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Short Inka Trail To Machupicchu

02 Days and 01 Night
Price From $ 560

Machupicchu Agricultural Sector


To make the adventure of the short Inca trail is to live to the fullest in a short time, and enjoy the beautiful nature that surrounds this route, always with the aim of reaching the maximum wonder of the Inca world Machupicchu. Our adventure begins:

Day 01: Cusco – Km 104 – Machupicchu – Aguas Calientes.

We start very early, we pick you up from the hotel to transfer you to the town of Ollantaytambo by 01:30hr. in the course you will be able to observe very beautiful Andean landscapes, arriving at the station you must take the train that leads you to Km. 104, arriving we start the guided walk for space from 02 to 03 hours we pass through the area called Chachabamba – Choquesuysuy; along the way, we will appreciate the beautiful forestation, combined with waterfalls, the Sacred Valley, and the Sacred River, after a short rest, we continue the ascent to the Wiñaywayna mountain, a wonderful place for its architecture, you will be able to appreciate enclosures for the cult of water, and its ceremonial temple and above all the beautiful terraces that served as a place for crops.

Continuing the walk, you will descend towards the Sun Gate or Intipunku, on the way we can appreciate the beauty of nature surrounded by begonias, orchids, and a diversity of native flora and fauna. After almost 01 hours of walking, you will be able to appreciate the first view of Machupicchu Mountain and Huaynapicchu. Since the walk was exhausting and the day is ending, we took the bus down to the town of Aguas Calientes to recover energy and take a good rest for the next day.

Day 02: Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu – Cusco

Very early after breakfast, we start the ascent by bus to arrive with a lot of energy at the Sanctuary of Machupicchu, Upon arriving, our guide will make us a tour of the most important sectors of this beautiful Inca citadel. We will make a tour of 02 hours guided approximately, we will visit the agricultural area, formed by sets of cultivation terraces, the urban area where they developed the main civil and religious activities.

We will also visit the Intiwatana located in the highest part of the citadel, the temple of the sun, the condor, and other important sectors. Later you will have a short free time to go to some places on the way out. At the end of the tour, we suggest going down immediately to the town either walking (optional) or by bus, where we will provide you with a refreshing and delicious lunch.

In the afternoon, at an indicated time you must take the train back to the town of Ollantaytambo, the trip lasts 01 hour and 45 minutes. Upon arrival, our mobility will be waiting for you for the transfer to Cusco. Arriving direct transfer to your hotel for accommodation and rest.


  • First Day:
    • Private mobility from Cusco to Ollantaytambo
    • Tourist train to Km 104.
    • Professional adventure guide
    • Entrance fees to the sanctuary of Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail.
    • Cold lunch for the route, delivered at the beginning of the trek.
    • Bus down from the Historic Sanctuary of Machupicchu to the town of Aguas Calientes.
    • Dinner at a tourist restaurant in the city of Aguas Calientes.
    • 01 night in the hotel in the town of Aguas Calientes.
  • Second Day:
    • Bus ticket down from Machupicchu – Aguas Calientes.
    • Professional guide.
    • Lunch at a tourist restaurant.
    • Return train ticket to Ollantaytambo.
    • Bus back to Cusco.
    • Transfer to your hotel.


  • Not Included.:
    • Dinner on the second day.
    • Extra expenses.
    • Travel insurance. (We recommend getting them in your country)
    • Entrance to the hot springs.
    • Extra porter.
  • What we advise to bring::
    • Light clothing
    • Rain poncho.
    • A pair of hiking boots, hat, or cap.
    • Sunscreen, and personal hygiene equipment.
    • Flashlight with extra batteries.
    • Mosquito repellent.
    • Personal medicines if required by the visitor.
  • Considerations:
    • We recommend having good physical health since making the walk demands an important effort, if they have any special medication they should consult in advance and mention the guide to take the forecasts of the case.
    • I want to inform you that the short Inca trail does not need to have an overnight stay on the route, therefore, we do not need to carry any camping equipment.
    • We provide a snack for lunch on the first day, prepared with great care with fresh food.
    • We work with qualified personnel in tourism with English language proficiency.
    • It is worth mentioning that the backpack for the day must be carried personally, therefore,
    • You don’t need to wear a lot of clothes for this route.
  • Booking Forms:
    • Regarding payment, we offer you different options, taking into account your comfort, paying online ensures your services, you can pay through our website using any type of debit or credit card – when using online payment, you must add to the total a commission of 2.9% this for reasons of service for the money transfer through commercial banks.

    • To book the Machu Picchu tour, we request a deposit of 250 US dollars per person to ensure the income to the citadel and at the same time the train tickets for Machu Picchu, in this way, we guarantee the date and time of your next visit, the remaining balance must be paid up to 24 hours before the start of the tour. If you choose to pay the balance by card, in our office located in Cusco, a commission of 3.9% will also be applied.

  • Contacts:

    Tour Map

    Inca Trail Map 04 days and 03 nights

    Inca Trail Map 04 days and 03 nights

    Other Treks in Cusco

    Important information

    • How do I prepare myself?

      Travelers visiting the city of Cusco should take into consideration the issue of altitude. It is important to take time to acclimatize, the first day of arrival to the city, should eat light foods, and especially rest so that the “soroche or altitude sickness” will not disturb the plans of the visit. It is advisable, if health allows it, to drink a hot cup of a good infusion, we recommend a good mate de coca, to restore the discomfort in the body.

    • Authorised Tour Operators

      Cusco is a small city and the most important tours are at very close distances, it is always advisable to choose guaranteed options, there are many tour operators that are not authorized, before contracting a tour it is necessary that the visitor checks the most relevant information of the company in the government agencies that give the permission to provide tourist services in the city.

    • Should I use cash money or credit cards for my trips?

      For security reasons it is recommended that you use a certain amount of cash for minor purchases or to acquire any souvenirs or details that the visitor may be interested in. In the city of Cusco the great majority of businesses, use payments with credit or debit cards the case, likewise, there are many agents, banks, and exchange houses, which you can access to remove money without any inconvenience.

    • How much luggage can I take?

      Cusco is a city with a very varied climate, in the months of November to February, are known as the rainy season, the months of May until the end of July are the cold season, and the remaining months are warmer and with better weather. For this reason, it is recommended that visitors wear warm clothing on the tours they take, and always carry sunscreen, light clothing, comfortable shoes for walking, and what is necessary to enjoy the trip to the fullest.

    • Health recommendations

      It is recommended that you take out travel insurance in your home country for any health eventuality or mishap during your time in our country. If you are going to take a tour, either traditional or walking, we recommend that you inform the staff of the company of the different medical treatments that the visitor has been prescribed.