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MACHU PICCHU

Duration

03 Days – 02 Nights

Departures

Year-round

Distance

550km / 342mi
(75% asphalt, 25% dirt road)

Max. altitude

4,600masl/
13,200ft

Take the route less travelled to Machu Picchu! We ride as close to Machu Picchu as the law will allow. It is a beautiful ride with varying ecosystems, weather, and we take care of all the arrangements for your Machu Picchu experience! We journey through the Sacred Valley and summit at Abra Malaga (4315masl) leaving the Andes into sub-tropical plantations of bananas, mangoes, and coffee. The second day is mostly to enjoy Machu Picchu and the hot springs of Cocalmayo in Santa Teresa (zipline also optional)
TOUR STARTS AND ENDS AT

Peru Moto Tours office. Calle Saphi 578, Cusco

ACCOMMODATION

Not included. PMT can assist with the bookings

INCLUDED

Motorcycle (choose from Honda XR150L, CRF250L, XRE300, KTM 390 Adventure, Suzuki DR650)
Adventure Guide (english/spanish)
Basic insurance (“SOAT” for personal injury related to a traffic accident)
Photos
Chocolate/treat en route
Train Hidroelectrica ↔ Aguas Calientes
Shuttle bus Aguas Calientes ↔ Machu Picchu
Entrance Machu Picchu
Cultural guide Machu Picchu

NOT INCLUDED

Gasoline (for riders or guide). The guide’s gasoline cost is split amongst the riders
Entrance fees for any of the sites/optional activities
Accommodation (PMT has suggestions and can help with the bookings)

OPTIONAL

Motorcycle Damage Insurance +45USD
Triumph Tiger 800XC or Honda Africa Twin CRF1000L +225USD
Other equipment, clothing, and accessories upon availability

PRICE

1 Pilot = 970USD
2 Pilots = 743USD
3 Pilots = 668USD
4+ Pilots = 628USD
Non-riders = 349USD

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Day1: Cusco – Chinchero – Ollantaytambo – Abra Malaga – Santa Maria – Santa Teresa

Description: We depart Cusco towards Chinchero and to Ollantaytambo. We head towards Abra Malaga (4315masl) and then descend through the lush valley of the Rio Urubamba to Santa Maria (1000masl). From herein, it is dirt-roads, a few water crossings, and many twisty curves. After 40kms, we arrive in Santa Teresa and we spend a relaxing night in the hot springs Cocalmayo or if there is time, swing through the ziplines at Cola de Mono

Distance: 250km / 155mi
Time: 5h – 7h (approx)
Lunch: Ollantaytambo or Santa Maria (not included)
Dinner: Santa Teresa (not included)
Accommodation: Not included. There are not many choices in Santa Teresa – we recommend Hostal Yakumama – clean and family-run. We can help make the reservation here)

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Day 2: Machu Picchu Tour – Santa Teresa

Description: We leave the bikes in the care of a local hotel, take a taxi to the Hidroelectrica train station and board the first train to Aguas Calientes. When we arrive in Aguas Calientes, we put you on the shuttle bus up to the entrance of Machu Picchu where you will meet with your guide and begin your cultural tour. You will return to Aguas Calientes at your leisure (Machu Picchu closes at sundown

Distance: Non-riding day
Time: N/A
Lunch: Aguas Calientes / picnic (not included)
Dinner: Aguas Calientes (not included)
Accommodation: Not included. PMT can offer various suggestions depending on your budget

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Day 3: Santa Teresa – Santa Maria – Abra Malaga – Ollantaytambo – Pisac – Cusco

Description: Early train back to Santa Teresa to get back on the motos and head back to Cusco! We return to Ollantaytambo through the same valley of Rio Urubamba and depending on time, it may be possible to visit a site or two in the Sacred Valley on the way back to Cusco

Distance: 280km / 174mi
Time: 5h – 7h (approx)
Lunch: En route (not included)
Return time to Cusco: 17h – 18h (Approx)