Inca Trail to Machu Picchu - Chachabamba ruins
Inca Trail Express to Machu Picchu - passenger walking
Inca Trail Express to Machu Picchu - Orchid savage
Inca Trail Express to Machu Picchu - Waynapicchu View
Inca Trail Express to Machu Picchu Panoramic View
Inca Trail to Machu Picchu - Chachabamba ruins
Inca Trail Express to Machu Picchu - passenger walking

5-Day Adventure including a hike along the Short Inca Trail

What's Included:

  • Transportation from the airport to the hotel and vice versa
  • 3 nights of accommodations in Cusco and 1 night in Aguas Calientes in Standard Room.
  • 6 Meals:
    4 breakfasts, 1 lunches, 1 dinners.
    (if you would like vegetarian food or a special diet, please let us know in advance.).
  • Briefing to the tour one day before the trek at 19h00.
  • Transportation from Cusco to Ollantaytambo train station
  • Professional guide who speaks English
  • Train ticket from Ollantaytambo to km. 104, and back from Aguas Calientes to Poroy. This train ticket is Expedition class, but can be upgraded to the Vistadome class for $ 50.00 per person. The train leaves Aguas Calientes station at 16h22.
  • Entrance fee to Inca Trail and Machu Picchu
  • First aid kit
  • Round trip bus ticket from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu and back on the second day
  • Shared transportation from Poroy train station to your hotel in Cusco
  • 24/7 support and emergency line available throughout the itinerary.


Price from USD
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$669Per person twin share.

Duration5 Days / 4 Nights
...Activity LevelModerate

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Arrival to Cusco with a transfer to your hotel; a welcome meeting will be organized by your guide for a quick briefing of the tour. The rest of the day can be spent exploring Cusco, the ancient capital of the Inca Empire, set in the Andes Mountains. Discover Spanish churches and mansions that sit alongside Inca remains, visit the local market of San Pedro and their array of products from handicrafts to vegetable products, fresh juices and items for traditional Andean ceremonies. ...

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  • Meals Included: Not Included
  • Accommodations: Costa del Sol Ramada. Accommodation in Standard Room with private bath.

After breakfast, enjoy a free day to explore Cusco at your ease. The capital city of the Inca Empire is now the undisputed archaeological capital of the Americas, as well as the continent’s oldest continuously inhabited city. You may visit the l...

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  • Meals Included: Breakfast
  • Accommodations: Costa del Sol Ramada. Accommodation in Standard Room with private bath.

Our Machu Picchu adventure begins in Cusco, as we pick you up from your hotel in the morning (the exact time will depend on the train schedule). We then head to the train station and board the train for a scenic 2.5-hour journey to a point known as Kilometer 104. This is where we start our short Inca Trail trek. 

From here, we have a walk of about four hours up to the Inca site of Wiñay Wayna ('Forever Young'), at about 2,680 meters (8,792 feet) above sea level. Wi...

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  • Meals Included: All Included
  • Accommodations: Hatun Inti Boutique. Accommodation in Suite Room with private bath.

To best appreciated Machu Picchu, we’ll wake up early in the morning so we can get to the citadel in good time. You’ll have time for breakfast first, and then your guide will pick you up from the hotel at around 5:40 a.m. We’ll then walk to the bus departure point for the short but zigzagging ascent up the road to Machu Picchu. 

We’ll then pass through the gates into the Machu Picchu archaeological site. Here you’ll begin your guided walking ...

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  • Meals Included: Breakfast
  • Accommodations: Costa del Sol Ramada. Accommodation in Standard Room with private bath.

After breakfast enjoy your last day at leisure before transferring to the airport for your return flight home via Lima.

  • Meals Included: Breakfast
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frequently asked questions

Our safety protocols are mentioned in full on the following link:

Travel or health insurance is NOT included on the trip and we highly recommend a travel insurance policy for any unexpected issues. This is not obligatory, however. A full travel insurance policy for cancellations and delays as well as medical cover should be purchased.

Speak with your doctor or travel clinic to ensure that you are up-to-date with the recommended vaccinations when travelling to Peru. A complete vaccination card or negative PCR test is required to enter Peru.

We suggest that you speak with your doctor to see what medications you will need to bring to the Peru. Pharmacies and drugstores are common in all cities, however, it is not certain that you will be able to find a prescribed medication that you can find in your country.

Yes, we cater for all special dietary requirements. Please let us know when you book if you have any allergies or special dietary requirements.

Tips are not included on tour. You should plan to tip 10% in restaurants and for your guided services, however, tipping is never compulsory and depends on your contentment with the tour.

This depends on the itinerary, and will be mentioned in the detail of each day. Our itineraries usually include some free time however, to offer more flexibility to our guests.

For any emergency during your trip, please call the following number: +51 979 706 464

For city tours, there are public bathrooms available, in remote destinations or on treks, bathroom facilities are not as frequent.

In the mountains and on remote treksthere is little or no Internet connection. Hotels and public places usually have WIFI available.

In cities and touristic areas you should have good telephone reception. In remote areas, there may be no or interrupted cell phone reception.

We suggest that you bring a refillable water bottle or purchase bottled water. Tap water is not drinkable. Most hotels will have purified water to refill  your water bottle.

Our guests wil receive 24/7 support for all types of emergencies or when you consider it necessary. For emergencies you can contact the following number: +51 979 706 464. For general inquiries, you can send us an Email on:

You can customize any of our trips, but there may be additional associated restrictions and/or expenses . We suggest contacting your sales representative to work out the best itinerary for you.

Yes, you can safely store any luggage at your hotel.

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