All our treks are physically challenging and each one has a different level of difficulty that is always mentioned. Because of the high altitude, extended periods of walking (up hill) and the duration of the trek, participants require to have a certain level of physical fitness. We recommend you to spend some time in Cusco or in another location with higher altitude before departure. We take many precautions on our trips including an emergency horse, extensive first aid kit, and emergency oxygen bottle. Please, look at our level of difficulty information under frequently asked questions for more information.
2 days before the departure of your tour we will provide you with all the necessary information. During this briefing you will get to know your tour guide who will inform you about the route, what to bring and other practical informations.
There is also a significant amount of information available on our website but please don't hesitate to contact us if you have further questions.
We do everything possible to make sure the trip descriptions are as accurate as possible and we regularly update them. Sometimes, events out of our control, such as natural disasters or infrastructure problems, occur that obligate us to change the Itinerary. We will always try to notify you as soon as possible when this happens.
Many of our treks take place in challenging outdoor environments over a period of 3-12 days. Therefore it is very important to have the right equipment. During all of our treks we provide first class camping equipment including tents and matrasses.
Please, take a look at the general list below to know what you will have to bring during your trek. This is a general list for most of our trips and you will receive one that is for your trip during your booking.
Backpack with rain cover, sleeping bag, clothing for warm and cold climate like a waterproof jacket, rain pants and lightweight pants, trekking shoes, slippers or sandals (for showers and hot springs), woolen or synthetic socks, a sweater, long- and short-sleeved polo’s/t-shirts, a rain poncho, a hat, bathing suit (for the hot springs in Aguas Calientes), sunscreen, insect repellent, disinfecting alcohol and gel, water bottle and sterilizing tablets, toiletries and toilet paper, camera (wrapped in plastic bag), a flash light and batteries, some snacks like chocolate bars and dry fruit, original passport, original ISIC student card and extra money in soles.
Responsibilities of the Participant
Please, before booking your trip, review carefully the level of difficulty and the health information on our website. This is very important as many of our trips require a high level of physical fitness and good general health. We expect that all our participants are in good shape and bring their own medicine for during the trek.
How to contact us?
We are very pleased to be able to help you plan your trip through Peru. Please do not hesitate to contact us for any further information about one of our products!
- Call us at 0051-084-224362
- Contact us with Skype at arroyo.inka.trail or Xtremetourbulencia
- Use the Contact US form on this page
During your stay in Cusco you are always welcome to stop by our office that is located near to the Plaza de Armas at 358 Plateros Street
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