Inca Trail Short 2 Days 1 Night

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Short Inca Trail 2 days 1 night is a fantastic hike to Machu Picchu. Also, the 2-day Inca Trail tour is ideal for those short on time but still want to hike through the national park. The 12 kilometer Inca Trail reveals spectacular ruins like Chachabamba, Wiñawayna, and then enters through the Sungate to Machu Picchu.

Short Inca Trail 2 days 1 nightThe Short Inca Trail 2 days is an incredible experience that takes place in the national sanctuary of Machu Picchu. The area is home to impressive archaeological sites, waterfalls native flora and fauna. Additionally, the spectacular mountain views with pristine vegetation gives the sensation of living the same lifestyle of the ancient Incas. And, in comparison to the crowded 4-day Inca Trail this 2 day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is a lot of quieter and easier to reach the lost city of the incas.

The Short Inca Trail 2 days begin at kilometer 104 of the railway. And not far from the trailhead are the ruins of Chachabamba. The Short Inca Trail can last just 2 day and 1 night, but the trail goes mostly up the hill. Of course, trekkers can find shelters to hide from the sun, rain or rest. The hike continues with great views of the mountains, rivers, waterfalls and then connects the ruins of Wiñayhuayna. Enjoy a celebratory lunch after 3 hours hike, and later continue for an extra 2 hour to Machu Picchu.

On arrival, take in the full view of Machu Picchu and also take personal photographs as you see the beauty of the world wonder. From here, take the bus down to Aguas calientes, even more our Short Inca Trail 2 days includes 1 night hotel too. So, you can take a hot shower to soothe your sore muscles and be ready for the next day, and enjoy your Machu Picchu Private Tour.


The Inca Trail 2 days and 1 night is the short version of the regular Inca Trail Tour in Peru. And, our the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu also includes the bus tickets to Aguas Calientes. Do not look further, follow the footsteps of the incas hiking the famous Inca road network with locals.

  • Day 1: Cusco – Ollantaytambo – KM 104 – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes.
  • Day 2: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Ollantaytambo – Cusco

In addition, we can pair the Short Inca Trail with the Huchuy Qosqo Trek or Sacred Valley Tour from Cusco. If you want to include these tours to your hike, let us know clearly in your email please.

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