Machu Picchu Jungle Trek 4D/3N (Biking Only)

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  • No booking fees
  • COVID-19protected
  • Explorer
  • Nature and bush walks
  • Rainforest and jungle visits
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  • duration 4 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • max group size 18
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Cusco, Peru
  • Ends Cusco, Peru
Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour Select a new tour run by the same tour operator within 30 days of departure.
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Enjoy a thrilling downhill bike ride
  • Immerse yourself in the Andean jungle
  • Trek along the railway to Aguas Calientes
  • Visit spectacular Machu Picchu with a guide
The Machu Picchu Jungle Trek 4D/3N (Biking Only) tour starts and ends in Cusco. The Machu Picchu Jungle Trek 4D/3N (Biking Only) is an explorer tour that takes 4 days taking you through Cusco, Peru and other destinations in Peru.

Another alternative to the Inca Trail Trek is this amazing jungle adventure, which offers the possibility of high-altitude mountain biking and trekking to reach Machu Picchu, with optional rafting and zip-lining activities.
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  • Anonymous
  • From Canada
  • On Feb 28 2020
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“ With so many different tour companies to choose from we ended up going with Bamba and we were extremely happy with our trip. We had a great guide with so much knowledge to share. Overall it was an awesome trip!”
  • Anonymous
  • From United States
  • On Oct 31 2019
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“Great experience and Bamba was reactive during the trip. Angkor Wat is breathtaking with impressive temple. I loved this tour, the guide was passionate and he took us to the best places to take amazing photos. Everything was great, highly recommend Bamba.”
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  • From Brazil
  • On Mar 22 2019
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“It is an incredible experience. Very close contact with nature and you can get very close to the Komodo Dragon. Enjoy birds flying over the park. The stops on the beaches for Snorkeling is also very fun and enjoyable. The guide and the crew do everything to make the trip as comfortable as possible, since we are at sea and sometimes the weather changes the size of the waves and makes the way a bit uncomfortable.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Cuzco-Santa Maria, Peru
  • Day 2: Santa Maria-Santa Teresa Village, Peru
  • Day 3: Santa Teresa Village-Aguas Calientes, Peru
  • Day 4: Aguas Calientes-Machu Picchu-Cuzco, Peru
WHAT'S INCLUDED
accommodation
  • Hotel & basic guesthouse
  • 2 nights basic guesthouse accommodation (Santa Maria & Santa Teresa)
  • 1 night 3-star hotel accommodation in Aguas Calientes
meals
  • 3 Breakfast(s)
  • 3 Lunch(es)
  • 3 Dinner(s)
transport
  • Train, van, bus
  • Cuzco accommodation pick-up
  • Van Cuzco-Malaga High Pass
  • Round trip tourist bus Aguas Calientes-Machu Pichu
  • Tourist train Aguas Calientes-Ollantaytambo
  • Bus Ollantaytambo-Cuzco
guides
  • Bilingual guide on trek & Machu Picchu tour
Included Activities
  • Active, multi-sport adventures
  • Mountain biking
  • Trekking
  • Explore Machu Picchu
Others
  • Snacks
  • Machu Picchu entrance fee
  • Mountain biking equipment (bicycles, helmet and gloves)
  • First aid kit & emergency oxygen bottle
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Day 1 breakfast, day 4 lunch & dinner
  • Bottled water
  • Guide for bus and train transfers (these portions are on your own)
  • Optional rafting trip & canopy zip-line
  • Hot springs Santa Teresa (20 soles)
  • Optional train transfer from hydroelectric station to Aguas Calientes (30 usd)
  • Optional Huayna Picchu trek (48 soles) must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance
  • Optional Machu Picchu mountain hike (48 soles) must be booked at least 1 week in advance
  • Cuzco accommodation drop-off
  • Accommodation in Cuzco
  • All the tips to the guides are optional and not included
  • Optional gratuities
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Machu Picchu Jungle Trek 4D/3N (Biking Only) tour. You can cancel the tour up to 33 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 32 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 22 October 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 22 October 2021, a deposit of 20% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 32 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Machu Picchu Jungle Trek 4D/3N (Biking Only) tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Machu Picchu Jungle Trek 4D/3N (Biking Only) tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Optional Activities

Day 1: Go on a scenic 2.5 hour rafting adventure and go down class III & IV rapids on the Urubamba River (also known as Vilcanota River). If you choose not to participate in the rafting activity, you can explore the town on your own.

