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Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu in 4 Days

  • Hike and bike along the Inca trail to Machu Picchu

  • Visit archeological ruins with a guide

  • Witness sunrise at Machu Picchu

Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu in 4 Days
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Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu in 4 Days
From US$361.00

Set out on a hiking and biking adventure to Machu Picchu with this four-day, three-night tour along the Inca Trail. Explore archeological ruins, bike downhill for 60 kilometers, and admire mountain landscapes during the tour. On the final morning, see Machu Picchu at sunrise and set out on a guided tour of the site. Hotels and meals are included. 

What to Expect
Day 1: Cusco to Santa Maria (L, D)
You will be picked up from your Cusco hotel and be dropped off at the 4,316m high Abra Malaga. You will get your bike, receive a briefing and put on helmet and gloves and start your adventure with an experienced tour guide. You'll bike down some challenging roads,passing by amazing landscapes. You'll stop at Alfamayo after 3 hours. Enjoy a box lunch and rest for a while. Then, continue riding to Humanmarca. Have a guided tour of this archaeological site and continue descending to reach the town of Santa Maria. Enjoy dinner and rest at the holte for the night.

Day 2: Santa Maria to Santa Teresa (B, L, D)
Get up at 5:30am and have breakfast. Begin your walk heading up to Santa Rosa where you can relax for a while as you admire the landscapes. Continue your hike until you reach the real Inca Trail. You'll descent for two hours and reach the village of Qellomayo, where you will have lunch. Then, you'll end the walk passing by a river to reach Santa Teresa where you will rest for the night.

Day 3: Santa Teresa to Aguas Calientes (B, L, D)
Wake up at 7am and have breaksfast. Then take a private transport to the town of Lucmabamba which is the entrance to another Inca Trail which was discovered just a few years ago. You'll walk this part of the trail for 3.5 hours and see amazing scenery including parrots. Finally, you'll reach a breathtaking view of Machu Picchu from the top of Llactapata, flanked by the giant peak of Salkantay. Enjoy lunch here and take in the views. Then, walk down for 2 hours to reach the hydro-electric train station and take the train to Aguas Calientes. Enjoy dinner and rest for the night.

Day 4: Machu Picchu to Cusco (B, L)
Wake up early and take the first bus to Machu Picchu at 5.30am, arriving at 6am, which with luck will coincide with a beautiful sunrise!Enjoy a guided tour and then have time to explore on your own. Then, you'll head back to Aguas Calientes and catch the train to Ollantaytambo and then the bus to Cusco.
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Reviews (92)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Awesome trip

Me and my friend did the 4 day inca jungle trail with Paulo. We had many different activities like mountainbiking, hiking, ziplining,... It was all very well organised and our guide Paulo was very nice and a lot of fun! I would definilty recommend to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Highlight of my trip to Peru !!!

Highly reccomend the Jungle Trail with Reserv Cusco For those people who don’t want to hike the Inka trail , but still want an adventure, this is truly the package for you! When I first signed up for the trip, I thought it would be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank aventure2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Consider doing original Inca Trail instead

My boyfriend and I booked this experience because of the high reviews on TripAdvisor and as a compromise between doing the intense 4 day classic Inca Trail and no hiking at all. There was only one other couple on our tour, which made it a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank katmanx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide Pablo was top engaged, dedicated and helpful. The tour super organized. In difficulties we could resolve them together in a very smart way

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wanderer54651697136
Reviewed 23 October 2018
My best experiene in Peru !

We went on the Inca Jungle Trail with Reserv Cusco in late September, and we had an amazing trip! .... With my husband and his father we did this trek and had such a great time! ...The activities were all fantastic- safe and professional, good...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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13 September 2018|
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Response from Sandra I | Reviewed this property |
We did the inca jungle tour and just took one backpack with us. It's just 4 days anyways. They gave us a liter of water every day that we just put in our backpack, but it's easy to buy water along the way.
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4 September 2018|
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Response from Ilyas T | Reviewed this property |
On our side everything was included 🙂