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Mandor Pampa - Machu Picchu Two day
A great alternative for those do not have time to trek 4 or 5 days but want to have a nice hike in the surroundings of Machu Picchu and of course including a visit to Machu Picchu, only our private service can give you plenty of time and a good confidence on your trek.
SECRET GARDEN OF MACHU PICCHU
One of the places that will be of interest for travellers that are fond of
adventure tourism and who may be willing to watch from a different angle the
attractions of the citadel of Machu Picchu is, for sure, Mandorpampa. Located
at an altitude that is between 2 000 and 3 500 meters above sea level
(masl), this wonderful place is part of the clouds forest of the Urubamba
If you are o.k. with this option, you will have the chance to be very early on
the second day at Machu Picchu 20 minutes before the people arriving from the
Inca trail, gets a nice visit once Machu Picchu is quiet and pretty empty, then
enough time to explore by yourself or to hike the real Inca trail all the way
back to Inti Punku (the Sun Gate, Round Trip 2:00 Hours aprox.)
Machu Picchu Hike 2 Days / 1 Night (MPP204)
*You can depart at any day of the week, there is always
availability for this tour.
Prices per person 2012: 2 persons US$370,
3 persons US$350, 4 persons US$330, 5-9 persons US$315,
10-16 persons US$300.
We can offer a US$15 discount to students with a valid International Student
Identity Card ISIC and children under the age of 12 years old.
Group Size:Please note that this is a private group trek. This means
that if there are just two of you interested in doing this trek, the trek will
be organized just for you i.e. US$345 per person.
Obviously with more people in your group the cost per person becomes more
economical. We do not add other people to you trek and unfortunately it is not
possible to join another group.
Departures: To suit group requirements March - November
Minimum 02 passengers at the time of departure (actually we are o.k if you are
02 people, we can leave any day which is fine for your plans)
THIS FOR YOU: We do have this great 2 days hike Option, ending at
Machu Picchu, having on the last day a full day time between 7a.m. till 2 p.m.
to enjoy well the great Inka City, that’s means you will get Machu Picchu before
the crowded trains arrive, good for empty Pictures and enough time for those
looking to climb the holy mountain of Huayna Picchu (1:40 min.round trip
aprox.), or a quiet hike to the temple of the Moon which is located behind
Huayna Picchu (1:50 min.round trip aprox).
Payment details: We will require a non-refundable trek deposit of
US$250 per person payable within 3 days of Andean Life confirming your trek
booking. The deposit is to be paid by Our VISA Payment On-Line,Western Union
money transferand Mail Order System, these are our fastest & most secure form
of payments in Peru. Further details of how to send the deposit are included
with our trek booking confirmation email. The remaining balance is to be paid in
our office at least two days prior to your trek departure date. Payment can be
made in cash US$, local currency (Peruvian Soles), or American Express Travel
Cheques (3%) or by VISA (7.5% surcharge - VISA's cost not ours).
For a trek deposit Payment On-line by Amex and Master Credit Cards, please let
Us know by email and we will send ASAP further details about how to proceed with
FIXED DEPARTURES: EVERY DAY
What is included:
Collection from your hotel in the morning
Transportation by train to Aguas Calientes town the start of the tour
English speaking professional guide
Accommodations: 1 night hostel at Aguas Calientes Town
Meals, 01 Lunch, 01 dinner, 01 breakfast.
Bus from Machu Picchu ruins up and down to the village of Aguas
Machu Picchu entrance fee
Train ticket (Backpackers service) from Aguas Calientes to Cusco
Transfer from the train station to your hotel.
What is not included:
Breakfast on the first morning.
Meal in restaurant in Aguas Calientes on day 2 of the program.
Entrance to the thermal springs in Aguas Calientes US$3.00
Tips for the guide, cook and porters
What you need to bring/carry:
A small day-bag
Rain jacket or poncho (plastic ponchos can be purchased in Cusco for a
Strong, comfortable footwear
One complete change of clothing
Water bottle, ideally non disposable canteen
Hat or cap to protect you from the sun
Sun block (sun protection cream)
Toiletries, towel and toilet paper
Selection of small snacks, chocolate, dried fruit, biscuits, energy bars
Camera, plenty of film and spare batteries, cash in soles and US$
Swimsuit (if you plan on visiting the hot springs at Aguas Calientes
after the hike on the first day)
You also need to bring your original passport on the tour.
