Peru travel May 22 2014-3

Salkantay – Once in a lifetime experience

Greetings!
My name is Kim Victor Girao and I spent the last four days hiking the Salkantay trail lead by none other than Carlos Chuchullo. The track was difficult and very challenging, but Carlos and his team made it for an exciting experience. Carlos untied our group under one family for the past four days.
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Machu Picchu travel May 22 2014-1

Far Beyond Expectations

The best way to sum this trip up in as few words as possible is: far beyond expectations. The pictures on the website are good, but they do not do justice of the beauty of the nature that this trail takes you through.
In particular, I feel extremely lucky that I picked this company to guide myself and ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip May 22 2014-2

On top of the world

Do you want to feel alive? The Salkantay tour we have almost finished with Carlos, is one of the best experiences of my life! From day one, we were picked up at the airport and transferred to our hostel, with friendly people. We had a meeting with Carlos, to go over our trip. He explained everything, he was very friendly ... Continue Reading

Peru travel May 22 2014-6

Salkantay the wild mountain

The Salkantay trail with Salkantay.org is an amazing experience! The scenery is unbelievably gorgeous and all the employees are outstanding. We were able to see the Andes, Peruvian highlands and the Jungle.
Our guide Carlos spoke excellent English, Spanish and the local highland language that allowed our group to communicate and learn from everyone on the trail. The ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip May 22 2014-1

Salkantay adventure

Carlos, the king of the mountain, was the perfect guide for our Salkantay adventure - telling us about the history, flora and fauna of the beautiful and totally changeable landscape and always keeping our wee family happy.
Although the weather was erratic at best everyone made the most of it. Soaked on the first day by horizontal rain, ... Continue Reading

Peru travel May 22 2014

The wild adventure

Carlos "the king of the mountain" lead us through the wild mountain during a blizzard, with only five feet of visibility we ascended in record time and survived with all out toes and fingers. I did not know what I was getting myself into but don't regret a thing.
Carlos is an amazing guide and our chefs were ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip May 20 2014

Inca Trail

The 4 days and 3 nights on Inca Trail was awesome !! I always wanted to see the beautiful and mysteries lost city of Machu Picchu. Hiking on the Inca Trail let me experience and learn the Inca civilization. It was not easy but definitely worth all the efforts when I stood on the top of the Huaynapicchu.
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Peru vacation May 20 2014-2

Inca Trail

The Inca Trail 4 days and 3 nights ,
Briefing is nice and clear instruction what to expect in the following days .
1. The guide Americo is one of the best guides that I can image, is great, knowledgeable, friendly and supportive all the way, he made my trip a better experience. Big thanks to Americo ... Continue Reading

Peru trip May 19 2014-3

Salkantay Trek 5d/4n

Magnifique experience, paysages d'une pure merveille. Grande aventure pour les amateurs de trek avec de bons fous rires au programme. L'equipe des cuisiniers et le guide vraiment sympatiques et present par tous les temps. La montee du deuxieme jour assez eprouvante mais on oublie tres vite la fatigue apres avoir vu la beaute du lac au sommet. Nous avons eu ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation May 19 2014-3

Salkantay Trek

Amazing adventure!
Nos lo hemos pasado muy bien y hemos tenido todos los climas y tiempos: sol, calor, lluvia y nieve.
El primer día caminamos hasta una laguna con un color maravilloso. El segundo día, que fue el más difícil en cuanto al caminar, fue el que más me gusto. Subimos a una altura de 4600 metros fue ... Continue Reading

Peru trip May 19 2014-1

Salkantay trek 5D/4D

Magnifique trek, une belle experience et de tres beaux paysages. Je le recommande pour toutes les personnes qui aiment marcher, qui aiment aller au bout de leurs forces, eh oui il y a une journee eprouvante, mais tout est faisable, la preuve j'y suis arrivee. De plus le Machu Picchu est vraiment epoustouflant. Pour moi la seule difficulte a ete ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip May 20 2014-1

Inca Trail 4D/3N

I came to this trek without any idea of what it would entail. In general I feel pretty in shape and active so I didn't feel too worried. Upon getting picked up on Tuesday for our trip we were greeted by our guide who was very friendly. He explained everything in detail and we were on our way.
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Peru vacation May 20 2014-4

Mystical trip over the Andes

Fantastic trip on the Inca Trail through forest and Inca Ruins and artifacts. The team was simply fantastic, very informative and most importantly FUN! Our guides were Americo and Lysbeth (our group of 4 was merged with a group of 2) and both were just great, providing lots of information and guidance around the trail.
The team of ... Continue Reading

Peru travel May 20 2014-6

Salkantay trek

We did the five day Salkantay trek.
The first night was a little chilly but the location was beautiful, with stunning views of the mountains and an amazing sky to gaze at when the lights go out.
The second day was by far the hardest part of the trip hiking nearly 20 km. Around 8 km ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel May 20 2014-4

Unexpected

My Machu Picchu experience was amazing, very tough, but amazing. Day one, the walk was beautiful and it was fun getting to know everyone. Day two, I took a horse to the top where we did the ceremony. It was lots of fun. The walk down was very tough and long but once I arrived I felt great! Day three, ... Continue Reading