PERU TRAVEL PLANNER
Active Peru 10 days trip
ACTIVE PERU 10
BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY - 2 PEOPLE
Basic Class 2**
Tourist Class 3***
First Class 4****
Luxury Class 5*****
Casa de Baraybar
Los Andes de America
Casa Andina P.C
Train Tickets on
Lodging Aguas Calientes
Sumaq Machu Picchu
Price per Person
USD $ 1189
USD $ 1315
USD $ 1862
USD $ 2875
BASED ON SINGLE OCCUPANCY - 1 PERSON
Basic Class 2**
Tourist Class 3***
First Class 4****
Luxury Class 5*****
Casa de Baraybar
Los Andes de America
Casa Andina P.C
Train Tickets on
Lodging Aguas Calientes
Sumaq Machu Picchu
Price per Person
USD $ 1392
USD $ 1690
USD $ 2645
USD $ 4538
||10 Days and 9
||Daily departures from Lima Peru
||Full Day in Lima, Cusco City tour and Nearby ruins ,
Inca trail hike with overnight
||NOT INCLUDED, can easily be included in the package upon
||YES, feel free to ask for extra services or
DAY 1 LIMA
Pick up upon arrival at Lima’s airport and transportation to the
hotel. Overnight (No meals)
DAY 2 FULL DAY PACHACAMAC RUINS & LIMA CITY TOUR
Breakfast, then you will be picked up from your hotel around
We will visit a place that is near Lima, there is an
archaeological enclosure whose constructions conserve the
mysticism and religiosity of their past. Its name: PACHACAMAC
Guided tour of the splendid and vast archaeological citadel of
Pachacamac, the temple of the deity, Pachacamac, believed to be
the creator of the universe and a divinity adored by old Andean
civilizations. A sacred and ceremonial site dating back to the
beginnings of Christianity where thousands of pilgrims converged
to pay tribute and consult the Pachacamac oracle, who they
believed could see the past, the future and people’s fate.
The site comprises pyramidal temples and enclosures built by
successive pre-Colombian civilizations and finally the Incas.
Highlights include the Temple of Pachacamac, the Sun God shrine,
and the Palace of the Chosen Women or Virgins of the Sun. At the
site museum there is an idol of the deity, Pachacamac, which
couldn’t be seen by the profane, and was reserved for the high
priests who kept, revered and interpreted the divine oracle in
the old times. A sacred site, the temple was considered to be
part of the planet’s mystical axis.
Then we return to Lima to take our buffet lunch to continue with
the Lima City tour. We will visit the colonial area and to the
Plaza de Armas where you will see the Government Palace, the
Cathedral, the Archbishop's Palace and the City Hall as well as
the XVII century church and cloister of San Francisco, a world
cultural heritage. Then we will go to the modern downtown with a
view of the Pacific Ocean and the modern residential suburb of
San Isidro. Finally, transfer to the hotel and overnight. (B,L)
DAY 3 LIMA - CUSCO
Transfer to the Lima airport for the flight to Cuzco (Airfare
Not Included). Upon arrival to Cusco Airport. Reception and
transportation to the Hotel where you will receive an aromatic
coca tea to stimulating for the height, will have the free
morning to rest and also we suggest you have a light lunch
either at your hotel or in one of the surrounded; in the
afternoon we will depart on a guided city tour, where tourist
have the opportunity to visit 6 places (entrance to the
archaeological centers and museums including) we will visit the
Main square, Cathedral, the Koricancha (temple of the sun) and
in addition we will make a route bordering archaeological
centers like Sacsayhuaman Fortress, Q'enko, Puka Pukara and
Tambomachay, tour finishes 6:30pm approximately at the main
square in order you can take dinner in one of the exquisite
restaurants in the area, then overnight. (B)
*City tour: from 1.45pm to 6:30pm approx. (Pickup from the hotel
starts at 1:15pm)
*Optional Buffet Dinner with Folkloric Show: Adding $30 per
DAY 4 RAFTING FULL DAY
We will pick up you at 8:50 am from your hotel in Cusco.
Our private transportation will take us to our camping ground at
"Cusipata river camp”, where we can leave our baggage. Here you
will enjoy, hot showers, toilets, sauna and a comfortable dining
Our Professional River guides will provide you with all the
proper Rafting equipment such as helmet, wet suit, spray jacket,
paddle and self-bailing raft.
