JUNGLE INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU A is one of the wonderful tours and comprehensive alternative to be an adventure tour with mixed descent in bicycles, optionally rafting and zipline, hiking in the vastness of the valley and jungle, we the hot springs after enjoy nature with its flora and fauna of the place, observe the coca leaf plantations and coffee, fruit, exotic animals to finally get to meet the first wonder of the modern world, “Machu Picchu”.
4 Days / 3 Nights
We start our adventure in Cuzco, where we take a private bus or local bus to Abra del Malaga (4350 m.o.l.s), this is 150 km from Cuzco city, there we start our biking going down around 80 km until reach to “Santa Maria” which is 230 km from Cuzco. This day, it’s a good start because boarding of our mountain bikes with front suspension, we going down enjoying with the “Puna ecologico floor” directly to “La Selva Alta”, it means from 4300 to 1430 m.o.l.s, where the weather is warm since his beginning until the ending. In the way we will see huge snowed such as: “Veronica”, then “Cataracts”, finally we get in the jungle which is full of wild animals and fruit trees of the zone.
This day is really amazing, we start our trekking (8 hours approximately) between reductions and ascents, but the most interesting in this trekking, is that we won’t just through part of the perfect inca path way if not an real adventure among the jungle where we will be surrounded by the green nature full of fruit trees, mighty rivers and exotic animals of the zone, it will make us feel full of excitement. Between the animals we will find parrots, monkeys in their many diversities, moreover a number of flora varieties of the sector. At the same time in the way we can enjoy with a relaxing shower in the hot springs of Ullumire, after that and very near we will reach to “Santa Teresa”(1900 m.o.l.s), camping.
Nature, adventure and adrenaline in the third day of trekking to Machu Picchu. the comfort of this trekking is in the pleasant climate among 25 – 30 ° C. This day will be a little different from the others, with 5 hours more of trekking, and adrenaline. We will through not only the suspension bridges used by the inhabitants if not we will through the “Oroyas” which will make our adventure trekking very exciting, at the same time, the rivers in which we can soak, it will make us feel better and ready to reach to Machu Picchu.
After breakfast in the hotel, we will go by bus for about 30 minutes, passing a steep zigzag path, to reach the historic sanctuary of Machu Picchu (also known as the Lost City of the Incas), today “a New Wonder of the Modern World”. The excursion includes a guided tour for about 2 hours in the citadel, visiting the most important sites like Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, The Sacred Solar Clock, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and various cemeteries. Then we have free time to stroll around the complex, to take pictures or make a movie. Afterwards we return to “Machu Picchu Town” to take our lunch before boarding on the train back.
In the late afternoon, around 6.30 pm, we are going on the train bringing us to Ollantaytambo. There a bus is waiting for us at the train station to transfer us back to the city of Cusco, where we are supposed to arrive approximately at 11:00 p.m.