Day 1: Arrival + Welcome Cultural Activity
Day 2: Acclimatization + Program Briefing
Day 3: Transportation to high-Andean Community + 2 Cultural Visits
Day 4: Infrastructure Program at Community
Day 5: Infrastructure Program at Community
Day 6: Infrastructure Program at Community
Day 7: Infrastructure Program at Community
Day 8: Infrastructure Program at Community
Day 9: Llama Trek Field Excursion + Program Closure + Transportation to Base
Day 10: Free Day (Optional Cultural or Outdoor Activities)
Day 11: Machu Picchu
Day 12: Departure
Our Base Camp is at the Llama Pack House which is located in Urubamba town in the center of the Sacred Valley of the Incas at 1.5 hours from Cusco airport. The house is located in an urban area and has access to all main services. (Electricity, running water, sewage system, phone signal, internet.)
The service part of the program is carried out in the high-Andean communities partnered with the Llama Pack Project. Accommodation in the communities is in a camping site.These communities are located in rural areas where basic services are limited.
Transportation to and from Cusco Airport – Llama Pack Base Camp.
Transportation to and from high-Andean Community.
All meals except on free days where group may choose between lunch or dinner.
Accommodation at Llama Pack House and camping fees.
Llama Pack Project instructors.
3 cultural activities + Llama Trek.
Machu Picchu Day Tour (Train tickets + Box Lunch + Entrance + Guide).
Personal camping equipment: Tent, sleeping bag, mat.
Optional cultural or outdoor activity on free day.
Suggested personal camping equipment for best comfort:
4 season tent.
Sleeping bag for -7ºC.
(Local rentals are available and can be coordinated.)
A trekking backpack for all packed gear and an extra lightweight personal backpack which will be useful to have personal items handy at all times.
Comfortable and layered clothes for the outdoors including fresh long sleeved shirt, long pants, closed waterproof trekking shoes, extra pair of shoes, fleece jacket, cold weather jacket, gloves, scarf, beanie and rainproof clothes.
Personal medicine and basic first aid kit including medicine for stomach discomfort.
Sunscreen and sun protection such as long sleeved shirts, sunglasses, full rim hat.
Personal water bootle. (Optional UV filter.)
This program is available all year round and is a great alternative to the Environmental Education Program during local school vacations.