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Inca Jungle Trail Llactapata 3 Days / 2 Nights

This is not only an alternative Inca Trail, it is the most original and exclusive: following paths only recently discovered. The Inca Jungle trail can be done in either 4 or 3 days and is a mixture of both biking, Rafting, and hiking to Machu Picchu. It is suitable for anyone with a sense of adventure and curiosity.

We have already implemented one such program which seeks to re-educate the local farmers about planting and harvesting techniques which will slow the deforestation process and recuperate eroded soils in our national rainforest. We have also taken steps to help in the reduction of rural poverty, which has become a serious problem in our region of Peru.

Trip Overview

  • Day 1: Cusco – Biking / Abra Malaga – Santa Maria – Santa Teresa (Over Night Hostal)
  • Day 2: Trekking / Santa Teresa – Llactapata – Hidroelectrica – Aguas calientes
  • Day 3: Visit Machu Picchu – return to Cusco

Price: Sale: $380.00 USD per person

Itinerary

Day 1: Cusco / Biking Abra Malaga – Santa Maria – Santa Teresa (Over Night Hostal)

The program of Inka Jungle trail starts when we pick you up at your hotel from 6:30 to 7.00 am. then we head towards the sacred valley of the Incas, along the way we will see pictures and villages and beautiful landscapes, arriving at Ollantaytambo, after a break we will continue with the trip by bus. After 1hr. aprox. we will arrive at the Abra Malaga around 11 am. (4350 mt / 14 271 feet.), point of departure with the bikes, we will descend for  3 hrs., passing through small villages, orchards, rivers and streams, reaching  the town Huamanmarka around 1:30 pm. Aprox. Then our private bus will take the group for 30 min. to the town of Santa Maria, where we will have lunch. After we take a bus to Santa Tereza  were spend the night in local hostal.

Day 2: Trekking / Santa Teresa – Llactapata – Hidroelectrica – Aguas calientes

Wake at 7am, have breakfast before taking private transport to Lucmabamba town, the entrance to another Inca Trail, which was discovered just a few years ago. 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 for your efforts with a view of Machu Picchu from the top of Llactapata, flanked by the grotesque peak of Salkantay. Your picnic here is unlikely to be forgotten for a while, gazing down on all those tourists who took the traditional Inca route because they did not know! It is only about a two hour walk down to the Hydroelectric train station where the train departs for Aguas Calientes, the base town for Machu Picchu. Included is the entrance to the hot springs and dinner at a local restaurant before retiring to your hostel with hot water and private bathrooms.

Day 3: Visit Machu Picchu – return to Cusco

An early rise today, as you will take the first bus to Machu Picchu at 5.30am, reaching Machu Picchu at 6am, which with luck will coincide with a beautiful sunrise! Your guide will leave no stones unturned but feel free to challenge their knowledge of Inca history. Afterwards you have free time to dally with the llamas and show off your photographic skills. Those who still have the will can tackle Huayna Picchu, which actually looks down on Machu Picchu. A frequent bus service takes visitors back to Aguas Calientes, where you will catch the train to Ollantaytambo and then the bus to Cusco.

Included / Not Included

What is included:

  • Transfer from your hotel at 6:15 am
  • Train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
  • Private car to Santa María or biking point
  • Bikes and  full Safety Equipment
  • All meals except the last day 03 (2 Breakfast, 2 Lunches and 2 Dinners)
  • 2 Nights Accomodations ( Santa Teresa and Aguas Calientes)
  • An Experienced, bilingual “Adventure Guide”
  • Entrance to Machu Pichu
  • Guided Tour in  Machu Pichu.
  • Bus Ticket from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu(Round Trip).

What is not included:

  • Drinks
  • Last lunch in Machu Pichu
  • Entrance to Hot Spring

What we recommend that you bring:

  • Small backpack.
  • a polar jacket or fleese.
  • Good trekking shoes or boots
  • Rain poncho (or Rain Jacket)
  • Bathing Suit, Sandals and towels<
  • Insect repellent
  • T-Shirts and Shorts
  • Sun block, Sun glasses and hat
  • Flashlight
  • Personal Medicine
  • Original passport.

Prices & Avaylability

Group size:02min – 10max.
Departure dates: Departures are available along the year although due to weather conditions, the recommended period for this trek is April to November. All private service departure dates are adapted to your request.

OUR FIXED DEPARTURE 2017

January: 11th,15th,17th
Fefruary:
March:
April:
18th,21st,24th,26th,27th,30th
May: 3rd,7th,9th,10th
June: 16th,18th,19th,20th
July: 1st,2nd,5th,8th,10th,13th
August: 14th,15th,18th,21st,24th
September: 26th,27th,30th
October:
November:
December:

CHECK AVAILABILITY

Terra Quechua Peru offer daily departures on the Inca Trail (excluding February when the trail is closed).

Since 2000 the Inca trail has been regulated by the country of Peru. This has provided many wonderful things, like clean trails and camping sites, but it has also limited the amount of people on the trail each day. Now only 500 people are permitted on the trail every morning – this includes hikers, guides, porters and cooks. If your date is not available, do not fret, there are many wonderful treks to Machu Picchu – just as beautiful as the Inca trail and not as crowded.

DATE

AVAILABILITY

JANUARY 2017
SOLD OUT
FEBRUARY 2017
INCA TRAIL IS CLOSED
MARCH 2017
SOLD OUT
APRIL 2017
SOLD OUT
MAY 2017
SOLD OUT
JUNE 2017
SOLD OUT
JULY 2017
SOLD OUT
AUGUST 2017
SOLD OUT
SEPTEMBER 2017
SOLD OUT
OCTOBER 2017 AVAILABLE
NOVEMBER 2017 AVAILABLE
DECEMBER 2017 AVAILABLE

It is strongly recommended to book your Inca Trail at least 4 months in advance as permits can quickly sell out.

Terra Quechua Peru will create amazing expeditions to Machu Picchu, with great guides, chefs, and the unmatchable, unstoppable 'green machinne' Porters, as well as the best equipment tents, sleeping bags, matresses and pillows.