Inca Jungle Trek 4D/3N Premium

Itinerary

Day 1: Cusco – Biking – Santa Maria Pispitayoc (Rafting – optional)

We start our Inca Jungle Machu Picchu tour at 5.30am when we will collect you from your hotel. We will then travel together to the beginning of the bike ride. Our journey time will be approximately 3 hrs. During the journey we will discover unique landscapes with beautiful and enchanting views as we make our way through the Sacred Valley to the first stop on our tour, the Incan town of Ollantaytambo. Here we will have time to enjoy breakfast (this breakfast is not included and is optional). After breakfast we will continue our journey until the mountain range of Vilcanota. Here we will reach the highest point of our trip at 4316 mts, known as ‘Abra Malaga’. It is from here we will begin our decent by bike which will take approximately 3 hrs. On the way we will pass ecosystems unique to the Andes and the jungle. After enjoying the sights along our journey we will finish in the town of Huamanmarka, where we will enjoy a delicious lunch buffet.
Our journey then continues to Santa Maria where there is the possibility to enjoy rafting (optional activity) for 2 hrs along the river Urubamba, located at 1200mts. We pass through the Tunkimayo valley before driving to Cocalpampa where we will have a short walk of approximately 30 minutes until we reaching the community of Pispitayoc (1530 mts). Here we will stay with a local family for the night.

Day 2: Pispitayoc – Thermal baths – Santa Teresa – Treking

On the second day of our tour we will start at 7.00am to enjoy a good breakfast prepared by our host family. Afterwards we begin our walk, walking uphill for approximately half an hour reaching a height of 1720 mts. During today’s activity we can enjoy plants and wildlife native to the area such as coffee plants and fruit trees such as mango, oranges, bananas, papaya etc. During our walk we will pass along a stretch of the impressive Inca trail and upon reaching the top we will have spectacular views over the whole valley of the Urubamba River. Continuing our walk we will arrive at Quellomayo where we will enjoy lunch followed by restorative siesta. After lunch will continue walking until we reach the soothing warm waters of Cocalmayo. Here we can take a swim and enjoy the pools. Finally we continue walking for a further 30 minutes more until we reach the town of Santa Teresa where we will spend our second night in a hostel.

Day 3: Santa Teresa – Hydroelectric – Aguas Calientes (Tiroleza)

The third day of our tour starts at 6.30 am with a traditional breakfast served at 6.30am. Afterward we have the opportunity to enjoy a zip-line experience (this activity is additional and optional). During our third day of the Inca Jungle Machu Picchu tour we will experience a typical tropical climate. Once we have finished our activity we will travel from Santa Teresa until we reach the Hydroelectric plant which serves as a check point for our journey. Very near to this site there is a sacred ceremonial Inca site, or Intihuatana, waiting for us to discover. Finally we finish our journey by foot, taking a walk around the town of Aguas Calientes. Here we will head to our accommodation to rest and enjoy a night on comfortable beds. After settling in at the hostel we will enjoy a dinner with our guide who will also inform the group about the plan for the following day.

Day 4: Machu Picchu – Cusco

On our final day of the Tour Inca Jungle Machu Picchu we will start very early at 4am. We start early in order to see the sunset from the top of Machu Picchu. This stretch will take us about 1 hr 45 minutes to reach the top and enjoy the sunrise. After we enjoy this magical view we will have a guided tour around the site, lasting approximately 2 hours, to enlighten us about the rich history of the ancient ruins around us. After our guided tour you will have free time to explore the site where you have the option to climb either Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu mountain (both require advanced reservation and incur an additional cost). The round trip to Huayna Picchu by foot will take around 1 hr 30 mins and gives magnificent views of the valley from the top. The site closes at 5.30pm and it is at this time we will return to Aguas Calientes, take the train to Ollantaytambo and then the bus back to Cusco. There is also the possibility to spend an extra night in Aquas Calientes to give extra time in Machu Picchu.

Included

  • Pick up from your hostel.

  • Optional Activities

  • Private transport by tourist bus from Cusco to Abra Málaga and to Santa Maria.

  • Front suspension Bikes with helmet, gloves, body protection.

  • 3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunch and 3 Dinner.

  • 1 night in a homestay/hostel with basic facilities.

  • 2 night in a hostel with private bathroom

  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu.

  • Bilingual guide for three days.

  • Assistant guide (if number of passengers exceeds 14).

  • Return train from Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo and tourist bus to Cusco.

  • First aid kit.

  • Option of vegetarian food (no additional cost).

No Included

  • Bus ticket to Machu Picchu (US$ 18.00).

  • Breakfast on the first day and lunch on the final day.

  • Snacks and additional food.

  • Ticket for the thermal pools at Santa Teresa S/. 10.00.

  • Mineral Water for the duration of the trip.

Aditional Information

  • Clothes for cold weather.

  • Clothes suitable for outdoor activities (one each).

  • Walking shoes.

  • Camera

  • Insect repellent

  • Hat or cap.

  • Sunglasses.

  • Rain jacket or poncho

  • Extra money

  • Travel backpack.

  • Sun block.

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