After a comprehensive safety talk you will drive 10 minutes more
to Chuqui them we will be running exiting class II & III+. You
will spend about two hours floating time, Afterwards, we drive
back to CUSIPATA RIVER CAMP “where a good hot lunch will be
serve and you can enjoy a relaxing SAUNA. Our return to Cusco
should be around 5.30pm. Overnight (B,L)
*OPTIONAL TOUR: You can do ZIP-LINE over 4 cables across
the Urubamba River each cable with 100 to 120 mts. , you will
spend 20 minutes approximately.
Supplement Optional Tour: US$24 per person
• Transportation to the river and back
• All the rafting equipment, such as helmets, life jackets,
spray jackets, wet suits, paddles & Raft.
• Professional River guides
• Lunch , we can accommodate to a vegetarian diet upon request
• Photos and video upon request with an additional charge
• Safety Kayaker
YOU SHOULD BRING:
• A complete set of dry clothing
• A pair of sandals or tennis shoes for the river that will get
• Sun Block
• A small towel
• A bathing suit to wear under the wet suit
• A Good positive mental attitude
INCA TRAIL 4DAYS 3 NIGHTS
The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is definitely one of the most
requested tours for those who visit Peru looking for adventure.
We will offer a walking adventure with unique style. You will
enjoy from the beginning to the end, of amazing landscapes of
the Andes and a great mix of highlands and jungle. There is no
other natural place in our planet which could show you a
constantly changing variety of ecological floors, surrounded by
astonishing mountains and rivers, as well as a great variety of
animals and plants. Architectonical art is perfectly harmonic
with the natural environment and all of these natural wonders
are added to the Inca buildings which worth the effort to visit
Important Note: We will buy your Inca Trail trek permit using
the names & passport numbers that you send us with your trek
booking application. You must bring these same passports with
you to Cusco and take them on the Inca Trail. If the name or
number in your passport is different from the name and number on
the trek permit, the government authorities will not allow you
to start the trek and you will not be entitled to a refund. If
you plan to renew your passport between making the trek booking
and actually starting the trek you will must bring the 2
passports (old and new). If you make a trek booking at the
student price you must send us a copy of your ISIC card at the
time you pay the trek deposit. If you fail to bring your ISIC
card on the trek the government authorities will not allow you
to start the trek. You will not be given the opportunity to pay
the extra difference in price!
DAY 5 PISCACUCHO (Km.82)–HUAYLLABAMBA (The Easy day)
You will be picked up from your hotel at scheduled time, and
transferred in our private car to KM 82. The route will go
through the beautiful Sacred Valley of the Incas. After
approximately one hour and a half, we will cross the little town
of Ollantaytambo, where we will make a little stop to take some
pictures of this fortress and have a little rest. We will
continue our trip following a rural road that goes parallel to
the railroad, which will lead us to the KM 82, where we will
unpack and get prepared to the walking with our excursion team
(cookers, assistants and porters). At this point, the passengers
will have to show their passports to the security personnel of
the Sanctuary and once these has been reviewed they will be able
to cross a bridge that will take you to the other side of the
river where they will start climbing in a parallel line to the
Urubamba River, which goes from north to west across the Sacred
Valley. In this first section of the Inca Trail, we will visit
the Community of Miskay (2800 meters), where we will stop for
meeting the natives and try the popular drink known as “chicha”,
which is offered by the ladies of this place. Later we will
start climbing through a little tableland where we will
experience an amazing Andean landscape, and see in the base of
the mountains a beautiful Inca building known as “Patallacta”,
located at 2750 meters over sea level. At this point we will
stop and our local guide will provide us information regarding
this interesting Inca legacy. After that, we will continue
walking for two hours along the Cusichaca River, going upwards
until reaching a beautiful spot where we will stop for lunch and
take a little break.
Shortly after that, we will continue walking through a zone full
of vegetation, where is highly probable seeing the beautiful
giant hummingbird native from this region. After a two hours
walk we will arrive to our first camping, located in the zone of
Wayllabamba at 3000 meters height.
You will be able to enjoy a marvelous Andean landscape and the
majesty of Veronica Mountain, 5832 meters over sea level.
Camps will be assigned depending on the availability of entrants
to the Inca Trail, seasons. (B, L, D)
NOTE: It is normal if the first day feels hot during the dry
season (May to September). We strongly recommend bringing light
and fresh clothing, as well as a good sunscreen and a hat to
protect your face.
