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Inca Trail Express - Intrepid Travel
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MaryAnn "This was unlike any trip I had ever taken before. I learned an incredible amount of information about Peruvian culture as well as Incan history throughout the trek. Even while we were in the city of Cusco, we were able to visit museums and visit markets and popular areas. The trek itself is pretty challenging, but it is SO worth it! We were very well taken care of by the porters and the guides. I ..."
Excellent
37 reviews
Starts
Cusco
+4 Destinations
Andes Mountains
Ends
Cusco
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Highlights

  • Visit the Coca Museum in Cuzco
  • Hike the magnificent Inca Trail
  • Learn about local lifestyle and tradition
  • Relax in Aguas Calientes’ hot springs
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Camping
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Mini-coach
Physical Rating
Active
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking, Adventure, Mountain Hikes
Start and end in Cusco! With the hiking & trekking tour Inca Trail Express, you have a 7 day tour package taking you through Cusco, Peru and 4 other destinations in Peru. Inca Trail Express includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

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  • Inca Trail Express reviewer 1
    Written on May 26, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    this is ok aand dsds
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  • PH
    Written on May 13, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Ali and Vladamire (sp?) were excellent, superb guides from start to finish. They were wise students of Inca Culture and shared as much information as we were able or wanted to absorb.
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Peter, thanks for sharing your experience with us, we're so glad to hear you had a great time in Peru! Hope to see you on another trip with us again soon - where's your next trek? Kind regards, Intrepid
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  • Inca Trail Express reviewer 3
    Written on May 11, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Really good tour, highly recommend!
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Calin, thanks for sharing your experience with us, we are delighted to hear you had a great time in Peru! Hope to see you on another trip with us again soon! Kind regards, Intrepid
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  • EB
    Written on February 24, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    This trip Surpassed my expectations. The tour guide,Wilbur, and my hiking guide, Marcia, were absolutely amazing! I celebrated my birthday on this trek and I was treated like a queen! Marcia and the trek support staff not only baked me a cake on top of a mountain, but also surprised me with a Peruvian delicacy as a main course. I would not hesitate to travel with Intrepid again and I would request these tour guides if I came back to Peru.
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Erica, Thank you for sharing your experience (and great photos!), sounds like you had a fabulous time. Receiving feedback from our passengers is great as it helps us to know where we’re meeting or hopefully even exceeding expectations. We always share positive comments like these with our global team, where they are very much appreciated. We’re delighted to hear that you had a great time with us (and, from the sounds of it, a very happy birthday!) and we hope to see you on another trip again soon! Kind regards, Intrepid
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  • AG
    Written on December 15, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    The Inca trail express tour was amazing. Our guides were veryinformative, helpful encouraging and positive. All members of the group were valued and treated with respect! The porters, cooks and assistance were nothing short of outstanding taking care of all our needs.
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  • AA
    Written on April 10, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great trip. Everyone should do the Inca trail atleast one in their life. Just have in mind that it requires decent fitness level, specially if you are hot but alltitude sikness.
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  • Inca Trail Express reviewer 7
    Written on July 11, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    The quarry trail was one of the best hiking trips I have ever experienced. Hiking at altitude was a new experience for me and a good challenge. The views were incredible - especially at tge 4450m summit. Our guide Carlos was excellent, and the hard-working horsemen and chefs really were outstanding. Our camps were set up by the time we arrived, and the food was delicious and plentiful. A really top experience!
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  • Inca Trail Express reviewer 8
    Written on March 18, 2015
    4.5 - Excellent

    This was unlike any trip I had ever taken before. I learned an incredible amount of information about Peruvian culture as well as Incan history throughout the trek. Even while we were in the city of Cusco, we were able to visit museums and visit markets and popular areas. The trek itself is pretty challenging, but it is SO worth it! We were very well taken care of by the porters and the guides. I was amazed by the strength and knowledge of all the Intrepid staff. It is such a rewarding experience when you finally get to Machu Picchu, and I feel like I appreciated Machu Picchu even more due to the Inca Trail. Highly recommend this tour! Loved it!
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  • A
    Written on January 20, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    I travelled the world for 6 months, visiting 21 countries across 5 continents. The week I spent with Intrepid trekking the Inca Trail was the highlight - without a doubt.

  • A
    Written on January 8, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great trip - we were informed of road closures and given another option for our trek (which was to be the lares trek) and we were very happy with the alternative (the Sokma trail)

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Cusco
  2. Day 2: Sacred Valley/Ollantaytambo
  3. Day 3: Inca Trail, Inca Quarry Trail or Train Option
  4. Day 4: Inca Trail, Inca Quarry Trail or Train Option
  5. Day 5: Inca Trail, Inca Quarry Trail or Train Option
  6. Day 6: Inca Trail, Inca Quarry Trail or Train Option (Machu Picchu)
  7. Day 7: Cusco

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    • When and where does the tour end?

      The last day of this tour is just a departure day as there are no activities planned, which means you are able to depart Hotel Awkis Dream in Cusco at any time you wish.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      This tour starts in Cusco at Hotel Awkis Dream (hotel subject to change) with a welcome meeting at 2 pm. At the welcome meeting, you will meet your guide and fellow travellers and spend some time acclimatising to the high altitude (3,450 m) before heading out on an orientation walk.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Airport transfers are not included in the tour price but can be pre-booked for an additional cost. Once you have a confirmed booking please contact our customer support team for more information.

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    Recommended for Peru. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
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    Recommended for Peru. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
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    Recommended for Peru. Ideally 3 months before travel.
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    Recommended for Peru. Ideally 2 months before travel.
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    Recommended for Peru. Ideally 1 month before travel.
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    Recommended for Peru. Ideally 10 days before travel.

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    Location
    Start and end in Cusco.
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    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 13 September 2018 the full payment of $1,053 is necessary.
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    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 $1053 for Inca Trail Express, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 219 km.
    • Cusco (Peru)
    • 24 km
    • Sacred Valley (Peru)
    • 21 km
    • Ollantaytambo (Peru)
    • 67 km
    • Inca Trail (Peru)
    • 42 km
    • Machu Picchu (Peru)
    • 65 km
    • Cusco (Peru)

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