This tour is designed for those who want to make the Inca Trail with less effort, enjoy the beautiful landscapes that exist and especially the eyebrow of the jungle, with an excellent climate, in a shorter time but with the same satisfaction of the classic Inca trail, with the Difference that in the day we will have a fascinating first view of Machu Picchu by the door of the sun or “Inti Punku” as well as the next day we will also be able to see and visit for longer the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu.
If you do not like to walk a lot but want to try the Inca trail this is your tour, you will not sleep in a comfortable hotel on the night of the first day, so there are no excuses, cheer up !!
3 Days 2 Nights
3,350 m m at Salkantay Pass
Any tourist visiting Cusco without a doubt can not miss the Sacred Valley of the Incas as it is an important tourist attraction of Cusco, with easy access, and above all to rediscover the Inca culture with greater understanding. The Sacred Valley of the Incas also called “Vilcanota Valley” is one of the most impressive places where we can observe endless varieties of plants, and the best corn in the world, white starchy corn, will be surprised to see the most beautiful Natural landscapes and the fabulous distribution of the rivers through this valley, we will visit the most traditional archaeological sites, where the Incas spared no effort to build them with an effective mimicry with nature, and take advantage of them as is the archaeological center of Pisaq built almost all A mountain and its typical Andean market, the great Inca Fortress of Ollantaytambo, present inca living city and its artisan market, and we will finish our tour with the visit to the archaeological site of Chinchero and its beautiful Colonial church, to return to Cusco.
We will pick you up at your hotel at 4:00 a.m. to go to Ollantaytambo Train Station, which will take us to Km 104 of the railroad, where we will start our trek through a landscape of subtropical jungle. We will visit the Archaeological Complex of Chachabamba (2,150 m.) And in a 3 hour walk, we will arrive at Wiñaywayna; An impressive complex composed of an agricultural center with numerous farmland, a religious and an urban sector. Then we will climb in an hour’s walk to Inti Punku, “The Gate of the Sun”, along a path of flat rocks, on the edge of mountainous precipices, from where we can enjoy the first panoramic view of the majestic Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary . From Inti Punku, we will descend to Machu Picchu, then take the bus to Aguas Calientes. Accommodation to stay at the hotel previously selected and option to enjoy the thermal waters of this village.
Soon, we will go up with the first bus to Machu Picchu, to enjoy the sunrise in this magical place before the arrival of other tourists coming from Cusco. We will appreciate the tranquility of the “Lost City of the Incas” in a tour of 2h30, with our guide, then having free time to walk through the Sanctuary or climb the mountain of Huayna Picchu, from where you can observe spectacular views of the citadel Of Machu Picchu, as well as valleys and mountains that surround it, or visit the Temple of the Moon and the fabulous Inca Bridge. In the afternoon, we will descend by bus to the village of Aguas Calientes, from where we will return to Cusco by train, to complete our service with the transportation to the city of Cusco.