inca jungle trek
TOUR OVER VIEW
- Tour Type: Adventure, History,Culture
- Activities: Biking, Rafting, Zip Line, Hiking, Machu Picchu
- Difficulty: Easy /Moderate
- Considerations: Permit Required (We’ll obtain it after you book with us)
- Climate: Warm, Tropical
- Duration: 4 days/3 days
- Meals: All Inclusive
The Inca jungle tour is an exclusive four-day trek to Machu Picchu for the ultimate adventurer! This trek has something for everybody- it is perfect for those who like adventure while enjoying beautiful scenic views! This action-packed tour allows you to experience the extraordinary views of Machu Picchu after a three-day incident of hiking and biking through the Andean mountains, the jungle rain forest, and a section of the ancient lost Inca trail; river rafting on the Urubamba river; and flying through the air on zip-lines in the Santa Teresa canyons. Every detail has been thought of to ensure you get the maximun experience on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure!
This unforgettable four days adventure trip to Macchu Picchu begins with pick 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. We will arrive at the Abra Malaga mountain, 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 our final destination of the day (Santa Maria), where we will have a delicious lunch. After a break, we are ready to continue with the exciting adventure adrenaline of rafting, through rapids 3 and 4, for about three hours. We’ll drive back and hike to our local family’s house, Pispitayoc. We will have dinner and spend the night in the family house.
Facts and Figures:
- Hiking: 8 Hours/ 26 km Approx
- Highest Altitude: 2,300msl,
- Difficulty: Moderate and challenging day
- Meals: Lunch, Dinner, Snacks, Coffee
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 time 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
SANTA TERESA to
After breakfast, we will drive to have another excellent adventure morning at the highest Zipline in South America. If you’ve never “zipped” before, this is an adrenaline-buzzing way to explore this part of the region with expert guides and professional safety equipment in the canyon of Santa Teresa; this adventure includes six ziplines, a canopy bridgeof 200mt, on some of the highest, fastest and safest zip lines out there! After this exating adventure, We will drive to Hidroelectrica, where we will enjoy a lunch break and start our hiking through the lush forest of the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu to reach our next destination, the town of Aguas Calientes. We will have dinner and stay our last night in a hotel at the foot of the great Machupicchu.
Facts and Figures:
- Hiking Distance: 3 Hours/ 9 km Approx
- Highest Altitude: 2,100msl,
- Activities: Zipline and Hiking
- Difficulty: Moderate and easy day
- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
We will leave at 4:30 am to hike to Machu Picchu (one and a half hours) to arrive to appreciate the magnificent city as the sun rises. Your guide will provide a two-and-a-half-hour walking tour of this lost city, shedding light on issues about the design of their housing and family living situations. After your guided exploring tour, you have the free time to continue exploring or choose to climb Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain (an additional USD 50) to gain an even better panoramic view of the entire area (this is an extra 45-minute walk and with limited availability, please arrange this activity when you book your adventure with our staff in the office). We will return back by foot to Aguas Calientes, where you will take the train to Ollantaytambo and then be picked up and bussed back to Cusco.
Facts and Figures:
- MP Tickets: Booking in advance Required
- Highest Altitude: 2,400msl, at Machu Picchu
- Highlights: Machu Picchu
- Meals Breakfast (Lunch not Included)
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 the Inca Trail, and our other high-altitude treks. They will support you and ensure that you are safe and happy throughout your trip.
TICKETS - PERMITS
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!
Our highly trained chefs cook delectable, nutrient-rich meals, that honor your food restrictions while surprising you with International and Peruvian flavors. Prepare for a superb culinary experience to accompany this unforgettable expedition. Food is typically served family-style, three times a day in our dining tent.
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!
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.
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!
We always choose the best accommodations for all our clients, and for this 4-day adventure, we include three different accommodations. The first night we will stay in a family house outside the city in the rain forest, and the following two nights in 2* Hotels in Santa Teresa and Aguas Calientes that include hot shower, Wi-Fi, and breakfast!
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 starting point of Biking, your return from Machu Picchu by train is also included to Ollantaytambo you will reach the train station, where you will be picked up by a van to take you back to your hotel in Cusco.
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.
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.
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!
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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2 People $570.00
3 People $530.00
4 People $490.00
5 People $470.00
6 People $450.00
+7 People $430.00
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