Peru trip May 24 2012

Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu May 24, 2012

I thought the Salkantay.org tour operators were great. Our Trek showed us an expanse of various different climates, and micro climates that would make anyone be put in awe! Our guide Jose was incredibly knowledgeable, funny, and happy. He seemed to really care about our tour group as a unique experience of his own to get to know us rather ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation May 22 2012

Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu May 22, 2012

Inca Trail reservations were very friendly and helpful since I first made the reservation. Maria would email me right back when I sent her a question or request.
The drivers were nice and courteous when driving to and from airports. The hotel in Lima was nice and so was the one in Cusco. I loved the hotel in ... Continue Reading

Peru travel May 22 2012

Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu May 22, 2012

The overall experience was very good. We were able to experience a significant number of historical Quechua-Inca sites and learn about the native culture. The most interesting topics were the incredible architecture and methods of rock shaping in the most difficult of terrain.
The guides are very knowledgeable about the history, there are some communication issues....some ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel May 20 2012

Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu May 20, 2012

Hello together,
my Name is Michele and we start the tour on 20 May 2012 and we booked the tour via internet . The Salkantay Trek was amazing . It is very hard and we did with Macchu picchu around 100km . I will not forget this tour , it was really a big adventure . The guide ... Continue Reading

Peru travel May 19 2012-2

Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu May 19, 2012

It's always been a goal of mine to visit Machu Picchu. Along with 5 other friends, we braved the Inca Trail to visit one of the New Wonders of the World.
The Accommodations: The porters and guides made camping comfortable and easy. The strong and able porters carried our luggage, camping gear, and food. By the time the ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation May 19 2012

Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu May 19, 2012

Just came back from the four-day Inca Trail trek and had an amazing time! Other than some porter issues in the morning that resulted in some delays on the start of our trek, everything else went well. The trail was definitely more strenuous than I had expected and the altitude didn´t make it any easier. However, all of our guides ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel May 19 2012

Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu May 19, 2012

I greatly enjoyed my trek to Machu Picchu. I appreciated how knowledgeable my guides were and how informative Carlos was throughout the trek. I would certainly recommend this trek to others as well as tell them that I had a very enjoyable time with the Inca Trail Reservations tour group. The entire trip was full of amazing scenery and the ... Continue Reading

Peru travel May 05 2012

Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu May 05, 2012

I´ve been on many tours in many places and I´ve had many different guides and tour companies, so I can say with confidence that Inca Trail Reservations are very competent. Our guides Raul and Hans were very knowledgeable and did an excellent job maintaining a positive team spirit throughout our entire adventure. The food was amazing and our porters had ... Continue Reading

Peru travel May 01 2012

Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu May 01, 2012

For t he person who loves the outdoors and mountain scenery this is a wonderful and memorable experience. Our guide took us on a trek from above the town of Mollepata we camped in a beautiful spot surrounded by the Andean mountains. The mountain rivers were impressive with their force, the view of Nevado Salkantay awesome. Such large amount of ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip May 03 2012

Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu May 03, 2012

My Inca Trail was one of the best things I have done during my 5 months in South America. It is such a beautiful landscape , the hike was fun and our guides, Freddie, Joanna and Fernando were completely awesome: great fun, caring, responsible, informative and helpful, they really made our trip perfect. I also think the porters deserve medals!! ... Continue Reading

Peru trip Apr 30 2012

Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu April 30, 2012

I just finished the Inka trail, and in a word it was BREATHTAKING!!!!! I was challenged with every step but the pay off is well worth it. I have never camped out doors but waking up the sounds of the waterfall and stream next to your camp was relaxing. Bring a camera and have lots of battery time and memory ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel Apr 30 2012

Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu April 30, 2012

The Inca Trail was wonderful! We had a great time and really enjoyed learning about the Incan history. This was the first hiking trek that my friends and I have completed and even though our experience was a challenge the reward was breathtaking views and an insight into Peruvian history. Day 1 of the hike was exciting as we started ... Continue Reading

Peru travel April 21 2012

Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu April 21, 2012

It was great experience. Salkantey trail is one of the best trek I ever did in my live. Hike is not easy, especially second day, but everything has been prepared pretty well and whole group had great time hiking together. Route is amazing: we climbed Salkantey Pass at 4600 m, with amazing views of snowy 6000+ picks on both side ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation April 12 2012

Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu April 12, 2012

The Salkantay Trek was an experience that I will never forget! Despite the rain, the foot-deep mud, and the bug bites, I had such an amazing time. I live at sea-level and was concerned about the altitude, but it was absolutely no problem.
Our leader, David, was wonderful. He took care of our needs, was mindful to help ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip Apr 16 2012

Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu April 16, 2012

The Salkantay trek was a really great time. It was my first time to peru and wanted a fun adventure in order to reach Machu Picchu. this trek delivered!
The first day started on the early side, picking up the other guests and driving out to the start of the trek, but after breakfast and stretching our ... Continue Reading