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Pie Experience is an award winning South America tour operator offering unique local experiences, adventure tours, and tailor-made vacations in Peru , Argentina , Bolivia and Ecuador. All tours are Sustainable Travel Certified, designed by travel experts for authentic travel experiences.

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1 Day Inca Trail | 2 Day Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu

The shortest and fun way to get to Machu Picchu
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1 Day Inca Trail | 2 Day Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu

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Want to see the magnificent Machu Picchu but short on time? Looking for a quick but exhilarating tour? There are many different treks and tours to get to Machu Picchu. The 2 days Jungle Trek is the newest 1 day Inca trail to be discovered and therefore the least busy of the all the trails. The trek includes exhilarating downhill biking and a 10km passing through spectacular cloud forest landscapes. You will have the opportunity to spot magnificent wildlife all around you.

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1 day Inca trail

Inca jungle trail by bicycle

1 Day Inca Trail |2 Day Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu Highlights:

  • Follow in the footsteps of the Incas on a short but adrenaline-filled Jungle Trek and 1 day Inca trail.
  • Journey through Peru’s mountainous terrain. Cycle and hike whilst taking in the amazing scenery and wildlife.
  • Discover new Archeological Incan site of Huamanmarka.
  • Experience the stunning remoteness of the Sacred Valley.
  • Explore the ancient city of Machu Picchu at dawn and indulge in its amazing history

 

1 Day Inca Trail |2 Day Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu Jungle Trek Itinerary Overview:

Click through to “Tour Plan” to see the full itinerary for the Machu Picchu Jungle Trek and Inca Trail.

Day 1 | Cusco to Aguas Calientes: Depart Cusco and head to Abra Malaga where you will enjoy a downhill bike ride to Huamanmarka, an archeological site. After this, you will enjoy lunch in Ecoterra  ecolodge in the beautiful Santa Rosa area. There you will be driven to hidroelectrica where you will walk for 3 hours to Aguas Calientes and rest up before your amazing tour of Machu Picchu on the next day.

Day 2 | Machu Picchu to Cusco: Wake up early and take advantage of the sunrise of the breathtaking Machu Picchu. Our guides will give you a 2.5 hour informative tour, teaching you all about this historic site. You will then have time to yourself to explore or if you have signed up to climb Huayna Picchu then they will take you to the start of the trek. Around lunchtime head back to Aguas Calientes and decide from three options for your return to Cusco.

 

Are you looking for more Inca trails to to Machu Picchu ? click here

 

Important Information:

We recommend you book this tour at least 1 week in advance

 

Travel voucher & contact details:
You will receive an electronic voucher via e-mail once your booking is confirmed.

 

Don’t Miss Out: Book Now, Pay Later!

Simply pay an initial deposit and pay the rest later.

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  • Departure
    Cusco - Peru
  • Departure Time
    6:30 am
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  • Not Included
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Day One: CUSCO - OLLANTAYTAMBO - ABRA MALAGA - AGUAS CALIENTES

You will be picked up from your hotel bright and early in the morning, and then you will be driven 3 hours through beautiful scenery. In the journey, you will pass the town of Chincheros and then start to descend into the Sacred Valley. You will see your first view of the stunning Cordillera Urubamba mountain range, pass through the Urubamba river and disembark at Ollantaytambo (2792m). Here you will eat a nutritious breakfast and have a small break before continuing onto the highest point of the tour, Abra Malaga Pass. The road up to the peak is long and winding with spectacular views. Once you reach the top of Abra Malaga you will be given a safety briefing by our experienced guides and all the relevant safety gear will be given out. Once you are on your bike, a vehicle will follow behind you on your journey. This is so if you get tired or wish to stop then you can finish the journey in the car. This cycling journey will be the most exhilarating of your life! The journey takes you just under 55km in distance and drops down to 1196m. The bike journey ends at the newly discovered archeological site of Huamanmarka. Here your guide will provide you with the historical background and let you explore. From there you will jump back onto the bus for approximately 30 minutes until the arrival at Ecoterra lodge for a buffet lunch, which is surrounded by beautiful nature and fruit trees. After a tasty meal and a break, you will travel by bus to hidroelectrica. Here you will begin a 3 hour trek along the train tracks to Aguas Calientes, the home of Machu Picchu. At your arrival of approximately 6pm, you will be checked into your room at a very clean and comfortable hostel with private bathrooms and hot water. Here you will receive another tasty meal and can then relax until you rest up overnight, dreaming of Machu Picchu tomorrow!  
  • Biking Time: Approximately 2.5 - 3 hours 
  • Biking Level: Easy
  • Trekking time: 3 hours
  • Trekking level: Easy
  • Option: Guests who do not wish to bike may be transported to Santa Rosa by vehicle
 
  •  Meals: B, L, D
  • Accommodation: Hostel with private bathroom in Aguas Calientes
  • Transport: Tourist transport
  • Activities: All the ones described in the itinerary accompanied by a professional tour guide
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Day Two: MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO

You will rise early today to take advantage of the morning light over the lost city of the Incas, Machu Picchu. Your accommodation will keep hold of your bags until you return from your Machu Picchu tour. First of all, your guide will take you to a beautiful viewing point to watch the sunrise over Machu Picchu and take pictures. You will then be taken around the site for 2.0 hours, learning all about the history from our knowledgeable guide. After this, you will then have free time to yourself or if you have prearranged the hike to Huayna Picchu your guide will show you where to begin (This must be booked at least 2 months in advance as it is very popular). Your journey ends here and you will need to decide from the following three options on how to return to Cusco. Option 01 : Take the train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo followed by private transfer to your hotel in Cusco. This journey takes 3 hours in total and is $99 extra. Option 02 : Take the train from Aguas Calientes to hidroelectrica and then take the tourist bus directly to Cusco. This journey takes 5 hours and is $69 extra. Option 03 : Return to hidroelectrica by foot, and then take a tourist bus directly to Cusco. This journey takes around 7 hours in total and is $30 extra.  
  • Hiking Time: 2.5 hours exploring Machu Picchu and optional 2-3 strenuous hike if you choose option 3
  • Hiking Level: Easy to strenuous depending on your choice
 
  • Meals: B
  • Activities: all the ones described in the itinerary accompanied by a professional tour guide
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu citadel
  • Train service from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo (added extra)
  • Private transfer from Ollantaytambo to Cusco (added extra)

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