Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 2 Days

This is a shorter version of the incredible Inca Trail that allows you the opportunity to explore some archaeological sites as well as the experience of reaching Machu Picchu by way of the very famous Puerta del Sol- Sun Gate (Inti Punku). This tour is available year round to our clients with a minimum of two passengers per tour.

This expedition provides a unique opportunity to enjoy Machu Picchu not only at sunset on day one but also sunrise on day two.


We begin our adventure at 4:30 a.m. when we will travel to Ollantaytambo where we will have our buffet style breakfast. We will then processed to the train station.

The train will take us to km. 104. It is here that will begin our hike today we will pass through Chachabamba, an Incan archaeological site with an altitude of 2250 masl. or 7,381.89 ft. We will continue with our ascent until we reach Wiñay Wayna our second archaeological site, where we will have a guided tour.

Throughout the journey you will appreciate the beautiful views of the Urubamba River as well as the great variety of vegetation of this nature reserve (historic sanctuary of Machu Picchu).

We will have lunch, Box Lunch style, after which continue with our hike to the Sun Gate, “INTI PUNKU” where we will have the first panoramic view of Machu Picchu.

After a short stop for a few photographs and a short explanation we begin to descend to the Inca citadel. It is here where we will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful sunset over Machu Picchu.

Then we take the bus down to the town of Aguas Calientes where our hotel is located.

After dinner our guide we will coordinate the last details for our visit to Machu Picchu the next day.

(B, L and D/ Hotel)

If you desire to climb Mt. Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain you will need make reservations 3 months prior to your trip. There is an additional fee US $ 65 We will get up very early to explore the wonder of the Machu Picchu world.

You will have a two-hour guided tour of this great ancient city where you will visit the temples, enclosures, sacred fountains, terraces, etc.

You will then have a free time to explore Machu Picchu. If you made your reservations ahead of time, you will be able to climb the Mt. Huayna Picchu Mountain or the Machu Picchu Mountain after your guided tour.

After you have finished exploring Machu Picchu we will return by bus to the town of Aguas Calientes where we will take the train to Ollantaytambo.

In Ollantaytambo our private transportation will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel in the city of Cusco.

End of our services.

(Box breakfast and L)

What is included?

  • Tourist train from Ollantaytambo to 104km (start of trek).
  • Bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes (first day)
  • Round trip bus from Aguas Calientes-Machu Picchu-Aguas Calientes (second day)
  • Aguas Calientes tourist train to Ollantaytambo in the afternoon *
  • Private transportation from Ollantaytambo to your hotel in Cusco
  • Basic Hotel=H in Aguas Calientes.
  • Professional guide.
  • Entrance tickets to the Inka Trail.
  • Entrance tickets to Machu Picchu.
  • Especified meals:
    • 01 Breakfast = B
    • 01 Box Lunch = BL
    • 01 Dinner = D
    • 01 Lunch on the last day.
    • Oxygen.
  • Hiking Sticks.

* Train schedules will be confirmed at the time of payment.

Not included.

  1. A Personal Carrier, if you would like a porter there is an additional fee of $100 and a 15 kg limit.
  2. Huayna Picchu or Mountain Machu Picchu tickets.
  3. Drinks.
  4. Tips

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What to bring to the inca trail 2 days?

  1. Small backpack from 30 to 60 liters.
  2. Hiking shoes.
  3. Mosquito repellent (25% Deet).
  4. Light T-shirts, shorts and / or leggings.
  5. Hat or cap.
  6. Bathing suit and sandals.
  7. Sunscreen.
  8. Only a light coat.
  9. Rain poncho.
  10. Personal medicines
  11. Flashlight.
  12. Original passport.

Important Information

  • BRIEFING. A day before the tour, Lorenzo Expeditions holds a meeting where we will give you all the details of our trip. You will also meet our guides and all the participants of the expedition. Our meeting will take place at the “Estancia Imperial Restaurant” in Suecia Street 320, where we will also offer you welcome snacks.
  • EQUIPMENT AND SUPPORT COMMUNICATION:  Communication radios: Motorola brand model DEP-450 all with digital format for better communication between the guide and our support group, while the radios are connected to the SERNARP channels (GUARDAPARQUE that they are found along the Inca trail) In case some type of help is required in case of emergency.
  • GUIDES.  This staff is carefully recruited and selected, and then trained and adapted to the service culture of Lorenzo Expeditions.
  • Our guides are the most competitive in the area and they all work with us permanently (more than eight years). They are certified and certified professionals by the government and are constantly trained by national and international entities for a better development in the different areas of action and situations. The maximum number of passengers per guide is eight.
  • FOOD.  In recent years, Peruvian cuisine has positioned itself among the best in the world. With this in mind, our executive chef has designed a balanced menu. We have vegetarian menus, celiac and menus with food restrictions that you must request at the time of booking. Throughout the expedition they will be provided with purified water and snacks
    • Private transportation to the start of the Inca Trail: KM82
    • Bus descending from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes
    • Tourist train * from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.
    • Pick up from the Ollantaytambo station and transfer to your hotel in Cusco.
    • * The train schedule will be confirmed at the time of buying the tour
  • CERTIFICATIONS. Our 2018 certifications:
    • First Aid International Red Cross.
    • First aid in remote locations American Safety & Health Institute.
  • RESCUE TEAM. In the event of contingencies, Lorenzo Expeditions has a response plan and personnel trained in rescue work.
  • VERY IMPORTANT: Our itinerary is based on spaces garanted by the government for the proper use of the Inca Trail, last minute reservations could generate changes in our itinerary.
  • AN EXTRA NIGHT’S STAY IN AGUAS CALIENTES. If you would like to stay an extra night in the town of Aguas Calientes, you must communicate this at the time of making your reservation, otherwise you would have to assume the penalties for changing train tickets. In addition, to stay an extra night, you will automatically lose the transport from Ollantaytambo to Cusco. To arrange a private transport, please contact our sales area.
  • SIMPLE ACCOMMODATION. All expeditions operated by our company include accommodation in tents, and/or double, triple rooms. We will do our best to match you with another member of the same sex in our group. If you want individual accommodation, the cost is an additional US $ 20. You must request this service at the time of making the reservation.
  • ADDITIONAL PORTER. If you require and additional porter you must request it at the time of booking so that their entrance fee to the Inca Trail can be purchased.
  • UP-GRADES. The following services can only be personalized during the reservation process. If attempted at a later date any and all penalties or additional cost will be entirely assumed by you:
    • Upgraded rooms in the hotel in Aguas Calientes.
    • Upgraded train services.
    • Change in date or train schedule.

Inca Trail 2 days reviews

I would do this tour over and over for the rest of my life if I could! I loved the biking, white water rafting, hiking and ziplining! We met many great lovely locals along the way,ate delicious food and explored the wildnerness of Peru! Our guide Wilbert was super expeienced and knowledgable and really had our backs at all times. It was the perect blend of everything you want in a tour. Read more

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