Peru vacation September 18 2014

Altitude atitude

I had a great time on this trek, albeit a tough one. It's an amazing trek and pushes you to your limit. Fantastic views ! From snow capped mountains, rivers to jungle and rainforest. Extremely full on.
All of the Salkantay.org crew are very helpful - sort your bags etc, good food provided and lots of hot drinks which ... Continue Reading

Peru travel September 18 2014

Leg aching, ball aching, amazing trek !

The trek has pushed me from my highest to my lowest and back, stronger. Loved every minute of it but wouldn't do it again soon as it pushes you very hard but you come out the other side victorious and smiling ! Amazing sights and landscapes, great pictures and feel very proud to have achieved this.
From frozen ... Continue Reading

Peru travel September 15 2014-9

A dream come true

I had dreamed for many years about visiting Machu Picchu. My daughter had visited a few years ago and had suggested doing the Salkantay tour. My traveling partner / friend decided to book with Inca Trail Reservations - Salkantay.org and from the beginning we knew we had made the right choice. Ruth helped us out with every detail and was ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation September 15 2014-7

Hike to Machupicchu

I thoroughly enjoyed trekking with Inca Trail Reservations - Salkantay.org. The trail was spectacular, the group was amazing, the guide was well informed and very personable, the food was good (though more vegetables and fruit would have been appreciated, less rice).
The sleeping arrangements were very comfortable, mind you I would have appreciated a thicker thinsulate or foamy. Our ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip September 17 2014-1

Salkantay trek

It was an amazing experience. After meeting our group and our cook and assistant cook we drove to the starting point of our trip. The first day was easy and we arrived at our campsite. Then we did an afternoon walk, it was very hard but good for the next day.
Victor helped us to get to the ... Continue Reading

Peru travel September 17 2014-3

Salkantay adventure

I had a great time doing the Salkantay trek. The trip was challenging. Right now my feet and knee really hurt. We went up to 4600 meters high with nice views. The height brought a challenging aspect to the hike. I am in good shape but had difficulties with the altitude.
The paths are beautiful and the trek is ... Continue Reading

Peru trip September 17 2014-1

Up and down

This was a great adventure. Great guide, great food, great people. I really appreciated our hard working guide as well as the hard working cooks and horseman. I am amazed by how they do this trail over and over and keep such a cheerful disposition.
I enjoyed the trek as well. My favorite day was day two. I enjoyed ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation September 17 2014-1

Salkan-crazy

Awesome trip. Unlike anything I've ever seen before, you spend two days in high elevation with beautiful views of Humantay and Salkantay mountain. After that, you descend into the jungle climate and your surroundings take a 180. You hike through lush forests full of different plants and flowers with hummingbirds all around.
Highly recommend, very challenging but also ... Continue Reading

Peru trip September 17 2014

Family adventure

As a little girl, our daughter Jenn and her dad spoke of going to Machu Picchu. This is the year ! And an amazing adventure it was.
We were warmly greeted by our guide Victor. We met two adventurous ladies who only lived five hours away from our home, a young couple from the eastern states, and two fun ... Continue Reading

Peru travel September 17 2014

Must love coca tea

I did the four day trek and it was amazing ! Our guide, Victor, was friendly and knowledgeable about Peru, the Incas and the culture. The food was amazing and you can drink all the coca tea you want !
The ascent to the Salkantay pass is difficult but very rewarding and Victor encouraged us the entire way. Humantay ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel September 17 2014

Take a wander through the clouds

My experience on the Salkantay tour was incredible ! I highly recommend it to anyone. The trail takes us through a variety of geological landscapes and terrain. We started in the alpine, a wide open valley surrounded by the biggest mountains I've ever seen (and I'm from the Canadian Rockies !) The Salkantay range is unreal and beyond beautiful.
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Peru travel September 16 2014-6

Como se dice awesome ?

This experience was absolutely one of a kind. After having traveled to various locations throughout the world, there are few places that compare to the beauty of hiking the Inca Trail. Furthermore, I have never experienced such exceptional service as our team from Inca Trail Reservations.
Our trail guide (Americo) ensured we were well aware of our plan for ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip September 16 2014-4

Yama ?

This was an absolutely amazing adventure. The views and scenery were incredible. I would absolutely recommend this to anyone looking to hike the Inca Trail. Firstly, the service was amazing, from our extremely knowledgeable, multilingual guide Americo to the incredibly welcoming and agile porters. At the end of every day our tents were already set up and had our belongings ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip September 16 2014

Perusing around Inca style

Hola ! This trek was truly amazing. There is absolutely no substitute for arriving to Machu Picchu via the Sun Gate after four days of exploring the many ruins along the Inca Trail. We were really able to appreciate the detailed workmanship and intricacy that the Incas put into all of their buildings, terraces and temples. This was once in ... Continue Reading

Peru trip September 16 2014-2

Awesome Inca adventure

We had a great time with Inca Trail Reservations. I would book again in a second. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and our porters and cook were very caring and welcoming. We were able to enjoy the trail at our own pace with the luxury of having meals and campsites prepared for us. They covered every detail of the trip, ... Continue Reading