking.
  2. The full passenger data have been provided and the required deposit has been paid for. (NON REFUNDABLE, NO CHANGES PERMITTED ON NAMES, DATES, ETC)

**Since the Inca Trail has a maximum allowance of 500 people per day (including passengers and agency staff), we strongly recommend making your bookings, as much in advance as possible to make sure you will find spaces on the desired departure date. We are already receiving bookings for departures scheduled as far as one year prior to the trek departure date, so if you wish to travel with us to the Inca Trail, please make sure to confirm your booking as soon as possible. Otherwise, we have also available alternative routes of equally awesome beauty and interest to offer to you.

**VERY IMPORTANT: The following client information is mandatory for any Inca Trail booking:

  1. Complete names and surnames
  2. Nationality
  3. Copy of Passport
  4. Date of Birth
  5. Gender

The exact information provided by you, will be submitted to the governmental institution in charge of regulating the access to the Inca Trail and will be included in the official permit to enter the Inca Trail on the requested date. Should there be any change in the above-mentioned data (ie. New passport number), we kindly request you to inform us via email as soon as possible. The government reserves the right not to allow the entry to any visitor whose data are not the exact ones as those in the official permit. PERU AGENCY excludes any responsibility for a no entry in case the passenger information has changed without prior notice to us.

Protocols – Covid

New Protocols after COVID of Customer Service (FIT’s):

We reinvented ourselves to look after you!

  1. We have reassessed the capacity of all our group services (SIC – shared), we now take up to 8 people in vehicles that have capacity for 15, this minimizing close contact between tourists while also improving the service and offering a more personalised experience.
  2. In Machu Picchu we are keeping our policy of private guides. Our guides are trained to seek adequate spaces when guiding the group.
  3. Our guides, support staff and drivers have been trained to maintain an adequate distance from other groups of tourists during visits to attractions.
  4. Guides, support staff and drivers will use masks at all times during any service provided to tourists.
  5. All our vehicles have alcohol gel on board and tourists are required to use it before getting in and out of the vehicle.
  6. All our vehicles carry an oxygen tank, in case of emergency.
  7. We request that our clients also use a mask during the excursions; help us to look after those who are looking after you.
  8. At the end of each service, vehicles and equipment will be thoroughly washed and disinfected.
  9. We have restructured our services, offering more outdoor experiences and minimizing wherever possible visits to enclosed spaces.
  10. We have agreed strict protocols of cleaning and disinfection of equipment, surfaces and staff with all our providers of accommodation and catering, such as hotels, lodges, and restaurants, among others. Staff will use gloves and masks, anyone handling food will also wear a hat.
  11. We look after you from start to finish; from the moment you contact us, providing you with current, reliable, trustworthy information about attractions to visit, accommodation, food, climate, appropriate health protocols in each destination, etc; during the booking process we offer secure payment options and very competitive rates, we believe that we offer the best value for money; and from the start of your trip, in an airport, station or wherever you begin your experience, until your departure, there is a travel specialist to look after you, your health, and in the event of an emergency can get in touch with your loved ones back home; it’s therefore important you provide us with a contact number in your country of origin.
  12. We are applying all of the above measures. If there is anything further you would like us to do, please feel free to ask when you reserve, we would be happy to accommodate any request you have.

Price:$ 542.00

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