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To Machu Picchu
Take the Challenge of the Inca Trail
Walk in the footsteps of the Inca on 500-year-old trail
Explore all the ruins of this historical scenic trek
Hike through to Sun Gate directly to Majestic Machu Picchu
Choose the best Inca trail for you - 1, 2, 4 or 5 day
What to Expect when Booking
Small intimate groups of 2 to 8 person
Guaranteed 2 or more book, you go!
Porters included at no extra cost
Best campsites, Winayhauyna included
Highly trained English-speaking guides
Inca Trail Treks
Trek the most popular hike of South America
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To Machu Picchu
Tour in comfort on the train to Machu Picchu
Take your tour in a small intimate group
Our expert guides take care of you all the way
Enjoy a Panoramic train ride to Machu Picchu
We customize our tours to meet your needs
What to Expect when Booking
All tours hotel to hotel with airport pickup
Small groups of 2 to 8 persons only
All-inclusive tours except for food
College trained English speaking guides
Expertly guided Tour of Machu Picchu
No stress, we arrange & book everything for you
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To Machu Picchu
SAM Travel, “Off the Beaten Track”
Enjoy Glaciers, blue lakes, waterfalls & alpacas
Meet the indigenous people in remote villages
Soak tired muscles in the Lares Hot Springs
Designed for all ages, abilities, and families too
What to Expect when Booking
Hotel to hotel service included
Guaranteed 2 or more book, you go!
Private campsites with bathrooms
Highly trained English-speaking guides
Alternative Treks
Explore SAM Travel’s “Unique Lares Route”
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Sam Travel Peru: Cusco’s Leading Travel Agency
for Adventurers and Trek Lovers

Peru is quickly becoming popular among backpackers as one of the best locations to trek in the world. There’s something for everybody here, from diverse and unique natural beauty to mysterious archaeological sites.

Sam Travel Peru, a local tour operator in Cusco that offers amazing Peru treks, provides you with the day trips, tours and trek packages you want. We’re a 100% Peruvian-owned tour operator that offers fantastic experiences to untouched and unknown wilderness areas in the country. We deliver only the best to our adventure-loving clients while providing families within the Cusco region with employment and educational opportunities through our activities and business ventures.

What Makes Us the Travel Agency of Choice in Cusco?

We’re a fully licensed Inca Trail operator. Not many operators have this kind of license, which is why they’re unable to do direct Inca Trail trekking tours.

Another thing that gives us an edge over other Peruvian tour operators is that we take ownership of all aspects of our treks and tours. We don’t farm you out to third parties. Your adventure starts and ends with us.

What are you waiting for? Join us to experience a trek or a tour that you’ll remember for life. Call (347) 480-1609 to discover your options.

Join SAM Travel Peru for an Unforgettable
Travel Experience! In Peru

  • A 100% locally owned Travel Company
  • The owner Saul Alvarez is an experienced guide
  • The Owner knows what people want in a trek or tour
  • Uniquely designed Adventure treks and tours
  • Guaranteed high quality personal service always
  • Added value to each trek or tour for your money
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  •   Last week my boyfriend and I took the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu tours, which were amazing! We’re not really hikers and I was happy to see that SAM Travel had options for visiting the highlights without having to do any real hiking. We still...More

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      I’ll start with the executive summary: if you are looking into exploring this incredibly rich area and you are looking for a responsible trustworthy outfitter, look no more! Sam Travel is where it is at. We made that decision and we could not be happier....More

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      We did the 4 Day, 3 Night Classic Inca Trail. What a fantastic service! We went to a meeting the night before the actual trip to be briefed on what to exact and what the itinerary would be like. We were given a weight to...More

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  •   The first week of September my family did the 4 day “Classic” Inca Trail, which was everything we had hoped it would be! It was an intergenerational trip and I was a little nervous about both my parents and children being able to complete the...More

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      Dioselina of Sam Travel set up a tour for us of the things we most wanted to see in Peru. She changed a part of the tour to accomodate us as much as she could to make the tour a little more relaxing. We highly...More

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      If you are thinking of doing the Lares Trek you must do it with SamTravel Perú - you won’t regret it. Our guide Cliser was amazing and probably the best tour guide we have ever had! He was incredibly knowledgeable on all things history, geography,...More

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  •   This is the best option if you are pressed for time and want a taste of the Inca Trail. The views are breathtaking and the history is interesting. You really get a feel for the Inca times while doing this. This is also one of...More

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      We loved everything about our experience with Sam travel. Everyone we spoke with in the office was very knowledgeable and professional. After stopping by the office for a briefing of our trip, they even had someone come with us in the cab back to our...More

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      My wife and I just completed the Inca Trail and it was a great experience. We booked a private 5 day trek with SAM TRAVEL because I wasn’t sure we would be in good enough shape to do it in 4 days or to keep...More

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  •   My brother and I tried to do all of the highlights of South America in July and August and in Peru we had to hit both the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu – quickly! SAM Travel has a package with both that got us to...More

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      The experience and professionalism Sam travel provided on this trek was incredible. Our tour guide, Ray, was outstanding. He was extremely knowledgable and shared not only his history lessons of the Incas with us but also folklore stories throughout the trek. Most importantly, Ray had...More

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      We just got back from an amazing experience with SAM Travel! The guides (Ray and "Pisco Sour Sam"), porters and Chef Enrique were all 5 star, and we couldn't possibly recommend this company and trip more.

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  •   My friends and I completed the typical 26 mile 4 day / 3 night Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. SAM travel made this an incredible experience all thanks to our tour guides Rey and Sam and the entire crew of porters. Rey was so full...More

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      The first week of August my family all did the 4 day Inca Trail with SAM and it really was the trek of a lifetime! This has been on my bucket list forever and the same for my brother. We made our parents train a...More

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      My sisters and I wanted to try something different from the usual treks to Machu Picchu and I’m so glad we picked Huchuy Qospo! It was so beautiful! We went with SAM Travel and they gave us such a fantastic guide. Grober was really nice...More

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  •   First of all RAYYYYYYY was an AMAZING lead guide!!! After no time at all, it was as if he was integrated directly into our group, getting in on our jokes, supporting all of us through the difficult parts of the trek, and just being incredibly...More

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      My friends and I recently completed the 4D/3N Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu and we couldn't have asked for a better experience. Our guides Ray and Sam, the chef Enrique, and the rest of the porters were absolutely fantastic. I feel so lucky to...More

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      SAM Travel were wonderful hosts and guides for a 4 day / 3 Night trek on the Inca trail (Camino Inka). Economics: SAM Travel was USD $ 50 less than the competition, AND this includes a porter for your personal belongings! Value for Money: SAM...More

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Do not miss the Classic Inca Trail for 2020!

Inca Trail
Availability 2020
We are now booking for the 2020 season. In 2018 within hours after the permits went on sale, the majority of the popular dates from April through September sold out. By booking for 2020 Classic Inca Trail in 2019, you insure that you will not miss this incredible trek. Even after booking, you have the option until December 1st 2019 to change your dates or cancel with a full refund.
Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu


SAM Travel has initiated a new blog where our past passengers for our tours and treks can share their experiences, pictures, and videos of their real life experiences on their tours and treks . There are link to their own personal blogs also. It is a way that they can share their life changing travel experiences while in Peru and communicate with others. We welcome all of our potential passengers to explore our tour and trekking blog for themselves. We also have a community Facebook page where you can explore and make contact with our SAM Travel Community.


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