Marvelous Active Peru 18 Days


This tour is the ideal for those who want to know the wonders of Peru, its archaeological, cultural wealth and centers of great energetic power, this adventure has Inca trails that were of great importance to the Andean people.
Wonders of Peru is one of the best excursion options and super known by the whole world, satisfying and comforting for those who want to break with the traditional, putting a little effort and sweat to know this enigmatic culture surrounded by landscapes and sacred mountains.
Also, enjoy the highest navigable lake in the world and the rural families that depend on it. Also, enjoy the Paracas nature reserve, the pre-Inca Nazca lines, El Cañon del Colca with the majestic Condor flyby, the highest navigable lake in the world and the rural families that depend on it.

Day 1
Transfer in Lima airport to the hotel
Free Afternoon in Lima
Day 2
Free Day in Lima
Dinner and folkloric show in Lima
Day 3
Transfer to Cusco
Free day in Cusco
Day 4
Ballestas Island Tour
Sandboarding on Huacachina Oasis
Day 5
Overflight by the Nazca lines
Bus Nazca to Arequipa
Day 6
Free Morning
Free Day in Arequipa
Day 7
Transfer to Chivay
Visit to Chivay and La Calera Hot Springs
Day 8
Visit to the Colca Canyon and the flight of the Condors
Transfer to Puno
Day 9
Titicaca Lake and the Uros Islands Tour
Taquile Island Day Tour
Day 10
Route of the Sun Puno – Cusco
Arrive to Cusco
Day 11
Free Morning in Cusco
Traditional City Tour in Cusco
Day 12
Sacred Valley and Pisaq Tour
Ollantaytambo and Chinchero Tour
Day 13
First Trekking km 82 “Piscacucho to Wayllabamba”
Treking Inca Trail
Day 14
2ndTrekking “From Wayllabamba to Pacaymayu / Runkuraqay”
Treking Inca Trail
Day 15
3er Trekking “From Pacaymayu to Wiñayhuayna”
Treking Inca Trail
Day 16
4th Trekking “Wiñayhuayna – guide tour from Inti Punku to Machupicchu”
Transfer Aguas Calientes - Cusco
Day 17
Free Morning
Free Day in Cusco
Day 18
Transfer out from hotel Cusco to the airport.

Day 1 - Reach to Lima

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Flight to Lima.
Welcome, reception and transfer to the select hotel.
Overnight in Lima.

Day 2 - Amazing Colorful Night in Lima – Food - Culture & Dance

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Breakfast the hotel.
Free morning.
Buffet Dinner + typical dances Peruvian show.
At 20:00 Pick up time to go to La Dama Juana Restaurant.
Our driver picks up you and transfer to the restaurant.
Several Peruvian typical dishes in a complete buffet dinner.
Enjoy the show and also the exquisite dinner.
23:00 Return to the hotel.
Overnight at Lima.

Day 3 - Lima – Free Day to Explore & Shopping

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Breakfast at the hotel. Free day. Overnight at Lima.

Day 4 - Daytrip to the Amazing Reservation of Paracas & Ica

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Leaving at 03:00 am. from the hotel to transfer you to the bus station.
Departure at 03:45 AM. by bus Cruz Del Sur Semi-bed service to the Bay of Paracas.
At 07.45 arrival to Paracas, reception and immediate transfer to the pier of La Marina Touristic.
We board at 08.00 AM. to visit the Ballestas Islands, on the way they will see they will make a brief stop to observe the candelabra, enigmatic figure in the dunes of the dune on the sea, then continue the journey to the islands, where they can observe the ecosystem of the Ballestas Islands or Guaneras Islands, where sea lions inhabit, different species from guano birds, to penguins, return to Paracas.
Free time to rest and drink.
Transfer to the bus station in Paracas to take a Bus to Nazca town.
11.00 am. Departure to Nazca.
16.00 Pm. Reception in Nazca and transfer to the hotel.
Afternoon free.
Overnight at Nazca

Day 5 - Astonishing Overflght at Nazca Lines – Arequipa

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Breakfast at the hotel.
At the appropriate time, transfer to the aerodrome where they will board the high-wing plane and fly over the enigmatic Nazca Lines for 35 minutes.
Transfer at 14:30 to the bus station to leave to Arequipa.
Arrive at 23:30 to Arequipa.
Arrival to Arequipa, reception and transfer the select hotel.
Overnight at Arequipa.

