CUSCO BIKING
GROUP SIZE: MINIMUM 04 PARTICIPANTS – MAXIMUM 10 PARTICIPANTS DEPARTURES DAYS: EVERYDAY OF THE WEEK (ALL YEAR ROUND) PROGRAM DETAILS: 1st Day: Cusco – Abra Malaga – Santa Maria Pick up from the hotel at 7:30 a.m. afterwards we’ll be climbing to the Malaga mountain pass in our private bus to an altitude of 4350 m.a.s.l. From this point we will step of the bus on to our bikes and descend appreciating the overwhelming valley landscape, as we descend we’ll find a variety of typical flora of this area. We’ll arrive to Carrizales where we’ll stop for lunch or box lunch, afterwards we’ll continue descending on the route we’ll see some archaeological remains such as Huamanmarca, finally after almost a 5 hours trip we will be arriving into Santa Maria at an altitude of 1130 m.a.s.l. We’ll have our first overnight in a hostel. (Cena y Pernocte). 2nd Day: Santa Maria – Santa Teresa Breakfast at 6:00am afterwards we will start hiking close to the Vilcanota’s river edge 2 Km. from San Pablo climbing up to Inca Cárcel in this stage we’ll see some waterfalls and archaeological remains. We’ll make a visit to the hot springs, lunch in Inca Cárcel. Dinner and overnight. 3rd Day: Santa Teresa – Aguas Calientes Breakfast and at around 8:00 a.m. we will start hiking crossing the Vilcanota River (Sacred River of the Incas). We can enjoy the great variety of butterflies, parrots, small iguanas, and insects. We will make a stop in hydroelectric compound where we will enjoy lunch, finally we’ll arrive in to Aguas Calientes, the last point for overnight, and we will have a dinner. In this place we’ll have a briefing with the last indications for the best day of the trek, the visit to the Machupicchu Inca city. 4th Day: Machu Picchu We’ll wake up early for breakfast and hike for about one and a half hours until we arrive to Machupicchu then we’ll have a guided two hours tour, afterwards some time for taking more pictures and a last stroll around the remains, then we’ll descend to Aguas Calientes village for boarding the return train. INCLUDED SERVICES: Transfers Bus Meals (2 Breakfast, 3 Lunch, 3 Dinner) Professional guide Bicycle Entrance ticket to Machupicchu Train ticket Basic lodge for two nights Hostel in Aguas Calientes ( private bathroom included) WE RECOMMEND YOU BRING: Water proof poncho Sun block Repellent Towels Sandals Sun glasses