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Short Inca Trail Trek
Short Inca Trail Trek To Machu Picchu 2Day/1Night -Group Service.
SAS Travel HIGHLIGHTS:
Hike the famous INCA TRAIL, See Machu Picchu twice: at Sunset and Sunrise and have time to explore in your own.
Friendly, knowledgeable and experienced university degree guides.
Guided tours of Inca archaeological sites en route to Machu Picchu.
Delicious and nutritious freshly cooked gourmet meals using local products.
Celebration Dinner in Aguas Calientes.
Inca Trail Survivor Certificate signed by your guide.
100% Operated by SAS Travel: we never place you with other tour operators.
Free baggage storage in Cusco at Hotel Marqueses and in Aguas Calientes.
Day 1: Cusco -Ollantaytambo- Km 104 Chachabamba- Wiñay-Wayna- Machupicchu-Aguas Calientes.
Pick up from your hotels at 5:00 am to take you on a journey of two hours, with a private transportation to the train station in Ollantaytambo . Here we board the Expedition train, travel by train in an hour and 45 minutes to Km 104 (start of our trek). (Worth the effort of getting up early and go with this train, which allows you to enter and begin our walk early , if we expect the usual train would start at noon. Starting this trip from Ollantaytambo is also suggested -( see our Combo option , the trip to the Sacred Valley wiht a night at Ollantaytambo.) At Km 104 after submitting passport control , we began to walk softly around meters Vilcanota River . Starting the way we will see the ruins of Chachabamba , a stone altar -site that was used to worship the sun and the mountains , still revered by local people . After visiting Chachabamba , continue the path south and started a gradual climb to the mountain , before entering a cloud forest , overgrown , then the trail leaves the forest and goes west while continuing uphill in an open meadow . After walking 3 hours , the road descends into a forest amazing. Here you will find a beautiful waterfall , then get to the bottom of the ruins of Winaywayna . Appreciate the beauty of this place , supplemented with information from our expert guide. After lunch at Winaywayna , we will continue in the afternoon in the cloud forest , filled with bromeliads , orchids and tree ferns . As we walk the last part of the way we pass many impressive features such as the stone stairs and drums ( " resting places " ) . You climb 60 stairs before you reach Inti Punku ( " Sun Gate " ) . From this point, you can see and observe this wonderful place . Then descend for 45 minutes to get to the viewpoint of the famous place , from here you can watch the sunset. Descend to the entry of Machupicchu where we board the bus to Aguas Calientes. Accommodation and Dinner included , rest, plans and arrangements for tomorrow . The thermal baths are a good choice (bring your bathing suit and 10 soles . Overnight at Hotel Viajeros or up-grade accommodation upon your request. Viajeros Hostel Double, Twin room, also triple rooms. (and single rooms for single supplement)
Meals:Lunch DinnerAccommodation: Viajeros Hostel Maximum Altitude: 2680m/8792 ftMinimum Altitude: 2100m/6888 ftDistance 7 Km aprox. 6 - 7 Hours
Day 2: Aguas Calientes-Machupichu- Wayna-Picchu- Ollantaytambo- Cusco
Breakfast from 04:30 am then board the first bus to Machu Picchu at 05:20, the park opens at 6:00 am . We have a guided tour of Machu Picchu, this enigmatic and mysterious city is explored for about 2-3 hours explained by your expert guide , you can visit the most amazing places as the Royal Mausoleum , the Temple of the three windows , the main temple , the Sacred Plaza , the famous Intihuatana where wise Inkas tied to the sun in the winter solstice in June , stairways , plazas , fountains, etc. ( You usually have about 5-6 hours after extra time off ) . In high season the train schedules may vary.) After finishing our masterful visit, we walk down to Aguas Calientes 1 hr, (option with bus down to pay $ 12.00 pp) Hotel Viajeros await us with a delicious lunch with our group. Then we have some free time to explore this quaint village before boarding our train back to Cusco. The train departs Aguas Calientes in the afternoon at 16:45 pm and arrives in Cusco ( Poroy train station ) at 8:30 pm , then moved for 25 minutes to Cusco . ( or optional train at 5:00 pm to Ollantaytambo , then a 2 hour trip to Cusco with a van , arrived at approximately 9:00 pm , we offer this alternative option back, more in high season which runs from April to August)
Please select on the Calendar (Availability) the date when would you like to start this Tour with the Short Inca Trail hike. Few days staying in Cusco previous to your hike is very important for acclimatization and relax, while you enjoy the beauty of this ancient Inca´s capital.
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Ticket Huaynapicchu price $85 per person.
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ADDITIONAL OPTIONAL Please book shortly:
UP-GRADE with Vistadome train return + van to Cusco. $60 per person Leave at 3:37 pm
Entrance fee to Huaynapicchu or Montaña $85 per person (Student fee with University card $45)
Please Note: Hostel Viajeros in Aguas Calientes town is not a 3 star hotel but it is clean, safe and comfortable with a friendly and helpful staff. Private Twin, Double and Triple rooms, with private small bathrooms and hot water gas system, great locations in town, far enough from the riverside -not noisy, 3-5 minutes near Train and Bus Station. We try to include an economical accommodation option in this tour to make it affordable for everyone. But if you are desiring a better accommodation to celebrate your accomplishment or any special celebration then request one of the recommended hotel Upgrades below:
Up-Grade with hotel:
Wiracocha $25 per person extra. (Double/Twin room).
InkaTower $35 per person extra. (Double/Twin room).
Andina Luxury $46per person extra. (Double/Twin room).
Mapi Inkaterra $90 per person extra. (Double/Twin room).