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									Hola!
Many thanks for your interest in booking a Trek or Tour with APUS PERU Adventure Travel Specialists.

There are a number of forms attached to this letter. To arrange your booking, we need:
1. A down payment of 20% which is outlined in the BOOKING & PAYMENT FORM and can be paid using
   the following methods. Please note that this 20% downpayment is NON- REFUNDABLE and payable at the
   exchange rate of the day. Your place on the trip is not confirmed until the deposit & relevant
   paperwork (ie Passport details and Scans of ISIC cards) have been received.
2. PAYMENT OPTIONS
Western Union details - Please ask us
Paypal details (Payments by credit cards possible) Email address: apusperu@westnet.com.au
             a. If you have an account, you can log on and go to “Send Money”. If you want to pay directly,
                 we have a button on our website which enables you to pay your deposit directly via credit
                 card via Paypal. Go to this page http://www.apus-peru.com/booking_payment.htm
             b. Scroll down a little bit & you will see a "Buy it now" button from Paypal.
             c. Click that button, follow the instructions & you can pay via Paypal without an account.
Moneybookers details (Payments by credit cards possible) Email address: apusperu@westnet.com.au
Bank details (please note your NAME & TREK on the transaction!) We can give you bank details on request.
3. Completed PASSENGER DETAILS FROM. We require ONE completed booking form for each passenger.
   In case of emergency we take no responsibility if we have been supplied inadequate information.
4. bookings using STUDENT (ISIC) or child discount. For students your booking (with discount) for
   the Inca Trail cannot proceed without a scan of your ISIC card. For children, we also need proof of age
   (passport scan) to buy your ticket with a discount.
5. Please note: a signed booking form – that states you have read and understood the GENERAL BOOKING
   CONDITIONS must be received by every member of the group. Before you pay your deposit please refer
   to the GENERAL BOOKING CONDITIONS regarding our cancellation and refund policy.
6. Once you have made your DEPOSIT, please send us advice of your payment via email.

7. Upon receival of your payment, booking forms & scans of your passport you will be sent a TOUR
   CONFIRMATION. (Note: this confirmation may delay up to 10-14 working days)
8. This TOUR confirmation will also contain detailed information about your tour, how to meet Apus Peru
   representatives in the starting point for your tour.
9. You need to pay the balance of your tour 14 days prior to departure.

Please note: If you have any trekking included in your tour, please note the following:

Private tours vs group tours Our tours are structured so they can leave any day with two people. Some
people prefer the solitude of trekking alone and opt to have a “private tour” whereas some people enjoy
meeting others and would like to trek in a group. These “group tours” start out as just two people but are
advertised on our website as “Trekkers Wanted.” As the group grows in size the price per person drops and
will be organised at the final briefing in Cusco. The maximum size of our groups is eight people.
PLEASE NOTE – If you are just two people and you wish to have a ‘PRIVATE TOUR’ with just the two of you
there will be a surcharge of $60 (that is, $30 each). If you have 3 or more in your group and wish to have a
private tour you will not need to pay this surcharge. If you are just two people and you advertise on trekkers
wanted and your tour does not attract any extra trekkers then you will not need to pay the surcharge.

When making your booking please carefully revise the list of inclusions specific for your tour on the APUS
PERU website and contact us immediately if you require clarification. Again, thanks for your interest – if you
have any further questions, don’t hesitate to contact us. I hope to hear from you soon again!

Kindest regards
ARIANA SVENSON
Apus Peru Adventure Travel Specialists - apusperu@westnet.com.au
BOOKING & PAYMENT FORM

TOUR : PERSONALISED TOUR OF PERU (SEE ATTACHED ITINERARY)

DEPARTURE DATE                    FRIDAY APRIL 9TH 2010

END DATE                          SATURDAY APRIL 24 2010

PASSENGER NAMES (please list all names)

