Day 1: Cusco - Santa Maria - Santa Teresa (Biking - rafting(optional))
Stop At: Plaza de Armas, Cusco Peru
After breakfast, we will travel through picturesque villages and beautiful landscapes until we reach Abra Málaga mountain (4350 masl). We will descend on mountain bikes of higher scale for 3 hours touring rural villages, rivers, orchards and streams that arrive in Huamanmarca, where if we want, we can buy water and snacks. We will arrive at the town of Santa María (1 200 masl)(3,937.01 ft), where we will have our lunch and stay for our first night in a hotel.
In the afternoon we have the option of rafting on the Vilcanota River (US $ 35 ). This river offers category III and III + rapids.
For this activity we will give you helmets, windbreaks and category V life jackets. This activity is available between the months of April to December, and you must be able to swim to participate in accordance with Peruvian law.
Duration: 3 hours
Accommodation included: Local Lodge
Day 2: Santa Teresa - Aguas Calientes (Trekking - Zipline(optional))
Pass By: Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes), Signposted from main square, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu Peru
Today we begin early to make our way to the town of Aguas Calientes (2,040 meters / 6,692 feet), along the way stopping to check out the local fields of mostly native fruits and plenty of wild vegetation. Here there is an optional opportunity to experience the zip-line or canopy tour (additional cost). Lunch will be at the Hydroelectric Station 2,070 meters / 6,791 feet) followed by a brief rest. Continuing about 3 hours, we will arrive by foot to the town of Aguas Calientes for dinner and rest.
Accommodation included: hostel with basic services (Hot Water, Wifi, private rooms)
Day 3: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco (Trekking)
Stop At: Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes), Signposted from main square, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu Peru
We get ready around 4:00 am to climb to Machu Picchu, the trek will follow an ascending path crossing the high jungle, just in time to see the spectacular sunrise. After passing the control entrance around 6:00am our group will have a guided tour for like about 2 hours in the Inca citadel, later after that the passengers will be continue for him self and keep follow the line and also can take some pictures during the free time untill the exit, after visiting Machu Picchu citadel, our passenger will be return to Aguas Calientes, it will descend walking to Aguas Calientes for about 40 minutes, and then walk back to Hydroelectric to catch our private transportation at 3pm, and transfer you to cusco city the transportation will arrive to cusco around 10pm, the last bus stop would be in San Francisco Plaza.
Duration: 2 hours
No accommodation included on this day.