INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU
2 DAYS / 1 NIGHT
Introduction: The Inca Trail to MachuPicchu is one of best known and most popular hiking trip on the world this trail shows magnificent mountains range, exotic vegetation and extraordinary ecological variety. The trail runs over high mountains. The highest pass is at 4,200 meters above sea level (13,776 feet) which is Warmiwañusca pass where you can get fantastic views, through cloud forest and tropical vegetation. The trek shows different altitudes running from 2,220 to 4,200 meters above sea level. Over 250 species of orchids have been counted in the Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary, as well as numerous rare birds, reptiles, including several endangered species.
Day 1: Cusco - Km 104 - Wiñayhuayna - Aguas Calientes:
Being 6.00 in the morning we will pick the Hotel to make the move to the train station to catch our train to Km 104 where the Inca Trail starts short. After we visited off at km 104 Chachabamba (2250 m). The trek continues with a visit to Wiñayhuayna (forever young) for some was the former home of former priests of Machu Picchu. On the way visit fantastic scenery of the Urubamba River. We will make a brief stay in Machu Picchu at the end of the afternoon we descend to the village of Aguas Calientes. Overnight at selected hotel.
Day 2: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes - Cusco:
After breakfast well served at the Hotel Machu Picchu climb on foot. Guided tour of the main temples of Machu Picchu for about 2 hrs. And free time to climb Huayna Picchu visit. In the afternoon we descend to Aguas Calientes where we will have to return to Ollanta train and then bus to Cusco.
Huaynapicchu is located behind the mountain where Machu Picchu in order to take up aerial view of the Inca citadel. There is a checkpoint at Machu Picchu to climb Huayna Picchu. You must enter your name and receive a ticket to climb Huayna Picchu. The guide directs how to get the ticket, but need not pay anything more. Only 400 people can visit a day divided into two shifts. Machu Picchu receives over 1000 visitors a day and generally lacking quotas to climb Huayna Picchu. No book has before. Generally, travelers arriving by other paths get quotas because they reach Machu Picchu more earlier. In order to get better up early and watch the sunrise.
What is included
- Transfer of arrival or departure in Cusco
- Transfer from your hotel to train station
- Backpacker train ticket from Cusco to Km 104
- Entrance to Inca Trail
- Entry to Machu Picchu
- Professional guide (English - Spanish)
- 01 night in hotel in Aguas Calientes
- 01 box lunch / 01 breakfast / 01 dinner
- 02 ticket of bus (Aguas Calientes/Machu Picchu/Aguas Calientes)
- Backpacker train ticket to Cusco
- First aid kit
- Oxygen bottle
- Breakfast on the first day / lunch and dinner last day.
- Tipping for our guide (optional)
- Category Luxury Hotel in Aguas Calientes
- Train ticket Vistadome (First Class)
- Extra night in Aguas Calientes
What to bring
- Medium size backpack
- Hiking poles
- Suitable for hiking shoes (not traveling with an old, new would be better)
- Rain Coat
- Adequate clothing (hot and cold)
- Water Bottle
- Sun hat to protect
- Chocolates, sweets (can be purchased in Cusco)
- Personal Stuff (camera, extra money, etc)