ERIC & HILDI ARNOLD

QUANTITY                                 DESCRIPTION                                UNIT PRICE      TOTAL

2              Private itinerary – (as attached) ADULTS                            $1850.00 US      $3700.00

1              Private itinerary – 11 year old                                     $1610.00         $1610.00

1              Private itinerary – 8 year old                                      $1580.00         $1580.00

               If you wish to pay your deposit and your final payment via
               BANK TRANSFER you can receive a $25 discount off the total
               price of the tour.
               OPTIONAL EXTRAS, PLEASE COMPLETE IF REQUIRED                        $9.00 per day
               Extra mule to carry YOUR things                                     $16.00 per day
               Extra riding mule and muleteer to lead it                           $25.00 per day
               Extra porter to carry your things                                   $4.00 per day
               Sleeping Bag suitable for –5deg.                                    $6.00 per day
               Deluxe Sleeping Bag suitable for –10deg.                            $2.00 per day
               Walking stick lightweight aluminum                                  $5.00 per day
               Thermarest inflatable mattress.
               Walking stick lightweight aluminum                                  $2.00 per day

               Thermarest inflatable mattress                                      $5.00 per day


               Cusco hotel – please list your first and second preference
               1. _________________________
               2._________________________
               Upgrade for hotel in Aguas Calientes (see prices on website,
               and deduct $10 pp)
               1. __________________________
               2.__________________________

                                                                                      TOTAL PRICE
                                                                                                    $6890.00
                                                                                             USD
      All prices quoted in USD                                                  20% DEPOSIT AMT
                                                                                                    $1378.00
      can change depending on extras and accommodation required.                        PAYABLE
      When calculating costs for hire of walking stick, sleeping bag,
     calculate using the length of the tour. Even though you won’t use the
     equipment on the final day it will still be ‘on the road’ and ‘occupied.’


                                                                                   AMOUNT TO BE
                                                                                    PAID 14 DAYS    $5512.50
                                                                                           PRIOR


PLEASE NOTE:
This price is indicative only, based on the cheapest airfares available. If, after receiving the
deposit, we go to make your flight reservations and find that the cheapest fares are sold out, we
reserve the right to ask for an increment in price to the next price bracket.
PASSENGER DETAILS FORM (Please provide details exactly as in your passport) WE REQUIRE ONE FORM PER
PASSENGER.


FIRST NAME                                            SURNAME

PASSPORT NUMBER                                       COUNTRY OF ISSUE

DATE OF BIRTH                                         SEX

A night in a basic one star hotel at Aguas Calientes is included in treks that finish at Machu Picchu.
What bed arrangement you would like?
Single                    Twin (two single beds)       Matrimonial                Triple

DO YOU SPEAK                                          DO YOU HAVE
SPANISH?                                              TRAVEL INSURANCE?
DESCRIBE YOUR
FITNESS LEVEL
Hotel name & address & phone number Cusco:
_____________________________________________________________________________
EMAIL ADDRESS WHILE TRAVELLING: ___________________________________________
MEDICAL DETAILS - Do you have a special medical condition/allergies that your guide should
know about? Please advise if you are carrying medication for this condition, and administration if
appropriate.
Yes   No     Please describe:
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
DIETARY REQUIREMENTS - Do you have any special dietary requirements? Is there any kind
of food you absolutely won’t eat/ or are allergic to? (Please specify) (If vegetarian please
describe what type of vegetarian. Ie will you eat chicken, fish, eggs, cheese, milk....?)
______________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
SPECIAL REQUESTS – Did you discuss any special requests with reservations staff?
Eg. 3 man tent, extra nights in Aguas Calientes, particular campsites
______________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________
DETAILS
In the case of emergency we would contact this person.
Name: ___________________________ Relationship to you: ___________________________
Contact phone numbers – please include country codes
(day) __________________________________ (night) ________________________________
Address: ______________________________________________________________________
Email address: _________________________________________________________________
I acknowledge that this is an adventure tour and that there are risks involved. I have read,
understood and accept the General Booking Conditions of Apus Peru (listed on the attached page)
including the conditions regarding refunds. My signature on this page, accepts the conditions on
the following page.


