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Sacred Valley with connection to Machu Picchu in 2 days

Tour Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu 2 days– Embark on a tour of Peru’s iconic sites, Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley— or explore the Andean culture, the most beautiful and impressive ancient Inca ruins in the Sacred Valley of the Incas on your way to Machu Picchu, along with its amazing landscapes and bohemian life. The Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu Tour offer you great amount of the beauty and history over 2 days; and is perfect for those with limited time but looking to explore the Sacred Valley of the Incas as much as possible; either by traveling along the Pisac or Chinchero route. Above all, accompanied by a professional friendly local guide who speaks English.

This wonderful Tour of Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu by Train in 2 Days from Cusco is an unforgettable experience for any visitor who wants to dive deep into the ancient essence of the Inca culture, exploring some of the most intriguing destinations on the planet in the midst of rugged mountains northeast of Cusco before delighting amazing tour to one of the new seven wonders of the world Machu Picchu— one of the finest not only in Peru but also in all of the Americas.

Get ready to explore the Sacred Valley of the Incas on our Machu Picchu tour, and enjoy the world’s greatest travel destination, with the best team, in a small group with private transport. In this tour, you will also get to know the villages of The Sacred Valley of the Incas such as Pisac, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo. You will be amazed by breathtaking and panoramic views of the Sacred Valley and the most mystical places of Machu Picchu. We have all arranged for you, you just need your hiking shoes and the desire to have the best trip ever.

Trip Details For 2-Day Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu Tour

  • Tour Type: History and culture tour through the majestic place of Machu Picchu and Sacred Valley of the Incas where you will see the ancient Inca ruins of Pisac and Ollantaytambo— or will explore the Chinchero ruins, the circular Inca terraces of Moray, and the salt mines of Maras, before touring the Lost City of Machu Picchu.
  • Physical Grading: ★☆☆☆☆ Easy, gentle walk, stone steps, and small elevation changes along the way, and some walks on uneven trails. Designed for everyone (kids, teens, adults)— travelers should be physically fit and prepared for multiple hours of activity.
  • Group size: We require a minimum of 2 people to depart. Price per person, we operate the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu tour in private personalized service with private van transfers and professional driver.
  • Need to book in Advance: Yes. We recommend that all of our customers make their reservations well in advance of their arrival date. Train tickets, entry tickets and good hotels are highly in demand and sell out early, especially during the high season or if you want to climb up Huayna Picchu Mountain. If you reserve early, then we can guarantee everything. For last minute reservations, we will do our best depending on what train tickets and hotels are available.

Itinerary of the 2-Day Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu Tour by Train

As Peru’s Sacred Valley also called Urubamba Valley is a vast valley of incomparable beauty and storied land, which stretches from Cusco northwest to Machu Picchu, with small towns and ancient archaeological sites from the Incas time, one day is not enough to see the whole highlights of the valley, that’s why we have split it into 2 options to visit and enjoy it properly. Choose from one of two itinerary option on this Sacred Valley for the best fit to your travel plans! Unforgettable beauty and Inca gems await you in the Sacred Valley.

What’s Included For Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu Tour
  • Pre-tour briefing at your hotel
  • Professional English/Spanish speaking tour guide
  • Private comfortable transportation, with a professional driver
  • Transport from your hotel to Inca ruins of the Sacred Valley
  • All entrance tickets for Inca Ruins & Archaeological Sites to Visit
  • Round trip train tickets: Train tickets are in Expedition tourist class. Your train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes will be at 7:04 pm and from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo at 14:55 pm or 15:22 pm, based on availability.
  • Hotel: This tour includes 1-night accommodation in a 3-star hotel in Aguas Calientes with breakfast (double occupancy), based on availability. It is also possible to book this tour without a hotel for $50 off our price (per person). There is a $50 surcharge for a single room (prices vary by hotel).
  • Round trip bus tickets from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu Citadel
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
  • Guided tour in Machu Picchu
  • Transfer back from Ollantaytambo to Cusco
What Is Not Included?
  • Hotel before/after the tour
  • Entrance ticket to Huayna Picchu Mountain – $75 USD per person
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu Mountain – $75 USD per person
  • Meals: Meals are not included in your tour but our guides will recommend some good places
  • Gratuities: Tipping is always appreciated and should be based completely on your satisfaction. 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.
  • Travel Insurance: This is not required, but always recommended. For those of you who live at sea-level, landing in Cusco will take an adjustment period. Most people need one or two days to adjust. In case you have a hard time adjusting to the altitude, it is suggested to have protection for missed tours.
  • Flights: Flying to Cusco can be tricky. Delays occur often and it is not uncommon for flights to be canceled. Please be sure to arrive in the city at least one day before your tour start date. LATAM Peru is the most reliable of the airlines. Avianca and Peruvian Airlines are acceptable companies, as well. You will not return from your tour until around 8 p.m. on day two, so be sure your flight is not until the next day, when leaving Cusco.

