OPTIONAL SERVICES TO BE HIRED
Walking stick or trekking poles USD 20 for both.
Shared personal porter: “Machu Picchu Reservations” provides a duffel bag for your belongings/equipment at the time of briefing the night before your visit. Foam mattress, thermal mattress, blanket, pillow and rain poncho are provided to each hiker and must be carried by your porter. it is more comfortable * Equipment such as sleeping bags, backpacks, rucksacks, pillows, blankets, rain ponchos, water bottles must be arranged in advance at the time of booking or email us.
Inca Trail camping equipment will be returned to Cusco on day 4, sleeping bag and mattress must be given to the chef.
Camping (double tent) provided on 1st, 2nd, 3rd nights.
The Inca Trail trek is included extra porterage. Our porters will carry your clothes, sleeping (5 kg per person). You will need to carry only your backpack: camera, water bottle, snacks, cold weather and a poncho in case of rain (unlikely in the dry season from May to October), but as a precaution.
TIPS AND EXTRA MONEY
It is very important to take EXTRA MONEY. You need to carry at least 200-300 soles of emergency money:
Local people built the small markets along the route and you can find water, snacks, chocolate, etc.
Your first breakfast, the last lunch is not included.
Tips during the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: if at the end of your trek you felt that your trekking guide(s) and staff did an exceptional job, a tip is appreciated. The amount is entirely a personal preference: however, as a guide, we suggest that each hiker contribute USD 50 per person to a collective pool, it is always appreciated more.