Day 2: Optional hot springs for an extra cost.

Day 3: Canopy Zip-Line. Fly through the treetops on a 2-hour morning canopy excursion on South America's highest and Peru's first canopy zip-line. Traverse over 2,500 meters of cables with the longest ride covering 400 meters and the highest at 150 meters. 

Day 4: Take an OPTIONAL hike up the steep peak named Huayna Picchu, which is located inside the Machu Picchu archaeological site. This sometimes muddy peak takes about 45 - 60 minutes to hike up and awards you with unforgettable views of Machu Picchu from a coveted perspective. Keep in mind that if you want to take this optional hike, you must now purchase your ticket at least 2 weeks in advance for an additional cost in order to get one of the 400 passes (200 people are allowed up at 7:00am and 200 more at 10:00am). Please send us an email directly to request this extra ticket. 

Note:

You will have a guide during the trek and on the Machu Picchu tour. However, during your bus and train transfers you will not be accompanied by a guide.

Travellers who booked their trip using one passport, then renewed or replaced it afterward, must carry the old passport they used to make the booking or a photocopy with them on the trip.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 This is a moderately difficult hike, with a few long hiking days combined with multi-sport activities such as mountain biking, river rafting, and/or zip lining. We recommend you to be physically fit for the trip.

SUGGESTED PACKING LIST:

Bring or Rent in Cuzco: hiking poles, rain pants, rain poncho, trekking boots, sandals, warm socks, sweater, thermals, hat, gloves, sun hat, sun block, sun glasses, flashlight/torch, camera, extra batteries and memory card (there is limited to no electricity available during the trek), waterproof bags for your camera, hand sanitizer, personal first aid kit, water bottle. Bring extra cash for snacks, water, gatorade which doubles or triples in price along the trail. Bathing suit for hot springs in Santa Teresa Village (this activity is available at an additional price).

DON'T FORGET THE ESSENTIALS:

Original passport, visa (if applicable), insurance card, personal medications. 

ACCOMMODATION:

Single travelers will share a room with another traveler & Couples will have a private room. 

Brief History of Machu Picchu & Advice:

Machu Picchu was (relatively recently) "discovered" by American historian, Hiram Bingham, in 1911 while searching for the legendary "lost city of the Incas". Hiram Bingham and his local guides stumbled across the site which was then covered in thick vegetation which was later cleared revealing the magical mountain-top archaeological site and opening up the possibility for archaeologists to conduct research on the site by 1915. Whether arriving via Inca Trail or entering from Aguas Calientes don't miss the excellent photo opportunities from the following spots: Hut of the Caretaker of the Funerary Rock (a restored building with a thatched roof), Sacred Plaza with views of the Cordillera Vilcabamba in the distance and Rio Urubamba below. Take a short walk out to the Inca Drawbridge (30 minutes) and Inti Punku (45 - 60 minutes) for great views of the site as dawn breaks and the clouds lift over Machu Picchu. 

4 Alternative Ways to Trek to Machu Picchu

 If you want to learn more about how to find the right trek for yourself, visit our blog 

 

 

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

PRE-DEPARTURE BRIEFING:

There is a mandatory pre-departure briefing at our Cuzco Headquarters one day prior to departure at 5pm, 6pm or 7pm depending on your trek. You will receive detailed information on your excursion, a list of what to bring and confirm your departure details.

PRE-DEPARTURE CHECK-IN:

Please make sure to check-in with your passport before your pre-departure briefing. We encourage our travellers to check-in at our offices a couple of hours before or any day prior to the briefing , that way we can give everybody personal attention and information regarding booking extras, rental equipment or questions in general. 

Time schedule for meetings will be: 
- Inca Trail and Lares 6pm 
- Salkantay, Inca Quarry, Machu Picchu Jungle, Ausangate, Choquequirao 7pm 
- Rainbow Mountain, Machu Picchu by Train, Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu Full Day 5pm 

Bamba Experience is located at: 
Calle Matara 242, Second Floor. Cuzco, Peru 
Hours of Operation: 10:00-14:00 and 16:00-20:00 hrs Daily 
Tel: +51 84 205234 
Emergency Contact: Ruth: 984008440

Travellers who booked their trip using one passport, then renewed or replaced it afterward, must carry the old passport they used to make the booking or a photocopy with them on the trip.

If desired, an extra night in Aguas Calientes town can be arranged. (Please let us know whether you would like to stay an extra night when booking your tour.) 

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Implemented COVID-19 Protocols
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