Tours with hikes and adventure sports
Peru has a diverse geography necessary for the practice of adventure sports. The deserts of the coast, the high mountains of the sierra and the tropical forests of the jungle. In all these geographies you can do activities such as hiking, canoeing, cycling, ziplining and quad biking. All adventure sports tours offer all the safety equipment to carry out a complete service and with all the guarantees.
Tours with short but memorable walks
Cusco has a mountainous geography ideal for hiking surrounded by amazing Andean landscapes. Some of the main tourist destinations are the Mountain of 7 Colors, the Humantay lagoon, the Palcoyo mountain of colors and, of course, Machu Picchu. Get to know the short walks of Cusco that yes or yes you should know!
Tours for adventurers
Cusco is a great tourist destination for adventure lovers. In its rivers, lagoons, sky and roads you can practice different sports such as canoeing, cycling, paragliding and even ATV routes through the best tourist attractions in Cusco: the 7 Colors Mountain, Maras, Moray and more.
Amazing treks in Cusco
Cusco is one of the best tourist destinations on the planet for lovers of hiking trails. The 4-day Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is considered one of the best treks on the planet. But in Cusco there are other routes that are just as incredible. Most include Machu Picchu as the final destination.
Sports included in the different tours in Cusco
Are you interested in any adventure sports? Cusco offers different tourist options for these adventure sports. Some even allow you to visit famous tourist attractions such as the 7 Colors Mountain or Machu Picchu.
Adventure sports in Cusco
|Cycling||Inca Jungle Tour / Maras – Moray Tour by bike.|
|Canoeing||Inca Jungle Tour / Cusco Rafting Tour.|
|Zipline||Inca Jungle Tour.|
|ATV||Mountain 7 Colors ATV Tour / Maras – Moray ATV Tour / Home of the Gods ATV Tour.|
|Trek||Inca Trail Tour / Salkantay Trek Tour / Lares Trek Tour / Huchuy Qosqo Trek Tour / Choquequirao Trek Tour / Inca Jungle Tour|
Prices for tours with walks and adventure sports
The best adventure is the one that is carried out safely and with excellent organization. Adventure tours are carried out with all-inclusive services. Of course, it also offers all the safety equipment and the company of a professional guide. Get to know the best adventure tours in Cusco!
Tours to Vinicunca
|1 Day||Tour to the Mountain 7 Colors||40 USD||40 USD|
|1 Day||Humantay Lagoon Tour||55 USD||50 USD|
|1 Day||Tour Maras + Moray by quad bike||66 USD||55 USD|
|1 Day||Tour to the Mountain 7 Colors + Valley Red||52 USD||52 USD|
|1 Day||Palcoyo Rainbow Mountain Tour||43 USD||43 USD|
|1 Day||Tour to the Mountain 7 Colors in ATV||89 USD||89 USD|
|1 Day||Tour to the Abode of the Gods by quad bike||70 USD||65 USD|
|1 Day||Rafting Tour in Cusco||53 USD||53 USD|
|1 Day||Bike tour of Maras and Moray||97 USD||86 USD|
|2 Days||Tour to Machu Picchu by bus by Hydroelectric||150 USD||100 USD|
|2 Days||Tour to Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu||490 USD||405 USD|
|2 Days||Short Inca Trail Tour||488 USD||488 USD|
|3 Days||Tour Huchuy Qosqo trek||479 USD||479 USD|
|4 Days||Inca Jungle Tour||420 USD||390 USD|
|4 Days||Inca Trail Tour Classic||695 USD||695 USD|
|4 Days||Tour Lares trek||620 USD||600 USD|
|4 Days||Choquequirao trek tour||690 USD||690 USD|
|5 Days||Salkantay trek tour||480 USD||455 USD|
All the activities you can do in Cusco!
During the visit to Cusco, tourists can practice different adventure sports such as cycling, canoeing, ziplining, trekking and quad biking. The best way to do these activities is with a tourism agency. Learn about each activity, how it takes place within the tour and the places you can see during the visit.
- Cycling – Cycling is mostly done on roads and trails surrounded by mountains. The tours include all safety equipment such as helmets, gloves, knee pads and, of course, mountain bikes in excellent condition. The destinations to visit are the Sacred Valley of the Incas and even Machu Picchu.
- Rafting – Rafting is done in the currents of the famous Vilcanota River, either in the south of Cusco or in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. The levels vary according to the experience of the tourist. All tours include boats, appropriate suits, life jackets, and prior training. On the route you can visit the Inca city of Machupicchu.
