These guidelines are just suggestion -- tipping is subject to service received.
Tours & Transfers
- Restaurants: 10-15% of bill
- Hotel Bell Boys: $1.50/person/day
- Drivers: $10/group/day
- Tour Guides (private, full day tour): $20-40/group/day
- Tour Guides (group, full day tour): $10/person/day
- Transfer Agent: $10/group
Inca Trail & Treks
- Trek guide (for the entire trek): $100-$120 per group for 5-day trek. You will have one guide per 8 persons in your group.
- Head cook (for the trek): $50 per group for 5-day trek
- Toilet man and tent man (for the trek) (these are porters with specialized jobs): $30 each, per group.
- Porters (for the trek): $20 each, per group. You can estimate that you will have 2-3 porters per person in your group. Note that the toilet man and tent man are porters; you would tip them only US$30, not $30 plus $20.
- Mule driver (for the trek): $40 per group for a 5-day trek