includes biking, rapting, zipline
|Duration: 4 days and 3 nights||Location: cusco / peru||start time: 06:00:00|
|Daily departures||visits: Pispitayoc,Llactapata, Santa Teresa, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu|
Day 1: Cusco – Pispitayoc (Biking and Rafting)
After breakfast in Cusco, we will leave the Sacred Valley of the Incas in private transport for 3 hours through picturesque villages and beautiful landscapes until reaching the Abra Malaga Mountain(4350mt). We will depart, descending on top scale mountain bikes for 3 hours going though rural villages, rivers, orchards and streams reaching the Huamanmarca Region. From there, our private bus will take the group to Santa Maria. After an excellent lunch we will start our rafting adventure, encountering a.o. rapids class III and IV. Note: Those that did not book the rafting tour will go with an assistant guide in our private bus to Santa Rosa, arriving at the La Choza Eco Lodge, located in the Pispitayoc village where they can see how coffee is processed at the plantation and see how avocados are grown. Later, the rafting group will be taken to Santa Rosa and hike to the lodge. We will then have a traditional dinner, cooked on an open fire and rest for the night. Bikes we Use for our Inca Jungle Trek VIP Click Here
Day 2: Pispitayoc - Llaqtapata
After breakfast, we walk for 2.5 hours along the riverbanks and start ascending into the high forest observing small coffee and cacao plantations and fruit trees amongst the abundance of flora and fauna. In this area it is possible to see many types of plants, orchids, birds and other wildlife. We witness the mysterious beauty of the high forest, a paradise of biodiversity in the Inca jungle. After arriving to the top of the mountain we will see the whole expansiveness of the Urubamba Valley.
After basking in the force of these panoramic views, we descend, arriving at the village Qellomayo where we will have lunch. Afterwards, we will go by bus for about one hour to Lucmabamba and walk up to the Llaqtapata ruins in about 2.5 hours passing and descent for another half hour to the Llaqtapata lodge. Here we will have dinner and sleep at an amazing location with a breath taking view of Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu.More info Llaqtapata link.
Day 3:Llactapata - Hidroeléctrica - Aguas Calientes
The next morning, after a good breakfast we start the descent at 8 p.m. for about 1.5 hours to the river Ahobamba where a bus will take us in half an hour to the hot springs near Santa Teresa. We will have some time to relax before walking to the zip lining location which is nearby. After this activity the bus will bring us to Hidroelectrica where we will enjoy our lunch. We can relax here for a while, then we will continue walking along the train track that is leading through this great jungle that the Inca knew by heart to our final destination: Aguas Calientes. We walk for about 3 hours. and you will encounter beautiful waterfalls, different Eco farms and possibly wildlife curious of your arrival in the region at 5 p.m. Here the group will spend the night in a hostel. At night we all will get together in a local restaurant to enjoy a great dinner and have a briefing about our next excursion to Machu Picchu. Then you are free to visit the city which is wonderful after sun’s set.
Day 4: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco (Trekking)
We start hiking early with the ambition to marvel at the sunrise from the heights of Machu Picchu. We will have a 2 hour comprehensive tour and afterwards you will have free time to explore the sacred soil in solitary. The passengers that reserved the hiking tour to Huayna Picchu will have a 2.5 hour steep ascension ending in a rewarding view. In the afternoon the group will descend to Aguas Calientes, boarding a train to Ollantaytambo, and ride back to Cusco arriving in the late afternoon.