classic 1 and 2 days inca trail to machu picchu
classic 1 and 2 days inca trail to machu picchu

Classic 1 Day Inca Trail To Machu Picchu

Classic 1 Day Inca Trail To Machu Picchu

Classic One Day Inca Trail.  Embark on an emotional crescendo with the 1 day Inca Trail, an express journey along the final stretch of the revered Royal Inca Trail. This condensed odyssey is not just a day; it’s a symphony of emotions set against the stunning backdrop of mountain grandeur, orchid-filled vistas, and the elusive melodies of birdlife. Picture this: a climax at the Intipunku Sun Gate, revealing an uninterrupted first view of the ancient marvel, Machu Picchu. The narrative is interwoven with exclusive gems: the clandestine Chachabamba ruins, concealed from the classic Inca Trail, and the monumental Wiñay Wayna, a ruin site that echoes across both the extended trek and this poignant one-day saga.
  • Commence the day by boarding the early train from the enchanting Sacred Valley, destined for Aguas Calientes. A twist in the tale awaits at the Kilometer 104 stop, the starting point for a day that transcends expectations. Cross the Urubamba River on a footbridge, immersing yourself in the ancient embrace of Chachabamba, a spiritual sanctuary shrouded in enigma. Then, ascend gradually along the mountainside for 3 to 4 hours, guided by the whispers of the wind to the terraces of Wiñay Wayna. In Quechua, these ruins speak of eternity, a powerful echo of the timeless allure that only an exclusive hike can offer.
This trail is not just a physical journey; it’s a sacred communion with verdant mountainsides adorned with the remnants of an ancient civilization, and rivers that hum the lullaby of epochs past. After Wiñay Wayna, delve into the ethereal embrace of the cloud forest, seamlessly connecting with the final verses of the Royal Inca Trail. Ascend the last staircase carved from Incan stones to stand at Intipunku, the Sun Gate, where the whispers of Machu Picchu beckon. As you descend towards the ancient citadel, the anticipation crescendos until you arrive, perhaps in contemplative silence, before taking one of the scenic buses down to Aguas Calientes for the night. Arriving at Machu Picchu in the afternoon after the 1-day Inca Trail is akin to capturing a fleeting glimpse of a cherished memory. The crowds have dissipated, the clouds have parted, and your first view from above is a poignant masterpiece. Yet, this is just the prologue – after this evocative prelude, rest and return the next day to immerse yourself completely in the exclusive story of Machu Picchu, a place where history and nature whisper their most intimate secrets. Are you ready for this elevated encounter with the heart of the Andes?

Classic 1 Day Inca Trail  &  Short Inca Trail 2 Days To Machu Picchu

  • 1 Day inca Trail 
Unleash the magic of Machu Picchu in a single day with the Classic 1 Day Inca Trail. Trek the final stretch of the iconic Royal Inca Trail, weaving through breathtaking mountains, vibrant orchids, and unique birdlife. The journey crescendos at the Intipunku Sun Gate, revealing a jaw-dropping first view of Machu Picchu. Discover hidden treasures like the Chachabamba ruins, ensuring a one-of-a-kind adventure in a condensed timeline.
  • 2 Days Short Inca Trail
Elevate your experience with the Short Inca Trail over 2 Days. This condensed journey allows you to immerse yourself in the Andean wonders, from lush landscapes to hidden archaeological gems. Spend nights under starlit skies, awakening with the anticipation of reaching Machu Picchu on day two. The Short Inca Trail is a powerful blend of adventure and cultural exploration, offering a more intimate encounter with the Inca legacy and the majestic beauty of the Andes.

Time to Pick up From Cusco.

  • This will be 4:00 am, as you know we are going to take a prive tourism van to go sacred valley of the incas
  • Your train from ollantaytambo to machu picchu will be to board at 6:10 am
  • Your hiking time will from km 104 at 8 am
  • Guiding tour in machu picchu it will be at 2:30 pm, after that we are going outsite to take the bus to go the small town call machu picchu town or aguas calientes
  • Train to come back form machu picchu town  will be at 6:20 pm to ollantaytambo and also to cusco city

Briefing To Classic One Day Inca Trail

The meeting time will be in cusco in your hotel one day before to estar your hiking to machu picchu, the tour guide will be in charge to give you the information about inca trail and machu picchu inca site.



Our  tour guide is coming to your hotel in cusco to pick you up in our tourism van and after that heading down to sacred valley of the incas, the time is about 1/30 minutes to get to Ollantaytambo town, where you find the train station, but along the road going to sacred valley you can see amall villages also big farming places. Ollantaytambo train station, is for every single traveller to machu picchu, also for inca trail hikers, this the only train station in Ollantaytambo to machu picchu.  Your expedition by train will be around 1/20 minutes to get to km 104, traveling by train you are going to enjoy about view to machu picchu valley, here little by little is change the ecosystem along valley, is more hot, taller trees, also more plants, closes to machu picchu, power station is already the beginning of amazon jungle, by the way the local people are planting coca trees and coffee plants, also  avocado green plants. The hiking trail to machu picchu is 12 km/ 7.46 miles, from the beginning to machu picchu incan site, the first hours will be little chellenge, after that is much betther the trail to get to sun gate and machu picchu incan site. But the inca trail is rocky path, amazing road to hike  also under the trees like % 40 without sun like 3:30 pm we are going get to sun gate, which is here we can enjoy the first view to machu picchu inca site, where is the sun gate!  sun gate is at upper part of machu picchu inca ruins, where you can see the whole inca building. when we get to machu picchu incan site after sun gate, you are taking the classic photos to this sacred place, after that your going with your tour guide to explore the last city of the incas in the jungle. after machu picchu ruins or let say after guiding tour you are going outsite to take the bus to aguas calientes town, to have dinner before to board to your train to back to ollantaytanbo and cusco city  

Everything is here for your hike to machu picchu

  •      Meal: box lunch
  • Hiking distance: 12 km / 7.46 miles
  • Walking time:  6/7 hours
  • Lowest elevation: 2,040 / 6,690 ft
  • Highest elevation: 2,720 m / 8,920 ft
  • Physical condition: moderate


Inclued To Classic 1 Day Inca Trail To Machu Picchu

  • Transportation in our prive van from your hotel to train station
  • Tour guide who speak  fluents ingles
  • Box Lunch to inca trail
  • Hiking poles
  • Inca trail tickets two ways
  • Expeditions train ticket
  • Machu picchu incan site ticket
  • Bus ticket from machu picchu ruins to aguas calientes

Not Include

Not Included On 1 Day Inca Trail To Machu Picchu

  • Dinner in aguas calientes
  • Water on the road
  • Breakfast
  • Tips for your tour guide

What Do You Need To Bring To This Hike?

  • Passport
  • Rain poncho
  • Day pack
  • Water
  • Sunscreen
  • Sun hat
  • Mosquitos repellend




the journey run with 2 people to classic 1 day inca trail to machu picchu,  also this waork with small groups or 9 people.
  • The price  per person is $ 435 USD.
  • For Solo traveller the price is  $ 510 USD as Private Tour

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