Day 1: In the morning, travel to Santa Maria to begin a 2-3 hour walk to Huacayupana. On the way, enjoy impressive vistas, colourful flora, interesting crops (including coca plantations) and the Inca infrastructure at its best. Lunch on the terrace of Alejandro and his family, with a view over the high jungle vegetation. In the afternoon, learn about coffee production from maestro Alejandro Perez.
Day 2: After breakfast (yes, with a cup of fresh coffee), an easy hike of 3-4 hours (partly by taxi if you want) will take you to Santa Teresa to visit the hot springs of Colcamayo and the Huadquiña coffee cooperative. In the afternoon a drive of about 30 minutes will take you to the Hidroelectrica railway station, from where you take the train to Aguas Calientes, also known as Machu Picchu Pueblo. Overnight in Aguas Calientes.
Day 3: In the morning you will be treated to a guided tour of one of the true wonders of the world, Machu Picchu. Afterwards you will check out of your hotel and return to Cusco by train.