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Cusco I Ollantaytambo I Abra Malaga I Alfamayo I Wamanmarca I Santa Maria I Colcamayo I Santa Teresa I Loreta I Lucmabamba I Hidroelectrica I Aguas Calientes I Machu Picchu

3 Day Inca Jungle Trail Sky Lodge Dome

Inca Jungle Trail: Is an alternative trek and for those who
have missed the inca trail to Machupicchu. This Tour Combines many sport
activities like: Biking, Rafting, Hiking and Zip Lining. The Inca Jungle Trail offers a unique blend of adventure, outdoor activities, and cultural exploration, making it an excellent choice for those seeking an active and memorable journey to Machu Picchu.

Trip Length:
3 Days 2 Nights
Total Distance:
45 km
Physical Level:
3/5
Altitude:
3300 msnm - 4200 msnm
Tour Type:
Biking, Rafting,Trekking, Zip Lining Nature & Culture
Group Size:
02 Min - 08 Max

3 Day Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu Overview:

  • TOUR NAME: Inca Jungle Trail 3 Days to Machu Picchu
  • 100% LOCAL COMPANY: fully licensed Inca Trail Operator, Highly Recommended! Check out our reviews on Trip Advisor & Youtube what our Passengers say about us
  • STARTING POINT: Pick-up from Cusco & Sacred Valley Hotel/Airbnb. From 6:00 am to 6:30 am
  • ENDING POINT: Drop-off in Cusco at Hotel/Airbnb 10:30 pm
  • DEPARTURE: Daily. If you are a group of 02 we depart (No matter if you have paid as large group service). We NEVER pass our people onto another operator as most agencies do here in cusco
  • HIKING DISTANCE: 45km
  • PHYSICAL LEVEL: Level 3. Inca Jungle Trail requires some physical preparation and we Also recommend to Aclimatize 2 days befor we begin the Inca Jungle Trail
  • MAXIMUM ALTITUDE: 4,630 m / 15,228 ft
  • TRANSPORTATION: Touirst Bus/Van to Alfamayo Where we start our Biking Tour. and  Tourist Expedition Train Back from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and Bus back to Cusco
  • ACCOMMODATIONS: 1 nights in Green Eco Dome ( Private Campsite of Domes at Loreta La Playa), 1 night in the hotel (Aguas Calientes)
  • MEALS: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners, 1 tea times + wake-up teas
  • INCA JUNGLE TRAIL TO MACHUPICCHU: Machupicchu entrance fee Included.(Based on Availability). (Circuits to Visit Machu Picchu)

ADITIONAL INFO:

  • BRIEFING:

    It allows participants to meet their guide who will be leading the trek or tour.
    It is an opportunity for participants to receive their duffel bags, if needed, for the trek or tour.

    This pre-trek/tour meeting the night before ensures participants are prepared and have all the necessary information and equipment before embarking on the adventure the following day.

  • STORAGE:
    Most hotels offer storage options where you can leave any extra belongings while you hike to Machu Picchu. However, if the hotel you’re staying at does not provide this service, our company can accommodate your storage needs at no additional cost. Just let us know about this requirement during your pre-trip briefing, and we’ll be happy to provide secure storage for the items you don’t need on the hike.

Inca Jungle Trail Peru Summary:

The Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu is an exhilarating alternative route to reach the famous ancient Inca citadel in Peru. It offers a unique blend of adventure activities such as biking, rafting, zip-lining, as well as the opportunity to relax in hot springs and spend a night in the Sky Lodge Dome.

The trail begins in Cusco, where you’ll be picked up and driven to the starting point of the adventure. The first leg of the journey involves mountain biking through scenic landscapes, passing through lush valleys, remote villages, and breathtaking mountain views. You’ll have the chance to witness the beauty of the Peruvian countryside up close.

After the biking portion, the next adventure awaits with white-water rafting along the Urubamba River. This thrilling activity allows you to navigate through rapids while enjoying the stunning natural surroundings. It’s an adrenaline-pumping experience that adds an extra level of excitement to the journey.

The adventure continues with zip-lining, where you’ll soar through the treetops, gliding from one platform to another. This activity offers a unique perspective of the surrounding rainforest and provides a thrilling bird’s-eye view of the landscape.

