Short Inca Trail 2 days

short inca trail Machu Picchu
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short inca trail - sun gate
short inca trail Machu Picchu
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Short Inca Trail 2 days to Machu Picchu or Inca trail 2 days is a great option for those who don’t have enough time to hike the full length of the 4 days Classic Inca Trail, in this short Inca trail to Machu Picchu you will visit Inca sites like Chachabamba, Wiñayhuayna, and Machu Picchu.

The reward for the Inca trail to Machu Picchu is you will go through the sun gate on the same route of the Inca trail 4 days hikers! Short Inca trail starts at kilometers 104 along the railway to Machu Picchu Following the Urubamba River Valley

 Inca Trail 2 days has a length of 16 kilometers until reaching the town of Aguas Calientes. The 2 days Inca Trail to Machu Picchu or Inca  Trail 2 day offers breathtaking landscapes full of history and nature for those who have little time available, but who yearn to experience this unique walk to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu through the sun gate.

As the 4-day version of the Inca Trail, the regulation was introduced in 2002 since the time is not allowed to hike by yourself and you need a tour operator to hike.

Before this regulation on the Inca trails tours, the Inca trail hiker could stay in a small hostel at the Wiñayhuana Inca site, this was closed in 2004 to prevent the hostel is about to collapse, and the protection of the natural area, since then all the hikers must arrive at Machu Picchu, and stay in a hotel in Aguas Calientes, then the second day you will back to Machu Picchu for a guided tour on the second day.

Book a 2 day Inca Trail tour to Machu Pichu with Andean Soul Adventure! In this Adventure, you will have the chance to visit two Inca sites Chachabamba and Wiñay Wayna considered the most beautiful along the Inca trail 4 days the most important you will arrive at Machu Picchu through Sun-gate! Arriving at Machu Picchu in the afternoon is a great time when is less crowded and the following day we will go back in the morning so on this tour you will visit two times Machu Picchu!

Tour by Day:

  • Day 01 Cusco – Ollantaytambo – Km. 104- Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes
  • Day 02 Machu Picchu citadel – Ollantaytambo-Cusco


ALTITUDE: 2050 – 2720m
SIZE: Up to 8 people
HIGH SEASON: May to September.

Enjoy your visit to Machu Picchu



 the short Inca trail 2 days or Inca Trail 2 days can start in Cusco or in the sacred valley if you stay in the sacred valley you will have more time to sleep since the sacred valley is closer to Machu Picchu and is on the way to the way to Ollantaytambo train station usually is one hour after the pickup.

We will pick you up early in the morning from your hotel in our private van from Cusco to Ollantaytambo after two hours of drive, we will stop in Ollantaytambo where we can buy our breakfast after breakfast then we will go to the train station from Ollantaytambo, we will take the train until kilometer 104 at this point you have to show your original passport, to start hiking the 2 days Inca Trail to Machu Pichu or sort Inca trail 2 days tour to Machu Picchu, the first 3 hours will be uphill until we will get to the impressive Wiñay Wayna Inca Site after we explore this place we will enjoy our box lunch at the campsite after lunch, we will continue hiking towards the sun gate, two hours of a hike we will arrive at the sun gate from where we will have the first view of Machu Picchu from the sun gate after we enjoy the view we will continue to Machu Picchu for 45 more minutes downhill once we arrive at Machu Picchu you will have time to take your photos then we will exit Machu Picchu and continue hiking to Machu Picchu Pueblo or Aguas Calientes town once we are in the town we will go to our hotel where you will have time to organize and enjoy your Shower then we will visit one restaurant for our dinner then time to go to the hotel to rest because the next morning we will visit the new wonder of the world Machu Picchu


On our second day tour of the Inca trail 2 days your tour guide will pick you up from the hotel then you will go to the bus station and you will take the bus for 25 minutes to the Machu Picchu Inca site at Machu Picchu, you will have a tour for two hours after that you will have free time In your free time, you can explore more about Machu Picchu if you have tickets for Wayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain you will have time to do it, for these mountains you have to book in advance, and is an extra cost of 65 USD. Once you explore Machu Picchu you will take the bus back to Machu Picchu Pueblo and take the train back to Ollantaytambo.

