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Short, 2-day Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu from Cusco

Hike towards the impressive Machu Picchu, Peru through a two-day Inca Trail with Juventino, an IFMGA mountain guide from Peru.

Mountain RangeAndes
Duration2 days
Offer periodJan, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelOccasional
Type of tripPrivate


  • Embark on a magical trip to the impressive Machu Picchu.

  • Hike through the dazzling Peruvian jungle.

  • Explore some incredible archeological sites.


Join me on a spectacular adventure hiking towards the breathtaking Machu Picchu. Follow the Inca Trail for two days and discover this archeological Peruvian wonder.

The Inca Trail is definitely one of the most beautiful trails in America. And if you don’t have time for the full experience, this two-day trip is still magical, experiencing the main highlights of the classic trail through the Peruvian jungle.

My proposed itinerary is as follows:

Day 1: Our trip starts early in the morning. We’ll take a train to km 104, where this Royal Inca Trail begins. We’ll hike towards Chachabamba and explore this stunning archeological site. We’ll then continue towards Wiñayhuayna and Inti Punku (Sun Gate) for a spectacular view of Machu Picchu. We’ll sleep at Aguas Calientes.

Day 2: We’ll leave early in the morning towards Machu Picchu, where I’ll give you a complete tour of the ruins and teach you all about them. You can then spend some time exploring by yourself. You can then enjoy the hot springs at Aguas Calientes.

Send your request and follow me on an unforgettable experience. You’ll love every minute of it.

If you have more time to experience the thrill of hiking the Inca Trail, check out the longer 4-day trip I offer.


More info

Inca Trail programs must be booked 6 months prior to the beginning of the trip.



Day 1: Cusco - Km 104 - Wiñayhuayna - Aguas Calientes

Hiking time: 06 hours
Total distance: 12 km.

Day 2: Aguas Calientes - Sanctuary of Machu Picchu - Cusco

Hiking time: 02 hours
Total distance: 4 km.

About the guide

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IFMGA/UIAGM mountain guide from Peru.

He was born in 1960 in Huaraz / Peru. With his 15th Age he learned the world of trekking and mountaineering know by he accompanied his father on trips with his clients.

To this day he is still working as a mountain guide and tour operator. For many years he was able to acquire a lot of knowledge about the mountains, making it one of the most experienced certified mountain guides.

He runs a family travel agency based in Huaraz, which was founded by his father, and is now managed by Juventino and his son, Eric.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 1140 each

Group of 2

USD 570 each

Group of 3

USD 505 each

Group of 4

USD 475 each

Group of 5

USD 450 each

Group of 6

USD 430 each

Group of 7

USD 420 each

Group of 8

USD 420 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation

- Transportation from your hotel/airport (if in area) to the start of the trip and back

- Permit and entrance fees

- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Price details

Price includes tourist train from Aguas Calientes to Cusco (Poroy)/or Ollantaytambo and bus to Cusco and Tourist bus Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes. Price does not include last lunch in Aguas Calientes or entrance to the hot springs in Aguas Calientes town.

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