Day 6 - Arequipa Free Day to Relax & Explore

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Early breakfast at the hotel.
Free day to take a rest or take some optional activities in the white city.
Overnight in Arequipa.

Day 7 - Journey From Arequipa- Chivay – Colca Canyon First Day

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Departure at 08:00 am - 08:30 am from Chivay. We will start our tour on the road to Yura, where we will admire the natural and cultural landscape of that area, then we will border the Chachani volcano and we will pass through the Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve until we reach Pampa Cañahuas, in this place the guide will explain about the flora and fauna of the area, here we will appreciate the natural habitat of the South American camelids within them LA VICUÑA.
Continuing with the tour on the way, a small stop will be made in Patahuasi (house on top) to take the coca tea. Immediately we will continue the trip to the “bofedales”, where we will observe different species of birds both local and migratory to the area according to season, then we will continue to Patapampa, the highest point of the trip located at 4900 masl approx. Also known as the Mirador de los Andes, here you can see different volcanoes such as Misti, HualcaHualca, Sabancaya, Ampato, Ubinas and Chachani.
At noon we will be arriving at the town of Chivay where we can have lunch and then move to the hotel, we will have time to rest and then continue to the Calera thermal baths.
These outdoor baths have thermo medicinal water that will make us enjoy a magical moment after the bus tour in the morning.
We will return to the hotel to rest and spend the night in the town of Chivay.
Overnight in Chivay.

Day 8 - Amazing Excursion to Colca Canyon & The Flight of the Condor

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Departure at 06:00 am. after having breakfast, we will head towards the Mirador de la Cruz del Cóndor, where you can see the majestic flight of the condors and the depth of the canyon.
On the way we will make a stop in the town of YANQUE to observe its colonial church, Wititi dances as well as the typical costume of the area. On the way back to Chivay we will visit the towns of PINCHOLLO, MACA, ACHOMA, in which the guide will explain their different customs in the area as well as the Lito models, colonial churches and terraces. 11:30 am approx.
Arrival to Chivay. 11:45 am approx. lunch 01:30 pm approx. We will board the bus to Puno. The bus makes stops in the route and we can appreciate a little more of the fauna and flora on the way to Lake Titicaca.
We will be assisted and transferred to the hotel upon arrival in Puno.

Day 9 - Amazing Excursion to Titicaca Lake – los Uros & Taquile Islands

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Early breakfast at the hotel.
Departure at 7:00 am from the hotel and transferred to the port of Lake Titicaca, where our local guide will be waiting with the boat to start our adventure on Lake Titicaca. Once we have left, our guide will explain important points of this great lake, and a few minutes later we will arrive at the famous floating islands of Los Uros.
Here we will stop at one of the Islands, visit its inhabitants and learn about the customs of these communities that live for years in the highlands. Later we will return to the boat and continue our trip towards the Taquile Island. The boat trip lasts approximately 3 hours.
Taquile is a huge island that is characterized by its beautiful fabrics. Here visitors will be able to observe how the people of the island make ponchos, belts, gloves and other typical high Andean garments, all made by hand. In order to get to the top of the Island, we will have to walk along a beautiful, slightly inclined path that offers spectacular views of the lake.
Here we advise you to walk slowly and take it easy, since you are walking over 3800 meters high. After 45 minutes will arrive at the center of Taquile, where we can rest and visit a small site museum, which shows through photos important aspects of the life of the people of Taquile.
Our group will have lunch in a typical restaurant around the plaza. Visitors will have free time to visit the weaving workshops and take photos with the islanders after lunch. Later we will descend towards the pier and we will start our return trip to Puno, arriving in the city at approximately 05:00 pm. We will spend one night at the hotel in Puno.
Overnight in Puno

