* Altitude at starting point: Aprox. 2720m / 8,920 ft.
* Length: 45 km (26 miles) more or less
* Longest day: 2nd day (Aprox. 16 km/9, 9 miles)
* Coldest night: Day 2 (Around 0 Celsius )
* Altitude at Machu Picchu: 2400m / 7,780 ft.
* Highest altitude reached: 4,217 (13,780 feet) (2nd day)
* Lowest campsite: Day 3, 2,700m (8956 ft.)

Imperial (Private) Service:
This service makes your tour as comfortable as possible - fit for a king!
This trip to Machu Picchu is highly recommended for families, group of friends, couples and honeymooners!
Leaves on any date you want to start on !
In this trek/service everything is done so that the trek is not a 'roughing it' experience. You will only carry a small day-pack (which should include items such as a waterproof jacket, sun protection cream, insect repellent, water and camera). Porters will carry the rest of your personal belongings.
* In this service you can also request your own preffered food!!!!
* Private service also means private/special treatment for your porters, they get paid more!
* Private Service means that no other people you don't know / want will be part of your trip.
* If you are planning to hike the inca trail with your family and children, friends, bride, you are on honeymoon, etc this is the right tour for you!

* Professional, bilingual Tour Guide (Meet the Guides here)
* Assistant Guide(for groups of 9 or more people)
* Collection from hotel and train station
* Return transportation (tourist bus to kilometre 82 and tourist train** back to Ollanta)
* Entrance fee to Inca Trail and Machu Picchu (world's heritage site)
* Bus ticket from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes town
* 03 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 afternoon snacks, 3 dinners and various snacks to be eaten throughout the day (breakfast on day 1 and lunch in Aguas Calientes are not included)
* Duffle bag (in which to put 7 kilos of personal belongings-includes sleeping bag - to be carried by porters - included in price).
* Dining tent with tables and chairs
* Cook
* Drinking water
* 4-man tent is provided for 2 people only.
* Sleeping mattress
* Porters (they will carry duffle bags from each person up to 7 kilos including sleeping bags and mattress)
* Oxygen bottle
* First Aid kit

* Depends on the number of people you have in your group (please email us for further information).

* Original passport (and *International Student card (ISIC) if applicable)
* Travel Insurance is essential
* Sleeping bag (not included but can be hired from us)
* Walking boots
* Waterproof jacket/rain poncho
* Warm jacket, hat and gloves
* T-shirts
* Comfortable trousers
* Sun hat
* Sun protection cream (factor 35 recommended)
* Re-usable plastic or metal water container or camel bags.
* Water (only for first 4 hours of trek, then we will provide you with drinking -previously boiled- water).
* Insect repellent
* Toiletries
* Personal medication
* Camera and films
* Torch with spare batteries (headlamps are useful)
*To qualify as a student, it is necessary to have a valid ISIC card.

* Shorts
* Walking stick (with rubber tip) can be hired from us.
* Plasters and bandages
* Sandals
* Extra money
* Bathing suit (for hot springs in Aguas Calientes)

** Train included in all tours is the Expedition (to Ollanta) Train times will only be confirmed close to the time of the trek.

Please Note: train times are subject to change depending on Peru rail timestable and availability.If organized in advance, the train can be upgraded to Vistadome (larger windows than the Expedition cerrojo train) for an increased price.
Please Note: train times are subject to change depending on the rail company timestable and availability. If organized in advance, the train can be upgraded to Vistadome (larger windows than the Expedition cerrojo train) for an increased price.
Changing trains to a different class, date or time; you assume these changes would be possible to be completed only by paying extra fees required by the rail companies and also depend on their availability for the specific class, date or time you are looking