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Inca Trail Tour 1 Day to Machupicchu – Group Service


Inca Trail Trek 1 day to Machu Picchu is the shortest version among all the roads that take trekking lovers to Inca city of Machupicchu. The hike is by the same route of the Inca Trail 2 days and by the last part of the Classic Inca Trail 4 days. The trek begins at km 104 of the Cusco – Machu Picchu railroad at an altitude of 2100 meters / 6889 feet, reaching a maximum at sun gate 2,720 meters / 8924 feet, has 10.5 km / 6.5 miles and takes 6-hour to a moderate pace. The trip is enchanting with beautiful panoramic views, full of flora and fauna. It also allows us to visit three beautiful Inca cities, Chachabamba, Wiñaywayna and in the afternoon to Machu Picchu. Inca Trail Tour 1 day in group service, it is recommended for those people who do not have their group, it allows you to join other people who are not necessarily your acquaintances, and we have daily departures with a minimum of 2 and a maximum of up to 16 people.


Inca trail trek – the best and shortest hike to Machu Picchu.

Map of the Inca Trail trek 1 day to Machu Picchu.


Summary of the Inca Path hike 1 Day to Machu Picchu

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

  • 3:40 a.m. Pick up from the hotel in Cusco
  • 6:10 a.m. Train departure from Ollantaytambo to km 104
  • 8:00 am. Hiking start
  • 11 am. A short break to eat your snacks
  • 2 pm. Arrival at Machu Picchu
  • 5 p.m. End of the tour in Machu Picchu.
  • 5:30 pm. The descent on the bus to Aguas Calientes.
  • 6:00 pm., Dinner at a good restaurant in Aguas Caliente.
  • 8:50 p.m. Departure of the train back to Ollantaytambo.
  • 11:40 p.m. Finish to Cusco – Hotel.

Detailed Itinerary

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

To start the one day Inca Trail Hike, our staff will stop by your hotel at 3:40 am to pick you up and take you in a minibus to the Ollantaytambo train station, where you will board the train to the railroad’s km-104.

Then, you will pass the checkpoint along with your leader and start enjoying your adventure. First, visit the archaeological site of Chachabamba, then continue the 3-hour trek to the Wiñaywayna archaeological site, where you will have plenty of time to photograph and have lunch.

After the short break, continue your hike enjoying the abundance of biodiversity to the highest point of the 1-day Inca Trail Trek, Sun gate (2,720 meters / 8,922 feet). From where you will have beautiful panoramic views of the Inca city of Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu.

At approximately 2:00 p.m., start exploring the Inca city of Machu Picchu with your tour guide until 5 p.m. M. After the tour, board the bus to the town of Aguas Calientes to enjoy a delicious dinner.

At 8:50 pm, take the return train to Ollantaytambo where our staff will be waiting for you to take you to the city of Cusco – Hotel.

Our service ends arriving in Cusco at approximately 11:40 p.m.

  • 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


What do we include in Inca Trail Trek 1 Day?

  • Pre-departure explanation meeting.
  • Round trip tourist mobility between Cusco and Ollantaytambo train station.
  • Roundtrip train tickets from Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu.
  • Entrance to the Inca Trail 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 snaks. 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.
  • Canes
  • Accommodation in Cusco
  • Tips (optional)


Price of the Inca Path hike 1-day.

Costs 2022 through January 31, 2023.

One day Inca Trail Hike Group Service single price, minimum 2 people.

N° of people

Price per person


2 to + Trekkers

US$ 365


US$ 30 off.

  • For students under 25 years old, for those who have a University card with the valid date at the time of the tour. Also for high school students older than 12 years and under 17 years old.
  • Special discount for children under 12 years old.



  • 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
  • 2 T-shirts
  • Personal medications
  • Extra money (soles)

Useful Information

  • Starting Point Hotel – Cusco
  • Final point Hotel – Cusco
  • Places to visit Inca Trail & Machu Picchu
  • Theme Hiking & Cultural
  • Length 10.5 km /6.5 miles
  • Difficulty Moderate
  • 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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