- 3 Nights / 2 days
- zip line
If you would like to take an alternative route to Machu Picchu, packed with adventure and in only a short time, join us on our Inca Jungle Trail 3 Days 2 Nights! We'll go biking, rafting, zip lining, and hiking before we visit the magical Inca city of Machu Picchu.
Pick up time is 5:30 a.m.
We will leave the Imperial City of Cusco and head towards the Sacred Valley of the Incas. It is here that we will have our buffet style breakfast
We will continue on to Abra Málaga (4 350 masl) (14 160 ft), the starting point of our biking tour. After a short explanation to help orientate you, your guide will provide you with the necessary equipment for the activity.
We will the begin our 3-hour, bicycle descent (9 55km, 5.93 miles) until we reach the town of Huamanmarca. During the trip we will experience the beauty of the snow-capped mountains and the tropical forest. It is here in the tropical forest that our Peruvian Amazon adventure begins. We will cross small streams and we will enjoy the change from cold to tropical climate. During the journey there will be several stops to review bicycles and equipment.
We will arrive at the town of Santa María (1 200 masl)(3,937.01 ft), where we will have our first lunch. In the afternoon we have the activity of rafting on the Vilcanota River. This river offers category III and V+ rapids. For this activity we will give you helmets, windbreaks and category V life jackets. This activity is available between the months of April to December, and you must be able to swim to participate in accordance with Peruvian law.
after end the rafting we´ll continue by bus till Santa Teresa, where we´ll have the option to visit the hot spring in Cocalmayo, and then we'll have our first stay night in a hotel(B, L and D / Hotel).
On day two we will have the opportunity to do the zip line activity with one of the highly trusted operators in the area. This activity is optional and lasts approximately two hours.
We will then have breakfast. After breakfast, we will board our transport to the hydroelectric plant, where the government control is located, and the entrance to Machu Picchu National Park (Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary).
At this point we will have the lunch and we´ll start our trekking to the town of Aguas Calientes, passing through the area called Intihuatana, a small archaeological site where the guide will share an explanation to better understand the site.
During the journey, we will enjoy and contemplate the majesty of the Machu Picchu mountains, Huayna Picchu as well as other agrological sites in the heights of the mountain.
We will finish the hike in the town of Aguas Calientes, where we will spend the second night of the tour (B, L and D / Hotel).
Today you´ll using the bus services to arrive to the archeological site of Machu Picchu. If you plan on hiking Mt. Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu you must make reservations 3 months prior to your trip and the fee is US $ 35.
This is the most important day of the tour, today you will visit one of the seven wonders of the world. The tour will start very early, to appreciate the sunrise in the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. Our day will start at 5:00 a.m., with the option of hiking or taking the bus.
Once inside the archaeological site, you will have a two-hour guided tour inside the Inca city of Machu Picchu, you will see its most important temples, such as the Temple of the Sun, the Temple of the Three Windows, etc. You will then be free to explore Machu Picchu on your own. If you booked in advance, to hike Mt. Huayna Picchu (2,800 meters)(9,186.35 ft.) or Machu Picchu mountain (3 082 meters)(10,111.55 ft.) you will have that opportunity after your guided tour
We also recommend allowing time to relax, meditate and rest while taking advantage of the magical and spiritual energies of this great wonder. After you have finished enjoying Machu Picchu, you will return to Aguas Calientes to take the train back to Ollantaytambo and by bus till Cusco. (B ).
|Trip style:||Archaeological, Cultural, Landscape, Ecological, Camping|
|Activities:||Biking, rafting, zip line, trekking and visit Machu Picchu.|
|Departures Dates:||Every day from March to January (please check availability in our groups)|
|Visited Places:||Cusco – Abra Malaga – Santa Maria – Santa Teresa - Hidroelectrica – Aguas Calientes.|
|Inca Jungle:||*Service Group/Shared|