CLASSIC INCA TRAIL 2D /1N
This is the short version of the famous and stunning Inca Trail , for those who have less time available but do not want to miss this unique trek. We begin at kilometer 104 and walked all day until about 06:00 p.m. to the town of Aguas Calientes, where we are staying in a hotel. The next day , very early , we will go to Machu Picchu on the first bus and your guide will guide for about 2 hours then back to cusco .
Day 1: CUSCO – KM104 – AGUAS CALIENTES
We will pick up from your hotel then trasfer you until ollantaytambo station Here we board the Expedition train, we will travel for about 1 hour and 30 minutes until 104 (start of our trek At Km 104 after pass the control , we began to walk softly beside Vilcanota River . Starting the way we will see the archeological site of of Chachabamba , a stone altar -site that was used to worship the sun and the mountains , still revered by local people . After visiting Chachabamba , we continue our hiking We may also see some larger mammals such as Viscachas (rabbit-like Chinchillas) and Spectacled Bears (if we are very lucky). After walking 3 hours , the road descends into a forest amazing. Here you will find a beautiful waterfall , then get to the bottom of the ruins of Winaywayna . Appreciate the beauty of this place ,
After a full days trekking we’ll arrive to the Sun Gate (Inti Punku) in the late afternoon and get our first views of Machu Picchu spread out on the mountain below. That site it’s a perfect place to take really nice pictures of machu picchu surrounded by impressive mountain peaks, deep valleys and the Urubamba River. From Intipunku we will descend 30 minutes for the citadel and we will place it at the top to rest and take pictures. Finally, we will take the bus to Aguas Calientes (2,030 meters), where we will spend the night, where we have the opportunity to visit the hot springs of the place..
DAY 2: MACHU PICCHU!
After early breakfast at your hotel, you will take a bus with our Guide to the ruins of machupicchu which only takes 30 minutes and departs every 10 minutes. Or if you don’t want to take the bus but prefer to hike along the Inca trail, just let your guide know so that he can show you the Inca trail to Machupicchu, which takes about 1h 20 minutes.
In Machupicchu you will meet your group and have a 2 hours guided tour. Then you will have extra time to explore the ruins by yourself. If on the other hand you want to see Huaynapicchu, you can climb it or you can go to the most famous spot of Machupicchu. The sun gate is 1 hour climb, if you simply want to get postcard pictures of the ruins. We encourage all the travelers to make the most of their time in this place. Then you can take the bus to return to Aguas Calientes, or carry on with your walking through those famous Inca steps.
The usual departure time is in the afternoon, first with the train to Ollantaytambo, then by bus to your hotel in Cusco.
Included / No included
WHAT IS INCLUDED:
- briefing at your Hotel or Office in cusco
- Pick up from your Hotel
- Private transport to Ollantaytambo Train Station 2 hours aproxximately
- Expedition Train to Km 104
- Permits and fees for the 2 Days Inca Trail
- Entrance fees for the trail and the Machupicchu
- Walk with an excellent English speaking guide.
- Guided visit of Chachabamba, Wiñaywayna and Choquesuysuy
- Guided Tour of Machupicchu on the second Day
- 1 Box Lunch, 1 Dinner, 1 Breakfast and 1 Lunch
- 1 snack and soda drink for the 1st Day
- Acommodation at Hostal Viajeros or similar (Private room).
- Bus round trip (Machupicchu-Aguas Calientes -Machupicchu)
- Expedition train return to Ollantaytambo ( that train could be upgrade ) transport to Cusco
- Hiking Poles
- Extra expenses
- Personal Porter, to carry personal items from our clients (up to 15Kg).
- Entrance to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain
If you prefer Huaynapicchu with its dramatic views, this must be booked in advance and costs 60 dollars per person. The climb takes 1 hour is moderately difficult. The other option is the Machu Picchu Mountain, 1.5 hours steep climb, very demanding and $ 50 per person. This is probably the most spectacular of all views, but all three options are very nice and will allow you to make very good photos.
As the weather is very cold and damp, your clothes, even wet, will not dry at night. Therefore bring enough spare clothes.
Cancellations regarding the company determines the amount to be deducted by the various expenses incurred in case of cancellation will be deducted as follows:
Cancellations and requests for refunds must be submitted by email and include all relevant information and will be answered within before 48 hours.
If a cancellation is received until and including 45 days before the date of arrival in Peru, the total payment will be refunded in full, minus the full administrative costs. (25% of the contract price)
- Cancellations 30 – 20 days before departure you have pay the 50% of the total expenses
- Cancellations 20 – 10 days before the departure you have pay the 60% of the total expenses
- In case of No – Show or cancellations 6-1 days before days before the start of your trip there will be no refund. you will be required to pay 100% of the total cost.
Itineraries may suffer, for technical reasons of force majeure beyond the control of the operator change without notice.
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PRICE: 460 USD PER PERSON
To confirm the reservation, it is necessary to make an advance payment of 50% of the total amount of your tour. This payment can be made through Wester Union (4.5% fee), VISA card (6% fee) or Paypal (8.6% fee). The rest must be paid in our office in Cusco, in american dollars or peruvian soles, in cash only.