The tour starts at kilometer 104 of the Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes railroad. This short route crosses a part of the Inca Trail Tours to reach Machu Picchu after 11 kilometers of walking.
This route runs through the archeological sites of Chachabamba and Wiñayhuayna. Then he arrives at Intipunku and, finally, Machu Picchu.
This short version only takes about half a day to reach the Inca City. The visit to Machu Picchu is the next day after spending the night in a hotel in Aguas Calientes.
The 2 Day Inca Trail Tour has a capacity for 250 tourists per day. The bad news is that the website that shows availability is not open to the public.
Tierras Vivas was created this travel blog for you, and where you can to check the 2 Day Inca Trail Permits 2019 - 2020.
Below we show you the official 2 Day Inca Trail Availability Calendar 2019 - 2020:
To see the 2 Day Inca Trail Availability follow these steps:
Did you find a space for the Inca Trail 2 Days available of the 2020 on the date you want? Now you just have to make the reservation by following these steps:
Remember the only way to do the Inca Trail is to hire the services of any 2 Day Inca Trail Tour Operators authorized by the Ministry of Culture of Peru.
Booking is only possible with the internet. These 2 Day Inca Trail Tour Operators organize and provide their services in different qualities. It is for this reason that prices vary according to each travel agency.
The price includes Machu Picchu tickets and the Short Inca Trail, one night accommodation at a hotel in Aguas Calientes, transportation (round trip train) and buses.
The entrance to Huayna Picchu is not included. You can request it by paying an extra amount of money.
If you want a different kind of train service or some other service during the short Inca Trail, you must request it. These services have an additional cost.
Tierras Vivas is one of the 2 Day Inca Trail Tour Operators authorized by the Ministry of Culture of Peru.
Short Inca Trail Permit are not that hard to get. It is recommended to make the reservation weeks in advance. If you are planning to hike the Short Inca Trail in the months of May, June or July; try to book a month before.
The Inca Trail offers discounts for tourists who are university students as well as minors.
One day before embarking on the Inca Trail, the group of tourists who will carry out this adventure together will receive an informative talk about everything related to trekking.
This meeting is in your hotel. You will meet your tour guide, who serves to organize everything related to the walk.
The dry season (from April to October) has good weather conditions to make the Inca Trail. Simply, to make the walk in those months you must book well in advance. During the rainy season (from November to March) there is more fluvial rainfall, so you should go with rain poncho and non-slip shoes.
The best season is to do it in the dry season, which covers the months April to the end of September. In October the rains begin and you can find Machu Picchu covered by clouds. If you travel in June, we recommend you to book the Inti Raymi 2020 Tour that takes place in June 24th, and also hike the Palcoyo Mountain Tour, which is an incredible Rainbow Mountain located in the Andes.
No. The Inca Trail closes only all February. This is due to the maintenance work carried out in that month.
The Inca Trail trek is allowed to people of any age. Parents are responsible for the integrity of the little ones. Older adults should consult the doctor before doing the trekking.
Each group of tourists on the Inca Trail should not exceed 16 people. The tour guides are responsible for each group.
Yes. Tourists traveling together can book the Inca Trail with a private group. The cost is higher than the normal ticket. However, this decreases the more the number of tourists in the group.
The Short Inca Trail is considered of moderate difficulty. The first minutes of the walk are intense but decrease as the end approaches. The highlight point is that you will see Machu Picchu from a unique place at the end of the trekking.
Due to the high demand for Inca Trail Permits, it is only possible to book the Inca Trail online and in advance.
It is recommended to bring water, extra clothes, sunscreen, sunglasses, toilet paper, toiletries, rain poncho, water purifier, extra money and everything in a trekking backpack.
The visit to Machu Picchu at the end of the Inca Trail is in the morning shift (from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m.). Unlike the rest of visitors, access is through the Puerta del Sol (Intipunku), an ancient entrance to the Wonder of the World used by the Incas.
Before your book, it is very important you know the Inca Trail policy.
If it is fully booked. If not, no worries as you can still hike one of so called Alternative Treks!
When the Inca Trail is fully booked, it means no travel agency can booked it. This is because the booking system of the Inca Trail is managed by the Ministry of Culture of Peru! You can do the follow Inca Trail alternatives treks: