Local Expert Guides to the Inca Trail
Local Guides to Inca Trail.– To enjoy the Inca Trail Sullpayky Experiences offers you a specialized tour guide. This professional adventure traveler will accompany you during the 39 kilometers of the 4 Day Inca Trail, with 4 days of trekking and 3 nights of camping.
Here we will offer you information about these Local Guides to Inca Trail, as well as information about the 4-Day Trek to Machu Picchu.
The tour guides are indispensable to successfully completing the trek. Learn more about them, their capabilities, their role on the route, and more.
Tourist guide service on the Inca Trail
To do this trek it is necessary to do it with a legally formalized tourism agency. In our treks we include all the necessary implements and services: permits, entrance fees, food, tents, transportation, carrying equipment and Local Guides to Inca Trail. All this equipment is indispensable.
The service that you will receive in this tour is integral, and during the 4 days of trekking. The guide must accompany the tourists throughout the entire trek, ensuring that our travelers have the best experience.
Our tour Local Guides to Inca Trail have the proper preparation in first aid. In addition, our waters will provide all the necessary information to the visitor about the flora, fauna, customs and archaeological sites along the route.
Our tour guides will accompany you from the beginning of the route in the city of Cusco. They also accompany visitors on the three days of trekking and even Machu Picchu. On the last day you return by train to Cusco along with the other travelers.
All our tour guides are duly certified by the Machu Picchu Sanctuary Management Unit.
The activity of our tour guides are duly regulated Authorized Tourist Guide, is the professional who has a Professional Title in the name of the Nation and has the respective Official Tourist Guide Card that accredits him/her.
All our guides have a license to operate the Inca Trail for 1-year renewable according to the record of behavior that this professional has had.
As an alternative, we offer you the short Inca Trail which lasts only 2 days and also ends in Machu Picchu. This service of only 13 kilometers of trekking also includes tour guide service.
Shared and private guide service
The travelers prefer the guide service for the Inca Trail in shared service. That is, our travelers do this route in the company of other travelers, all our guides speak perfect English.
If you opt for our Inca Trail service in private service, only you and your group of friends or family will do the tour, only accompanied by our local guides, the same in English or the language requested by our travelers.
Do the tour guides have experience?
The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu requires a lot of experience and extensive knowledge of the route, as well as being insightful and reliable.
Our guides are extensively qualified in first aid, as well as extensive knowledge of the flora, fauna, as well as archaeological sites on the Inca Trail.
Only upon completion of this training are guides authorized to guide on the Local Guides to Machu Picchu Inca Trail
In addition, all guides must have their official tourist guide card. This document is only granted to professionals from institutes or universities with studies in tourism.
The tour guides have experience on the trail, as well as other tourist routes in Cusco. They are experienced professionals who will be able to guide you on specific tours, or give private lectures on a variety of topics.
What can I learn from a tour guide on the Inca Trail?
The Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu has diverse and spectacular landscapes with multiple ecosystems. These are home to numerous species of plants, animals and insects, many of which can only be seen on the Inca Trail.
When you first enter the rainforest, you will be surprised by how silent and lifeless it seems. This is because much of the action takes place high up in the treetops or at night. In addition, the animals move very fast through the dense vegetation, or remain camouflaged. That is why it is essential to have the right guide.
Tour guides are knowledgeable in botany, zoology, entomology, hydrology, anthropology, and many other disciplines. That expert will take you along the Inca Trail, revealing its secrets, without overlooking any detail. In addition, he will tell you countless experiences about one of the most fascinating treks in the world.
Local Guides to Inca Trail
Tour guide service in Machu Picchu and other destinations in Cusco
The tour guide service is included in the Inca Trail tour. However, if the tourist visits Machu Picchu on his own (with the entrance ticket) this service is not included. So you must hire a tour guide at the entrance gate of Machupicchu. The price for shared service varies from 5 to 10 dollars per person.
The same happens with the most important archeological sites in Cusco: Sacsayhuaman, Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero, Moray, etc. If the tourist visits on his own, he must hire a tour guide at the door of the site. The price ranges from 3 to 8 dollars per person.
If the tourist decides to visit Machu Picchu or another tourist attraction in Cusco with a tour, the tour guide service is already included in the price. You can choose the tour agency of your preference.
Empowering women in the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu guiding job
It is common that the work of porters is always done by men, but lately women have taken more prominence in this activity, which Sullpayky Experiences is committed to provide equal opportunities for work and professional development. Women are rarely asked to take on leadership roles on the mountain.
We work hard to attract the best guides in the country to work for us, men and women. Because we strongly believe in female empowerment, it is our pleasure to give women the opportunity to lead treks on the Inca Trail. Fortunately for us, they only contribute to the success of our company. Women-led treks offer a unique perspective. As a result, our clients often specifically request these tours.
We are pleased to support female guides as they move forward in their new professional careers. We are steadily increasing the number of women we employ.
These jobs elevate them, celebrate their leadership skills, and provide them with job stability and a solid source of income that they can use to support their families. Travel is a great equalizer that provides a rich experience for all who are brave enough to embark on a journey. We love that women can be a part of these mountain experiences.