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INCA TRAIL RESERVATIONS 2021
HIKING THE CLASSIC INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU IN 2021?
The Inca Trail hike to Machu Picchu is considered to be one of the most amazing treks in the world, for its exquisite natural beauty and different ecological niches ranging from the Mountains to tropical forests. The Incas created a vast network of roads that go throughout the Andes from Argentina to Colombia and from the coast to the Amazon rainforest.This inca trail was built approximately 620 years ago , to connect their capital city of Cusco to the Sacred Citadel of Machu Picchu. The 4 day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is a branch, which goes from the Andes to the Jungle.
Today tourists start their hike from KM82, which is located in the end of the Sacred Valley very close of Ollantaytambo, in the way to Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes. This challenging hike offers trekkers incredible views of ,several inca temples, amazing cloud forest, and sacred mountains the total distance is 45 km /26 miles.
SECURE YOUR INCA TRAIL , DO NOT MISS OUT THE INCA TRAIL HIKE 2021!
It is becoming more and more difficult to get permits. In 2019, almost all of the permits were sold out for the high demand weeks of April, May, June and July of 2019 within the 1st day of going on sale. By the end of March 2019, the permits were almost completely sold out until mid September.
This year, permits for 2020 are going on sale the 1st of October 2019. It will probably be more difficult for the 2021 season to get permits. The demand is going up! BOOK NOW to secure your 4 days Inca Trail to Machu Picchu permits.
Access to the Inca Trail is extremely regulated by the Peruvian government. Entrance to the trail is restricted by a permit process and only 500 permits are issued per day. Everybody entering the trail, trekkers and trekking staff, needs a permit so they sell out quickly. A typical day on the trail consists of approximately 200 trekking tourists and 300 trekking staff made up of guides, chef’s and porters.
HOW TO BOOK THE INCA TRAIL HIKE TO MACHU PICCHU FOR 2021?
FIRST, to book the 4 day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, you need to fill out our booking form on our secured site, by clicking on BOOK NOW on our homepage or click here the link BOOK NOW. It’s always good to talk to one of experts before you get started. But when you are ready, simply fill out the booking form found on our website and send us a deposit of $250 US per person. As soon as we receive your completed booking form and the $250 deposit per person, we will email you to confirm that you are on our list. Once permits are released from the government, our staff will confirm once again that all is set and your permits are secured for your preferred date.
WHEN DO I NEED TO BOOK THE INCA TRAIL HIKE FOR 2021?
Because of the incredible demand for access to the Inca Trail, booking at least 6 months to a year before is imperative. We are constantly receiving requests for bookings right up until the day permits are released, which is normally the first week of October.
WHY BOOK BEFORE PERMITS ARE RELEASED?
Organized companies like Eco Path Trek make sure they have all updated information for their clients ready to be logged in the minutes permits are released. These permits are snatched up within days, sometimes just hours, of the release and once a date is sold out there is no option to hike that start date any longer. Any delay in this process could mean we are unable to secure your access permit to the Inca Trail.
WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO I NEED TO BOOK THE INCA TRAIL 2021?
Please be ready with the following information (FROM EACH PARTICIPANT in your group). We cannot purchase an Inca Trail permits, entrances to Machu Picchu, or make hotel or train reservations (it is a government requirement) without the following information:
Full name as written in your passport
Date of birth
Nationality and gender
If you are renewing your passport, we will book with your old passport number (or license number) and we will update once your new passport arrives.
CAN I BOOK AT LAST MINUTE THE INCA TRAIL FOR 2021?
Although some permits are released at later dates, our experiences have taught us it is always wise to avoid last minute bookings. Because we must have all of your information correct, including your name, family names, passport number, date of birth, gender and nationality, please do not wait until the last minute and book now if you have set dates!
I DON’T HAVE MY PASSPORT YET, HOW DO I BOOK? or MY PASSPORT WILL EXPIRE BEFORE MY HIKE, WHAT DO I DO NOW?
You can book this hike with your current passport and when you obtain your new passport you simply need to take photos of both your old and new passports then email us those photos at email@example.com, and we will update your permit information at the government office. If you are still in the process of obtaining your passport, you can still book with your drivers license information and when you obtain your new passport then simply email us a photo of both your new passport and your drivers license and we will update your permit information at the government office.
DO I NEED TO CHOOSE A FEW BACK UP DATES OR YOU ARE GOING TO SECURE 100% FOR SURE FOR OUR PREFERRED DATE THE PERMITS?
We work hard to get permits for your preferred date – in fact we normally secure 98% of the preferred dates for our customers. However we ask that you also give us at least 2 alternative dates just in case we are unable to secure permits for your preferred date. This ensures we can still get permits for you and make sure you can experience the Inca Trail!
CAN I DO THIS HIKE WITHOUT A TOUR PROVIDER?
To put it simply, no! This hike can only be booked by a fully licensed tour operator and Eco Path Trek is a 100% licensed and awarded company here in Cusco, Peru. We are pride to be one of the best companies with the high responsibility, because to create an incredible experience.
HOW BIG ARE THE GROUPS IN 2021?
Our groups sizes are normally between 2 to 8 people, although our minimum size is 2 and maximum is 16. We prefer to lead smaller groups which allows us to provide more personalized services. Hiking with smaller groups is often more comfortable for our clients and it allows you to get to know your fellow hikers better as well.
CAN I BOOK A PRIVATE TOUR?
YES, absolutely! A private tour means that you will have your own personal guide, porters, chef, dining tent and toilet tent during the tour. However, you may not be camping or hiking completely alone at all times as there may be other groups camping and hiking the trail as well.
AFTER I BOOK THIS TRAIL, CAN I CHANGE THE STARTING DATE?
You can absolutely change your starting date before the permits are issued at no extra charge. HOWEVER, after the permit has been obtained on your behalf it is not possible to change the start date or to pass the permit to someone else. Permit dates and personal information cannot be changed once they have been issued.
Thank you so much for booking with us. We will work really hard to make a lifetime experience for you. Please fill in our BOOKING FORM carefully with your correct personal details. Contact us with any questions…we are here to help.
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