Short Inca Trail 2 days
Short Inca Trail 2 days: Located between the Peruvian Andes, the famous cloud forest and the Amazon tundra, with its incredible views and ancestral culture that make up this great and beautiful place, Danzak Peru has organized this wonderful program on the Inca Trail, designed for all types of travelers of all ages. You will live the adventure in this short excursion that culminates in Machu Picchu, one of the wonders of the world.
- ACCOMMODATION: Hotel
- GROUP SIZE: 1-15
- MAXIMUM ALTITUDE: 2700m/ 8858ft
- DIFFICULTY: moderate
Short Inca Trail 2 days and 1 nights. It is one of the most important trekking routes in America, the best adventure in the world, you will find a most spectacular combination of history and natural beauty. You will know the ancient Inca trails and Machu Picchu (the modern wonder of the world). A fantastic visit.
WHY TRAVEL WITH US?
- We organize our trip differently from other tourism companies, and we offer at the request of the passengers, our groups usually spend a spectacular night.
- We are a company located in the town of Cusco, we provide our services in a punctual, responsible, reliable manner, during the trip, and at all times.
- Our work team is specially trained for the tourism area.
- Our tour guides are assigned by the company and have a professional title, and are always attentive when receiving.
- Your train schedule from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu round trip. We reserved for the time of 06:10 am, round trip at 2:55 pm.
- Our company Danzak Peru has permission to operate the Inca Trail assigned by the Peruvian government.
To reserve the Inca trail. It is done 1 year in advance before the travel date. A deposit of $150 per person must be made.
DETAILS OF THE TRIP:
- Duration: 2 days / 1 nights
- Departure: Cusco – Ollantaytambo – km 104
- difficulty: moderate
- Season: March to January
- Distance: 12 km/7.5 miles
- Type: adventure
Itinerary Short Inca Trail 2 days
DAY 1: Cusco – km104 – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes
We start very early, at 04:00 hrs. Leaving the historic Inca capital, the famous city of Cusco, we will arrive at the Ollantaytambo train station, where we will embark on the adventure and enjoy the scenic landscape until km104. Here our special permit will be processed so that we can leave the comforts of the train and begin our trek. After checking in, our guide will lead us to the Chachabamba sector at 2400masl/7875ft.
From here we will begin the ascent by the route that was developed by the Incas, being an approximate of 4km that will take us about 4 hours to the famous WiñayWayna (Forever Young) at 2650m/7875ft. From here you can see beautiful landscapes and agricultural terraces that are still in use today.
After a brief explanation and a delicious lunch, we will resume our adventure on the Inca Trail to the famous Inti Punku (Sun Gate) at 2720m/8924ft. You can observe the majestic city hidden among the clouds of Machu Picchu and take wonderful pictures. After this, we will continue our descent – our destination will be the town of Aguas Calientes (2040m/6693ft). We will rest and shower at the Inca Tower or another 3-star hotel.
DAY 2: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco
After having enjoyed a comforting night and a delicious breakfast, we will check out of the hotel and transfer to the bus station at 6.00am. Our transportation will travel 30 minutes to the entrance of Machu Picchu at 2430m/7973ft, which we will reach after passing the checkpoint.
We will embark on our excursion inside the city of Machu Picchu and stay for about 3 hours. In Machu Picchu, you will be able to observe the famous Guardian’s House, take pictures of the Inca messenger center, the Temple of the Sun, the Inca House, the Sacred Plaza, the Sundial, the Huayranas (rest houses) and the Temple of the Condor.
You will then get a Machu Picchu stamp on your entrance ticket or passport. Then we will take the bus to the town of Aguas Calientes and have lunch at a restaurant selected by our agency. Finally, we will have free time until departure time, then take the train to Ollantaytambo station where our private transportation to Cusco awaits us for the return to your hotel in Cusco.
- Informative meeting at 06:00 pm at your hotel.
- Professional tourist guide.
- Hotel in Machu Picchu.
- Entrance ticket to the Inca Trail 2 days
- Private transportation Cusco – Ollantaytambo – Cusco
- Ollanta Train – km 104 – Round trip.
