What to bring to Explora Sacred Valley, Cusco, Peru. 

What to bring

What to bring

General Recommendations

Please bring confortable clothes to be used as different layers during outdoor expeditions. Some expeditions, like mountain hiking, require warmer clothing. However, our general recommendations for Sacred Valley are as follows:

First layer:

  • Long trekking socks
  • Thermal socks
  • Warm underwear
  • Long or short sleeved T-shirts

Second layer:

  • Trekking pants and shorts
  • A light fleece jacket

Third layer:

  • Waterproof jacket
  • Trekking shoes
  • Thermal gloves
  • Neck warmer or buff
  • Small backpack

Additionally, please bring the whole range of sun protection items: sunglasses with UV filter, with belt and side protection; a hat or visor; and water- and sweat-resistant sun block, ideally with a SPF greater than 30.

In all our expeditions, our team carries a first aid kit and extra water. However, travellers are required to fill in their bottles with explora water before leaving. Please ask for hiking poles if you don’t have your own.

Please bring casual lightweight clothing to wear inside the hotel.

Walks over 4000 masl

For high mountain walks, travelers need the following:

  • One extra warm cap and one windbreaker jacket
  • One feather jacket
  • Windbreaker gloves
  • Outerwear socks.


Bike Riding in Sacred Valley

For bicycle expeditions, explora provides travelers with a bicycle and a helmet. However, you can bring your own gear, including special runners and automatic pedals.

Regarding clothing, we suggest you to bring gloves and shorts or special bike-riding pants.

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