Inca Trail Private Tour 4 Days / 3 Nights

$ 699 /
Per Person

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Inca Trail Private Tour 4 Days

The Inca Trail Private tour is a 4-day hike that takes you through the Andean mountain range, archaeological sites of the Inca civilization, and cloud forests full of wildlife. Our experienced guides will show you around and teach you about the Inca culture along the way.

You’ll get to see Machu Picchu in a completely unique way – without having to share the experience with other tourists. Plus, our itinerary is designed specifically for you so that you can get the most out of your time in Cusco. Experience the most famous hike in the world on a private tour just for you and your group!

Tour Type: Hiking, camping, adventure, history
Total Distance: 43km/26 miles
Difficulty: Challenging
Considerations: Permit required.

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Itinerary Inca Trail Private Tour

Inca Trail 4 Days |Day 1: Cusco – Piskacucho Km 82 

Our Hike Inca Trail Private Tour, stard In the early in hours 4:30 a.m. we will pick you up from your hotel, then we will go to Km 82 – Ollantaytambo, where we will begin our trek, where we will pass through different impressive places along the journey in our private van, arriving at the checkpoint of the Inca Trail.

Before starting our Inca Trail Private hike we will have a delicious breakfast prepared by our Chef, after eating, you must present your passport at the checkpoint. The tour of the first two hours will be quite light, arriving at the archaeological site of Llactapata where you can appreciate the Inca ruins for the first time.

After the visit, we will continue along the trail for about an hour and a half until we reach our second stop where you will enjoy a delicious lunch prepared with local organic products by our Chef, after lunch we will continue our walk along the trail for another two hours until we reach our first campsite Wayllabamba where you will spend your first night. We will arrive around 4:50 pm to settle in and rest. Our staff will offer you a hot drink or a snack and finally at 6:50 pm at night, you will have your dinner ready.

Hiking Distance: 13 Km/ 8 miles
Campsite Altitude: 3300 meters above sea level.
Weather: Cold

Inca Trail 4 Days |Day 2:  Ayapata – Runcuraccay Pass – Chaquiccocha

This will start very early, our collaborator in charge will wake you up at 5:00 am with a cup of coffee or coca tea to start the day, then a delicious breakfast made with organic products from the region. After our delicious breakfast we will begin our hike to the first pass called WARMIWAÑUSTA at an elevation of 4,220 meters. Once there, we will start descending passing through queuña forests and seeing impressive landscapes surrounded by mountains and snow-capped peaks.

Due to the elevation it will be a moderate hike, so we will take breaks and thus reach the first summit, where our staff will be waiting with a drink of coca tea for the altitude. Continuing for an hour and a half along the trail we will arrive to the lunch spot where you will enjoy beautiful views and a delicious lunch.

After lunch, we will continue hiking for four hours until we reach our campsite at Runku Raccay. There you will be able to explore different archaeological sites, to culminate you will enjoy a delicious dinner and a beautiful night under the stars and the silence that this beautiful place offers.

Distance: 16 Km/ 11 miles
Campsite Altitude: 3,500 meters
Weather: Cold

Inca Trail 4 Days |Day 3: Caquiccocha – Wiñay Wayna 

The day will begin with a hot drink, a cup of coffee or coca tea, then a delicious Andean breakfast, and then start your hike on the trail of the Incas for two hours to reach the PHUYUPATAMARCA pass located at an altitude of 3,600 meters with unique views of the Cordillera Vilcabamba and the snowy Salkantay.

Continuing with our trek for 3 hours we will arrive to our last camp where we will spend the night. Here you will visit the different Inca ruins, full of magnificent constructions and viewpoints of the valley.

You will have the opportunity to explore with your guide the different archaeological centers where you will learn a little about Inca history and importance. Around 5 pm, you will have to return to the camp to have our last meeting of the night with the whole team and a delicious dinner. We will have a small toast with the whole team and a last farewell to our collaborators.

Distance: 10Km/ 6 miles
Campsite Altitude: 3,650 meters
weather: Warm & Cold

Inca Trail 4 Days |Day 4: wiñay Wayna – Machu Picchu – Back to Cusco 

This last day will start with breakfast at 4:20 am, after breakfast at 5:10 am we will go for 1 hour to reach the sun gate better known as Inti Punku where you will have the first breathtaking views of Machu Picchu, while walking for an hour and a half we will get to the lost city of the Incas, Machu Picchu.