Signature of passenger _____________________________ Date: _______________
Apus Peru Adventure Travel Specialists                                  under this condition,
terms & conditions 2010                                                 Apus Peruwill not be liable, for personal injury, death or property
                                                                        damage or loss incurred by you.
Please read carefully the terms in the conditions of contract. In
                                                                        6. ROUTE CHANGES, POSTPONEMENT, CANCELLATION OR
completing and submitting the Booking Form, you agree to be
                                                                        DELAY
bound by these conditions which
                                                                        While Apus Peru will use its best endeavours to operate all tours
constitute the agreement between Apus Peru Adventure Travel
                                                                        as advertised, by entering into this contract the Client accepts
Specialists SAC (Apus Peru) and you (referred to as the Client).
                                                                        that it may prove necessary or advisable to vary or modify a
These conditions apply to the exclusion of any other terms or
                                                                        tour itinerary or its contents due to prevailing local conditions.
conditions unless they are set out in the Booking Form or are
otherwise agreed to in writing by the parties. Previous dealings
                                                                        Apus Peru reserves the right to:
between the parties will not vary these conditions. No variation
                                                                                change the date of departure or conclusion of the
of these conditions will be effective unless
                                                                                 tour, or
in writing and signed by a person so authorized by Apus Peru.
                                                                                modify any aspect of the tour, or
1. HOW TO BOOK
                                                                                cancel or modify any routes within the tour or
To reserve your place on one of the tours, you should complete
                                                                                 objectives set out in the itinerary, or substitute
read the “How to make a booking” and then complete the
                                                                                 different or equivalent routes within the tour in place
booking form which will be provided to you by an authorised
                                                                                 of cancelled or modified routes, or
Apus Peru representative. Your form should be accompanied by
                                                                                postpone, cancel or delay (either in relation to the
your non-refundable deposit, the amount which will be specified
                                                                                 departure or arrival times or the duration of the tour)
on your booking form.
                                                                                 any such aspect of the tour if, in the absolute
2. PAYMENT
                                                                                 discretion of Apus Peru, it is necessary to do so due to
The prices quoted on our website/or in our email
                                                                                 inclement weather, snow or icy conditions or
correspondence are for payment by cash, cheque, bank transfer
                                                                                 conditions that are otherwise likely to be hazardous or
or credit charge (the latter subject to surcharge). The balance of
                                                                                 dangerous or due to any other adverse or threatening
the tour price is payable to Apus Peru 14 days prior to
                                                                                 conditions whether political or military or terrorist or
departure. Prices are quoted in US dollars (unless otherwise
                                                                                 otherwise or if, in the absolute discretion of Apus
specified)
                                                                                 Peru, there is a likelihood of any such event occurring
3. AMENDMENTS/TRANSFERS
                                                                                 which may impact upon the safety of the Clients, or if
If you wish to make changes to your tour arrangements, you
                                                                                 an act or omission of a third party prevents the tour or
must notify Apus Peru in writing. Each amendment to your tour
                                                                                 the aspect of the tour being undertaken in accordance
arrangements will incur a $25 administration fee PLUS any costs
                                                                                 with your booking. In the event of any change,
incurred by your change. (ie airline penalties for change of flight
                                                                                 modification, cancellation postponement or delay
etc) All administration fees must be paid before departure.
                                                                                 under this condition, you acknowledge that you will
4. CANCELLATIONS
                                                                                 have no right of refund of the tour price (whether in
If you wish to cancel your tour, you must notify Apus Peru in
                                                                                 whole or in part) and no right to claim compensation
writing. Once
                                                                                 for any injury, loss or damage or other additional
Apus Peru receives your notice, cancellation will take effect
                                                                                 expenses incurred by virtue of the change,
subject to the following:
                                                                                 modification, cancellation postponement or delay.
           if cancellation takes place more than 30 days prior to
                                                                                 Apus Peru also reserves, in its absolute discretion, the
            your departure date, your full deposit will be forfeited:
                                                                                 right to cancel any tour due to any government travel
           if cancellation takes place between 30 and 8 days
                                                                                 warning or advice, or any change in such warning or
            prior to your departure date, 50% of the overall tour
                                                                                 advice. Travel insurance may compensate you
            price will be forfeited:
                                                                                 depending on the circumstances
           if cancellation takes place less than 8 days prior to
            your departure date, 100% of the tour price will be
                                                                        7. INSURANCE
            forfeited:
                                                                        Personal travel insurance is not included in the tour price. It is a
4. HEALTH AND FITNESS REQUIREMENTS
