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Inca Trail 3 Days Trek to Machu Picchu

The Classic Inca Trail 3 days Tour in the shorter time is one of the best hike, following the steps of the ancient Inca Trail to reach to the mysterious citadel of Machu Picchu. This 3-day program is an excellent option for those who have less time and still want to adventure the Classic Inca Trail covering the same route of 4-day version but just in Three days. Enjoy the outstanding scenery on this original Inca path and the world´s most popular adventure.

The ancient and paved stone path ascends through the high mountains that descend steeply passing through various ecological zones and Inca ruins such as Runkurakay, Phuyupatamarca, Intipata and Machu Picchu. Besides, full of an enormous variety of plants and birds. On this Inca trail 3 days will discover one of the most pristine Peru´s landscape and experience an Andean journey to The Lost City of the Incas “Machu Picchu”.

Currently, the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu has 32,592 hectares and is protected by the Peruvian government the natural beauty and archeological sites located on the ancient path. Come with us to do Inca trail 3 days and get a unique experience with experienced guides.

Inca Trail 3 Days – Overview

  • Tour type: Hiking & Camping Adventure.
  • Hiking distance: 45 km / 28 Miles.
  • Maximum elevation: 4215 Meter / 13,828 ft.
  • Minimum elevation: 2400 Meter / 7,874 ft.
  • Difficulty: Very challenging.
  • Extra considerations: At least 2 days acclimatization recommended in Cusco prior to the trip. This itinerary 3 day is for good trekkers.
  • Weather: Expect changing temperatures and humidity along the trail, between 0 and 25 degrees centigrade.

Trip Summary

  • DAY 1: Cusco – Ollantaytambo – KM 82 – Ayapata – Llullucha Pampa
  • DAY 2: Llullucha Pampa – Pass (4,215m / 13,828ft.) – Pacaymayu – Phuyupatamarca
  • DAY 3: Phuyupatamarca – Sun Gate – Machu Picchu – Cusco

Detailed itinerary of Inca Trail 3 Days 

DAY 1: Cusco – Ollantaytambo – KM 82 – Ayapata – Llullucha Pampa

Today start your big adventure in Peru, The famous Inca Trail. We will travel from Cusco very early in the morning at 4:30 am through Sacred Valley to Ollantaytambo.

Where we stop for breakfast in Ollantaytambo (Breakfast is not included). We then keep traveling to KM 82 where the Inca trail begins. Where we will have some time to use restrooms, organize ourselves and ready to pass the first check point of the Inca Trail.

The first 2 hours are relatively easy with some hilly route and Inca flat terrain. with an outstanding view of the Llactapata (2,565m/7,505f) large Inca site and Urubamba mountain range; Where we stop and take a rest for an explanation of the site.

Then we continue hiking to the lunch spot which is Wayllabamba village (2,743m/8,997f). Where we enjoy our delicious lunch and load up some energy for continuing the hike; subsequently we follow our trekking climbing steadily through high Andean woodland to a plain called Llulluchapampa for around 3.5 hours to the first camp site known as Llulluchapampa.

  • Hiking distance: 16 km / 9.9 miles.
  • Overnight accommodations: Camping facilities.
  • Meals: Lunch, Afternoon tea time, dinner. Breakfast is not included.
  • Camp site elevation: 3800m / 12467ft.
  • Walking time: 8hrs approximately

DAY 2: Llullucha Pampa – Pass (4,215m / 13,828ft.) – Pacaymayu – Phuyupatamarca

After waking up at 5:00 am and enjoying a fresh warm breakfast, we begin a steep ascent towards the highest Pass (4215m/13,828ft.). This day, we will feel a real sense of achievement at the top.

Afterward, we start to descend to Pacaymayu and immediately the path climb to the second pass at Runcuracay (4000m/13,123ft), from we will be able to see the outstanding vistas of the Vilcabamba and Urubamba mountain range.

