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    • SAS Travel Peru - So much more than you were looking for!
    • SAS Travel Peru - Inca Trail to Machupicchu Licensed Specialist Operator
    • SAS Travel Peru - Experience & Expertise since 1990
    • SAS Travel Peru - Recommended by Lonely Planet
    • SAS Travel Peru - Recommended by Lonely Planet
    • SAS Travel Peru - So much more than you were looking for!
    • SAS Travel Peru - Inca Trail to Machupicchu Licensed Specialist Operator
    • SAS Travel Peru - Experience & Expertise since 1990
    • SAS Travel Peru - So much more than you were looking for!
    • SAS Travel Peru - Inca Trail to Machupicchu Licensed Specialist Operator!
    • SAS Travel Peru - Experience & Expertise since 1990
    • SAS Travel Peru - Recommended by Lonely Planet
    • SAS Travel Peru - Recommended by Lonely Planet
    • SAS Travel Peru - So much more than you were looking for!
    • SAS Travel Peru - Inca Trail to Machupicchu Licensed Specialist Operator
    • SAS Travel Peru - Experience & Expertise since 1990
    • SAS Travel Peru - Recommended by Lonely Planet
    • SAS Travel Peru - So much more than you were looking for!
    • SAS Travel Peru - Inca Trail to Machupicchu Licensed Specialist Operator
    • SAS Travel Peru - Experience & Expertise since 1990
    • SAS Travel Peru - Recommended by Lonely Planet
    • SAS Travel Peru - So much more than you were looking for!
    • SAS Travel Peru - Inca Trail to Machupicchu Licensed Specialist Operator
    • SAS Travel Peru - Experience & Expertise since 1990
    • SAS Travel Peru - Recommended by Lonely Planet
    • SAS Travel Peru - So much more than you were looking for!
    • SAS Travel Peru - Inca Trail to Machupicchu Licensed Specialist Operator
    • SAS Travel Peru - Experience & Expertise since 1990
    • SAS Travel Peru - Recommended by Lonely Planet
    • SAS Travel Peru - So much more than you were looking for!
    • SAS Travel Peru - Inca Trail to Machupicchu Licensed Specialist Operator
    • SAS Travel Peru - Experience & Expertise since 1990
    • SAS Travel Peru - Recommended by Lonely Planet
    • SAS Travel Peru - So much more than you were looking for!
    • SAS Travel Peru - Inca Trail to Machupicchu Licensed Specialist Operator
    • SAS Travel Peru - Experience & Expertise since 1990
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Price Information

US$ 650.00 p/person

(Based on Double / Triple accommodation)

Please Note

USD$ 50.00 Discount with ISIC student card, Please send us at the time or your booking.
Single Supplement for solo traveler US$ 100.00

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Overview

If you are so unfortunate to have too little time to enjoy majestic Cusco and all it has to offer then don`t despair, you can still see the best of it even if you only have 4 days. Of course we would say you need more time to enjoy and acclimatise but your trek is in the lower altitudes so by ensuring you rest for 2 full hours on arrival to Cusco you should be OK. Please ensure you can take one of the early flights on day 1.

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Is it for me?

This hike is accessible for all ages, and doesn't require you to be in top physical shape. Since your one day hike takes you to the town of Aguas Calientes, you will not have to camp, or carry backpacks only your personal day-pack as we will stay in a Hotel.
As your limited time only allows you one extra afternoon before your trek and one morning after visiting the breathtaking Saqysayhuaman is a must and being part of the city tour enables you to see the best of the centre of Cusco in a short time. Enjoy exploring San Blas, a coffee from the balconies over looking the main plaza or the Cusco markets before you board you midday- afternoon flight to Lima. Hiking, guided tours, a little aimless wandering of the cobble stone streets and shopping..what more do you need!

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Difficulty

Easy to Moderate hike to Machupicchu

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Transport

Tourist bus and train.

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Escapa a la Aventura 4 Day (with 2 Day Inca Trail)

Last Minute Information

  • Permits for this SHORT INCA TRAIL to MACHU PICCHU and train tickets are AVAILABLE, FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS.... You must book and pay a deposit shortly... so we can guarantee your spots.
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  • HOW TO BOOK.- (Once you have checked availability for Inca Trail). On the calendar (Leaving Dates) Select the month and click on your preferred leaving date (left side). Fill in your details and group details as requested, you will generate a reservation code. Pay inmediately online on Step 3 with Visa or MC a deposit of US$ 500.00 per person on Step 3. OR pay online through PayPal. Or follow instructions below in Booking Information.
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  • Ticket for HUAYNAPICCHU Mt.- (Trekkers who would like to walk Huaynapicchu mountain after the guided tour at Machupicchu, must let us know asap and pay a fee... permits are also limited... admission is USD$ 75.00 per person so we can purchase your ticket for the 2nd turn at 11:00 am. (for students with ISIC card USD$40.00 pp).

