HIKE PERU & MACHU PICCHU Words can’t capture the grandeur of witnessing the sun slowly rise overER the iconic Incan ruins of Machu Picchu. On this 7 day trip, immerse yourself in the ancient Quechua culture in the town of Cusco before trekking through the spectacular scenery and vistas of the Andes Mountains on your way to Machu Picchu.
Inca Explorer: Lares Valley Trek7 Days: Cusco & 4-Day Trek to Machu PicchuFrom the mountain town of Cuscomagnificent journey along one to the cloud forests surrounding $850 |Machu Picchu, you’ll embark on a Per person,of Peru’s most spectacular, but lesser known routes to Machu for twoPicchu – the Lares Valley. travelers. For solo travelers + $125 with private room.Known for it’s mountain scenery and opportunities for closeinteraction with the local Quechua villagers, the Lares Valleyoffers a more authentically Peruvian experience than thetraditionally crowded and touristy Inca Trail.
Inkarri Hostel in CuscoItinerary: Includes: Days 1-2: Land in Cusco, Peru and transfer to hotel. • Custom guidebook available in Print or iPad Spend 2 days independently exploring the ancient city • 6 nights accommodation (4 hotel, 2 camping) following suggested itineraries crafted by our Peru • Lares Valley trek & Machu Picchu tour with expert. 2 nights at Boutique Hostel in Cusco. expert local guide and small group • RT transfer from Cusco Airport. Days 3-5: Join up with your mountain guide and small • Breakfasts all days. All meals while trekking. group for a 4-day expedition through the famous Lares Valley. Finish with a train ride to the town of Aguas Calientes at the base of Machu Picchu. 2 nights camping, 1 night hotel in Aguas Calientes. Days 6-7: Tour Machu Picchu in the morning. Return to Cusco and stay the night. Depart Cusco the following day at any time. 1 night at Boutique Hotel. A room at the Inkarri
THE TEAMLEADING YOURTREK Basecamp Night 1 Alberto Brou – Lares Valley Guide A natural adventurer since birth, Alberto is the founder and owner of Andina Travel, a Descending the Lares Valley local ou5i6er in Cusco, Peru. His company has been leading treks through the Lares Valley for two decades. Alberto and his team are recommended by Lonely Planet Peru.
Taking a “high altitude” breatherPlaza del Armas View along the Lares Valley
Sara Benson: Peru e-Guide CUSTOM PERU E-GUIDE Editor From touring ancient Incan ruins to ﬁnding the best On the go around the world cuy in town, we’ve got your Peru trip covered with since she was 13 years old, Sara our custom e-‐guide. Benson is a travel writer and photographer who has authored over 50 travel guides. • Independent excursions and sight-‐seeing iHneraries • Dining recs from local vendors to posh restaurants Sara’s work includes Lonely Planet’s Peru Guide and publishing for Fodors, Na6onal Geographic • Insider’s scoop on rocking nightlife and chill bars and The Los Angeles Times. • Social Hps from Foursquare, Yelp & TripAdvisor • All customized for your 7-‐day trip! OR iPad Print
CELAND ULTIMATE ICELAND With all the possibilities for unconventional adventure, the country of Iceland can be addictive. So addictive, in fact, just one activity is never enough. With everything from diving between tectonic plates to scaling glaciers with an ice axe, Iceland is the multisport capital of the world.
Iceland Summer Adventure5 Days: Based in Reykjavik, Embark on Daily Outdoor ExcursionsOnly on this remoteglaciers, raft class V rivers, snorkel North Atlantic island can you find OPTION 1: Backpackers Hostel $999 |opportunities to trek Price for solo traveler in 4paxbetween tectonic plates, and drive ATVs over lava fields – all dorm roombefore a leisurely afternoon soak in a geothermal lagoon.Welcome to Iceland! OPTION 2: Boutique GuesthouseOn this 5-day multisport summer adventure, you’ll experienceeverything that Iceland’s wild outdoors has to offer during the $1,299 | Per person, for two travelersday, while shacking up at night in Iceland’s modern chic city, + $200 For solo travelers withReykjavik. a private room.
Reykjavik Backpackers Hostel Includes: • Custom guidebook available in Print or iPad • 5 nights accommodation • 4 days of excursions with expert guides & small group (option to book extra excursions) • RT transfer from Reykjavik Airport. • Lunches on each day of excursions. Sunna Guesthouse View from Reykjavik Backpackers Hostel Itinerary: Arrival: Arrive in Reykjavik and transfer to your accommodation for your first night’s stay. Day 1: Independently explore Reykjavik or book optional day excursion. Day 2: Glacier hiking and intro to ice climbing. Day 3: Snorkeling tectonic plates and lava caving Day 4: Rafting the Hivita River Day 5: Choice of ATV driving or horseback riding and visit to the famous geothermal Blue Lagoon. Transfer to Reykjavik airport directly from the Lagoon. Depart Iceland.
THE TEAMLEADING YOUR EXCURSIONS Torfi Yngvason – Iceland Guide As the owner of Arc1c Adventures, Torﬁ and his team are adventurers from toe to toe with years of experience guiding in Iceland. Torﬁ and his team have been featured in such publicaHons as MSN Travel and HuﬀPost Travel.
Snorkel between tectonic plates Soak in the famous Blue Lagoon Learn to ice climb
CUSTOM ICELAND E-GUIDE Katie Hammel: Iceland e-Guide Editor From Viking museums to late-‐night party scenes, As a life-‐long travel writer Reykjavik style, we’ve got your Iceland trip covered KaHe’s work has taken her with our custom e-‐guide. around the world for many publicaHons, most recently as • Independent excursions and sight-‐seeing iHneraries editor of the Bootsn’All • Dining recs from dives to posh restaurants Network. • Insider’s scoop on rocking nightlife and chill bars KaHe’s work includes managing WhyGo Iceland • Social Hps from foursquare, yelp & TripAdvisor and publishing for BBC Travel, Gadling, AOL and the Matador Network. • All customized for your 5-‐day trip! OR iPad Print