Day 10 - Daytrip to the “Route of the Sun” Puno – Cusco

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Breakfast at the hotel.
Departure at 06:15 am from the hotel and transfer to the bus station in the Puno bus terminal.
During our tour that lasts approximately 10 hours we will have 4 excursions and guided visits to the tourist attractions of the southern corridor of the altiplano visiting the temple of Andahuaylillas or Sistine Chapel of America, the Inka temple of Raqchi, the passage of the Raya at 4335 masl and the Inka Aymara museum in Pukara.
Each visit lasts 20 to 40 minutes, where the passenger can ask questions, take photos and explore the attraction at their own discretion, making this experience an unforgettable activity.
We will be arriving in Cusco at 4:30 p.m. being picked up and transferred to the hotel where we will spend the night.

Day 11 - City Tour in Cusco & the 4 Nearby Ruins of the Incas

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Breakfast at the hotel.
Free morning to acclimatize or make some purchases.
City Tour in Cusco in the afternoon
Departure at 01:00 pm from your hotel, then at 13:30 pm start of our tour of the city, where our professional tour guide will provide us with detailed information of all the tourist attractions will visit, will be attentive to any questions and / or needs that each of our visitors require.
The places we have to visit are. The main temple of the Sun also known as the "Qoricancha", "Sacsayhuaman" known as the head of the Puma in reference to the fact that the City of Cusco had the shape of a Puma in Inca times and the head of that puma was exactly Sacsayhuaman.
Instantly We visit Qenqo, temple in honor of the mother earth or Pachamama, we continue through Pucapucara or entrance control center to the Sacred city of Cusco, later we visit Tambomachay Inca resting place and at the same time temple to the natural element of Water.
Overnight in Cusco.

Day 12 - Daytrip to Sacred Valley of the Incas Full Day

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Breakfast at the hotel. Departure at 8:00 am from your hotel to start our tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, to go through the Sacsayhuaman archaeological park and arrive at the Taray viewpoint, a wide viewpoint from where you can see the beautiful Inca terraces and the current cultivation land which surrounds the sacred river of the incas "Willcamayuc", later we visit the archaeological park of Pisaq, we will also visit the indigenous market of Pisaq, the quality is very colorful as the local inhabitants come to sell or acquire local products that the population needs.
The Pisaq indigenous market is the best place to shop for handicrafts and souvenirs, lunch on this tour is included in the Urubamba village.
After a continuous free time, we will continue our journey towards Ollantaytambo, known as the last living Inca city. Ollantaytambo reminds us of a critical story of Love, a drama that makes love prevail over all obstacles, believes that this city was built by General Inca Ollantay in a moment of rebellion against the Inca's royal army to obstruct his union with the beautiful princess Cusi Qoyllor "beautiful star". We continue with our guided tour and arrive at Chinchero, where its colonial and Inca temple reflects the current syncretism of these 02 great cultures, Chinchero is also known for its great weavers, who perform beautiful works with Inca techniques.
We continue our trip and return to Cusco, through abundant farmland Arrival in Cusco at 19:00 pm, approximately time when you will be at the door of your hotel or place that you indicate.
Overnight in Cusco

