This a Hiking of the Inca Trail designed for people with limited time but who would like to hike a section of the famous Inca Trail and enter this Inca Sanctuary through the famous Sun's Gate ("Intipunku" in Quechua language). Enjoy the natural beauty and the scenic views of this moderate trip. A great option for those with less time who want to experience Machu Picchu!!!
Wake up early and transfer to the Ollantaytambo train station and take the train to the km 104 or Chachabamba (2 Day Inca Trail headtrail). You will start the trek to Wiñay Wayna with the sounds of birdsong The half-day hike to Wiñay wayna will take you through lush vegetation of the cloud forest where exotic birds (Andean guan, Gray-breasted mountain tucan, etc) will salute you as you pass. Enjoy the scenic views of the Urubamba River and look for the playful Torrent Ducks. Do not miss the various wild Orchids and bromeliads along the hiking the inca trail!!! We will have lunch at our Wiñay Wayna campsite and have a leisurely afternoon to discover the ruins, refreshing time at the nearby creek. you might see the colorful Cocks-of-the-Rock, the national bird of Perú. In the afternoon, hiking to Machu Picchu and then continue walk down to Aguas Calientes town, transfer to the hotel. The next day, you will walk up to the lost city of the Incas and you can appreciate the sun rise in Machu Picchu, guide tour on the citadel and then rest of the day free, you can walk around or take a picture. in the night train return to Ollantaytambo and bus to Cusco.
Day 1: Cuzco / Km 104/ 2 day Inca Trail/ Aguas Calientes town
Day 2: Aguas Calientes town/ Machu Picchu/Cusco
Crew: A Travel Tour Group representative in Cuzco, Machu Picchu and profesional guide in Inca Trail 2 days
Accommodation: Hotel (1 Night)
Meals: 01 Breakfast, 01 Lunch, 01 Dinner
Transportation: Tourist transportation, van, train
We will pick you up at your hotel in Cusco and take a small van to the Ollantaytambo train station. 1 hour train ride to the starting point of your hike. After registering at the Chachabamba park ranger station you will walk up 2-3 hours to the Wiñay Wayna through a mixture of cacti vegetation and cloud forest. Before reaching the famous Inca Trail, the Inca real will reveal itself to you through striking sightings of Choque Suysuy, Wiñay Wayna and Intipata. Refresh yourself at the local waterfall before reaching the ruins of Wiñay Wayna. Enjoy the sunset at the sungate before entering in Machu Picchu where afterwards we descend to Aguas Calientes; walking slowly and enjoying the beautiful sceneray to spend the night in a hotel.
Very early, we will walk up to Lost City of the Incas where we will discover the mysteries surrounding Machu Picchu, as your guide will explain you few facts about this important Inca site. If time permits, climb up to Huayna Picchu (extra price) & explore the Temple of the Moon before heading down to Aguas Calientes to board your train back to Ollantaytambo and tourist bus to Cusco.
Single Traveller: Please note that if you have booked the "Single Room" option for this tour, you will receive your own single room for all night stops.