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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
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    • 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

Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4Day/ 3Night Trek has been REOPENED. Special offers for 2022-2023. Daily Departures

Tourism authorities and the Health Ministry have announced the REOPENING of the 4 Day Inca Trail trek route from July 15 th 2021, with a reduced capacity to 250 people per day -counting visitors, guides, porters and cooks, (50% of regular accepted capacity) therefore limits spots -we invite you to plan a trip to Peru and make this wonderful trek to Machu Picchu. The Trail has been reopened with limited hikers daily, with calm and quiet campsites. Daily Departures for private trips with 2 people minimum (US$ 980 per person), and our small group departures for our open groups (US$ 690 per person and US$ 650 for students). Make your booking on our website, 4-1 month before is required. We highly recommend you to book soon due to the reduced spots offered by the park. This is our popular trip mostly requested by our hikers: Cusco, Inca Trail, Rainbow Mountain 8 Day Tour or book on other options of ours tours.

COVID-19 Updated news -May 22nd.

The Machu Picchu`s citadel is reopened from March 1st, 2021, therefore 2 Day Short Inca Trail, a 4 Day Lares Trek with Short Inca Trail, and Tours to Machu Picchu by train are Available. Small group max with 8 participants. Daily Departures. Book on our website to confirm it.

Bookings and reschedule your trip. We are taking your online bookings for Tours, Treks to Machu Picchu. Permits and entrances for all our treks and tours are AVAILABLE. To reschedule or postpone your trek or tour date, just send us an email to: [email protected]

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Price Information

US$ 690.00 p/person

(Based on Double / Triple accommodation)

Please Note

Include Huaynapicchu mountain walk after your Machu Picchu tour. Cost of the fee $85 pp / Student or childs $45 pp GET 10% OFF at MARQUESES Hotel in Cusco.

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Last Minute Information

  • When permits for Classic Inca Trail (4 or 5 Day Trek) --are sold out ...No worries this Lares Valley hike plus Short Inca Trail 4 Day is the best option. Walk a less crowded trail, enjoy the nicest Lares hot spring, then a train ride to Km 104, hike the Short Inca Trail, visit Choquesuysuy, Wiñaywayna, Intipata, walkthrough Gate of the Sun -Intipunku and see Machu Picchu twice on Day 3 at sunset and Day 4 for sunrise.
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  • Permits for Short Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Huaynapicchu, train tickets are AVAILABLE, FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS... Bookings are essential. We do recommend you to book in advance (8-2 months before). These special 2 hikes in 1 require a minimal level of experience and excellent fitness). Book online on the Calendar, get a reservation code and pay online a booking deposit.
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  • Rates:US$ 690.00 per person / US$650.00 per person for student and child.
  • Optional.- Huayna Picchu Mt Ticket US$85 / with ISIC student card US$45 (Optional)
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  • Small Group: 4 minimum -8 max hikers per group, sometimes 10-12 hikers then with 2 tour guides. (We don`t put you with other companies or cancel our treks.)
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  • WHAT IS INCLUDED.-: A Private Transportation and Train return, Entries to the trail, MachuPicchu, Camping Equipment, Full board meals, Bus down to Aguas Calientes, 8 Kg porter service, Experienced guides, Cook and Porters.
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  • OPTIONAL.- If you would like to add to this amazing trek and experience in MachuPicchu. Walk to HuaynaPicchu mountain after your tour -the cherry on top...
  • BOOK in advance (8-4 months)... permits for Huaynapicchu mountain are LIMITED.** Huayna Picchu Mt Ticket US$85.00 / with ISIC student card US$45.00
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  • This is by far the best choice of an alternative trek to MACHU PICCHU -the Lares Valley trail high at the mountains of the Sacred Valley with astonishing and beautiful landscapes, mountains, lakes, andean communities and hot spring it is known as well as the andean weavers trail, afterward connect with the famous Inca Trail trail, 6 -7 hours gentle walk through Chachabamba then admire Wiñaywayna Inca town, Inti Pata, walk through the Sun gate and arrive to MACHU PICCHU to see the sunset and delight with this unique view, stay in a warm hostal at Aguas Calientes and next morning early see the SUNRISE at MACHU PICCHU and have a guided tour into the remarkable temples and plazas, then time to explore in your own... so you will visit 2 times this magical and sacred wonder... MACHU PICCHU .!!!
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  • Friendly, knowledgeable and experienced guides.
  • Guided tours of the seven Inca archaeological sites en route to Machu Picchu.
  • Delicious and nutritious freshly cooked gourmet meals using local products.
  • Experienced team of local porters from Pisac and Paucartambo.
  • New tents and quality camping equipment. Showers on the first campsite.
  • Free baggage storage in Cusco at Hotel Marqueses and in Aguas Calientes.
  • Celebration Lunch in Aguas Calientes.
  • Lares Trail Survivor Certificate signed by your guides.
  • Special snack and buffet lunch on Day 4 (final day).
  • 100% Operated by SAS Travel: we never place you with other tour operators.
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  • HOW TO BOOK: Select your interested departure leaving date on the calendar (left side). Fill in out with your details, below in Notes you can write any requests, and generate a code to pay a down payment with Visa or Master Card in Step 3 (US$315.00 per person) or pay US$300.00 per person with PAYPAL. In the “Enter description” field, please write your reservation code and your name. In “Item price” write the amount you would like to pay.
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  • Tickets for Huayna Picchu: If you would like to walk up Huayna Picchu Mountain after the trek and tour of the Machu Picchu archaeological site, please let us know ASAP as passes are also limited. The admission is US$85.00 per person (US$45 pp for students with ISIC card), which we’ll add to your booking deposit so we can purchase your tickets for the second Huaynapicchu turn at 11:00 a.m. Alternatively, we recommend booking our 5 Day Inca Trail with Huaynapicchu Mountain.

