Peru vacation June 21 2015

Tour guide of the century

You learn very quick whether or not the altitude is going to affect you. Unfortunately, i did not have the chance to stay a few days in cusco before hand.
That probably would have helped tremendously. Within minutes of starting our first day i found myself gasping for air. In no way do i think of myself as ... Continue Reading

Peru travel June 21 2015-4

Mountain fun

Our team was excellent. We shared many incredible jokes and hard times together.
Everybody was able to bring something different to our team. We all helped each other out with snacks and water. I loved learning the story of the Andean people, the religion, the mysticism. My favorite parts of the trip were the ones when we ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation June 19 2015

Finally made it

since day one I can said the trek was an adventure. The guide Carlos was very acknowledged, perfect for the trek. He was very good with the group.
The days went by very very good. The whole trek. places like Mollepata, soraypampa. Paso was amazing and the way down to Santa Teresa very nice with the stops that ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation June 19 2015

A little bit of everything!

Absolutely amazing experience. I couldn't recommend this tour more highly! As far as the trek: it's a fairly difficult hike given the elevation, but every step is worth it.
You get a bit of everything. High and dry landscape, huge snow covered mountains looming over you, cloud forest, flowers, birds, and of course, Machu Picchu! As far as ... Continue Reading

Peru travel June 19 2015-2

biggest procrastinator ever!

This trip has been one of the best I have ever been on, I'm not the most athletic person and our guide was very understanding and encouraging.
During our camping days it felt like luxury camping, our cooks Raul and Juan Carlos were excellent!!! I don't think I can ever go back to regular camping foods... Thanks guys!!! ... Continue Reading

Peru trip June 19 2015-1

El gringo visitante

Una vacacione tan chevere! Nuestro guía Carlos fue excelente. Nos ayudo en todo, y nunca nos falto nada.
El nos animo cuando era difícil de seguir caminando y nos enseño bastantes datos de Perú, las Incas y de los sitios que visitamos. La comida era la mejor que he tenido! Juan Carlos y Raul son cocineros excelentes, y ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation June 19 2015-2

Breathtaking and Fun!

I had a fantastic time.I saw and did even more things than I had hoped or expected! Carlos, our guide was so friendly and knowledgeable, and he made the experience endlessly fun.
All of the prepared food was great. I was well fed and well taken care of, and I think the food was better than even what ... Continue Reading

Peru travel June 19 2015-3

Luxury camping at high altitude

Our group of four had a fabulous time on the 5 day 4 night Salkantay trek.
The vistas were stunning, and the service was exceptional. Carlos, our guide, was upbeat, informative, and very well organized. He knew a lot about the flora, fauna, and cultural traditions of the region. He also made sure to spend time with everyone ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip June 18 2015

Salkantay Trek-Life time experience

The Salkantay trek was an amazing experience!.
From the snow capped mountain to the forests' of Peru, during the guided tour we got to see wonderful views! In addition to the beautiful views, the staff was extremely good and helpful. Our tour guide always made sure to share his knowledge, and our chef, kept our bellies full and ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel June 18 2015

Salkantay instead of Inka trail

5 exhausting but wonderful days around the Salkantay. We started early in the morning from cusco to the starting point of our hike.
Our luggage was carried by 4 horses. We slept in tents. The daily food prepared by the guiding cooks was really good. The trek were different in difficulty and experience. Every day was a new ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel June 18 2015-3

The very high hike

The Salkantay trek was am experience I will not forget.
I saw beautiful landscapes and got to experience a little bit of the Andean lifestyle that I otherwise would not have been able to do so. Peru is a beautiful country and the Salkantay a trek is definitely one of the best options to see its beauty. Also, ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation June 18 2015

Macho pikachu (Machu Picchu)

Having booked myself on to the Salkantay with inca trail reservations I had no idea what to expect and was flying blind.
Now, at the end of the Salkantay hike with only Machu Picchu remaining I cam reflect on how much has been packed into the 4 days of trekking. The Salkantay trek showcases the huge variety of ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel June 18 2015-1

Reach the top !!!

To reach Machu Picchu it is a hard way if you choose the Salkantay pass. But it is a way which gives you a better view about the time when Machu Picchu was built.
It was hard to travel, but totay with a good service it's easier and comfortable.The first day was not that hard, but good to check ... Continue Reading

Peru trip June 15 2015-6

Salkantay to Machu Picchu great adventure

I was scared before doing this trek but now I am very glad that I had the chance to do it. It is worth it.
The trek was amazing, I really enjoy everything, the food, our campsites, the landscapes, and of course the atmosphere!
The trek is a little bit hard, you have to be ready, but ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip June 15 2015-11

Salkantay, incrível experiencia

Foi uma experiencia muito boa. Alguns momentos de dificuldade devido ao frio e caminhadas, mas que foram superadas. O guia ajudou bastante e todos os envolvidos no trabalho mostrara muita eficiencia. Os acampamentos eram muito bons, assim como as barracas, sacos de dormir e equipamentos. A comida era bastante farta, bem feita e variada. Os pontos altos foram a paisagem, ... Continue Reading