Peru vacation July 09 2015-2

What does not kill you makes you stronger and happier

We had a fantastic time on the Salkantay trail with our guide, Carlos, and the other guests in our group.The challenge of the altitude and the steep climbs and descents were excellent for me.
The food and hospitality provided were excellent, and Carlos managed to create a real family feeling in our group, and together we overcame small and ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation July 09 2015-5

The Crazy group trekking trip

I am very please with the Machu Picchu trekking trip. I really enjoyed all the different days, but my favorite out of all the 5 must have been day number 2. It was a real accomplishment to go to the top of Salkantay Mountain.
The cook made excellent food and I loved how the chefs assistent came and ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel July 09 2015-2

Little Bear in the Woods

It started with an early morning in Cusco, and from then on everything was organized perfectly and every plan executed.
We had a diverse group, both in age and nationality but we were able to quickly bond and pool our resources and knowledge to cover any little problem that arose over the journey.
There were ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation July 08 2015

Long bloody walk

the Salkantay trek by Inca tail reservations is honestly a once in a life time experience. The guide (Carlos) is amazing.
He is very knowledgeable about everything that a tourist needs to know. He explains about all the flora, fauna and also all about the history. He is also The food on the trek is also extremely good, ... Continue Reading

Peru travel July 08 2015-5

Insanely awesome trek!

The Salkantay trek was one of the most wonderful experiences I've ever had, and I will surely recommend this walk to my friends and family. As a Peruvian-Australian I hadn't had a chance to get to know my native homeland, Peru, and this was a great way to exercise, get to know the culture and meet some new people. ... Continue Reading

Peru travel July 08 2015-2

A trek to remember

This trek was as much and more than anything I expected.The trek was very well organized right from the beginning when our guide Carlos met with the group the day before it started and gave great information on what was needed to to begin the journey.
The trek began with the weather gods smiling on us and the weather ... Continue Reading

Peru trip July 08 2015

Inka flat is not FLAT

the scenery was amazing! Salkantay Mountain is incredible! Day one was great getting used to hiking! The night was extremely cold .
Day 2 was very tough in the morning walking to the Salkantay pass! Salkantay lake is amazing, the colour was incredible! The afternoon was tough on our joints constantly walking down hill. The camp was great. Day ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation July 08 2015

Too epic for words

Trying to write a decent description of the last 5 days is about as difficult as the hike we just did for the last 5 days. It was epic, to say the least. Day one we were picked up in freezing cold Cuzco at 530am by a surprisingly energetic Carlos; our guide who we'd know to come and love over ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel July 08 2015

star rating

The Salkantay was one of the most beautiful experiences. the guides was amazing , he is very knowledgable about everything that touris needs to know, he know a lot about the flora ana fauna.
The food has been delicious and abundant every time in every moment of the day. The whole experience has been tiresome but most difinitely worth ... Continue Reading

Peru travel July 05 2015-4

Americ Go vespucci! My captain

very cool and Informed guide. Best guide, amazing food. But the timing was off at times. Always makes sure people are eating or swimming when the sun is high and hot. And walking when it is cool.
One time we where being served dinner while the sun was setting over Salkantay. I'm a photographer, but everyone wants to ... Continue Reading

Peru trip July 05 2015-2

good times in high altitudes

I really enjoyed the time with your company. Americo was a great tour guide and we could not have asked for anyone better.
I enjoyed your food but would have loved to have had some more classic dishes to try such as ceviche or guinea pig. The ambiance was always pleasant and expectations were set right. The sleeping ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation July 05 2015-5

Aguas Caliente!!

I very much enjoyed my trek to Machu Picchu with Americo and my friends. Along the way we learned a lot about Andean and Incan culture and history.
It was a challenge but all worth it in the end. The sights were beautiful! The memories that were made will stick with me forever. The horsemen, cook , and ... Continue Reading

Peru trip July 05 2015-4

Fantastic experience to make your lungs explode

This was a really challenging trip, I am always trying to hike or run in trails that will leave a mark in my life.
This one did it as soon as I started walking, and when we got to the second day, that was an out of this world challenge, hiking above 4000 meters above sea level is ... Continue Reading

Peru travel July 05 2015-1

Thank You Inca Trail Reservations!

This experience was amazing! Trekking the Inca Trail is something I have always wanted to do and it was everything I expected.
It was challenging, but also so very rewarding.There were spectacular views of rivers, mountains, clouds, and the night sky (so many stars!). I very much enjoyed the Incan archeological sites along the way and the guide's explanations ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation July 05 2015

My knees!

Wohoo! Words and photos don't do justice to the beauty of this trek. It's a magic that one can experience by walking these four days.
I was thankful for the unbelievable views all the around me and every single day! My favorite day was definitely the third day. Although it's the longest you are delivered 360 views with a ... Continue Reading