Sacred valley and short Inca trail trek to Machu Picchu is one of the most fascinating journeys starting from Cusco finishing in UNESCO. World Heritage Site. Combines with cultural activities and hiking in the original Inca Trail in the cloud forest to Machu Picchu with outstanding views of Urubamba mountain range. highly recommended for those people or families who have limited travel time.
DAY 1: KM 104 CHACHABAMBA, INTIPUNKU, MACHU PICCHU TO AGUAS CALIENTES
Our guide will pick you up from the hotel in Ollantaytambo and walk you for 10 minutes to the train station. here you will take the train for 1:20 hrs. following this beautiful valley and you will be able to enjoy the change of the landscape until you get to km 104. when you get to this place it checkpoints you will pass with park rangers, you will explore the first archeological site Chachabamba. From here you will start ascending the original Inca Trail for 3 hours until the Wiñayhuana Arquelogical site. where your guide will show you around this place. Then you will have a lunch break After you will continue hiking for one hour in this beautiful part of the Inca trail with a lush green forest and with a lot of exotic flowers like Orchideas until you get to the Sungate. The first view of Machu Picchu. Here you will have free time enjoying the view of Machu Picchu and Wayna Picchu mountain. After you will descend for 45 minutes to the citadel. Here you will have plenty of time to take your photos of this Beautiful and peaceful ancient city of the Incas. Depending on the weather conditions you will be able to see the Sunset of Machu Picchu. After your free time, we will go out of the citadel and take a bus for 30 minutes to Aguas Calientes Town to get to your Hotel. Your guide will give you detailed information for the next day.
DAY 2: EXPLORE MACHU PICCHU AFTERNOON BACK TO CUSCO
Your private guide will pick you at your hotel and bring you to the bus station to take the bus for 30 minutes to the entrance of Machu Picchu. You will enter the citadel and explore with your guide and depending on if you have a ticket for Wayna Picchu or Machu Picchu mountain you will be hiking these are optional and additional fees. After your visit to Machu Picchu, you will take the bus back to Aguas Calientes town have your own lunch. After your lunch, you will take the train back for 1:45h to Ollantaytambo after you will take private transportation to your Hotel. Cusco.