Machu Picchu Explorer
PRICES IN DOLLARS
👥 Minimum number of people: 2
📅 Season: All year
This is a special short yet easy trek to Machu Picchu. With beautiful scenery and landscapes, you will visit and enjoy the hot springs of Cocalmayo in the way.
Day 1: Cusco - Santa Teresa
You will be picked up from your hotel in Cusco this morning at 5:30 am and travel 6 hours in a private shuttle to the village of Santa Teresa. You will have fantastic views throughout the day as we are surrounded in vibrant green mountains, a variety of native plants and flowers. We reach the Cocalmayo hot springs for lunch and then continue on to Santa Teresa where we will spend the night.
Day 2: Santa Teresa - Aguas Calientes
After a comfortable breakfast in the town of Santa Teresa we will arrive at Hidroelectrica, a 10km route that runs along the train tracks, located at the bottom of an incredible valley in the vegetation has already been completely transformed into high jungle, here we will have the option to take the train ($30usd) or walk around 2,5hrs until hot waters.
When we arrive in Aguas Calientes we will leave our luggage in the hotel and we will have free time to know the town, its market or just relax with a bath in its thermal waters. At the end of the afternoon, we will meet again the whole group. We will have dinner in a restaurant and plan with the guide for the next day, in which we will visit Machu Picchu.
Day 3: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco
At dawn of the third day around 4:00 a.m. We will get ready to go to the inca citadel of Machu Picchu a way up through the jungle, having the opportunity to see the sunrise, after registering in the control of the park, 6:20 am, You will appreciate the sunrise while luck accompanies us. The option of getting on the bus is also offered ($24usd round trip).
We start the walk back at 12:00 am after a snack, returning the same way as the previous day. Our transportation will be waiting for us at Hidroelectrica to take us to Cusco in approximately 6 hours.