|Locations Visited||:||Inca jungle, machupicchu|
|Type of Activity||:||Trekking , Hikking|
|Time of Tour||:||4 Days|
Pick up at your hotel from 7:30 am. Heading towards the sacred valley of the Incas, where we will see picturesque villages with ancient cultural attractions, arriving at Ollantaytambo, where we will stop for 15minutes or so to stock up on water, eat breakfast and buy some snacks, or visit the services , continuing until you reach Puerto Malaga, 4350 m (14271.6 feet’s) point of departure with the bikes, we will fall in 2000 mt. in about 3hrs, passing through small villages, orchards, rivers and streams, reaching Huamanmarca (archaeological site), where our tour ends with bicycles and board our bus to arrive at the town of Santa Maria, arriving around 2 : 00 pm.
During the descent down the valley to Santa Maria, count on the support
of our private vehicle which will give security and keep our group together.
After a hearty lunch, we get ready to begin a new adventure, this time we will take a river rafting tour, we begin this exciting journey on the bridge of Santa Maria, where we will have a tour of the Sacred 2hrs Vilcanota river, where we will see beautiful landscapes, encountering rapids class 2, 3 and 3 (dry season), making it an intense and exciting journey, always accompanied by a safety kayak to give us the security of the case. Once the tour, the bus will be waiting to return to the town of Santa Maria where we will spend our first night.
The rapids in this part of the river are considered as one of the best of Cusco, and its warm service makes this an unforgettable adventure
We got up around 6:00 a.m. To enjoy a hearty breakfast then we start the
walk along the banks of the river, then start a climb that will take us to 1 ½
hours at which time a climb of approximately 650 meters, while ascending a pass
by which we will visit small towns to take a break and a refreshing drink
during the day will appreciate the flora and fauna found in coffee plantations,
fruit trees such as mango, orange, banana, doomed, Maza samba, etc..
Once on top we can see the whole valley of the Lower Urubamba, likewise during the walk will find part of an original Inca trail, Continuing our stroll to the village where we take our food Quell mayo, then continue the walk along the old road to Santa Teresa which will take us time approx. Of 3 hours to overnight our second night, where we will spend our second night, where we settled into the hostel.
On this day we take a group bus that will take us to luqmabamba of Santa Teresa where we enjoy the walk of 2 hours to the archaeological center of Llactapata where we have a guided, then descend to about 1 hr hydroelectric arriving at the town of hydroelectric find drops from glacial waters ... see also coca and coffee plantations reaching Hydroelectric where we will have lunch, afternoon continue walking by the railway to reach the town of Machu Picchu which is popularly known as "hot water", there we will spend our last night at the foot of the great machupicchu (Inca citadel), where we settled into the hostel.
Around 4:00 a.m. get up and get ready to go to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, the walk will be on a path of ascent through the forest, taking the opportunity to see the sunrise on the way, after registering in the control of the park 6:10 am appreciate the sun if we are lucky, then continue the visit within the Inca citadel of our guide who accompanied us to share their knowledge for about two hours and then you will be free to return until the hour of Machupicchu tourist train from aguas calientes to ollantaytambo and pick up at tourist bus to the city of Cusco and end of our services.
1-Pick up from your hotel in Cusco 7: 20 am (Transfer)
1-Breakfast on the first day and lunch and dinner on the fourth day
2-Tips for crew (tour leader, driver)
3-Bus tickets round trip from Aguas Calientes to Machupicchu ($20)
4- alcoholic drinks
-The most friendly attitude
TERMS & CONDITIONS
1.- You must advise MACAW ADVENTURE of any medical problems or allergies. You need to be in good physical health and if your health is questionable, then you should consult a doctor. If you are over the age of 65, then you will need to present us with a current medical certificate
2.- You must advise your guides if you wish to leave the group for independent walks or sightseeing. If you are experiencing any problems with the service of the guide or tour please advise the guide in that moment so he can resolve any problems as soon as possible.
3.- FINAL PAYMENT: The remaining balance needs to be paid at your arrival to Cusco in US$ Dollars cash (Exchange rate 2.90 Soles for US$1 if your preference is paying with Soles).
Payments with credit / debit cards need to be made 2 weeks prior to the Inca Jungle and only accepted with the commission of 5% included. You should contact us 2 weeks prior to the tour responding to the email with your confirmation requesting any final items to be added and then we can reconfirm the exact balance to be paid plus the 5% commission. You then can enter the same online system with your reference code and make the balance payment.
If you prefer not to use the online system you can skype macaw adventure and we can do a manual payment for you quickly and easily. Or you can use Western Union which is much easier
4.- If paying in cash, you must pay for your tour in the office in full by 12:00 noon, 5-2 days before your departure. (When payments are made at our office in dollars, kindly ensure that your notes do not have any rips/tears/holes in them as these are not accepted in Peru).
We accept US$ Dollars or Soles cash at our office in Cusco when paying the final balance. Our rate exchange is S/ 2.90 Soles for US$1 or cash US$. (You can withdraw US$ from the many ATM machines. Generally more economic on debit cards).
