Marvelousperu – Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu

Inca Jungle Trail 4Days/3Nights


Embark on an exhilarating journey through the Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu for an unforgettable adventure! This unique trek not only offers breathtaking hiking experiences but also includes thrilling activities like biking, rafting, and zip lining. As you traverse through stunning landscapes and encounter ancient Inca sites, you’ll eventually arrive at Aguas Calientes, a charming town nestled at the foot of Machu Picchu. On your final day, delve into the mystical history of the Incas as you explore the legendary fortress, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Let the enchantment of the Incas captivate you as you uncover their secrets and immerse yourself in their rich heritage. Are you prepared to take on the challenge of the Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu?



Day 1: Cusco - Biking - Rafting - Santa Maria

We start our adventure early in the morning in Cusco; we pick you up from your hotel around 6 am. We drive you by car through the amazing sacred valley of the Incas.

Passing the native town of Chinchero with amazing views of Vilcabamba and Vilcanota mountains range and enjoying the panoramic views of the small towns in the sacred valley, after 2-hour drive we stop in the Inca town of Ollantaytambo to stretch your legs and using the toilet.

Then we still driving the car up to Abra Malaga pass at 4350m 14271ft at this point we are going start biking down to Santa Maria town at 1430m 4691ft.

At Abra Malaga, you are going get all the biking gear and also a biking training to ensure the triumphant arrival to Santa Maria town.

Biking(40 KM) starts high in the Andes with the majestic view of Veronica snow-capped. Downhill biking from Abra Malaga to Huamanmarca village.

Afterward, we get back on the car to get to Santa Maria to have lunch, after the lunch we going to do white river rafting in the afternoon. You will have the chance to enjoy the view of the beautiful landscape. Once in Santa Maria, you are going to the accommodations to take a shower and relax. In the evening dinner at the restaurant in town.

Day 2: Santa Maria - Quellomayo - Hot Springs - Santa Teresa

Our hiking day starts with an energetic breakfast at the restaurant around 6:00 am. Today is one of the most remarkable days of the entire adventure.

We start hiking along the car route for about 45 minutes. Then we get into the original Inca trail that used to be to connect Machu Picchu with Vilcabamba considered the last Inca capital.

On the way, we appreciate many plantations of bananas, Coca, yucca, coffee, etc. 3 hours hiking on the original Inca trail with magnificent views of the Vilcanota valley and panoramic views of the hills covered on a different type of plantations from the jungle.

We stop at Quellomayo village for lunch a nice place to have lunch in one of the local restaurants after lunch you can rest or walk around.

Afterward, we continue the hike along the Vilcanota River 3 hours hiking to get to Colcamayo hot springs. This natural and outdoor hot spring is great for a muscle to relax after the hike you can spend a couple of hours at hot springs before to continue with the transport to Santa Teresa.

After 15 minutes by transport from the Cocalmayo hot springs, we get to Santa Teresa. Overnight is going to be in Santa Teresa in the hostel and dinner in the local restaurant.

Day 3: Santa Teresa - Zip Line - Hidroelectrica - Aguas Calientes

You wake up around 6:30 am, then you have breakfast, and after breakfast, around 8:00 am, the zipline company will pick you up to take you to the zipline base where you will have all the information to do the zipline.

The zipline activity takes around 2 hours to do 04 different cables and then the suspension bridge. After that, you will take a car for one hour to Hidroelectrica to have lunch.

After lunch, you hike 3 hours to Aguas Calientes town along the train rails. Once you make it to Aguas Calientes, we take you to the hotel, and around 7:00 pm, you have dinner in the restaurant, and after, you go to sleep. The next, you wake up early to go to Machu Picchu.

Day 4: Machu Picchu - Cusco

The last day of the tour you will visit Machu Picchu. You will need to wake up around 04:00 am to get ready for the hike to Machu Picchu main entrance.

After you grab your pack breakfast you will start walking to Puente Ruinas checkpoint for 30 minutes (which is open at 05:00 am). Here you have to show your passport and your Machu Picchu tickets.

After you pass the first checkpoint, you will hike all upstairs for one hour to Machu Picchu main gate to be there around 06:00 am.

Once everybody meets at the gate, you will go into Machu Picchu for the guided tour for 2 hours to learn everything about the Lost City of the Incas.

After the guided tour you have free time to explore on your own the Inca City of Machu Picchu. The time that you will spend in Machu Picchu will depend on how you would like to go back to Cusco and also will depend if you want to climb the Machu Picchu or Huayna Picchu Mountain which you must book it in advance.




  • Any flight or airport departure taxes

  • Travel insurance

  • Vaccinations

  • Breakfast on the first day

  • Tips for local staff

  • Entrance fee to the Reserve


$ 299.00