In the Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu tour , you will walk into the most exciting trip that get Machu Picchu. The adventure included sections in bicycle and trek, crossing mountains, Inca Trail, valleys, rivers, native towns, plantations of Coca, Coffe and a huge variety of fruit trees through Inca Trail. Also, will enjoy a healthy and relaxing bath on hot springs, this Inca Jungle trail is a great alternative to traditional Inca Trail, and is an exciting combination of trekking, biking, rafting, zip-line.
Inca Jungle trail Day 01: Cusco – Abra Málaga – Huamanmarka – Santa María
We will begin our Inca Jungle trail at 6:30 am, pick up from your hotel. Crossing the towns of Chincheros, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo; places that belong to Sacred Valley. Then we will arrive to Abra Málaga (4316 m.s.n.m. or 14160 feet), where we will receive the the bike equipment, bicycles and the safety speach, from here can appreciate to the majestic snowcapped mountain of Huacay Will (Veronica). From here, we will begin our descend on bicycle, crossing different ecological zones like: Puna and Cloud Forest (both have a huge range of flora and fauna). after 3 hour biking down hill will finish our journey on bicycle into the archaeological remains of Huaman Marq’a, here we will take the Van again and drive 25 minutes to Santa Maria town (approximately 1200 m.s.n.m. or 3937 feet). Overnight, dinner and breakfast of the next day.
Inca Jungle trail Day 02: Santa María – Qellomayo – Hot Springs – Santa Teresa
After a delicious breakfast, we will begin Inca jungle trail until the Santa Rosa town (about 1 hour), touring the ancestral Inca Trail of Qhapaq Ñan. From this place, we will see birds like: parrots, hummingbirds, eagles and the plantations of Coca (Sacred Leaf of the Incas), coffee, yucca, fruit trees (orange, mango, banana). We will have a little break and talk with the community of Pispitayuc, where we able to relax in hammocks and have the fun with monkey and capiso antics. Restarting the trek, it will appreciate beautiful and impressive landscapes of mountain range of Vilcabamba after to get this viewpoint will descend to Qellomayo small village. At this place, we will lunch and begin the last part of the trek aproximately 2 more hours, crossing to the hot springs of Cocalmayo (optional) and reach the San Teresa town. Overnight, dinner and breakfast of the next day
Inca Jungle trail Day 03: Santa Teresa – Hidroeléctrica – Aguas Calientes
Continuing the legacy of our ancestors, we will walk the first 3 hours from Santa Teresa to Hidroelectica, also, we will see the plantations of coffee and coca to reach Hidroeléctrica (1900 m.s.n.m. o 6270 pies). lunch, after a break we will continue by the train track to reach Aguas Calientes town about 3 hours, we will arrive to Aguas Calientes and will have the free afternoon. At night, we will gather to dinner and plan the climb to Machu Picchu of the next day.
Inca Jungle trail Day 04: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Ollantaytambo – Cusco
At 05:00 and after the breakfast, will start our last day of Inca Jungle trail, walk up to Machu Picchu city around by one hour. In the entrance of this Inca citadel, you will show your ticket to start with the tour by two hours. After the visit guided, you will have free time for tour Machu Picchu by your own account and climb to Huayna Picchu (optional). Also, you will have another places like: Inti Punk and Inca Bridge.
At the end of our tour in Machu Picchu, we will descend for take the train to Ollantaytambo; where it waits you a bus that will take you to Cusco, End of our service.
Optional activities in Inca Jungle Tour:
Optional visit in Machu Picchu
- Visit to special mountain of Huayna Picchu, where only climb 400 people at day and if you want to climb this mountain. You will have to add 15.00 dollars to ticket of Machu Picchu entrance.
- Another special mountain is the Machu Picchu and its cost entrance is 10.00 dollars more.
Activities into Inca Jungle Tour to Machu Picchu
We have 2 new activities that we can do during our expedition in Inca Jungle.
- The first option is get on a boat through Urubamba River, around two hours. Where you cross the rapids class of II and II, also we are witness the beautiful landscapes. Cost: 30.00 dollars by person. (First day).
- The second options is the Tirolesa that consist to cross 6 wires among the mountains. The distance among the cables is 500 meters. Cost: 30.00 dollars (Third day)