Santa Teresa Machu Picchu 3 Days

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, and join up with the original Inca Trail from Lucmabamba on the second day hiking the original inca trail from Lucmabamba to Llactapata ruins, the last day visit Machupicchu.



Day 1: Cusco - Santa Maria - Santa Teresa

You will be picked up from your hotel in Cusco that morning at 05:30 and travel 4 hours in a private shuttle to the village of Santa Maria. We will proceed 15 minutes to Quellomayo, which is the starting point for this adventure. You will have fantastic views throughout the day as we are surrounded in vibrant green mountains, a variety of native plants and flowers with indigenous birds fluttering about. After 3 hours on the trail, we reach the Cocalmayo hot springs for lunch and then continue on to Santa Teresa where we will spend the night. (L,D)

Day 2: Santa Teresa - Llactapata – Aguas Calientes

After breakfast, we will continue along the ancient and remote Inca Trail for 3 hours uphill to the Puncuyoc pass (2,700m). Along the way, you will need to pinch yourself as you will witness fantastic views of the majestic valleys and fruit plantations. We arrive at the Llactapata Inca Ruins, which are located right in front of Machu Picchu and you can enjoy the distant view of the citadel at Machu Picchu and its surrounding mountains - Huayna Picchu, Machu Picchu and the Aobamba Canyon. We will travel to the Hydroelectric plant to have lunch, and continue to Aguas Calientes where we will spend our final night. (B,L,D)

Day 3: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco

After breakfast in the hotel, we will travel ½ hour by bus to Machu Picchu for a 2 ½ hour walking tour of the site, visiting the temples, palaces and many other interesting places. You will have time to climb up Huayna Picchu that overlooks the ruins. We will return to Aguas Calientes at about 2pm to take the train back to Cusco. (B)


• Pick up from hotel

• Private shuttle to head of trail

• English / Spanish speaking tour guide

• Admission fee to Machu Picchu

• 02 Breakfasts, 02 lunches and 02 dinners

• Accommodation

• First aid kit

• Cooking supplies

• Transfers to hotel

• Train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes

• Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu ruins

• Train from Aguas Calientes to Cusco


• Breakfast on the first morning.

• Lunch in Aguas Calientes on day 3

• Tips or additional spending money


• Original passport

• Daypack for camera, snacks, etc.

• Larger backpack for personal belongings

• Water bottle

• Insect repellent

• Sun block

• Sun glasses

• Hat

• Comfortable hiking shoes

• Change of clothes

• Flashlight

• Rain coat

• First aid kit

Price per person US$ 450.00



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Price per person 

Price per person US$ 450GGGGGGGGG

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