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Inca Jungle Trek to Machu Picchu – Biking, Rafting & Trekking

Inca Jungle Trek to Machu Picchu – Biking, Rafting & Trekking - Sam Corporations
Popular Tour
Tour Price
From $347 USD
Per Person

4 Days

Travel time

Group size

Up to 15 People

Travel Style

Biking, Rafting, Hiking, Zip Line




    • Thrilling Mountain Biking: Descend from the Andes to the Amazon, experiencing the diverse landscapes and vibrant ecosystems that make this region so unique. Our expert guides ensure a safe and unforgettable ride, suitable for all skill levels.

    • Exhilarating River Rafting: Feel the adrenaline rush as you tackle Class 3.5 rapids in Santa Maria, guided by our experienced team members who prioritize your safety and enjoyment throughout this thrilling adventure.

    • Exciting Zip-lining in Santa Teresa: Soar above the lush jungle canopy and marvel at the breathtaking scenery below during an unforgettable zip-lining experience in Santa Teresa, led by our knowledgeable and attentive staff.

    • Expert-guided Machu Picchu Exploration: Discover the secrets of the ancient Inca citadel with our experienced guides, who will provide fascinating insights into the history and significance of this iconic World Heritage site.

    • Hiking a Section of the Original Inca Trail: Follow in the footsteps of the Inca civilization as you traverse a portion of the authentic Inca Trail, connecting you to the rich history and remarkable engineering of this ancient empire.


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Inca Jungle Trek to Machu Picchu – Biking, Rafting & Trekking

Itinerary Inca Jungle Trek to Machu Picchu – Biking, Rafting & Trekking


We will pick you up from your hotel around 6 AM and drive you through the awe inspiring Sacred Valley of the Incas. Marvel at the breathtaking views of the Vilcabamba and Vilcanota mountain ranges, as well as the charming small towns that dot the Sacred Valley landscape.

After a 2-hour drive, we will stop in the ancient Inca town of Ollantaytambo, where you will have breadfast included and you can stretch your legs and use the facilities. From there, we will continue driving up to the Abra Malaga Pass, situated at an altitude of 4,350 meters (14,271 feet). This is where our exhilarating downhill biking adventure to Santa Maria town, located at 1,430 meters (4,691 feet), begins.

Upon arriving at Abra Malaga, you’ll receive all the necessary biking gear and participate in a training session to ensure a successful and enjoyable ride to Santa Maria. The biking journey begins high in the Andes, offering majestic views of the snow-capped Veronica peak. Our route takes us from Abra Malaga to the fascinating Inca site of Huamanmarca, where we’ll stop for lunch and explore the small yet remarkable ruins.

After our visit to Huamanmarca, we’ll hop back in the car and continue to Santa Maria, where an exciting white river rafting adventure awaits in the afternoon. Along the way, you’ll have the opportunity to appreciate the stunning landscape that surrounds us.

Once we arrive in Santa Maria, you can check into your accommodations, take a shower, and relax before dinner. In the evening, we’ll gather at a local restaurant in town for a delicious meal and a chance to share stories from our action-packed day.

Tour Details:

  • Biking distance: 65 km, approximately 3 to 4 hours of downhill biking
  • River Rafting Adventure: 1 to 1.5 Hours of Exhilarating Fun
  • Difficulty: Moderate day (full of Adventure)
  • Weather: Warm and windy during the day, with very warn nights
  • Accommodations: Hotel nigh in Santa Maria
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner


Begin your remarkable hiking day with a hearty breakfast at a local restaurant around 6:00 AM. Today’s journey is one of the most memorable parts of the entire adventure. We will start with a 45-minute hike along the car route before entering the original Inca trail, which historically connected Machu Picchu with Vilcabamba, the last Inca capital.

As we traverse this ancient path, we will marvel at the stunning plantations of bananas, coca, yucca, and coffee that line the route. Our 3-hour hike on the original Inca trail offers magnificent views of the Vilcanota Valley and panoramic vistas of the hills adorned with various jungle plantations.

