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Inca Jungle 4 Days

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Inca Jungle 4 Days

Inca Jungle 4 Days

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3 Days from $ USD 100.00

Overview

Inca jungle 4 days and 3 nights

Be part of a unique adventure of Inca Jungle 4 Days, and discover the secrets and beauty of Inca Jungle, an intense and attractive trekking route with a unique activity that will fill us with adrenaline and emotions from the first day. Immerse yourself in the connection between the Andes and the heat of the Ceja de Selva. Combine the most interesting hiking trails with the most incredible views you can imagine. And arrive walking to the Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu.

Inca Jungle tour, combines adventure sports such as: biking, trekking, zip lining, rafting; and experiential tourism. According to the latest TripAdvisor recommendations, it is also a popular route for most travelers to visit Machu Picchu.

This Inca Jungle experience 4 days, will allow us to tell endless emotions and stories of our life. The trail is full of flora and fauna, where we will find that nature will be our best refuge for the routine that carries and stress that may be present in the day to day.

If you are a nature lover and want to live unique experiences, this is the ideal trip for you. We invite you to discover Machu Picchu through this unique tour. Take this extreme trekking route along the ancient routes used by great explorers like Hiram Bingham who reached Machu Picchu. We also invite you to see our Inca Jungle trek 3 days program.

Trip Details

  • Attractions: Inca Jungle to Machu Picchu
  • Type of tour: Adventure – Nature – Trekking
  • Duration of tour: 4 Days | 3 Nights
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Availability: Every day (advance reservation)
  • Elevation: Min: 1500msnm | Max: 3100msnm
  • Group Type: Private Service (minimum 2 Paxs)-Shared Service (maximum 12 Paxs)

Highlights

There are many ways to hike Machu Picchu and one of the most exciting treks is the Machu Picchu Inca Jungle Trek. The trek is often quite popular with backpackers due to its inexpensive price and the fact that it combines hiking with many other fun activities. Below we give you an idea of a day-by-day itinerary of what the Inca Jungle Trek entails.

The Inca Jungle Trek is a fantastic alternative route to Machu Picchu that combines mountain biking, rafting and hiking. This action-packed adventure will take you into the Peruvian jungle, along a beautiful section of the original Inca Trail, ending at Machu Picchu, one of the most incredible places in the world. You will experience several breathtaking landscapes, including the Andes, the cloud forest, the Urubamba River and the jungle. You will also have time to explore the local banana, coffee and avocado plantations. With such a unique and varied itinerary, it’s not hard to see why the Inca Jungle Tour is one of the most popular routes to Machu Picchu today. If you’re looking for a multi-sport adventure and want to experience as much of Peru’s incredible landscape as possible, this is the tour for you.

 

Day 1

Cusco - Malaga Pass - Santa Maria ( Downhill Mountain Biking )

Pick up from the hotel at 7:00 am, the starting point of our adventure is the main square of the city. We leave the city seeing the imposing surroundings with rolling hills until we reach the village of Chinchero overlooking the Sacred Valley of the Inkas.
After descending this hillside, we will reach Ollantaytambo and then climb up to reach ABRA MALAGA (mountain pass at 4350 masl) at approximately noon… the starting point of the descent (in case the weather is not good for us and our bikes, we will go to the next starting point) the hamlet of Carrizales where we will rest and have lunch. Then we will start descending through the cloud forest towards the hot valleys in the direction of the Amazon basin. This trip will take 5 or 6 hours, passing through small rustic villages. We will stop twice on the way to visit the archaeological center of Inkatambo (Inka Lodge) and Wamanmarka (falcon site). We will arrive to Santa Maria where we will have our lodging and dinner.

Day 2

Santa Maria - Qellomayu - Colcamayu - Santa Teresa ( Trekking )

We will wake up very early at 5 am and have breakfast, then we will start walking near the river bank and continue up the route to reach the beginning of the ancient Inka jungle trail as well as cross the Oroyas (cable car bridge) and the hanging bridge on this hike, we will be able to observe the wild animals of the region such as hummingbirds, parrots, eagles, etc. We will also see (and maybe taste) wild fruits and medicinal plants such as: avocados, yucca, oranges, mandarins, pacay, mango, cacao, coffee, coca bushes, etc. Then arriving at the village of Quellomayu we will have 1 hour approx. to rest and have lunch. Then we continue walking along the river for about two hours to reach the hot springs of Cocalmayu near the town of Santa Teresa to relax for about an hour and then arrive at Santa Teresa (where we will eat and rest).

Day 3

Santa Teresa - Aguas Calientes ( Trekking )

We will wake up at 7:00 a.m. and have breakfast. Then we will continue the hike to the hydroelectric plant. We will pass many waterfalls and especially one that falls from 45m. approximately, where you can take a shower if you wish (optional). Then we will arrive at the hydroelectric plant to rest and have lunch. Then we will walk for 2 hours to reach our final destination…AGUAS CALIENTES. Here we will have our accommodation and dinner, then we will have the briefing for Machu Picchu for the next day.

Day 4

Machu Picchu - Cusco

We will wake up very early at 5 am to take the bus to the archaeological complex of Machu Picchu (optional climb on foot) where we will see the wonderful sunrise. We will have 2 hours with our guide to visit this complex. Then you will have free time to walk around (optional climb to Wayna Picchu peak).

Finally, we return to Aguas Calientes around 14 hours to take the train back to Ollantaytambo and Cusco.

Prices Private Service

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Recommendations

These are the recommendations suggested to visitors to do the Inca Jungle

  • Bring original and valid passport or identity card.
  • Entrance tickets to the attractions (provided by your guide).
  • Comfortable shoes, hat for sun and cold, sun block, snack.
  • Ponchos in case of rain.
  • Personal medication
  • Insect repellent
  • Flashlight
  • Walking stick

VERY IMPORTANT camera to immortalize the moments.

