Inca Jungle Trek Advices and Tips
The Inca Jungle is a popular and adventurous trip in Cusco, comprised of a wide variety of enjoyable activities ranging from mountain biking to river rafting. The Inca Jungle trip passes through many different climates, beginning high in the Andes Mountains, where the group coasts down a winding road with breathtaking views on mountain bikes and outfitted in safety equipment. After a lunch in the town of Santa María, travelers have the option of river rafting in Vilcanota. The second day is comprised of hiking along the traditional Inca Trail, which passes many small Incan ruins The area passed through this day is brimming with life, including a wide variety of natural growing fruits and exotic birds. In the afternoon, the group relaxes in the thermal baths of Cocalmayo. Day three, the option of ziplining is available, which costs extra but offers a unique vantage point of the forest. That night, travelers rest in Aguas Calientes before the highly anticipated early morning tour of the legendary city of Machu Picchu.
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