Highlight on Julia´s farm and family
Julia was a formal teacher. She is now taking care of a 3 hectares plantation of coffee, bananas, mangos, avocados, exotic fruits and tea. She is also involved in the development of the district of Huayopata on the social and educational topics. You will spend a lovely time with her cheerful family.
Altitude: approx. 1500 meters
Size: approx. 3 hectares
Plantation: coffee, bananas, tea, mango, masassamba, passion fruit, mandarines, avocados, coca.
Highlight on Rosa´s cacao plantation
At Rosa´s cacao plantation in Maranura you will learn all the secrets of Theobroma cacao (also known as the ¨food of the gods¨). With her you will prepare a delicious hot chocolate from dried beans from her plantation. Rosa has 2 types of cacao trees on her plantation; the ¨chuncho¨ and the ¨hybrido¨.
Highlight on the walk from Hidroelectrica to Aguas Calientes
Arriving at Aguas Calientes
The 2 to 3 hours walk from Hidroelectrica to Aguas Calientes is a flat and nice walk in the wonderful nature near Machu Picchu. You hike on a path by the railway and the river. You shouldn´t miss it if you are fit! The landscapes are unforgettable!
Highlight on Huayna Picchu
You can choose to clim the Huayna Picchu Mountain. It is a 30 min to 1hour walk up to reach the top. This walk is quite though but as soon as you are on top you forget all the difficulties you had reaching it. If you have no physical problem don´t hesitate to climb Huayna Picchu!
What to bring on the tour?
- Insect repellent (when sleeping in plantations, it is not rare to meet insects)
- Rain jacket
- Light clothes with long sleeves
- Warm clothes
- Money for extras (water, food in Aguas Calientes, Souvenirs)