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2 Day Inca Trail Availability 2023/ 2024

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2 Day Inca Trail Availability 2022

The Inca Trail of 2 days and 1 night is an option of trekking for people with little time to enjoy your Machu Picchu Vacation or those who didn´t find availability for the Classic Inca Trail.

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 2022.

Official 2 Day Inca Trail Availability Calendar

The Official website of the Ministry of Culture, you can check the availability of the trails. But Tierras Vivas will help you to confirm your 2 Day Inca Trail Availability immediately. This year, there are only 150 spaces available for the Machu Picchu hike.

There is only a short hike to Machu Picchu, but two services that you want to do. Camping or hotel!!

How to see the 2 Day Inca Trail Availability 2022?

To see the 2 Day Inca Trail Availability follow these steps:

  1. Choose the date (month and day) on which you want to do the Inca Trail.


  1. Verify the number of spaces available for the date you want on the 2 Day Inca Trail Availability Calendar: [65] means that there are still sixty-nine spaces left.


  1. If there is still availability, click on Booking now! To begin the reservation process.


How to book a Short Inca Trail Permits step by step?

Did you find a space for the Inca Trail 2 Days available of the 2022 on the date you want? Now you just have to make the reservation by following these steps:

    1. Complete the contact details of the person making the reservation.


  1. Select the type of service, number of people in the group and additional services if required


  1. Complete the basic information of all visitors on the reservation form (names, document, date of birth, nationality, gender, meal requirements).


  1. Read and accept the Booking terms & conditions


  1. Check the information of your purchase, verify the selected services and prices; then click on Registration & Payment


  1. Verify the payment receipt you will receive in the inbox of your email. And, finally make the payment using one of the 4 available methods: VISA, Mastercards, Paypal, Western Union or a bank transfer.


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.

Why book the Inca Trail 2 Days  Tours with Tierras Vivas?

Tierras Vivas is one of the 2 Day Inca Trail Tour Operators authorized by the Ministry of Culture of Peru.

  • The Inca Trail 2 days is an All Inclusive Service that offers all the comforts for a safe and well organized adventure.
  • The tour includes transportation, Short Inca Trail Permit, entrance to Machu Picchu, tourist guide, night accommodation in hot waters, return by train and more.
  • We offer you the option to book the Inca Trail 2 days with camping if you do not want to miss the opportunity to spend a night in the subtropical area and near the Vilcanota River and enjoy the landscapes of the flora and fauna of the Puente Ruinas camp. Spend a night in the camp with a tent, inflatable sleeping bag. Our chef will prepare the special meal (lunch, dinner and breakfast) and our porters will carry their personal belongings and camping equipment. Just walk with water, jacket, sunscreen and backpack.
  • The tour also offers discounts for university students and children up to 11 years.

How long before booking the entrance to the Inca Trail 2 Days Tours?

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.

Inca Trail Discounts

The Inca Trail offers discounts for tourists who are university students as well as minors.

  • University students must study undergraduate and have less than 25 years at the time of the walk. The discount applies only to students with a valid university card (No ISIC card).
  • Children (under 11 years old) also receive a special discount. Parents must make the reservation by sending their child’s passport or identity document.

Talk before the trekking route

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.

Frequently asked questions about the Inca Trail

  1. When is the best time to hike the Inca Trail?

The dry season (from April to October) has good weather conditions to make the Inca Trail Tours. 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 2022 Tour that takes place in June 24th, and also hike the Palcoyo Mountain Tour, which is an incredible Rainbow Mountain Peru located in the Andes.

  1. Does the Inca Trail remain open all year?

No. The Inca Trail closes only all February. This is due to the maintenance work carried out in that month.

  1. Anybody can hike the Inca Trail?

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.

  1. Which is the maximium of people who participate in a group of the Inca Trail?

Each group of tourists on the Inca Trail should not exceed 16 people. The tour guides are responsible for each group.

  1. Can I book the Inca Trail with a private 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.

  1. Is it difficult to do the Short Inca Trail?

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.

  1. Can I book the Short Inca Trail Permit once in Cusco?

Due to the high demand for Inca Trail Permits, it is only possible to book the Inca Trail online and in advance.

  1. What to take to the 2 Day Inca Trail?

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.

  1. How long is the visit to Machu Picchu after the Inca Trail?

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.

  1. Once booked the Inca Trail, is it possible to cancel? – Inca Trail Policy

Before your book, it is very important you know the Inca Trail policy.

  1. Is it possible to camping in Wiñaywana?

Not, it is not possible, we recommend to spend a night in Puente Ruinas in our private camping

  1. What is the best Alternative trek to the Inca Trail?

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:

Is it possible to combine the Short Inca Trail with other tours?

Yes, it is possible to combine with Rainbow Mountain, Humantay Lake or Sacred Valley. Usually we recommend to be in Cusco two day before the trek for your acclimation and during this day to relax, you can explore the Cusco by yourself or you can do the day tour. Choose the best itinerary for the trail:

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