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Santa María - Machu Picchu (4 days)

First day

 

Inka Jungle Trail

Day 01:Cusco - Ollantaytambo - Abra Malaga - Santa Maria
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We will pick you up from your hotel and lead you through the Sacred Valley
where we will reach the little and picturesque town of Ollantaytambo. Here
you can buy things for the trek that you may have forgotten.
Our Private transport will take us to a higher altitude until we reach the
Malaga High Pass at 4,325 m. or 14,000 Ft. We will go a little further and
then the guide will give you some instructions about the path, the bikes
and use of the equipment.
We will bike down more than 1000 metres over an 80 km trail similar to the
one in Coroico (Bolivia). Starting in the highland we will reach the
jungle by the end of the day. On the way we stop to have our box lunch
close to an Inka site called Wamanmarka. This place will be a nice
introduction to Machu Picchu.
During the way you will see how the landscape changes quickly until you
get to the jungle close to the little town of Santa Maria.
Once we arrive there in the afternoon you will have time to relax. Here we
have our first overnight in a hostal. (BL, D).

Day 02: Santa Maria - Santa Rosa - Inka Jungle Trail - Cocalmayo Hot
Springs -Santa Teresa:
 

A full day trekking starts after breakfast leading to Santa Rosa town.
After this town we will get into the jungle by taking an ancient Inca
trail (Qapaqñan) that has been almost forgotten. Walking here will make
you feel like an explorer. Part of this trail is very narrow. All the way
we will be into the beautiful jungle. There are nice landscapes to
photograph with different kinds of plants as coca plantations, coffe
beans, cacao and eventually we will encounter the local people too.
After lunch we can enjoy the hot springs of Cocalmayo on the way to Santa
Teresa. When we reach Santa Teresa we stay there the second night in
another hostal. There will be time to relax while we wait for dinner. (B,
L, D).

Day 03: Santa Teresa - Hidroelectrica - Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town):

After a delicious breakfast we continue our trekking going to Aguas
Calientes. The first part take us around 3 hours to get to Hidroelectrica
where we will have lunch.
After our lunch we will begin our last traject to Aguas Calientes for 3
more hours walking through the trainrail ) for those who are already tired
it is optional to take a train from Hidroelectrica to Aguas Calientes).
In this town you will have time to rest, explore the town on your own or
go to the hot springs.
Night in a hostel with private bath and hot shower. (B, BL, D).

Day 04: Machupicchu - Cusco:

This last day we need to wake up early in the morning at 4:00 am to have
breakfast and then walk up to Machu Picchu for 1 an a half hour. For those
who are already tired it is optional to take a bus at 5:30 am to the
Archaeological site of Machu Picchu. Inside the site the guide will take
you around showing and explaining everything you wish about this beautiful
area.
You will have lots of free time to explore the Machu Picchu inka site on
your own and for those who has the ticket including huayna picchu, a nice
walk up to this mountain. In the afternoon we walk down the site or take
the bus down to Aguas Calientes and from there we will get the train to
Ollantaytambo. In Ollantaytambo a transport will be waiting to take us
back to Cusco where we end this fantastic tour. (B).

Included:

    - Pick up from your hotel on the first morning
    - Professional English-speaking guide (biking and hiking professional)
    - Entrance fees to the archeological sites
    - All meals (3 breakfasts, 3 lunchs, 3 dinners)
    - Bike and gear (helmet, gloves...)
    - Basic accommodation during the trekking
    - Train Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo
    - Touristic bus Ollantaytambo - Cusco.
    - First-aid kit

 Not included

    - First breakfast.
    - Last lunch
    - Tips
    - Train Hidroelectrica - Aguas Calientes.
    - Bus Aguas Calientes - machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes.
    - Huayna Picchu entrance.
    - Hot Springs entrances.

 

What to bring?

Price per person

Number of participants 2 minimum 3 to 4 5 or more
Price in US$ 300 $ 280 $ 260 $

For the price in private service, please contact us by e-mail.

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