Machupicchu Activities 5D/4N

Machupicchu Activities 5D/4N

machupicchu-activities

Machupicchu Activities take you through the valley and show you some of the most important archaeological sites which includes maras , moray  and ollantaytambo. We will also teach you about some of the ancient traditions that Peruvians still continue practicing, such as weaving and ceremonies. On our tour, you will learn everything you need to know to fully appreciate Machu Picchu.

Day1: Quad bikes

Cusco – Chinchero –  Maras – Moray – Ollantaytambo

One hour  by car  to reach the base of ATV to workout of about  (15-20) minutes will have to become familiar with the quad bikes ,Then we started to handle the quad bikes, only after about 10 minutes we will have our first stop to have a majestic view of the lagoon Huaypo, take photos and guided, continuing our journey through the Andes mountain, the route has ascents descents and amazing scenery and lots of fun, 45 minute journey and everything towards the archaeological site of Moray that is very shocking. Where you can stop and do the tour with of our professional bilingual guides, Following our tour will pass through the typical village of Maras which are characterized by their covers of colonial times and we visit the salt mines of Maras, then we go to Ollantaytambo, Inca site which will explore a good time and also the village considered as living museum, spend the night here.

Day2 : biking & rafting

Ollantaytambo – Willkawakay pass – Wakayupana – Maranura

After  breakfast we will continue with our adventure  to travel by car  for approximately 1 hour to willacawacay high pass (to be chosen) place to start biking for about 3 hours downhill ,the road is paved and easy to handle bike, just relax and enjoy the scenery of this beautiful valley, the convention, where it produces one of the best coffees in the world and there is also a variety of tropical fruits. On the way we stop in Huamanmarka is very nice Inca site , it was a religious place where the Incas worshiped to Willkawakay mountain. After visit this beautiful place we driving  to Santa Maria where we will have  lunch  and after river rafting on the wilcamayu river which is a tributary of the Amazon river then spend the night in the village of maranura.

Day3 : inka trail & hot spring

Maranura – qoqalmayo – santa teresa

The day starts with a short climb about 1 hour visiting some families and trying to taste exotic fruits, from this area we find the authentic Inca trail , wonderful place with a panoramic view of the valley and the willcamayu River, your guide will transport you to ancient times, this valley was the last place where the Incas took refuge. The trail continue to Huankarkasa where we will stop here to see and know one of the most important plants for the Incas  “the coca leaf”; after We descend for 1 hour to Quellomayo to take our delicious lunch. After lunch we walk 2 more hours  and  concludes with visit to the beautiful qoqalmayu hot springs , later we will have good dinner and  relax  here.

Day4: zip line -llaqtapata

Santa Teresa  – Lucmabamba – Llaqtapata – Hidroeléctrica – Aguas calientes

After  breakfast 30 min transport and  will walking up for about 3 hours to this fantastic inka place  “llakatapata” to see and enjoy the most fantastic , amazing view of machupicchu and all the valley one day before  to visit. walk down 2 hours  to our lunch spot then we will walk  along the path and we will have the opportunity to see a series of waterfalls and admire the majesty of the mountains surrounding Machupicchu and Haynapicchu. Here you will also have the opportunity to see an astronomical sundial used by the Incas, as well as other constructions such of the Incas site of Machupicchu. After we take train to Aguas Calientes town.

Day5: Mahupicchu.

Aguas calientes -Machupicchu – Cusco

After having an early breakfast at your hotel, you will meet your guide and take the 25 minutes bus ride up to Machu Picchu. You will have a 3 hours tour with your guide where you will see and learn about the most important sites including the Temple of the Sun, the main plaza “Intiwatana” and the Temple of the Condor. After your tour, you will have some free time to explore the ruins on your own and take more pictures of this amazing place. When you are ready you can take the bus back down to “Aguas Calientes”, and in the afternoon you will take the train back to Cusco where we will pick you up from the train station and drop you off at your hotel.

