Inca Jungle Trek to Machu Picchu in 4 days
The tropical Inca Jungle Trail is a new route offered by our company, which involves biking, rafting, ziplining, trekking and just Adventure. recently discovered real Inca paths, archaeological ruins, with amazing views make from this excursion an unforgettable experience.
Biking and trekking in the forest, four night trip ends with a dawn view of the valleys below from Machu Picchu.
The trip ends with a visit to the Inca citadel of Machupicchu.
Our Inca Jungle Trek to Machu Picchu. The Sacred path is a cutting edge experience for adventure travelers looking for a little more privacy and authenticity. With more spectacular views, the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu offer a quiet and rich contemplation of Nature.
Day 01: Cusco - Abra Malaga - Santa Maria
Early morning, we pick you up from your hotel in Cusco to transfer by private vehicle passing Sacred Valley of the Incas to a starting point of the trek at Abra Malaga (4,350 m.a.s.l.) which is the highest place of the trek. There we sit on a bicycle and start biking down for about 4 hours to the small town of Santa Maria. On the route, you can appreciate an Incan site, cloud forest´s birds, medicinal plants, butterflies, snakes and tropical fruits. We also can visit local families to find about their daily routine. When in Santa Maria, we accommodate ourselves in a familial basic hostel where we can have a shower. After dinner, we spend the night there.
Inca Jungle: Rafting in the afternoon in Santa Maria, 3-5 class of rapids. (Included)L, D Mealsbiking and rafting Walking Timebiking and rafting Walking Distancemoderate Level of Difficulty4350m 14271ft Starting Altitude4350m 14271ft Highest Altitude
day 02: Santa Maria - Santa Teresa
We continue our trip early morning after breakfast getting progressively steeper until we get to a restaurant where we have lunch. Then we can relax in hammocks admiring surrouning coca plantations. Later on, we continue trekking to later reach an authentical Inca path – “Qhapaq Ñan”!! The path winds around steep hillsides and sheer gorges for approximately half a mile.
Please note that this part of the trek is not for people suffering from vertigo!!
Later, we descend to the famous hot springs of Cocalmayo and refresh ourselves in its healing water!! After that, we trek to Santa Teresa, a town located at Santa Teresa River. There, we accommodate ourselves in another familial simply hostel.B, L , D Meals8 hours Walking Time14 km / 7 miles Walking Distancedifficult Level of Difficulty1430m 4691ft Starting Altitude1430m 4691ft Highest Altitude
day 03: Santa Teresa - Hidroelectrica - Aguas Calientes
We have early breakfast before taking a private transport to Llucmabamba Town. There we observe a stunning sunrise above a lovely landscape with Machu Picchu in its centre!! Later, we descend to bamboo groves and a cloud forest with increasingly thick vegetation and tall trees offering us some excellent birdwatching opportunities! Later in the afternoon, we get to Hidroelectrica (a hydroelectric plant) Railway Station and there we start following trails leading us to the Aguas Calientes Town. We spend the last night in a more comfortable hostel there with private rooms and bathrooms offering us a hot shower.B, L , D Meals3 hours Walking Time11 km / 5 miles Walking Distanceeasy Level of Difficulty1500 masl / 6000 feets Starting Altitude2400 masl / 9050 feets Highest Altitude
Day 04: Machu Picchu – Cusco
After an early morning breakfast, we hike for 1 hours 20 min up to the mysterious city of Machu Picchu that we enter for the early morning best photos opportunities! Then our Tour Guide shows us around the Incan city and explains us about its history and purposes. After the guided tour, we have an opportunity to climb up for about 45 minutes to Huayna Picchu, a peak above Machu Picchu that serves to take some panoramic pictures of the Incan city. Then, we are given time off to spend and explore Machu Picchu on our own.
In the afternoon, we return by train to Ollantaytambo (alternatively to Poroy), from where we are taken by van back to Cusco.B MealsBY BUS Walking TimeBY BUS Walking DistanceEASY Level of Difficulty2000 MASL / 9524 feets Starting Altitude2400 masl / 9754 feets Highest Altitude
What’s Included For inca jungle trek 4 days ?
- Briefing the night before the trek at your hotel to answer any questions
- Pick up at your hotel in Cusco on the morning of the 1-day Inca Trail trek
- English speaking professional guide experienced in trekking
- Private transport to the train station in Ollantaytambo
- Expedition Touristic Train from Ollantaytambo to 104 kilometer “Chachabamba”
- 01 Box lunch
- Admission Ticket to the Inca trail and Machu Picchu Archeological site
- Private guided tour of Machu Picchu ruins
- Bus ticket from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes
- Train Back Expedition from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo train station
- Private Transfer from Train station to Cusco
- First-aid kit including an emergency oxygen tank
What Is Not Included For inca jungle trek 4 days?
- First breakfast & last lunch at Aguas Calientes
- Energy snacks will be very useful as chocolate bars, dried fruits
- Tipping for the guide (the tipping is optional but of great appreciation for them)
Prices: Inca jungle trek 4 days,
Permits are needed for your chosen start date. Tour prices are based on the number of people in a group. Prices are valid from March 2023 through January 2024. All prices quoted are $USD
- Group service $300 per person
Discounts Student Discount 20$ dollars