This adventure is one of the best alternative treks in Cusco, it captures the majestic energy of Machu Picchu through ancient roads designed by the Incas and will make you feel alive and full of adrenaline.
It’s a 4 days tour and includes adventure sports such as BIKING, RAFTING, ZIPLINING AND TREKKING.
Daily departures all year round, advance reservation.
Briefing in our office, between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. of the day before the trip, detailed explanation of the tour with our guide.
Recommendation: Arrive 24 hours before the trip at the office of Conde Travel.
The guide will pick you up from your accommodation in Cusco early in the morning. We start the trip to Ollantaytambo where we will have breakfast then we will travel by bus to the highest place of the trip: Málaga pass (4350 masl), next to the Verónica snowy to make the descent on bicycles to Huaman Marca t – Santa Maria town (1890 masl), ending this activity we are ready to have a delicious lunch.
After a break, we are ready to continue the adventure with a rafting on the Urubamba River (optional), not too dangerous, but not too boring; perfect to have fun; finishing this incredible activity we will have a short walk to Quellomayo that is a local house where we will enjoy dinner attended by a native family who will offer us an experience with coffee and achiote..
After breakfast, we go to the Inca route where we start walking for about 4 hours through the high forest among the abundance of flora and fauna. In this area it is possible to see many types of plants, orchids, birds and other wild animals, a paradise of biodiversity in the Inca jungle. We will continue our walk along the Inca Trail after having lunch made by a local community with native fruits and tubers of the area.
Cocalmayo Hot springs will be the trophy where we will relax and enjoy its relaxing warm waters and then go to bed.
The next morning; After having a good breakfast, we start to walk from Hydroelectric to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Town). Along this flat trail you will find beautiful waterfalls, diversity of wildlife near to the beautiful Urubamba River, continuing with the walk we will arrive at a restaurant where we will enjoy a delicious lunch and take a short break.
This small trekking takes about 3 hours; After arriving at our destination for the day, we will enjoy a great dinner where we will have a briefing about our next excursion for the citadel of Machu Picchu. Then you will have the night free to explore or walk around Aguas Calientes town.
If you like to feel pure adrenaline, in Santa Teresa we can take the zip line service, with six cables of 800 meters long approx. Each one reaching a maximum speed of 80 km / H, then we cross a suspension bridge and do a light rock climb to finish this activity, the bus will take us to Hydroelectric where we will enjoy our lunch. We can relax here for a while, then continue the trek to Aguas Calientes.
Optional: ZIPLINE service isn’t include in your tour, if you would like to do just book with us; don’t lose this awesome experience.
The group will get up early to go to Machu Picchu, following an ascending route through the high forest, where we can have the opportunity to see the sunrise.
The guide will show us Machu Picchu sanctuary for 2 hrs. approx. Later the group will be free to enjoy Machu Picchu by themselves.
We return by walking (3 hours and a half) to Hydroelectric where our bus in waiting for us until 3:00pm to take us back to Cusco city, arriving around 10 pm.
Note: There is possibility to spend one more night in Machu Picchu town paying extra US$ 30.00, and return next day (if you want to climbing Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain paying extra US $ 30.00) it’s a good idea because you will have a wonderful experience.
Inca Jungle trek is another of the Inca roads that leads to Machu Picchu and also other wonders such as Choquequirao and Vilcabamba discovered approximately 20 years ago.
The Inca Jungle trek we find adventure activities, local people who are dedicated to the agriculture that works coffee, coca among other products of the area we also find medicinal and exotic plants and we also find types of birds.
It is called the alternative to the path because it is another way to get to Machu Picchu in addition to the already famous Inca Trail, which is very popular and your reservation must be made with an anticipation of 8 months.
The Inca Jungle is the only alternative path specialized in adventures for different activities such as biking, rafting, zipline, hiking, trekking.
Machu Picchu is an archeological center that preserves the remains of an Inca city, built in a green environment of mountains and rivers, a mystical and mysterious place; in addition, it is a patrimony of humanity and one of the most desired destinations in the world.
It is located at 2,400 m. a. s. l. in a cloud forest between the Andes Mountains and the Amazon rainforest of Peru.
To get from Lima to Machu Picchu you must travel to the city of Cusco by plane or bus.
It is possible to go all the year, the minimum temperatures vary between 8 ºC and the maximum around 20 ºC.
There are 2 seasons in Machu Picchu: the dry season and the rainy season. The first one takes place between April and October, it is characterized by little rain and a sunny climate. The rainy season runs from November to March and is characterized by constant rains.
On trains to Machu Picchu you can only take hand luggage that should not exceed 5 kilos (11 pounds).
Yes, it can be visited by people of all ages. However, in order to ascend Huayna Picchu mountain, it can only be visited by people older than 12 years old.
Public access is from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Machu Picchu is home to almost 150 amazing constructions, these are some of the places that stand out:
• The Temple of the Sun.
• The Intihuatana.
• The Temple of the 3 Windows.
• The Temple of the Condor.
• The Hall of Mirrors.
• The Ladder of the Fountains.
• Huayna Picchu Mountain.
• The Temple of the Moon.
• The Door of the Sun (Intipunku).
• The Main Square.
• The Royal Tomb.
• The Sacred Rock.