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Classic Inka Jungle Trail 3 Days 2 Nights

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Duration

 

3 Days 2 Nights

Max. Altitude

mountain

4100 M

Distance

path

65 km

Difficulty

Low

Low

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arqueological site

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Visit Machu Picchu by our Classic Inca Jungle Trail To Machu Picchu and one of the most enjoyable tours you can find in the Cusco region, is our Inka Jungle Trail Tour over 3 days, this adventure tour offers you biking, rafting, zip line and trekking. It also takes you to different local restaurants serving delicious food with ingredients from the local region. Our guides will provide you information every day about the area, the people and communities, our culture and traditions, and our history everything you want to know about Peru.

Trekking to Machu Picchu via the Inka Jungle Trail 3 days is the best option for people who wants to know Inka Jungle and Machu Picchu in short time.

  • OVERVIEW
  • ITINERARY
  • INCLUDES / PRICES
  • PRACTICAL INFORMATION
  • MAP

DAY 1:  BIKING BY PERUVIAN MOUNTAINS

Cusco - Santa María  village : Biking   53Km  -  (Rafting optional: 100 Soles from April- november) - Santa Teresa

  • Pick up from your Hotel.
  • Bus to Abra Malaga
  • Down hill biking 3 to 4 hours.
  • Bus to Santa Teresa.
  • Dinner and briefing for next day.

DAY 2: ENJOY ZIPLINING OR WALK

Santa Teresa - Hidroelectric -  Aguas Calientes

  • Walk from Santa Teresa to Hidroelectric approx.3 hours or have and adventure experience (ziplining).
  • Lunch in a Hidroelectric.
  • Walk 10 km. to Aguas Calientes.
  • Dinner and briefing for next day.

DAY 3:  LET'S GO TO MACHU PICCHU

Machu Picchu - Ollantaytambo - Cusco

  • Walk from Aguas Calientes to Machupicchu or take bus.
  • Enjoy the tour guiding in Machupicchu.
  • Optional climb to Huaynapicchu or Machupicchu Mountain.
  • Take bus down or walk 1 hours approx.
  • Take the train to Ollantaytambo.
  • Bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.

Day 1: Cusco - Santa María  village : Biking   53Km  (Rafting optional: 100 Soles from April- november) - Santa Teresa

We will go to pick you up from your respective hostel. After collecting all the group we will leave Cusco and drive an hour and a half across the spectacular Chinchero plateau and through the Sacred Valley to Ollantaytambo. We will stop at a small local restaurant where you can refresh yourself, get a quick meal or snack, and buy anything you may have forgotten to buy in Cusco. After, we have go back in the bus and drive another hour and a half to Abra Malaga (Malaga pass) at 4,350 m.a.s.l. There we will provide you all equipment you will need (bike, gloves, elbow pads, knee pads, and helmet), followed by a briefing by our experienced tour guide. Then we mount up for a fun ride all way down hill to Santa Maria at 1,430 m.a.s.l. On the way you will see a lot different landscapes, panoramic views and different micro-climates.We will arrive approximately 4-3 hours, in time for our lunch!

After lunch in Santa Maria we have a free afternoon to rest or explore the village. As an optional highlight you can choose to join the river rafting tour (100 soles). This will take you on quillabamba river for approximately 2hrs or 25 km and includes class 2 and class 3 rapids.

In the evening we drive from Santa Maria to Santa Teresa for 1hrs. As an optional extra, take a local van to Cocalmayo to soak in the natural hot springs. Then we spend the night in Santa Teresa.

Day 2: Santa Teresa - Aguas Calientes

We will start at around 6 am. After a great  breakfast we will get ready to continue walking to Hidroelectrica and then to aguas calientes.
There is an option in Santa Teresa to do zip line, all participants will be divided into 2 groups - one who booked zip line and the other who did not. Those of you who reserved zip line will be transported to the place where will be organized this activity for about 3 hours approximately. This group will be taken by bus to the area known as the Hidroelectrica. The rest of the group will continue the trek for approx. 3 hrs. more through the valley until reaching the Hidroelectrica, where the entire group will get together again. Here all of you will have a lunch. After a short break we will continue walking along the train way and enjoying beautiful landscapes. This part will take approx. 3 hrs. We will arrive to the town of Aguas Calientes, around 4 pm. Here, in the hostel with hot water, wi-fi, you will spend the last third night. In the evening we will meet ll together in the restaurant, where will be waiting for you delicious dinner. You will also have a briefing with the guide about the fourth day and Machu Picchu.