Day 13 - Begining of Inka Trail 4 Days & 3 Nights to Machupicchu

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Today begins your adventure of a lifetime. We will pick you up from your hotel in our private van very early in the morning at 5:30am.
You will be transferred to the Sacred Valley of the Inkas, where our van going to take us to Piskacucho, which is called kilometer 82, where the Classic Inca Trail begins. On the way, we stop for breakfast in Ollantaytambo at 6:30-7am to load up on energy for our start of the trail(Breakfast is not included).
Upon arrival at kilometer 82 at 11:30am, we will have some time to organize ourselves, At the Inka Trail first control point be ready to show your entrance tickets, passports and (if paying a student rate) your student card.
At the start of the trail (2720m/8923ft) we cross the Vilcanota River and follow its route to the right. The first day is relatively easy, a warm-up along the Inka flat terrain. There are great views of the Incan Fortress (‘Huillca Raccay’), the vast and incredible Inka site of Llactapata, (officially called ‘Patallacta’), and the beautiful snow-capped peak of ‘W’akay Willca’ (5860m/19225ft) known in books as Veronica.
Our first campsite is in Wayllabamba (3000m/9842ft) in the temperate green valley with the same name. Temperatures at night are around 5ºC depending on the month.
During the day, we will enjoy spectacular views of the snow-capped mountains Veronica, (5,860m/19,337ft), the lush green valley around us and a myriad of flora and fauna.

Day 14 - Trekking “Wayllabamba to Pacaymayuc / Runcuracay”

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After waking up at 5 to 5:30am and enjoying a hot breakfast, we start a steep ascent towards the highest pass, abra de Warmihuañusca or ‘Dead Woman’s Pass’ at 4200m/13779ft.
On this day, you will feel a real sense of achievement upon reaching the top! After a well-deserved rest, we begin the descent to where we stop for lunch, which is located at Pacaymayu (3,550m/11,646ft).
On our way up to the pass, we will be able to see an arrange of hummingbirds and a combination of other species of bird life.
There will be plenty of time to appreciate the incredible variety of native plants and the ´Polylepis´ or Q’ueuña trees which grow in the astonishing cloud forest located at 3650m/11972ft! After lunch, begins the second two-hour steep climb to Runkuraqay pass (almost 4,000m/13,123ft). We arrive at our campsite by 5:00 pm.
Temperatures at this campsite are around 4ºC during the night.

Day 15 - Trekking “Pacaymayu to Wiñayhuayna”

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The most impressive day so far; keep this in mind as you ascend on day three! .
We wake up for breakfast at 6am and start the day with a gentle climb to visit the archaeological site of ‘Phuyupatamarca’ (meaning ‘Town in the Clouds’).
Here we reach the third highest point on the Inka trail (3680m/). The views of the mountains, canyons and surrounding areas are spectacular!.
The Inca site of ‘Phuyupatamarca’, is located a few minutes’ walk from the third pass. After visiting this site, we continue walking down 3000 stairs through the cloud forest to the impressive agricultural Incan site of ‘Intipata.
After taking some time to visit this site, we continue until we arrive at our third campsite Wiñay Wayna. (2680m/8792ft).
Today, we will only walk about 4 to 5 hours. We arrive at camp by lunchtime! Temperatures during the night are about 12º C. A short walk from our campsite is the famous Incan site of ‘Wiñay Wayna’ (‘Forever Young’). Even if you are feeling tired after your day’s trek, it´s a moment you cannot miss, the most impressive site on the Inca trail.

Day 16 - Trekking “Wiñayhuayna – Inti Punku & Machupicchu Guided Tour”

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At around 4:00am it´s time to wake up, have breakfast and start day 4 on the Inka trail to get to Machu Picchu on time.
This is the final part of your journey, arriving by 6:00am to reach Inti Punku or The Sun Gate. At that point, the majestic Machu Picchu Citadel is in front of us with its intense beauty – an incredible sight for all to see.
The reality of what the Inca people must have encountered on their taxing journey to this expansive temple of Machu Picchu.
At this point, we walk downhill towards the Machu Picchu Citadel. (2400m/7872 ft.) After walking 40 minutes, we enter the citadel from the top through the “House of the Guardians”.
From there we proceed to the control point where we register and leave our belongings. Your professional guide will direct you throughout the astounding ruins and its main streets.
You can wander around the town squares as well as climb the intricately carved stairways made from stone. Machu Picchu is considered as the world’s spiritual center by esoteric wisdom.
Once the guided tour is over, you will have free time to explore the site on your own.
You will also have time to indulge in a few of the following activities on your own if you choose (not included in the price)
• Climb up Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain and appreciate the beauty and magnificence of Machu Picchu from there.
• Other optional activities in Aguas Calientes include a visit to the new local museum or bathe in the hot springs.
Back to Cusco: You will descend to Aguas Calientes and later board the Expedition train to the Ollantaytambo Train Station “Train departure time can vary according train schedule and availability”. In Ollantaytambo Train station you will meet our private van and be transferred to your hotel in Cusco.

