Inca Jungle to Machu Picchu 4D/3N
Abra Malaga is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3,256m (10,682 ft) located in southern Peru on the Continental Divide.. The road to the pass is extreme, unsecured with many hairpin turns. Santa Teresa is about 6.5 km northwest of Machu Picchu, located within the Wilka Pampa mountain range The trip includes a trek to Machu Picchu, a sacred citadel for the Inca civilization. This World Heritage site is one of the most important archaeological sites in the world.
If you are an adrenaline-rush seeking adventurer, Inca Jungle to Machu Picchu is the tour for you. White water rafting, ziplining and hiking in the jungle, it has it all and much more. We use the highest quality equipment so you are assured that your adventures will be safe and exciting (for all the right reasons). If you are a novice, don’t worry-- you will be in very good hands.
- Tour Type: Hiking, Rafting, Zip-lining and camping
- Good For: Anyone with a moderate level of fitness
- Difficulty: Moderate, but challenging
- Considerations: Entrance to Machu Picchu included
PRIVATE TOUR PRICES
- 1 person: $750
- 2 persons: $550
- 3 persons: $480
- 4 persons: $455
- 5+ persons: $435
Day 1: Cusco--Abra Malaga-Santa Maria
- Early morning pickup from your hotel in a private van.
- We will be stopping for breakfast in Ollantaytambo (not included).
- The extreme sports trip begins in Abra Malaga with a 3-hour downhill mountain bike ride. covering 65km. You will be riding on an asphalt road restaurant 8 meters wide to Santa Maria.
- Lunch will be in Santa Maria, in the cloud forest, at a local restaurant.
- The adventure continues with white water rafting. The rafting level varies depending on the time of year, but the level never exceeds Level IV and never drops below Level II. No experience required.You will enjoy our expert instruction.
- Check in to the lodge for dinner and a restful night’s sleep.
Day 2: Inca Trail-Quellomayo- Santa Teresa
- After breakfast we will be hiking in the jungle along the Lost Inca Trail (for approximately eight hours),
- In Quellomayo we will be having lunch at one of the restaurants..
- After lunch will will be hiking to Santa Teresa. We will spend a relaxing time at the hot springs. there.
- Dinner will be at the lodge, where we will be spending the night.
Day 3: Santa Teresa-Aguas Calientes
- After breakfast our private van will take us to the zip lining site in Santa Teresa.
- Our zip lining adventure includes 2,500 meters of cable in six sections. The longest section is 600m long and the highest is 180m high. The maximum speed reachable is 70 km/h.. Explorers are securely harnessed and attached by pulley to a double cable anchored between two mountains above the canyon. You will zip line from one mountain to the other.
- Our private van will take to hydroelectric water falls at restaurant for lunch.
- After lunch more hiking 3 hours, through jungle.
- We will arrive in Aguas Calientes, where will be having dinner and spending the night at the hotel.
Day 4: Aguas Calientes--Machu Picchu--Cusco
- We will be hiking from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu.
- After a 2.5 -hour tour, where you will learn all about this ancient Inca civilization and its citadel, you can explore Machu Picchu or climb Huayna Picchu (optional: we can help you book it in advance), the highest peaked mountain of Machu Picchu with Inca structures at the top.
- Returning to Aguas Caliente, you can have lunch at one of the many restaurants ( not included).
- A train will take you to Ollantaytambo, an Inca archaeological site.
- A private van will meet you at the train station in Ollantaytambo and bring you back to your hotel.
INCLUDED IN YOUR TRIP
For Your Transport:
- Pick-up and return to your hotel in Cusco by private van
- Private Transportation to Abra Malaga (beginning of biking portion)
- Return trip train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollaytaytambo
For Your Safety:
- Pre-departure briefing (the evening before)
- Experienced, knowledgeable tour guides
- First-aid kit
- Professional mountain bikes with front suspension, disk brakes and other features
- All necessary equipment including helmets, gloves, elbow pad protectors and jacket
- Rafting equipment, including: helmet, life jacket, paddle, self bailing raft, spray jacket, wet suit
- Ziplining harnesses, helmets, clothing, instruction
For Your Sustenance:
- Delicious meals -3 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 3 dinners (Special diets accommodated if requested in advance.)
For Your Comfort and Well-Being:
- Entrance fees to Machu Picchu
- Accommodations in Santa Maria, Santa Teresa and Aguas Calientes
- Tips for tour guides,
- Day 1 breakfast , Day 4 meals
- Entrance fee to the hot springs
WHAT TO BRING
- Original passport (with more than 6 months from expiration)
- A daypack to carry your personal belongings (we provide a duffle bag for your personal porter)
- Lighter style trekking boots with good ankle support
- Sneakers or sandals for comfort while in camp
- Long sleeve shirt
- T-shirts and trekking pants
- Flashlight and head-lamp with extra batteries
- Camera and extra batteries
- Wide-brimmed hats, with a broad visor
- Sunscreen SPF30+
- Lip balm and Insect repellent (50% DEET)
- Bathing suit (if you want to go to the hot springs)
- Rain gear: rain jacket or poncho
- Toiletries, toilet paper, moist towelettes
- Small towel
- Refillable water bottle
- Any medications you need from home
- Plastic bags (Ziploc)
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