Take note: Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu Mountain are optional treks within Machu Picchu Citadel which do not include a guide. The climb is usually done on your own after your tour of Machu Picchu Citadel. If you would like the extra hike to be guided, please request in advance. There is an extra cost for this extra guided tour.

What you should pack for 2-Day Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu Tour
  • Original passport (the same passport that you send us to buy the entrance fee to Machu Picchu)
  • A good-quality (and small) daypack (maximum allowed in Machu Picchu is 25 liters, but the smaller the better)
  • A change of clothing for the second day (long-sleeved shirts to prevent sunburn)
  • Comfortable shoes or runners (if you have waterproof boots, it’s perfect)
  • Hat and sunglasses to protect you from the sun
  • Rain jacket or poncho (please note that it can still rain during the dry season)
  • Camera with extra batteries
  • Water to drink
  • A fleece or jacket
  • Basic toiletries
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent for mosquitoes
  • Extra money for lunch, snacks, souvenirs, and tips

Private Tour Price

Price per person 2020 – 2021

Prices depend on the group size, we depart as long as there are two people. To organize the requested tour, we recommend that all of our customers make their reservations well in advance of their arrival date. This is because in the high tourist season (May – October) in Cusco the train tickets, entry tickets and good hotels are highly in demand and sell out early. Please write to us to inquire to check our prices, specifying:

  • Tour program,
  • Number of people in the tour
  • Departure date
  • Requested train service: Expedition (Tourist train), or Vistadome (Superior train)

Book online the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu tour which is a perfect combination to visit the main tourist destinies of Cusco, and is undoubtedly the most complete tour to discover the Inca culture and its legacy which still endures today. After choosing the best Sacred Valley Tour itinerary that fit to your travel plans makes the most of your time by first touring the Inca ruins in the Sacred Valley and then visiting Machu Picchu on the second day; learn all about the history of the Incas from your local experts and don’t miss anything by traveling with a highly qualified operator in Peru. All pre-booked excursions offer a safe and well-organized experience.

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    Enjoy the 2 Day Tour to Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu with Local Experts

    This 2 days tour is a perfect plan for a spectacular tour Sacred Valley of the Incas and Machu Picchu, after a wonderful day, enjoying the cloud forest verdant vistas on the way to the sacred city by traveling to Machu Picchu by train to Machu Picchu Pueblo (Aguas Calientes), The second day, you will have the option of being in the Inca city very early in the morning to be the first groups there, where you will have guided tour information for 2 hours, then free time to walk and explore around Machu Picchu by your own, also if you want, you can climb the Huayna Picchu Mountain (Optional), after the visit you can choose which bus you want to take to return to Machu Picchu Pueblo (Aguas Calientes) for lunch and take the train back to Ollantaytambo, where private transport will be waiting for you to bring you back to your accommodation in Cusco.

    This Sacred Valley tour with Machu Picchu is undoubtedly one of the best experiences to reach Machu Picchu by train. As well as, on Sacred Valley guided tour on day 1, you will prepare for the Machu Picchu guided visit, Peru’s most popular tourist attraction traveling through and one of the seven wonders of the world. You will learn about its history, how it was the daily life of the Incas and how it was discovered by Hiram Bingham in 1911.

