The overall experience was great! I consider myself to be in good shape, but this was a challenging hike for sure.
However, the guides were extremely helpful and knowledgable. The trail was unforgettable with numerous historical stops. Each site came with a story, which the guides delivered expertly. My party consisted of 10 other hikers also made the trek ... Continue Reading
The trip started very early with the bus that came to pick us up from our hostel which was nice.
The first day was hard but fun. I really liked the many stops and how it was considered 'training' for the second day. I wish I had known how hard the trek actually was because that might have influenced ... Continue Reading
The Incan Empire Strikes Back
This was easily the most challenging experience of my life. I suffered through altitude sickness and dehydration. It was completely worth it. It was such a gift for Victor to share his country with us. He was one of the most knowledgable tour guides I could have asked for. The porters took care of us in more ways than I ... Continue Reading
Hiking gone wild Inca style
Hello adventurers. The inca trail hike is not for the faint of heart.
The sites sounds and people are incredible and I would never take this adventure back. You should know that if you are not an experienced hiker or if you are used to a lower altitude hire a Porter!! The hike was very difficult on the first ... Continue Reading
Saw sights I never dreamed I would see! Cities in clouds and ancient temples! Not only did I see the sights of the Inca's but I made new friends along the way! My every need was anticipated, from three course meals down to spare walking poles to save my knees! I felt safe and comfortable and learned more than I ... Continue Reading
Loved every minute!
We came in with high expectations and had them exceeded!.
The food was good, Lisandro was very helpful and informative, the group was very fun, and the scenery was amazing! We loved seeing the Peruvian landscapes and learning from our guide. We especially loved the comradery between the guides and the group. Lisandro was very helpful and went out ... Continue Reading
Crazy Wilde Condor
We started this adventure as a group of 15 people with Chachi and Elis and ended as a "family" :-)
I liked the way they tried to build up this group with this family spirit.
For me this trail trip was a good experience and I enjoyed to be in the Peruvian nature.
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Condor’s pee … eehhh?!
Wednesday 2nd of September our adventure started: Salkantay trekking for 5 days (and of course 4 nights). With a mixed group of 15 persons and 2 guides: Lisette and Jesus (alias Chachi). The weather was good and we were enthusiastic to start. With some Agua Florida (also named condor's pee) on or hands, in our hair and with the (good) ... Continue Reading
We did a 5 day trekking to the Salkantay. Some days before we left we had a short briefing which was very useful. That day we got the sleeping bag, walking sticks and bag that we rented with us so we could pack properly in our hotel. During the trip there where horsemans, cooks en 2 guides (group of 15 ... Continue Reading
Wild Condor Tour – way to heaven
It was a pleasure to make the tour with Chachy. We've seen a lot and to reach the peak was like to reach the heaven. The hot springs have been great and we are really happy, that we have reach our target.
Tomorrow we go to Machu Picchu and it's a pleasure for us as well.
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T; Fluke & Jono’s Adventure
The Salkantay Inca Trail tour was a fantastic adventure. From our initial briefing in Cusco the tour was well orgasined with everything we needed provided. The food was excellent and a highlight of the tour.
Our tour guide Carlos was an enthusiastic character. Throughout our tour he was a constant source of information on the local environment. There were ... Continue Reading
An Aussie adventure in Peru
We met our tour guide early in Cusco on the first morning and were blown away with his enthusiasm and optimistic attitude which quickly infected the group.
The beautiful scenery commenced on the drive and continued throughout the trip. Our guide was extremely knowledgable about the history of the Inca empire and the local flora and fauna; he was ... Continue Reading
Carlos was the best guide so friendly and helpful. He was full of energy everyday and made it fun!!! Camping grounds were great and the food provided was tasty and kept going.
The hot springs were amazing and a welcome break after a few long days. Carlos had everything organized and anticipated our every need. We loved happy hour ... Continue Reading
The trip of a life time was worth every dollar spent. Peru and the Andes is like going to a different land where dreams are made of. The tour took places that were unreal The guide explained the geographical features and hoe they were formed and the relevance to history of the people. The glacial features were truly awe inspiring. ... Continue Reading
The trip was a great experience. We saw incredible things like glaciers, black rocks, glacier lakes and Many more.
The guide was excellent and always kept spirits high . The hike was great and truly and adventure and a workout. It was one of the best experiences of my life. The terrain was constantly changing. It went from dry ... Continue Reading