Machupicchu Exploration

Short Inca trail 2 days

This is a perfect Experience for those willing to explore the INKA TRAIL in 2 days to see diferent archaeological sites and hike through the Sun Gate for your first look at Machu Picchu. Machu Picchu is without a doubt the highlight of any traveler’s trip to Peru. But reaching the famed citadel by foot along the original Inca Trail brings a whole new perspective to this mystical experience.


  • Tour Type: History, Culture, Hiking and Adventure (2-4 passengers)
  • Duration: 02 Days
  • Good For: Families, couples and Those with a sense of adventure and in good hiking shape
  • Considerations: The hike itself on Day 01 will take about 6 – 7 hours; so we recommend to be in reasonably fit
  • Distance on the Inka Trail (Day 1): 11km/ 8 miles
  • Elevation: 2030m (6660ft) – 2650m (8690ft)
  • Departure Point: Customer’s Hotel in Urubama, Ollantaytambo or Cusco City
  • Ending Point: The Same or a different Hotel
  • Pick-up Times: To be Confirmed
  • Mode: Private Car, Train, Hiking as well as the Public shuttle bus
  • Difficulty: Easy to Moderate (you should be able to walk stairs up and down)
  • Group Size: (Bigger groups, please contact us)


Day 1– Hotel / Train ride to Km104 / Hike to Machupicchu / Aguas Calientes:

The trip starts in Hotels in Cusco, Ollantaytambo or Urubamba Towns where you are picked up from your hotel early in the morning, then we proceed to drive to Ollantaytambo train station and board the Train which will take to the start point of the trail (1.5 Hour approx.)

Our trek takes us along the most impressive stretch of the Inca Trail. Covering 10km of the trail, our journey begins in the bottom of the valley and works it’s way up along an original Inca Trail to the Inca site of Winay Wayna. As we make our way to Machu Picchu we’ll pass through the lush and verdant cloud forest that covers the mountain and get to see a variety of plants, flowers and birds along the way.

After a full day trekking, we’ll arrive at the Sun Gate (Inti Punku) in the late afternoon and get our first views of Machu Picchu spread out on the mountain below. After we’ve passed through the Sun Gate, we’ll carry on along the trail to Machupicchu citadel; The light at this time of day is great for photos; and with fewer tourists in the site, it’s a perfect time to take some pictures of the site. We are then catching the Shuttle Bus that takes us to Aguas Calientes Town in the valley below where we’ll check into our hotel.

Day 2: Aguas Calientes / Machu Picchu / Aguas Calientes / Hotel

Waking up early we’ll take the first bus back up to Machu Picchu to enter the site as it opens. We’ll have a 3-Hour guided tour of the site during this time, you’ll learn about the Incas and visit all the most important areas of the citadel. After the guided tour you may have some free time to explore the site by yourself and – if booked in advance – You can climb either Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu mountains (Please confirm in advance so we can get these extra tickets to these Mountains) In the afternoon you will take the train back to Ollantaytambo where you will be met by our driver and drive to your Hotel in Cusco or the Sacred Valley.

Private tour price



  • Fluent English/ Spanish speaking local guide
  • Inca Trail Permit and Machu Picchu admission Tickets
  • Transfers from Hotel to the train station and vice-versa
  • Train ticket to Km. 104 and return train to Ollantaytambo or Cusco
  • 3 Ways bus Tickets Machupicchu – Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu
  • Accommodation on the first night (You can also book the hotel of your choice so that we will reduce this cost from the total price)
  • Box Lunch and Dinner on Day 1
  • Breakfast on Day 2


  • Day 1 Breakfast
  • Day 2 Lunch and dinner
  • Entrance to Huaynapicchu mountain (optional activity with additional cost)
  • Porters – you are responsible for carrying your own (small) backpacks.

Important Notes

IMPORTANT! BEFORE YOU BOOK, please check the availability with us by sending a message as spaces are limited to 250 Hikers per day for this Hike just we get the messege we will give you all the information about the hike in this case you can book this tour with three months in advance.

Our Promise

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Best Local Guides in the industry. We personally conduct the Experiences.

Private & semi-private

Flexible, Personal & Custom experiences. No big bus groups, flags to follow!

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Escape the crowds. We tailor our experiences by carefully timing so we can avoid most of the Crowds.

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You can change dates, plans and much more. We help you with everything.

What our clients say

Amazing guide

I was lucky to have a personal tour with Jimmy for my visit to Machu Picchu. Jimmy made my experience 5++++ stars! He is knowledgeable and friendly and also very helpful. He has a natural skill that enables him to customize his tour for his guest’s physical ability, interests, etc. I can’t recommend him enough and I look forward to taking another tour with him one day soon!

Machu Picchu Sun up

Leslie B


An amazing tour

Jimmy was an excellent and authentic guide. He had a deep knowledge of Machu Pichu and a very friendly demeanor. His English is strong as well. Very quickly, Jimmy created a little community in our group and was very intelligent in when to take a break on the climbs and such. I highly recommend Jimmy.

Machu Picchu Sun up

Ian B


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