Machu Picchu - 2 Day Inca Trail with Camping

Peru

This short 2 day Inca Trail with camping adventure includes six hours of hiking along the famous Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. You’ll start your first day with a four-hour hike gradually uphill to the famous Winawayna ruins where you’ll stop for your lunch. From there it's one more hour to the Sun Gate where you will see Machu Picchu for the first time. With this option, you enjoy one night of camping at our exclusive campsite reserved only for Alpaca Expedition trekkers. This campsite includes a well-deserved hot shower, freshly prepared meals and areas to charge batteries/phones.

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Wed4 Aug4:30am
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Sat28 Aug4:30am
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6 spaces

Sat4 Sep4:30am
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Fri10 Sep4:30am
Sat11 Sep7:30pm
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Thu16 Sep4:30am
Fri17 Sep7:30pm
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Wed22 Sep4:30am
Thu23 Sep7:30pm
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Tue28 Sep4:30am
Wed29 Sep7:30pm
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Fri8 Oct4:30am
Sat9 Oct7:30pm
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Thu14 Oct4:30am
Fri15 Oct7:30pm
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6 spaces

Fri22 Oct4:30am
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Wed10 Nov4:30am
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Thu18 Nov4:30am
Fri19 Nov7:30pm
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Fri26 Nov4:30am
Sat27 Nov7:30pm
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FAQs

Included:

  • Guides and porters
  • Food & purified water on the trek
  • Permits
  • Accommodation - camping
  • Air matts and pillow for camping
  • Duffel bag for all your things
  • Transportation, Train tickets

Excluded:

  • International flights
  • Food in Cusco
  • Personal travel/rescue insurance
  • Tips 

The average group size is 12 people, with a maximum of 14. 

The minimum age for this trek is 5, or 16 with a parent/guardian until 70 years old

The hostels have good standard toilets. There will be a portable toilet at each campsite you stay at. They are regularly maintained by the staff. 

Our service is door to door, we will pick you up and drop off you at your hotel

The winter season and driest time of year in Peru are May - Sept. The summer season is Nov - Mar, which is the warmest, but wettest time. During the summer season, it does not rain every day, but can often have a downpour in the afternoons. Apr and Oct can sometimes see some small rain showers. bring a good rain gear.

We will send some professionally trained chefs on the trek with you. They will prepare fresh food. Most dietary requirements are catered for e.g. vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, food allergies etc.

Our guides will provide you with clean water throughout the whole trek. This water is collected from each campsite, boiled and filtered. When traveling in countries such as Peru, it's important to maintain vigilance with hygiene and food safety. Bring plenty of hand sanitizer. 

While the itineraries are designed to allow for adequate acclimatization, this particular hike is located at a lower elevation than Cusco city, it will be perfect for you.

When you go above altitudes of 2,500m, you need to allow your body time to acclimatize properly. We advise that you move slowly, don’t rush and ensure you protect yourself from the weather. Ensure you stay hydrated and eat plenty to keep your energy levels up. 

The trek included a night Camping. The tents are 4 person tents which are shared by 2 trekkers. Rooms are on a twin shared basis.

you will have briefing the night before of your hike in our office at 6,30pm, the guide will overview and give you a duffel bag. You can put all of your things in this, for the porters to carry. You will also need a small day bag, which you will carry yourself. Expect to carry about 5kg of weight in this bag e.g. water, suncream, waterproofs, phone, passport etc. 

You will arrive at the gates just before sunrise, then enjoy a guided tour which lasts around 2 hours. After this, you will have some free time inside the grounds before heading back to your accommodation in Cusco. 

The currency used in Peru is Nuevo Sol (PEN) You will need to ensure that you withdraw enough PEN for your trip to the airport or in Cusco. 

It is customary in Peru to tip guides and porters. Although it may not be customary to you, it is of considerable significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels. A good rule of thumb is between $50 - $80 at the end of your trip. You can give this to the lead guide. 

Porters will carry up to 7.5 kg of your personal items. This must include your sleeping bag and air matt. You can rent a sleeping mat, pillow, poncho for free when you arrive in Peru. Just ask one of your guides! You will be provided with a duffel bag, for all your things upon arrival.

Documents

• Passport

• Travel insurance details

• Boarding passes for flights

• Driver’s license (if needed)

• Cash

• Credit/Debit Card

Sleeping

• Sleeping bag

• Sleeping bag liner (optional)

Footwear

• Trekking boots: 3 or 4 season lightweight

• City footwear: Sandals

• Shoes for the plane (Optional)

Clothing

Please make sure that you have non-cotton clothing for trekking.

• 2 base-layer t-shirts (e.g. running t-shirts)

• Fleece/soft-shell jacket

• Waterproof jacket

• Down jacket for warmth (Optional)

• Travel clothes and City Wear

• Underwear

• Base-layer trousers (optional)

• Waterproof trousers

• Trekking trousers

• Trekking shorts (Optional)

• 2 thick wool hiking socks

• Lightweight and breathable hiking socks

• Gloves and wool hat

• Swimwear

Other

• A daysack: 35 litres

• Dry Liner or Dry Bag

• Water bottle/thermos: At least 2L. Nalgene bottles best.

• Sunglasses

• Suncream

• Personal medication – Inhaler, Blister pads etc

• General Toiletries, Contact lenses, Glasses (if needed)

• Towel

• Electronics - travel adaptor, phone & charger

• Headtorch (Essential)

• Lipsil

• Book

• MP3/Music and headphones

• Travel wash

• Hand sanitizer, wet wipes 

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