    The departures are available any day, all year long at in Peru Spirit Adventure– Direct & official local tour operator based in Cusco, managed by locals. We require a minimum of 02 people to embark on this journey— through these important historical sites of Peru.

    What is the Tourist Ticket?

    It is an entrance ticket to many tourist attraction sites in Cusco and the Sacred Valley accept the Boleto Turistico del Cusco (Cusco Tourist Ticket), which is a bit costly, but grants access to many of our areas highlights. This tourist ticket is only sold by the Peruvian government. Only soles are accepted and it must be paid in cash. You will be able to purchase this directly at the first site that you visit.

    How much is the tourist ticket?

    There are 2 types of tourist tickets: – General Tourist Ticket (a ten-day pass for s/130 soles per person) and includes 16 attractions. Among them are: Attractions of the Cusco City Tour, the Sacred Valley, Maras – Moray, and some museums. – Partial Tourist Ticket (A one day pass for s/ 70 soles per person) and includes only certain attractions depending on the tour that takes place: Cusco City Tour, Sacred Valley, and Maras – Moray.

    Can I book the tour without a hotel in Aguas Calientes?

    Of course, you can book the tour without hotel and you can book on your own at your prefer in Aguas Calientes town. Just let us know at the time of contact if you want to book with hotel or without a hotel. Due to this, we send you the cost of the tour service.

    What is Huayna (Wayna) Picchu?

    Huayna Picchu is the mountain that stands next to Machu Picchu citadel. It is the backdrop to the classic image of Machu Picchu. The mountain offers inspiring views of the ruins and 360° views of the area. The climb to the summit takes 45 minutes, it is a challenging trek and is very steep in parts. Going back down is quite steep if you are scared of heights. This is done without your tour guide, after your tour of Machu Picchu. There is limited to 400 a day, if you want to climb the Huayna Picchu mountain, it needs to be booked in advance (min. 3 months), due to popularity. And it has an extra cost of $75 per person. Note: The Huayna Picchu entrance ticket cannot be purchased separately.

    What is Machu Picchu Mountain?

    Machu Picchu Mountain is the mountain located to the south-west of Machu Picchu citadel. The hike offers unparalleled sights of the ruins and panoramic views of the surrounding scenery. The trail is wide and well-marked. It is a moderate/challenging trek and takes 90 minutes to ascend. Limited to 800 a day, tickets must be purchased as a combo ticket at the same time as your entrance to Machu Picchu. This ticket cannot be purchased separately, it has to be purchased along with the Machu Picchu entrance ticket. It costs around $75 extra.

    How can I add Huayna Picchu/ Machu Picchu Mountain to my booking?

    Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu Mountain are subject to availability as there are only a limited number of tickets per day. To add this extra to your reservation you need to send us an email to as soon as you’ve booked the tour. It has an extra cost of 75 $ per person.

    How is the weather in Cusco?

    It is unpredictable. From April through October, it is typically dry season in Cusco but this does not stop rain from falling in June or the sun from coming out in December – just be prepared. From November through March, it is the rainy season. No matter what month you are doing the tour or trek, please make sure that you have rain gear that includes a waterproof jacket, pants, poncho, and waterproof gloves. Also, prepare for four seasons. Many of the treks through the Andes involve many micro-climates and you will need to be prepared for all seasons. Layers are always key as they are easy to adjust to the different temperatures. And evenings will always be cold, so please be prepared with a warm, winter-weight jacket. In the Andes, which have altitudes over 3500 meters average daily temperatures are around 10°C (50°F) and overnight temperatures can dip will below freezing.

    How do I avoid altitude sickness?

    To avoid the altitude sickness take Soroche (Diamox) pills, eat light meals, drink coca tea, drink lots of water, and avoid alcohol (it’s a dehydrator). The best way to avoid altitude sickness is to acclimatize yourself. The recommended approach for acclimatization is to ascend gradually, spending at least 24 hours at every 2,000ft increase in altitude.

