On this trail we will see beautiful scene, vegetation and extraordinary ecological varieties. The ancient Inca Road goes through the National Park and takes you through the Sun Gate with unforgettable views of Machu Picchu! W  and finally into subtropical vegetation. People hiking the short Inca Trail will have the privilege of seeing the famous Machu Picchu Citadel in the afternoon on the first day and also visiting it the next morning!



We`ll pick you up from your Hotel very early to transfer you for a 2 hour journey by private car to the Train Station in Ollantaytambo then we will go on Train according to your preferences category and after 1 hour and 45 minutes aprox. You’ll arrive to the km 104 start of the hike. We will start walking into the other side of the Vilcanota river the trail heads off to the right towards the ruins of Chachabamba, see the stone altar to the sun and the mountains a sacred rock for locals. After a visit in Chachabamba, we will continue the trail heads south and begin climbing the mountain, before entering the cloud forest.   This is where trekkers can enjoy a beautiful waterfall. After leaving the waterfall and forest, trekkers will arrive at the lower part of the incredible ruins of Wiñaywayna. After lunch in Wiñaywayna we continue through a cloud forest full of bromelias, orchids and fern trees. You will walk the last part of the original trail with amazing features stone steps and tambos “resting places” and climb the 60 steps before arriving to the Inti Punku or “Sun`s Gate”. From this point you will be able to contemplate and observe this marvelous place, last 45 minutes to be on front of this wonder, where you can feel an inner peace. Spend a short time for pictures and views, with luck you can observe a magnificent sunset, then we prepare our mind for the next early morning, time to take a bus for 30 minutes to Aguas Calientes town. Hot springs pools are optional (bring your bathing suit and 10 soles) or just free time to chill out at this small village.


Meals: L D

Maximum Altitude: 2680m/8792ft

Minimum Altitude: 2100m/6888ft

Distance Travelled: 7 miles aprox.

Approximate Walking Time: 5 – 6 Hours


Early wake up early. and after breakfast in your hotel, re-live the history and the mysterious world of Machupicchu and the Incas, fuse with the mystic of this fascinating and unique place, discover yourself the perfect symbiosis and harmony created by nature and the Incas people. We take the first bus up at approx 05.20 am and arrive at the ruin`s gate before 06.00 am when the Park is open. This time is still not so crowded yet so we take advantage of the tranquility of this sacred site ; Guided Tour of Machupicchu. This enigmatic city is explored for Approx 2 hrs and their mysteries and archaeological information will be explained by your expert guide, ( you generally have approx 6 hrs extra free time but depends on train timetables in high season.)

After that return to Aguas Calientes by bus and then take the train to ollantaytambo and finale transport to Cusco by car.

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– Transfer Hotel / Trains Station / Hotel
– Trail to Km 104.
– Permit ticket to Inca Trail and Machupicchu
– Bus from aguas calientes / Machupicchu / Aguas Calientes
– Round Trip Train Tickets  ( Expedition Class ).
– Meals 1L,1D
– English / Spanish Guide

Not Included

– First Breakfast.
– Last Lunch
– HuaynaPicchu  Permit ticket ( USD 79)
– Tips
– Extra expenses

Adicional services

This tour includes the entrance to Machu Picchu Solo and a 2 hour guided group visit. If you also want to visit one of the additional areas (Huayna Picchu, Mountain, or Huchuy Picchu) choose one of the 3 and add to your reservation the corresponding extra in the booking form:

  • Entrance Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu

  • Entrance Machu Picchu + Mountain

  • Entrance fee Machu Picchu + Huchuy Picchu

– From Howlanders we consider it necessary to include this additional entrance fee so that travelers who want to visit one of the additional areas of the citadel can enjoy a complete experience in Machu Picchu. If you need help to plan your route in Machu Picchu please contact us tjhrought the form in the rigth side.

 It is not possible to visit two of the additional areas on the same day due to time constraints.

⚡ The availability of tickets to Machu Picchu is very limited and it is recommended to book as far in advance as possible.

Also you can improve your train ticket to vista dome as well as luxury train

Another extra or additional service would be :

City Tour full, Sacred Valley full before doing this trail

All of this extra service will appear at your choice in the inca trail 2 days booking form Paypal method

General information

All our rates are very competitive to the market you can see the prices and booking clicking the booking inca trail short  2 days and 1 night on the right side

How do I book this Tour?

We need all your passport information

It is mandatory to present the COVID vaccination certificate with full doses, the use of a double mask or a KN95 mask and the use of a face shield in the train service.

This activity includes the appropriate protection measures to ensure your safety. In addition, our excursions are outdoor and in small groups to reduce the risk of contagion. Remember to follow the instructions of the staff during the development of the excursion.

What to Bring

The tour starts in Cuzco, located (at 3,400 m.), and Machu Picchu village (Aguas Calientes) is at 1,000 meters less altitude. Therefore, you have to be equipped with warm clothes but also with short sleeves, as the nights are cold and during the day it is hot. Also keep in mind that the climate varies according to the time of year, especially in the rainy season (December – March).
  • Backpack for two days
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunglasses
  • Warm clothing
  • Comfortable footwear
  • Water bottle
  • Raincoat/waterproof poncho
  • Passport
  • Bathing suit and towel (only if you want to visit the hot springs of Aguas Calientes)
  • Medication to avoid altitude sickness (in case you consider it necessary).
  • COVID vaccination certificate
  • Double mask or a KN95 mask

If you would like to book this tour ASAP, you have to fill all your booking information, then secure your reservation inca trail 2 days via Paypal Payment

If you have any question, one salesperson will be in touch with you, please

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