We then keep hiking down to next Inca site called Sayacmarca after visiting we will arrive at the lunch place. Lastly, we continue to our second campsite Phuyupatamarca. From there the view is spectacular to Machu Picchu Mountain and Urubamba valley. Also, we will enjoy our afternoon tea subsequently our dinner.

  • Walking distance: 16km / 9.9 miles.
  • Overnight accommodations: Camping facilities.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon tea time, and dinner.
  • Camp site elevation: 3700m / 12139ft.
  • Walking time: 8hrs approximately

DAY 3: Phuyupatamarca – Sun Gate – Machu Picchu – Cusco

The last day of our trek, we will wake up at 5:00 am for enjoying the breakfast and we begin to descend from Phuyutamarca (3,700m/12,136f) to Wiñayhuayna (2650m / 8,694ft) through the cloud forest to the impressive agricultural Incan site of Intipata.

After we will hike along a section of the trail renowned for its subtropical flora and fauna for about two hours to Inti Punku (Sun Gate). We will get our first glimpse of Machu Picchu.

Once we get inside the citadel, you will have 2 hours guided tour.After, you will have a free time to explore by yourself. Then you will go down by bus to Aguas Calientes to have a lunch and back to Cusco by train. Our tour will end at your hotel.

  • Walking distance: 12km / 7.4 miles.
  • Meals:
  • Walking time: 5hrs approximately.
  • Machu Picchu Site Altitude: 2400m / 7874ft.

Inca Trail 3 days Trek to Machu Picchu Includes

  • Trek briefing with your guide.
  • Pick up at your hotel
  • English speaking professional guide experienced in mountains
  • Private transport and professional driver from Cusco to Piscacucho (starting the trek- km 82)
  • All entrance tickets and permits for Inca Trail and Machu Picchu Park
  • Indigenous porters to carry camping equipment: client tents, dining and cooking tents, table, stools, cooking gear, etc.
  • Extra porter to carry 7kilos. personal items (You just need to carry your day backpack with everything you will need during the day.)
  • Bus ticket from Machu Picchu site to Aguas Calientes Village
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary (optional vegetarian food upon prior request).
  • First-aid kit including an emergency oxygen tank.
  • Expedition Tourist Train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and private transport to Cusco
  • Guided tour in Machu Picchu
  • 2 nights camping on the Classic Inca Trail.
  • Spacious tents/ Foam sleeping mattress.
  • First-aid kit including emergency oxygen tank
  • We provide a duffle bag for personal items
  • Boiled water to fill in your bottles
  • One chef and assistant cook
  • Excellent Meals: 2 Breakfasts, 2Lunches, 2 Dinners
  • Dining tents with tables and chairs
  • All local taxes.

Inca Trail 3 days Trek to Machu Picchu Not Included

  • Sleeping bag; you might rent it from us.
  • Inflatable Air Mattress; you might rent it from us.
  • A pair of trekking sticks; you might rent it from us.
  • Personal expenses.
  • The first breakfast and last lunch – We will stop at Ollantaytambo for the first breakfast and have the last lunch at Aguas Calientes after Machu Picchu guided tour.
  • Huayna Picchu Mountain – No time to climb Huayna Picchu Mountain.
  • Vistadome Train to Cusco instead of Expedition Train -This train runs from Aguas Calientes to Cusco (Poroy) and it will cost you US$57 per person extra.
  • Tipping for the staff, tour guide, cook, and porters of Peru Spirit Adventure.

Upgrades and additional things to hire & rent:

  • Vistadome Train Upgrade – US$ 57 per person (For the return to Cusco (Poroy) at 4:43 pm)
  • Wayna Picchu Mountain – US$ 75 per person (Please request when you book your Trek).
  • Machu Picchu Mountain – US$ 75 per person (Please request when you book your Trek)
  • Additional Night in Aguas Calientes – From US$ 60 (depending on availability)
  • Walking Poles – US$10 per pair per trek (Professional Poles that can be extended)
  • Air Mattress – US$ 10 per person per trek (Therm-a-rest mattresses).
  • Sleeping Bag – US$ 15 per person per trek (It will be clean and warm).

