Peru travel May 11 2015-2

Raul is the man

This is my first time hiking around Cusco as well as my first time in Peru and I loved the entire experience. My guide, Raul, calmed every apprehension I had for my trek.
The number of different ecosystems we saw in just the five day hike was incredible. Equally incredible was Raul's ability to give interesting and informative ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation May 11 2015-8

Trekking with Raul

My girlfriend and I did the Salkantay trek as we weren't organised enough to book ourselves on the Inca Trail. We were initially concerns that we might miss out, but our fears were completely unfounded.
From day 1 the scenery was incredible. We were very lucky to be trekking with a great group of people and hit the jackpot ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation May 11 2015-3

Left me with all four cheeks aching!

The trek : Very well planned in terms of altitude & physical challenge. (Would advise at least 2 days' acclimatisation in Cusco beforehand).Beautiful scenery, incredible variety of plant life & climate.
The food : Best food I've had on a trek, hands down. Vegetables and everything!.
The accommodation:Good campsites, all staff helpful & courteous. Bring really, really ... Continue Reading

Peru travel May 11 2015-6

how do you say hello in spanish again!

First of all, i can't read it. No eyeglasses. What does it say what does it say. I have had the best trip of my life. Our group was amazing, great great group of people. Very organised. The father of our family, Raul was fabulous. His encouragement and spirits helped push me to the top. His knowledge of Inka history ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation May 11 2015-3

Loved the trek and Raul <3

It was an amazing experience to trek the Salkantay Trail! I was lucky enough to be led by Raul for the 5 day/4 night hike. It was challenging, but also an unforgettable experience due to the great group and guide that accompanied me.
Our guide was ñamed Raul and he was extremely encouraging, knowledgable, and hilarious. We learned ... Continue Reading

Peru travel May 11 2015-3

Raul is my herooooo!

These last five days have been some of the most memorable of my life. The trail was beautiful and even though the trek has been hard but our leader Raul has been so good about encouraging us and keeping our spirits up. He makes us laugh and is so knowledgable about everything we see.
Overall, and our group ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip May 11 2015-5

Stinky Mountain Feet

Wildflowers, blue lagoons, Mountain Peaks speckled with dazzling snow. Horseman, fellow travelers and the Inka spirits also fill the air.
The Salkantay Trail was a wonderful experience, a once in a lifetime opportunity! Raul, our more than jolly guide, was amazing. The man is a hidden little gem of the Ande mountains with a boyish grin and a sense ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel May 09 2015

HIKING THROUGH THE ANDES

The Salkantay trail was such an amazing time, 5 day treking with Juan Carlos was a joy, he as a guide was able to explain and show us the wonders of Inca culture, the people that joined us on the way like our horse man and our chefs were great.
The food we tried on the way was unforgetable, ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation May 09 2015

Conquering the Salkantay mountain

I was really exited to try something new and the salkantay trek was the perfect idea. The trek we did was the 5 days 4 nights.
Our guide Juan Carlos was very patient with the whole group. He made regular stops to explain the surroundings as well as check on the whole group to see how we were ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel May 10 2015-1

Team canada killed it!

The Salkantay trek was absolutely well organized. Our guide was able to answer most of our questions and he was very helpful throughout the 5 days. The food was amazing! The cook was definitly not cheap on The amount of food given and we never ate the same thing twice.
The variety was very good. Even though The weather ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation May 10 2015

Un Voyage de famille

Nous avons entrepris la randonnée du Mont Salkanay avec, Victor le Guide de Inca Trails! Victor et son équipe ont été tous impécabble et professionel.
La bouffe était variée et très bonne. Les camping étaient propre avec des vues splendides. Les sentiers utilisés étaient modérament difficile et la vitesse de marche agréable. Nous recommandons Victor et Inca Trails sans ... Continue Reading

Peru trip May 10 2015-4

Team :) :)

From the first day that we got picked up at our hotel in cusco everything was going as planned all the people in our 9 person group was a real treat to spend 5 days with they. Our group leader was Victor and he was a unbelievable guide he was very in depth with his tour answering every question we ... Continue Reading

Peru trip May 10 2015-7

Even an old guy like me made it!!

The whole five days was an amazing experience lead by our expert guide Victor. The facilities and food along the route were fantastic with some amazing views of Andes as you made your way along the trek.
The guide provided some great advice for dealing with the altitude which really helped ensure I made it to the highest ... Continue Reading

Peru trip May 10 2015

Team Canada conquers Peru

The trek was very well organized. From the first day to the last day. The meals were very good, very pleased with the lunch and suppers (even the lunch to go). Every day was different and different things to do and see. All the days had a special thing.
The hot springs is a very good idea to ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation May 10 2015-4

Alternates ok too

As I took the alternate route via horse I was not with the group the entire time. I enjoyed riding via mule (small horse which was good with me as I am less then five feet tall).
I did get to meet the cooks and horse men and they were all very personable. Our guide Victor was also ... Continue Reading