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Zip Line Machu Picchu (Cola de Mono)

Cusco
USD$: 59
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Additional Info
  • Price: USD$: 59
  • Location: Cusco
  • Tour Day: 2 Hours
  • Open Date: All Year
  • Departures: Every Day
  • Tour Type: Extreme Activity
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Starting Point: Cusco
  • Discount: 10%
Zip Line Machu Picchu (Cola de Mono)
Description:

The Canopy "Cola de Mono" is an adventure activity that is anchored from one mountain to another cables, where a person slips through a pulley attached to a waist harness.

This Canopy is the first designed and built in Peru. They are 2500 meters of cable divided into 6 sections, where the longest is more than 400 meters away, and the highest is more than 150 meters high.

The tour lasts approximately 2 hours and the departure and arrival points are ground or aerial platforms installed in rock. The maximum speed of a sliding cable is 60 kph.

The complement to this activity is a rock climbing a vertical ladder called "Via Ferrata" located more than 150 meters from Sacsara, river belonging to the Valley where the "Canopy Cola de Mono".

All this activity is done with a previous instructive talk on a base that is located under the Canopy cables, a small cable in school, which gives the customer a perspective of experience is to be known camp.

The canopy tour starts with a walk climb of about 20 minutes, then circuit 6 cables will be another small hike down to the base, where the teams will be returned camp.

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Inclusion Activity
Inclusion:

The Canopy Tour includes all equipment (harness, helmet and gloves) as well as the guided and supervised tour of the canopy.

Rates 2016:
Price per person:

  ⇒ The tour takes approximately 2 hours and starts at the Cola de Mono base camp with an orientation from our guides.
  ⇒ After this, a 20 min walk will take you to the beginning of the circuit, which consists of a total of 2500m of cables divided into 7 sections.
  ⇒ After the third cable, there is a rockclimb up a vertical ladder (Via Ferrata) more than 150m above the Rio Sacsara.
  ⇒ Finally, there’s a short walk back down to Cola de Mono base camp, where equipment is returned.
   

PRICE: US$ 59.00 per person

 

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers:
FAQs:

What Should I bring?
– DNI or Passport
– Comfortable clothes
– Hiking shoes
– Insect repellent
– Sunblock
– Water

What is the temperature in Santa Teresa?

High average temperatures reach 35 °C (approx. 95 °F), while low average temperatures descend to about 18 °C (approx. 65 °F).

 If I am in Aguas Calientes, how do i get to Cola de Mono?

There are 2 ways:

⇒Hiking: There is a two and a half hour walk from Aguas Calientes to Hidroelectric Station, where Cola de Mono can coordinate a transportation from ⇒Hidroelectric to Cola de Mono (30 min aprox).
⇒By Train: There are three trains that leave from Aguas Calientes to Hidroelectric Station at 6: 30 am, 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm

What are the weight and age limits?

There is no weight limit (the cables are built to hold up to 6000kg). However, we recommend to keep in mind that there is an initial 20min walk up-hill that can result strenuous when coupled with the altitude. Children must be over 6 years old to use our zipline circuit

This activity is highly recommended for our walkers who make expeditions:

Salkantay Trek 05 Days
Choquequirao Machu Picchu 09 Days
Inca Jungle Trail 04 Days

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