20 Reasons you need to trek to Machu Picchu with Ian Taylor Trekking
1). We have a full time staff member on the ground in Cusco. This gives us far more consistency in our service on the ground. This also helps us offer you quality treks, food and professional on the ground assistance from our Ian Taylor Trekking staff at all times.
2). We support a local organization, giving help, support to children in need. Why not join one of our treks and then visit the children and brings books, toys and gifts. We also run treks into the Lares region and we support the local in need and try and help as many people as possible in this remote part of Peru.
3). We run quality treks with more staff and better food. Read some REVIEWS from our trips. We pay our staff correctly and do not over load them with weight. We do not cut corners on any aspects of our trips. We only run quality treks along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.
4). We offer personal service with training advice 5 days a week. A lot of people underestimate the Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu. There are some long 10+ hour days covering over 16km with over 1,000m of up and down hill on steps or stairs while on the trail. We have professional training advice available to you 5 days a week. All you have to do is e-mail us firstname.lastname@example.org and we can schedule calls with you as often as needed. We look forward to hearing from you.
5). Professional advice from staff who have personally made the journey 10+ times. Our office staff have trekked to Machu Picchu many times on our 4 day, 5 day and 6 day itineraries so they are in the perfect position to help you understand the best time to trek to Machu Picchu. The daily training you should be doing and what gear you should be bringing. Our staff can also help you understand more about altitude, lack of oxygen, elevation gain and distances along the trail to Machu Picchu.
6). Personal access to Ian and team so we can answer all your questions. Ian has climbed Mount Everest to the top, led 30+ treks to Everest Base Camp, 30+ Kilimanjaro climbs and led 10+ treks along the Inca trail to Machu Picchu. Sign up and get access today. CONTACT US.
7). 20 years’ experience managing teams on the ground in Peru. Are head guide has been at the forefront of tourism along the Inca trails and in Cusco for 20 years. He is well connected on the ground with access to all the key organization and authorities. He is also passionate about his Inca and Quechua heritage and you will learn so much about the ancient ways of these amazing people. We have the team in place to deliver the trip of the lifetime.
8). Oxygen and fully trained medical support staff. We bring oxygen on all our treks and trips to Machu Picchu. As we trek up to 4,215m/ 13,800 feet. You need to have access to oxygen and team who have additional support staff members available to assist you while you are on the trek to Machu Picchu. Read some REVIEWS from our treks to Machu Picchu.
9). Quality Mountain Hardwear tents. We use quality tents on all our Inca trail treks to Machu Picchu and trekking itineraries in Peru. We have single tent options and we have new Mountain Hardwear tents for you to enjoy. Come ready for some great camping.
10). All hotel rooms are included in the cost of our trip. We include 3 hotel nights in Cusco. 2 nights before your trek and 1 night hotel on a shared basis after your trek. We use a range of 3 star hotel options. You can upgrade to 5 star hotel option. You can ask us for further information.
11). We provide you with a pillow, for your trek to Machu Picchu. We want you to be comfortable on the trail to Machu Picchu. Sleeping is an important part of the acclimatization process. Getting to bed early is really important.
12). We provide you with organic sun cream, organic bug spray and organic hand wash for your treks to Machu Picchu. Hygiene is really important for your journey along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu and we want you to be as comfortable as possible. Enjoy some comforts, good food and good times with our exceptional team in Peru.
13). Three, three course meals each day on the trail. READ MORE information about our food service on the trek. We can guarantee quality food throughout the trek. We know we need to fuel your adventure so we only serve professional grade meals each day.
14). We have a quality chef and chefs on all our treks. We have the same chefs on all our treks to Machu Picchu and we tips them really well for their amazing work. The service, food and quality are what is drawing people to our treks and trips in Peru.
15). Our porters will carry 10kg of your personal gear on the trail. We will send you our 35 page dossier covering all aspects of the trip. We will also have an itemized kit list for you to review and we will help you on Facetime or skype get the right gear for your Inca Trail trek. Watch our PACKING VIDEO and do let us know if you have any questions.
16). We bring you to a quality lunch at Indio Feliz in Aguas Calientes or Dinner if you are on our 5 day Inca Trail trek. This meal is included in the trip. You will be presented with your certificate of achievement and we will enjoy a beautiful meal before heading back to Cusco for the last night.
17). We support projects in all the areas we operate in. In giving we receive. After Climbing Mount Everest to the summit, a friend and I raised enough money to built the Mount Everest Primary school. In the Kilimanjaro area we support an orphanage for children in need. In Nepal we have built two schools and helping the Goli Village Trust which we helped establish.
18). If you want learn about the Quechua people and the Inka’s you brought new architectural techniques to Peru in the 12th century you want to learn from the best. All our tour guides are Quechua and have 15+ years learning and explaining the sites and leading treks along the Inca trail. Come and learn from the best.
19). We only work with small group sizes. The maximum number of people per team will be 10 people. Most of our groups are 6,8 or 10 people giving you are more personalized experience on the trail to Machu Picchu. You can move as a team and experience more of this world class trail.
20). We have a ratio of 1 guide to 5 people joining one of our treks. This will give you more information about the different sites along the Inca Trail. CONTACT US for more information on our treks. Read some REVIEWS and book early to secure your space.