    We recommend that you bring
    • Original passport (the same passport that you send us to buy the entrance fee to Machu Picchu)
    • Day packs: It is suggested to carry snacks, water, a hat, clothing layers, bug spray, etc. at all times, so you will likely have a small bag. We do not provide this and it should not exceed 25L
    • Comfortable sturdy walking shoes or runners
    • Long-sleeved shirts to prevent sunburn
    • Hiking pants
    • Hat and sunglasses to protect you from the sun
    • Rain poncho or a rain jacket
    • Insect repellent
    • Toiletries/toilet paper
    • Personal medication
    • Camera with extra batteries
    • Extra money for drinks, souvenirs, and tips
    • Bathing clothes for the hot springs (optional)
    • Water bottle 

    New Machu Picchu Regulations

    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

    Why choose Peru Spirit Adventure?

    • Peru Spirit Adventure is a family owned travel agency and a local tour operator based in Cusco, Peru, in the Ancient Capital of the Inca Empire! Peru Spirit Adventure was founded by a Peruvian with over many years of guiding experience, and is a 100% Cusqueñian Company without any shareholders.
    • We are an agency with a great spirit of adventure and passionate about travel, dedicated to offering the best tourist services, to take you to discover the vast riches, natural and archaeological of each corner of the country.
    • We provide high-quality service as well as focusing on having small groups to enhance the travel experience and customize any tour or trek to suit your travel, fitness, budget, and time preferences. This is what makes us stand out from other tour operators.
    • We create small personalized tours & treks strictly and only operated by local professional staff catering in PERSONALIZED and HIGH QUALITY SERVICE. Our guides in Peru are hand selected by the owners of Peru Spirit Adventure. All guides for our tours and treks are native to Peru and speak fluent English to ensure excellent communication and a positive experience overall.
    • We pride ourselves on providing 5 star service before, during, and after your trip. Peru Spirit Adventure is dedicated to excellent customer service and adventure experiences. We have been awarded the 2018 &2019 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence! Check out our reviews.
    • We are direct operators of all the tours and treks we offer, from family trips, honeymoon trips and luxury travel, including adventure tours to Peruvian Andes. Please email us to customize your trip in Peru.
    • Our tours & treks are operated in private service with a mínimum of 2 people to confirm the departure – Max 8 / Average 4 guests, ensuring a small group feel and specialized attention.
    • We are responsible and sustainable tour operator – Our mission is to provide exceptional tours, treks, and adventure trips. During our trips, we make every effort to minimize negative impacts and maximize the benefits to the local people and natural environments we visit.
    • We pay fair, livable wages, ensuring we hire and maintain the absolute best guides and support staff. We are proud of our team without them, we wouldn’t be able to offer the best service and lifetime experiences to our clients
    • All our Tour and Treks are only and strictly operated by PERU SPRIT ADVENTURE and its very professional staff. Other agents claiming daily departures operate their tours or treks jointly with other companies in service rotation. Hence, you book a departure with tour operator A, which risks to be finally operated by tour operator B without you knowing. PERU SPIRIT ADVENTURE has a quality of service and a high reputation, which is only possible by ensuring that only PERU SPIRIT ADVENTURE staff operates PERU SPIRIT ADVENTURE tour or treks. Even if we only have a single traveler for a set departure date, this will be operated by us



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    Thank you so much for reaching out to us. Please complete the contact form below to tell us more about your dates, interests, the number of travelers, pick-up and drop-off places etc. We will do our best to help you organize your trip. You can be assured you will hear from us within 24 hours. Our Sacred Valley tour is available only in Private Service that offer you  the flexibility to design your own trip exactly how you like it, as well as the duration of the visit in each case, not being subject to a larger group itinerary and timings.

      For all private tour itineraries, we recommend a selection of a maximum of 3-4 of the above-mentioned attractions to be covered in one day.


      Terms & Conditions

      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.


      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.


      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

      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:
      • All banking fees will be covered by the client



      • Notification of cancellation must always be made in writing by the person that made the booking and paid the deposit to


      • 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.


      • 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).


      • 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.


      • 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.


      • 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.


      • 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 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!)


      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.


      • 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.


      • 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)


      You accept and grant to Peru Spirit Adventure – Tour Operator the right to use your images, photos, and videos that show or describe during your participation in any tour, trekking or adventure, in any advertising of any type, without payment of any additional consideration.

      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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