This tour is ideal for adventurous travelers who want to explore the Peruvian Andes by foot without much effort. It will also be an incredible experience for those who seek unconventional routes with unique attractions. In the Andean community of Urquillos, you will enjoy beautiful landscapes, agriculture, and a wonderful microclimate which is excellent for growing corn in the Valley of the Vilcanota. Additionally, we will hike an 8 Km portion of the Inca trail before heading to Machu Picchu. If you do not enjoy long hikes but want to experience a bit of the Inca trail, this is your tour.
Departure & Return Location:
Pick up from your hotel (6:30 am – 7:00 am).
Urquillos Trek to Machu Picchu – 2 Days highlights:
We recommend you be in Cusco at least 2 days before your trek to be acclimatized to Cusco’s altitude so that you won’t have a problem during the tour.
We are Huaynas Expeditions, a direct local tour operator in Cusco; we do not share service with any other agency, as most of them do. We will make the Urquillos Trek to Machu Picchu – 2 Days tour even if you are 2 people only. We won’t cancel your trip! We are a responsible company with vast experience in the tourism industry; we have the best professional team to make your journey unforgettable.
We will pick you up from your hotel at 08:00 hrs. to go in our private transportation to Chinchero (2150m), where we will start with a visit to the colonial temple built on Inca foundations. Then we will visit the archaeological zone and the Inca terraces, and we will be able to observe the textiles. At the end of this visit, we will begin our walk of approximately 3 – 4 hours in an Andean landscape; this tour runs along a stretch of 8 km along the Inca Trail, which connects the town of Chincheros with the community of Urquillos. We will walk through the gorge, and then we will look out over the Sacred Valley from a viewpoint or “ushnu” where we will be able to appreciate the sacred mountains of Pitusiray and Sahuasiray. Then we will enjoy our box lunch in Sacred Valley. After lunch, we will go to Ollantaytambo train station and board the train that will take us to Machu Picchu Pueblo, where we will spend the night in a previously selected hotel. The next day we will visit the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu very early in the morning.
Early in the morning, we will walk or take the first bus to Machu Picchu to enjoy the sunrise in this magical place before the arrival of other tourists from the city of Cusco. We will enjoy the tranquility of the lost city of the Incas in a guided tour (Approx. 2 ½ hours), then we will have some free time to walk around the Citadel or climb the mountain of Huayna Picchu. From here, we will have spectacular views of the entire citadel of Machu Picchu, as well as the valleys and mountains that surround it. In addition, we will visit the Temple of the Moon and the fabulous Inca Bridge. In the afternoon, we will go down by bus to Machu Picchu Pueblo (formerly Aguas Calientes town), from where we will return to Ollantaytambo by train, and then take the bus that will take us to the city of Cusco.
We also offer a special service only for you or your group, you have the power to choose the size of your group and the date of departure, we will never add other people since it will be organized only for you.
Our Urquillos Trek to Machu Picchu – 2 Days private service includes additional items such as:
We offer 3 kinds of service, each with different price ranges and you can book in any of these services according to your convenience, we just need you to be a minimum of 02 people to organize your trip on the date that suits you, all our services are 100 % guaranteed.
We are a direct TOUR OPERATOR that never passes clients to other agencies as most agencies do it here in Cusco to save operating costs with poor quality.
We will make the trip even if there are only 02 people in your group.
Can I be picked up from Urubamba (Sacred Valley)?
Yes, let us know in advance to organize your pick-up time.
🙏🏻 Welcome to our website! How can we help?