Unite against breast cancer on a Peru travel adventure
Saturday 22, January 2011
If you are looking for a travel experience with a difference this year then look no further…join Walk the Walk, the UK’s largest grant making breast cancer charity, on a discovery of the lost City of the Incas!
The Inca Trail Peru 2011 is a 15 day adventure including a 42 kilometer trek across mountain terrain at altitude, descending into Machu Picchu - one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. This is followed by the experience of Inti Raymi, the largest and most important Inca Festival in South America, all while raising funds for vital breast cancer causes.
13th – 27th June 2011
Fly out to Lima and spend three days acclimatising in Cuzco visiting historic sites such as the Inca forts of Sacsayhuaman and rafting down the Urabamba River to the start of the trail, setting off in decorated bras - the trademark of the charity.
£3,165 plus an administration fee. This includes return flights, accommodation, trek permits, breakfast and the services of porters and guides. Walk the Walk also offers a sponsorship refund scheme – the more money you raise, the more you get refunded from the cost of the trip.
To be a part of this magical adventure visit www.walkthewalk.org to download an entry form. The group is limited to just 15 people so places sell out fast and entries close soon so be sure to move quickly to reserve your spot!
Nina Barough, founder and Chief Executive of Walk the Walk, said of the event: “Peru is such a magical adventure and if you do just one trek in your life this should be it. I have completed it twice now and what I love is that, because we keep our group small, everything feels very special and unspoilt as you travel along the trail. The excitement of white water rafting along the Urabamba is exhilarating and then being a part of Inti Raymi - this vibrant colorful festival that brings thousands of people from all over South America to Cuzco, many in national dress - all creates a wonderful delight to the senses. For many our Inca Trail journey has been described as a life changing experience!”
Walk the Walk is currently making grants to support research, but also towards the emotional and physical support for those people that have cancer now. Apart from raising money, Walk the Walk is also passionate about encouraging women and men to become fitter and healthier and take control of their own wellbeing.
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