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Seattle, WA – Tucano Peru, one of Peru’s most experienced and respected ground handlers, has announced three scheduled group departures for the 2013-2014 season, available for booking by the North American travel trade. The Rainforest Alliance-certified operator offers a 4-day Inca Trail trek and a 5-day Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu, both of which depart three times weekly with a minimum of two guests. Tucano Peru also offers a 12-day Best of Peru small-group departure leaving the first Saturday of each month with a minimum of four and maximum of ten guests. These high-quality, affordable set departures in Peru are perfect for solo travelers or budget-conscious couples or families looking for a small group to join.
Tucano Peru operates its own regular departures of the Inca Trail trek each Wednesday, Friday and Sunday (except in February when the Inca Trail is closed) and the lesser-traveled Salkantay trek each Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Both are led by highly skilled trekking guides and utilizing top-of-the-line gear including North Face and Columbia tents and premium Thermarest mattresses. Both the Inca Trail and Salkantay treks are priced for 2014 at $495 per person net sharing. Private and luxury treks are available on request for any day of the week. Both group departures include high quality camping gear (tents, mattresses, etc), all necessary permits (Inca Trail permits pending availability), entrance to Machu Picchu, porters/horses to carry gear, professional chef, dining tent, private toilet, all meals and snacks, wine or pisco with dinner, oxygen and first aid, shuttle bus to Aguas Calientes, and round trip transportation by private shuttle and/or train to Cusco.
The Best of Peru monthly set departure is a comprehensive itinerary which includes the often overlooked highlights of colonial Arequipa and the magnificent Colca Canyon, as well as the perennial must-see sights of Cusco, the Urubamba Valley, Machu Picchu and Lima. The group departure is priced from $1782 per person net sharing and private departures are available daily on request throughout the year. Accommodation upgrades are available for the group departure and are priced accordingly. Tucano has sprinkled the Best of Peru with some special experiences guaranteed to impress!
Tucano Peru is one of Peru’s most experienced and respected ground handlers. They are specialists in designing tailor-made luxury, adventure and eco-friendly tours for small groups and individuals throughout Peru and the surrounding countries. At the foundation of their business is a commitment to protecting Peru’s beautiful, delicate environment and rich cultural heritage through sustainable travel. Contact Tucano Peru by email at [email protected], Facebook.com/TucanoPeru or Twitter @TucanoPeru.
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