Included

  • Transport from Cusco to base camp atv
  • All the Transport during the trip.
  • Food from lunch day 1 to breakfast day 5.
  • Professional bilingual guide.
  • Quad bikes , gloves and helmet.
  • Bike , gloves and helmet.
  • 4 Nights accommodation in  hostels.
  • Transport from santa teresa to lucmabamba
  • Entrance ticket to Machupicchu.
  • Entrance ticket to llactapata inka site .
  • Entrance ticket to national park of machupicchu
  • Entrance ticket to the hot spring
  • Bus ticket to Machupicchu (one way)
  • Train ticket from hidroelectrica to aguascalientes
  • Zipline
  • Rafting
  • Train back to Ollantaytambo and transport to Cusco (end of the tour )

Not included

  • Tips
  • Bus down to aguas calientes
  • First breakfasts
  • Last lunch

What to bring

  • Original passport and student ISIC card (if applicable)
  • Travel insurance (and some copies)
  • Walking sticks
  • Backpack to carry your things
  • Good sneakers or light hiking boots &Sport hiking sandals
  • Bathing suit (if you would like to enjoy the hot springs )
  • Camera
  • Rain gear (especially if traveling in the wet season, from October to March)
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Bug repellent
  • Money to buy souvenirs
  • Sunscreen and sunglasses
  • Tip for your guide (optional)

Number of People You Book With Price per Person in US Dollars Discounts:
  • 1-3 people
  • 4-6 people
  • 7-8 people
  • 9+ people
  • $650 USD per person
  • $630 USD per person
  • $620 USD per person
  • Please contact us for a special price!
  • Student with a valid ISIC card – $20 USD off
  • Children 7-15 years old – $20 USD off
  • Children under 7 years old – $50 USD off

* We need a minimum of 2 people to run the tour. We guarantee that your tour will be limited to a maximum of 8 people.

Huayna Picchu or La Montaña: If you are interested in climbing “Huayna Picchu2 or “la Montaña”, the mountain overlooking Machu Picchu, there is an additional fee of $20 USD per person for us to buy your entrance ticket. Spaces are limited, so please let us know when booking whether you would like to hike Huayna Picchu or  “la montaña”, and we will reserve it for you. For information about this hike, please visit our Huayna Picchu page.

Hotel Upgrade: Included in this tour is one night at a comfortable Hotels. However, if you would like to upgrade to a 3, 4, or 5 star hotel, please just let us know what type of hotel you prefer and we can upgrade your accommodations only in ” Aguas Calientes”.

Vistadome Train: Our price includes a return train ticket in the Expedition train, however, if you would like to upgrade to the Vistadome train the price is an additional $50 USD per person.

We only require a minimum of 2 people to start this package, so if there are at least 2 people total in your group we can organize this package for the start date that you choose. If you are traveling by yourself, please email us to check the availability and let us know the package that you are interested in and the dates when you are available to start.

To reserve your package, please email us at reservas@mamacocaexpeditions.com with the package you want to do, the date you want to start, and how many people are in your group. We will also need the following information for each traveler:

  • Full name
  • Passport number
  • Date of birth
  • Nationality
  • Gender
  • Food restrictions (if any)
  • Would you like to climb Huayna Picchu for an additional $30 USD per person?

If you would like tickets to climb Huayna Picchu after your tour of Machu Picchu, we will reserve a ticket for you as long as there is availability.

After sending your personal information, the next step is for each person in your group to make a deposit of $200 USD to reserve your package. To make your deposit, please pay through our Paypal account by clicking the “Buy Now” button below, or by visiting our Book Now page. To receive the student discount, you must send an email at the time you reserve your spot with a scan of both sides of your student ISIC card. This is the only student card accepted by the National Park and you can find more information about this student ID on the ISIC website. The remaining balance is due in Cusco. You may pay in cash (either in US dollars or Peruvian soles) in your briefing.

ATV

Rafting

Zip Line