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Short Inca Trail 2 Days

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    Stop At: Inca Trail, Cusco 08000 Peru

    DAY 1: CUSCO – KM 104 – WIÑAYHUAYNA – AGUAS CALIENTES

    We left at 4:00 am from Cusco ,by bus to Ollantaytambo train station. The train departs from Ollantaytambo at 6.40 am, following the Sacred Valley and the Vilcanota River ariving after 1 hour to KM 104 to begin our Inca Trail. It will begin with a short walk to the archaeological site of Chachabamba (2270 meters).

    Then we continue our hike with beautiful views of the Urubamba River. We can observe different species of orchids. After 2 hours, we will see the site Wiñayhuayna Ruins (2,650 meters), this fabulous archeological site is perched on a rocky outcrop overlooking the valley of Urubamba and dominated by a broad set of terraces. The ruins on the way are amazing, we continue our journey and reach the Sun Gate. Where we have the first view of Machu Picchu, enjoying a fantastic panorama . Then we descend to the archaeological site of MachuPicchu (2400 meters), which only pass this day. After to have some selfis, we will continue to the village of Aguas Calientes, by Bus where we will stay in a nice hostel.


    Duration: 7 hours

    Stop At: Inca Trail, Machu Picchu Peru

    DAY 2: AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO

    We left our hotel at 5: 00 am after breakfast and, we will take the bus to Machu Picchu the journey takes (30 min), you will enjoy an unforgettable view with the sun rising on the site. Then we will do the check in of our tickets and passport. We will have 2 hours tour guiding in MachuPicchu, our guide explains what life was like in the citadel, cults and ceremonies that the Incas in many temples and shrines on the site conducted. After 2 hours guided tour you can enjoy the magic of Machu Picchu at your own pace. If you have a reservation for any Mountain, you can climb up.In the afternoon, you will return to Aguas Calientes, then you have to take the train usually at 14.30 pm or 19:00 pm, that goes until Ollantaytambo. After 1 hour 20 minutes you will get the train station in ollantaytambo, there waits your transfer with your names to take the Bus to Cusco, arriving to the small plaza of San Francisco.


    Duration: 5 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We do the pick up from any hotel, hostel or appartment in Cusco, Urubamba and Ollantaytambo
    Departure Time
    3:30 AM
    Duration
    6h
    Inclusions
    • Transfers ( cusco to ollantaytambo round trip in private service)
    • Fees ( entrance tickets for the inca trail and machupicchu)
    • Trains ( round trip tickets Ollantaytambo-Aguas Calientes)
    • Food ( 1 breakfast, 1 lunch , 1 dinner)
    • English tour guide
    • Hotel in aguas calientes ( Machupicchu Lodging)
    • Bus ( 1 way bus ticket Machupicchu to Aguas Calientes)
    • Entry/Admission - Inca Trail
    Exclusions
    • Last lunch in Aguas Calientes
    • First day breakfast
    • Huaynapichcu ticket ( $80 usd)
    • Bus to Machupicchu in the second day ( $ 24.00 usd)
    • Extras not listed in the itinerary
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Let me start with the good. Guide The experience we had with our tour guide Osman was awesome! He was very knowledgeable of all the plants, spoke great English and was friendly and accomodating. He even had visual aids to help us understand the history of the Inca Empire. I
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    Response from elCabllero, Gerente at Short Inca Trail 2 Days
    Responded 1 Oct 2018
    Hello Dear friends, thank you very much for your expressed opinion. First of all we want to value your visit to our beautiful land of Cusco and have done the Inca Trail tour. In truth, we are very sad because of the little attention shown to you by the hostel staff, who did not put much effort into carrying out their work, efficiently. It is also good to establish that sometimes some particular aspects in Aguas Calientes town (availability and water pressure, size of the city that is not very spacious to dissipate the noise of the locomotives when making their transit), which can alter their Stay at Machu Picchu. We express our apologies.
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    Our family of two adults and two teenagers (12 and 16) started our adventure by having Elmer giving us a good explanation of the tour while we were in Cusco. His instructions were very accurate and allowed us to be well prepared for the challenge. We picked the Short Inca Trail
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    Response from elCabllero, Propietario at Short Inca Trail 2 Days
    Responded 5 Sep 2018
    Dear friends, thank you very much for sharing your good experience in your visit to our beautiful city of Cusco. Our operations and reservations team feels very happy for your good stay with us. Greetings from the Eco Path Trek Team.
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    Everything was perfectly planned and executed! Trip included transportation to the train, train ticket, inca trail pass, lunch, hotel, dinner, private tour of MP, return train, and transportation back to Cusco. An incredible value! Our guide Javier was knowledgeable, funny,
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    The night before this trip I was really scared that I would not be able to complete the trek as I hadn't trained and am definitely not in the best shape! We had been down trekking in the rainforest in Puerto Maldonado a few days before which I found really challenging, so I was
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    My daughter and I signed up for the short 2- day Inca Trail trip and would highly recommend Eco Path for anybody interested. We stayed in Ollantaytambo the night before, so we didn't have to get up too early to make the trip from Cusco. We were picked up at our hotel, and from
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    Response from elCabllero, Gerente at Short Inca Trail 2 Days
    Responded 3 Jan 2018
    Dear Friends We thank you for sharing your opinion about your recent experience of the Inca Trail tour with us. Our staff receives it with great joy, since the main objective is to offer unforgettable experiences to our clients. Do not doubt that we will receive you again, in Cusco. best regards The Eco Path Trek team
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