Special Offer

DISCOUNT, 10%OFF -For a warm and cozy stay in Cusco we recommend you our MARQUESES Boutique Hotel. Free shuttle airport transfer. 1 Block near Plaza de Armas. Medical & Oxygen Assitance 24/7. Buffet Breakfast. Free cups of Coca Tea. Free Internet & WIFI. FREE storage & Safety Box. Taxes & Fees Included. MARQUESES BOUTIQUE HOTEL BOOKINGS on the page or HERE: [email protected]
Address: Garcilaso Street 256 (near SAS Travel & Plaza San Francisco) CUSCO -PERU.

Program Itinerary

Day 1: Cusco -Urubamba- Pumahuanca (Start of our Trek).

Pick up from your Hotel in Cusco. Our private bus leaves Cusco at 05.40am for a scenic drive through the Sacred Valley, passing through Chincheros and stopping in the town of Urubamba, (2,700 masl) for a brief toilet break and the chance to buy any last minute snacks, water, etc, Small packed breakfast is served here. Departing Urubamba around 07:15, we have a further 20 minutes drive to the beginning of the Pumahuanca Valley, land of the famous white corn crops and the Chicha, the Inca´s favorite corn beer. This is the place where we will meet our horses and handlers, (arrieros), and trek staff. All of our required equipment will be carried by mules and horses. We commence our hike through this beautiful polylepis qeuñas Valley in the Andes with a gentle switchback ascent on a gravel path from 2,800 mt to 3,600 mt with stunning views of the surrounding valley and mountains. 4 hours walk to the Inca complex of Inca–Kancha for a guided visit, and where we stop for our first lunch. Our expert cook will indulge you with delicious Peruvian dishes. Time to relax or a little nap, Continuing afterward along the way you will be able to observe native trees of qeuñas, eucaliptus, then we reach a small Andean community of P´accha, spectacular mountain landscapes, herds of llamas, alpacas, sheeps and goats. Then final 2 hours further we will reach a series of small waterfalls and beautiful campsite named Cuyoc, our first campsite at 4,000 masl. Meals: B,L,D - Snacks Accommodation: Camping Tents for 2 ppl
Maximum Altitude: 4,000m/13123ft / Minimum Altitude: 2,800m/9186ft
Distance Travelled: approx 14km / Approximate Walking Time: 7 hours

