Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

2017 Rates, per person:

Number of Hikers 1 2 3 4-5 6-9
With 2 days guiding $956 $626 $526 $466 $441
With 1 day guiding $719 $508 $439 $414 $390
Transfer Cuzco/Ollantaytambo or v/v $106 $53 $36 $34 $28

Inca Trail Permit Fee $107

We separate the permit fee from the trek cost since the rate fluctuates. You prepay the $107 fee to us and we purchase the permit for you. It is good for one (1) day site entrance to Machu Picchu ruins in addition to access to the route from km. 104 to Machu Picchu. Children under the age of 8 years are not required to purchase a trail ticket. We collect this as part of the prepaid services. The park fee is subject to change.

Included in the trip cost: train return tickets (using the preferred configuration of Inca Rail return service (tourist-class) between Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu; private guiding for either one or two days according to the program you select, box lunch on the hiking day, 3 Machu Picchu shuttle bus tickets. We provide porters for on-trail assistance as follows: 5-8 passengers: 1 porter; 9-11 passengers: 2 porters; 12+ passengers: 3 porters.

Not included: hotel in Aguas Calientes or elsewhere (see hotel rates below,) meals other than box lunch, train transportation from Cuzco to Ollantaytambo and Ollantaytambo to Cuzco (we can arrange train tranport for you at additional cost, see rate above); tips to guide and staff. 

The Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary trail ticket is billed separately from the trail services, at current rates (*see above.) You must limit your carry-on luggage to a small overnight bag in addition to your daypack. We arrange portage ($38 for up to 25 kg.) from the Km 104 trailhead to your hotel in Aguas Calientes.


2017: Rates at popular Machu Picchu hotels, per person (includes 10% service tax and indicated meals) **Note: these rates are subject to change, please check with us for current rates.**


2017 Single Twin Triple Suite Note
Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge (w/ 3 meals) $1,161 $665 N/A N/A Superior Room
Variation is to be expected date per date. $1,356 $780 Req Req Deluxe with mountain view
  $1,660 $880     Deluxe w/ mountain view & terrace
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel (with breakfast & dinner) $539 $327 $275   Junior Suite
  $486 $300 $257   Superior Deluxe
  $433 $274 $240   Superior Room
Tierra Viva Hotel (w/breakfast & dinner) $350 $175 $156 $340 Superior
  $300 $150     Standard
El MaPi Hotel (w/breakfast) $220 $110 $92   Superior
  $275 $138 $110   Suite
Hatun Inti Classic (w/breakfast) $160 $80 $70    
Hotel Andina (w/breakfast) $110 $60 $48    
Hostal Presidente (w/breakfast) $75 $40 $37    
La Pequeña Casita (w/breakfast) $75 $40 $37    

Quick Facts

  • One-day or two-day private guided departures
  • Trek permits are required -- book early!
  • Explore the astonishing Winya Wayna ruins, and intimate Chachabamba
  • Arrive into Machu Picchu via the famed Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
  • In/out Cuzco

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