We will stop at the charming village of Quellomayo for lunch at one of the local restaurants. Here, you can relax, recharge, and explore the surroundings before continuing our hike along the Vilcanota River. The 3.5-hour trek takes us to the rejuvenating Colcamayo hot springs, a natural and outdoor oasis perfect for soothing tired muscles. Enjoy a couple of hours at the hot springs before we continue our journey to Santa Teresa.

A 45-minute hike from the hot springs brings us to our final destination for the day, Santa Teresa. We will spend the night at a cozy hostel and enjoy dinner at a local restaurant, where you can share stories and reflect on the unforgettable experiences of the day.

Tour Details:

  • Hiking distance: 22 km, approximately 7 to 8 hours of hiking
  • Difficulty: Moderate day (full day hike)
  • Weather: Warm and Tropical, with very warn nights
  • Accommodations: Hotel nigh in Santa Teresa
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner


Rise and shine at 6:30 am, fuel up with breakfast, and get ready for an action-packed day. Around 8:00 am, the zipline company will pick you up and transport you to the zipline base. After a brief orientation, embark on a thrilling 2-hour adventure across four different ziplines and a suspension bridge.

Once you’ve had your fill of ziplining excitement, take a 1-hour car ride to Hidroelectrica for a well-deserved lunch. Post-lunch, embark on a scenic 3-hour hike along the train tracks to Aguas Calientes town. Upon arrival, check into your hotel and recharge.

At 7:00 pm, indulge in a delicious dinner at a local restaurant before heading back to the hotel for a good night’s sleep. Wake up early the following day, eager to explore the magnificent Machu Picchu.

Tour Details:

  • Zipline Adventure: Experience 4 Unique Ziplines and 1 Thrilling Suspension Bridge
  • Hiking distance: 11 km takes 3 to 3.5 hours
  • Difficulty: Moderate day (full of Adventure)
  • Weather: Warm and Tropical very warn nights
  • Accommodations: Hotel nigh in Aguas Calientes
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner


Get ready for the long-awaited day! After breakfast, you will catch one of the first buses to Machu Picchu, ensuring you don’t miss the breathtaking sunrise. With your guide by your side, embark on a comprehensive two-hour tour of Machu Picchu Citadel. You’ll have the opportunity to explore the most relevant areas of Machu Picchu and gain insights into how it divides into three sectors: agricultural, residential, and religious.

Following the tour, those who have prearranged the Huayna Picchu hike can enjoy the stunning vistas at their own pace. Once you’ve taken in the unparalleled views of Machu Picchu, a bus will take you back to Aguas Calientes for lunch (lunch not included). Depending on your train departure, you may have time for shopping, sightseeing, or a visit to the museum or hot springs.

Hop on the Expedition train, departing at either 2:55 pm or 3:20 pm, for a scenic journey along the picturesque Urubamba River. As you approach Aguas Calientes, marvel at the narrow canyon and the captivating whitewater sections. Keep an eye out for Wiñay Wayna, perched high on the canyon wall! Arriving at Ollantaytambo, your driver will be waiting to transfer you back to your hotel in Cusco in our private vehicle, with an expected arrival time of around 7:00 pm. Here is where your unforgettable adventure comes to a end.

  • Meal included: Breakfast
  • Minimum Altitude: 2,040m/6,727ft
  • Maximum Altitude: 2,440m/8,052ft
  • Difficulty: Easy


  • You can upgrade to the Vistadome Train for the same times, 2:55 or 3:20, 4:22, or 4:43 pm. The cost is $67 USD.
  • Early trains can be organized by request and it has to be done by booking time.