Along the trail, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the relaxing Cocalmayo hot springs. These natural hot pools provide a perfect spot to unwind and rejuvenate your body after the active adventures.

One of the highlights of the Inca Jungle Trail is spending a night at the Sky Lodge Dome.

The trail eventually leads to Aguas Calientes, the town located at the base of Machu Picchu. From there, you’ll take a short bus ride or hike to the magnificent citadel itself. The Inca Jungle Trail provides a thrilling and adventurous approach to reaching Machu Picchu, allowing you to experience the beauty of the Peruvian landscape while indulging in exciting activities.

3 Day Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu Short Itinerary:

  • Day 1: Cusco – Abra Malaga – Sta maria – Sta teresa – La Playa Loreta (Sky Lodge Dome) (Sport activities to do Biking & Rafting)
  • Day 2: La Playa Loreta – Inca Trail Llactapata Incan Site – Hidroelectrica – Aguas Calientes ( Hiking on Inca Trail to get Llactapata to see Machupicchu from a distance)
  • Day 3: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco

3 Day Inca Jungle Trail Highlights:

  • Sleep in comfort under the stars in our Ecofriendly Sky Green Eco Domes located atLoreta Campsite. Best Campsites Along the the Trail
  • Day 1: Private Loreta La Playa Campsite at our Green Eco SKY LODGE DOME
  •  Day 2: Aguas Calientes Hotel
  • Hike the Original Inca Trail to LLactapata Incan site to see Machupicchu.
  • Enjoy the scenic views of Malaga Pass & Snow Mountain
  • Make a small ritual for the Andean gods and learn about Incan religion
  • Enjoy our friendly customer service and experienced top guides
  • Eat delicious, freshly prepared Peruvian cuisine (Buffet Peruvian Style Food)
  • Hike through the different types of landscapes and Sceneries, such as cloud forests, highlands, grassy hills, and Andean valleys
  • Reach 4400 and start a unique experience of riding a mountain bike and raft along the Urubamba River
  • Explore Machu Picchu and the surrounding area with expert and knowledgeable tour top guides
  • Please, Note: We need at least 02 of you and Leave any day you suit. All Departures 100% Guaranteed If You’re Booked, You are Going !!! To Confirm and Secure the Inca Trail Permits. Send us the filled out booking form as well as a deposit of 30% and you are ready to go…at

Itinerario

DAY 1

Cusco – Abra Malaga – Sta maria – Sta teresa – La Playa Loreta

On the first day, our transfer will be waiting for you in the lobby of the hotel at around 06:00 -06:30 and then our transport will take you to Abra Malaga. In Ollantaytambo, you’ll stop at the first rest stop to do some needed shopping for the trail, and then continue the trail until you reach Abra Malaga, where at this point our professional tour guide will give you some advice and instructions about how to start the bike tour. You’ll start the downhill ride until you get to the archeological site of Wamanmarca. Here at this place, our tour guide will give you some information about the archeological site and then you’ll take photos. Also at this place, the tour guide will give you a box lunch. After lunch, you’ll will go to Playa Sahuayaco by Santa Teresa where you’ll have dinner in a traditional restaurant at the ecological lodge. You’ll also get to relax in one of their rooms.

Overnight in an ecological Sky dome lodge in Santa Teresa.

Physical Level

1, Easiest

DAY 2

La Playa Sahuayaco Loreta – Inca Trail Llactapata Incan Site – Hidroelectrica – Aguas Calientes

At 6:00 AM, breakfast will be served. After breakfast, the group will hike a section of the Original Inca Trail with views of Machu Picchu in the distance. This is considered one of the best spots to view Machu Picchu.

The hike will then ascend to the Inca complex of Llactapata at 2700m (8858 ft), which offers an even closer view of the Machu Picchu site. A local guide will provide a tour, sharing the history and Andean culture of the complex.

The group will then hike down for 1.5 hours, passing Machu Picchu peak in the distance, before stopping for lunch in Hidroelectrica.

After lunch, hikers have two options – hike for 3 hours along the railway tracks retracing Hiram Bingham’s rediscovery of Machu Picchu, or take a 45-minute train ride to Aguas Calientes for an additional cost. The hike offers a chance to see Intihuatana, an Inca sundial.

