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National Geographic Traveller (UK) has teamed up with Peru's tourism board, PROMPERÚ, and experiential travel group Explora to offer a four-night, all-inclusive stay in the Sacred Valley of the Incas in Peru
Exploring archaeological Incan sites, following the Urubamba River by bike or trekking on a high-altitude glacier near the ancient city of Cusco are some of the immersive outings designed by Explora. The winner will have more than 20 expert-guided adventures to choose from including walks, hikes, bike rides and drives, all designed to facilitate cultural and historical discovery — from traditional villages to the vestiges of fallen empires in the Andean pampa.
Explora pioneered high-end adventure travel in South America, providing guests with access to some of the continent’s most remote areas from a luxury base. Explora Valle Sagrado is in one of the region’s most remote and ancient corn plantations, close to the village of Urquillos. Its design is inspired by its surroundings — high Andean mountains arranged around a valley.
Your prize: A four-night stay for two at Explora Sacred Valley. Includes flights, transfers from Cusco, full-board accommodation and a choice of expert-guided excursions.
Competition closes 1 February 2018 at 23:59 (GMT)
Terms & conditions
There is one prize consisting of return flights from London to Peru and a four-night stay for two at Explora Sacred Valley hotel, Peru.
The prize includes: Return economy flights from London to Cusco; transfers from Cusco airport to the hotel; four-night’s full board accommodation at the Explora Sacred Valley hotel, including drinks (excluding premium wines), and up to eight expert-guided, half-day excursions and activities.
The prize does not include: airport transfers between the prize winner’s home and the departure airport; the cost of any passports, visas, travel documentation or vaccinations required for the prize winner to travel to Peru; travel insurance; personal spending money; tips; medical expenses; premium wines; or and food, drink or additional expenses not mentioned in the prize description. Any additional costs and expenses incurred during the trip will be the responsibility of the prize winner.
The prize must be used by the winner and companion travelling together on the same flights/dates. The prize is subject to availability, non-exchangeable, non-transferable and non-refundable. There is no cash alternative. No purchase necessary for entry.
In the event of cancellation by the winner, for whatever reason, no alternative prize will be given.
The prize providers retain the right to substitute the prize with another prize of similar value in the event that the original prize offered is not available.
It is the responsibility of the prize winner to ensure they have a valid passport and travel insurance and obtain any necessary visas for their trip.
Explora Terms & Conditions
Prize is for two people sharing a double room. Valid for stays from February 15 2018 until 20 December 2018.
A full list of the 20 available excursions to choose from can be found here. The number of and type of excursions are subject to availability and the constraints of the winner's arrival and departure times.
Flight Terms and Conditions
Peru’s Tourism Board (PROMPERÚ) will grant to one winner two international round trip tickets from London (Gatwick or Heathrow) to Lima and two round trip tickets from Lima to Cusco (domestic flights in Peru). PROMPERÚ will determine the route and airline at the moment the winner confirms the date of the trip to Peru.
The international and domestic tickets will be issued before 15 October 2018 and the trip must be completed until 20 December 2018. The winner should contact PROMPERÚ to book the flight.
PROMPERÚ can accept no responsibility for any accident, loss or damage to winner or their property as a result of accepting the prize.
Once the air ticket is issued, it cannot be changed. The winner must assume the costs of the change in the air ticket if required. The winner should arrive on time at the airport according to the regulations of the airline.
No cash alternative is offered and the prizes are non-transferable to other persons.
The winner may be required to participate in reasonable publicity on behalf of the prize providers.
The prize draw is open to residents of the UK aged 18 and over. Only one entry per named entrant and email address will be accepted. The winner will be drawn at random from entries received. The winner will be contacted using the email address provided at the time of entry. Once notified, the winner must reply within two weeks. No purchase necessary for entry.
The competition is not open to employees or associates of APL Media Limited, Explora or PROMPERÚ or anyone connected with the administration of the competition, or their families.
The promoter is APL Media Limited, Highgate Studios, 53-79 Highgate Road, London NW5 1TL. Usual terms and conditions apply. For details visit natgeotraveller.co.uk/terms-conditions/#competition