Inca Trail (2 days 1 night)

Inca Trail (2 days 1 night)

The probably most famous walk in Peru is very popular and often completely booked up. If you don't have too much time but still want to see the world famous ruins, you can go on the two-day tour. With this group service you will join one of our groups, where you will meet like-minded people from all over the world.

First day

After the pick-up of the guests at their hotels we go by train to kilometre 104 where we start the hike. We will first see the ruins of Chachabamba (2'250 m) and keep walking until Wiñaywayna (2'650 m). On the way you will see different beautiful orchids. After the dinner we will go to Aguas Calientes where we will spend the first and only night.

Second day

After the breakfast at 4.00am we will continue our hike until the Machu Picchu and reach the Inti Punku where we will see a beautiful sunrise. There we are going to have a guided tour and you have time afterwards for yourself to look around for a while. After that we are going down again to Aguas Calientes where we will take the train back to Cuzco.


Easy. However, the difficulty level depends a lot on your fitness, acclimatisation and habit to take part in trekkings.


All year long the temperature doesn't vary a lot. The maximum is beween 18C-22C and the minimum around 0C-6C. Temperatures change depending on the altitude.


Students in possession of a valid ISIC Student Card are entitled to 30.00 US$ discount. When making your reservation, please send us a scanned version of your Student Card to entitle you to the discount.

Possible departures

We recommend to book as soon as you know the dates for your trip. Until now we have always received the limited tickets for the Inca Trail. Check this website out to see if there is availability for your requested dates: In general we have groups every day.

When to book

The registration allows a maximum of 500 people daily on the Inca Trail (300 staff members and 200 tourists). That's the reason we recommend to book as early as possible. Especially during the high season (May-August) the Inca Trail is usually completely booked up months before.

Group size

Typical group size are 10-12 people, maximum is 16.


  • Pick up from your hotel in the first morning
  • Private bus to the departure point of the Inca Trail
  • Machu Picchu and Trail entrance fees (73 US$)
  • Professional English-speaking guide (2 guides for 8 people or more)
  • Cook, cooking equipment
  • 1 night in Aguas Calientes
  • Meals (1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner)
  • Porters
  • First aid kit
  • Bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes (6 US$)
  • Return ticket by train from Aguas Calients to Cusco and all the local taxes

    Not included

  • First breakfast. Normally possible to eat it at you hotel. If not, we stop in Ollantaytambo.
  • Meal in the restaurant in Aguas Calientes on the last day
  • Entrance fee for the Hot Springs in Aguas Calientes (3 US$, optional)
  • Transfer from the train station in Cusco to the hotel
  • Tips for cooks, porters and guides

    What to bring?

  • Original passport
  • International Student Card (ISIC) if in possession
  • Good trekking shoes
  • Walking sticks (no iron tip allowed!)
  • Rain jacket
  • Extra clothes for 2 days (t-shirst, trousers, sweaters...)
  • Hat
  • Sungalsses
  • Sun cream
  • Water for the first hours of the trekking
  • Reusable bottles or flasks with purification pills
  • Insect repellent and personal medicines
  • Camera

    Trekking options

    1. Personal porter: For your personal belongings (clothes…) you can get a porter for the whole time. It costs USD 17 extra.

    2. Extra night in Aguas Calientes: An extra night in Aguas Calientes can easily be organized. The additional cost are paid from you directly.

    3. Vegetarian food provided: For all our tours we can provide vegetarian food if wished without extra costs. Also if you have an allergy or another problem let us know and we can organize a tour without any problems.

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