SAS Travel Peru - Inca Trail to Machupicchu Licensed Specialist Operator

Welcome to SAS Travel, Peru, Machupicchu and the Andes…. Inca Trail to Machupicchu Licensed Specialist Operator. Leaders of Quality & Personalized treks and tours in Cusco, Manu National Park and Peru. Your memorable experience and superior service during your holidays touring with SAS Travel are our priority and mission, 100% operated by SAS Travel and guaranteed departures for affordable prices, environmentally and socially friendly sensitive company. Direct Operators and run by a local family. Highly recommended by more than 120,000.00 happy campers. An spiritual journey for your mind, body and soul... you will come back different.

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Price Information

US$ 450.00 p/person

(Based on Double / Triple accommodation)

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DAILY DEPARTURES !!
Please check above for Availablility.
2-3 Person US$ 520.00 p/person.
4-5 Person US$ 480.00 p/person.
6-7 Person US$ 450.00 p/person.
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Discount US$20 for ISIC student holders. Please send us a clear scanned copy of your ISIC at the time of booking by email and ensure you receive confirmation of this.

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Overview

Combining a days trek and visit to the stunning Winya Wayna site only accessible by foot. then your tour in Machupicchu will be spectacular on the second day. You will arrive very early just as the park opens and not yet crowded, you will have plenty of time after your guided tour to explore further on your own, there are signs and indications around, you will have a high chance to obtain tickets to climb the mountain Huayna-Picchu (2700m/8883ft) before of after your tour.

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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. Private rooms, it is recommended for those having less time or those with less experience in altitude. For families, group of friends or couples.
To make even more special this short pilgrimage to Machu-Picchu, up-grade your accommodation, you can stay in the Sanctuary Hotel near Machupicchu or in Inkaterra hotel in Aguas Calientes near the hot springs pools.

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Difficulty

This itinerary is rated moderate and should be undertaken by people who are fairly fit and take regular exercise.

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Recommended Hotels

Hot Springs in Aguas Calientes 10 soles ( US$3.50)
Extra night in Aguas Calientes $20 per person (on double basis)
Single Supplement for single/solo travelers US$ 20 per room

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Inca Trail 2D/1N Short Trek -Private Service.

Last Minute Information

  • The permits for the Inca Trail trek are so limited, that only 200 permits are available each day FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. You need to book and pay the depo: sit well in advance. For high season (May to October, 6-4 months in advance.) Low season (November to April, 4-3 months in advance.) For trek departures in March, April, May, June and July we strongly advise that you make a trek booking BEFORE the middle of January. The permits on Dec 17,18,19, 22 till 31 are SOLD OUT...
  • CHECK on: AVAILABILITY Low season (November to April, 4-3 months in advance.) Book ONLINE on Step 2: BOOKINGS Get a Code (Purchase Number) and pay a booking deposit of US$ 200.00 p/person with: Western Union to Mr: POMA FLORES Irwin Jesus (Peru) OR Pay a booking deposit ONLINE on Step 3: TO PAY ONLINE with Master Card OR Visa card US$ 210.00 p/person.
  • FAST COUPLES or GROUPS BOOKING: Please sellect the tour and departure date required, then fill out your personal details on Step 2, then below fill out details of your group in Traveling with: once you have finalized you will get a Reservation Code (Purchase number) to pay with. For any assistance Call or Skype us and we can confirm your permits in only few minutes with our english/french speaking staff.
  • WHAT WE HAVE FOR YOU: Early start of your hike at Km 104, expert english speaking guides, packed lunch, explore Inca sites enroute Chachabamba and Wiñaywayna, sunset over Machupicchu,Basic by cozy private rooms in Aguas Calientes, optional walk to the hot springs, early walk to Machupicchu on Day 2, guided tour, optional walk to Huaynapicchu mountain, Expedition train return to Cusco,Free Luggage Storage in Cusco at Hotel Marqueses.
  • TICKET FOR HUAYNAPICCHU MOUNTAIN.- (Those trekkers who want to climb the Huaynapicchu Mt. once you finished the tour need to pay a deposit ONLINE of US$ 280.00 p/person (US$ 240.00 p/person with ISIC green student card) with Master Card or Visa card so we can purchase your Ticket for the 2nd turn at 11:00 am OR a ticket for the next day, just send us an email.) Inca Trail trek with SAS Travel... ...an spiritual pilgrimage throughout the Inca Trail and Machupicchu for your mind, body and soul... unique adventure for your senses...!
  • FIXED CONFIRMED GROUP DEPARTURES: Promotional Price: US$ 420.00 p/person. Student US$ 395.00 per person (4 to 8 person group) Please check our Confirmed group departures or send us an email to robyn@sastravelperu.com or Skype us: sas.travel - sas.travel.info
  • ...if you request a NEW DATE (and it is 4-3 months before departure and not within 7 days of another date for the same tour), then if we are unable to get others to join you and confirm the group price then we can provide a free night in Hotel Marqueses for the night before the tour for free to compensate for the higher cost of the tour as private. This offer is not for those requesting a private tour only for those requesting group tour if we cannot get 4 other people for their requested date. 7 Day Package with 2 Day Inca Trail.

