Hi. I’m Erik Rasmussen, owner of Erik’s Adventures tour operator. The Official 26.2 Mile Inca Trail Marathon to Machu Picchu, Peru and The South Africa Trail Running Tour and Safari are two of our signature running tours. My wife Myra Rasmussen and I organize and host customized active adventure trips, group tours, and singles vacations to a variety of exotic travel destinations. Our experience and expertise in adventure travel, event planning, race directing, and endurance sports allow us to offer you a choice of unique adventures. Please see our upcoming marathon tours and singles vacations!
Cusco, Peru: The Official 26.2 Mile Inca Trail Marathon to Machu Picchu- July, 2015
This hosted Peru marathon tour for runners and spectators is a top international running vacation, offering a wide range of different outdoor activities, cultural programs, and unique adventures. The highlight of the trip is one of the most scenic and challenging marathons in South America with the finish line at Machu Picchu, Peru.
Our marathon is designed by experienced racers for racers. Erik's Adventures was the first to host an official, accurate, and fully supported 26.2 mile race on The Inca Trail in Peru with the finish line at Machu Picchu.
In 2012, our group of 41 adventurers completed the first 26.2 mile marathon distance race on the Classic Inca Trail in Peru. Our team of runners all successfully finished our 2013 race and 2014 was completely sold out! Join us in 2015 and race this one of a kind course to Machu Picchu!
Above: One of our top 2012 finishers approaching the finish line at Machu Picchu, Peru
Overview of all our guided Peru tours
In addition to our Peru marathon tour, Erik's Adventures offers an exciting range of Peru vacations that can be booked year-round by groups. For individuals- you may join in on any of our set date trip departures. Our Peru Singles Vacation Adventure Tour June 13-20, 2015 gives our guests a diverse itinerary packed with different activities and excursions. We book traditional hiking trips on the Classic Inca trail as well!
In addition, we offer a variety of other Peru tours including an Amazon Rainforest 7 day Tour, Peru Hiking Tour Salkantay Trekking, Lake Titicaca, Lima, Arequipa, Nazca Lines, other Inca Trail Treks to Machu Picchu or in other parts of the Andes mountains (ie Cordillera Blanca and Huaraz), and more. For all adventure travel programs please note that for singles travelers we provide roommate matching if you do not want to pay the single supplement for any of our Peru hiking tours or group trips.
South Africa Multi-Sport Trail Running Adventure- October 2014
Join our running group in October of 2014 on a South Africa trail running adventure and safari. You will visit Cape Town and the famous Garden route of South Africa, have opportunities for adventure sports such as shark cage diving and zip lining, complete a 2 day staged 100k ultra on the famous Amatola trail or a 38k trail race, and explore one of South Africa's best game parks on a custom adventure safari!
Our custom guided tours feature a relaxed itinerary. On group travel with us there is flexibility to take advantage of local offerings. You have the freedom to choose from different experiences during any of our group travel programs, allowing for spontaneity and exciting opportunities as part of your guided tour.
We use our expertise in group travel planning and strong relationships with quality local businesses and service providers at each of our destinations to create unique travel itineraries highlighting main attractions and accessing “hidden gems” that may be off the main tourist circuit and often missed by bigger tour companies. This in turn allows your group trip to benefit the local populations and communities. It also keeps the trip costs lower giving you more value in an affordable guided tour.
Whether its a multi-sport running tour in Peru, a singles vacation to Thailand, or a photo safari trip in East Africa, we give constant attention to our customers' needs and offer personalized service from our staff and guides to maximize your travel experience. We can also provide single travelers with roommate matching upon request so you may have no single supplement charges.
Whether two or twenty plus people will be traveling together- Allow us to plan a custom group travel itinerary or adventure trip for your next vacation using our extensive experience, large selection of exciting travel destinations, and broad range of group tours and activities. We will work to create your perfect trip based on your needs and specific vacation interests. Perhaps a Safari to Kenya to see the Great Migration followed by a Trek to the Summit of Kilimanjaro Contact us to get started on planning your next international group tour or adventure trip.
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