Mum and daughter survive!
My mum and I decided to do the Inca trail together. My mum is 74 years old.
We are from America and my mum has hiked all over Zion, she has summited Mt. Whitney but Machu Picchu was completely different.
The days were long and on one day we arrived at the campsite after ... Continue Reading
I had read a lot about this trek and had no doubt that it would be a great experience, however it is difficult to find words to describe how enjoyable it was.
The whole team were fantastic - our guide Raul, the chefs and the horsemen.The trek is extremely demanding but Raul did all the right things to ... Continue Reading
The fun starts when you’re above the clouds
Didn't know what to expect from the trek as a friend had booked it for us. I had an amazing time and thoroughly recommend the trek to anyone.
We were in a group of 7 and immediately bonded which made the trek so much more enjoyable. The chefs catered for any dietary requirements and the food was amazing. The ... Continue Reading
I’m in shape for this!
My adventure on the Salkaytay trail to Machu Picchu was the most challenging and rewarding experience of my life!.
The group I did the trail with instantly became my Peruvian family. Our tour guide Raul was amazing! He encouraged us, made us laugh, and supported us! The trail was a lot more strenuous than i expected.but if i can ... Continue Reading
I need a shower
At the beginning of this trip, I was nervous because I had not traveled to a foreign country for 10 years. Raul, our guide, was amazing.
The group I did the trail with instantly became our Peruvian family! The altitude was quite challenging but with Raul's guidance and encouragement helped our group conquer the Salkantay trail! The food ... Continue Reading
Coco leafs for me
My trip to Peru was a trip to remember.The adventure was was amazing. The Inca Trail was a great way to challenge yourself as a hiker.
People say that anyone can do this hike and they are correct, only because once you get going, there's no turning back !. I advise you to train before coming. Unbelievable scenery, ... Continue Reading
The Incas Love Stairs !
Bucket list...checked!. Its a adventure that was life changing. I definitely faced some of my fears on this trek.
Things I learned on this wild and crazy adventure: you never can have enough baby wipes, altitude sickness is something you can't prepare for, hire a porter (your welcome), wear layers, do the stair master at the gym months ... Continue Reading
I only fell 5x!
All my expectations were way off! 4 days and 3 nights was just perfect. Tour guide, porters and cooks our did themselves!.
Each person took the time to know your name and make you feel extremely welcomed. You couldn't get better food or service at 5 star resort. Me, personally got altitude sickness days 2 and 3 which really ... Continue Reading
take cocoa leaves before trying
Great time and excellent adventure. I did not expect to learn as much as I did on the tour but the tour guide knew inca culture and history as well as the different plants and animals along the route and we stopped to learn about them.
The porters were amazing at carry the tents and food from site ... Continue Reading
My lifetime dream for me !!!
I had wanted to spend time in Machu Picchu since I was a child and studied the Inca in 6th grade. This was a lifetime dream for me. Thank you so much for making it a wonderful experience!!! Victor had an excellent plan for Machu Picchu suggesting we take the bus up to save energy and then walk down, and ... Continue Reading
The Agony of the Pass and the Ecstacy of the Scenery
The scenery was utterly amazing, some of the most beautiful country I have seen. We were also made very welcome by the staff. Our guide Victor was knowledgeable, positive and always encouraging.
The hike to Salkantay Pass was particularly challenging for me. Although I am quite fit, I am also a 66 year old woman with very short ... Continue Reading
Best trip ever
This was one of the best experiences I have ever had. Juan Carlos was so knowledgable and a lot of fun to be around.
He told us jokes and was very helpful with everything we asked. We all started off this trip as complete strangers and I feel that we ended up as new, good friends. I am ... Continue Reading
Where to start... After almost a week of amazing experiences it is hard to put my thankfulness for this wonderful trip in sentences to give a good view.
For starters the trip was really good organized! Everything was very clear and they really took their time to inform everyone. Our guide during the trip was amazing, he was ... Continue Reading
Best way to hike
Awesome trip if you want to experience Peruvian culture. The guides are amazing, friendly, knowledgable, and the food provided is delicious!! .
The hikes can be strenuous but worth every step. It was truly the best trip to Machu Pichu. I met some truly amazing people from all over the world. I would do this hike over and over ... Continue Reading
Pisco Sours for everyone!
This trip has been absolutely amazing!. We started off as strangers and grew to become good friends.
Lots of laughs were had during the trip and everyone kept each other in good spirits, especially during the difficult parts of the trek. This trek was definitely challenging, and tested both the physical body and mind. Juan Carlos, our groups ... Continue Reading