2 Day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
Hiking the SHORT INCA TRAIL to Machu Picchu is an incredible experience that offers breathtaking views of Inca ruins, majestic mountains, and lush subtropical vegetation. As you trek through the National Park, you’ll witness the ecological diversity of the region, from cloud forests to subtropical landscapes. The highlight of the trek is reaching the Sun Gate, where you’ll be greeted with an unforgettable panoramic view of Machu Picchu.
This trek is perfect for those with limited travel time who want to experience a taste of the Historic Inca Trail and see one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. On the first day, you’ll have the privilege of seeing the famous Machu Picchu Citadel in the afternoon and then visiting it again the next morning. You’ll be amazed by the rich history and natural beauty of the trail, making this an unforgettable adventure.
1 Day Inca Trail To Machu Picchu
The 1 day Inca Trail offers a unique opportunity to hike the short trail and visit the Machu Picchu Citadel all in one day. The trail is renowned for its stunning display of Inca ruins, breathtaking mountain views, diverse vegetation, and unique ecological wonders. As you make your way through the National Park, you’ll enter through the Sun Gate and be treated to unforgettable views of Machu Picchu. Once you arrive, you’ll enjoy a private guided tour that will take you to all the hidden corners of this incredible Inca monument. It’s a truly unforgettable experience that offers a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage and natural beauty of the region.
Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4 days
Join us for an unforgettable 4-day journey along the world-famous Inca Trail, culminating in the magical first sighting of Machu Picchu through the Sun Gate. This itinerary is the perfect blend of history and natural beauty, taking you through stunning Inca ruins and breathtaking landscapes, from the lush green cloud forest to the high Andean mountain passes.
At APPLE Travel, we understand that hiking the Inca Trail can be an overwhelming experience, which is why we take care of everything to ensure you have a stress-free journey. Our team will secure the best campsites, prepare delicious and nutritious meals, provide top-quality equipment, and surround you with a dedicated and knowledgeable staff. Your guide will be both a teacher and a friend, and our porters will flawlessly handle all the logistics, so all you have to do is enjoy the journey.
7 Day Inca Trail Package to Machu Picchu
Looking for an unforgettable adventure in Peru? Look no further! Our 7-day package offers the ultimate combination of exploring the Sacred Valley, hiking the 4-day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, and experiencing the breathtaking Rainbow mountain trek.
The Inca Trail is one of the world’s most spectacular hikes, offering stunning natural beauty and diverse ecological niches ranging from high deserts to tropical forests. Follow in the footsteps of the Incas and discover their vast network of roads that stretch from Argentina to Colombia and from the coast to the Amazon rainforest. The 4-day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is the most important section of this trail system, taking you on a journey from the Andes to the Amazon.
During your journey, you’ll explore all the ruins of this historical scenic trek, including hiking through the Sun Gate directly to the majestic Machu Picchu. And with our small, intimate groups of 2 to 8 people, you’ll receive personalized attention and care throughout your journey. Our highly trained English-speaking guides will accompany you every step of the way, ensuring your safety and enjoyment.
We offer a variety of trail options to choose from, including 1, 2, 4, or 5-day hikes. No matter what you choose, you’ll be guaranteed 2 or more bookings, and we’ll take care of everything from the best campsites to the delicious meals you’ll enjoy along the way. So come join us on the adventure of a lifetime, and discover the best of what Peru has to offer!
Choquequirao Trek 5 Days / 4 Nights
The Choquequirao Trek (also spelled Choquekiraw) ruins are larger than Machu Picchu, but are currently a hidden gem, and not easily accessible to visitors. Soon, a tram will be built and this will become as popular as Machu Picchu.
Tour Location: All Choquequirao Trekking tours begin in Cusco, Peru
Tour Type: Hiking, camping, adventure, history, culture
Good For: Those who enjoy hiking and are in moderate shape
Considerations: This trek does not visit Machu Picchu
Huchuy Qosqo Trek To Machu Picchu 3 Days
The 3-Day Huchuy Qosqo trek takes you to fascinating Inca ruins, picturesque rural indigenous villages, magnificent snow-capped mountains, and exotic vegetation. The trail goes off the beaten track, over high Andean passes, through the Sacred Valley of the Incas with its unforgettable scenic views, and visits “the Green House of the Incas,” Moray, and the Salt Mines of Maras. It ends at one of the 7 Wonders of the World: Machu Picchu. No other trekking agency offers this trek.
Archeologists believe that the archeological site of Huchuy Qosqo was built during the reign of the eighth Inca Ruler, Wiracocha. Inca rulers acquired large royal estates to increase their power and wealth and their descendants inherited the estates. Royal estates served also as elegant country palaces and, at times, fortresses to fend off rivals for power. Thus, the name Huchuy Qosqo, “Little Cusco” was for a royal estate or government center modeled on the Inca capital. Your guide will tell you all about the historical significance of this beautiful site.
Ausangate Trek to Machu Picchu with Rainbow Mountain included
APPLE TRAVEL PERU created the Ausangate + Machu Picchu package based on our client’s feedback and requests. They wanted a hike that included the Ausangate trek, the famous Rainbow Mountain tours, and Machu Picchu all in 4 days.
