Our day will begin with hotel pickup at 4am or 5am in the morning, we will drive towards the province of Acomayo. Once there, we will drive around the 4 different lakes and visit each one. The lakes are: Pomacanchi, Acopia, Asnaqocha, and Pampamarca. You will able available to observe the local flora and fauna of each lake.
After we visit theses lakes, we will continue towards the province of Canas. This is the stop to visit the famous Inca rope bridge, Qeswachaka (3,700m/12,139ft). The bridge itself is 33 meters long and1.20 meters wide. Every June, the local communities work together to rebuild this bridge by hand using the local ichu grass.
You will get the amazing opportunity to cross this bridge and take pictures. It is quite an unforgettable experience! Once we are done with this tour, we will head back to Cusco and drop you off at your hotel.
WHAT IS INCLUDED?
- Private transportation (SAM Travel Peru private van)
- English speaking guide
- A chef who will cook your breakfast and lunch
- First aid Kit and Oxygen
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?
- Entrance fee to Qeswachaka Bridge (10 Soles)
GROUP PRICE -$150 USD per person
PRIVATE SERVICE-$180 USD per person
Your briefing will take place the night before your tour. It will be held at our office at 6 or 6:30pm, depending on your confirmation email details. The office is located at Calle Santa Teresa Nº383 ; office 107 (second floor). We are next to Subway sandwich shop and share a lobby with Hotel Casona Corrales.
WHY CHOOSE SAM TRAVEL
SAM Travel Peru is a family owned travel agency and a local tour operator based in Cusco with personal experience over many years of trekking. SAM Travel Peru is a 1oo% Cusqueñian Company without any shareholders.
Our dream as a locally based company is to create small personalized tours & treks strictly and only operated by local professional staff catering in PERSONALIZED and HIGH QUALITY SERVICE.
We take pride in having a reputation as being a RESPONSIBLE & SUSTAINABLE tour operator. Our staff are our extended family. We ensure they are supported financially by offering them a fair salary. We are proud of our team without them , we wouldn’t be able to offer the best service and lifetime experiences to our clients.
SAM Travel Peru knows how important it is to trust in a reliable honest operator to create your adventure of a lifetime while in Peru. Check out our reviews and certificates of excellence on, TRIPADVISOR for yourself! Also we are highly recommended on Conde Nast Travelers, Lonely Planet and by many blogs like: Salkantay/Inka Trail ! July 14th to 20th 2016 Trek de Lares 4 hours, “It’s the journey, not the destination…”, Lares Pass – Day 3, Trekking in the Sacred Valley.
ONLY SMALL GROUPS
In an effort to provide a more personalized service to our passengers, we at SAM Travel Peru have a policy to keep our groups small. With private tours we do 1 to 6 person and a larger group of 7 to 12 if requested. By keeping our groups small, this sets us apart from other companies that operate departures with much larger groups.
OUR TOP TOUR GUIDES
We are so proud of our guides! They are highly professional and speak fluent English. They are very knowledgeable and passionate for Incan heritage and history. Our guides are dedicated to continuous personal and professional development. They do research to ensure that you receive accurate and recognized theories in Incan and Andean culture. Our crew is fun loving, great sportsmen and well-educated. They all hold degrees in one of the following: Archaeology, Tourism, Botany, History or Anthropology.
OUR SERVICE PROJECTS
SAM Travel Peru have always believed that we should give back to the local isolated communities. Therefore, as part of our commitment to responsible tourism, we always do many service projects and hire locally.
SAM Travel Peru is so proud to be able to support these people, not only employing them but go back to our grassroots as they share with their families. It makes us happy to have this holistic approach with our highland employees and their families!