                                                                        condition of booking a tour with Apus Peru that you have your
Participants must be in good health and physical condition and
                                                                        own travel insurance. Clients are wholly
are strongly advised to follow our pre-departure fitness training
                                                                        responsible for arranging their own insurance. A suitable
recommendations, where offered and/or necessary. Your
                                                                        insurance policy should provide adequate cover for medical
acceptance of these booking conditions and payment of a
                                                                        expenses arising through illness or accident prior to or during
deposit indicate you believe you are of sufficient physical
                                                                        the holiday and loss of holiday monies through cancellation or
condition to participate in this tour and have satisfied yourself of
                                                                        curtailment of the holiday for insurable reasons.
this through consultation with an appropriate medical
professional. If you suffer from severe muscular, chest, heart or
                                                                        8. AIRLINE
bronchial disorders, or if you are a severe asthmatic, or have
                                                                        Any material published by Apus Peru, the Booking Form and
high blood pressure, you are strongly advised against
                                                                        these conditions of contract are not issued on behalf of, and do
participating. Tours take place in remote areas where there is
                                                                        not commit any airline whose services are used or proposed to
little or no access to normal medical services or hospital facilities
                                                                        be used in the course of the tour. Apus Peru will use its best
for serious problems. Where necessary, evacuation can be
                                                                        endeavours to ensure that all flight prices and pre-paid taxes are
prolonged, difficult and expensive. Medical and evacuation
                                                                        correct at the time that they are quoted. Airlines reserve the
expenses will be the responsibility of the Client, for this reason it
                                                                        right to amend or withdraw fares without prior notice. When the
is recommended that you are strongly encouraged to take out
                                                                        Client makes a deposit for your tour you are committing to the
appropriate travel insurance. Apus Peru reserves the right in its
                                                                        dates of travel. Flight bookings cannot be transferred and are
absolute discretion to refuse a Client the right to participate in a
                                                                        usually non-refundable, non changeable tickets.
tour on medical or fitness grounds.
5. MEDICAL DISCLOSURE
                                                                        9. TOUR PRICES
Your payment of a deposit is declaration that:
                                                                        Tour prices are based on ground costs, fuel prices, airfares,
           you are in good health and mental and physical fitness
                                                                        exchange rates and assumptions made at the time of quotation.
            at the time of booking this tour;
                                                                        Apus Peru tries its utmost not to increase tour prices (in full or
           you have disclosed to Apus Peru every matter
                                                                        part), however sometimes increases are outside its control. Apus
            concerning your health and mental and physical
                                                                        Peru reserves the right to amend tour prices (or any part)
            fitness of which you are aware, or ought reasonably
                                                                        without notice at any time before and including the departure
            be expected to know, that is relevant to Apus Peru’s
                                                                        date. Amendments may be necessitated for many reasons
            decision to permit you to go on the tour;
                                                                        including, but not limited to, exchange rate fluctuations,
           upon any adverse change in your health or fitness that
                                                                        increased fuel costs, airfares, airport charges, increases in
            may be likely to affect Apus Peru’s decision to accept
                                                                        ground operator service fees, or the need to engage alternative
            the risk of permitting you to go on the tour, you will
                                                                        air or ground operators. Any increase in tour prices must be paid
            IMMEDIATELY notify Apus Peru in writing of any such
                                                                        prior to the departure date. Please note the following, specific
            adverse change.
                                                                        circumstances:
                                                                        a) In the event of local flight cancellations, overbooking or
You acknowledge that the obligation to disclose under this
                                                                        rescheduling of departure days and times, Apus Peru reserves
condition continues from the time of booking the tour through to
                                                                        the right to pass on any extra charges to the client. In such
departure and extends for the duration of the tour. If you fail to
                                                                        cases, the client will have the choice to wait for the next
comply with the duty of disclosure in this condition and if Apus
                                                                        available scheduled flight and miss some tour services included
Peru would not have permitted you to undertake the tour, or
                                                                        or pay any additional costs associated with upgrades as a
continue participation of the tour, had you made full disclosure
                                                                        substitute by way of local surcharges.
   b) Increases in Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Lares Trek, similar                   including, without limitation, any relevant information
   entrance charges and associated operating costs which will be                   or advice given by your government, and/or the
   passed to the client by way of local surcharges as the increases                governments of Australia, New Zealand & Canada, the
   occur.                                                                          British Foreign Office and US Department of State and
                                                                                   that it is your responsibility to acquaint yourself that
