The Inca Trail for security and maintenance closes for the whole month of February, from March 1 the revenue to the Inca Trail is restarted with total normality” The closure of the Inca Trail does not affect the other tours to Machupicchu (Example: Train tours to Machupicchu, Salkantay Inca Trail to Machupicchu, Jungle Trail to Machupicchu among others).
Although the regulations of expeditions to the Inka Trail, says that reservations must be made 5 days before, the most advisable is to do it well in advance, the average in high season indicates that 90 days before the departure there is no more space, This is because only 500 people per day can enter among tourists, guides, porters and support staff.
Entrance to the Inca Trail - Entrance to Machu Picchu - Professional Guide (English - Spanish)
01 night of Hostal in Aguas Calientes
01 lunch / 01 breakfast / 01 dinner
Bus CONSETUR (Machu Picchu / Aguas Calientes/ Machupicchu)
Return backpacker train ticket, Aguas calientes - Ollantaytambo. 18:45 or 21.30PM depending on availability
First aid kit
Transport Ollantaytambo - Cusco
It does not include
Breakfast on the first day, lunch and dinner on the last day. - Tips (optional)
Extra expenses: Extra expenses
Category Luxury Hotel in Aguas Calientes
Vistadome train ticket (first class)
Additional night in Aguas Calientes
Visit Huaynapicchu extra cost of new entrance S/. 200.00
It is recommended to carry
Medium size backpack
The right clothes
Water bottle - Sunscreen
Hat to protect
Chocolates, caramels (available in Cusco)
Personal Things (camera, extra money, etc)
DAY 1CUSCO - KM. 104 - WIÑAYHUAYNA - AGUAS CALIENTES
At 4.30 in the morning we will pick you up from the hotel to make the transfer Cusco – Ollantaytambo by bus and then go to the train station to take the train to the Km 104, where the short Inca Trail begins. Then we visit at km 104 Chachabamba (2250 m). The road continues with a visit to Wiñayhuayna (always young) for some was the former home of the ancient priests of Machu Picchu. In the landscape visit fantastic way of the river Urubamba, continuing with the tour we have the first view of the Historic Sanctuary of Machupicchu (Do not visit – just step by the control) and then finally we go down to the town of Aguas Calientes. Night in hostel selected by the agency.
Ascent to Machupicchu, guided tour to the main places of Machu Picchu for approximately 2 hours and free time for your free visit from Machupicchu, then in the afternoon go down to Aguas Calientes where we will have to return to Ollantaytambo by train and then take the bus to Cusco.