- Zipline – The zip line or zipline can be practiced safely in different tourist attractions. All tours include the proper safety tools such as harnesses, ropes, and prior training. The zipline is included in the Inca Jungle tour, which includes a visit to Machu Picchu.v
- ATV – The practice of ATV is carried out along the roads of Cusco, surrounded by high Andean mountains. All tours include helmet, gloves, knee pads, modern ATVs, and prior training. During the adventure you can visit Maras, Moray and even the 7 Colors Mountain.
- Trek – There are many hiking trails in Cusco. The most famous is the 4-day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. But there are also short treks to the 7 Colors Mountain, the Humantay lagoon and more. All tours to treks in Cusco are organized by professionals and include everything you need for the adventure.
The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, a 4-day adventure through history!
This walk is considered one of the best hiking or trekking routes in all of South America. The experience of reaching Machu Picchu by traditional paths has no point of comparison. Check it out in the following video and learn more about this 4-day adventure.
What services should an adventure tour include?
All adventure tours must include the necessary safety equipment for a safe visit. These implements vary according to the type of sport and adventure to be carried out. The services that must be included are: pick up from the tourist’s hotel, complete transportation (round trip), professional tour guide, tickets to tourist destinations and the necessary equipment for the performance of the sport and the corresponding security
- Pick up from the tourist’s hotel.
- Full tourist transportation to the starting point of the adventure sport.
- Professional tour guide (in Spanish and English).
- Suitable equipment for practicing adventure sports
- Safety first aid kit
- Entrance fees to tourist destinations.
- Return to Cusco by train and tourist bus
- Final transfer to the tourist’s hotel
Questions and answers about adventure tours in Cusco
Choosing a tourism agency to carry out an adventure tour is the safest and best organized option. The tours offer all the necessary permits, food, camping equipment and utensils. Learn about the most frequent questions and answers about adventure tours in Cusco.
What is the best adventure tour in Cusco?
The Classic Inca Trail 4 days to Machu Picchu is considered the best adventure tour in Cusco. This tour is also considered one of the best treks on the planet.
Which multi-day hike to do in Cusco?
During the visit to Cusco you can do different hiking routes such as: the Inca Trail 4 days, the Inca Trail 2 days, the Salkantay trek 5 days, the Lares trek 4 days or the Huchuy Qosqo 3 days. They all end with a visit to the Inca city of Machupicchu.
Is the hike to the Rainbow Mountain difficult?
The hike to the Mountain of 7 Colors is approximately 4 kilometers. The route is not difficult except for the difficulty of walking in a geography of 5 thousand meters above sea level. The last section is the most difficult as it ascends for approximately 200 meters.
How to bike in Cusco? Which tour to choose?
The best way to do cycling in Cusco is with the Inca Jungle tour 4 days to Machu Picchu. This tour includes the bicycle route from Abra Málaga to the jungle of Cusco in the province of La Convención. This route is descending and takes approximately 2 hours.
What quad bike route can I do in Cusco?
In Cusco there are up to three ATV routes: the tour to Maras-Moray, the tour to the Mountain of 7 Colors and the tour to the Abode of the Gods. All are high quality tours that offer adventure, experience and safety.
Can I go canoeing in Cusco? Which tour to choose?
Yes, to go canoeing in Cusco the best option is to choose the Inca Jungle tour 4 days to Machu Picchu. On day 1 of this tour, the tourist takes a canoeing route through the waters of the Vilcanota River. The Inca Jungle includes all the necessary equipment for this adventure: life jackets, appropriate clothing, prior training and more.
Can I zipline on my visit to Cusco?
The safest way to zipline in Cusco is through the Inca Jungle 4-day tour to Machu Picchu. On the third day of the tour, in the town of Santa Teresa, the tourist will practice this sport with all the necessary safety equipment.
Which one to choose Inca Trail or Salkantay trek?
Both the Inca Trail 4 days and the Salkantay trek 5 days are two of the best hiking trails in Cusco. The Inca Trail is a little more expensive than the Salkantay trek but offers a first view of Machu Picchu from the Intipunku. The Salkantay trek, for its part, includes a visit to famous places such as the Humantay lagoon or the Cocalmayo thermal baths. Both are recommended.
Is the Inca Jungle dangerous to Machu Picchu?
The Inca Jungle is a 4-day adventure route that includes a visit to Machu Picchu and the practice of adventure sports such as cycling, canoeing, ziplining and trekking. The tour is an all-inclusive service (pick up, transportation, guide, tickets, supplies, tourist hotels, food, and more. The tour offers all the security measures for a safe trip.
Can I climb snow-capped peaks in Cusco?
In Cusco you can do various hiking trails such as the Inca Trail, the Salkantay trek, the Choquequirao trek or the Ausangate trek. All these hiking trails offer spectacular views of the high snow-capped peaks of Cusco. Some go through their closest passes or passes. However, no tourist tour offers to climb the snow-capped mountains. For these services, a special expedition must be hired by mountaineering professionals.