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The Short Inca Trail of 2 days in Peru is perfect for people that want to enjoy a hike on the Inca trail without camping. Hike the most amazing last part of the Inca Trail 4 days, admiring the beautiful cloud forest, colorful orchids, stunning views and passing Inca ruins en route to Machu Picchu. Relax in a comfortable hotel in Aguas Calientes before visiting the almighty Machu Picchu, of Peru.
Today depart your hotell in Cusco with your guide in transport to the Ollantaytambo train station to board the train to Km 104. The adventure begins with a visit to the Chachabamba archaeological site (2178 mt.) in the endemic cloud forest Peru. We will continue our hike admiring lovely colorful orchids, and many bird species on the trail to the Wiñaywayna archaeological site (2650 mt.). Nearby, we will enjoy our box lunch with serene surroundings. After lunch,hike up the steep stairs for about 1.5 hours until reaching Sungate (Intipunku 2750 mt.) to be rewarded with the first brilliant vistas of Machu Picchu and its picturesque landscapes, where you can take many spectacular pictures. Following the photo shoot, walk down for 1 hour until arriving at Machu Picchu and exiting to the bus stop to board the shuttle bus to Aguas Calientes. Spend the night in a comfortable hotel of your choice.
In the morning after a very early breakfast, walk with your guide to the nearby bus stop to ride the shuttle bus for 25 minutes up to the fascinating Machu Picchu of Peru.
Finally, a dream comes true when you come face to face with the enigmatic Machu Picchu! Take a historical tour of the citadel with your well-versed guide that will provide the many theories that surround this massive site with many temples and ingenious structures built by the Incan engineers. Feel the spirit and positive energy surrounding this incredible archeological site that will leave you mesmerized. Afterward, you can hike the optional Huayna Picchu or Montaña Hike or exit the park with your guide and take the bus back to Aguas Calientes to have lunch. Following lunch, board the train to the Ollantaytambo or Poroy station, where our View Peru Representative will be waiting to take you to your hotel in Cusco.