This trip is one of the best adventure alternative treks in Cusco, that captures the majestic energy of Machu Picchu through ancient paths designed by the Incas and that will make you feel full adrenaline. This tour lasts 4 days and includes adventure sports like biking, rafting, zip line and trekking.
- Enjoy fantastic aerial views
- Get inside tips from a local
- Snacks and Beverages included
- Small-group tour
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Day 1: Cusco – Pispitayoc (Biking)
Everybody gets on board! From your hotel directly we arrange transportation for the whole group from 5h30 to 6am. After driving quietly through the sacred land we will stop for breakfast in a nice B&B at the bottom of the mountain. You will find a last chance to buy extra goods for next day trekking. Later we will be at Abra Malaga's breach where a 3hrs descent will take place along a sweet and relax car road that overlooks the Incan's valley . At the end of the program there will be a chance at doing rafting and it will ends at a beautiful ecolodge in the town of Santa Rosa.
Day 2: Pispitayoc (Ecolodge) - Santa Teresa (Trekking)
On this day a long walking day awaits us. This inca trail leads throughout small coffee plantations, fruit trees, pineapple fields, etc. You will see also many types of plants, orchids and birds that houses the landscape - the group will descend for 2.30 hr. approx. to arrive at the village of Qellomayo. After a break we will trek for another 2&1/2 hrs. going through: suspension bridge, waterfalls & rivers, cable train into a tunnel until the hot springs of Cocalmayo where we will rest for the rest of the day. The journey ends in the town of Santa Teresa for the night.
Day 3: Santa Teresa – Aguas Calientes (Hiking)
The passengers that reserved in advance will do the zipline* (later they will be taken by bus to Hidroélectrica), the rest of the group will continue hiking for approx. 3 hr. until reaching the rendez-vous point. The group will meet in a nice cottage under Machu Picchu's shadow for a delicious lunch. After relaxing in hammock under the shade, the journey will continue along the railway for 3 hrs, going through the jungle and its marvel until arriving at the town of Aguas Calientes. The group will be taken to their room by 4 pm and the night will bring us all together in a restaurant for a great dinner. A part of this time will be used to organize next day to Machu Picchu.
Day 4: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco
The group will get up early to go to Machu Picchu following an ascending route through the high forest. With chances, we will see the sunrise at the site! The guide will give you a detailled 2 hrs tour of the ancient sanctuary. Later the group will be free to visit Machu Picchu by its own. Passengers that reserved hiking to Huayna Picchu *Stairs of death* will be startled by their adventure. In the afternoon the group return separately to Aguas Calientes and wait until their return in train (9.30 pm) towards Ollantaytambo. *We recommend that you talk with your guide for extra trails in the area or hotspots he could lead you. Also you can reserve an extra night to return peacefully in the morning. We will arrive late in Cusco at midnight.
Inclusions for 4-Day Classic Machu Picchu Inca Jungle Trek
- Briefing the evening before the trip in our office, explaining all tour details
- Transportation from Cusco to Ollantaytambo – Abra Málaga
- Mountain bikes, helmets and gloves
- Cocalmayo Hot Springs
- Entrance to Machu Picchu
- A private bilingual professional guide specialized in the tour
- Train Tickets from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
- Bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco
- The following meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners (vegetarian options)
- 1 night in Conde Ecolodge - Pispitayoc (shared room)
- 1 night hostel in Santa Teresa ( wifi - hot water)
- 1 night of hostel lodging in Aguas Calientes (with private bathrooms and hot water)
- Pick-up service
- A complete first aid box
Exclusions for 4-Day Classic Machu Picchu Inca Jungle Trek
- The lunch and dinner in the last day
- All personal care ítems
- Tips for the guide
- Bus Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu (12$/way)
- Rafting ($30)
- Ziplining ($30)
- Huayna Picchu or the Old Mountain ($30)
- Llactapata - minimum 2 persons ($55)
(You skip Santa Teresa lodging for a 2h30 additional walk through Llaqtapata ruins
in a nice lodge situated in Machu Picchu's valley - visible on the other side.
Accomodation with utilities included with transportation to and from activities)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants to complete booking.