DAY 1: CUSCO – SANTA MARIA- SANTA TERESA. (Mountain biking)
Our agency “Machu Picchu Hike”, will pick you up from your place of stay between 5:00 am and 5:30 to then head out to our restaurant were we will have a delicious breakfast buffet, we will then continue to the Sacred Valley where we will appreciate the beautiful and colourful scenery of the natural and cultural attractions, until we get to Ollantaytambo, where our guide will give us 30 minutes of free time to have some water and snacks or to use the toilet if needed, then we will hop on our shuttle and head towards the mountain of Abra Malaga where we will reach an altitude of 4350 meters above sea level. From here we will start our descent by bicycle, passing through small villages, orchards, rivers and streams. Our mountain biking tour ends in Amaybamba at a height of 1200 meters above sea level, from here we will hop back in the shuttle and we will head towards the town of Santa Maria, arriving there around 2:00 pm where we will have our lunch. After lunch we will head to the village of Santa Teresa where we will be opening our first night.
DAY 2: SANTA TERESA – AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHU PICCHU PUEBLO.
We will wake up around 6:00 am to enjoy our traditional breakfast, Prior to this trek our guide will give us the option of taking on some adventure sports (Ziplining or canopy, tour included) if you do not desire to take this option we will continue to hike until we reach Hidroelectirca, the control location and place where we will all have lunch together. We will then continue by walking along the train tracks until we reach the town of Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu) where we will having dinner and where we will be spending our last night. At night our tour guide will give a brief explanation of whats about to come on our last day.
DAY 3: VISITA DE LA CIUDADELA INCA MACHU PICCHU – RETORNO CUSCO
Finally the day we’ve been all waiting for has arrived, in comparison to the other days, on this day we will wake up at 4:30 am to start our hike up the Inca city of Machu Picchu so we can see the sunrise at the top. The hike up will take us approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes. Once we get to Machu Picchu our guide will give a 2 hour tour around the most important archeological sites like: The Main Plaza (la Plaza Principal), The circular tower (la Torre Circular), The sun clock (el Reloj Solar), the royal rooms (los Cuartos Reales), the 3 windowed temple (el Templo de las Tres Ventanas), the royal cementeries (los Cementerios Reales) and many more. After the tour we will have free time to explore on our own, to take your best pictures and to just enjoy the beautiful scenery all around. We will hop on a late train to Ollantaytambo, where our bus back to Cusco will be waiting for us, we will get there around 10:30 pm, where you will be transported back to your place of stay. End of the Inka Jungle.
- Pick up from your hotel.
- Bus cusco - open Malaga
- Bicycle, helmet, gloves, windbreaker, knee pads, elbow pads.
- Meals: 2 lunches, 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts.
- 2 nights of hostel.
- Tourist train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.
- Professional bilingual guide (Spanish / English).
- Aguas Calientes Return Train - Ollantaytambo
- Tourist bus from Ollantaytambo- Cusco
- First aid kit
- Entrance to the thermal baths
- Informative talk prior to the start of the walk.
- 24-hour assistance service from our offices in Cusco.
- Bus ticket to Machu Picchu (USD $ 10.00).
- The first breakfast (first day) usually is provided at your hostel before you leave.
- The last lunch (third day) because we are visiting Machupicchu.
- Additional dishes.
- Personal expenses.
WE RECOMMEND TO TAKE:
- Clothes to avoid the Cold.
- Sportswear (01 pair of each).
- Walking shoes.
- Camera or camcorder.
- Mosquito repellent.
- Hat or cap.
- Sun glasses.
- Jacket for rain or poncho.
- Extra money.
- Standard Travel Backpack (approx 20lts).
- ISSIC card (if you have one)