  • Entrance Ticket to Machu Picchu: Gain access to the iconic Inca citadel and explore its fascinating history and stunning architecture.
  • Pre-departure Inca Jungle Trail Briefing: Attend a detailed presentation by our professional tour guides at 6:00 PM at the office, the day before your adventure begins.
  • English/Spanish-speaking Professional Guides: Receive expert guidance and insights throughout your journey from our bilingual and knowledgeable tour guides.
  • Guided Visit to Machu Picchu: Benefit from our experienced guides who will bring the history and mystery of Machu Picchu to life.
  • Transportation to the Inca Jungle Trailhead: Start your adventure seamlessly with our organized transportation.
  • 3-Night Hotel Accommodation: Rest and recharge during your journey in comfortable hostel accommodations.
  • Daily Meals: Enjoy 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 3 dinners throughout your adventure, ensuring you have the energy to explore and experience each day.
  • Activities included: Biking, rafting, and zipline
  • Return Transportation Options: Choose between a train at 14:30 / 14:55 or a car at 2:00 PM from Hidroelectrica.
  • Exciting Activities: Immerse yourself in adrenaline-pumping experiences, including biking, rafting, and zip-lining, led by our expert team.
  • Vegetarian Food Options: Accommodate your dietary preferences with vegetarian meal options available upon request at no extra charge.
  • First Aid Equipment and Oxygen Bottle: Stay safe and prepared with access to essential first aid equipment and an oxygen bottle for emergencies during your journey.


  • Last lunch
  • Huayna Picchu Mt
  • Entrance tickets to the thermal baths (10 soles per person)
  • Tips
  • Drinking water

**Huayna Picchu is an optional trek within Machu Picchu Citadel which does not include a guide. The climb is usually done on your own after your tour of Machu Picchu Citadel. If you would like the extra hike to be guided, please request in advance. There is an extra cost for this extra guided tour.

PRICE -$347 USD per person

***This tour requires a minimum of 2 person for booking.

***This tour can only be done at certain time of year due to weather conditions (it cannot be done January and February). Any other month check with Sam Corporations if there are any conditions of weather that might prevent the tour from being done.

**Huayna Picchu is an optional trek within Machu Picchu Citadel which does not include a guide. The climb is usually done on your own after your tour of Machu Picchu Citadel. If you would like the extra hike to be guided, please request in advance. There is an extra cost for this extra guided tour.


Sam Corporations, a family-owned travel agency, and local tour operator based in Cusco, brings forth a wealth of personal experience accumulated over many years of trekking. With a deep-rooted connection to the region, Sam Corporations stands as a 100% Cusqueñian Company, free from any external shareholders.

Our heartfelt aspiration as a locally grounded company is to curate small, personalized tours and treks exclusively guided by local professionals. Our unwavering commitment lies in delivering PERSONALIZED and HIGH-QUALITY SERVICE, ensuring we meet each guest’s unique needs and expectations.

At the core of our values, we embrace our role as a RESPONSIBLE & SUSTAINABLE tour operator. Our team is more than just colleagues; they are an extended family. We firmly believe in providing them with fair compensation, ensuring their financial well-being. It is their dedication and expertise that enables us to deliver unparalleled service and create lifelong memories for our cherished clients. Together, we take immense pride in our team and the remarkable experiences we bring to life.


We take great pride in our guides who are fluent in English and highly professional. They possess extensive knowledge and a deep passion for Inca heritage and history. Our guides commit themselves to their personal and professional growth, conducting thorough research to provide you with accurate and recognized theories in Inca and Andean culture. With degrees in Archeology, Tourism, Botany, History, or Anthropology, our well-educated and fun-loving crew ensures a memorable experience for you.


At Sam Corporations, we firmly believe in giving back to the communities we encounter during our treks. As a responsible tourism company, we actively engage in numerous service projects and prioritize hiring local individuals.

We take great pride in supporting the wonderful people we work with, not just by providing employment opportunities but also by fostering genuine connections within their communities. Embracing a holistic approach, we share in their homes and with their families, creating a sense of happiness and togetherness.

It brings us immense joy to have such a close bond with our highland employees and their families, as we strive to maintain a grassroots connection and contribute positively to their lives.

Essential Packing List for the 4-Day Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu:

