Peru travel May 31 2014-4

Trekking the jungle

The hike was very fun. Our tour guides were great and they made the trip incredibly enjoyable. Our group was great and the tour guides helped us bond very fast.
The campsites were very nice but they didn't tell us to bring money for waters and snacks through out the hike. We play a lot of games and ... Continue Reading

Peru trip May 31 2014-4

A Trek to the past

The 5 day and 4 night Salkantay hike up to Machu Picchu was one of the most awesome things I have done.
When booking the trek I knew it would be a challenge but really wanted to do it. As much as it was grueling and trying, it was a lot easier as I thought it would be. ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip May 31 2014-2

The Macchu madness :)

The Salkantay tour! A great all round trip, a busy yet full filling experience. The perfect balance of outdoor adventure and cultural interaction!
Guides were great, informative, enthusiastic, and interactive with the group. Especially good at getting the group involved and comfortable with each other and their surroundings! The food was always delicious and made in Peruvian style. ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation May 27 2014-1

Amazeballs tour

Our 5 day tour with Inca Trail Reservations (booked through Salkantay.org) was all I could have hoped for and more. Our tour guide Paul and his offsider Marco were both excellent, teaching us the details and history of the area as well as other interesting info in relation to local plants and animals.
The rest of the crew ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation May 27 2014-1

5 day 4 night Salkantay trek in 100 words

We had an amazing time on the 5 day Salkantay trek. Our guides (Paul and Marco) were super cool and I can't even express how beautiful the scenery was. We saw snowy glaciers and jungle full of flowers, as well as the clear water of the river that we followed for some of our journey.
The food was ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip May 31 2014

A great adventure

I had an amazing time on the Salkantay trek through Salkantay.org! Our tour guides were Paul and Marco, both were very knowledgeable and spoke very good English.
We learned all about the flora and fauna growing in Peru, as well as being able to meet great locals on the trek with us. Our group was never rushed and ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip May 27 2014-2

Our Peruvian adventure!

We chose the Salkantay trek on a recommendation from friends and it did not disappoint. Everything went so smoothly and the company delivered on everything that we were expecting.
The crew was amazing, especially the cook Simon as I have a food allergy and he catered for me at every meal, giving me a special meal which was so ... Continue Reading

Peru trip May 31 2014-3

Community Salkantay

Fui en el Salkantay trek a Machu Picchu y fue muy interesante y los guías fueron muy inteligentes y tuvieron mucha información del trek y total de la ciudad.
También la comida fue buena y las personas fueron muy amables . En comparación de las otras compañías que tuvieron el mismo trek, los guías de mi fueron los ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel May 27 2014

10 day Salkantay trek package

We chose the 10 day package starting in Lima because we wanted to make the last days of our South American trip easy - and the company totally delivered!
Every airport transfer went smoothly and our hotels in Lima and Cusco were a welcome comfort : )
The trek component of the package was amazing - we ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation May 30 2014-7

Inca trail

Today I finished the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu and it was a great and unforgettable experience. I was not well prepared, because I am from Holland and there are no mountains, its flat in the whole of Holland and that's why for me it was a very heavy walk, but I made it and I enjoyed it very much. ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation May 30 2014-5

Inca Trail

Hey! I want to say how much I liked the Inca Trail. I was planning to do this for many years, and this year I had the opportunity to do the trail and it was better than I expected!
The perfect guides, the camps we stayed, the meals, the beautiful surrounding, the group, the bear that showed up, ... Continue Reading

Peru trip May 30 2014

Inca Trail – you little ripper

This was an extremely tough but very enjoyable expedition! Each day presented different challenges which I am glad I was able to conquer. I was amazed by the porters agility and speed up the mountain. They are also great dancers. Guides were helpful and very knowledgeable.
I learnt a lot about the Inca people and am impressed by ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation May 30 2014

Inca Trail… hard yaka but worth it

Great experience with amazing guides, group and sexy porters. We were so lucky to have great weather for the whole trip, the porters were fantastic and provided great Peruvian food for the whole four days, could not have made it without them.
The trail was challenging but with amazing views throughout and plenty of history to take in. ... Continue Reading

Peru trip May 30 2014-2

Inca Trail 4 days & 3 nights

Despite the blisters on my feet and the pain in every single one of my muscles I have no regrets about booking my Inca Trail tour with Inca Trail Reservations. It felt like a proper adventure from the very beginning and is like nothing else I can think of.
Although the pre-tour orientation sounds daunting the guides make it ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation May 30 2014-2

Inca Trail

It was awesome. The guide, Manuel, was motivating, funny, extremely knowledgeable and spoke English fantastically. The assistant guide, Francisco, was really helpful and friendly too.
The food was fantastic, my vegetarian food was way above the standard I expected cooking in the jungle, soups especially were great and the cake on the last night was a lovely surprise. ... Continue Reading