Maximum altitude: 3000 M
Minimum Altitude: 2650 M
Distance traveled: 12 km
Approximate time of walk: 5 to 6 hours.
DAY 6 HUAYLLABAMBA – PACAYMAYU (The challenge day)
In this second day of the Inca Trail we will wake up early,
around 06:00 am. This will be necessary in order to get ready
and have breakfast before starting the excursion. Later we will
start walking through a narrow road covered by plants, across a
little bridge that will take us towards a cloudy forest of a
unique beauty. In this section of the trip you should climb many
stairs, for which we recommend taking all the time that is
needed and stopping for a break when necessary. Following the
route, we will arrive to the Llulluchapampa sector, where we
will make a quick stop just to rest and get prepared to climb to
the highest point of our walk, the famous pass Warmyhuañuska,
located at 4200 meters above the sea level. These sectors
include about 2 kilometers of distance and are a bit steep, for
which we will recommend going slowly and stopping for a break
whenever needed. In this part of the trip we will face the most
difficult part of the walk, as we will be over 4200 meter
height; however this part is also known as one of the most
beautiful landscapes of the world. Once we have reached the top
of the mountain, we will be granted with a spectacular view of
the Andean mountains. For this special day, we recommend
bringing some chocolates, lemon candy, a lot of water and even
some coca leaves. In the top we will be able to take the classic
pictures of the Inca Trail. After that we will descend by a
winding valley until the point where we will stop and have
lunch. During this last part it is possible to watch diverse
type of wild birds.
At last we will arrive to the camp of Pacaymayo (3600 meters
above sea level) where we will spend a comfortable night.
Pacaymayo is an official camp, and that is why it has baths and
showers; however, we should be aware that the water in this part
is really cold. (B, L, D)
Maximum altitude: 4200 M
Minimum Altitude: 3000 M
Distance traveled: 13 km
Approximate time of walk: 6 - 7 hours
DAY 7 PACAYMAYU – WIÑAYWAYNA (The unforgettable day)
A lot of visitors feel that this is one of the longest days of
the excursion, but at the same time, one of the most beautiful
due to the presence of marvelous Inca buildings along the road.
This day we will get up at 06:00 hours. After a tasty breakfast
we will start our walk climbing through a steep road. Soon we
will arrive to Runkurakay ruins, a beautiful Inca oval building
which is believed to be as a Inca watchtower. After hearing the
historical explanation we will continue until Runkurakay pass,
located at 3900 meters above sea level. During this trip we will
find a little lake where sometimes you can watch Andean goose
and other native bird species. After the pass, we will descend
to a beautiful valley full of plants; here we will visit
Sayacmarka ruins, located 3624 meters height. This is an
interesting Inca construction, built over a steep slope,
surrounded by marvelous mountains. After visiting Sayacmarka, we
will continue descending to the cloudy forest, arriving to the
Puyupatamarka ruins, composed of impressive fountains and water
channels that are spectacular works of hydraulic engineering
made by the Incas. At this stop we will have a good time, after
which we will continue down to reach one of the most beautiful
Inca buildings of the place: the ruins of Wiñaywayna. These are
without any doubt one of the most beautiful of all the ruins
after Machu Picchu. Wiñaywayna means "forever young" and it is
said that acquired said name due to the abundance of an orchid
that bears the same name. After exploring every corner of
Wiñaywayna we head to our last camp, which is located a few
Máximum Altitude: 3900 M
Minimum Altitude: 2700 M
Distance traveled: 16 km
Approximate hiking time: 7 to 8 hours.
DAY 8 WIÑAYWAYNA – MACHUPICCHU (The special day)
On the last day we will wake up very early, at 04:00 hrs. After
breakfast, we will quickly go and pass the control gate to enter
the path that leads directly to Machu Picchu. It is advisable to
bring a good flashlight, because this time it is normally dark
here. After walking for about one hour and a half, we will
arrive at Inti Punku or Sun Gate, a magnificent point from where
you can see the city of Machu Picchu. At this point we can relax
for a few minutes, take pictures of the group, and finally go
down to reach the recognized as one of the seventh wonders of
the world: Machu Picchu.