Day 17 - Cusco – Free Day to Explore and Relax

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Breakfast at the hotel.
Free day in Cusco to shopping or rest.
Overnight in Cusco

Day 18 - Flying Back Cusco – Lima

Breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer hotel - airport.
Flight back from Cusco – Lima.
Arrival to Lima.
Waiting at the airport for international flight.


  • Transfer IN/OUT in Lima airport – hotel - airport.
  • 03 nights hotel in Lima with breakfast.
  • Dinner and folkloric show in Lima.
  • Transfer OUT from the hotel to the bus station.
  • Bus Lima Paracas.
  • Ballestas Island tour.
  • Bus Paracas – Ica.
  • Tour in the Huacachina Oasis and sandboarding.
  • Bus Ica - Nazca.
  • 01-night hotel in Nazca with breakfast.
  • Nazca lines overflight.
  • Bus Nazca - Arequipa.
  • Transfer in Arequipa bus station – hotel
  • 02-night hotel in Arequipa with breakfast
  • 01-night hotel in Chivay with breakfast
  • Colca Canyon 2 days / 1 night
  • Entrance fee to Colca Canyon
  • 02 lunches and 01 dinner in Chivay
  • Touristic bus Chivay – Puno by Touristic bus.
  • Transfer IN/OUT from the bus station – hotel - airport.
  • 02 nights hotel in Puno with breakfast.
  • Titicaca Lake Full Day Tour + buffet lunch.
  • Route of the Sun Tour Puno - Cusco.
  • Transfer IN/OUT in Cusco airport – hotel - airport.
  • 05 nights hotel in Cusco with breakfast.
  • Afternoon City Tour with visit and entrance fees to Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Tambomachay and Pukapukara.
  • Sacred Valley Full Day Tour with buffet Lunch; with visit and entrance fees to Pisaq, Ollantaytambo and Chinchero.
  • Pre-departure briefing: You will meet your royal Inka Trail guide and group in our office for an orientation before your trek.
    At this time,we will provide you with the duffle bags which will be carried by our Porters. The meeting will be at 6:00 PM the evening before the trip begins. In case you can´t come at this time “please let us know” to coordinate another time.
  • Touristic Transport: You will be picked up from your hotel in Cusco in the morning and will travel by private transportation to PISCACUCHO the starting point of the Royal Inka Trail to Machupicchu.
  • Adventure Experienced Royal Inka Trail Tour Guide: English speaking, professionally educated, and official tour guide with tourism certification. They all grew up in this region and have a true passion to teach others about their heritage. Your guide will explain the culture and surroundings along the entire route, including leading your group in ancient ceremonies! He or she will keep you safe, sound, and comfortable on your trek so that you can enjoy your time along the Inka path and will ensure you are safe and happy.
  • Tour Guide in Machupicchu Cultural Experienced: English speaking, professionally educated, and official tour guide with tourism certification. For visit the sacred city of Machupicchu.
  • Private campsites: Each campsite is carefully chosen for have a very local experience.

    o Night 1: Enjoy the 1st night in Wayllabamba on the route Royal Inka Trail and sleep in our 4 season Pro Aconcagua Doite tents. All our tents are 4-man tents, but ONLY sleep 2, leaving lots of room to spread out comfortably and store your duffel bags. They also include a little vestibule in front, giving you some extra outdoor space to leave your boots and walking sticks so you don’t have to bring in dirt.

    o Night 2: Enjoy the 2nd night in Pacaymayo on the route Royal Inca Trail and sleep in our 4 season Pro Aconcagua Doite tents. All our tents are 4-man tents, but ONLY sleep 2, leaving lots of room to spread out comfortably and store your duffel bags. They also include a little vestibule in front, giving you some extra outdoor space to leave your boots and walking sticks so you don’t have to bring in dirt.

