Machu Picchu Jungle Trek and Inca Trail – All Inclusive

Biking, Zip Lining, and Hiking the Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu
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Machu Picchu Jungle Trek and Inca Trail – All Inclusive


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Explore the Sacred Valley’s fascinating landscapes with the Machu Picchu Jungle Trek and Inca Trail. On this 4 day adventure you will bike, hike, and zipline your way through the Andean Mountains to the green valleys and jungle below. You will immerse yourself in the rich culture that surrounds Machu Picchu and the ancient Incan paths leading to it. This is an experience you won’t soon forget!

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Machu Picchu Jungle Trek and Inca Trail Highlights:

Follow in the footsteps of the Incas on an adrenaline-filled Machu Picchu Jungle Trek and Inca trail.

Journey through Peru’s mountainous terrain, cycling and hiking the extreme routes it offers.

Feel the adrenaline rush from riding the highest zipline in Peru.

Experience the stunning remoteness of theSacred Valley.

Explore the ancient city of Machu Picchu at dawn and discover its mysterious secrets for yourself.

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 Santa Maria: First, you will depart Cusco and head to Abra Malaga, where you will enjoy an exhilarating downhill bike ride to the town of Santa Maria. Along the way, you are scheduled to visit the archaeological site of Huamanmarca. Moreover, after finishing the first day of activities, your overnight accommodation is at the Cochapata Lodge in Huyro.

Biking time: 2:30 – 3:00 hours approx.

Kilometers covered: 50 km. (31.0686 mi.) approx.

Low point: 1`200 m./3937 ft. - High point: 4300 m./14107.61ft. approx.


Day 2 | Santa Maria to Santa Teresa:  To begin the day, you will trek along an Incan Trail leading to the highest zipline point in Peru. Afterwards, you are able to take a dip in the hotsprings at Cocalmayo to refresh your senses. Subsequently, you end the day with a relaxing overnight stay in the eco-lodge Cola de Mono.

Trekking time: 2:30 – 3:00 hours approx.

Kilometers covered: 6 km. (31.0686 mi.) approx.

Low point: 1`200 m./3937 ft. - High point: 1600 m./5249.3441ft. approx.


Day 3 | Santa Teresa to Aguas Calientes via Llactapacta Pass: Not only will you Wander along a remote Inca Trail towards Llactapacta Pass, but you will also get an exclusive preview of Machu Picchu. Meanwhile, you’ll take the train back to Aguas Calientes to rest up for tomorrow’s main event – Machu Picchu! Rightfully so, you’ll end up at the  Tierra Viva Hotel, your overnight accommodation.

Trekking time: 5:00 – 5:30 hours approx.

Kilometers covered: 12 km. (31.0686 mi.) approx.

Low point: 1`600 m./5249.344 ft. - High point: 2800 m./9186.352ft. approx.


Day 4 | Aguas Calientes to Cusco via Machu Picchu:  Rise and shine: wake up early for a brief bus ride to Machu Picchu. Firstly, you’ll explore the ruins with a guided tour.  Additionally, you get the option to hike up Huayna Picchu. Later on, you return to Aguas Calientes by bus before taking the train back to Ollantaytambo. Thereafter,  a private transfer will bring you back to homebase in Cusco.

Tour time: 2:00 – 2:30 hours approx.

Kilometers covered: 2.5 km. (8202.1mi.) approx.

Low point: 2000m./6561.68 ft. - High point: 2400 m./7874.016ft. approx.



Pre departure briefing on the day before the trek

Tourist Transport

Meals : 4 breakfast ,3 lunches , 3 dinners.

Accommodation: 3 nights accommodation in lodges and hotel with private bedroom , hot water , towels and shampoo.

Bike Equipment: Elbow and knee pads, gloves, helmet.

Zipline in Santa Teresa

Train from Hydroelectrica to Aguas Calientes

Entrances to Machu Picchu

Bilingual professional guide ( English and spanish )

Buses to Machu Picchu on day 4

Train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo on day 4

Transfer from Ollantaytambo to your hotel in Cusco

First Aid Kit


Last lunch in Aguas Calientes

Hiking Poles


Important Information:

We recommend you book this tour at least 2 months in advance.If you have any extra question about this tour please contact us or chat with us via what’s app 0051 974 94 40 16

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Travel voucher & contact details:

You will receive an electronic voucher via e-mail once your booking is confirmed.

Zero Change Fees Policy:

If you wish to reschedule your trip, you are capable of choosing an alternate departure date, regardless if your booking has already been confirmed. Consequently, you will be limited to picking tours subject to availability. If the change is requested 30 days or more prior to the original trip departure, no change fees will be charged. Zero change fees does not apply for Classic Inca trail 4 days or  Inca Trail 2 days.

