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Inca Trek to Machu Picchu

Mini Trek, 2 Days / 1 Night

Inca Trek to Machu Picchu - Mini Trek

The mini Inca trail to Machu Picchu, combines a one day moderate hike, with a visit to one of the New World Wonders. On the first day, the expedition begins with a hike through the midst of ancient Inca remains and natural landscapes, from where one enters through the Sun portal “Sun Gate” and continues onto the lost city of Machu Picchu. In the evening, an opportunity to relax in the hot springs of the nearby city of Aguas Calientes. The following day is devoted to visiting the best sites of the archeological sanctuary and marveling at the panoramic views, in a unique environment. Experience the picture postcard view!



Train Poroy - KM 104 | Tourist Class

In the morning, you will be transferred from your hotel to the train station at Poroy, where you will board your train to KM 104. Here you will start your trek towards the archaeological site of Chachabamba (2150m/7052ft) and Wiñaywayna (2650m/8692f), you will hike upwards for about 8km, approximately 4 hours, until you reach the Inca Site of Wiñaywayna. This is an impressive complex made up of an agricultural center with numerous terraces, a religious sector and an urban sector. We will then continue to Inti Punku ‘The Sun Gate’ which will take about 1 hour and from this point we can admire the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu (2400m/7874f). (Please note that tour of the Sanctuary will be provided the next day). Finally, we will take the shuttle bus down the hill to the village of Machu Picchu, where you will overnight.

Activity of the Day : Trek
Level : Moderate
Walking Time : 06 hours
Meals : Box Lunch
Accommodation : (not included hotel in Aguas Calientes)
Altitude : 2650 m.a.s.l. / 8692 ft.
Average Temperature : 10° C – 20° C

Inca Trek to Machu Picchu - Mini Trek


Train Aguas Calientes - Poroy | Tourist Class

In the morning, we will have a guided visit of the archaeological site of Machu Picchu and after the tour, which will last about two hours, we can either stay in the Sanctuary, or take the shuttle bus down to the village of Aguas Calientes, where the Train Station is located.

On taking the train to Cusco Station (3hrs 45 min.), you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Activity of the Day : Visit to Machu Picchu
(2 ½ hours)
Level : Easy - Moderate
Altitude : 2650 m.a.s.l. / 8692 ft.
Average Temperature : 10° C – 20° C

Inca Trek to Machu Picchu - Mini Trek

Note: All itineraries are subject to change, due to weather and other conditions. All times indicated are approximate, and are also subject to change.

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