INCA JUNGLE TOUR 4 DAYS
DAY 1: CUSCO – ABRA MALAGA – SANTA MARIA
Our trip starts by bus from Cusco (7:30 am to 8:00 am), then we head towards the sacred valley with a panoramic view of the Vilcanota River and the towns of Urubamba, Yanahuara, Ollantaytambo, where our transportation will make a short stop for you to buy your breakfast, then we follow the road to the Malaga pass, reaching an altitude of 4350 meters above sea level. From the top we go down with the bicycle where we test our adrenaline for the immensity of the valley and the beautiful landscape of the Convention, as we descend we will find a variety of flora, then a vegetation in a temperate zone to finally penetrate the area of forest vegetation cloudy, arriving at Carrizales, we make a stop to take pictures of the valley of Huayopata, at one in the afternoon we will arrive at the Inca ruins of Wamanmarka finally after about 3 hours of cycling they arrive at 1,130 meters of height to the city of Santa María where we will have lunch.
In the afternoon we do the Rafting activity in the Vilcanota river, the levels of the rapids are III and IV, this activity lasts 1 hour and a half. At dusk we return to the city of Santa Maria, for our dinner. This day we will sleep in the family home.
DAY 2: HIKE THROUGH THE JUNGLE
After breakfast, we will have trekking in search of an unforgettable adventure. Following the same path that the Incas used to transport the sacred leaves of coca from the coca plantations. On the way, we will see beautiful views from the top of the valley and walk through the plantations that grow cocoa, pineapple, mango, tangerine, oranges, pacay, guanabana, papayas and other local fruits. Throughout the walk, we can taste many of these delicious fruits, depending on the season. We stop to rest at noon and have lunch at the house of another local family before continuing to cross a suspension bridge over the river. After the spectacular views of the bridge, we finally reach the thermal springs of Cocalmayo, one of the best hot springs in Peru. We end the day in Santa Teresa, a small town on the way to Machupicchu, where we will have dinner and spend the night in the family home.
DAY 3: SANTA TERESA – HYDROELECTRIC – AGUAS CALIENTES
On the third day, we get up around 7:00 am for breakfast and start the zip line adventure. After a brief talk with the professional canopy and canopy guides, and with the high quality Petzl team, we headed towards the six ziplines. After this exciting activity, private transportation will take us through the hydroelectric village. After disembarking, we will begin to walk along the ancient Inca trail that the original explorers used to find the lost city of the Incas and where the railroad now passes to Machupicchu. This is a light and easy walk, in which we will find many of the diverse and beautiful birds and flowers of the rainforest, such as the cock of the rock, hummingbirds, butterflies, orchids, ferns, bromeliads, begonias and much more. We arrived at the city of Aguas Calientes, around 4:00 pm; in the evening we have dinner and sleep in a nice hostel.
DAY 4: MACHUPICCHU – OLLANTAYTAMBO – CUSCO
Today you will get up early in the morning from your lodging in Aguas Calientes, since there are two options to visit the wonders of the Machu Picchu world, the first is a walk from Aguas Calientes to Machupicchu, which takes about an hour and a half , or else you can also take the bus, whose first bus leaves at 5:30 am. At 6:00 am you will begin the guided tour of the most important places until 9:00 am with your guide; then you can appreciate a little more on your own until noon. Since 2017 visits to the citadel of Machupicchu have been divided into two shifts, so that a person can not be all day in the attractive. At noon, you must return to the town of Aguas Calientes where you can have lunch and wait for your return train, usually at 2:55 pm. After two hours the train will arrive at the Ollantaytambo station where you will pick up your transfer and arrive in the city of Cusco at 7:30 p.m.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE INCA JUNGLE TOUR:
- Pick you up from hotel in the morning and transfer in bus to Abra Malaga.
- Mountain bike, Helmet, gloves ,knee and elbow pads .
- Entrance to Machupicchu.
- English speaking professional guide.
- Meals (03 Breakfast, 03 Lunch, 03 Dinner).
- Train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.
- Three hostal nights (Santa María, Santa Teresa y Aguas Calientes).
- Bus ticket from Ollantaytambo to Cusco
- ZiP Line
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE INCA JUNGLE TOUR:
- Breakfast on the first morning. Some hotels offer an early morning breakfast service.
- Last lunch in aguas calientes.
- Entrance to the hot springs in Santa Teresa US$5.
- Bus aguas calientes-machu picchu- aguas calientes $24.00
- Entrance to the Huaynapicchu Mountain $15.00 us dollars
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING IN THE INCA JUNGLE TOUR:
- Backpack (25lt)
- T shirts, shorts and some warm clothes.
- Rain jacket or poncho (plastic ponchos can be purchased in Cusco).
- Trekking shoes.
- Flashlight and batteries.
- Hat or cap to protect you from the sun.
- Sun block .
- Insect repellent.
- Toiletries, towel and toilet paper.
- Selection of small snacks, chocolate, dried fruit, biscuits etc.
- Camera, plenty of film and spare batteries.
- Swimsuit .
- You also need to bring your original passport on the trail and your student ISIC card (if claiming a student discount)
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