It was long thought that Machu Picchu was only part of a legend,
until in 1911 the American explorer Hiram Bingham discovered it
only after many expeditions in the area. Machu Picchu rises to a
height of 2430 meters above sea level, in the middle of a
tropical forest with an extraordinary location. It was without
any doubt one of the most amazing urban creation in Inca times.
Its massive walls, terraces and ramps seem to be continually cut
in the rocky cliffs. Our guide will take you on a tour of the
most impressive of this beautiful Inca city. This will take us
about 2 hours, after which we have free time to explore each
city on our own taste and preference. An according time, we will
go down to the Aguas Calientes town to relax at the hot springs
or just overnight at the select hotel in Aguas Calientes town.
(Walking distance approximately 7 km)
Maximum altitude: 2700 M
Minimum Altitude: 2400 M
Distance: 6 km
Approximate walking time: 3 to 4 hours.
DAY 9 MACHU PICCHU / CUZCO
Breakfast and rest of day at leisure by your own (entrance and
bus fee to Machu Picchu not included on this day) in the
afternoon return to Cusco. Reception at the train station and
transfer to the Hotel where it passed the night (B).
Private Excursions upon request: You can make a second visit to
Machu Picchu and have the chance to know hidden places, such as
the Intipunku (Gate of the Sun) or for more adventures can take
a hike to the top of Huayna Picchu (Young Mountain) to visit the
Temple of the Moon and enjoy a spectacular view of the city. Or
if you have good physical conditions can take a hike full of
adrenaline to the Putukusi mountain opposite position than Machu
Picchu which allows us to have other unforgettable views from
this new wonder.
DAY 10 TRANSFER OUT
Breakfast and according time, transportation will be provided to
go the airport (B).
*INCA TRAIL INFORMATION
OUR SERVICE INCLUDED
*Transfer by bus to km.82 (trail head)
*Entrance Fee, Inca Trail and Machu Picchu.
*A large tent, for each 2 persons.
*Mattress, one per person.
*Enough tables and chairs.
*English speaking professional tour guide (over 8 members, 2
*An expert cook.
*Porters (to carry tent, food, cooking equipment)
*Full meals during the trek.
*Daily snack bag.
*Daily afternoon tea service.
*Daily wake up tea, and hot water for washing.
*Daily morning boiled and cold water to fill the water bottles.
*Emergency oxygen bottle and medical kit.
*Transfer train station / hotel
*Bus Ticket from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes
*Breakfast first day (you can order an early breakfast at your
*Lunch last day
*Hot springs pool visit (on your own).
*Tips to the crew (guides, cooks and porters).
WHAT WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU BRING
A backpack with necessary change of clothes for the whole
period of the trek
Rain gear (jacket and pants if available) or rain poncho
(plastic ponchos can be purchased in Cusco)
Strong footwear, waterproof trekking boots recommended
Sandals or jogging shoes for a higher comfort while at camp
Warm clothes, including jacket, fleeces. Thermal clothing is
also recommended, especially for sleeping
Flashlight/headlamp and batteries
Camera, films and batteries (batteries consume more quickly
under cold conditions)
Hat or cap to protect you from the sun, rain and cold
After-sun cream or hydrating cream for face and body
Insect repellent – minimum recommended 20% DEET – no malaria
risk has been reported
Snacks: biscuits, energy bars, chocolate, raw fruits, muesli,
etc. Please note that we do provide a daily morning snack and
our meal service is very complete and well supplied. This
recommendation applies for all clients being used to a specific
snack, as it may happen that it is not included in our selection
Water container and water for the first morning. Important
notice: plastic water bottles are no longer allowed into the
Inca Trail. Plastic water containers (ie. Nalgene) or metal ones
Optionally: water- sterilizing tablets in case you pick up
water from streams or rivers along the route. Otherwise, we
provide filtered boiled water, which is safe to drink and has
not reported any health problem so far
Swimsuit (if you wish to go to the hot springs in Aguas
Cash in soles and/or US$ (No ATM machines in Aguas Calientes)
Original International Student Identity Card (in case you have
applied for a student discount)
Optional: walking sticks or poles (rubber covers required in
order not to damage the Inca Trail)
Note: To apply to this discount It is necessary to send us your
scan copy ISIC (International Student Identity Card) with your
Without this copy we will not be able to make the discount.
