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This is the most amazing and exciting trip to Machu Picchu, just imagine: 3 hours biking tour starting on 4300 m.a.s.l. and you’ll finish in the high jungle; river rafting for 1 and 1/2 hours, hiking around the high jungle crossing by bananas, orange, coffee, coca plantations and small villages, a relaxing afternoon in the hot springs, a canopy tour (ZIP LINE 5 cables more than 2500 meters long), and the last day sun rise in Machupicchu, we don’t take profesional hiker just the best adventurous people “YOU”.
BEST TIME TO GO: FROM MARCH TO NOVEMBER.
AVAILIBILITY: EVERY DAY.
DIFFICULTY: MODERATE, WITH LOTS OF WALKING.
Day 1: Cusco – San Luis – Santa Maria.
Day 2: Santa Maria – Hot Springs – Santa Teresa.
Day 3: Santa Teresa – Hidroelectrica – Aguas Calientes.
Day 4: Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu – Cusco.
We pick you up in your accommodation at 7:30 a.m. then we’ll go by bus (3 and 1/2 Hours) to ABRA MALAGA (4350 m.a.s.l.) in this place we stop a while to see the beautiful snow mountain of VERONICA (Wakaywillka), then we get ready to start our biking tour, this will be three hours downhill where you will be able to stop in differents view points to see the amazing landscape, you will get in into the high jungle and pass by small villages, with big valleys of the high jungle, here you will find many plantation of bananas, oranges, coffee, coca and so on, you are going to meet with local people as well, after we have enjoyed this first day, we will arrive to SANTA MARIA (1400 m.a.s.l.) a small village where you will stay this night.
**Optional (1): This day in the afternoon you have the option to do river rafting tour for 2 hours, you can decide the day before your tour start.
After a healthy breakfast we will get ready to walk, this day we walk 7 or 8 hours approximately, first we’ll take a flat part of the Urubamba riverside to start to ascend as one hour up, where you’ll find a part of one Inca route, as all the ancients Inca trails it is stoned with rocks and smalls stones, where we are going up and down for some steps; at this time we’ll be in the upper part of the mountain where you will meet some animal like green parrots, hummingbird, insects, etc; also we’ll find medicinal plants, and more fruits as avocados, pineapples, mangos, then we are going to descent and cross the river in a typical cable cars (oroyas) and in footbridges; the small hamlet of Quellomayo will be our resting place to have lunch, after that, you continue walking others 2 hours near to the river to arrive to the hot springs of COCALMAYU, in this place we can take a shower in the big pool of warm and clean water and relax, then after 45 minutes walking we’ll arrive to the town SANTA TERESA, where we will sleep this night.
This day will continue the trek to arrive the village of Machu Picchu, the walk will be 5 to 6 hours, this hike is mainly flat close by the river bank and the rail route, once you arrive in hydroelectric you will have lunch and then continue our course to the village of Machu Picchu (AGUAS CALIENTES), here will have the afternoon off to rest or also have the option to visit the hot springs, located in the upper part of the village of Aguas Calientes; after dinner we´ll go to rest early thinking already in the tour of the next day, MACHUPICCHU.
**Optional (2): In the morning before the hike start, you have option to do a Zip line tour.
We get up very early (4:30 a.m.), to start to walk up to the archeological site of MACHUPICCHU (one and a half hours hike), we start early in the morning to have the option to see the sun rise in MACHU PICCHU, after taking the first pictures our guide will give us information about the history and architecture (two hours) around the main places of the city, then you’ll have free time (4 or 5 hours) to walk around and take pictures yourself, in this free time you wil have the option to climb up to Waynapicchu or Machupicchu mountains (this has a extra price and you have to book in advance), in the afternoon we have to go down again to Aguas Calientes, where you will have time to have lunch, then we will take the train to return to Ollantaytambo, (train departure 19:00 hrs) and in this place our friend will be waiting for us to bring you back to CUSCO again (22:30 hrs).
We make a direct job for the passenger (Contract between tour operator and travelers), no intermediaries, we don’t give commissions to travel agencies or any others third parties that inflate the costs.
All our staff are 100% local (people from Cusco), all professionals in tourism, who have constant training courses and good customer service (Customer = friend), with this we guarantee the service we provide.
We are really a Tour Operator with all the permits and certificates granted by the Provincial Municipality of Cusco and the Minister of Tourism (DIRCETUR y MINCETUR).
We have 10 years’ experience in this market, so, we know all the fails of other companies, this is why, we have the knowledge to solve fast and efficiently any unexpected problems (those small details are our different).
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Choose the best way to pay and make a payment of 50% of the full amount; There are 04 ways to pay, bank transfer, wire money by Western Union, payments via PAYPAL and debit or credit card VISA (this last two options have a 8% fee), any extra commision or fees charged must be assumed by the customer; for those one day or two days trip by train to Machu Picchu deposite must be US$ 200.00 per person; when you send your information you have to specify the payment method then we'll send you our data, the balance should be paid in our office in Cusco at most a day before your tour, this can be by cash or by credit or debit card (if you choose this second option to payment, you must to recharge + 8% of the total amount to pay).
Upon receipt of all passenger(S) data, we will send you a confirmation of your tour booked with a reservation code and payment plus details of your tour (this will be sent in the next 12 hours considering our business hours GMT - 5), and once we received the payment we will send you a VOUCHER OF RESERVATION, at this moment your reservation will be guaranteed in a 100% .