Inca Trail 1 Day to Machu Picchu

Hike the short Inca Trail and visit the Citadel of Machu Picchu all in a full day, the magic of the Inca Trail is the wonderful cultural exhibition of the Inca ruins,  this trek is for people who have short time in cusco full day adventure. here you have the same trail, the same view ,the same nature  the only different is just one day tour  everything is the same like two day inca trail  going  with us, we are sure that you will enjoy.

The Inca Trail, the best adventure way to Machu Picchu

The Inca Trail, the best adventure way to Machu Picchu

The road crosses the National Park and enters through the sun gate with incredible views of Machu Picchu. Upon arriving at Machu Picchu, you will get a private guided tour, exploring all the hidden corners of the Inca sculpture.

Why One Day?

it is a 12 km walk that leads directly to the Inca city. the road is original. this inca trail passes through the Inca ruins such as chachabamba, wiñayhuayna, sun gate  and Machu Picchu

Only in one day you go through the Inca ruins until you reach machupicchu explore and take advantage of your time, the views are the same the route is the same, guided is the same just take one day and is enough to know machupicchu inca city.

Why  Km 104?

km 104 is the beginning of the hike of this Inca trail to the ruins of Machu Picchu. here there is a control for travelers and guides. in this place passports and guide license are checked to enter to the national park of Machu Picchu

For You Hiker.

It is very important for potential hikers for the 1 Day Inca Trail, to understand that you are doing the same path, as the 2 Day Inca Trail just faster. The hikker must have an excellent physical condition to be able to carry out this trek and reach the Citadel of Machu Picchu. If you think the hike can be too hard, you can book the 2-day Inca Trail that arrives at Machu Picchu in one day, but at a slower pace at the end of the day


You will have through briefing with your guide 1 or 2 days before your  inca trail to machu picchu, we will provide you ample information regarding your upcoming 1-day trek and any other details that you would like.



Included today: Box Lunch, Breakfast.

We begin the tour with the pick-up from your hotel at 3:40 am in Cusco for the trip with our private bus transfer to the Ollantaytambo train station. we will take the train 6:10 am, After 1 hour and 15 minutes on the Expedition train trip, we arrive at Kilometer 104 (2,100 m / 6,927 feet) of the Cusco-Machu Picchu road, where we start your trip and pass through the first check Point.

Then, we begin a climb for two hours and 40 minutes to the incredible archaeological site of Wiñay Wayna (8,748 feet). Once we arrive, you will appreciate the spectacular views of the Sacred Valley canyon, the impressive Inca sites and the connection to the four-day Inca Trail.

Highlight on this trek.

  •  Incan Ruins
  • Sun Gate
  • Machupicchu Ruins
  • Huaynapicchu
  • Machupicchu Mountain

After that, you will have enough time to explore Machu Picchu and take photos before going to Aguas Calientes for dinner. In the evening (6:20 pm), you will take the Expedition train back to Ollantaytambo and to take our private van to Cusco and your hotel.

  • Min Altitude: 2100 m. / 6758 ft.
  • Max Altitude: 2745 m. / 9006 ft.
  • Distance to walk for today: 12 Km. / 7.46 mi.
  • Weather Sensation: Warm, Wind.
  • Difficulty of this day: 3.
  • Time Statics for this day: Start and End Time: 03:40 am to 11:00 pm, Total enjoying hours for today: 19:20 hours, Total Walking Time: 07:00 hours,

Included in this Tour:

  • 01 Box lunch first day.
  • Entrance ticket for Machu Pichu.
  • Entrance ticket to the Inca trail.
  • Expedition Tourist Train from Ollantaytambo at 104 km and from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo with private van connection to Cusco.
  • First aid kit.
  • Pick up from your hotel.
  • Private transport from your hotel to the train station.
  • Tourist guide fluent in English, Spanish and quechua.
  • Transfer from the airport to your hotel.
  • Walking Sticks.

Not Included

  • Snacks.
  • Tips for the Crew, cook and muleteers.
  • Water.

Extras for aditional fee

  • Emergency horse.
  • Lunch.
  • Muleteers.

What to Bring

  • Camera.
  • Hat for the sun and for the cold.
  • Hiking shoes, trousers and jumpers.
  • Hiking sticks.
  • Mosquito repellent.
  • Original passport.
  • Personal backpack.
  • Personal medication.
  • Raincoat.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Sunscreen.

Our prices for this tour:

    * Note: A minimum travelers is required to run the trek, and there is a maximum of eight people per group.
    Number of People Price per person Book
    1 Person* Not available Book Now!
    2-4 Persons* USD$ 500.00 Book Now!
    5-6 persons* USD$ 475.00 Book Now!
    7-8 persons* USD$ 450.00 Book Now!

Disccount for this tour:

Students: Discount of $20, but you have to supply us with a copy of your ISIC card when you make the booking. Children up to 15 years of age will be charged as students, under the condition that you supply us with a copy of the passport at the time of booking time.

Departure for: 2022 - 2023

Departure dates 2021 2022

Every Day.


  • Camelbaks ( or water bottle).
  • comfortable Daypack.
  • comfortable hiking boots.
  • immigration card.
  • Original passport.
  • valid student card.

Gear inside your Daypacks

  • 4 Sets s-shirt.
  • Bug Spray.
  • Camera.
  • Fleece.
  • Hand sanitizer.
  • Head cap, glasses.
  • Personal backpack.
  • Personal medication.
  • Rain jacket and pants.
  • Rain Poncho.
  • sets of undergarments.
  • Sunhat.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Toilet Paper.
  • toothbrush and paste.
  • water proof jacket.
  • Wet Wipes.

Our Reviews

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