  • Backpack: Bring a comfortable backpack to carry belongings such as clothes, camera, sunscreen, valuables, and a jacket.
  • Headwear: Pack a wool hat or beanie for warmth and a sun hat for protection from the sun.
  • Gloves: Keep your hands warm with a pair of gloves.
  • Clothing: Include 3-4 t-shirts (preferably long-sleeved), layers (sweater, fleece), 2 pairs of long pants or leggings, hiking shoes, 2-3 pairs of wool socks, a rain jacket, rain pants or a rain poncho (essential for the wet season), shorts, and swimwear.
  • Sunglasses: Protect your eyes from the sun with a pair of sunglasses.
  • Water Bottle: Stay hydrated with a refillable water bottle.
  • Personal Toiletries: Bring essentials such as a toothbrush, toothpaste, and any other personal items.
  • Sunscreen: Protect your skin from the sun with a high SPF sunscreen.
  • Insect Repellent: Ward off bugs with insect repellent.
  • Footwear: Pack sandals or flip-flops for more relaxed moments or after a day of hiking.
  • Snacks: Bring snacks like chocolate, cereal bars, candies, nuts, and energy bars to keep your energy levels up.
  • Extra Cash in Soles: Carry extra local currency for any additional expenses or emergencies.

Important Documents to Carry:

  1. Original Passport: Ensure you have your passport with you at all times.
  2. Student ID (if applicable): If you have a student reservation, remember to bring your physical student ID to prove your eligibility for discounted entry at Machu Picchu’s checkpoint.

Frequently Asked Questions INCA JUNGLE TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU 4D – 3N

  • What is the level of difficulty of the Inca Jungle Trail?

The Inca Jungle Trail is considered a moderate to challenging trek, with various activities such as biking, rafting, zip-lining, and hiking. It is recommended that participants be in good physical condition to fully enjoy the experience.

  • What is the best time to do the Inca Jungle Trail?

The best time to embark on the Inca Jungle Trail is during the dry season, which runs from April to October. This period offers more favorable weather conditions, with less rain and clearer skies.

  • Are there age restrictions for the Inca Jungle Trail?

There are no specific age restrictions for the Inca Jungle Trail. However, it is essential to consider the physical demands of the trek and the various activities involved. The trail may not be suitable for very young children or those with certain health conditions.

  • What type of accommodations are provided during the Inca Jungle Trail?

The Inca Jungle Trail includes 3 nights of hostel accommodations. These accommodations are comfortable and offer basic amenities to ensure a good night’s rest after each day of adventure.

  • Are meals provided during the Inca Jungle Trail?

Yes, meals are included in the package. You will be provided with 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 3 dinners during the trek. Vegetarian and vegan options are available upon request at no additional charge.

  • What should I pack for the Inca Jungle Trail?

Please refer to the detailed packing list provided earlier in this conversation for a comprehensive list of items to bring on the Inca Jungle Trail.

  • Can I add additional activities or options to my Inca Jungle Trail experience?

Yes, you can add optional activities such as climbing Huayna Picchu Mountain or Machu Picchu Mountain, or upgrade your return train journey to the Vistadome Panoramic Train. Additional charges apply for these options.

  • How do I book the Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu?

To book the Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu, you can contact the tour operator directly or make a reservation through a reputable travel agency or online booking platform. Ensure you have your passport details and preferred travel dates ready when booking. SAM Cirporations is the Best DMC and Travel Agent in Cusco.

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El mejor tour de mi vida, visitar el desierto de ICA y el Oasis de Huacachina fue maravilloso, fuimos un grupo de amigos para conocer el sur peruano y nos fascino, nuestro guía fue muy divertido y muy informado sobre la historia del Perú, todo estubo excelentemente organizado sin ningún error y...

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Esta compañía superó nuestra expectativa en el tour del Valle Sagrado y Machu Picchu, nuestro guía David fue estupendo y muy informado de la historia de los Incas. Nuestro conductor Junior fue increíble y muy apasionado con su trabajo.
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Our company is 100% locally owned. We directly contribute to economic development and environmental sustainability in Peru.

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The quality of our service is one of our most important values which demands all our effort, determination, and courage to be successful in what we are doing and the services we provide

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We aim to have a positive impact in all the areas that we visit. Through our training sessions and social projects, we empower women, indigenous communities and children

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Our groups never exceed 10 people, giving you a personalized tour in our small comfortable vans

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Interested in visiting only specific destinations? No problem, all our packages can be fully customized to suit your budget and schedule. Contact our travel advisors to plan the most comprehensive trip of a lifetime.

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We commit socially and culturally to the community and adapt our business strategies to the preservation of the environment

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  • All Inclusive Tours with no hidden fees.
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  • Safety conscious with first aid training annually.
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