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1 Day Biking & Urubamba White Water Rafting Sta Maria

BIKING & URUBAMBA RAFTING SANTA MARIA full Daywe can and pick you from the hotel at 4:30am and drive for 4 hours to Abra Malaga(Airport) we start biking down between 3 to 4 hours to Huamanmarca(there will be a support car) and after exploring this incan site we jump into our private car to Santa maria where we have our lunch then we will get ready to start rafting. after getting a safety talk we will raft along the Urubamba river in the sector of Sta Maria so we will do this between 1 and half to 2 hours. then we will be back to sta maria and then back to cusco for 5 to 6 hours back.Pick up Time Between 4:30am to 5:00amReturn Time Between 6:30pm to 7:00pm

$475 Day Trips & Excursions

4-Day Jungle Adventure to Machu Picchu:Biking, Rafting, Ziplining from Cusco

ItineraryDay 1: Cusco – Abra Malaga – Huamanmarca – Pispitayoc (Biking, Rafting)Stop At: Cusco Cathedral, Cusco, Cusco RegionAfter a hotel pickup between 6:30am and 7:00am, We will head on a 1.5 hour ride to Ollantaytambo. In ollantaytambo We stop a short time here you can buy water, snacks,sunscreen,repellent or something else that has been forgotten. Then, we'll continue for 1.5 hour more towards the Abra Malaga High Pass (4,350 meters) where our adventure begins. After a safety briefing, you will enjoy a thrilling 2.5-hour bike ride down into the lush and humid jungle. You will see Huamanmarka Archaeological site along the way, before arriving to Santa Maria village around 2:30pm. After lunch we travel by bus to the town of Santa Maria, where our rafting activity begin in this camp we will receive a briefing for the activity and the safety equipment, including helmets and life jackets.After the rafting adventure, to finish the afternoon the whole group will meet in the hostel where we will dinner and spend our first night surrounded by vegetation, accompanied by an orchestra of jungle sound.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Local Lodge with basic servicesDay 2: INCA TRAIL TREKKING - HOT SPRINGS (Santa Maria - Santa Teresa)Stop At: Banos Termales de Cocalmayo, Santa Teresa, Sacred Valley, Cusco RegionWe start the second day of our Inka Jungle Tour at 7:00 am with a delicious local breakfast and a nice cup of homegrown, homemade coffee in the middle of the jungle. We begin trekking around 8:00 am, and after approximately 30-40 minutes we join the original Inca Trail. Along the way you will witness the diverse flora and fauna of one of the richest biodiversity areas in the world. Fruit trees such as pineapple, papaya, banana grow around us, and different species of birds flutter around. After around 2.5 hours of walking, we arrive in Quellomayo village, where we will have lunch and take a rest in hammocks to prepare for the rest of the trip. After the break we continue trekking for around 3 hours, crossing farms, waterfalls and rivers (including one we cross in a cable car!). At around 4 pm we arrive at Cocalmayo - better known as the hot springs of Santa Teresa, where we will have the opportunity to take a relaxing, warm bath. Cocalmayo offers several relaxing hot springs, each with its own temperature.After the break at the hot springs we continue walking for about 40 minutes until we reach the town of Santa Teresa where we will stay for a night. (There are taxis available for this last stretch if you prefer, not included). After dinner you will have free time to explore the town, or just relax and take a nap. Santa Teresa offers a variety of local pubs and discotheques where you can enjoy the nightlife, taste typical Peruvian beverages and meet the locals.Duration: 45 minutesMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Hostel with basic services(hot water, wifi, private rooms).Day 3: ZIP LINE - TREKKING (Santa Teresa - Aguas Calientes (Machu picchu town))Stop At: Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes), Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Cusco RegionToday we have breakfast at 7am.after a good breakfast, we will head toward the nearby zip lining location. Here, we will experience different zip lining routes, cross a suspension bridge, and do some light rock climbing.After this activity, the bus will bring us to Hidroélectrica where we will enjoy our lunch. We can relax here for a while, then continue onto the route toward Aguas Calientes. We will walk for about 3 hours and along the way you will encounter beautiful waterfalls, different wildlife, next to the beautiful Urubamba river. Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes, we will get together in a local restaurant to enjoy a great dinner and have a briefing about our next excursion to Machu Picchu. After dinner, you are free to explore the city of Aguas Calientes.Duration: 30 minutesMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Hostel (hot Water, wifi, private rooms)Day 4: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco (Trekking)Stop At: Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes), Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Cusco RegionVery early in the morning we will have breakfast at the hotel and then we will take the bus to ascend to Machu Picchu citadel. After 25 minutes climbing we will be on the uphill and there we can enjoy the stunning sunrise.By that time, we will have a brief introduction about the history and architecture of the citadel and also one of the 7 wonders of the world.After that you will climb Huayna Picchu mountain, around one and a half hour, then you will be literally on the clouds. You will be surprised with the sight.It is important to note that the GUIDED TOUR does not include the Huayna Picchu Mountain or mountain machu picchu, you will go by your own because this is just a view point where you can take amazing photos of machu picchu citadel.Once back from Huayna Picchu, the guided tour starts. You’ll be amused with the constructions and temples, as well as, the nature surrounding the place, after the end of the guided tour, you’ll have time to freely explore the magic place by yourself.We’ll be back in the afternoon in Aguas Calientes with time to have lunch, rest or make a last tour in the town. At the end of the afternoon we’ll take the train and the bus back to Cusco.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$350 Food, Wine & Nightlife

