Machu Picchu trip May 25 2015-14

Meeting with the civilization

It was a good approach to walk around the Salkantay to discover the Machu Picchu. An experience that will stay in my memory.The relationship with the people who help us to make this trip was simply a great experience. Shopping was great so many opions and great value.
The locals were very welcoming. Met some wonderful people along ... Continue Reading

Peru trip May 25 2015-13

our trip !!:)

A lot of fun with great sights and very good hikes. Really enjoyed the food each meal (delicious and plentiful) and loved meeting the other participants. My favorite was the hike the second day. Very tough but so satisfying once we got to the top.
I am not a very experienced climber but felt that it was a great ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip May 25 2015-21

Great !!!

Great climb up the mountain on second day.Hard to write much about Machu Picchu because we have not yet climbed up yet. Lots of great experiences and good hikes. Aguas calientes is a quiet town, not much to see.
The food was excellent and staff was very friendly. Not much more to say but look forward to visiting ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel May 25 2015-14

Anointed kings of the mountain

Carlos was amazing. Great views.First night campgrounds had amazing star gazing. I recommend jumping in the lake. Best day hike was the second day. Absolutely beautiful. Crazy landscape Changes made it seem like 6 hikes in one.
Take your time the tortoise wins the race, pace yourself its quiet the incline. On the second night I tore my ... Continue Reading

Peru travel May 25 2015-11

Epic Days in the Andes!

This was some amazing times in a beautiful part of the world. I took some amazing photographs, ate some fantastic food and met some great people on our hike.
Our guide, Carlos, took his job and his culture seriously but kept the attitude light and fun. I definitely learned a lot about the Quechua people.
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Machu Picchu trip May 25 2015-18

Carlos is THE Man!

I can't put into words how amazing our journey at Machu Picchu was, and how much I appreciated Carlos as our guide. He was very knowledgable about every area of the trek, and made sure everyone had an amazing time.
I can't thank him enough for this experience and how much he cared about our group. ... Continue Reading

Peru travel May 22 2015

Adventure of a lifetime

I can easily say that the Salkantay trek was one of the most amazing adventures of my life! It was an experience that I will never forget and the trek had the most amazing views!.
We had an awesome tour guide and the food was incredible!! I would recommend this trek to anyone and my group on the trek ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation May 22 2015

Loved the Salkantay Trek!

I just completed the 4 day trek to Salkantay and had the best time! It was four of the most challenging, rewarding, and fun days of my life. Our leader was very helpful and encouraging, the food is was delicious, and it was so nice that I did not have to think or worry about any of the logistics.
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Machu Picchu vacation May 22 2015-5

Team Cóndor Trek of a Lifetime

The Salkantay Trek was the experience of a lifetime!!! We had the most amazing group of 11 people from all over the world. Our guide, Lizandro, was fantástico from the get go and spoke great English.
Our first day of trekking was the "easy day" and we made it to our camp in around 5 hours and then ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip May 22 2015-1

tough independent woman

Overall this was a great trip. the first day is a warm up - hot but manageable with lots of breaks. the lake at the top of the hill is gorgeous, and worth the tough trek up.
The altitude the first couple of days makes it hard to breathe, even if you don't suffer from altitude sickness. the ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip May 22 2015-2

salkantay and back

This Trek is definitely worth doing. Quite varied landscapes, all of which are worth a photograph or ten. Our Guide was quite informative and seemed to know quite a bit about the local flora, fauna and trades.
The first Day is a good introductora training Day. A small way of incline and then it levels out for the rest ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel May 22 2015-6

Late but always on time

Things seems to run late in Cusco, maybe they like sleeping in, but you don't worry they will pick you up.
The first day is warm hike that will get you acclimatized to the altitude. You"ll find it really tough on your lungs if your not used to it, don't run i tested it out and nearly passed ... Continue Reading

Peru travel May 22 2015-3

Team cóndor

Great time on this 5 day trek. Spent 4 days trekking through the mountains with a great group of people up Aguas Calientes. Had great equipment for tenting at night and ate the best food daily.
Highly reccomend this trip to anyone, it was hard on the muscles though and good footwear was needed. Travelled through cold and ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation May 22 2015-3

play hard work hard

Really fun trek lots of amazing views. met some amazing people that made the 5 days so much fun and made the really hard bits easier :).
The food was really good every meal, we even got popcorn waiting for us when we had finished trekking for the day. We also got woken up with hot tea every morning. ... Continue Reading

Peru trip May 22 2015-2

Head literally in the clouds

The Salkantay trek was the perfect adventure. I had high expectations going into it, and it far exceeded. The staff were exceptional, always going the extra mile to ensure the group's comfort and enjoyment.
We met amazing people along the way that kept us laughing the whole time. The trek was both physically and mentally challenging, exactly what ... Continue Reading