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4-Day Machu Picchu tour from Cusco

4 Days

The Inca Jungle Trek

Description

This is a fantastic 4-day alternative tour where you can practice adventure sports. It also includes some recently discovered Inca paths, archaeological remains, and beautiful mountains from the Abra Malaga. To the green valley and jungle basin of Santa Maria, the Inca Jungle Premium Trek uses luxury equipment, and the groups are small. 

Itinerary
  • Day 1: Cusco - Huyroexpand_more
    • Pick up from the lodging and eat breakfast together as a group. 
    • Start toward Abra Malaga Mountain at 4350m. 
    • Reach the main pass, begin the 3-hour descent on full-scale mountain bikes with safety equipment through a paved road, passing rural villages, rivers, and streams before reaching Huamanmarca. 
    • Enjoy an exquisite lunch in Huyro and drop off things at the eco-lodge to stay for the night. 
    • Go for the rafting trip. 
    • Return to the town of Huyro to the eco-lodge for dinner and rest for the day.
  • Day 2: Huyro - Santa Teresaexpand_more
    • Begin from the starting point of the Inca Trail to start walking for approximately 4 hours through the high forest among the abundance of flora and fauna. 
    • See many types of plants, orchids, birds and other wild animals. 
    • Witness the mysterious beauty of the high forest, a paradise of biodiversity in the Inca jungle. 
    • See the archaeological center of Inca Carcel, where the Incas punished people who did not comply with the rules of the Inca society. 
    • Continue the walk through the Inca road toward our exquisite and nutritious lunch made by a local community with fruits and tubers native to the area.
    • Go to the hot springs of Cocalmayo and enjoy snacks and drinks. 
    • Return to lodging in the town of Santa Teresa.
  • Day 3: Santa Teresa – Aguas Calientesexpand_more
    • Have a good breakfast and head toward the nearby zip lining location. 
    • Experience different zip lining routes, cross a suspension bridge and do some light rock climbing.
    • Go to Hidroélectrica to enjoy lunch. 
    • Relax here for a while, then continue onto the route toward Aguas Calientes. 
    • Walk for about 3 hours, and along the way, you will encounter beautiful waterfalls, different wildlife next to the beautiful Urubamba River. 
    • Enjoy a great dinner, and you are free to explore the city of Aguas Calientes.
  • Day 4: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cuscoexpand_more
    • Rise early at 4:00 am to begin the climb toward Machu Picchu. The trek will include a challenging 1 hour and a half ascent toward the ancient citadel. 
    • Meet the guide at 6:00 am to enjoy a privately guided tour for 2 hours in the Inca citadel. 
    • Descend toward Aguas Calientes to catch the train back to Ollantaytambo and transfer to Cusco. The group has to be at the train station at least 30min before departure. 
    • Finish in the square of San Francisco, Cusco.
What's Included
  • Transportation from Cusco to Ollantaytambo – Abra Málaga.
  • Zipline and rafting during this trip
  • A private bilingual professional guide specialised in the Inca jungle
  • Complete suspension mountain bikes, helmets and gloves
  • The following meals: 4 breakfasts, three lunches, three dinners
  • One night in a local-rural house with basic service (shared room)
  • Two nights of hostel lodging (with private bathrooms and hot water)
  • A complete first aid box
  • Taxes
  • Tickets to Huayna Picchu (When Tickets are Available) or Old Mountain
What's Excluded
  • The up or down bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu (US $24.00)
  • Lunch and dinner on the last day
  • All personal care ítems
  • Tips for the guide 
What to bring
  • Strong walking shoes or tennis shoes, sweater and a thick jacket, hat or cap, just one bottle of water, a good raincoat, long sleeve shirts, long and short pants, insect repellent, a sunblock with a UV factor of at least 40, toilet paper, lantern, sunglasses, plastic bags, medical or personal items, a lightweight backpack per person, camera and charger, some cash in change
Know before you go
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at the time of booking for all participants. 
Meeting Point

Plaza de Armas, Cusco, Peru

Language

English, Spanish

Activity Level

Easy

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