Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu
The Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu combines various outdoor activities such as: biking, rafting, zip line and trekking with your final destination in Machu Picchu and optionally to Huayna Picchu.
- Duration: 12 hrs
- Available Days: Every day
- Schedule: 6:00 AM
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- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
Inka Jungle Trail: Biking-Rafting-Trekking To Machu Picchu 4 Days / 3 Nights
DAY 1: Biking and Rafting
Pick up from the hostel from 6:00 am. to 6:30 am and heading in our transport towards the Sacred Valley while we appreciate the beautiful sceneries and nature. At approximately 10:30 am we reach Abra Malaga (4350m), the starting point of our tour on bicycle. We go down towards the high forest, passing small villages, orchards and rivers. During the descent by bike through the valley we will have support of our support vehicle which is attached until the end of the route in case of emergency. At around 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm we arrive at Santa Maria.
In the afternoon after lunch, we will depart in our private transport to go to Chaullay, at 7 minutes from the town of Santa Maria. At the starting point of the river we provide you with the river equipment (windbreakers, life jackets and helmets) and you will receive the safety briefing. Then we enter the raft for our adventure in the Vilcanota River, or lower Urubamba River for about 2 hours, running rapids class II, III and IV. You don
t need experience in rafting to join us in this river, on a section where you not only will enjoy the sport from inside the boat, but youll also be able to enjoy the warm waters of the river with great confidence. On the way we see the diversity of flora and fauna of the high forest zone. (Lunch, diner, overnight)
DAY 2: Trekking We get up at 5:00 am and after breakfast we start walking along the river bank. During the walk we will see animals of the region such as birds (parrots, hummingbirds, eagles) and also bobcats, centipedes and lizards. We will also see medicinal plants and fruit trees (banana, mango, orange, mandarin, and cacao) and crops of coca, coffee, etc. In the small town of Quellomayo we will have our lunch break. After the break we will continue until we reach the hot springs of Santa Teresa. After a relaxing bath we go to the village of Santa Teresa where we will arrive at around 5:00 pm. (Breakfast, lunch, diner, overnight).
DAY 3: Trekking Today we start walking after breakfast from the town of Santa Teresa to the Hidroelectrica train station and from there to the town of Aguas Calientes, where we will arrive in the afternoon. Every day is a discovery, accompanied by our professional guides who will give us personal attention and a unique experience throughout the journey. This day we will experience splendid drops of water from the glaciers and see also coca and coffee plantations of the local people. In the afternoon we arrive at the Machu Picchu town, Aguas Calientes where we spend our last night at the foot of the great Inca Citadel Machu Picchu. Accommodation in a hostel.
DAY 4: Machu Picchu – Cusco Early in the morning, at 4:00 am we wake up and at 4:30 am we start the climb to the archeological site of Machu Picchu. We climb a path through the jungle, taking the opportunity to see the sunrise. After registering at the control of the park we continue our way to the Inti Punko (bridge of the sun) where we will start the two hour guided tour. After this you have free time to discover more of Machu Picchu, for example the Sun Gate, Inca Bridge and the Huayna Picchu Mountain. At midday we return to Aguas Calientes to have free time and after we board the train to go back to Cusco.
Attraction VisitedMachu Picchu
Machu Picchu is the bucket-list tourist attraction and the highlight of many peoples’ trip to Peru; the vastness, location and detail of the ruins make it unmissable. Without a doubt this is the crown jewel of Peruvian ruins.
What to Bring
Not included: * Bus ticket to Machu Picchu * Breakfast on the first day, lunch on the last day * Snacks or extra meals
* Pick up from the hostel. * Transport by bus to Abra Malaga. * Rafting Equipment * Rafting Guide Level III and IV * Bicycles with front suspensión, helmets and gloves * Professional Biking Guide * 3 lunches, 3 diners, 3 breakfasts * 2 nights in basic hostels (including all basic services) * One night in a hostel in Aguas Calientes (private bathroom with hot water) * Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu * Professional bilingual Guide (biking, trekking and in Machu Picchu) * Train back from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo (tourist train) * First aid kit
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