   10. EXCLUSIONS FROM TOUR PRICE                                                  information or advice, for the above reasons you
   The following items are excluded from the tour price:                           therefore accept the inherent and increased dangers
            Travel to and from the departure point for the trip.                  and risks associated with the proposed adventure tour
            personal travel insurance;                                            and the accompanying risk of injury, death or property
            visa, passport and vaccination charges;                               damage or loss.
            departure, airport and airline taxes
            extra meals, transport costs, accommodation costs, or       13. LOCAL LAWS
             other                                                       All participants in tours operated by Apus Peru are expected to
            expenses not included in the itinerary;                     obey the laws and regulations of the countries visited and any
            laundry, postage, personal clothing, medical expenses       failure to do so will relieve Apus Peru of all obligations that they
             & items of                                                  may otherwise have under these booking conditions.
            a personal nature;
            emergency evacuation and/or emergency search                14. IF YOU HAVE A COMPLAINT
             charges; and                                                If the Client has a complaint about any of the tour arrangements
            tips, onboard beverages and excess baggage charges.         the Client must bring it to the attention of the tour leader or
   Refer to our itinerary for full details.                              other representative of Apus Peru at the time so that they may
   Note that information about these matters or related items is         use their best endeavours to rectify the situation. It is only if
   given in good faith but without responsibility on the part of Apus    Apus Peru is made aware of any problems that there will be the
   Peru                                                                  opportunity to put things right. Failure to complain on the spot
                                                                         will result in the Client’s ability to claim compensation from Apus
   11. FORCE MAJEURE                                                     Peru being extinguished or at least reduced. Should the problem
   If Apus Peru is prevented (directly or indirectly) from performing    remain unsolved a complaint must be made in writing to Apus
   any of its obligations under this agreement by reason of act of       Peru
   God, strikes, trade disputes, fire, breakdowns, interruption of       within 14 days of the completion of the tour or all claims for
   transport, government or political action, acts of war or             compensation will be forfeit.
   terrorism, acts or omissions of a third party or for any other
   cause Apus Peru’s reasonable control, Apus Peru will be under         15. DISCLAIMER
   no liability whatsoever to you and may, at its option, by written     You accept that:
   notice to you either cancel the tour or take any other action as              Apus Peru acts as a booking agent for third-party tour
   specified in our condition “Route changes, postponement,                       operators and accepts no liability for the acts or
   cancellation or delay”.                                                        omissions of those third-party tour operators; and
                                                                                 Apus Peru will not be liable for any breach of any law
   12. ASSUMPTION OF RISK                                                         by any person with whom you travel on the tour; and
   You acknowledge that:                                                         you may not rely on any representations concerning
           by the very nature of adventure travel and trekking                   the tour made by Apus Peru which are not contained
            holidays, they are more challenging and demanding                     in these conditions
            with a commensurately higher level of risk compared
            with conventional holidays;                                  16. RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY
           and in the countries and regions in which adventure          In consideration of Apus Peru accepting your booking application
            travel is undertaken, standards of accommodation,            and in consideration of you being permitted by Apus Peru to join
            transport, health care, hygiene, safety and service          the tour:
            provision generally are often not as high as those                    you release Apus Peru and its officers, employees,
            standards in your country of residence and may                         agents, licensees, guides and other representatives
            require flexibility and patience on your part;                         and the land management authorities in the countries
           the operational control of the tour may be in the                      in which the tour is conducted (each of whom are
            hands of a third party and that your right of action in                collectively referred to as “Apus Peru and its
            regard to any shortcomings of that third party’s                       employees”) from all cost, liability, loss or damage
            performance is against the third party and not against                 incurred or suffered by you directly or indirectly during
            Apus Peru;                                                             the course of the tour and resulting from your
           the additional dangers and risks associated with                       personal injury, illness or death or damage to or loss
            adventure travel may include difficult and dangerous                   of your property unless caused by the wilful
            terrain; high altitude; extremes of weather, including                 negligence or wrongful act of Apus Peru and its
            sudden and unexpected changes; political instability;                  employees; and
            remoteness from normal medical services and from                      you waive any claims you have, or may at any time
            communications; and evacuation difficulties in the                     have, against Apus Peru and its employees and you
            event of illness or injury;                                            agree, by accepting the additional inherent dangers
           the enjoyment and excitement of adventure travel is                    and risks associated with the tour, not to make any
            derived in part from the inherent dangers and risks                    claim against or seek any compensation from Apus
            associated with adventure travel and that those                        Peru and its employees in respect of any personal
            inherent dangers and risks are a reason why you wish                   injury, illness or death suffered by you or damage to
            to undertake the adventure tour, and                                   or loss of property sustained by you as a result of your
           you have submitted your booking for the tour after                     participation in the tour.
            giving due consideration of relevant travel information
                                                                        to scan & email the signature then your payment of a
YOUR SIGNATURE ON THE PREVIOUS PAGE IS                                  deposit is an acceptance of the terms & conditions on this
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT THAT YOU HAVE ACCEPTED THE                              form).
TERMS & CONDITIONS ON THIS FORM. (If you are unable
PROPOSED ITINERARY FOR
HILDI & ERIC ARNOLD & FAMILY

(Version 6th March 2010)

Suggested flights:

LP 75 09APR LIMPEM            0630 0915
*looking into later flights **

LP 74 12APR PEMCUZ           1135 1225
LP 123 24APR JULLIM          0905 1040

Wednesday April 7
Arrive Lima 10:50 pm (we may have a place to stay there, but aren¹t yet sure)

** hotel and transfers removed from quote**

Thursday April 8
Spend day in Lima

** hotel and transfers removed from quote**

Friday April 9

Peruvian avion regulations state that you

LP 75 09APR LIMPEM           0630 0915

Fly to Puerto Maldonado early, night in lodge (recommendations have included: Tambopata
Research Reserve, Lake Sandoval Lodge, and Wasai Tambopata lodge but we are open to others)

** currently investigating availability at Lake Sandoval Lodge, Inkanatura**

INCLUDED:
FLIGHTS
TRANSFERS
GUIDE SERVICES
TRANSPORT
ACCOMODATION AT JUNGLE LODGE.

NOT INCLUDED:
AIRPORT TAXES

Saturday April 10
Explore Jungle, night in lodge

Sunday April 11
Next day in jungle – plenty to see!!

(SAME INCLUSIONS FOR FOLLOWING DAYS)

Monday April 12
Half day in jungle then fly to Cusco.

FLIGHT:
LP 74 12APR PEMCUZ          1135 1225
Please note: Not included in the price of the flight is the local departure taxes, paid in the
airport.
Its recommended that when you first arrive in Cusco you take it very easy, and don´t push your
bodies. Often when you arrive at altitude you feel fine but it “creeps up” on you and you can feel
quite sick.

Accomodation: Inkarri Hostal, Cusco

INCLUDED: TRANSFERS, ACCOMODATION

Tuesday April 13
Explore Cusco.

Today you will have a chance to further acclimatize and also get an orientation to the city. The
City tour is a half day tour (approx 3-4 hours). What time would you like to start? We will have
a walking tour of Cusco, the ancient city of the Incas and “Belly button” of the world. Our visit
includes the Cathedral, the Koricancha (Temple of the Sun).
INCLUDED
TRANSFERS
3 HOUR CITY TOUR

NOT INCLUDED
BOLETO TURISTICO $40 – VALID FOR 10 DAYS, CATHEDRAL OR OTHER SPECIFIC ENTRIES,
LUNCH/DINNER

Accomodation: Inkarri Hostal, Cusco

Wednesday April 14
Sacsayhuaman & day trip horseback riding

This tour takes place in the northern outskirts of Cusco (a 15-minute car ride from the centre)
and not only allows you to visit magnificent Inca sites but is also an amazingly peaceful tour -
trotting along in the mountains surrounded by fantastic views over Cusco and the surrounding
peaks. Inca sites visited include:
" Sacsayhuaman
" Qenqo
" Puca pucara
" Tambomachay (Water Temple)
" Temple of the Moon

