The Inca Jungle Trek is a new combination, between and Down Hill Mountain Bike Tour a Jungle Trekking and Rafting to Machu Picchu, it is the most original and exclusive Inca Trail this tour is a new and alternative route that we offer if you are advetures people come with us to enjoy the nature.
Day by day Itinerary
Day 1: Cusco – Santa Maria
Day 2: Santa Maria – Santa Teresa
Day 3: Santa Teresa – Aguas Calientes
Day 4: Machu Picchu
- Professional Spanish/English Speaking Guide
- Pick up from your hotel
- Mountain bike Equipment (Bicycles, Helmet and Gloves)
- Entrance fees to Machu Picchu
- Train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Cusco
- All meals 3B/3L/3D/03 box lunch
- 2 nights in a family-run hostel
- Rafting 2 hours
- Hotel in Aguas Calientes (Double-occupancy rooms)
- First breakfast
- Last Lunch in Aguas Calientes
- Entrance fee to hot spring in Santa Teresa
Itinerary: Inca Jungle Trek
Day 1 – Cusco – Santa Maria (Downhill Mountain Biking)
Hotel pick-up at 7:00 am, the starting point of our adventure is the city’s main square. We leave the city seeing the towering surroundings with rolling hills until we reach the town of Chinchero overlooking the Sacred Valley of the Inkas.
After descending this mountainside, we arrive to Ollantaytambo and then we will go up to reach ABRA MALAGA (mountain pass at 4350 masl ) approx. at midday…the starting point of the downhill (just in case the weather won’t be OK for us and our bikes, we’ll go to the next starting point) the hamlet of Carrizales where we will rest and have our lunch, after that we will begin to descend the cloud forest to the hot valleys towards the Amazon basin, this trip will be for 5 or 6 hours, crossing little rustic villages,then we will stop 2 times enroute to visit the Archeological center of Inkatambo (Inka Lodge) and Wamanmarka (Falcon site), then we will arrive to Santa Maria where we have our lodging and dinner.
Day 2 – Santa Maria – Santa Teresa (Trekking)
We will wake up very early at 5am and have breakfast, then we will start walking near
the riverside and we will continue to go up the route to get to the start of the ancient Inka jungle trail as well as crossing the Oroyas (cable car bridge) and suspension bridge in this hike, we can observe the region’s wild animals like hummingbirds, parrots, eagles, etc. Also we will see (and maybe taste) wild fruits and medicine plants like: avocados, yucca, oranges, tangerines, pacay, mango, cacao, coffee, coca shrubs, etc. Then arriving to the village of Quellomayu we will have 1 hour approx. to rest and have lunch. After that, we continue walking by the river for about two hours to get the hot springs of Cocalmayu very near the town of Santa Teresa to relax for about one hour and then we will arrive to Santa Teresa (where we will eat and rest).
Day 3 – Santa Teresa – Aguas Calientes (Trekking)
We will get up at 7am and we will have breakfast, then we will continue the trek to the hydroelectric power plant near to one big waterfall where we will be passing by many cascades and specially one falling down from 45m. approx., where you can shower if you want (optional), after that, we will arrive to the hydroelectric power plant to rest and to have lunch, then we will walk over 2 hours to reach our final destination…AGUAS CALIENTES, where we will have our lodging and dinner, then we’ll have the briefing on Machu Picchu for the next day.
Day 4 – Machu Picchu – Cusco
We will get up very early at 5am to take the bus to the archeological complex of Machu Picchu (optional climb up by foot) where we will see the wonderful sunrise and we will have 2 hours with our guide to visit this complex, after that you will have free time to walk around. (optional climb up to Wayna Picchu peak).
Finally we return down to Aguas Calientes at 1:30pm to take the train back to Ollantaytambo and Cusco.