We believe that the better our equipment is the more we can do and the further we can go. That is why we have sourced and hand-picked our gear from top companies around the world. We are proud to support our South American brands such as Doite alongside well known outdoor giants such as The North face, Therm-a-rest and Mountain Hardware.
We have specifically tailored our equipment itinerary for every trek, in any condition, for your every need. We understand you may of travelled far to be with us and we don’t want you to worry about anything you don’t need. Were all set to provide you with both personal gear and equipment for the group. We are extremely proud of the quality we provide you with and we want you to check it out below.
PERSONAL AND GROUP EQUIPMENT
We understand that you may have travelled far and wide to be with us, carrying only the essentials. That is why we will set you up with your own personal gear for the duration of the trek. We have a fully equipped storage container which is full of resources for all your needs.
First you will be given a duffel bag for all your personal belongings, a tent for just you and one other, a sleeping bag, self-inflating mat and camp bed. The group will enjoy our social tents and dinner tents whilst luxury tours can relax in our glamping tents. If you’re a nature newbie do not worry, we have top of line portaloos, camping chairs and tables so you feel comfortable.
There are certain things we do expect you to bring along yourself, these can be found on the specific trip pages. However, if there are any issues concerning personal gear do let us know before commencing the trip and we can see what we can do to help.
OUR GLAMPING TENTS
Our glamping tents are what dreams are made of. These huge canvas bell tents play host to our most luxurious tours. They are the pinnacle of our Sacred valley picnic tour where you will arrive after exploring Inca ruins to your own personal garden party. These beautiful structures are the ideal option for those special occasions, luxurious trips and family moments.
OUR SLEEPING TENT
We know your sleep is important, especially when adventuring! That’s why we have versatile tents which are pitched for you by our porters. Our fleet of tents include the K-2 XT Eureka tent, rain or shine these tents perform! Ventilation for those hot days and 4 season weatherproof capabilities for those extreme conditions. We also carry The Northface Alpine Guide 2 tent renowned for its hybrid technology.
These tents decked out with our other equipment guarantee for a great nights sleep.
OUR SOCIAL TENT
This is our hub and your home! On our longer treks and tours we understand you want a place to be, outside of where you sleep, with all your friends. We have our amazing festival style tent for your to relax in. Use it to chill out in, have some drinks, discuss the amazing day you’ve just had or however you want! Here in Peru we are all about community and building bonds. With this tent we hope you do just that!
Along side your personal tent you will be given one of our self-inflating light weight roll mats from the leading brand in this area, Therm-a-rest to make sure you have the best nights rest on any trek. To compliment this, you will also receive one of, either, our Northface or Therm-a-rest’s down alpine mummy bag which has the impressive temperature limit of -6C. Both boasting quilted blanket interior, foot warmer pocket and cinchable fitted design. Best of all, these sleeping bag are certified for responsible and sustainable down manufacturing. For certain tours and upon request we use camping beds to make you just at home. We carry extra blankets, pillows and sleeping bags for your needs and comfort.
OUR ADVENTURE GEAR
We have our own fleet of Mosso and Shimano Mountain bikes which we have pimped out with Bianchi suspension. We take your safety very seriously which is why you will also receive mountain biking body armour, leg shields and full-face shield helmets from prestigious brands, Fox and SevenIDP. So, no matter your skill or the terrain you will get there in style and safety. Other adventure experiences and equipment such as our white-water rafting and zip lining are ran by external companies with excellent reputations and local knowledge. We personally trial and test each third party to certify that it is up to Southern Peru Explores standards and ensure quality.