I Conquered the Inca Trail with a Broken Leg!
Two weeks ago I fractured my tibia, but I knew it wouldn't stop me. I strapped on my knee brace, packed light, and hit the Inca Trail with my husband.
Our three outstanding trail guides Raoul, "El Gato", and Sergio, not only kept us alive for 4 days, but did so in a way that our group ... Continue Reading
The strip was awesome, the service and the food was amazing. The tout guide knew everything and they where able to answer all the question we had without hesitation.
They will accompany you at your pace throughout hue entire trail and will stay with you until you make it to the camp or check point. The ... Continue Reading
During my Salkantay trek, I felt like I was in very good hands. Junior, Ronald and Pedro worked hard to ensure I was safe and comfortable.
Due to adverse weather and illness my team had to be spontaneous and adaptive. I was impressed with how well everyone worked together. Ronald's meals were both traditional and filling. I was ... Continue Reading
Overall, this trek was really great. We did the trek in 3 days instead of 4, and although we didn't have a ton of chill time, it was still great regardless.
The food was amazing, the guides were extraordinarily kind, and the views were unreal. The guides coordinated us in order to make the amazing moments of ... Continue Reading
First of all let me say how hard this trek was in parts, but it was all worth it once we arrived at the sun gate and got our first glimpse of Machu Pichu. Wow! What a sight.
The first day of the trek was a nice gentle warm up,which was good as my personal experience with ... Continue Reading
Having some experience in traveling this trip will always stay in my top 5 experiences ever.
If you're looking for a real adventure, you like hiking , you want to experience the unbelievable inca culture !. Do this, it will blow you away ! I was so amazed by the beauty of the nature , the passion and ... Continue Reading
Oh my god!
We started with our adventure at 5.30 in the morning. What are we going to do? We where very lucky with the weather.
I was scared for the altitude but coca leaves and going on you're rhythm helps well . I was always the last one of our group but I had a nice guide that was right ... Continue Reading
What an experience. A challenging but rewarding trek. Paul and Big Willy really brought the experience to life for us.
They activated the trail and made inca history accessible. The trail and scenery through the mountains were incredible. I know understand why the incas honor Pachamama, the mountains, the sun, the moon, the stars!! The porters ... Continue Reading
The Picchu blue jay
Day 1 is as our guide Paul says Easy-Pizy and has a short 10 min introduction to what coming on day 2.
Due to unexpected rains and potential for landslides plans had to be modified making day 2 a killer which allowed us to be at Macchu Pichhu on days 3. Here is where we realized why all ... Continue Reading
After the first step of the trek I knew that I bit off more than what I could chew. Powered through the pain and negative thoughts once I saw the awesomeness of the trail.
Coming from BC Canada, i thought I was used to the breath taking beauty of mountains; turns out I was totally wrong because I ... Continue Reading
Physically demanding, mentally satisfying
I've always wanted to hike Machu Picchu. After some quick research, my friend and I decided on Inca Trail Reservations to hike the Inca trail. And boy did we make the right decision.
I would highly recommend both the trail and this company. Although the hike is physically demanding, the staff really helped keep us happy, healthy, well ... Continue Reading
Did it anyway.
I started planning my trip to Peru with Chrissy in January. In February, I sprained my left knee. I went to physiotherapy and it got a little bit stronger.
Then, a week before we left for Peru, I sprained my right knee. Two sprained knees made me feel like maybe I should back out of the ... Continue Reading
Doing the Salkantay trail was one of my greatest adventure in Southamerica. Being very lucky with the weather we climbed up the mountains to see Apu Salkantay the first two days.
Fighting with the altitude we happily arrived at the top the second day enjoying one of the best views in our lives. Afterwards we left the mountains ... Continue Reading
Gemeinsam mit meinen zwei Freunden Uwe und Peter plante ich eine Reise nach Südamerika, wir mussten nicht lange überlegen und unsere Entscheidung fiel auf Peru und den salkantay Trail und es war absolut die Richtige.
Vom ersten Tag war es unbeschreiblich der Ausblick auf die Berge einfach ein Traum. Es war alles perfekt organisiert Paul, Jimmy und die ... Continue Reading
Spider-Kuh in Peru
Seit Monaten freuten wir uns auf diese Reise und waren sehr gespannt, was uns auf dem Salkantay Trek erwartet.
Als wir das erste Mal mit Paul, Jimmy und ihrer Crew Kontakt aufnahmen war uns klar, dass der Trek gut organisiert und sehr humorvoll sein wird. Und wir wurden nicht enttaeuscht. Am ersten Tag hinauf in luftige Hoehen, die ... Continue Reading