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    • 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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US$ 810.00 p/person

(Based on Double / Triple accommodation)

Please Note

US$20 Discount with ISIC international student card or childs under 16 y/o
Single Supplement for solo traveler US$ 100.00

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If you would like this package to be quoted with domestic flights just send an email to Soledad [email protected] indicating that you are interested in Aventura Màgica & Cusco 5 Day for a specific date and would like a quote on flights. It is best to send your international flight details if you have them so we can ensure the flight itinarary allows enough time for connections.

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SHORT Inca Trail Trek, Cusco & Sacred Valley. 5 Day Tour Package. Daily Departures.

Last Minute Information

  • PERMITS for this short Inca Trail hike ARE AVAILABLE..!!!
  • DAILY DEPARTURES !!! (Minimum 2 people).
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  • HOW TO BOOK.- 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 or purchase number. Pay immediately online on Step 3 with Visa or MC a deposit of US$ 400.00 per person on Step 3. OR pay online through PayPal. Or follow instructions below in Booking Information.
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  • TICKET FOR HUAYNAPICCHU MOUNTAIN.- (Those trekkers who want to add a climb to Huaynapicchu mountain once you finished the tour at Machu Picchu they need to let us know and pay US$ 85.00 pp extra US$ 40.00 with ISIC card so we can purchase your ticket for the 2nd turn at 11:00 am. Otherwise enjoy the free walks to Inca bridge or other sectors at Machu Picchu.

Short 2 Day Inca Trail and Cusco. (5 Day Package).
Permits for this short Inca Trail hike
ARE AVAILABLE..!!!
Flight Tickets Excluded. We recommend book air tickets with Latam.
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Day 1: Transfer to Marqueses Hotel. Free morning. At 13:30 Cusco City Tour.
Day 2: Sacred Valley tour, return to Cusco. Marqueses Boutique Hotel.
Day 3: Short Inca Trail, 5-6 hours walk to Machupicchu Night in A Calientes.
Day 4: Machupicchu guide tour. Time to explore.Return to Cusco. H Marqueses.
Day 5: Free 2 Hrs walking tour in Cusco. Transfer to the Airport.
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HOTEL MARQUESES SPECIAL: Free up-grade to our Deluxe or Suite room in this tour / Package for early bookings (2-4 months in advance.)

Program Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival to Cusco

Reception in Cusco airport and Transfer to your Hotel in Cusco, At 1:30 pm Guided Cusco City Tour : Koricancha " Sun Temple", Cusco Principal Cathedral, Saqsayhuaman Inca Complex, Tambo Machay, Qenqo and Puca-Pucara.

Breakfast

Hotel Marqueses

Day 2: Cusco Sacred Valley Pisac Urubamba Ollantaytambo

At 8.20am meet at SAS Travel office or transfer from your hotel at earlier time if coordinated. In a tourist bus, we travel from Cusco past Saqsaywaman and Tambomachay, over the mountains toward the Sacred Valley. We descend 1500 feet to the valley floor of the sacred Urubamba river and the village of Pisac where we will visit a traditional market and you can buy some local souveniers. We then drive up to explore the extensive ruins of Pisac with stunning views over the valley. On the guided walk into the Citadel of Pisac you can observe temples, residences, altars, channels, carvings, tunnels/caves and the famous Intihuatana “The hitching post of the Sun",

For those who would prefer to spend more time in the market instead of visiting the ruins, advise your guide so he can organise a time and place to pick you up when returning through the market. We continue on to Urubamba where we stop for you to buy lunch. After lunch a further 30 mins drive takes us to Ollantaytambo Inka town surrounded by the sacred mountains, where we will again discover the magnificence of the Incan constructions, the amazing temple of the Sun, enormous blocks of rock perfectly carved and polished, stone water fountains, stairs, terraces and the beauty of the local people in their traditional dress,afterward we start our return through Chincheros road and in 1 hour we will reach the charming Inca town of Chinchero time to see the most remarcable areas and if we have time we will visit a workshop run by local ladies that promote weaving andean traditions in this town. Then another 45 minutes to return to Cusco and our group will be arriving to Cusco by 18:00 Hrs.

Breakfast

Hotel Marqueses.

Day 3: Train to Km 104. Start of Short Inca Trail trek to Wiñaywayna, Machu Picchu. Bus to Aguas Calientes town.