Once there, we will go through the entrance control where you will get your Machu Picchu stamp in your passport. You will have a guided tour of the sanctuary of Machu Picchu and learn about the most relevant places of this majestic Inca site for 2 hours.

At the end of the tour, you will have time to enjoy and explore on your own, and if you have the entrance to Huayna Picchu previously purchased, you will be able to start the tour. After the visit to Machu Picchu you will board the buses that descend to the town of Aguas Calientes where your guide will give you your train tickets departing at 2:50 pm or 3:20 pm from Aguas Calientes or according to availability back to Ollantaytambo. Once there our AltitudeXperience representative will transfer you back to your hotel.

Hiking Distance: 5Km/ 3 miles
Campsite Altitude: 3,480 meters
Climate: Warm

4D/3N

Inca Trail Private Tour 4 Days / 3 Nights

$ 699 /

per person

Distance:
43Km/26 Miles
Season:
March 1st through January 31st
Difficulty:
Moderate
Considerations:
Permit requiered
Type of Tour:
History, Cultural & Hiking

Student discount: The student discount applies only to people who present their valid UNIVERSITY CARD. Children under 17 years of age or younger. To grant the discount we need you to send us a copy of the university card. For children 17 and under, we need a passport copy for booking.

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Why Choose Us

Altitude Experience is a 100% indigenous Peruvian company. Altitude Experience, distinguishes itself through our commitment to both our customers and our team. We work very hard to ensure that all of our clients’ needs are met throughout their tour with us.

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Altitude Experience Team

Everyone on the Altitude Team is from Cusco region, living the traditions and history they share with you while on one of our tours. 

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What Our Clients Say in Tripadvisor

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Overall Rating of 3rd-party reviews

