Offer including the bib for the HMDS adventure and 3 nights in a hotel in double room.
Price limited to the first 100 to register
02 december – 08 december, 2023
The HMDS Peru is coming back in 2023 for a 4th edition!
On the program: a week of adventure in which you will live at the rhythm of the desert, through 3 stages, to be done at your own pace: by walking or running.
You will sleep 3 nights on the HMDS bivouac, along the Pacific Ocean, and 3 nights in a hotel (1 before the race: in Lima, 2 after the race: in Paracas).
You have the possibility of continuing your experience in Peru with the discovery of Machu Picchu and the region of Cusco, for and unforgettable stay.
You will have the possibility to choose between 3 different distances: 70, 100 or 120km, divided into 3 stages.
Here is the breakdown:
The stages of the HMDS can be completed at your own pace: walking or running.
The organization of the HMDS does its best to ensure that the event takes place in the best conditions, and that participants don’t take any risk with flexible cancellation and postponement conditions.
In case of doubt as the adventure approaches, you can postpone your participation free of charge to the next edition, up to 60 days before departure, without giving any justification.
If, in spite of your training and preparation, you don't make it to the end, we invite you on the next edition, on the same offer (excluding plane ticket, material and other options).
In case of cancellation of the event by the organisation, you will be refunded 100% of the amount you paid within 60 days.
Details of cancellation and postponement conditions are available in the HMDS Peru 2023 Rules and Conditions of Sale.
The HMDS Peru concept comprises a unique offer, which includes:
Following your adventure in the Ica desert, you have the possibility to continue your discovery of Peru with an exceptional trip: direction the Machu Picchu and Cusco, for an immersion into the Peruvian culture, on the footsteps of the Incas.
We take care of everything: bus, plane and train transfers, accommodation, guides, meals... you just have to enjoy this trip that will end your Peruvian adventure in the best possible way!
On the program: after the HMDS, direction the Machu Picchu for an unforgettable experience. To reach this Wonder of the World, located in the heart of the Andes Mountains, you will make a short stop in Cusco (round trip flight included in the offer), where you will sleep 2 nights in a 4 star hotel (accommodation in double room) and will taste the local specialties (breakfast, lunch and dinner at the hotel restaurant).
This trip will also be an opportunity to discover Peru from the traditional approach, and to meet local people.
Price of the offer: 600€
Thursday, December 7
Friday, December 8
Saturday, December 9
The companion offer allows you to experience the HMDS Peru adventure with family and friends who are not participating in the race. The companions will be with you the night before the start of the HMDS. They will be able to attend the start of the first stage, support you on different check-points of the race and attend the finish of the last stage.
They will experience the desert from the inside, sleep 3 nights in Paracas and discover the most beautiful places of the Ica desert. At the end of the race, you will meet them to spend the end of the stay together.
By joining the HMDS Peru, you will have the chance to discover Ica desert, an exceptional and unique place in the world, isolated from any civilization. It’s a week of total disconnection that awaits you.
The HMDS Peru bivouac is located on the edge of the Pacific Ocean.
As the event takes place in a protected area, we are forced by the government to limit the number of participants.
Following your adventure in Ica Desert, discover the Machu Picchu and the historic city of Cusco.
Built in 1450 on the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Machu Picchu is one of the 7 New Wonders of the Modern World.
INFO HOW TO GET THERE?
You need to book your flight to Lima airport in Peru on:
Once there, you just need to take a taxi to the hotel located about 45 minutes from the airport in the Miraflores district, where HMDS staff will welcome you (the fare will be less than 10€, about 35 Peruvian Soles).
WHICH FLIGHTS TO CHOOSE?
If you arrive on Friday 1 December, you can arrive whenever you like.
If you arrive on Saturday 2 December, it is better to arrive early enough in the day to have time for the technical controls and to get some rest.
We recommend that participants take flight tickets with cancellation and modification insurance, taking into account restrictions that may be applied by countries.
Find our flight recommendations in our Frequently Asked Questions.
Participants will be accommodated in a 4-star hotel in Lima and Paracas the nights of December 2 and December 7, 8.
It is possible to add extra nights for December 1, 9 and 10 depending on your programme.
The HMDS teams are currently finalising agreements with different hotels.
PROGRAMME OF THE WEEK
Saturday: arrival at the hotel, material/medical checks, Road Book collection and discovery of the detailed information about the adventure.
Sunday: bus transfer, first stage, night in the bivouac.
Monday: second stage, night at the bivouac.
Tuesday: rest day, night at the bivouac.
Wednesday: third stage, night at the hotel.
Thursday: day in Paracas.
Friday: transfer to Lima end of the HMDS adventure.
You can choose to arrive on Friday instead of Saturday, and add 1 or 2 extra nights after the HMDS.
WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU?
If it’s your first HMDS, you probably have a lot of questions. Once you register, we'll send you a full checklist of the material, but here is the principal to have per person:
You can bring a large suitcase with more clothes, which you will leave at the hotel and find after the HMDS adventure.
A total of 10 meals will be required as follows:
The equivalent to 2000KCAL per day is recommended by the organization.
The HALF MARATHON DES SABLES is an event that took place for the first time in 2017 in Fuerteventura. In 2022 will be held the fifth edition in Fuerteventura and the third in Peru.
The event is organized by WAA.
The HMDS Peru 2023 prices are the following:
Additional nights: 50€ per night.
The prices are individual.
ULTRA-FLEXIBLE REGISTRATION CONDITIONS
Cancellation free of charge until June 3, 2023.
From June 4, 2023 to August 3, 2023 inclusive, 25% of the total amount of the registration will be retained by the organization in case of cancellation.
From August 4, 2023 to October 3, 2023 included, 50% of the total amount of the registration will be kept by the organization in case of cancellation.
After October 3, 2023, no refund is possible, however it will still be possible to postpone according to the conditions detailed below.
Up to October 3, 2023 included, postponement to the next edition free of charge.
From October 4, 2023 to November 03, 2023 included: 250€ fee for a postponement.
From November 4, 2023: no postponement possible.
If you are not a finisher of the HMDS Peru 2023, you will be invited to the next edition on the same offer (excluding airfare, equipment, and other extras).
INCLUDED IN THE REGISTRATION
In the amount of the registration is included:
During the race, you will be surrounded by the medical and organization teams from the beginning to the end of the stages.
The courses are marked with stakes every 50/100m, so it is almost impossible to get lost.
You will all be equipped with a GPS beacon with an alarm button, allowing the organization to locate you at any time.
A medical tent is present at the bivouac where you can go at any time.
You can pay by :
The number of instalments may vary depending on the date of registration. The registration will be 100% validated once the total amount of the registration is paid.
See the HMDS Peru 2023 regulations.