In Aguas Calientes, the group will stay in an ensuite hotel room for the night. Aguas Calientes is known for its hot springs, which hikers can enjoy in the evening.

Physical Level

1, Easiest

DAY 3

Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco

On the third day, our tour guide will wait for us in the lobby of your hotel to take you to the bus station where you will take a tourist bus to the sanctuary of Machu Picchu. It is referred to as “The lost citadel of the Incas”. The bus trip will be just 30 minutes, and when you arrive at Machu Picchu, our tour guide will begin explaining to you about visiting different places around Machu Picchu. You also have the option of visiting Waynapicchu, and then you’ll have free time to take photos.

In the afternoon, you’ll return to Aguas Calientes where you’ll have free time for lunch by yourself. After lunch, you will take the train station to take a train to Ollantaytambo. At the train station in Ollantaytambo, our transfer will wait for you to take you to your hotel in Cusco.

Physical Level

1, Easiest

Inca Jungle Trail Includes:

  • Pivate Tourist Transportation Cusco – Malaga Pass – Alfamayo
  • Pick up from your hotel by your guide.
  • Professional bilingual Tour guide English/Spanish.
  • Entrance Fee to Machu Picchu.
  • Mountain full suspension MOSSO or KONNA Bike ,Helmet and gloves
  • Rafting Equipment: River Boat, Helmet, Jacket life
  • Local Transportation from Sta Maria to Loreta where the Lodge is (Sky Lodge Dome)
  • Food service in the Lodge (2 breakfast, 2 lunches, 2 dinners, 2 snacks) – nutritionally balanced menu: Buffet style. Plenty of food you will never be hungry with us!
  • Vegetarian (vegan) food on request at no extra cost! All dietary requirements from vegans, lacto-allergies and general dislikes can be catered for so long as prior warning is given when booking the trip
  • First Aid Kit
  • 01 Oxygen tank
  • 1st Night Private Campsite: 01 Night in Green Eco Sky Lodge Dome at La Playa Loreta Coffe Camp
    PLEASE NOTE: The DOME 6 Meters diameter has Confortable Beds, Blankets, Pilows Private Shower, Bathroom (Acomodation is upon request) (Twin Bed room, 3 beds room, 04 beds room) and our domes use Solar Energy and Solar Water heater is base don weather. And we only use biodeagradable things and we Support Sustainable, Responsible & Ethical Tourism.
  • 2nd Night Private Hotel: 01 Night in Aguas Calientes (Twin Bed room, 3 beds room, 04 beds room)
  • Tourist Expedition return train to ollantaytambo
  • Bus back from Ollantaytambo to Cusco and dropp off at the hotel.
  • Pre trek Orientation – briefing A day before we do the Trek. (Hotel or Office) Let us know once you are at the office or by email.
  • Water for Driking: we will supply with filtered and boiled water and your bottles will be filled at each meal time. Please, bring enough water for the 1st day only.
  • Free “I survived” T-shirt and certificate (only for PEOPLE who successfully complete the trek!!!)

Inca Jungle Trail Doesnt Include: (Please, No hidden costs or surprises)

  • Meals: Breakfast on Day 1 and Lunch on Day 3

DISCOUNTS (to apply discounts. Please send us an email at info@quechuasexpeditions.com)

  • UNIVERSITY STUDENT CARD (Students must be below 25 years) : US$20. Please send us a a scanned copy of the student card at the time of booking.
  • Under 17 years old: US$20 Please send us a copy of passport at the time of booking.
  • Under 12 years old: US$20  Please send us a copy of passport at the time of booking.
  • Group of 5 or more: US$10 per person. All you need is to book the trek together at the same time.

