Difficult but worth it
I'm not in the best of shape so I struggled with the steep ups and downs. Make sure you're prepared mentally and physically for the challenge.
However, once you are ready, the beauty of the Inca trail cannot be undersold. The mountain views with snow capped peaks and rivers below are truly breathtaking. The Inca ruin sites ... Continue Reading
Fast Fast Inka Trail
It was a great trek and was a great pleasure to be able to do it in three days instead of four.
The fact that the trek has been adapted to our level, was a good thing and we appreciated the different and new options proposed.
The tour guide was providing really good and precise information about Inka ... Continue Reading
Worth Every Step Up and Down
Hiking the Inca Trail was something I've wanted to do for a long time. I reached a point in my life where I needed the "not typical" vacation. I wanted something challenging, both physical and mental, as well as something that could potentially be spiritual. My Machu Pichu adventure fit the bill perfectly!
The information provided to ... Continue Reading
Taking the steps to get to Machu Picchu
I had wanted to visit Machu Picchu for some years and decided this year I should do it. The ease of booking, assistance and answering questions I had were all done very professionally and left me eagerly awaiting my trip.
The trek was an experience with wonderful scenery and staff who knew everything and were obviously very experienced in ... Continue Reading
Ups and downs
If you have ever read about the Inca's and not been here you have only half the awe inspiring story. Once you add the Inca trail to Machu Picchu the pictures come alive. Never will you see the pictures or read the stories the same again without imaging yourself in them.
The hard uphill sections give you ... Continue Reading
Machu Macho Man
Definitely the most challenging, but also most rewarding thing I have ever done. Manny was an excellent guide, and he kept a great pace for our entire group.
Unbelievable pictures from the 4 day hike!! I would highly recommend doing this hike (if physically able) instead of only taking the train to see Machu Picchu because you gain such ... Continue Reading
Going into the Inca Trail Trek, I did not know what to fully expect during the experience. With the encouragement of my tour guide and the top notch work of the porters, I was able to stay motivated through the physically challenging hike! The people in our group ended up being far more than just a group, we formed a ... Continue Reading
Sem duvidas, a trilha inca é uma experiencia unica. É cansativa, exige muito do corpo para superar horas de caminhada, muitas subidas e degraus, e muito da mente para manter o bom humor e focar no objetivo principal, que é aproveitar o passeio.
A pesar das dificuldades, a recompensa é imensa. Paisagens que a vista não consegue ... Continue Reading
Desafiando os limites na trilha Inca
Uma grande oportunidade de descobrir e vencer os seus limites. Paisagens estonteantes e trilhas magníficas desafiam o corpo e a mente.
Certamente um evento que deixará boas lembranças e reflexões. Além disso, proporciona um grande aprendizado sobre a herança do império Inca na America e na cultura do povo Andino. Os serviços de suporte foram impecáveis, cumpriram ... Continue Reading
The 4-day trekking with Inca Trail Reservations was won-der-ful!. The Chaskis (heroes!) and our two guides Manuel and Bernardo helped us discover the true beauty of the Peruvian Andes and the mysterious history of the Incan empire.
The mountains and misty landscapes are marvelous. For four days you are completely disconnected to the exterior world and that felt like ... Continue Reading
Conquering the mountain
This truly was an amazing trip! The second day seemed to last forever and at times I thought.
I would never make it to the top, but with the help of the guides I managed to conquer the mountains. Every single meal was just exquisite and they even took the time to prepare some delicious vegetarian food for me. ... Continue Reading
I rocked the Inca Trail!p
The four day trek along the Inca trail was amazing and more than I expected it to be. Our guide, Mani, was amazing and was full of helpful tips to make the trek easier and great information about the history of the Incas.
The trail and altitude gave us some challenges at times but the amazing views, ... Continue Reading
Team puma adventure
Day 1 hike was full of high spirits and fun it was a hawk day and I had a great looking team!!.
We had a team leader manny Manuel whom we also called papa . Papa was full of great jokes and information , he made sure everyone was 100% happy and when the trail got a little challenging ... Continue Reading
Review and meal recap
A really great adventure. Be prepared to be cold, sore, and tired but it's all worth it. The views are incredible!.
From the scenic mountains, to the crystal clear lake, to the zip lines and hot springs each day was unique and beautiful.
We ate eggs for breakfast the first two days, after we had ... Continue Reading
Andes to Amazon
These guys put a great trip together. The Salkantay trek isn't easy, but our guide and his crew knew how to get us up and over the pass.
By the end of the first day, Ronnie (our guide) had figured out the relative strengths/weaknesses in the tour group and kept us marching at a good pace that didn't wreck ... Continue Reading