2 DAYS SHORT INCA TRAIL- SACRED JOURNEY TO MACHUPICCHU
Inca Trail shorter`s version leaves from KM 104, located at 2100 masl (104 kilometers along the railway from Cusco to Aguas Calientes) and involves a 16 km walk uphill to Wiñaywayna Inca Complex located at 2700 masl in approximatelly 4 hours of spectaculars views and Inca sites enroute connecting the classic trek at at the impressive Wiñaywayna.
After lunch a couple of hours of easy walk to Machu Picchu, for many hikkers the best part of the classic trek. (Wiñaywayna means “ Forever Young “ in Quechua, and the place is named after a pink and purple orchids growing around here.)
Farming terraces “ Andenes “ surrounding the whole side of a mountain decorating this ancient Inca castle with temples, buildings and water channels. The stonework is high in quality and fine masonry with a magnificent sequence of fifteen ritual fountain baths. It was a religious centre, probably associated with the ritual worship of water. Chachabamba, Choquesuysuy and Inti-pata are other very interesting Inca Complexes hiding in the middle of the beauty of the mountains and the lower part of the Sub-tropical valley.
We walk to Machu Picchu at early afternoon in the middle of beautiful nature, sounds of hummingbirds, peacefuly and uncrowded trail until “Inti Punku” the sun-gate, have unique views from this mountain top, after 40 minutes you will be on front of this wonder and majestic place for sunset, then we board a private bus to Aguas Calientes town. Spend the night in a comfortable Hotel Viajeros.
Next morning early we return to Machu Picchu by bus for a guided tour, visit and explore. private tour of Machupicchu with your expert guide, avoiding the large crowds that arrive with the first trains from Cusco. Free time to explore on your own. ( Goup size 6-8 )
If your interest is climbing to Huaynapicchu mountain only talk with your guide.
Returning from Aguas Calientes station at 16:45 with a de luxe train to Cusco.
"...Caminante, no hay camino, se hace camino al andar." Antonio Machado.
" Viajero... los mejores momentos los creas tu !!!" Raffo Leon.

Program Itinerary

Day 1: OLLANTAYTAMBO- KM 104 CHACHABAMBA- WIÑAY-WAYNA- MACHUPICCHU-AGUAS CALIENTES.

We`ll pick you up from your Hotel at 4:00 am to transfer you for a 2 hour journey by private van to the Train Station in Ollantaytambo then we`ll board a Tourist Expedition Train with reserved seats for 1 hour and 45 minutes to the kilometer 104 start of the hike. (This is the best train service time and itinerary to start the hike by 08:00 am and have plenty of time to enjoy this fantastic trek) so please sleep early the night before) 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, with luck you can observe a magnificent sunset, 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 (bring your bathing suit and 10 soles) 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. At dinner time your guide will inform about plans and arrengements for the next big day!! Buenas Noches . Sleep early too.
Meals: L D
Accommodation: Viajeros Hotel
Maximum Altitude: 2680m/8792ft
Minimum Altitude: 2100m/6888ft
Distance Travelled: 7 Km aprox.
Approximate Walking Time: 6 - 7 Hours

Day 2: AGUAS CALIENTES-MACHUPICHU- WAYNA-PICCHU- OLLANTAYTAMBO- CUSCO

Early wake up at 04.30 am ... and after a good breakfast, re-live the history and the mysterious world of Machupicchu and the Incas, fuse with the mystic of this fascinating and unique place, discover yourself the perfect symbiosis and harmony created by nature and the Incas people. We take the first bus up at approx 05.20 am and arrive at the ruin`s gate before 06.00 am when the Park is open. This time is still not so crowded yet 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.)
Climbing to Huayna Picchu.-see additional info if you want to purchase a permit for this.
Around 3-4:00 pm bus down to Aguas Calientes for your Train return. ( $7 not included, most people like to walk this old inca trail down to Aguas Calientes )
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. )
Meals: BL
Accommodation: 2 person per room.
Maximum Altitude: 2400m/7872ft
Minimum Altitude: 2100m/6888ft
Distance Travelled: 9 km approx
Approximate Walking Time: 3 - 4 Hours

