INCA TRAIL IN SOUTH AMER­ICA

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The four-day trek to Peru’s moun­tain ci­tadel, Machu Pic­chu, re­quires a per­mit, which are re­stricted to 500 per day for hik­ers and ac­com­pa­ny­ing guides and crew. Next year’s per­mits were re­leased in early Oc­to­ber this year and the most pop­u­lar pe­riod for walk­ing the trail is May to Au­gust. Spe­cial­ist op­er­a­tors in­clude the cost of a per­mit in their tours, around $190 (£144), and ad­vise book­ing at least six months ahead of travel for a rea­son­able choice of avail­abil­ity.

£1,550 11-day Clas­sic Inca Trail tour, with a four-day trek and some meals, ex­clud­ing flights and trans­fers, de­part­ing May 27 2019 (world­ex­pe­di­tions.com).

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