The Inca Jungle Trek is an excursion that has been created as an alternative option to the Inca Trail to traditional Machu Picchu.
Along the way, travelers will appreciate beautiful landscapes, native vegetation and friendly animals.
This tour lasts 4 days and 3 nights and some sections are walked and others by bicycle. As an option, there are two activities that can be hired along the trek: Boating on the Urubamba River and Zip line in Santa Teresa.
The Inca Jungle Trek is ideal for travelers who love adventure, long walks, nature and extreme sports.
INCA JUNGLE TREK
The Inca Jungle Trek begins in Cusco, where you take a transport to the town of Chichero. Here the archaeological site of Chinchero is visited and its fertile valley is crossed.
Another of the places that the traveler will know is the Abra Malaga, which is located at 4,350 m.a.s.l. From this place, the bike tour begins until you reach Santa María where you can do canoeing (optional activity).
During the walks the traveler will discover original Inca trails, admirable vegetation, cultivation areas, coffee and coca crops (sacred plant for the Incas). Also, you can see, parrots, hummingbirds, eagles, reptiles, among other animals of the place.One of the stops of the Inca Jungle Trek is in Santa Teresa, where those who wish can do Zip Line and finally enjoy some comforting thermal baths .
The next day you visit the archaeological center of Llactapata and the tour culminates in Machu Picchu Pueblo where travelers can rest, tour the downtown area and enjoy the hot springs of the place.
The last day you visit the sacred city of the Incas, Machu Picchu, and as a complement you can buy the ticket to ascend the Huayna Picchu mountain.