INKA JUNGLE TREK TO MACHU PICCHU 4 DAYS, 3 NIGHTS

ItineraryDay 1: CUSCO - ABRA DE MALAGA - SANTA MARIAPass By: Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo, Sacred Valley, Cusco RegionWe’ll pick up you from the hotel at 7:30 a.m. in our private transport to travel an average of 4 hours going through the Malaga pass to reach San Luis or Carrizales where we will begin our adventure. We will make a downhill by bike an average of three to four hours to Santa Maria. During the tour you’ll appreciate the Huamanmarca archaeological center and diverse landscape of mountains and jungle, as well as jungle birds, medicinal plants and exotic fruits like mango, pineapple, papaya, avocado, coffee, coca, and visit local families in their daily routine. Our ride this day ends in Santa Maria. In the afternoon 15:00 Hrs. you’ll will have the opportunity for Rafting tour on the Urubamba River, whose rapids range from III and IV level. (Optional)Night accommodation in Santa Maria.Meals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: You will spend the night in home stay accomodation in Santa Maria Town (share room)Day 2: SANTA MARIA - HOT SPRINGS - SANTA TERESAStop At: Banos Termales de Cocalmayo, Santa Teresa, Sacred Valley, Cusco RegionAfter ascents and early breakfast we’ll begin our walk along the banks of the Urubamba River, an average of 6 to 8 hours between descents, where we’ll have the opportunity to use one part of the ancient Inca road that is perfectly preserved.On the way we will observe different varieties of fruit plants, medicinal plants that the locals use to cure their diseases, as well as wildlife, including wild animals, different types of birds like parrots and others. Then we’ll cross the Urubamba River through Oroya used by farmers in the area, then reach the Cocalmayo hot springs in Santa Teresa and after enjoying the bath, we’ll continue our trek to the village of Santa Teresa where we`ll spend the second night. Night hostel in Santa TeresaDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: You will spend the night in home stay accomodation in Santa Teresa Town (share room)Day 3: SANTA TERESA – AGUAS CALIENTES (MACHU PICCHU TOWN)Stop At: Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes), Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Cusco RegionThis morning we will have the option to make the canopy or zip line (monkey tail). After breakfast we start our walk towards the Hydroelectric (Hidroelectrica), we will go through a narrow canyon where the weather is nice, on the way, we can see beautiful waterfalls, mountains covered with enough vegetation, we will see banana plantations, mango, avocado, cocoa, oranges, coke etc. Finally we can see the mountain of Machu Picchu. Lunch will be at the hydroelectric plant, after which we’ll continue along the train tracks and after 3 hrs of walking we’ll arrive to Aguas Calientes town where you have the chance to visit the hot springs from Aguas Calientes.Overnight at hotel in Aguas Calientes.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: You will spend the night in a hostel in Aguas Calientes (shared room)Day 4: MACHU PICCHU TOUR - RETURN TO CUSCOStop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Cusco RegionEarly in the morning 04:30 AM after breakfast we’ll go walking from Aguas Calilentes to the Inca city of Machu Picchu, having the opportunity to be one of the first groups in the lost city of the Incas and it’ll allow us to enjoy a beautiful sunrise. Then you`ll visit Machu Picchu with the guide for about 2 hours, visiting the most important places like the Inti Watana, the Temple of the Condor, the sacred rock and othersDuration: 3 hoursPass By: Machu Picchu market adjacent to the train station, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Cusco RegionAt appointed time we’ll descend from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes to board the tourist train from Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo, where our staff is waiting to drive you to the city of Cusco.Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$330 Day Trips & Excursions