In Ollantaytambo, one representative will be waiting for you and will take you back to Cusco and drop you up close to the main Plaza near your hotel. End of our amazing short Inca Inca Trail 2 days


  • Pre-departure briefing the night before your tour
  • Collection from your hotel
  • Private bus to Ollantaytambo
  • 01 box lunch 01 dinner (vegetarian, vegan option, gluten-free special diets upon your request.)
  • 3 stars hotel
  • Entrance fee for the Inca trail and Machu Picchu Sanctuary
  • Experienced top tour guides (2-8 with one tour guide 9 to 16 two guides)
  • Bus down from Machu Picchu citadel to Machu Picchu Pueblo round trip bus ticket on the second day
  • Oxygen bottle
  • First aid kit


  • water
  • breakfast on day first, lunch and dinner on day two
  • tips for the crew
  • Entrance to Waynapicchu or Machu Picchu mountain
  • hot springs in Machu Picchu Pueblo (10 soles)
  • travel insurance (check that your insurance covers you for treks above 4,200 masl)


  • Original Passport
  • ISIC card (if you are a student and want to qualify for the discount)
  • Walking boots
  • Waterproof jacket/rain poncho
  • Warm jacket
  • Hat and gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Comfortable Trousers
  • Sun hat
  • Sun cream (factor 35 or higher)
  • Insect repellant
  • Toiletries and hand sanitizer
  • Personal medication
  • Camera
  • Torch with spare batteries
  • First aid kit

Group service short Inca trail 2 days

500 USD Per person

 Inca trail 2 days Private service

2Trekkers: $900 per person
3 Trekkers: $850 per person
4 Trekkers: $800 per person
5 Trekkers: $700 per person
6 Trekkers: $600 per person
7 Trekkers: $550 per person
8 or more Trekkers: $500 per person

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Frequently Asked Questions

How hard is the short Inca trail?
Inca trail 2 days or short Inca trail to Machu Picchu is a moderately challenging hike especially the first section of the trail you will hike for 4 hours until the Wiñayhuana site but with great views of the Urubamba valley, the glacier, and flora and fauna after this, the hike will be easier mostly up and downs until the sun-gate from here you will have the first view of Machu Picchu then will be all downhill till the end.
Short Inca trail start at the same point of the 4 days Inca trail?
the Inca trail 21 days starts at a different point than the 4 days Inca trail the classic Inca trail starts at kilometer 82 of the railway and the short Inca trail start at kilometer 104 of the railway but still joins the last part of the 4-day Inca trail and both hikes arrive through the sun gate and arrive hiking to Machu Picchu. 
How many days takes to hike the short Inca trail?
on the short Inca trail or 2 days Inca trail tour to Machu Picchu, you only hike the first day through the sun gate to Machu Picchu, on the second day you will get the chance to come back to Machu Picchu citadel but you will come by bus you will only hike in Machu Picchu to explore the most critical places for about 2 hours then back to the train station.
When is best season to hike the inca trail 2 days?
Inca trail 2 days you can hike any time of the year because it is located in a high jungle the weather is warm even on a rainy day but the best time to hike this short Inca trail to Machu Picchu is mid-March to the end of April, October and November lest rain and the vegetation are green and you can see more flowers along the hike.
Can I hike the 2 day Inca trail by myself?
No, you can not hike the 2 days Inca trail to Machu Picchu by yourself to enter the short Inca trail 2 days you need to get special tickets these tickets can only be purchased by authorized travel agencies so to enter to Inca trail 2 days you need to go with a travel agency yes o yes.
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The Inca Trail 4 days to Machu Picchu is one of the best trails in South America and the world, due to the beauty of its natural environment, the Inca Trail leads through the original Inca path.     
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