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Essential Peru

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Essential Peru - Geckos Adventures
Essential Peru - Geckos Adventures
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Starts
Lima
+11 Destinations
Andes Mountains
Ends
Lima
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Highlights

  • Explore the Amazon jungle
  • Wander the streets of Cuzco
  • Hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
  • Visit Lake Titicaca
Age range
18 to 29 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Home-stay, Camping, Lodge
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Boat, Local Transport, Plane
Physical Rating
Active
Start and end in Lima! With the hiking & trekking tour Essential Peru, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through Lima, Peru and 8 other destinations in Peru. Essential Peru is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

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  • Essential Peru reviewer 1
    Written on November 11, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    Had a great time, Paolo was a great guide. Highly recommended.
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Itinerary

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  • Introduction
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  • Day 1: Lima
  • Day 2-3: Puerto Maldonado (Amazon Jungle lodge)
  • Day 4: Cuzco
  • Day 5: Sacred Valley / Ollantaytambo
  • Day 6: Inca Trail, Quarry Trail or Train Option
  • Day 7: Inca Trail, Quarry Trail or Train Option
  • Day 8: Inca Trail, Quarry Trail or Train Option
  • Day 9: Inca Trail, Quarry Trail or Train Option and Machu Picchu
  • Day 10: Cuzco
  • Day 11: Puno
  • Day 12: Lake Titicaca (Homestay)
  • Day 13: Puno
  • Day 14: Lima
  • Day 15: Lima

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Flights

  • Insurance

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • May 1, 2016

    Is this price based on single or double occupancy?

    The accommodation is based on twin/share or multi-share and you will stay in camping (with basic facilities) (3 nights), homestay (1 night), hotel (8 nights) and jungle lodge (2 nights).

  • May 1, 2016

    How big is the group?

    You can expect maximum of 16 travellers on Geckos trips, however, the average size of the group is usually 10 travellers.

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    About the countries

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    Visa

    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Typhoid
    Recommended for Peru. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Peru. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Tuberculosis
    Recommended for Peru. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Peru. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Rabies
    Recommended for Peru. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    Yellow fever
    Recommended for Peru. Ideally 10 days before travel.

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    Location
    Start and end in Lima.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Geckos Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $100 to confirm this Geckos Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 17 December 2017 the full payment of $2,895 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2895 for Essential Peru, but the deposit of $100 is non-refundable.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Geckos Adventures tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 2,689 km.
    • Lima (Peru)
    • 856 km
    • Puerto Maldonado (Peru)
    • 317 km
    • Cusco (Peru)
    • 24 km
    • Sacred Valley (Peru)
    • 39 km
    • Llactapata (Peru)
    • 58 km
    • Cusco (Peru)
    • 43 km
    • Ollantaytambo (Peru)
    • 26 km
    • Machu Picchu (Peru)
    • 65 km
    • Cusco (Peru)
    • 334 km
    • Puno (Peru)
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