OverviewThe Jungle Inca Trail to Machu Picchu tour is an alternative Inca Trail to Machu Picchu arriving in 4 days. The new Inca trail combines different adventure activities like downhill bike, hike the Inca Trail and optional rafting and zipline. All these activities are combined with high forest and nature making this tour a very good and new alternative to the classic Inca Trail.
- All entrance fees included
- See native wildlife in their natural environment
- Vegetarian meal option available
- Led by a local guide
Know More about this tourDay 1: Cusco - Abra Malaga - Huamanmarka - Santa Maria (L) (D)
You will be picked up at 6am and then go to the Sacred Valley to the town of Ollantaytambo. Take a short break and then continue to the highest point (4,316 meters or 14,156 feet) at Abra Malaga. Here you will receive protective equipment and bike with full suspension. The guide will give an explanation of security and then start downhill biking for about 3 hours or 55 km. In this part you see and feel the temperature change. The town of Marka Huaman marks the end of your descend and from this part you will continue aboard a van to the town of Santa Maria.
Optional activity: Rafting
Day 2 : Santa Maria - Quellomayo - Cocalmayo - Santa teresa (B) (L) (D)
The second day you'll wake up early and after breakfast you'll begin to walk the Inca Trail with a varied vegetation of different fruits like oranges, pineapples, coffee and coca plants. After 40 minutes you'll reach the viewpoint of Huacarcasa from which you can see the valley of Santa Teresa and Santa Maria. After a break, you'll continue down to the small town of Quellomayo for lunch. After lunch you continue the walk to the thermal baths of Cocalmayo to relax in this beautiful place with swimming pools of different temperatures. You'll then walk to Santa Teresa and have dinner .
Day 3 : Santa teresa - Hidroelectrica - Machu Picchu Town (B) (L) (D)
This third day after breakfast you'll start walking from Santa Teresa to Hydroelectrica. This hike is approximately 3 hours long and follows the banks of the river to Hydroelectrica place. Here, you'll have lunch and then continue walking for 3 hours to the town of Aguas Calientes. Along the way you will see a lot of vegetation and a little mountain Machu Picchu. In Aguas Calientes you can enjoy dinner and rest.
Optional Activity: Zipline
Day 4: Machu Picchu - Ollantaytambo - Cusco (B)
Very early and after breakfast, you'll start to walk to the archaeological remains of Machu Picchu. There you'll enjoy a guided tour of approximately 2 hours. During this time the guide will show you the most important places and explain to you the history of Machu Picchu. After the guided tour, you have free time to explore the site and then you'll return to Cusco where the tour ends.
Inclusions for Inca Jungle Trail To Machu Picchu: 4-Day Tour
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Transport from Cusco - Hight Pass Malaga - Santa María
- Kona Bicycle.
- Elbow and knee pads, gloves, goggles, helmet
- Rain jacket
- 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
- 1 night accommodation in Santa Maria
- 1 night accommodation in Santa Teresa
- 1 night accommodation at hostel in Aguas Calientes
- Entrance tickets to Machu Picchu
- Return train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
- Professional guide (English & Spanish)
- First aid kit
- Return bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco
Exclusions for Inca Jungle Trail To Machu Picchu: 4-Day Tour
- Entrance tickets of hot springs in Cocalmayo
- Last lunch in Aguas Calientes
- Gratuities (optional)
- Optional Activities: Rafting and zipline ($USD30 each)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Minimum age is 8 years
Adult pricing applies to all travelers
Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
It is recommended that you bring walking shoes or boots, Light clothes, a Water bottle, a Rain jacket, hat, sunblock, sunglasses, Chocolates, candies or another snacks, a Camera and Extra money in cash (Soles)