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Peru and

Machu Picchu Trip

The four-day Inca Trail trek passes through a stunning combination of the region’s ruins, mountainscapes, and cloud forests. Once you catch your first glimpse of Machu Picchu in the early morning light, you’ll know it was all worthwhile. Best of all, since we run our own treks, we can ensure the fair treatment of our porters and the quality of food and equipment, so you can relax and enjoy the beauty of the region. Explore Peru and hike the Inca trail to Machu Picchu! Your food and equipment are carried for you. You carry a day pack.  Hikes are 8-12 miles a day with 2,000 elevation gains. Since we're going to be a high elevation, we have a 3 day acclimation period.  If you experience altitude sickness at any part of the hike, you're required to descend to a lower elevation.

Itinerary

Day 1 Cusco

Arrive at any time. (Consider booking a round trip flight to Lima, then another round trip flight from Lima to Cusco.  They might require you to spend the night in Lima)

Day 2 Cusco/Ollantaytambo

Enjoy a full-day guided tour of the Sacred Valley. Stop at the G Adventures-supported women's weaving co-op before visiting a local pottery making community. Break for lunch at the G Adventures-supported Parwa community restaurant in Huchuy Qosco. After lunch, opt to head out on a hike to the Ollantaytambo storehouses and look out over the ruins. Or, wander around the cobblestone streets and visit a local Chicheria (corn beer bar).

Exclusive Inclusions: Your G for Good Moment Ccaccaccollo Community and Women's Weaving Co-op visit| Your G for Good Moment Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 3 Inca Trail

Depart Ollantaytambo by van to km 82 where the Inca Trail begins. Ease into the adventure with a straightforward day of hiking the meandering streams, stunning Andean scenery, and ancient Incan ruins.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your G for Good Moment Handmade Biodegradable Soap Products

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 4 Inca Trail

Start early to climb the long steep path to Warmiwañusca, better known as Dead Woman’s Pass. This is the highest point of the trek at 4,198m (13,769 ft). Most hikers reach camp by early afternoon, with ample time to rest and relax.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5 Inca Trail

Cross two more passes and ruins on today's trek. The first pass is Runquraqay at 3,950m (13,113 ft) where, on a clear day, hikers can catch a glimpse of the snow-capped Cordillera Vilcabamba. Hike through the cloud forest on a gentle climb to the second pass of the day, walking through original Incan constructions. The highest point of the pass is 3,700m (12,136 ft). On a clear day, enjoy the spectacular views of the Urubamba Valley. At 3,650m (11,972 ft), reach the ruins of Phuyupatamarca, the "town above the clouds." Camp here or go another 1.5 hrs to the Wiñay Wayna ruins ("forever young") located at 2,650m (8,694 ft).

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 6 Machu Picchu/Cusco

The final day of the hike starts pre-dawn to reach the Sun Gate before sunrise. Catch the first views of the breathtaking ruins of Machu Picchu on a clear day. Hike down for a guided tour of the site and enjoy free time to explore until noon as permitted by the tourist ticket. Opt to visit the Inca Bridge, if time allows. Catch the bus to Aguas Calientes to meet any non-hiking members of your group. Eat and relax before your train back to Cusco in the afternoon.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 7 Cusco

Depart at any time.

Meals included: Breakfast

INCLUSIONS

  • Your G for Good Moment: Ccaccaccollo Community and Women's Weaving Co-op visit, Ccaccaccollo
  • Your G for Good Moment: Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley, Lamay
  • Your G for Good Moment: Handmade Biodegradable Soap Products
  • Sacred Valley guided tour
  • Pottery-making demonstration
  • Inca Trail guided hike with cooks and porters (4 days)
  • Guided tour of Machu Picchu
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities (starting in Cusco and ending in Cusco)
  • Accommodations- Hotels (3 nts), camping (3 nts).
  • Meals- 6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners (Allow USD 115-150 for meals not included).
  • Transportation- Train, private van, hiking.
  • Staff & experts- G Adventures Representative in Cusco, specialist Inca Trail CEO on the hike.

Pricing

Price: $1119

Deposit: $350, Deposit Due Date: September 15, 2020, G-Adventures will contact you about payment.

RSVP fee: $25 Non-refundable fee

Cancellation Policy

* Cancellation 60 days or more prior to departure = Loss of deposit

* Cancellation between 30 and 59 days prior to departure = 50% loss

* Cancellation within 30 days of departure = 100% loss

No refunds after we secure our permits for the Inca Trail.  If you pay the deposit and we get your permit, you are responsible for the remaining amount even if you can't go since we can't transfer.

Please note that if you have booked the "My Own Room" option for this tour, you will receive your own single accommodation for all night stops, with the following exceptions: Nights 4-6: Inca Trail or Nights 4-5: Lares Trek.

If you have chosen the Cusco Stay you will have a single room for nights 4-6.

EXTRAS:

Airport to Hotel Transfer
1 traveler= 40.00 per person
2 or more travelers= 20.00 per person

Pre Accommodation Prices: Lima
Single- 60.00 per room per night
Twin- 65.00 per room per night

Post Accommodation Prices: Cusco
Single- 40.00 per room per night
Twin- 40.00 per room per night

Permits:

We must have the passport information of the passport the traveler will be using for their trip and the passport must be valid at least 6 months beyond their intended stay. We must have all passport information and fees by July 15, 2020.

Event: Peru and Machu Picchu Trip Event Cost: $25.00
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Members: 4 Max Attendance: 8
Guests: 0 Spots Available: 4
Total Attendance: 4    
Overnight: Yes Kid Friendly: No
Skill Level: n/a Dog Friendly: No

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