    o Night 3: Enjoy the 3rd night in Wiñayhuayna on the route Royal Inka Trail and sleep in our 4 season Pro Aconcagua Doite tents. All our tents are 4-man tents, but ONLY sleep 2, leaving lots of room to spread out comfortably and store your duffel bags. They also include a little vestibule in front, giving you some extra outdoor space to leave your boots and walking sticks so you don’t have to bring in dirt.

  • Camping equipment: Dining and kitchen tents, tables, chairs, and cooking equipment (all carried by our porters and horses).
  • Entry ticket to The Royal Inka Trail.
  • Entry ticket to Machu Picchu Inka Site.
  • 1 Duffle Bag: Duffle bag will be provided as complementary so you can arrange your personal belongings, please in case you need extra porter there will be an extra charge to carry it during the tour please let us know in advance.
  • Professional Trekking Chef: A professional chef specialized in cooking on the trail, with an assistant, will prepare all of your delicious meals along our journey on the Trail to replenish your energy every day. You will never go hungry!.
  • Meals: 3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners (Vegetarian, vegan, or special menus are available at no extra cost) Please be in mind (1st breakfast and last lunch is not included”.
  • Boiled Water: Beginning from your first lunch until your last breakfast, Inka Trail Expeditions will supply all the water needed. This water will be boiled, filtered and then cooled, before distributing. You must supply your own water bottles or camel back. We recommend carrying about 3L worth. We will refill our waters at each meal.
  • Wake up tea: Every morning at the campsite, you will wake up with a cup of coca tea! Our staff will bring the tea to your tent so that you will be warmed from inside out before you start your day.
  • Tea time daily during the Trek: Every afternoon before dinner, the cooks will provide our tea time with popcorn, biscuits, coffee, hot chocolate, teas, hot water, etc. After a long day of hiking, you will not have to wait until dinner to relax, warm up, and enjoy a bite to eat!.
  • Products for hygiene: You will be provided with a small towel before each meal to clean your hands and every morning will be also a bucket with warm water for washes your personal hygiene.
  • Medical kit and Oxygen bottle: Our crew will bring a first-aid kit, including emergency oxygen bottle.
  • Train tickets: From Aguas Calientes “Machupicchu village” to Ollantaytambo train station (departure time is confirmed the day of briefing and it´s subject to availability).
  • Transfer back to Cusco: Private touristic transport from Ollantaytambo train station to your hotel in Cusco (Day 4).
  • 24-hour guest service: We have telephone service available 24 hours/day for ease of communication and preparation with the agency leading up to your trek.

You need

  • Original passport (and International Student card (ISIC) if applicable).
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Hiking shoes.
  • Rain jacket or poncho.
  • Sweater, globes and hat.
  • T – shirts and shirt.
  • Confortable pants.
  • Sun hat.
  • Sun glasses.
  • Sun block.
  • Camel bag or bpttle.
  • Water .
  • Insect repelent.
  • Personal medicines.
  • Camera.
  • Lightters.
  • Short pants.
  • Walking poles.
  • Money in cash.

Additional Items

There are several optional upgrades you can include in this trip. Below is a quick list of it, but check our overview section for more details

  • Sleeping Bag – $25.00 USD per person per trek (It will be clean and warm).
  • Walking Poles – $12.00 USD per pair per trek (Professional Poles that can be extended)
  • Vistadome Train Upgrade “Panoramic train” – $ 50.00 USD per person (Return Only)
  • Huayna Picchu Sacred Mountain – $75.00 USD per person (Please request when you book your Trek)
  • Machu Picchu Sacred Mountain –$ 75.00 USD per person (Please request when you book your Trek)
  • Buffet Lunch Celebration in Santuary Lodge on the last day in Machupicchu. $40.00 USD per person (all fresh drinks are included)

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