ACL wrote a review - Oct 2022
ACL wrote a review - Oct 2022
@ACLamor
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Amazing trip! One of my mom’s bucket list is to hike the Inca Trail with her 5 grandchildren. It was a challenging but amazing and beautiful trip. Our final trekking group included two other families bring the total to 13 people. Our guides, Robin and his assistant, Jonah, were knowledgeable, patient and attentive with our large group of 8, and made this trek even more special because we were able focus on the beautiful scenery and each others company. They let us know the detail of the day’s hike and in the evening, prep us for the next morning. I caught a cold in Cusco, which made the hike much harder. They offered me some local medicine to help clear my sinus. One of them always stayed behind to make sure everyone gets to the campground. Through out the hike, we stopped at various historical spots, where Robin shared fact so on importance of the site and Incas/Quechua history. Robin even brought a mini espresso for us to have a cup at Dead Woman’s Peak 🥰. I’m glad that we ended up Robin and Jonah as our guide. They made the trek extra memorable and also appreciated how they take care of the porters.
Kathrin L wrote a review - Oct 2022
Kathrin L wrote a review - Oct 2022
@665kathrinl
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Great trekking experience with lots of insides! We really enjoyed the four day Inka Trail with our fantastic and knowledgeable guide Robinzon! The scenery is just so beautiful and historical and it's great to have somebody telling you about all the big and little things you cross by. I still remember Robinzon showing us how much water is stored in a handful moss, how to shoot with grass and many other things you will get to know on the trip that I don't want to spoil with this! Thank you for making this trip so memorable!
Martenw wrote a review - Oct 2022
Martenw wrote a review - Oct 2022
@608maartenw
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Amazing trip! Really an amazing trip! The scenery is beautiful, the logistics are taken care of and the guide is very knowledgeable! The guide is able to tell you everything about the region; the history of the incas, the local plants and if you want they will even teach you some quechua (old inca language)!
Dd G wrote a review - Sep 2022
Dd G wrote a review - Sep 2022
@ ddg958
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Robinson is the best! Great guide, lots of knowledge. Robinson will make every track memorable and fun Highly recommended!!!
Diana P wrote a review - Sep 2022
Diana P wrote a review - Sep 2022
@ dianapF1565AA
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Solo traveler experience! Booked a 4 day hike with Robinson and his team, as a solo traveler never felt so welcomed and safe! This team made my experience and amazing one! Robinson is so knowledgeable about every thing you will see in the trail. From vegetation to the community, all we had questions about he knew the answer. He was very nice, fun and very respectful, making my experience an amazing one! Thank you so much for making me enjoy such a great trail! Best way to explore the trail!
Martina Klarica wrote a review - Sep 2022
Martina Klarica wrote a review - Sep 2022
@D7234FCmartinak
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Amazing tour with amazing guide! We are grateful to have met Robinzon. The best guide we had! Robinzon helped us so much to experience Peru in the right way. His professionalism, kindness and knowledge were at the highest level. We enjoyed every moment with him on our Salkantay trekking and in our visit to Machu Picchu. We are sure that when we return to Peru again, we will contact him again and entrust ourselves to his guidance :))
Mathilda Elwen wrote a review - Sep 2022
Mathilda Elwen wrote a review - Sep 2022
@Tillybilly1
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10/10 tourguide! Robby Robinzon was the best tour guide ever!!! On our trip to Peru, he was the highlight! He knew so much about the nature and surroundings and our trail and it was so much fun! He was a great host and I would recommend him when coming to Machu Picchu.
Alex wrote a review - Sep 2022
Alex wrote a review - Sep 2022
@alexdoesthings2123
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Amazing Salkantay and Ausengate Treks! The team did a great job at tailoring a trip so I could see everything I wanted! The communication while setting up my trip was clear and easy. All of my questions were answered fully and in a quick manner. Robinson is a very knowledgeable guide, speaks great English, always has a positive attitude, and knows the best spots for spectacular views! He really cares about his clients and will do everything to make sure they have a great experience. I had some knee pain after my first trek was having some trouble at Ausengate. Robinson slowed down, allowed me to take my time, and gave me some reassurance.
 Rita wrote a review - Sep 2022
Rita wrote a review - Sep 2022
@Natedart123
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10/10! Robinz was very professional and highly knowledgeable about the terrain. he also made our safety his number one priority. If and when I go back, I will be using his services from him. highly recommend him.
Joshua G wrote a review - Sep 2022
Joshua G wrote a review - Sep 2022
@JoshuaGoldmeier
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Robinson is the best! My wife and I could not have loved our trip more. Robinson Gutierrez is unbelievably knowledgeable, unusually patient with us and made us feel encouraged to ask any questions. Most importantly, we unequivocally felt he equally cared about the history of his country and as well as our experience of said beautiful country. I can't stress this enough, he sincerely cares for his group. Our Machu Picchu trip was only one of our experiences on our 5 week long honeymoon throughout all of South America. We were lucky to have really amazing guides in every country however Robinson was different. We wished Robinson could have taken us throughout the entire continent. If you need a guide in Peru, you need to go with Robinson.
Juan Pérez
Juan Pérez
@sifv2022
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The best trip! Robinzon was our guide to Machu Picchu, and we would claim, that the trip through the mountains, were the best part of our 3 month trip in South America! We had so much fun and laughed all the way, even though it was both pouring rain, roasting sun and our legs were tired. Also we didn’t rush at any point. There were lots of time to enjoy the beautiful nature and mountains, and Robinzon had a lot of knowledge about the plants, animals and mountains. We are very happy that we did this trip, and lucky that we got to have fun with Robinzon 🙂
