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Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: 4-Day Trek

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    What to Expect
    The Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is the most famous and popular hike to Machu Picchu and even one of the most famous and favourite treks in the world. You will see the pristine landscapes of Peru and experience an Andean journey to the archaeological site of Machu Picchu. You will hike hrough high mountain passes, highland meadows and tropical cloud forests. This 4 day hike to Machu Picchu ends up by entering Machu Picchu through the Sun Gate ("Inti Punku" in Quechua native language). Be one of the many adventurers from around the world, who has successfully done this moderate to difficult Machu Picchu 4 day hike. See itinerary for details.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotels in Cusco
    Departure Time
    5:00 AM
    Return Details
    Cusco
    Inclusions
    • Pre-trek briefing (Our guide will visit your hotel a day before the trek for your briefing)
    • Transfer by private vehicle to the initial point of the Inca Trail at Km 82;
    • Accommodation: camping (3 nights)
    • Meals: 3x breakfast, 3x lunch, 3x dinner, 3x afternoon´s hot beverages (If you are a vegetarian, please advise us in advance. A vegetarian meal option is for NO extra cost!
    • Experienced bilingual Tour Guide
    • A professional Cook;
    • Porters to carry food, camping and cooking equipment;
    • Camping equipment: Personal double tents (4 person tent which allows for greater comfort, and also storage of backpacks)
    • Sleeping roll mattress;
    • A sleeping bag (for up to -5°C)
    • A blanket per person
    • A pillow
    • Water every day (excluding the first 4 hours of the trek when you need to bring your own)
    • Tables and chairs, cooking tent with cooking equipment, dining and toilet tents and bottled gas;
    • DayPack (In case you need for your personal belongings)
    • Tourist train (Expedition Class) from Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu) to Ollantaytambo;
    • Tourist bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco;
    • First aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle.
    Exclusions
    • Breakfast on the first day and last lunch in Aguas Calientes
    • Shuttle bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes (USD $12 one way, USD$24 - round trip)
    • Travel insurance
    • Entrance fee to Huayna Picchu (USD $80)
    • Extra Porter to help you carrying up to 15 kg of your personal belonging (USD $130 - the Extra Porter can be shared between 2 people)
    • Gratuities
    • Other extras not mentioned
    • Local flights
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Minimum age is 12 years
    • If you are a vegetarian, please advise at time of booking
    • Note: If you suffer from altitude sickness, please bring any necessary medicine and/or consult with your doctor before the day of your tour
    • Note: In early 2001, the Peruvian government proposed to reduce number of trekkers on the trail to 500 per day. An extra 200 people are allowed during July and August. It is highly recommended that you make your reservation weeks or months in advance to guarantee you will get a spot
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    We did the classic Inca Trail and we had an amazing experience! We were a bit worried about the hikes of especially the 2nd and 3rd day, but a big thanks to our guide Daniel who made it so much easier for us! Everything was very well organized. The food our chef Gustavo prepared
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    This unforgettable trip for 7 friends and myself was custom made for us by "Explorandes Peru". It included - Day 1 - a walking tour of Cusco, followed by a 1/2 day trip in their comfortable van to Sacsahuaman, Tambomachay, Pucapucara and Quenqo. Day 2 - was all day trip to
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    We are so thrilled that we chose Tierras Vivas for our 4 day / 3 night trek on the Inca Trail. Everything was very well coordinated before our arrival in Cusco, and any last minute questions were quickly replied within 24 hours. The greatest applause is for the team on the
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    Response from edwincaviedes, Manager at Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: 4-Day Trek
    Responded 12 Jun 2019
    Thank you for giving us a review about your touring experience with our company, we are pleased and happy to know that you enjoyed your tour to 2 Day Inca Trail to Machupicchu Trek.
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    The 4 day Inca trail is probably my favorite hike I've ever done. Be aware that while the majority of the path is "paved" with stone or well-traveled solid dirt, there are prolonged sections with many stairs. The altitude was challenging for several members of my group, and
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    Response from edwincaviedes, Manager at Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: 4-Day Trek
    Responded 29 May 2019
    Thank you for giving us a review about your touring experience with our company, we are pleased and happy to know that you enjoyed your tour to 4 Day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu!
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    Tierras Vivas surpassed our expectations for a once-in-a-lifetime kind of experience! Cesar and Ruben were amazing guides and our crew was perfect. I would recommend the Company to anyone looking to see the Inca Trail. All the equipment was great; the food was probably too good
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    Response from edwincaviedes, Manager at Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: 4-Day Trek
    Responded 29 May 2019
    Thank you for giving us a review about your touring experience with our company, we are pleased and happy to know that you enjoyed your tour to Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4 Days / 3 Nights
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