This experience includes the Ausangate trek during the first 2 days and will offer you a challenging yet rewarding experience along the high Mountains. The 3rd day will be dedicated to the Rainbow Mountain tour. This is a full day of experiencing the Rainbow Mountain Hike Peru’s newest gem. Your APPLE TRAVEL PERU ’ highly experienced guide with answer ALL of your questions. You’ll also be joined by one of our renowned trekking chefs who will carefully prepare your breakfast and lunch to ensure you experience some of the amazing food that Peru has to offer!
Once your Rainbow Mountain tour is done you will be taken to Ollantaytambo to have an amazing train ride to Aguas Calientes. That’s where you will relax in a great hotel night so you can be ready for Machu Picchu the next morning.
Your last day with APPLE TRAVEL PERU will be focused on Machu Picchu. You will be taken on one of the first buses up and be the first ones at the ruins. You’ll be guided on an educational and immersive walking tour of all of Machu Picchu tour. You’ll discover some of its secrets and get filled with the energy coming from this sacred place of the Incas.
Once your Machu Picchu walking tour is complete you will take another scenic train ride back to Ollantaytambo and be taken to your hotel with a whole adventure accomplished.
Sacred Valley, 2 Day Inca Trail & Rainbow Mountain Package 4 Days
Explore the ancient Inca history and experience thrilling outdoor adventures with our super customized 4-day itinerary, covering Sacred Valley, 2-day Short Inca Trail, and Rainbow Mountain!
Starting with the Sacred Valley, you will visit Pisac, Moray, Maras, and Ollantaytambo, exploring extensive archeological areas and fascinating sites. Next, embark on a trek through the last day of the Inca Trail to reach the stunning Wiñay Wayna, followed by an early morning visit to Machu Picchu to witness the breathtaking sunrise. The same day, you’ll return to Cusco.
The adventure continues with a hike up Rainbow Mountain, a unique experience, unlike anything you’ve ever seen before, with a completely different climate than the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. This package is perfect for those seeking a blend of ancient history and thrilling outdoor activities!
Sacred Valley & Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
This exceptional tour package is a comprehensive exploration of the Sacred Valley, with its fascinating archaeological sites, followed by the Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. The Short Inca Trail is a breathtaking hike that showcases the impressive Inca ruins, magnificent mountain views, lush subtropical vegetation, and diverse ecosystems. The trail takes you through the National Park and leads you to the Sun Gate, offering an unforgettable panoramic view of Machu Picchu. As you hike, you’ll pass through cloud forests and tropical vegetation, culminating in a visit to the iconic Machu Picchu Citadel in the afternoon of the first day and again the following morning. The Short Inca Trail is perfect for those with limited travel time but still want to experience the historic Inca Trail.
Inca Trail and Salkantay Trekking to Machu Picchu 6D/5N
Salkantay – Inca Trail 6Days / 5Nights
- This trek is a combination of the two most popular treks that exist to reach Machu Picchu, little explored and visited only by those who are willing to challenge its geography and conquer it.
- This trek will take you around the second largest mountain that surrounds Machu Picchu (Salkantay, elev. 20,574ft/6271m), giving you an up-close view of the impressive mountain and surrounding glaciers.
- The route near Salkantay offers a view of varying ecosystems, different plants, and animals as you hike next to snow-capped mountains and glaciers, down into lush green landscapes of the cloud forest and jungle.
- The Salkantay – Inca Trail 6-Day hike also offers a different view of the notorious Inca Trail, taking you on a hike through the history of the Incas and visiting some of their mountaintop archaeological centers to finish in the Inca city of Machu Picchu.
- The Salkantay trek was named the number 1 Alternate Route to Machu Picchu. The Inca Trail is recommended and considered one of the most beautiful and popular walks around the world by different travel guides such as Frommers, Lonely Planet, and National Geographic. Hiking this trek gives you the opportunity to have both experiences in one trip.
Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain Tour – Palccoyo Cusco
The Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain Visit is an incredible option in contrast to the exemplary trip to Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain. Palccoyo is situated in the south of the Cusco area, and it settles at 5000 meters above ocean level high up in the Peruvian Andes. The outward excursion to the highest point of Palccoyo requires around 3.5 hours from Cusco city.
The Rainbow Mountains in Peru are the second most visited fascination, after Machu Picchu. Very much like Vinicunca, Palccoyo also is a piece of the Peruvian Andes. The varieties are a consequence of mineral stores.
Not at all like Entire Day Vinicunca Peru Visit, it is simpler to visit Palccoyo on an entire day visit from Cusco. The visit starts at 04:00 AM. We will be driving you to the trailhead that is at 4900 meters above ocean level. It is only a 45-minute hike to the top.
Palccoyo Cusco’s visit offers you a nearer perspective on the strong Ausangate Mountain. The Trip takes you through Stone Backwoods (Bosque de Piedras). Here you will get to see particular stone arrangements.