What to Bring

  • A backpack
  • A beanie hat or ear warmer
  • Sun hat
  • Scarf
  • Gloves
  • A mid weight sweater
  • A longsleeve t-shirt
  • 1 – 2 t-shirts
  • A lightweight suater or vest
  • A pair of long pants
  • Hiking shoes
  • An extra pair of shoe
  • 2 – 3 pairs wool socks
  • A jacket
  • A small towel
  • Rain gear
  • 1 – 2 pair shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • A small headlamp
  • Waterbottle
  • A toothbrust and other personal toiletries
  • Toilet paiper
  • Sun cream
  • Insect repelent

Travel Guide

One of the mandatory stops on your visit to Peru is to visit Machu Picchu, an Inca city surrounded by temples, terraces and water channels built at 2,430 meters on top of a mountain.

There are different options to travel to this sacred city, but today we want to talk about the Inca Jungle, the most exciting and intense adventure where you connect with the wildest nature through the practice of different sports.

Inca Jungle Trek to Machu Picchu

The Inca Jungle Trek is an adventure tour where you combine several adventure sports. It is oriented to active, sporty people who want to have a unique experience while enjoying the best natural landscapes and pre-Columbian stories.

Bicycle routes, river descents, hiking trails, hot springs baths and even zip lines in the middle of the jungle. An adventure that will make you live intensely all the way to Machu Picchu.

Optional hikes after the Machu Picchu tour

  • Huayna Picchu – tickets are an additional $75 per person. You must book well in advance to reserve this mountain; the climb takes 2 hours round trip.
  • Machu Picchu mountain – tickets are an additional $75 per person. You need to book well in advance. It is the highest mountain around Machu Picchu with a total time of 3 hours round trip.

Faqs Inca Jungle 4 Days

What is the weather like on the Inca Jungle Trail?

The weather on the Inca Jungle Trail is very changeable, especially on the first day. However, the weather is very warm in Santa Maria, Santa Tereza and Aguas Calientes. All of these cities are lower than Cusco and no higher than 2400 meters above sea level. Temperatures are between 10°C and 25°C all year round. Only for the bike tour you will need a warm jacket and a rain jacket.

When is the best time to visit Machu Picchu?

The best time to visit Machu Picchu on the Inca Jungle Trail is between March and December.

How difficult is the bike tour?

The tour is not particularly difficult or demanding, but we recommend that the traveler already has some experience with bicycles. With the recommendation of our tour guide, you will have a great time with our tour.

When should I book the Inca Jungle Trek?

It is never too early to book your tour with us because you will have enough time to book updates like Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Montaña in advance. These tickets sell out very quickly and you need to book about 2 months before departure.

How hard is the hike on the second day?

It is not particularly difficult. It is a moderately difficult hike, but we recommend taking only what you really need. A light backpack is most comfortable for hiking in this area.

What time does Machu Picchu open and close?

Machu Picchu opens at 6:00 am and closes at 5:00 pm.

How long do people usually stay in Machu Picchu?

Usually people stay 5 hours in Machu Picchu, then they prefer to go to Aguas Calientes for lunch or spend some time in the city.

Do you serve vegetarian food on the Machu Picchu jungle tour?

Yes, we do. When you book this tour, please do not forget to let us know if you are vegetarian or have any kind of allergy.

Huayna Picchu VS Machu Picchu Montaña

Many people ask about Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu Montaña and few know the difference between these two mountains in Machu Picchu. Huayna Picchu: It is located in the northeast and it is famous because since the summit you can enjoy a beautiful scenery and Machu Picchu. huaynapicchu have a steep road and people reach the top in about 45 minutes hike up. At the summit you can enjoy and take pictures for no more than 20 minutes. This is because the Huayna Picchu Pick does not have much space and not many people can register there. If you plan to hike to Huayna Picchu, you need to book in advance. It costs 20 American dollars per person. Huayna Picchu altitude: 2789 meters. Montaña Machu Picchu: It is the higher mountain. You will need at least 3:30 hours to enjoy the hike up the Montaña. This mountain offers a view of Machu Picchu at different heights and a fantastic panoramic view of Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, Hidroelectrica and other areas in the surroundings. At the summit you can spend longer time. this is because not many people go to this mountain yet because of the new accest it is. if you plan to hike up to Montaña, you must book in advance. it costs 20 American dollars per person.\n Montaña altitude: 3240 meters.

Can I store my luggage in the Inca Jungle offices?

Yes, you can store your luggage in our offices. You can bring it with you to your briefing, or you can bring it with you when you are picked up in the morning to leave for your trek. The driver will then bring it back to our office. You can also drop it off at your hotel when you return from your Inca Jungle Trek.
(Plazoleta Regocijos).

How many people will be in my group?

Groups usually consist of 10 to 12 people. This also depends on the time of year. The maximum limit is 12 people and the minimum limit is 2 people.

What is the difference between a private tour and a group tour? Why is it worth paying more for the private tour?

When you choose a private tour, the tour is much more tailored to you. The size of the group depends on you and only you. You can decide exactly who goes on the tour with you. This is ideal for couples, families or groups of friends. You have your own personal chef and tour guide, which means the tour is much more personalized and tailored to your needs. it.

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Recommendations

These are the recommendations suggested to visitors to do the Inca Jungle

  • Bring original and valid passport or identity card.
  • Entrance tickets to the attractions (provided by your guide).
  • Comfortable shoes, hat for sun and cold, sun block, snack.
  • Ponchos in case of rain.
  • Personal medication
  • Insect repellent
  • Flashlight
  • Walking stick

VERY IMPORTANT camera to immortalize the moments.

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