- breakfast – Day 1.
- box lunch day 1.
- Bus down Day 1.
- Bus Up – Down – Day 2.
- Oxygen bottle.
- First aid kit.
- Pick up from your hotel and drop off.
On a trekking hike we need poles with rubber tips, but they are optional. If it is recommended. In case you do not have it, they are available to rent with Danzak Peru.
- Lunch day 2
- first night dinner
- Trekking poles ($15)
- Huayna Picchu or Picchu Mountain; It is done next to Machu Picchu. It is a 45 minute hike to the top. You will do after your tour to Machu Picchu. Its cost is (65 dollars per person), to reserve your ticket, we recommend making your reservation 1 year in advance, because tickets are limited and can run out up to 2 days.
WHAT TO BRING DURING THE TRIP:
- Original passport (photocopy is not accepted), you must have your passport updated before your trip to Peru.
- Valid student card (if I book as a student), the original card must be issued by the university.
- Shoes for the walk, waterproof pants, jackets, rain jacket.
- Hiking backpack, 25 liter capacity.
- Change clothes such as poles, pants, to visit Machu Picchu.
- Hot waters, wear bathing clothes.
- Personal hygiene, toothbrushes and toothpaste, toilet paper, soap, mosquito repellent.
- Digital camera for photos.
- Bottled water in a squeeze bottle.
- Trekking sticks.
- Extra money.
- Personal medications.
- Rain ponchos.
The maximum access of 250 people or visitors is allowed for two days, with the entire team with cooks, porters, Visitor. No more visitors are allowed. Once you reach limited quantity, and you can make more reservations. If possible, it should be done 1 year in advance.
THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW
- It is not recommended for pregnant people.
- It is not recommended for people who suffer from back pain.
- It is not recommended for people over 60 years of age.
- It is not recommended for people suffering from cardiac arrest.
- It is not wheelchair accessible.
- Make sure your trekking shoes are in good condition for walking.
- The walk is not difficult, but it takes getting used to walking.
- You have to book about 9 months in advance between the months of July to August, before leaving on your trip.
- Make sure you are used to walking.
- There are no departures or trips in February.
Strikes or roadblocks are constantly happening in Peru. And it may interrupt our walking trip and also the train service, transportation, cannot operate during the strike. but we will try to solve or look for another exit alternative.
If the strike or roadblock occurs on the day of your tour departure, we will take you to Aguas Calientes, one night before your trip. And you will spend the night in your 3-star hotel.
If the strike occurs the day your 2 day Inca trail trek ends, we will send you our van to the hydroelectric, therefore you will have to walk for approximately 2 hours from Aguas Calientes to the hydroelectric, then we will drive in our van for 7 hours to Cusco You will be at your hotel around 11:00 p.m.
RETURN BY TRAIN FROM MACHU PICCHU TO OLLANTAYTAMBO
There are several train options available for your round trip from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes. These trains offer economy and business class services and feature comfortable seats, with panoramic views throughout the journey.
We use a one-way train schedule at 06:10 a.m., Ollantaytambo to km 104 and your return will be the next day at 2:55 p.m. from Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo. This train schedule helps us to arrive early to your hotel.
THE WEATHER OF THE INCA TRAIL 2 DAYS
Inca Trail 2 is located in the Cusco region of Peru at an altitude of approximately 2700 m. The climate in this region is considered humid subtropical, with hot, humid summers and cool , humid winters, and Rainfall is common throughout the year, with a greater amount of rain during the summer months. It is important to wear comfortable and warm clothing and be prepared for sudden changes in the weather.
There is a briefing at 06:00 pm, one day before your trip and it will be at your hotel. It is very important for your output. If you cannot arrive at this time, you must coordinate with the Danzak Peru team by email. The informative section lasts approximately 30 to 40 minutes, you will meet with your guide and provide all the detailed information about your trip.
Short Inca Trail 2 days
Please, carefully fill out our RESERVATION FORM with your correct personal data.
FREQUENT ASK QUESTION
HOW TO BOOK WITH DANZAK PERU?
