Peru vacation July 13 2016

Unexpected

This trek has been amazing in so many different ways.Victor, our tour guide I extremely knowledgeable about Inca culture and the terrain which set the tone for a safe and exciting journey.
Our cook, Beltran, made magic producing amazing varied four-course dishes along the way. The special ceremony at the base of Salkantay Mountain brought a sense of spiritual ... Continue Reading

Peru trip July 13 2016

It’s not a baby lama it’s a sheep

Even though I suffered with the altitude sickness this adventure has been amazing. Traveling by horseback to the top of Salkantay was an experience like no other.
Victor was a class A guide, very informative and helpful. The highlight so far has to be the views from the top of the mountains and the hot springs. Peru ... Continue Reading

Peru trip July 12 2016-2

Challenge accepted! Trek of a lifetime.

I had never been to the mountains before beginning the salkantay trek. I had know idea that I was about to embark on the Journey of a lifetime!.
Through the hiking, camping, and group comraderee, this Trek challenged me on every level. I developer a new appreciation for exploring nature and separating myself from modern luxuries and Technology. I ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation July 12 2016-4

Fuck my life

I was very nervous before doing the trek and occasionally during, but thanks to Juan Carlos and Jackson I managed to push myself beyond what I thought was capable.
I am a god. A sun god. A sun goddess. This has been the hardest thing I've ever done but also definitely one of the best. We haven't ... Continue Reading

Peru travel July 12 2016

Salkantay fun

It was a really amazing experience . The scenery was incredible on every day and the trek was suitably challenging and rewarding .
The guides were very fun and the information given was very interesting . The cooks were also very good and the quality of the food was fantastic . Breakfast could do with slightly larger quantities. Again ... Continue Reading

Peru travel July 12 2016-2

High Altitude Is a Real Thing

The Salkantay trek is something I heard about from my brother and some friends. I live in the mountains yet didn't realize how intense this would be.
I had trouble with the altitude which was discouraging but luckily our guides and group were awesome, fun, funny and super encouraging and I felt supported the entire time. This ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation July 12 2016-2

Inca flats

For our Salkantay trek we had the perfect guides in Juan Carlos and Jackson.
Both had brilliant senses of humour and shared plenty of jokes with the whole group, but were also sensible and knowledgeable when they needed to be. We were able to go both super fast and also slow when we needed to, and they ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip July 12 2016

Vickatron

Our adventure was great, we loved that everything was so well organized, the emails telling us what to pack and making sure we knew everything that we needed to know was great.
Our leaders were also really great, so much energy and really made the experience extra fun. The food was always something we looked forward to! So yummy. ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel July 12 2016-3

Amazing places

This was my first trip to Peru. I must say that it lived up to my expectations. The Andes are an amazing place, and the people are friendly.
The guided tour was well organized and our guide was experienced and well informed. The high altitude trekking was amazing, Salkantay and the surrounding peaks were gorgeous. The camp set ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation July 12 2016

Salkantay Pass

I had a wonderful time adventuring with the Salkantay Trail Crew and the new friends we met on the way.
The scenery was amazing, the trails were challenging, the experience was memorable. Salkantay pass was spectacular. I am writing this prior to visitinhas Macchu Piccu, but guess that it will be spectacular too. In the end the crew and ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel July 12 2016

1ish league above the sea

It was a great trip. The pass was difficult to get over but i am glad i did it. It's hard to anticípate what the trip would be like beforehand but while it was challenging at time it was always very rewarding.
I got to climb higher in elevation then i ever had before and in the same day ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel July 12 2016-2

I survive the Salkantay Pass

I survived the Salkantay Pass at 17480 feet above sea level, trekking for five days. The weather was great and we had amazing views from the Salkantay pass.
The guides were very supportive along the way, always encouraging us to keep going. We had comfortable sleeping arrangements and the food was always hot. We had comfortable ... Continue Reading

Peru trip July 12 2016

Sapo

The Salkantay Trail was one of the greatest experiences of my life. Juan Carlos was a great guide that let us know all about the history of the trail and was an amazing man.
Jackson was an incredible guide who was extremely motivating and taught many useful things for getting over the elevation of the Salkantay Pass. ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation July 12 2016-4

Sexy Guinea Pigs

Hasta Ahora la aventura mas Bonita y maravillosa de mi vida!!!! . Quiero darles las gracias a cada uno de los porters por todo el trabajo y el sacrificio de cada día de nuestro trip. Por poner los tents y tener nuestra comida deliciosa a tiempo tres veces al día
Cambien a Los guías Henry y Nilton por ... Continue Reading

Peru trip July 12 2016-5

Sexy Guinea Pigs

Words cannot begin to explain what our trip to Machu Picchu meant to us.
What an absolutely amazing, majestic, magical unbelievable , experience - truly a wonder of the world and what made this experience EVERYTHING that it was is all due to our new family - Henry and Nilton who were our guides. We learned so ... Continue Reading