From the moment my group of five adventurers participated in the trek informational presentation, we knew that we would enjoy our five days on the Salkantay trail. Our other trail mates were just as eager as us to befriend one another, and our guide Victor put us all at ease with his years of experience and his witty sense of humor.
What began as a beautiful day of walking in the mountains quickly turned into a physically challenging but incredibly rewarding hike as soon as we entered our first camp and continued on to the Huamanta lake. Fueled by incredible meals from our cooks, we all made our way to the chilly summit of our Salkantay trek and enjoyed breathtaking views, pictures and experiences with friends old and new.
The next several days were spent bonding with our fellow trekkers in warmer climates. From the third day onwards, the trails were warmer and less difficult but still just as rewarding.
This has been an unforgettable experience that we will be sharing with friends and family for years to come.