What is Included:

  • Pre-departure briefing at your Hotel or Office.
  • Pick up form your Hotel at 04:20 am
  • Private transport to Ollantaytambo Train Station (2 Hrs)
  • Expedition train to Km 104 (starting point of the hike)
  • Entrance fees for the trail and Machupicchu sanctuary
  • Permits and fees for the 2 Day Inca Trail park
  • Walk with an excellent English speaking guide for 4 hours before Lunch
  • Guided visit of Chachabamba, Wiñaywayna and Choquesuysuy
  • Guided Tour in Machupicchu on the second Day
  • 1 Box Lunch, 1 Dinner, 1 Breakfast 1 Lunch
  • 1 snack and soda drink for the 1st Day
  • Accommodation in private room for 2 or 3 person
  • (Presidente, Wiracocha Inn or Viajeros .)
  • 2 bus tickets (Machupicchu-Aguas Calientes -Machupicchu)
  • Expedition train return to Cusco or train to Ollanta and private transport to Cusco
  • Free safe Storage in Cusco in Hotel Marqueses while you are hiking.
  • Walk the Sun`s gate Intipunku or to Inca Bridge after your tour.(Optional)

What is not Included:

  • Hot spring pools 10 soles
  • Bus down from Machupicchu to Aguas Calientes on 2nd Day US$ 9 pp
  • (or a Down hill walk for 45 minutes to Aguas Calientes)
  • Dinner on the 2nd Day
  • Drinks, snacks or water
  • Porter for this trek not included.
  • Tips for your guide is not mandatory.
  • Ticket for Huaynapicchu mountain US$ 70.00 Optional
  • (Reserve in advance in this is your interest).
  • Hot Springs in Aguas Calientes 10 soles ( US$3.50)
  • Extra night in Aguas Calientes $20 p/person (on double basis)
  • Single Supplement for single/solo travelers US$ 20 per room

We recommend that you bring

  • Your Original passport
  • Student card ISIC (if applicable.)
  • You only need to carry a small day pack
  • Water to drink ( 2 liters)
  • Camera, binoculars
  • Rain jacket in rainy season -Dec to Jan
  • Change of weather gear in rainy season -Dec to Jan
  • Basic toiletries
  • Hat or cap for the sun, essential
  • Sunscream with sun protection
  • Insect repellent for mosquitoes(Malaria or Yellow fever not been reported)
  • Comfortable 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

Additional options

  • Please note another very popular option that includes this Inca Trail 2D/1N Short Trek is Inca Trail 2D/1N with Sacred Valley COMBO -Group Service. This tour is a combination of the famous Sacred Valley tour and the 2 Days Short Inca Trail to Machupicchu, the perfect mix for a sacred pilgrimage to MachuPicchu..!!. A day before your short Inca Trail trek, join-us a guided Sacred Valley tour to enjoy and see Awanacancha the Andean Weaving center and Alpaca, Llamas Farm, explore Pisac Ruins and Market then see the Valley of Yucay and Urubamba, then visit the pictoresque Ollantaytambo -The living andean Inca town and stay the night in cozy Apu Lodge or Ollanta Hotel. For all the advantages of this tour refer to this link:
  • http://www.sastravelperu.com/english/program/703/inca-trail-2d1n-with-sacred-valley-combo-group-service