All through this short journey, you will actually want to see Andean camelids, Alpacas, Llamas, and Vicuñas. To improve your experience, we will likewise be acquainting you with the life and customs of nearby networks living in the lower regions. They have saved their well-established customs and customs.
Palccoyo Cusco is a high-elevation experience. It is strongly suggested that you put in a couple of days in Cusco and adjust to keep away from height disorder.
The best opportunity to visit Palccoyo Cusco is during the dry season – between Spring and November. During the blustery season, the path gets overwhelmed and elusive.
We work the entire road trip to Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain both in private and in a little gathering.
Qeswachaka Private Tour: Day Trip
The Q’eswachaka bridge in Peru is rebuilt every year using traditional inca engineering techniques by the local communities on either side of the canyon. This bridge has been continually rebuilt in this same location since the time of the Inca.
The entire bridge is built in only three days. To construct the bridge, grass called q’oya is harvested and then prepared to be woven into large cables beginning with a small cord that is twisted together from the local grass. These cords are then twisted to form a larger rope and the ropes are then braided to create the main cable.
Up on the highway, the community works together to pull these ropes to stretch them out. These ropes are woven and twisted. Each rope is made from 30 small cords and then three of these ropes are braided to form the cables that will support the bridge.
After more stretching, the cables are then carried down to where the bridge will be installed. The old bridge is used to run the first cable across for what will become the new bridge. And then the old bridge is cut down and it falls into the water and is washed away by the river.
All day long, the community pulls on the new cables to prepare them for the bridge. These supporting cables are anchored to the stone abutments on either side of the canyon.
Victoriano Arizapana is the architect of the bridge. He uses traditional methods which have been handed down in his family for centuries. “The work my father gave me to do, I started doing when I was 12 years old. I love that bridge Q’eswachaka very much. In other words, I love it like a son.”
The structure of the bridge is made with four cables for the floor and two handrails. The bridge weaving begins in the morning with Victoriano weaving from one side and another worker weaving from the other side until they meet in the center of the bridge.
When the bridge is finally finished the communities come together to celebrate. The structure is remarkably safe. It has been built for centuries in this way and can hold dozens of people at any one time.
Waqrapukara Acomayo Cusco Tour
Waqrapukara Acomayo Cusco is a newfound Inca fort in Peru. It is situated in the South of Cusco, unequivocally 61.7 kilometers (38.3 miles) away. It gets its name in Quechua after its unmistakable structure. Waqra in Quechua implies horn and Pukara implies Fort.
The horn fort is in the middle of two horn-formed mountain tops. It houses eight cultivating porches, squares, a formal community, flights of stairs made totally of stones, and different Inca locales. The archeological site sits 4140 meters above ocean level (13582 ft) over an enormous gorge thickly covered with woods.
We bring planned the entire day Waqrapukara Journey to the table for you an understanding of the set of experiences. You will likewise get to be aware of the practices of local people. They have safeguarded it since pre-Inca times.
Waqrapukara road trip starts with a three hours drive from the city of Cusco to a far-off Andean town called Wayki. This is the beginning stage of the journey. From here it is a 550 meters climb to the Waqrapukara Inca ruins.
You will hike up through various environmental zones along the Apurimac Waterway. The trip offers amazing perspectives on Apurimac Gulch. You will likewise get to see all-around saved cave artworks.
At Apple Travel Service, we have total English-talking local escorts for the visit. As local people from the area, they have tremendous information about the way of life and history. You won’t just get to partake in the dazzling excellence of the stronghold yet additionally will get a prologue to the Incas’ set of experiences.
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Waqrapukara Trip is a high-height experience. We firmly suggest you put in a couple of days in Cusco before the journey to stay away from altitude sickness.
Look at our Entire Day Vinicunca Peru Visit schedule and 1 Day Machu Picchu Visit from Cusco.
Short Inca Trail Hike to Machu Picchu 7 Days
Experience the wonders of Peru’s ancient Incan Empire on this popular highlights tour that includes one day on the famed Inca Trail. Wander Cusco’s cobblestone streets, bustling markets and enchanting temples, experiencing the vibrant traditional culture of this Andean city. Visit the impressive Sacsayhuamán ruins and Pisac, explore rural Andean pathways in the Sacred Valley town of Ollantaytambo. Spend a challenging day hiking to Wiñayhuayna and along the Inca Trail, entering Machu Picchu through the famed Sun Gate. This seven-day tour offers travelers an opportunity to experience Peru’s fascinating historical and cultural landscape with an additional adventure on the Inca Trail.
Best Package to Machu Picchu & Rainbow Mountain trek 7 days
Exploring the extraordinary remnants of Machu Picchu and wandering through town markets where antiquated customs reside in the hearts of the Andean public. One of our most famous Peru visits, the excursion likewise incorporates the significant Inca remains of Sacsayhuaman, Pisac, and Ollantaytambo. Endure two days investigating the lost city of Machu Picchu, meander the witches’ market in Cusco, deal over embroidered works of art in Pisac, and stroll off in an unexpected direction in the provincial Andes. This simple paced extended Peru trip is ideally suited for anybody with a feeling of interest and experience.