In this 2 day Inca Trail with camping you will have unforgettable moments and above a lot of fun with friends or family, it is not like the Classic Inca Trail, is a Machu Picchu 2 day hike and 1 night with camping sites in Puente Ruinas. We will have adventure from the beginning because our first checkpoint is come to be Aguas Calientes.
Along the Short Inca Trail with Camping we will found many animals and plants before arriving to Chachabamba. here we'll make a stop to visit the magnificent monuments of archaeological site.
Finally, when you get to Machu Picchu you will be seeing one of the best places of the world, in this magical place is remarkable that some buildings where finished with “La piedra lisa”, while other were finished with small irregular stones fitting perfectly.
Many tourists not only come to see Machu Picchu, also because to make the inka trek, adding adventure to their trips. The permits of this 2 day Inca trail hike are very important and hard to get because tickets fill up frequently… that's why these permits are difficult to realize even more if we are in high season (June-August).
It's wonderful visit all these archaeologcial sites had monuments, beautiful landscapes, variety of animals and vegetation and a varied weather that this well known excursion has to offer us.
If you want to stay in the hotel, we can recommend to visit the best alternative trail: Short Inca Trail with Hotel. Check the availability spots and book online this trail.
Before the 2 day inca Trail hike, we will take you from your hotel to the Ollantaytambo train station, arriving in 2hrs to the place…then on the train we will go to Km 104 where our adventure begins. Continue to Chachabamba in 3hrs, it´s a picturesque archaeological site…there will have a rest while we have lunch, your cook will prepare the food (Optional Vegetarian). continuing thetrek we will move to Wiñay Wayna that´s a beautiful place, but before arriving will stay a while in the local waterfall for take your unforgettable pictures. At the end, arriving to the lost city will have a pass to “Puente Ruinas” where the fun will be amazing and relaxing a comfortable tent, inflatable mattress, sleeping bag, air pillow will be our campsite, here we can prepare to the important day…the arrival to Machu Picchu.
Estimated trekking time: 5 hours
Trekking distance: 12 Km
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
We have to go to Machu Picchu... finished our breakfast we headed to the lost city to enter and take our respective tour. We get to know the city while we filled with knowledge about its history. After the tour, you have 45 minutes to visit Wayna Picchu and the free time that have left we can buy craft or continue exploring the mysterious site before direct us to Cusco city. Upon returning to Ollantaytambo, a car awaits us, this one will give us back to Cusco city. Certainly a very tired and hectic Inca Trail trek, but also fun and surprising.
Meal budget: Please allow USD 10 for meals not included on the last day Aguas Calientes town.
Solo Traveller: If you like a single room for this trek, please choose the "Solo Traveller" option during your booking.
Local flights: No local flight is included in the trek´s price!
Inca Trail Machu Tour operator will provide the double tent. Our tents are of the brand EUREKA MOUNTAIN PASS 3XTE designated for 4 seasons. We provide with 3 person capacity tents; however, just 2 trek participants use it! In this way, we provide you more space and comfort. In case of a single traveller, we provide with a 2 person capacity tent. After each Inca Trail trek, we carefully check our tents and fix them if necessary Inca Trail Machu will provide the clean Sleeping bag, Inflatable pillow and blanket. Our porters will leave inside your tent. Once arrived to the camping, you will find inside your all camping equipment.
All the high-season / low-season trade-offs are here. Winter (June through August) means drier weather and easier traveling, but it´s prime vacation time for those in the northern hemisphere. Prices and visitor numbers drop dramaticalle during the summer rainy season (October through April). For near-ideal weather and manageable crowds, consider a spring or fall trip.
In January and february the weather could most likely wreak havoc with your travel plans. But it´s also the time when you can enjoy Machu Picchu without the crowds. Mudslides are an occasional problem when visiting during the October-April rainy season. It´s rate, but visitors have been stranded at Machu Picchu or between Aguas Calientes and Cusco if the slides block the way., but usually only very briefly.
Please note: we do provide a daily morning snack and our meal service is very complete and well supplied. The recommendation of taken own snack applies only for customers who like a specific snack that might not be in our menu. Bottled water for the first morning and a water bottle to be refill every morning of the Machu Picchu 2 day hike.
The Inca Trail trek 2 day involves a walk of 16 km to Machu Picchu, passing through spectacular landscapes of mountains and cloud forest. You’ll also visit Inca archaeological sites along the route, such as Chachabamba, Choquesuysuy and the amazing Winaywayna Complex. Then, of course, you’ll have a full-day tour of Machu Picchu, with plenty of time to explore the site on your own, to take photographs and contemplate this magical place.
This Machu Picchu 2 day hike is preferred by many travelers, because it complements their trek, strengthening the contact with nature and allowing them enjoy a real adventure during their trip.
2 day Inca Trail with camping: Spend a night in the camping with a tent, inflatable sleeping bag. Our cooker will prepare all the food (Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast) and the porters will carry your personal belongings and camping equipment. You need to walk only with your water, jacket, sunblock and daypack.
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Machu Picchu 2 day hike: Spend a night in the hotel; you will have a private room with bath. Lunch will be served around Wiñay Wayna ruins (Box lunch) and dinner will be in the best restaurant in the town of Aguas Calientes. Breakfast will be enjoyed at your hotel the next morning. You need to carry your clothes along the trail. The second day you can leave your personal belongings in your hotel and you can walk up to Machu Picchu with your water.
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