HIGHLIGHTS Why you will love this experience Ride your bikes with breathtaking views of the Andes Experience the waves of the Lower Urubamba River Walk the ancient Inca Trail through the jungle Fly like a bird down the zip line ropes Explore Machu Picchu in all its splendor Complete itinerary; the circuit could vary according […]
Inca Jungle Tour – 4 Day we have the perfect combination for outdoor activities, being one of the most complete in the Cusco region in Peru. We combine the beautiful views of the Andes to begin to descend on bicycles towards the jungle of Cusco and then paddle through the white waters of the Lower Urubamba River. We will walk along the wilderness Inca Trail to the thermal baths of Cocalmayo to enjoy one of the best hot waters in all of Peru due to the adequate temperature and little presence of sulfur. We continue the activities with the crossing of cables by the zip line, then continue on foot along the railroad track until we reach the town of Machu Picchu. On the last day, we walk to Machu Picchu to visit and have a guided tour around this beautiful Inca citadel built with stones. To finish; We have the ascent to Huayna Picchu or Mountain, thus complete four days of adventure through the Andes and the jungle of Cusco.
We leave the city of Cusco towards the Sacred Valley of the Incas to climb the Abra Malaga pass. Once we get to the Malaga pass, we get ready to start our bicycle tour along the paved track until we reach the vicinity of Carrizales and Huaman Marca. We have lunch in the town of Santa María and then go canoeing in the Lower Urubamba River. The places and microclimates are varied because we start the bike tour in the heights of the Andes and then gradually descend towards the Huiro jungle.
Note: The time of the activities depends on the travelers’ experience; This itinerary is a base itinerary; The tour guides will make the best decisions for the group.
DAY 2: Santa Maria to Santa Teresa (Trekking + Hot Springs).
Today we have the walkthrough the mountain jungle and the Inca Trail, passing coffee plantations. It does recommend to bring water, sunscreen, and mosquito repellent. We will have an incredible experience of observing a coffee demonstration and observing some animals in the area. Once we conquer the pass of the jungle Inca Trail, we begin to descend towards the native community of Quellomayo to have our local lunch.
We then continue the hike upriver to the local cable car to cross to the other side of the river. A few steps away are the beautiful thermal baths of Cocalmayo, an ideal place to relax for about two hours and enjoy an ice-cold drink. The last journey is made by local vehicle until we reach the town of Santa Teresa to go to our lodge
Santa Teresa OVERNIGHT – Plaza Santa Teresa; ex Yakumama
This day is subject to depending on the condition of the travelers.
DAY 3: Santa Teresa “Zipline” – Hike from Hydroelectric to Aguas Calientes
One of the morning activities is to cross from one side of the mountain to the other to experience the Zipline; there are several cables so that visitors can feel the adrenaline rush of flying like a condor. At the end of the zip line tour, we go by local transport to the Hidroeléctrica train station; From this sector, we begin our three-hour walk to reach the town of Aguas Calientes, following the path of the railway train. In different sectors of the walk, we will observe different panoramic angles of the enigmatic citadel of Machu Picchu.
This day is also subject to the physical conditions of the group or members of the group; What will make the best decisions, this day, the schedules may vary.
We get up early to start the trek to Machu Picchu; the first section follows a dirt road leading to Puente Ruinas’s control. At 5:00, the authority will allow us to enter to start using the Inca Trail, 01 hours climbing the steps until we reach the main door of Machu Picchu. Before entering Machu Picchu, we must present our ticket and passport personally. The guided tour takes approximately two hours to explore the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu fully. At 10:00 am, travelers will begin their trek to the Huayna Picchu mountain “if there is availability, the visitor will go to Huayna Picchu or, failing that to the Mountain, or the Inca Bridge.”
Breakfast box to go.
Optional “Does not include”: The Up or Down Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu (the US $24.00)
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Inca Jungle Full Day Trek