Inca Jungle Trek
Classic Machu Picchu Inca Jungle Trek Tour Cusco 4 days - 3 nights, Shared, USD 395
This adventure is one of the best alternative treks in Cusco, it captures the majestic energy of Machu Picchu through ancient paths designed by the Incas and will make you feel alive and full of adrenaline. This tour lasts 4 days and includes adventure sports like biking, rafting, zip lining and trekking. Daily departures all year, advance booking
Day 1. CUSCO - SANTA MARIA (BIKING - RAFTING OPTIONAL)
The guide will pick you up at your hostel in Cusco, after breakfast in Ollantaytambo we will travel by bus to the highest place of the trip ABRA MALAGA 4350 meters over the sea level, next to the snow mountain VERONICA to do downhill in bikes to SANTA MARIA 2250 meters over the sea level, finishing this activity we are ready to have a delicious typical lunch. After a break, we are ready to continue the adventure doing rafting level tree, not too dangerous but not too boring, perfect to have fun and finish the day in a comfortable EcoLodge
Day 2. SANTA MARIA-SANTA TERESA (TREKKING - HOT SPRINGS)
After breakfast, we go to Inka Trail where we start walking for approximately 4 hours through the high forest among the abundance of flora and fauna. In this area it is possible to see many types of plants, orchids, birds and other wild animals, a paradise of biodiversity in the Inka jungle. During our trip we will see the archaeological center of Inka Carcel where the Incas punished people who did not comply with the rules of the Inka society. We will continue our walk through the Inka road after lunch made by a local community with fruits and tubers native to the area. Hot springs of Cocalmayo will be the trophy twhere we will relax our muscle before go to the bed.
Day 3. SANTA TERESA-AGUAS CALIENTES (Zip line and Hiking)
We will continue exploring the roads less traveled. We will start at the town of Santa Teresa. The passengers that reserved in advance will do the zipline (later they will be taken by bus to the hydroelectric), the rest of the group will continue hiking for aprox. 3 hr. until reaching the hydroelectric too, where the whole group will rejoin. Here we will have a great lunch. After a break, the journey will continue along the path for 3 hr., going through waterfalls, coca and coffee farms until arriving at the town of Aguas Calientes. The group will be taken to the hostel around 4 pm. At night we will all get together in a restaurant to have a great dinner and have a briefing about the trek 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, we could have the chance to see the sunrise. The guide will show us the sanctuary for 2 hrs. aprox. Later the group will be free to enjoy Machu Picchu by its own. We return by walking (2 hours)Aguas Calientes to Hydroelectric where our bus (3 pm) waits to return to the city of Cusco, arriving around 9:00pm. Note: There is possibility to spend one more night in Machu Picchu town paying USD30 extra, and return next day(if you want to climbing Huayna picchu or Mountain Machu Picchu).
Price per person, USD
Backpacker USD 395 per person
Includes: Transportation from Cusco – Abra Málaga / Return train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo / Mountain Bikes, Helmets and Gloves / A Private Bilingual Professional Guide / Tickets for Cocalmayo hot springs / The following meals: 3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners (Vegetarian Options Available) / 2 Nights in a Local-Rural House with Basic Service (Shared Room) / 1 Night of Hostel Lodging (Private Bathrooms and Hot Water) / First Aid Kit / Entrance Fees
Not included: The Up or Down Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu (USD 26.00) / The Lunch and Dinner during the Last Day / Activities Zipline / Activitie Rapting / Huaynapicchu (subj to availability) / All Personal Care items / Tips/Gratuity for the Guide.
Recommendation: Bring Your Passport or a Copy / Your Full Name, Passport Number, Country and Expiration Date of Your Passport will be Required upon Booking