Lisa W wrote a review - Sep 2022
Lisa W wrote a review - Sep 2022
@lisawL8839JY
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FantasticTrip! Robinzon is fantastic. My kids age 10 and 13 really connected with him as he was patient and kind. They loved learning about nature, the insects, history, and local traditions as we hiked the Classic Inca Trail. You will be in good hands! No detail will be missed.
Donald Duck wrote a review - Sep 2022
Donald Duck wrote a review - Sep 2022
@ludvigleffler
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100% perfect! The knowledge from the tour guide and how enthusiastic they are for the environment, the surroundings and how the show and teach the group! 100% perfect they are one with the nature and they are born and raised around the secret valley, so they know what they are talking about.
Joanna K wrote a review - Sep 2022
Joanna K wrote a review - Sep 2022
@D4007FHjoannak
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Best Tour To Machu Picchu! Altitude Experience is the very best in Cusco. The team of guides provide the best tours. Really amazing experience with the team! Must-book!
Jordan L wrote a review - Sep 2022
Jordan L wrote a review - Sep 2022
@357jordanl
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Lares Trek & Inka Trail w/ Robinzon! Robinzon really added an extra layer to an already exceptional hike/trip. His knowledge and insight was incredible and allowed my friends to come away from the experience with a great understanding of his world. I have already recommended him to a few others interested in experiencing such an amazing hike.
Tim B wrote a review - Sep 2022
Tim B wrote a review - Sep 2022
@timbC2155ST
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Amazing Views Capped by an Experienced Guide! Robinzon was an amazing guide. He made the experience, which was full of incredible views and impressive ancient structures, a magical experience. We were especially pleased with the way he infused the experience with authentic cultural stories and views. We highly recommend trekking with his company.
 Dino wrote a review - Aug 2022
Dino wrote a review - Aug 2022
@dinokarahodzic
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Amazing trek Did the Inka trail and Amazon jungle. Best treks ever. The Altitude Experience made sure that we had everything we needed and we were well taken care of. Highly recommended. No complaints. Thank you.
Michael B wrote a review - Aug 2022
Michael B wrote a review - Aug 2022
@MikeBull94
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Inca Trail! Did the Inca Trail with these guys and it was AMAZING! Once in a lifetime experience and can't recommend it enough. Robin & his team were professional, knowledgeable & a great laugh! 5 stars
Kelli T wrote a review - May 2022
Kelli T wrote a review - May 2022
@kellit215
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Great guide! Robin was a great guide for our first trip to Peru! It was memorable enough to return for another visit. We had a five year old with us and he was very accommodating.
Ren wrote a review - May 2022
Ren wrote a review - May 2022
@renqingw
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The best! Highly recommend An excellent experience! Robinson was extremely knowledgeable, and provided information not only on the geo-ecological make up of the land, but also its history and cultural significance. The beauty of the land, along with that of the spirit and positive energy of the people made this trip one that I'll never forget. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this experience and company to anyone.
Sucam wrote a review - Apr 2022
Sucam wrote a review - Apr 2022
@Sucam
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Good guide for families! We took a tour with Robinson for Ollantaytambo Santury. We were very happy with his services from him. He was knowledgeable and took his time on the tour with kids in our group. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a tour guide.
Charlie D wrote a review - Apr 2022
Charlie D wrote a review - Apr 2022
@charliedX941ET
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Amazing trip! Amazing tour guide that made the experience extremely memorable. The views and food were absolutely incredible. Such a great time!
 Benjamin King wrote a review - Mar 2022
Benjamin King wrote a review - Mar 2022
@NanogFun
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A great guide for a great trip I have amazing things to say about my 4d Inca trail hike with Robinson. He was incredibly knowledgeable about the history of the sites we saw along the way, he also gave us so many insights into the cultural world of the native Quechua people and the realties they face in modern Peru. I think he did incredible job at connecting and having fun conversations with us - a group of western tourists. But he also did a great job of slipping powerful stories, histories, and cultural insights into the conversation in a way that was so enriching to the experience. I'd 100% recommend to anyone researching tour companies in the Cusco area! Thanks Robinson!
Niko labor wrote a review Mar 2022
Niko labor wrote a review Mar 2022
@nikol914
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Perfect journey. Robin Gutierrez is wonderfull person and perfect guide. His language is without mistake and his passion for job outstanding. I had the best time with this man and i fully recomended journey with him because it was one of the most beautiful experience that i had in my life. Roby rules
HH wrote a review Mar 2022
HH wrote a review Mar 2022
@229hopeh
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Great! I booked a trip with this company and for some reason they were unable to guide my friend and I. They made arrangements for us to go with TreXperience instead without any additional cost to us. They also arranged transportation to and from the airport at the start and end of the trip. This included a heroic effort at helping get us to the airport on time whilst making stops for COVID testing after mechanical issues with the train from Aguas Calientes had severe delays. I have high remarks for them.
Nidarchana G wrote a review Mar 2022
Nidarchana G wrote a review Mar 2022
@nidarchanag
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They go above and beyond! Robinson made the Machu Picchu hike the best experience in our life! He was patient, encouraging and fun. His team of porters are incredible and they also made delicious food for us. I'd highly recommend them!
