The Short Inca Trail is a short program designed for people who are traveling with limited time but who want to hike a section of the Inca Trail, explore a part of famous trail and enter the Machu Picchu through the famous Sun gate. Enjoy the natural beauties and the scenic views of this easy and fast trek. We offer daily departures for the Short or 2-day Inca Trail, so see below and choose the right date to start your trek in 2017 and/or 2018!
You will start a trek in kilometer 104 until Winay Wayna ruins on the way exploring different landscapes and enjoying the stunning picture of Andes mountains to The Sun Gate Viewing platform, from where you will get your first glimpse of Machu Picchu!
It is a great option to explore and experience one of the most popular treks in the World and visit the World Wonder of Machu Picchu!
As the Classic Inca Trail, the Short Inca Trail is also subject to availability. Permits availability information can only be accessed by Authorized Travel Agencies and also through our chart availability information below which is updated in real time (online). The maximum number of daily permits is 250.
Below we present you the SHORT Inca Trail Permits Availability for every month in 2017 or 2018. Also, as an alternative, you can check the 4 day Classic Inca Trail Availability also online (real time).