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Information on trekking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

Information on trekking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

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  • 1. Tucan Travel presents:
    The Inca Trail & Machu Picchu
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  • 3. 3 nights / 4 days
  • 4. Only 500 permits per day means you must book as far in advance as possible.
    You must provide passport details and a deposit to secure your permit.
    Buy walking stick and hire sleeping bags locally.
  • 5. A moderate level of fitness is required... It should be remembered, the Inca Trail is not a race and there are several breaks.
  • 6. We only use the best guides, with years of experience and expert knowledge.
  • 7. Regular breaks with your guide for information on a series of ruins,
    fauna, flora, drinks (which can be bought on the trail) and for lunch.
  • 8. Peak season on the Inca Trail is June, July & August.
    The rainy season is from December to early April but it is warmer at night and you will trek through the cloud forest! The trail closes completely in February.
  • 9. The cloud forest
  • 10. Awake to stunning scenery! Camp Sites have basic toilets & facilities. Some have showers and smalls shops where snacks & drinks (including alcoholic) can be bought.
  • 11. Porters carry and assemble your tents.
  • 12. Amazing variety of quality food.
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  • 14. Ever-changing scenery and terrain...
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  • 22. Dead Woman’s Pass!
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  • 24. Porters carry up to 5kgs for each person.
  • 25. Altitude can have an effect on some people. It can cause breathlessness and mild headaches but these can be easily remedied. Stop for a rest and take deep breaths.
    It is also essential to drink lots of water & apply sun-protection cream regularly.
    Porters also carry a supply of oxygen for emergencies.
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  • 34. View of Machu Picchu from The Sun Gate.
  • 35. Machu Picchu
  • 36. The Group photo!
  • 37. Up close and personal...
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  • 43. View of Machu Picchu ruins from Huayna Picchu
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  • 45. Return to Cuzco by train from Machu Picchu Town (AguasCalientes)
  • 46. Machu Picchu Town (AguasCalientes)

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