Inka Jungle to Machu Picchu 4 d / 3N (cycling, Rafting, Canopy & Trek)
This is an adventure tour to get to the wonder of the world Machu Picchu, in the course of the route, you are going to enjoy different activities as cycling of mountain, rafting, hike and zip line before you get Machu Picchu.
Day by day itinerary:
In this adventure tour we will feel the adrenaline increasing, we will begin descending 3,000 metres by mountain bike, followed by a trip in raft with spectacular Rapids level III and IV, walking through forest and zip line through the jungle. We are going to pass through traditional villages of the area, including Santa Teresa and Santa Maria to see the way of life. The end of this fantastic journey is to arrive to the wonder of the world: Machu Picchu.
Day 1: Cusco to Málaga pass high, mountain biking to Santa Maria village (1. 400 m), Rafting activity
Early in the morning at 6:00 am we pick you up from your hotel in our private transportation and we travel to the Malaga mountain stream. During the trip we will stop in Ollantaytambo town, where we can have a quick breakfast and buy some snacks.
Continue driving during 1:50 min. to the Malaga pass (4,350 meters), in this place our guide is going to give a talk of security before start riding our mountain bikes down in the jungle, during 2:50 min.
During this excursion we will see the archaeological site called Huamanmarka, cross through plantations of fruits. We will be arriving around 2:00 to 2:30pm to the river Urubamba called also Vilcanota. During the trip we will stop in the town of Ollantaytambo, where we can have a breakfast quick and buy some snacks.
Ending the rafting we continue our walk toward Santa Maria village (1,400 masl) where we spend the night at a basic hostal.
Day 2: Santa Maria to Santa Teresa(1, 680 m)
After breakfast early in the morning, we are going to start our hike day through the mountains of the jungle to observe beautiful unspoiled scenery, abundant flora and fauna. We will stop for lunch anytime during walk at the path. We will arrive to Santa Teresa village (1,680 masl), in the afternoon. We are gioing to spend a night here.
Day 3: Activity zip line and Trek to Aguas Calientes
After breakfast early in the morning.
We will make the excursion of the Zip line, which is the highest in South America. Through more than 2,500 meters of cables with the longest trip that covers 400 meters and the highest of 150 meters (optional). Lunch in santa Teresa then heading to Hydroelectric, from here we walk through the train tracks during 2:30 min. to get Aguas Calientes town of Machu Picchu, we are going to spend the night in a hostel and will have dinner in a tourist restaurant
Day 4: Explore Machu Picchu and return to Cuzco
This day we will wake up very early and after breakfast, we board the first bus 5:30 AM, we will make a journey of 30 minutes arriving at the Citadel of Machu picchu at 6:00 AM and appreciate the majestic sunrise. We will have a guided tour of 2 hours to get to know the most important sites of Machu Picchu, if you want you can climb Wayna Picchu *(enter ticket is no inluded).
Finishing the guiding you have free time, 04 more hours, to walk around by yourself. You can get to the town of Aguas Calientes where you can visit the thermal baths (enter ticket is not included), after lunch in a restaurant (not included) take the train back to Ollantaytambo station where the transfer is going to wait for you to return to Cusco in a private transportation to your hotel.
* WaynaPicchu, an optional hike up to the steep peak called HuaynaPicchu, located inside the archaeological site of Machu Picchu. The trek lasts about 45 – 60 minutes upwards and we will appreciate a unique and unforgettable view of Machu Picchu from a fantastic perspective. Please note that, if you want to take this optional tour, you must contact at least 1 month in advance to reserve your entrance ticket.