Altitude sickness can’t stop me
First things WOW! The views were amazing every turn provided something new. Our guide Alessandro was nothing but wonderful and made sure we didn't miss a thing.
Even when I suffered from altitude sickness he made sure that I took my time and helped me when I felt my worse. The porters and chef were also fantastic and provided ... Continue Reading
why is it snowing during the dry season
This is definitely a fun trip but work out for those who do not hike at elevation regulary. Key necessities are bug apray (be leberal with it ) and elevation sickness medicine, which you can buy from local pharmacies.
The food is filling and they provide you snack . We brought too many of our own snack (clif ... Continue Reading
Absolutely amazing 4 days spent on the one of the most stunning treks in the entire world. The highlight of our trip to South America and one of the biggest adventures I've ever been on.
Lissandro is an incredible guide who is passionate and knowledgable about the Inca Trail, shares funny stories and makes a group of strangers on ... Continue Reading
One of the best experiences of my life! Great guide, well organized and of course some of the most beautiful scenery and trekking in the world!.
The Porters and guide go out of their way to make the trip fun,enjoyable and memorable.
The chef is AMAZING! I don't think I have ever eaten so well! Gourmet two and ... Continue Reading
Days one through three were all amazing. Some of the best scenery I have ever seen. Day four felt a little unnecessary, but was still fine. Food was good, but could have been better. The chef was great, it just seemed like the company provided him with average supplies. Overall, I would definitely recommend this trek. Bring a lot of ... Continue Reading
It was beautiful. I loved it. Great experience !!! . I saw many mountains and hiked through the snow. It was very cold, but i pushed through the cold and made it to the top.
It was very hard to sleep at night because of the cold. I woke up with a happy face, willing to start ... Continue Reading
Coca Tea and Sore Knees
top 10 reasons to hike Salkantay:
1) the views are incomparable
2) turning strangers into lasting friends
3) nothing beats warm cocoa tea when your hands are frozen
4) if your nose can adapt to mule poop, it can adapt to anything
5) village chickens and dogs are far more entertaining than you ever expected
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Our journey through horse poop and snow
Coming into the first day of this trip (during dry season) I never expected it to snow.
Everyone told me that the second day would be the hardest but climbing that mountain in what felt like a blizzard was the hardest thing I've ever done.
I wanted to give up multiple times but there was no greater feeling ... Continue Reading
A Lost Mexican in Peru
The start of our trek was hot and sunny. Then woke up to snow and it was the greatest adventure I have ever taken. The food was great and got tent service every morning .
It was their dry season but you never know what kind of weather you're going to take. I suggest you do this trek once ... Continue Reading
An Out Of Shape American
I was basically coerced into this trek by an adventurous friend of mine. I was not quite sure if I would be able to handle the physical challenges of the trip after reading some reviews.
Well, I'm here to tell you that I made it - thanks to my guide Juan Carlos and encouraging members of the ... Continue Reading
The tale of the great Peruvian adventure
Memories all started in Mollepata where glaciers and wild horses filled our sight. We met the wonderful Alessandro and Anne Marie as they provided us with their caring and supporting ways.
Even during the hardest parts of the trek, we all knew that we could count on them to push us further and simultaneously provide us with undying encouragement. ... Continue Reading
Worth the pain
This trip was unforgettable. Although it was by far the most physically demanding thing I have ever done in my life, it was well worth it!.
The views are absolutely incredible: you see glacier, volcanic and jungle mountains; incredible waterfalls; mountain villages; and meet amazing people along the way. Be prepared to give it your all but if you ... Continue Reading
As soon we find the office in Cuzco, we got a quick briefing from a funny guy. After the pickup at our hostel the great trip started in a full bus, that was very funny.
There we meet our guide and the kitchen team. We got awaked by the kitchen assistant every morning with hot coca tea against ... Continue Reading
The tale of Jonathan Choi
When I began this trek, I believed that I was a man amongst boys with my athletic and mental prowess.
I did absolutely no training except running in video games and from girls in my dreams. I arrived in Cusco with my head held high and the thinner air in my lungs ready to tackle the small peak ... Continue Reading
Glad we did this trek!
We wanted to book the inca trek but It was full so we booked the Salkantay trek instead. I was glad we did. The variety of climates and vegetation was amazing. From snow peaked glaciers to tropical jungles this trek had it all! The physical challenge of day two was great. We really bonded with our trek team. Eleven strangers ... Continue Reading