We`ll pick you up from your Hotel just before 6:00 am to transfer you 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, Hostel 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 arrangements for the next big day!!

Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Hostal Viajeros or upgrade option to a Hotel Wiracocha or Inka Tower.Extra fee.

Maximum Altitude: 2680m/8792ft

Minimum Altitude: 2100m/6888ft

Distance Travelled: 7km approx

Approximate Walking Time: 6 - 7 Hours

Day 4: 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.)

Around 1:00 pm start down to Aguas Calientes for lunch and your Train return. ( or bus down $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. ( approx 4.30pm arriving Cusco 8.30pm- 9:00 pm approx. )

Breakfast Lunch

Hotel Marqueses

Maximum Altitude: 2400m/7872ft

Minimum Altitude: 2100m/6888ft

Distance Travelled: 4 kms approx

Approximate Walking Time: 3-4 hrs

Day 5: Adios Cusco Transfer to the Airport.

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

Breakfast

What is Included:

  • Transfers In and Out from Cusco´s Airport.
  • 3 Nights in Cusco Marqueses Boutique Hotel with Buffet breakfast.
  • Cusco & Sacred Valley Tours with bilingual Official guides. Lunch in Urubamba.
  • 2 Day Machupicchu Excursion with Hotel in Aguas Calientes. Transfers, Expedition Train Tickets, Bus Tickets, Entrance fees for Machupicchu, Guide in Machu Picchu.
  • 1 Night Hostal Viajeros in Aguas Calientes, 1 Lunch and 1 Dinner included .

What is not Included:

  • Entrance Fees for Cusco and Valley Tour US$55 per person.
  • Meals when not indicated.
  • Hot spring pools 15 soles -Optional.

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 $40.00 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 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$ 400.00 per person
  • 3.- Pay a booking deposit with your reservation code or purchase number through Paypal.- US$ 400.00 per person. (Payments by PayPal will carry a surcharge of 6%.) OR
  • 4.- For group bookings (4-5 persons) you can transfer your booking deposit or full payment to our Bank account in Peru or transfer through out Western Union. For more details please e-mail us to: [email protected] or pay online with Visa or MC or thru Paypal as it is indicated above.
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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

  • TOUR: Short Inca Trail Trek, Cusco and Sacred Valley. 5 Day Tour Package.-Group Service
  • 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. 3,400m
  • 2.- You must advise your guide if you wish to leave the group or the trek 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.- You must carry on the trail your Original Passport and valid ISIC Student Card (if applicable) The student US$20 discount for use of student cards is regulated by the park itself, not SAS Travel. All student ISIC cards are validated by the control of the park and only accepted if you send us a scanned copy of your valid ISIC card through once you book a tour. A Youth Travel card or International Teachers cards are not accepted by the control. If for any reason, you organize a New Passport after we have purchased your permits, send us an email with your new passport numbers, if possible bring both passports with you.
  • 4.- You need to carry a daypack, with personal necessary items (water to drink, sunscreem, insect repellent, hat or cup for the sun, raingear). Free luggage storage at our Hotel Marqueses in Cusco.
  • 5.- CANCELATION MADE BY CLIENTS.-
  • A- Cancellation of tour once a permit has been registered and confirmed incurs a loss of (US$ 400.00) Non-refundable booking deposit.
  • B- Cancellation of tour within 60 Days to 41 Days of departure incurs a loss of 70% of total cost…
  • C- Cancellation of tour within 40 Days to 35 Days of departure incurs a loss of 80% of total cost…
  • D- Cancellation of tour within 34 days to 15 Days of departure incurs a loss of 90% of total cost…
  • E- Cancellation of tour within 14 Days to 72 hours of departure incurs a loss of total tour cost...
  • 6.- If you become ill, injured or unable to hike, we can organize the train journey to Aguas Calientes and avoid the hike, stay in Aguas Calientes have a dinner with a group and continue your tour to MachuPicchu next day and train return to Cusco utilizing your permits. We will assist you with any claims with a document to certify illness, which can be used to present to your Travel insurance company.
  • 7.- 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.
  • 8.- Includes overnight in a simple private 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.
  • 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.
  • In extreme cases when Inca trail is declared closed for safety reasons SAS Travel can replace your trek with an alternative Train tour or walk option and your booking deposit money will be used for this or the tour can be notified according to the circunstances.
  • 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.
  • 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.