Price of Inca Trail Trek 3 Days

Peru Spirit Adventure requires at least 2 people for this trek, but you can leave any day if it is available on any date that is best suited to you. The departure is 100% Guaranteed once booked.

Peru Spirit Adventure will never pass you onto another operator or share service with other companies as most agencies do here.

Only Private Service Tour

  • 2 Trekkers: US$ 825.00 per person
  • 3 Trekkers: US$ 803.00 per person
  • 4 Trekkers: US$ 785.00 per person
  • 5 Trekkers: US$ 760.00 per person
  • 6 Trekkers: US$ 737.00 per person
  • 7 Trekkers: US$ 717.00 per person
  • 8 or more Trekkers: US$ 695.00 per person

Additional Options

Several additional options are available for purchase, at the request of the hiker(s).  Please make sure to prearrange these options at the time of booking, as most of them require special permits and/or tickets.

  • Upgrade to the Vistadome train
  • Wayna Picchu Mountain
  • Machu Picchu Mountain
  • Extra day at Machu Picchu

Packing List for Classic Inca Trail 3 Days trek to Machu Picchu

  • Original passport & valid International Student Card (ISIC, if applicable), some copies.
  • Travel insurance (and some copies).
  • Sleeping bag (can be rented from us)
  • Sleeping bag liner.
  • Hiking boots (waterproof). Sneakers are acceptable but expect to get wet
  • Long-sleeved shirts to prevent sunburn.
  • Trekking poles with rubber covers. Without rubber covers, they will be of limited use.
  • Comfortable hiking clothes, including warm clothes for the nighttime.
  • Toilet paper, and face tissue paper.
  • Headlamp.
  • Water bottle or canteen.
  • American dollars and Peruvian soles in cash.
  • Sun hat, cap, and warm hat and gloves for the nighttime.
  • Hiking trousers.
  • Hiking socks.
  • Sunblock and sunglasses.
  • Deep or mosquito repellent.
  • Day Pack: We provide a duffle bag, to put in some personal belonging that will no use during the day, and it will be carried by pack horses, and you will need a small daypack for carrying your water, snacks, camera, rain gear, and layers, sunscreen and bug spray, meds every day. Note: Maximum allowed in Machu Picchu is 25 liters, but the smaller the better.
  • Rain gear (you need to have a rain gear. From April- Oct is dry season and from Nov-Mar is the wet season. Just keep in mind that it can rain anytime of the year in the cloud forest and in the Peruvian Andes the weather is very changeable and unpredictable, it’s also good to have rain pants, as well, as a poncho will not suffice)
  • Personal first-aid kit. We recommend you bring
    anti-inflammatory tablets (ibuprofen), aspirin for headaches or muscle pain and blister kit.). Also, some recommendations meds of the doctor for parasites and stomach bacterial infections (tablets like Ciprofloxacin for bacteria and Metronidazole, Tinidazole) and for high altitude (altitude sickness) Diamox and Ciprofloxacin.
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In 1983 Machu Picchu was recognized as a World Heritage site by UNESCO, the international organization that preserves and protects natural and cultural heritages around the world. UNESCO has been concerned with the increase of visitors to Machu Picchu in the last few years and worries that these crowds are damaging the ruins. They recommended new regulations to decrease the foot traffic in the ruins, which Peru’s Ministry of Tourism and External Commerce (Mincetur) has agreed to. These new regulations will take effect on January 1, 2019. All visitors will now be limited to 4-hour stays. Tickets to Machu Picchu will now be separated into three daily shifts: early morning (6 AM – 9 AM), late morning (9 AM – 12 PM) and early afternoon (12 PM – 3 PM). Within these shifts, visitors must designate a specific hour to visit. This is to regulate foot traffic into the ruins – each hour will be limited to 600 visitors so no more than 2400 visitors will be in the citadel at any time. The new regulations will have a direct impact on hiking the two mountains next to Machu Picchu: Huaynapicchu and Machu Picchu Mountain. In order to enjoy your tour of the ruins and hike Huaynapicchu without rushing, you will need an extra entrance ticket to the ruins extending your time allowed inside. This means that Huaynapicchu tickets will go from $ 35 per person to $ 75 per person. All tours include entrance to Machu Picchu, but in order to hike Huaynapicchu safely, we will need to purchase a second Machu Picchu entrance ticket with the Huaynapicchu permit which will cost a total of $ 75 pp. These new rules will start on January 1, 2019, and will apply to all tours. If you have booked Huaynapicchu with Peru Spirit Adventure and do not want to pay this higher fee, please write us to info@peruspiritadventure.com
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Thank you for booking and/or traveling on a Peru Spirit Adventure tour with Peru Spirit Adventure. We are 100% local Cusqueñan company and legally recognized by Peruvian law. These Terms and Conditions apply to any travel products and/or services purchased from Peru Spirit Adventure. A contract is entered into once PERU SPIRIT ADVENTURE receives your booking form and deposit, and we accept and confirm the booking. Please note that travel arrangements are not confirmed until stated so in writing by PERU SPIRIT ADVENTURE. All Peru Spirit Adventure based treks and tours are operated by Peru Spirit Adventure.

