Short Inca Trail (KM104)
Destinations Destinations
Cusco, Machu Picchu
Activity Activity
Adventure, Nature & Wildlife, Culture & History, Family, Trekking, Photography, Birdwatching, Hiking
Tour Type Tour Type
Custom itinerary, Private tour
Physical Level Physical Level

Good to know

  • Fully-guided two day Inca Trail (KM104) trek
  • Overnight stays in comfortable hotels along the trail
  • Private guided tours of Machu Picchu, Cusco and Lima
  • Flexible, year-round departures
  • High demand – advance booking essential!
  • 24/7 support and assistance

Trek the final portion of the Inca Trail, just as the Incas did hundreds of years ago, while overnighting in comfortable hotels along the way. This short version of the Inca Trail is the perfect trek for families or for those who are short of time but still want to experience the magnificence of the approach to Machu Picchu. Also included are guided tours of Cusco, the capital city of the Incas; Lima, the cosmopolitan capital of Peru; and the Sacred Valley, the magnificent agricultural heartland of the Incas.

This is a suggested itinerary which can be adjusted to suit your preferences. Contact an SA Expeditions travel advisor now who will be happy to help.

Suggested itinerary

All days can be adjusted as required

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This is a customisable trip

Use the following itinerary for inspiration. Send us your preferences and we'll connect you with a specialist tour operator who will be happy to advise: all days, hotels and activities can be altered.

Arriving in Lima you'll be met by a SA Expeditions representative and taken to a carefully selected airport hotel, in order to minimise transit times the following morning.

Take the short flight to Cusco and transfer to the Sacred Valley, stopping at the town of Pisac. Spend the day acclimatising to the altitude in the glorious landscapes of the Sacred Valley.

Includes: breakfast

A private tour of the Sacred Valley, with stops at the terraces of Moray, the salt pans near Maras and the ruins of Ollantaytambo.

Includes: breakfast

Begin your Inca Trail hike at KM104, passing Chachabamba and Wiñay Wayna, then view Machu Picchu from the Sun Gate.

Take a guided tour of Machu Picchu, with plenty of free time to explore at your leisure, then journey back to Cusco.

Includes: breakfast

Enjoy a private tour of Cusco, with stops at the Incan sites of Sacsayhuaman and Koricancha, and Cusco cathedral.

Fly back to Lima where, time allowing, you can take a tour of the city’s key sites.

Tour inclusions

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Included Accommodation

Six nights in preferred properties hand selected for comfort, convenience and quality.

Included Guided excursions

Privately guided tours with your own personal guide and driver.

A fully-guided, small-group hike on the two day Inca Trail.

Included All meals

All hotel breakfasts, plus nutritious meals, snacks and water while on the two day Inca Trail.

Included Ground transfers

All private airport transfers with English speaking assistance. Roundtrip train to Machu Picchu Pueblo and the bus to ruins.

Not included International flights

Domestic flights are not included in the price but can be arranged on request.



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$2,490 pp

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