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.
  • TRAVEL INSURANCE: We recommend you to obtain a personal Travel Insurance, including Medical Problems, Baggage loss or damage. If you need help to find a travel Insurance Company please let us know. Eg, Nomad Travel Insurances.
  • PRIVACY POLICY: All the information you provide us, full name, passport number, nationality, date of birth, telephone number, and address or your credit card info will be used strictly to process your trip arrangements. This information will not be shared with anyone.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • INCA TRAIL to MACHUPICCHU TREK 2 Day PERMITS 2012 - 2013
  • There are a limited number of permits for the Inca Trail hike and you must book well in advance to be sure of securing one. For high season (May to September) you should contact us at least five to six months in advance to discuss availability. We can only buy your permit and set you in our daily departure group tour once you have send us your details and paid your booking deposit $150 pp, so you must pay the deposit as soon as you book or the permits could run out. BOOK and PAY-ONLINE with Master Card or Visa card on our secure payment system, or by sending us a scan copy of a Booking Form with your details by e-mail.
  • To book directly or provide your payment details SKYPE-US sas.travel.info sastravelcuscoperu or sas.travel
  • Please feel free to contact us for any urgencies at: +51 84 256324 or +51 84 261 920.
  • On the calendar to the left side, the month showing and the first bold date is the first possible date that permits issued by the park office (National Culture Institute INC) are available and we still have free spaces in our group.
  • To see if a later date is available click on the calendar on the month you want using the arrow to the right and if the date is bold then it is still available if you pay today!
  • ALSO you can check our CONFIRMED GROUP DEPARTURES: AVAILABILITY and BOOKINGS:
  • FAST BOOKINGS: CALL or SKYPE US and you can book, pay and Confirm your permit and tour in one of our groups in only few minutes with our multi-languages staff.
  • BOOK EARLY ... to avoid disappointments.
  • Remember there are a limited number of spaces available for each day so call us now with your questions or book online to reserve your spot !
  • TICKET FOR HUAYNA-PICCHU MOUNTAIN.-
  • Will I be able to climb Huayna Picchu mountain after my trek
  • Please see BELOW: Additional Options If you are.....
  • If for any reason you miss out on a Inca Trail trek permit, you can still hike our Alternative treks via Salkantay, Lares or Huchuy Qosqo,Choquequirao, Ausangate treks which most of them include visiting Machu Picchu.
  • SEE the many options under Popular Tours. to find the tour option visiting Machu Picchu by train that best suits your needs.

Booking Information

  • Thank you for deciding to register for a SAS Travel tour !
  • Step 1.- CLICK: CONFIRMED GROUP DEPARTURES
  • Step 2.- Select your trek, Inca Trail 2D/1N Short Trek -Private Service and please fill out with your personal details in each format. (Registration is personal). Fill in details of your companion or group on lines below: Comments or Questions (Full names, Passport number, Age and Nationality, Contact Phone and Skype address) If you are travelling as a couple, or with more people you must make a separate reservation for each person but you can pay with one reservation Code so we can guarantee permits in your group.
  • Once you finish sending us all your details you will receive a Reservation Code (eg: 240611001). Then you just need to pay your deposit, pay for 2 or more person in your group with ONE Reservation Code, so we can guarantee all your permits, tickets for Machupicchu, train tickets and tour all together in a group.
  • How to make your deposit and confirm your spots on the tour:
  • Step 3.- PAY A BOOKING-DEPOSIT with WESTERN UNION: US$ 200.00 per person through in order to: Irwin POMA FLORES. (PERU) Upon transferring the money email us the Money Transfer Number (MTCN) copy of your reservation and amount paid to: office@sastravelperu.com and caja@sastravelperu.com to confirm your deposit.
  • Step 3.- PAY A BOOKING-DEPOSIT ONLINE with MASTER CARD or VISA.- US$ 210.00 per person. (US$ 200.00 +5% card charge). Payments by credit card will carry a surcharge of 5%. As soon as we receive your deposit we will procced purchasing your Permits for Inca Trail trek, tickets etc . We will send you a final confirmation of your tour with detailed information shortly. If you don`t receive your Confirmation within 48 hours please send us an email to: office@sastravelperu.com or feel free to Skype us: sas.travel.info or call us.
  • FINAL PAYMENT: The remaining balance needs to be paid at your arrival to Cusco in US$ Dollars cash or Peruvian soles (Exchange rate 2.90 Soles for US$1). Payments with credit / debit cards are accepted with a commission of 5%, Travelers' cheques with 3% only at our Office in Cusco.
  • FINAL PAYMENT The remaining balance needs to be paid at your arrival to Cusco in US$ Dollars cash (Exchange rate 2.90 Soles for US$1). or Travelers' cheques with 3% only at our Office.
  • Payments with credit / debit cards need to be made 2 weeks prior to the Inca Trail 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.
  • If you prefer not to use the online system you can skype sas.travel and we can do a manual payment for you quickly and easily. Or you can use Western Union.

