Nothing can be more important than bringing a premium pair of socks on this trail. They will help you succeed or fail.
Invest in the good ones I promise you will be grateful. You walk through so many different climates on the Salkateny trek your feet will be thankful. My favorite day of the trek was very understated. ... Continue Reading
I had an amazing time and have seen the most beautiful scenery, and despite of the Peruvian weather there were 4 special people that worked really hard to deliver the best trekking experience to group, we were looked after by very caring, respectful and skilled people.
My highlights were coming to my tent and having first class gourmet food ... Continue Reading
Only 10 more minutes
This was a trip of a lifetime. It was a great experience. Would highly recommend Miguel as a guide , informative and motivating.
He was able to answer all of our questions and was very patient with our group when we needed it during the difficult parts of the trek. His knowledgeof the inca culture was inspiring . The ... Continue Reading
10 minutes to Machu Picchu !!
What an adventure !!. by far the toughest but most enjoyable four days of my life :) We had perfect weather, guide Miguel, porter and chef who managed to get us to Machu Picchu in one piece. The early morning wake up calls with hot chocolate / coffe ade getting up easy.
The chef even made us a special ... Continue Reading
Not too high, just a little up and down!
A truly wonderful experience, worth every calf-straining step up and thigh-burning step down!!!!! An experience we'll remember forever. Our guide Miguel was knowledgeable, friendly and helpful, bringing each Inca site to life.
This is something everyone should experience, every day of the 4 day trek brought something new, wonderful scenery, archeological sites and changing flora and ... Continue Reading
10 more minutes
Incredible journey both physical and educational. I learned about the Inca as well as experienced the beautiful and amazing world of Inca trail.
It was a great adventure which was rewarding for me and my family. The food was unique and I was amazed that they served meals which were multi course and they woke me at my ... Continue Reading
Ten minutes to Machu Picchu
I had an amazing challenge and achieved it with all the help of my husband, and your staff. They were extremely helpful, meals were awesome and the special attention to detail superb.
Miguel was a great guide and patient with my personal "pace" the whole way, even as I hiked in the dark he lit my way. I ... Continue Reading
10 minutes to Machu Picchu
What an incredible trek! Everything was absolutely amazing; the views, the ruins, the food, all of it terrific!.
Our guide, Miguel, was beyond informative, happy to answer any and all questions and had a very enthusiastic attitude greatly encouraged us to move forward, even when it all seemed impossible :) Our motto was "just 10 more minutes" as ... Continue Reading
Victor is a great guide. He was knowledgeable, approachable, and made sure everyone was comfortable and taken care of.
The staff were also wonderful, especially the cooking staff. The food was delicious and I looked forward to each meal. Of course, the actual trek was gorgeous. I loved the hike to the glacier lake as well as the ... Continue Reading
One Big Happy Family
We had such an incredibly wonderful time trekking our way to Macchu Picchu! The entire group was amazing.
It was a truly awesome to spend time getting to know everyone and bond throughout the entire journey. Sharing these memories and making new and lifelong friends, we really did become one big happy family. By far, my absolute ... Continue Reading
Machu Pichu the Salty way
The excursion was expected to be an adventure, an experience, a challenge and an high expectation.
The morning pick up was earlier than planned, the reason was to avoid the on going construction on the highways leaving Cusco. Good planning. We picked up the Trekkers, we picked up the cook, we gathered the assistants. Our assistant tour guide, Fran ... Continue Reading
From the moment my group of five adventurers participated in the trek informational presentation, we knew that we would enjoy our five days on the Salkantay trail. Our other trail mates were just as eager as us to befriend one another, and our guide Victor put us all at ease with his years of experience and his witty sense of ... Continue Reading
This trip has absolutely blown my mind. A friend and I wanted to do something adventurous and this topped the picks.
It was tough but super awesome. It is the biggest challenge I have ever had, mentally and physically. The altitude is no joke. We met some great new friends that we shared this experience with and they made ... Continue Reading
Inhale through your nose, exhale through your mouth
A friend and I traveled to Peru to celebrate our 30th birthday in an adventurous way. The 5 day Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu did not disappoint.
The views were incredible and unlike anything I could have ever imagined. From snow covered mountains to zip-lining over the rocky river, the scenery was breathtaking. Altitude is no joke and I ... Continue Reading
Just keep breathing
These past few days have been very memorable. Our tour guide, Victor, did an excellent job creating a positive and supportive group.
We went from 20 strangers to 1 familia. On our first day, our trip was delightful. The hike up to the lake was challenging for me, even without my pack. On the second day, I am really ... Continue Reading