BOOKING & PAYMENT

To reserve any of our tours and treks services, the customer must submit his or her personal information and a deposit. The personal information we require is the following: Full name (as appears on passport), Date of Birth, Nationality, Gender, and Passport number.

  • A picture of their passport photo page. A camera phone picture or similar is acceptable.

Once the customer confirms their reservation, we will send an email within 24 hours with a confirmation of their tour or trek and the deposit amount and also, details of the services included and not included in the service price. Once we send this information to the customer, if we do not receive any response from the customer it will be assumed by the company that the customer has accepted all terms and conditions. We provide a full pre-tour briefing at your hotel in Cusco. This gives the customer the chance to ask any questions they may have about the tour or trek itinerary.— ABOUT THE BRIEFING: The night before your tour or trek, there will be a pre-tour talk (briefing) at your hotel in Cusco at either 6:00 pm or 7:00 pm. (exact time will be confirmed by email). Once you receive your briefing time, if we do not hear back we will assume it is confirmed by you. Please take this into consideration when booking your travel plans to Cusco, ensuring you arrive in time for the briefing. If your tour or trek begins on a Monday then the briefing will be scheduled for the Saturday before.

  • Please note that it is difficult to change the briefing time and date at short notice. Therefore, if we receive a request for a briefing change less than 48 hours prior to the scheduled briefing, we most likely will not be able to change the briefing time or date. We will, however, do everything we can to change to try and accommodate the schedule change.

DEPOSITS:

We use PayPal for sending deposits, that way you can use your credit card. There is a 6% fee for deposits using PayPal (for the international transfer). We also use Western Union for sending deposits, Deposits through Western Union have variable fees. The deposit amount depends on the type of itinerary you will book, as follows;

  • For all trek and multi-day tours, we require a deposit of $250 USD per person — Deposits for tours and treks are non-refundable and non-transferable to another individual. There are no exceptions.
  • For the Rainbow Mountain tours & hikes we require a deposit of $100 USD per person — Deposits for tours and treks are non-refundable and non-transferable to another individual. There are no exceptions.
  • For the Humantay Lake Day Trip, we require a deposit of $100 USD per person — Deposits for tours and treks are non-refundable and non-transferable to another individual. There are no exceptions.
  • For the Sacred Valley Tours & Trips, we require a deposit of $100 USD (for the group) — Deposits for tours and treks are non-refundable and non-transferable to another individual. There are no exceptions.
  • For the Cusco Half Day Tours, we require a deposit of $50 USD (for the group) — Deposits for tours and treks are non-refundable and non-transferable to another individual. There are no exceptions.
  • For large groups, we accept wire transfer for deposits and final balances due. If you would like more information about the wire transfer option, please email us at peruspiritadventure@gmail.com

FINAL PAYMENTS: We accept cash and PayPal for final payments. A client may not depart for the tour or trek until payment in full is received, either in cash or by PayPal.

