INCA JUNGLE TRAIL CLASSIC 4 DAYS
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The Inca Jungle Trail Classic To Machu Picchu combines adventure sports such as mountain biking, rafting, zip line, hot spring and trekking for 4 days until you reach Machu Picchu.
Our Inca Jungle Trail classic To Machu Picchu combines adventure sports such as mountain biking, rafting, zip line, hot spring and trekking for 4 days until you reach Machu Picchu and one of the additional mountains "Machu Picchu Mountain" or "Huaynapicchu". The Inca Jungle route is the favorite tour for young people from all over the world who come to Cusco in search of deferent adventures and extreme sports. As a Tourism Agency located in Cusco we offer a differentiated service; with an exclusive route, trained guides (real command of English, local history and adventure sports), bicycles equipped for downhill, the safest rafting and zipline services. We recommend our passengers book in advance to have everything insured and avoid unnecessary risks such as loss of equipment, lack of access to Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu Mountain, Huayna Picchu or even worse, being stranded in Aguas Calientes (no return train). This tour is one of the classic routes full of adrenaline to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu.
- Starting Altitude: 4400m / 14435ft.
- Highest Altitude: 4350 meters / 14271 ft.
- Minimum Altitude: 1430 meters / 4691 ft
- Biking distance: 65km / 40 mile
- Biking time: 3.5 to 4 hour approximately.
- Hiking distance: 19 Kilometers / 12.3 mile
- Overall Difficulty: Moderate
The Abra Malaga is a mountain pass that lies between the town of Ollantaytambo and Quillabamba, through unique Andean ecosystems. This path contains two types of well-defined areas: The Abra (4,297 m) and the lower part (Carrizales 3,245 m). The birds that you’ll observe are rare and highly sought after.
In Santa Teresa there are thermal baths: Cocalmayo, composed of 3 pools of different sizes, temperatures and depth. You can also do adventure sports like rafting, kayaking and zip line
Machu Picchu is one of the 7 Wonders of the Modern World, Heritage of Humanity, Historical Sanctuary of Peru and probably the most important archaeological site in Latin America.
Machu Picchu is majestic architecture comprises 140 structures throughout the citadel.
Machu Picchu is was built by the Inca Pachacutec around the year 1460
After being forgotten, it was only in 1911 that the American Hiram Bingham reached Machu Picchu on an expedition and spread the site worldwide.
- DAY 1: CUSCO – ABRA MALAGA - SANTA MARIA (BIKING)
- DAY 2: SANTA MARIA – SANTA TERESA (TREKKING)
- DAY 3: SANTA TERESA - AGUAS CALIENTES (TREKKING)
- DAY 4: MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO
DAY 1: CUSCO – ABRA MALAGA - SANTA MARIA (BIKING)
we will pick you up between 6:00 to 6.30 am, then we will leave the city seeing beautiful natural surroundings of Sacred Valley at about 2700 m.a.s.l. Arriving at the town of ollantaytambo we start the 46 km. uphill to the abra malaga (Mountain Pass at 4350 m.a.s.l.) approx. Here, we will change the biking kit provided (gloves and helmet) and receive a 20-minute briefing by our tour guide. After, start our descent by bicycle, passing by little rustic villages, fruit groves and streams arriving at the small village of Santa Maria, we’ll traverse the pass by bike toward wamanmarca (3 hours. After the bike ride, we’ll take a mini-bus to town of Santa Maria.
Optional activity: rafting that will take two hours to do it (level of rapids depends of the season) $35 extra dollars.
DAY 2: SANTA MARIA – SANTA TERESA (TREKKING)
Alrededor de las 7:00 a.m. será el momento de despertar, después de lo cual tendremos la oportunidad de disfrutar de un buen desayuno típico y una buena taza de café casero en el medio de la naturaleza. Alrededor de las 8:00 AM , we will begin hiking the Inca Jungle to the town of Santa Rosa (about 1 hour), touring this ancestral part of the Inca Trail network known as the Qhapaq Ñan. Here we will see numerous birds, including parrots, hummingbirds, and eagles, and also plantations of coca (the Sacred Leaf of the Incas), coffee, yucca, and fruit trees (orange, mango, and banana). We will have a little break and talk with people from the community of Pispitayuc, where we will relax in hammocks and enjoy the antics of monkeys and capisos.
We’ll restart the trek, taking in the beautiful and dramatic landscapes of the Vilcabamba mountain range. After this viewpoint, the trail descends to the small village of Qellomayo. We’ll have lunch here and then begin the last part of the trek, approximately 2 more hours. We end up at the Cocalmayo hot springs (optional) and afterwards reach the town of Santa Teresa.
