- Professional guide fluent in English
- Assistant guide (for groups of 9 or more people)
- Private bus to the start of the trail
- Entrance fee to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu
- Two-people tents with plenty of room for your belongings
- Sleeping mattress
- Meals cooked by an experienced chef: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners, and snacks!
- Delicious food that is rich in carbohydrates and suitable for trekking
- Coca tea served each morning in your tent for a gentle start to the day
- Boiled water to refill your Camel Back and water canteen
- Happy hour including hot drinks such as mate de coca and locally grown coffee which is prepared by our cook.
- Snacks every morning.
- Porters to carry the tents, food, cooking equipment, dining and kitchen tents
- First aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle
- Bus ticket from Machu Picchu down to the village of Aguas Calientes
- Expedition train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
- Bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco
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- Sleeping bags
- Breakfast on the first morning
- Lunch in Aguas Calientes on the final day
- Entrance to the thermal springs in Aguas Calientes (optional: 10 soles
- Tips for the guide, cook and porters
- Entrance to Machu Picchu Mountain or Huayna Picchu
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What you need to bring
- Original passport
- Sleeping bag
- Insurance card/certificate
- Hiking boots
- Waterproof jacket or rain poncho
- Warm jacket
- Hat and gloves
- 2-4 t-shirts
- 2 pairs pants (1 for hiking, 1 for when you are relaxing)
- Thermal underwear for sleeping
- Hand sanitizer
- Comfortable trousers
- Sun hat or cap
- Insect repellent
- Water beginning from the second day until your last breakfast will supply all the water needed. This water will be boiled, filtered and then cooled, before distributing. You must supply your own water Camel Back. We recommend carrying about 2L worth. We will refill our waters at each meal
- We strongly recommend to bring your Camel Back and water canteen due to that government of Peru will not allow disposable plastic bottles anymore on the Inca trail and in Machu Picchu.
- Toiletries/ Toilet paper
- Personal medication
- Camera and batteries
- Flashlight or headlamp
- Cash (in Peruvian nuevos soles)
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In order to guarantee your reservation please send us a tour deposit of 200 dollars per person including the 6% service fee and the picture of the passport of each of you
Please read well the payment instruction
The deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable. After purchasing the ticket, we cannot change the date of the trek departure or change the name or passport number on your Inca Trail permit or Machu Picchu entrance ticket.
Our payment options:
We work with a visa online for sending your deposit. You can use Visa,Mastercard,Dinner and American Express credit cards. The deposit is $200 per person. Visa online charges a 6% service fee (for the international transaction) so the total deposit per person you need to send is 212 dollars per person. Please note that Visa doesn´t add the 6% automatically. The 6% the Visa charge is not part of the tour price.
Please click on this link to access to our Visa online
Note: The visa website will ask for the purchase number Please write just the number 4 and fill in the other items
When we receive your booking deposit via Visa, we will send you a booking invoice and confirmation that we have received your deposit and your tour has been booked. Expect to receive your entrance tickets to Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail in the next 3 day after you have sent us your tour deposit
The remaining balance will be due in our office in Cusco. We accept US currency and Peruvian currency based on the exchange rate of that paying day. Any denomination is accepted as long as bills are in good condition – no torn bills are accepted.
Peru in general works mostly in cash. The use of credit cards is still relatively new here and not a normal practice, in fact only tourist destinations accept credit cards. For us to run an efficient business, cash is STRONGLY encouraged. We do understand that carrying a large amount of cash is uncomfortable,
REFUNDS AND CANCELLATIONS
Refunds: If we fail to confirm the reservation, your payment will be refunded in full.
Cancellation: Because of the strict regulations of the Machu Picchu site, once you have made your reservation, you cannot cancel the space that you have reserved. You also may not alter the name or date of the reservation. Please double check the date for your visit to Machu Picchu before paying your deposit.
If you need to cancel, your deposit will not be refunded and there may be additional cancellation fees. The terms of your cancellation are based on how far in advance of your trip you notify our office and they are listed clearly below.
We understand that there are many unexpected complications that will lead you to cancel your tour. You the client are responsible under the terms below no matter the cause of cancellation: sickness, pregnancy, health of family, accidents, work schedules, strikes or any other factor. There are absolutely no exceptions.
Cancellation due to COVID: In 2020 the Inca Trail the authorities and the railroad companies (Inka Reail, PeruRail) did NOT make any kind of refund of all the reservations we have made with them, however they just gave us the option to reschedule or transfer all the tickets to a Friend or Loved
In case the Peruvian government decides to declare a state of emergency and lockdown the county again in the month in which your tour will begins, We will not be able to make a refund of your money, and we can only reschedule your trip or transfer to other clients
ONCE BOOKED, DEPOSITS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. CHART BELOW OUTLINES WHAT FURTHER FEES WILL BE DUE.
Cancellation By Terms
- If you cancel between 30 and 10 days before your trek, you must pay 50% of the total cost.
- If you cancel between 10 and 3 days before your trek, you must pay 80% of the total cost.
- If you cancel one day before your trek, you must pay 100% of the total cost.
Finally, in the exceptional case that you decide to head back once you have started the trail, you must pay extra expenses such as food and transportation. You may join the group in Machu Picchu for the walking tour and use all of the services onward.
Please let me know if you have any other questions!