  • Cash payments are due the day before tour or trek departure and can be paid at the pre-tour or trek briefing. We accept US dollars and Peruvian soles for cash payments. If you will pay in US dollars. Take note. The Peruvian banks are extremely strict about the “quality” of dollars they will accept. Therefore, we have to request that your bills are what they call “unbroken”. Broken bills will not be accepted. Broken means — any tear (even as small as 3 mm) or excessive wrinkling
  • PayPal payments are due one week before the tour or trek departure. a) There is an 8% fee on balance due payments using PayPal. b) If the balance via PayPal is not paid by 3 days prior to trek departure, the PayPal fee will be 10%. Our PayPal email is: info@peruspiritadventure.com
  • All banking fees will be covered by the client

CANCELLATION POLICY FOR TOURS & TREKS:

Notification

  • Notification of cancellation must always be made in writing by the person that made the booking and paid the deposit to peruspiritadventure@gmail.com.

Deposits

  • Your deposit for the tours and treks are 100% non-refundable. If you need to cancel for any reason, as you approach your tour start date, there may be additional cost due. There are no exceptions due to the fact, that PERU SPIRIT ADVENTURE expends a great deal of expense purchasing permits, entrance tickets, and making deposits for reservations or services, most of which are non-changeable, non-transferable, and non-refundable by government regulation. We also do not accept medical notes of any kind, as our out of pocket expenses are non-refundable to us.

CANCELLATION FEES

  • Cancellations made 30 days in advance have no charge (with the exception of the non-refundable deposit) with the following exception:
  • Inca Trail treks
  • In the case of cancellation, the customer will not receive a refund of their deposit
  • If the customer cancels between 30 and 10 days before their trek, they must pay 50% of the total trip cost.
  • If the customer cancels between 10 and 3 days before their trek, they must pay 80% of the total cost.
  • If the customer cancels 2 days or less before their trek, they must pay 100% of the total cost.
  • In the exceptional case that a customer decides to leave once they have started the trek, no refund will be given. The customer must also pay any additional expenses they incur such as food, lodging, and transportation. On the last day, the customer will be able to rejoin the group and participate in the Machu Picchu tour.
  • If after the tour has started a client cannot participate in the trek or tour (due to sickness, physical problems, etc.) no refund will be given. The customer must also pay any additional costs they incur for transportation, lodging, and food. On the last day, the tourist will be able to rejoin the group and participate in the Machu Picchu tour.
  • In the case of natural disaster that prevents a service being completed, the customer will receive a 50% refund.
  • In the case of a natural disaster that requires a change in the trek route, but the trek is still completed, there will be no refund.
  • In the very unlikely circumstance that your service is not completed due to a fault of Peru Spirit Adventure, you will receive a full refund (including your deposit).

INCA TRAIL TOURS

  • PERMITS: Permits for the Inca Trail are in your name and can not be transferred to anyone else under any circumstances. Change of dates is also not possible once a permit has been purchased. Permits are non-refundable and non-transferable. The deposit will be forfeited. Please note that this is a regulation of the Peruvian government and not Peru Spirit Adventure (or any agency).
  • In extreme cases when the “Inca Trail to Machu Picchu” is declared closed for safety reasons, Peru Spirit Adventure will replace your trek with an alternative trek.
  • Those who booked PERMITS with a Student ID must bring that ID with them on the trek. If they fail to show this card to the Park Rangers, they will not be allowed entry onto the trail.