INKA JUNGLE TOUR MACHUPICCHU 4 DAYS

DAY 01: CUSCO - CYCLING- SANTA MARIAt 7:30 am start the excursion of the Inca Jungle trail with the pick up from your hotel, depart at 8:00 am and we will go on mini van through the Sacred Valley of the Inkas, crossing the snow-covered open Malaga with an altitude of 4,350 m, and descend to a place called Alfamayuc, there we are preparing to start our descent by mountain bike ready with the helmet on the head we started a downhill road of 45 km. to the town of Santa Maria where we will have dinner and spend our first night in a local family shelter.DAY 02: SANTA MARIA - SANTA TERESAThe second day is the most intense since part of the original inca trail , we will have many stops by the inca trail, total Trek is about 8 hours. Walking through the jungle, we climb mountains, cross rivers, sweat, we get wet and our guide will be giving us information of the typical plants of the region. The best of this day will be that for an hour and half walked an original Inka trail. The Inca roads are built with stones and cross the mountains. The views are incredible and it is that this path is through the highest point that can be accessed during the walk. We arrived at the hot springs of  Qolcalmayo a real paradise, the environment is truly spectacular and swimming pools with water to about 30 ° and which enjoy. Then we continueto the town of Santa teresa spend the night. DAY 03: SANTA TERESA – HIDROELECTRICA – MACHU PICCHU PUEBLOWe got up around 6:00 a.m. To enjoy a comforting breakfast then visit the canopy walkway of the tour where we will enjoy this activity of adventure consisting of anchored cables of one mountain to another, where a person slips through a pulley attached to a waist harness. Completed our Canopy experience take a walk across the floor Valley from Santa Teresa to hydroelectric an approx 2:30 hours, appreciating the landscape surrounded by mountains and nature, reaching hydroelectric have a lunch to continue our trek to the town of aguas calientes a 3 hrs approx until you reach the village of Aguas Calientes, reaching the town of Aguas Calientes, accommodation at the hotel, then we will have dinner at a tourist restaurant in the village.DAY 04: MACHU PICCHU - CUSCOAfter breakfast, climb through the last stretch of the inca trail to reach the Machu Picchu, arrived approximately at 6:00 am, during this time we can appreciate the beautiful sunrise in Machu Picchu, as well as being one of the first groups, we will visit Machu Picchu unforgettable, visiting the most important sectors of this Inca city we will have a guided tour of 3 hours It is a visit by the most important venues, after that you can explore by your own pace and discretion.  We took the bus back to the village of Machu Picchu and take the Expedition tourist train and back to Cusco. We will be in cusco approximately at 22:30 pm 

$291 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Inca Jungle 4 days

ItineraryDay 1: Cusco - Bicicleta - Rafting - El GrifoStop At: CuscoWe will be picked up from our hotel in Cusco at 6:30 in the morning to start the journey by minibus. At 11 am we will arrive at Abra Malaga, the starting point of our Tour to Machu Picchu. We will receive our equipment and start a 65 km (3 hour) bike route to Huamanmarca, from where the minibus will take us to Santa Maria.Duration: 4 hoursStop At: CuscoWe will have lunch at a typical restaurant in Santa María and rest before going on with the adventure. At this point we have two different options on how to continue: keep following the road to Santa Rosa with an assistant guide or rafting to a place very close to Santa Rosa (rafting is available in tour extras, $30.00). In Santa Rosa we will meet up with our whole group to make the last stretch of the road on foot again: the mere 20 minutes that separate us from our accommodation in “El Grifo”.Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: "El Grifo" accommodationDay 2: Santa Rosa - Colcamayo - Santa TeresaStop At: quellomayoWe will have breakfast at 6 o'clock in the morning to start our route on the Inca Trail early. The famous Inca Trail runs along the slopes of several imposing mountains. During the trip we will make several stops to appreciate the landscape and rest, until we arrive at Keyomallo where we will have lunch together.Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Aguas Termales Cocalmayo de Santa TeresaAfter lunch we will make the next stretch of the route, which will take us to the hot springs of Cocalmayo. Once at the hotsprings we will have free time to relax, take a bath and enjoy the surrounding environment. We will end this days route with a walk of 40 minutes to reach Santa Teresa.There we will have free time to go for a walk and have a drink in one of its typical bars. Finally, we will have dinner and spend the night in a friendly family hostel.Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Family hostel in Santa TeresaDay 3: Santa Teresa - Hydroelectric - Aguas CalientesStop At: Estacion Peru Rail a HidroelectricaWe will have our breakfast at 7 in the morning and start our way to hydroelectric. During the trip we will have the option to participate in some zip-lining along the route(available in the tour extras, $30.00).Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Estacion Peru Rail a HidroelectricaWe will arrive at Hydroelectric and we will eat at one of the restaurants before beginning the last stage of our journey: a 9 km route that goes along the train tracks, located at the bottom of an incredible valley in which the vegetation has been completely transformed into high jungle (alternatively we can take the train to Aguas Calientes, $30.00).Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes), Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Cusco RegionUpon arrival in Aguas Calientes we'll leave our luggage in one of the lodgings and have free time to get to know the town, its market or simply relax with a bath in the famous hot springs (Entry fee: $5.00). At the end of the afternoon we will meet again with the whole group. Together, we will have dinner in a local restaurant and plan the next day, in which we will visit Machu Picchu.Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Accommodation in Aguas calientes.Day 4: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Ollantaytambo - CuscoStop At: Machu PicchuIn order to see the sunrise in Machu Picchu we will have to get up fairly early. Around four am we will have breakfast and start the ascend to Machu Picchu, which will take roughly one hour and a half. Alternatively we have the option to get there by bus ($24.00 round trip).Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Machu PicchuWe will access the citadel of Machu Picchu at 6 o'clock in the morning to watch the sunrise and enjoy a unique moment. Later we will join a guided on tour of roughly two hours, where the guide will tell us all the secrets and the history of Machu Picchu. Afterwards, we will have time to continue exploring on our own before we return to Aguas Calientes.Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo, Sacred Valley, Cusco RegionWe will return to Aguas Calientes by walking (or by bus if we have chosen that option) and upon arrival we will have time to wander around and eat on our own. After lunch we will start the way back to Cusco by train to enjoy the views during the 1:30 hour trip that will take us to Ollantaytambo.Duration: 4 hoursStop At: CuscoOnce we arrive in Ollantaytambo, there will be a minibus waiting for us to take us safely back to the center of Cusco, where our adventure will come to an end.Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$190 Cultural & Theme Tours

