SHORT INCA JUNGLE

ADVENTURE 3D/2N

TOUR OVER VIEW

  • Tour Type: Adventure, History,Culture
  • Activities: Biking, Rafting, Zip Line, Hiking, Machu Picchu
  • Difficulty: Easy /Moderate
  • Altitude: 
  • Considerations: Permit Required (We’ll obtain it after you book with us)
  • Climate: Warm, Tropical
  • Duration: 4 days/3 days
  • Meals: All Inclusive

TOUR INTRO

INTRODUCTION

This shorter version of the Inca Jungle trek is also available as a three-day tour; it does exclude the second-day hike, which removes from your schedule 4 days hike, ist ideal if you don’t have a more restricted time scale or budget. However, you will still e enjoy an adventure-filled journey to Machu Picchu, biking, rafting, hiking, and ziplining along the way during this 3-day, 2-night trek, and you will explore a full day of Machu Picchu. This action-packed trip is a twist on the traditional hiking paths to Machu Picchu, allowing you to enjoy various fun outdoor activities.

Itinerary

DAY O1

Cusco to
SANTA TERESA

We will pick you up from your Hotel at 5:00 am. From there, we head towards the sacred valley of the Incas, enjoying spectacular scenery and picturesque villages. After a short break in Ollantaytambo, we will continue driving for approximately 1 hour, and we will arrive at the Abra Malaga mountain 4,200msl, the starting point of the downhill biking. After safety preparations by our professional tour guides, we will descend for three hrs, passing through small villages, orchards, rivers, and streams, stopping briefly in the town Huamanmarca and continuing to (Santa Maria), where we will have a delicious lunch. After a break, we are ready to continue with the exciting adventure and adrenaline of rafting, through rapids 3 and 4, for about three hours. Once we finish the river rafting, we will take a bus to Santa Teresa (1-hour drive) and check in at the hostel for the night. Dinner will be served at a local restaurant in Santa Teresa.
Facts and Figures:

  • Hiking: 8 Hours/ 26 km Approx
  • Highest Altitude: 2,300msl,
  • Difficulty: Moderate and challenging day
  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner, Snacks, Coffee

SANTA TERESA TO AGUAS CALIENTES

We will begin early in the morning after a hearty breakfast, climbing up the jungle Mountains (Not high Altitude); this also will include a section of the authentic Inca trail. This climb provides beautiful landscapes, local culture, animals, coffee and coca plantations, and various native fruits such as bananas, avocados, pineapples & passion fruit. We will stop for a delicious lunch in the family house in Quellomayo village, where we will also have time to relax in a lovely garden area with hammocks. We will continue Hiking and crossing the Urubamba river and winding our day down once we reach the town of Santa Teresa for some much-needed rest and relaxation after our nearly 13 km day trek. Here you can take an optional relaxation in the hot springs (additional ten soles). We will enjoy our dinner and then sleep for the next day of adventure.

Facts and Figures:

  • Hiking Distance: 8 Hours (18 km /approx, 11.1847 Miles)
  • Highest altitude: 3,900m (12,795 ft.)
  • Considered: Moderately and Challenging day
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks, Coffee

DAY 02

DAY O3

MACHU PICCHU to
CUSCO

Today is our longest hiking day, crossing two high mountain passes. We will steadily ascend to Warmiwañusqa, which is the hardest and longest climb on the Inca Trail at 4,200m (13,692ft). At the top, we stop to revel in our accomplishment, before enjoying our descent to the Pacaymayo River. We then  ascend up the second pass (4,050 M/13, 200 ft) to the ruins of Runkuraqay. From here, we walk down to the ruins at Sayacmarca (3,850m/12,551ft), passing a dry lake and the first glimpses of the cloud forest, overlooking the Aobamba Valley. Lunch will be at Chaquicocha, a beautiful mountain within the cloud forest. We continue hiking along the mountain ridge, with beautiful views of Mt. Salkantay and Mt. Pumasillo., until we reach Phuyupatamarca, where we camp for the night.

Facts and Figures:

  • Hiking Distance: 9 Hours (18 km /approximately 11.1847 Miles)
  • Highest altitude: 3,900m (12,795 ft.)
  • Considered: Moderately Challenging day
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks, Coffee

Inclusions

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TOUR GUIDES

All of our guides are native to the region and have a true passion for teaching others about their culture and heritage. They have all studied English, as well as several other languages, to ensure that communication is clear on your adventures with us. All our guides are experienced with Adventure tours and our other high-altitude treks. They will support you and ensure that you are safe and happy throughout your trip.

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ENTRANCE TICKETS

We are a fully licensed certificate and one of the few tour operators authorized to both books your permits and operate on the Inca Jungle Adventure. The tickets are registered in your name with a specific date and cannot be modified after confirmation and will be purchased by us and looked after by your guide until the time they are needed. These included the bus, train, and entrance fees to Machu Picchu!

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MEALS

Our local chefs cook delicious, nutrient-rich meals that honor your food restrictions while surprising you with Peruvian and international flavors. Prepare for a superb culinary experience to accompany this unforgettable expedition. Food is typically served family-style three times a day: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner!

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accommodation

We always choose the best accommodations for all our clients, and for this 3-day adventure, we include two nights Hotel. The first night we will stay in Santa Teresa near the Hot Springs of Cocalmayo and the following night in Aguas Calientes. Aguas Calientes include a hot shower, Wi-Fi, breakfast, etc

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TRANSPORTATION

Your transportation from Cusco to and from this trek is included. You will be picked up directly from your hotel in Cusco and taken to the start of your trek in Ollantaytambo. After your return riverside journey on the train, you will reach the train station, where you will be picked up by a van to take you back to your hotel in Cusco.

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FIRST AID

Every guide is first aid trained, and carries a first-aid kit and oxygen for basic medical problems (traveler’s diarrhea, elevation sickness, cuts, scrapes, etc.). In case of emergencies, every guide is equipped with a satellite phone which will allow for a quick exit off the trail to get you directly to a clinic for treatment, if needed.

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Biking

Your mountain biking experience is run directly through Southern Peru Explorers as we have our own fleet of bikes for your use. You will be geared up in full body protection including a full face helmet from top brands such as Fox and Seven and gloves!

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rafting

Our wild white water rafting allows you to tackle the rapids of the Urubamba river. With your raft guide at the rear giving support, instruction, and guidance, you will be completely safe and looked after whilst you mix frantically paddling to get through rapids of 3 and 4

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zipline

Our fast-paced Zipline adventure runs 150m in the canyon. With 6 Zip wires and an Indian Jones-style swing bridge, you will get your fill of thrills. You will feel truly safe and looked after by all the instructors as you are given a comprehensive safety brief, support, and guidance at the beginning and end of each zipline!

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storage luggage

We understand that traveling involves taking extra luggage, especially if you are on an extended vacation; we provide free storage to all our customers who are on tour to Machu Picchu or other tours; for this reason, we offer to store your luggage during your scheduled treks with us.

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BRIEFING

Briefings are usually one day before starting the tour at our office, also you can set the time or place you want to meet with our staff. Our guides will explain complete and detailed information before venturing out on this four-day trip, and you will also have an opportunity to ask for all details you want to know before we go!

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extras

We believe it´s the attention to small details that separates us from our competitors. Every adventurer receives a day pack cover to protect their things while hiking, free T-shirts, had or a rain poncho. We will work hard to create your best experience to remember for a lifetime!

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  • 3 People $510.00
  • 4 People $490.00
  • 5 People $440.00
  • 6 People $420.00
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