Peru travel July 18 2015

Viejo pollo locos on trek

Our guide Carlitos is the best! We had a great and challenging 4 day adventure on the trek with great weather and temperatures from freezing to boiling. I.e. all clothing layers were needed :P.
It is amazing how the landscape changes from mountains with glaciers to deep jungle valleys. This was a great experience! There are not enough words ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation July 18 2015

Salkantastic

Salkantay has been an amazing adventure.The scenary has been as ample as the swing of temperature.
The staff has been super friendly and patient.i did not expect the food to be so good as everybody warned us to bring oeltnty of snacks which we ultimately brought back again. Special thanks to Carlos our tourguide who was truly going above ... Continue Reading

Peru trip July 18 2015-2

Inca Tripping

We did the 4 nights/3 days package, and it was wonderful! Our tour guide Carlos Perez was well-versed in Inca history, Andean geography, and the local vegetation.
He was also extremely fun--what a hoot! On day one we had a mild hike up to the first base camp. The landscape was stunning. Glacial formations and snowy mountains rimmed the ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel July 18 2015-4

Spectacular trip

Highly recommend Inca Trails. Outstanding views of the glaciers, mountains, jungle,waterfalls, and orchids. The guides were enthusiastic, excellent, experienced, & knowledgeable about the area and history.
Inca trails wear very organized and efficient starting with our pre meeting, bus and train passes, hotel arrangements, and equipment.We met a fun group of individuals all of whom had different hiking experiences ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation July 18 2015-6

High times in the Andes!

Lots of fun. The vistas were spectular, and our guide Carlos was great. He did a good job weaving in the local Andean narrative into his explanations of what we saw and experienced.
Day one was easy and good for acclimatization. We were at 3,900 meters with glaciers and iced capped mountains all around. Day two kicked all of ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation July 16 2015-3

The porters were incredible

I wan to say how delighted i am with the trek to Machu Picchu I have just finished with Inca Trail Reservations. My son and I did the 4 day 3 night trek in mid july and it was exactly as I wanted it to be starting with the guide Raul coming to visit us at our hotel to discuss ... Continue Reading

Peru travel July 17 2015-1

Rudy !!! :)

our Salkantay trip was amazing, the group was great and our guide was wonderful. I am glad I joined this group for the trek.
From the beginning it was very very simple to understand what was going on throughout our trek. The orientation was very helpful and we had every detail we needed to know. Our food was great ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel July 17 2015-1

Will I do it again? Heck yeah!!!

This has been one of the most adventures camping trekking trips I have ever been on. The Salkantay trek company took a lot of care to make this a very successful trek. Our trek co-ordinator was very helful and helped us find flights and hotels.
She also provided us information regarding variuos sight seeing places at Cusco including the ... Continue Reading

Peru travel July 17 2015-3

Perfecto

this was definitely the best backpacking trip I've ever been on.The diversity of the ecosystems was amazing, the group was great and gelled together almost instantly, and Juan Carlos was an excellent guide .
I'm glad I booked this trip on the spur of the moment. I want to come back and do the inca trail next year.I loved ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel July 16 2015-3

What an unforgettable experience !!

What an unforgettable experience !!! No one said the Inca Trail was easy, but parts of the last four days were harder than I could have imagined. Despite this and thanks to our guide Raúl and his team of fantastic porter, I have had an amazing time that I will take with me for the rest of my life.
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Peru trip July 17 2015

An experience of a lifetime

The Salkantay Trek was an excellent choice to hike to Machu Picchu¡ the trek is extremely well organized, from providing tents, mats, extra duffle bags, mules to carry a good amount of the load to amazing cooks who prepare scrumptious peruvian meals for breakfast, lunch and dinners.
Not only are the meals extremely nourishing after a long day of ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation July 16 2015

Not an ordinary honeymoon

this was my second time in machupicchu but it was my first time during the Inka trail. My husband and I decided that instead of going to the beach and relaxing drinking piña coladas for our honeymoon, that we would do something not traditional.
We decided to do the Inka trail and we choose Inka trail reservations because of ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation July 16 2015-1

Good Hike

First time I have ever been to peru, it was my wife and I honeymoon,quite an awesome experience.
I highly recommend this adventure it is full of some of the most beautiful views and the ruins threw ought are amazing what those people who built the path and buildings did is something else and to see it is ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip July 15 2015-2

my legs are not happy, but I have beautiful memories

Completely surpassed my expectations!!!! The views throughout the salkantay trek was amazing. My favorites were waking up to the snow-cap mountain and also star-gazing the first night where the sky was so clear that we saw the Milky Way.
Every meal was super delicious and it never repeated. I was very amazed that our chef was able ... Continue Reading

Peru trip July 15 2015

einfach überweltigend

Das erste mal auf dem Salkantay Trek und es war unglaublich. Es war ein risen Abenteuer. Der Start war sehr anstrengend, aber schon nach kurzer Zeit machte die tolle Aussicht alles wett.
Die Tage mit der Gruppe und dem tollen Guide waren überweltigend. Auch hatten wir einen tollen Koch, er zauberte uns jeden Tag ein super tolles Menü. Die ... Continue Reading