If a final payment is not made by 12 noon the day before any tour or service such as the Inca Trail, the total balance will be charged in US$ to your credit card plus the 8% commission.
5.- The student US$20 discount for use of student cards is regulated by the park itself, not MACAW ADVENTURE Travel. All student ISIC cards are validated by the control of the park and only accepted if you scanned a clear copy of your valid ISIC card through with your deposit at the time of booking and it was confirmed. A Youth Travel card or International Teachers cards are not accepted by the control.
6.- You must carry your original passport and valid ISIC card (if applicable) on the trail, If you do not take the correct original passport as indicated in your permit, the control will annul your permit and refuse you entrance to the trail. If for any reason, you organize a new passport after we have purchased your permits, you must bring the old passport with you, or if this is impossible advise us in writing with a scan of the old passport and your new passport for us to present to the INC with official documentation to avoid problems. Administration charge for this formal change is (US$ 15 pp) You must pay for your tour in full by 12:00 noon, 2 days before your departure.
7.- Change of dates is only possible if the group is still left with more than a minimum and the train tickets and Machu Picchu entrance have not been finalised. US$ 25.00 is charged.
Change of dates when train tickets have been finalised incurs a further fee as Peru rail also charges for changes of dates. This administration charge of US$20.00 per ticket in this case is incurred. At times a change of date may only be possible in an upgrade to a higher standard carriage and so the difference in price would need to be paid additionally. Equally if Machu Picchu entrance has already been purchased it is not transferable or refundable so a further entrance needs to be purchased. This is US$ 60.00 but generally only purchased 10 days before tour.
9.- Cancelation made by Clients :
9. a.- Cancelation of tour up to 2 months before departure incurs a loss of the US$ 200.00 non refundable deposit.
9. b..- Cancelation of tour within 2 months and 1 month of departure incurs a loss of 50% of total tour cost...
9. c.- Cancelation of tour within 1 month and 1 week of departure incurs a loss of 70% of total tour cost...
9. d.- Cancelation of tour within 1 week - 48 hours of departure incurs a loss of 90% of total tour cost...
However we can organise an alternative tour to visit Machu Picchu joining your group and utilising your train tickets and entrance, completing the tour as normal from Aguas Calientes day 4.
9 e.- Cancelation of tour within 48 hours of departure incurs a loss of total tour cost...however we can organise an alternative tour to visit Machu Picchu joining your group and utilising your train tickets and entrance, completing the tour as normal from Aguas Calientes day 4.
10.- If you become ill or injured on the trail and are unable to continue, a porter and mule will be provided to accompany you back to an area with emergency assistance capabilities. Helicopter air lifts and medical assistance are paid at the expense of the passenger. If you fail to complete the tour due to illness we will assist you to meet with your group at Machupicchu to recommence your tour at that point. There will be no refund from the original payment, however we will prepare a document to certify illness which can be used to present to your travel insurance company.
11- MACAW ADVENTURE will take all reasonable care in providing service to our clients to avoid accident, illness, loss of personal property and will only employ suitably qualified staff. We accept responsibility for the actions of our own employees. MACAW ADVENTURE cannot however be responsible for any action or event that was unforeseeable or unavoidable. We also cannot be responsible for improper acts by clients or other third party. You are totally responsable for your own personal property and rented equipment.
12.- MACAW ADVENTURE does not take responsibility for additional costs due to unfavorable weather conditions, natural catastrophe, strikes, accidents, illness, injury, loss of personal items, etc. It is the clients responsibility to carry insurance to cover these types of events. We reserve the right to modify or cancel the program due to any of the unforeseen conditions listed above.
13.- INKA JUNGLE is recommended in dry season. Unexpected rain can cause difficult trekking conditions and possibly closure of the pass. In the case of it MACAW ADVENTURE can not be held accountable for the need to take an alternative route. You would also need good quality trekking boots and equipment to protect you against related conditions, cold and glare. In extreme cases when “inka jungle trail to Machupicchu” is declared closed for safety reasons MACAW ADVENTURE can replace your trek with an alternative trek such as 3 Day INKA JUNGLE trek and your booking deposit money will be used for this or if you prefer an alternative tour such as 5 Day lake Titicaca package or Jungle trip etc. to give you some of the many options.
You can pay by WESTERN UNION, by BANKING TRANSFERENCE,
1.-SEND YOUR PAYMENT BY WESTERN UNION
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Complete the form.
1.- Ensure you get the form to fill it in.
2.- The payement is in american dollars and write the amount in letters.
3.- Then write in numbers the amount you will send.
4.- Copy the receptionist information as follows:
Surname: Mancilla Muchari
Address : calle Suecia 380 C - Plaza de armas , Cusco City: CUSCO
Do not forget to fill in your personal information. Pay to the cashier the amount you will send plus the charge of sending. You’ll be asked to display your identification. Once the deposit is done you’ll be given a bill that includes your MTCN:(Money Transfer Control Number).
Send us a mail indicating the amount you’re sending and the MTCN, we will confirm the transference by e-mail or by phone., then we’ll proceed to make all the payments.
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