Machu Picchu travel July 18 2015-4

Spectacular trip

Highly recommend Inca Trails. Outstanding views of the glaciers, mountains, jungle,waterfalls, and orchids. The guides were enthusiastic, excellent, experienced, & knowledgeable about the area and history.
Inca trails wear very organized and efficient starting with our pre meeting, bus and train passes, hotel arrangements, and equipment.We met a fun group of individuals all of whom had different hiking experiences ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation July 18 2015-6

High times in the Andes!

Lots of fun. The vistas were spectular, and our guide Carlos was great. He did a good job weaving in the local Andean narrative into his explanations of what we saw and experienced.
Day one was easy and good for acclimatization. We were at 3,900 meters with glaciers and iced capped mountains all around. Day two kicked all of ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation July 16 2015-3

The porters were incredible

I wan to say how delighted i am with the trek to Machu Picchu I have just finished with Inca Trail Reservations. My son and I did the 4 day 3 night trek in mid july and it was exactly as I wanted it to be starting with the guide Raul coming to visit us at our hotel to discuss ... Continue Reading

Peru travel July 17 2015-1

Rudy !!! :)

our Salkantay trip was amazing, the group was great and our guide was wonderful. I am glad I joined this group for the trek.
From the beginning it was very very simple to understand what was going on throughout our trek. The orientation was very helpful and we had every detail we needed to know. Our food was great ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel July 17 2015-1

Will I do it again? Heck yeah!!!

This has been one of the most adventures camping trekking trips I have ever been on. The Salkantay trek company took a lot of care to make this a very successful trek. Our trek co-ordinator was very helful and helped us find flights and hotels.
She also provided us information regarding variuos sight seeing places at Cusco including the ... Continue Reading

Peru travel July 17 2015-3

Perfecto

this was definitely the best backpacking trip I've ever been on.The diversity of the ecosystems was amazing, the group was great and gelled together almost instantly, and Juan Carlos was an excellent guide .
I'm glad I booked this trip on the spur of the moment. I want to come back and do the inca trail next year.I loved ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel July 16 2015-3

What an unforgettable experience !!

What an unforgettable experience !!! No one said the Inca Trail was easy, but parts of the last four days were harder than I could have imagined. Despite this and thanks to our guide Raúl and his team of fantastic porter, I have had an amazing time that I will take with me for the rest of my life.
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Peru trip July 17 2015

An experience of a lifetime

The Salkantay Trek was an excellent choice to hike to Machu Picchu¡ the trek is extremely well organized, from providing tents, mats, extra duffle bags, mules to carry a good amount of the load to amazing cooks who prepare scrumptious peruvian meals for breakfast, lunch and dinners.
Not only are the meals extremely nourishing after a long day of ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation July 16 2015

Not an ordinary honeymoon

this was my second time in machupicchu but it was my first time during the Inka trail. My husband and I decided that instead of going to the beach and relaxing drinking piña coladas for our honeymoon, that we would do something not traditional.
We decided to do the Inka trail and we choose Inka trail reservations because of ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation July 16 2015-1

Good Hike

First time I have ever been to peru, it was my wife and I honeymoon,quite an awesome experience.
I highly recommend this adventure it is full of some of the most beautiful views and the ruins threw ought are amazing what those people who built the path and buildings did is something else and to see it is ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip July 15 2015-2

my legs are not happy, but I have beautiful memories

Completely surpassed my expectations!!!! The views throughout the salkantay trek was amazing. My favorites were waking up to the snow-cap mountain and also star-gazing the first night where the sky was so clear that we saw the Milky Way.
Every meal was super delicious and it never repeated. I was very amazed that our chef was able ... Continue Reading

Peru trip July 15 2015

einfach überweltigend

Das erste mal auf dem Salkantay Trek und es war unglaublich. Es war ein risen Abenteuer. Der Start war sehr anstrengend, aber schon nach kurzer Zeit machte die tolle Aussicht alles wett.
Die Tage mit der Gruppe und dem tollen Guide waren überweltigend. Auch hatten wir einen tollen Koch, er zauberte uns jeden Tag ein super tolles Menü. Die ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation July 15 2015-3

Put your legs to work, dreams require dedication

We weren't sure what to expect. We had no real expectations however we were forced to push ourselves and discover what we were made of .
The outcome was unexpected, unbelievable and challenging in all the right ways. We were pushed physically, but the picturesque backdrop of mountains, clouds and thousand year old glaciers reminded us of why we ... Continue Reading

Peru travel July 15 2015-1

Hard and struggling, however the best experience ever!

It started early in the morning, we were picked up at our hotel, not really knowing what to expect.
After some hours of crazy Peruvian driving, we arrived at the starting point to the Salkantay trek. And this was the start to the hardest, though most wonderful, trek I've ever done. Steep rises, high attitude, long days, early wake-ups, ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip July 15 2015

Second time Salkantay

Doing the Salkantay trek for the second time i had quite big expectations and and I really hoped that they were going to be fulfilled.
In fact it was mind blowing again. We had a incredible guide who was able to explain the andian world to us who was an good friend on the way and helped us ... Continue Reading