Day 2: Cuyoc – Pumahuanca Pass – Lares Hot Springs Campsite

Early wake up at 06:00 am with a cup of coca leaf tea, then a good breakfast with quinua panqueques. At 07:00 am we recommence our trek with scenic views of Chicon, San Juan and Veronica mountains. Surrounded by a native forest for a challenging 4 hours climb along a dirt road with some stone steps, in some parts there are zig zag switchbacks toward the Pumahuanca Pass located at 4,580 masl (A sacred Apacheta is a series of piled stones, made by pilgrims as a symbol of gratitude and respect to the Apus), Once we get to the pass we honor the top of this mountain with coca leaves as is the local customs. Enjoy the amazing views of part of Moray, Maras and Salineras. Then we are ready to descend for an hour along a stone road with a nice view on both sides, arriving to enjoy lunch near impressive lakes by which we rest. After our lunch we walk for 2 more hours mainly downhill and enroute we will meet some local campesinos (people of the local village) in colorful costumes as is traditional with all villages around Lares. Impressive landscape views, mountains, flocks of llamas and alpacas. Cuncani is the major district in the area., located at 3,750 masl where, before our final part of our trek, . At this little village we have the chance to visit the house of our arriero who will share with us how they live in a simple way in deep connection with nature, preserving traditional customs in agriculture, weavings, showing their textile skills from generations past, use of medicinal plants etc. Then our transportation will go to pick you up and then will go to Lares village, once we arrive to the pools, we can soak in the springs. The village is also very famous for its medicinal hot springs and we are going to enjoy our Dinner on the camp site next to pools of natural hot springs.

Day 3: Short Inca Trail Train to Km 104. Sunset at Machu Picchu. Night in Aguas Calientes.

Early pick up from the campsite at Lares at 4:00 am to take you on a journey of 3.5 hours, with a private transportation to train station in Ollantaytambo. Here we board the Expedition train, travel by train for 1 hr and 45 minutes to Km 104 (start of our trek). At Km 104 after submitting passports at check control point, we began to walk softly around meters Vilcanota River then gradually to walk up around 600 mts . Starting we will see the ruins of Chachabamba , a stone altar -site that was used to worship the sun and mountains around, still revered by local people . After visiting Chachabamba , we continue the path south and started a gradual climb to the mountain , before entering a cloud forest , overgrown , then the trail leaves the forest and goes west while continuing uphill in an open meadow . After walking 3 hours , the road descends into a forest amazing. Here you will find a beautiful waterfall , then get to the bottom of the ruins of Winaywayna . Appreciate the beauty of this place ,information from our expert guide. After lunch at Winaywayna , we will continue in the afternoon in the cloud forest , filled with bromeliads , orchids and tree ferns . As we walk the last part of the way we pass many impressive features such as the stone stairs and drums ( " resting places " ) . You climb 60 stairs before you reach Inti Punku ( " Sun Gate " ) . From this point, you can see and observe this wonderful place . Then descend for 45 minutes to get to the viewpoint of the famous place , from here you can watch the sunset. Descend to the entry of Machu Picchu where we board the bus to Aguas Calientes. Accommodation and Dinner included , rest, plans and arrangements for tomorrow. Overnight at Viajeros Hostel or up-grade accommodation upon your request.
Meals:L D / Accommodation:Viajeros Hostel Double,
Maximum Altitude:2680m/8792ft / Minimum Altitude:2100m/6888ft
Distance Travelled:7 Km aprox. / Approximate Walking Time:6 - 7 Hours

Day 4: Early walk or bus to Machu Picchu. Climb to HuaynaPicchu (Optional)

Breakfast from 04:30 am then board the first bus to Machu Picchu at 05:20, the park opens at 6:00 am . We have a guided tour of Machu Picchu, this enigmatic and mysterious city is explored for about 2-3 hours explained by your expert guide , you can visit the most amazing places as the Royal Mausoleum , the Temple of the three windows , the main temple , the Sacred Plaza , the famous Intihuatana where wise Inkas tied to the sun in the winter solstice in June , stairways , plazas , fountains, etc. ( You usually have about 5-6 hours after extra time off ) .
Optional walks to Inca Bridge and Huaynapicchu mt (check availability previously).
After finishing our masterful visit, we walk down to Aguas Calientes 1 hr, (option with bus down to pay $ 12.00 pp) Hotel Viajeros await us with a delicious lunch with our group. Then we have some free time to explore this quaint village before boarding our train back to Cusco
The train departs Aguas Calientes in the afternoon at 16:45 pm and arrives in Cusco ( Poroy train station ) at 8:30 pm , then moved for 25 minutes to Cusco. .
Meals:BL / Maximum Altitude:2400m/7872ft
Minimum Altitude:2100m/6888ft / Distance Travelled:9 km approx
Approximate Walking Time:4 - 5 Hours

What is Included:

