Inka jungle is another exciting alternate route to get to Machu Picchu. This adventure includes stretches by bicycle and hike, crossing mountains, valleys, rivers, native towns, coca plantations, coffee and an immense variety of fruit trees through a part of the Inca Trail. In addition (optional), we will enjoy a relaxing and healthy bath in the hot springs of Cocalmayo.
Inka Jungle Trek + Machupicchu 4 Days / 3 Nights "Itinerary"
Minimum 5 people / Maximum 15 people
Day 01: Cusco - Abra Málaga - Huamanmarka - Santa María.
We will start the Inca Jungle Tour at 7:30 a.m. With the pick up from the hotel. We will leave in a mini vans (mobility) with direction to the Sacred Valley, crossing the towns of Chinchero, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo; towns that belong to the Sacred Valley.
Then we will arrive at Abra Málaga (4316 m.a.s.l. or 14160 feet), where we can appreciate the majestic snowcap of Huacay Willca (Veronica). From this place we will begin our descent by bicycle, passing through different ecological floors such as: Puna and cloud forests (both contain an immense range of flora and fauna).
We will finish the trip by bicycle in the archaeological remains of Huaman Marq’a, specifying our route in the town of Santa María (approx. 1200 m.a.s.l. or 3937 feet). Overnight, dinner and breakfast the next day. Optional rafting activity.
Day 02: Santa María - Qellomayo - Hot Springs - Santa Teresa.
After a delicious breakfast, we will start the trek to the town of Santa Rosa (approx. 1 hour), crossing the ancient Inca Trail (Qhapaq Ñan). From this place, we will see birds such as parrots, hummingbirds, eagles and Coca plantations, coffee, cassava, fruit trees (orange, mango, banana).
We will have a rest and talk in the town of Pispitayuc, where we can relax. Restarting the walk you will appreciate beautiful and impressive landscapes of the Vilcabamba mountain range, which will have as a final point the town of Qellomayo. In this place we will have lunch and start the last part of the walk, going through the thermal baths of Cocalmayo (optional visit) and arriving at the town of Santa Teresa. Overnight, dinner and breakfast the next day. Optional Zip line activity.
Day 03: Santa Teresa - Hydroelectric - Aguas Calientes.
Continuing for the legacy left by our ancestors, we will walk for 2 hours, to see the waterfalls. Also, we will see coffee and coca plantations arriving at Hidroeléctrica (1900 m.s.n.m. or 6270 feet). After lunch, we will continue along the train tracks until we reach the town of Aguas Calientes, where we will stay and have the afternoon free.
At night we will meet for dinner and plan the climb to Machu Picchu the next day.
Day 04: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Ollantaytambo - Cusco.
At 4:00 a.m. and after breakfast, we will begin our walk to the citadel of Machu Picchu for an average of one hour. At the entrance to the Inca citadel, you will show your entrance ticket to start with a guided tour of approximately two hours. After the guided tour, you will have free time to tour Machu Picchu on your own and climb to Huayna Picchu (optional, you must book in advance). In addition to other places such as: the Inca Bridge and the Sun Gate.
At the end of our expedition in Machu Picchu, we will descend to take our train to Ollantaytambo, where the mobility that will take you to Cusco will wait for us. End of our Tour
Optional Reserve: Huaynapicchu and Machupicchu Mountains.
Optional visits in Machu Picchu:
Visit the mountain of Huayna Picchu, where only 400 people per day ascend and if you wish to climb this mountain; You will have to pay an extra cost of $ 20.00 dollars (make the reservation at least 2 months before, or one month in advance depending on the season).
Another mountain is that of Machu Picchu Mountain whose cost is $ 20.00 extra dollars. (reservation 2 weeks before).
Activities during the walk:
We have 2 new activities that we can do during our expedition to the Inca Jungle.
The first option is to board a boat across the Urubamba River for an average of 2 hours. Where the rapids of classes II and III will cross, while we witness diverse and beautiful landscapes. Cost: $ 30.00 per person. (First day) (not available from January to March).
The second option is the Zip Line, which consists of crossing the mountains through 6 cables. The distance between the cables is approximately 500 meters. Cost: $ 30.00 (third day).
- Pick up from the hotel
- Transportation from Cusco – Abra Malaga – Santa María
- Kona bike.
- Knee, elbow, helmet,
- Reflective jacket
- 3 breakfasts / 3 lunches / 3 dinners
- 1 night accommodation in Santa Maria
- 1 night accommodation in Santa Teresa
- 1 night hostel in Aguas Calientes
- Entrance to Machu Picchu
- Train ticket expedition from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.
- Professional tour guide.
- First aid kid.
- Return transport Ollantaytambo to Cusco.
- Entrance to the thermal baths of Cocalmayo.
- Last lunch in Aguas Calientes.
- Bus tickets from Aguas Calientes to Machupicchu.
What you should bring:
- Walking shoes
- Sanding clothes
- Water bottle.
- Rain jacket
- Chocolates, sweets.
- Extra money in soles
What type of bicycle is the activity performed on?
It is done on a standard mountain bike. Remember that to perform this activity within the tour, you have to have previous experience in downhill cycling.
What is the level of rafting according to the season of completion?
It is considered class -III and III throughout the year, although in the rainy season it could reach III +. When the river flow level exceeds level III, the activity is suspended with the corresponding money back, so as not to jeopardize the physical integrity of the passengers.
What is the duration of rafting?
The effective duration of the activity is two hours, and includes the previous training and the descent into the river.
Shared service price: