Includes Inca Trail Marathon
If you are fit, have run marathons and like challenge, then this tour is for you: join us for this incredible trip.
Chaski challenge is named after the Chaskis from the time of the Incas. They were messengers who would run over the road networks (40000km of roads were built by the Incas across deserts, highland and jungle) to deliver messages.
For this trip, we have highly-trained Guides and an excellent organisation that will enable you to do the trail in just a few hours!!!
1ST Day Tour: Arrive in Lima
We pick you up from the airport and take you to your hotel.
2nd Day Tour:Lima – Cusco – Flight to Cusco (one hour)
We pick you up from the airport and take you to your hotel. Free afternoon to relax and explore the city by yourself. At 7pm. You will have a short meeting with the Guides about what to expect on the Inca Trail.
3rd day: Cusco – Sacred Valley
Today we go on the Sacred Valley Tour and enjoy the beauty of this area and its Inca buildings. We will stay the night in Ollantaytambo. BD*
4th day Tour: Ollantaytambo – Inca Trail – It´s warm-up day!
We will wake-up at 7am and after breakfast we will head to the starting point of our trek – kilometre 77 of the railway between Cusco and Machu Picchu. After a gentle start, we will start running (for approximately 1 hour) to ‘‘Llactapata’ Inca complex where we will camp. We will have dinner, a short meeting about the next day and an early night.
5th day Tour: Inca Trail – Machu Picchu
After waking up at 4am, we will have breakfast and pack. At 6 am we will start the race of about 24 miles over 3 passes – we will arrive at Machu Picchu in approximately 6 to 9 hours!!!!
There will be aid-stations at crucial parts of the trail, people with juice, fruit, snacks, chocolates, first-aid staff, people with walkie talkies (for emergency) and also people timing you at various points, including at the finishing line: Machu Picchu!!!!
There will be dinner and a big celebration in Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu pueblo).
We will take an early bus up to Machu Picchu and a walking tour of the city (approximately 2 hours) will be given by your guide. After this you can explore the mysterious city by yourselves. If you still have energy you can also climb Huayna Picchu (2720m/8923ft)!!! (It takes 45 minutes to reach the top.)
You will meet your guide in Aguas Calientes (it can be reached by bus or on foot) for lunch and to be given your train tickets back to Cusco. The train usually leaves at 3.55pm and we will arrive back in Cusco at about 8.45pm.
7th day Tour: Cusco
– The tour will end after breakfast. (If you wish to stay longer in Peru, we have other tours to offer.) B*
Includes in Chaski Challenge Tour:
- All hotel accommodation (1 night in tents on the Inca trail)
- Pick-ups from airports/bus stations to hotels and vice versa
- Breakfast is included in all accommodation (lunch and dinner are included only where stated)
- 1 flight: Lima – Cusco
- Sacred Valley Tour
- Inca Trail Trip
What you need to take
Travel Insurance is essential
IMPORTANT: Due to regulations brought in in 2002, the Inca Trail (5, 4 or 2 days) is limited to 500 people per day (including Guides, porters and cooks). It is therefore necessary to book in advance to guarantee a place on the date you want to leave. For Inca Trail treks in the high season (June, July, August and September) it is advisable to book at least 4 months ahead.
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Chaski Challenge Tour
7 days | 6 nights
Departure: All year.