ITINERARY.-
Day 1: Reception in Cusco Transfer to H Marqueses At 13:30 Cusco City Tour.
Day 2: Short Inca Trail. Train to Km 104. Walk to 6 Hrs Night in A Calientes.
Day 3: Machupicchu guide tour time to explore. Return to Cusco. H Marqueses.
Day 4: Good Bye Cusco Transfer to the Airport.
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MARQUESES Boutique Hotel: FREE Up-grade to our Deluxe room for early bookings (5-6 months in advance.) Oxygen assistance, Free Internet & WIFI, free bags storage and coca leaf tea.

Program Itinerary

Day 1: WELCOME... ARRIVAL TO CUSCO, SAQSAWAMAN, TAMBOMACHAY.

Reception in Cusco airport and Transfer to your Hotel.
At 13:45 pm Guided Cusco Excursion; City Tour, Koricancha " Sun Temple" ,Cusco Cathedral, Saqsayhuaman Inca Complex, Tambo Machay, Qenqo and Puca-Pucara. Overnight in Hotel Marqueses.or similar Category Hotel. Optional to visit Awanakancha; Alpacas and Textiles Farm and Pisac Market and Inca Complex ; Extra cost of us$ 75 per person. Hotel Marqueses

Day 2: 2 DAY SHORT INCA TRAIL TO MACHUPICCHU, SEE SUNSET AND ENJOY HOT SPRINGS.

We`ll pick you up from your Hotel at 06:00 am to transfer you to Train Station for a 4 hour journey or in high season this may be with private transport to Ollantaytambo train station, then we`ll board a Tourist Backpacker Train with reserved seats for 1 hour and 45 minutes to the kilometer 104 start of the hike. As soon as we arrive to this point we will cross a bridge to the check out point and show your passports then we will start a soft walk into the other side of the Vilcanota river the trail heads off to the right towards the ruins of Chachabamba. After a visit in Chachabamba, we`ll continue the trail heads south and begin climbing the mountain, before entering the cloud forest. Then the trail leaves the forest and goes west while continuing the uphill hike in open grassland. After hiking in the sun for about three hours, the trail descends into a shaded forest. This is where trekkers can enjoy a beautiful waterfall. After leaving the waterfall and forest, trekkers will arrive at the lower part of the incredible ruins of Wiñaywayna. It is recommended that you start the trek with at least 2 litres of water.

After lunch in Wiñaywayna we continue through a cloud forest full of bromelias, orchids and fern trees. You will walk the last part of the original trail with amazing features stone steps and tambos “resting places” and climb the 60 steps before arriving to the Inti Punku or "Sun`s Gate". From this point you will be able to contemplate and observe this marvelous place, last 45 minutes to be on front of this wonder, where you can feel an inner peace. Spend a short time for pictures and views then we prepare our mind for the next early morning, time to take a bus for 30 minutes to Aguas Calientes town. Hot springs pools are optional or just free time to chill out at this small village.
Accommodation in private rooms, Hotel Viajeros or similar level accommodation.
This is all considered a low altitude hike, but you would want to be fit. Dinner included.

Day 3: EARLY GUIDED VISIT IN MACHUPICCHU, EXTRA TIME TO EXPLORE ...RETURN TO CUSCO.

Early after a good breakfast re-live the history and the mysterious world of the Incas, we take the first bus up at approx 06.15am and arrive at the ruins at 06.45am. This time is still not so crowded so we take advantage of the tranquility of this sacred site ; Guided Tour of Machupicchu. This enigmatic city is explored for Approx 2 hrs and their mysteries and archaeological information will be explained by your expert guide, ( you generally have approx 6 hrs extra free time but depends on train timetables in high season.) Option to climb to the Huayna Picchu mountain ( Please check previously with your guide. Sometimes guided tour is after Huaynapicchu.) Around 4:00 pm bus down to Aguas Calientes for your Train return. ( $7 )
The train departs Aguas Calientes late in the afternoon. ( 6:00 pm or 5:00 pm to Ollantaytambo then a 2 hours transport to Cusco arriving at 9:00 pm approx) Hotel Marqueses

Day 4: BYE BYE CUSCO... ADIOS CUSCO.

Last chance for Souvenir Shopping in Cusco; Optional time to visit the Weaving Center Museum in Sol Avenue Transfer to the Airport - Flight to Lima.