UPGRADES:

  • Huaynapicchu Mountain (Based on Availability): US$30 Based on Availability (Let us at the time of booking)
  • MachuPicchu Mountain (Based on Availability): US$30 Based on Availability (Let us at the time of booking)
  • Upgrade to Vistadome Train (First Class Train) (Includes Private Transportation From Ollantaytambo to Cusco) USUS$70
  • Extra Night in Aguas Calientes US$30 per person (Twin Bed room, 3 Beds room & 4 Beds Room with Private shower & Bathroom)
  • A night in Cusco at our Quechuas Guesthouse: from US$20 per person / Twin Bed room (Before we do the tour/trek or after the tour/trek)

RENTALS

  • Goose Down sleeping bag (Mummy style): US$30 for the entire trip
  • (Black Dimond) Walking Poles Rubber Tips Included: US$20 for the entire trip
  • Day Pack 20 – 30 liters (Rain cover included): US$15 for the entire trip

ADITIONAL INFO:

  • BRIEFING for all our treks is a Night before we do the trek at 6:30pm in our office, But if you want us to come to your Hotel let us know in advance.(You will get a chance to meet you guide and as well as to give you your duffel bags)
  • STORAGE Most Hotels have storage where you can leave the rest of your stuff while you hike to Machupicchu, But if they dont have a place you can leave your stuff in our storage with no extra cost. (Let us know at the time of briefing)

We need at least 02 of you and Leave any day you suit. All Departures 100% Guaranteed If You’re Booked, You are Going !!! To Confirm and Secure the Inca Trail Permits. Send us the filled out booking form as well as a deposit of 30% and you are ready to go…

3 Day Inca Jungle Trail to Machupicchu by Glamping Sky Lodge Dome (Prices for 2024 & 2025)

Availability: Daily Departures All Departures are 100% Guaranteed. If You’re Booked, You are Going, We wont Cancel your Trip !!!

How to Book?: Send us all Your Personal information as well as a Deposit of 30% and the Final Balance will be paid once you are in Cusco.

Group Service: Price per person: US$400

(You will be joined into a formed group of people who come from different countries/Nationalities): From 04 Persons to 08 Persons (Maximum)

Private Service: Price per person: US$550

Recommended for Honeymooners, Families with children & Groups of Friends (02 Persons Minimum)

If you are a group of 02 we depart (No matter if you have paid as GROUP SERVICE). We NEVER pass our people onto another operator as most agencies do here in cusco.

What you need to bring on Inca Jungle Trail:

Most people automatically assume that the weather is hot in South America, but because of the higher altitude in the Andes, the temperature can feel quite cold, especially at night. We recommend the use of a duffel bag or backpack, whichever is easiest for you to carry. A good size daypack is also essential.

List of things you must bring:

  • Original Passport (and some copies) If you have changed your passport Bring a couple of copies of the one that you have used to purchase the inca trail permit.
  • Travel insurance  is essential (and some copies)
  • Airline tickets (and some copies)
  • US$ cash and Credit or debit card (see personal spending money)
  • Any entry visas or vaccination certificates required
  • Camera and Memory cards
  • Rechargeable batteries and adapters
  • Reading/writing material
  • Binoculars
  • Cover for backpacks
  • Pocketknife.
  • Fleece top
  • Windproof/waterproof jacket
  • Small towel and swim wear
  • Shirts/t-shirts
  • Sun hat
  • 2 pairs of shorts
  • 2 pairs of long trousers *zipp off
  • 1 pair hiking pants/track pants
  • Hiking boots/ sturdy walking shoes (with ankle protectors)
  • Knee-length socks (to be used with rubber boots, if provided at the jungle lodge)
  • Sport hiking sandals
  • Sun block
  • Sunglasses
  • Toiletries (biodegradable)
  • Watch or alarm clock
  • Water bottle
  • Purifying tablets or filter (Micropur recommeded)
  • Insect Repellent (for mosquitos)25 % of deet at least you can also by in cusco.
  • Flashlight (head light recommended)
  • Money belt
  • Sleeping silk liner (for sleeping bags)
  • Wool hat, mitts or gloves (preferably waterproof)
  • Rain poncho, plastic bags for your personal stuff to keep dry
  • Sleeping bag (it can be hired form us) we have goose down or syntetic sleeping bag
  • Anti-inflammatory tablets (e.g. Ibuprofen)
  • Thermal underwear
  • Personal first-aid kit (should contain lip salve, Aspirin, Band Aids, anti-histamine, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhoea, re-hydration powder, extra prescription drugs you may be taking)