  • Pre-departure briefing at 7:00 pm the night before of your tour in our office.
  • Collection from your hotel in Cusco from (05:30 am) or from Sacred Valley.
  • Private bus to Pumahuanca (Start of our trek).
  • Breakfast in Urubamba in our farm house, bathrooms available.
  • 11 Full meals for the entire tour (4 Breakfast, 4 Lunch 3 Dinner) + snacks (vegetarian,vegan option, gluten,wheat free or special diets upon your request.)
  • Permit and fees for Short Inca Trail Park and Machupicchu Sanctuary.
  • Porters to carry (camping equipment: client tents, dinning and cooking tents,table,stools,cooking gear, stove, gas container,cutlery,plates, food and fresh vegetables).
  • 2 Excellent experienced top tour guides (9-16 person / 6-8 with 1 tour guide)
  • 2 expert SAS gourmet mountain cooks, assistants.
  • Happy hour with macho-tea and hot drinks every afternoon on camp.
  • Boiled water provided from 2nd day.
  • A gentle start to the day with a wake up coca tea in your tent.
  • 2 person per tent clean, new, spacious (4 person dome igloo tents).
  • Thick, comfortable sleeping mattress, (Pillows by request)
  • Buckets of hot water for washing in your tent every day.
  • Biodegradable soap and hand cleansing gel.
  • Emergency First-aid kit and Oxygen assistance..
  • 3-4 hours guided tour in Machupicchu and extra time for yourself.
  • Bus down from Machupicchu to Aguas Calientes town.
  • Buffet Lunch in Aguas Calientes after Machupicchu. Time to go to the hot springs or shop around the village.
  • Tourist Expedition train return to Poroy Station and bus to Cusco (Return to Plaza Regocijo end of our tour.)
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  • Visit, explore and guided tours of the 3 Inca archaeological sites en route.
  • Free storage in Cusco at Hotel Marqueses and in Aguas Calientes.
  • Lares Trek Survivor Certificate signed by your guides.
  • 100% Operated by SAS Travel, we never put you with other tour operators.

What is not Included:

  • Sleeping bag (4 season -Minus 8ºC)
  • Tips for the trekking crew, guides, cooks and porters at your discretion.
  • Hot Springs in Aguas Calientes. Optional (10 soles)
  • Flight Ticket to Cusco. Accommodation in Cusco. see recomendation
  • Travel Insurance.- eg: World Nomade Insurance. (check that your insurance covers you for treks above 4,200 masl)

We recommend that you bring:

  • Original passport and (ISIC student card if applicable).
  • A comfortable 45 Lt trek backpack if you want to carry all your belongings.
  • A small daypack to carry your personal belongings
  • Warm sleeping bag Minus 8ºC (You can hire from SAS Travel.)
  • Lighter style trekking boots with good ankle support or tough sport shoes, (light sandals or clogs are recommended to rest at campsites).
  • Trekking poles with rubber tips. (metal tips are not allowed on the trail).
  • Warm clothes,layers for variable temperature especially at night
  • Thermal underwear can be worn in the sleeping bag or in cold conditions
  • Gloves or mittens, scarf , wool socks, woolen hat for cold nights
  • T-shirts and trekking pants that zipoff to short pants for comfort
  • Flash light, head torch and extra batteries
  • Camera and extra batteries, - Binoculars
  • Wear a hat with a broad visor to keep the sun off your face
  • Sunscreen, and sunglasses
  • Personal medical kit, insect repellent
  • Rain Gear: a good rain jacket, rain poncho
  • Toiletries, toilet paper, small towel
  • 2 litre water bottle, (disposable plastic bottles are forbidden).
  • Bathing suits for hot springs for hikers with a night in Aguas Calientes (5 Day Special Inca Trail)
  • Extra money for drinks en route, Machupicchu and Aguas Calientes. ($10-15)
  • Tips for (porters, cooks, guides. ($30-40) Not mandatory.
  • Emergency money at least 200-300 soles.($ 120)

Booking Information

  • Once you finish sending us all your details you will receive a Reservation Code (e.g. 240611001). Then you just need to pay your deposit online on Step 3. Please pay for two or more people in your group with ONE reservation code, so we can guarantee all your permits, your tickets for Machu Picchu, your train tickets and that you are all in the same group.
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  • 1. Pay a booking deposit online with VISA or MasterCard. US$315 per person (US$300 + 5% card fee). Or US$394 per person for Inca trail + Huaynapicchu pass (US$385 + 5% card fee). Payments by credit card will carry a surcharge of 5%.
  • 2. Pay a booking deposit with PayPal. US$300.00 per person or US$385.00 per person (Inca trail + Huaynapicchu pass). Payments by PayPal will carry a surcharge of 6%.
  • Booking deposit required! Updated Availability: Click Here to Pay Online
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  • Final Payment: You must pay the full balance of your tour 1 month before the date of your tour departure using any of the payment options above. If you need to amend or add anything to your final confirmation invoice (for example, upgrade your hotel in Aguas Calientes) you should contact us at least 6 weeks prior to the tour.
  • This is done by responding to the email with your final confirmation and indicating any extra items to be added. We can then adjust your invoice accordingly and reconfirm the exact balance you need to pay by emailing you that week. You’ll need to add the 5% credit card commission or 6 % PayPal commission or other fees depending on which payment method you choose.

