Machu Picchu and Jungle Tours

Machu Picchu and Jungle Tours offer the visitor a broad range of cultural and ecological holidays. Visit the city of Cusco and discover why the city is named the navel of the world. On the next day travel by train through the Sacred Valley of the Incas, and discover the lost city of Machu Picchu. Explore the jungle rainforest along with your expert guide and learn about its wide biodiversity of flora and fauna. Take a full day tour along the sacred valley of the Incas, and visit multiple sites during this escorted tours. Machu Picchu & jungle tours will give you an opportunity to visit the lost Inca city of Machu Picchu and the Tambopata jungle rainforest.

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MACHU PICCHU AND JUNGLE TOURS ITINERARY

DAY 1.- CUSCO IN AND CITY TOUR

Reception and transfer to your selected hotel. In the afternoon at 1:30 pm we start the guided tour around the City, where you will have the opportunity to visit different Attractions, such as the main square of Cusco surrounded by colonial houses and churches, “Qoricancha Temple” (gold enclosure), place that has in its interior many buildings with religious functions to worship different deities of the Inca time. This tour also includes the four famous Inca ruins of Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay. Then, we return to the hotel.

DAY 2.- SACRED VALLEY TOUR  AND TRAVEL TO AGUAS CALIENTES

Take a day guided tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, located between Pisaq and Ollantaytambo. It is a fertile valley that was chosen by the first Inca emperors of Cusco to cultivate crops such as maize, quinoa, etc. Visit the village of Pisac, founded during colonial times. On Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, local Quechuan people barter their products in the main square and artisans from around the area sell their hand-made Alpaca and Llama textiles as well as jewelry. On Sundays, it is also the meeting place for the Varayoq and the local residents from all the villages in the region, dressed in their traditional costumes to attend morning mass. After an hour bus ride, we make a stop in Urubamba for our buffet lunch, and then we visit Ollantaytambo where we will enjoy the beautiful setting and the temple of the sun as well as the bath of the princess among others. In the afternoon, we will take the train to Aguas Calientes and stay the night there.

Meals. lunch.

DAY 3.- GUIDED VISIT TO MACHU PICCHU

We wake up at about 5:00 am to enjoy breakfast and take the bus to Machu Picchu. After 25 minutes bus ride, we arrive at the gate of Machu Picchu and follow our licensed guide for a two-hour tour. He will take us to the best places to take pictures and also share his knowledge about the Inca culture during the walking tour of the site. After this, you can explore the Incan city by yourselves. If you still have some energy you can also consider going to the Inca Bridge or Sun gate!!! Remember after Machu Picchu, you will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes to take the train back to Ollantaytambo, then bus to Cusco.

DAY 4.- START JUNGLE TOURS

The Amazon tour begins with a transfer to the airport or bus terminal for your travel to Puerto Maldonado. Once there, we will assist you to our office in Puerto Maldonado for check-in. After that, you’ll take the boat down Madre de Dios River to get to our Lodge. The one-hour boat trip offers an incredible view of the rainforest and thick jungle. You’ll arrive at the Lodge with private bathroom, mosquito nets, and hammocks facilities. After a short relax in your room, you’ll go for a two-hour walk in the jungle along with your expert jungle tour guide who will explain to you about the lush vegetation. You’ll also have the chance to see some animals like monkeys, macaws, toucans and more). Before dinner, we will leave for a nocturnal boat trip to observe caimans and, with a bit of luck, other animals which populate the river bank.

Meals. lunch and dinner.

DAY 5: TAMBOPATA RESERVE / LAKE SANDOVAL / MONKEY ISLAND

Today we’ll wake up at 5:30 and have a cup of coffee before we head towards the Lake Sandoval. After that, we take a short boat trip along the Madre Dios River to reach the Tambopata National Reserve. Once there, we will walk by the ecological trails where you will be amazed by its variety of trees, medicinal plants, and some animals. After a five kilometer hike, you’ll go for a boat excursion on the Sandoval Lake, where you’ll see a great variety of wild life, such as birds, caimans, monkeys, giant otters and more. Before we head back to the lodge for lunch, we will visit the Monkey Island, where about 5 species of monkeys can be spotted. The animals are used to visitors and can come very close. After our delicious lunch, we will reach lookout towers designed for bird watching and enjoy the sunset of the Amazon.

Meals. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

DAY 6: FISHING / CANOPY WALK / TREE CLIMBING

On today’s program, we will start with our nutritious breakfast. Shortly after that, we’ll go for a short walk along small river banks where you can fish for piranhas. You’ll go back to the Lodge for lunch time. After a nap, you’ll be taken back to the jungle for sports activities. Our journey will take us to the Canopy Walk where you will walk on suspension bridges high up in the trees and climb up to platforms with panoramic views of the jungle. After these activities, we will have a celebratory dinner.

Meals. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7: LODGE / PUERTO MALDONADO / AIRPORT OR BUS STATION

On the final day of our Machu Picchu and Jungle Tours, we will go bird watching before breakfast. After enjoying your breakfast, you’ll head back to the city of Puerto Maldonado to visit the local market and interact with local residents. This market also offers an opportunity to taste some tropical fruits and typical jungle dishes. Your guide will assist you to the airport or the bus station to continue your holiday in Peru.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  •  Accommodation in double rooms at selected hotels and jungle lodge.
  • All meals as indicated on the itinerary and transfers based on private service.
  • Tours and excursions with English speaking tour guides.
  • Domestic flight ticket Cusco – Puerto Maldonado – Cusco.
  • Train tickets with expedition class.
  • Entrance fees to visited attractions.

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

  • International flight to Peru and airport taxes for domestic and international.
  • Domestic Flights from Cusco to Lima.
  • Personal expenses for telephone bills, laundry expenses, cold drinks, etc.
  • Insurance against theft, loss, illness and/or accident, etc.
  • RT bus tickets from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu.
  • Gratuities, baggage porterage, and other extras not specified.

WHAT TO BRING

  • A rucksack with a change of clothes for the whole period of the trip.
  • Original passport & International Student Identity Card (if applicable).
  •  Rain gear or rain poncho. Plastic ponchos can be bought in Cusco.
  • Waterproof trekking boots are recommended.
  • Sandals or flip-flop to relax your feet and for hot springs.
  • Warm clothes, including jacket, fleeces and gloves.
  • Torch/ Flashlight with extra batteries.
  • Hat or cap to protect you from the sun and cold.
  • Sun block, at high elevation is easy to get sun burn.
  • Insect repellent – minimum recommended 20% DEET
  • A roll of toilet paper.
  • Snacks: biscuits, energy bars, chocolate, raw fruits, etc.
  • Your own medical kit with special medications that you might require.
  • Small towel and wet wipes.
  • Bathing suit for the rivers.
  • Cash for tipping staff and buy souvenirs.

These are some of the hotels we recommend for our multiregional operations, the total package price will vary depending on the hotel standard you choose. If you have a better selection of hotels, then just enquire for the package tour price.

Basic

Twin bed, Breakfast
$ 1270
  • 2 Stars Hostels
  • Economy Class Flight
  • Direct Flight
  • 24/7 Customer Suport
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Standard

Double bed, Breakfast
$ 1315
  • 3 Stars Hotels
  • Economy Class Flight
  • Direct Flight
  • 24/7 Customer Support
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Premium

Double bed, Breakfast
$ 0.00
  • 5 Stars Hotels
  • Economy Class Flight
  • Direct Flight
  • 24/7 Customer Support
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