(1) Single room at Aguas Calientes town (evening on day 1) the accommodations at
Aguas Calientes on the 1st night is based on double or triple occupancy
(DWB or TWB). If a client would like to have a single room, need to add US$15.00
to the base price of the tour. You must decide if you want to have a single room
in advance and let Us know when making your trek reservation since we need to
purchase the hotel booking in advance as well. You cannot decide it at a later
date or once you arrive in Cusco.
(2) An extra night in Aguas Calientes can easily be arranged for you if
required. Hotels costs and costs associated with returning to Machu Picchu the
following day are additional to trek costs. It is best to make your hotel
reservation directly. The web page
www.andeantravelweb.com/peru/hotels/machupicchu has some good
recommendations and contact details.
(4) Vegetarian Meals. We can provide vegetarian meals or cater for special diets
with no extra cost. Just let us know at least 2 days prior to trek departure.
Reservation details: All trek reservations must be made at least 4 days
in advance (however 15 days in advance is recommended especially during the
months of June, July and August)
(1) Luggage storage. When you go on the trek it is best to leave any luggage
that you are not going to need behind in Cusco. Nearly all the hotels in Cusco
provide a secure luggage deposit. Put any valuables in their safe. Very rarely
do hotels charge for this service especially if you are returning to the same
hotel after the trek. If there are any problems with your hotel we can arrange
to store your luggage at our office.
(2) Time of arrival in Cusco. Unless you plan to stay an extra night in Aguas
Calientes, you will return to your hotel in Cusco for approximately 9pm on the
4th day of the trek. This tickets are subject to availability and at times of
high demand we may have to change your departure to an alternative service /
departure time without prior notice departing on the someday as stated in your
service voucher. This alternative service may run only as far as Ollantaytambo,
in which case we will provide transport for you back to your hotel in Cusco. If
the service is more expensive Andean life will pay additional cost. This applies
to return by train only and Andean life will not be responsible for additional
costs associated wit returning to Cusco in any other form. If it is your
decision to change to a different service or different date you must inform us
at the time of purchasing the trek and pay any additional cost yourselves.
(3) Tour Itinerary: For a detailed description of our 4 day trekking itinerary
Tour Itineray 2012
DAY 01 .- Cusco – Aguas Calientes – Mandor Pampa.
We’ll leave from Cusco by 6: 20 a.m. by Tourist Train all the way to Aguas
Calientes Town,(4 hours travel Aprox.), there we will get the Hotel first to
leave our stuff, then we will have the option to Enjoy a nice walk to Mandor
Pampa which is a nice area full of Birds and Orchids, 2 km, away of the town and
it takes 2 hours guided tour round trip.
Mandor Pampa is just 2 km, following the truck of the train going to the bank of
the river a site behind Huayna Picchu Mountain (the holy one, usually you see it
behind Machu Picchu at the classic Picture)
Afternoon from 5 p.m. a nice option to enjoy the great Hot Springs at Aguas
hot ones , good to recover yourself and have a good break.(1.5 dollars fee)
Dinner and Overnight Includes at the Town.
(01 DWB, OPTIONS ABOUT HOTEL, LA CABAÑA, GRINGO BILLS, JARDIN REAL,ETC).
DAY 02 .- Machu Picchu – Cusco.
Early wake Up (by 05: 30 a.m.), Breakfast and after to leave our Luggage at the
Hotel, we will take the early Tourist bus Up to Machu Picchu, of Course with a
guide English speaking, Usually we use to get Machu Picchu by 6: 50 a.m., so
from this time we will be able to visit Machu Picchu of course at this time
Machu Picchu is pretty empty and we will have the best chance to enjoy the
beauty and the magic of Machu Picchu, because at this time is quiet.
A guided tour of about 2: 30 hours, and then you will have "happy hour time", to
explore by yourself the whole site for about 3 hours and there is time as well
to climb Huayna Picchu mountain and get the best view over Machu Picchu it takes
1: 40 minutes round trip time, or option to go to the temple of the moon which
is located behind Huayna Picchu Mountain.
Then We suggest that after visiting Machu Picchu that you take the bus down to
Aguas Calientes by 14:00 at the latest (assuming train departs at 15:55). Buses
depart every 15 minutes. Check with the guide for actual times.
Getting Cusco city by 8:20 p.m aprox, there we will provide transfer to Your
Hostel, End of the services.
Lunch can be taken at Aguas Calientes town before to take the tourist
train back to Cusco
Optional stay 01 extra night in Aguas Calientes. Cost of Hotel : 15 - 20
u.s. per person.
Andean Life Tour Operator, Specialist Licensed Inca Trail Operator with
regular fixed departure dates
Main Office in Cusco City : Calle Plateros 368-office
de Armas, Cusco, Peru
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