KEROS NATIVE TREK - THE REAL ANDEAN NATION $832 USD Per Person

Trek Through Native Villages 5 Days - 4 Nights

The Keros nation is the latest generation of propertied men from the deepest Andean tradition as known as the last Inca community by historians and anthropologists - The keros Inca Nation is located in the province of Paucartambo. Here people have maintained their language for hundreds of years (Quechua or Runasimi) as well as the religion of their ancestors.
The Keros nation has survived through time and history, practicing their customs and carrying out their traditional agricultural and pastoral activities like they have done for hundreds of years. They maintain their own moral norms, their own laws and style of indigenous dress.
Qeros Indeans

KEROS NATION TREK ITINERARY

DAY 01: CUSCO – ANCAPI - CH’ALLMACHIMPANA

We pick up from your hotel, leaving Cusco Traveling southeast from the capital of the Inka Empire, one encounters the most important Natural Gods of the Cordillera of Vilcanota: Ausangate Mount (20,839 ft) and Sinaq'ara Mount (19,685 ft), we arrive to Ocongate town and finally continue to the trail head Ancapi. Here will meet the rest of our trek team, Cook and the arrieros (horse handlers), Horses to carry all food, our backpacks, and the camping gear. After to walking some hours of uphill trekking to Ch’allmachimpana, there we will set up our campsite (L - D) - Available cold shower.
Qeros Women

DAY 02: CH’ALLMACHIMPANA - HATUN QUEROS

After breakfast we hit the trail, observing pastoral children and herds of Llama and Alpacas. We walk until we arrive to the Hatun Qeros nation (9,500 ft) at around lunch time. At first sight, it’s a strange and inhospitable place surrounded by an impressive landscape between the mountains and the valley. Here you’ll be introduced to the inhabitants of Qeros. Afterwards you can wander off and explore at your own pace around this special place seeing the real Andean life of this unexplore community (B - L - D) - Available cold shower.
Q'eros Village

DAY 03: HATUN QUEROS – COCHA MOQO

In the morning we starts our trekking to Cocha Moqo we continue observing the woman knit andean clothes by hand using the traditional technique inherited from Incas. We have the chance to will see condors flying around mountain (B - L - D) - Available cold shower.

DAY 04: COCHA MOQO – CH’ALLMACHIMPANA

Today we back to Ch’allmachimpana village, this day we continue enjoy the view of the magic mountains and the llamas grazing next of the river. It’s the last day to explore by this ancient area. Set up the tents and time to explore around on your own (B - L - D) - Available cold shower.

DAY 05: CH’ALLMACHIMPANA – ANCAPI - CUSCO

We will wake up at dawn and have breakfast before continuing on our way back to Ancapi village. We’ll have lunch and take our private transportation return back to Cusco(B - L) - Available cold shower.
Q'eros Chaman

KEROS NATIVE TREK INCLUDES

  1. Official English speaking guide (two guides for groups over 8 persons)
  2. Transfer by private van from Cusco to Ancapi and back to Cusco
  3. Horseman and horses to carry the camping gear and food
  4. 5 kilos personal equipment carries by horse
  5. Entry to Hatun Keros community
  6. Emergency horses to be ridded in case someone feels sick or tired during the trekking tour
  7. 2 Experienced cook
  8. Cooking equipment
  9. Teatime every day (coffee, tea, popcorn, biscuit)
  10. 3 capacity tent (four season tent) - 2 persons per tent with plenty space for backpacks
  11. Double thickness foam sleeping mattress
  12. All meals on the trail (3 breakfasts - 4 lunches - 3 dinners)
  13. Water supply (boiled) after every dinner or breakfast
  14. Kitchen and dining tent with camp tables and chairs
  15. Tents and food for our camp staff
  16. First aid kit and oxygen bottle for any participant and our camp staff
TOUR SCHEDULE & COST 2014
DATE TOUR COST
Any day
(April - November)

KEROS NATIVE TREK - THE REAL ANDEAN NATION $832 USD Per Person

Trek Through Native Villages 5 Days - 4 Nights

Backpacker Service (Join a group)
No applicable

Private Service (Private Guide)
2 participants $832 USD each one
3-4 participants $763 USD each one
5 to more participants $664 USD each one
Discount: $5 USD of discount for South American Explorers Club
Discount 3%: Members and Tour Operators only
Students: $5 USD of discount only with valid green ISIC card
Organized Groups: We offer private and any time departure
Group size: 6 participants per guide
BOOK HERE: We highly recommended to book this trek prior you arrive to Peru
All prices stated above are subject to change.
Exchange rate $1 USD = S/. 3.02 (rate may vary daily).

RECOMMENDATION
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ISMM – International Society For Mountain Medicine
MEDEX – Medical Expeditions


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NOT INCLUDED

  1. Travel insurance
  2. Hotel in Cusco
  3. Porters or horse to help you to carry your personal items (see below)
  4. Sleeping Bag can be hired in our local office in Cusco $5 USD per day
  5. Breakfast on the first day before to be collected from your hotel, if your hotel don’t offer early breakfast service, we stop at Ocongate village to have breakfast for additional cost
  6. Laundry service and phone calls
  7. Tip for guide and camp staff

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

This site is operated by PERU ADVENTURE TOURS a legally constituted company to the Peruvian government, which operates from offices in Arequipa and Cusco in Peru. In accordance with the relevant statutory provisions referred in Peru Tourism law, its regulations, its decrees and other legislation applicable in both the country and abroad are issued these general conditions and responsibility as outlined below, which govern the provision of services on the one hand between the passenger or user of services "CLIENT", by other hand the "TRAVEL AGENCY" by the other hand the entities of the service providers such as airlines, hotels, restaurants, transport, guides and other tourism-related services and in connection with this contract.
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IMPORTANT

Every night keep everything locked up in your tents to prevent any problems with robberies.

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING/CARRY

  1. Backpack 65Lt
  2. Sleeping bag -5ºC (can be hired from our office of Cusco, for $5 USD per day)
  3. Rain jacket or poncho (December - April)
  4. Strong comfortable and waterproof footwear
  5. One complete change of clothing (you can afford to carry more changes of clothing if you hire a personal porters, see options below)
  6. Sweater and jacket (something warm)
  7. Bottle of water and purification tablets (Micropur are recommended and can be bought in local pharmacies in Cusco)
  8. Flashlight and batteries
  9. Hat or cap to protect you from the sun
  10. Sun block (sun protection cream)
  11. Insect repellent
  12. Toiletries, towel and toilet paper
  13. Selection of small snacks, chocolate, dried fruit, biscuits etc,
  14. Camera, plenty of film and spare batteries
  15. Swimsuit (if you plan on visiting the hot springs at Aguas Calientes after the trek)
  16. You also need to bring your original passport on the trail
  17. Optional: walking sticks or poles (rubber covers required in order not to damage the Inca Trail).
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PORTERS to carry up to 12Kg = $375 USD ($75 USD per day) for the full duration of the tour from Cusco to Aguas Calientes. Regarding porters who carry personal items. You will need to carry with you a daypack with your Camera, bottle of water, snacks, a fleece or something warm and a poncho in case of rain (unlikely in dry season but as a precaution) and anything you will need before lunch as porters do not walk alongside you. Your bag will be waiting for you in your tent at campsites.
´t have 2 large backpacks in your tent. We can provide you with a big rice sack that is not heavy but also not water proof so use plastic bags around your gear. The porters have large ponchos to cover them and the bag.

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