Jip wrote a review Mar 2022
Jip wrote a review Mar 2022
@Jipzon
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Awesome guides Amazing guides! Definitely recommend. Beautiful hikes and experience, delicious food (on the side of the mountain?!) and beautiful scenery
Phil_1285 wrote a review Feb 2022
Phil_1285 wrote a review Feb 2022
@Phil_1285
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Trip of a lifetime! Rob is an amazing guide, showing us some incredible sites and also sharing interesting cultural facts and history. He was always on the lookout for any opportunities to see wildlife or special views on the trail and really made the whole experience memorable for me and my group. He's got a great sense of humor too and lots of conversation which helps when you're together for 4 days!! Fully recommend… and encourage. 🦙
Amy H wrote a review - Feb 2022
Amy H wrote a review - Feb 2022
@B4605QNamyhe
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Exceptional!!! I cannot begin to express how wonderful this experience was for us. She spoke excellent English and had a real concern for our safety and satisfaction. I look forward to going back and will never use any other company when I do! !!
Rob M wrote a review - Dec 2021
Rob M wrote a review - Dec 2021
@robbmurph
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Amazing 4 days 3 nights trekking experience Easily one of the best teams I've had the pleasure of trekking with. Our guide Robinson was fantastic. He treated us as if we were his family and he ensured a smooth trip during the 4 days we spent as a team. The porters and the food were amazing. Despite some rainy and cloudy days, Robinson made sure our experience was memorable and unique. We did the hike with a group of 8 people and it was clear to everyone that this experience was one of the best we have had in our travels. Your trekking experience is dictated by the people around you. You'll be doing yourself a favor by booking with AltitudeXperience and starting your journey with Robinson as your guide.
Funsi wrote a review - Aug 2021
Funsi wrote a review - Aug 2021
@funsi_01
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12 out of 10, highly recommended! I was lucky enough to have one of the best guides for my first (and hopefully not my last) adventure in Peru: Robinzon! Knowledgeable, fun, patient, experienced, caring, spontaneous, caring, passionate. I could go on and on with the adjectives. From the pre-hike briefing to saying our goodbyes, Robinzon was an absolute joy. He is very knowledgeable and attentive and somehow managed to make the challenging Salkantay trek manageable for a large group of people with different interests and skill levels. He too is personally in awe of the beauty and magic of the Andes, and it is this beauty and magic that he wishes to share with everyone he hosts, for all the adventures he can lead. Thanks for everything Robinson!
John m wrote a review - Jul 2021
John m wrote a review - Jul 2021
@Bsibbs97
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Inca Trail 4D/3N Hike to Machu Picchu. Robertson is an incredibly experienced guide who made my trip to Peru unforgettable. His team, including Gregorio and the porters, made our Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu an incredible experience. I highly recommend Robinson and his team to anyone who is looking to fully emerge into the Inca/Quechua culture and learn many things about these times. Thank you Robinson and team for the amazing experience!
Stacy Warner wrote a review - Jul 2021
Stacy Warner wrote a review - Jul 2021
@StacyWarnerandGracie
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Lares Walk. We chose Lares Trek and couldn't have been happier! ! Our guide, Adrian, made this adventure exceptional. Since it was just the two of us, he made sure we had all the necessities and breaks! ! We had a lot of walking and history as Adrian taught us a lot of interesting facts about the Inca culture. As we are both vegans, Adrian made sure that all meals, snacks and drinks met our dietary needs! This was indeed the trip of a lifetime for him and it could not have happened without our exceptional guide! ! Thank you AltitudeXperience and thank you very much Adrian! ! !
Grace W wrote a review - Jul 2021
Grace W wrote a review - Jul 2021
@gracewK4630JD
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Amazing tour guide!!!! I did the lares hike with my mom this July. Our tour guide Robinzon was amazing! ! The entire team we went with made us feel like family and helped make the trip run smoothly. You can tell they went out of their way to make sure we both had a great time. The team had many surprises planned and paid great attention to every detail. The views of the mountains were unforgettable! Everything was so beautiful. It was my first time in the Andes and I would definitely recommend this company and the trek to anyone who wants to experience the culture and ecology first hand! ! ! I loved learning about the history of the Incas and appreciate the opportunities to interact with the locals.
Amy H wrote a review - Jul 2021
Amy H wrote a review - Jul 2021
@B4605QNamyh
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Extraordinary!! I don't even know where to start. Robinzon started out as our guide and ended up as a close friend. He showed us a part of the Andes Mountains that we would never have seen if it hadn't been for him. Most tourists will not have the privilege of experiencing Peru like we did. It immerses you in the culture. I can't wait to go back. There is absolutely no one else I would want to guide me through this beautiful country than him.
Scotty wrote a review - Jul 2021
Scotty wrote a review - Jul 2021
@566spencerj
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Just say yes! Great company, great human beings. An amazing experience with an amazing guide. Robinzon is an amazing guide and a truly amazing human being. In fact, we visited him in 2017 and 2018 and both times we hiked with him and they were phenomenal. I highly recommend this company and recommend …
Sydney s wrote a review - Jul 2021
Sydney s wrote a review - Jul 2021
@CourtneyDellar
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Highly recommended! I couldn't recommend AltitudeXperience and Robinzon highly enough! ! ! I was very impressed with this tour company. They are not only knowledgeable, but also kind and friendly. They were also very helpful in my hiking experience, always willing to help me and my friends. They made this experience so much fun.
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