Clean Up Treks

Apus Peru > Trekkers Wanted > Clean Up Treks

Make Your Peru Trek a Clean Up Trek

& Save Up to 20%!

Help Us Be Handy in the Andes!

Make Your Peru Trek a Clean Up Trek

Our Clean Up Treks are part of our commitment to Responsible Tourism and ecological travel in the Andes. These are fun group departures that will include litter pick up as we hike through beautiful, remote areas. The team will work on a rotational basis so that you’ll still have time to enjoy the beauty of your surroundings.

Want to know more? Read more about our Clean Up Treks on our blog, and also hear from past Handy in the Andes veterans for a real sense of what it’s like!



Eco Travel in Peru

Get Handy in the Andes - Eco Friendly Peru Trekking

At Apus Peru, we pack out all our own trash on each and every trek we operate. However, many other trekkers do not. For this reason – and in the spirit of ecological travel in Peru – we organize Clean Up Treks throughout the year. We do Clean-Up Treks along our most popular alternative trekking routes, but especially Choquequirao and Lares

Do you have a group and want to do a Clean Up Trek? Contact us! We’re happy to organize a custom Clean Up Trek departure on almost any day of the year. 


Why Do a Clean-Up Trek?

Garbage on the trail is a real problem for Peru treks.

Remote areas of Peru are often located far from formal garbage disposal facilities, and litter can be a common sight long otherwise pristine land. In Cusco, the popularity of trekking can make this problem much worse, making eco travel a challenge. 

Garbage on the trail

How does it work?

Simply let us know at booking that you want to make your trek a Clean-up Trek and we’ll give you a discount on the normal trekking price! You’ll also receive a stylish t-shirt as a souvenir of your contribution towards keeping the Andes mountains healthy and happy. It’s our way of encouraging a bit of ecological travel in Peru.

  • Groups of 1-3 – Take 15% off 
  • Groups of 4+ – Take 20% off

What's Included?

In addition to the same inclusions that are standard on the trek you are taking, we include:

• 8kg of your things to be carried by mule, including your sleeping bag. This means that your hands will be free to collect litter!
• Gloves and trash bags.
• Your very own Clean Up Trek t-shirt!
• 15-20% discount across the board off the listed rates.
• The first four trekkers to book will be offered a free sleeping bag and pair of walking sticks!

What's not Included?

See the section What’s Not Included under the description of the trek you will be doing.

Important Information

  • These tours will depart any day and will be priced according to our normal sliding scale which is based on group size.
  • Maximum group size of 12.
  • Normal Wet Season Trekking conditions apply on treks departing during the rainy season (Nov-Mar).
  • The Clean Up Trek cannot be combined with any other discounts or promotions.
  • Clean Up Treks are not available on the Inca Trail

Proceed Booking