The Sacred Inca Trail. This amazing path constructed by the Incas is the only one that connects directly to Machu Picchu. Discover amazing archaeological sites and witness breathtaking views of our snowy peaks and the beautiful Sacred Valley. A 4-days experience finishing with an amazing tour of Machu Picchu.
Book confidently, knowing that if your trip is cancelled, you’ll be offered a full refund.
You can also opt for a free date change at any point up to 24 hours before your trip, if Government restrictions prevent you from travelling*.
Professional guides, porters and cooks.
Entrance fees and permits.
All accommodation (camping).
Drinkable water at every campsite.
Foam matts and pillows for camping. Day pack rain cover, plastic poncho.
Food on the trek
7 Kgs duffel bag for your belongings
Free storage system
Food in Cusco
Tips for porters, guides and cooks
Huayna Picchu ticket (extra fee cost $75 each, it needs to book in advance)
No, any vaccine is needed for this experience.
The trek can be done by anyone until 70 years old more or less (based on the fitness level). Children can also do the trek with the consent and care of their parents or guardians.
When booking with time in advance and when availability is open we guarantee your Inca Trail permit but if the booking is made when the spaces are about to sold out we will do our best to get your date or to find a date that suits your plans.
Yes. the booking process needs the traveller information such as passport number, full name, age and nationality.
The night before the trek you will have a briefing in our office at 6,30pm, your guide will meet with you and overview the hike with more details, he will give you a duffle bag in which you can put all of your things for the hike and we will take that for you on the hike. You will also need a small day bag, which you will carry yourself. Expect to carry about 5kg of weight in this bag e.g. water, suncream, waterproofs, phone, passport etc.
There will be a portable toilet at each campsite you stay at. They are regularly maintained by the staff.
The average group size is 10 people, with a maximum of 14.
Yes - there will be a group of trained chefs joining you. Just let us know your requirements before you arrive. They will make mind-blowingly amazing meals for you three times a day, All food restrictions are honored and there is always plenty (some say “too much”!) for everyone.
The trek requires a good level of fitness - you will be hiking for around six - seven hours each day. We recommend that you train by doing any sports or exercise (e.g. jogging) twice a week in the run-up to your trip.
The currency used in Peru is Nuevo Sol (PEN) You will need to ensure that you withdraw enough PEN for your trip to the airport or in Cusco.
It is customary in Peru to tip guides and porters. Although it may not be customary to you, it is of considerable significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels. A good rule of thumb is between $60 - $100 at the end of your trip. You can give this to the lead guide.
We will send some professionally trained chefs on the trek with you. They will prepare fresh food each day. Most dietary requirements are catered for e.g. vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, food allergies etc.
Our guides will provide you with clean water throughout the whole trek. This water is collected from each campsite, boiled and filtered. When traveling in countries such as Peru, it's important to maintain vigilance with hygiene and food safety. Bring plenty of hand sanitizer.
You will arrive at the gates just before sunrise, then enjoy a guided tour which lasts around 2 hours. After this, you will have some free time inside the grounds before heading back to your accommodation in Cusco.
Our service from door to door, we will pick you up and drop off you in your hotel
Cusco is at 3400m / 11,150ft, so you will feel some of the effects of altitude straight away. If you can arrive a few days earlier, then this will give your body more time to adapt. You will need to book any extra nights accommodation.
Porters will carry up to 7.5 kg of your personal items. This must include your sleeping bag and air matt. You can rent a sleeping mat, pillow, poncho for free when you arrive in Peru. Just ask one of your guides! You will be provided with a duffel bag, for all your things upon arrival.
• Travel insurance details
• Boarding passes for flights
• Driver’s license (if needed)
• Credit/Debit Card
• Sleeping bag
• Sleeping bag liner (optional)
• Trekking boots: 3 or 4 season lightweight
• City footwear: Sandals
• Shoes for the plane (Optional)
Please make sure that you have non-cotton clothing for trekking.
• 2 base-layer t-shirts (e.g. running t-shirts)
• Fleece/soft-shell jacket
• Waterproof jacket
• Down jacket for warmth (Optional)
• Travel clothes and City Wear
• Base-layer trousers (optional)
• Waterproof trousers
• Trekking trousers
• Trekking shorts (Optional)
• 2 thick wool hiking socks
• Lightweight and breathable hiking socks
• Gloves and wool hat
• A daysack: 35 litres
• Dry Liner or Dry Bag
• Water bottle/thermos: At least 2L. Nalgene bottles best.
• Personal medication – Inhaler, Blister pads etc
• General Toiletries, Contact lenses, Glasses (if needed)
• Electronics - travel adaptor, phone & charger
• Headtorch (Essential)
• MP3/Music and headphones
• Travel wash
• Hand sanitizer, wet wipes