Short Inca Trail & Machu Picchu 2 Days

This specialized tour allows you to trek the Inca Trail and visit Machu Picchu in just two days. On day one, wake up early and take a scenic train ride to your drop off point at kilometer 104 for a full day of trekking on the latter section of the Inca trail. All the best bits are condensed into one day of trekking through cloud forests, mountainous landscapes and featuring highlights such as the spectacular hillside ruins of Winay Wayna and the renowned Sun Gate for your first views of Machu Picchu. On the second day, you will have a guided tour of the impressive ruins of Machu Picchu as well as several hours to explore on your own before heading back to Cusco by train and bus.

    What's Included?

  • 1 Day of Trekking the Inca Trail
  • All Land Transfers as mentioned in itinerary
  • Professional Guide
  • All meals as described on the itinerary
  • 1 night stay at hotel in Aguas Calientes
  • Inca Trail Permit (Non refundable**)
  • Train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
* A single supplement of $100 for a private room for solo travelers.
** Once the Inca Trail Permit is confirmed it's impossible to change any of the details. There is no refund for cancellations of the permit.

Day 1: Cusco - Wiñay Wayna - Machu Picchu

We will pick you up at your hotel early in the morning and take you to the train station. Departure time is based upon train availability. It's about a 2.5 hour picturesque train ride to kilometer 104, our starting point on the Inca Trail. From here, we will trek about 5-6 hours up to the Incan site Wiñay Wayna. We will continue onwards towards the Sun Gate from where you will have your first dramatic, panoramic view of Machu Picchu. Before reaching Machu Picchu, we will take a side path off the trail to go down to Aguas Calientes. In Aguas Calientes we'll have dinner and nights rest at a 3 star hotel in town before heading to Machu Picchu the following day.

Lunch and dinner provided

Day 2: Machu Picchu Tour - Cusco

After breakfast at the hotel, we will take the first bus at 5:30am up to Machu Picchu. You will go on a 2 hour guided walking tour with free time afterwards to explore the mysterious city by yourselves. If you have energy, you can also climb Huayna Picchu (It takes about 45 minutes to reach the top.) You will meet your guide in Aguas Calientes for lunch and be given your train tickets back to Cusco.

Breakfast at the hotel included.


  • Meals and drinks other than those mentioned in the itinerary (Please let us know if you would like any extra meals included).
  • Tips and gratuities.
  • Optional excursions.
  • Items of a personal nature such as souvenirs and telephone calls.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Personal equipment such as trekking equipment.
  • Damages caused by the client to the bus or to the camping equipment.
  • Camping equipment such as sleeping bag or walking stick.
  • Personal porter who is responsible for carrying your duffel bag. (You will not have access to your duffel bag until your evening campsite).

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