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Formato de Reserva
Traveler
Traveler
2024-02-28
Salkantay survivors We did the 5 days-salkantay trek to Machupicchu uin the rain season february, everything was awe-some, food, landscapes, tour services, the amazing guide Fernando, this guys Is actually amazing i recommend to him to every-body
Spencer O
Spencer O
2024-02-28
5 Day Salkantay Hike to Machu Picchu It was a great time. Really enjoyed the experience with friends, something to cherish for the rest of my life. If you go I highly recommend you ask for Fernando. He was our guide for the entire trip. Extremely knowledgeable and made the experience that much more memorable. He started the trip as a guide and by the end became a friend, the time you spend on the trek, you really want someone who fits with your group and I can't imagine a better person who could fit better in anyone's group. As well, the trek itself was difficult but very enjoyable, something to push yourself to your limits. Every day was extremely rewarding, not to mention the hot springs was well worth it.
Ted
Ted
2024-02-24
Best Peru Experience Had an amazing trip. Fernando the tour guide was the highlight, and made our experience fantastic. I would recommend the trip simply for the quality of the guide.
Tyrell T
Tyrell T
2024-01-27
Spectacular hike We had the opportunity to do the Inca trail to Machu Picchu with (QUECHUA EXPEDITIONS). Fantastic and absolutely recommended. They offer a very interesting package both for the price and for the service. Our guide Fernando Illapa taught us a lot about Inca history and the Andean way of life. He and our cook were very attentive and cordial throughout the experience. Our food was amazing and the camping equipment in perfect condition.
D r
D r
2024-01-27
an unforgettable experience It was a wonderful experience. From the beginning Wayra gave us all the information, always attentive and answering all our questions. During the trip we had Fernando Illapa as our guide. We must say that he is a great professional, thoroughly knowledgeable about the path and with a great sense of humor and a lot of patience, which made everything easier in the most demanding moments of the Inca trail. The accompanying team is very organized and I must say that the food exceeded our expectations. Dishes that could well be served in a restaurant and extremely abundant. We did the road with my husband and there were very difficult sections of great physical demand, but the impressive landscapes and discovering archaeological sites along the way make it worth it. We were also fortunate to have excellent travel companions. An unforgettable experience with the help of a professional team that paid attention to all the details.
Agnieszka Z
Agnieszka Z
2024-01-25
A must in Peru The whole experience was amazing! The trek can be tough but it’s doable even for not super fit people. The views are breathtaking! Thanks a lot to our super nice guide Jose and amazing chef Armando who made the whole tour even better.
T D
T D
2024-01-18
we would do it again The trip and itinerary that they organized for us was incredible! Very organized, excellent guide named Fernando Illapa, who made us feel at home. Very attentive, smiling and charismatic. Everything was a dream trip. We visited the mountain of seven colors, we did the 4-day Inca trail, we went to the Puerta del Sol, to MachuPicchu, wayna picchu, to the hot springs of Machupicchu town, gampling; Anyway, we did everything and it was an unforgettable trip.
Zach S
Zach S
2024-01-18
Una muy buena experiencia, gracias Hay muchas opciones de trekking para el Camino Inka, ¡pero no busques más que aquí! Cada persona en la organización es amable, profesional y servicial. ¡Nuestro guía, Fernando, fue fantástico! Fue informativo, paciente y nos guió de manera experta a lo largo del hermoso Camino Inka a Machu Picchu sin un solo problema. ¡Tener un guía que hable perfecto inglés y español es extremadamente necesario y tiene la experiencia para hacer que tu experiencia sea inolvidable!
Zach S
Zach S
2024-01-18
What an otherworldly experience. We had an amazing experiencies with a great team in the inka trail, in Cusco there are many trekking options for the Inka Trail, but look no further than here! Every person in the organization is friendly, professional and helpful. Our guide, Fernando, was fantastic! He was patient and expertly guided us along the beautiful Inka Trail to Machu Picchu without a single problem. Having a guide who speaks perfect English and Spanish is extremely necessary and has the experience to make your experience unforgettable!
Rachel Z
Rachel Z
2024-01-13
INCREDIBLE!! This tour company is truly the best. They took amazing care of us ensuring that we had everything we needed and made sure to help provide what we forgot to bring. The guide - Fernando - was so kind and knowledgeable. If you’re looking to hike to Machu Picchu this is the place to book!!! I can’t recommend them enough we had and amazing time.

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