This is a fascinating 2 days PRIVATE tour (Just for your party) 1 DAY HIKE on the Inca trail and on the 2nd DAY a morning visit of Machu Picchu (3 hours), it is for people that do not have enough time for the classic 4 days Inca Trail, it is also one of the best combinations to see and be in contact with the wonderful landscapes of the Andes, the Cloud Forest, its flora and fauna. Learn about the Incas, Peruvian culture, and Visit 1 of the new 7 wonders of the world!!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productDAY 1: ROYAL INCA TRAIL TO MACHUPICCHUTransfer to the Ollantaytambo Train Station to catch the train until the Km 104 (1:20 minutes train ride, altitude 8250 feet), where we start to hike - with wonderful landscapes of the Cloud Forest, its flora and fauna - on the Royal Inca Trail to Machupicchu visiting first the Inca remain of Chachabamba. Later we continue hiking up-hill for about 3 - 4 hours until getting, visiting the famous and fascinating Inca Citadel of Winayhuayna (8860ft.). The hike continues after lunch for 1 - 1 1/2 hours until Inti Punku (Sun Gate, altitude 9050). From where we will have the first fantastic view of the "Holy City of the Incas": Machupicchu; the highlight of any trip to South America. Finally you hike downhill until Machupicchu (altitude 8000 feet) for 45 minutes. From Machupicchu you take a bus for 30 minutes to Aguas Calientes town (altitude 6600 feet) to overnight. (B, Bx L)PLEASE YOU HAVE TO BE IN GOOD SHAPE FOR THIS HIKE, THE 3 - 4 HOURS UPHILL IT IS NOT EASYDAY 2: MACHUPICCHU - CUSCOEarly visit of Machupicchu; to spot the amazing sun rise and guided visit (2 1/2 hours) of the wonderful temples and palaces, later on your own you can take the optional hike to Huaynapicchu Peak (2 hours) & the temple of the Moon.If you want to hike to Montana Machupicchu ( 3 - 4 hours) or the Inca Bridge (1.5 hours); you will do it on your own before the guided tour of Machupicchu.Afternoon return to Ollantaytambo by train (1 1/2 hours) and transfer to the hotel.NOTE: You have to pay extra ($65 pp) if you are interested in climbing to Huaynapicchu or Montana Machupicchu and you have to let us know in advance, we must buy tickets ASAP, there is a short limit per day.Duration: 2 daysLocation: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Cusco Region