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Inka Jungle Adventure To Machupicchu 4 Days / 3 Nights

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Tour Details

INKA JUNGLE ADVENTURE TO MACHUPICCHU 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS

Type: ecological, adventure, cultural, archaeological and hiking.
Length: 4 days/ 3 nights
Time of year: All Year
Departures: Upon Request
Price and Rates: $ 480 U.S.A. Dollars per person on the basis of double accommodations. $ 450 U.S.A with ISIC card or more of 4 people.
Location: Mountain range Vilcanota and Vilcabamba – Cusco
Distance: 50 Km.
When to go: The best time to visit is April through October, it’s the busy season (especially June to August), but it’s also the dry season.
Altitude: 1250m to 4350m
Difficulty: & quot; the trek is rated moderate; any reasonably fit person should be able to cover the route & quot.
Temperatures: 4 ºC to 25 ºC / Night temperature: 4ºC to 9º C

INTRODUCTION:

This is not only an alternative Inca Trail. It is the most original and exclusive recently discovered. It is perfect for anyone with a strong sense of adventure, curiosity, burst of energy and without sign of vertigo.
The tropical Inca Trail is a new route designed exclusively by KANTU EPEDITIONS. It combines biking, rafting, hiking and culture. The trip includes Inca trails, flora and fauna and recently discovered Inca sites which will only be visited by our clients. A descent of 65 km by bike starts in the Malaga pass Mountain and terminates in the tropical valleys of Quillabamba. Inca Jungle is not only one of the most alternative Inca trailed travelled but also one of the most varied offering a mixture of extreme adventure with bike descents, rafting and treks through beautiful landscapes terminating in Machu Picchu.

Itinerary

Day 1: Cusco – Abra Malaga – Santa Maria

Pick up from your hostel between 6 – 6.15am and transported for 2 hours to Ollantaytambo where we will have a break for 15 minutes. In this journey we have the chance to appreciate some attractive and picturesque towns such as Chincheros in the Sacred Valley. We will then continue for 1 hour more until we reach Abra Malaga (4350 m) where we first stop to take in some fresh air and take photos. Our expert guide will then give a safety talk before starting our descent and 3 hour tour descending to the edge of the jungle passing small rustic towns, rivers amongst others. We will then arrive at the arqueological ruins of Huamanmarca and have a guided tour. We will then continue on to Santa Maria where we will arrive approx 2pm and have a rest for 30 minutes before getting ready for our rafting expedition. This will last approx. 2 hours and pass by Santa Maria and Challhuay. (Class of rapids 2-4) We will finally return to our hostel where we will spend the night.

Meals: L/D
Accommodation: Hostel
Maximum Altitude: 4,350 m
Minimum Altitude: 1,250 m
Distance travelled: 50 km approx.
Approximate biking Time: 3-4 hours

Day 2 : Santa Maria – Qellomayo – Santa Teresa

You will wake up at around 6.30 am, shake off your weary limbs and enjoy the finest indigenous coffee prepared by your landlady for a 6.30am breakfast. Under dawn skies you will begin your walk, which gets progressively steeper, until arriving at a welcoming family restaurant in Pispitayoc where you can relax in hammocks, admiring the coca plantations and receive refreshments whilst being entertained by the family monkey. After a short walk you will reach a traditional Inca Trail, which winds around precipitous slopes and sheer drops for approximately half a mile. The descent continues for just over two hours until you reach Qellomayo, a small village, where you will have lunch.

From Qellomayo it is a short walk beside the Rio Vilcanota until reaching the famous hot springs of Colcamayo. Here you can rejuvenate in the hot waters and relax in these natural settings. After relaxing in the hot springs you will carry on to Santa Teresa where you will spend the night.

Meals: B/L/D
Accommodation: Hostel
Maximum Altitude: 2,150 m
Minimum Altitude: 1,950 m
Distance travelled: 19 km approx.
Approximate walking Time: 7-8 hours

Day 3: Santa Teresa – Hidroelectrica – Aguas Calientes

We wake up at 7.30 am in order to have breakfast before to going to the zip line
Canopy South America`s highest Zip Lines. Approximately 15 minutes from Santa Teresa. Duration roughly 3 hours. And then we will take a car over 30 minutes to the
restaurant where you will have lunch at the Hidroelectrica. From here it is only about a two and a half hour flat walk to Aguas Calientes, the base town for Machu Picchu.

Meals: B/L/D
Accommodation: Hostel
Maximum Altitude: 2,150 m
Minimum Altitude: 1,950 m
Distance travelled: 18 km approx.
Approximate walking Time: 7-8 hours

Day 4: Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu – Cusco

Around 4am we will get ready to hike up to the ruins of Machu Picchu via a route through the jungle having the opportunity to catch sunrise by arriving at the gates of the park at approx. 6 am. Where we can appreciate the arrival of the sun if we are lucky. We will then continue our visit of the park with a guided tour of the ruins by our tour guide (approx 2 hours). After the tour we will have free time to ourselves to enjoy the ruins before descending back down to Aguas Calientes to take our return train back to Ollantaytambo. We will be met by our transfer where we will then catch the tourist bus back to Cusco.(B/L)

Meals: B
Accommodation: Hostel
Maximum Altitude: 2,350 m
Minimum Altitude: 2,150 m
Distance travelled: 10 km approx.
Approximate walking Time: 4-5 hours

What is Included!

Included

  • Professional Speaking English guide
  • Mountain bike Equipment(Bicycles, Helmet and Gloves)
  • Entrance fees Machupicchu
  • Train ticket Aguas Calientes, back to Cusco
  • All meals (3B, 3L, 3D)
  • Basic accommodations the 1st and 2nd night
  • Hotel In Aguas Calientes (Doubles Occupancy Rooms)
  • Private Transportation
  • Professional English speaking guides, paramedics qualified for Class V rafting
  • Full Rafting equipment (helmet, life jacket, raincoat, paddle, wetsuit, Hyside Self Bailer Boats)

We recommended to bring:

  • Small standard backpack
  • Sun Cream, Insect Repellent
  • Bottle of Water
  • Hat
  • Towel, Short Pants
  • hiking Shoes
  • hiking poles
  • Personal Belongings
  • Rain Coat
  • Bathing Suit tips
  • Original passport

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