DAY 3: SANTA TERESA - AGUAS CALIENTES (TREKKING)
Around 7 a. M., After a typical breakfast, we will prepare to continue exploring the paths that were followed by the first expeditionaries who discovered the Machu Pichu and other important archaeological complexes. In Santa Teresa there is a zip line, and we divide the group again between those who booked the zip line and those who chose the trekking. The group of zip lines will be taken to the activity in which they will spend around two hours touring the valley, enjoying spectacular landscapes as they fly by. After the activity, they will be taken by bus to the area known as "the hydroelectric".
The rest of the group will walk for approx. 3 hours through the valley until you reach the hydroelectric plant, where the whole group will meet again for lunch. After a break we continue walking along the railroad, enjoying beautiful waterfalls, coca and coffee farms and much more. After 3 hours walking we arrived at Aguas Calientes, also called Machu Picchu Pueblo, around 4 pm. in this place our hostel awaits us with hot water and wi-fi, we spend the third and last night
Optional activity: ZipLine before you get to the Hydroelectric US $ 30 extra dollars.
DAY 4: MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO
After an early breakfast at the hotel, we walk uphill to Machu Picchu at 5:00 am. or take the bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu (Optional bus $16 each way), upon arrival at the Citadel we can appreciate the enigmatic beauty and the incomparable example of architectural perfection and hydraulics of one of the 7 Wonders of the Modern World, we will have a guided tour of about 2 hours, where we can appreciate the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, Intihuatana, The Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and the Cemetery, you are then given free time to stroll around the citadel . You will have all morning in Machu Picchu to take pictures, maybe to climb the Wayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain, enjoy this mystical place. Then we´ll descend by bus to Aguas Calientes for lunch and then calmly return by train to Ollantaytambo where our tourist transport to the city of Cusco will be expecting us, and will later transfer you to your hotel.
Climb up Huayna Picchu and appreciate the beauty and magnificence of Machu Picchu from there (We recommend that you book in advance) Not Included
Climb Machu Picchu Mountain and appreciate the beauty and magnificence of Machu Picchu from there (We recommend that you book in advance) Not Included
Visit the new local museum or the hot springs in Aguas Calientes later in the day. Not Included
- Meals: Breakfast
- Tour: 2 hour guided tour of Machu Picchu
- Transport from Cusco to Abra Malaga
- Professional guide
- Bike with front suspension, gloves and helmet
- 3 Breafast. 3 Dinners, 3 Lunch
- 03 nights in basic hostels.
- Entrance fee to Machu Picchu
- Train to Ollantaytambo and bus to Cusco
- Breakfast on the first day
- Final lunch and dinner in “Aguas Calientes”.
- Huayna Picchu (US$25.00) or Machu Picchu Mountain (US$20.00) – if you want it
- Rafting Optional (Santa Maria) US$35.00
- Zipline Optional (Santa Teresa) US$30.00
- Water and optional snacks.
- Alcoholic drinks
- Fizzy drinks
- Travel Insurance
- Bus from “Aguas Calientes” to Machu Picchu (optional US$ 16.00 USD each way)
- Entrance fee to the hot springs in Santa Teresa (US$7.00)
- Entrance fee to the host springs in “Aguas Calientes” (US$4.00)
- Entrance free to climb up to Huayna Picchu (US$25.00) or Machu Picchu Mountain (US$20.00) – if you want it ask about availability and pay at time of booking!
WHAT TO BRING
- Zapatos de trekking.
- Ropa abrigadora para la noche.
- Poncho de plástico para la lluvia.
- Ropa impermeable en caso de lluvia.
- Gorra o Sombrero.
- Pantalones largos, no recomendamos llevar jeans.
- 4 o 5 polos.
- 1 o 2 Pequeñas toallas.
- Papel higiénico, pañuelos.
- Desinfectantes de manos.
- Bloqueador Solar.
- Repelente para insectos.
- Medicina y/o artículos de uso personal.
- Snacks: galletas, barritas energéticas, chocolate, frutas, muesli, agua, etc.
- Botella de agua, usted debe de tomar mucha agua en la caminata.
- Tabletas purificadoras.
- Pasaporte original (para el Control de ingreso a Machu Picchu).
- Carnet de estudiante (ISIC - % Descuento) si es el caso.
- Tener a la mano cheques y monedas en pequeñas denominaciones dolares, euros o soles.
- Bastones de caminata.
- Bolsa de dormir/sleeping
- Cámara fotográfica o filmadora.
List of objects to take to the trek.
This walk leaves every day of the year.
- Pre payment per person: 50% of the payment per person
- Balance: 50% before departure. - Terms and Conditions -
- PERSON - - PRICE - 2 $ 340.00 3 - 4 $ 340.00 5 - 7 $ 340.00 8 - More $ 340.00
“This Trek to Machu Picchu is available on any date that is best suited for you as long as we have a minimum of 2 hikers”
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