On this trip we will hike for 5-7 hours per day, all the while at an altitude of about 2900m, where we will have impressive view points of the snowy mountains peaks and many beautiful lakes. We will camp close to communities in order to be able to observe and appreciate the art and the textile that is conserved by these communities.
DAY 1: CUSCO – SANTA MARIA (BIKING)
we will pick you up between 7:30 to 8.00 am, then we will leave the city seeing beautiful natural surroundings with rolling hills until we reach the town of Chinchero overlooking the Sacred Valley at about 2700 m.a.s.l. After descending this mountainside we arrive to a brief stop at Ollantaytambo where we start the 46 km. uphill to the ABRA MALAGA (Mountain Pass at 4350 m.a.s.l.) approx. at 11:00am, the starting point again to our downhill, just in case the weather be not good for riding bikes due to haze, raining or snow, we’ll go further down with the bus for about 30 more minutes to the next place being the hamlet of Carrizales where we’ll rest a bit and get lunch, after that we will descend to the hot valley of the high jungle towards QUILLABAMBA, this downhill will last about 5 hours, passing by little rustic villages, ravines, fruit groves and streams arriving in a small village (Santa Maria) where we will append our first night.
DAY 2: SANTA MARIA – SANTA TERESA (TREEKING)
we will get a healthy breakfast to start walking over a flat area by the Urubamba riverside for about 1 hour. Then we continue to go up the route 3 more hours taking the ancient Inca jungle trail, a rustic and rough road full of rocks and stones (with some steps on it), crossing the river using old Oroyas (Cablecar bridges) and footbridges… we can observe various wild animals of the region like birds, fruits and medicine plants like, then arriving to the hamlet of Qellumayu where we will rest and have lunch, After that we will go on with our trek walking by the river two more hours to the hot springs We will relax for about 1 hour and continue walking 30 more minutes to arrive to SANTA TERESA town, approx. at 6:00pm and spend another night.
DAY 3: SANTA TERESA – MACHUPICCHU PUEBLO (TREEKING)
this morning after breakfast we will continue our trip to the Hydroelectric (power plant), This part of the trek is called the waterfall day where well pass many cascades and specially one falling from 45 m above being the smallest. Once we reach the Power Plant and have some rest and get lunch, we will continue our trip two more hours as we reach to our final destination today to Machu Picchu pueblo known as Aguas Calientes town (At the foot to citadel of Machu Picchu) arriving here at 5.30:00pm approximately.
DAY 4: MACHUPICCHU – CUSCO
AWe will wake up at 4:30 am to have enough time to climb the steep path to MACHU PICCHU Sanctuary in about 1:30 h. and enjoy the sunrise, then you will get private guide within the citadel of machu picchu for 2hours approximately, after that you can wander freely until noon to relax, take snapshots, walk and also climb up to Wayna Picchu summit or just stroll to the Intipunku or the Inca s Drawbridge. We will return to machupicchu pueblo according of the horary come back could be 2:26 pm, 18:03pm, 19:00pm or another horary, booking your trip you will get more info and we will be glad to receive your suggestions.
What is included:
• Tourist transportation and private during the whole day.
• Bikes with front suspensions, gloves and helmet.
• 3 lunch, 3 dinners, 3 breakfasts
• 2 nights in country lodge (all Basic services included) and 1 night in machupicchu pueblo (with private bath & hot shower).
• Entrance ticket to the Machu Picchu Complex
• Bilingual Professional guide service during four days.
• Guide assistant (for more than 8 clients).
• First aid kit.
• Personal assistance.
What is not included:
• Round Trip bus ticket in Machu Picchu (US$ 14.00).
• First day breakfast and last day lunch.
• Snacks or additional drinks.
• Entrance to hot spring (SANTA TERESA) US$ 10.00.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING AND CARRY
• Standard trekking backpack.
• Warm clothing.
• Sport clothing (a pair of each).
• Short pants and trekking boots.
• Water purifying pills or enough mineral water bottles.
• Photo camera or video camera.
• Insect repellent.
• Sun block cream.
• Hat or cap.
• Rain, poncho or raincoat.
• Extra Money.