Inca jungle to machu picchu 4 days

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Inca Jungle
Peru » Cusco

This program is specially designed in economic support to the indigenous communities thanks to its tourist support and you will be witnesses where we will share the experiences customs and culture of these indigenous families.

The Inca Jungle Premium Trek is an unbelievable 4 day alternative tour where you can envolve your experience in adventure sports such as RAFTING, TREKKING, BIKING and ZIP LINE. It also includes some recently discovered Inca paths with archaeological remains, the expansive and towering Abra Malaga Mountain, the deep green valley and the vibrant jungle basin of Santa Maria. The Inca Jungle Premium Trek uses A-1 equipment and the groups are small creating an intimate experience with the natural terrain of Peru.

Attractions You’ll See

Inca Jungle

Whats Included
  •     Briefing the evening before the trip in our office, explaining all tour details.
  •     Transportation from Cusco to Ollantaytambo – Abra Málaga.
  •     Mountain bikes, helmets and gloves.
  •     Biking, Rafting & Zipline.
  •     Cocalmayo Hot Springs.
  •     Entrance to Machu Picchu.
  •     Tickets to Huayna Picchu (When Tickets are Available) or Old Mountain.
  •     A private bilingual professional guide specialized in the tour.
  •     Train Tickets from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.
  •     Bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.
  •     The following meals: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners (vegetarian options).
  •     1 night in Conde Ecolodge - Pispitayoc (shared room).
  •     1 night hostel in Santa Teresa ( wifi - hot water).
  •     1 night of hostel lodging in Aguas Calientes (with private bathrooms and hot water).
  •     Pick-up service.
  •     A complete first aid box.
Does not include
  •     The Up or Down Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu (US $24.00)*.
  •     *This is not included as most passengers choose to ascend/descend trekking.
  •     Lunch and Dinner on the Last Day.
  •     All Personal Care Items.

Packing List

Trekking Accessories

Strong Walking Shoes or Tennis Shoes.
Long sleeve shirt
Long and short pants
Rain coat

Personal Care

Toilet Paper.
Medical or Personal Items.
Hat or cap
Sweater and thick jacket.

Biodegradable Plastics

Eco-friendly Tomatodo (canteen).
Optional plastic raincoat (poncho)

The guide will pick you up at your hostel in Cusco, after breakfast in Ollantaytambo we will travel by bus to the highest place of the trip ABRA MALAGA 4350 meters over the sea level, next to the snow mountain VERONICA to do downhill in bikes to SANTA MARIA 2250 meters over the sea level, finishing this activity we are ready to have a delicious typical lunch. After a break, we are ready to continue the adventure doing rafting level tree, not too dangerous but not too boring, perfect to have fun and finish the day in a comfortable EcoLodge. Click Here


After breakfast, we go to Inka Trail where we start walking for approximately 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 Inka jungle. During our trip we will see the archaeological center of Inka Carcel where the Incas punished people who did not comply with the rules of the Inka society. We will continue our walk through the Inka road after lunch made by a local community with fruits and tubers native to the area. Hot springs of Cocalmayo will be the trophy twhere we will relax our muscle before go to the bed.


Schedules day 2:

  •  06:30 - 07:00 Explanation of the different natural products found in this area and production of 100% natural coffee in the area.
  •  07:00 - 07:45 Breakfast in the eco lodge house.
  •  07:45 - 08:30 Drive to our starting point of the Inca Trail.
  •  08:30 - 13:00 Hike through the Inca trail, discovering the history of the Incas to finally descend towards lunch.
  •  13:00 - 13:30 Lunch in Quellomayo.
  •  13:30 - 14:30 A break to regain energy before walking again.
  •  14:30 - 16:00 Walk to the hot springs (Cocalmayo) by the edge of the Urubamba river.
  •  16:00 - 18:00 Relax in the hot springs.
  •  18:00 - 18:30 Transfer from the Hot Spring to Santa Teresa Town.
  •  18:30 – 20:00 Dinner and rest in Santa Teresa.
Day 3: Santa Teresa - Hydroelectric - Aguas Calientes

The next morning, after a good breakfast, we will head toward the nearby zip lining location. Here, we will experience different zip lining routes, cross a suspension bridge, and do some light rock climbing. After this activity, the bus will bring us to Hidroélectrica where we will enjoy our lunch. We can relax here for a while, then continue onto the route toward Aguas Calientes. We will walk for about 3 hours and along the way you will encounter beautiful waterfalls, different wildlife, next to the beautiful Urubamba river. Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes, we will get together in a local restaurant to enjoy a great dinner and have a briefing about our next excursion to Machu Picchu. After dinner, you are free to explore the city of Aguas Calientes.


Schedules day 3:

  •  07:00 - 07:45 Breakfast in Santa Teresa.
  •  07:45 - 08:15 Transfer to zipline base camp.
  •  08:15 - 09:00 Registration and equipment of the harnesses for the zipline.
  •  09:00 - 11:00 Zipline activity.
  •  11:00 - 11:40 Transfer from the zip line camp to the Hydroelectric.
  •  11:40 - 12:15 Trekking from Hydroelectric to the restaurant.
  •  12:15 - 12:45 Lunchtime.
  •  12:45 - 13:30 Small rest in the hammocks of the restaurant.
  •  13:30 - 16:00 Walk from the restaurant to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town).
  •  16:00 - 19:00 Free time to visit the town and be able to do the shopping for the next day.
  •  19:00 - 19:30 Dinner and having a rest in hostel within Aguas Calientes.
Day 4: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco (Trekking)

We will rise early at 4:00am to begin our climb toward Machu Picchu. The trek will include a challenging 1 hour and half ascent toward the ancient citadel. After arriving at the entrance around 6:00am to meet our guide, our group will enjoy a privately guided tour for 2 hours in the Inca citadel. After the tour, you will be free to enjoy Machu Picchu on your own. According to the departure time of your bus, given to you by the tour guide before the tour, the group will descend toward Aguas Calientes to catch the train back to Ollantaytambo where everybody will be picked up and transferred to Cusco. The group has to be at the train station at least 30min before departure. The trip will finish in the square of San Francisco, Cusco.


Schedules day 4:

  •  04:00 - 04:20 Early wake-up to have a quick breakfast.
  •  04:20 - 06:00 Start trekking to see the spectacular sunrise in the citadel of Machu Picchu.
  •  06:00 - 08:30 Our group will have a private guided tour in the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu.
  •  08:30 - 12:00 Free time to enjoy Machu Picchu on their own (Passengers who booked for an additional, can climb to the Mountain or Huayna Picchu at 9am – 10am with the second group).
  •  12:00 - 12:30 The group will descend walking to Aguas Calientes.
  •  12:30 - 15:40 Free time in Aguas Calientes .
  •  15:40 - 16:00 Walk to the train station for the departure time to Ollantaytambo.
  •  16:00 - 17:40 Returning from Aguas Calientes by train to Ollantaytambo (depending on the departure of your train).
  •  17:55 - 20:00 transfer from Ollantaytambo station by private bus to the Plaza San Francisco in Cusco (the arrival time will be depending the traffic in cusco).
FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

1.- What is the Inca Jungle?

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.

2.- What's in the Inca Jungle?

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.

3.- Why is the Inca Jungle Trail an alternative Inca trail?

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

When to go to Machu Picchu?

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. 

How much luggage can I take on the train?

On trains to Machu Picchu you can only take hand luggage that should not exceed 5 kilos (11 pounds).

From what time can I enter Machu Picchu?

Public access is from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.

What to see in Machu Picchu?

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.