ABOUT US: WHY INCA TRAIL EXPEDITIONS
Inca Trail Expeditions: Our founders are a expert tour guides , who worked more of 10 years in all kind of treks to Machu Picchu. They are passionate for adventure and culture, who have been devoted to explore each destination deep in and taking the most out of every adventure. Today these are the main source of inspiration for designing our journeys.
Our main tour guide is Elmer, after working as a trekking guide all over the Cusco región , elmer decided to unite his diverse talents and experiences and be part of Inca Trail Expeditions, to offer the world amazing, unique, authentic trips in his home country. He lived his entire life in the andes. He was born in a small village in the sacred valley Huayoccary (place of the strong and wisdom mens), Growing up in a small Quechuan village ignited his passion for his Incan heritage and his love of hiking in the surrounding mountains.
Elmer went to a Quechua speaking Elementary in his village and High School in Urubamba. He then went on to continue his studies at Cusco University where he studied Tourism and Accounting, also learned English, french, German, and of course the lange of the incas Quechua.
OUR PORTERS TO INCA TRAIL :
More of them came from Amaru, Qello Qello, Pampallaqta, Sacaca, Ampay, Yanahuara, Paru Paru, Chincheros, Umasbamba “Hard workers, honest and cheerful guys. ” they make posible the uforgetable experience in the trek towards machupicchu, they still speak the inca language, if you like they can teach you some words, they will help you always what you need, our porters are the most honest persons, we have a good treatment with them.
OUR COOKS :
Fabulous Cooks, Delicious and abundant Buffet style meals, Peruvian and international Cuisine are prepared by our professional and dedicated cooks from a mixture of local and exotic products. We also cater for vegetarians and special diets.
OUR TOUR GUIDES :
the travel agencies Inca Trail Expeditions: Highly recommended, fluent and clear English experienced and very knowledgeable, passionate for the Inca heritage/ history, dedicated to continual personal development and learning to ensure you receive accurate recognized theories about the Inca Andean culture.
Fun loving, great sportsmen and well educated crew, some of them great entertainers and the best “Salsa Dancers” this side of Machu Picchu as well as having a degree in Archaeology, Botany, History or Anthropology
OUR OFFICE STAFF :
Our office crew are chosen for their organizational skills, travel experience and the pre-requisite sense of humour. Professional well prepared and sincere.
Profficience in French, German, English, Italian and Spanish.
Enjoy a good night’s sleep in our, igloo waterproof spacious professional DOITE tents. All our tents are 4 men tents, but you will only have to share with one other trekker leaving lots of room to spread out comfortably and store your duffels. They also include a little vestibule in front, giving you some extra outdoor space to leave your boots and walking sticks so you don’t have to bring in dirt.
OUR MATS OR MATTRESS:
An Inflatable Air Mats or mattress are included to separate and insulate you from the ground. We so are proud to be the only company providing inflatable mattress for FREE to all out clients.
OUR KITCHEN & DINING TENTS:
The dinning tent is used as our meeting room at mealtime like: breakfast, lunch, teatime, and dinner. We also take advantage to have pleasant conversations before and after our meals.
OUR TABLES & CHAIRS:
The interior of the dinning room includes tables and chairs with two doors on each side, which will be adapted according to the day’s weather (sunny days, windy days and rainy days).