CHANGES MADE BY CLIENT

  • Please note that for the Inca Trail, permits are not-changeable, not-transferable, and not-refundable. Dates can never be changed by government policy.

With the exception of the Inca Trail treks, we are generally able to change a trek date.

  • To change the date of your non-Inca Trail trek, there is a fee of US $75 per person if the change occurs more than 30 days prior to trek departure.
  • If the change occurs 21 to 30 days prior to trek departure, the fee is US $100 per person.
  • If the change occurs 10 to 20 days before trek departure, the fee is US $150 per person.
  • Changes less than 10 days prior to trek departure will have varying fees, which can be discussed at the time the change is being made.
  • Changes made must be to another group trek for a minimum of 2 individuals. If a single traveler needs to change dates, and there is not an existing option for that date, the change will not be possible.

TRAVEL INSURANCE

  • We highly recommend travel insurance for all of our customers.
  • Coverage should include baggage loss, accident, emergency air rescue and trip cancellation. Trip cancellation insurance should reimburse you for non-recoverable air or land expenses should you cancel your trip due to personal or family illness, as well as covering any medical or emergency evacuation expenses if you become ill during your trip.
  • In the case of illness or injury on one of our treks or tours, we are trained to provide emergency first aid and arrange transportation to a proper medical facility. However, we are not responsible for the cost of those transportation services or the cost of medical care.

ABOUT YOUR PASSPORT IN MACHU PICCHU, HUAYNA PICCHU AND ON THE INCA TRAIL:

  • Once you book your tour, we send your information immediately to “Machu Picchu Park” in order for permits to be issued as soon as possible.
  • You will need to bring your actual passport for all services. A photocopy will not be accepted.
  • The information we will to Machu Picchu Park includes your full name, passport number, nationality, gender, and age. That information cannot be modified.
    • The only exception is in the case of a changed passport number due to renewal.
      • If your passport number changes between reserving your spot and the start of your trek, you will need to bring your old as well as your new passport to the start of the Trek.
    • If any of the information on your passport does not match the information we were previously provided, you won’t be able to start the trek.
  • If you arrive in Cusco and did not advise us that you have a new passport number, and that your information has changed, Peru Spirit Adventure will not be held responsible. In this situation it will be the responsibility of the customer to pay the extra expense of returning to Cusco or Machu Picchu (transportation, food and other expenses).

TRAVEL IN PERU: Peru Spirit Adventure operates in regions, where standards of accommodation can vary. Transportation and other services might not be like those you would normally have back home. However, we strive with all due care and skill, to provide the best service for our clients. Traveling in Peru requires flexibility, patience, broad-mindedness, good humor and an understanding that changes may be made without notice due to circumstances or occurrences beyond our control. For example: a strike, protest, landslide, bad weather, etc. (Force Majeure). By booking any of our tours & treks, you agree to allow Peru Spirit Adventure to make necessary changes without liability.

FORCE MAJEURE

Force Majeure is any event that PERU SPIRIT ADVENTURE cannot with all due care foresee, control or avoid. This covers events such as war or threat of war, riot, civil strike, terrorist activity, industrial dispute, disease, natural disasters, adverse weather conditions, fire or all similar events beyond our control. In this case, PERU SPIRIT ADVENTURE will not accept liability and reserves the right to change, postpone or even cancel trips. (This is a last option, of course!)

RISKS

By booking any of our adventure trips (Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Lares, Salkantay, Ausangate, Choquequirao, Rainbow Mountain trek and more) you assume the risks associated with personal accidents, medical emergencies, air travel problems etc. For these treks, PERU SPIRIT ADVENTURE Agency accepts no responsibility.

