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Trek the Classic Inca Trail (Peru) November 2018 (CO-ED)
TRIP DATES: NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 4, 2018 ​ ITINERARY: Day 1: Arrive in Lima. Stay overnight in a hotel in Lima. Day 2: Lima City Tour Day 3:Fly out to Cusco. Walking city tour of Cusco. Visit to local market and temples. Day 4: Sacred Valley Tour Day 5: Day 1 of Inca Trail. Day 6: Day 2 of Inca Trail. Walk from Huayllabamba to Pacaymayu. Day 7: Day 3 of Inca Trail. Walk from Pacaymayu to Winaywayna Day 8: Walk from Winaywayna to Machupicchu. Tour around Machupicchu. Return to Cusco. Day 9: Fly out to Lima, and flight back to USA.*** TREK STYLE: This trek is STRENUOUS given the high altitude, the possible low temperatures, the early start times for each day and the hike up Dead Woman's pass at the height of 4215 meters. You must be physically fit, in good health, and preferably with recent backpacking/hiking experience. For a detailed daily itinerary on the trail, please see INCA TRAIL TREK SUMMARY. (http://www.peakexplorations.com/inca-trail-trip-summary.html) NOTE: You will need to consult with your doctor prior to joining the trip given the high altitude reaching up to almost 6000 meters. You will be required to familiarize yourself with the hazards and risks of high altitude trekking,sign a liability waiver form and obtain travel insurance to cover trip cost, emergency medical and evacuation. A medical certification from your doctor may be required if deemed necessary prior to joining this trip. PRICE: $1920 Single supplement: $80 (3 nights tent) /$300 (for 5 nights hotel stay). ADDITIONAL SERVICES: Wayna Picchu entry fee: $80 Service of 1 porter (can be shared by 2 people): $320 Service of half porter (up to 7 kilos or 15 pounds): $160 Single Tent supplement: $80 Gear Rental Sleeping bag: $70 Walking Sticks: $50 Inflatable Mattress: $60 INCLUSIONS: Airport pick up and drop-off to and from hotel Shared accommodations In Lima & Cusco Service of a professional bilingual tour guide and assistant guide. City Tour of Lima Sacred Valley Tour Service of porter (to carry group gear and equipment) Transportation to Kilometer 82 (start of Inca Trail) Train and bus back to Cusco after Inca Trail trek Water during the trek Permits and entry fees for Inca Trail and Machupicchu All meals during the trek (3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 afternoon snacks, 3 dinners and snacks throughout the day) (Note: Breakfast on day 1 and lunch in Aguas Caliente are not included) Dining tent with tables and chairs 2 person tent and basic sleeping mat Oxygen bottlers for emergencies Government Tax, office service charge and booking fees EXCLUSIONS: International airfare & r/t flight from Lima to Cusco; travel, medical & emergency evacuation insurance (required); meals in Lima, Cusco and during Sacred Valley tour; tips; and all other personal expenses. HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT: DEPOSIT: $895. A NON-REFUNDABLE deposit is required to book. BALANCE is due no later than 45 days before departure. IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT THE INCA TRAIL: A non-refundable deposit is NOW due to reserve a spot. As we need to secure permits for the Inca Trail, all bookings and deposits must be sent ASAP (permits for November sell out by by fast). Booking will be subject to availability. Please also note ideally we will get the permit for our desired dates as per the itinerary. So, do not book any flights until we confirm the tour and trek dates for you. SEE BELOW FOR HOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT. HOW TO BOOK: Please click HERE (http://www.peakexplorations.com/inca-trail-booking-form.html)to fill out booking form (You must also upload a signed terms & conditions form and liability waiver form). Please follow the instructions on the booking page. NOTE: The trip is booked through Peak Exploration, LLC - a trekking/adventure travel company that was initiated by a fellow meetup member to cater to solo travelers and promote responsible/sustainable tourism in mountain regions globally. You can learn more about Peak Explorations via http://www.peakexplorations.com Once you submit the booking form, I will send you the link to make a deposit. Your booking is completed only when the following are submitted: 1. Signed Terms & Conditions form. 2. Signed Liability Waiver form. 3. Completed Booking form. 4. $895 Trip Deposit You will receive an email confirming your booking. After booking, you will have to purchase your travel insurance (information on the specific insurance will be provided to you after you complete the above conditions for booking). FLIGHTS: I WILL ADVISE YOU WHEN FLIGHT BOOKING SHOULD BE DONE AND HOW ONCE I RECEIVE ALL THE DEPOSITS AND A FINAL GROUP IS FORMED. After a group is formed, a group booking will be made to ensure everyone is on the same flight. I will send an invoice via email to collect the amount required to book the flights for the entire group. With group bookings, the rates tend to be lower. If we don't meet the quote for group booking, I will let you know which flights to book individually so everyone is on the same flight. TRAVEL INSURANCE REQUIRED: After making a deposit (see below), you are required to obtain appropriate travel insurance. I will provide you a link to the insurance that is recommended for this trip given that this is high altitude trekking. Information will be emailed to you after you make your trip booking & payment. IMPORTANT NOTE: Proof of travel insurance must be provided via electronic mail to [masked] no later than the trip balance due date. Failure to obtain travel insurance by the trip balance due date will result in cancellation and no refund of your trip deposit and/or applicable cancellation fees as noted in the Terms & Conditions. (http://www.peakexplorations.com/terms-and-conditions.html) This is a joint meetup with other hiking groups. To read more about the trek and why you should go, see http://browngaltrekker.com/trekking-the-inca-trail-why-go-with-the-crowd

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