3 Day Guided Fantastic Motorcycle Tour in Sacred Valley of Peru with a Machu Picchu Tour
Aguas Calientes, Machupicchu District, Urubamba Province, Cusco Region, Peru
Guided Motorcycle Tour Peru
This is a unique opportunity to ride by motorcycle to Machu Picchu. You will go through the Sacred Valley, ride over the Málaga Pass (4,315 meters) and descend into the jungle before you reach Aguas Calientes, the town near Machu Picchu. This 3-days tour will be an unforgettable riding adventure where you will have a guided tour of Machu Picchu and visit the Sacred Valley with its amazing archeological sites of Ollantaytambo, Pisac and Moray, and the Salt Mines.
Terrain: mix of asphalt and dirt road
Bike: rental bike (Honda XR190l, Honda XRE300 ABS, or Suzuki DR650)
Riding gear: included in price: helmet, gloves, and jacket
During this tour, you will be accommodated at a good hotel with private shower and toilet in Aguas Calientes, Peru.
You will depart from Cusco heading northeast where you will pass by the villages of Chinchero, Urubamba, and Ollantaytambo. From here, you will take the road to Quillabamba crossing the Málaga Pass (4,315 meters above sea level). At this point, you will stop to appreciate the beautiful landscape, mountains, and snow-peaked mountains.
You will descend going through the villages of Huayopata, Huyro, and Santa Maria until you find the Vilcanota River. Then, you will continue your ride and take the train at “Hidroelectrica” train station where you will leave the motorcycles and equipment behind. You will continue by train to the town of “Aguas Calientes” where you will spend the night.
Early, the second day, you will take a bus to the Inca City of Machu Picchu. Together with your cultural guide, you will get to know the city in about 4 hours. You will be able to see the “Intiwatana” (solar clock) and the different parts and spaces around this amazing city considered on the list of the seven wonders of the world.
Very early in the morning, you will take the train heading towards “Hidroelectrica”. After arrival, you will take your bikes and equipment heading towards the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Here, you will be able to appreciate the archeological sites of Pisaq, Moray, and the Maras salt mines and later, you will continue your tour to the village of Chinchero, famous for its Inca textile work. Finally, you will continue heading towards Cusco.
The road conditions, traffic conditions, and weather conditions in Peru are likely to be different than in your home country. Therefore, good motor driving skills are recommended.
Skill level required for this tour: Intermediate
Can ride for 3-4 hours
Average riding experience
Little assistance required
Comfortable with extreme curves and leans
Average experience with unsurfaced roads
Steep ascents and descents
This tour will start and end in Cusco, Peru. During the tour, you will ride over the Málaga Pass, have a guided tour of Machu Picchu, and visit the Sacred Valley.