Terms & Conditions

  • CONDITIONS 2 DAY INCA TRAIL TREK TO MACHUPICCHU. -Private Service
  • (Minimum with 2 person.)
  • 1.- You must advise SAS Travel of any medical problems or allergies. You need to be in good physical health and if your health is questionable, then you should consult a doctor re high altitude trekking. If you are over the age of 69, then you will need to present us with a current medical certificate.
  • 2.- 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 service of the guide or tour please advise the guide in that moment so he can resolve any problems as soon as possible.
  • 3.- FINAL PAYMENT: The remaining balance needs to be paid at your arrival to Cusco in US$ Dollars cash (Exchange rate 2.90 Soles for US$1). or Travelers' cheques with 3% only at our Office.
  • Payments with credit / debit cards need to be made 2 weeks prior to the Inca Trail 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.
  • If you prefer not to use the online system you can skype sas.travel and we can do a manual payment for you quickly and easily. Or you can use Western Union.
  • 4. If paying in cash. you must pay for your tour in the office in full by 12:00 noon, 2 days before your departure. Please ensure that the US $ notes are in good condition without small tears!
  • We accept US$ Dollars cash or Peruvian Soles at our office in Cusco when paying the final balance. Our rate exchange is S/ 2.90 Soles for US$1 or cash US$. (You can withdraw Soles or US$ from the many ATM machines. Generally more economic on debit cards).
  • If a final payment is not made by 12 noon the day before any tour or service such as the Inca trail, the total balance will be charged in US$ to your credit card plus the 8% commission.
  • 5.- The student US$20 discount for use of student cards is regulated by the park itself, not SAS Travel. All student ISIC cards are validated by the control of the park and only accepted if you scanned a clear copy of your valid ISIC card through with your deposit at the time of booking and it was confirmed. A Youth Travel card or International Teachers cards are not accepted by the control.
  • 6.- You must carry your original passport and valid ISIC card (if applicable) on the trail, If you do not take the correct original passport as indicated in your permit, the control will annul your permit and refuse you entrance to the trail. If for any reason, you organize a new passport after we have purchased your permits, you must bring the old passport with you, or if this is impossible advise us in writing with a scan of the old passport and your new passport for us to present to the INC with official documentation to avoid problems. Administration charge for this formal change is (US$ 15 pp)
  • 7.- You need to carry your back pack, with change of clothing /raingear and water for the day to drink,
  • 8.- Cancelation made by Clients:
  • 8.- a.- Cancelation of tour once a permit has been registered up to 6 weeks in advance incurs a loss of (US$200) non refundable Booking fee.
  • 8.- b.- Cancelation of tour within 6 weeks to 2 weeks of departure incurs a loss of 60% of total tour cost...
  • 8.- c.- Cancelation of tour within 2 weeks to 5 days of departure incurs a loss of 80% of total tour cost...
  • 8.- d.- Cancelation of tour within 5 days - 36 hours of departure incurs a loss of 90% of total tour cost...
  • 8.- e.- Cancelation of tour within 36 hours of departure incurs a loss of total tour cost...
  • However we can organise for you to continue through by the train to Aguas Calientes joining your group and utilising your permit, completing the tour as normal from here . So if you are not feeling well enough to do the hike even at the last minute please let us know.
  • 9.- Change of dates is not possible after a permit has been processed. It is non transferable nor refundable Permits. The deposit will be forfeited. Please note that we do this because we are prohibited to re-sell your spot after you have cancelled.
  • 10.- includes overnight in simple accommodation on double basis in Aguas Calientes and bedding /towels etc are provided. If you want a room for just yourself the single supplement payment is required
  • 11- IMPORTANT: 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 18% 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.
  • 12.- Train tickets: Changes to schedules or dates when train tickets have been finalised incurs an administration charge of minimum US$10 per ticket. At times a change of date may only be possible with an upgrade and so the difference in price would need to be paid.
  • 13.- If you become ill or injured, we will assist you with any claims with a document to certify illness or other, which can be used to present to your travel insurance company.
  • 14.- 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.
  • 15.- 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.
  • 16.- In extreme cases when “ Inca trail to Machupicchu” is declared closed for safety reasons SAS Travel can replace your trek with an alternative Train tour option and your booking deposit money will be used for this or if you prefer an alternative tour such as 4 day Lares package or Lake titicaca etc to give you some of the many options.
  • 17.- Travel Insurance.- We recommend that full travel insurance is taken, 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.
  • SAS Travel will do everything possible to assure a safe and enjoyable trip but we will not accept any responsibility for damages, injuries, losses, expenses due to delays, for any cause whatsoever, this applies to any person or property in connection with any service we or our intermediaries provide, which result directly or indirectly from acts of God or forces mayor.
  • Ensure you give the office the full details of your accomodation in Cusco and attend the briefing the night before the trek.
  • I have read and accept the conditions.
  • Signature and Date.