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Day One: Cusco to Santa Maria

Biking on the Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu Beginning your adventure with the Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu, you will be picked up early morning and driven through the stunning Sacred Valley; the cradle of the Inca civilization. Once you reach the 4,316m high Abra Malaga your guide will brief you on the finer details of the trip before suiting up with protective equipment. Then it is time to let the fun begin... freewheeling down quiet but challenging roads, past diverse landscapes, and ice capped mountains. Stopping for a rest, you will shed some layers quickly and keep cruising onwards and downwards towards Huamanmarca; site of a recently discovered archaeological Inca findings. Your tour guide will provide the historical background and the rest you can fill in for yourselves! Here you will also enjoy an energizing lunch. Carry on, descending to 1,500 meters, while the jungle's edge rears up and the small and cute town of Santa Maria looms on the horizon. In Santa Maria you can connect to wifi to share photos from your wild ride, buy provisions or just rest your legs and enjoy a cold beer before a warm traditional Peruvian meal. Overnight in Santa Maria.  
  • Biking Time: Approximately 4 hours 
  • Biking Level: Easy
  • Option: Guests who do not wish to bike may be transported to Santa Maria by vehicle
  •  Meals: B, L, D
  • Accommodation: Homestay
  • Transport: Private tourist transport
  • Activities: all the ones described in the itinerary accompanied by a professional tour guide

Day Two: Santa Maria to Santa Teresa

Hiking the Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu Rise before the sun, shake out your weary limbs, and enjoy the finest indigenous coffee and a healthy breakfast. Under dawn skies you will take a bus, then a short trek along a trail until arriving at a family restaurant in Santa Rosa, where you can relax in hammocks, admire the coca plantations, and enjoy refreshments while being entertained by the family monkey. After walking for a short while you will reach a real Inca Trail, which winds around precipitous slopes with many sheer drop offs for approximately half a mile. Be warned this is not for people who suffer from vertigo! The descent continues for just over two hours until you reach Quellomayo. From Quellomayo you will catch a bus to the lodge where you will spend the night. Upon your arrival to your Eco Lodge, you will have lunch and afterwards for those who love adrenaline head towards the highest zip line in Peru. This zip line offers approximately two and half-hours of absolute fun and adrenaline, with 2500 meters of cables in six wild sections. After this great experience, you'll head back to the charming lodge located in the middle of the jungle. Before dinner you’ll have time to enjoy the hot springs of Cocalmayo, an amazing place in the middle of nowhere.
  • Hiking Time: Approximately 3 hours
  • Hiking Level: Easy to moderate
  • Meals: B, L, D
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Transport: Private tourist transport
  • Activities: all the ones described in the itinerary accompanied by a professional tour guide

Day Three: Santa Teresa - Llactapata Pass - Aguas Calientes

pie experiences Group Hiking the Inca Jungle Trail Wake early and have breakfast before taking private transport to Lucmabamba, where there is another recently discovered Inca Trail. We are the only tour company to walk this part of the Inca Trail, so for three and a half hours you will feel like Adam and Eve walking amidst parrots in this tranquil Garden of Eden. You will be rewarded greatly for your efforts with a view of the majestic Machu Picchu from the top of Llactapata, flanked by the overwhelming peak of Salkantay. Gaze down on the other tourists who took the classic Inca Trail as you enjoy a refreshing picnic in this scenic spot. Later, it is only about a two-hour walk down to the train station where you will depart for Aguas Calientes. Nestled beneath Machu Picchu, you will taste the Andes in a local restaurant before retiring to your cozy accommodations with hot water and private bathrooms.
  • Hiking Time: Approximately 5 hours
  • Hiking Level:  Moderate to difficult
  • Meals: B, L, D
  • Accommodation: Hostal
  • Transport: Train service
  • Activities: all the ones described in the itinerary accompanied by a professional tour guide

Day Four: Machu Picchu - Cusco

Hiker at Machu Picchu following Inca Jungle Trail You will get an early rise today to take the first bus to Machu Picchu at 5:30a.m. Arriving at the majestic ancient complex just before dawn, you will have a great chance to witness an out of this world sunrise of the mountains and valleys below. After, explore the ruins on your own and discover this wonder of the world with a guide for two hours. You will leave no stone unturned as you learn about the ancient city and its rediscovery by Hiram Binham in 1911. Afterwards you have free time to hang out with the llamas and try to capture the pure beauty of the site with your camera. Those who still have energy can set off for Huayna Picchu, which actually looks down on Machu Picchu. As your adventure comes to an end, you will retrace your steps bus then by train to Ollantaytambo. Taking a private bus to Cusco you will be dropped off at your designed accommodations.
  • Hiking Time: Approximately 3 hours
  • Hiking Level: Easy
  • Meals: B
  • Transport: Train service & tourist transport
  • Activities: all the ones described in the itinerary accompanied by a professional tour guide
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu citadel
  • Bus up & down to Machu Picchu
  • Train service from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
  • Private transfer from Ollantaytambo to Cusco

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Inca Jungle Trek  

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