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What is Included:

  • 2 Nights in Hotel Marqueses Cusco with Buffet breakfast
  • Machupicchu, & City Tours with bilingual Official guides
  • Transfers In and Out from Cusco´s Airport
  • Tourist Return Train Tickets Included
  • Permits for Inca trail and Entrance fees for Machupicchu
  • 1 Night Hostal Viajeros or similar in Aguas Calientes
  • 1 Lunch and 1 Dinner included

What is not Included:

  • Flight Tickets. Lima-Cusco / Cusco Lima
  • Cusco Tourist Ticket (USD $38 pp
  • Meals when not indicated
  • Hot springs 10 soles, optional.
  • Bus down to Aguas Calientes $12.00

We recommend that you bring

  • Original passport
  • Student card ISIC (if applicable.)
  • You only need to carry a small day pack for the trek
  • Water to drink ( 2 liters)
  • Camera, binoculars
  • Rain jacket or rain poncho in rainy season -Dec,Jan
  • Change of weather gear in rainy season -Dec,Jan
  • Basic toiletries
  • Hat for the sun
  • Sunscream with sun protection
  • Insect repellent for mosquitoes(Malaria or Yellow fever not been reported)
  • Confortable hiking boots, runners or sturdy shoes
  • Money in soles or dollars. ATM´s or cash machines and travelers cheques in Aguas Calientes are more expensive to change.

Recommendations

  • Please Note: Hostel Viajeros in Aguas Calientes town is not a 3 star hotel but it is clean, safe and comfortable with a friendly and very helpfull staff. They have private Twin, Double and Triple rooms, with small private bathrooms and hot gas water system, it has one of the best locations in town, far enough from the riverside so it is not noisy, being very central at the foot of the bridge, only a few blocks from Train and Bus Station and you don`t have to do anymore long uphill hikes to get to your room! It is about 10 minutes from the hotspring pools. We try to include an economical accommodation option for this tour package to make it accessible for everyone but recommend that if you are wanting better accommodation in Aguas Calientes town to celebrate your accomplishment of the Inca Trail trek or any special date/ tour then please request one of the recommended hotel Upgrades below:
  • (Alternative accommodation based on double occupancy ).
  • UP-GRADING Hotels in Aguas Calientes
  • Hotel Presidente or Inka Town or Green Nature Standard USD$ 25.00 p/person
  • Green Nature Superior room US$ 36.00 p/person
  • Hotel Santuario US$ 49.00 p/person.
  • Hotel Andina Luxury US$ 46.00 p/person.
  • Mapi -INKATERRA US$ 90.00 p/person.(Includes Dinner and Breakfast)
  • Hotel Hatuchay Tower US$115.00 p/person
  • Hotel INKATERRA US$ 260.00 p/person.(Includes Dinner and Breakfast)
  • Sumaq Hotel 5 stars US$ 220.00 p/person.(Includes Dinner and Breakfast)
  • Hotel alongside Machupicchu: Sanctuary Lodge US$ 490.00 p/person.(Includes Dinner and Breakfast)
  • To guarantee your hotel reservation UP-GRADE, please include the payment of it in your tour booking deposit, so we can reserve and pay for your hotel in advance. All Hotel policies require full payment of your accommodation 20-45 days prior your reservation date.
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  • IMPORTANT: You must present your passport with the TAM immigration slip to all hotel accommodations. The national sales tax (18%) is charged to all Peruvian citizens and foreigners staying 60 consecutive days or more. In case the room is shared by both a taxable and non-taxable guest at the same time, the sales tax will be applied to the whole room. So please take every caution to not loose this piece of paper. You need to bring it to the Cusco office for your check-in.
  • Many people add on extra nights to this tour to have more free time in Cusco.
  • Extra night in Hotel Marqueses is $40 per person per night based on 2 person occupancy.
  • If you book 2 extra nights you receive a free upgrade to delux room.

Booking Information

  • 1.- Once you have checked availability, provided and registered your details -or group details online and generate a reservation code or purchase number.
  • 2.- Pay a booking deposit online with your reservation code or purchase number with VISA or Mastercard.- US$ 500.00 per person
  • 3.- Pay a booking deposit with your reservation code or purchase number through Paypal.- US$ 500.00 per person. (Payments by PayPal will carry a surcharge of 6%.) OR
  • 4.- For Australian citizen you can transfer your payment to Wespack or transfer to our Bank in Peru. For more details please e-mail us to: robyn@sastravelperu.com
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  • FINAL PAYMENT: We require a full payment of your tour transferring 1 month before the day when your tour start OR pay in our office in Cusco 5-3 days before of your departure date in USD$ or Peruvian Soles cash.