Day 3: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo - Cusco

We will wake up, at 4:00 am, in order to start trekking up the mountain to Machu Picchu in time to catch the sunrise at the top. It will take approximately 1hour and 20 minutes (or by the bus up 20 minutes).  Also you have the option to buy your bus ticket one night before if you don’t want this at the last minute.  When we first arrive, our guide will take us on a 2 hour  tour around the ruins, enlightening us about the ancient City that was once so vibrantly  alive, and enriching us with the Inca history.  There is much information that our guide can teach us, about all that we have learned about citadel so far.

After the guided portion of the tour, you will have some free time to explore the ruins by your self.  If you want to climb Huayna Picchu, a very popular climb with spectacular views,  we recommend you to book preferably three months beforehand. (There is daily limit of  400 persons per day allowed to climb, so pre-book if you don’t want to miss out. Cost: $25)  The round trip walking to the peak of Huayna Picchu is about an hour and a half. It is definitely worth it for the stunning views from the top!  As an alternative to the Huayna Picchu climb you can choose to visit Machu Picchu Mountain which gives the ancient Inca townsite its name. This is a new option that lets you see Machu Picchu archeological site from the highest peak. It is less crowded so you don’t have to book early. Cost: $20)

You will need to descend to Aguas Calientes in time  to catch the train back to Ollantaytambo. 

Train from Machupicchu to Ollantaytambo is about 1 hour 45 minutes, then you need to go out of train station to get  bus , after one hour and a half you will be drop in Cusco.

STANDAR SERVICE

Included:

  • Pre-departure briefing.
  • An Experienced, bilingual “Adventure Guide”.
  • Mountain bike.
  • Full range of safety equipment for biking.
  • Bus to Santa María or biking point.
  • Entrances fee to Machu Picchu.
  • Guided Tour in and around  Machu Picchu.
  • All meals –2  Breakfasts, 2 Lunches and 2 Dinners. (Excludes first breakfast and last lunch.) 
  • Accommodations 2 Nights: Santa Teresa and Aguas Calientes.
  • Train tickets to Ollantaytambo (expedition service at  14:30 pm,18:45 pm leaving from Aguas calientes).
  • Private Van from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.

Not Included:

  • Entrance  fees to Huaynapicchu .( if you take this entrance it will be charge 25 american dollars to the original price). 
  • Entrance fees to Machu Picchu Montaña .( if you take this entrance it will be charge 25 american dollars to the original price).
  • Zipline and Rafting.
  • Last lunch in Machu Picchu
  • Entrance to Hot Spring :($ 2.00)
  • Bus to Machu Picchu. ($12:00) up or down
  • Drinks

SHARED GROUP SERVICE 

02 Persons / $.430.00 AMERICAN DOLLARS PER PERSON.

03 Persons  / $.420.00 AMERICAN DOLLARS PER PERSON.

04 Persons / $.400.00 AMERICAN DOLLARS PER PERSON.

05 Persons / $.380.00 AMERICAN DOLLARS PER PERSON.

06 Persons / $.360.00 AMERICAN DOLLARS PER PERSON.

08 to More Persons  / $.340.00 AMERICAN DOLLARS PER PERSON.

DEPARTURE DAYS ARE ACCORDING TO PASSENGER REQUEST.

PRIVATE SERVICE

GROUP SIZE UP ON YOUR  REQUEST for people who want a personalize and exclusive service.

All include + description down here.

Private groups include additional services like nice train (vistadome), Hotel *** in  Aguas calientes “la cabaña”, bus up and down to rich Machu Picchu, Rafting in Santa Maria, Zipline in Santa Teresa, walking poles, extra food  and wather  along the trek.

PRICE PER  ADULT PERSON $.600.00 AMERICAN DOLLARS.  MINIMUN 2 PAX

PRICE PER STUDENT PERSON $.580.00 AMERICAN DOLLARS. MINIMUN 2 PAX

DEPARTURE DAYS ARE ACCORDING TO PASSENGER REQUEST.

What you should bring:

  •     Original passport
  •     ISIC card(www.isic.org) if it is applicable (needs to be sent at the time of your  booking)
  •     Small backpack.
  •     A polar jacket or fleece.
  •     Rain poncho (or rain jacket)
  •     T-Shirts and Shorts
  •     Bathing suit, sandals and a (small) towel
  •     Good light weight trekking shoes or boots
  •     Insect repellent
  •     Sun block, Sun glasses and hat
  •     Flashlight
  •     Personal Medicine

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