Peru vacation March 16 2015-3

A Salkantay tale

I haven't been at Machu Picchu yet. We will visit it tomorrow. First we did the Salkantay track for three days. I find the Andes very impressive. To walk there beware of the beautiful and wonderful mountains was a great experience.
The combination to see how the people live there in harsh circumstances was very impressive. I heard a ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation March 16 2015-2

Physical beauty

My Machu Picchu experience was very beautiful. I did the 4 day Salkantay trekking and I would not have want to miss it. The surroundings of Machu Picchu are extraordinary. You have very high snow-peaked mountains, big valleys, rock fields, rain forest. A real complete trip.
Unfortunately on the top we could not see the high mountains because of ... Continue Reading

Peru trip March 15 2015

Dream trip = check

I am so happy to be here right now ! This is my dream trip to visit Peru and Machu Picchu. It's such a special place that I felt like I needed to earn the right to visit the site by trekking 40 miles to get to it. It will feel even more special once we arrive because our team ... Continue Reading

Peru trip March 15 2015-1

Stay positive chicos !

A guide can make or break how a tour goes. Our guide made the experience amazingly enjoyable from the very start when he said any weather and conditions can happen but that we should "stay positive, chicos". He was upbeat, friendly and positive during the long trek and we had an amazing time learning from him while testing our abilities ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip March 15 2015-3

Emily’s adventure

The adventure to Machu Picchu has been fantastic. It was really great wandering around the Andes. I enjoyed the fact that people didn't know where I was in the world. Victor had a great ability to get us to lunch everyday before the rain.
We tried to stay positive for good weather, Victor made it easy to stay positive ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation March 15 2015-6

I survived. Just do it

Machu Picchu was on my bucket list for the last 20 + years. I learnt about the Incas at school, talked to our travel companies and learnt there was really only one way to experience Machu Picchu, it was walk the Inca Trail ! See and experience first hand the trails they walked and ran, the buildings, temples, farming areas ... Continue Reading

Peru travel March 15 2015-11

In Hiram Bingham’s Footsteps

Trekking the Inca Trail has always been my husbands dream, so when he retired we decided that this was the time to do it. It has been an amazing experience. Much harder than I expected, but due to the care of the two guides, Carlos and Nilton, never daunting.
The scenery is breathtaking, so much more imposing than I ... Continue Reading

Peru travel March 15 2015-9

You can do (or run) it !

Even if the Inca Trail is a very tourism and famous trail, I enjoyed a lot this experience. These 4 days were very funny, interesting and amazing. I strongly recommended this experience to all the lovers of nature, South America history, and adventure.
We are French and we joined a 7 persons group of Canadian, Scottish and Brazilian: we ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation March 15 2015-4

I ruled the Inca Trail

Machu Picchu trail was one of my best moment ever. My girlfriend and I are dreaming about that and now it's come true. We bring back so much souvenirs at home, more than we can expect.
There is a kind of magic in those mountains and so much to know about Inca culture. Each steps can hide a new ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip March 15 2015-4

The king Carlos

To start with wow, I did it. Completing the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu has been a personal long time dream for me. The entire experience has been amazing. A small group of seven people met for the first time in Cusco to complete this great adventure with a group of guides, porters and even a chef. We spent our ... Continue Reading

Peru travel March 15 2015-4

Hike of a lifetime

Words cannot express how amazing this hike was. Our guide Carlos was very knowledgeable, always putting our safety first and everything he shared with us was amazing. He truly is the King of the Mountains ! Nilton was always waiting for us and never left anyone behind. Thank you Carlos and Nilton for everything !
The porters seriously amazed ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel March 15 2015-3

The hike with the “King of the Mountain”

Where do I start ! We started our adventure finding the office and meeting our guide Carlos, "The King Of The Mountains". The next morning an early start and bus ride to Ollantaytambo to start our journey. This is something I have wanted to do since I was a young boy. I am so glad I was able to do ... Continue Reading

Peru travel March 17 2015

Memorable and informative

This was my first time in Peru and my experience overall was great but my Machu Picchu 2-day trek was even better. I enjoyed hiking through the jungle-like atmosphere and seeing all the sites leading up to Machu Picchu. My guide Robert was great. Robert was fun, informative, and made my experience so memorable. He took photos for us, taught ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation March 17 2015


My girlfriend and I had an amazing experience with our tour guide Robert. He was extremely professional and knew everything there is to know about Inca Trail and its history. The tour guide company provided us with all the documents necessary for expedition and made sure we were taken care of.
This was my first trip to Machu Picchu ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel March 14 2015-6


In short, I have zero complaints with this amazing trial. Our great captain Gerson, Pepe always took care of our team and provided us with informative knowledge regarding Inca culture and history during 4 days. Gerson always made me smile, saying "Pretend to be happy" when taking a team picture.
I never forget Pepe's smile worth million dollar ! ... Continue Reading