This is the most amazing and exciting trip to machupicchu with bike and trek, we can discover more adventures among the mountains, valleys, rivers and crossing smalls villages, coca plantations, coffee and a lot of kind of fruits …
walking on the old real inka trail which connect to the city of the Incas, we will take also a relaxing bath in the hot spring which is good for rheumatism, also the most popular and extreme adventure on the world is rafting which we find in the route with level 4 and 5 professional categories in the Vilcanota river, this trip definitely is considered one of the adventure rote to machupicchu where we will observe daily living of Andean and local people…
Inca Jungle doing this kind of trips we can contribute with local people, buying some fruits, mineral water, also we always use the local restaurants and familiar hostels… as we already know they are always grateful with our guest.
Sense the Inca trail was reduced to the number of visitors, we been forced to open new tours to Machu Picchu that now are available. If you are looking for an alternative trip, this is the one. Inca Jungle is a combination of biking, trekking and rafting through the impressive Peruvian Andean mountains to the Amazonian rain forest. Inca Jungle This trip ends with a guided tour to Machu Picchu on the 4th day.
Inca Jungle itinerary
Inca Jungle DAY 1: CUSCO – SANTA MARIA (BIKING)
we will pick you up between 7:30 to 8.00 am, then we will leave the city seeing beautiful natural surroundings with rolling hills until we reach the town of Chinchero overlooking the Sacred Valley at about 2700 m.a.s.l.
After descending this mountainside we arrive to a brief stop at Ollantaytambo where we start the 46 km. uphill to the ABRA MALAGA (Mountain Pass at 4350 m.a.s.l.) approx. at 11:00am, the starting Inca Jungle point again to our downhill, just in case the weather be not good for riding bikes due to haze, raining or snow, we'll go further down with the bus for about 30 more minutes to the next place being the hamlet of “Carrizales” where we'll rest a bit and get lunch, after that we will descend to the hot valley of the high jungle towards QUILLABAMBA, this downhill will last about 5 hours, passing by little rustic villages, ravines, fruit groves and streams arriving in a small village (Santa Maria) where we will append our first night.
Inca Jungle DAY 2: SANTA MARIA – SANTA TERESA (TREEKING)
we will get a healthy breakfast to start walking over a flat area by the Urubamba riverside for about 1 hour. Then we continue to go up the route 3 more hours taking the ancient Inka jungle trail, a rustic and rough road full of rocks and stones (with some steps on it), crossing the river using old Oroyas (Cablecar bridges) and footbridges... we can observe various wild animals of the region like birds, fruits & medicine plants like, then arriving to the hamlet of Qellumayu where we will rest and have lunch, After that we will go on with our trek walking by the river two more hours to the hot springs…We will relax for about 1 hour and continue walking 30 more minutes to arrive to SANTA TERESA town, approx. at 6:00pm and spend another night.
Inca Jungle DAY 3: RAFTING
We wake up at 5:00 a.m. and have a good breakfast, after break in the hot springs, will ready the whole rafting equipments, the professional guide will give you some instructions and recommendations, where we begin to level 4 and so on until you reach level 5, during 4 hours rafting, between the towns of Santa Teresa-Santa Maria, after lunch we continue our expedition to machupicchu village called “Aguas Calientes “where we spend our last night.
Inca Jungle DAY 4: MACHUPICCHU - CUSCO
We will wake up at 4:30 am to have enough time to climb the steep path to MACHU PICCHU Sanctuary in about 1:30 h. and enjoy the sunrise, then you will get private guide within the citadel of Machu Picchu for 2hours approximately, after that you can wander freely until noon to relax, take snapshots, walk and also climb up to Wayna Picchu summit or just stroll to the Intipunku or the Inka’s Drawbridge.
We will return to” machupicchu pueblo” according of the horary come back could be 2:26 pm, 18:03pm, 19:00pm or another horary, booking your trip you will get more information and we will be glad to receive your suggestions.
Inca Jungle include
- Personalized service assistance.
- Private transportation.
- Rafting equipments.
- Professional guides in rafting level 5
- Bike with front suspension, helmets and gloves.
- 3 A, 3 C and 3 D.
- 2 nights in a shelter home.
- One night in Machupicchu town hostel (with private bathroom and hot water).
- Entrance fee to Machupicchu.
- Professional guide
- Return train from Machupicchu Pueblo - Ollantaytambo.
- First aid kit.
- Bus from Ollantaytambo - Cusco.
- Train from hydroelectric - Machupicchu Pueblo (day 3).
Inca Jungle important
- Clothes to avoid the cold.
- Sports Apparel (01 pair each).
- Shoes for walking.
- Water purification tablets.
- Camera or film camera.
- Insect repellant.
- Hat or cap.
- Rain poncho.
- Extra Money.
- Standard Travel Bag.
- Sun block.