Terms & Conditions

  • 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. If you are over the age of 69, then you will need to present us with a current medical certificate as Lares trek goes to 4600 masl. (2,3 days acclimatization days previous this trek is highly recommended and also a good physical condition is strongly advised ).
  • 2.- You must advise your guides 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.- If you get vertigo we do not want to climb Huayna Picchu for any reason then indicate No in the reservation format and write this in the comments section. (Limited spaces so Book from 5-4 months in advance. If Huaynapicchu mountain passes are sold out, Montaña walk is an alternative.
  • 4.- 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). (Group Service with minimum of 6 Passengers).
  • 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.- We include in this trek a 6 kilos for porterage for your camp belongings (Mattress,sleeping bag and personal clothes, a duffle bag is provided) due to the strenous nature of the trek but if you will require more let us know. If you have no experience in high altitude trekking please hire more porterage. This is a serious requirement and 3 kilos more is only US$30 for the entire trek so well worth it.
  • 7.- Please note Hostel Viajeros is not a 3 star hotel but is clean, safe and comfortable. If you are wanting alternative accommodation this can be organised, these are some upgrade options and the corresponding supplemental cost based on double occupancy see Recomendations. Please let us know of this request at the time of booking.
  • A.- Cancelation of the tour once you have paid a deposit and received a confirmation incurs in the loss of the booking deposit. (US$ 200.00) per person. Non-refundable booking deposit.
  • B.- Cancelation of tour within 45 days to 31 days before departure incurs a loss of 70% of total tour cost...
  • C.- Cancelation of tour within 30 days to 8 days before departure incurs a loss of 80% of total tour cost...
  • D.- Cancelation of tour within 7 days - 48 hours of departure incurs a loss of 90% of total tour cost...
  • E.- Cancelation of tour within 48 hours of departure incurs a loss of total tour cost...
  • 9.- However if you are unable to participate on this tour we can organize an alternative tour to visit Machu Picchu joining your group and utilising your train tickets and entrance, completing the tour as normal from Aguas Calientes (Day 3 and 4, Train to Aguas Calientes, Night in a Hostal, bus to Machu Picchu, Guided tour, Lunch at Aguas Calientes and Train return to Cusco.
  • 10.- Change of dates is only possible if the group is still left with more than a minimum and the train tickets and Machu Picchu entrance have not been finalised. US$ 25.00 is charged.
  • Change of dates when train tickets have been finalised incurs a further fee as Peru rail also charges for changes of dates. This administration charge of US$20.00 per ticket in this case is incurred. At times a change of date may only be possible in an upgrade to a higher standard carriage and so the difference in price would need to be paid additionally.
  • 11- If you become ill or injured on the trail and are unable to continue, a porter and mule will be provided to accompany you back to an area with emergency assistance capabilities. Helicopter air lifts and medical assistance are paid at the expense of the passenger. 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. There will be no refund from the original payment, however we will prepare a document to certify illness which can be used to present to your travel insurance company.
  • 12- 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 responsible for your own personal property and rented equipment.
  • 13.- 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.
  • 14.- Lares trek is recommended in dry season (From April to November. Unexpected rain can cause snow falls causing difficult trekking conditions and possibly closure of the pass. In the case of snow falls SAS Travel cannot be held accountable for the need to take an alternative route. You would also need good quality trekking boots and equipment to protect you against snow related conditions, cold and glare. In extreme cases when “Lares trail to Machu Picchu” is declared closed for safety reasons SAS Travel can replace your trek with an alternative trek such as 5 Day Choquequirao trek and your booking deposit money will be used for this or if you prefer an alternative tour such as 5 Day lake Titicaca package or Jungle trip etc to give you some of the many options.
  • 15.- We strongly recommended to organize a Travel Insurance. Eg: (Nomade Travel Insurance).