Inca Jungle Llactapata Machu Picchu 4 Days 3 Nights

Code: JUNGLELLACTA04
4 DIAS - 3 NOCHES
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Description

This hike is fun, adventurous, challenging and full of adventures, but you will be rewarded with spectacular views of snow-capped mountains such as Veronica, lush green valleys, impressive canyons, archaeological and incredible sites and portions of the great Inca Trail. This Inca jungle Llactapata 4 days trip consists of cycling, rafting and trekking that takes you to the special archaeological site of Llactapata from where you can see incomparable views of the Machu Picchu mountain, the Huayna Picchu mountain and the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. of the seven wonders of the modern world.

Itinerary

1

Day 1: CUSCO – OLLANTAYTAMBO – ABRA MALAGA – SANTA MARIA

The Inca Jungle Trail is a truly unique adventure with mountain biking, rafting and trekking that goes “out of the ordinary”. This Inca Jungle trail begins between the Andes mountains in the Abra Malaga pass, we will begin the descent by bicycle to the jungle through cloud forests, waterfalls, small streams, and we will have the opportunity to visit the archaeological site of Huamanmarca. continue descending until you reach the town of Santa Maria in this place we can enjoy our lunch. In the afternoon we can take a boat and challenge the rapids of the Urubamba River for two hours, then return to our accommodation in Santa Maria to have dinner and overnight in a typical country house.

  • Time: 3 and a half hours by bus to Abra Malaga – 4 to 5 hours downhill by bike.
  • Accommodation: Country House.
  • Meals: lunch and dinner.
  • Distance by Bicycle: 60km Approximately.
  • Maximum height: 4316 masl Open Malaga.
  • Minimum height: 1500 meters Santa Maria.
  • Climate: Cold at the beginning of the tour and warm at nightfall.

Note: Rafting is optional in Santa Maria; for this service you must add US $ 30 directly to the operator.

2

Day 2: SANTA MARÍA – SANTA TERESA, COCALMAYO hot Springs

After breakfast, we will continue the hike up the Inca jungle, where our guide will explain at each stop the plants, orchids, tea and coffee plantations as well as the different wildlife that inhabit this impressive place; The ascent will continue until reaching the highest point of the road where we can appreciate the Urubamba Valley and the river of the same name. Then we will begin to descend to the town of Qellomayo, where the bus will be waiting for us to take us to Santa Teresa where we will have ready our lunch at the very charming Ecological Inn, in the afternoon we will enjoy the hot springs of Colcalmayo which is 15 minutes from the town of Santa Teresa.

  • Time: 8 hours approx.
  • Accommodation: Country House.
  • Food: breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Walking distance: 15km Approx.
  • Maximum height: 2650 meters.
  • Minimum height: 1430 masl Santa Teresa.
  • Warm weather.

Note: Admission to the hot springs of Colcalmayo is optional, for this service you must add US $ 10 per person.

3

Día 3: SANTA TERESA – LLACTAPATA – HIDROELECTRICA – AGUAS CALIENTES

Today is perhaps the hardest day of the Inca jungle trail. After breakfast, we take the bus for 30 minutes to Lucmabamba where we begin to climb up a hill for 3 hours through portions of the original Inca trail and the cloud forest towards the Puncuyoc Pass. Then we walk downhill for about 20 minutes to Llactapata, at 2,700 masl an Inca site located in front of the Machu Picchu Citadel. The panoramic views that exist from this place are really impressive; Here you can see from different angles the Machu Picchu Citadel, as well as the mountain of Huayna Picchu, the Machu Picchu mountain, and the Aobamba canyon where you can see another Inca trail. For the next two hours we walked downhill, arriving at the hydroelectric plant for lunch. Then we will continue walking for a couple of hours through the railroad tracks until we reach Aguas Calientes town, at night we will meet in a restaurant to enjoy a great dinner and spend our last night in the hotel that was booked.

  • Time: 6 hours Santa Teresa – Aguas Calientes.
  • Food: breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Walking distance: 15km Approximately.
  • Maximum height: 2050 masl Aguas Calientes.
  • Minimum height: 1430 masl Santa Teresa.
  • Warm weather.

4

Day 4: AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO

We will wake up very early to take our bus that will take us to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu. In Machu Picchu we will have a guided tour for approximately two hours around the most important sites such as the temple of the three windows, the temple of the sun, the intihuatana, the house of the Inca, among many attractions. Then you will have free time to continue exploring Machu Picchu. At the end of the tour we will return to the town of Aguas Calientes to take our return train at the station in Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo station there will be waiting for our bus that will bring you to the city of Cusco.

  • Time: 6 hours Santa Teresa – Aguas Calientes.
  • Food: breakfast Lunch.
  • Walking distance: 15km Approximately.
  • Maximum height: 2050 masl Aguas Calientes.
  • Minimum height: 1430 masl Santa Teresa.
  • Warm weather.

Note: Machu Picchu entrance time will depend on the type of ticket reserved, remember that there are two types of entrance tickets to Machu Picchu. The income of the first group is from 6.00 am until 12:00 hours, the second group of income is from 12:00 hours until 5.00 pm.

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