From Cusco: Inca Trail 2-Day Hike to Machu Picchu

Product ID: 119239
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Follow in the footsteps of the Inca civilization on a short 2-day hike along the Inca Trail. Trek to the historic citadel of Machu Picchu and get panoramic views of the Andes Mountains.
About this activity
Duration 2 days
Printed voucher required
Ticket confirmation within 48 hours
Once purchased, you’ll receive booking confirmation from the tour operator.
Live guide
Spanish, English

Pick-up service

Pick-up from hotels in Cusco city center.
Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the archaeological sites of Cachabamba and Wiñaywayna
  • Hike along the Inca Trail to the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu
  • Get stunning views of the Andes Mountains at sunrise and sunset
  • Ride the scenic tourist train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes
Full description
Get stunning views of the Andes Mountains and Machu Picchu on a short hike along the Inca Trail. Learn more about the ancient Inca civilization and explore some of the "lost" temples at archaeological sites such as Cachabamba and Wiñaywayna.

Day 1: Cusco - Aguas Calientes (B, L)
Benefit from pick-up at your hotel and journey to Ollantaytambo for the short train ride to the beginning of the Inca Trail. Hike to the ruins of Cachabamba and learn the interesting history of the site before walking through a tropical forest of beautiful orchids and lush greenery. Arrive at Wiñaywayna and take a tour of the site before climbing the Inca Stairs to the Sun Gate in time to watch the sunset. Return to Aguas Calientes for your overnight stay.

Day 2: Machu Picchu - Cusco (B, L)
Rise early to catch the first bus to Machu Picchu to see the sunrise over the "Lost City of the Incas." Get a guided tour of the sacred citadel and hear some of the theories about why it was built. Step back in time and admire the craftsmanship of the cobblestone streets and ancient temples of the Incas. Return to Aguas Calientes to catch the train back to Ollantaytambo, where a vehicle will be waiting to take you back to your hotel in Cusco.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Entrance to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu
  • Round-trip tourist train tickets
  • English-speaking guide
  • Meals (1 x box lunch, 1 x dinner and 1 x breakfast at the hotel in Aguas Calientes)
  • Basic accommodation in Aguas Calientes
What’s Not Included
  • Tips
  • Entrance fee to Huayna Picchu