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     Inca Jungle Coffee Trail towards Machu Picchu 2D

    Inca Jungle Coffee Trail towards Machu Picchu 2D

    2DAY - 1 NIGHT


    If you enjoy hiking, don’t have vertigo, and are interested in getting to know a local rural family on your way to Machu Picchu, then this Coffee trail to Machu Picchu is the tour for you! It will help you in learning more about coffee and enjoying a cup of coffee prepared using traditional methods. On the Coffee Trail, you will navigate the breathtaking scenery of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, while also visiting Chinchero and Ollantaytambo. We can also combine this coffee hike tour with a visit to Machu Picchu!


    The families which we will visit own about 3 hectares of land on their farm. They also have organic certification and adhere to fair trade practices within their local co-op in the COCLA group.


    To ensure a pleasant experience, they have created comfortable rooms with hot water for showering. As an organization, we have provided them with technical assistance, loans, and tour training to make this Coffee Trail towards Machu Picchu tour an absolute success.


    If you would like to learn even more about the history of coffee, to see the processing facilities where the organization processes their coffee for international distribution, and to participate in an official tasting for quality control before exportation, then write us! You can also check out our assortment of coffee and cocoa tours here.



    • Hike on an ancient Inca trail
    • Enjoy breathtaking Andean landscapes and the high jungle
    • Try local food on a family farm
    • Visit with a rural family and share in daily activities
    • Visit a coffee plantation and learn about the processes of organic coffee production
    • Prepare your cup of coffee using traditional methods


    Inca Jungle Coffee Trail towards Machu Picchu Itinerary

    Day 01: Cusco – Santa Maria – Huacayupana

    7:40 am At around this time we will pass by your hotel to pick you up and start our journey! If you are participating in group service we will head to the bus station: in private service, we will head straight to the starting point of our trek.

    8:00 am Leaving the bus terminal we will head in the direction of the town Santa Maria (about 4 hours). We will pass through the Sacred Valley of the Incas, where you will be able to stop and take in the stellar scenery. The highest point will be Abra Malaga, with an altitude of 4,316 meters (here you will also be able to take some unforgettable pictures). We will also pass through the interesting landscape of the cloud forest.

    12:30 pm At approximately this time, we will arrive at the town of Santa Maria, where you will have time to eat lunch (not included). After this break, we will continue on our journey in a taxi to the trailhead of the Coffee Trail, located about 25 minutes from the town. Climbing to the town of our homestay will take about three hours, and on the trail, we will enjoy views of agricultural terraces and the families that live along the way. During this trek, we will hike part of an ancient Inca Trail (for those with vertigo this is not advised).

    5:00 pm once we arrive at the farm, members of the family will welcome us, and we will take a well-deserved rest.

    6:30 pm you will have dinner with the family, share stories, and get to know them a bit.

    Day 02: Huacayupana – Cusco OR  Hydroelectric plant (Train Station)

    7:30 am Breakfast with the family.

    8:30 am After a traditional breakfast, we will head to the farm to start our tour, guided by a member of the family. They will show us different products on their farm, focusing of course on coffee! We will participate in the picking, all the while the farmer will explain each process in production, from planting, to roasting, to tasting.  At the end of the tour, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a cup of fresh coffee, prepared using traditional methods. Be careful not to burn it!

    12:00 pm Lunchtime! (included)

    1:00 pm At approximately this time we will bid farewell to our homestay, and start our descent down to the road, where we will take a car back to Cusco OR continue the Coffee Trail on to visit Machu Picchu. (see Add-ons)

    • If you return to Cusco at this point, we will take a car to the town of Santa Maria and later to Ollantaytambo or Cusco
    • If your group has an extension to Machu Picchu, then you will continue to Santa Teresa and then to the train station at the Hydroelectric plant to take a train to Aguas Calientes.


    Inca Jungle Coffee Trail towards Machu Picchu price in USD

    # of Passengers CAR (Local Transport) VAN (Touristic Service)
    1 438 661
    2 253 365
    3 191 266
    4 216
    5 190


    • Pay in cash and get a 6% off
    • We collect $10 from the budget for social projects.
    • If you decide to take the tour with a Spanish speaking host, because you speak or understand, you will receive a discount of $50.00 for the group
    • Price includes pick up from Hotels in Cusco and Ollantaytambo, other location like Pisac, Calca, Urubamba, please consider an additional payment per group: $15 if car services and VAN $25
    • If you are a low budget traveler and are interested in doing this tour, please feel free to contact us to give you some options



    • Transportation Cusco or Ollantaytambo – Homestay – Cusco/Hidroeléctrica train station
    • Bilingual guide (Spanish – English)
    • Double-Occupancy on the farm + 3 meals (private room with hot water)
    • Time with the family
    • Coffee tour
    • The assistance of the family
    • Money transfer fee

    Does not include

    • Personal expenses
    • Snack or drinks
    • Other services not mentioned above


    Machu Picchu +1D

    We can arrange to extend the Coffee Trail for one more day to include a trip to Machu Picchu. the extended itinerary will follow this schedule:

    After lunch on day 2, we will bid farewell to the family and continue on our way to the train station, where we will travel to the town of Aguas Calientes and arrive at approximately 6 pm. You will have the night to spend at your leisure in your hostel (basic accommodation with hot water – can be upgraded if requested). In your hostel, your guide will explain what the tour for the next day entails and afterward you can relax in the hot springs of Aguas Calientes!


    Machu Picchu

    The next morning, we will take about a 30-minute bus ride to Machu Picchu. We will visit the citadel of Machu Picchu for a few hours with your guide, and then you will have some time to explore the magical complex on your own and take photos. You will also have time to climb Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain at an additional cost. Either the Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain entrance ticket is purchased at the same time as the Machu Picchu entrance, and we recommend purchasing these tickets in advance because there are limited spaces.

    After lunch on your outside of Machu Picchu (food is not allowed in the citadel), you will take the bus back down to Aguas Calientes for your return trip to Cusco. You will know your exact train schedule as soon as we buy your train ticket. You will arrive in Cusco by bus at approximately 10:00 pm.

    Inca Jungle Coffee Trail towards Machu Picchu 3d Prices in USD

    • Machu Picchu with a shared guide tour, join a group

    # of Passengers CAR (Local Transport) VAN (Touristic Service)
    1 726 969
    2 524 646
    3 468 548
    4 481
    5 442
    • Machu Picchu with Private guide tour, follow your rhythm

    # of Passengers CAR (Local Transport) VAN (Touristic Service)
    1 781 1029
    2 545 669
    3 445 559
    4 499
    5 446

    Machu Picchu Add-On Includes:

    • Train ticket from Hidroelectrica train station to Aguas Calientes Town (optional*)
    • 1 night in a hostel with private bathroom and hot water + breakfast (SWB or DWB). the one we include is Terrazas del Inca hostel or similar
    • Bus ticket to Machu Picchu (round trip) from Aguas Calientes
    • 1 Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
    • Tour guide at Machu Picchu (could be shared or private, depending on your requesting)
    • 1 train ticket from Aguas Calientes town to Ollantaytambo
    • Transfer from Ollantaytambo to Cusco by bus service

    *Train ticket from Hidroeléctrica to Aguas Calientes Town: if you would prefer to hike this part of the route, let us know at the moment you book, discount $31.00 per person. this hiking takes about 3 hours, 10 km of distance and go along the railway

    Not Included:

    • Snack, water or personal expenses
    • Entrance ticket to Wayna Picchu or Machu Picchu mountain ($20.00 per person), under request
    • Services not mentioned
    • Money transfer fee


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