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Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 2 Days

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Is a breathtaking journey into the heart of the Andes. This shortened version of the Inca Trail hike offers a unique and more accessible way to experience the magic of the ancient Inca civilization.

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  • The ascent to the Sun Gate provides a spectacular vantage point.
  • The adventure begins in Ollantaytambo.
  • Upon reaching the end of the trail, you’ll descend to the picturesque town of Ag


Day 1: The journey starts with an early pick-up in Cusco and a drive to Ollantaytambo, followed by a train ride to Km 104 to begin the hike. The trek includes a visit to Callacancha ruins, a climb to Wiñay Wayna for lunch and exploration, and a hike to the Sun Gate for views of Machu Picchu, ending with a descent to Aguas Calientes for dinner and rest. Day 2: The second day begins early with a bus ride to Machu Picchu for a guided tour of the ancient ruins. After exploring and optional additional hikes for panoramic views, the return trip includes a bus to Aguas Calientes, a train to Ollantaytambo, and a bus back to Cusco, concluding the Short Inca Trail adventure.


Professional English-speaking tour guide Transportation Train tickets: Round-trip train tickets, usually from Ollantaytambo to km 104 (starting point of the 2-day Inca Trail) and from Aguas Calientes back to Ollantaytambo or Cusco I nca Trail permit Entrance fees: Admission tickets to Machu Picchu and other archaeological sites along the trail Meals: Most meals during the trek, typically including one lunch, one dinner, and one breakfast Accommodation: One-night hotel stay in Aguas Calientes Guided tour: Comprehensive guided tour of Machu Picchu, including historical and cultural insights Assistance: Professional support before and during the tour to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience

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