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New Inka Jungle Trail 4 Days 3 Nights

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Duration

 

4 Days

Max. Altitude

mountain

4100 M

Distance

path

88 km

Difficulty

Medium

Medium

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arqueological site

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New Inka Jungle Trail is one of the most enjoyable tours that you can find in the Cusco region is our Inka Jungle Tour. Over 4 days, this adventure offers you biking, rafting, zip line and trekking. We say “It is the most complete tour ever in Cusco.” It takes you direct to the lost city of the Inkas Machu Picchu by Inka Trail,  your focus on the second and third day. 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.

For sure this tour is a beautiful and unforgettable experience.

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

DAY 1: BIKING PORTION

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

  • Pick up from your Hotel.
  • Private Bus to Abra Malaga.
  • Go down by bike.
  • River Rafting optional.
  • Dinner and briefing for next day.

DAY 2: TREKKING DAY AND RELAX IN HOT SPRINGS

Santa María - Santa Teresa: Trekking  20Km

  • Start with delicious breakfast.
  • Trekking to Hot springs.
  • Enjoy the termal baths.
  • Dinner and briefing for next day.

DAY 3:  LEARN ABOUT PROCESS OF ORGANIC COFFE - WALK ON INKA TRAIL NEWLY

Santa Teresa – Llactapata - Aguas Calientes : Trekking  16Km    (coffe tours)

  • Energize breakfast
  • Coffe Tour.
  • Start early morning.
  • Go up around 3 hours to Llactapata.
  • Have a different and beautifull view of Machupicchu.
  • Go down 3 hours approx. to Hidroelectric.
  • Take the train or walk to Aguas Calientes.
  • Dinner and briefing for next day.

DAY 4: DISCOVER WONDER WORLD MACHUPICCHU

Machu Picchu

  • Walk or take bus from Aguas Calientes to Machupicchu.
  • 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)

We will go to pick you up from your respective hostel. After collecting all the group we will leave Cusco and drive one hour and a half cross 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 this we have go back in the bus and drive another hour and a half to Abra Malaga (Malaga pass) at 4,350m.a.s.l. There we will provide you all equipment that 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 (1,430 m). On the way you will see a lot different landscapes, panoramic views and different micro-climates. We will arrive  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 meals, sleep in Santa Maria.

Day 2: Santa María - Santa Teresa: Trekking  20Km

We start with a delicious breakfast and then we prepare for the trekking in the high forest. For that we need some insect repellent and sun cream, and a lot good energies to discover the flora and fauna waiting for us in this expedition. We will pass local plantations on the way to reach the authentic original Inka Trail at the highest point. On the Trail as you view spectacular landscapes and views, you will be trekking into the Inca history. Be warned this is not for people who suffer from vertigo (ask to your guide for especial help or advice to rich 20 minutes of altitude walk)

After leaving the Inca trail we have another one hour and a half to walk in the forest until arrived to Cocalmayo village where we will enjoy our delicious lunch with a local family. Then we have some nap time before trekking on again to arrive in 3 hours at the Cocalmayo Hot Springs. There you can decide with you guide how long you want splash and soak before dinner and sleep in hostel..

Day 3: Santa Teresa – Llactapata - Aguas Calientes : Trekking  16Km    (coffe tours)

We begin at 6:00 am with an energizing breakfast. After this we will go on the coffe tours for one hour, this walk will be close to llactapata path, local people show how is all the proses to make coffee where you will be able to be part of this and perpetrate your own cap of coffee.

Today we will be in an even more tropical climate. We will start our day  for 5 – 6 hour trek on another Inka Trail newly discovered a few year ago. We are the only one company who use this trail to take us to Machu Picchu (inka jungle). If weather its good we can see Machu Picchu and also some archeological building from summit of Llactapata. The lunch you enjoy at this spot gazing down at Machu Picchu, will be one of the unforgettable experiences you will have in this tour. After lunch we descend another 2 hours to walk 3 more hours or catch the train from Hidroelectric for the 45 minute hop to Aguas Calientes.

In the evening the whole group will have dinner together and get a briefing for the next day’s plan. Sleep in our hotel.

Day 4: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu Sanctuary - Aguas Calientes - Cusco

In the morning after breakfast at Hotel, will go up by bus 30 minutes aprox. until Machu Picchu. Once you arrive, our Guide explain and show you the most important places around the Machu Picchu Citadel, will enrich your knowledge with their Inka history.

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 Cusco and Ollantaytambo. Train from machupicchu to ollantaytambo its about 1:45 minutes, then you need to go out of train station to get  bus, after 1:30 hours you will be drop in Cusco.

STANDAR SERVICE

Included :

  •     Pre-departure briefing  
  •     An Experienced, bilingual “Adventure Guide”
  •     Use of  double suspension mountain bikes
  •     Full range of safety equipment for biking
  •     All ground transfer to and from hostels and busses
  •     Private car to Santa María or biking point
  •     Transport from Santa Teresa to Lucmabamba
  •     Entrances fee to Machu Picchu
  •     Guided Tour in and around  Machu Picchu
  •     All meals –3  Breakfasts, 3 Lunches and 3 Dinners. (Excludes first breakfast and last lunch.)
  •     Accommodations 3 Nights: Santa Maria, Santa Teresa and Hotel in Aguas Calientes.
  •     Train tickets to Ollantaytambo (expedition service at  14:30 pm,18:45pm 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).
  •     Train tickets from Aobamba(Hidroelectric) to Aguas Calientes.
  •     Bus ticket from Aguas Calientes to Machupicchu on day 4.
  •     Zipline and Rafting.
  •     Breakfast on first day and lunch on the last day in aguas calientes
  •     Entrances to the hot spring waters  or transportation to get there.
  •     Drinks 

SHARED GROUP SERVICE 

02 Persons / $.490.00 AMERICAN DOLLARS PER PERSON.

03 Persons  / $.480.00 AMERICAN DOLLARS PER PERSON.

04 Persons / $.460.00 AMERICAN DOLLARS PER PERSON.

05 Persons / $.440.00 AMERICAN DOLLARS PER PERSON.

06 Persons / $.420.00 AMERICAN DOLLARS PER PERSON.

08 to More Persons  / $.400.00 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 addditional 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 $.660.00 AMERICAN DOLLARS.  MINIMUN 2 PAX

PRICE PER STUDENT PERSON $.640.00 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

You can rent in our office:

  •      Walking sticks ($ 20.00 per person) for the entire hike.

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