when you book a tour with us:
You support the workers directly. Because of our unique employee-owned model, You can rest assured that the money you invest in this adventure will go directly to the people who will work with you on the hikes. At Evolution Treks Peru we distribute profits equitably amongst our members.
You support the inclusion and integration of women in the travel economy. We are the only company hiring and training women porters in Peru. Our commitment to include them in the benefits of the travel industry is uncompromising. No other company has ever tried to do what we do.
You are part of treating porters like real human beings. Evolution Treks Peru is the only company operating tours on the Inca Trail whose porters carry the maximum weight (20kg), sleep under the same conditions as tourists, have proper food, tents and sleeping bags, and the best salary of all companies. Don't take our word, we offer 100% money back if you find out we don't do that.
You contribute with a little help to save the planet. Our tours are primarily designed to be entertaining and educational. We help you connect with the natural world and be part of its preservation. We do that is by using a range of different apps that enable our customer's to record and keep track of various plants, birds, and animals so we can ensure their survival. All of the information that we gather is sent to different international organizations that collect this information to understand the nature and vulnerability of these species better. Furthermore, We have minimized our carbon input by making sure that all that we take to our hikes is biodegradable.
Your safety is our priority. All of our members are trained in wilderness first aid. Some of them have graduated from NOLS as Wilderness First Responders. Our personnel has been trained to respond effectively in case of an emergency. Our focus on prevention and leadership is an essential aspect of your safety.
Our response rate to your inquiries is fast and effective. Our English speaking staff will make sure to provide the best information to respond your questions about our services. We will guide you from letting you know when is the best time to travel to Machu Picchu to what attractions you should visit while in Peru. Feel free to ask as many questions as possible before you book with us.
The best camping food. One thing is clear here; we will spoil you. We cater to your dietary needs, whether you are vegetarian or vegan, and we accommodate to your requirements in the best way we can. Our cooks are professional chefs with lots of experience in preparing the best camping food ever. After this trip, camping will never be the same for you again.
High tech camping gear. We provide state-of-the-art, high-tech, minimalist camping equipment that guarantees comfort for our clients while ensuring that our porters do not carry excess weight. All of our gear; from tents to kitchen utensils are lightweight. Our partners and suppliers are Mountain Hardwear and Cascade designs.