Included: Breakfast ,horses, Bilingual guide, transport,
Not included: Lunch, dinner snacks, water. Boleto Turistico

** NOTE: YOU WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO SEE SOME LIVE TYPICAL MUSIC ON EITHER
THE 13TH OR 14TH - STILL TO BE ELABORATED **

Accomodation: Inkarri Hostal, Cusco

Thursday April 15
Trip to Chayhuatire (DOWNHILL MOUNTAIN BIKE RIDING)
You will leave Cusco at approx 8am and visit AWANACANCHA en route. Climb in your private
transport to Chayhuatire, where you will have a weaving demonstration and then mount your
bicycles for your downhill run to Pisac ruins.

The route follows this itinerary
http://www.apus-peru.com/weaving_farming.htm

You will visit Pisac ruins and market before returning being transferred to Ollantaytambo.

INCLUDED: TRANSPORT, ACCOMODATION, GUIDE SERVICE FOR FULL DAY, BICYCLES
Not included: BOLETO TURISTICO $40 – VALID FOR 10 DAYS

Accomodation: El Albergue, Ollantaytambo.
Friday April 16
You will have the morning free in Ollantaytambo (with no guide). You should visit this impressive
Inca fortress that guarded the entry of this part of the valley and protected it from possible
invasion from the lower jungles. The fortress consists of a series of superimposed terraces of
carved stones accessed by long staircases. The design of Ollantaytambo village and the majority
of its foundations date from the Inca era when it was a strategic military, religious, and
agricultural center.

Afternoon – take train to Machu Picchu (BACKPACKER SERVICE)

** VISIT AGUAS CALIENTES HOT SPRINGS **

Accomodation: Muyurina, Aguas Calientes

Mountain Bike in Salinas Salt Mines or Ollantaytambo, night in either Cusco or Ollantaytambo (KB
Hostel and El Albergue Hotel have been recommended)
EL ALBERGUE IS NICER BUT MORE EXPENSIVE THAN KB HOSTAL.
I WOULD RECOMMEND A FULL DAY TRIP TO MARAS/MORAY that includes a visit to Chincheros
(not so much backtracking by making Chincheros another day)

Saturday April 17
Early in the morning (before dawn) we will take a bus up to the ruins of Machu Picchu. (Bus
included in price) so that you can appreciate this famous city in the dawn light and before the
crowds arrive. You will then have a 2.5 hour guided tour of Machu Picchu with your guide. After
your tour you can further explore the ruins by yourself or climb Huayna (Wayna)Picchu for that
classic photo of Machu Picchu. Please note that new regulations (designed to protect the ruins
and for the safety of visitors) mean that there are two entry times to Huayna Picchu - at 7am and
10am, and each time has a limit of 400 entries. Also try to fit in a visit to the Temple of the Moon
or Uyna Huayna Picchu while visiting Huayna Picchu.

Normally, during high season those people who climb Huayna picchu spend a extra day at the
ruins just to get in the queue for the mountain and then spend a good amount of time on this
classic mountain. If you don't get to do Huayna Picchu, other options are:
    - Inti Punku (gate of the sun) this is the location where the classic inca trail arrives.
    - Inca Bridge
    - Machu Picchu mountain.
We highly recommend walking down from Machu Picchu to get a feeling for the vegetation and
also the audacity of its builders. Its a 1.5 hour walk back to the village of Aguas Calientes. We
return to Cusco in the afternoon by the vistadome train (approx 3pm) and are met by a driver at
Ollantaytambo who will transfer you directly back to your hotel. You will arrive in Cusco
approximately 4 hours after your train's departure from Aguas Calientes.

Your guide will be with you from approx 5am to 9am.

Inclusions: Breakfast Machu Picchu entry fee, bus tickets up, guide, boxed lunch, vistadome train
tickets, transfers to hotel in Cusco.
Not included: Lunch snacks, water, bus tickets down

** ASSUMING THAT TRAIN SERVICES HAVE RETURNED TO NORMAL, YOU WILL BE RETURNING
FROM AGUAS CALIENTES TO OLLANTAYTAMBO THIS EVENING (OPEN TO CHANGE)

Accomodation: El Albergue, Ollantaytambo.