To reserve your 2-day Inca Trail, click on the RESERVE NOW button. Then select your departure or travel date, and fill in your personal information for each participant. The last one is the payment, you can do it with your credit card or debit card.
Once we have in our hands your permit for the Inca Trail. We will send you a confirmation that everything is 100% organized.
WHAT IS THE INCA TRAIL 2 DAYS?
day Inca Trail is a trek that takes place in Peru and consists of walking along part of the old path that the Incas built to communicate their different regions. This road crosses the Andes of Peru and offers impressive views of the landscapes, archaeological sites and historical buildings of the region, with a connection to Machu Picchu.
CAN I LEAVE MY LUGGAGE AT YOUR OFFICE?
If you are during the 2 days short Inca trail trek to Machu Picchu, we can store your luggage in our office or you can also leave it at your hotel. To what is convenient and can only take what is necessary.
DO I NEED TO BRING MY PASSPORT?
Yes, it is very necessary that you must carry your original physical passport, at the control of the 2-day Inca trail, they will ask for your physical passport and also at the control of Machu Picchu.
PASSPORT NUMBER UPDATE
If you are renewing your passport, don't forget and send us by mail. In order to update your Inca trail permit. If in case you have your previous passport we can reserve your permit.
If your passport has already expired, you must update it immediately before your trip and send us to update your Inca trail permit 2 days.
WHAT MONTH IS GOOD TO VISIT?
The weather in Cusco has 2 seasons, dry season or rainy season of the year.
THE DRY SEASON
It is a climate where there is no rain with blue skies during the day from April to October and is considered the best time to visit
THE RAINY SEASON
On the contrary, the rainy season runs from November to March. Which is not recommended to visit.
In the month of February, the entrance to the Inca trail is closed for maintenance, and the groups do not operate during the month.
HOW MANY KILOS SHOULD I CARRY ON THE INCA TRAIL?
There is no weight limit for you. You can carry a light or heavy weight, however, the carrier must not carry more than 20 kilos.
CAN I CHANGE THE DEPARTURE DATE AFTER BOOKING THE INCA TRAIL PERMIT?
It is not possible to change the date, according to the decree granted by the government. It is not allowed to change your Inca Trail entrance. However, you will pass several entrances, where your passport will be checked.
WHEN DOES THE INCA TRAIL CLOSE?
The 2-day short Inca trail is closed, the entire month of February. And no group is operated, for reasons of maintenance and landslides.
HOW ABOUT THE YOUTH DISCOUNT?
According to Peruvian law, you must be under 18 years of age. For the Inca Trail 2 days (if you are 18 years old or older, you must have your valid student card or card. And your card will be shown.
- All students from 11 to 18 years old have a discount of 25 USD.
- for children from 02 to 11 years have a discount of 30 USD.
All students must send us their student card, in order to make the reservation.
SHOULD I BRING CANES?
The trekking poles, It is very important for each person. It helps us from tiredness and also helps us hold on walks.
WHY IS THE INCA TRAIL 2 DAYS IMPORTANT?
The Inca Trail is an important part of the history and culture of Peru and was built by the Incas during the 15th century to communicate its different regions. Walking this path is a unique opportunity to learn more about the history and culture of the Incas and to see some of the most important archaeological sites in the region.
It offers impressive views of the snow-capped peaks, the green valleys. It is a unique opportunity to see the natural beauty of the region and to enjoy the unique flora and fauna of the Andes.
Walking the 2-day Inca Trail is a unique adventure experience that combines physical effort and contact with nature. It is an opportunity to disconnect from everyday life and to enjoy the tranquility and beauty of the place.
IS THE INCA TRAIL OF 2 DAYS DANGEROUS?
The 2-day Inca Trail is not dangerous in itself, but like any outdoor activity, it can present certain risks and it is important to be prepared. The weather in the Andes of Peru can be unpredictable and it is important to be prepared for different weather conditions. and it is important to be in good physical shape and wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the walk. It is also important to follow the instructions of the guides and not attempt the trek if you are not sure of the necessary skills
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