Peru travel June 02 2014

Tha Saga of Salkantay

The Saga started with an early bus ride to a small town with a forgettable name. After our lunch there, we started the serious business: walking. The first day wasn't too bad, all though we still felt the vail of altitude on our lungs. After we got to the first camp, we went to bathe in a lake cold as ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation June 02 2014

Carlos king of the mountains

I have just completed the four day, three night Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. It was a great challenge and an amazing experience that I will always remember. Although it was hard work at times, particularly when suffering with altitude sickness, the sight of Machu Picchu from the Sun Gate on the morning of the last day made it all ... Continue Reading

Peru travel May 31 2014

Machu Picchu trek

Our four day trek to Machu Picchu was amazing. Our guide, Grober was obviously so passionate about his heritage, as well as making sure we had an enjoyable time.
I could not speak highly enough of him or of Domingo, the cook as well as all three of the porters. The food was great and was always filling, ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel May 31 2014-1

4 day Inca trek

The trek was without a doubt one of the greatest thing I have done, the food prepared by Domingo was exceptional and the porters were hard working and friendly.
The trip was made especially awesome by our guide Grober, he was extremely passionate and knowledgeable. Although the walk was hard the rewards of seeing so many beautiful sites ... Continue Reading

Peru trip May 31 2014

Inka Trail

The Inka Trail:
The four day hike with Inca Trail Reservations was the most exciting, amazing, and spectacular thing I have ever done.
Our guide was nothing but helpful and supportive. The cook produced the most amazing food. You would not think it was possible on a trek through the jungle that at the end the chef ... Continue Reading

Peru travel May 31 2014-5

Salkantay trek

The hike starts off with an amazing first day, camping between glaciers, and hiking to the highest glacier lake with the spectacular views couldn't be beat.
The climb to the 4600m pass is breath taking, the crew guiding us are very helpful with a world of knowledge, once descending the environment change drastically. The rest of the trip was ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation May 31 2014-3

Salkantay trek!

The Salkantay trek! What an amazing experience. This trip included a great combination of adventure and culture. It was a well rounded tour with very informative and enthusiastic tour guides. The tour guides, chef, and team made the trip incredibly enjoyable! The food was amazing and was a nice variety of Peruvian style food.
Day two was especially ... Continue Reading

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