FULL TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR ADVENTURE TOURS & TREKS

  • You must advise Peru Spirit Adventure of any medical problems or allergies you may have. You need to be in good physical health, and if your health is questionable, then you should consult a doctor. If you are over the age of 70 years old, then you will need to present us with a current good health medical certificate.
  • You must advise your guide if you wish to leave the group or the camping area for independent walks or sightseeing. If you are experiencing any problems with the services of the guide or tour, please advise the guide in that moment, so that he can resolve any problems.
  • All balances need to be paid in either cash or PayPal (see “FINAL PAYMENTS” section above).
  • In order to receive a student discount, you must send your valid University ID to Peru Spirit Adventure at the time of booking. ID must have your name, photo and valid expiration date. Any card without an expiration date will not be accepted. You will then be required to bring your student card with you on the trek – they will not allow you to pass through the checkpoint without this original card.
  • You will be required to show the original passport (not a copy) that you booked with, at the checkpoint to enter the Inca Trail. If you originally booked with an old passport and then renewed your passport, you must also bring your expired passport along with your new, valid passport to permit entry or they will refuse your entrance to the trail.
  • Cancellations: Your deposit is 100% non-refundable. If you need to cancel for any reason, as you approach your tour start date, there may be additional cost due. There are absolutely no exceptions (we do not accept medical notes of any kind) as our out of pocket expenses are non-refundable to us (see “CANCELLATION FEES” section above).
  • PERMITS: Permits for the Inca Trail are in your name and can not be transferred to anyone else under any circumstances. Change of dates is also not possible once a permit has been purchased. Permits are non-refundable and non-transferable. The deposit will be forfeited. Please note that this is a regulation of the Peruvian government and not PERU SPIRIT ADVENTURE (or any agency).
  • All Adventure Treks include transportation to Cusco. The return train route depends on train availability.
  • If you become ill or injured on the trail and are unable to continue, a porter will be provided to accompany you back to an area with emergency assistance capabilities. Helicopter airlifts and medical assistance are at the expense of the trekker. If you are unable to complete the tour due to illness, we will assist you in meeting your group at Machu Picchu to recommence your tour at that point. There will be no refund of the original payment.
  • PERU SPIRIT ADVENTURE will take all reasonable care in providing to our clients avoidance of accident, illness, and loss of personal property, and will only employ suitably qualified staff. We accept responsibility for the actions of our own employees. Peru Spirit Adventure cannot, however, be responsible for any action of third parties. You are totally responsible for your own personal property and rented equipment.
  • PERU SPIRIT ADVENTURE does not take responsibility for unfavorable weather conditions, natural catastrophe, strikes, accidents, illness, injury, loss of personal ítems, etc. It is the client’s responsibility to carry insurance to cover these types of events. We reserve the right to modify or cancel the program due to any of the unforeseen conditions listed above.
  • In extreme cases when the “Inca Trail to Machu Picchu” is declared closed for safety reasons, Peru Spirit Adventure will replace your trek with an alternative trek.

VERY IMPORTANT:

  • We strongly suggest spending time at high altitude (above 3000 meters / 9842 feet)- in Cusco or another high altitude area for a minimum of 2- 4 days before undertaking your trip. This is in order to minimize the possible effects of altitude sickness. By drinking plenty of fluids, adding sugar to your drinks, eating food high in carbohydrates, avoiding cigarettes, alcohol, and drinking coca tea (ancient traditional leaf) will help your body acclimatize.
  • We recommend you arrive in Cusco 48 hours or more before trek departure because occasionally we need to leave earlier than scheduled in case of strikes or other events out of our control (see ‘Force Majeure’ section below)

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Thanks again for choosing us and we look forward to seeing you in Cusco!

Peru Spirit Adventure Team!

Peru Spirit Adventure

Who is Peru Spirit Adventure? We are a small tour operator company owned by a local Peruvian experts with more than 10 years of experience as a guide. Our office is based in Cusco, a city in the Peruvian Andes and is located near the central square, Plaza del Armas. Our team is made up of knowledgeable and passionate tour guides from Cusco and Andes with many years of experience Read more

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