Inka Jungle to Machupicchu 4 day, alternative option of the Inca Trail, allows you to enjoy the lush landscapes of the northwest side of Cusco.
combined with bike ride.
Day 1: Cusco – Abra Malaga – Santa María
We will start with pick-up of your hotel at (7:30 – 7:45). To begin our 3-hour bus ride through beautiful places along the sacred valley, our first stop will be the Inca city living in Ollantaytambo, where we will have free time.
First day, we reached the highest point of our “Abra Málaga” route (4316 msnm). From there, our adventure begins the descent by bike on this tour. We will see archaeological centers such as Huamanmarca and Inka Carcel and Changing the landscape of the Andes into the jungle, this activity ends in the city of HUAMANMARKA, where we will taste a lunch. The trip continues to Santa María, where there is the possibility of canoeing for 2 hours on the Urubamba River for over 1200 m.t.s.m. (This activity has an additional optional cost).
The tour is approximately 3 hours. bike and ride the impressive jungle eyebrow to enjoy jungle birds, medicinal plants and exotic fruits from the region that can consume them and enjoy their delicious flavor, as well as enjoying local families in their daily routine. Dinner and hostel.
Day 2: Santa María – Thermal Baths – Santa Teresa
Breakfast and then we will start walking along the banks of the Urubamba River along the way. You will see various varieties of fruit plants such as mango, orange, pineapple and coffee, coca, wildlife, and we can see local medicinal plants with different functions that locals use to cure their ailments.
After 2 hours of walking, we will enter the original Inca Trail, which is the highest point 1758 m.s.n.m. of pure stone. From this point you can see the Salkantay with snow, then we will walk another 2 hours to Q’ellomayo where we will have lunch at a country restaurant.
Then the road continues along the river bank to the Cocalmayo Hot Springs. Before reaching the thermal baths, we will pass an oroya used by the locals. In the thermal baths we will have 1 hour to walk 45 minutes or if you wish you can take a car that is not included, the value is 5 soles (may vary). Dinner and accommodation in Santa Teresa.
Inka Jungle to Machupicchu 4 Days
Day 3: Santa Teresa – Hidroelectica – Aguas Calientes
This day you can practice zip lining or zip lining. (This activity is additional and optional) and then we will walk to the river, and from the lookout to the river we can see the old town of Santa Teresa which was destroyed by the child phenomenon in 1998, then we will cross the oroya to head for the waterfall. Colpani, if you wish, can bathe in the waterfall surrounded by fruit trees.
After the road is flat for another 5 hours, on the road you can see the San Miguel, Putucusi Mountains and the visit to Mandor Falls, on this day you will be able to see the silhouette of the impressive ruins of the Machu Picchu hydroelectric lunch and then We will continue to the city of Machu Picchu (Aguas Calientes). Dinner and hostel.
Day 4: Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu – Cusco
On this day, you must wake up very early at 4:30 pm. walk to Machu Picchu 1 hour 20 minutes approx. up the stairs and to see the sunrise, you will visit the most important places such as Inti Watana, the Temple of the Condor, the sacred rock and others, the guided tour is approximately 2 hours. You’ll have free time to explore the citadel on your own if you want to climb Huayna Picchu or Machupicchu mountain (both places must be reserved in advance and also have an extra cost).
The climb to Huayna Picchu takes approximately 45 minutes. Of course it is worth doing because of the magnificent views from the top. In the afternoon we return to the city of Aguas Calientes to catch the train to Ollantaytambo, then by bus to Cusco arriving at 20:00 pm aprox.
Inka Jungle to Machupicchu 4 days includes:
- Pick-up from hotel.
- Transportation Cusco – Abra Malaga
- Professional bilingual guide.
- Food: (3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners).
- Suspension bikes and equipment (helmets and gloves).
- 2 nights basic accommodation.
- 1 night hostel (room with private bathroom and hot water).
- Entrance to Machu Picchu.
- Train ticket Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo.
- Bus Ollantaytambo – Cusco.
Our service does not include:
- Admission to the thermal baths (s / 20.00).
- First breakfast and last lunch.
- Entrance to Huaynapicchu (optional + USD 16.00).
- Bus up and down in Machupicchu.
- We recommend taking:
- Passport or original ID.
- Adequate backpack.
- walking shoes
- Towel and sandals.
AVAILABLE DISCOUNTS: From USD 20 for students with Card, younger than 17 years of age and from the Andean Community (COLOMBIA, ECUADOR , BOLIVIA ), presented with a document of identification and/or student card.
NOTE: The entrance to Huaynapicchu must be confirmed at the moment of making the reservation and is subject to availability (400 places maximum per day, first group of places from 7:00-8:00am, second group of 200 from 10:00-11:00 am).