Machu Picchu travel May 28 2016-6

Peru Crew Rocks

When we were deciding who to book our Inca Trail adventure with we hoped we were making the right choice.
In every way possible, Inca Trail Reservations rocked it. The communication ahead of time was great. We came up with a ton of questions after booking and we always received a prompt response. We received all of our ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip May 27 2016-4

Altitude!

This trek is definitely a must do in your lifetime! Yes, it can be challenging at sometimes, especially with the altitude, but is worth every step to dead woman's pass.
Our tour guide Juan Carlos was amazing. He spoke excellent English and knew everything about the trail and Ince ruins we visited. You get a great appreciation ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation May 31 2016-2

Inca

This was my first major trek and it was awesome! I highly recommend it for anyone looking for some adventure.
I signed up with 3 of my friends and planned a trip to peru around the 4 day inca trail hike. Everything was very organized from an airport pickup in Cusco all the way until the ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation May 31 2016-3

The Best Perú and Machu Picchu Experience Out There!

Traveling to Peru and Machu Picchu is generally a once in a lifetime experience. I recently completed a 4 day hike on the Inca Trail with Inca Trail Reservations.
This was easily one of the most meaningful and life enriching experiences of my life. Juan Carlos and Inca Trail Reservations were fantastic. Juan Carlos is a walking library, ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel May 27 2016-8

Sí se peu de!

Words can't describe how incredibly challenging and amazing the inca trail was. This was definitely one of the biggest accomplishments of my life and I don't think I could have done it without our world renown tour guide Juan Carlos.
He was the best guide our group could have had asked - he was extremeley knowledgeable and passionate. Never ... Continue Reading

Peru trip May 31 2016-2

El gringo guapo

Thank you so much for this opportunity! I had no idea what to expect when we first started out. Our charismatic trip leader was the first stand out he is fantastic. I had a difficult time with elevations sickness the first day and the whole team- Juan, Roberto, and the porters were all very kind and helpful and attentive which ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation May 31 2016-2

Brickhouse

The trip was incredible. Hiking the trail at first was a bit tough but with the guidance of our tour guide Juan Carlos and our amazing group it made it so much easier.
I would absolutely recommend everyone to hike the inca trail in their lifetime. The views and the Incan ruins were life changing. I will always remember ... Continue Reading

Peru trip May 31 2016

Salkantrip!

My wife and I decided to visit Perú in a spontaneous decision, and trekking seemed like a natural extension for our adventure.
It was far too late to book the Inca trail, but after doing some research, we discovered the Salkantay option and became very excited for seeing the natural scenery and beauty of this great country.
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Machu Picchu trip May 30 2016-3

5 Days/4 Nights of Pain & Fun

The Salkantay Trek was one of the most physically difficult and rewarding experiences of my life. There is nothing that can rival the feeling of hiking through the Andes Mountains and taking in the beautiful scenery while your guide tells you about the rich cultural history of Peru.
My traveling group were fantastic companions on this adventure and our ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel May 30 2016-5

Never say never

This was an unforgettable trip that I will never forget. It was fun, it was hard, it was cold and it was perfect.
The cooks were amazing. Every meal was freshly prepared and different every day. I was blown away about how timely and efficient the head chef was. The guides were top notch as well. Both were ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip May 30 2016-1

Yolo

This was my first hike, and my first experience with an organized tour group. I have to say that I was blown away by how knowledgable our guides were.
If you do this trek, ask for Evers and Pedro. As a structural engineer, I found that the bridges we came across on our trek were incredibly interesting. The food ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel May 30 2016

Trek-aversity

Bad news up front. This trek was a new experience for both me and my travel partner. We had not hiked seriously before and this was a challenge for us.
It took a few days to get used to the camping and daily trekking. I highly recommend breaking in your walking boots beforehand and bringing along medical supplies to ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation May 30 2016

5 day 4 night trek

The entire thing was wonderful. It was incredible to see everything and "earn" your way to Machu Picchu!.
The trek was physically very hard - even after acclimating the height difference on the trek was very taxing. The food was phenomenal - they took food restrictions seriously and everything was fresh and great. The trout was the best I've ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel May 30 2016-3

Over 3000 Couches to Kitchens to the Summit

The five day, four night hike through the Andes to get up to Salcantay and eventually Machu Picchu was an amazing experience.
After the initial hike on day one you have the chance to take a dip in a glacial lake, which is a great shock to the system and to cool your muscles. They will tell you that ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip May 30 2016-7

Couch2kitchens

Hiking the Salkantay trek was one of the most rewarding experiences of my life.
It was one of the most physically demanding things that I have ever done, but the beautiful landscape was my motivation to keep going as the sights seems to get more and more beautiful as each mile past.
It seemed like every sight was ... Continue Reading