Sunday April 18
From ollantaytambo you will travel to Chincheros, where you will enjoy the Sunday market.
From here you will travel by car to Moray ruins, and then hike back to Maras, donw to Salineras,
where you will be picked up and transferred back to your hotel in ollantaytambo.

Accomodation: El Albergue, Ollantaytambo.

Monday April 19
Travel back to Cusco (am) night in Cusco
** this day is the extra day that might be utilized if there are problems with access to Machu
Picchu **

Accomodation: Inkarri Hostal, Cusco

Tuesday April 20
Free day
Currently open to a wide range of different activities.
Do you want suggestions or would you just like to play it by ear?

Accomodation: Inkarri Hostal, Cusco

** note, if you would like we can provide an alternative hotel for your return to cusco, to try
something different… ie Andariego
See http://www.apus-peru.com/accom_cusco.htm

Wednesday April 21
TRAVEL TO PUNO
Today we will take the deluxe bus from Puno to Cusco passing through spectacular high altiplano
landscape.

Bus departs at 7.30am. You will be picked up from your hotel at approximately 6.30am-7am.
The bus arrives in Cusco at 5.00pm.(approx.)

The bus makes stops at the following tourist sites.
Andahuaylillas – entry 5 soles (not included)
The most important attraction for the visitors is its church: San Pedro de Andahuaylillas
considered the "Sistine Chapel" of America due to the quality of its art pieces. Built at the
beginning of VII century, the interior of the temple is decorated with murals performed by Luis
Riaño ( XVII century) representing the path to glory and the path to hell. He was also said to be
the author of the low borders of the wall and an important oil painting of the archangel San
Miguel. Besides, this church holds a majestic piano, numerous canvases of the Cusqueno School
(of artists), silver work and baroque altars.

Raqchi – entry 10 soles (not included)
The enormous Temple of Wiracocha at Raqchi is one of the most mysterious constructions in
Cusco. It is a unique complex of cylinder-shaped columns and four naves. There is no other
construction like this, which is believed to have been the biggest Inca building in the whole
empire! However, this is not the only ruin left standing as there is also a great wall, ceremonial
fountains, sphere-shaped buildings and rectangular houses.

The Wiracocha Temple stands in what was actually a heavily-populated area, a "tambo" (resting
house) of vast dimensions, spreading across 264 hectares. The complex is made up of housing,
temples, palaces, astronomical observation points, food storehouses and walls.

La Raya The highest point between Cusco and Puno (14234 feet), it is also the beginning of the
famous sacred valley, and the meeting point between two very ancient civilizations: Quechuas
(cusco region) and Aymaras (region of Puno).

Pukara – entry 5 soles - Here you will be able to see some interesting litosculptures belonging to
a very ancient civilization called Pukara, a previous culture to that of Tiawanaco and one of the
most important civilizations that originated the famous Tawantinsuyo inca impire. You also will
appreciate some remains like terraces and pyramidal platforms.

Bus trip includes: transport, guide, and buffet lunch in sicuani
Does not include: entry fees to different sites, snacks (you should take snacks as this is a long
trip), water

A representative of your hotel will meet you at the First Class bus station for a transfer to your
hotel.
Accomodation: Posada Don Giorgio, puno


INCLUDED
BUS TO PUNO, TRANSFERS, ACCOMODATION

Thursday April 22
Boat to Islands, night on islands with a local family (recommendations have included: Uros,
Taquile and Amantani)

** Still need to discuss use of Allways Travel **

INCLUDED
TRANSPORT, ACCOMODATION, TOUR GUIDE

Friday April 23
Boat back to Puno, night in Puno

INCLUDED
TRANSPORT
ACCOMODATION
TOUR GUIDE

Accomodation: Posada Don Giorgio, puno

Saturday April 24
It takes approximately 1 hour to transfer from Puno to the airport in Juliaca.

Fly from Juliaca to Lima, get a direct connection to your flight to the US.

Suggested flight LP 123 departing 9.05, arriving 10.20

INCLUDED: TRANSFERS, FLIGHTS

End of services.

Sunday April 25

Flight out 12.20am
You will need to be in the Lima International Airport 3 hours prior to departure.

								
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