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21st - 30th March 2018
Deposit: £395
Sponsorship level: £3,590

Immerse yourself in ancient Peruvian culture trekking and exploring the remote Lares region of the Peruvian Andes on charity Peru trek.

Experience diverse scenery as we trek Peru through traditional Andean villages and along high remote mountain trails before we visit Machu Picchu, one of the worlds most important archaeological finds. For those of you with a love of landscape, a passion for history and a sense of adventure then look no further and come trek with us!

The following gives you a brief taste of the challenge ahead but for more detailed information please do not hesitate to contact one of the Overseas Team on 020 7424 5511 who will be delighted to help you!

DAY 1: Fly London – Lima
Depending on airline schedule we may stay overnight in Lima

DAY 2: Arrive Cusco
Once we have settled into our hotel that day is yours to relax and explore the sites of this beautiful city whislt adjusting to the altitude, This evening there will be a trip briefing to prepare us for the coming days.

DAY 3: Tambo Machay
Today we will trek through a number of ancient ruins that are perched on the mountain side above Cusco. The Inca sites of Tambo Machay and Sacsayhuaman provide us with a great chance to soak up the unique culture whilst acclimatising to the altitude. Trekking time approx. 5 hours.

DAY 4: Cusco – Lares - Kunkani
Our day starts with a bus journey to the start of our trek at the mountain village of Lares (at 3650m) where we’ll have a lunch and a chance to visit the local hot springs before starting our hike to Kunkani and our first campsite. Trekking time approx. 4 hours

DAY 5: Kunkani – Cruzcasa - Chacchapata
After a hearty breakfast in camp we begin our hike to Cruzcasa pass (at 4200m) where we’ll spot the impressive Mount Veronica towering above us at 5800m. We pass the beautiful lake Yanacocha and after lunch start our final climb of the day to our campsite, situated at 3900m. Trekking time approx. 7 hours.

DAY 6: Chacchapata – Hatun Paso – Yanahuara Alto
From our mountain side campsite we head off this morning to tackle our first challenge of the day, a hike up the mountain to Hatun Paso at 4600m! From here the summit of the magical Pumahuanca at a dizzying 5600m comes into view about us. We then head back down the mount, past Aurora and Yuraq lakes and on through the lush green forest to our campsite at Yanahuara Alto. Trekking time approx. 7 hours.

DAY 7: Yanahuara Alto – Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu
We wake this morning happy in the knowledge that our exertions these past few days will be rewarded today with a visit to the incredible Machu Picchu! A short hike this morning will take us to Yanahuara where we hop on a bus to Ollantaytambo from where we catch the train to Aguas Calientes, the gate way to Machu Picchu! After enjoying a tour of the Incan ruins we’ll have free time to relax and take in this amazing spectacle.

DAY 8: Aguas Calientes – Cusco
This morning we journey back to Cusco where we will have time to relax or explore the city. This evening we’ll enjoy a celebration dinner where we can toast our achievements and reminisce about the weeks hiking and spectacular scenery.

DAY 9: Cusco - Lima – UK
It’s time to say goodbye to Cusco and the mountains today as we start our journey back to the UK

DAY 10: Arrive London
Arrive London

Due to the nature of the challenge, this complex itinerary is subject to change.

There are places available on our next Peru charity Trek.

Enquire about trekking availability now! while places still remain

Got some questions? Head to our FAQ page or give us a call on 0207 424 5511


Your Peru trek takes place:

21st - 30th March 2018

Book now for a deposit of just:

£395

Additional sponsorship to raise:

£3,590

Number of days:

10 days(9 nights)

Weather:

Cuzco can reach up to 30C at this time of year however the temperature will get a lot cooler at night. The weather in the mountains can be extremely changeable – being prepared is key!

Whats included:

Flights and all internal travel, accommodation, all meals during trekking days, water, local guides, Skyline Tour Leader and UK Doctor Camping equipment is provided, except sleeping bag and sleeping mat.

What's not included:

Personal travel insurance, airline taxes (due to their fluctuating nature we will confirm this amount 6-8 weeks before departure; for this trip we estimate these will be £450), local tips, 3 meals, any additional activities in Cusco

Passport & Visas:

A valid ten-year passport is essential and there is no visa requirement for UK citizens. Other nationalities should check visa entry requirements. Your passport must be valid for six months after the return date of the event.

Vaccinations:

We recommend you are vaccinated against Hepatitis A, Typhoid & Polio. You must have had a Tetanus injection in the last 10 years. You should always contact your GP or travel clinic for the latest travel health advice.

Food:

You’ll enjoy delicious Peruvian dishes which often comprise of local fish and meat with lots of vegetables, though there will be a few European additions you’ll be familiar with too! Most dietary requirements can be catered for, please advise us at point of booking.

Accommodation:

Before and after the trek you will stay in 2-3* hotels in Cusco and Aguas Calientes. During the trek you will be camping. Both will be on a twin share basis with someone of the same gender and similar age.

Got some questions? Head to our FAQ page or give us a call on 0207 424 5511


Choosing Your Charity

We want to make choosing a charity as simple as possible for you. With so many different charities out there you might not have a clear idea of who is going to benefit from all of your time and effort.

Here at SkylineOverseas we work with hundreds of UK based charities on our charity treks and bike rides, simply take a look at our list there is definitely plenty of choice!

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We've given you a few examples of our most popular charities below to help you decide but should you have a cause that is close to you or know of a cause that you haven't seen in our charity list then we can certainly contact them on your behalf and arrange everything for you.

Some of the popular charities people with us chose to support include: (click on a link to order your free information pack now)

Alzheimer's Society
Breast Cancer Care
Institute of Cancer Research
Kidney Research UK
Leukaemia Care
Marie Curie Cancer Care
Make a Wish Foundation
Meningitis Trust
or
Your Local Hospice

With so much choice making a decision can take some time which is also why you are able to order a free information pack on your chosen event and then decide which charity to raise money for when you book.

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