Peru: Inca Jungle & Rainbow Mountain Trek

From €679 per person
  • Depart From:
    DUBLIN
  • Destination:
    Peru
  • Depart Date:
    11 Apr 2021
  • Return Date:
    17 Apr 2021
  • Duration:
    7 Days
  • Available From:
    2021/2022

Introduction

Discover the many ways you can get your blood pumping in Peru's stunning natural and ancient landscapes on a seven-day tour. Take an epic mountain bike ride along rushing rivers and soar above the jungle on a zipline in Santa Teresa before you hit the famed Machu Picchu in the early morning light, and venture to the incredibly Instagrammable Rainbow Mountain. There's time in between to soak sore muscles in nearby hot springs and recharge for action-packed days ahead.

  • Embark on a 16km (10 mi) trek along the Urubamba river
  • Soar on a zipline over the jungle of Santa Teresa
  • Visit Machu Picchu led by a local guide
  • Take a challenging hike up the colourful Rainbow Mountain
     

Duration: 7 days

Start/Finish City: Cusco to Cusco

Service Level: Basic

Simple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.

Physical Grading: 4 - Demanding

Some high-altitude hikes or more strenuous activities, but accessible to most healthy travellers.

Travel Style: 18-to-Thirtysomethings

Fast, fresh, and fun adventures that never slow down, made for young, budget-minded travellers.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 16, avg 10.

What's Included

Your First Night Out Moment: Connect With New Friends. Mountain Biking (Malaga High Pass). Santa Teresa hike. Ziplining. Train to Aguas Calientes. Guided tour of Machu Picchu. Rainbow Mountain hike. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Highlights

Embark on a 16km (10 mi) trek along the Urubamba river, Soar on a zipline over the jungle of Santa Teresa, Visit Machu Picchu led by a local guide, Take a challenging hike up the colourful Rainbow Mountain

G Adventures has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that we have implemented health and hygiene protocols that are aligned with WTTC’s Safe Travels Protocols 

Day 1 Cusco

Arrive at any time. Catch your breath before getting to know your fellow travellers over a few drinks at pub in the Santa Ana neighbourhood. Say cheers to new friends and new adventures!

Arrive early and spend some time exploring the city. Meet the group at the welcome meeting, check for the start time on the welcome note at the hotel.

Please note: hot water shortages and power outages can be fairly common in Peru (even in upgraded hotels and private homes). We appreciate your patience and understanding that these occurrences are outside of our control.

  • Your First Night Out Moment: Connect With New Friends
  • Connect with new friends on your first night out in a new destination. Only available on 18-to-Thirtysomethings tours.
  • Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting with G Representative
  • The adventure begins today. Feel free to explore, but make sure you're back in time to meet the group. Your G Representative will review the details of your tour.

Day 2 Malaga Pass

Pump up the excitement today on an epic mountain biking adventure. Start the exhilarating ride way up at Malaga Pass. Enjoy stunning Andean views, Incan archaeological sites, and rushing rivers on the way down to the jungle below.

  • Private Vehicle
  • Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.
  • Malaga Pass Mountain Biking
  • Strap on your helmet, jump on your mountain bike, and get ready to zip by Andean landscapes, glaciers, waterfalls, and grazing llamas on the ride down. These views do not disappoint, keep your camera at the ready.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 3 Santa Teresa

Get an early start today with a 16km (9.9 mi) hike along the Urubamba river on the way to Santa Teresa. You can choose to soak those aching muscles in nearby hot springs.

Santa Teresa Valley Hike

Hike through the Santa Teresa Valley Canyon, meander through high jungle landscapes, pass by coffee farms, coca fields, and fruit orchards on the way down to the Urubamba river. Follow the river to the hot springs waiting for you as a well-deserved reward at the end of your day. Sit back and relax with your newfound friends.

Meals included: Lunch

Day 4 Santa Teresa/Aguas Calientes

Soar through the air on a zipline high above the jungle below. Head to Aguas Calientes where you can visit the local hot springs.

  • Santa Teresa Ziplining
  • Get your adrenaline pumping as you fly above the trees reaching speeds up to 70km per hour.
  • Local Train
  • Climb aboard, take your seat, and get around like the locals do.
  • Free Time
  • Grab a drink in town or head to the nearby hot springs

Meals included: Breakfast

 

Day 5 Machu Picchu/Cusco

Tick majestic Machu Picchu off your bucket list today. Explore the ruins with a local guide before returning to Cusco.

  • Machu Picchu Guided Tour
  • Rise and shine – the best time to see the Lost City of the Incas is in the early morning light. Follow the local guide to Machu Picchu to learn about its history at a leisurely pace. Gain local insight into the Inti Mach’ay cave, Inti Watana, the Temple of the Water, the Temple of the Condor, and the Room of the Three Windows. Take time to sit and feel the energy of this 15th-century site, now both a UNESCO World Heritage site and voted one of the new Seven Wonders of the World (in a worldwide Internet poll).
  • Local Train
  • Climb aboard, take your seat, and get around like the locals do.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 6 Rainbow Mountain

Rise and shine! Wake up early to drive to one of the most instagrammable locations of the region, Rainbow Mountain. Today is a challenging hike, but well worth the reward.

  • Private Vehicle
  • Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.
  • Rainbow Mountain Hike - Full-day Trip
  • Lookout over these colourful Andean mountains striped with maroon, turquoise, lavender, and gold. The sediment, elevation, and proximity to the ocean create a landscape that has to be seen to be believed. Get started early to drive around 2 hours to the starting point of this challenging, yet rewarding full-day hike. Reaching 5,029m (16,500 ft) this 14km hike is no walk in the park, but these unique mountains do not disappoint.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 7 Cusco

Depart at any time.

  • Departure Day
  • Not ready to leave? Your CEO can help with travel arrangements to extend your adventure.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

Prices are from per person. Prices are for tour only flights are extra. Prices are a guide price please call us in Bowe Travel on 0504 22200 for a quote. Subject to change and availability 

Other departures dates available in 2021/2022

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