Rafting Apurimac Hiking Machu Picchu 12 Days is a new tour including an exciting trek to the lost city of the Incas Machu Picchu and white water rafting in the Apurimac river
Day 1: WELCOME TO LIMA
This day we’ll arrive to Lima, transfer to the hotel (one of our guides will be there waiting for you to give you the trip introduction), also you can ask there if is possible to do some other activities like city tour or maybe other one welcome dinner. Accomodation.
Day 2: LIMA - CUSCO
We will pick you up from the Hotel to go to the airport and take the flight to Cusco, that takes only 1 and 20 min. once in Cusco we will pick you up and take you to the Hotel, where you can have time to rest and have chance to acclimatize to the altitude of Cusco 11,400 Ft. by the afternoon you can do the Cusco Basic City Tour visiting the most important attractions of the City.
After the tour you will have a meeting with the Guide in order to have all the information about the Rafting Apurimac Tour, it will be at 07:00 Pm. In your hotel Overnight in Cusco
Day 3 to Day 5: CUSCO - RAFTING APURIMAC
We will go on White Water Rafting, on one of the best rivers around the world, The Apurimac River is the head rainfall system of the Amazon River and the largest of the World during the pass of the Apurimac by the High Canyons of the Andes, it goes by many Rapids and many small waterfalls, that makes possible to practice this great wet Adventure, on the day three of our tour we will have a great barbecue and we can come back to Cusco Overnight in Cusco.
Day 6: CUSCO
Today will be appropriate to have a great time in Cusco you will have a nice lunch in one of the typical restaurants of Cusco, and you can go for shopping, in the evening you will have a meeting with the guide in order to start the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu or the Salkantay Trek to Machupicchu.
The Inca Trail is one of the best way preserved until now days, this trail was used to join the cities between Cusco and Machupicchu. This trail cross by the mountains going until the 4,200 M.a.s.l.n where after this it will go until the jungle where is located Machupicchu we will walk about 3 days before to get this magnificent Inca City our return will be by train to Cusco Overnight.
Day 7: CUSCO - SACRED VALLEY
The Sacred Valley was consider by the Incas as the best place for farming also a conducive place where they built many palaces and important temples, this place has a nice environment and a microclimate that makes possible the life and enjoy the working during the farming time.
We will start the day with the visit of Pisaq and the Indian Market, where is possible to see the trade between the people from the mountains and the people of the valley, after we will go to the city of Urubamba the capital of the sacred valley and the place to have a great lunch in one of the haciendas House (typical colonial house), we will continue with our tour going to the last Inca city Ollantaytambo, here we will see a lot of interesting characteristics of the town, because the bases of the town are still made of the Inca Walls, we will have an overnight before to start the Inca Trail.
Day 8 to Day 11: INCA TRAIL OR SALKANTAY TREK to MACHU PICCHU
Today we will take you until the 82 km the place where starts the Inca Trail after a small introduce of all of our staff like guides, cookers and porters we will start our walk.. the Inca Trail is one of the great trails in all the world that was conserved until now days almost in the same conditions like it’s builders left long time ago this trail takes 4 days in order to get the magnificent city of Machu Picchu, the trail goes by mountains, where it can get 4,350 masl after that it goes inside the jungle, combining the most beautiful natural regions of Cusco... Our return will be by train to Cusco city.
(Notice)...The Peruvian goverment put a limit to the number of people who visit the Inca Trail, no more than 500 people (including support staff) per day are allowed on the Inca Trail. If availability for the Inca trail is booked, we offer Salkantay trek, this tour is the best alternative trek to Machu Picchu.
Day 12 or Day 13: CUSCO - LIMA (according to the walk that would be chosen)
Early in the morning we will pick you up to the airport to take the plane to lima. In lima we will provide you of a great lunch in one of the typical restaurants of Lima; if your flight is later in the evening from Lima, we can organize a paragliding tour or may be a nice lunch in one of the nice restaurants in the center of the city.
Prices in American Dollars per person