Inca Trail Express 2022
Wiñayhuayna, Aguas Calientes, Machupicchu, Cusco
02 Days, 01 Night
Walking the Inca trail is one in a lifetime experiences, this package of 2 days has been designed for those Travellers who don’t have much time but yet want to hike this amazing trail. The Inca trail leads through the protected wild nature of the Peruvian jungle and forest steppe, passes several archeological Inca sights and offers impressive views. The Incas used this itinerary for the pilgrimage to the sacred citadel Machu Picchu. Covering a distance of just 10km / 6.3 miles the 2 day Inca Trail is not too challenging which makes it perfect for families with children and those on a tight schedule.
Altitude: 2050 - 2650 m. / 6726 - 9350 f.
Route: Closed in February
INCA TRAIL - WIÑAYHUAYNA – AGUAS CALIENTES
Transfer to railway station to take the train to km. 104 by the Railway Cusco - Machu Picchu. After the checkpoint. Starting our trek to the Chachabamba archaeological complex ( 2150 masl ) , after the visit we will take an ascending trail 8 kilometres , after 4 hours of walking we arrive to the archaeological complex of Wiñayhuayna ( 2700 masl ) . This is an impressive complex made up of an agricultural center with numerous terraces, a religious sector and an urban sector. At the bottom we will have magnificent views of the Valley of the Urubamba River and Choquesuysuy archaeological complex located on the other side of the river, and we can see a beautiful waterfall located minutes from Wiñayhuayna, then climb to Intipunku, " The Sun Gate ", this will take an hour of hiking along a trail of flat stones on the edge of the mountain cliffs. From this point we can see the sacred citadel of Machupicchu. From Intipunku descend towards Machu Picchu and then take the bus to Aguas Calientes. Overnight.
Hiking time: 06 hours
Total distance: 12 km.
Level of difficulty: moderate
Included Meals: Lunch & Dinner
AGUAS CALIENTES - MACHUPICCHU - CUSCO
Pick up from your hotel to get to the bus to head to the Citadel of Machupicchu and then immediately begin our visit to the Inca citadel where we have about two hours to visit. You will then have free time to walk around the Citadel or climb the Huayna Picchu Mountain, where you can see spectacular views of Machu Picchu Citadel, as valleys and mountains that surround it, or visit the Temple of the Moon and the fabulous Inca bridge.
(If you wish to do this, it is necessary to acquire a new Huaynapicchu + Machupicchu compound ticket, value of $69.00 dollars per person, ONLY for those visitors who wish to climb the Huaynapicchu where you can visit the Temple of the Moon).
In the afternoon return to Aguas Calientes where you can visit and relax in its hot springs. Then take our train back to Cusco. Arriving around 21:00 hrs. Welcome & transfer to hotel. Overnight in Cusco.
Included Meals: Breakfast
PRICE PER PERSON IN AMERICAN DOLLAR
ROOM Twin or
|LUXURY||HOTEL SUMAQ (Aguas Calientes)||
|HOTEL TAYPIKALA MACHUPICCHU (Aguas Calientes)||
|SUPERIOR||HOTEL WAMAN o SANTUARIO (Aguas Calientes)||
|STANDARD||HOTEL HATUN SAMAY (Aguas Calientes)||
Our program doesn’t include:
PASSENGERS WITH ISIC CARD (International Student Identity Card), APPLY DISCOUNT OF $ 20.00 PER PERSON.
**The spots for the Inca Trail are confirmed only with the purchase of the tickets, booking and later payment will lead to lose your spot for the trail. It is recommended to secure your spots with several months in advance, specially on peak seasons (June to August) as only 500 spots are assigned per day*
TYPES OF TRAIN TO MACHUPICCHU:
It is a service created just for those adventurous travelers seeking comfort and safety. The carriage feature additional space for backpacks and equipment typically require travelers for your walks. For this period 2014 these carriages also have panoramic windows.
These spectacular carriages have beautiful panoramic windows offering unsurpassed scenic views and a number of photo opportunities. Completely surrounded by glass, passengers feel they are part of the impressive landscape of Peru. Vistadome also offer to passengers more comfort with leather seats and extensive leg room. ADDITIONAL TO TRAVEL WITH THIS TRAIN: $ 40.00 PER PERSON
***Hotels are regulated by the International Arrival Time criteria (check in) from 13h00 and departure (check out) until 10h00. This time varies depending on the city to visit***
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