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1-Day Inca Trail Tour to Machupicchu – Private


The 1-Day Inca Trail Tour to Machu Picchu will take you on the same 2-day Inca Trail and the last part of the 4-day Classic Inca Trail.

It starts at km 104 of the railway that goes to Machu Picchu at an altitude of 2150 meters / 7053 feet. The highest point is the Sun Gate (2,730 meters / 8,957 feet), it is 10.5 kilometers long and lasts 6 hours at a moderate pace.

The 1-Day Inca Trail Tour allows you to explore three beautiful Inca cities, Chachabamba, Wiñaywayna, Machu Picchu, with stunning sunset views.


The best option to visit Machu Picchu is the 1-Day Inca Trail Tour.

Map of the 1-Day Inca Trail Tour to Machu Picchu.


Summary of the 1-Day Inca Trail hike to Machupicchu

1-Day Inca Trail Tour: Cusco – Km 104 – Machu Picchu – Cusco.

  • Pick up from the hotel in Cusco at 3:40 a.m.
  • Train departure from Ollantaytambo 6:10 a.m.
  • 8:00 am. Hiking start
  • 11 am. A short break to eat our snacks
  • 2 pm. Arrival at Machu Picchu
  • 5 p.m. End of the Machu Picchu tour
  • 5:30 pm. descent on the bus to Aguas Calientes.
  • 8:50 p.m. Departure of the train back to Ollantaytambo.
  • 11:40 p.m. Arrival to Cusco – Hotel.

Detailed Itinerary

1-Day Inca Trail Tour: Cusco – Km 104 – Machu Picchu – Cusco.

To start this wonderful adventure of 1 day, we will pass by your hotel at 3:40 am to pick you up and take you by bus to the Ollantaytambo train station. From where our trip will be 1 hour and 10 minutes to km 104 of the railway. When we pass the control, in a couple of minutes, we will visit Chachabamba archaeological site; then we will continue the trek for 3 hours until Wiñaywayna archaeological site, where we will also have enough time to photograph and to have lunch.

After the short break, we will continue with our adventure enjoying the richness of the biodiversity to the highest point of the Inca Trail adventure 1 Day, Sun gate (2,720 meters / 8,922 feet). From here we will have beautiful panoramic views of the Inca city of Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu.

Approximately at 2 pm. We will start the tour of the Machu Picchu Inca city with our expert guide until 5 pm. After the tour, we will descend to Aguas Calientes town to enjoy a delicious dinner.

At 8:50 pm. We will take our return train to Ollantaytambo. From here we will board our private mobility to the city of Cusco – Hotel and arrival will be at approximately 11:40 pm.

  • Maximum altitude Inti Punku (Sun gate): 2720 masl / 8922 feet
  • Minimum altitude: 2100 meters / 6,888 feet
  • Trek Length: 10.5 km / 6.5 miles
  • Hiking time: 6 – 7 hours

End of the 1-Day Inca Trail Tour


What is included in the 1-day Inca Trail Tour

  • Pre-departure explanation meeting.
  • Private tourist mobility Round trip between Cusco hotel – Ollantaytambo train station.
  • Roundtrip train tickets from Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu.
  • Entrance to the Inca Trail Hike 1 day and Machu Picchu
  • 1 bus ticket between Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes.
  • Services of 01 professional guide
  • First aid kit and oxygen balloon.
  • 1 lunch (Lunch box) and Snacks. Vegetarian option (no extra charge).

We do not include

  • Breakfast and Dinner
  • Porter for personal equipment
  • Travel insurance. You must take out your travel insurance at least for the duration of your adventure.
  • Walking sticks
  • Accommodation in Cusco
  • Tips (optional)



  • Be in Cusco at least 1-day before the tour.
  • Carry Passports.

Packing list.

  • Carry passports or another document with which you made the reservation of the Inca Trail.
  • Mosquitoes repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Plastic bags (to protect cameras and trash)
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Rain poncho
  • A hat or cap
  • Personal medications
  • Extra money (soles).


Prices of the 1-day Inca Trail tour

Prices 2022 through January 31, 2023.

All of our services are private, and the prices vary according to the number of people in your group (among families, friends, partners, and others)

Your group size

Price per person


2 Hikers

US$ 429

3 Hikers

US$ 409

4 Hikers

US$ 394

5 Hikers

US$ 379


US$ 365


US$ 30 off.

  • College students under 25 years old, must present a PVC material-made card and must contain the following: University name, student name, and photo. The effective date must be valid at the time of the hike.
  • Also, for children from 8 to 17 years.
  • Special discounts for children under 7 and groups organized by travel companies.

Useful information

  • Duration One-day tour
  • Starting Point Hotel – Cusco
  • Final point Hotel – Cusco
  • Destination Inca Trail & Machu Picchu
  • Theme Hiking & Cultural
  • Length 10.5 Km /6.5 miles
  • Hike grade Moderado
  • Group size Min 2 / Max 16
  • Highest point 2720 meters /8,924 feet
  • Availability All Year
  • Closed February
  • Recommended May to November sunny
  • Physical rating Good

Useful information

About the Sacred Valley of the Incas

Valle sagrado está en el corazón de los andes centrales, al norte de la ciudad del Cusco – Perú, en un promedio de 35

About Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu, en quechua significa "Montaña Vieja" Es el nombre contemporáneo dado a una llaqta o un antiguo

About the City of Cusco

La ciudad del Cusco actualmente posee gran cantidad de títulos, que le han atribuido por su historia, arqueología

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