- 1 to 10 People
- 7 Days
• A thrilling mountain bike descent from Malaga Pass (14,160 feet) to Huamanmarca
• Raft Class III and IV rapids, trek through lush valleys, and relax at Cocalmayo hot springs
• Zip line through the lush forest of the Urubamba River Valley
• Explore Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and the stunning archaeological site at Machu Picchu
Join as a solo traveler or with friends to experience these amazing destinations with fellow travelers from all over. We guarantee all group departure dates even if only one person is signed up. We recommend asking how many people are currently in your group before booking.
16 years old for group departures. If you have children under 16 years old, please inquire about a private trip departure.
Single supplements are required for solo travelers.
Upon your arrival to the airport in Cusco, a OneSeed staff member will be there to greet you and take you to our partner lodge in the charming historic district of San Blas. The lodge is centrally located and only a few minutes’ walk from the Plaza de Armas, the beautiful and bustling town center. Meet your expedition group at 5:00 pm for an orientation talk.
Peak Altitude: 11,155 ft (3400 m)
Inclusions: Airport transfer; hotel accommodations
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before heading out for a day of exploring the outskirts of Cusco. Head to Moray on a 90 minute drive with views of the snow-capped Andes peaks, lush fields, and colorful villages. Moray boasts three ancient amphitheater-like terraces made by the Incas. After Moray, head to the Maras Salt Mines (20 minute drive). This village is famous for its salt-producing center (with over 3,000 salt pools) that pre-dates Incan rule. Finally, visit Chinchero where you'll see more Incan ruins as well as learn about the art of Andean textiles. Return to Cusco and rest up for the following day.
Peak Altitude: 12,343 (3762 m)
Inclusions: Ground transportation; breakfast; hotel accommodations.
Depart Cusco at 7:00 am and head to Santa Maria (3 hour bus ride), arriving to the mountain pass of Malaga (14,160 feet). Begin your descent on mountain bikes, passing through small villages, orchards, rivers and streams before reaching the town Huamanmarca about 3 hours later. Meet your driver and travel 30 minutes to the town of Santa Maria where you will have lunch and rest before departing for an afternoon of rafting! Traverse through Class III and IV rapids for about 2 hours before returning to Santa Maria for some much deserved rest that evening.
Peak Altitude: 14,160 ft (4316 m)
Inclusions: breakfast; lunch; dinner; biking equipment; rafting equipment; hostel accommodations
Wake up for an early breakfast before departing for the trail. Pass by coffee plantations, fruit trees and an abundance of exotic birds and orchids as you walk along the banks of the river. At the highest point, you'll have a view of the valley of the lower Urubamba River. From here, descend about 2.5 hours until arriving at the village of Qellomayo for lunch. After a rest, continue hiking for 3 hours, traversing farms, waterfalls, and rivers before arriving at the Cocalmayo hot springs. After a relaxing bath, walk 40 minutes to the town of Santa Teresa for dinner and rest.
Peak Altitude: 5,085 ft (1550 m)
Total Hiking: approximately 14 miles (23 km) / 7-9 hours trekking
Inclusions: ground transportation; breakfast; lunch; dinner; hot spring entrance tickets; accommodations
In the morning, zip line through the lush forest of the Urubamba River valley. Afterwards, take a bus to an area known as the hydroelectric before beginning a 3 hour hike to Aguas Calientes. Stop for lunch along the trail as you pass by a series of waterfalls and admire the majesty of surrounding mountains of Machu Picchu and Huaynapicchu. Explore the historic town of Calientes before meeting at a local restaurant to discuss plans for the next day.
Peak Altitude: 6,693 ft (2040 m)
Inclusions: breakfast; lunch; dinner; camping accommodations
Awake at 5 am and have a quick breakfast before taking the first bus to Machu Picchu (20 min). The ancient Incan city is best in the morning - free from the crowds and bathed in the the soft dawn light. Enjoy a guided tour of the site and have the afternoon to explore on your own. Meet in Aguas Calientes in the afternoon to board a train to Ollantaytambo (2 hours) and then a bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco (2 hours), arriving by 9:30 pm.
Peak Altitude: 7,972 ft (2430 m)
Inclusions: breakfast; ground transportation; Machu Picchu entry fee; train tickets; lodge accommodations
Peak Altitude: 11,155 ft (3400 m)
Inclusions: breakfast; airport shuttle.
• Medical/evacuation insurance for all participants confirmed 30 days or more prior to their expedition start date
• 3 nights accommodation at B&B in Cusco
• 1 night accommodation at hostel in Santa Maria
• 1 night accommodation at hostel in Santa Teresa
• 1 night accommodation at B&B in Aguas Calientes
• Breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the trek
• Bike rental
• Rafting permit and guide
• Machu Picchu entrance tickets
• Guide services
• All ground transportation in Peru
• Airport transfers on day 1 and day 7
• Personal items
• Trip cancelation insurance (highly recommended)
• International airfare and meals during travel
• Snacks during trek
• Beverages outside of designated meals
All discounted and promotional offers made through third-party partners are 100% non-refundable and non-transferable.