This is the ONLY Student card to
apply the discount
When booking a trek: The government has strictly
limited the number of people permitted on the Inca Trail during
2009 (permits are issued to about 200 trekkers per day plus 300
porters). We recommend that you make a trek booking as early as
possible. In 2008 the trek permits for some dates sold out more
than 4 months in advance!! However don't make a booking until
you have all the group details (names, passport numbers, ages
etc) and you are sure about your trek departure date since
"these details cannot be changed after we have bought your trek
* Participants need to be in good physical health and condition
it is good for travelers who are in condition to hike up to ten
hours, with breaks in a single day to enjoy the Inka Trail. The
trekking will be difficult if you have not exercised regularly
before your trip. To fully enjoy an Inka Trail adventure, we
advise passengers to get into an exercise program for their own
safety and enjoyment. If a passenger suffers from any medical
condition, we advise him/her to consult a physician about
joining an Inka Trail Expedition.
Take only the necessary items for the 4/3 days trek, You can
leave the rest of your luggage at your hotel in Cusco (most of
hotels and hostals has an storage rooms to keep it until your
Park authorities may occasionally designate different campsites
than those indicate The Inca Trail is part of the Machu Picchu
Sanctuary, a protected area of 32,592 hectares. Every visitor
must obey park regulations prohibiting littering, cutting or
damaging trees, removing or damaging stones of ruins and the
Trail, removing plants, killing animals, lighting open fires or
camping in the archeological sites (Only authorized campsites
can be used).
1. Personal porters can be hired to help carry your personal
items such as clothes, sleeping bag etc. The services of a third
of a porter (maximum 9kg or 18lb per person) can be hired for
US$135. If you hire the services of a third of a porter (you
will need to supply the small padlock). However, even with this
service you will still need to take a daypack to carry your
essential items such as rain poncho, warm fleece, camera and
Please note that due to new government regulations the maximum
number of porters that we can use in each group has now been
capped. This is why we have had to limit the maximum amount of
personal equipment that you can give to a porter to carry for
you to 7kg or 14lb per person. (The maximum amount that each
porter can carry on the Inca Trail has also been limited to 20kg
or 42lb per porter). Approximately 30% of our clients hire the
services of an extra third porter.
2. We can also provide vegetarian meals or cater for special
diets at no extra cost but we need to know when you make the
3. You can hire sleeping bags in our office. All sleeping bags
are synthetic (easy to wash). They are washed after every use
and are guaranteed to be clean.
Cost: US$35 per person for the 4 day/3 night trek. Weight 2.5 kg
and are rated to 12 degrees below freezing (nice and warm even
during the coldest of nights experienced on the Inca Trail).
The Vistadome connect your senses through a sophisticated
and sensory travel experience; is the ideal train for those who
want to be in contact with the environment and appreciate the
wonderful journey to Machu Picchu.
Surrounded entirely by glass and wagons with large panoramic
windows offering incomparable scenic views and innumerous
opportunities to capture amazing pictures, Vistadome travelers
feel connected and part of the impressive landscape of Peru.
The Vistadome also has air conditioning and heating, leather
seats that adjust the body to provide comfort and relaxation
during the entire trip and has a different service, which allows
the visitor to be immersed and feel the Andean culture through
its landscapes, music, dance and even food carefully prepared
with local ingredients
The Expedition is a travel experience with all the
quality and benefits at a lower cost. Is a service designed for
the traveler’s comfort, with four passenger seats located in
front of each other, so you can share your experience, and for
the faithful backpack that is always with you we offer racks
placed above the seats. Also, this train has panoramic windows,
air conditioning and heating, and Andean music that creates a
END OF SERVICES
INCLUDES: All hotel and lodge accommodations based
on double or single occupancy. All scheduled transportation. All transfers. All
scheduled excursions with English-speaking guide services. All entrance fees.
Meals as specified in the itinerary. B=Breakfast; L=Lunch; D=Dinner.
IMPORTANT: For a better service, the company informs you that it has
autonomy to change the Hotels mentioned in the itinerary with another one of
similar category if therefore sees it by advisable taking into account
justifiable availability of spaces or other reasons, if this it is the case you
will be notified ahead of time.
NOT INCLUDE: International and domestic airfares, airport departure taxes
or visa fees, excess baggage charges, additional nights during the trip due to
flight cancellations, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages or bottled water,
snacks, insurance of any kind, laundry, phone calls, radio calls or messages,
reconfirmation of international flights and items of personal nature.
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