Terms & Conditions

  • SAS Travel Peru wants you to enjoy your holiday of a lifetime with complete success. Please read the following conditions carefully as it is your contract with us. The quote given by us will be valid for 30 days from the date of final quote delivery. This time restriction is given as domestic flight prices, prices of trains / other services and hotels can change at short notice. If you have any questions whatsoever regarding your vacation, the booking procedure or conditions of sale then SAS Travel Peru will be happy to answer them for you.
  • TRAVEL INSURANCE.- We strongly recommend that full insurance is taken out, which includes cover, under certain circumstances, against the loss of deposit or cancellation charges. Please note that no reimbursements are given when cancellations occur or for any unused services. Check here travel insurance: http://www.worldnomads.com/
  • INTERNATIONAL AIR FARES.- Our prices do not include the international air fares to Latin America (although many inter-country connecting flights may be included, depending on your agreed itinerary), international airport taxes, meals not specified in your itinerary, personal expenses, personal insurance, tips and baggage porterage.
  • You must present your passport with the TAM immigration slip to any and all hotel accommodations. If you are a Peruvian Resident or hold a “carnet de extranjeria” or your Tam has expired, ie your stay has exceded 60 days…. the 19% tax will have to be charged by the hotel according to the Peruvian government law. So please take every caution to not lose this piece of paper. In Peru Costamar is a good Travel Agency for International and Dometic Flight Tickets.
  • CANCELATION OF MULTIDAY PACKAGE BY YOU.- Should the client wish to cancel, cancellation charges will be imposed. These are calculated from the day written notification is received by SAS Travel . The charges are shown below:
  • 1.- Once the tour have been confirmed: retention of your booking deposit USD$ 500.00 each. 59 to 30 days before departure: 75% of total price of the tour package. Less than 30 days: 100% of price of the tour package.
  • CANCELATION MADE BY CLIENT:
  • 2.- a. Cancelation of tour once a permits has been purchased, hotels booked and you have received a confirmation incurs a loss of booking deposit USD $500.00 per person non-refundable however we can organise an alternative tour to visit Machu Picchu by train with overnight in Aguas Calientes joining your group and completing the tour as normal from here. We can organise an alternative tour to visit Machu Picchu joining your group and utilising your permit, completing the tour as normal from here within this cancellation penalty charge if train tickets are available . The only extra charge is the cost of the train to Aguas Calientes. US$ 80.00
  • 3.- Change of dates is not possible after a permit has been processed. A permit is non-transferable/ nor refundable. The deposit will be forfeited. Please note that we do this because we are prohibited to re-sell your permit after you have cancelled.
  • 4.- If you decide not to go for any reason, or you become ill or injured on the trail and are unable to continue, a guide will be provided to accompany you back to an area with emergency assistance capabilities (Ollantaytambo or Cusco). helicopter air lifts and medical assistance are paid at the expense of the passenger, we recommend to have a Travel Insurance eg: WorldNomade if you fail to complete the tour due to illness we will assist you to meet with your group at Machupicchu to recommence your tour at that point, although there will be no refund from the original payment, we will however, present you with a document to certify illness and which can be used to present to your Travel Insurance company. (Hotel in Aguas Calientes, meals during this time, tour in Machupicchu, bus down to Aguas Calientes and train return to Cusco with your group is provided. Only Train to Aguas Calientes is not included it is USD$ 80.00 per person extra.)
  • 5.- SAS Travel will take all reasonable care in providing service to our clients to avoid accident, illness, loss of personal property and will only employ suitably qualified staff. We accept responsibility for the actions of our own employees. SAS Travel cannot however be responsible for any action or event that was unforeseeable or unavoidable. We also cannot be responsible for improper acts by clients or other third party. You are totally responsable for your own personal property and rented equipment.
  • 6.- SAS Travel does not take responsibility for additional costs due to unfavorable weather conditions, natural catastrophe, strikes, accidents, illness, injury, loss of personal items, etc. It is the clients 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.
  • 7.- FINAL PAYMENT: The remaining balance needs to be paid at your arrival to Cusco in US$ Dollars cash (Exchange rate 3.40 Soles for US$1) in our Office.
  • 8.- Final Balance Payments with credit / debit cards need to be made 3 weeks prior to your arrival date and only accepted with the commission of 5% included. You should contact us 2 weeks prior to the tour responding to the email with your confirmation requesting any final items to be added and then we can reconfirm the exact balance to be paid plus the 5% commission. You then can enter the same online system with your reference code and make the balance payment.
  • I have read and accept the conditions signature.