Classic Inca Trail vacation, 10 days

Take your time to acclimatise in Cusco before embarking on a 4 day Inca trail trek as part of a 10 day tailor made itinerary to catch Machu Picchu at sunrise.
Private walking tour of Cusco old town Free time to acclimatise in Cusco 4 day Inca Trail trek Sunrise over Machu Picchu Overnight camping on the Inca Trail Optional tours to Sacsayhuaman and the Sacred Valley also possible
Price
£1695 including domestic flights only
Duration
10 Days
Type
Tailor made
More info
Price is per person based on two people sharing a room in 3* accommodation.
Includes: breakfast everyday & all meals during the trek; Inca Trail permit; tent, sleeping bag & mat; private transfers; guided tours; entrance fees; and domestic flights.
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Description of Classic Inca Trail vacation, 10 days

Price information

£1695 including domestic flights only
Price is per person based on two people sharing a room in 3* accommodation.
Includes: breakfast everyday & all meals during the trek; Inca Trail permit; tent, sleeping bag & mat; private transfers; guided tours; entrance fees; and domestic flights.
Make enquiry

Departure information

This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements

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Responsible Travel

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) vacation so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.

Planet

In order to ensure we protect the environment and minimise our ecological footprint we always recommend overland travel using local transportation as opposed to short domestic flights where possible, however due to the vast distances covered during this trip flying is unavoidable. To put it into perspective the bus journey from Lima to Cusco takes nearly 2 days, which is why we then recommend spending at least a week exploring Cusco and Machu Picchu.

We work with Inkaterra in Peru, who have pioneered ecotourism and sustainable development in the country since 1975. They are committed to scientific research and conservation, and are able to offer biodiversity and culture through their authentic travel experiences. Our other partner InkaNatura in Peru, offer ecotourism opportunities and have a number of conservation initiatives, including the Macaw Conservation Project which has helped the species to breed in areas affected by deforestation. They also contribute heavily to the maintenance of national parks, reserves and archaeological sites.

On all of our trips we include national park entrance fees in all of our vacations. This money goes directly towards protecting and sustaining the parks. We also like to keep our office green by recycling and using recycled ink cartridges. We also minimise our waste by limiting the number of vacation brochures we print. Instead, we refer potential customers to our online resources and send most of our vacation information via email.

People

In order to ensure we have a positive impact on local economies and provide socially responsible vacations we only use local suppliers, which helps keep the money generated through tourism within local communities through employment of local guides, drivers and reps.

We always recommend locally-owned restaurants and hotels where possible, aiming to support local communities and give customers the opportunity to Ďtravel like a localí. We also provide customers with a list of recommended restaurants tailor-made to their destination and dietary requirements but with a focus on family-run restaurants.

We recommend historical hotels where possible, for example, the Rumi Punku in Cusco is situated within an original Inca building, which is restored and cared for using income generated from tourism.

We only use tour operators with similar ethical beliefs, for example, fair wages and appropriate working conditions for cooks and porters on the Inca Trail.
As a member of Sustainable Travel International, a leading not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting awareness, we have an appreciation and respect for local people and the environment through education and outreach programmes. We encourage our guides to promote responsible purchasing of handmade items and genuine local crafts, rather than buying imported good, especially in places like Cusco and Machu Picchu where competition between market sellers is high.

This trip offers a range of cultural activities aimed at supporting local economies and preserving local cultures, including: homestays with local families on Lake Titicaca; visiting community projects in the Sacred Valley; and visiting communities in the Amazon.

For all of our guests we provide pre-departure information on social and cultural issues in each location, including language guides, and advice on how to travel responsibly and respectfully.

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