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Machu Picchu Adventure Tours

The Trips to Machu Picchu are a classic that every adventurer must do at least once in their lives, so our travel agency brings you a little closer to this excellent destination known as Machu Picchu written in the Quechua language that means old mountain.

In Cusco you can find excellent adventure tours and traditional tourism among which the most outstanding are the Sacred Valley of the Incas, an excellent tour through the fertile valley of Cusco to visit the ruins of Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Chincheros. An excellent adventure tour is the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu that crosses the Peruvian Andes visiting archaeological ruins of our ancestors until you reach the Machu Picchu World Wonder.

The new natural attraction is the Mountain of Colors or Vinikunka recognized by the National Geografic a trekking through the Peruvian highlands, during this tour you will see the different Andean animals such as the vicuna, llama and alpaca.

 

When is the best time to hike to Machu Picchu?

The best season is during the dry season, which covers the months April to the end of September. In October the rains begin and you can find Machu Picchu covered by clouds. If you travel in June, we recommend you to book the Inti Raymi 2020 Tour that takes place in June 24th, and also hike the Palcoyo Mountain Tour, which is an incredible Rainbow Mountain located in the Andes. 

 

Adventure Hiking tours to Machu Picchu

Many are the routes that take you to Machu Picchu, but none is like the Inca Trail Tours, the most famous pedestrian path in the Americas. After flying from the capital of Perú, Lima, you will arrive in Cusco to walk for four days along a path through forests and dense fog, millenary stone steps and discovering the ruins of ancient fortifications and Inca cities, and all the time enjoying majestic views. 

If you want to visit Machu Picchu, we recommend you to book your Machu Picchu Ticket in advance, so you will enjoy your Vacation in Machu Picchu without any problem.

 

Adventure Sports in Cusco and the Sacred Valley

Mountain bike tour

There are half-day and full-day bicycle tours suitable for any level of experience, most routes cover beautiful landscapes of the Sacred Valley between Pisac and Ollantaytambo. There are many levels of difficulty, easy, moderate and advanced; You can choose the difficulty depending on your experience and physical condition. The attractions during the tours include villages, rivers, mountains and archaeological sites.

 

Rafting Machu Picchu

Independent travelers, groups of friends and families can choose from a variety of rafting options in the Sacred Valley. Rafting can be practiced throughout the year, however, intense rains that occur between December and February, intensify the difficulty, reaching rafting class IV or higher. The dry season allows you to practice levels II and III rafting.

 

Zip line Sacred Valley Peru

Travelers without fear of heights, can enjoy a complete zip line tour and "half day" in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, without any previous experience; for this you must reach the valley and climb a rock wall next to the train tracks, and then launch yourself in zipline (zip line) downhill. The upper part of the mountain will allow you to enjoy breathtaking views of the Sacred Valley, then take advantage of the height, to descend down the mountain by a steel cable; We guarantee that your heart will pump adrenaline.

In most cases, the experience includes transportation, bilingual guides, trained specialists and a lunch. All equipment is professional and certified, harnesses, helmets, safety ropes, zip lines, gloves, etc.

 

Horse riding Cusco

You can take horseback riding tours very close to Sacsayhuaman, and not far from the Plaza de Armas of Cusco, it is essential to bring a camera, since the tour guarantees beautiful views of the Andes and the city of Cusco.

The rides can include archaeological sites, such as the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, the Temple of the Moon, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay; with the exception of the temple of the moon, all the mentioned places, will need a general ticket, known as the tourist ticket of Cusco. Most of the tours on horseback last between 2 and 4 hours; resistant shoes, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and poncho for the rain are recommended, and although it may sound contradictory, the climate of the Cusco region is characterized by the fact that it can pass from a radiant sun to a torrential rain, in a few minutes.

 

Via ferrata Cusco Peru

Unlike climbing in the Cordillera Blanca of Arequipa and Huaraz, climbing in Cusco still grows in popularity. For this reason, if you want to do climbing in Cusco, you will have to reserve a day off; It is not as easy as reserving a raft for rafting. In the Sacred Valley of the Incas there are some climbing schools; which also have all the necessary equipment and certificates, in addition to having points with the best views and in which the rock is already bolted, but also find professionals to discover new climbing points. In the case of beginners, schools are the best way to go rock climbing; It is also one of the best activities to do in a group.

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