Loki Jungle Basic 3 days, 2 nights

ItineraryDay 1: Ollantaytambo and Inka trailStop At: Centro Textil Acllas, Chinchero, Cusco RegionYou will learn about the textile production of the area.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Pinkuylluna Mountain Granaries, Ollantaytambo, Sacred Valley, Cusco RegionShort hike to the inka granaries. You will learn about these ruins, enjoy the view of one of the most beautiful inka towns in the Sacred Valley and learn more about the Inka culture.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Sacred Valley of the Incas, Cusco RegionYou will be stopping at a few interesting viewpoints of the amazing Sacred Valley of the Inka'sDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Loki jungleMeet us at Loki Jungle bar to enjoy our daily events - Are you gonna be our next beer pong or ping pong champion? Do you have your dress ready to impress during lady's night?Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: You can choose any breakfast option from the Loki Cusco bar menu, which is included • Lunch: At Santa Maria restaurant, 4 course lunch - Vegetarian option available, just let us know in advance • Dinner: After arriving at Loki Jungle, you will have a buffet dinner - Vegetarian option available, just let us know in advanceAccommodation included: Overnight at Loki Jungle hostel - small shared dorms with private bathroom or private rooms en-suite Day 2: Machu Picchu Stop At: Central Hidroelectrica Machu PicchuYou will be driving from the hostel for 40 minutes to Hidroelectrica where you will start the hike to Machu PicchuDuration: 40 minutesStop At: Machu PicchuAfter you are dropped off at Hidroelectrica, you will hike for about 2 hours along the railways (about 10k). Then you will get to the base of the famous steps to Machu Picchu (about 1700 steps). You will have 2-3 hours guided tour visiting the most important plazas, temples, houses and spots at the lost city. After the guided tour, you will descend the steps and head to the restaurant where you will be having lunch. After lunch, you will be walking all the way back along the railways to Hidroelectrica where our transportation will be waiting to bring you back to Loki Jungle hostel.Duration: 12 hoursStop At: Loki jungleMeet us back at Loki Jungle bar to celebrate that you made all your way there an back from Machu Picchu and to enjoy our daily events - Are you gonna be our next beer pong or ping pong champion?Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Buffet breakfast with seasonal fruits, fresh fruit juice, bread, butter, jam, pancakes, eggs, coffee and tea. • Lunch: You will get a box lunch for the way to Machu Picchu and then will have lunch after you visit the ruins - Veggie option • Dinner: After arriving at Loki Jungle, you will have a buffet dinner - Vegetarian option available, just let us know in advanceAccommodation included: At Loki Jungle hostel - small shared dorms with private bathroom or private rooms en suite - same room as previous nightDay 3: Return to CuscoStop At: Loki jungleDuring day 3, you will have the option to take any of the extra activities available at Loki Jungle: - Off-road downhill biking;- Ziplining- Rafting- Llactapata hike- Hot springsAny of the options will have an extra cost to the basic 3-day packageDuration: 3 hoursStop At: loki CuscoReturn to Cusco by bus scheduled for 3 pm, 6 hours tripDuration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Buffet breakfast with seasonal fruits, fresh fruit juice, bread, butter, jam, pancakes, eggs, coffee and tea. • Lunch: Set menu with salad and main course. Veggie/vegan option available just let us know in advanceAccommodation included: No accommodation included - You will be in Cusco this night. We can help you book your nights in Cusco from Loki Jungle

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