Inca Jungle Trail

Inca Jungle Trail

There are several different ways to reach this unique place Machu Picchu. One of the most famous and by far the most varied (because of the combination of different activities) is the Inca Jungle Tour. This trail is not just a tour, it´s an amazing and unforgettable adventure during which you will experience a variety of activities on a completely new level. From descending over 3400 m.a.s.l. by mountain bikes, to staying with a local family in the jungle below 1500 m.a.s.l.; from zip lining to hiking through the Inca pathways. Finally ending in the unique Inca city, situated on the top of a hill, surrounded by the mountains and jungle.

Inca Jungle Trail: tour description

We are constantly striving to give our customers the best possible experience and so there are several unique aspects that make our Inka Jungle tour different from any other tour offered. The first is the bus that takes you from Huamanmarca to Santa Maria. Most companies have you walk this, but it is a tedious 3 hour hike along a motorway without much to see. We know your time is valuable so we take a bus and skip ahead so that you are able to actually experience the jungle on the first day. Another difference is the first day lodging, instead of a hostel in the unremarkable town of Santa Maria, we have a private lodge in the jungle run by a local family. Here you have a truly unique experience of the Andean jungle.

Day 1: Cusco – Huamanmarca – Pispitayoc (biking, rafting, treking)
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Local Hosting
Maximum altitude: 4,316 m.a.s.l.
Minimum altitude: 1,200 m.a.s.l.
Distance: approx 221 km
Optional: Rafting

Day 2: Pispitayoc – Cocalmayo – Santa Teresa (trekking)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Local Hostel
Maximum altitude: 1,700 m.s.n.m.
Minimum altitude: 1,280 m.s.n.m.
Distance: approx. 12 km
Optional: hot springs in Cocalmayo

Day 3: Santa Teresa – Hidro Electrica – Aguas Calientes (zip line, trekking)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Local Hostel in Aguas Calientes
Maximum altitude: 2,040 m.a.s.l.
Minimum altitude: 1,600 m.a.s.l.
Distance: approx. 16 km
Optional: zip line
Optional: hot springs in Aguas Calientes
Day 4: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco (exploration of Machu Picchu and return)
Meals: Breakfast
Maximum altitude: 2,490 m.s.n.m.
Minimum altitude: 2,040 m.s.n.m.
Distance: approx. 1,5 km.

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