Boating with Peru Machu Picchu Tours: In the warm bosom of their stout mountains, Wanakauri, Senqa, Pachatusan, Muyuq Orqo, Saqsaywaman, Pukin and Piqchu that seem condors stone with open wings, and between heaven with its cargo ranging flaming , Cusco, the legendary city of the Incas puma, only slumbers under the weight of colonial gold. The god figure feline, crouching between two rivers of clear water, Tullumayu and Shapi, bathing her back arched and powerful claws, city maintains its dominance over the old towns that are fed with blood made legend. The Indian world still hangs over his head and although powerful gods of Olympus have had their retreat from its square, center of an empire, surviving off the cross into a formidable mix of beliefs, united as before the life and fate Men in their shelters high puna, of rivers and streams with bands of light and shadow.
Vilcanota and Urubamba “Inca Trail to Machu Picchu”
Nestled in the heart of the Sacred Valley of the Incas of Cusco, it has some crowded areas by canoteros: one between Calca and Urubamba, known as Huarán, and another between Huambutío and Pisac; both with class II and III. A third zone, downstream from Ollantaytambo, reaches grades III and IV. It runs from May to October. When the river flow increases, which prevents running the sections above, Chuquicahuana areas and Quiquijana are frequent, 2 h at s of Cusco, on the way to Puno.
Kosñipata “Inca Trail to Machu Picchu”
A river seldom visited but of extraordinary beauty. Born in the heights of Acjanaco (very close to the viewpoint of Tres Cruces, see Machu Picchu, Inca Trail Classic, Salkantay trek) and descends rushing and crystal through steep valley Kosñipata (Quechua, cloudy Valley ‘) destined for Amazon plain. Usually, companies that operate this river sell packages that include watching the sunrise at Tres Cruces, one night’s stay in one of the shelters located in the area of San Pedro (1,800 m asl), in order to observe the Cock of the Rock (rupicola peruviana), and one or two days in the lower region of the Manu National Park (see Machu Picchu tours tambopata). The section of the river that works is between Atalaya and reaches Pilleopata and grades III and IV. It runs from May to October. During the summer the river flow increases, preventing the practice of canoeing in the waters of the sacred valley.
Apurimac “Inca Trail to Machu Picchu”
Recently joined the world canoeing circuit is a unique experience for its landscapes and difficulty. Rafting few circuits offer the opportunity to tour the home of the great Peruvian Amazon through granite canyons of more than 3000 m deep, class III to V, white sand beaches and amazing rock formations in the middle of complete isolation . Expeditions leave from Cusco and take three to four days. The tour starts in the Walpachaca bridge and ends at the thermal baths of Cconoc and includes two camps on the banks of the river. Among his most famous rapids are “Space Odyssey” (Space Odyssey), “toothache” (Toothache), “Purgatorio” (Purgatory), “You first” (U-first) and “The Last Laugh” (Last Laugh). Reserved for experts and thrill seekers. For more information we recommend contacting one of the travel agencies specialized as www.toursperumachupicchu.com and seek firstname.lastname@example.org mail.
Mountain bike Tours Peru Machu Picchu:
The Sacred Valley of the Incas “Inka Jungle Trek to Machu Picchu”
Just an hour’s drive from Cusco, the Sacred Valley of the Vilcanota River offers a great variety of routes for bikers (Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu). Located about 2500 meters, it has a string of picturesque villages and combined to suit the adventurous scenery, allow design circuits of incomparable beauty and great cultural attraction. The Sacred Valley also boasts some of the most spectacular archaeological sites in the country: Ollantaytambo, with its fortress and typical Inca town; Pisac, with its spectacular agricultural terraces; Moray, and its pre-Columbian “laboratory” of agricultural research, among others. The dry season (May to October) is recommended. In Cusco there are companies that design tours and rent the necessary equipment.
Cusco-Paucartambo-Valley Kosñipata “Inka Jungle Trek to Machu Picchu”
A middle path requirement, depending on the sections you want to go. The circuit of the Cusco and through one of the most spectacular altitudinal transects in the world: Andean valleys with colonial villages, high Andean plain with traditional communities and the lush cloud forest Manu National Park, Tambopata Reserve, lake reserve Sandoval, with its magical flora and fauna. It takes between two and three days and requires some complex logistics. Suitable for the months of May to October. It is recommended to wear warm clothes, camping equipment and to take precautions against altitude sickness.
Other routes of mountain biking “Inka Jungle Trek to Machu Picchu”
Písac-Huayllabamba (opposite to the margin of the road); Cusco-Andahuaylillas Tipon-Piquillacta; Cusco-Chinchero-Urubamba, among others. For more information, we recommend contacting one of the travel agencies specialized as www.toursperumachupicchu.com and seek email@example.com mail.
Hang gliding and paragliding “Machu Picchu Tours”
Cusco, as much of the Peruvian highlands, offers exceptional possibilities for the practice of free flight. Paragliding, especially, has in its skies ideal to develop fully, with the addition of being located within one of the most beautiful landscapes of the Andes stage.
The flights in the mountains are the thermodynamic type; ie ascending or employing thermal currents produced by heating the ground by sunlight. The flights in the Sacred Valley, for example, are often lengthy and allow to reach high altitudes. However, we recommend always count on the support of an experienced guide.
The hours are usually optimal conditions for free flight are between 10 and 13 h after 16 h. The latter period is called “restitution” by experts, because it uses the hot land is returned to the atmosphere in the evening air.
A key contact for flights in the region of Cusco, plus classes and general information about this activity, is the Swiss Franz Schilter, based in the area for several years I visit adventure travel.
The Sacred Valley “Machu Picchu Tours”
In the Sacred Valley there are two places that guarantee top flight: travel in the Mirador de Chinchero (also known as Mirador de Racchi), over the small town of the same name, it offers a dynamic flight uses the wind striking and ascends the slope; and the Cerro Sacro, located on the Pampa de Maras (with good thermals). It flies at altitudes between 3000 and 4000 meters. It is recommended to take off very te¬prano morning or afternoon. Ideal between May and October for adventure travel.