Peru travel August 27 2011

Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu August 27, 2011

We had a terrific Salkantay trip with our guide David, cooks, Ballentine, and Roy, and horseman Miguel. David introduced us to the beautiful Andes, told the history of our trail and its people, and shared his knowledge of Machu Picchu with our small group.
The food was delicious and always presented with a smile from Ballentine and Roy. ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation Aug 22 2011

Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu August 22, 2011

One of my life time dreams has been to visit Machu Picchu. I researched all options and getting to Machu Picchu through the Salkantay trek was the option that captivated me the most. I contacted many agencies but I was completely impressed with assistance of the Salkantay trek agency represented by Maria Chacon. From the beginning, they helped me to ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip Aug 20 2011

Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu August 20, 2011

Salkantay Trek- 20th August- 24th August 2011.
The Salkantay Trek was fantastic! I would recommend it to anyone who loves the outdoors, amazing scenery, a bit of adventure and isn't too afraid of heights (at times!)
The guide (Alain) was very knowledgeable and taught us so much about traditional medicine and plants, the landscape and Inca culture as ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel August 20 2011

Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu August 20, 2011

Our trek with Inca Trail Reservations was quite an experience. Amazing nature and magnificent ruins, in addition to the great and healthy food makes this trek unforgettable. The guides were knowledgeable and always smiling. During the trek we gained enormous respect for the porters and chef, for doing an amazing job carrying all the tents, chairs, cooking equipment and so ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel August 19 2011

Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu August 19, 2011

The Salkantay Trek was definitely an adventure that I will never forget. I could not think of a more beautiful way to experience the trip to Machu Picchu.
The Salkantay Trek was great. It was challenging, but a lot of fun. It was definitely an experience that I will never forget.
- Caroline, USA
- Colby, ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel August 20 2011-1

Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu August 20, 2011

I just got back from my Inca Trail and I can honestly say that it actually exceeded my high expectations of what it would be like. The trek was very varied and the first day was quite easy and it allowed you to get used to carrying your bag over some easier terrain. Then the second day was the hardest ... Continue Reading

Peru trip August 18 2011

Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu August 18, 2011

My experience on the Salkantay trip was exactly what I was looking for. For 3 days we hiked through the beautiful Andes mountains. First we climbed up to the peak of Salkantay at 15,000 feet, so close to the snow-capped mountains you felt like you could reach out and touch them. Then we way our way into the forest and ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation August 14 2011

Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu August 14, 2011

Our trek was great! The customer service was outstanding, both before and during our trek. Our guide, Milton, was excellent and very well informed. The food was delicious and our cook, Wilbur's culinary skills always pleased our taste buds and hungry stomachs. Our horseman, Wilbur, was helpful, hardworking, and went above and beyond to make sure we were well taken ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation August 14 2011-1

Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu August 14, 2011

The Salkantay trek was everything one could want in an Andes adventure. This company provides excellent personal service and everything was above and beyond what we expected. The food was absolutely delicious and all of our arrangements were very well handled. Our guide, cook, and horseman were always courteous, fun and eager to please. The scenery was breath-taking and the ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip August 13 2011

Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu August 13, 2011

I enjoyed the trip a lot. The food was really great, but I think that there was too much of it. I think that on the second day it is possible to go further after a break at the bottom of the descent.
Our trip was just perfect. Everything was much better than we expected. Our guide Carlos was ... Continue Reading

Peru trip Aug 12 2011

Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu August 12, 2011

A friend of mine had taken the Salkantay Trek earlier this year and had stated that is was one of the highlights of his travels, which was no small feat as he just finished traveling the world for 11 consecutive months. The trek was incredible and the service was as more than I could have hoped for. The vast change ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip August 10 2011

Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu August 10, 2011

From the moment we landed in Cusco till our flight took off Salkantay.Org was helpful and accomodating. Our trek of Salkantay was made amazing by wonderful guide and staff. We would recommend this group to anyone who would like to experience treking in Peru! ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation Aug 10 2011

Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu August 10, 2011

The trek was amazing. A great combination of landscapes from ice capped mountains, a mountain pass at 4600m, hot springs and glacial lakes to the hot and humid jungle. The guide was very friendly and super helpful. The cooks made good food and an abundance of it, they were even happy to make us eggs at midnight after a few ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel August 03 2011

Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu August 03, 2011

We really enjoyed the trek. The guide and crew were very good. The food was delicious. Peru is really an amazing country with so much beautiful scenery. We had an amazing time. ... Continue Reading

Peru travel Aug 03 2011

Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu August 03, 2011

We had a brilliant time on the trek. Everything went perfectly to plan and it exceeded all of our expectations. Our Guide, David, was great fun and made the trek very enjoyable the whole way through.
I would highly recommend this company and this trek to anyone considering it. Thanks for everything. ... Continue Reading