These are popular and original followed paths only recently discovered. The Inca Jungle trail is a mixture of both biking and hiking to Machu Picchu. It is suitable for anyone with a sense of adventure and curiousity.
$260 for adults
$240 for students with ISIC card
DURATION: 3 DAYS / 2 NIGHTS
AVAILABILITY: THE WHOLE YEAR
Huayna Picchu entrance fee: US$30
Machu Picchu Mountain entrance fee 30 US$
If you want it ask about availability and pay at time of booking
US$10 Early 18:20 (22:30 hrs cusco) return train
- Day 1: Cusco – Santa Maria Santa Teresa:
- Day 2: Santa Teresa- Aguas Calientes:
- Day 3: Machu Picchu-Cusco
Day 1: Cusco – Santa Maria Santa Teresa:
We will pick you up from your hotel between 07:45 and 08:00 a.m Then, you will be driven through the stunning Sacred Valley and dropped off at the 3,200 meters high of “Abra Malaga”. Here, you will change the biking kit provided (gloves and helmet) and receive a 20-minute briefing by your tour guide. Then, the fun starts… freewheeling down quiet but challenging roads, past changing landscapes, while the jungle’s edge rears up to the small but charming town of Santa Maria, we’ll traverse the pass by bike toward wamanmarca (3 hours. After the bike ride, we’ll take a mini-bus to of Santa Maria –Santa Teresa. In Santa Teresa, you can enjoy the hot springs (Lunch, Dinner, Hostal.
Ask for the optional rafting tour that will take two hours to do it (level of rapids depends of the season) 35 extra dollars.
Day 2: Santa Teresa- Aguas Calientes:
Before the hike, you’ll have the option to do zip-lining (not included.) We’ll hike for about 3 hours on an unpaved trail to a hydroelectric plant, where we’ll have lunch. Following lunch, we’ll continue for another 3 hours along railroad tracks, observing the flora and fauna of the area. The Machu Picchu site can be seen in the distance. We will finish hiking and arrive at Aguas Calientes around 5pm. That night, we’ll stay in a hostel with private bathrooms and hot water. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Hostel.)
Ask for the optional Zip-Line tour. 30 extra dollars (you can book it in advance)
Day 3: Machu Picchu-Cusco
At 4:20am we’ll begin our walk to Machu Picchu to arrive at 6 a.m. which with a bit of luck will coincide with a beautiful sunrise! Your guide will leave no stones unturned but feel free to challenge their knowledge of Inca history in your 2 hours tour. Afterwards you have free time to dally with the llamas and show off your photographic skills. Those who still have the will can tackle Huayna Picchu we recommend book it in advance.
Then we’ll have two-hour guided tour of the ruins followed by some free time to explore the ruins or climb Huayna Picchu.
There are a frequent bus service can be taken by visitors to back to Aguas Calientes, Usually US$ 12,50/person where you will catch the train back to Ollantaytambo (times subject to Peru Rail availability) and 2 hour bus ride back to Cusco.
If you would like to book your ticket to climb the Huayna Picchu mountain might be on the second group, otherwise you will miss the 2 hours tour in Machu Picchu.
- Transport from Cusco to “Abra Malaga”.
- Professional bilingual guide
- Bike with front suspension, gloves and helmet
- Food, 2 breakfast, 2 lunch and 2 dinner.
- Accommodation for 2 nights
- First Aid kit
- Entrance fee to Machu Picchu
- Train back to Ollantaytambo, then bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.
- Breakfast on the first day
- Final lunch and dinner in “Aguas Calientes”.
- Water and optional snacks.
- Alcoholic drinks
- Fizzy drinks
- Bus from “Aguas Calientes” to Machu Picchu (optional 9 USD each way)
- Entrance fee to the hot springs in Santa Teresa (S/.5)
- Entrance fee to the host springs in “Aguas Calientes” (S/.10)
- Entrance free to climb up to Wayna Picchu ($15)
We recommend that you take
- First Wind jacket,
- Solar protection
- Mosquito repellent
- Swimming suit and towel
- Sandals / flip-flops
- Hiking boots
- Change of clothes
- Small backpack
- 150 soles as extra money
- Original passport
- ISIC student ID if applicable