Inca Jungle Machu Picchu

If you are looking for the greatest combinations of adventures from Cusco to Machupicchu, the Inca Jungle hike to Machu Picchu contains the most fun and exciting experiences all together on an adrenaline trip through 4D and 3N.

The Inca Jungle Tour contains the descent by mountain bike appreciating the Step Abra Málaga (Step to Quillabamba) to (4300 meters above sea level) to the locality of Huamanmarca, continuing to rafting, Trekking and Zipline along the jungle with beautiful views of cataracts and some Jungle eyebrow animals culminating the trek in the village of Aguas Calientes in Machu picchu.

The Jungle trek usually carries thrills and breathtaking experiences for adventurers around the world as it is one of the most complete tours unlike other treks in Peru and even South America.

During the trek we will stay in a hostel and in Aguas Calientes, ( Machu Picchu Village), be in a Basic hotel with private bathroom and hot water.

Machu Picchu
Cusco - Ollantaytambo - Abra de Málaga - Santa María - Pispitayoc- Qellomayo - Santa Teresa-Machu Picchu

Itinerary of Inca Jungle Machu Picchu

Inca Jungle Day 1: Cusco - Abra Malaga (step to Quillabamba) - Santa Maria

The Tour starts very early with the transfer from your hotel, sometimes varies the departure time however we will be in time passing the towns of Urubamba and Ollantaytambo. We will also have a great view of nature and the harmonised landscapes between the jungle eyebrow and the snowy Mountains of the most spectacular Urubamba mountain range.

The trip will continue towards Ollantaytambo (2.792 m) where we can choose to have breakfast and then continue the trip until you reach the Paso Quillabamba or also called "step to Abra Málaga" (4316 meters) the highest point on the road Cusco-Quillabamba, where we begin Our first activity of the Inca Jungle Trek: Descent in mountain bikes. Passing through diverse ecosystems and temperatures of cold, temperate and hot that is characteristic of the eyebrow of forest passing through diverse small towns, rivers and streams until arriving to Huamanmarca and Santa Maria (1196 meters) where we will taste of a deserved lunch After burning the calories in the mountain.

In Santa Maria We have the option to practice rafting in the Urubamba river with Class 2 and 3 rapids with some big waves in the river, it is better to make this adventure as long as the season is good because the water level changes all year , this is an extra to the trip that is charged separately.

  • Basic Accommodation
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Inca Jungle Day 2: Trekking - Inca Trail - Thermal Baths - Santa Teresa

We Start early our second day of tour on an ancient Inca trail that was created hundreds of years ago in a humid and warm climate, the guide will stop in many places explaining along the way about the customs of the Incas and the purposes of their ways.

Do Not forget that we will walk through the region of Cusco and all the way we are surrounded by insect of the sand that leave stings that last many days to disappear, so it is better to use enough insect repellent.

And as we mentioned before, as you walk through the jungle, we will be very close to the plantation of fruit trees, coffee and coca without counting that many times we will meet in the forest with picturesque birds and some monkeys, but the best of the views is to reach the top of the mountain and appreciate the valley of the Urubamba River that we left behind in the jungle Walk.

If the road seemed long, do not worry because we will arrive in a village where we can rest in a hammock and have lunch to continue our trek.

Finally, after walking for more than 14 kilometres from the Jungle Trek, getting to the hot springs of Cocalmayo will be a relief where we catch our breath by relaxing our aching muscles, and we better relax in the warm water!

Now to rest in the lodge we had to give a last half hour trek to Santa Teresa where we finished our 2 day Jungle Trek.

  • Basic Hostel in Santa Teresa
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Inca Jungle Day 3: Santa Teresa (Zip Line) - Hydroelectric - Aguas Calientes

We will Start the day with a lot of adrenaline with four long and very high zip on the river to make our Inca Jungle exciting.

Testing our fear of slipping on a rope has its reward by including the transfer to Hydro. And for those who do not choose to zip, the tour continues on a half hour hike to Hydro.

Our meeting point for lunch is in hydro-electric Whether you have walked or opted to do Tyrolean, our tour continues with a walk along the lines of the train to arrive in the afternoon to the city of Aguas Calientes where we will also diner in an Local Restaurant and our guide will inform us of our excursion of the day following to the citadel of Machu Picchu.

  • Basic Hostel in Aguas Calientes
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Inca Jungle Day 4: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Ollantaytambo - Cusco

This Day concludes our journey through the Inca jungle and takes us to the main event. ¡Get to Know Machu Picchu!
We Start earlier than the other days to be the first to enter this incredible wonder of the world, is optional but our guide recommends it, so we have the opportunity to see how the sunrise reveals to the Inca citadel of Machupicchu. The tour takes about 2 hours where our private guide explains all around the ruins of Machupicchu.

After the tour you can choose to climb 2 mountains that adjoin Machupicchu: The Mountain of Huayna Picchu or the Mountain of Machupicchu.

The maximum time to explore Machu Picchu is until 5 pm, do not forget to get to Aguas Calientes according to the timetable of the ticket of your train, you can do it by walking or on a bus, and in the town of Aguas Calientes will join the group to transfer them back to Cusco

  • Breakfast

This program includes

  • Pick up from Hotel in Cusco.
  • Bicycle and all the equipment requeired.
  • Professional guide
  • Meals:
  • 03 breakfasts
  • 03 lunches
  • 03 Dinners
  • 03 nights of accommodation in basic Hostels.
  • Entrance ticket to Machupicchu
  • Retund train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.
  • Tourist transport from Train station of Ollantaytambo to Cusco
  • Basic accommodation
  • Touristic
  • 3 Breakfast
  • 3 Lunches
  • 3 Dinners

This program does not include

  • Roundtrip bus Aguas Calientes - Machupicchu.
  • The first breakfast and last lunch.
  • Entrance ticket to Aguas Calientes hot springs *Opcional
  • Entrance ticket to Huayna Picchu or Machupicchu peaks (important to reserve in advance)
  • Zip line in Santa Teresa (optional)
  • White-water rafting in Santa Maria (Optional)

What to bring

  • Original Passport or ID card.
  • Lantern.
  • Water bottle.
  • Personal medication
  • Light clothes, poles of long sleeve, long and light pants (01 pair of each one).
  • Shoes for walk and sandals, bath clothes.
  • Personal towel, toilet paper, shampo and bath soap.
  • Chamber of photos or camera film camera.
  • Repellent for mosquitoes.
  • Glasses for the sun.
  • Jacket for the rain or poncho.
  • Extra money.
  • Bag of trip 15 kilos maximum (each one loads his own rucksack).
  • Sunblock
  • Cap or hat