Peru travel Jul 04 2012

Salkantay trek – Neil & Robyn Page

The trip was great, the walking hard on the 2nd and 4th days but worth every bit of sweat and hard breathing. The climb to Salkantay was difficult but worth it in the end, great scenery of the snow capped mountain and surrounds.
On the 3rd day we followed one of the many mountain rivers for the ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel Jul 04 2012

Salkantay Trek – Lachlan Page

This trip gives you the opportunity to experience trekking through farmland, alpine scenery, snowy mountains through the Salkantay Pass, tundra, cloud forest and finally through humid jungle and finishing with a nice walk along the river and train line to Aguas Calientes. The different landscapes and scenery along with the the differences in altitudes and temperatures makes Salkantay in particular ... Continue Reading

Peru travel Jun 17 2012-1

The Inca Trail experience

This will attempt to decribe what is indescribable. The Inca Trail experience through Inca Trail Reservations and Castle Travel.
You can read all the books and watch video but without the benefit of the experienced and professional guides like ours - Victor Garcia and the amazingly dilligent, cheerful spirited, meticulous preparation throughout, and amazing meals of his ... Continue Reading

Peru trip Jun 17 2012

Machu Picchu hiking experience

My father and I very much enjoyed our Machu Picchu hiking experience. Our guide Victor was extremely professional, funny, personable and capable. With only four hikers, our group was very small, which both has it's positives and negatives. On the positive it allowed us to quickly pack in and pack out as time is extremely important with the number of ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation June 22 2012

Incredible journey!

I arrived back in Cusco a few days ago after hiking the Salkantay and can´t stop thinking about it and wish it wasn´t over. What a magical experience! I hiked with my brother and we were fortunate enough to get placed in a group with 4 other young adventurous folks who were fun, hilarious and down to earth, plus we ... Continue Reading

Peru travel Jun 18 2012

Inca Trail with an Ideal Guide

This journey was brutal but absolutely worthwhile. Our guide, Ramiro, was very knowledgeable about Incan history, having studied anthropology at University. Very down to earth, poised, and well-respected by all staff and other tour group guides (nicknamed ¨Professor¨) Aside from any rote spiel, he gave us great perspective about the Inca trail, life in Cusco, and cultural nuances which made ... Continue Reading

Peru travel Jun 18 2012-3

Machu Picchu Winter Solstice

This was a once in a lifetime experience. I liked that our group consisted of only five trekkers, making the experience more personal. I never felt like another ¨cattle in the herd¨ which is the banality of most guided tours. Instead, we got an intimate approach to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu led by our patient and encouraging guide ... Continue Reading

Peru travel Jun 18 2012-1

Best hike EVER!

The Inca Trail was AMAZING! I highly recommend it! Initially, I didn´t really know what I was getting into, but the adrenaline took over and allowed me to finish the entire trek. My group of five people was guided by Ramiro and assisted by four porters and one cook. First, about the guide Ramiro. He was very well educated and ... Continue Reading

Peru travel Jun 12 2012

the tour was excellent

the tour was excellent. our guide Emilio was fantastic in explaining all the information fluently to us and also he was great at getting us up and on the trail in great time so as we could have some relaxing time in the sunshine when we arrived at our camp. the food that was provided to us was beyond expectation. ... Continue Reading

Peru trip Jun 12 2012

Inca Trail reservations trek with Emilio

The tour and our tour guide Emilio was excellent. Emilio was very knowledgeable and informative and answered any questions we had and took the time to explain things to us if we did not understand. I really struggled on the second day with the uphill walking but Emilio was very encouraging and always checking we where ok and he also ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation Jun 15 2012-1

My Inca Trail Experience

The 4 day Inca Trail, ending with a guided tour of Machu Picchu, was a fantastic experience that is a must do whilst visiting Peru. The trail was one of the most physically and mentally challenging activities I have ever done, however, the satisfaction you feel when completing each section and taking in the views is well worth it.
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Machu Picchu vacation Jun 15 2012

Eoin Weeks’ Inca Trail Experience

The 4 day Inca Trail Treck to Machu Pichu with Inca Trail reservations was a once in a life time experience that I will never forget.
During the treck we saw many interesting historical sights. Victor our tour guide was very knowledgeable about all of these and gave us explanations about all of them in perfect English. ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel Jun 15 2012

4 Day Inca Trail

The Inca Trail followed by a visit to Machu Picchu is an unforgettable experience and definitely a must-do whilst visiting Peru!
Physically and mentally challenging, there are high and low points throughout, but the high points definitely make it all worth it - although it is certainly not for the faint-hearted! The brief beforehand allows you to see ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel June 05 2012

The best place that I enjoyed to be is the Machu Picchu

My experience on my four days and three nights trek to Machu Picchu was very rewarding.
Carlos was our trek guide. He is very cheerful and encouraging to our team for the whole time.
He took care of our needs very careful while the trip was getting difficult. He stayed behind us and cheered us while we lost ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel June 05 2012-1

Thank you, Inca Trail Reservations

We booked through Inca Trail Reservations as we heard great things through word of mouth. Overall we were quite satisfied with the trip, though there were some obstacles as with any trip. Our favorite activities were hiking through the jungle on day three and our guide’s wonderful presentation of the significance of the Andean Cross in the sand. Our least ... Continue Reading