Inca Jungle Pilgrimage Trek to Machu Picchu

For trekkers wanting to get off the well beaten tourist path and escape to a part of Peru that has changed little over the last 500 years then a trek through the secondary jungle around Quillabamba to Machu Picchu is a must. 
This remote and rarely visited region offers the trekker an insight into the lives of the inhabitants of this diverse area of jungle visiting some Inca sites along the route plus the opportunity to visit and camp at the communities carrying out there daily routines amongst the jungle plantations of fruit, tea and coffee. Inside the houses youll see guinea pigs running loose.

This new trek will provide you with a refreshing adventure at a relaxing pace with added bonus of reaching Machu Picchu at a comfortable lower altitude.

Ayahuasca Ceremony  or San Pedro Ceremony  jungle ceremony onroute as optional.

Day 1; Sacred Valley & Jungle trek to Machu Picchu.  

Start 06.30am. 
Transfer by bus to start point of the trek in the town of Huyro. The journey by road winds its way up and along precipitous cliffs and after a few hours, having travelled over the pass of magical Abra Malaga we make the slow descent towards Chaullay and then to Huyro. From here on, youll see jungle vegetation beginning to cover the valley sides; the weather gets steadily warmer and the plant life thickens as you gradually descend into the jungle valley. As we arrive into the Amayabamba Valley  we will stop to visit Inca sites such as Inca Tambo, Huaman Marca and Humas Bamba,
We can then begin our trek through cloud forest  visiting farming communities,coffee plantations, coca fields and fruit farms. Lunch will be at  Cochapata. After lunch we continue on our way to Coripujgio community for our nights camp. Arriving 4.30pm.

Day 2; Jungle trek to Machu Picchu.
Start 07.30am. After our early breakfast . We trek through the cloud forest to reach the ruins of the Inca fortress and prison, still partially covered in vegetation. After exploring the ruins and taking a snack we descend through the jungle heading into the Amaybamba valley where we will have lunch. After lunch we then take a steady climb up to our nights camp at Cocalmayo where there will be the chance to relax in the hot springs after the days exertions. After our relaxing time in the hot springs we take our transport to our nights camp close to a waterfall near to Lucmabamba. 
Arriving around 6.00pm.

At night 8pm: Ayahuasca Ceremony  or San Pedro Ceremony (optional)

Day 3; Jungle trek to Machu Picchu.
Start 07.30am. After an early breakfast, we take the local transport to Lucmabamba (40 minutes ride) to our start hiking point. Once at the Llactapata entrance, you will start an ascent hike towards the ruins of Llactapata. On the way you will observe coffee plantations, beautiful landscapes as well as diverse flora and fauna. After three hours, you will arrive at Llactapata where you will have an amazing view of Machu Picchu. Here you will have time to rest and enjoy the scenery. A descending trail will take you to the Hydroelectric where you will eat lunch. The last part of the trek, an approximately 2 hours walk, takes us to Aguas Calientes. Upon arrival, around 4.30pm, you will be accommodated at the hostel or hotel of your choice (included on this package). There is free time in the evening. 
Overnight Aguas Calientes.

Day 4: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu Sanctuary - Sacred Valley
Today, you will be able to choose between waking up at 4:30am. and walking up to Machu Picchu or taking a bus to Machu Picchu at 7:00am. In Machu Picchu, you will have a guided tour for about two hours and after that you will be free to explore the Citadel and take pictures. After an extensive guided visit of the ruins we then return by bus and train to the Sacred Valley. 
Transfer to your hotel in late afteroon.

More photos here >> 

Dates in 2016:
1 – 4 June
4 - 7 July
9- 12 August
6 – 9 September
16 - 19 October
13 - 16 November
4 - 7 December

Treks available also on demand.


Trek only  
In a group of 2: USD765  
In a group of 4: USD605  
In a group of 6: USD495  
In a group of 7- 10: USD470
Single supplement: USD115

Optional add ons: 
Ayahuasca Ceremony  or San Pedro Ceremony (optional): USD200 per person

This trek is operated by our business Partners: 
Aston Garcia Tours (Luxury Tours in South America)

Contacts and bookings:
Jiron Bolognesi No. 152, Urubamba, Urubamba, Cusco, Peru. 
Tel: 084 509703. Cel: 947 773896

Just to be absolutely clear, here is what you're getting for your money on this holiday.
* Evening dinner on  days 1, 2 & 6
* 4 night / 3 day Jungle trek to Machu Picchu with all camping equipment, meals, train ticket, entrance Machu Picchu.
* Local guides and assistance.
* Excursions as described in tour itinerary 
* All hotel baggage handling for 1 piece of luggage per person.

There are no restrictions on this tour.

* International and Internal flights (we can advise on routes. Contact us for more information).  
* Travel insurance
* Meals other than stated
* The Cusco tourist ticket (BTC) this allows discounted entrance in to most archaeological sites in Cusco and the Sacred Valley which can be purchased on entry to the sites. 
* Tips and gratuities
* Personal expenses.