3-Day Inca Jungle Trek to Machu Picchu
This is one of the alternative treks that ends in Machu Picchu. This route is becoming more famous by the influx of people every day. Along the route you can do various adventure activities such as biking, rafting, zip line and trekking & Machu Picchu.ItineraryDay 1: Cusco - Abra Malaga - Santa Maria- Santa Teresa Stop At:
Peru Travel Company, Cusco 08000 Peru
Day 01: Cusco - Abra Málaga - Santa Maria – Santa Teresa
The expedition will start at 7:30am when the adventurers are picked up and driven through the beautiful Sacred Valley and dropped off at Abra Malaga. Here the inca jungle travelers will change into the attire provided by us (gloves, elbow pads, knee pads, helmets), and will be briefed for 20 minutes by our tour guide. Finally, the fun and adventure starts. We begin by biking down challenging roads and passing by different levels of the ecosystem, including: the cloud forest and ice capped mountains. After three hours we will arrive at Huaman Marca to have lunch and then a van will take you to Santa Maria (optional rafting in Santa Maria $25 USD). We will then start our exciting journey of rafting down the Vilcanota Sacred River for 2 hours. We will then go to Santa Teresa where we will have dinner and spend our first night in a local family house and Dorms.
• Lunch: Is Included:
Accommodation included: Overnight in Family House or Dorms Day 2: Santa Teresa - Aguas Calientes Stop At:
Banos Termales de Cocalmayo, 4 Km from Santa Teresa, Santa Teresa Peru
Day 02: Santa Teresa – Hidroelectric - Aguas Calientes Town
On this day you will have the choice of either walking from Santa Teresa to Aguas Calientes (11 km) or you can do a zip line tour in the morning and walk the final 7 kM to Aguas Calientes, (optional zip line in Santa Teresa $25 USD) The group will then meet up in Hydroelectric station to have lunch and then we will talk 3 hours along the train tracks to Aguas Calientes. We will sleep in a hostel and get a briefing about the guided tour to Machu Picchu for the following day. You also have the option to visit the Aguas Calientes Hot Spring (20 soles).
Duration: 7 hours
• Breakfast: 1 Breakfast
Accommodation included: overnight hostel in Aguas Calientes Day 3: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu Citadel - Cusco Stop At:
Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes), Signposted from main square, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu Peru
Day 03: Machu Picchu (visit to the Inca Citadel)
At 4:00am we will start our hike up to the Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu. We will start by taking the bus road for about 20 minutes and then take a short trail that will go up to Machu Picchu. We will have the amazing opportunity of seeing the sun rise after registration at the main entrance of Machu Picchu, which opens at 6:00am. As soon as well enter, the guide will take us back in history to when the Inca's ruled the mountain. The guided tour is about 2 hours and you may have up to 3 hours of extra free time before your train arrives. You will also notice an abundance of llamas roaming around. If your are interested in Huayna Picchu or Machu picchu Mountain, please plan that with us ahead of time after you return to Aguas Calientes or hidrolectric to take a train or bus back to cusco
Duration: 6 hours
• Breakfast: 1 breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"A small Backpack"
"Original passport , don’t forget to get a Machu Picchu stamp!"
"Hiking boots, Sandals or Flip Flops"
"Water proof jacket, Rain Poncho, T-shirts, Shorts pants, Comfortable trousers, Sun hat, Sun Block Sunglasses, Insect repellent 15 % of deet at least - no malaria risk reported, Toilet Paper, Personal Medication, flashlight (it is useful for early mornings), Plasters, Sandals, Bathing suit for hot springs in Santa Teresa and Aguas Calientes"
"Emergency money at least 200- 300 extra soles (USD$120)"
"Near public transportation"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers"
Duration: 3 Days
Traveler pickup is offered
we can pick upour travellers around center of cusco city
Cancellations and refunds:
If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.