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Inca Trail Express

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starts on 23 Nov 2018
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44 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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  • EK
    Written on October 19, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Excellent guides and the Quarry trail was great. Less people than the Inca trail which is crowded. Hotels had a little to be desired. otherwise trip was great!

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  • Inca Trail Express reviewer 2
    Written on October 17, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    The meals were amazing, the porters worked really hard to make our journey seamless. The guide was ok, but should have been 2 and not 1 as the slow people in the group held up the rest of us. The itinerary provided by intrepid prior to the journey was not... Read more

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  • MM
    Written on October 7, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    This was the best trip I have ever done! Empe our tourg uide was absolutely amazing and took us out for diner almost every night in Cusco, she showed us around and told us a lot about the Peruvian culture. She was the best! Our tour guide Vanja on the... Read more

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  • SP
    Written on September 16, 2018
    3.5 - Good

    The most disappointing part of this trip was the lodging at the Cusco especially when I made arrangement to stay extra two nights in that Inn. The inn was very noisy well into the late night; the curtain was too thin to block the light from the hall way... Read more

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  • S
    Written on September 16, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    The most disappointed of this trip was the lodging especially at Cusco. We stayed two more nights at the lodging where we are going to meet the group but knowing what I know, I wish we have made other arrangement. The inn was so noisy, we could not sleep... Read more

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  • MH
    Written on September 6, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Had great time! Intrepid was fantastic!

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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 8
    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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  • A
    Written on April 11, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Rigorous physical trick but spectacular scenery. Food at the campsite was outstanding! Guides, Henry and Valdimir were very attentive and watched out for all levels of hikers. Once in a lifetime journey.

    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi, thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us. We’re delighted to hear that you enjoyed trekking the Inca Trail with us. We hope to see you on another trip with us again soon – where’s your next adventure? Kind regards, Intrepid
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  • A
    Written on March 21, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    very great time! i really enjoyed it!

    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. Glad to hear that you had a great time in Peru, and we hope Machu Picchu lived up to your expectations! Hope to see you on another trip with us again soon. Kind regards, Intrepid
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  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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  • Accommodation

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    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers

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  • Insurance

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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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    • Nathalie, 20 years old19th October 2018
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    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.
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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.
    Hold my space
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    Deposit
    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 18 January 2019 the full payment of $1,064 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 $1064 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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