Hiking to Machu Picchu

If you are looking for an authentic hiking experience of Machu Picchu, the Salkantay trek is a great way to go.
In 5 days you can hike the 2nd highest mountain in Peru, visit two beautiful lakes, camp in 3 different scenic areas, and visit the historic site of Machu Picchu.
On the trek I saw a variety ... Continue Reading

Peru, a very interesting place

This trip was excellent. All the daily and different tours were very well organized, the tours guides had a lot of information about the places and its history and answer all our questions. We loved all the hotels where we stayed, the personnel working in each hotel did their best to offer an excellent service. In 17 days we went ... Continue Reading

Dane on the Inca Trail

I think the Inca Trail has been very interesting. At the beginning, my girlfriend and I, were a bit concerned whether we could do the trek. Did we need porters ? Would we get altitude sickness ? Thankfully, all went well thanks to our excellent guides, Jimmy and Edwin. I personally think that the trek, the first three days, were ... Continue Reading

An amazing trip

The Inca Trail Reservations was a good choice. The food was fantastic and there was plenty of it. The tents were ready when we arrived to the camp and the guides were cool letting us go at our own speed and spoke really good English. The porters were so strong and fit, running with our luggage.
Our group was ... Continue Reading

The spiritual road to Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu was the first thing which made me interested in visiting Peru. After a lot of planning me and my best friend booked tickets to Peru and immediately afterwards we booked the Inca Trail because we know we had to book it in advance. In the first 10 days of our trip we visited Lima, Ica, Huacachina, Nazca, Arequipa, ... Continue Reading

Inca Trail

Once upon a time I went to Peru and I was planning to do the Inca Trail. At first I saw half the country and it was really amazing. After sightseeing in Lima, me and my buddy Tim planned on going to Ica where we saw the beautiful oasis. After Ica we went to Nazca to see the amazing Nazca ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu for beginners

These three anecdotes summarize my experience as a beginner who conquered the Machu Picchu and Inca Trail experience!
First, I have never hiked in my life. I was beyond intimidated by the thought of hiking 42 km in the Peruvian Andes. However, I was pleasantly surprised when I joined a group of experienced hikers - who became my friends ... Continue Reading

Trek to Machu Picchu

We took the Inca Trail Reservations tour. The day before the trip we had a briefing at their office. Next day our adventure started. We were picked up by Hilton from our hotel. After the bus drive we arrived at the 82 km point. The guidance was very good. The guides spoke English pretty well.
Food on the way ... Continue Reading

Fun in the Inca sun

Well where to start. I wanted to do this trek for three years. Time and time again things didn't work out and now I think I know why. This group; both the Inca Trail Reservations and the specific group I was assigned, was who I was meant to do this trek with.
Everything was professionally organized, the group I ... Continue Reading


The Inca Trail was so good! I thought it would be very tough but I got trough. The guides are very good, they keep you safe and teach you a lot about the Inca culture which is so interesting. The surrounding is great and the views just amazing.
If you finally make it to the Sun Gate and Machu ... Continue Reading

Inca Trail

I signed up for the Inca Trail not knowing what to expect and it turned out to be an amazing adventure. Hiking the Inca Trail was a true physical challenge. I was lucky to have been placed in a group of wonderful people with a very passionate guide (Edson).
I recommend Inca Trail Reservations as a tour company. They ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu

Day 1: Woke up early and was excited for the trip. It was colder than I expected but the weather heated up and it was a very nice trek. There was a part that was up hill and it was more difficult than I expected. Great views, though.
Day 2: Day two was very difficult but it was ... Continue Reading

Peekaboo Picchu

The trip was absolutely incredible. I didn't know what to expect at first but Edson and Hilton helped the whole time. While it was one of the most challenging physical activities I've ever experienced, it was by far the most enjoyable. The porters were incredible, I've gained so much respect and admiration for what they do. The chefs also were ... Continue Reading

The time I died

When I started the trip to Machu Picchu I thought that I was a strong man. I was not. After the first day I realized that I was in over my head. Nothing was right, but I made it.
The second day would be the day that I died, or would have if it was not for Edson and ... Continue Reading

Trip of lifetime

Talk about adventure. This is not my typical vacation but was the most rewarding thing I've ever done.
Day 1 was not too bad but was beautiful. Day 2 was very tough but reached heights I never thought I could. Day 3 was the longest and challenging as well but very scenic. We visited 4 Inca sights. Day 4 ... Continue Reading