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Amazing short hike thought to Machu Picchu
This trip allows a taste of the famous stunning Inca Trail without days of hiking and camping. For the travelers who don’t have much time for trekking, this is the best and unique trek option available. We begin the hike from the train stop at Kilometer 104 and follow the trail for six hours to the spectacular view of Machu Picchu from Inti Punku (Sun Gate); from here descending into the world famous Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu

Trip Itinerary
Day 1 – Train to km 104 – Hike the Inca Trail

Our representative will pick you up from your Cusco Hotel and you'll be transferred to the Poroy railway station to enjoy 3 ½ hour scenic rail tour to Aguas Calientes (with Expedition Class).

The train will take us to km 104 (starting point of the hike), we start visiting the Chachabamba archaeological site (2150m/7052ft), hike upon an 8 km ascending trail, which after 4 hours takes us to the archaeological site of Wiñay Wayna (2650m/8692ft). This is an impressive site made up of an agricultural center with numerous terraces, a religious sector and an urban sector, and then we go on and climb to the Sun Gate. From this fabulous spot, we may contemplate the sacred citadel of Machu Picchu. Then we take the bus down to Aguas Calientes. Dinner at Aguas Calientes restaurant - Overnight at Aguas Calientes Hotel
Meals Included: Box-Lunch, Dinner

Total distance: 13 km (8, 08 miles)
Estimated walking time: 6-7 hours
Maximum altitude point: (2650m/8692ft)

Day 2 - Full Day Machu Picchu & Back to Cusco
Breakfast at the hotel; full day Excursion to Machu Picchu from Aguas Calientes, early transfer at 5:30am to the Bus Stop for the short ride (25 minutes) up to the citadel of Machu Picchu. Upon arrival, you will participate in a guided tour of the Citadel, visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Sun Dial (the most important preserved Intihuatana), the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows, houses, warehouses, a large central square; and all connected by narrow roads and steps that are surrounded by terraces cut into the mountain side. After the tour you'll have time to stroll around the Archaeological Site at your leisure.

Then, you will have time to perform some of the following activities by yourself (not included in the price):

1. Climb to Wayna Picchu; for the most adventurous people, we suggest to go up the Wayna Picchu from where you can appreciate the immensity of Machu Picchu, even more amazing being high and distant.

Train back to Cusco: In the afternoon you'll return to the train station in Aguas Calientes for the trip back to Cusco - train departure to Cusco; upon arrival to Cusco reception and transfer to the Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast

Depart Cusco - Our representative will assist you and transfer to the airport and say goodbye.

Prices per person:

Services Included
• 2 Airport Transfers
• Pre-departure briefing
• Collection from your hotel and transfer to the Train Station of Poroy
• Entrance fee to the Inca Trail & Machu Picchu
• English speaking Professional Guide (two guides for groups over 8 persons)
• Meals as indicated in the itinerary (optional vegetarian food without extra pay)
• First aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle
• Hotel accommodation in Aguas Calientes
• 3 bus tickets (up and down Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes)
• Round trip Expedition Class Train to km 104 and back Cusco
• Transfer from Poroy train Station to your Cusco hotel

Services not included
• International airfares
• Domestic flights
• Alcoholic beverages or bottled water
• Snacks
• 5nsurance of any kind
• Laundry
• Wayna Picchu Mountain

Optional Services for this trip per person
• Entrance fee to Wayna Picchu mountain add US$