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Join us as we Hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

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CrossFit 845 Adventures…

Hikes the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Peru!

Friday August 17th – Saturday, August 25th, 2018

Part travel experience, part fitness goal, join us for this once in a lifetime opportunity!

This 9 Day Trip is tailored around a schedule that will have you gone for only 5 weekdays.

Perfect for those looking to (or required to) minimize their time away from work.

The country of Peru continues to limit the number of visits to Machu Picchu and each year there’s talk about limiting or even closing down the site due to the wear of tourists.

We’ve worked out a significant discount with the tour company and group air rates. Estimated discount of nearly $1,000  over comparable rates if you booked as a single traveler.

CrossFit 845 Members – $2,997
Non CrossFit 845 Members – $3,197

What’s Included? – Virtually Everything

All Transportation – Including both International & Domestic Airfare

  • Ground transport from/to Dutchess County & JFK airport
  • Pickup and drop-off from/to Cusco airport & hotel and then Lima airport & hotel.
  • Bus and train tickets from/to Peru locations and Machu Picchu and back to Cusco.
  • Round trip flights from/to JFK & Lima and round trip Inter-Peru flights between Lima & Cusco

8 Day Tour w/ G Adventures

  • Named Best Inca Trail Tour Operator by Cusco, Peru’s Trade & Tourism Office
  • Guided tours of the Sacred Valley, Ollantaytambo ruins, Inca Trail, Machu Picchu and more.
  • Group Porters and cooks to carry camping gear, equipment, food, and water.
  • All hotel accommodations and camping equipment for the trail.

All Gratuities and Fees

  • Tips for Peru Tour Guides, Inca Trail Guides, Porters and Cooks
  • Tickets and permits for Sacred Valley, Inca Trail and entrance to Machu Picchu

90% of Meals

  • All meals during the Inca Trail Hike
  • All breakfasts during the trip
  • A number of group meals
  • A few meals will be “on your own” as you are able to explore locations at your own pace.

Medical Insurance

  • Required by all tour companies and ensures you’re covered in a worst case scenario.

What’s Not Included?

  • A U.S. Passport. Needed on or before January 1st, 2018
  • Some “on your own” meals during the trip. Plus all alcoholic beverages.
  • A personal porter on the Inca Trail, should you want one, (a group porter is included)
  • Spending cash and souvenirs.
  • Additional tours or experiences if desired (private city tours, traditional Peruvian cooking classes, etc)

Payment Schedule

Tours and trail tickets for Machu Picchu sell out literally six months in advance, and during busy times in the summer, it’s often sooner, so moving quickly on this trip is a must. No new travelers will be accepted after October 31st. Passport information must be submitted by January 1st, 2018 in order to reserve permits.

  • October 31st – $500 Trip Deposit Due – Non-Refundable
  • November 30th – $500 Transportation Deposit Due – Non-Refundable
  • Remaining balance due on or before June 1st, 2018.
  • Travelers may cancel on or before June 1st and receive a full refund, less deposits.

Tentative Itinerary

Day 1 – Friday, August 17th – New York

  • Depart Dutchess County very late in the evening with flight early morning. Take overnight flight

Day 2 – Saturday, August 19th – Cusco

  • Arrive in Lima. Take connecting flight, arrive in Cusco
  • Day and night in Cusco. Enjoy a free day of exploring at your leisure
  • Group dinner that evening to start what will be a fantastic trip! (included)

Day 3 – Sunday, August 20th – Cusco/Ollantaytambo

  • Full-day guided tour of the Sacred Valley.
  • G Adventures-supported women’s weaving co-op and local pottery making community.
  • Break for lunch at the G Adventures-supported Parwa community restaurant in Huchuy Qosco. (included)
  • Hike to the Ollantaytambo storehouses and lookout over the ruins.

Day 4 – Monday, August 21st – Inca Trail

  • Depart Ollantaytambo by van to km 82 where the Inca Trail begins.
  • Ease into things with a straight forward day of hiking, the meandering streams, stunning Andean scenery, and ancient Incan ruins will give you plenty to look at.

Day 5 – Tuesday, August 22nd – Inca Trail

  • Start early to climb the long steep path to Warmiwañusca, better known as Dead Woman’s Pass.
  • This is the highest point of the trek at 4,198m (13,769 ft). Most hikers reach camp by early afternoon, with ample time to rest and relax.

Day 6 – Wednesday, August 23rd – Inca Trail

  • Cross two more passes and ruins along the way. The first pass is Runquraqay at 3,950m (13,113 ft) where, on a clear day, hikers can catch a glimpse of the snow-capped Cordillera Vilcabamba. Hike through cloud forest on the gentle climb to the second pass of the day, walking through original Incan constructions. The highest point of the pass is 3,700m (12,136 ft). On a clear day, enjoy the spectacular views of the Urubamba Valley.
  • At 3,650m (11,972 ft), reach the ruins of Phuyupatamarca, the “town above the clouds.” Camp here or go another 1.5 hrs to the Wiñay Wayna ruins (“forever young”) located at 2,650m (8,694 ft).

Day 7 – Thursday, August 24th – Machu Picchu/Cusco

  • The final day of the hike starts pre-dawn to reach the Sun Gate before sunrise. Catch the first views of the breathtaking ruins of Machu Picchu on a clear day. Hike down to Machu Picchu for a guided tour of the site and free time to explore until noon as permitted by the tourist ticket. Opt to visit the Inca Bridge, if time allows.
  • Catch the bus to Aguas Calientes. Eat and relax before your train back to Cusco in the afternoon.

Day 8 – Friday, August 25th – Cusco, Lima

  • Flight from Cusco to Lima
  • Spend Day and night exploring Lima
  • Group dinner in the evening to cap off the fantastic trip! (included)

Day 9 – Saturday, August 26th – Lima/New York

  • Depart Lima in the morning for the flight to New York
  • Arrive at JFK airport with transportation back to Dutchess County.

Email us at info@crossfit845.com if interested!