There are many ways to trek Machu Picchu and one of the most exciting treks is the Inca Jungle 3 or 4 days. It is by far the most epic adventurous trekking option to Machu Picchu.
The ‘Inca Jungle’ includes a massive downhill mountain biking experience, followed by river rafting on Grade III and IV rapids, jungle trekking, Hot Springs, zip-lining and the last day you will visit Machu Picchu.
We provide high visibility vests, reliable mountain bikes and protective gear like a full cover helmet and potentially body-gear (this might be over-kill for some people).
A back up vehicle usually drives in front of you and if you get tired or wish to stop, you can jump in the car. Sap Adventures priority is the safety and happiness of our clients that is why we provide a professional service. All our guides have extensive knowledge of the area where they operate. We give you our best to make your trip to MachuPicchu unforgettable.
The Inca Jungle starts the day by picking you up at your hotel at 06:30 am. We will drive for around 3 hours, crossing the Sacred Valley of the Incas and ending up at Abra Malaga. Through the windows of the minibus, you can clearly see the town of Chincheros where you will get your first glimpse of the Cordillera of Urubamba (prepared to be impressed). You will cross the Urubamba River into the town of the same name and continue onwards to Ollantaytambo (2,792m). Where we stop to stretch our legs and use the toilet. Then we will continue our trip to Abra Malaga pass. This is the highest point on the trip (4,316m) you will disembark at the top of the Pass and start gearing up for one of the most exciting downhill biking. following a 20-minute briefing by our experienced tour guide and providing reliable mountain bike equipment and protective gear like a full-coverage helmet and potentially body gear and Waterproof jackets and pants We will start biking downhill for three hours. During the trip, we will experience the beauty of the snow-capped mountains and the tropical forest -where our Peruvian Amazon begins-, crossing small streams, and we will enjoy the change from cold to tropical climate. behind the group there will always be a vehicle if you get tired or wish to stop, you can jump in the car. The route from the top of Malaga Pass to the final destination is all downhill – 4,316m to 2,130m descent – and just less than 55 km in distance to the town of Huamanmarka. From there, all the group will continue by our private car for approximately 30 minutes until Santa Maria, where we have our first lunch. In the afternoon you will have the option to go River rafting (level III and IV, available from April to December) in the Vilcanota River, which crosses through part of the jungle. You’ll receive all the safety equipment necessary to enjoy this thrilling adventure. After we´ll return to Santa Mari for a great dinner before heading to our lodge for sleep and to recover the energy for the next day.