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2 Days Culture tour itinerary for Machu Picchu & Wiñay Wayna: Traverse Along The Ancient Inca Trail

Machu Picchu, Wiñay Wayna

Trekking Tour
Archeology Tour
Culture Tour

Walk into the Sun Gate of Machu Picchu before getting your famous photo overlooking the citadel on this 2-day private guided tour. Visit some of the most important sites of the Inca Trail like Wiñay Wayna while you are here.

DAY 01

Wiñay Wayna - Machu Picchu

  • Pick-up from the hotel at 3:40 am (depending on the train schedule) and proceed towards the train station. 

  • Travel by train on a very picturesque route for two and a half hours to the starting point of the trek (Kilometer 104). 

  • Walk for approximately four hours up to the Inca site of Wiñay Wayna (Forever Young), (2,680 m/8,792 ft), the most impressive site on the Inca Trail.

  • Have lunch and continue on to Inti Punku (Sun Gate- 2,730 m/8,792 ft) to have your first incredible, panoramic view of Machu Picchu (2,400 m/7,873 ft). 

  • Finish the last part of the trail towards the ancient city and get some great photo opportunities on the way. 

  • Before reaching Machu Picchu, take a side path off the trail and descend to the town of Aguas Calientes.

  • Spend the rest of the evening at leisure.

  • Dinner and overnight stay at Aguas Calientes.

DAY 02

The day in Machu Pichu

  • Explore the town.

  • Soak in the local hot springs for this day in Machu Picchu at your own pace.

  • 620 USD Per Adult
  • Professional, bilingual tour guide.

  • Transfer from Cusco Hotel to Train Station in Ollantaytambo.

  • Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu.

  • Train Ticket from Ollantaytambo to Km104.

  • Train Ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.

  • 1 night accommodation in Aguas Calientes (hot showers, private bath and breakfast included).

  • Entrance fee to Inca Trail and Machu Picchu.

  • Day 1 box-lunch to be carried by each trekker, Dinner in Aguas C. (on day 2, lunch in Aguas Calientes is not included)

  • Oxygen bottle.

  • First aid kit.

  • Entrance fee to Hot Springs at Aguas Calientes.

  • Entrance fee to Huayna Picchu or Mountain.

Please Bring:

  • Original passport (and *International Student card (ISIC), if applicable).

  • Travel insurance (strongly recommended but not required).

  • Walking boots.

  • Waterproof jacket/rain poncho.

  • T-shirts.

  • Comfortable trousers.

  • Sun hat.

  • Sun protection cream (SPF 35+ recommended).

  • Insect repellent.

  • Re-usable plastic or metal water container or a hydration pack such as Camelbak.

  • Toiletries (including toilet paper).

  • Personal medication.

  • Camera.

  • Flashlight (headlamps are useful).

  • Cash in local currency (Peruvian Soles) to purchase items along the trail and tips for porters.

Machu Picchu, Wiñay Wayna

Trekking Tour
Archeology Tour
Culture Tour

Contributed By

Renato Fuentes

starting from
USD 620
Type of Tour

Private Tour


The tour is available from 17 Nov to 31 Dec on the following days of the week.

  • Monday 04:05
  • Tuesday 04:05
  • Wednesday 04:05
  • Thursday 04:05
  • Friday 04:05
  • Saturday 04:05
  • Sunday 04:04
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