4 day Inca Jungle trek to Machu Picchu - Cycling, Water Rafting, Zipline

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Explore and experience the best of the Inca Jungle on your way to Machu Picchu with this exclusive 4-day adventure trip that combines Trekking, Mountain Biking, Rafting and Zipline before reaching Machu Picchu, the highlight of the trip. This tour is considered by some as even better than the Inca Trail because of all the additional activities you will do along the way as you hike through beautiful landscapes and cross rivers.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: MachuPicchu.Center

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Day 1 Cuzco - Pispitayoc (cycling and rafting)

Stop At: Cusco Region

6:30 - 7:00 am - Pick up at hotel. After breakfast we will go to the starting point by bus. From this starting point, Abra Málaga mountain, we will descend for 3 hours by bicycle. During this descent challenge we will pass breathtaking views and picturesque villages. After an excellent lunch we will start our Rafting adventure, taking into account the class III and IV rapids. In the afternoon there is an alternative walking tour. At the end of the program we will walk to the beautiful ecological reserve of the city of Santa Rosa. Note: R afting is only available in the dry season.

Duration: 8 hour

Day 2 Pispitayoc (eco accommodation) - Santa Teresa (hiking)

Stop At: Inca Jungle

We will walk along the riverbanks and begin the 30-minute climb. On the way we will see small coffee plantations, fruit trees, etc. In this area it is possible to see many types of plants, orchids and birds as we will find ourselves in the High Forest, which is a paradise of the biodiversity of this route. After reaching the top of the mountain we will see the entire valley of Urubamba. The group will descend for 2 and a half hours approx. to get to the town of Qellomayo. After a break we will continue walking for about 3 hours, passing by farms, rivers, waterfalls until we reach the thermal waters of Santa Teresa. We will take a break and then continue on foot for 40 min. approx. until we reach the city of Santa Teresa, where we will sleep in a family home.

Duration: 9 hour

Day 3 Santa Teresa - Machu Picchu Pueblo (zipline and hiking)

Stop At: Santa Teresa

We will continue exploring the less traveled roads. We will start in the city of Santa Teresa. Passengers who have booked in advance will make the trip in Zipline (later they will be taken by bus to the hydroelectric power station), the rest of the group will continue the trek for approx. 3 hours until you reach the hydroelectric power station, where the whole group will come together again. Here we will have a great lunch. After a break, the trip will continue along the route for 3 hours, passing waterfalls, coffee farms and coca until you reach the city of Aguas Calientes. The group will arrive at the hostel around 4:00 p.m. At night we will meet in a restaurant to enjoy a great dinner and coordinate the excursion to Machu Picchu the next day.

Duration: 8 hour

Day 4 Machu Picchu tour - Return to your Cusco hotel

Stop At: Machu Picchu

The group will get up early to go to Machu Picchu and, following a route of ascent through the high forest, we will have the opportunity to see the sunrise. The guide will show us the sanctuary for 2 hours approx. Later the group will have free time to enjoy Machu Picchu on their own. Passengers who have booked trekking in Huayna Picchu will live their adventure for about 2:30 hrs. The route is very steep at some points, but it's worth it. In the afternoon, the group will descend on foot to Aguas Calientes to rest or buy souvenirs until the departure time of the train to Ollantaytambo (9:30 pm.). We will arrive late at night, around 12:30 a.m. approx.

Duration: 9 hour
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